Sameer Rao

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Sameer Rao is an editor at Technical.ly, principally overseeing coverage of Baltimore and DC. He joined the team in February 2022 following a position reporting on the legal industry and access to justice issues for for Law360, an online news outlet aimed at an international audience of legal professionals, and several years as an arts and culture reporter for such outlets as The Baltimore Sun and Colorlines. The former Philadelphia and Connecticut resident now resides in Baltimore, near Patterson Park.

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Watch Bree Jones’ TED Talk on Parity Homes’ creation and ‘development without displacement’

Oct. 3, 2022 12:30 pm

Watch Bree Jones’ TED Talk on Parity Homes’ creation and ‘development without displacement’

The leader of the West Baltimore-based company discussed how and why she built a company around revitalizing neighborhoods that banks and investors would just as soon ignore.
Netography upgraded its security ops platform to better incorporate ‘context.’ Here’s why that matters

Sep. 30, 2022 4:33 pm

Netography upgraded its security ops platform to better incorporate ‘context.’ Here’s why that matters

Martin Roesch, the Annapolis-based company's CEO and a veteran network security leader, explained how the revamped Netography Fusion platform better responds to potential digital security threats in tandem with the latest tech.
What Baltimore headlines do you want to see in 10 years? Tell us using Technical.ly’s new social media wall

Sep. 29, 2022 1:41 pm

What Baltimore headlines do you want to see in 10 years? Tell us using Technical.ly’s new social media wall

Ahead of our panel on Baltimore Innovation Week's opening day, we invite you to reflect on your relationship with Technical.ly and what you want from your city's future.
Meet the 8 companies that just wrapped Towson University’s StarTUp Accelerator

Sep. 28, 2022 5:59 pm

Meet the 8 companies that just wrapped Towson University’s StarTUp Accelerator

The startups, which are tackling issues such as healthcare overpayment and digital ownership, each received a $10,000 non-equity stipend.
Meet the 17 fellows joining Venture for America’s 2022 cohort in Baltimore

Sep. 27, 2022 5:32 pm

Meet the 17 fellows joining Venture for America’s 2022 cohort in Baltimore

Baltimorean tech and venture firms such as EcoMap Technologies, UpSurge Baltimore and Lumina Solar will host some of the latest fellows in the two-year program for recent graduates pursuing entrepreneurial leadership careers.
3 essential forecasts the Northern Virginia Tech Council’s CEO made about the DMV tech ecosystem

Sep. 26, 2022 5:11 pm

3 essential forecasts the Northern Virginia Tech Council’s CEO made about the DMV tech ecosystem

From DEI concerns to the future of the DMV's tech ecosystem, the NVTC's Jennifer Taylor covered a lot of ground in the half-hour fireside chat she had during DC Startup Week.
6 key reflections on recognizing performance (and each other) in the remote work era

Sep. 23, 2022 4:32 pm

6 key reflections on recognizing performance (and each other) in the remote work era

Technologists shared the challenges and opportunities associated with building community and rewarding good work in a pair of moderated conversations hosted by Technical.ly and Spotify.
Take a peek at the 500K square foot lab buildings coming to UM BioPark

Sep. 22, 2022 5:49 pm

Take a peek at the 500K square foot lab buildings coming to UM BioPark

4MLK, for which construction begins in October, will house 160,000 square feet of wet-lab capable space. These renderings offer insight into the appearance of this eight-story building — and another to be added in the project's second phase.
These Maryland tech, ed and industry leaders are TEDCO’s newest board officers

Sep. 21, 2022 5:02 pm

These Maryland tech, ed and industry leaders are TEDCO’s newest board officers

Returning chair Omar S. Muhammad and secretary Jennifer Elisseeff will work with a trio of new officers to lead the 19-person, largely governor-appointed board.
From the water to the wind: Meet the companies Maryland sent to Dutch and South African trade expos

Sep. 20, 2022 5:43 pm

From the water to the wind: Meet the companies Maryland sent to Dutch and South African trade expos

The Department of Commerce selected 12 companies from throughout the state to pursue opportunities at both the European Water Technology Week and Africa Aerospace & Defense trade shows.