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Members of Maryland’s small business community were honored this month during the Maryland Small Business Week Awards Program. Held at Martin’s West in Woodlawn, the program celebrated its 31st year by highlighting the importance of small business to the local economy and across the nation. “We hope that you’ll be inspired

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And the grand prize winners are… Congratulations to all the winners in the third InvestMaryland Challenge. All four will receive a $100,000 top prize from the Department of Business and Economic Development. Check out the rest of the prize winners in the list below, and an explanation of all the

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The third InvestMaryland Challenge closes tomorrow when the winners of all $700,000 in prizes are announced by the Department of Business and Economic Development (DBED). They will include four grand prize winners of $100,000 each, and two dozen other companies that will take home smaller awards from DBED partners. The Challenge attracted 214 companies from eight states, Washington D.C.

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May 2015 Business Pulse: Insights on McCormick & Company’s decision to stay in Maryland Secretary Mike Gill leads the Maryland Department of Business and Economic Development. Business News Maryland farmers markets, “incubators” for entrepreneurs – MDBizNews SocialToaster is hiring, seeking clients in Maryland after raising $1.9M – BBJ Betamore plans major

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Secretary Mike Gill
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In case you missed it, DBED Secretary Mike Gill recently sat down for an interview with Baltimore Sun reporter Natalie Sherman. The Baltimore-born and raised businessman discussed visiting each of Maryland’s jurisdictions, a goal on the top of his “to-do” list this summer. Secretary Gill also described why his new

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Baltimore’s business community is coming together as one. During this time of recovery, what the city needs most is help—and it is up to local residents, businesses, and non-profits to help put Baltimore back on its feet. The Office of Governor Larry Hogan, Maryland Department of Business and Economic Development, Baltimore

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Secretary Mike Gill of the Maryland Department of Business and Economic Development (DBED) sat down for an interview with Allan Hirsh of Aha! Business Radio this past Tuesday, April 21. “I tell everybody when I talk to them, ‘economic development is a team sport,’” said Secretary Gill. “I’ve been on the road heavily for

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May 2015 Defense Pulse: Insights on where military and business intersect Lisa Swoboda is Deputy Director of the Office of Military Affairs at the Maryland Department of Business and Economic Development.  As the home of 17 military installations and more than 60 civilian federal facilities, Maryland plays an integral role in such activities as homeland

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The Maryland Charity Campaign numbers are in, and the Maryland Department of Business and Economic Development has taken the lead for the second year in a row. DBED contributed an impressive $42,000 to the statewide-campaign in 2014 – more than any other “small agency” with 250 employees or less. Overall, Maryland agencies

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And then there were 12. The Maryland Department of Business and Economic Development tapped on Thursday a dozen young companies as finalists in the InvestMaryland Challenge. There are three finalists in each of four categories competing for $100,000 top prizes. The entire pool of applicants—all 214 companies who entered—is eligible

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