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

TEDCO Presents: Navigating The Fascinating Legal World Of IP Strategy

The legal landscape can be one of the most difficult territories for any company to navigate. Nowhere is this more true than when it comes to managing your intangible assets, your Intellectual Property (IP). For many tech companies, their IP is more valuable than anything else the company holds. 

Maryland Stem Cell Research Commission Announces $6.6 Million in Stem Cell Program Awards

The Maryland Stem Cell Research Commission (Commission) has approved funding to its second round of 2019 recipients for a total of $6,622,673.63. The Commission has also issued its Request for Applications (RFAs) for its first round of funding for fiscal year 2020. 

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Become one of our exhibitors or sponsors at the 2019 TEDCO Entrepreneur Expo!

Join us for TEDCO's Annual Entrepreneur Expo on October 29th

The annual Entrepreneur Expo brings together all of Maryland's various entrepreneurial resources across the State into one place at one time. The Expo draws 900+ of the region’s top entrepreneurs, business owners, angel and venture capital investors, legislators and influencers. 

TEDCO's May Newsletter is now available

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. 

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Maryland Stem Cell Research Commission Announces Funding Opportunities

Maryland Stem Cell Research Commission Announces Funding Opportunities for stem cell research
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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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Airgility's drone, a TEDCO Maryland Innovation Initiative company, could potentially save your life in a mass casualty situation

A drone could potentially save your life in a mass casualty situation, thanks to a Maryland-based
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TEDCO Portfolio Company, NEXTSTEP ROBOTICS Receives $600,000 In Second Funding Round

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Mindoula Health, Inc., a TEDCO/ Maryland Venture Fund portfolio company, raising $4.25 million

Silver Spring's Mindoula Health Inc. is raising $4.25 million.
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Maryland Stem Cell Research Commission Announces $6.6 Million in Stem Cell Program Awards

Maryland Stem Cell Research Commission Announces $6.6 Million in Stem Cell Program Awards Request
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TEDCO awards $6.6M in stem cell funding to 24 researchers, startups (via the Maryland Stem Cell Research Fund Commission)

Maryland Technology Development Corp. has doled out $6.6 million in funding awards to companies and
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Attila Security, a TEDCO portfolio company, now listed by the National Information Assurance Partnership (NIAP)

Attila Security, a trusted leader of cyber security solutions for government agencies and commercial
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MII Public Meeting Notice 5-14-2019

* * PUBLIC MEETING NOTICE * * Maryland Innovation Initiative WHAT: The Maryland Technology
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Osmosis's Co-Founder, Shiv Gaglani gives a TEDx Talk (A TEDCO Portfolio Company)

TEDx Talk about Osmosis's origin and vision
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TEDCO portfolio company, LifeSprout, in Science magazine

A new injectable gel could help repair damaged soft tissues.
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Howard’s ScholarMe gets TEDCO funds

The Maryland Technology Development Corp. (TEDCO) announced the second round of startups receiving
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Medical device startup CoapTech, LLC has gained clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for its first product (a TEDCO and University of Maryland, Baltimore company)

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BioFactura, Inc., a TEDCO portfolio company, raises $6M Series B

University of Vermont Health Network Ventures and Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati Invest in
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A significant milestone for a great TEDCO MII portfolio company - CoapTech (gets FDA clearance for PUMA-G System)

CoapTech LLC, a medical device company focused on delivering transformative solutions for minimally
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Pioneering Breakthrough: Unmanned Aircraft Delivers Organ for Successful Kidney Transplant in Maryland

Funded by the Maryland Innovation Initiative Fund
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TEDCO funds three more 'economically disadvantaged' Maryland startups

Maryland Technology Development Corp. will give up to $50,000 in funding to three startup companies
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TEDCO Funds 3 Firms Founded by Disadvantaged Entrepreneurs

Three startups received funding this week from a TEDCO fund designed to help firms founded by
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MSCRF Public Meeting Notice 5-6-2019

* * PUBLIC MEETING NOTICE * * Maryland Stem Cell Research Commission WHAT: The Maryland Stem Cell
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TEDCO Announces Second Round of Startups Receiving Pre-Seed Builder Funds

Program Supports Socially or Economically Disadvantaged and Diverse Entrepreneurs in Maryland
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TEDCO Helps to Create Over 60 Jobs Through Salisbury University Competitions

Shore Hatchery and Student Entrepreneurship Business Competitions Yield High Results from 2013 to
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Paragon acquisition gives a jolt to Md. biotech industry

Monday the firm announced that it had agreed to be acquired by Catalent Biologics in a more than $1
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Remodelmate, TEDCO Portfolio Company, Closes $525K Seed Round

