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Wright Steenrod named to CED Board of Directors

CED Taps 2010-2011 Board Of Directors Michael Elliott Of Noro-Moseley Partners To Chair Entrepreneurial Nonprofit’s Board RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. – CED, formerly the Council for Entrepreneurial Development (www.cednc.org), a private, nonprofit organization that promotes entrepreneurial efforts in the Triangle region of North Carolina, has announced that the organization’s board of directors has ratified a…
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Preterm birth risk could be halved with CerviLenz, progesterone

MedCity News, June 1, 2010, by Mary Vanac CerviLenz is a simple, low-tech medical device that prompts a “why didn’t I think of that?” response from many obstetricians. Yet the device that quickly, accurately and inexpensively measures a pregnant woman’s cervix could help answer the $26 billion-a-year problem of preterm births in the United States….
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StraighterLine and Jefferson Community and Technical College Partner to Offer Exceptional Affordability in Earning a College Degree

For Immediate Release May 26, 2010 Partnership focuses on removing cost as a barrier to a quality college education. Alexandria, VA – StraighterLine (http://www.straighterline.com/), announced today that Jefferson Community and Technical College (http://www.jefferson.kctcs.edu/), a leading provider of open access, affordable, and quality education, has joined StraighterLine’s expanding partner college network. StraighterLine partner colleges are all…
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CerviLenz Debuts Simple Device to Assess Preterm Labor

medGadget, May 18, 2010 Out of Cleveland, OH, CerviLenz has debut a device for preterm labor triage based on intravaginal measurements of cervical length taken during pregnancy. Revealed this week at the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) meeting held in San Francisco, the simple device can also be used to monitor a patient’s…
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John Stchur, Asterand’s CFO, receives the Financial Director of the Year Outside the FTSE 350 Award

For Immediate Release 17 May 2010 Asterand plc (LSE: ATD), a leading provider of human tissue and human tissue-based research services to pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies engaged in drug discovery research, today announced that John Stchur, Asterand’s CFO, received the Financial Director of the Year Outside the FTSE 350 Award at the annual FDs’ Excellence…
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Chrysalis Ventures Delivers Dose of Kentucky Funding to Houston’s Health Care, Tech Sectors

Houston Business Journal, May 14, 2010, by Christine Hall A Kentucky venture capital and private equity firm has entered Houston to check out the investment climate for health care and technology start-up companies. Louisville-based Chrysalis Ventures has brought aboard Alan Ying as venture partner to head the firm’s new Houston office. Ying started off as…
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Doug Cobb Returns to Chrysalis

Business First of Louisville, May 11, 2010 Doug Cobb, former chairman and CEO of Appriss Inc., has joined venture-capital firm Chrysalis Ventures as entrepreneur-in-residence. Cobb co-founded Chrysalis with David Jones in 1993. He left in 1997 to become the founding president and CEO of Greater Louisville Inc., the metro chamber of commerce. In 2000, Cobb…
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Chrysalis Ventures Strengthens Healthcare & Technology Expertise and Expands Geographic Footprint with Executive Hires

Venture Partner, COO and Analyst Added to Investment Team Along with Two Entrepreneurs-In-Residence Louisville, KY, May 11, 2010 – Chrysalis Ventures is pleased to announce the addition of five senior professionals to the firm. Alan Ying, M.D. joins Chrysalis as Venture Partner, based in Houston, TX. Jill Force joins the firm as Chief Operating Officer…
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Greg Foster to Look at Deals for Chrysalis

Atlanta Business Chronicle, May 10, 2010 Social media venture capitalist Greg Foster is Chrysalis Ventures’ man in Georgia. Foster’s role as entrepreneur-in-residence (EIR) will help the Louisville, Ky.-based venture firm expand its Georgia footprint. As entrepreneur-in-residence, the 37-year-old will be Chrysalis’ boots on the ground — bringing health care, IT and digital media deals to…
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