TEDCO Happenings

Find out about recent developments and upcoming events of interest to our portfolio companies and your business.

TEDCO Announces Seed Portfolio Showcase Companies For the 2018 Expo

TEDCO announces the companies presenting at the Seed Portfolio Showcase at the 2018 Entrepreneur Expo and Stem Cell Symposium on Tuesday, October 30 at The Hotel at The University of Maryland. 

Startup, RoosterBio, changing the way researchers and institutions use living cells

RoosterBio provides standardized stem cell product platforms designed to remove several years and millions of dollars from product development and clinical testing.

TEDCO's Entrepreneur Expo & Stem Cell Symposium 2018

October 30, 2018—TEDCO’s 8th Annual Entrepreneur Expo & Stem Cell Symposium will bring together all of Maryland’s entrepreneurial resources in one place, at one time. Steve Case (pictured) will be the keynote speaker.

TEDCO Announces New Member to Board of Directors

TEDCO announced the appointment of Tina Williams-Koroma to the organization’s Board of Directors. Tina is the president and CEO of TCecure, a Maryland-based cybersecurity services company. 

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Maryland could be a cybersecurity leader, here's how

Maryland is uniquely poised to capture a huge share of the large and growing healthcare cybersecurity market...
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TEDCO Announces Seed Portfolio Showcase Companies For the 2018 Expo

COLUMBIA, Md. (October 11, 2018) —TEDCO, Maryland’s economic engine for technology companies,
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TEDCO Announces New Members to Maryland Innovation Initiative Board

Board appointments represent expertise of Maryland’s academic research institutions COLUMBIA, Md.
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GovCon Incubator To Help Write Proposals & Train Small Businesses for TEDCO's New U.S. SBA Grant

The GovCon Incubator of OST Global Solutions, Inc . (OST), a woman-owned small business, will help
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TEDCO Announces New Member to Board of Directors

Governor Hogan appoints Tina Williams-Koroma, President, CEO of TCecure COLUMBIA, Md. (October 1,
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Sisu Global Health and Galen Robotics, TEDCO portfolio companies, to pitch at Beta City competition

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TEDCO Portfolio Companies, Galen Robotics and Sisu Global Health, to pitch at Beta City competition on October 4

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TEDCO Announces First Round of 2019 Stem Cell Program Awards

TEDCO Announces First Round of 2019 Stem Cell Program Awards Request for applications for the next
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First of $8.2 million in stem cell research funds awarded by TEDCO

TEDCO has doled out the first round of funding to companies and researchers working on stem cell
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Proscia Closes $8.3M Series A Round of Financing

Accelerates advancement of AI-enhanced digital pathology to improve cancer diagnosis and outcomes
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TEDCO Receives Grant from The U.S. Small Business Administration Awards

TEDCO Receives Grant from The U.S. Small Business Administration Awards Agency awards 24 state,
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TEDCO Builder Fund, Betamore Hosts Speaker Series with Startup Experts

Weekly series to feature insights, presentations from successful entrepreneurs from around the
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TRX Systems Demonstrates 3D Mapping and GPS-Denied Personnel Tracking for First Responder and Military Operations at Thunderstorm 18-2

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Maryland Venture Fund and TEDCO’s Seed Fund Hire New Business Development Associate

Organization invests in strategic initiatives COLUMBIA, Md. (September 11, 2018)— The Maryland
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Neuraly, a JHU startup, launched with $36 Million: Targets Neurodegenerative Diseases

Maryland-based Neuraly surged forth from the startup gate with $36 million in Series A funding that
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Topbox raised $5M for its customer experience analytics service

Today, the company announced it has raised a $5 million funding round led by Telescope Partners,
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emocha, a TEDCO portfolio company, awarded $1M grant to take a closer look at its technology as it grows

The NIH grant will fund a study to evaluate the JHU spinout's video-based platform. It gives the
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Manta Biofuel, a TEDCO portfolio company, receives a MIPS grant

University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science researchers have received grants from the
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After Maryland expansion, Bandura Systems raises $4M Series A

The cybersecurity startup planted a flag in Columbia earlier this year, and is looking to ramp up
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Local investors part of $4M funding round in Columbia cyber startup Bandura Systems

Local cybersecurity software firm Bandura Systems has raised a $4 million Series A funding round to
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Women In Bio Capital Region Presents: “HERstory Gala 2018: Honoring Outstanding Women in Biotech” on December 13

The HERstory Gala is the premier event for the Women In Bio (WIB) Capital Region chapter and
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In the Trenches John Wasilisin, TEDCO

TEDCO's John Wasilisin shares great information for early-stage technology and life sciences
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Paragon Bioservices Announces Two Key Leadership Promotions

Paragon Bioservices, the leading private equity-backed biologics contract development and
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ClearMask Awarded $25K from National Science Foundation

Recently, ClearMask received $25,000 in grant funding from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to
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Maryland Loves Its Start-Ups

When it comes to the need for technological innovation, Maryland has been putting its money where
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Hopkins faculty and startups receive translational funding from TEDCO

