War Horse Cities Announces Steve Jennings as President

BALTIMORE, Maryland — Scott Plank, CEO of War Horse Cities, a real estate development and investment company based in Baltimore, is proud to announce the promotion of Steve Jennings to the role of President. The decision went into effect in March of 2021.  Steve has served as CFO of War Horse Cities since September of…

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MissionGO & Minnesota Team Transports World’s First Human Pancreas via Unmanned Aircraft

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BALTIMORE, MD, May 11, 2021—MissionGO, a leader in unmanned aircraft solutions that is transforming logistics; LifeSource, the organ procurement organization (OPO) serving the upper Midwest; and Mercy Hospital, part of the Allina Health system, today announced the first-ever test flight carrying a human pancreas via an Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) conducted on May 5. Following a moment of…

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Scott Plank plots $30M overhaul of Canton waterfront property

Melody Simmons  –  May 5, 2021 Developer Scott Plank is poised to invest millions in Canton this year as part of ongoing efforts to upgrade the high-profile portfolio of properties he acquired in 2017. Plank recently launched a $30 million redo of the marina on 26-acre Lighthouse Point, he said this week. The work will further…

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MissionGO Achieves Critical FAA Milestone, Takes Next Step to Offering Unmanned Aircraft Cargo Delivery

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BALTIMORE, MD, April 28, 2021—MissionGO Unmanned Systems announced today that the FAA certification office has approved MissionGO’s MG Velos 100 airworthiness criteria as part of MissionGO’s Type Certificate application, a milestone marking the brand’s next big step in pushing the boundaries of Unmanned Aircraft System capabilities. It is also expected that the FAA will soon be…

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Women and Drones Welcomes New Corporate Member MissionGO

Women and Drones welcomes MissionGO as new corporate member

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

Zipline has started to deliver Covid-19 vaccines in Ghana. (Zipline)

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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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

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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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