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  • Chicago technology venture capital scorecard for 2011

    Chicago technology venture capital scorecard for 2011
    When technology startups are ready to turbocharge their growth, whether that means quickly expanding into new m arkets or hiring additional talent, they often turn to venture capital firms. These investors are typically interested in backing early-...
  • Congressional candidate profiles

    MEET THE CANDIDATES   When Marylanders head to the polls Nov. 6, they will elect members of the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives in addition to casting their ballots for president. Dozens of people are running for a chance to represent the...
  • Harvard Pilgrim Wants To Compete In Connecticut's Health Insurance Market

    Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Inc. wants to break into the Connecticut health insurance market, taking on five large health-insurers that dominate the market, which is home turf for four of them — Aetna, Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield in...
  • Good news for entrepreneurs: Angel investments swell in dollars and deals last year, says study

    Good news for entrepreneurs: Angel investments swell in dollars and deals last year, says study
    Angel investors are quite often the wind beneath the wings of eager early-stage entrepreneurs. They are a hearty bunch who like to be close to the action and the buzz of a hot new idea, a blazing new startup, an inspired entrepreneur. They also take...
  • Financier Delaney running as outsider in 6th District

    Financier Delaney running as outsider in 6th District
    Banker John Delaney knew that Maryland's ruling Democrats had someone else in mind to become the state's next 6th District congressman. But the 48-year-old multimillionaire from Potomac jumped into the race anyway. And despite early missteps, Delaney's...
  • Taking the wait out of ER wait times

    Taking the wait out of ER wait times
    As a health reporter who covers consumer watchdog issues for the Tribune, I grew curious recently after receiving back-to-back e-mails from two hospitals announcing that they had started using an online reservation service for their emergency rooms....
  • Rick Scott to voters: Never mind

    Rick Scott to voters: Never mind
    ORLANDO, Fla. -- Republican Gov. Rick Scott was one of those tea party stars whom voters believed had the courage of his convictions when he promised, as recently as last summer, to block The Affordable Care Act in his state. But last week, writes the...
  • Is the tougher workplace slowing down the economic recovery?

    Is the tougher workplace slowing down the economic recovery?
    The workplace is changing as many companies, looking to increase productivity, ask employees for more while giving them less, according to a Los Angeles Times series. That’s difficult for individuals at work – but it might also have a profound...
  • HCC Awarded Grant by CareFirst

    Harford Community College has received a $25,000 grant from CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield to support development of an electronic health records system that will bolster training of the institution's nearly 2,200 Nursing and Allied Health students....
  • CEO pay raises jump a median of 27% in 2010, report finds

     
    CEOs paid 27% more...
  • Staff changes: Chad Terhune to cover healthcare industry

     
    A staff announcement from Business Editor John Corrigan: Reporter Chad Terhune joins the Business staff today, where he will cover the healthcare industry. An award-winning reporter for the Wall Street Journal, Businessweek and SmartMoney, Chad will...