Mayor Bill Finch (center) offers advice to FAME client Daphne Dixon (left). Next to Mayor Finch is Chris Huntley, Ph.D., associate professor of information systems & operations management at Fairfield University’s Dolan School of Business.

Bill Finch talks sustainability with FAME entrepreneur

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Bridgeport’s Mayor Bill Finch recently met with Daphne Dixon, of Fairfield, to discuss the value of sustainability to the region. The pair met at the business incubator for the Fairfield University Business Accelerator and Mentoring Enterprise. Dixon is an inaugural client of FAME, a collaboration between Fairfield University’s Charles F. Dolan School of Business, the […] [Read More]
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Danbury’s Odyssey Logistics & Technology gains Goldman investment

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Danbury-based Odyssey Logistics & Technology Corporation has announced its acceptance of a non-controlling capital investment from Goldman, Sachs & Co. OL&T has indicated that the capital will be used in its ongoing programs of strategic acquisitions and global expansion, a press release said. “This is an exciting time for Odyssey,” Bob Shellman, OL&T’s president and […] [Read More]
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U.S. Attorneys get 8,000 percent return on annual budget

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Here’s one performance Wall Street will have trouble matching: U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara says his office returned 8,000 percent of its annual budget last year. “It is fair to say the taxpayers have gotten a great return on their investment,” said Bharara, trumpeting the $2.7 billion in forfeiture actions the U.S. Attorney’s office for the […] [Read More]
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Empire State Realty conference call scheduled

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Empire State Realty Trust, the publicly traded basket of commercial properties including the Empire State Building and a half-dozen Fairfield County sites, will release its fourth quarter financial results on the afternoon of Thursday, Feb. 27, according to a release Tuesday morning. A conference call will be held on Friday, Feb. 28, at 10 a.m., […] [Read More]
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Arianna Huffington to speak at Center for HOPE luncheon

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News junkies, take note: Arianna Huffington, editor-in-chief of the Huffington Post, will be the featured speaker at the Center for HOPE’s annual luncheon on April 23. The event will be held at 11 a.m. at the Woodway Country Club in Darien. Huffington, named one of Forbes’ Most Influential Women in 2013, launched the Huffington Post […] [Read More]
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Charter pushes new board for Time Warner as part of takeover bid

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As part of its effort to force a merger, Charter Communications this morning announced a new slate of candidates for Time Warner Cable Inc.’s board. All 13 members of Time Warner Cable’s board are up for re-election this spring. The Stamford-based cable operator issued a press release arguing that Time Warner Cable shareholders support the […] [Read More]

CBIA urges cooperation to boost state’s economic ranking

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Connecticut’s largest business organization has urged lawmakers to work together and use the 2014 General Assembly session as a foundation for boosting the state’s national economic rankings. In releasing its priorities for the 2014 legislative session, the Connecticut Business & Industry Association called for a multi-year campaign designed to improve the state’s business climate rankings […] [Read More]
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Revolution Lighting predicts strong growth

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Revolution Lighting Technologies Inc., Stamford-based provider of LED lighting technology, is starting 2014 with a robust pipeline of close to $200 million in anticipated projects during the next 12 to 18 months. For 2014, the company expects revenue to be in the $50 million range with organic revenue growth of more than 50 percent and […] [Read More]
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