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Baltimore: SickWeather, Waldorf, Healthify,, IdentityCheckpoint

Interact with your peers in a monthly morning breakfast meetup. At this monthly breakfast get-together techies, developers, designers, and entrepreneurs share learn from their peers through show and tell / show-case style presentations.

And yes, this is free! Thank our sponsors when you see them :)


Agenda for January 2014 BTB:

8:00 - 8:15 - Get yer Bagels & Coffee and chit-chat

8:15 - 8:20 - Introductions, Sponsors, Announcements

8:20 - ~9:30 - Showcases and Shout-Outs!

• Sickweather - Graham Dodge

• Waldorf School - Jayne Hopson
30 Second Lightning "Shout Outs": JOBS

• Healthify - Alex Villa - Jasen Fici
30 Second Lightning "Shout Outs": EVENTS


• IdentityCheckpoint - Marc George

~9:30 - end - Final "Shout Outs" & Last Words


Baltimore TechBreakfast Sponsors

Accelerate Baltimore - The ETC is a non-profit business incubator program with two separate incubator facilities, focused on growing companies in Baltimore City.

Bowie Jensen - Bowie & Jensen is a leading business law firm representing clients in all types of business matters.

Comcast Business - Comcast Business provides advanced communication solutions to help organizations of all sizes meet their business objectives.

Diversified Insurance - Diversified Insurance is a prominent regional independent insurance agency since 1969.

DLA Piper - DLA Piper is a global law firm with 4,200 lawyers located in more than 30 countries throughout the world.

Edge Web Hosting - Edge provides highly available managed hosting services for organizations large and small.

Experis IT - Experis connects Engineering, Finance and IT professionals to job opportunities across all industries at no cost to the job seeker. 

G&M Investment Group - We "Invest in Strength" and we do this for businesses and investors by investing in the strongest trends in the market.

InvestMaryland - DBED's mission is to create, attract, and retain jobs while promoting Maryland's vibrant cultural economies.

MAVA - MAVA is a membership association in the mid-Atlantic region serving the needs of the full ecosystem of investments.

Motifworks - Motifworks is a cloud solutions company that helps migrate your applications and infrastructure to the cloud and mobile.

NAI Michael - NAI Michael is a premier full-service commercial real estate firm in the Washington DC Metropolitan area.

PNC Bank - Bank how and when you want to.

South River Technology - Solutions for securely accessing, sharing, and collaborating information

TaxiMagic - With Taxi Magic, the world’s #1 taxi app, your ride is our command. Download now and experience the Magic for yourself!

TEDCO - TEDCO strives to be Maryland's lead source for entrepreneurial business assistance and seed funding in Maryland's innovation economy.

Waldorf School - Educating and inspiring children to think, feel, and act with depth, imagination, and purpose.

Contact us if you'd like to sponsor!


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DLA Piper is hosting us in their amazing space in Mt. Washington that can handle 200 or more people, with plentiful parking, and convenient access for those that live outside the city. What more can you ask?

The DLA Piper building is in the Mt. Washington Conference Center campus (up the hill), and it is a totally amazing building. Check it out:

To get to the venue, use the Smith street entrance (and not the entrance that weaves its way through the Mt. Washington Conference Center). See below map for detail.

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Parking is plentiful and there's a lot right next to the building, with plenty of room for all attendees. And it's free. What can be better? One favor, tho -- leave the few visitor spots that are right in front of the building available for the use of the offices. They have some elderly clients who aren't able to walk up the walkway to the building. The lot is really big and very close so you shouldn't need those spots anyways.

Public Transportation

The Mt. Washington campus is located very conveniently near the Light Rail stop, which is literally just down the hill from the venue. Get off at the Mt. Washington Light Rail station, and then climb the steps to the Octagon Building at Mt. Washington and from there you can get to the DLA Piper building. It's a 15-20 minute walk at most.

There are also shuttles from the JHU Homewood and JHMI campuses right to the Mt. Washington Conference center, including one that leaves at 7:40AM from Homewood getting in by 8AM, and leaving at 9:35AM to return to Homewood. Very convenient.


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By attending this event, you consent to having yourself and/or your presentation video recorded and/or photographed by the TechBreakfast organizers and/or anyone else attending. TechBreakfast retains all rights and ownership to video it produces, and attendees retain the rights to any video or photos they take on their own. You acknowledge that TechBreakfast and/or the attendees can do anything they like with this video and/or photos without your prior consent.

Want to present at a showcase?

Have something you've been working on that you'd like some feedback on? Have something that you'd like to share? Have a kernel of an idea that you'd like some thoughts on developing further? Just leave a comment for us below or send a message to the organizers and we'll get you scheduled for an upcoming TechBreakfast. If this one is filled up, don't despair - we want you at our next one! Sign up for that one too.

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  • Stephanie C.

    For any companies/organizations looking for some exposure: It’s not too late to sponsor TowsonGlobal's 4th annual Business Plan Competition!

    Help encourage entrepreneurship and innovation in the region by sponsoring the competition. 100% of your sponsorship goes directly to the competition’s winners. Sponsorship levels are very reasonable, and I would be happy to discuss the specifics as requested. Last year’s first place winner, a team comprised of JHU students, was awarded a grand prize valued at more than $17,000! You can learn more about the competition and TowsonGlobal at or contact Stephanie Chin at [masked],[masked] 2252. Thanks!

    January 31, 2014

  • Eugene S.

    Excellent presentations. Identity Checkpoint is particularly timely given today's highly insecure environment for credit card transactions. Hope that it progresses rapidly and performs as described.

    January 29, 2014

  • Michael B.

    I was fascinated to hear about all the tech products starting right here in Baltimore. I loved seeing what the Waldorf school is doing. Surveys of business leaders consistently show that they desperately need people with collaborative, problem solving, team and communication skills, and that those are the very skills lacking among people entering the workforce. So it is great to see a school that is focussed on those very things!

    January 29, 2014

  • Denee B.

    Sorry to miss.
    Got caught in weather delay this morning.
    See you next time.

    January 29, 2014

  • Ricardo

    Is anyone going from Virginia -Fairfax, Arlington or Reston? Since it is a very long trip to Baltimore, 'd like to carpool. Ricardo[masked]

    January 28, 2014

  • Melissa B.

    I have a conflict tomorrow and won't be able to attend. Please don't hesitate to reach out if I can be of any assistance as it relates to your insurance. It is a new year-a good time to review your current coverages both personally and for your business. There is no cost or obligation so touch base and let's get your insurance house in order! [masked][masked]

    1 · January 28, 2014

  • A former member
    A former member

    Looking forward to my first Tech Breakfast in Baltimore!!

    1 · January 23, 2014

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