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Chrysalis Plans Georgia Expansion As Part Of New Hires

Dow Jones VentureWire, May 10, 2010, by Jonathan Matsey Chrysalis Ventures, which invests in both IT and life sciences, said it plans to expand its reach into Georgia with the hire of Greg Foster as an entrepreneur in residence. The firm, based in Louisville, Ky., said it also plans to beef up its operations at…
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Chrysalis Ventures Looks for Cost-savvy Healthcare Companies

MedCity News, April 28, 2010,  by Mary Vanac Louisville, Kentucky - Sixteen-year-old Chrysalis Ventures saw the recent worldwide financial crisis as an opportunity to invest in Middle America. While some venture firms spent the crisis hoarding their cash, or investing more in existing portfolio companies, the Louisville, Ky., firm made seven new investments in the Midwest…
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iSqFt touted as Third Frontier success

The Cincinnati Enquirer, April 23, 2010 BLUE ASH – Ohio Gov. Ted Strickland Friday used a local construction software services company as an example of why voters should approve the extension of the state’s technology and job creation Third Frontier program next month. “We all know that Ohio needs jobs right now, and this is…
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Connecture, Inc. Acquires Insurint to Transform Sales Automation for the Health Insurance Industry

ATLANTA, GA – April 19, 2010 – Connecture, Inc. announced today that it has acquired Insurint in a bold step towards transforming health insurance distribution. This combination creates the largest end-to-end sales automation provider in the health insurance market by joining Insurint, a leader in broker sales automation with Connecture, the leader in health insurance…
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Dr. Becky Smith Named Senior Advisor at HealthTeacher

NASHVILLE, TN – HealthTeacher announced today that Becky Smith, Ph.D., CHES, has been named as Senior Advisor to HealthTeacher. Smith retired in March, 2010 after serving 24 years as the Executive Director for the American Association for Health Education as well as many years promoting and teaching health in the classroom. “Becky has spent a…
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Digitalsmiths Announces VideoSense 2.7, Enables Greater Discovery and Monetization

Las Vegas, NV at NAB 2010 – April 12, 2010 Digitalsmiths, the video metadata experts, announced today at NAB the latest version of its flagship product, VideoSense®. As part of the company’s ongoing commitment to releasing breakthrough time-based metadata technology, VideoSense® 2.7, the leading studio-grade metadata management system, is made generally available today and includes…
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Foundation Radiology taps Pittsburgh native Tom Skelton as new CEO

Pittsburgh Business Times,  April 9, 2010, by Patty Tascarella Foundation Radiology Group, a Downtown-based diagnostic imaging company, has appointed Tom Skelton CEO. Skelton succeeds Dr. Brandon Chan, who remains chief innovation officer and a board member. “The thing that struck me first was the market opportunity,” Skelton said. “We’ve all heard the stories that U.S. health…
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Chrysalis Ventures Managing Director Koleman Karleski to Participate in NVCA M&A Webcast

Louisville, KY, April 7, 2010 – Koleman Karleski, Managing Director at Chrysalis Ventures will participate as a panelist on the April 9th webcast titled, “Evolving Trends for Venture Backed M&A Transactions” sponsored by the National Venture Capital Association and Proskauer Rose LLP. Karleski will be joined by Paul Ciriello, Partner, Fairhaven Capital; Sarah Reed, General…
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NextImage Medical of San Diego Aims to Lower Workers Comp Costs

Xconomy, March 30, 2010, by Denise Gellene Insurers spend $30 billion annually on workers compensation claims; lost productivity saps another $60 billion from the economy. San Diego-based NextImage Medical is focused on changing this picture by taking aim at a key bottleneck that adds to costs: delays associated with radiology exams. CEO Liz Griggs says…
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Chrysalis Ventures Announces the Addition of Two Team Members

Louisville, KY, March 30, 2010 – Chrysalis Ventures is pleased to announce the addition of two senior professionals to the firm. Janesse (Jan) Thaw Bruce is the new Executive-in-Residence and Wendy Jarchow joins the team as Director of Business Development – Upper Midwest based in the Cleveland office. As Executive-in-Residence, Ms. Thaw Bruce is responsible…
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