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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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Investments in Marijuana – “Sinful” or “Socially Responsible?”

In early January the venture capital community was rocked when a venture firm run by Peter Thiel, co-founder of PayPal and Facebook, invested millions in marijuana company Privateer Holdings. While it has become increasingly apparent that the financial health of the marijuana industry is strong, the majority of the public pension funds are still struggling with its ethical foundation. The […]

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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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Liddy Karter to be Featured at Stamford Tech Meetup

CVG is partnering with the Stamford Tech Meetup to bring you this month’s event on Monday, March 31st.  Our Executive Director Liddy Karter will be the guest speaker for the evening and will share strategies for growing your company and will discuss the goals and philosophy of our organization. Join us at the Stamford Innovation […]

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Connecticut Innovations Seeking Executive Vice President & Chief Investment Officer

Connecticut Innovations is seeking an executive vice president & chief investment officer to lead the venture capital and loan investment teams in the development and management of an active high-tech portfolio for a quasi-public organization that invests in and assists growing Connecticut technology companies. Management responsibilities include: Determining staffing needs and team structure Management of effective […]

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The Whiteboard- Investor Profile: Liddy Karter of Enhanced Capital Partners and Crossroads Venture Group

  Building a strong, visible community of investors is crucial to the health of our entrepreneurial ecosystem. It is especially important that entrepreneurs understand what investors are looking for in startup companies and teams, and that general investors appreciate the opportunities in Connecticut’s startup space. To this end, we’re introducing a new feature to our […]

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CVG Executive Director as Keynote speaker at: NYCwomen.connect – Thursday, May 17, 2012

Liddy Karter, managing director, Enhanced Capital, LLC and executive director of CVG will be the keynote speaker at NYCwomen.connect on Thursday May 17, 2012. 5 – 9 p.m. The Offices of Hodgson Russ LLP 1540 Broadway, 24th Floor, New York, NY (Entrance on 45th Street, East of Broadway)  NYCwomen.connect is an intimate forum and networking […]

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Life Technologies Sees a “Record Number” in Ion Torrent Shipments; Though Expects $60M Revenue Falloff for SOLiD in 2012

Company also taking orders for Ion Proton Sequencer, promises to sequence a human genome in a day for $1,000 A “record number” of Ion Torrent PGM shipments, along with “solid performance” of consumables products, led to 4 percent revenue growth in the fourth quarter for Life Technologies, the company said last week. …. Growth of […]

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