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From bootcamp to the board room: Veteran-owned businesses make gains

From bootcamp to the board room: Veteran-owned businesses make gains

Link Labs' latest project is creating smart cities — a network where available parking spaces and other services can be detected on mobile devices. The Annapolis firm has been installing receiver sites in Washington, D.C., northern Virginia and Baltimore to link to its data. CEO Brian Ray ties the technology company's efforts to his Navy training, where he was a communications officer on a submarine. Statistics show that as a veteran business owner, he is part of a group that is more likely to be educated and run two or more firms than nonveteran counterparts. "A lot of the challenges and operational challenges that the special forces go through with their...

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