Johns Hopkins University New Film Incubator

Something new is always happening at Johns Hopkins University. Currently, they have a new film incubator that is trying to cultivate new ideas for producing films. The program is called Bold Voices, New Paradigms Incubator and it’s part of the Saul Zaentz Innovation Fund in Film and Media Studies. As Roberto Buso-Garcia, director of the […]

Do You Know a Tech Person Worthy of an Award?

The Baltimore Business Journal is taking nominations for their first Tech 10 awards. Their goal is to honor the top personalities that are helping the tech industry. They plan to select ten people to be honored at their event on June 9th. The ten winners will then be featured in the paper the next day. […]

Light City Baltimore Festival Coming Up

Be part of the Light City Baltimore festival at the Inner Harbor from March 28-April 3. It will include 50 concerts, dozens of speakers and a 1.5 mile light walk with the installation of artwork by 29 artists. The event, organized by the Baltimore Office of Promotion & The Arts, includes a vast array of […]

Not Business as Usual During the Snow

Certainly, businesses take a beating when the snow starts to pile up, and this is what Baltimore recently experienced. The one area where businesses do seem to still be booming during the storms is the bars. As Taryn Williams at the Blue Agave said, “Business has been pretty consistent. The neighborhood has been supporting a […]

Fixt Has Fixed Its Financial Backing Question for the Year

A Baltimore smartphone repair startup called Fixt is doing just fine for itself. Founded by Luke Cooper and Christopher Garvis in 2013, they were recently hoping to raise $400,00.  They were overwhelmed by investor interest and ended up with $800,000 in 10 days. Contributors included investors in Silicon Valley, New York and Baltimore. The new […]

Subscription Boxes are Booming in Baltimore

Happiest Little Baker, a new Baltimore-based subscription box, is having some success with the younger crowd. The idea is that a package of surprise dessert recipes arrives at their doorstep. It includes pre-measured ingredients needed to bake one item. Founders Lindsey and Mike Maurath have designed the boxes to bring families together for quality time […]

YogaWorks Buys Charm City Yoga

Charm City Yoga has just been bought by California-based YogaWorks. Charm City is owned by Kim Manfredi and Chris Blades. They opened their first studio in 2000 and have, subsequently opened other locations in Baltimore and the surrounding counties. As Blades said, “For the last nine months or so, we’ve been trying to think how […]

Hopkins Unveils New App for Seizure Patients

Johns Hopkins researchers have recently unveiled a new medical research app that could help people to detect and manage epileptic seizures better. It’s a free app called EpiWatch that is designed for Apple watches and iPhones. It collects data from patients before, during and after a seizure occurs. As Dr. Gregory Krauss, professor of neurology […]

Renovations Complete for The Hunt Valley Inn

Baltimore’s seventh-largest hotel just finished its $15 million renovations. The Hunt Valley Inn is ready to show off its new look with an upgrade that includes a redesign of their Cinnamon Tree restaurant and to all of their 393 guest rooms. They also redesigned their 33,000 square foot convention hall and their common area amenities. […]

Perceptive Navigation Secures Funding

A Baltimore medical device startup, Perceptive Navigation, has raised $500,000 to put towards securing federal regulatory approval of its ultrasound device. They have been backed by the Maryland Venture Fund and the Abell Foundation. It is building on a $1.4 million grant from the NIH. The CEO Todd Chappell expects the approval to take place […]