This is the Startup Roundup. Every Wednesday morning, Technically Baltimore will put together the smaller pieces that make up our startup ecosystem.
Startup Grind returns for its second installment on Oct. 30 at Loyola University Maryland. Tickets are on sale now. October’s interviewee is Vince Talbert, the co-founder of BillMeLater, which was acquired by eBay in 2008. Talbert now works as the vice president of merchant marketing at PayPal. He served as a judge during Sunday’s presentations at Startup Weekend.
Todd Marks, CEO of Mindgrub Technologies, is a speaker at this year’s Digital East Conference in Herndon, Va. The conference started yesterday and continues through today. Marks presented Tuesday afternoon.
TowsonGlobal Business Incubator plans to double its size, according to an interview Bmore Media conducted with executive director of TowsonGlobal Clay Hickson. According to Bmore Media, “Hickson is helping [Towson University] position itself as the go-to place for regional technology startups.
Gus Sentementes interviews Curiosityville founder Susan Magsamen. Magsamen’s Cockeysville-based edtech startup, which launched last month, creates online games and academic exercises for children ages 3 through 8.
Arcion Therapeutics has sold $1,500,000 in debt of an indefinite offering according to SEC filings. The company is based out of the Emerging Technology Center in Canton. According to its website, Arcion “applies breakthroughs in neuroscience to advance the treatment of chronic pain.”
Andrew Hazlett and Sharon Paley of the Greater Baltimore Technology Council reviewed Baltimore Innovation Week in their latest Baltimore Weekly podcast. [Full disclosure: Baltimore Innovation Week was organized by Technically Baltimore.]