Author: Mid-Atlantic Gigabit Innovation Collaboratory

Westminster Community Brings ‘1 Million Cups’ to Maryland

Launches ‘1MC Westminster’ WESTMINSTER, MD – September 8th, 2020 – 1 Million Cups (1MC), the community-driven weekly entrepreneur support system created by The Kauffman Foundation, is launching in the City of Westminster thanks to efforts by its community members. It will be among 170 other 1MC communities throughout the United States and the only 1MC […]

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Management Consultant & Entrepreneur Joins MAGIC Board of Directors

MAGIC recruits veteran consultant and entrepreneur Jennifer Yang WESTMINSTER, MD – August 4th, 2020 – The Mid-Atlantic Gigabit Innovation Collaboratory (MAGIC) is pleased to announce that veteran management consultant Jennifer Yang has joined their Board of Directors. “Jennifer is the perfect example of a successful professional who has been drawn to Westminster by all the […]

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Two Venture Capitalists Join MAGIC’s Board of Directors

WESTMINSTER, MD – January 28th, 2020 – The Mid-Atlantic Gigabit Innovation Collaboratory (MAGIC) is pleased to announce that two veterans of venture capital have joined their Board of Directors: Christopher College of TCP Venture Capital, and C. Edward Spiva of Anthem Capital. “Chris and Ed will add tremendous value to MAGIC as we establish programs […]

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MAGIC’s 8th Cybersecurity Competition Is Largest To Date

The Capture The Flag (CTF) Event Reached Over 300 Students in 3 Countries   WESTMINSTER, MD – November 11th, 2019  The Mid-Atlantic Gigabit Innovation Collaboratory (MAGIC) is pleased to announce another successful Capture The Flag (CTF) event that took place this past Saturday, November 9th at the Community Media Center in Westminster, Maryland, and several […]

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MAGIC CONJURES NEW EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, The Tech Incubator Program Gains Exiting Startup CEO

MAGIC CONJURES NEW EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR The tech incubator program gains exiting startup CEO WESTMINSTER, MD – September 5th, 2019 – The Mid-Atlantic Gigabit Innovation Collaboratory (MAGIC) is pleased to announce that their search for a new Executive Director has ended with the recruitment of serial entrepreneur and Maryland native, Graham Dodge. The circumstances of his […]

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MAGIC Executive Director Amy Rupp Resigns to Pursue Life Goals; Board of Directors Begins Search for New Executive Director

Westminster, MD – The Mid-Atlantic Gigabit Innovation Collaboratory, Inc. (MAGIC) Board of Directors seeks a new Executive Director. The Executive Director will oversee all operations, functions and activities, working in partnership with the board to position the organization for long-term success.  Current Executive Director, Amy Rupp is resigning effective September 14, 2019. Rupp led the […]

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Winners of MAGIC’s Seventh Capture the Flag Cybersecurity Competition

Adjutant General of Maryland, Major General Linda Singh gave opening remarks at MAGIC’s seventh Capture the Flag (CTF 007) Cybersecurity Competition held on Saturday, April 13, 2019, welcoming competitors from around the world, including Ecuador and Estonia. Over 100 students competed across 8 different locations including three international locations. A group of folk dancers from […]

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Mid-Atlantic Gigabit Innovation Collaboratory receives Cybersecurity Industry Resource Award at the 2019 Maryland Cybersecurity Awards

On Thursday, April 11th the nonprofit Mid-Atlantic Gigabit Innovation Collaboratory (MAGIC) received the Cybersecurity Industry Resource Award at the 2019 Maryland Cybersecurity Awards. The Cybersecurity Association of Maryland, Inc. (CAMI), in partnership with EZShield, Maryland Department of Commerce and Point3 Security, hosted the 3rd Annual Maryland Cybersecurity Awards Celebration. Before a sold-out crowd of 350 […]

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MAGIC’s 7th Capture the Flag Competition

Press Release MAGIC’s 7th Capture the Flag Cybersecurity Competition Contact Information: Amy Rupp For Immediate Release: 04/10/2019 Westminster- On Saturday, April 13, 2019 from 11am-4pm MAGIC will host its 7th Capture the Flag (CTF) competition. MAGIC’s CTF is an ethical hacking cybersecurity competition for entry-level participants students. No prior experience is required and the event […]

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