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Regional Spotlight: Protenus

Protenus was part of the 2014 DreamIt Health cohort and recently they completed a $4million Series A funding round. In partnership with BHI and Johns Hopkins University, the Economic Alliance was a catalyst for forming the first health technology accelerator … Read more

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Regional Spotlight: Veteran Compost

We recently sat down with Justen Garrity, President of Veteran Compost, a food scrap compost facility located in Harford County. Justen is passionate about providing jobs for veterans and turning food scraps into organic compost to reduce waste. EAGB: Tell … 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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Just Announced – DreamIt Health Baltimore Companies for 2015

Here are the DreamIt Health Baltimore 2015 Companies:   Baton (Baltimore, MD)  offers a mobile application to ensure seamless patient handoffs between hospital teams and avoid preventable medical errors. Decisive Health Systems (San Francisco, CA) helps physician practices increase revenue, … 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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Northrop Grumman Cync Program Now Accepting Scholarship Applications

Along with bwtech, the Northrop Grumman Cync program is now taking applications for their program which provides cyber security product companies with a scholarship for up to two years valued at $20,000/year. Companies also receive free space and other resources … Read more

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