Small Business

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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New Business Taking Off

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

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Cambridge Federal is a certified SBA HUBZone, a VA certified Veteran Owned Small Business and a MDoT certified Small Business Enterprise, located in the Eastern Shore Innovation Center in Cambridge, Maryland. Cambridge Federal serves government and commercial clients over five lines of business; Aeronautics, Business Consulting, Base Operations and Energy Efficiency, Information Technology and Investigation & Security. …

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Local Fabricator Expanding and Hiring

Posted on: Tuesday, June 21st, 2016 @ 2:44 pm

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Patriot Steel Fabrication, Inc. (PSFI) is a steel fabricator specializing in rails and stairs located in Cambridge, Maryland. PSFI is regionally focused on Washington DC, Baltimore, and the Eastern Shore of Maryland and Delaware. However, they ship products nationwide via a common carrier. PSFI is able to assist General Contractors and the larger fabricators with their …

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Warwick Expands Services

Posted on: Tuesday, June 21st, 2016 @ 2:44 pm

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Warwick Fulfillment Solutions, located in Hurlock, recently expanded its service offering to include embroidery. This new in-house service came about to support the need of some of Warwick’s ecommerce apparel customers, namely Rachel Roy.com and Tuckernuck.com.  Warwick hired an in-house embroiderer and purchased a state of the art machine. Warwick offers the embroidery service to …

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SCORE Mentoring Workshop

Posted on: Wednesday, May 18th, 2016 @ 1:19 pm

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The Eastern Shore Innovation Center hosted a start-up mentoring workshop for its tenants through SCORE. SCORE is a nonprofit association dedicated to helping small businesses get off the ground, grow and achieve their goals through education and mentorship. Bud Cass, SCORE Chapter Leader and Ed French, SCORE Mentor, gave a presentation on the value the …

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More than Meets the Eye

Posted on: Tuesday, May 17th, 2016 @ 7:02 pm

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Focusing on re-purposed and up-cycled designs, Liv Again carries brand names, fair trade items, and home décor.  All items sold at Liv Again have a unique story and brings its own originality. Liv Again also features an open-space art gallery/bar on the second floor with pieces by original artists. The Art Bar is located on …

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Incubator Manager Hired

Posted on: Wednesday, January 6th, 2016 @ 8:29 pm

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The Dorchester County Economic Development Office is pleased to welcome Steve Dolbow, the new manager of the Eastern Shore Innovation Center. As manager, Dolbow is responsible for developing programs and managing the business incubator located within the Dorchester Regional Technology Park. In addition, he is responsible for managing the “innovation network” for Dorchester County and …

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