Articles of Interest

Why are women less likely to be entrepreneurs than men?

January 5, 2016

This article is published in collaboration with Knowledge@Wharton. When it comes to thinking up new ideas upon which to found a business, and having the skills to turn a startup into a success, men and women begin on a level playing field. But in practice, men still heavily outnumber women in the high-risk world of


What Kind of Thinker Are You?

November 23, 2015

We all aspire to work better together. Technology is making some of that effort easier. But digital tools are only part of the answer. It’s people who ultimately make the difference. The problem is that technologies for collaboration are improving faster than people’s ability to learn to use them. What can be done to close


TechFire Entrepreneur Selected as Startup Maryland Great Eight Finalist

November 11, 2015

TechFire today proudly announces their client, Motobriiz, LLC., has been selected out of 150 other Maryland entrepreneurs as one of the Great Eight (8) Finalists in Startup Maryland’s 2015 Pitch Across Maryland tour. The Great Eight earned the opportunity to present an extended pitch at the 2015 TEDCO Entrepreneur Expo. The winning Motobriiz video pitch


Startup Maryland Unveils Participants for the “Pitch Across Maryland” Tour and Celebration of Innovation and Entrepreneurship

October 27, 2015

Press Release: Startup Maryland™ today unveils the 138 video pitches from the participants in the 2015 Pitch Across Maryland competition.  After posting the video pitches from Maryland entrepreneurs that were captured during the three-week Pitch Across Maryland bus tour, Startup Maryland is proud to announce that the two Video Pitch Competitions are now underway.  You


Aspiring Entrepreneurs Make Their Pitch

September 22, 2015

The bus pulled into Southern Maryland Sept. 17 looking for pitchers. The lot wasn‘t filled with baseball scouts. The Startup Maryland folks were looking for budding entrepreneurs ready to pitch their business ideas. With stops at All American Harley Davidson in Hughesville and Elements Eatery in Lexington Park they got an interesting range of ideas


NSWC commander inspires innovators at Unmanned Systems Integration Workshop and Technical Exchange

August 26, 2015

DAHLGREN, Va. – Army Staff Sgt. Joshua Burnett envisioned his career after retiring from the U.S. Army last year – start up a company to rapidly deploy life-saving ideas, solutions and technologies to warfighters. Like many small business owners and entrepreneurs, however, he encountered a daunting Department of Defense acquisition process that could delay or