investment

Japan offers $5 billion to fund Baltimore-DC maglev train business

Sep. 4, 2014 7:45 am

Japan offers $5 billion to fund Baltimore-DC maglev train

Japanese carrier JR Central is angling to build the long-proposed project, which could connect the two cities with a 15-minute trip.
New York investor David Rose to headline Entrepreneur Expo business

Sep. 3, 2014 2:52 pm

New York investor David Rose to headline Entrepreneur Expo

TEDCO's signature event returns for a fourth year.
Please stop trying to raise money: TK Kuegler business

Aug. 27, 2014 12:30 pm

Please stop trying to raise money: TK Kuegler

In his semi-regular column, the managing partner of Wasabi Ventures shares some tough love — and three tips — on the sorry state of startup pitches.
Sickweather completes Kansas City accelerator, pursues funding business

Aug. 26, 2014 8:00 am

Sickweather completes Kansas City accelerator, pursues funding

Sickweather predicts illness outbreaks using social media. The company is busy raising capital — which, cofounder Graham Dodge says, may push it out of Cockeysville for good.
Venture fund director shares tips [Links Roundup] business

Aug. 22, 2014 8:00 am

Venture fund director shares tips [Links Roundup]

Also, what entrepreneurs like Brinkbit's Bryan Bamford and SeeFuture's Torin Ellis eat for lunch.
Early-stage cybersecurity firm? TEDCO has new state-backed fund for you business

Aug. 21, 2014 8:00 am

Early-stage cybersecurity firm? TEDCO has new state-backed fund for you

The new fund will make investments of up to $100,000 in cybersecurity startups.
OrderUp served $7M investment business

Aug. 20, 2014 10:18 am

OrderUp served $7M investment

Steve Case's Revolution Ventures and LivingSocial cofounder Tim O'Shaughnessy led the round of Series A financing.
LeadCloud raises $1 million [Startup Roundup] business

Aug. 13, 2014 8:50 am

LeadCloud raises $1 million [Startup Roundup]

Also: Chesapeake Regional Tech Council announces new leadership, Johns Hopkins joins team of universities chasing "hack-proof" systems and another top executive leaves Millenial Media. It's this week's Startup Roundup.
Maryland Innovation Initiative announces $6.4M in grants so far this year business

Jul. 25, 2014 10:49 am

Maryland Innovation Initiative announces $6.4M in grants so far this year

The TEDCO fund aims to commercialize university research, technologies and startups. The $6.4 million represents the bulk of the grants issued since the fund's inception in 2012.