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RegenXBio stock soars after IPO - Washington Business Journal

By Jeff Clabaugh <br>– Broadcast/Web Reporter, Washington Business Journal<p>Sep 17, 2015, 12:01pm EDT<b><br>Updated</b> Sep 17, 2015, 4:14pm EDT<p>Rockville-based …

Gene Therapy

Bethesda-based Marriott Hotels now offering VR technology to select guests

If you’re traveling in a place that’s just <i>too</i> real, you’ll soon have access to a new escapism tool back in your hotel room.<p><b>Marriott Hotels</b> (whose …

Historic Thomasson Barn in Manassas to become 2 Silos Brewing Co., restaurant and beer garden - Washington Business Journal

By Rebecca Cooper <br>– Senior Staff Reporter, Washington Business Journal<p>Sep 11, 2015, 2:32pm EDT<p>Silva Holdings, which owns Trattoria Villagio and …

Craft Beer
Counseling

Mapping the Difference Between Minimum Wage and Cost of Living

There’s no county in America where a minimum wage earner can support a family.<p>The minimum wage peaked in 1968 at $8.54 per hour, after adjusting for inflation. The current $7.25 is far too low for the 3 million hourly workers who earn at or below that threshold, and certainly not at par with the …

Biotech Company Is Developing Transplantable Pig Organs For Humans

Pigs are good for more than just bacon<p>Every year, around 8,000 people die waiting for an organ transplant. There just doesn't seem to be enough human organs available for those who need them. Biotech company United Therapeutics has been investigating ways to grow pig organs to be used in humans, …

Genetic Engineering

Can the Maryland region become a top biotech hub by 2023?

The Maryland region is one of the richest sources of health care knowledge and research innovation in the world. Here you can find more than 800 life …

Health Care
Cancer Treatment

After major venture round, Rockville's RegenxBio Inc. files for IPO - Washington Business Journal

By Tina Reed <br>– Staff Reporter, Washington Business Journal<p>Aug 17, 2015, 2:51pm EDT<b><br>Updated</b> Aug 17, 2015, 5:21pm EDT<p>Mere months after a major venture …

Piper Jaffray

Why does Sucampo Pharmaceuticals want to acquire its founders' Japanese company? Transformation. - Washington Business Journal

By Tina Reed <br>– Staff Reporter, Washington Business Journal<p>Aug 27, 2015, 5:00am EDT<p>Sucampo Pharmaceuticals Inc.'s planned acquisition of the Japanese …

Biotechnology

Emergent BioSolutions plans to separate research, manufacturing businesses in spin-off

Emergent BioSolutions plans to separate its biosciences research and manufacturing businesses, but will maintain its growing Baltimore production …

Matan Cos. Milestone Business Park envisioned as ‘vibrant’ town center - Washington Business Journal

By Michael Neibauer <br>– Associate Editor, Washington Business Journal<p>Aug 21, 2015, 11:44am EDT<p>We’ve written quite a bit recently about the struggling …

Urban Design
Urban Design

Interview: Marriott CEO Arne Sorenson

The Chevy Chase resident talks about moving the Marriott headquarters, his background and his life here<p>By Maura Mahoney<p>Photo by Liz Lynch<p>(page 1 of 2)<p>…

Lee Development Group, Housing Opportunities Commission to redevelop Silver Spring site - Washington Business Journal

By Daniel J. Sernovitz <br>– Staff Reporter, Washington Business Journal<p>Aug 4, 2015, 11:53am EDT<b><br>Updated</b> Aug 5, 2015, 3:48pm EDT<p>It's one of the oldest …

Urban Design

New Enterprise Associates ranks among top VC firms for best exits according to CB Insights report along with Sequoia Capital and Accel Partners - Washington Business Journal

Jul 30, 2015, 10:55am EDT<b><br>Updated</b> Jul 30, 2015, 10:57am EDT<p>Chevy Chase-based New Enterprise Associates ranked among the VC firms with the best exits …

Venture Capital

PlanetiQ adds Colorado engineering facility - Washington Business Journal

By Jeff Clabaugh <br>– Broadcast/Web Reporter, Washington Business Journal<p>Aug 24, 2015, 10:12am EDT<b><br>Updated</b> Aug 24, 2015, 11:11am EDT<p>Bethesda-based …

Engineering

BioHealth Innovation's Relevant Health Accelerator Recognized As One Of The Nation's Leading Startup Accelerators By The U.S. Small Business Administration

ROCKVILLE, Md., Aug. 5, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- BioHealth Innovation's Relevant Health, a recently launched health technology startup accelerator …

Real Estate

Maryland technology companies, university faculty team to develop 16 new products through UMD program

COLLEGE PARK, Md., Sept. 9, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Fifteen Maryland technology startups and one medium-sized company are partnering with …

DC Tech: Public Companies, Startups, How to IPO, High Revenue

Startups looking to become established national tech corporations usually follow an indirect path that is different for every founder. But, in an …

Washington Capitals, Wizards owner Ted Leonsis says Baltimore will become part of a D.C. supercity - Baltimore Business Journal

By James Briggs <br>– Deputy Managing Editor, Baltimore Business Journal<p>Aug 25, 2015, 12:02pm EDT<p>In the future, Baltimore will basically be part of …

Justice

NaviMed Capital managing director talks about the “come to Jesus moment” for digital health

The transformations in healthcare have gotten the attention of many healthcare investors, including private equity firm NaviMed Capital. It closed a …