TEDCO Happenings

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

TEDCO's Builder Fund Speaker Series: Maximize Your Marketing Dollars and Expand Your Reach through Startup Partnerships

Attempting to build a brand, reach your entire target audience and master the art of marketing can be very overwhelming for a new business owner, or even for a more seasoned one. The most resourceful entrepreneurs DON’T GO IT ALONE, which applies as much to developing your marketing strategy as it does to building your team.

Maryland Stem Cell Research Commission Announces Funding Opportunities

The Maryland Stem Cell Research Commission (Commission) issued its Request for Applications (RFAs) for the first round of funding for fiscal year 2020. The deadline for applications is July 11, 2019. 

TEDCO's April 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. 

Baltimore’s Top 10 BioHealth Startup CEOs

New startup founders and CEOs draw on the experiences of fellow entrepreneurs in what has been dubbed, the Founders Network. Having a trusted support system for knowledge transfer and inspiration has been invaluable to many of these CEOs. TEDCO has been an important part of this resource network, facilitating monthly roundtables, mentorship, and advisory services, in addition to the various investment programs that have been the source of early capital for many of their ventures.

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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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On-Demand Home Renovation Leader Curbio Inc. Continues National Expansion with Houston Launch

Curbio Inc., headquartered in Maryland, the pre-sale home renovation specialist that’s rapidly
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Theraly Fibrosis Inc. Licenses Scarab Genomics’ Bacterial Production Technologies for its Pharmaceutical Program

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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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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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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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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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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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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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RackTop Systems Selected as a Finalist for SC Media’s 2019 Trust Award

RackTop’s flagship BrickStor CyberConverged platform for storage and security shortlisted as Best
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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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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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