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Investor Profile: Liddy Karter of Enhanced Capital Partners and Crossroads Venture Group


Building a strong, visible community of investors is crucial to the health of our entrepreneurial ecosystem. To this end, we're introducing a new feature to our coverage: the Investor Profile. We begin the series with Elizabeth "Liddy" Karter, Managing Director of Stamford-based Enhanced Capital Partners and Executive Director of East Hartford-based Crossroads Venture Group.

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Guest Post by Elinor Slomba: Scrum for Startups – Part 2

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Yesterday, we posted Part 1 of an essay by Agile expert Elinor Slomba, as part of The Whiteboard’s ongoing exploration of Agile within the entrepreneurial context. Elinor introduced a particular framework within Agile, called Scrum, and discussed how startups can utilize Scrum to navigate dynamic problems. In Part 2 of the essay, below, Elinor discusses the Scrum Master and the fundamentals ...

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A Look Back at Some LaunchX Success Stories


Last Thursday’s LaunchHaven was a reminder of the quality and variety of great ideas within the Connecticut startup community. Each pitch unique, compelling, and addressed a real problem, and many of the ideas already showed promise as businesses. As we look forward to our first place winner Keshav Patel’s trip to Startup Weekend, as well as to our next LaunchX ...

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