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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These Maryland companies and leaders won big at the 34th Industry Awards

May 16, 2022 10:47 am

These Maryland companies and leaders won big at the 34th Industry Awards

The Maryland Tech Council's annual awards show recognized STEM and startup excellence throughout the state.
Follow these 5 speakers from the home renovation tech conference hitting Baltimore this week

May 10, 2022 3:38 pm

Follow these 5 speakers from the home renovation tech conference hitting Baltimore this week

Billed as "the first software and business technology conference for remodelers and home pros," F.A.S.T. Remodeler Live highlights the latest in tech and thought leadership for home contractors.
This Black woman-owned outdoor brand won Baltimore Homecoming’s Crab Tank

May 9, 2022 3:51 pm

This Black woman-owned outdoor brand won Baltimore Homecoming’s Crab Tank

Susan Clayton said part of the $27,500 her WhitePaws RunMitts won from the pitch competition will help her "start manufacturing in the Baltimore area."
If ‘tech mafias’ are outdated, how should local startup networks evolve?

Apr. 29, 2022 5:32 pm

If ‘tech mafias’ are outdated, how should local startup networks evolve?

May is Technical.ly's Evolution of a Tech Scene Month. Keep an eye out for stories about the successful local companies that spawned more, and what the power of alumni networks may look like in an era of increasing attention toward tech ecosystem inclusion.
After a decade of incubation, AccelerateBaltimore graduates 5 more startups

Apr. 13, 2022 2:05 pm

After a decade of incubation, AccelerateBaltimore graduates 5 more startups

ETC Baltimore's accelerator awarded five startups, in such industries as esports and healthtech, $50,000 each to grow their operations.
Meet the 12 companies repping Maryland on Startup Grind’s global stage

Apr. 11, 2022 2:27 pm

Meet the 12 companies repping Maryland on Startup Grind’s global stage

Startup Grind's Maryland chapter and the state's Department of Commerce say that these companies boast the right diversity of foci and geography to represent it in the San Francisco Bay Area this week.
Meet the 7 startups, from Baltimore to Britain, in 1501 Health’s new incubator class

Mar. 24, 2022 6:08 pm

Meet the 7 startups, from Baltimore to Britain, in 1501 Health’s new incubator class

The healthcare innovation initiative will officially debut its second cohort at its new incubator space in Canton.
Will Web3 meaningfully change the future of the internet?

Mar. 3, 2022 6:26 pm

Will Web3 meaningfully change the future of the internet?

This March, Technical.ly's Web3 Month, we're digging into NFTs, cryptocurrency trends and whether it's all going to last beyond the hype.
Techstars just graduated its first Equitech Accelerator cohort. At least 3 alums will relocate to Baltimore

Mar. 1, 2022 6:59 pm

Techstars just graduated its first Equitech Accelerator cohort. At least 3 alums will relocate to Baltimore

The 12 companies in the first cohort, including the three that have announced plans to move here, evoke the "equitech" principles that UpSurge Baltimore and Techstars sought to build into the city's tech community.

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