| May 21, 2014
| 12:09 PM
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...
| Jun 2, 2014
| 3:05 AM
Big corporations and startup companies alike are planning to mix it up this week at a unique business event at the Hyatt Regency near Orlando International Airport. The event is called the ICSE, or Innovation Concourse of the Southeast.
| May 6, 2014
| 3:35 PM
Events for Orlando’s startup scene continue to multiply. We’ve got Orlando Tech Meetups, 1 Million Cups on Wednesday mornings, and public talks at Starter Studio, among others.
Starter Studio kicked off its new round of events this week with...
| May 24, 2014
| 7:25 AM
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...
| May 26, 2014
| 12:59 PM
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...
| May 28, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Legend has it that during the first manned balloon flight in 1783, someone remarked, "What good is it?" Benjamin Franklin, standing nearby, offered the famous riposte: "What good is a newborn baby?"
Newborns are about unrealized potential; so are new...
| Jun 8, 2014
| 9:54 AM
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...
| May 18, 2014
Research labs closed by pharmaceutical giant Pfizer dot the country: Illinois. Michigan. New Jersey. New York. North Carolina.
Maryland officials don't want this state to join that list.
After Pfizer declared its desire to buy AstraZeneca — which...
| May 19, 2014
| 3:11 PM
I was watching from inside my shiny tower in London’s financial district the day that Lehman Bros. collapsed. Bankers were walking out the revolving doors clutching files and family photos, economic refugees in well-cut suits. The party was over. Of...
| Jun 13, 2014
| 2:30 AM
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...
| May 19, 2014
| 7:04 PM
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...