| Jul 12, 2013
| 11:09 PM
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...
| Aug 16, 2013
| 5:15 PM
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...
| Jul 18, 2013
| 5:00 AM
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...
| May 19, 2013
| 10:30 AM
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...
| May 20, 2013
| 10:54 AM
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.
| May 22, 2013
| 9:45 AM
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...
| May 21, 2013
| 11:58 AM
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,...
| Jun 1, 2013
| 3:03 PM
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...
| Oct 13, 2013
| 5:00 AM
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...
| Dec 24, 2013
| 12:11 PM
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...
| Nov 15, 2013
| 5:05 PM
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...