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August 2011

DBEDInvestMarylandUncategorized

Authority Oversees Implementation of InvestMaryland by Christine Hansen The authority that will oversee the implementation of InvestMaryland, the largest venture capital investment initiative in Maryland’s history, was sworn-in today by Governor Martin O’Malley at the World Trade Center in Baltimore. “Our economy is an innovation economy, therefore it makes more

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DBEDFinance & Services

by Wanda Persons Wickham, Department of Business & Economic Development Virginia Williams has been involved with various aspects of Digital Archiving Services for almost ten years. As a small business, archSCAN, LLC of Annapolis works with businesses to assist them in converting their paper documents to electronic format. The company

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DBEDJob CreationMaryland Economy

by Alfredo Goyboru, DBED Economist Maryland added 10,440 private sector jobs (seasonally adjusted) in July for a 0.5% growth rate, tied for fifth fastest monthly growth in the country. Overall, the state added 8,100 jobs over many industry sectors, with 10 out of 13 major private sectors adding jobs. Maryland

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EntrepreneursInnovation & TechManufacturing

by Christine Hansen Doing business the honest way is Seth Goldman’s cup of tea.  Since starting his company, Honest Tea, 14 years ago in his basement with his partner, Barry Nalebuff, Goldman, has never strayed from the company’s mission: to create and promote delicious, truly healthy, organic beverages with sustainable

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Innovation & TechManufacturing

by Leah Michaels [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8evKr834iCg] Just inside the tiny historic town of Berlin, Bryan Brushmiller is making a little history of his own. With an idea, a biochemistry degree from Salisbury, a beer making hobby, and no job, Bryan Brushmiller decided to open the first brewery in the town of Berlin. In

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Innovation & TechManufacturing

by Leah Michaels Just across the Maryland border, in the town of Delmar, Delaware, two brothers, Tom and John Knorr, spend their days brewing some of the Mid-Atlantic’s best beers. With backgrounds in the restaurant industry, the Knorrs newest adventure began in 2009 when they took over a small grocery

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Innovation & TechManufacturing

Bordeleau Winery:  A Maryland Eastern Shore Secret    by Leah Michaels Tucked away in the small rural town of Eden, population 793, is one of Maryland’s hidden gems – Bordeleau Winery.  Located on thirteen acres of land along Maryland’s Eastern Shore, the winery, named after the Bordeaux region of France, and

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Job CreationMaryland Economy

by Kimberly Clark, MEDA Awards Committee Chair 2011 marked the 50th Anniversary for the Maryland Economic Development Association (MEDA), and as we celebrated this milestone at our Annual Conference in June, we also took the time to reflect on how the state of Maryland has transformed in the last 50

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Innovation & TechManufacturing

McCormick Brings Over a Century of Expertise on Flavor by Christine Hansen Cinnamon is loving and full of antioxidants.  Red Pepper is active and can help with weight maintenance.  This is some of the research McCormick & Co. does at their Technical Innovation Center in Hunt Valley.  The Center houses

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