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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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Cyber Point International Hosts Women in Cyber Security Reception

On the evening of November 12,  2014, CyberPoint International hosted its inaugural Women in Cyber Security Reception at their offices in Harbor East. Bringing together women from across the region and all different points on the career spectrum, this event … 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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Applications Now Open for the State’s new RISE Zone program

A RISE Zone is a geographic area that has nexus (a strong connection) with a qualified institution and is targeted for increased economic and community development. Qualified institutions include institutions of higher education, regional higher education centers or non-profits affiliated … 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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