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Wearable Tech Ventures wants to foster a pipeline of innovation with workshops, and a hackathon

Jun. 23, 2021 12:24 pm

Wearable Tech Ventures wants to foster a pipeline of innovation with workshops, and a hackathon

The org is offering a summer of workshops and camps ahead of this September's hackathon. A goal, says founder LaKisha Greenwade: To expand opportunity in wearable technology for Black and Brown technologists.
Station North makerspace Open Works returns to full capacity July 5. Expect these changes

Jun. 22, 2021 2:45 pm

Station North makerspace Open Works returns to full capacity July 5. Expect these changes

“By making membership simpler, cheaper, and easier to understand, we are continuing to put the means of production within the reach of anyone," said April Lewis, director of community and culture.
Watch: Technical.ly reporter Donte Kirby talks Baltimore game development on the Gaming Morning Show

Jun. 16, 2021 4:37 pm

Watch: Technical.ly reporter Donte Kirby talks Baltimore game development on the Gaming Morning Show

Kirby discussed recent reporting on the city's video game community, and bubblegum.
R3 Score wants to bring the background check into the modern age

Jun. 16, 2021 4:09 pm

R3 Score wants to bring the background check into the modern age

With a financial analysis tool, the Baltimore company is looking to evolve the criminal background check into something more nuanced and equitable. It's now a publicly-traded company.
Verizon 5G aims to invigorate the ‘economic engine’ of Maryland

Jun. 16, 2021 9:02 am

Verizon 5G aims to invigorate the ‘economic engine’ of Maryland

The telecom company's 5G service could boost local business growth and even draw talent to the region. Here's how.
JPMorgan Chase provides funding for Baltimore’s summer jobs program

Jun. 10, 2021 4:37 pm

JPMorgan Chase provides funding for Baltimore’s summer jobs program

Baltimore's YouthWorks received a $150K donation from the financial firm as part of an effort to support workforce development.
A more diverse tech workforce can help close skills gaps. This DMV collaboration is creating the pathways to careers

Jun. 9, 2021 4:35 pm

A more diverse tech workforce can help close skills gaps. This DMV collaboration is creating the pathways to careers

Capital CoLAB is working with educators, local government and employers in D.C., Maryland and Virginia to build skills and align talent for tech and digital careers. With TalentReady and other programs, it is putting a priority on equity.
5 Baltimore schools and community orgs are getting free Wi-Fi and hotspots from Connected Nation

Jun. 7, 2021 9:38 am

5 Baltimore schools and community orgs are getting free Wi-Fi and hotspots from Connected Nation

The national nonprofit and AT&T are supporting students in Baltimore by providing internet connectivity for virtual learning. Here's a look at the programs receiving hotspots.
7 Baltimore initiatives formed since the summer of protests that are working to create a more equitable innovation economy

Jun. 4, 2021 4:51 pm

7 Baltimore initiatives formed since the summer of protests that are working to create a more equitable innovation economy

The tech and entrepeneurship community got organized after last summer's protests. Here's a look at the organizations that got started since.
The Aspen Institute and M&T Bank want to give $7K to Baltimore’s neighborhood connectors

Jun. 2, 2021 1:23 pm

The Aspen Institute and M&T Bank want to give $7K to Baltimore’s neighborhood connectors

M&T Bank and the Aspen institute's Weave initiative are looking to award ten community builders with grant money to complete local projects. The Weaver Awards are debuting in Baltimore.

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