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Brush up on your business development skills with help from the U.S. Small Business Association. Several events are planned to celebrate National Small Business Week, May 12-16, with additional events through the summer.  How SBA Loan Programs Help Lenders Expand Access to Capital What: SBA’s Baltimore District and West Virginia offices will offer training to commercial lenders on

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From Western Maryland to the Eastern Shore, an elite group of small businesses are setting new standards for excellence in their fields. Among them are 14 Maryland business leaders, winners of the U.S. Small Business Administration’s 2014 Maryland Small Business Week Awards Program. The SBA’s Baltimore District Office recently announced

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The second annual InvestMaryland Challenge is in full swing. If your business is in need of a jump start, check out this site for more information about the national business competition. The Challenge offers applicants free admission to networking events, social media promotion, scoring and feedback from judges, exposure to venture capital firms and angel investors

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Maryland government agencies have a history of funding worker training projects, but never before has training been made so widely available across an entire industry. Under the direction of the Maryland Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation, the EARN (Employment Advancement Right Now) Maryland Workforce Training Initiative is now offering an unprecedented opportunity for

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Keep up with the latest Maryland business news. Preston-based Choptank Transport, one of the fastest growing third-party logistics companies in the United States, is opening two new offices in Tampa, Florida, and Dallas, Texas.  In the wake of their joint participation in CyberMaryland 2013, Bethesda-based Lockheed Martin and Baltimore-based LifeJourney have announced a partnership to

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Winners of the 2013 Maryland Small Business Week Awards include a wide range of business savvy Marylanders. Stephen D. Umberger, district director of the U.S. Small Business Administration’s Baltimore District Office, announced the winners Friday morning. Each will be honored during the 29th Annual MD Small Business Week Awards Luncheon

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  Check back for Q&A profiles on all the competition finalists. The first-ever InvestMaryland Challenge is down to its final round with just 33 companies competing for more than $300,000 in grants and business services. The final winners will be announced during the Governor’s Cup Awards Ceremony on April 15.

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The U.S. Small Business Association is launching an online cash flow management tool for disadvantaged American businesses, the SBA announced Wednesday. BusinessIQ Express was formed through a partnership between the SBA and Experian, a leading global information services provider. The program assists small business owners with the following tasks: evaluating

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The recently passed Maryland Offshore Wind Energy Act, which will likely result in a wind farm near Ocean City, provides $10 million to assist minority firms in gaining contracts. It also paves the way for clean energy programs at historically black colleges, the Baltimore Business Journal reports. According to the

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Check back for Q&A profiles on all the competition finalists. Find MD BIZ News’ profile on Sickweather from March 2012.  The first-ever InvestMaryland Challenge is down to its final round with just 33 companies competing for more than $300,000 in grants and business services. The final winners will be announced

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