Mar. 4, 2013 9:00 am
Of a total 259 startups that applied to the InvestMaryland Challenge, just 33 will be given a chance tomorrow to be one of three winners of $100,000 in funding.
Feb. 15, 2013 9:30 am
Woofound has launched the official version of Compass Lite, its career-matching personality test, which uses Woofound’s “Me or Not Me” image slider “to match students to specific majors, courses, on-campus activities and ultimately, career paths, according to a press release from the startup. As Technically Baltimore reported when Compass Lite was available in pre-release, the Lite [...]
Jan. 15, 2013 8:30 am
Woofound is offering demos of its soon-to-be-released Compass, the startup’s new career-matching service that “determines … what style of worker you are, to zeroing in on specific careers that would best fit your personality,” according to the company’s blog. But a pre-release of the app, Compass Lite, is now available.
Nov. 14, 2012 9:45 am
The crowd of 350 that funneled into the BWI Airport Marriott on Tuesday morning for the 2012 Maryland Entrepreneur Expo had dwindled to less than one-third once the clock struck 4:30 p.m. But for eight startups who were chosen among 160 other companies that competed in the Pitch Across Maryland competition, this was their moment. [...]
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.
Nov. 12, 2012 9:30 am
Eight finalists of a total 168 have been selected in the Pitch Across Maryland competition for in-state startups. Each of the finalists will present their pitches once more at Tuesday’s Entrepreneur Expo (put on by TEDCO) to conference attendees and a separate panel of investors and entrepreneurial experts, which will choose the Pitch Across Maryland [...]
Nov. 9, 2012 10:30 am
The Maryland Entrepreneur Expo returns for a second year Nov. 13, an event that Rob Rosenbaum, president and executive director of sponsoring organization TEDCO, thinks is distinct from other networking events in the state. “All of the programming is … solely focused on adding value to entrepreneurs,” he said. “We’re trying to … let entrepreneurs [...]
Oct. 8, 2012 8:30 am
Baltimore Tech Parents meet again // Columbia TechBreakfast on Thursday // One year of GiveCorps [Events]
This week, head to Loyola University Maryland’s Columbia campus for another TechBreakfast (bagels and coffee!). On Tuesday, join fellow technology-loving parents at Capital Studios for the Baltimore Tech Parents Meetup. And party for a good cause on Thursday night as online donation-giving startup GiveCorps celebrates its one-year anniversary.
Sep. 13, 2012 8:30 am
Woofound has raised $1 million in its latest round of funding, according to a company press release. Woofound announced in July it was seeking $2 million from investors. The latest round of funding comes from unnamed private investors, as well as $75,000 from the Maryland Technology Transfer and Commercialization Fund through TEDCO, which announced the funding [...]
Sep. 11, 2012 9:30 am
The Maryland Technology Development Corporation (TEDCO), based in Columbia, announced Monday that 16 startups had received a combined total of $1,170,885 in funding, according to a TEDCO press release. “As the first place entrepreneurs in Maryland often look for support, TEDCO is in a unique position to help companies make their businesses a commercial reality. Each [...]