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In the late ’90s, Jason Goldsmith was studying psychology at Towson University. But the soon-to-be serial entrepreneur was getting an entirely different education running SouthParktshirts.com. The site, which sold apparel featuring characters from the hit Comedy Central show, received orders for hundreds of dollars of shirts every day. Just 17

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After 20 years in the culinary business, Greg Nalley has finally become what he calls an overnight success. Although his path has been anything but direct, Nalley currently oversees an expanding empire in the Baltimore area. His sixth Nalley Fresh restaurant just opened its doors on Pratt Street and strong

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Depending on where you live, finding a woman-owned business might be hard to come by. But here in Maryland, we hold the number one ranking for women-owned businesses across the country. In fact, over 32% of all Maryland firms are women-owned, making Parallel Risk Advisors the perfect addition to the

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Situated in historic Mt. Vernon is a newcomer to the Baltimore arts and retail community. Strongbox – a retailer specializing in curated Artisan wares and vintages goods for the body and home – opened this past January on St. Paul Street. Co-founded by Joseph Gouse and Analena Provost, the shop provides

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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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Are you a budding entrepreneur looking to make it big? Do you have an original idea for a new commercial product? If you’re in Maryland and you answered yes to these questions, you’re in luck. For the second year in a row, the ABC hit show Shark Tank is returning to

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Guest feature: Kassie Lewis is Director of Business Development at the Washington County Department of Business Development. Are you in the pre-start-up phase? What it will take to get your design out of the garage and into the market? The Washington County Department of Business Development wants to help. Over the

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Video by Emily Kimball Pope In one corner, students pounded a vortex machine, sending rings of air catapulting to the ceiling. Across the room, teenagers struck poses in front of an advanced camera to create blueprints for tiny 3-D prints of themselves. The Digital Harbor Foundation opened the doors of

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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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