Newsletter - November 2017



ACCELERATE YOUR BUSINESS GROWTH AT BOWIE BIC
    
Bowie BIC is a business accelerator and collaborative work space where technology companies and government contractors find the mentoring, connections, capital and access to office, meeting and event spaces they need to GROW.

To schedule coffee and discuss your company's growth challenges, contact: Crystal.Cark@BowieBIC.com
301-383-1550 x105
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NOVEMBER
 CALENDAR
 OF BUSINESS
 CLINICS 

 G et  Free professional advice each month at Bowie BIC Business Advisory Clinics.  

November 21
One-on-One
Business Clinic:
Accounting
Jamie Lewis, CliftonLarsonAllen
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
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 MD Women's Business Center Training 

 

November 13

Group Counseling

9:30 am - 12:30 pm

Bowie BIC (Fee: Free)


November 16

Writing a Successful Business Plan

9:30 am - 12:30 pm

Bowie BIC (Fee: $35)


November 30

ABCs of Starting a Business

5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Bowie BIC (Fee: $35)


 Registration:

www.MarylandWBC.org

Contact: Angie Duncanson at Angie@MarylandWBC.org 

301-383-1550 x104 

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Business Counselors at Bowie BIC
   
America's Small Business Development Center- Corridor Region
Mark J. Wells
SBDC Business Consultant
 
Procurement Technical Assistance Center
Richard Paden
PTAC Procurement Specialist
 
Maryland Women's Business Center
Angie Duncanson 
Sr. Program Manager/Counselor
 

Appointments required
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Bowie BIC Team Wins $125,000 TEDCO Incubator Challenge Grant

Four members of the winning Incubator Challenge Grant team are (shown from the left) at the TEDCO Entrepreneur EXPO: Lisa Smith/Bowie BIC, Mark Lawrence/Inncuvate Consulting, Peter Sandborn/Mtech and Satish Tamboli/Mtech Ventures and TAP.

The Maryland Technology Development Corporation (TEDCO) awarded a $125,000 Incubator Challenge grant to a team of innovators in Prince George's County during the TEDCO Entrepreneur Expo in Baltimore October 25.  Led by the Maryland Technology Enterprise Institute (Mtech) at the University of Maryland-College Park, this team will pilot a program in 2018 with its partners, Northrop Grumman, Bowie BIC, Inncuvate Consulting and Prince George's Community College, to accelerate the expansion of Northrup's minority supplier network. 
Register Today for Bowie BIC's Trailblazer 
Business Networking Luncheon
  November 14 

Connect with area business owners, the Bowie State University community and entrepreneurs at the Bowie BIC Trailblazer Business Networking Luncheon on November 14 featuring Dr. Aminta H. Breaux, first female president of Bowie State University and first recipient of the Bowie BIC Trailblazer Award.




Dempsey Named Top Woman
Veteran Entrepreneur of the Year

The Maryland Women's Business  Center (MWBC) honored Bowie   BIC client Keisha Dempsey, founder of Trinity Empowerment LLC as  the region's top woman veteran entrepreneur  for 2017 at the MWBC  Awards Luncheon in Rockville on October 17, 2017.  Trinity Empowerment is a systems  engineering firm serving the intelligence community and government markets.  Dempsey has been a Bowie BIC  client since 2015.

Bowie BIC Client Spotlight:
Long Term Care Management Systems, Inc.

Long Term Care Management Systems, Inc. (LTC), a Health IT and patient managed services company joined the Bowie BIC business accelerator in July 2017. LTC recently launched its web-enabled software which transfers patient health records along with facility availability, clinical and other patient data points  from inpatient facilities, such as medical centers and rehabilitation centers, to assisted living facilities in real time.  L TC software improves long term care, service and support; mitigates transition risk; reduces healthcare costs; and meets CMS, DHMH, and DOA discharge policy standards. Contact Kaz Parker at (844) 733-3715 or kaz.parker@ilafms.com for details.

Blockchain Tech MeetUp Kicks Off InfoSec Series

Maryland TEDCO Portfolio Analyst Joe Conjerti (second from right) and Bowie State University Assistant Professor Dr. Andrew Mangle (far right) discussed blockchain technology applications at the October 10 TechMeetUp at TJ Elliott's in Bowie.