HighSide is the unified communications and file sharing platform including voice, video, text, and files that looks and functions like the tools your employees want to use, with the security and compliance functionality required by the C-suite and regulators. By leveraging HighSide, organizations significantly reduce the risk of shadow IT and cybercrime. HighSide closed a $1.6 million Seed round from financial and strategic investors that will allow HighSide to deliver its modern communication platform to both the public and commercial sectors.

The Latest on Innovation &
Entrepreneurship in Maryland
June 2019

2019 Technology Showcase
Wednesday, June 12, 2019
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
FNLCR Advanced Technology Research Facility

The Innovation Process -- Moving from Idea to Reality
Thursday, June 13, 2019
9:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Germantown Innovation Center

TechPort Hangar Party
Thursday, June 13, 2019
4:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Howard Chamber Cyber Conference - Cyber Sense Making
Wednesday, June 19, 2019
7:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Howard Community College

3D Symposium - Metal Additive Manufacturing

Thursday, June 20, 2019
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Towson University at Northeastern Maryland

Anchor Ventures: The Continuum of Capital
Thursday, June 20, 2019
4:30 PM - 7:00 PM
JHTV FastForward

How to Open Doors to Funding with an Effective Executive Summary
Tuesday, June 25, 2019
9:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Rockville Innovation Center

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.

Airgility's drone, a TEDCO Maryland Innovation Initiative company, could potentially save your life in a mass casualty situation

Airgility is developing a drone to help first responders if a terrorist strike or natural disaster happens.

TEDCO Portfolio Company, NextStep Robotics , receives $600,000 in Second Funding Round

NextStep Robotics, a University of Maryland, Baltimore start up tackling stroke rehabilitation, specifically foot drop, has new local partners with investments from the Abell Foundation, University of Maryland Ventures, and partners of the LaunchPort™ Accelerator.

Mindoula Health , Inc., a TEDCO/ Maryland Venture Fund portfolio company, raising $4.25 million

The behavioral health management company, which provides tech-based and in-person health care support for people with mental illness, will use the funding to grow two business lines “getting a lot of traction in the marketplace,” said CEO  Steve Sidel . A total of $3.5 million has closed so far as part of this bridge round, following earlier Series A and Series B rounds. It’s expected to bring the company’s total funding to about $12 million.

Attila Security , a TEDCO portfolio company, now listed by the National Information Assurance Partnership (NIAP)

Attila Security, a trusted leader of cyber security solutions for government agencies and commercial enterprises, today announced its award-winning GoSilent platform is now listed by the National Information Assurance Partnership (NIAP) and pending NIAP Common Criteria validation for 2 protection profiles: Stateful Firewall and VPN Gateway.

TEDCO portfolio company and The Johns Hopkins University founded medical research firm  LifeSprout  gets financing boost (secured $6.5 million)

LifeSprout, a private company founded out of Johns Hopkins University, said Wednesday it closed on seed-stage financing to develop the first products using its Regenerative Matrix technology, which uses materials designed to look and feel like natural tissues. The injectable material is designed to prevent scarring.

Medical device startup  CoapTech, LLC  has gained clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for its first product (a  TEDCO  and  University of Maryland, Baltimore  company)

Baltimore medical device startup CoapTech LLC has gained clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for its first product, moving it closer to commercialization.

Jessica Wilhelm, co-owner of Timbercat Enterprises LLC, won the prize donated by TEDCO

Wilhelm won the prize donated by TEDCO for her plan to improve the longevity of her business, now in its 17th year. Coal is the main commodity for the local trucking company.

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