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TEDCO awarded SBA FAST grant

The Maryland Technology Development Corporation (TEDCO) was awarded a grant of up to $125,000 Tuesday by the U.S. Small Business Administration under its Federal and State Technology (FAST) Partnership Program. The program’s objective is to improve outcomes for underrepresented entrepreneurs ...

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TEDCO hires its first director of government relations

The Maryland Technology Development Corp., or TEDCO, has hired Jody Sprinkle as its first director of government relations. Sprinkle’s hiring, announced Tuesday, comes after a legislative session that saw the development agency’s agenda derailed by a critical legislative audit. “I ...

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TEDCO used $4.2 million to help commercialize university research last year

A TEDCO program designed to help universities turn research into commercial activity funded seven startups and 26 technology assessments during the last fiscal year, the Maryland Technology Development Corporation announced. TEDCO used $4.2 million through the Maryland Innovation Initiative last ...

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Md. startup economy stakeholders looking beyond TEDCO

Maryland retains strong assets that can make it a hub of startup economic activity, despite the recent setbacks suffered by the state agency designated to spur that innovation. Stakeholders have had mixed reaction to legislation that created oversight at TEDCO, the ...

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TEDCO funds 3 firms founded by disadvantaged entrepreneurs

Three startups received funding this week from a TEDCO fund designed to help firms founded by entrepreneurs from economically or socially disadvantaged backgrounds. As recipients from the Pre-Seed Builder Fund, these companies receive funding and executive management help from the ...

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Tech backers bring infrastructure plan to Md. lawmakers

Improving Maryland’s innovation infrastructure will enable the state to make the technology investments it needs to keep up with states like California and Massachusetts in the innovation economy, members of Gov. Larry Hogan’s administration told the Senate Finance Committee Tuesday. ...

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TEDCO unveils latest Builder Fund cohort

TEDCO will fund and support five Maryland startups as part of its Pre-Seed Builder Fund, a program designed to help firms from disadvantaged backgrounds to position themselves to receive follow-on investment within 12-to-18 months. Companies in the cohort receive $50,000 ...

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