Stephen Babcock

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Stephen Babcock is the Deputy Managing Editor for Technical.ly. Stephen Babcock began reporting for Technical.ly in Baltimore in 2014. A graduate of Northeastern University, he moved to Baltimore following stints in New Orleans and Rio Arriba County, New Mexico. His work has appeared in The New York Times, Baltimore Fishbowl, NOLA Defender, NOLA.com/The Times-Picayune and the Rio Grande Sun.

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20 Baltimore tech and entrepreneurship leaders offer New Year’s resolutions for 2022

Jan. 5, 2022 2:20 pm

20 Baltimore tech and entrepreneurship leaders offer New Year’s resolutions for 2022

Venture capital raises, mental health breaks and equitable development: Check out this community's hopes and goals for 2022, from the personal to the professional.
With $200M raised and unicorn status, Baltimore-tied HR tech company Paradox is doubling its team

Dec. 27, 2021 9:21 am

With $200M raised and unicorn status, Baltimore-tied HR tech company Paradox is doubling its team

The company is based in Arizona, but has a Baltimore presence after acquiring well-known local tech company Traitify in August.
Personal Genome Diagnostics is set to be acquired by Labcorp for $450M

Dec. 23, 2021 2:00 pm

Personal Genome Diagnostics is set to be acquired by Labcorp for $450M

The Baltimore company showed the path for a company spun out of Johns Hopkins research to grow from a base in the city. Now it will join a prominent, global name in life sciences.
23 tech leaders on the opportunities that can shape Baltimore’s future

Dec. 22, 2021 5:10 pm

23 tech leaders on the opportunities that can shape Baltimore’s future

Local leaders answer our question: What's the biggest learning or opportunity to emerge from the last two years that will help Baltimore move forward?
These 16 Baltimore tech companies got acquired in 2021

Dec. 21, 2021 4:38 pm

These 16 Baltimore tech companies got acquired in 2021

In an active year, we look back at the local companies that exited — plus, those that did the buying.
University entrepreneurship centers are looking beyond campus to grow local economies

Dec. 21, 2021 10:50 am

University entrepreneurship centers are looking beyond campus to grow local economies

The Global Consortium of Entrepreneurship Centers conference gave a platform to the institutions that play an increasingly important role in Baltimore's ecosystem by galvanizing mission-driven founders from across the city.
Cybersecurity company ZeroFox is set to go public in $1.4B SPAC merger

Dec. 20, 2021 12:13 pm

Cybersecurity company ZeroFox is set to go public in $1.4B SPAC merger

The Baltimore company is also acquiring IDX to create a 650-person company.
Why Columbia-based Leap sought a majority investment from Nexa Equity

Dec. 20, 2021 11:46 am

Why Columbia-based Leap sought a majority investment from Nexa Equity

It means the home services software company can execute on an aggressive plan for growth. Leaders of both firms talk about what led to the investment.
Students from Maryland’s Bowie State and South Africa’s Rhodes University will bring tech-based tools to rural cooperatives

Dec. 17, 2021 9:00 am

Students from Maryland’s Bowie State and South Africa’s Rhodes University will bring tech-based tools to rural cooperatives

The Entrepreneurial and Technological Empowerment Program, launching in spring 2022, is equipping students with skills they will then apply to solving business problems in South African communities.
Baltimore, these are the winners of your 2021 Technical.ly Awards

Dec. 15, 2021 7:14 pm

Baltimore, these are the winners of your 2021 Technical.ly Awards

Check out the winners across six categories, from startup to CTO to community leader of the year: We've got videos of every announcement.