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‘Full stop, this is a crisis’: Baltimore CEOs on fundraising — and the dearth of support for Black women founders

Apr. 9, 2021 12:00 pm

‘Full stop, this is a crisis’: Baltimore CEOs on fundraising — and the dearth of support for Black women founders

Local CEOs discuss the process, pitfalls and strategies for success in raising institutional funding.
Allies aren’t born, they’re created. So how do we create more?

Apr. 5, 2021 8:04 am

Allies aren’t born, they’re created. So how do we create more?

In a guet post, Baltimore entrepreneur Luke Cooper tells the story of how a customer became an ally. To address racial inequality in entrepreneurship, "intentional interventions are required," he writes.
Baltimore City and Microsoft are partnering to offer digital literacy courses

Mar. 29, 2021 4:32 pm

Baltimore City and Microsoft are partnering to offer digital literacy courses

With an eye toward inclusion in the digital economy, the city government and the tech corporation formed an alliance to offer digital skills training to residents and employees.
The Emergency Broadband Benefit cannot be overlooked

Mar. 29, 2021 8:39 am

The Emergency Broadband Benefit cannot be overlooked

The federal government will soon begin distributing a $50-per-month credit for broadband. It could help close the digital divide for as many as 155K Baltimore City households, senior leaders of the Robert W. Deutsch Foundation write in an op-ed.
Women’s Housing Coalition builds its own bridge across the digital divide

Mar. 23, 2021 12:22 pm

Women’s Housing Coalition builds its own bridge across the digital divide

WHC, which serves people who have experienced homelessness, brought free internet access and devices to its four buildings, and over 90 residents.
Resource Roundup: Check out new opportunities in Baltimore for startups, nonprofits and students

Mar. 22, 2021 12:43 pm

Resource Roundup: Check out new opportunities in Baltimore for startups, nonprofits and students

This week, a $1 million grant program for nonprofits raising cybersecurity awareness, and a chance to join the Baltimore BioCrew.
Baltimore orgs partner to host virtual career fair to increase diversity in tech

Mar. 17, 2021 5:24 pm

Baltimore orgs partner to host virtual career fair to increase diversity in tech

Baltimore Digital Equity Coalition and Baltimore Tracks teamed up to host a virtual career fair with more than a dozen local employers.
Baltimore City Councilmembers send letter calling for FCC commission on ‘digital redlining’

Mar. 16, 2021 5:23 pm

Baltimore City Councilmembers send letter calling for FCC commission on ‘digital redlining’

Councilmembers Zeke Cohen, Kris Burnett, and Ryan Dorsey wrote a letter calling for an investigation into inequities that stem from broadband and digital access, and regulation of internet providers.
The former Odell’s will return as a community center for art and technology

Mar. 15, 2021 5:25 pm

The former Odell’s will return as a community center for art and technology

The historic Station North building will be home to the HQs of Code in the Schools and Young Audiences. A $6.6 million renovation began with a groundbreaking on Monday.
Baltimore City pilots digital data locker for people experiencing homelessness

Mar. 12, 2021 2:08 pm

Baltimore City pilots digital data locker for people experiencing homelessness

My Digital Data Locker allows people experiencing homelessness to manage digital copies of vital documents like birth certificates and ID’s needed to obtain housing services.

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