Tag Archives: Innovation

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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Our Responsibility to the National Conversation about Baltimore

Baltimore’s image problem is not a new one. It started way before April 2015. In fact, in the 1800s it was known as Mobtown.   Privateers (pirates) ran the streets of Fells Point. Baltimore is also known as a city of … Read more

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Regional Spotlight- FourV

October is Cyber Security Awareness Month and the Greater Baltimore Region has reason to celebrate! The Maryland/DC market is one of the fastest growing cyber security industries in the world due to its proximity to the NSA and military bases. … 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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CyberMaryland 2014

On October 29 & 30th, Baltimore hosted the fourth annual CyberMaryland Conference. With over 900+  entrepreneurs, investors, academics, students, enterprises and government officials in attendance from across the nation and globe, this year’s Conference was by far the best one … Read more

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DreamIt Health Baltimore Applications Now Open

Calling all healthtech entrepreneurs: DreamIt Health is returning to Baltimore, and applications are now open! We’re looking for strong teams who are fanatical about solving significant healthcare industry problems by combining relentless business execution, inspired design and software or hardware. During … Read more

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