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Back in September, a brightly-colored "Startup Bus" toured Maryland, encouraging entrepreneurs to come out of the woodwork to put together business plans and pitch their startup ideas. And they did. Startup Maryland accumulated 168 video pitches from its...
Tags: Media Industry, Business, YouTube
Tribune staff reportersMotorola and the Merchandise Mart have more than 160 years of local history between them. Now the two institutions are giving Chicago's burgeoning high-tech scene a major boost. Smartphone-maker Motorola Mobility is moving its headquarters from...
Woofound is a Baltimore startup that's on a roll. The company, which is building mobile and web apps that help users find stuff they like based on a simple image-based personality and preference test, filed paperwork with the SEC that showed it intends...
PETOSKEY -- A down economy isn't down for everyone. Four years ago, Gary Albert would not have attempted to open up his own business. However, his optimism for the future of the economy and love for Northern Michigan made his decision to open up Ruff...
Tags: Small Businesses, Business
The Maryland Venture Fund, the state-funded seed and early stage equity fund, is the investment arm whose goal is to invest -- and reap returns -- from some of the most promising tech startups in Maryland. The new guy in charge of it? Thomas S. Dann, a...
New Enterprise Associates might not be a household name in Chicago, but the Silicon Valley-based firm is one of the country’s most well-known venture capital investors and it has a long history in Chicago dating back to 1987. It’s an...
Since my family and I made the decision to leave New York and come back home to Baltimore, I have been fascinated by the reaction of so many of my friends and family who still call Charm City home. For them, the response can be summed up in one word:...
Nearly two years after Maryland's first casino opened, the state has yet to dole out any of the $3.6 million in slots revenue that has accumulated for small, minority- and women-owned businesses, frustrating advocates and lawmakers. State officials are...
Tags: Government, Jim Henry, Investments, Business, Mutual Funds
Jaspers’ animals win at preview show Jaspers First Lady 2332 won grand champion owned cow-calf pair at the 2012 Kentucky Junior Angus Preview Show onJune 14 in Louisville. Josh Jasper of Nicholasville owns the February 2010 daughter of S A V Net...
South Bend Tribune Staff WriterSOUTH BEND -- Between them, Tim Hindes and Kurt LaDow have nearly 50 years in the trucking industry. Hindes, a driver long ago, has been involved in three logistics startups in his 25 years in the industry and LaDow has been involved with two in his 23...
Maryland is throwing a business competition to encourage startups to take root in the state -- the event is called the Invest Maryland Challenge. The prizes total $300,000 in grants and business services. So far, the competition has attracted 37...
Groupon's newly acquired Breadcrumb point-of-sale software could soon be taking and placing orders, managing tables, and processing payments at Central Florida restaurants, bars, and cafes. The daily deals giant launched the iPad software across the U.S....
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