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2014

Interest in the Maryland Stem Cell Research Fund at an All-Time High

Hundreds of Maryland’s Top Entrepreneurs and Regional Business Leaders Attend TEDCO’s E2E: Entrepreneurs Inspiring Entrepreneurs Expo

TEDCO Invests $1.5 Million in 15 Maryland Startups

TEDCO Launches New Executive Exchange Program

Maryland Stem Cell Research Commission Announces Funding Opportunities and Annual Symposium Keynote Speaker

Startup Maryland and TEDCO Team to Celebrate Innovation and Entrepreneurships

TEDCO to Host 2014 Entrepreneur Expo “E2E: Entrepreneurs Inspiring Entrepreneurs” Nov. 12

TEDCO Announces State Support for First Dedicated Cybersecurity Fund

Maryland Innovation Initiative Awards Over $6.4 Million to 67 Commercialization Projects

Veterans’ Opportunity Fund Makes First Investment

Innovative Maryland Businesses Honored at 14th Annual Incubator Company of the Year Awards

Winners of Third Annual Ice Awards Announced

Maryland Stem Cell Research Commission Funds 31 New Research Proposals 

TEDCO Announces Winners of Fourth Annual ICE Awards

Finalists Selected for 14th Annual Maryland  Incubator Company of the Year Awards

TEDCO Announces State Support for its  Rural Business Innovation Initiative

Finalists Selected for TEDCO’s Fourth Annual ICE Awards

TEDCO Selects Neil Davis, Former Emerging Technology Centers Executive, as Director of Entrepreneurial Development

Tips for Working with the MERL or any Adviser

Breast Cancer Business Plan Challenge Winners Announced; TEDCO and MERL Participate

Maryland Entrepreneur List Success Story

Maryland Stem Cell Research Commission Receives High Number of Applications for Funding Consideration


2013

Going from no to yes: Investors offer advice for landing cash
Indeed, if an investor turns down your request for funding, don’t take it personally, said Randy Domolky, managing director of TEDCO Capital Partners.

Sourcefire founder’s 3 secrets to a successful business
Martin Roesch, founder of Sourcefire, addressed attendees on Monday at the Maryland Technology Development Corp.’s Entrepreneurs Inspiring Entrepreneurs Expo.

TEDCO Capital Partners raising $30M to invest in veteran-owned businesses

Commercialization Workshop: From IP to Start-Up Funding November 21, 2013

TEDCO to Host 2013 Entrepreneur Expo “E2E: Entrepreneurs Inspiring Entrepreneurs” on Nov. 18
Sourcefire founder Martin Roesch and 500 Startups mentor Paul Singh to be keynote speakers, and 2013 Entrepreneur Expo agenda announced

Hopkins Accelerator Aims to Give Start-Ups A Jump Start
FastForward facility is part of university’s entrepreneurship push

From Lab to Market: TEDCO Program Awards Nearly $3M In Grants
The Maryland Innovation Initiative has awarded about $2.7 million since Jan. to 26 research teams and technology companies in the state to help them commercialize their products, the Maryland Technology Development Corp. said Wednesday.

TEDCO RBI2 LOWER SHORE SHOWCASE
You are invited to attend the TEDCO RBI2 LOWER SHORE SHOWCASE Wednesday, June 19, 2013 Wor-Wic Community College, room HC 302 9:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Learn about TEDCO’s Rural Business Innovation Initiative (RBI2) program. Hear presentations by companies in your region who have received TEDCO assistance. Find out how

Driving Tech Transfer: A Conversation with Jennifer Hammaker, Program Manager, TEDCO’s Maryland Innovation Initiative

Baltimore SmartCEO Announces the 2013 VOLTAGE Award Finalists

Magpie Sensing Receives $75,000 from TEDCO to Test Innovative Cold Chain Analytics System with Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene

Maryland Stem Cell Research Commission Receives High Number of Applications for Funding Consideration

Maryland Innovation Initiative Invests In Biomedical Projects

DCtonians People in the Greater DC area who inspire me & reflect the new, creative, tech (Greater) DC interviews Robert Rosenbaum
February 13, 2013