This summer, two Hopkins faculty members and two Hopkins startups will receive funding from the
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Frederick firm bringing wearable nanotechnology to market with TEDCO funding

A Maryland startup aiming to bring nanotechnology to the wearable tech space has earned a $25,000
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Neuraly, a TEDCO MII and MVF portfolio company, launches with $36M funding round

The Maryland biotech startup is developing new treatments for Parkinson’s disease and Alzheimer’s
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Latest TEDCO-funded rural startup, GOEFER, developed a power strip to help cut down your energy costs

A Frederick startup working to help save consumers and companies money on their energy consumption
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How a TEDCO portfolio company, Adaptive Phage Therapeutics, is saving lives with bacteria-killing viruses

Dr. Carl Merril began researching bacteria-killing viruses at National Institutes of Health in 1965,
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Md. manufacturing startup, Xometry, acquires competitor and raises $25 million, to include TEDCO’s Maryland Venture Fund

Gaithersburg manufacturing platform Xometry acquired a competitor and raised $25 million, the
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Two Baltimore university-born startups move their tech closer to market with fed funds

Cykloburn Technologies, born out of Morgan State University, has also been awarded a $225,000 Phase
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TEDCO’s Rural Business Innovation Initiative Announces Pre-Seed Investments in Two Frederick Start-Ups

Program supports start-up companies founded and thriving in rural Maryland counties.
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TEDCO’s Maryland Innovation Initiative Supports Start-Ups with $5.6 million in Funding

TEDCO, Maryland’s economic engine for technology companies, announced its recent investments through
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Cykloburn Technologies Wins SBIR Phase I Grant

Cykloburn Technologies LLC, a company developing a low-emission combustion system that converts
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Cykloburn Technologies Wins SBIR Phase I Grant

Cykloburn Technologies LLC, a company developing a low-emission combustion system that converts
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TEDCO has new funding and programming for underserved founders

TEDCO plans to provide funding and business-building programming to entrepreneurs from groups who
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TEDCO’s Rural Business Innovation Initiative Announces Pre-Seed Investment in Electric Vehicle Developer

TEDCO’s Rural Business Innovation Initiative (RBI2) announced its latest pre-seed investment in
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TEDCO backs Kent County firm looking to make paving projects cheaper

PaverGuide Inc. is the second growing company based in a rural part of the state to receive funding through TEDCO’s recently expanded Rural Business Innovation Initiative. The first investment was awarded to a Queen Anne’s County herbal medicine business, Plum Dragon, in May.
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In RegMedNet’s latest video, TEDCO’s Amritha Jaishankar, discusses the advances enabling the organoid revolution

In this interview, filmed exclusively at the World Stem Cell Summit (22-26 January, 2018, Miami, Florida), Amritha Jaishankar, Award Manager, Maryland Stem Cell Research Fund (MSCRF), discusses the organoid revolution.
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TEDCO Launches Next Generation Funding Program to Enhance Entrepreneurial Support

Pre-Seed Builder Fund aids in ongoing development of thriving start-ups in Maryland
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TEDCO launching fund to serve the young startups VCs often overlook

Maryland Technology Development Corp. is launching a new fund that will offer early stage investments of $50,000 to startups that may be overlooked by other funding organizations.
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Maryland could be a cybersecurity leader, here’s how

Historically, health care has spent fractions of a percent of its technology budget on security, a paltry proportion when compared to industries like finance that handle similarly sensitive data.
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TEDCO’s Rural Business Innovation Initiative Announces Second Pre-Seed Investment

TEDCO’s Rural Business Innovation Initiative (RBI2) announced its latest pre-seed investment in PaverGuide, Inc.—a structural base for paving systems designed to advance permeable pavements.
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New Director of TEDCO’s University Commercialization Fund Shares Vision for the Future

Under the new TEDCO 2.0 vision, MII is now poised to get even better, and Arti Santhanam, Ph.D. was recently appointed as the new MII Program Director to help make that happen.
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TEDCO portfolio company Sonavex Receives FDA 510(k) Clearance for EchoMark & EchoMark LP Tissue Markers

Sonavex, Inc., a announced today that it received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to market its EchoMark and EchoMark LP soft tissue markers.
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New Director of TEDCO’s University Commercialization Fund Shares Vision for the Future

Under the new TEDCO 2.0 vision, MII is now poised to get even better, and Arti Santhanam, Ph.D. was
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TDR: TEDCO grant to help fund stem cell research at Johns Hopkins Medicine

The grant will go toward Longeveron’s clinical trial examining the safety and efficacy of its
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Solomons Inventor and Entrepreneur Takes First Place at Crab Pot Pitch Contest

The Southern Maryland Innovation and Technology (SMIT) meetup and PaxSpace announced Lowell Cade, Founder of RYG Light LLC, as the first place winner of the Crab Pot Pitch Contest.
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TEDCO awards $7.1 million to 25 stem cell projects in Maryland

To date, more than $139 million has been committed to over 400 research projects in the state through the fund. Earlier this year, TEDCO awarded $1.1 million to four other stem cell projects. All fund-sponsored projects must be conducted in Maryland and involve human stem cells.
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