7 Cyber Security Trends You Should Know

Our takeaways from SANS Institute Director of Emerging Security Trends John Pescatore’s talk on Cyber Security for the near future By Candace Gill / Business Development Manager Did you miss last month’s CyberPoint Speaker Series event? Not to worry, we’ve got you … Read more

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Carroll Innovation Center at Overton to Open in September

The Carroll County Board of Commissioners has announced the grand opening of the new Carroll Innovation Center at Overton. The Innovation Center is a public-private partnership between Carroll Business Path and Overton & Associates located at 909 Baltimore Boulevard in … Read more

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57 Greater Baltimore Companies Make the Inc. 5000

The master list of the 5,000 fastest growing companies in America in 2014 released by Inc. includes 57 companies from Greater Baltimore. Three Baltimore companies were in the top 10% of the fastest growing companies in the country: #123 Securityhunter … Read more

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Johns Hopkins University’s FastForward Accelerator Expanding

After launching in 2013, the Johns Hopkins University accelerator FastForward, based nearthe university’s Homewood Campus, is already at capacity. FastForward, part of the the Whiting School of Engineering, houses 33 startups and projects. The university plans to expand the accelerator … Read more

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KoolSpan and BrainScope Receive Follow-On Investment from InvestMaryland

The Maryland Venture Fund, which invests as part of the Maryland Department of Business and Economic Development, has made follow-on investments in two of its portfolio companies. KoolSpan, a developer of hardware-based mobile security encryption solutions, received an additional $400,000. … Read more

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Economic Alliance of Greater Baltimore Study Reveals BGE’s Economic Impact on the Region

Maryland’s economy aided by $3.8 billion contribution from BGE’s operations, energy management programs and charitable giving. BALTIMORE (August 4, 2014) – A study conducted by the Economic Alliance of Greater Baltimore Foundation (EAGB) to estimate Baltimore Gas and Electric’s (BGE) economic … Read more

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Regional Spotlight – Cecil County is Maryland’s Gateway to Innovation

EAGB’s Regional Spotlight for July focused on Cecil County.  During this month, with the help of Cecil County’s Office of Economic Development, we highlighted  just a few of the people, places and things that make this county such a valuable part of … Read more

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Astrum Solar Acquired by Direct Energy for $54 Million

Howard County-based Astrum solar has announced that it is being acquired by Direct Energy. Direct Energy is an energy provider based in Houston, Texas, and is using this deal to break into residential solar markets. All 240 of Astrum’s employees … Read more

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Cecil College’s Engineering and Math Building Nearing Completion

Cecil College’s Engineering and Math Building (EMB) is rapidly nearing completion.  On the interiors – all work in the walls and above the ceilings  is complete and walls are being painted, celings have been installed and the floors and handrails … Read more

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Baltimore and Maryland Maintain Small Business Friendliness

In its third year, the Tumbtack.com and the Kauffman Foundation gave both Baltimore and Maryland a C- for overall small business friendliness in the Thumbtack.com Small Business Friendliness Survey. Baltimore and Maryland both received a C in 2013. Baltimore earned … Read more

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