Jul. 25, 2014 8:00 am

City website gets makeover [Links Roundup]

Also, Columbia-based Self Spark is planning to leave Maryland after its forthcoming graduation from a local accelerator.

Baltimore’s website gets new look, overhaul [Baltimore Sun]: “Visitors to Baltimore’s website will find a new sleek look in a design that’s also supposed to help the public find answers to their questions more easily. The new site,, cost about $168,000 so far, said Kevin Harris, a spokesman for Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake. The new home page went live earlier this month.”

Columbia accelerator graduate Self Spark targets heavyweight venture capitalists [Baltimore Business Journal]: “Self-help startup Self Spark is about to graduate from Columbia’s Conscious Venture Lab accelerator — and from the state of Maryland.”

Maryland’s economy gains 7,700 jobs in June [MDBIZ News]: “The beginning of summer marked a hot month for job gains in Maryland. The State added 7,700 jobs in June, according to preliminary data reported by the Maryland Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation (DLLR) on Friday.”

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Apr. 17, 2015 12:31 pm

This startup wants to help you pay for your meal, and someone else’s

As the end of AccelerateBaltimore nears, the impact-minded Full Society turns to crowdfunding to finish development of its restaurant bill-paying app. $50,000 gets your name tattooed on a staffer. (For real.)

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