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Disrupting Health Care (Op-Ed by David A. Jones, Jr. as seen in PEHub)

Today’s guest column was written by David Jones Jr., chairman and managing director of Chrysalis Ventures. Time for Entrepreneurs and VCs to Disrupt Health Care There’s been much discussion of late about health care, including the worsening state of Americans’ health on an individual level, and the effects of recent health care reform. I think…
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David Jones Jr. Talks About Future Opportunities After Stepping Down as Humana’s Chairman

Friday, September 24, 2010 Business First of Louisville – by Ben Adkins Staff Writer Last month, David A. Jones Jr. stepped down as chairman of Louisville-based health insurer Humana Inc., a position he has held since 2005 when his father, Humana founder David A. Jones Sr., retired. Jones Jr. will remain on Humana’s board while…
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NextImage Medical Acquires SelectMRI from MSC and Expands Nationwide Network

NextImage, the technology leader in radiology management services, also announces strategic marketing agreement with MSC San Diego – September 7, 2010 – NextImage Medical, Inc. (www.NextImageMedical.com), the technology leader in radiology services management, announced today that it has acquired SelectMRI, a wholly owned subsidiary of MSC Care Management (MSC), a care management company serving post-discharge…
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Investors Look to Fund Capital-Light Businesses

Low startup costs and cheap customer acquisition make web-based startups an attractive investment. By Tim Beyers | August 12, 2010 More and more, entrepreneurs are turning to the web to start new businesses because of low startup costs–often less than $1 million. Investors are helping drive the trend, in part because they have less money…
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NTEC Launches Program to Find Venture Capital for Dallas-Area Firms

By SHERYL JEAN / The Dallas Morning News sjean@dallasnews.com Frisco business incubator NTEC Inc. launched a new program Monday with 10 mostly out-of-state venture capital partners to reinvigorate investments in Dallas and beyond. NTEC’s Venture Alliance Partner Program is designed “to address the burning need in the region by companies that have been struggling so…
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Incubators are Usually Dumb, This One Might Not Be

July 26, 2010, by Alexander Haislip Incubator. Just the sound of the word may call to mind raucous Internet entrepreneurs spinning around in Aeron chairs, burning through money. Yet a new incubator in Texas might have a shot at reinvigorating the idea for startups in the region. The North Texas Enterprise Center for Technology (NTEC),…
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Wendy Jarchow Elected to Ohio Venture Association Board

Louisville, KY, July 19, 2010 – Wendy Jarchow, Director of Business Development – Upper Midwest — for Chrysalis Ventures, has been elected to the Ohio Venture Association’s Board of Trustees. She will serve a three-year term, effective immediately. Jarchow will sit on the Membership Committee, where her focus will be on promoting entrepreneurship and innovation…
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CerviLenz Names Federica O’Brien Its First CFO/COO

Venture Wire, Staff Reporters, July 07, 2010 Obstetric device developer CerviLenz Inc. has named Federica O’Brien to the newly created positions of chief financial officer and chief operating officer. O’Brien was previously a director of life sciences at RSM McGladrey, an assurance, tax and consulting firm. She also served as a senior financial executive at…
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Digitalsmiths Expands Senior Management Team and Board of Directors

Gregory Hodges to Join Senior Executive Team and Roger Lynch to Join Board of Directors Research Triangle Park, NC – June 28, 2010 Digitalsmiths, the video metadata experts, announced today that former iBHAN, Inc. president Gregory Hodges and Roger Lynch, current executive vice president of advanced technologies at Dish Network and EchoStar Corporation, will join…
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Chrysalis Portfolio Company Chronicity Closes $3M Round

Business First of Louisville, June 22, 2010, by Ed Green Staff Writer Chrysalis Ventures and several co-investors have made follow-on investments in Chronicity Inc., a Texas company that provides treatment for chronic conditions. Chronicity has sold $3 million in equity securities, according to a filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. Chrysalis and other original…
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