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  • 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...
  • TEDCO establishes $1M fund for cybersecurity startups

    TEDCO establishes $1M fund for cybersecurity startups
    The Maryland Technology Development Corp. has established a $1 million fund to invest in startups launching new cyber security technologies, officials announced Wednesday. Eligible Maryland companies will be able to apply for investments of up to $100,...
  • Demand Media buys Saatchi Art, names Sean Moriarty as CEO

    Demand Media buys Saatchi Art, names Sean Moriarty as CEO
    Demand Media Inc., the Santa Monica company behind websites such as eHow.com and Livestrong.com, added Saatchi Art to its collection for $17 million and named the start-up’s top executive as its CEO. Sean Moriarty said he would bring focus,...
  • The short history and big impact of the Emerging Technology Center

    The short history and big impact of the Emerging Technology Center
    In August 2006, Millennial Media -- a digital advertising company founded in Baltimore just two months prior -- made a move that shaped its future. The company's three co-founders took up office space inside the Emerging Technology Center (ETC), an...
  • Learning from the ground up

    Learning from the ground up
    The gig: Jeff Potter, 54, is chief executive of Surf Air, a Santa Monica start-up that operates a members-only luxury jet service offering unlimited trips throughout California and to Las Vegas. The company is negotiating agreements for flights to Phoenix...
  • YouTube goes after small-business ads with Directr acquisition

    YouTube goes after small-business ads with Directr acquisition
    YouTube wants more small businesses to purchase advertising on its website, and that's why this week it acquired Directr, a Boston start-up.  Directr's technology makes it simple for businesses to create videos, which can be used as YouTube...