Bethesda-based MyOwnMed Inc. raises $1.9M in equity [Startup Roundup] - Baltimore


Apr. 9, 2014 10:55 am

Bethesda-based MyOwnMed Inc. raises $1.9M in equity [Startup Roundup]

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who’s getting funded?

MyOwnMed Inc., based in Bethesda, Md., has raised $1.9 million in equity, according to SEC filings. The health IT company creates a “customizable digital platform and mobile health app that captures between-visit patient health data.”

OpGen Inc., based in Gaithersburg, Md., has raised $3.9 million in debt, according to SEC filings. The biotech company provides “whole genome mapping services.”

who’s making moves?

The University of Maryland, Baltimore County, has launched a 30-credit master’s program in health IT that “costs $530 per credit for Maryland residents.”

Design agency Fastspot is moving its office from the city’s Butchers Hill neighborhood to a new 4,000-square-foot space inside Mill No. 1 in the Jones Falls Area of the city, according to the Baltimore Business Journal.

Andrew Zaleski

Andrew Zaleski is a freelance journalist in Philadelphia and the former lead reporter for 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,, The Atlantic Cities, and elsewhere.

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