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Women and Drones Welcomes New Corporate Member MissionGO

Glenview, IL, – April 6, 2021 Women and Drones, the premier global platform for women in the UAS (drone) and UAM (Urban Air Mobility) industries, is thrilled to announce MissionGO has joined as a Small Business Corporate Member. “MissionGO has created a workplace environment where women can thrive” explained Women and Drones’ CEO and Founder, Sharon Rossmark….

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Drones Are Delivering Covid-19 Vaccines to Underserved Communities

In the race to distribute Covid-19 vaccines, countries need to come up with effective plans to reach people in both bustling metropolitan cities and rural areas with less health care investment. Right here in the United States, states such as Illinois, Michigan and Alabama have enlisted the help of their National Guards to provide vaccinations…

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Technical.ly, Meet the 20 most promising Baltimore tech companies: RealLIST Startups 2021

Featured on Technical.ly — January 25, 2021 Where are you based? Typically, it’s an easy question, even as we at Technical.ly often clarify that we like to get specific about what neighborhood, rather than which city. But in these times of pandemic-caused remote work, it’s one that has confounded many an interview subject. If you spent most…

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Scott Plank ’88: Investor, Convener, Innovator

Featured on the UMD Alumni Blog By Kimberly Marselas ’00 Scott Plank ’88 was a partner in one of the best entrepreneurship stories to come out of the University of Maryland, overseeing Under Armour’s global supply chain and technology infrastructure, its retail expansion and the transformation of the Baltimore company’s physical presence during his 14…

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Scott Plank’s medical tech firm MediGO inks partnership with organ donor entity

BALTIMORE, Dec. 01, 2020 (Baltimore Business Journal) — Baltimore medical technology company MediGO, led by local developer and investor Scott Plank, has forged its first partnership in the organ donation space. MediGO, a firm that offers hardware and software to improve organ transplantation logistics, has found its first official customer and innovation partner in the Nevada…

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Nevada Donor Network and MediGO Launch the First MedTech Partnership That Brings Disruptive Technology to Organ Transplantation

BALTIMORE, Dec. 01, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — MediGO, the Baltimore-based technology company applying disruptive technology solutions to organ transplantation logistics, today announced a first-ever partnership with Nevada Donor Network (NDN), a leading organ procurement organization that maximizes the gift of life and health through organ, eye and tissue donation. “This is a game changing moment for transplantation,” said Scott…

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MediGO Announces Deployment of FlightAware Data to Enhance Organ Transportation Logistics

BALTIMORE, Nov. 18, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — MediGO, the next-generation hardware and software platform for organ transplantation logistics, today announced a partnership with FlightAware, leaders in providing advanced, accurate, actionable aviation data and insights. MediGO seamlessly integrates FlightAware’s data via AeroAPI (formerly FlightXML) into MediGO’s organ logistics and monitoring system, providing increased situational awareness and transparency throughout…

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Cornerstones 50 Receives Major Donation from Plank Family Foundation

The Plank Family Foundation donated $20,000 to Cornerstones 50 to aid with safety-net and human services programs for families and individuals affected by COVID-19. Scott Plank, an impact investor and philanthropist, celebrated the donation made by he and his family in June at a recent employee gathering at Reston National Golf Course, according to a press release by…

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Reston Investor, Philanthropist Donates $20K To Cornerstones

RESTON, VA — A local philanthropist and his family donated $20,000 to help Cornerstones provide support for Northern Virginia families impacted by the coronavirus pandemic. Scott Plank, whose War Horse Cities purchased the Reston National Golf Course in 2019, and his family hosted a check presentation ceremony on Sept. 30 at the golf. The event…

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Plank Family Foundation donates $20K to Cornerstones

Throughout the region, the need for immediate safety-net and emergency services continues to grow as the impact of COVID-19 is felt across multiple Northern Virginia neighborhoods and communities. For many local families and individuals, already struggling to keep a roof over their heads, feed their children, and access quality medical care, this pandemic only exacerbates…

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