Greenwich investment expert named to board of Lake Forest College

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Doni Fordyce-Urfirer has been named to the board of trustees at Lake Forest College in Illinois. Fordyce-Urfirer, a Lake Forest College alumna and resident of Greenwich, is a founding partner of Stone Key Capital, an investment firm focused on the government and commercial technology sectors. Her career in senior executive and investment management has spanned […] [Read More]
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SCORE marks Small Business Saturday

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SCORE, a non-profit association dedicated to helping small businesses throughout the United States and its territories through education and mentorship, is kicking off its 50th anniversary by celebrating Small Business Saturday on Nov. 30. Small Business Saturday encourages holiday shoppers to purchase gifts and dine out at locally owned and operated businesses. Many small businesses […] [Read More]
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Navigators backs Kids in Crisis for triathlon

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The Navigators Group announced its five-year partnership with Kids in Crisis, a Greenwich-based non-profit group, which involves becoming the title sponsor of the newly named Navigators Stamford KIC IT Triathlon. The triathlon, in which 600 athletes take part in Stamford each June, is an Olympic-distance event consisting of a 1.5-kilometer swim in Long Island Sound, […] [Read More]
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Malloy to address economic event at Fairfield University

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Gov. Dannel Malloy will deliver the keynote address at the third annual economic forum of the Connecticut Turnaround Management Association and the Connecticut Association for Corporate Growth on Nov. 26 from 3 to 8 p.m., at Fairfield University. The governor’s address is expected to occur at 5:45 p.m., following panel discussions on the state’s banking […] [Read More]
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Fairfield University kicks off its entrepreneurial challenge Saturday

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Startup Day for Fairfield University’s Business Plan Competition is this Saturday, as undergraduate students deliver their entrepreneurial ideas during the event, competing to win $2,000 in prize money. The $2,000 will be split into three prizes: $1,000 to the overall best pitch, and $500 each to two runners up. The final pitch presentations will begin at […] [Read More]
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Watch Ray Dalio talk Bitcoins, shrinking alpha, economic machine

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  Greenwich resident and Bridgewater Associates founder and chairman Ray Dalio, 64, spoke for almost half an hour Tuesday at the New York Times’ DealBook Conference. Bridgewater is the world’s biggest hedge fund (nearly $150 billion in assets under management) and Dalio is worth about $13 billion, according to Forbes. Here’s the video, which is […] [Read More]
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J.P. Morgan poll shows IT, health care as key to state’s growth

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J.P. Morgan Private Bank released results of a survey polling Connecticut community and business leaders on the challenges and opportunities the state faces in today’s economic environment. The poll of 60 individuals, who largely identified themselves as business owners, corporate executives and members of non-profit organizations Respondents see IT/biotech (45 percent) and health care (29 […] [Read More]
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Ellington REIT bounces back

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Ellington Residential Mortgage REIT, a Greenwich-based mortgage real estate investment trust, reported third quarter net income of $6.8 million or 74 cents per share, compared with a net loss of $9.7 million or $1.55 in the previous quarter. The primary drivers in the most recent quarter were interest income and net gains stemming from increases […] [Read More]
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