Finance & Services
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
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.
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
More than one in four U.S. companies is owned or led by a woman, a recent report by the National Women’s Business Council (NWBC) shows. These female entrepreneurs and business leaders now make up the fastest growing segment of the economy, and their economic impact is reaching unprecedented levels, announced Carla Harris, chair
The new year brings new opportunities for growing your Maryland business. But where do you start? Here are five suggestions. Share additional tips and ideas with the Maryland Department of Business and Economic Development (DBED) on Facebook and Twitter @MDBIZ Take a class A number of organizations across Maryland offer classes and workshops focused on
This is no time for excuses. If you’re looking to boost your early-stage company in the coming year, submit your application today for the 2015 InvestMaryland Challenge. Your company could walk away with a top prize of $100,000 or other grants and awards. The application period for the third annual business competition ends on
The Town of Grantsville in Western Maryland, with assistance from the Maryland Department of Business and Economic Development (DBED), will breathe new life into a former production facility. The former site of Yoder’s Country Meats will be transformed into a new cheese manufacturing plant to be operated by High Country Creamery and Market. A $400,000
Christina Caraballo is Senior Healthcare Strategist at Get Real Health. At Get Real Health, our mission has always been to use innovative technologies to connect patients and providers. As industry leaders with an established international presence, we’ve formed working relationships with the Maryland Department of Business and Economic Development (DBED)
WebstaurantStore Food Service Equipment and Supply Company is bringing everything and the kitchen sink to Maryland. WebstaurantStore—the nation’s largest online supplier of food service equipment—is opening its second East Coast distribution center in a 525,000 square-foot space in Cumberland. The company plans to add 150 jobs to the location within the next two years,
Nick Fertig, co-owner of Baltimore-based Full Tilt Brewing, stands in stark contrast to the man he was 12 years ago. “I was just a kid then. I didn’t know where I was going,” he said. Seeking direction, he enlisted in the U.S. Navy and eventually worked as an engineering lab tech.