October 18, CT: HBS Panel on VC in Connecticut

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I’ll be a panelist at a HBS Club of Connecticut/HBS Angels Venture Capital in Connecticut Panel Discussion and Cocktail Reception on October 18. The third panelist, Douglas Roth , is also heavily involved in the Connecticut venture capital space through Connecticut Innovations (CI).

Leadership Lessons from UConn Coach Kevin Ollie

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Kevin Ollie, the head coach of the University of Connecticut men''s basketball team, has proved to his players that patience , faith, and hard work pay off. Ollie spent the last two years building his team''s grades and grit.

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The Sandwich That Ate the World

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At 17, Fred DeLuca used a family friend''s $1,000 investment to open a sandwich shop in Bridgeport, Connecticut. By 1990, we had 5,144 locations, with a goal of reaching 8,000 stores by 1995.

Seth Sternberg – Meebo

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He grew up in Connecticut attended Yale undergrad and worked for IBM after graduation doing M&A, strategy and venture capital. Although both parents are educators, his father a professor and his mother the Commissioner of Education in Connecticut, they did not teach him business.

Smaller Companies Seek Super Bowl Ad Boost

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The online jobs portal, which was founded in Chicago in 1995 by Rob McGowan, earned nearly $600 million in revenue in 2010, according to the latest data available. The commercial marks the real end to Shatner's 14-years as the Connecticut company's spokesman. Is $3.5