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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Hands-on learning is the focus at Spartek Academy in Columbia

Dec. 14, 2021 1:27 pm

Hands-on learning is the focus at Spartek Academy in Columbia

Education entrepreneur Janear Garrus founded a school where students learn by doing: "We are pushing and cheering on innovation and trying to reach conclusions not based on what someone else has done, but based on your own experience."
Resource Roundup: Apps are open for Baltipreneurs Accelerator and Crab Tank

Dec. 10, 2021 10:03 am

Resource Roundup: Apps are open for Baltipreneurs Accelerator and Crab Tank

Plus, Every Startup's Holiday Party has a celebration for companies of all sizes.
W Ventures and TechSlice are teaming up to boost Baltimore entrepreneurs

Dec. 9, 2021 12:48 pm

W Ventures and TechSlice are teaming up to boost Baltimore entrepreneurs

With accelerator, marketing communications and software product expertise, the firms are aiming to offer a full suite of services for startups.
Meet Prōpa, a social network to find and share houseplants

Dec. 8, 2021 5:15 pm

Meet Prōpa, a social network to find and share houseplants

Founded by Annapolis-based Pat May, the app is launching this week with a platform to find cuttings of sought-after plants, and share them as they grow.
Student entrepreneurship org Innov8MD is heading into 2022 with a new leadership team

Dec. 7, 2021 3:07 pm

Student entrepreneurship org Innov8MD is heading into 2022 with a new leadership team

Meet the new board members connecting entrepreneurs from Maryland's universities. "If the first phase was about building a bridge, the next era is all about getting traffic over it," cofounder Pava LaPere said.
Power Moves: Sonavi Labs cofounder Ian McLane is a Forbes 30 Under 30 honoree

Dec. 7, 2021 12:18 pm

Power Moves: Sonavi Labs cofounder Ian McLane is a Forbes 30 Under 30 honoree

Plus, Delfi Diagnostics expanded its leadership team, new board members at Open Works, Cybersecurity Association of Maryland and Innovation Works, and more.
With move to Baltimore, JuneBrain eyes growth from a base at University of Maryland BioPark

Dec. 6, 2021 12:31 pm

With move to Baltimore, JuneBrain eyes growth from a base at University of Maryland BioPark

The medical device company is working to develop an eye-scanning device for eye and brain diseases. Its new HQ in the Lion Brothers Building is "perfect for this next phase of JuneBrain," said CEO Samantha Scott.
Osmosis, a health education platform founded by former JHU med school students, acquired by Elsevier

Dec. 3, 2021 1:18 pm

Osmosis, a health education platform founded by former JHU med school students, acquired by Elsevier

The acquisition comes as the company has seen growing users both on its platform and YouTube channel, and as health education has become more crucial in the pandemic. Here's a look at Osmosis' Baltimore roots.
Baltimore, these are your nominees for the 2021 Technical.ly Awards

Dec. 1, 2021 6:09 pm

Baltimore, these are your nominees for the 2021 Technical.ly Awards

For each of our six categories — Tech Community Leader, Invention, CTO, Startup, Growth Company and Culture Builder of the Year — tell us who is making the biggest impact in your local tech and entrepreneurship community. Voting is open through Dec. 8.
Baltimore tech entrepreneur Mike Rosenbaum exits Maryland governor’s race

Nov. 30, 2021 11:46 am

Baltimore tech entrepreneur Mike Rosenbaum exits Maryland governor’s race

The Catalyte founder said he plans to return to the private sector. "I have concluded that a campaign for governor is not the most effective way forward in achieving the kind of change I believe is necessary for Maryland to thrive," he wrote.