AirPatrol Acquired for up to $30 Million

Howard County-based cyber security firm AirPatrol has announced its acquisition by Silicon Valley company Sysorex Global Holdings Corp. Sysorex will pay $10 million in common stock and $10 million in cash for AirPatrol, with up to an additional $10M cash … Read more

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Baltimore’s Cyber Education Leaders Take the National Stage at U.S. News and World Report STEM Solutions Conference

Cyber Security is STEM event to kick off the National STEM Conference in Washington, D.C. Washington, D.C.—April 23, 2014. At next week’s U.S. News and World Report STEM Solutions National Leadership Conference in Washington, D.C., Baltimore will be the example on how cyber security is driving the STEM … Read more

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Walters Art Museum to Undergo $5.2 Million Renovation

One of five Walters Art Museum buildings in Mount Vernon is scheduled to undergo an 18-month renovation. The project, costing an estimated $5.2 million, is designed to update fire safety and mechanical systems, refurbish galleries, and repair the exterior of … Read more

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Baltimore-Based Personal Genome Diagnostics Raises $2.8 Million

Personal Genome Diagnostics, a biotechnology company based in Baltimore, has closed a $2.8 million fundraising round to fund tumor DNA research. The firm is commercializing research done at Johns Hopkins. Personal Genome Diagnostics recently launchd its first commercially available test, … Read more

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Maryland Among Top Ten States for Growth in Women-Owned Businesses

There are over 202,000 women-owned business in Maryland today, 75% more than there were in 1997. Nationally, women-owned businesses have grown at a rate of 67.8%. Not only is women-owned business growth in Maryland faster than the national average, it’s … Read more

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U.S. News STEM Solutions National Leadership Conference partners with LifeJourney to bring Cyber Security to America’s Schools

Technology enables students to test drive their future STEM career in Cyber Security Washington, D.C. – The U.S. News STEM Solutions National Leadership Conference announced today a partnership with LifeJourney, a career simulation technology that enables students to test-drive careers … Read more

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KEYW Launches New Advanced Cyber Research and Training Center

Names Greg Dixon as Sector Vice President for Advanced Cyber Operations and Signs Lease for 90,000 Square-Foot Facility to Build KEYW’s Advanced Cyber Research and Training Center HANOVER, Md., April 1, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The KEYW Holding Corporation (Nasdaq:KEYW) … Read more

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Towson University Students Win Mid-Atlantic Cyber Competition

Teams of students from eight colleges from North Carolina to Pennsylvania competed in the Mid-Atlantic Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition recently, with Towson University’s eight-student team winning and moving on to take part in the national championship. The Mid-Atlantic Collegiate Cyber … Read more

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UMBC Students Among Smartest at Public Colleges

Inc. recently compiled a list of the public colleges and universities with the smartest students. University of Maryland, Baltimore County ranked 10th overall. An anonymous student quote included with the ranking emphasized the university’s science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) … Read more

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Baltimore-Based Learn It Systems Raises $4.1M

Learn It Systems, based in Baltimore City, is the most recent regional EdTech company to raise significant funds from investors. The company raised $4.1 million through the sale of equity to investors. Learn It provides tutoring, special education, and activity-based … Read more

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