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Applications Now Open: Be Green Hub Incubator – Deadline Nov 15, 2018

Be Green Hub identifies and nurtures green, social impact for-profit start-ups. We are looking for businesses aligned with their vision for a sustainable, impactful, and purposeful economy. (Download recruitment flyer)  Details about the application process can be found here. Applications are due November 15th. We’re seeking companies that are: Post idea stage Pre/post revenue Growth focused via sales…

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Launch Member Sepio Systems Wins Best Technology Company

June, 2018 — Launch Workplaces is very excited to announce that Sepio Systems, a member in Launch Workplaces – Gaithersburg, MD, won Maryland Incubator of the Year Award (ICOY) 2018 in the crowded category of Best Technology Company. Sponsored by Saul Ewing LLP, The Maryland Technology Development Corporation (TEDCO), Maryland Department of Business & Economic…

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Maryland Technology Internship Program – UMBC

The Maryland Technology Internship Program (MTIP) helps Maryland retain top talent by increasing the number of paid technical internships offered in the state. Administered by UMBC and funded by the State of Maryland, the program offers financial assistance to technology-based businesses, as well as state and local agencies, to hire more interns. Source: Maryland Technology…

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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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