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  • How Mark Suster became a go-to guy for tech start-ups

    How Mark Suster became a go-to guy for tech start-ups
    The gig: Mark Suster is an entrepreneur, angel investor and managing partner at Century City venture capital firm Upfront Ventures, formerly known as GRP Partners. A vocal proponent of L.A.'s growing tech scene, Suster has become known as the go-to...
  • In 'cyber' Maryland, a bid for business growth

    In 'cyber' Maryland, a bid for business growth
    Zuly Gonzalez and Beau Adkins used to work at the National Security Agency. Now they run a cybersecurity firm in Catonsville, helping companies defend against online threats. They're the embodiment of why Maryland officials call the state the nation's...
  • Cyber-security firm Cylance works to read hackers' minds

    Cyber-security firm Cylance works to read hackers' minds
    Two hackers from Irvine gained access in April to the air conditioning and water systems of a Google Inc. office in Sydney, Australia. Because Google had failed to install a security patch to a software program that remotely tracks and controls building...
  • Where My Dogs At: A social network for man and man's best friend

    Where My Dogs At: A social network for man and man's best friend
    Where My Dogs At is a new social networking app angled at dog lovers and their four-legged friends looking for local dog-friendly places to go and people to meet. Think Facebook for Fido, with a "Yelp for dogs" approach, built around a location-based...
  • State, economic group launch program to help companies to grow

    State, economic group launch program to help companies to grow
    The Economic Alliance of Greater Baltimore and the Maryland Department of Business of Economic Development announced Monday that they created a new program to help companies that have moved beyond the start-up phase to continue to grow. Advance Maryland...
  • Tribune forms Silicon Valley digital venture, hires Shashi Seth

    Tribune forms Silicon Valley digital venture, hires Shashi Seth
    Underscoring that technology increasingly will drive the success of traditional media outlets, Tribune Co. is planting a flag in Silicon Valley and has hired a former top Yahoo executive to lead the company's digital ventures. Shashi Seth, who has...
  • With an app, Wham City finds its mainstream breakthrough

    With an app, Wham City finds its mainstream breakthrough
    At last month's Academy of Country Music Awards, Brad Paisley performed his single, “Beat This Summer,” alongside John Mayer. The audience held up cell phones — the modern version of the lighter at concerts — that displayed bright,...
  • Professionals buying into perfect jobs

    Professionals buying into perfect jobs
    Annette Walter was chief operating officer of a fast-growing Baltimore real estate company. Her husband, Shawn, a former construction project manager, had launched a successful career in sales. But in March, the Hunt Valley couple walked away from the...
  • Start-up founder sees a troll behind patent lawsuit

    To Kevin O'Connor, the first straw was also the last straw. In May, a start-up company he founded, Findthebest.com, got a letter from a Connecticut law firm explaining that it had filed a lawsuit accusing the start-up of infringing an obscure software...
  • Firm hopes to save Silicon Valley from zombie start-up apocalypse

    Firm hopes to save Silicon Valley from zombie start-up apocalypse
    Most Silicon Valley start-ups that you hear about seem to have one of three fates. In the best cases, they have an IPO. Next best case, they are acquired by some big-tech sugar daddy. Then there are those that simply die. They run out of money, the...
  • Maryland entrepreneur runs into trouble for using the word 'entrepreneur'

    Maryland entrepreneur runs into trouble for using the word 'entrepreneur'
    Back in 2000, Entrepreneur's StartUps magazine featured an article about Janice McLean Deloatch as she was trying to launch a business in Maryland that dispensed pantyhose from vending machines. The venture didn't take off. But the Abingdon resident took...