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Jan. 18, 2013 9:00 am

TechBreakfast monthly startup showcase to expand to Northern Virginia in February

TechBreakfast, the monthly showcase for startups first organized by Bizelo founder Ron Schmelzer more than a year ago, is now headed to Northern Virginia.

Nov. 2, 2012 9:03 am

SocialToaster, Sickweather present at Oct. Baltimore TechBreakfast

Sam Eshleman presenting his Mechation Studio digital instructions-animation product. IKEA, you had better well be paying attention. Thanks to Hurricane Sandy, October’s Baltimore TechBreakfast happened Nov. 1, a last-minute change that perhaps cut into the attendance for the monthly startup showcase. Still, a sizable crowd trickled into the DLA Piper building in Mt. Washington for […]

Oct. 15, 2012 10:00 am

Dave Troy, co-founder of 410 Labs, given Circle of Excellence Award by SmartCEO magazine

Dave Troy, CEO of Mailstrom-makers 410 Labs, was given a Circle of Excellence Award in the serial entrepreneurship category by SmartCEO magazine on Oct. 11. Also nominated in the serial entrepreneurship category was Ron Schmelzer, TechBreakfast organizer and CEO of Bizelo, a company that makes apps for small businesses.

Oct. 11, 2012 10:30 am

Digital Roadmap for Baltimore: add your thoughts to this discussion

In late September, a dozen tech entrepreneurs and startup leaders in Baltimore were brought together to talk about bringing the local technology community into the broader business community. Organized by Tom Loveland, the CEO and founder of Bethesda-based IT strategy firm Mind Over Machines, to introduce these leaders to Donald Fry, the president of the half-century […]

Oct. 8, 2012 8:30 am

Baltimore Tech Parents meet again // Columbia TechBreakfast on Thursday // One year of GiveCorps [Events]

This week, head to Loyola University Maryland’s Columbia campus for another TechBreakfast (bagels and coffee!). On Tuesday, join fellow technology-loving parents at Capital Studios for the Baltimore Tech Parents Meetup. And party for a good cause on Thursday night as online donation-giving startup GiveCorps celebrates its one-year anniversary.

Oct. 4, 2012 8:00 am

Amy Dusto chronicles city’s tech scene in 2010, 2011 for Johns Hopkins thesis

A photo of the scene at Baltimore’s second Startup Weekend. Writer Amy Dusto spent several months in 2010 and 2011 hanging out with members of Baltimore’s tech community, an experience that informed a thesis she wrote for Johns Hopkins University, as well as an article she wrote about Baltimore’s first civic hackathon with Open Baltimore […]

Oct. 1, 2012 8:30 am

TESSCO Innovation Showcase // UMBC cybersecurity info session // BizWorkshop at TowsonGlobal [Events]

Our weekly event highlights roundup. Did you hear all that chatter to end September with Baltimore Innovation Week? Expect a recap, but for now, back to a calmer, breezier list of technology events. This week, remember to head to M&T Bank Stadium if you’re registered for TESSCO’s Innovation Showcase. For those looking to pursue a […]

Sep. 12, 2012 8:30 am

Startup Weekend needs more developers, designers // Is there too much VC for startups? [Startup Roundup]

This is the Startup Roundup. Every Wednesday morning, Technically Baltimore will put together the smaller pieces that make up our startup ecosystem. Baltimore’s Startup Weekend has sold out of Non-Technical tickets for the event starting Sept. 28, reports the Baltimore Sun. Startup Weekend, which debuted in Baltimore in April 2011, gives developers, designers and idea-people 54 hours […]

Sep. 7, 2012 10:30 am

Ed Mullin: Robotics shows kids that “This could get me a job someday at NASA”

Ed Mullin is the self-proclaimed robot guy in the [Baltimore Tech] Facebook group. Had you attended the Robotics Olympiad in August, you might’ve seen Mullin strolling around. About 12 years ago, Mullin was the CTO and second employee for Jason Hardebeck’s WhoGlue during its early days—long before the startup, which enabled membership organizations to create […]

Aug. 30, 2012 8:30 am

Parking Panda, KnotFriends present at August Baltimore TechBreakfast

Update 3:42 p.m. 8/30/12: TechBreakfast organizer Ron Schmelzer says that Meetup recorded the number of attendees at 165. “People were popping in and out,” he said in an e-mail. Close to 120 of the 250 registered participants showed up to this month’s Baltimore TechBreakfast, which featured updates from year-old startups Parking Panda and KnotFriends, both of […]

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