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Maryland’s Green Economy

The Green Goods and Services (GGS) Survey is conducted to measure the size of the United States’ green economy. The employers studied with the GGS Survey are producers of goods and services that benefit the environment or conserve natural resources … Read more

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Notre Dame of Maryland Ranked Among Best Women’s Colleges

Notre Dame of Maryland University located in northern Baltimore City was named the #11 Best Women’s College in America in College Choice’s 2015 ranking. The ranking is based off of factors that college freshmen identified as most important to their … Read more

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Citelighter to Hire Up to 20 new Employees

Not long after closing on a $2 million fundraising round, Citelighter has announced plans to hire as many as 20 new employees. At the time the round was closing, Citelighter had 27 employees and CEO Saad Alam pointed to plans … Read more

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Baltimore Listed Among the Best Startup Cities in America

Popular Mechanics ranked the 14 startup cities in America, focusing on the next wave of cities building an ecosystem to turn innovators into entrepreneurs, and placed Baltimore #5 on the list. Popular Mechanics’ description of Baltimore tells the story of … Read more

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The Importance of the Arts in Economic Development

Recently, Richard Florida of The Atlantic‘s CityLab published a synopsis of a study detailing extensive research that linked arts clustering to widespread economic development in nearly every metropolitan region across the country. The Economic Alliance of Greater Baltimore elected to … Read more

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Citelighter to Close on $2 Million in Funding

Citelighter, a Baltimore-based EdTech startup that relocated to the region from New York City in 2013, has announced their expectation to close on a $2 million fundraising round. This is the second round of seed funding for Citelighter, who closed … Read more

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Cisco Plans to Add Jobs in Howard County

Cisco Systems Inc., the recent buyer of Howard County-based Sourcefire, has signed a 10-year lease for close to 100,000 square feet of office space in Howard County. The move will bring all 350 Howard County-based employees under one roof – … Read more

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Mind Over Machines Wins $15 Million Federal Contract

Mind Over Machines, a software and data consultancy firm in Baltimore County, has won a 5-year, $15 million contract from the National Institutes of Health’s Center for Information Technology. The NIH will have Mind Over Machines handling application maintenance, information … Read more

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Profectus BioSciences Receives $8.5M for Work on Ebola Vaccine

Baltimore-based pharmaceutical company Profectus BioSciences has been awarded an $8.5 million grant from the US Army to work on a vaccine for the Ebola virus. The company will share this three-year grant with the Galveston National Laboratory at the University of … Read more

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Staq Inc. Raises $2.5 Million

Baltimore-based Staq Inc. has closed a $2.5 million Series A funding round. Staq is an advertising technology startup that helps users organize their advertising campaigns. The company plans to use this funding to rapidly expand its user base. Staq has … Read more

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