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June 2015 | Clean Tech & Advanced Manufacturing Recap

Seventy-two movers and shakers from the Crossroads Venture Group Community gathered to grow the Clean Tech and Advanced Manufacturing sector 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 […]

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Top CI Investments in Quarter 1

Top 10 deals from Connecticut Investment:  IDevices LLC – 1,000,000 | Avon Logicbroker Inc. – 550,000 | Shelton Intelligent Clearing Network Inc. – 52,415 | New Canaan CMD Bioscience – 250,000 | New Haven NovaTract Surgical LLC – 248,974 | Madison IsoPlexis Inc. – 75,000 | Branford SmartPay Solutions LLC – 175,000 | Southington P2 […]

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Crossroads Venture Group Appoints Mary Anne Rooke as Executive Director

For Immediate Release January 14, 2015 – Hartford CT – The Crossroads Venture Group (CVG) has appointed Mary Anne Rooke as its Executive Director to succeed former Executive Director Elizabeth “Liddy” Karter, who led CVG for four years. “Crossroads Venture Group is incredibly pleased to announce Mary Anne as its new Executive Director. Mary Anne […]

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January 2015 | Healthcare IT Recap

January’s event was full of transitions and excitement as Mary Anne Rooke, the new Executive Director of CVG, dove head first into the execution of a successful first meet-up. Unlike previous monthly events, the Healthcare IT meet-up featured a new program structured around a re-organized pitching segment called the Pitch Pit!  The Pitch Pit: Three successful growth companies […]

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Liddy Karter Steps Down – Her Thoughts on the Appointment of Mary Anne Rooke

“As former executive director I greatly enjoyed helping the organization achieve the many goals that were established, when I joined, in Jan 2011. Some of these goals included increasing the amount of regular activity in venture financing, increasing the number of investors directly involved in CVG, and most importantly increasing the amount of venture funding […]

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Access to Capital

A panel discussion answering today’s varied non-bank lending questions: How they can help your business? When they are the right choice to provide capital? What type of borrowing is appropriate? What are the lending products these new players are offering? How can you improve your chances for success? Join this lender panel to better determine which […]

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October 2014 | Tech Transfer Recap

October’s Second Thursday Event, Technology Transfer, met on October 9 at the UConn Health Center. October’s topic, which focused on investor perspectives of industry changes developed at Yale and UConn, drew a crowd of over 50 CVG members and friends to the Patterson Auditorium. Pitches presented by student entrepreneurs from both Yale and UConn helped […]

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September 2014 | Social Media & Mobile Tech Recap

September 2014 | Social Media and Mobile Tech from Paige Rasid September’s Second Thursday event, Social Media and Mobile Technology, met in Stamford at the UConn Stamford Campus on September 11th. Over 50 attendees, including early stage companies, service providers, and investors were able to connect on issues and opportunities related to social media and […]

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Increased Venture Capital Fuels Connecticut Startups

Connecticut venture investments are pouring into tech companies, with software and biotechnology companies taking in most of the funding. In the first six months of this year alone, $302 million dollars were invested in 21 Connecticut firms. Crossroads Venture Group, Angel Investor Forum, and Connecticut Innovations (quasi-public technology-investment arm) have actively invested in businesses, and have […]

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