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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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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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Convergence Technology
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

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EventsInformation & TechnologyIT and Cybersecurity

CNN described 2017 as “the year nothing seemed safe”. With data breaches at Equifax, school districts across the country, and even the National Security Agency, cyber attacks impacted untold millions of people in 2017 alone. The trend is on track to continue in 2018 – already, the Identity Theft Resource

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Maryland Agriculture Farm
AgricultureMaryland Living

Guest feature: Jason Schellhardt is the Director of Communications for the Maryland Department of Agriculture. Follow along with MDA @MdAgDept and Maryland’s Best @MdsBest. Did you know that most of life’s necessities – food, fiber, clothing and shelter – start with agriculture? March 20 is National Agriculture Day, which recognizes the contributions of

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Paragon Bioservices
Innovation & TechJob CreationLife SciencesManufacturing & Production

The state of Maryland and the Anne Arundel County Economic Development Corp. (AAEDC) announced today their support of Paragon Bioservices’ new commercial manufacturing facility under development in Anne Arundel County and the addition of 200 new jobs over the next four years. Earlier this year, Paragon, a leading biologics contract

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RSA 2018 Maryland Cyber
Information & TechnologyIT and Cybersecurity

Maryland Commerce is headed to San Francisco for the 2018 RSA Conference, April 16-20, and we hope you’ll be part of the Maryland delegation. For the first time, Commerce Secretary Mike Gill will lead the delegation and he’s looking forward to experiencing the conference firsthand. To join the delegation, contact

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Breaking NewsFinance & Professional ServicesJob CreationMaryland Economy

Bank of America, one of the world’s leading financial institutions and the largest bank in the Baltimore region, is planning to add about 600 new jobs at its Hunt Valley complex by 2020, significantly expanding its Baltimore County operations. The anticipated increase follows the addition of nearly 300 jobs in

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Amazon HQ2
Industry NewsMaryland Economy

Amazon’s second headquarters project (HQ2) would contribute $17 billion per year in additional activity to Maryland’s economy and $7.7 billion in annual wages when fully operational, according to a new economic impact study commissioned by the Maryland Department of Commerce and Montgomery County. Furthermore, the project would support 101,000 total

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