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Maryland Department of Business and Economic Development

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  • Cybersecurity business, jobs expected to grow through 2016

    Cybersecurity industry analysts expect the market to grow more than 50 percent in the next four years even as other types of defense spending are expected to flatten or decline, creating new opportunities for workers and businesses in Maryland. The...
  • Indie film with Susan Sarandon set to film in Ocean City in September

    Indie film with Susan Sarandon set to film in Ocean City in September
    "Ping Pong Summer," an indie film starring Susan Sarandon, Amy Sedaris and John Hannah, is set to start filming for six weeks in Ocean City next month, the state announced today. The Maryland Film Office estimates that producers will hire 90 local crew,...
  • Strong federal ties leave Md. vulnerable to sudden cuts

    Looming federal budget cuts make a whole lot of Marylanders nervous because a whole lot of Maryland depends on Uncle Sam for a paycheck — directly or indirectly. More than 300,000 Maryland residents work for the federal government, according to the...
  • Columbia cybersecurity firm gets boost from Silicon Valley

    Columbia cybersecurity firm gets boost from Silicon Valley
    The venture capitalists at Accel Partners fly around the world to find hot companies ripe for investment. The Silicon Valley-based firm was the first major investor in Facebook years ago, and its portfolio is a Who's Who of fast-growing technology...
  • Video lottery money yet to be directed to Md. small businesses

    An audit of Maryland's video lottery terminal program has found that the state has not yet implemented a way to direct proceeds to the state's small business community, as directed by a 2008 law. The Board of Public Works has accumulated the funds, which...
  • Not all fun and (video) games

    Not all fun and (video) games
    Big Huge Games in Timonium closed last May, taking nearly 100 jobs with it. Nine months later, a local studio that was launched from the ashes of the video game-maker shut down, too. And Zynga, which created FarmVille and Words with Friends, closed its...
  • Virginia, Maryland lawmakers spar over FBI move

    Virginia, Maryland lawmakers spar over FBI move
    Lawmakers from Virginia pressed a House of Representatives panel Wednesday to forgo a requirement that a potential new FBI headquarters be located close to the Capital Beltway, a provision they said gives Maryland an unfair advantage as the two states...
  • HCEDA confirms Twele as CEO

    HCEDA confirms Twele as CEO
    The Howard County Economic Development Authority's Board of Directors have unanimously approved County Executive Ken Ulman's appointment of Lawrence Twele to CEO of the Economic Development Authority. Twele had been serving in an acting capacity since...
  • As sequestration starts, concern in Howard builds

    Howard County business officials still are learning how the federal sequestration will affect the county's economy, but once Congress missed its March 1 deadline for an agreement avoiding the cuts, one local business already was feeling the effects....
  • Economic development professionals come together for summit

    Hosted by the BWI Business Partnership, economic development professionals from around the Baltimore-Washington corridor will gather for a Regional Economic Development Summit, Thursday, March 14 from 7:30 to 11:30 a.m. at the Hilton Baltimore BWI...
  • Md. businesses hope for more influence in Annapolis

    Md. businesses hope for more influence in Annapolis
    Maryland's business leaders are increasing efforts to speak with a louder, more unified voice to state officials, seeing in looming federal budget cuts the necessity — or opportunity — to focus more attention on the private sector. The...
  • Twele to replace Neuman at Howard's Economic Development Authority

    Twele to replace Neuman at Howard's Economic Development Authority
    Howard County Executive Ken Ulman announced Friday that Lawrence Twele has been selected to serve as acting President and CEO of the Howard County Economic Development Authority, filling the vacancy created when Laura Neuman was sworn in as Anne Arundel...