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A milspouse-run company is the exemplar for remote work

When Erica McMannes began creating remote teams of employees, she had just moved to California with her spouse, an active duty service member. McMannes was able to secure a job with a Silicon Valley startup who needed an “in” with the military community at bases around the country. 


Instant Teams Ranks No. 208 on the 2022 Inc. 5000 Annual List

Today, Inc. revealed that Instant Teams is No. 208 on its annual Inc. 5000 list, the most prestigious ranking of the fastest-growing companies in America. The list represents a one-of-a-kind look at the most successful privately owned businesses.


National Security Veteran Alexander Gates Joins Shift5 as Chief Research Officer

Shift5, the OT cybersecurity company that defends military platforms and critical transportation systems from cyberattacks, today announced Alexander Gates has joined the company as Chief Research Officer (CRO). 

Biden’s options if Russia hacks U.S. infrastructure

“We’re extremely concerned that any kind of response in kind or kinetic response to a Russian attack against critical infrastructure would spiral out of control,” said Josh Lospinoso, CEO and co-founder of cybersecurity company Shift5, and a former senior official at both U.S. Cyber Command and the NSA’s cyber intelligence …

Russian invasion of Ukraine exposes cybersecurity threat to commercial satellites

“If you’re designing for commercial applications and then inserting yourself into a military conflict, there are all kinds of potential problems there,” said Josh Lospinoso, CEO and co-founder of Shift5, a cybersecurity startup based in Arlington, Virginia.

Meet 12 companies repping Maryland on Startup Grind’s global stage

The 12 delegation members are traveling across the country with the endorsement of both Startup Grind‘s Maryland chapter, which grew out of several local chapters consolidating and increasingly organizing programming last year, and the state’s Department of Commerce.

One of Oregon’s fastest-growing companies lands $11M

The Hood River-based company makes imaging systems for piloted and autonomous aircraft. The systems are built with onboard artificial intelligence for search and mapping applications. 

Overwatch raises $11M for airborne imaging systems with built-in artificial intelligence

Overwatch Imaging, an Oregon venture that makes airborne imaging systems for piloted aircraft and drones, has closed on an $11.15 million investment round led by Squadra Ventures and Shield Capital.

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