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Programs

Does your New Year’s resolution include business-related goals—like starting a business? If getting a business up and running in 2017 is on your list, you may be wondering where to begin. Use the infographic below as a checklist of what you need to do before launching your business. Links: View Commerce

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EntrepreneursInnovation & Tech

Western Maryland’s largest and most comprehensive technology-based business incubator, the Technical Innovation Center (TIC), is buzzing with entrepreneurs ready to make an impact with their ideas and innovations. TIC manager Janice Riley said the entrepreneurial employees of TIC member companies are “out to change the world.” Jason Dumois, Founder and

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Maryland EconomyMaryland Living

There’s nothing like strolling along festively-decorated Main Street shopping districts or swinging by your favorite local shop to pick up your holiday gifts. But in today’s busy world, the convenience of online shopping makes it easy to browse and buy gifts. If you’d rather shop from the comforts of home,

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Digital Harbor Foundation
EntrepreneursInnovation & Tech

Nine-year-old Jacob Leggette had a dream…and a problem. After learning to 3D print in Digital Harbor Foundation’s two-week Mini Makers course, he was inspired to create even more items but didn’t have a 3D printer of his own. He decided to write to manufacturers of 3D printers and ask for

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Gigabit Fiber Westminster
EventsInnovation & Tech

Big cities are most often recognized as hubs for entrepreneurs, but smaller communities can also provide an ecosystem to help startups thrive. Resources available to companies in Westminster, including an innovative incubator model and lightning-fast internet, are setting the stage for Carroll County to emerge as an unconventional, but strategic,

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Three years ago, Early Light Media set out to help companies tell their stories through powerful videos that emphasize the human experience. The startup’s founders mastered the creative and technical side of a media company, but starting a business? That wasn’t in their wheelhouse. Thankfully, they chose to put roots down

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Here at Commerce, we’re always talking with representatives from Maryland businesses. Recently, we spoke with several business owners and executives about success, specifically asking how their companies are finding success in Maryland. We regularly tout Maryland’s location, workforce and quality of life as components that help Maryland companies succeed. When

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Maryland Women in Technology
IT and Cybersecurity

Women in technology are a driving force behind Maryland’s position as a technology powerhouse. In fact, Maryland ranks second among the states in the ratio of female to male workers in IT occupations (24%), according to ComTIA’s Cyberstates analysis. The national average for women who hold computer and mathematical positions

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Maryland universities
Breaking News

Six new research professorships have been endowed with $14.9 million in private donations and state funding, the Maryland Department of Business and Economic Development (DBED) announced Wednesday. The state funds were committed through the Maryland E-Nnovation Initiative, which matches private donations to universities for basic and applied research in scientific

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Finance & Professional Services

Little more than a year after they walked through the front door of 1st Mariner Bank, Jack Steil and Robert Kunisch are ahead of schedule. The bank turned a profit in the first quarter of 2015 and is well on its way toward growing into the prominent local institution its

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