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The next great idea was easier to find than a necktie at TechBuzz2014, a semi-annual event put on by the Mid-Atlantic Venture Association (MAVA) where entrepreneurs, given more to flannel shirts than business suits, pitched their fledgling companies to an auditorium full of venture capital and angel investors. The event

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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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Maryland government agencies have a history of funding worker training projects, but never before has training been made so widely available across an entire industry. Under the direction of the Maryland Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation, the EARN (Employment Advancement Right Now) Maryland Workforce Training Initiative is now offering an unprecedented opportunity for

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With a headquarters in Silver Spring and recent acquisitions in the South and Midwest, data center company Bytegrid is conducting expansion by consolidation. The company announced Monday that the U.S. Department of Labor has begun migrating data to Bytegrid’s Silver Spring facility, a low, sprawling complex with security fences, biometric

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Industry partnerships enable sectors to cross-pollinate their unique perspectives and strengths. Stimulating this type of interaction to develop a more competitive workforce is a major goal behind Gov. Martin O’Malley’s EARN Maryland program. Through the Maryland Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation, the program will present three upcoming webinars on building strategic industry partnerships. Free registration is available here

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University labs and entrepreneurs are apt at developing great ideas—but getting those ideas to market can often prove challenging. That’s where the Maryland Technology Development Corporation, known as TEDCO, stands ready to help. TEDCO, through its Maryland Innovation Initiative, recently awarded $2,960,466 to 29 ventures, including nine start-up companies and 20 university projects in

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Incorrect weather data may leave you without an umbrella on a rainy day, but its effects can also be far more severe. “Maybe you’re left unprepared for the next hurricane, maybe life is lost or property is damaged, maybe the crops aren’t watered on time. Accurate weather data is really

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A growing number of products and services are traveling the world through Maryland’s borders­, and several programs are available to help continue that trend. In 2012, Maryland’s exports reached a record $11.8 billion. It was one of few states to increase its number of goods and services launched into the

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As more devices, ranging from kitchen appliances to streetlights, become connected to the Internet, the threat of malicious hacking has reached new levels. Eric Fiterman, CEO of Baltimore-based cybersecurity company Spotkick, recently explained how hackers are using the search engine Shodan to reveal systems’ security weaknesses. Spotkick is part of the bwtech@UMBC research and technology incubator group. Watch his

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Check back for Q&A profiles on all the competition finalists. The first-ever InvestMaryland Challenge is down to its final round with just 33 companies competing for more than $300,000 in grants and business services. The final winners will be announced during the Governor’s Cup Awards Ceremony on April 15. One

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