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Investor & Entrepreneur Network event, in collaboration with CURE, July 14

Join the movers and shakers of the investment and entrepreneurial communities for CVG’s monthly Investor & Entrepreneur Network event!  Register Now!  This event is co-hosted by CURE and will feature a welcome address, company presentations to an investor panel, showcase company pitches,  networking, refreshments, Company Showcase and more. Join and experience the CURE Innovation Commons – recently opened, it has approximately 24,000 […]

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Lesley Stroll appointed Executive Director of Angel Investor Forum

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Hartford, CT, March 1, 2016 – The Angel Investor Forum (AIF) announced the appointment of Lesley Stroll as AIF’s Executive Director, effective March 1st. “Lesley will be a great asset to our angel group. She has experience in business development and marketing and is an active participant in Connecticut’s start up community. As […]

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Q4 Money Tree Report – Highlights & Statistics

The Venture Capital Ecosystem deploys $58.8 Billion in 2015 According to the Q4 MoneyTree Report from PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP (PwC) based on data provided by Thomson Reuters VC investment totaled $58.8B in 2015. This is the second highest total in the last 20 years. Software continued to see the highest total investment of any industry bringing […]

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The Startup Ecosystem absorbed $16 Billion in the third Quarter as 2015 sets torrid pace for Venture Capital investments.

Venture capitalists invested $16.3 billion in 1,070 deals in the third quarter of 2015, according to the MoneyTree™ Report from PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP (PwC) and the National Venture Capital Association (NVCA), based on data provided by Thomson Reuters. Report Highlights: The $47 billion invested so far this year is already than more than the full year […]

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Canaan Partners and Yale Entrepreneurial Institute partner to Launch the Canaan-Yale Venture Fellowship Program

CVG Sponsors Canaan Partners and Yale Entrepreneurship Institute (YEI) have announced they will be partnering to launch the Canaan-Yale Fellowship Program. YEI & Canaan Partners will be working together to select eight students, each academic year, to be split into two multidisciplinary teams. The teams will provide strategy and leadership to Canaan and Canaan startup […]

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September 2015 | Social Media and Mobile Tech Recap

Sixty-five movers and shakers from the Crossroads Venture Group Community gathered to grow the Social Media and Mobile Tech industries in Connecticut. There were company showcases and presentations, an investor panel that gave live feedback to presenting companies, as well as an inspiring keynote speaker! Presenting Companies: Three strong Rising Entrepreneurs presented at this months CVG event in front of a panel of […]

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UConn to hold Women’s Entrepreneurs Empowerment Forum

UConn will be holding their Women’s Entrepreneurs Empowerment Forum on Friday, September 18, 2015 from 8:30am to 2:30pm at their Stamford Campus. The conference will bring together women entrepreneurs and provides an opportunity to network with each other, showcase their ventures, and participate in a variety of educational workshops to help take their businesses to the next level. Be […]

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Arizona Company licenses CT Inventor’s Alzheimer’s tech

Arizona based NeuroEM Therapeutics has taken a no-fee research and development license for an apparatus patented by Eric Knight of Farmington, CT based Remarkable Technologies. Eric Knight, a CVG member and supporter, began developing a device in 2013 designed to deliver radio waves to the brain to target plaque suspected to be a cause of […]

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Q2 MoneyTree Report – Investing Exceeds $17 Billion

Venture Capital Investing Exceeds $17 Billion for the First Time Since Q4 of 2000, According to the MoneyTree Report According to the MoneyTree Report from PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP (PwC) based on data provided by Thomson Reuters, venture capitalists invested $17.5 billion in 1,189 deals in the second quarter of 2015. This is the sixth consecutive quarter […]

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July 2015 | EdTech and Software Recap

Seventy-five movers and shakers from the Crossroads Venture Group Community gathered to grow the Edtech and Software industries in Connecticut. There were company showcases and presentations, an investor panel that gave live feedback to presenting companies, as well as a keynote speaker and time for both pre and post-networking. Presenting Companies: Three strong Rising Entrepreneurs presented at this months CVG event in […]

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