Progress and Promise: The State of Stem Cell Research In Maryland

TEDCO Realigns Core Investment Programs

On Leadership: State of the Start-up: A Conversation with TEDCO President Rob Rosenbaum

Don’t Miss the Maryland 2012 Entrepreneur Expo

Foodem Secures $75k From TEDCO To Bring Its Technology To the Marketplace

The Interview: Rosenbaum building a more entrepreneurial TEDCO

Interest in the Maryland Stem Cell Research Fund at an All-Time High as Commission Receives 240 Letters of Intent from Universities, Research Institutions, Hospitals and 16 Companies
Strength and promise of the program will be on full-display at the 7th Annual Maryland Stem Cell Research Symposium on Dec. 2 at the Silver Spring Civic Center

Innovative Maryland Businesses Honored at 14th Annual Incubator Company of the Year Awards
Allovue; Citelighter Inc.; Keffa Coffee; Light Point Security; Ntensify; Rehabtics and SOL VISTA recognized

Winners of Third Annual Ice Awards Announced
Winners chosen for distinction in Innovation, Corporate excellence and Entrepreneurship

Maryland Stem Cell Research Commission Funds 31 New Research Proposals
Awards address diseases and conditions such as diabetes, vascular disease, schizophrenia, sickle cell anemia, chronic pain, Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, osteoarthritis, depression, autism,
and epilepsy

Towson University Commercializes a TEDCO-Supported Technology to Aid the Blind
Towson University has launched its first commercialization with SoundsRight, a sounds CAPTCHA which received a patent and has been licensed to two organizations. CAPTCHAs are the security features with distorted letters that ask users to retype them to assure a website that users are not automated bots. A visual CAPTCHA

TEDCO Announces Winners of Fourth Annual ICE Awards
Winners chosen for distinction in Innovation, Corporate excellence and Entrepreneurship

Finalists Selected for 14th Annual Maryland Incubator Company of the Year Awards
22 Finalists Chosen from Maryland’s Incubators; Winners to be Announced at Awards Ceremony on June 10

TEDCO Announces State Support for its Rural Business Innovation Initiative
Successful RBI2 program, which provides assistance to rural start-ups, receives $500,000 in State funding for Fiscal Year 2015

Finalists Selected for TEDCO’s Fourth Annual ICE Awards
Nine chosen for excellence in Innovation, Corporate
Excellence and Entrepreneurship

TEDCO Selects Neil Davis, Former Emerging Technology Centers Executive, as Director of Entrepreneurial Development
COLUMBIA, Md. (March 5, 2014) – The Maryland Technology Development Corporation (TEDCO) welcomes entrepreneur and business development expert Neil R. Davis who will serve as director of entrepreneurial development.

Tips for Working with the MERL or any Adviser
Successful entrepreneurs quickly realize that they do not possess all of the skills and experience required to grow their company, but rather need access to additional expertise. Without a full management team in place, these entrepreneurs look to a diverse team of advisers to help them through the formative stages

Breast Cancer Business Plan Challenge Winners Announced; TEDCO and MERL Participate
Business Plan winners of Cancer Challenge were announced March 5 at the National Cancer Institute (NCI)’s Rockville Campus.  The Avon Foundation, the Center for Advancing Innovation (CAI), and the National Institute of Health’s NCI created the first business plan and start-up challenge to transfer technology from their institutions.  Stephen Auvil,

Maryland Entrepreneur List Success Story
The Maryland Entrepreneurs Resource List (MERL) started in 2012 and has had some recent success in providing leadership to early stage companies. One example is Ocular Proteomics, LLC, OPL. [READ MORE LINK.] Joshua Hines, business director for OPL, has contacted several MERL members.  Joshua found two MERL members, Michael David and

