New Entrepreneurship Position at Towson University

Towson University has created a fascinating new role at their school – director of entrepreneurship. Spearheading the plan is Frank Bonsal III, who has been leading their business incubator. Now, his new job will include leading the university’s TowsonGlobal business incubator and trying to grow entrepreneurship efforts at the university. In a statement, the university […]

Forbes List of Best States for Business in the US

Every year, Forbes puts out a list that shows the best states in the US for business. This year, Maryland ranked number 18, down two spots from 2012. Maryland ranks ahead of Oregon, which was 19th, and just behind Kansas, with was 17th. As Forbes explained,  “Our study looks at six important factors for businesses: […]

Conscious Venture Lab Forming in Howard County

Howard County is thinking about the future. And they are doing so by creating a new incubator that would help companies with a socially conscious focus to develop and grow. The new program is called the Conscious Venture Lab. It’s a partnership between Howard County and the Porter Group LLC which is based in New […]

Angel Investor Helping Baltimore Companies to Grow

It’s an exciting day for two Baltimore start-ups that each received $200,000 from the Propel Baltimore Fund to continue their work. The Propel Baltimore Fund is backed by the Maryland Technology Development Corp., the Abell Foundation and the France-Merrick Foundation. The two start-ups that received funds included SocialToaster Inc. and Woofound Inc. As The Abell […]

Maryland Funding for the Arts Looking Up

In a move that offers hope and excitement, the Maryland State Arts Council has awarded a 16% increase in state arts funding for fiscal 2014. They just awarded close to $13 million to local arts organizations which will support 254 arts organizations and programs. It will also assist arts councils in Maryland’s 23 counties and […]

Foreman Wolf Opening Sixth Restaurant in Columbia

If you love the Columbia waterfront, then you may want to take note. Foreman Wolf, one of Baltimore’s most well known and respected restaurant groups, is about to open a sixth restaurant. This one will be in Columbia and will be their first restaurant outside the city limits of Baltimore. They just signed a 10 […]

Maryland Historical Society: Worth the Trip

One of the gems in Baltimore is the Maryland Historical Society. They have rare documents located here at 201 W. Monument Street with many of the pieces kept in special cases for all to admire. For anyone who enjoys profiles in history, like historian Nat Shapell, the “Star-Spangled Banner” lyrics is a site to behold […]

Baltimore Law Firms Make the American Lawyers Survey List

If you’re looking to join one of the top revenue-generating law firms in the country, look no further than Baltimore. The 2013 American Lawyers annual survey of the top 100 firms just presented its findings and showed that DLA Piper is the nation’s number one revenue-generating law firm. DLA is the second-biggest law firm in […]

Frank Storch Authors Keep Your School Safe Guide

Many businesses in the Baltimore area look at the bottom line and at the profit margin. Some people and businesses, however, are more concerned about helping others, and this is true for Frank Storch. The founder of The Chesed Fund and Project Ezra of Greater Baltimore Inc., Frank Storch is a Security Consultant and Coordinator […]