A resident of Bel Air launched a nonprofit aimed at helping single and stay-at-home moms use their parenting skills to start a business.
No one ever feels ready, but here are some signs to help you know whether you might be ready to start your own firm.
Entrepreneurs' Organization Baltimore is Baltimore’s “best-kept secret,” according to incoming president Kwame Kuadey — and he wants to change that.
Johns Hopkins University and McDaniel College have rewarded some students who also run their own businesses at campus pitch competitions this past week. Monday night, McDaniel College awarded its $10,000 to junior Rachael Fox for her shoe company, Fox Boots. The company’s goal is to “build a women’s boot company that creates a reliable and […]
A new report puts the city in the top 20 of the 50 largest U.S. cities for average age of entrepreneurs when they started their business.
Maryland has had middling success compared to other states in developing women-owned businesses, but those firms have been more successful at generating revenue, a new report found.
Local female entrepreneurs shared their experiences turning an idea into a profitable business, handling failures and staying positive during a panel discuss Friday during the Women of the World Festival at Notre Dame of Maryland University, an event dedicated to celebrating women of Baltimore. The panelists included Zuly Gonzalez, CEO and co-founder of Light Point […]
Christopher Wilson is trying to put people to work, people a lot of employers don’t want to hire. He spends part of his time doing workforce development for the nonprofit Greater Homewood Community Development Corporation, helping others – many of whom were recently released from jail – overcome obstacles that keep them from getting a […]
Two teams of fledgling entrepreneurs have been selected as winners of the inaugural University of Maryland Business Model Challenge. The competition attracted 44 initial entries, which were winnowed down to 11 finalist teams consisting of UM undergraduate and graduate students, some augmented by faculty, staff and recent alumni. Six teams presented their concepts to a […]
A Senate work group held a closed-door meeting Monday to pore over the details of legislation that would alter Maryland’s $84 million venture capital program.
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — The Obama administration’s top immigration official says his agency is working to attract and keep more foreign-born high-tech entrepreneurs who are seeking to start a company in the U.S. U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Service Director Alejandro Mayorkas says his agency “has not been especially nimble” to adapt to fast-paced changes in the […]
Our potential modern world moguls will not only need to discover hidden opportunities but will face the same type of fears, obstacles and failures that Vanderbilt, Rockefeller and Carnegie faced.