Congratulations to Johns Hopkins University spinout company Graybug Vision on its Wall Street debut Friday! Graybug expects to use the anticipated $90-$100M proceeds from the IPO to continue development of drugs for ocular diseases that cause blindness. Founded in 2011 from groundbreaking research...
Whitebox, a Baltimore-based startup that manages e-commerce logistics and fulfillment, has raised $18M in Series B funding. The new funding comes after closing $5M in a Series A round in 2019. The company plans to expand its e-commerce technology platform, fulfillment centers and more. “Our...
Penguin Random House, one of the largest general-interest paperback publishers in the world, is expanding its Carroll County operations with the addition of 1M sq. ft. through a multi-year lease of the former Dart Container Corporation building. According to The Baltimore Sun, the company will...
Despite the COVID-19 crisis, entrepreneurs and investors are moving forward with revitalization projects and innovative public-private partnerships in and around Opportunity Zones. Register now for this live Zoom event that will highlight the people who are leading OZ initiatives in Baltimore: join...
On Wednesday, Mayor Catherine Pugh announced a new apprenticeship program aimed at providing mechanical skills training and certification to help local residents gain employment in the energy sector.
The Commercial Real Estate Development Association, has selected St. John Properties, Inc., headquartered in Baltimore, Maryland, as the 2018 Developer of the Year – the association’s highest honor.
The Economic Alliance of Greater Baltimore named Bill Jones as its interim leader on Monday, and said it is exploring a new leadership structure.
The Maryland location represents the customer-facing side of business and includes the marketing and sales teams. Tech Adventures plans to add more staff to that office toward the end of 2018 as Protego "gets the product out the door."
“The Merriweather District represents the future of Maryland’s tech evolution, and as the future home of Tenable’s new headquarters, it also means hundreds of new jobs right here in Columbia,” Gov. Larry Hogan said in a statement.
"Infrastructure is going to be key to how this site builds out and the next important step in the redevelopment of this iconic site," said Aaron Tomarchio, SVP, Tradepoint Atlantic. "We're in a critical stage of the site's development."
Kohr succeeds Augie Chiasera, president of Greater Baltimore/Chesapeake for M&T Bank, who has served as chair of the public/private economic development organization since 2015.
Small and minority-owned Strum Contracting will provide welding services to install the tower, which is made up of "an intricate steel lattice." The company will also aid with welding needs at the Port of Baltimore.
The Camden Yards warehouse was built in 1899 by the B&O Railroad to serve historic Camden Station. Additions were made in 1905, and now the warehouse will have work done to improve the Orioles' iconic outfield backdrop.
UMBC president, Freeman Hrabowski writes: ""We’ve defied the odds before. Three decades ago, nobody believed you could close the achievement gap between white and underrepresented minority students, who were disproportionately likely to be lower-income and to be less academically prepared, without...
To determine the list, the personal finance website compared 182 of the largest cities in America and compared them across three dimensions; emotional and physical well-being, income and employment and community and environment.
Job security, higher salaries, and gender equality in the workplace keep us at the top of the list. Baltimore's tech scene has been booming over the last several years--by 36% to be exact, between 2013 and 2016--and has been ranked the 3rd best city in the country for women in tech roles; 32% of...
Bank of America owns the 377,000-square-foot complex at 11333 McCormick Road, which is located across the street from Hunt Valley Towne Centre. The bank has added space, upgraded interior, and increased parking at the site. Merrill Lynch, Bank of America's wealth management division, also has...
A group of entrepreneurs met President Barack Obama at his D.C. office. Among them was Catalyte CEO, Jacob Hsu, a Baltimore downtown tech company that recently closed a $27 million funding round.
"This public-private infrastructure investment will ignite job creation in Baltimore County and the entire region by speeding up the turnaround of Sparrows Point from a shuttered steelmaking site into a modern hub for global commerce,” Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz said in a statement.
DataTribe is launching a new funding competition for young and potentially disruptive firms within the industry. Called the DataTribe Cyber Crucible, it will offer three finalist companies $20,000 in prize money to split. One company may be selected to receive $2 million in seed capital from...
Starting 2/4, the Maryland Transit Administration has reestablished daily transit bus service to Sparrows Point at Tradepoint Atlantic, connecting more Baltimore residents to an emerging job center.
As one of America's busiest deep water ports and the leader of roll on/roll off cargo, it's no surprise that starting in March, the Port of Baltimore will begin a new monthly shipping service to New Zealand and Australia.
Since the 2000-2001 academic year, a total of 413 African Americans have earned M.D.-Ph.D.s from institutions across the United States. More than 10 percent of those M.D.-Ph.D.s were awarded to UMBC undergraduate alumni who identify as African American.
Janish and Tonsmeire, who have been honing their craft as home brewers since 2005, plan to focus on barrel-aged, mixed-fermented beers as well as hoppy ales at the new brewery. The taproom will start out serving eight different brews and will adjust its offerings based on visitor response.
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