New Look for Baltimore Grand Prix

The Baltimore Grand Prix is getting a face-lift. Their old slogan, “Festival of Speed” is out the door, and they are welcoming a new slogan, “Celebration of Acceleration.” Their new tagline is, as they explain, part of a “new look and feel” that the race has just unveiled. The Grand Prix is also planning to […]

InvestMaryland Challenge Narrows to 9

The winning companies from the InvestMaryland Challenge will each receive $100,000 in prizes and $125,000 in cash as part of the Maryland Venture Fund’s first business competition. The winning companies will be announced on April 15. InvestMaryland is a state venture capital initiative managed by DBED and the Maryland Venture Fund. They managed to raise […]

Offshore Wind Bill Passes Senate in Maryland

Environmental groups are hailing the recent passage in the Senate of an offshore wind bill that was pushed by Governor Martin O’Malley. The Senate approved O’Malley’s Maryland Offshore Wind Energy Act, Senate Bill 275, by a margin of 30-15. The bill will now head back to the House to reconcile some minor details and will […]

Zarsha Leo Hits the Inner Harbor

Baltimore has recently gotten a new addition to the line-up of bars and restaurants along the Inner Harbor and it’s setting tongues wagging. Zarsha Leo, a restaurant-bar franchise based in NYC has recently set down roots in Baltimore. While their glittery exterior and their rows of flat-screen television sets don’t set them apart from any […]

Baltimore Benefiting from Super Bowl Fever

Certainly, Super Bowl Sunday is good for business. But even the weeks leading up to Super Bowl Sunday are good for business if you’re a business in the town where one of the teams hails. And this is exactly what Baltimore businesses are finding at the moment, as the Baltimore Ravens prepare for kickoff. Mother’s […]

13 Baltimore Hot Shots to Watch for 2013

The Baltimore Business Journal just recently covered the 13 people that they think should be watched for 2013. Here is an interesting list of the 13 that they deem important to watch in the year ahead. The list includes: Brian Strumke, Stillwater Artisanal Ales; Rebecca Pearce, Maryland Health Benefit Exchange; Paul Palmieri, Millennial Media; Chad […]

Baltimore Mayor Gives Out Business Awards

Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake just handed out awards to ten impressive businesses in the Baltimore area. The Mayor’s Awards honored these businesses for giving back to the community during tough economic times.  This year’s awards were given to: Ballard Spahr LLP for cleaning up and improving the Reservoir Hill community and for pro bono legal services. […]

New Loans Available for Small Businesses in Baltimore

If you’re a small business in Baltimore, you’ll certainly want to take note. In recent news, Baltimore just announced a new loan program for small Baltimore businesses. The program is called the BaltimoreMICRO and it will offer loans of $5000-$30,000 to businesses with less than $1 million in annual revenue and with a personal credit […]

Maryland Chamber of Commerce Recognizes Philanthropic Companies

On Friday, the Maryland Chamber of Commerce and the Baltimore Business Journal recognized three companies for their philanthropies. They handed out the awards at the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) Maryland Chapter Philanthropy Day Luncheon that took place at the Marriot Waterfront in Baltimore. The Hartman Executive Advisors in Columbia were given the small employer […]