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The rise of the rest: Startups look beyond Silicon Valley

Innovation and job growth in the tech industry are happening in far-flung places besides Silicon Valley. We take a look at four cities, including Baltimore, that are making a name for themselves. 

FDA approves Hopkins-invented eye implant

The Wilmer Eye Institute at Johns Hopkins will begin embedding a device this year that can restore vision to blind patients who suffer from an inherited eye disease. The FDA approved the groundbreaking device this month. 

Step OUT: To Help Reshape Charm City

Join artists, intellectuals, public health officials and innovators as they explore ways to reenergize the urban lanscape in Baltimore.  It takes place Jan. 25 at Morgan State University. 

In Good Company: Coworking Spots Cater to Solo Workers

Tired of hearing their dog bark and seeing dirty dishes in the sink, some independent workers are fleeing the distractions of home for shared office space. 

A Desk of One's Own: A Guide to Coworking in Greater Baltimore

Thinking of chucking the home office for a collaborative space? Here's a list of some coworking spots, including what you can expect to pay and the amenities they provide. Where can you find a foosball table?

Nurturing Success: Growth in Store for Towson Incubator

Clay Hickson, recently named executive director of TowsonGlobal Business Incubator, talks about its expansion plans. Hickson wants the incubator to be the hub of entrepreneurship and innovation in the region. 

Step OUT: For Baltimore Innovation Week

Participate in networking events, lectures and conferences that celebrate innovation in Baltimore's tech community. 

Technology Makes Engineering Firm a Concrete Success

Maryland company Structural has helped preserve the buildings that house the National Aquarium in Baltimore and Frank Lloyd Wright's Fallingwater. The company also plans to hire 100 over the next three years. 

Wasabi Ventures CEO Digs Into His Baltimore Roots

You may have heard the name Wasabi Ventures a lot recently. The Silicon Valley venture capital firm has funded several Baltimore startups, thanks in no small part to its CEO's ties to Charm City. Learn more about Tom "TK" Kuegler. And yes, he's a fan of sushi. 

Prototyping Teaching at Education Hack Day

What does innovation in education look like? Education Hack Day will convene problem-solvers to work on educator-submitted problems and ignite an entrepreneurial spirit in Baltimore City education.

Video Feature: Maryland's Biotech Scene

As the BioInternational conference takes place down in Washington, DC, Bmore Media dives into Maryland's thriving biotech industry with an eye on what makes the state an appealing destination for biotech jobs, research, and talent.

Video: What Are They Doing at Goddard Space Center?

NASA. The very name conjures wonder, a sense of limitless possibility. Ingenuity writ large. But how often do you get a chance to peek behind the curtain? Bmore was able to do just that, and we returned with a video report.

The City That Codes, Wires, Geeks-out: Welcome to the Hackathon, Hon.

Tools scattered on workbenches. Solder dripping into pizza boxes. Ideas and innovation in abundance at every turn. And, oh yeah: cash prizes. It was all part of the scene at Baltimore's first Hackathon, held November 19-21 at the Emerging Technology Center in Canton. Bmore was there, and we've got the full story.

Fast CEOs -- Martin Roesch

Martin Roesch, Founder and CEO of Sourcefire, a Maryland-based cyber security firm, talks about starting his company in his livingroom, why the Greater Baltimore Area is a great place to launch a business and what you should do if you think you have a "great idea."

Securing the Future - Maryland's Cyber Tech Scene

Is it Maryland's location? It's universities or colleges? It's skilled workforce? Or the innovative spirit of its leaders and entrepreneurs? Just what makes Maryland a burgeoning hub for cyber security firms?
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