Economic Pulse

March 2015 Economic Pulse: Insights on Maryland’s exports growth Mikra Krasniqi is an economist at the Maryland Department of Business and Economic Development. A growing number of exports are fueling Maryland’s economy and creating jobs. In 2014, total annual exports from Maryland increased by 4.2 percent, from $11.8 to $12.2 billion.

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March 2015 Arts Pulse: Insights on Maryland creative economy Theresa Colvin is Executive Director of the Maryland State Arts Council under the authority of the Maryland Department of Business and Economic Development. Among Maryland’s many competitive advantages is a thriving creative economy. The nonprofit arts industry in Maryland contributes to

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Cyber Pulse

 March 2015 Cyber Pulse: Insights on Maryland’s presence at RSA LaToya Staten is Collaboration Manager for Cyber Development at the Maryland Department of Business and Economic Development. For the fourth consecutive year, DBED will lead the CyberMaryland delegation at the RSA Conference in San Francisco, the nation’s premier information security

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Secretary Mike Gill

Attracting and retaining businesses is a statewide objective, but it all starts with the Maryland Department of Business and Economic Development (DBED). DBED Secretary Mike Gill recently spoke with Site Selection, a publication for corporate real estate and area economic development, about making the department a “business ally” and keeping

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Maryland Economy

Running out of time to get to the store? Looking for a last minute gift? Let Amazon help you with that. The Internet-based marketplace is launching Prime Now – its mobile app offering one-hour delivery service – in two new cities today. Starting in select Baltimore and Miami zip codes,

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Breaking NewsMaryland Venture Fund

The Maryland Venture Fund (MVF) has invested $500,000 in Blue Pillar, an energy management solutions firm that moved its headquarters to Frederick from Indianapolis as part of the deal, DBED announced today. The company’s three software platforms help large organizations and complex facilities improve energy efficiency and reliability. The investment by

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