Monthly Archives: February 2010

Online Courses Can Reduce the Costly Sting of College

Washington Post, February 26, 2010, by Daniel de Vise Inessa Volkonidina had taken precalculus once and dropped it. She needed to take it again, and quickly, to fulfill a graduation requirement at Long Island University. She went online and found a company with an odd name, StraighterLine, that offered the course on even odder terms: $99…
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Can You Really Go to College for $99?

FOX 5 Money: College for less Published : Tuesday, 23 Feb 2010, 11:35 PM EST By MELANIE ALNWICK/myfoxdc The economy has made getting a college degree hard for many students. But what if we told you there’s a place you can show up for a class whenever you’d like and go at your own pace—with…
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Entrepreneur’s Helper

The Lane Report, February 17, 2010, by Dawn Marie Yankeelov Kentucky ranks 36th nationally in venture capital fund investment, averaging $32 million in recent years Kentucky’s entrepreneurs depend on venture capital to invest in their dreams, and while investment of this type is down with the economy, the bright spots of its existence and persistence…
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Chrysalis Ventures Discovers Investment Winner in the Heart of Detroit

Michigan Growth Capital Symposium, February 10, 2010 Imagine if the popular television show American Idol limited its talent search to the East and West coasts. From Oklahoma native Carrie Underwood to Texas born singer Kelly Clarkson, none of the nine Idol winners would have been able to compete. In the world of venture capital, the…
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Pittsburgh’s Foundation Radiology raises $4M in Series B round

MedCity News, February 1, 2010, by Brandon Glenn PITTSBURGH, Pennsylvania — Foundation Radiology Group has raised a $4 million Series B round of funding, according to a regulatory filing. Louisville, Ky.-based Chrysalis Ventures led the round, accompanied by Health Evolution Partners and Foundation’s management team. The company plans to use the funding to further invest…
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