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Bucking national trend, Md. shows uptick in venture capital funding

While the venture capital dollars invested nationally last quarter dipped 11 percent from last year, Maryland’s numbers were up, with software companies leading the pack. In the first quarter this year, Maryland companies made 16 deals worth $109.7 million, compared ...

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Maryland venture capital investments pace upwards

Despite drops in the financial markets this year, venture capital investments in Maryland for the third quarter were the highest since the second quarter of 2013, a new report finds. Venture capitalists invested $144 million in Maryland, up 22 percent ...

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Mike Binko driving bus for Startup Maryland

Mike Binko, founder and co-chair of Startup Maryland, says the state ‘shouldn’t be losing anybody in the cybersecurity space to an outside geography.’ Binko and Startup Maryland are planning their third Pitch Across Maryland bus tour to encourage new entrepreneurs. (The Daily Record/Maximilian Franz)

It seems unlikely that Mike Binko goes a day without talking entrepreneurship. He’s the president and CEO of Annapolis-based cloud computing startup kloudtrack. He founded his own venture capital firm, where he’s still the managing general partner. And he’s a founder and co-chair of Startup Maryland, a federation of volunteer entrepreneurs looking to help the next group of founders and innovators.

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Eye Opener: Top Rawlings-Blake deputy resigns

Who needs another casino? The Maryland State Lottery Agency enjoyed its 15th-straight record-breaking year in fiscal 2012, selling $1.8 billion in tickets more than $500 million of which went to the state. The lottery also manages the state’s casinos, which ...

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