Press Releases and Blog

For more information about HCEDA news or press releases, contact Ali Bliss at abliss@hceda.org.

  • FLAVORx, the Columbia-based Medicine Hero for your Child

    Friday, March 29, 2019

    On March 28, 2019, the Howard County Economic Development Authority (HCEDA) joined health tech innovators, FLAVORx, for the reopening of their new facility in Columbia, which now accommodates their company of 50. FLAVORx was founded in 1994 in an act of desperation, when a local pharmacist had an ongoing challenge to get his epileptic granddaughter […]
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  • HCEDA announces partnership with Maryland Defense Technology Commercialization Center 

    Wednesday, March 20, 2019

    The Howard County Economic Development Authority (HCEDA) is pleased to announce it has entered into a cooperative agreement with the Maryland Department of Commerce to establish a DefTech Center in cooperation with Anne Arundel County to serve the technology community surrounding Fort Meade and the NSA. The mission of the DefTech Center is to facilitate […]
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  • Howard Tech Council Sponsors Johns Hopkins APL’s Annual Girl Power Expo

    Friday, March 15, 2019

    On March 3, 2019, our Howard Tech Council’s (HTC) Women in Tech Affinity Group (WiT) proudly sponsored Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Lab’s (APL) 13th Annual Girl Power Expo for the fourth year in a row, providing seven interactive hands-on workshops for the events attendees. The Girl Power Expo is a free opportunity for elementary and […]
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  • MCE Resident, rfidCollect, LLC Co-Founders to speak at 2019 Data Center World Conference

    Friday, March 15, 2019

    Maryland Center for Entrepreneurship (MCE) Resident, rfidCollect LLC co-founders, Tim Buckley and Bruno Riegl, will host a panel discussion on sensor-based resource management March 22nd at Data Center World Conference in Phoenix. rfidCollect became a MCE Resident in October 2016. Panelists will provide an overview of the latest market trends and the role sensors are playing […]
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  • Maryland Center for Entrepreneurship (MCE) Resident Kaizen Approach, Inc. (KAI) expands out of incubator into to first corporate office space in Howard County

    Saturday, March 9, 2019

    A Maryland Center for Entrepreneurship (MCE) Resident Kaizen Approach, Inc. (KAI) is expanding out of the incubator into to their first corporate office space in Hanover, Md located in Howard County. The cybersecurity consulting firm has been operating within the MCE since January of 2013. During their time at the MCE, KAI grew from 12 […]
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  • Ron Gula Speaks at the Howard Tech Council (HTC) Cyber Security Trailblazer Series Event

    Friday, March 8, 2019

    On February 28th, 2019, the Howard Tech Council (HTC) hosted the Cyber Security Trailblazer Event featuring Ron Gula, President of Gula Tech Adventures and co-founder of Tenable Network Security & Network Security Wizards. The event was held at the Universities Space Research Association (USRA) where local professionals and cyber enthusiasts mingled over drinks and appetizers, […]
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  • HCEDA’s Financial Program Analyst, Darshni Patel Professional Development Highlight

    Thursday, March 7, 2019

    In January 2019, Darshni Patel, HCEDA’s Financial Program Analyst, has been appointed as Student Ambassador and selected to serve on the Penn State World Campus Student Advisory Board. The Student Advisory Board receives hundreds of applications annually and Darshni was one of more than 30 students selected to apply to this unique leadership and professional […]
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    Friday, January 18, 2019

    Howard County has received approval from the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Foreign Trade Zones Board to be included in the service area of Foreign Trade Zone #74 as part of a recent expansion. FTZ #74, which is administered by the Baltimore Development Corporation (BDC), already includes Baltimore City and the Maryland counties of Baltimore, Harford, […]
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  • Howard County: At the Center of Cyber

    Monday, January 14, 2019

    Howard County is Cyber Central. It became that before we realized it. Before the media started paying attention. Before it was cool to be in cyber. Before people even thought about what their digital footprint was. Before it even got a name. This area became the epicenter and it happened naturally; growing, expanding and evolving. […]
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  • MCE Alumni Company, Zentail, Celebrates $5M Series A Funding Round and Facility Ribbon Cutting

    Friday, November 9, 2018

      Maryland Center for Entrepreneurship (MCE) alumni company, Zentail, an e-commerce automations software operations platform, announced it has completed a $5 million Series A funding round led by Initialized Capital with participation from the FundersClub. Both added to their prior investments in Zentail’s series seed round, bringing Zentail’s total funding to $6.2 million. Zentail received […]
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