Baltimore-area startups crowdsource for funding [Baltimore Business Journal, paywall]: TechBreakfast organizer Ron Schmelzer is using crowdfunding to raise capital for his software-development company, Bizelo.
How is Baltimore perceived by people in tech startup hotbed areas? [Quora]: “I’ve never heard anyone utter the word ‘Baltimore’ while living here in Silicon Valley.”
Don’t send passwords over e-mail or instant messenger [Mike Subelsky’s blog]: “I usually ask people to use Keyvault which lets you send encrypted, short-lived, self-destructing messages accessible only by a unique key.”
For women in tech, finding mentors can be a struggle [Baltimore Business Journal, paywall]: “When she decided to get back to work by starting up her own business, [Debra Bond] Cancro wasn’t sure where to turn.”
Workplace skills gap driven by need for IT talent [Center Maryland]: “The skills gap is generally driven by one key deficiency – lack of sufficient information technology skills, according to a February 2012 report by CompTIA, a leading information technology trade association.”-30-
Maryland partners with Israeli crowdfunding company [Links Roundup]
Amazon is hiring a lot of Baltimoreans [Links Roundup]
The hunt for Baltimore’s last phone booth [Links Roundup]
Entrepreneurs, think it’s too early to engage a legal partner? It’s not.
Former NSA official headlines cyber speaker series [Links Roundup]
Hogan claims city is ‘declining’ [Links Roundup]
Top Baltimore tech deals of 2014 [Links Roundup]
Why two eminent Baltimore higher-ed institutions collaborated to create this unique dual degree program
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