Maryland Stem Cell Research Commission Receives High Number of Applications for Funding Consideration
Commission receives 151 applications, including proposals ready for clinical and pre-clinical trials COLUMBIA, Md. (Feb. 4, 2014) – The Maryland Stem Cell Research Commission (Commission) has received 151 applications in response to its four 2014 Requests for Applications (RFAs). Over its eight-year history, the Maryland Stem Cell Research Fund (MSCRF)

Study Finds TEDCO Supports more than $565.9 Million in Economic Contributions and 2,835 Jobs in the State of Maryland Annually
Independent third-party economic development study conducted by Battelle Technology Partnership Practice analyzes economic impact of the Maryland Technology Development Corporation

TEDCO Invests $1.3 Million in 13 Maryland Startups
Organization awards funding through the Technology Commercialization Fund

Maryland Stem Cell Research Commission Presents Sixth Annual Maryland Stem Cell Research Symposium in Baltimore
Symposium brings together Maryland’s stem cell research community to discuss latest research projects and findings with the public.

TEDCO’s Rural Business Innovation Initiative Adds New Ambassador for Mid and Upper Eastern Shore Regions
Mark Greene, a leading business development expert, will serve as mentor for tech-driven small businesses and start-ups located in Talbot, Caroline, Queen Anne’s and Kent Counties.

Maryland Stem Cell Research Commission Hosts Sickle Cell Summit
Summit brings together patients, researchers, legislators and physicians to learn about the latest research, treatment and prevention for sickle cell disease. Commission also announces 2014 Request for Applications.

MERL Article from the TEDCO Newsletter September 2013
Maryland Entrepreneur Resource List Activities The Maryland Entrepreneur Resource List, MERL, began in January 2012 as a way to establish a group of experienced business people to mentor start-up companies in Maryland.  It further more provides the seasoned entrepreneurs a group where they can network among themselves and find common

The Propel Baltimore Fund Invests in Social Toaster and Woofound
COLUMBIA, Md. (Aug. 12, 2013) Social Toaster and Woofound each receive $200,000 from the fund that supports entrepreneurs and start-up companies in Baltimore City.

TEDCO Invests More Than $1.1 Million in 14 Maryland Startups
COLUMBIA, Md. (July 22, 2013) – The Maryland Technology Development Corporation (TEDCO) announced today that 14 companies have received a total of $1,109,990 in funding from the organization’s Technology Commercialization Fund (TCF), formally the Maryland Technology Transfer and Commercialization Fund, since Sept. 2012.

Maryland Stem Cell Research Commission Elects New Chair, Vice Chair
COLUMBIA, Md. (July 19, 2013) – The Maryland Stem Cell Research Commission (Commission) today announced that it has elected Rabbi Avram Israel Reisner as chair and Dr. David Mosser as vice chair.

21/2 Minutes with TEDCO Executive Director Rob Rosenbaum
COLUMBIA, MD (July 5th, 2013) “I’ve brought much more of an entrepreneur culture to TEDCO. It had vestiges of acting like a state-funded organization, which it was and still is. But I’ve brought much more of a pure entrepreneurial focus and have gotten the team to think about how we can incorporate and include more private sector involvement rather than just relying on state funding”.

MII To Host Meeting of Its Board of Directors
Created by the General Assembly and administered by TEDCO, the MII promotes the commercialization of research conducted in five qualifying Maryland universities.

Maryland Innovation Initiative Awards Nearly $3 Million to 29 Research Projects
Research universities and start-up companies receive funds to further develop technologies in the fields of therapeutic, software, medical, mobile and online technologies COLUMBIA, Md. (June 25, 2013) – The Maryland Innovation Initiative (MII), which accelerates commercialization and technology transfer from university labs to start-up companies, announced it has awarded $2,960,466

Outstanding Maryland Businesses Honored at 13th Annual Incubator of the Year Awards
COLUMBIA, Md. (June 13, 2013) – The Maryland Technology Development Corporation (TEDCO), Lonza Group LTD, McGladrey LLP, Millennial Media, Saul Ewing LLP, the Maryland Department of Business and Economic Development (DBED) and the BioMaryland Center announced the winners of the 13th annual Incubator Company of the Year Awards Thursday evening at the American Visionary Arts Museum in Baltimore, Md

