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Q&A Series

Q&A: Gregg Bienstock, CEO, Lumesis – “Surround Yourself With Experts”

The municipal bond market is a thicket of data that can be outdated and doesn’t conform to a standard format, leaving investment firms to spend a disproportionate amount of time sifting through the information to guide their clients. Lumesis, and its DIVER solution, leapt into the arena to provide investors with a different approach to evaluating municipal bonds looking at…

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Technology

5 Ways Mobile Technology is Reshaping the World

Previously, I’ve highlighted the five key areas driving Enterprise 3.0—social media, mobile, technology, the cloud, Internet of Things, and big data—and how they are  fundamentally transforming the enterprise and creating a wide-open field for startups. Last week I shared those thoughts at the Connolly Bove Mobile Forum in Radnor, Pa. I sat down with several senior executives from venture capital firms…

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Tips

Top 10 Apps for Entrepreneurs and CEOs

Entrepreneurship and innovation are about building ideas into a reality, ultimately creating successful businesses. Tools and tips can help make order out of chaos and drive your company forward. Last August, I highlighted my five favorite books for CEOs and entrepreneurs. Now, I want to share some of the tools my team and I have found useful in helping manage a business…

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Life Sciences

Week in Review: Venture Investment Grew 22% YoY; Alverix and The Doctors; Beyond.com Among Future 50; MediaMath on FoxBusiness

Last year was a strong year for venture capital, according to the MoneyTree report issued by the National Venture Capital Association. Investments grew 22 percent in 2011, making it the third highest year in annual investment totals over the past ten years. Clean technology and Internet companies saw the most investments, while the medical device industry and biotechnology saw significant…

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Life Sciences

J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference Recap: How Technology Can Improve Healthcare

We’ve talked about Enterprise 3.0 before—how the evolution of social media, big data, mobile technology, Internet of Things, and cloud computing are transforming the enterprise. But more and more of the conversations at the healthcare and life sciences conferences this week were about the convergence of these same trends in many life sciences sectors and how this combination can spur…

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