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TEDCO 2019 Legislative Testimony

TEDCO Creates Task Force to Support Women Entrepreneurs in Maryland

TEDCO announces the formation of the Task Force for Women Entrepreneurs. The task force will be dedicated to the recruitment, funding, and operational support of women-owned and-led startups in Maryland. 

TEDCO's February 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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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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A Gaithersburg biotech, Antidote Therapeutics Inc., is raising millions to treat nicotine-related diseases — and help smokers quit

The clinical-stage company is developing a drug that would diminish the effects of nicotine in the
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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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TEDCO Portfolio Company Update: VitusVet, eying growth, hires OrderUp cofounder as COO

Jason Kwicien is joining the Columbia-based pet health IT company's leadership team
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TEDCO's CEO, George Davis, featured as an Influential Marylander

The Daily Record's Influential Marylander's of 2019
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RoosterBio Inc.'s CEO, Margot Connor, named among top CEO's in Frederick County area!

RoosterBio Inc.'s CEO, Margot Connor, named among top CEO's in Frederick County
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Freestate Optics’ first product, Plate Vision, won Collegiate Baseball’s Best of Show

Freestate Optics is a TEDCO Maryland Innovation Initiative portfolio company.
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Light Point Security (a TEDCO portfolio company) commissioned research shows extent of web browser-based cyber threats

One data point: 60 percent of organizations surveyed had systems infected with malware via web
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Protenus, a TEDCO portfolio company, was named 2019 KLAS Category Leader in the Patient Privacy Monitoring category in the 2019 Best in KLAS: Software & Services report.

Protenus, the healthcare compliance analytics platform that protects patient privacy for the nation
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Syncurity, a TEDCO portfolio company, partners with SentinelOne to accelerate security operations teams in alert triage and incident response.

Syncurity, a market leader in Security Orchestration, Automation and Response (SOAR), and
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Maryland Business Organizations Collaborate to Present Maryland Cyber Day In April

Maryland Cyber Day to be held on April 11, 2019 at the Maryland Live! Hotel in Hanover, MD
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This TEDCO group wants to make Maryland 'the gateway' for stem cell companies

TEDCO’s Maryland Stem Cell Research Fund is working to attract more companies from all over the
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Maryland Stem Cell Research Fund launches new website to better serve  the stem cell community

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Maryland Stem Cell Research Fund launches new website to better serve the stem
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RoosterBio Inc., a TEDCO portfolio company, launches large-scale hMSC banks to simplify & streamline biomanufacturing

RoosterBio Inc. announces the launch of RoosterBank™-hBM-100M-XF, a closed-system xeno-free (XF)
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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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Hopkins researchers, using emocha Mobile Health Inc.’s app, to study whether financial rewards, video monitoring can help opioid addiction treatment

Awarded $2.1M by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
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Phacilitate Leaders World and World Stem Cell Summit Announce New Updates: Visionary Speakers, Programs and Agenda

One of the speakers: Dr. Dan Gincel, Vice President for University Partnerships / Executive Director
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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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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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How BurnAlong, a TEDCO portfolio company, Is Pioneering a New Approach to Wellness (That Actually Sticks)

This widespread adoption is a reflection of BurnAlong's remarkable engagement. "Engagement in
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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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TEDCO's McKeever Conwell featured in Chill Magazine

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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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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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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 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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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 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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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