Maryland Stem Cell Research Commission Funds 31 New Research Proposals in FY 2013
Awards address many debilitating diseases; include pre-clinical research and a clinical trial

Finalists Selected for TEDCO’s Third Annual ICE Awards
Nine local finalists chosen for excellence in Innovation, Corporate excellence and Entrepreneurship COLUMBIA, Md. (May 7, 2013) – The Maryland Technology Development Corporation (TEDCO) announced today that nine finalists have been selected in the organization’s third annual ICE Awards. The awards program, which stands for Innovation, Corporate excellence and Entrepreneurship, will recognize outstanding businesses

Finalists Selected for TEDCO’s Third Annual ICE Awards
Nine local finalists chosen for excellence in Innovation, Corporate excellence and Entrepreneurship

Finalists Selected for 13th Annual Maryland Incubator Company of the Year Awards
COLUMBIA, Md. (April 24, 2013) – The Maryland Technology Development Corporation (TEDCO), Lonza Group LTD, McGladrey LLP, Millennial Media, Saul Ewing LLP, the Maryland Department of Business and Economic Development (DBED) and the Maryland Biotechnology Center announced today 23 finalists for the 13th Annual Maryland Incubator Company of the Year Awards.

TEDCO Hires Christopher College to Serve as Managing Partner for Newly Created TEDCO Capital Partners
COLUMBIA, Md. (Apr. 9, 2013) – The Maryland Technology Development Corporation (TEDCO) has hired Christopher College to serve as managing partner for the recently established TEDCO Capital Partners. This new extension of TEDCO will be responsible for managing the organization’s family of venture capital funds, which were announced in January

TEDCO and The Abell Foundation Announce First Propel Baltimore Fund Award
COLUMBIA, Md. (April 2, 2013) – Music teachers and aspiring musicians across the world will benefit from Propel Baltimore’s first investment. The Maryland Technology Development Corporation (TEDCO), in collaboration with The Abell Foundation and the France-Merrick Foundation, announced that Bandhappy, a new music marketplace that connects teachers and students in a one-of-a-kind music community, is the first company to receive an award from the Propel Baltimore Fund.

Maryland Stem Cell Research Commission Receives High Number of Applications for Funding Consideration
COLUMBIA, MD (Feb. 11, 2013) – The Maryland Stem Cell Research Commission (Commission) has received 171 applications in response to its four 2013 Requests for Applications (RFAs). Over its seven-year history, the Maryland Stem Cell Research Fund (MSCRF) has maintained a high level of interest from the scientific community, and this year’s response is no exception.

TEDCO’s Rural Business Innovation Initiative Adds Adviser to Northeastern Maryland
Debbie Grosh serves as mentor for tech-driven small businesses and start-ups in Carroll, Harford and Cecil counties.

Maryland Innovation Initiative Awards Funding to First Three Research Projects
Orthopedic company and two Johns Hopkins researchers awarded nearly $300,000
to bring innovative medical devices to market

Chesapeake Crescent Initiative and TEDCO Forming Regional Innovation Fund For Start-Ups
A new $50 million investment fund will provide seed capital to launch new businesses that use technologies from government and university research labs in the Maryland, Virginia, Delaware and the District of Columbia.

Entrepreneur Expo Selected as Featured Event for Global Entrepreneurship Week
The Maryland Technology Development Corporation (TEDCO) along with partner organizations is proud to announce that its 2012 Entrepreneur Expo: Transforming the Way We Do Business, has been selected as a featured event as part of Global Entrepreneurship Week – one of only 11 featured events in the country and the only in Maryland to be formally recognized.

Maryland Stem Cell Research Fund Receives National Economic Development Award
The Maryland Stem Cell Research Commission (Commission) announced today that it has received the 2012 Excellence in Technology-Based Economic Development (TBED) Award from the State Science and Technology Institute (SSTI). This award, presented at SSTI’s 16th annual conference in Atlanta, recognizes the Maryland Stem Cell Research Fund (MSCRF) programs for providing competitive grants to public and private entities, advancing cutting-edge research and technology, leveraging state funds, and developing strong economic growth in the life sciences sector.

