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Startup news

    • Protenus Relocates to New Baltimore Offices
      The health-care analytics company’s new 12,000-square-foot office space in Fell’s Point is roughly triple the size of its previous location. One of the most eye-catching areas offers space to stretch out on a hammock.
    • Redox raises $33M in Series C Funding
      The health IT company’s funding round was led by global investment firm Battery Ventures with participation from existing investors .406 Ventures, RRE Ventures and Intermountain Ventures.
    • Treyetech Picks Up $30K at Prominent Business Plan Competition
      The medical device startup won more than $30,000 at the Rice Business Plan Competition for its pitch to make corneal transplant surgery easier. Treyetech previously received funding through the Ralph S. O’Connor Undergraduate Entrepreneurship Fund.
    • Johns Hopkins Student Startup Featured in TechCrunch
      Ithemba has developed a new, low-cost, reusable core needle breast cancer biopsy technology for physicians and nurses that could dramatically reduce cost and waste, thereby increasing the availability of screening technologies in emerging markets. Breast cancer survival rates are below 40% in low-income countries.
    • Startup Co-Founder Goes Full-Time with ClearMask
      Allysa Dittmar had been working in Gov. Larry Hogan’s administration when she made the decision. ClearMask is readying for regulators a prototype of its full-face transparent surgical mask designed to improve visual communication between doctor and patient.
    • BurnAlong Named Innovator in Corporate Wellness Space
      The startup provides company-wide fitness challenges and workout tutorials through a mobile app. In other BurnAlong news, the company is planning Series A round of funding toward the end of this year in the $15-to-$20 million range.

Other news

    • Johns Hopkins Cancer Researcher Pursues 30-Year Dream with Tech Spinout
      Dr. Bert Vogelstein is the researcher behind multiple technologies that have attracted big investments and are poised to reshape how cancers are diagnosed and treated. For decades, he and his colleagues have worked to map cancer genomes and identify specific genetic indicators of certain cancers, so the diseases could be better detected and treated.
    • Dan Rodricks: How Baltimore-Born Startups Can Help Reverse the City’s Population Slide
      The Baltimore Sun columnist talks to JHTV’s Christy Wyskiel and Facet Wealth CEO Anders Jones and highlights student startup Relavo in discussing local-grown innovators. “What would keep more graduates in Baltimore, especially those headed to the tech frontier?” he asks. “To employ a term commonly used by innovators and their financial backers, what does Baltimore need to ‘bring it to scale’?”