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VCs Weigh Pros and Cons of Health Care

PEWeek, March 29, 2010, by Constance Loizos Among the issues of concern is an excise tax at the point of sale for every medical device company The health care bill that President Barack Obama signed last week looks like a boon for a lot of health care startups, and potentially ruinous for others, according to…
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Hilliard Lyons Acquires bCatalyst

Business First, March 26, 2010, by Terry Boyd Hilliard Lyons’ bCatalyst acquisition part of ‘renewed entrepreneurial spirit’  It’s a deal that started with a chance meeting between executives at a small M&A firm and the CEO of Louisville’s largest investment firm. It has concluded six months later with Hilliard Lyons agreeing to acquire 10-year-old bCatalyst Advisors…
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David Jones | Creating jobs in an Innovation Economy

To prosper, the nation needs educated, healthy workers By David Jones • Special to The Courier-Journal • March 21, 2010 As the economy starts to rebound, Washington has turned its attention to job creation. This theme dominated President Barack Obama’s State of the Union address, with calls for Congress to take various actions including, I…
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David Jones | Creating jobs in an Innovation Economy

To prosper, the nation needs educated, healthy workers By David Jones • Special to The Courier-Journal • March 21, 2010 As the economy starts to rebound, Washington has turned its attention to job creation. This theme dominated President Barack Obama’s State of the Union address, with calls for Congress to take various actions including, I…
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My Health Direct Wins IQ Award for Innovation

BizTimes.com, March 17, 2010 BizTimes Milwaukee announces the winners of the 2010 IQ (Innovation Quotient) Awards. The IQ Awards honor southeastern Wisconsin companies that are generating innovative products, services or processes. The companies must be based in Wisconsin and have a physical presence in Milwaukee, Waukesha, Ozaukee, Washington, Sheboygan, Racine, Walworth or Kenosha County. The…
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Meet the Manager – At the Speed of Information

Private Equity Central.net, March 1, 2010 Wright Steenrod, a principal at Chrysalis Ventures, talked with PrivateEquityCentral.net about investing in the technology and healthcare spaces, and why this is a good time to be involved in both. Chrysalis had an active 2009, despite the economic downturn, and Steenrod told us how the firm was able to…
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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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