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Stephen Babcock is the Assistant 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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This national org aims to grow the number of Black VCs. Now it has a Baltimore-DC chapter access

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This national org aims to grow the number of Black VCs. Now it has a Baltimore-DC chapter

Investors from around the region are launching BLCK VC to grow community and programming for folks looking to break into investing.
Power Moves: DataTribe’s John Funge on his new managing director role and a key learning for startups growth

Oct. 29, 2020 6:33 pm

Power Moves: DataTribe’s John Funge on his new managing director role and a key learning for startups

Plus, CareFirst's Healthworx has a new director of innovation, and more leadership moves at Innovation Works, Catalio Capital Management and Baltimore Homecoming.
Economists are tracking these indicators to understand the recession and the election civic

Oct. 28, 2020 5:52 pm

Economists are tracking these indicators to understand the recession and the election

Plus, Comptroller Peter Franchot criticizes Gov. Larry Hogan's small business relief package. Here's a look at highlights from the Greater Baltimore Committee's Economic Outlook Conference.
A food delivery biz and IoT device maker sign on for new space near BWI growth

Oct. 27, 2020 4:57 pm

A food delivery biz and IoT device maker sign on for new space near BWI

Imperfect Foods and JACS Solutions are moving to new spaces in Anne Arundel County.
Hopkins-founded Thrive Earlier Detection acquired in $2.15B deal growth

Oct. 27, 2020 12:25 pm

Hopkins-founded Thrive Earlier Detection acquired in $2.15B deal

"We believe that this combined team can transform the future of cancer diagnostics": Publicly traded molecular diagnostics company Exact Sciences acquired the JHU spinout that's developing a cancer blood test.
Zoom will start collecting telecommunications tax in Baltimore city civic

Oct. 26, 2020 4:22 pm

Zoom will start collecting telecommunications tax in Baltimore city

The city and Prince George's County are the only two Maryland jurisdictions where the videoconferencing platform is collecting the tax. Zoom said it's effective Nov. 1.
These 13 ventures are entering the 2020 Baltipreneurs accelerator at Loyola growth

Oct. 26, 2020 11:48 am

These 13 ventures are entering the 2020 Baltipreneurs accelerator at Loyola

The business and nonprofit ventures are focused in areas like real estate tech, biocrops and mentoring.
It was easier to watch Trump and Biden during the second presidential debate. But how did they sound? civic

Oct. 23, 2020 5:40 pm

It was easier to watch Trump and Biden during the second presidential debate. But how did they sound?

VoiceVibes put its AI speech coaching platform to work during the second presidential debate. Both candidates sounded more polished this time.
Johns Hopkins Tech Ventures makes layoffs as part of wider university jobs cuts in the pandemic growth

Oct. 23, 2020 3:30 pm

Johns Hopkins Tech Ventures makes layoffs as part of wider university jobs cuts in the pandemic

JHU's tech commercialization and entrepreneurship division laid off eight people as part of a university-wide review that resulted in 204 positions cut. It comes as the university faces coronavirus-related budget pressure.
This DC office building’s Balti Virtual-built AR exhibit gives voice to Black history software development

Oct. 22, 2020 1:25 pm

This DC office building’s Balti Virtual-built AR exhibit gives voice to Black history

Working with real estate developers Akridge and COPT, Balti Virtual created an exhibit for the building, which sits next to the historic Thaddeus Stevens School.

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