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ProgramsSmall Business

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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Innovation & TechProfilesSmall Business

Small business communities are being brought together with ease with help from a new Frederick, Maryland tech company. Founded in 2014, Loyal Tap is a mobile loyalty solution that taps into what it means to be a local business community. The company recently teamed up with the Downtown Frederick Partnership

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AboutEntrepreneursSmall Business

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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InvestMarylandMaryland Venture Fund

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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Maryland Venture Fund

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

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Small Business

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

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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

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Small Business

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

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Small Business

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

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