Biotech firm Vaccinogen raises $6.6M in equity [Startup Roundup] - Baltimore


Jan. 29, 2014 10:15 am

Biotech firm Vaccinogen raises $6.6M in equity [Startup Roundup]

This is the Startup Roundup. Every Wednesday morning, Baltimore will put together the smaller pieces that make up our startup ecosystem.

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who’s getting funded?

Digital Global Systems, based in Beltsville, Md., has raised $800,000 in debt, according to SEC filings. The company develops products for the wireless industry.

Vaccinogen, based in Frederick, Md., has raised $6.6 million in equity, according to SEC filings. The biotech company makes “OncoVAX, an immunotherapy for State II colon cancer.”

who’s making moves?

ZeroFox (formerly Riskive) is now “providing free cyber security protection for non-profit organizations,” through a program called Operation CyberProtect.

Edtech startup Alchemy, whom Baltimore covered here, released a new website.

The Johns Hopkins University is now offering a master’s of science degree in government analytics. Courses for the two-year degree are offered online and at the university’s Center for Advanced Governmental Studies in Washington, D.C. Jennifer Bachner, who helped develop the degree program, said the master’s degree is for students who want to work at “any agency that evaluates public policy,” such as think tanks, university research centers and big consulting firms.


Andrew Zaleski

Andrew Zaleski is a freelance journalist outside Washington, D.C. He's written for Wired, Backchannel, Popular Science, Fortune, the Washington Post Magazine, the Atlantic and elsewhere.


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