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September 2012

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Tendyne, a Baltimore startup focused on “structural heart disease,” has raised nearly $9 million in a recent offering, according to an SEC filing dated Tuesday. The news was first reported by Citybizlist. According to the filing, two-year-old Tendyne raised $8.98 million in the $23 million offering. The company received about

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By Nick Sohr, Managing Editor, MDBIZNews WeddingWire, which bills itself as “the Yelp of weddings,” has landed a $25 million investment from Spectrum Equity, the company announced Tuesday. The Bethesda wedding IT outfit offers soon-to-be brides and grooms the ability to search, compare and book more than 200,000 reviewed wedding

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By Nick Sohr, Managing Editor, MDBIZNews BrainScope, a Bethesda company developing technology to quickly diagnose traumatic brain injuries, was awarded the first $250,000 investment from the state’s InvestMaryland program, Gov. Martin O’Malley announced Monday. “We believe in the potential,” O’Malley said. “We believe in the need and we believe in

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By Raquel Guillory Director of Communications Yesterday, Governor O’Malley joined Startup Maryland and dozens of local entrepreneurs and small business owners for the first-ever “Pitch Across Maryland Bus Tour.” The two and a half week tour is designed to connect entrepreneurs to our robust infrastructure of incubators, colleges, small businesses

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By Johnetta Hardy University of Baltimore I’m brand-new to the University of Baltimore, in charge of its Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation in the Merrick School of Business. I came to this university because it places a remarkable amount of faith and resources in what I believe is a crucial

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The Baltimore Sun’s Gus Sentementes has the latest on where to find Maryland’s rolling symbol of innovation and entrepreneurship. The bus has its own video recording studio built into it, where entrepreneurs are recording their business pitches. People can vote for the best business pitches online and the top 8

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By Nick Sohr, Managing Editor, MDBIZNews The cabinets, armoires, dining room tables, side tables, ottomans, lounge chairs, sconces, sofas and settees in various stages of assembly in the converted strip mall tucked beside Interstate 97 in Millersville are all descendants of a single chandelier that found its way to Memphis

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By Nick Sohr, Managing Editor, MDBIZNews Riding a bright yellow bus wrapped in a Maryland flag design and sporting custom Chuck Taylors in Maryland red, white, yellow and black and a pair of candy apple red stilettos, the organizers of Startup Maryland rolled into Annapolis Friday morning, searching out entrepreneurs

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By Nick Sohr, Managing Editor, MDBIZNews Gov. Martin O’Malley championed Maryland’s economic development strategy on Wednesday, arguing investments in innovation and education build on the state’s long-standing strengths and put the state in a prime position to succeed in the global, knowledge-based economy. “In this changing global economy, the states,

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By Nick Sohr, Managing Editor, MDBIZNews Tommy Przybylski didn’t have a choice. When the recent transplant from Detroit heard the 9/11 Memorial of Maryland was nearby, he knew he had to be there Tuesday morning. “It’s the closest I’ve ever been to the tragedy since it happened,” said Przybylski, the

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