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  • In Maryland's 'innovation economy,' a contrarian view of acquisitions

    In Maryland's 'innovation economy,' a contrarian view of acquisitions
    Whenever Baltimore-area companies sell themselves to out-of-state firms, economists and local leaders alike bemoan the loss. Another headquarters gone. Fewer corporate decision-makers here. Possible job cuts. But Silicon Valley's deals for two...
  • Big-data start-ups become target for investors

    Big-data start-ups become target for investors
    A new Los Angeles venture capital fund was among 78 funds nationwide to raise money in the second quarter of 2014, the largest number of funds pulling in money since 2007, according to the National Venture Capital Assn. and Thomson Reuters. Though the...
  • Imprint Venture Lab looking to fund and assist creative entrepreneurs

    Imprint Venture Lab looking to fund and assist creative entrepreneurs
    Imprint Venture Lab is looking for creative entrepreneurs with ideas for consumer goods, food, apparel and social-good businesses that have the potential to become iconic brands. The Long Beach-based incubator has up to $3 million to invest in a handful...
  • Film Review: 'Ivory Tower'

    After "Page One: Inside the New York Times," filmmaker Andrew Rossi continues his roving inquiry into the crises and changes that have rocked America's most respected institutions in "Ivory Tower." Moving from the hallowed halls of the Ivy League to the...
  • Tech incubator 1871 expanding this summer

    Tech incubator 1871 expanding this summer
    Chicago's largest tech innovation hub is about to get 50 percent larger. In April, the Tribune reported that 1871, a 2-year-old incubator for tech startups, would expand its space from 50,000 square feet to 75,000. On Monday, the state confirmed it will...
  • Baltimore millennials creatively forge their own career path

    Baltimore millennials creatively forge their own career path
    Last winter, Rachel Millman began searching for a home in Baltimore. She combed through listings online, but the work of narrowing down her search based on static images became tedious. What if, instead, she could take a video tour through each house, and...
  • Who's In and Who's Out in the Digital Gold Rush

    The frenzy of dealmaking between traditional media congloms and digital upstarts is continuing into summer. In the latest moves, Time Warner is in talks to acquire 50% of hipster media outfit Vice Media for $1 billion, while Viacom bought a stake in...
  • Colleges promote entrepreneurship [Commentary]

    While many aspects of the college experience are steeped in tradition, every year more college graduates are leaving the customary path and seeking less traditional methods of employment, most notably, as entrepreneurs. The number of graduates choosing to...
  • Angel investors hire Stanford, MIT grad to ramp up operations

    Angel investors hire Stanford, MIT grad to ramp up operations
    Business consultant Kathy Chiu just became a good person to know in Orlando’s growing tech and startup industry. Chiu started work on Monday with Florida Angel Nexus (FAN), one of the few locally based investment firms that seeks out Florida...
  • Should net neutrality rules stop T-Mobile's music streaming offer?

    Should net neutrality rules stop T-Mobile's music streaming offer?
    When T-Mobile announced the other day that it would exempt streaming music services from its wireless data caps, I thought it was the best reason yet for Washington to stop the company from being swallowed up by Sprint. But some consumer advocates thought...
  • Medical City still laying groundwork for spinoff businesses

    Medical City still laying groundwork for spinoff businesses
    It may take only seconds for cancer researchers at Lake Nona's Medical City to identify a tumor and pinpoint the best drug to treat it. It could take a decade, however, to spin off that kind of biomedical advance and create a profitable business...