The new Maryland Entrepreneur Hub provides curated menus of available sources of talent, funding, technical assistance, incubators and accelerators, office space and more within the state.
April is typically peak pitch season for the spring, but Maryland’s entrepreneurship community still has a few more big check presentations left on Zoom before we get into summer.
Environmentally friendly apparel. DIY project parties. Guitar pedal management. Those were the products of businesses that took home top earnings at the University of Baltimore’s Rise to the Challenge Pitch Competition in 2021.
Stakeholders in the local technology ecosystem are joining forces to build Baltimore into the nation’s first “equitech” city — an inclusive, diverse and equitable hub for innovation and growth.
April was a big month for smaller funding deals in the Greater Baltimore tech space.
Five startups from Maryland and California have been selected to join the first cohort of 1501 Health, a new incubator launched by LifeBridge Health and Healthworx, the innovation and investment arm of CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield.
Technology firm Rowdy Orb.it helped install a single Wi-Fi hotspot in Sandtown last spring. Nearly a year later, the firm is growing its portfolio of hotspots to nearly a dozen, providing free internet access in some of Baltimore’s most underserved neighborhoods.
Increasingly, the race against climate change is becoming a sprint to develop technology that can speed progress toward the measures that will lessen manmade environmental degradation. It’s why President Joe Biden put a spotlight on technology at a global summit on climate this week, and why big names like Bill Gates are getting involved.