Gov. Martin O'Malley has taken to Pinterest, the image-friendly social media site, to "highlight Maryland entrepreneurs and small business owners" throughout the state, including Montgomery County.
In a release, O'Malley said Maryland has a rich history of fostering entrepreneurship, including business incubators, institutions of higher learning and tax credits.
Other details of the contest from the release:
Submissions will be showcased on Governor O'Malley's website. Boards and pins will be available for public comment. Following the public comment period, a panel of business experts will choose winners in two different categories: "Student Entrepreneurs" and "Boot Strappers." First place winners will receive a MacBook Air and runner ups will receive an iPad courtesy contest partner the Baltimore Angels.
The Baltimore Angels is a group of investors.