Maryland Innovation Initiative Announces Board Chair and Vice Chair, Program Manager, Two New Programs
The Maryland Innovation Initiative (MII), which facilitates technology transfer from university labs to start-up companies, announced today that, following a meeting last week, its board of directors elected Robert Hallenbeck as chair and Patrick O’Shea as vice chair. The MII board also announced the inception of two new programs that will provide funding to support the commercialization of technologies at five qualifying Maryland universities, and introduced its new Program Manager, Jennifer Hammaker.

TEDCO and Partner Organizations to Host 2012 Entrepreneur Expo: Transforming the Way We Do Business on Nov. 13
The Maryland Technology Development Corporation (TEDCO) announced today that it has partnered with key organizations and stakeholders to host the second annual Entrepreneur Expo, “Transforming the Way We Do Business” on Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2012, at the BWI Airport Marriott in Linthicum Heights, Md. Coinciding with Global Entrepreneurship Week, which includes worldwide activities in recognition of the entrepreneurial spirit, TEDCO and partner organizations will host this large-scale Expo, featuring dynamic conference programming for beginner to experienced entrepreneurs.

“Pitch Across Maryland” to Celebrate Maryland Startups, Entrepreneurship and Innovation
Tour to Roll Through State in September Everywhere, Md. (UPDATED September 18, 2012) – Free State startups (and those who love them) are invited to Pitch Across Maryland, a state-wide bus startup tour and business pitch competition, organized by Startup Maryland, September 11 – 28, 2012. The Pitch Across Maryland

TEDCO Invests More Than $1.1 Million in 16 Maryland Startups
In its continued effort to spur economic development and bring concepts from the laboratory to the marketplace, The Maryland Technology Development Corporation (TEDCO) announced today that 16 companies have received a total of $1,170,885 in funding from the organization. The funding will be used to advance the companys’ technology and product commercialization efforts. Funds were awarded to startups representing a wide-range of industries including biotechnology, education, food, medicine and disease treatment, fitness, environmental innovation and entertainment.

Governor O’malley Promotes Innovate Maryland, Tours Emerging Technology Center At Hopkins
Governor Martin O’Malley today joined with entrepreneurs and business and university leaders at Baltimore’s Emerging Technology Center on 33rd Street to highlight the passage of Innovate Maryland.

TEDCO Announces InnovateHER Business Plan Competition Winner

Dan Gincel, PhD Graduates from Leadership Maryland

TEDCO Selects Andy Jones As Managing Director of the Maryland Venture Fund

Hundreds of Maryland’s Top Entrepreneurs and Regional Business Leaders Attend TEDCO’s Fifth Annual Entrepreneur Expo


2012

February 15 2012 - Leadership Maryland Selects Robert A. Rosenbaum for 20th Anniversary Class

June 5 2012 - Finalists Selected for 12th Annual Maryland ICOY Awards

June 15 2012 - Innovative Maryland Businesses Recognized at 12th Annual ICOY Awards

May 31 2012 - TEDCO Announces Winners of 2nd Annual ICE Awards

May 21 2012 - Finalists Selected for TEDCOs Second Annual ICE Awards

May 21 2012 - Finalists Selected for TEDCO's 2nd Annual ICE Awards

May 10 2012 - TEDCO Hosts Exclusive Angel Investor Forum

April 30 2012 - TEDCO Awards More Than $450,000 through JTTI

April 2012 - TEDCO Endorses the JOBS Act in Partnership with Startup America

April 13 2012 - Governor O'Malley Promotes Innovate Maryland

March 15 2012 - USDA, TEDCO and Partners Present Agriculture and Aquacilture Forum

Februrary 1 2012 - TEDCO President and Executive Director Named Marylander of the Year

February 15 2012 - TEDCO Announces First of Its Kind List Service for Maryland Entrepreneurs


