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

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Support for Maryland Entrepreneurs Impacted by COVID-19

For entrepreneurs impacted by our current health crisis, find more information from various resources ready to assist you. 

Stay healthy and be safe.

COVID-19 Impacts Maryland's Entrepreneurial Community: We are here to help

To our Maryland Entrepreneurial Community –  

We know that the coronavirus (COVID-19) is concerning for the community and will continue to grow in the coming days and weeks. The state of Maryland has taken proactive steps to minimize the impact to the community. We want you to know that TEDCO is changing our business operations; however, we will continue to support the entrepreneurial and economic development community during this challenging time. 

CourseArc is a digital content creation tool, offering online courses

TEDCO Portfolio Company Highlight: CourseArc
CourseArc is helping companies and schools that are having to make the switch to remote work. 

Working from home? Check out BurnAlong

During today’s health crisis, people are being told to work remote and stay home. Isolation brings health challenges.

With BurnAlong people get the health and wellness online programming they need, and – critically – the social motivation of friends, family, and co-workers to do it.

McAfee to acquire browser isolation company Light Point Security (a TEDCO portfolio company)

Some news out of this week’s RSA conference in San Francisco caught our attention back east: Iconic cybersecurity company McAfee announced plans to acquire Catonsville-based Light Point Security.

When the deal finalizes, Light Point Security cofounders Zuly Gonzalez and Beau Adkins are slated to move to California and join Santa Clara-based McAfee, the companies said. Terms were not disclosed.

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TEDCO Makes First Pre-Seed Rural Business Investment of 2020

in Omni Bioscienes, a Frederick-based minority women-owned biotech company COLUMBIA, Md. (April 3
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TEDCO portfolio companies, Emocha, Asclepix, and BurnAlong, highlighted in John Hopkins Technology Venture's news

Weekly team meetings at BurnAlong’s Baltimore-area headquarters always include a person leading the
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Curbio, a TEDCO Portfolio Company, Selected as Finalist for Maryland Tech Council's Emerging Technology Company of the Year Award

Curbio Inc., the leading pre-sale renovation company, is a finalist for Maryland Tech Council's
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Meet the seven people, including TEDCO's Linda Singh, who are helping Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan make coronavirus decisions

Dr. Linda Singh, interim executive director and CEO of TEDCO and a retired major general in the
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MSCRF Public Meeting Notice 3-16-2020

* * PUBLIC MEETING NOTICE * * WHAT: The Maryland Stem Cell Research Commission (Commission) will
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TEDCO portfolio company, BurnAlong, on Nasdaq's Business Rockstars

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Adaptive Phage Therapeutics, a TEDCO portfolio company, update: FDA Clears First Clinical Study for a Polymicrobial Phage Library-Based Treatment for Antibiotic-Resistant Infections

Adaptive Phage Therapeutics (APT), a clinical-stage biotechnology company founded to provide an
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Attila Security Receives Investment from Maryland Venture Fund

Attila Security Receives Investment from Maryland Venture Fund COLUMBIA, MARYLAND, March 9, 2020 -
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TEDCO's Entrepreneur Expo Winner of Maryland Economic Development Association Marketing Award

The 2020 MEDA Award winner in the Economic Development Marketing category is TEDCO’s Entrepreneur
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TEDCO’s Entrepreneur Expo Wins 2020 MEDA Economic Development Marketing Award

TEDCO’s Entrepreneur Expo has been chosen for the 2020 Economic Development Marketing Award from The
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TEDCO portfolio company InferCabulary app uses visuals, context clues to teach vocabulary words

A visual vocabulary-learning app that is looking to change the way students learn and comprehend
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MII Public Meeting Notice 3/12/2020

* * PUBLIC MEETING NOTICE * * Maryland Innovation Initiative WHAT: The Maryland Technology
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McAfee to acquire browser isolation company Light Point Security (a TEDCO portfolio company)

Some news out of this week’s RSA conference in San Francisco caught our attention back east: Iconic
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InferCabulary, a TEDCO portfolio company, receives USM Maryland Momentum Fund $250K investment

InferCabulary, a Towson University Incubator-based education technology startup created to help
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Light Point Security, TEDCO Portfolio Company, acquired by McAfee to Extend MVISION Unified Cloud Edge (UCE) Capabilities for Secure Access Service Edge (SASE)

McAfee, the device-to-cloud cybersecurity company, today announced it has entered into a definitive
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Morgan State University 2020 Magazine

Volume 2020
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Arti Santhanam, Ph.D. Chosen for Leadership Maryland Class of 2020

TEDCO Executive Director of the Maryland Innovation Initiative and Ellicott City resident one of 52
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Maryland Venture Fund Authority Public Meeting Notice 3/3/2020

* * PUBLIC MEETING NOTICE * * Maryland Venture Fund Authority WHAT: The Maryland Technology
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TEDCO MII Awardee Russell Taylor one of two from The Johns Hopkins University named to National Academy of Engineering

Computer scientist Russell Taylor and chemical and biomolecular engineer Yannis Kevrekidis are among
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TEDCO Portfolio Company, Adaptive Phage Therpeutics' CEO, Greg Merrill, speaks on NPR

