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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.

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