2011

January 19 2011 - TEDCO Feautured on The UpStart Show

December 5 2011 - TEDCO Awards Nearly $500,000 to Local Researchers Through its UTDF and Tech Start Programs

November 14 2011 - TEDCO and Leading Business Development Organizations Host First State Wide Entrepreneur Expo

October 6 2011 - Maryland Stem Cell Research Commission Issues 2012 RFA's at 4th Annual Stem Cell Symposium

October 12 2011 - TEDCO Touts Succesful Technology Transfer and Commercialization Models to Visiting Iraqi Delegation

October 11 2011 - TEDCO Announces New Members of its Board of Directors

September 22 2011 - TEDCO Presents Rural Business Innovation Showcase and Angel Investing Forum at Garrett College

August 16 2011- TEDCO and Leading Business Development Organizations Announce Plans for First Entrepreneur Expo

July 19 2011 - Fifteen Maryland Startups Receive More Than $1.1M from TEDCO

June 2 2011 - Innovative Businesses Recognized at 11th Annual Maryland ICOY Awards

May 5 2011 - Finalist's Selected for TEDCO's Innaugural ICE Awards

May 4 2011 - TEDCO, DHS Science and Technology Directorate, and US Army Medical Research Announce JTTI

May 25 2011 Maryland Stem Cell Research Commission Funds 36 New Projects in FY 2011

May 11 2011 - TEDCO Announces Winners of Inaugural ICE Awards

April 26 2011 - TEDCO and the USDA- ARS Present Forum Addressing Critical Issues in Northeastern Maryland Farming

April 1 2011 - TEDCO Congratulates Winners and Nominees of the Greater Baltimore Committee's 6th Annual Maryland Bioscience Awards

March 8 2011 - TEDCO and USDA- ARS Present the Southern Maryland Agriculture Shellfish and Business Innovation Forum

March 2 2011- TEDCO Gains International Recognition and Attention

Februrary 4 2011 - TEDCO Plots $50M Venture Fund

February 7 2011 - TEDCO Announces Successful Completion of Ft Detrick Technology Transfer Initiative

February 4 2011 - The Suicide Entrepreneur


2010

January 12 2010 - Challenges for Startups- Getting them on the Road to Success

January 13 2010 - Nine Maryland Startups Receive Nearly $675,000 from TEDCO

January 20 2010 - Maryland Stem Cell Research Commission Receives 141 Applicatiosn for Funding

May 12 2010 - TEDCO Welcomes New Members to its Board of Directors

May 17 2010 - TEDCO Awards Funding to 200th Portfolio Company

May 20 2010 - Maryland Sten Cell Research Commission Announces 42 Projects for Funding

June 16 2010 - Innovative Businesses Recognized at 10th Annual Maryland ICOY Awards

June 2 2010 - Finalists Selected for 10th Annual Maryland ICOY Awards

July 14 2010 - The Maryland Stem Cell Research Commission Commemorates the Life and Work of John L. Kellermann III

July 21 2010 - Technologies Created to Reduce Nutrient and Sediment Pollution in the Chesapeake Previewed by TEDCO

July 9 2010 - Maryland Stem Cell Research Commission Elects Margaret Conn Himelfarb as Chair

August 3 2010 - TEDCO Announces Applied Research Development Project Awards

August 31 2010 - Fifteen Maryland Startups Receive More that $1M from TEDCO

September 22 2010 - Maryland Stem Cell Research Commission Hosts Symposium with NIH and NIST

September 28 2010 - TEDCO Board of Directors Appoints Robert A Rosenbaum President and Executive Director

September 3 2010 - Maryland Stem Cell Research Commission to Host 3rd Annual Maryland Stem Cell Research Symposium

September 9 2010 - TEDCO Wraps Up the NAVAIR Technology Insertion Program with Columniation Event

October 25 2010 - Stephen P Auvil Selected as TEDCO's Vice President of Technology Transfer and Commercialization

December 2 2010 - TEDCO and the USDA ARS Present teh Maryland Rural Agriculture and Business Innovation Forum