Baltimore not a tech startup hub // Startups raise funding through crowdsourcing // Skills gap in workplace driven by need for IT [LINKS] - Technical.ly Baltimore

Aug. 24, 2012 8:30 am

Baltimore not a tech startup hub // Startups raise funding through crowdsourcing // Skills gap in workplace driven by need for IT [LINKS]

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 […]

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.”

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