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July 2019

WhiteBox Raises $5M for its E-Commerce Logistics Platform

Whitebox, a startup that CEO Marcus Startzel said is working to “power the direct-to-consumer economy,” has raised $5 million in Series A funding.

The company works with both startups and more established brands, giving them the tools they need to run direct-to-consumer e-commerce businesses. Customers include McCormick, Starbucks, KitchenAid, Bare Bones and Super Coffee-maker Kitu.

What Could POSSIBLY Go Wrong with Your Startup?
Tuesday, July 23, 2019
9:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Rockville Innovation Center

2019 MEDA Summer Conference
Wednesday, July 24, 2019
8:00 AM - 1:30 PM
The ARC of Frederick County at Market Street

Surge Technology for Industry
Wednesday, October 2, 2019
The Hotel at The University of Maryland

Whitebox raise's $5M for its e-commerce logistics platform

Whitebox, a startup that CEO Marcus Startzel said is working to “power the direct-to-consumer economy,” has raised $5 million in Series A funding.

RoosterBio Inc. receives $300K grant from TEDCO's Maryland Stem Cell Research Fund to Commercialize MSC-EV Technology

Funds will help develop innovative scalable exosome processes and products to accelerate the field of regenerative medicine.

TEDCO Portfolio, BurnAlong , in Forbes

How the Corporate Wellness Market Has Exploded: Meet the Latest Innovators in The Space

TEDCO used $4.2 million to help commercialize university research last year

A TEDCO program designed to help universities turn research into commercial activity funded seven startups and 26 technology assessments during the last fiscal year, the Maryland Technology Development Corporation announced. TEDCO used $4.2 million through the Maryland Innovation Initiative last year to help commercialize technology at Maryland’s research universities.

TEDCO's Maryland Innovation Initiative awardee, Natalia Trayanova, inducted into the WITI (Women in Technology International) Hall of Fame

Johns Hopkins professor of biomedical engineering is one of five women worldwide to be inducted this year.

TEDCO's Maryland Innovation Initiative awardee in the news

Xiaoping Zhu is associate dean of University of Maryland's Department of Veterinary Medicine. He is using new NIH funding to work on a universal flu vaccine.

Congratulations, McKeever (Mac) Conwell, II! VC Unlocked Scholarship Recipient!

Our Cross Culture Ventures scholarship was reserved for an investor from an underrepresented background. McKeever's operational experience and his work in the Baltimore area with TEDCO really caught our eye. Learn about McKeever's story and career path in venture in our Q&A.

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