Newsletter - December 2017

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:
301-383-1550 x105

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

December 19
Business Clinic:
Jamie Lewis, CliftonLarsonAllen
11:00 am - 3:00 pm

 MD Women's Business Center Training 


December 4

Group Counseling

9:30 am - 12:30 pm

Bowie BIC (Fee: Free)

December 7

Orientation to Small Business Resources

9:30 am - 10:30 am

Bowie BIC (Fee: $10)


December 12

Writing a Successful Business Plan

9:30 am - 12:30 pm

Bowie BIC (Fee: $35)

December 20

ABCs of Starting a Business

5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Bowie BIC (Fee: $35)


Contact: Angie Duncanson at 

301-383-1550 x104 


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
Bowie BIC Presents First Trailblazer Award to Bowie State President Breaux
Bowie BIC clients, board members and management team joined business leaders and elected officials at a luncheon November 14 at the Country Club at Woodmore to honor Bowie State's first female President, Dr. Aminta Breaux (center) for her vision and commitment to expanding entrepreneurship across campus.                                         

"Capital Matters" FREE Workshop

Deep Dive into Managing Your Cash Flow
with James Nearchos, Capital One

Tuesday, December 5, 2017
9:00 am to 11:30 am

Bowie Business Innovation Center (Bowie BIC)

This 90-minute skills building workshop, plus one-on-one counseling is targeted to women business owners -- including solo entrepreneurs-who are committed to accelerating the growth of their businesses.
The session focuses on:
  • Understanding the use of growth capital for business acceleration.
  • Developing a growth capital plan tailored for your business.
  • Confidential one-on-one counseling to review your business growth challenges and your specific capital growth plans.

Nicole Edwards at (301) 583-4650

Bowie BIC Kicks Off 2018 Intern Recruitment  at  Bowie State University's  Career Day

Crystal Clark, Bowie BIC Operations Director and Student Liaison (far right) and Jackie McAlpine, one of  Bowie BIC's current Interns (second from right) participated in Bowie State's Career Day November 15 to promote Bowie BIC's Spring 2018 paid internships.

Bowie BIC Client Spotlight:
Ops Tech Alliance

Ops Tech Alliance (OTA) is a specialized Cyber Communications Security and Intelligence firm founded in 2012 by former Special Operations Forces (SOF) and Special Projects Intelligence professionals. OTA CEO "Ruby" Rubio (far left) created his company with one bold vision: to protect government and corporate clients from the most advanced technical threats in the world.  OTA achieves this vision with specialized professionals who deliver leading edge security industry training security products, and expert consulting.  

Contact: Euripides Rubio
or for more information