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  • Four firms win $100k each in InvestMaryland contest

    Four firms win $100k each in InvestMaryland contest
    Four startups won $100,000 each Monday night in the second InvestMaryland Challenge, a state-run competition to help promising new firms and encourage out-of-state companies to establish a Maryland presence. The state Department of Business and Economic...
  • Revving up tech: Orlando group plans week-long tech event

    Revving up tech: Orlando group plans week-long tech event
    Orlando’s most prominent tech networking organization, Orlando Tech, plans to have a new weeklong technology conference this fall. Carlos Carbonell, president of Orlando Tech Inc., said details of the conference are still being fleshed out, but...
  • Why Festivals Should be Giving Film Funders Awards

    The Cannes Film Festival will be dispensing awards to filmmakers this week, but they don't give awards to dealmakers. Yet as international co-financing pacts grow ever more complex and ubiquitous, the negotiators, not just the cineastes, occupy...
  • Working to help veterans start businesses

    Working to help veterans start businesses
    Military veterans have a knack for building successful businesses, professionals say, but they have more trouble than non-veterans attracting investors. That's a challenge now being tackled by a crop of Maryland-based initiatives aimed at helping...
  • Manufacturing contemplates a 3-D printing revolution

    Manufacturing contemplates a 3-D printing revolution
    John Danko got his Baltimore company's first 3-D printer four years ago, and he said it's given him a front-row seat for a manufacturing revolution. In an office across the street from the foundry where Danko Arlington's molten metal flows, he prints...
  • Indiegogo, Crowdfunding Rival to Kickstarter, Raises $40 Million

    Indiegogo, a crowdfunding startup that competes with Kickstarter and others, announced that it has raised $40 million in second-round funding, led by venture-capital firms Institutional Venture Partners and Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers. Indiegogo...
  • Amazon may offer Kindle checkout system this summer

    Amazon.com is reportedly planning to offer small and mid-size retail businesses a checkout system that would use the company's Kindle tablets to process payments, a report Wednesday said. The Seattle online retailer could have the checkout system...
  • MidemLab Gives Leg Up to Startups

    As part and parcel of Midem's three-year efforts to reinvent itself for the digital age, few of its ventures have been as successful as its MidemLab summit, which allows startup tech companies to pitch their wares and concepts for an industry audience....
  • Midem's Bruno Crolot Discusses Revitalizing the Cannes Music Conference

    Three years ago, when Bruno Crolot took the reins of Midem, the international music business conference that takes place every winter in Cannes, he inherited a raft of challenges. The confab -- for decades a must-attend summit -- had witnessed a slump...
  • California Democrats seek to lower CEO pay with tax cudgel

    This post has been corrected, as indicated below. Some California lawmakers worry that California is losing too many businesses to other states. State Sens. Mark DeSaulnier (D-Concord) and Loni Hancock (D-Berkeley) evidently worry that we're not...
  • Baltimore parking authority shopping for phone app for meter payments

    Baltimore parking authority shopping for phone app for meter payments
    Quarters? How quaint. When paying city parking meters, Baltimore drivers may soon be able to rely on smartphones. Just as in cities such as Washington and Tel Aviv, Paris and San Francisco, Baltimore is looking to develop an app for that. The...