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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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BALTIMORE, MD (July 29, 2013) – Governor Martin O’Malley today announced that two Maryland tech companies received investments totaling $350,000 through the State’s InvestMaryland program, which was created by Governor O’Malley and the General Assembly to make venture capital investments in promising Maryland startups in high-tech, high-growth fields. The State

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Keep up with the latest statewide business and economic developments. The Washington Post spotlighted Patton Electronics, an electronics manufacturer in Gaithersburg with a patriotic rationale for keeping its products American-made. Southwest Airlines’ 2013 Medical Transportation Grant Program is donating free flights to seriously ill patients in need of Baltimore’s premier medical facilities, the Baltimore Sun reports.

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Building security officers shouldn’t feel trapped behind a desk, according to William F. Peel III, CEO of Datawatch Systems. The Bethesda-based company specializes in remote security monitoring for commercial buildings. Peel’s work with high-rise buildings in New York City recently drew the attention of the New York Times, which featured him in its “The

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