Home remodeling marketplace remodelmate announced today they raised a $525,000 seed round led by
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TEDCO Builder Fund’s Remodelmate closes first investment round, raising $525K

A startup that came in at number 8 on Technical.ly DC’s 2018 realLIST just closed on its first
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10 BioHealth Start-Up CEOs in Baltimore

New startup founders and CEOs draw on the experiences of fellow entrepreneurs in what has been
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ClearMask, TEDCO Portfolio Company, featured on WMAR-2 News Baltimore

Two Johns Hopkins University are reinventing the surgical mask to make quality health care
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Entrepreneurship Center Accepting Applications for F3 Tech Pre-Accelerator

F3 (Farm-Fish-Food) Tech – an initiative of the Eastern Shore Entrepreneurship Center – is now
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VoiceVibes, a TEDCO portfolio company, uses AI to automate the process of polishing speech

Founder Debra Bond Cancro on the company's algorithms and approach: "The idea of giving people
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This group is where women leading startups learn from each other

The monthly meetings of TEDCO's Women's Executive Leadership Roundtable help execs deal with
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Ellen Ambrose’s path to Fells Point’s Protenus, a TEDCO portfolio company

Ambrose talks about moving from academia to a tech company, and taking on a leadership role.
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BurnAlong, a TEDCO portfolio company, raises $1.5M, moves to new offices in Pikesville

The startup is looking to offer its streaming health and fitness classes to organizations for use by
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Vixiar Medical Raises $1.5 Million in Additional Financing

Vixiar Medical, Inc., a privately held Maryland company dedicated to the development of non-invasive
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Johns Hopkins spinout and TEDCO portfolio company Vixiar gets $1.5M for tablet-based cardiac measurement system

Vixiar's system measures left ventricle end-diastolic volume by walking the patient through a
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Check out Sisu Global Health on the 60 Minutes segment featuring the Rise of the Rest. Congrats to Carolyn Yarina and the team! (A TEDCO portfolio company)

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TEDCO portfolio company remodelmate announces nationwide project financing partnership with SoFi

This partnership will allow remodelmate customers to apply for financing through SoFi for home
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Congrats to the inaugural Bisciotti Foundation Translational Fund awardees, especially Dr. Tian-Li Wang and Dr. Edward James Wright III (TEDCO MII alumni)

Four Johns Hopkins professors received grants through a fund created to help faculty put their
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Sonavex receives FDA clearance for blood flow monitoring technology

The clearance for EchoSure marks the second regulatory approval for a product from the Canton-based
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TEDCO generated $1.6B in economic benefits in 2018, study shows

An independent study released Wednesday shows The Maryland Technology Development Corporation (TEDCO
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TEDCO Generates $1.6 Billion in Economic Benefits to the State of Maryland and Supports 7,746 Maryland Jobs, According to New Independent Study

COLUMBIA, Md. (March 6, 2019) — The Maryland Technology Development Corporation (TEDCO), Maryland’s
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Howard County-based RackTop Systems raises $15 million

RackTop Systems, a nine-year-old Howard County developer of secure systems used for storing data,
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MII Public Meeting Notice 3-14-19

* * PUBLIC MEETING NOTICE * * Maryland Innovation Initiative WHAT: The Maryland Technology
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Your Location Data Is Being Sold—Often Without Your Knowledge

TrackOFF CEO talks with the WSJ about companies selling your data
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Gilead’s Kite pens 10-target CAR-T tech deal with MaxCyte, Inc., a TEDCO portfolio company

MaxCyte thinks the technology will shorten and simplify the CAR-T production process.
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MSCRF Public Meeting Notice 3-4-2019

* * PUBLIC MEETING NOTICE * * Maryland Stem Cell Research Commission WHAT: The Maryland Stem Cell
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RoosterBio, a TEDCO portfolio company, announces plans to expand facility in Frederick, MD

FREDERICK, Md. (PRWEB) February 20, 2019 RoosterBio, Inc, a privately held regenerative medicine
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TEDCO Creates Task Force to Support Women Entrepreneurs in Maryland

Columbia, Md., February 22, 2019 — The Maryland Technology Development Corporation (TEDCO) announced
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TEDCO Portfolio Company Update: Light Point Security Reveals Most Flexible Browser Isolation Platform with the Release of its Clientless Version

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WIB-Capital Region Spotlight: Amritha Jaishankar

TEDCO's Amritha Jaishankar spotlight from WIB-Capital Region
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Maryland tech, university leaders rally for $16M fund to boost life sciences, cybersecurity

Gov. Larry Hogan has allotted $16 million in initial funding to support the program, which would be
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