New report shows state’s strength in insurance sector

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The Connecticut insurance sector represents about 3 percent of the state’s workforce and 5.9 percent of the state’s payroll and contributes 9 percent of the state’s gross product, according to a new report from PwC US and the Connecticut Insurance and Financial Services Cluster issued Tuesday. The 2013 Connecticut Insurance Market Brief provides a summary […] [Read More]
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Chamber marks opening of Olde 37 restaurant in New Fairfield

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Carl Huben, who has more than 20 years experience in restaurant management, joined Stephen Bull, president of the Greater Danbury Chamber of Commerce and other chamber members for the recent grand opening of the Olde 37 Patio & Grill in New Fairfield. The restaurant serves locally sourced grass-fed angus beef from the Josef Meiller Slaughterhouse […] [Read More]
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Stamford’s NBC Sports Digital teams up with StubHub

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  NBC Sports Digital has made StubHub the exclusive ticket provider for NBC Sports’ digital properties, effective immediately. The multi-year partnership links StubHub to NBCSports’ 12 digital sites, including NBCSports.com, Rotoworld.com and NBC Sports Talk Blogs. Through this deal, StubHub will also reap the benefits of NBC Sports Digital’s ties with Yahoo! Sports; according to […] [Read More]
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Crossroads Ventures hosts Thursday event

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The Crossroads Ventures Group will host an investors session Thursday from 4:30 to 7 p.m. at the UConn Stamford Conference Center, 1 University Place. Connecticut private investors and deal makers will participate in the group’s Second Thursday panel, explaining what is happening in the marketplace. Investors registered to attend include Steve Block, Canaan Partners; Nat […] [Read More]
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WCSU to host entrepreneur discussion

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WCSU to host entrepreneurship discussion The Ancell School of Business at Western Connecticut State University will host “The Entrepreneurship Arc: A Panel Discussion with Successful Local Business Leaders,” on Thursday at 6 p.m. in Room 218 of the Westside Classroom Building on the university’s West Side Campus, 43 Lake Ave. Extension in Danbury. Free and […] [Read More]
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Four area chambers to hold joint event

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Four local Chambers of Commerce – Greenwich, Stamford, Norwalk and Darien – will join together for a Quad Chamber Expo and Business Networking event, held from 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 21 at the UConn’s Stamford campus. Member businesses from each chamber will showcase what they can offer with table top exhibits. The cost […] [Read More]
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Mompreneurs to hold holiday fair

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CT-Moms Online, an organization for local CT moms to connect and communicate, is hosting their first vendor fair just for moms. The MomEFair is free to attend and takes place on Sunday, Nov. 17th from 2-5pm at the Knights of Columbus in Stamford. The fair will feature over 25 local mom business owners selling their […] [Read More]
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Marcus resigns from Charter Communications board

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Jeffrey Marcus, a partner at Crestview Partners, has resigned from the board of directors of Stamford-based Charter Communications. Marcus joined Charter’s board in May 2012. With the departure of Marcus, the 11-member Charter board of directors has one vacancy. A search for his replacement will begin immediately. “My ongoing commitments to Crestview Partners require that […] [Read More]
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