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EntrepreneursInvestMarylandMaryland Venture Fund

News Release: Governor Martin O’Malley and Peter Greenleaf, chairman of the Maryland Venture Fund Authority (MVFA), announced that New Atlantic Ventures and Kinetic Ventures have been selected to receive funds through the State’s $84 million InvestMaryland program. New Atlantic will receive $8 million and Kinetic will receive $5 million to

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The Maryland Department of Business and Economic Development (DBED) and Startup Maryland recently hosted a webinar on the State’s InvestMaryland initiative as a national best practice for other states to model. The webinar provided information on the creation and implementation of the $84 million program that is fueling Maryland’s Innovation

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Education & ResearchEntrepreneursProfiles

TEDx Baltimore is less than a day away — tomorrow — and a few tickets are still available (with a $10 discount if you use the code COMMUNITY2013 at checkout). One of the speakers we’ll be sure to catch is Shaquille Brooks. From the TEDx Baltimore speaker’s bios: Shaquille Brooks is a

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EntrepreneursJob CreationProfiles

TEDx Baltimore is this week — tomorrow — and a few tickets are still available (with a $10 discount if you use the code COMMUNITY2013 at checkout). One of the speakers we can’t wait to hear is Lance Lucas, founder of Digit All Systems. From the TEDx Baltimore speaker’s bios: Digit

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EntrepreneursEventsProfiles

TEDx Baltimore is this week — on Friday — and a few tickets are still available (with a $10 discount if you use the code COMMUNITY2013 at checkout). One of the speakers we’re really looking forward to hearing from is Noor Siddiqui, a young woman with Ivy League written all

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EntrepreneursInnovation & Tech

  Baltimore’s Emerging Technology Center, a new business incubator, has announced its next class of six start ups. “The quality of the applications and the number of participants was amazing. It made the job of choosing the final participants very difficult,” says Deb Tillett, President of ETC. “We had the

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Landover’s 2U, an innovative provider of online instruction for top-tier universities, has yet another reason to crow this month: Their cofounder Jeremy Johnson was just named to the Forbes 30 Under 30 – Education list. The 30 Gen-Yers on our list are innovators, advocates, thought-leaders and reformers. Through outreach initiatives

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By Nick Sohr, Managing Editor, MDBIZNews Startup Maryland has posted online the 168 business pitches the group collected during its nearly three-week tour across the state in September. The entrepreneurial support and advocacy organization is looking for the “fan favorite” of businesses that took part in the Pitch Across Maryland

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By Nick Sohr, Managing Editor, MDBIZNews From a renovated industrial building wedged between the highway and rail line that separate Woodberry and Hampden, Kevin Blodger and Jon Zerivitz are brewing their way into Baltimore’s local beer scene. A professional brewmaster and a home-brewer, the pair founded Union Craft Brewing a

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By Nick Sohr, Managing Editor, MDBIZNews As the Pitch Across Maryland bus tour wound down last month, it briefly became all about the money. Startup Maryland, the entrepreneur support organization behind the pitch competition, brought in a pair of crowdfunding experts to share some advice and a few tricks of

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