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Nipah Virus
Life Sciences

More than 8,000 miles away, a deadly outbreak is occurring that has already claimed the lives of 17 people. The Nipah virus – which is typically hosted in fruit bats and can spread to people and other animals – is impacting India and quarantining more than 1,000 residents to their

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Information & Technology

Cybersecurity Ventures has released its first annual Cybersecurity 500 list, including 14 of Maryland’s hottest and most innovative companies. The rankings, which were announced at the Cyber Investing Summit earlier this month, feature sectors ranging from social risk management, to data encryption, to cyber defense and digital forensics. The companies

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RSA Pitch Competition iCyberCenter UMBC
Information & TechnologyIT and Cybersecurity

There was no Mr. Wonderful, no dramatic music, and no national television coverage, yet in Venable LLP’s 38th floor conference room with an expansive view of San Francisco, the tension was palpable. Ten cybersecurity companies – from Australia, New Zealand, and the United Kingdom – made three-minute pitches to a

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Earth Day in Maryland
EnergyEnergy & SustainabilityEnvironmental

Earth Day is April 22, and we are looking at Maryland’s energy and sustainability industry and highlighting companies throughout the state that are working towards smarter energy use and greener living. In Maryland, our more than 1,200 energy and sustainability firms generate an estimated $8 billion in gross state product.

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Perdue Salisbury 50th anniversary
AgricultureEventsProfiles

It was 50 years ago that Perdue purchased its Salisbury, Md. plant, kicking off a product that we now know as the number one fresh chicken brand in the nation. After renovating its newly-acquired Route 50 facility in 1967, the company processed its first PERDUE® branded chicken right here in

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Information & TechnologyIT and Cybersecurity

Last May, Governor Hogan announced the Excel Maryland Initiative at the inaugural Maryland Business Summit in front of more than 700 business, education, and community leaders in the state. The initiative’s goal is lofty – to launch a comprehensive, statewide economic development strategy focused on developing new collaborative techniques to accelerate growth

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Information & TechnologyIT and Cybersecurity

Last May, Governor Hogan announced the Excel Maryland Initiative at the inaugural Maryland Business Summit in front of more than 700 business, education, and community leaders in the state. The initiative’s goal is lofty – to launch a comprehensive, statewide economic development strategy focused on developing new collaborative techniques to accelerate growth

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STEM coding
Information & TechnologyIT and Cybersecurity

Last May, Governor Hogan announced the Excel Maryland Initiative at the inaugural Maryland Business Summit in front of more than 700 business, education, and community leaders in the state. The initiative’s goal is lofty – to launch a comprehensive, statewide economic development strategy focused on developing new collaborative techniques to accelerate growth

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ID Agent
Information & TechnologyIT and Cybersecurity

ID Agent, a provider of Dark Web monitoring and identity theft protection solutions, recently opened its headquarters in Maryland. The company relocated from Washington, D.C. to Bowie and selected a 3,000 square-foot space in the Melford Business Park that it plans to expand within the next two months. With this

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Information & TechnologyIT and Cybersecurity

Maryland entrepreneurs are keeping their streak alive in RSA’s Innovation Sandbox competition. For the fifth time since 2014, one of Maryland’s cybersecurity start-ups has placed among the contest’s 10 finalists, beating out competitors from across the globe. In recent years, in fact, the Innovation Sandbox has attracted applications from more

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