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Sickweather trends on AngelList [Startup Roundup]

Also: registration has opened for hackUBMC, a 24-hour hackathon at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County to be held later this month.

The Sickweather team in Kansas City. From left: Zephrin Lasker, cofounder Graham Dodge, John Erck, cofounder Michael Belt, cofounder James Sajor. (Photo via Facebook)


Who’s getting funded?

Pharmaceutical firm Vaccinogen will move to Baltimore after $80 million in investments, the Baltimore Business Journal reported.

Who’s making moves?

The National Security Agency tapped Federal Hill’s Maddrix to help it respond to cyber attacks, Baltimore reported.
Registration is open for hackUBMC, which will take place Sept. 27-28 at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County.
In Baltimore, Johns Hopkins University’s Social Innovation Lab is accepting applications and hosting several information sessions in various Baltimore locations this month.
The Digital Harbor Foundation in Federal Hill is searching for a new part-time program specialist.
The Chesapeake Innovation Center will open its new Odenton headquarters with a slate of events later this month, Baltimore reported.

Who’s getting buzz?

Sickweather is the top trending startup on AngelList. The startup wrapped its stay at a Kansas City accelerator in June and is currently seeking a lead investor.
A tricorder prototype (think “Star Trek”) from a group of Johns Hopkins University students has boldly gone into the finals for a share of the $10 million Qualcomm Tricorder Baltimore reported.

Companies: University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC) / Maddrix / National Security Agency / Chesapeake Innovation Center / Vaccinogen / Social Innovation Lab / Bio-Rad Laboratories / Digital Harbor Foundation / Sickweather

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