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Industry News

Sparrows Point, Maryland, once home to a thriving steel mill, is poised for redevelopment and job creation, thanks to a new public-private partnership, Lt. Governor Anthony Brown announced following a gathering of stakeholders Thursday.

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Maryland Economy

It wouldn’t be a Maryland summer without fleshy tomatoes, juicy peaches and steaming hot corn on the cob. Warm weather brings an abundance of fresh local produce to the State. But behind the farm stands are businesses facing unique challenges. Fortunately, the Maryland Department of Business and Economic Development is active

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Maryland Living

Nonprofit arts organizations and programs bring creativity, color and character to dozens of Maryland communities. Governor Martin O’Malley, this week, demonstrated the State’s commitment to these resources, announcing nearly $13.4 million in Maryland State Arts Council (MSAC) grant awards. “The arts are at the very center of community life for so many

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Health & Life Sciences

In past generations, it wasn’t unusual for a family doctor to make a house call, perform a broad range of medical services and offer emotional as well as clinical support. While the traditional house call may be a thing of the past, patients today are taking advantage of a return

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Cybersecurity

A growing number of cybersecurity companies, from startups to industry trailblazers, are choosing to build their brands in Maryland. Jeffrey Wells, Executive Director of Cyber Development with the Maryland Department of Business and Economic Development, explains why in the above video. Wells cites a number of unique benefits to launching a

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Innovation & Tech

The latest Maryland business news: Oak Investment Partners was the largest venture investor in Maryland 2013, according to the Baltimore Business Journal’s list of the top five VC firms. Oak’s investment in the State totaled $75 million last year. Convergence Technology has new digs — 8,000 square feet in Columbia

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EntrepreneursHealth & Life SciencesInformation & TechnologyInnovation & Tech

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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HistoryMaryland LivingTourism

Gov. Martin O’Malley presented on Tuesday $765,000 in matching grants to fourteen Maryland nonprofit and government entities in support of fifteen War of 1812 bicentennial projects. “The War of 1812 in the Chesapeake and the writing of The Star-Spangled Banner are important chapters in our history as a state and

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InvestMarylandUncategorized

BALTIMORE, MD (March 25, 2014) – The Maryland Department of Business and Economic Development (DBED) announced today that 12 startup companies have advanced to the final round of the InvestMaryland Challenge, the State’s national business competition. The finalists are competing for $100,000 top prizes in four categories — Information Technology,

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Innovation & TechInvestMarylandUncategorized

The Maryland Department of Business and Economic Development (DBED), through the Maryland Venture Fund (MVF), has invested $75,000 in CoFoundersLab, a Rockville startup that provides an online matchmaking service for entrepreneurs. The MVF investment was made with funds raised byInvestMaryland, one of Governor Martin O’Malley’s key economic development initiatives. A public-private partnership between the

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