Students Bridging Gap Between Ag and Technology

Prince Frederick, Md. (May 23, 2017) — F3 Tech launched this month with its inaugural challenge event, bringing together students and mentors to solve practical issues in agriculture. F3 Tech (Farm-Fish-Food) is a statewide initiative that combines the public and private sector to increase innovation and technology in the agriculture and aquaculture industries. The initiative is the brain child of […]

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TEDCO Establishes In-Residence Hours at hotDesks Locations

hotDesks and the Maryland Technology Development Corp. (TEDCO) have arranged to have Bill Bernard, the new Rural Business Innovation Initiative (RBI2) Mentor for TEDCO on the Lower Eastern Shore, to hold regular office hours at the hotDesks locations in Easton, Cambridge, Salisbury, and Pocomoke. RBI2 is designed to provide technical and business assistance to small companies, and early-stage technology-based companies, in […]

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The Mid-Atlantic Venture Association Presents: TechBUZZ Crystal City 2017

The series of the year for active investors in the Mid-Atlantic Region and beyond. Tuesday, June 13th 1pm – 7:30pm 2011 Crystal Drive, 11th floor Arlington, VA 22202 MAVA is proud to continue to shine the spotlight on the hottest up-and-coming early stage technology companies in the Mid-Atlantic again. A diverse and experienced cross-section of Early Stage Investors, VCs, and experienced CEOs will […]

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Gov. Hogan wants a plan to grow Maryland startups in these two fields

Maryland’s governor is putting new economic development energy into creating life sciences and cybersecurity startups. To kick off the Governor’s Business Summit in Baltimore this morning, Gov. Larry Hogan provided some details on Excel Maryland. It’s a new initiative that’s seeking to bring together government, university and the tech community to develop a new strategy to grow startups.  READ MORE […]

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Modes to protect university research for tech transfer have shifted dramatically

The field of technology transfer from higher education to business and commercial developments once focused strongly on obtaining patents for products developed by university research. Today, there are many commercialization projects that may benefit more from other types of protection, said Chase Kasper, assistant vice president for research, technology transfer and corporate relations, University of Southern Mississippi (USM). “I would […]

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Google reports $2.52 billion economic impact in Maryland

When looking to show its economic impact in Maryland, Google chose crab cakes. The internet giant released its annual economic impact report on Wednesday. Overall, Google says its search and advertising helped provide $222 billion in economic activity across the country. It has numbers on all 50 states. Here’s how Maryland stacked up: $2.52 billion in total economic impact. 23,000 […]

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Space Apps Team Needs Your Vote!

Check out the video and then Vote for us! We need your help. Voting for the People’s Choice Awards begins on 5/8/2017 at NASA’s Space Apps Challenge. You can check out our submission at The Dream Team. You could just check out the video at: Dream Team Video and then decide to vote for us. We are the Local People’s Choice Winner and have […]

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2017 Maryland Incubator Company of the Year Awards

Date: Thursday, June 15, 2017 Time: 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. Event Location: American Visionary Art Museum 800 Key Highway, Baltimore, Maryland Keynote Speaker:  Demian Costa Managing Partner, Sagamore Ventures Please RSVP by June 12, 2017. If you would like more information about the Maryland Incubator Company of the Year Awards, visit us at www.mdincubatoraward.com For more information regarding this email correspondence, please contact Mary Brightman at […]

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Big Food Bets Small: Leading Food Corporates Amp Up Startup Bets

General Mills has focused its VC investments on new product lines, while Campbell’s investment arm has focused more on tech. On April 20, Unilever announced it would acquire condiments startup Sir Kensington’s, adding the brand’s vegan mayonnaise and other products to Unilever’s product lineup. The deal highlights a trend toward increased private market activity in food & beverage, as global […]

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