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Stephen Babcock is the Deputy Managing 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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With acquisition, Columbia cyber company MasterPeace Solutions expands to Northern Virginia

Oct. 7, 2021 12:15 pm

With acquisition, Columbia cyber company MasterPeace Solutions expands to Northern Virginia

MasterPeace acquired Full Suite Solutions. The company is growing its model combining government services and startup incubation for software engineers.
Jobs and startups are key to making Maryland a top life sciences ecosystem, says report

Oct. 5, 2021 4:55 pm

Jobs and startups are key to making Maryland a top life sciences ecosystem, says report

How can Maryland's life sciences sector keep growing an industry that's competitive with Massachusetts and North Carolina from a base of research talent? A new Milken Institute report commissioned by the Maryland Tech Council said more workforce programs, incubators and collaboration will help.
UMD spinout Medcura raises $7.4M Series A for products that stop bleeding, treat wounds

Aug. 19, 2021 10:28 am

UMD spinout Medcura raises $7.4M Series A for products that stop bleeding, treat wounds

Based out of the Discovery District near University of Maryland College Park, the company is taking a consumer-facing product to stop bleeding and treat wounds to market. Expect hiring.
A Bethesda company making nonflammable, eco-friendly insulation raised a $1M seed round

Aug. 11, 2021 3:37 pm

A Bethesda company making nonflammable, eco-friendly insulation raised a $1M seed round

Liatris is making a new kind of building insulation. After a round led by local investors, it's also looking to hire.
A $5M scholarship fund is supporting digital tech credentials for women and minorities at DMV universities

Jul. 9, 2021 11:02 am

A $5M scholarship fund is supporting digital tech credentials for women and minorities at DMV universities

The Greater Washington Partnership's Capital CoLAB is looking to support 2,000 students by 2025. "We realize that we have to think differently," said one employer.
A more diverse tech workforce can help close skills gaps. This DMV collaboration is creating the pathways to careers

Jun. 10, 2021 8:29 am

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.
Power Moves: Meet Technical.ly’s new lead reporter in DC

Apr. 19, 2021 12:00 pm

Power Moves: Meet Technical.ly’s new lead reporter in DC

Plus, the Greater Washington Partnership has a new council focused on inclusive growth, Howard University names a chair of entreprenuership and moves at a pair of Arlington C-suites.
Meet the growing B2B startups in the spring 2021 cohort of the PAX Momentum accelerator

Apr. 15, 2021 2:59 pm

Meet the growing B2B startups in the spring 2021 cohort of the PAX Momentum accelerator

Based in the D.C. area, the accelerator is working with startups from a range of cities to grow sales and marketing engines. We talked to founder Matt Hanson talks about programming, diversity and approach.
Money Moves: Eye-catching VC rounds from HawkEye 360, Territory Foods and Arcellx

Apr. 14, 2021 1:07 pm

Money Moves: Eye-catching VC rounds from HawkEye 360, Territory Foods and Arcellx

DMV companies banked more than $190 million in investment so far this week.
How I Got Here: Content, conferences and tech Twitter propelled Netflix senior software engineer Laurie Barth

Apr. 13, 2021 3:48 pm

How I Got Here: Content, conferences and tech Twitter propelled Netflix senior software engineer Laurie Barth

The RealLIST Engineers honoree, who joined Netflix this month, talks about finding community with minoritized technologists, in D.C. and online.

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