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

New fund could create infrastructure for Md.’s innovation economy (could be housed at TEDCO)

Gov. Larry Hogan unveiled plans for a Maryland Technology Infrastructure Fund at his Opportunity Zone announcement last week. 

Cybersecurity firm Syncurity closes $2M Seed Round of institutional investment

Syncurity, a market leader in Security Orchestration, Automation and Response (SOAR), today announced the second and final close of its two million 2018 institutional investment round, with funding initially led by TEDCO. 

TEDCO's January Newsletter is available now

Stay up to date on current news at TEDCO, get an overview of our awards and programs, and learn about entrepreneurial opportunities happening in Maryland. 

Join us for TEDCO's Annual Entrepreneur Expo in 2019

The annual Entrepreneur Expo & Symposium brings together all of Maryland's various entrepreneurial resources across the State into one place at one time. The Expo draws 800+ of the region’s top entrepreneurs, business owners, angel and venture capital investors, legislators and influencers. 

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Viewpoint: Opportunity Zones May Spur Angel, VC Funding For Minority Entrepreneurs

Created as part of the tax bill passed by Congress in 2017, the opportunity zones initiative offers
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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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Baltimore Business Journal names 2019 CEO of the Year, Edward St John, and Power 10 honorees, to include TEDCO's George Davis

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RoosterBio's CEO, Margot Connor, named among top CEO's in Frederick County!

Pg. 54 RoosterBio - a TEDCO Portfolio Company
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The Johns Hopkins University, emocha Mobile Health Inc win CDC funding to study effect of financial incentives on addiction recovery

Emocha is a TEDCO MII portfolio company
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How BurnAlong, a TEDCO portfolio company, Is Pioneering a New Approach to Wellness (That Actually Sticks)

BurnAlong, a video and social motivation platform that helps people who struggle to achieve their
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TEDCO portfolio company Protenus to expand, move HQ to Brown's Wharf in Fells Point

The health data security company outgrows offices near Little Italy and moves to Fells Point
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Cybersecurity firm Syncurity closes $2M seed round of institutional investment

TEDCO portfolio company, Syncurity, closes $2M seed round funding
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New fund could create infrastructure for Md.’s innovation economy (could be housed at TEDCO)

Gov. Larry Hogan unveiled plans for a Maryland Technology Infrastructure Fund at his Opportunity
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Maryland still outpacing California among nation's best science, tech environments, report finds

The Milken report also made a nod to the Maryland Technology Development Corp., or TEDCO, which
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PGDx, a TEDCO portfolio company, signs a pair of partnerships as it looks to expand ‘kitted’ cancer tests

Personal Genome Diagnostics is starting off the year with news of a pair of partnership agreements
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These Three Pioneering Women in Bio Share Their Stories at First WIB HERStory Gala

Women In Bio (WIB) held their 1st annual HERStory Gala this past December
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Hogan is proposing legislation to invest $16 million in a new Maryland Technology Infrastructure Fund

The Maryland Technology Infrastructure Fund to be housed at TEDCO
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Money comes for Maryland tech startups

Maryland took a couple of big steps forward in 2018 toward becoming the sleeping tech startup giant
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MII Public Meeting Notice 1-10-19

* * PUBLIC MEETING NOTICE * * Maryland Innovation Initiative WHAT: The Maryland Technology
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Bricata: 15 Cybersecurity Statistics Summarizing the Intense Year the Community had in 2018

List of 15 cybersecurity statistics that summarize the year 2018 in review.
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TEDCO's McKeever Conwell featured in Chill Magazine

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Following $100M sale of Harpoon Medical, veteran health tech exec fund raises for new venture

Most of the angels who participated in ReGelTec's early funding round had also made money Harpoon
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Adaptive Phage Therapeutics Collaborates with Researchers at Yale University to Manufacture and Supply Therapeutic Bacteriophage

ADAPTIVE PHAGE THERAPEUTICS ENTERS INTO COLLABORATION AGREEMENT WITH RESEARCHERS AT YALE UNIVERSITY
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Leon Scientific Mechanically Mapping Living Cells in 3D

Leon Scientific Poised to Disrupt Microscopy Industry by Mechanically Mapping Living Cells in 3D
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Leadership Maryland graduates Class of 2018, to include TEDCO’s Marketing VP

Leadership Maryland graduated 50 members of the Class of 2018 who completed the professional
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Tammi Thomas Graduates from Leadership Maryland

