The Howard County Economic Development Authority (HCEDA) announced the HoCo Higher: Accelerator Business program in partnership with M&T Bank. The program will teach early-stage and historically under-served entrepreneurs the essentials […]
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Anne Arundel Economic Development Corp. IVP aims to retain, expand minority businesses
The Anne Arundel Economic Development Corp. (AAEDC) has launched the Inclusive Ventures Program (IVP). The goal of the IVP is to help small, minority, women- and veteran-owned businesses in the […]
Local Author Expands With New Novel, Award-Winning Screenplays
Debbi Mack’s first novel, Identity Crisis, hit the New York Times e-book bestseller list in 2011 and is the first in the Sam McRae Mystery series.
Creating a Culture of Innovation
Thanks to a competitive global environment, innovation has become a centerpiece of corporate strategy.
Maryland Center for Entrepreneurship Launches New Podcast Series
The Maryland Center for Entrepreneurship (MCE), an initiative of the Howard County Economic Development Authority (HCEDA), has announced the launch of a 14-part podcast series focused on entrepreneurship and business.
Add Estate Planning to Your Adult Child’s College Prep Checklist
So, your “baby” is off to college. Congratulations. Pretty soon, you’ll be busy helping him or her shop for the typical college essentials like textbooks, shower caddies, Ramen noodles and dorm room furniture.
Ellicott City Woman Named No. 1 Elite Executive National Sales Director Ellicott City’s Gloria Mayfield Banks has made history in the beauty and direct sales industry by being named No. […]
Corner-ing the Market on Peer Advisory Boards for Entrepreneurs
The blood flowing through Tina Corner’s veins has always been infused with the spirit of an entrepreneur, even though she tried to deny it for many years.
Gained in Translation: Marketing to Foreign-Born Populations
The tried and true path of traditional marketing strategies still works. For many advertisers it’s a comfortable fit, both familiar and fairly predictable.
Non-Compete Agreements for Independent Contractors May Cause Employment Woes
In response to growing employment costs and pressures on price in a very competitive marketplace, more and more businesses in the service sector are calling upon independent contractors for core duties.