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GE Capital slapped with $34 million penalty

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Stamford-based GE Capital Retail Bank and its subsidiary must refund up to $34.1 million to more than a million consumers who federal officials say were victims of deceptive credit card enrollment tactics. People who signed up for CareCredit medical credit cards at doctors’ and dentists’ office since early 2009 were frequently led to believe the […] [Read More]
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Anna Song awarding Angela Zurowski, International Institute of CT, the 2013 Harvard Strategic Perspectives in Nonprofit Management scholarship.

Harvard offers scholarship to nonprofit executives

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The Harvard Business School Club of Connecticut Community Partners is currently accepting nominations for its 11th annual scholarship in nonprofit management. This program will allow the CEO of a CT-based nonprofit to attend Strategic Perspectives in Nonprofit Management, held at the Harvard Business School from July 13-19. Executive directors interested in participating in the program […] [Read More]
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Holiday gift wrapping offered at Old Greenwich CVS

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Stressed out by holiday shopping? CVS, Walgreens and the makers of Excedrin are pitching in to help. From now until Dec. 22, the Excedrin gift wrapping truck will be stopping by local Walmarts, Walgreens, and CVS in the area, offering free gift wrapping services. The truck will visit the CVS at 225 Sound Beach Ave., […] [Read More]
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Twitter to use Pitney Bowes location technology

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Pitney Bowes has entered into a multi-year licensing agreement with Twitter, the global real-time information network, to provide location intelligence solutions for Twitter’s mobile platform. Pitney Bowes Location Intelligence solutions deliver geocoding and reverse geocoding for mobile platforms and mapping solutions for the insurance, financial services, retail and public sectors. Precise geocoding is built on […] [Read More]
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Though the white kettles and gray fermenters in the foreground make it look like a microbrewery, this fuel cell installation in Turlock, Calif., by Danbury-based FuelCell Energy produces electricity, not beer, using chicken waste, not barleymalt. Photo: Contributed Photo

Danbury fuel cell firm celebrates 2 billionth kilowatt hour produced

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Danbury-based FuelCell Energy Inc. announced on Tuesday that it has generated 2 billion kilowatt hours of renewable energy since opening in 2003. The company is a designer, manufacturer and operator of fuel cell power plants. It’s publicly traded on Nasdaq under FCEL and has more than 110 Direct FuelCell plants in more than 50 locations […] [Read More]
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Day Pitney launches venture capital law blog

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It surely won’t be as goofy as the “Bob Loblaw Law Blog” portrayed on TV show Arrested Development, but law firm Day Pitney on Monday launched a new online resource for entrepreneurs and investors in the northeast and Mid-Atlantic regions. The firm’s new law blog is called “The Venture Law Desk.” It plans to track […] [Read More]

Six entrepreneurs receive grants from Women in Networking

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Six members of the Greater Valley Chamber of Commerce in were recently chosen as winners of the 10th annual Women in Networking Entrepreneurial Grant program. The WIN grant is a named fund with the Valley Community Foundation. WIN is one of three leads groups affiliated with the Chamber. As states in a press release, the […] [Read More]
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Pelatiah Perit House, now Horchow Hall, Yale School of Management, 55 Hillhouse Ave. New Haven. Source: Wikimedia Commons

Yale offers MBA for Executives in asset management, sustainability

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Students at the Yale School of Management pursuing an MBA for Executives will soon have a wider range of choice as to the industries they’d like to focus on. Starting in fall 2014, the program will begin enrolling students who want to concentrate their studies on asset management or sustainability. The expansion of the program […] [Read More]
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