TEDCO Vice President of Marketing and Ellicott City resident recognized at December 4 ceremony
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TEDCO Announces New Round of Pre-Seed Builder Fund Program Recipients

TEDCO announces its recent round of startups receiving funding and mentorship through the
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TEDCO Announces New Round of Pre-Seed Builder Fund Program Recipients

Fund aids in ongoing development of underserved start-up companies COLUMBIA, Md. (December 3, 2018)
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Maryland startup BitPlatter is bringing search and analytics tools to podcasts

The company created a platform transcribes podcast episodes 24 hours a day. Now it's looking to
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TEDCO unveils latest Builder Fund cohort

TEDCO will fund and support five Maryland startups as part of its Pre-Seed Builder Fund
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TEDCO CEO talks turkey about startups (via Maryland Chamber of Commerce)

Ask small business entrepreneurs what they’re thankful for this year and they’ll probably have two
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IBBR investigator to lead $3.9M NIH-funded project to develop next generation HIV-1 immunotherapy agents

IBBR researchers recently received $3.9 million from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to
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BurnAlong, a TEDCO portfolio company, raises $1.3M seed round, former IKEA executive and Md. investor join board

The startup offering streaming health and fitness classes is expanding in corporate wellness. Former
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What does Amazon's move mean for Maryland startups?

Amazon’s move to Arlington will drive a demand for talent and help bring more venture capital into a
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Here's what attendees at TEDCO's Entrepreneur Expo told Technically Baltimore about storytelling

How storytelling plays a part in the Baltimore startup community
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TEDCO Builder Fund Recognized through MD Chamber of Commerce

This program will “offer operational guidance and financial support to Maryland startups founded by
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AsclepiX Therapeutics Raises $5M in New Funding

MII portfolio company Asclepix Therapeutics raised over $5 million in new funding that will assist
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Another early winner picked by TEDCO’s Maryland Investment Initiative, this JHU-spinout continues to focus on its mission to treat vision loss

Baltimore biopharmaceutical company AsclepiX Therapeutics Inc. is developing therapies to target eye
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Maryland Stem Cell Research Fund's Seraxis publishes clinical trial considerations for a type 1 diabetes stem cell-derived therapy

SERAXIS Inc., a rapidly growing regenerative medicine company today announced the publication of
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Viela Bio’s Spinout Story Reveals A Roadmap for Growth Ahead

Viela Bio was featured this year at the TEDCO Entrepreneur Expo and Stem Cell Symposium as part of a
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Longeveron Wins $6.7 Million in Grant Funding, Including a $750,000 TEDCO Award

Longeveron LLC is a regenerative medicine company developing cellular solutions for aging-related
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Maryland’s World Leading Cell Therapy Industry Showcased at TEDCO’s Stem Cell Symposium & Entrepreneur Expo

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Stem Cell Commission Public Meeting Notice 11-5-18

* * PUBLIC MEETING NOTICE * * Maryland Stem Cell Research Commission WHAT: The Maryland Stem Cell
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Here’s how an AstraZeneca spinout deal gets done

Aaron Ren is the head of business development and operations at startup Viela Bio, a MedImmune Inc.
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MII Public Meeting Notice 11-8-18

* * PUBLIC MEETING NOTICE * * Maryland Innovation Initiative WHAT: The Maryland Technology
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Emerging Leader Attila Security Announces First Round of Funding

Oversubscribed round led by DataTribe, Bull City Ventures and TEDCO's Seed Fund
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Congratulations to Fall Ratcliffe Shore Hatchery Winners, especially TEDCO portfolio company ClearMask and Plum Dragon Herbs

TEDCO Portfolio companies ClearMask and Plum Dragon
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TEDCO Expo asks how Maryland can take the next step

Celebrating TEDCO's 20th year, the annual Entrepreneur Expo and Stem Cell Symposium focused Thursday
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TEDCO’s Builder Fund is closing the investment gap for more entrepreneurs

The program focuses on network-building to improve access to funding and other resources.
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Local Entrepreneurs Enter Shark Tank at Shore Hatchery

The Shore Hatchery here at Salisbury University has become one of the premiere opportunities for
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In the Trenches with TEDCO's George Davis and FITCI's Kathie Callahan Brady

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SBIR Proposal Lab seeks to help entrepreneurs seeking seed funding from the U.S. government

The program has a focus on supporting women-owned, disadvantaged and rural small businesses. OST
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Power Moves: A look at recent hiring and leadership changes around Baltimore’s tech community

News of a pair of moves on boards that fall under the umbrella of TEDCO was announced in recent
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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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