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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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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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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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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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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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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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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.

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The Maryland Department of Business and Economic Development (DBED) is committed to fostering growth among small businesses throughout the State. MDBIZ News sat down with DBED’s Director of the Office of Small Business Sean McEvoy to discuss some of the available resources. Q: Why are small businesses so important to Maryland’s economy? A: Small

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As Maryland’s casinos continue to grow in popularity, so do their contributions to the State’s Small, Minority and Women-Owned Business Loan Fund. The program receives 1.5 percent of video lottery terminal revenue and has already approved 77 loans totaling $7.8 million. Loan and investment recipients have included a limousine and sedan

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