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TechBUZZ – The Stage is Set The Event of the Fall Happens Thursday

TechBUZZ Fall 2018 Takes Place September 20 THE EAST COAST’S PREMIER PLATFORM FOR NEXT-GENERATION TECH COMPANIES TechBUZZ is the East Coast’s premier launch platform for customer-validated, tech Source: TechBUZZ

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Montgomery County Partners with Launch Workplaces to Manage Silver Spring Innovation Center

SILVER SPRING, Md., July 16, 2018 – The Silver Spring Innovation Center, located at 8070 Georgia Avenue in Silver Spring, is under new management and will soon be remodeled.   Montgomery County is contracting out the management of its facility to Launch Workplaces, a company known for its hybrid workspace centers for small businesses and entrepreneurs…

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First Cohort Starts F³ Tech Accelerator Program

F³ Tech, administered by the Eastern Shore Entrepreneurship Center, has commenced the first cohort of its four-month Accelerator Program.  The Accelerator is a rigorous four-month program that prepares startups to launch and commercialize products or services through concentrated mentorship, training, networking, and investment in the industry sector of agriculture and aquaculture technologies. Five startups have…

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MD Biz News Covers Hagerstown Technical Innovation Center: Where Passion Meets Purpose

A recent article by Julie Miller of MD Biz News praises the Hagerstown TIC for its commitment to its entrepreneurial member companies. The incubator is the largest in Western Maryland, and manager Janice Riley has said that the incubator’s member companies are out to change the world. One such company is eLearning Talent, which supports…

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Lenzer to Cultivate UMD Innovation-Based Economic Development Efforts

COLLEGE PARK, Md. – The University of Maryland (UMD) today announced the appointment of Julie Lenzer as Associate Vice President for Economic Development, effective December 12, 2016. Lenzer will also serve as Director of UM Ventures – College Park in the UMD Division of Research. Lenzer is an award-winning software entrepreneur, ecosystem builder, investor, and…

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TEDCO Invests $1.9 Million in 19 Startups to Support Innovation in Maryland

COLUMBIA, Md. (December 14, 2016) – The Maryland Technology Development Corporation (TEDCO) announced today that 19 companies have received over $1.9 million in funding from the organization’s Seed Investment Fund in the last six months. The funding will be used to advance the companies’ technology and product commercialization efforts. “TEDCO’s Seed Investment Fund exists to support seed/early-stage,…

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The VOLT Fund

Small, Minority, Veteran and Women-Owned Business Loan Program The VOLT Fund is offering loans of $25,000 to $500,000 in the state of Maryland. Partnering with Anne Arundel Economic Development Corporation, Chesapeake Innovation Center, bwtech@UMBC, and Worcester County Economic Development, the funds will be targeted to small businesses within a 10 mile radius of Maryland’s five existing casinos.…

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Upcoming Deadline for MIPS Research Grants

The Maryland Industrial Partnerships Program (MIPS) provides funding, matched by participating companies, for university-based research projects that help the companies develop new products. The program is administered at the flagship campus at the University of Maryland, College Park, and works throughout the 12 member institutions of the University System of Maryland, plus Morgan State University…

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Government Contracting Program Launches at the Chesapeake Innovation Center

Odenton, Maryland (September 9, 2016) – The Chesapeake Innovation Center (CIC) today announced the launch of FedPath, a government contracting workshop series. This hands-on program will help CIC member companies and area technology entrepreneurs enhance their understanding and better compete in the federal government contracting space.  Funding for FedPath is made possible by grant support from the Maryland…

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StartUp Maryland Announces their 2016 Road Show

It’s that time of year again! StartUp Maryland has announced the dates and route of their 2016 STRT1UP Road Show, their 5th annual tour of Maryland that celebrates entrepreneurship and gives startups the opportunity to hone their pitch. Since the launch of the road show in 2012, more than 1000 Maryland startup companies have participated. Citing…

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