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Nov. 14, 2012 8:30 am

PointClickSwitch.com launches a new website // Startup Prize, 6-week startup program, unveiled [Startup Roundup]

This is the Startup Roundup. Every Wednesday morning, Technically Baltimore will put together the smaller pieces that make up our startup ecosystem. KnotFriends and Woofound (and Josh Spears’ awesome mustache) made the Fox 5 News last week in its “Next Great Thing” segment. Watch the video here. Sarge Salman and the Baltimore Lean Startup Group have launched the Startup Prize, a […]

This is the Startup Roundup. Every Wednesday morning, Technically Baltimore will put together the smaller pieces that make up our startup ecosystem.

KnotFriends and Woofound (and Josh Spears’ awesome mustache) made the Fox 5 News last week in its “Next Great Thing” segment. Watch the video here.

Sarge Salman and the Baltimore Lean Startup Group have launched the Startup Prize, a six-week program kicking off in 2013 where startup founders will learn to validate their startup ideas with customers and compete for cash and prizes along the way. Sign up for updates here.

And remember: the Lean Startup Group meets tonight at the TowsonGlobal Incubator, and attendees will receive a 50 percent discount to the application fee required for the InvestMaryland Challenge.

PointClickSwitch.com has launched a new website featuring the Baltimore Ravens’ Torrey Smith. With PointClickSwitch, users are able to switch energy suppliers through a few steps online, thereby saving money on monthly energy bills in the process.

A little more than two weeks remain for startups wishing to apply to the AccelerateBaltimore program. Six startups chosen will each receive free space at the Emerging Technology Center and $25,000 in seed funding.

SevaCall shows up on InTheCapital, which profiled the Potomac, Md.-based company and its lean-startup mentality.

AngelHack, the world’s largest hackathon with more than 2,500 participants in 11 different cities, is coming to Washington, D.C., this weekend. Register for AngelHack here.

Geeks on a Train returns Friday. Join gb.tc and the Technical.ly crew (that’s Technically Philly and Technically Baltimore) for a trip around Philadelphia’s tech underworld (which is no way underground, minus subway rides).

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Andrew Zaleski

Andrew Zaleski is a freelance journalist in Philadelphia and the former lead reporter for Technical.ly Baltimore. Before moving to Philadelphia in June 2014, he was a contributing writer to Baltimore City Paper and a Tech Check commentator for WYPR 88.1 FM, Baltimore city’s National Public Radio affiliate. He has written for The Atlantic, Outside, Richmond magazine, Washington City Paper, Baltimore magazine, Baltimore Style magazine, Next City, Grist.org, The Atlantic Cities, and elsewhere.

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