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For more information about HCEDA news or press releases, contact Terry Owens at 410-313-0720 or by email.

Howard Tech Council Gets New Director

6/29/15

The Howard County Economic Development Authority (HCEDA) today announced that Tracy L. Turner has been named Director of the Howard Tech Council (HTC). Turner was promoted from her position as Director of Programs at the Maryland Center for Entrepreneurship (MCE), the Howard County incubator where the tech council is based.

Governor Hogan, Howard County Executive Kittleman and Tenable Network Security CEO Announce Companies Expansion

6/29/15

Governor Larry Hogan, Howard County Executive Allan Kittleman, and Tenable Network Security® Inc. CEO Ron Gula today announced that Tenable is expanding operations in Maryland. Founded in 2002, Tenable provides continuous network monitoring to enable organizations to identify vulnerabilities, reduce risk, and ensure compliance. The company currently employs 230 workers in Howard County and plans to add hundreds of new full-time positions over the next five years.

HCEDA Approved for Increased Funding from State’s Small, Minority and Women-Owned Business Loan Fund

6/24/15

The Maryland Board of Public Works has approved $1.75 million in FY 2016 from the State’s Small, Minority and Women-Owned Business Loan Fund for the Howard County Economic Development Authority. The new funding allocation represents a 15% increase over last year’s total of $1.5 million.

Howard County Companies Take Top Honors at 15th Annual Incubator Company of the Year Awards

6/09/15

The Howard County Economic Development Authority is proud to announce that two Maryland Center for Entrepreneurship (MCE) companies are among the winners of the 15th annual Incubator Company of the Year Awards.

Howard County MD Company to Play Major Role in 2015 Union Cycliste Internationale Road World Championships

6/04/15

The Howard County Economic Development Authority is proud to announce that VoMaSmart, a Maryland Center for Entrepreneurship resident company, has been awarded a contract for The 2015 Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI) Road World Championships in Richmond, Virginia this fall.

New App Reinvents Restaurant Bookkeeping

6/04/15

Dataurant Corporation, a Maryland Center for Entrepreneurship incubator resident in Howard County, Maryland is pleased to announce the listing of its Point of Sale (POS) Link on the Apps.com marketplace.

Eight Maryland Center for Entrepreneurship Businesses Named Finalists for Maryland Incubator Company of the Year Award

5/13/15

The Howard County Economic Development Authority (HCEDA) is proud to announce that eight Maryland Center for Entrepreneurship (MCE) resident, affiliate and graduate companies are among the 22 finalists for the 15th Annual Maryland Incubator Company of the Year Awards (ICOY). The ICOY Awards publicly recognize achievements by current clients and graduates of Maryland incubators and provides a forum for the nominees to increase their visibility in the business, technology and investment communities.

Augmented Reality Startup Visidraft Raises $250,000 to Revolutionize CAD Collaboration

5/07/15

Visidraft, a resident company at the Maryland Center for Entrepreneurship (MCE) in Howard County, Maryland recently closed $250,000 in seed funding. Visidraft is an Augmented Reality startup focused on solving communication between clients and contractors in Architecture and Construction.

Seven Locations for 2015 Howard County Farmers’ Markets

4/22/15

The long wait is nearly over for foodies looking forward to buying locally grown fruits and vegetables from area farmers. The 2015 Howard County Farmers’ Market season will begin May 6 and run through November 22.

Two Howard County Companies Named Finalists in the InvestMaryland Challenge

4/03/15

The Maryland Department of Business and Economic Development has announced the finalists of the 2015 InvestMaryland Challenge and two companies from Howard County are among the finalists.