Press Releases and Blog

For more information about HCEDA news or press releases, contact Zachary Jones at 410-313-0843 or at zjones@hceda.org.

  • 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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  • FOREIGN TRADE ZONE #74 EXPANDS TO INCLUDE HOWARD COUNTY

    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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  • DataTech911 Presents Cloud Usage at APCO Atlantic Conference for EMS Service Providers

    Tuesday, November 6, 2018

    Maryland Center for Entrepreneurship (MCE) resident company, DataTech911 presented “Using the Cloud for a Non‐Traditional Approach to Solve Interoperability Issues” at the APCO Atlantic Conference. During their presentation, DataTech911 sparked an interactive discussion about current and new technologies for sharing 9-1-1 incident information between agencies to support first responders, transportation, and mutual aid. This presentation […]
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  • HCEDA Breaks Wall on Innovation Center in Columbia, Announces Partnership with MITRE Corporation

    Wednesday, October 24, 2018

      Columbia, MD (10/24/2018) – The Howard County Economic Development Authority (HCEDA) held a ceremonial wall breaking today to kick off construction of the new Howard County Innovation Center at 6751 Columbia Gateway Drive. It was also announced at the event that The MITRE Corporation has signed a MOU to support an innovative big data […]
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  • HCEDA Celebrates 25 Years as an Organization

    Tuesday, October 23, 2018

    On October 15, 2018, the Howard County Economic Development Authority (HCEDA) celebrated our 25th anniversary as an organization during our annual meeting at Two Merriweather in Columbia. The event included a networking happy hour with beer tastings from local breweries, Jailbreak and Hysteria, in addition to a historic overview of Howard County and its economy, […]
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  • MCE Affiliate Company, Generosity Global, Building Mobile Showers for Homeless Communities

    Tuesday, October 2, 2018

    Maryland Center for Entrepreneurship (MCE) affiliate company, Generosity Global Inc., is preparing to launch their newest program later this fall, Generosity Shower, a mobile shower service for homeless communities. The vision to introduce this service for the 4,000 plus men and women who are homeless in Baltimore City became evident to Generosity Global two years […]
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  • HCEDA Vice President Receives Cyber Security Industry Honors

    Wednesday, September 26, 2018

    Howard County Economic Development Authority’s (HCEDA) Vice President of Cyber and Innovation, Patrick Wynn, was honored with the InfraGard Members Alliances (IMA) Leadership Award for the Southeast region this past weekend at the Annual Conference in Las Vegas. Wynn, who is Vice President of the InfraGard Maryland Members Alliance (IMMA), was selected for demonstrating outstanding […]
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