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September 3, 2009

New feature: Startup Tuesdays!

It's always good to get feedback from a community of smart, passionate people who care about tech in our region. You guys generated this idea:

Every week, I'll do a short profile of a start-up company you've probably never heard of before. The geographic parameters? From Philadelphia to Virginia.

Other requirements: The startup must be less than 3 years old; have less than 20 employees; and be connected to technology, software, cybersecurity, hardware, mobile, Web (design) development industries.

So, here's the information I'll be seeking -- in a total of 400 words or less. (Brevity is key, folks) I encourage start-up company leaders to submit the following information, along with a photograph of your key principals and an optional 1-minute-long "pitch" video, via YouTube, which I will include with the online article.

Here's the format:

* Company name

* Founder(s) name

* Number of employees

* Location(s)/Headquarters

* Field/Industry

* Product(s) and what it does 

* Website/Twitter/Blog links

* The genesis of the idea for your company

* Most important local/regional resource you tapped to start your company

 

So, companies can send me all this information to this email address: gus.sentementes@baltsun.com.

I will pull it all together every week and publish one or two on Tuesdays. We're gonna call it: Start-up Tuesdays! Yeahhhh!!!! W00t!


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Posted by Gus Sentementes at 4:03 PM | | Comments (1)
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This looks awesome... Look for our submission to come! - Ethan

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About Gus G. Sentementes
Gus G. Sentementes (@gussent on Twitter) has been writing for The Baltimore Sun since 2000. He's covered real estate, business, prisons, and suburban and Baltimore City crime and cops. He was one of the first reporters at The Sun to use multimedia tools and Web applications -- a video camera, an iPhone -- to cover breaking news. He hopes to cover Maryland geeks and the gadgets and Web sites they build, and learn -- and share -- something new every day.

Gus has a wife, a young daughter and two feuding cats. They live in Northeast Baltimore.
This is an archived version of the technology blog. For updated coverage, see the current baltTech location: baltimoresun.com/balttech
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