Small Business

Harriet Tubman Byway Partner

Posted on: Thursday, February 16th, 2017 @ 4:55 pm

Harriet Tubman State and National Parks

Once the new Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad Visitor Center opens to the public on March 11, it is expected to draw visitors from all over the country – and the world. While here, visitors will be looking for lodging, dining, shopping, and other things to do in the area. Learn how your business can become …

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Double Trouble Farms

Posted on: Thursday, February 16th, 2017 @ 4:54 pm

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Governor Larry Hogan visited Double Trouble Farms in Rhodesdale, MD to take part in the official ribbon cutting ceremony celebrating innovative technology that converts poultry waste to energy. Biomass Heating Solutions Limited (BHSL), an Irish company, utilizes Fluidized Bed Combustion Technology to reliably convert poultry manure into heat and electricity for use on the poultry …

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Start-up Awarded Major Federal Contract

Posted on: Thursday, November 10th, 2016 @ 5:43 pm

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Cambridge Federal (CF) is a technology-based certified SBA HUBZone, Veteran Owned Small Business, and a MDoT Small Business Enterprise (SBE) located in Cambridge Maryland. CF announced that it was awarded a 5-year General Services Administration (GSA) Schedule 70 contract, with 3 five year options. In fiscal year 2015, GSA Schedule 70 processed a total of …

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MD’s Government Contracting Guide

Posted on: Thursday, November 10th, 2016 @ 4:34 pm

Maryland Contracting Guide

Maryland’s Government Contracting Guide has recently been updated. This comprehensive resource includes insight into the contracting process as well as step-by-step instructions that will help companies submit bids that win contracts. The guide specifically outlines how to: Define and present their capabilities Find the right contact at a federal installation, laboratory or agency in Maryland …

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National Veterans Small Business Week

Posted on: Friday, October 14th, 2016 @ 4:57 pm

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October 31- November 4, the Small Business Administration (SBA) will celebrate National Veterans Small Business Week (NVSBW) 2016. The SBA works with resource partners to provide information for veteran entrepreneurs to start their own businesses. The SBA encourages veteran business owners to share their small business success stories and asks local communities to demonstrate appreciation …

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TEDCO’s 6th Annual Entrepreneur Expo

Posted on: Friday, October 14th, 2016 @ 4:56 pm

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Don’t miss this once a year opportunity to accelerate your business growth. The Eastern Shore Innovation Center, in partnership with hotDesks, is providing bus transportation to the TEDCO 2016 Entrepreneur Expo.  Don’t miss this opportunity to turbo charge your business. Please visit  hotdesks.org/Entrepreneur-Expo to register for the bus transportation and get a discount ticket to the …

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National Preparedness Month

Posted on: Wednesday, September 21st, 2016 @ 1:55 pm

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Did you know September is National Preparedness month? Do you have a plan in place if a natural disaster or emergency were to hit? Don’t wait until after a disaster to make a plan. The Small Business Administration (SBA) has several resources to guide your small business through the appropriate steps for emergency preparedness. Preparing …

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Indie Craft Art Bazaar

Posted on: Wednesday, September 21st, 2016 @ 1:51 pm

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The Indie Craft Art Bazaar is a free event designed to celebrate and showcase independent artists from the Mid-Atlantic region. The mission is to provide a unique outdoor venue for artisans to display and sell their work. The event will take place at the Ruark Boatworks located at 103 Hayward Street in Cambridge on October …

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Cambridge Federal Intern Joins Air Force

Posted on: Wednesday, September 21st, 2016 @ 1:40 pm

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Recently, Kairan Nichols, an information technology intern at Cambridge Federal left for the United States Air Force. Kairan is a Cambridge local who graduated from Cambridge South Dorchester High School and was a student at the Dorchester Career and Technology Center. To celebrate the end of an internship and the beginning of a new chapter, …

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Startup Roadshow Visits Dorchester

Posted on: Tuesday, September 20th, 2016 @ 6:28 pm

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The Startup Maryland Roadshow stopped in Dorchester County on its statewide tour.  Striving to connect innovation communities to the innovation economy, the tour focuses on four main initiatives; connection, celebration, coaching, and capital. The annual tour provides startup’s with access to the coaching, capital and connection that they may not be privy to otherwise. The …

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F³ Tech Business Accelerator Program

Posted on: Thursday, August 11th, 2016 @ 4:40 pm

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hotDesks, a network of coworking spaces on Maryland’s Eastern Shore, has announced the F³ Tech Business Accelerator Program.  This program gives entrepreneurs and startup companies working in the fields of agriculture, seafood, and environmental technology the opportunity to benefit from five months of mentoring, training, and support.  HotDesks propel them from idea to commercialization of …

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UPDATE: Eastern Shore Innovation Center

Posted on: Tuesday, June 21st, 2016 @ 2:45 pm

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UPDATE: The Eastern Shore Innovation Center (ESIC) opened four months ago and is now at 80 percent capacity. The following businesses have signed license agreements and are part of the growing innovative community at the Dorchester Regional Technology Park: Cambridge Federal, Mapping Technologies, Dalcom Engineering, Garvey Environmental, Quevera, F.L Holdings, Purdy Group, and Patrick’s Northeast …

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