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Firms offer $500G to high-tech LI business

Firms offer $500G to high-tech LI business
Originally published: September 26, 2011 7:34 PM Updated: September 27, 2011 9:46 AM Long Island’s struggling efforts to produce businesses and jobs from the high-level research institutions in Nassau and Suffolk counties got a boost Monday with an announcement that two local venture capital firms have committed $500,000 in hopes of creating more than a [...] read more

Brookhaven lab’s research heads to market

Brookhaven lab’s research heads to market
August 16, 2011 8:44 PM Venture capitalist David Calone of Babylon-based Jove Equity Partners brought along his checkbook, just in case there was something in which to invest. Nancy D. Lieberman of the Uniondale-based law firm Farrell Fritz brought along an open mind. Calone and Lieberman were among about 30 select Long Islanders invited to [...] read more

Accelerate LI to showcase BNL tech

Accelerate LI to showcase BNL tech
August 11, 2011 As part of its mission to create start-up companies through the commercialization of research performed at the region’s larger institutions, Accelerate Long Island is holding its first event aimed at attracting entrepreneurs to invest in local technology. The Accelerate Long Island crew will be at Brookhaven National Laboratory on Monday showcasing several patent and [...] read more

LI business leaders seek Silicon Valley inspiration

LI business leaders seek Silicon Valley inspiration
June 27, 2011 8:34 AM How did Silicon Valley become Silicon Valley? Long Island business and political leaders are hoping to get some answers at a meeting Thursday with officials of the Silicon Valley Leadership Group, which represents companies in America’s top tech spot. The meeting was arranged by Rep. Steve Israel (D-Dix Hills) and [...] read more

Big Five turn key on Accelerate LI

Big Five turn key on Accelerate LI
Originally published: March 17, 2011 6:48 PM Updated: March 17, 2011 6:51 PM They said it couldn’t be done — getting the Big Five together in the same room at the same time, that is. But earlier this week, at CA Technologies in Islandia, it was done. Sam Aronson, director of Brookhaven National Laboratory; Michael [...] read more

Group effort to rev up economy

Group effort to rev up economy
January 28, 2011 6:57 PM Losing both young people and young companies is not exactly a prescription for a healthy Long Island economy. Now, at least, we’re on the verge of making progress on one of the two: spawning and keeping high-tech companies here. To stop being a net exporter of start-up firms, and to make Long Island competitive, [...] read more

A strategy to market LI’s tech businesses aggressively

A strategy to market LI’s tech businesses aggressively
Originally published: January 25, 2011 6:36 PM Updated: January 26, 2011 8:58 AM The effort to produce businesses and jobs from the high-level research institutions on Long Island continued to gather momentum Tuesday, as Brookhaven Supervisor Mark Lesko and the Long Island Association unveiled an effort to commercialize research done here. The initiative, called Accelerate [...] read more