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05/22/2013 – CYBERSECURITY EXPERT JANE HOLL LUTE JOINS CAPITAL CONNECTION LINEUP

MAVA announced that nationally-regarded cybersecurity expert Jane Holl Lute has been added to the speaking lineup at the upcoming Capital Connection 2013 conference.

05/21/2013 – Top Tech Growth CEOs to Take Main Stage at Capital Connection 2013

Today, MAVA announced the sixteen companies selected to take the Main Stage of this year’s Capital Connection 2013 conference.

05/20/2013 – CEOs of Leading Education Technology, Mobile, Health IT Companies to Headline Game Changers at Capital Connection 2013

MAVA today announced three Game Changer CEOs who will speak at its Capital Connection 2013 conference, highlighting the pace of change in these fields, as well as challenges and opportunities for the tech sector.

05/18/2013 – CIT Entrepreneur of the Week: James Quigley of Canvas

James is an award winning mobile and wireless solution executive with an extensive background in building and growing wireless start-up ventures. Prior to founding Canvas, James was VP and Managing Director of the Enterprise Wireless Solutions Division at inCode Wireless then acquired by VeriSign. While at VeriSign, James and his design team were honored with the prestigious Motorola Wireless Solution of the Year Award.

05/17/2013 – New Enterprise Associates sees huge payday from Tableau Software IPO

Chevy Chase-based New Enterprise Associates stands to reap a fortune from Tableau Software Inc.'s newly public stock, which is up about 60 percent in its first day of trading on the New York Stock Exchange Friday.

05/17/2013 – Ernst & Young Names Maryland Finalists for Entrepreneur of the Year

Accounting and advisory firm Ernst & Young has announced the 29 finalists for its 2013 Entrepreneur of the Year Award in Maryland. Finalists, listed at the link below, were selected by a panel of independent judges. Winners will be announced on June 26 in Baltimore.

05/15/2013 – Entrepreneur Magazine ranks Maryland No. 1 for new businesses

California-based Entrepreneur Magazine recently named Maryland as the No. 1 state to start a new business, the Washington Examiner reported. Virginia wasn't far behind, at No. 3.

05/15/2013 – Where Should A New CEO Focus First?

Long-standing CEOs almost universally say their number one job is to own and drive vision and values. At the same time, their common regret is not moving faster to get people in appropriate roles. Reflecting back, CEOs talk about how surprised they were by how lonely the job is, and both the positive and negative stress involved with being in charge.

05/15/2013 – POINTCLICKSWITCH.COM LAUNCHES IN WASHINGTON D.C. FOR RESIDENTS LOOKING TO SAVE MONEY THIS SUMMER ON PEPCO BILLS

District of Columbia (DC) residents now have a website to compare the most competitive electricity supply offers in the marketplace. Baltimore based tech startup PointClickSwitch.com offers residents the ability to compare offers and enroll with the energy supplier of their choice and in most instances, saving customers over the utility (Pepco).

05/14/2013 – Chevy Chase-Based NEA Co-Leads $6.75 Million Round for GraphLab

New Enterprise Associates (NEA), the Chevy Chase-based venture capital firm, said on Tuesday it has co-led a new $6.75 million round of funding for Seattle-based GraphLab, which is developing a commercial product to apply advanced machine learning to massive graph datasets.

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