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Passion for improving Kentucky is capital effort

Lexington Herald-Leader, January 31, 2010, by Tom Eblen 2 groups take steps toward a better economy Improving Kentucky’s economy will require more capital. Finding that capital, both human and financial, is likely to involve more small steps than big leaps. Two groups are taking steps worth noting. They are the Young Professionals of Eastern Kentucky…
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iSqFt Helps Contractors Find Work and Increase Efficiency in Today’s Economy

Network Connects Thousands of Construction Professionals, Assists GCs in Sourcing Vendors, Helps Subs to Find Jobs and Provides a Marketplace for Suppliers and Manufacturers These are challenging times for businesses nationwide and perhaps no industry has been hit harder than construction. “In spite of this – or perhaps because of it – iSqFt has continued…
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Digitalsmiths Teams with Microsoft, Readies News and Sports Deals

Digital media and metadata company Digitalsmiths paired up with Microsoft to demonstrate a technology partnership between the two companies, Digitalsmiths CEO Ben Weinberger told me at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. At the show, Microsoft demonstrated how Digitalsmiths can help add more interactivity to Silverlight so viewers could click on a character, actor,…
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Quality Over Quantity: National VC Expert Mark Heesen, David Jones Jr. Discuss How Louisville Fits in VC World

Business First of Louisville, January 8, 2010, by Terry Boyd National venture-capital expert Mark Heesen put a sharp spin on his talk Wednesday to the Venture Club of Louisville. The venture-capital scene is nothing like it was back during the booming ’90s, or even before the recession. Thank goodness. Nationally, the number of deals and…
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Achieve CCA expects to have more than 200 employees in Louisville

Business First of Louisville,  December 18, 2009, by John R. Karman III Chalk up another economic development victory for Louisville. On the heels of major announcements by General Electric Co. and RecoverCare LLC, another company has selected the city as the place to expand its operations. Achieve CCA Inc., a 2-year-old company that provides debt-management services…
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Paramount to Start Online Service to Sell Movie Clips

The New York Times, December 14, 2009, by Brooks Barnes LOS ANGELES — Paramount Pictures, looking for new ways to turn its old movies into cash, especially as DVD sales continue to decline, is creating an online video clip service that will allow users to search hundreds of feature films on a frame-by-frame basis. Feeling…
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Digitalsmiths’ VideoSense® Powers New B2B Clip Portal Open to Paramount Pictures Licensees

Los Angeles, CA – December 15, 2009 – Paramount Digital Entertainment today announced www.ParamountClips.com, the first product offering from the studio’s digital film index. At launch, clips from over 80 of Paramount Pictures’ most beloved and most successful films will be available to Paramount licensees. Digitalsmiths, the innovative multi-screen media analysis, operations and publishing technology…
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My Health Direct Closes $4M in Series A Financing Led by Chrysalis Ventures

Company Set to Accelerate National Expansion Delafield, WI – December 15, 2009 – My Health Direct, Inc. today announced that it has closed $4 million in Series A Financing led by Chrysalis Ventures, and that David A. Jones, Jr., Chrysalis Ventures Chairman & Managing Director, has joined the company’s board. My Health Direct is a…
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Connecture Debuts New Technology Package for the Online Individual Market

The ConsumerEdge offering includes reporting and analytics tools, as well as a dynamic plan selection tool that educates consumers about different health insurance plan options and makes plan suggestions based on their preferences.  By Anthony O’Donnell More from this author December 10, 2009 – Connecture (Atlanta) has launched a new package of products and services…
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David Bartholomew Named CEO of HCCA International

December 10, 2009, Franklin, TN – David Bartholomew, the current president of HCCA International (HCCA), has been named CEO of the company that recruits internationally experienced registered nurses and physical therapists to U.S. hospitals. Ronald C. Marston will leave the company after a transitional period to pursue international opportunities in hospital management and will continue…
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