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Governor O’Malley Announces Winners of State’s Inaugural InvestMaryland Challenge, April 15th, 2013

ANNAPOLIS, MD  – Joined tonight by hundreds of entrepreneurs at the Maryland Institute College of Art, Governor Martin O’Malley awarded $100,000 each to three Maryland companies in the State’s inaugural InvestMaryland Challenge, a national business competition which offered cash and in-kind awards as well as opportunities for startups to showcase themselves to potential investors. The winner in the  Read the Rest…

Better Choices Deconstructed, January 31st, 2013

By Matt Gallagher, Chief of Staff Yesterday, Governor Martin O’Malley delivered his State of the State address focused on the better choices we’ve made together to deliver results and nearly eliminate the inherited $1.7 billion structural deficit while maintaining our Triple A bond rating. We wanted to break down an excerpt of the speech and  Read the Rest…

Making it easier to do business, January 23rd, 2013

Progress is a choice. Job Creation is a choice. Creating the conditions that allow our businesses to grow and prosper — this too is a choice. In Maryland, we are — according to the US Chamber of Commerce — the #1 state in America for innovation and entrepreneurship. But we know that we can always  Read the Rest…

Central Business Licensing (CBL) System Announcement, January 14th, 2013

Baltimore, MD As Prepared for Delivery Let’s have some applause for Greg [Cangialosi], Mike [Brenner] and the whole Betamore team, our hosts,… I’d like to introduce three more entrepreneurial Marylanders: Dayna Crisco of Event Support People – who used our new Central Business Licensing system – more on this in a moment – to obtain  Read the Rest…

#MDForward Finalists, January 8th, 2013

By Zoe Pagonis, Director of Digital Strategy We asked Marylanders to share their stories on how they’re moving Maryland forward; and we were blown away by the submissions. We’re very pleased to announce the finalists of the first-ever #MDForward contest. Please vote for your favorite. The contestant with the most votes will be invited to  Read the Rest…

Why I Chose Maryland, December 4th, 2012

In this “People Behind the Policies” blog, we hear from a small business owner who talks about her decision to move her company to Maryland and how it affects our goal to Recover 100% of the jobs lost due to the Great Recession. “Why I Chose Maryland” As a small business owner, I looked all  Read the Rest…

Maryland: A Hotbed for Startups, September 27th, 2012

By Raquel Guillory, Director of Communications We wanted to share this blog from the co-chairs of Startup Maryland where they talk about their experiences on the first-ever “Pitch Across Maryland” tour meeting entrepreneurs and discovering all that the State of Maryland has to offer for small businesses and startups. Contributed jointly by Startup Maryland Board Co-Chairs Julie Lenzer  Read the Rest…

Maryland chooses to innovate for a brighter future, September 24th, 2012

By Raquel Guillory, Director of Communications In case you missed it, we wanted to share this oped in the Washington Post from our Secretary of the Department of Business and Economic Development on how Maryland continues to invest in innovation to make our children winners in the new economy. Maryland chooses to innovate for a  Read the Rest…

Governor Martin O’Malley Announces InvestMaryland Challenge, September 24th, 2012

Announces first InvestMaryland investment Governor launches $300,000 InvestMaryland Challenge business plan competition BETHESDA, MD   – At Bethesda-based BrainScope today, the latest stop on the “Jobs and Opportunity” Tour, Governor Martin O’Malley highlighted InvestMaryland, the State’s pioneering $84 million venture capital initiative, as a prime example of why Maryland is well-positioned for success in the  Read the Rest…

Entrepreneurship on Wheels, September 12th, 2012

Recently, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce ranked Maryland #1 in the nation for entrepreneurship and innovation. With our world-class universities and centers of learning, highly-skilled and educated workforce and continued investment in innovation, we know this to be true.  But yesterday, an even more visible sign of our entrepreneurial strength hit our roads. Run by  Read the Rest…