Enter a new treatment called 'phage therapy' and Greg Merril, CEO and co-founder of Adaptive Phage
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Sensing an opportunity to improve wind energy: TEDCO's Maryland Innovation Initiative and bwtech help UMBC faculty commercialize their research

A unique feature of the MII program is the introduction of university “site miners” to facilitate
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Fighting Acne: A New Approach Sourced From Viruses

IBBR receives TEDCO MII Funding
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Linshom Announces FDA Clearance of the Linshom Respiratory Monitoring Device (LRMD)

Linshom announced today U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) 510(k) clearance of the company’s
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InferCabulary, a TEDCO portfolio company, won the LearnLaunch 2020 Pitch Competition

The visual vocabulary tool was awarded $25,000 in Google credit in recognition of its innovative
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Theraly Fibrosis, a TEDCO portfolio company, awarded $3.9 Million SBIR Phase II grant to support the development of TLY012 for Chronic Pancreatitis

Theraly Fibrosis, a preclinical-stage biotechnology company focused on development and
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Datakwip, Frederick-based Company, Internationally Recognized as a Top 50 Startup Working in Construction Technology

Datakwip, a building analytics software company in Frederick, Maryland, was internationally
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Appointments made for the Maryland Venture Fund Authority

TEDCO’s venture fund now open for investing COLUMBIA, Md. (January 23, 2020)—TEDCO, Maryland’s
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TEDCO's Linda Singh adds another post-retirement job as Towson U leader-in-residence

Retired Maj. Gen. Linda L. Singh, former adjutant general of the Maryland National Guard, has joined
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6 People in the BioHealth Capital Region You Should Know In 2020 (to include TEDCO's Linda Singh)

Retired Major General Linda Singh was just appointed as interim Executive Director/Chief Executive
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New Nanoparticle Therapy Appears More Effective Than Standard Therapy at Treating Aggressive Breast Cancer

Experimental Nanoformulation Outperforms FDA-Approved Treatment for Metastatic Breast Cancer
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The United States Of Venture Capital: The Most Active VC In Each State (including TEDCO's Maryland Venture Fund)

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Industry-leading companies & experts, to include TEDCO thought leaders, are presenting at the Phacilitate World Stem Cell Summit

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Maryland Military Leader and Global Management Consulting Executive Linda Singh Joins TEDCO

As TEDCO Expands Its Executive Search COLUMBIA, Md. (January 8, 2020)—TEDCO, Maryland’s investment
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TEDCO reopens apps for Maryland startup funding

Maryland Technology Development Corporation (TEDCO) is once again accepting applications from
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TEDCO’s Maryland Innovation Initiative Infuses $2.63M in New Round of Projects

New technology commercialization projects and spin-outs funded COLUMBIA, Md. (January 8, 2020)—TEDCO
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Adaptive Phage gets $10M from DoD for antibacterial phage therapies

The company is developing phage-based therapies designed to target specific bacteria strains, as
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MSCRF Public Meeting Notice 1-14-2020

* * PUBLIC MEETING NOTICE * * Maryland Stem Cell Research Commission WHAT: The Maryland Stem Cell
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Applications Now Open for TEDCO’s Investment Funds

including the pre-seed funds, seed fund and venture fund COLUMBIA, Md. (January 3, 2020)—TEDCO
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MII Public Meeting Notice 01/09/2020

* * PUBLIC MEETING NOTICE * * Maryland Innovation Initiative WHAT: The Maryland Technology
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TEDCO, NIST give four companies funding

The Maryland Technology Development Corp. and the National Institute of Standards and Technology
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TEDCO and NIST Award $448,000 Through N-STEP

The NIST Science and Technology Entrepreneurship Program (N-STEP) Commercializes NIST Research
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RoosterBio, a TEDCO portfolio company, expands facility for second time in 2019

Project will support the increasing global need for “off-the-shelf” cell banks and hMSC bioprocess
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HeMemics Biotechnologies, Inc, a Rockville-based TEDCO portfolio company, received a $2.5 million investment from AMVI Partners

Hememics Biotechnologies Inc. plans to use the investment from AMVI Partners to begin clinical
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TEDCO Portfolio Company, CoapTech, in the news

'It was a life saver': New London developed device for feeding tube insertions is a world first
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Machfu, a TEDCO portfolio company, raises $3.75 million to accelerate industrial IoT

CSL Ventures, Blu Ventures, Texas Ventures and Texas Halo Fund lead investment in Machfu’s
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TEDCO Announces New Members to Board of Directors

Governor Hogan appoints Kathie Callahan Brady and Chung Hei Sing COLUMBIA, Md. (December 11, 2019)
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CIRM (California Institute for Regenerative Medicine) features Elixirgen Scientific on their blog

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MaxCyte and KSQ Therapeutics announce development & commercialization agreement to enable the advancement of KSQ’s Adoptive Cell Therapy Programs

MaxCyte, the global cell-based therapies and life sciences company, and KSQ Therapeutics, a
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Congratulations to Carolyn Yarina of Sisu Global for being named one of Forbes Under 30 for health care!

This year, Yarina's company, Sisu Global, launched its first product designed to tackle the problem
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Hackensack Meridian Health Invests in Adaptive Phage Therapeutics, Aiming to Kill 'Superbugs' as Part of Bear's Den Innovation Program

Hackensack Meridian Health has invested in the clinical-stage biotechnology company Adaptive Phage
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