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Cyber, Financial Concerns Taking Note of Howard County

Financial institutions and investors from around the country this past year have identified Howard County as a prime location for growth in the cybersecurity market, investing millions of dollars in funding two of the region’s largest cybersecurity firms.

Catalyst Loan Fund Supports Small Business

Funding can be a challenge for small businesses, but thanks to the Howard County Economic Development Authority’s (HCEDA) Catalyst Loan Fund (CLF), there are options available to help them get off of the ground and grow.

Industry Perspective: Maryland: ‘The Little State That Can’

Maryland may not have much in the actual acreage department, but it surely makes up for its lack of size in its impact. We should start calling Maryland “The Little State That Can.”

Horizon Foundation Awards More Than $1M in Grants During ’15

Continuing its long history of supporting community organizations working to improve health and wellness in Howard County, The Horizon Foundation awarded almost $1.2 million in grants in 2015.

Arts = Business

According to the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) and Americans for the Arts, arts organizations, and the creative people they employ, stimulate innovation, strengthen our nation’s competitiveness in the global marketplace and play an important role in building and sustaining economic vibrancy.

The Job Market: What’s in Store?

2015 has come to a close, and 2016 is here. What does that mean for Maryland’s workforce?

Industry Perspective: Synergies, Progress Boost Maryland’s Cyber Scene

After only a few weeks on the job, the energy, vibrancy and innovation that surrounds everything cyber in Maryland has been remarkably apparent. I have met with startups, small companies and large, and everything in between.

Looking for Innovation? Head to the Farm

When the word “innovation” is brought up in a general business discussion, agriculture is rarely an industry that readily comes to people’s minds.

CEO Breakfast at The Arc Features Employment Success Stories

In honor of International Day of Persons with Disabilities, Howard County Executive Allan Kittleman and Larry Twele, CEO of the Howard County Economic Development Authority (HCEDA)

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