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The Town of Centreville will create a strategic plan for economic development with help from the State of Maryland. The Maryland Department of Business and Economic Development (DBED) has approved a $15,000 conditional grant to the Town, through the Maryland Economic Development Assistance Authority and Fund (MEDAAF), to help fund the

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The deadline for this year’s Advance Maryland program is quickly approaching. Advance Maryland accelerates expansion of growth companies and offers critical, customized strategic information at no cost to selected companies to help them overcome challenges and take advantage of new opportunities. Maryland companies interested in applying for the economic gardening

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Assisted Multicare Transportation, a non-emergency medical transportation company in Pikesville, is expanding its provided services with help from the State of Maryland. The Maryland Department of Business and Economic Development (DBED) is providing the company a $50,000 loan through the Military Personnel and Veteran-Owned Small Business No-Interest Loan Program (MPVSBLP). Assisted Multicare will

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The Department of Business and Economic Development (DBED) allocated on Wednesday $11.1 million to seven fund managers across the State to make small business loans. The move was approved by the Board of Public Works Wednesday morning. The Small, Minority and Women-Owned Business Loan Fund receives 1.5 percent of the

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New and expanded Enterprise Zones are being added to the State’s tax credit program,the Maryland Department of Business and Economic Development (DBED) announced today. DBED has approved the designation of the Federalsburg Enterprise Zone in Caroline County, as well as an expansion and re-designation of the Chesapeake Enterprise Zone in

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The Maryland Venture Fund (MVF) has invested $600,000 in Rockville-based Motionsoft, a leading provider of management software to gyms and fitness clubs. The investment comes as part of a $10 million Series B investment round led by Route 66 Ventures and included Edison Ventures as a co-investor. The State of Maryland’s

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The second annual InvestMaryland Challenge is in full swing. If your business is in need of a jump start, check out this site for more information about the national business competition. The Challenge offers applicants free admission to networking events, social media promotion, scoring and feedback from judges, exposure to venture capital firms and angel investors

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Whether you prefer them sunny side up or whipped into an elaborate souffle—eggs play a major role in Maryland’s agriculture economy. As May is National Egg Month, the Maryland Department of Agriculture is celebrating the Maryland farms that produce nearly 71 million dozen eggs a year. According to the department, Maryland’s combined

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Soaring above the Baltimore skyline, four new 400-foot cranes stand ready to move containers from some of the world’s largest ships. A widened Panama Canal, expected to be completed by 2015, will allow super post-Panamax ships to travel through Central America. The recent crane installation at the Port of Baltimore’s Seagirt

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Governor Martin O’Malley on Thursday signed legislation intended to foster Maryland’s cybersecurity industry through a new Cybersecurity Investment Incentive Tax Credit. The governor also signed legislation that modifies the state’s InvestMaryland program to make it easier to negotiate with venture capital firms. The bills represent major priorities of the Maryland Department of Business

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