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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 incubator of startup technology companies that opened its doors in the Signature Building of the Can Company complex in Canton in 1999. Two years later, when Millennial Media moved out of the ETC and into the complex's adjacent Factory Building in October 2008, it was a company of 85 full-time employees. Today, the company that specializes largely in placing display ads inside the apps people tap open on their smartphones still calls...

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