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As part of our #BuyLocalMD series this holiday season, the Maryland Department of Commerce hopes to inspire you to explore the small businesses in your own community. Get into the holiday spirit with help from our local breweries, wineries, and more. Here’s a toast to our favorite picks throughout Maryland.

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In conjunction with Small Business Saturday on November 25th, the Maryland Department of Commerce encourages Maryland residents to explore their neighborhoods and support local businesses. Show us how you shop small on Twitter with #ShopSmall and #BuyLocalMD @MDBiz. It’s never too early to start your holiday shopping! With Small Business

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With a headquarters in Silver Spring and recent acquisitions in the South and Midwest, data center company Bytegrid is conducting expansion by consolidation. The company announced Monday that the U.S. Department of Labor has begun migrating data to Bytegrid’s Silver Spring facility, a low, sprawling complex with security fences, biometric

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Sifted from over 250 entries from around the country, the InvestMaryland Challenge has narrowed down its final nine competing companies. The national business competition, hosted by the Maryland Department of Business & Economic Development, will award three $100,000 top prizes and another $125,000 in cash and in-kind awards. Companies also have

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By Nick Sohr, Managing Editor, MDBIZNews Social & Scientific Systems, Inc.’s headquarters and the company’s 300 employees will remain in Silver Spring for at least a decade, according to a deal announced Wednesday by the state Department of Business and Economic Development. “By working with the leadership of Social &

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By Nick Sohr, Managing Editor, MDBIZNews Maryland is home to 20 of the fastest-growing private companies in the country, according the annual Inc. 500 list. That means Maryland, home to just 1.8 percent of the country’s population and responsible for 1.9 percent of the nation’s GDP, can claim 4 percent

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By Nick Sohr, Managing Editor, MDBIZNews Clean Currents moved to its new headquarters in Silver Spring on June 28 and less than two weeks later — following record heat and powerful storms — Gov. Martin O’Malley visited to celebrate the green energy company’s success. “As we get past this horrible,

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by Kathy Snyder, CCE, President/CEO, Maryland Chamber of Commerce With the overwhelming majority of Maryland-based businesses being small employers, the state has some incredible entrepreneurs. Help the Maryland Chamber of Commerce honor the best of these employers by nominating them for our annual Small Business Awards. The 2012 finalists and

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