Baltimore | Resource Profiles
ADVANCE Maryland is a fast, targeted, virtual service designed to provide significant, sophisticated, technical research assistance to qualified second-stage growth companies with the intent and capacity to grow their business. This service helps CEOs build stronger teams, identify new markets, and sharpen their competitive edge using high-end corporate research tools.
Mentorship, Legal Advice, Build Assistance, On-Site
As the state's primary economic development agency, we stimulate private investment and create jobs by attracting new businesses, encouraging the expansion and retention of existing companies, and providing workforce training and financial assistance to Maryland companies. Commerce also promotes the state's many commercial advantages and its outstanding quality of life to spur economic development, international investment, trade and tourism.
Maryland Department of Commerce
Economic Gardening is an effective way for states and regions to “grow their own” companies instead of economic hunting activities that have a questionable track record of success.