Recent TEDCO News

Baltimore citybizlist: The ReSET – The Curse of the Elevator Speech
“The “Fast Pitch” sessions are among my favorite. This year I moderated a panel of investors who critiqued three minute pitches from ten entrepreneurs randomly selected from a fish bowl of cards.”

MD Chamber of Commerce: TEDCO simplifying application process for its funds
Entrepreneurs have been having trouble figuring out how to apply for funds from Maryland Technology Development Corp. And now TEDCO is trying to fix the problem.

BBJ: TEDCO overhauls ‘confusing’ application process for its funds
“One of the things we heard from our customers and potential customers is that it’s a little confusing to navigate the kind of alphabet soup of programs,” said John Wasilisin, CEO of TEDCO.

TPP: The Patuxent Partnership adds to board of directors
Dr. Rebecca Bridgett, St. Mary’s County Administrator, and Mr. John Wasilisin, President and Chief Operating Officer, TEDCO, focused on three key areas for Southern Maryland: economic development, technology innovation and the current progress of the recently announced incubation space to be built at the St. Mary’s County Regional Airport.

BBJ: TEDCO chief: Agency wants to fund more minority entrepreneurs, companies
TEDCO created a diversity outreach work group this year to try and figure out why programs are not attracting more diverse applicants and how the organization can begin to fix the problem. Baltimore: Here’s what happened at the TEDCO Entrepreneur Expo
The startup-centered event was held in Baltimore this year. Here’s a social media rundown of what happened.

BBJ: How to Pitch Your Startup to a Reporter
“For three hours, I sat across from startup founders and entrepreneurs working in life sciences, technology and cybersecurity fields and listened to their elevator pitches. The sessions were part of this week’s Entrepreneur Expo in Baltimore, hosted by Maryland’s Technology Development Corp.”

BBJ: Harbor Bank plots incubator to support minority startups, entrepreneurs
Harbor Bank hosted a pitch event through its Community Development Corp., with 15 presenters from local startups and businesses and 10 prospective investors.