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Women-owned firms grow quickly in Maryland (access required)

Women’s businesses are doing well in Maryland, with the state ranking eighth in the country for growth in the number of women-owned firms, according to a new report. Over the last 15 years, the number of women-owned business in Maryland ...

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State’s venture fund authority eager for its opportunity (access required)

Gov. Martin O’Malley installed a nine-member board Wednesday to oversee the state’s planned venture capital fund that, if all goes as planned, will pump at least $70 million into young, high-tech companies. “For a modern economy to create jobs we ...

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O’Malley taps Greenleaf to head new venture panel (access required)

ANNAPOLIS — Peter Greenleaf, president of MedImmune Inc., will be named by Gov. Martin O’Malley on Wednesday to oversee a state-run venture capital program that is expected to bring in at least $70 million to invest in small, high-tech companies. ...

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Md. small business gets boost from feds (access required)

Maryland’s small business financing programs will get a $23 million boost over the next seven years, state and federal officials announced Wednesday. The money was earmarked in a $1.5 billion federal jobs bill passed in 2010. And the first of ...

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House approves O’Malley high-tech venture fund

ANNAPOLIS — The House of Delegates is supporting Gov. Martin O’Malley’s plan to invest millions of dollars in high-tech ventures. The House voted 94-43 Friday to send the governor’s “InvestMaryland” proposal to the Senate. The House reduced the governor’s original ...

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Gov. O’Malley’s legislative package highlights ‘strategic investments’

Gov. Martin O’Malley unveiled legislation Monday designed to spur investment in alternative energy and high-tech startups and bring Maryland in line with the federal health care overhaul passed last year. The legislation would “make and protect strategic investments for a ...

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