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BetaCity Celebrates Baltimore Innovation and Startups

By | Sep 22, 2015 at 4:00 pm

Baltimore isn’t usually the first city that comes to mind when people think of innovation. But that seems to be changing. I hear more and more lately about amazing things coming out of the city. It’s true that I may come across more news…


WoofTrax Makes it Easy to Support Dog Rescues

By | Jul 31, 2015 at 3:00 pm

Recently I’ve become more involved with a local dog rescue, but often it can be very time consuming. If you foster a dog you’ve got to go to a weekly event, help train the dog, bring them to dog parks to socialize them, and…

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Baltimore Based OrderUp Has Been Acquired by Groupon

By | Jul 18, 2015 at 6:00 pm

Groupon recently went under the radar with the beta launch of Groupon To Go. This new food delivery platform from Groupon was partially made possible with the acquisition of Baltimore based delivery startup OrderUp. OrderUp, which was founded in 2009, is a major competitor in the…


Big Ideas Coming out of UMD’s Startup Shell Incubator

By | Jul 6, 2015 at 8:00 am

The University of Maryland is part of the reason that Maryland, as a state, is producing some really innovative entrepreneurial talent. Their student-run incubator and co-working space Startup Shell (shell, because the UMD mascot is the Terrapin -very clever, guys), which opened in 2012, is home to…

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Mooki and Sonavex Win Baltimore’s Startup of the Year

By | Jun 25, 2015 at 3:00 pm

Wednesday night, Tech Cocktail (a Tech.Co production) took its Startup of the Year Competition and Tour to the gritty streets of Baltimore. Seven startups showcased their ideas and pitched to the audience. There were several health/medical related startups, which is not surprising due to the…

Celebrate Startup Tour

Who is Baltimore’s Startup of the Year? [Poll]

By | Jun 16, 2015 at 4:00 pm

The Tech Cocktail Startup of the Year Competition just keeps moving through the country, and the next stop is Wednesday June 24 at Mother’s in Baltimore (use promo code: Baltstartups for a special surprise 😉. With a little help from our friends Saul Ewing, CEA,…

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Celebrate Startup Tour Heads to Baltimore

By | Jun 9, 2015 at 7:56 pm

Charm City is definitely a place where innovation happens. After all, the first umbrella factory was established in Baltimore, and the first long-distance telegraph line was routed between Baltimore and Washington DC. So we know for sure that we are going to arrive in…


Baltimore’s R2integrated Acquires Make Me Social

By | Apr 29, 2015 at 3:00 pm

This morning, the Baltimore, MD-based digital marketing agency r2integrated announced its acquisition of the New York, NY-based marketing firm Make Me Social. The news comes a little over a month since the r2integrated announced its acquisition of CatapultWorks, another digital marketing agency based in…


Baltimore’s SocialToaster Raises $1.9M for Social Marketing

By | Apr 22, 2015 at 9:00 pm

The Baltimore, MD-based SocialToaster announced Monday that it has raised $1.9 million bridge round of funding from investors such as Under Armour CEO Kevin Plank, SFP Capital, Blu Venture Investors, and David Abrams. The company also announced that it has acquired the Los Angeles,…


FunSeek Takes their Activity Finding Platform National

By | Apr 18, 2015 at 6:00 pm

As someone who’s lived in the DC area for over eight years, and also as someone who does not have gobs of expendable income, I’ve learned what a perfect town this is for the good ol’ staycation. But DC isn’t all Smithsonian museums and phallic-shaped…


Megabus Partners With Parking Panda to Offer Travelers Cheap Parking

By | Apr 1, 2015 at 8:00 am

What happens when you combine a useful service with the convenience of an app? Money-saving opportunities. Not always, but that’s the case of the partnership between Parking Panda and popular city-to-city express bus company, Megabus. Parking Panda, the online booking engine and app that allows…


Happinin is Using Real-Time Videos to Provide Unbiased Venue Reviews

By | Nov 18, 2014 at 12:30 pm

What’s happening? That’s the essential premise behind the new application Happinin. Currently available Baltimore, MD and Annapolis, MD, the app allows users to discover what’s going on in local venues, helping them to narrow down which bars to go to or which events to…


HDScores Asks: Are You Eating at Clean Restaurants?

By | Nov 15, 2014 at 6:00 pm

Sometimes looks can be deceiving, especially in the restaurant business. Have you ever been into a restaurant that outwardly appears clean, only to find it filthy once you’re too far invested in the meal? You can feel your skin crawling, the carpet looks like…


How Wearable Tech Will Transform Walkability of Our Cities

By | Nov 2, 2014 at 4:00 pm

Apple’s announcement in September regarding the 2015 launch of the Apple Watch has some pundits wondering if the tech giant can do for wearable tech what it did for the MP3 player and smartphone: create a must-have consumer device out of a fledgling, yet…