GRSi Receives CEO Report’s 2018 Velocity Growth Award

GRSi Receives CEO Report’s 2018 Velocity Growth Award

GRSi has been named a winner of the 2018 Velocity Growth Award from CEO Report, their most prestigious award honoring the region’s fastest growing companies for their “determination, dedication and drive [putting] their organizations on the path to continued success that will impact the regional economic landscape for years to come and serve as an example to others.” GRSi President and CEO David Affeldt will accept the award on behalf of the organization at a gala to be held April 19 in Baltimore. ...  Read more

Akonni Biosystems Announces Strategic Partnership with Major Chinese Diagnostics Company Righton

Akonni Biosystems Announces Strategic Partnership with Major Chinese Diagnostics Company Righton

Akonni Biosystems Inc. and Chinese in vitro diagnostics company, Righton, announce a commercial agreement that enables Righton to sell Akonni’s products for nucleic acid purification and molecular diagnostics to researchers, clinical laboratories, and hospitals in China. The products to be sold include TruTip®, Akonni’s best-in-class sample preparation technology, which is low-cost and simple, yet highly effective at purifying DNA and RNA from the most difficult sample types. ...  Read more

PitchMasters™ announces 2018 dates, seeks entrepreneurs for pitch presentations

PitchMasters™ announces 2018 dates, seeks entrepreneurs for pitch presentations

POTOMAC, Md. (February 21, 2018) PitchMasters™, a recently launched event for entrepreneurs preparing to raise their first institutional or ‘A’ round of capital, has announced dates for 2018. The event series aims to bring together four early-stage or start-up companies and experienced entrepreneurs, investors and industry influencers to hone pitching skills, provide practical insights and guidance, and form new network connections. For 2018, PitchMasters seeks participants for its March 7, June 6, September 12 and December 6 events. ...  Read more

EXPERT ADVISORY FIRM ADDS BIOTECH & PHARMA EXECUTIVE CHRIS EFESSIOU TO ITS GROWING MID-ATLANTIC PARTNER TEAM

EXPERT ADVISORY FIRM ADDS BIOTECH & PHARMA EXECUTIVE CHRIS EFESSIOU TO ITS GROWING MID-ATLANTIC PARTNER TEAM

Washington, DC – January 25, 2018 – Expert advisory firm Newport Board Group, LLC continues to expand nationally, announcing today the admission of Christos Efessiou, a healthcare, biotech and pharma senior executive and subject matter expert as a member of the LLC and Partner in its Mid-Atlantic practice. ...  Read more

New Year, New Hires! Mindgrub Adds to its Talented Team

New Year, New Hires! Mindgrub Adds to its Talented Team

Baltimore, MD – Mindgrub, an integrated marketing and technology company, recently welcomed six new team members. The marketing team now includes Doug Broujos, Vice President of Digital Marketing; Jennifer Russo, Events Director; Laura Scruggs, Marketing Manager; and Claire Hanley, Digital Marketing Lead. Hannah Baldwin is the Administrative Assistant and Loryn Chen, UX Associate, joined the creative team. ...  Read more

Jim Coleman, Prince George’s Co. Economic Development Corp.: ‘Poised for Growth’

Jim Coleman, Prince George’s Co. Economic Development Corp.: ‘Poised for Growth’

If you think the “E” in CEO only stands for “Executive,” you haven’t met Jim Coleman.
As President and Chief Executive Officer — or “Chief Excitement Officer,” as he calls himself — of the Prince George’s County Economic Development Corporation (EDC), the evanescent Coleman serves as the ring-leader of a movement to help attract, retain, and expand businesses in the county. ...  Read more

Vision Technologies Raises Additional $17,000 in Days to Support Children’s Campaign

Vision Technologies Raises Additional $17,000 in Days to Support Children’s Campaign

GLEN BURNIE, MD, November 16, 2017 – Vision Technologies, Inc. (Vision), a leading systems integrator with a strong charitable foundation, supports the local community through programs such as Thanksgiving meals, Angel Tree (Adopt a Family), mentorship programs, and health and wellness programs for kids and families. Last week, the company discovered another opportunity to give back to the community – this time unexpectedly. ...  Read more