Tech’s rising profile: No. 4 Baltimore tech trend of 2015


Authored by: Stephen Babcock, Baltimore

Beyond individual stories, a tech community is defined by how its component parts work together. So, to look back at 2015, we’re unpacking 10 themes that kept popping up with big headlines all year long. See the full list of 2015 trends here.

Maryland Secretary of Commerce Mike Gill is visiting startups, speaking at Betamore’s Christmas party and showing up at makerspace groundbreaking ceremonies. His deputy, Ben Wu, cut the ribbon on Staq’s new office at Spark and celebrated a licensing deal at Johns Hopkins’ FastForward East.

Within the halls of state government, there’s an increasing realization that the innovation economy is key for Baltimore and Maryland going forward.

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