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Worcester again delays cable license decision

Emily Micucci |

Worcester city officials, Comcast Corp. and Charter Communications have agreed to extend the deadline for a decision on the transfer of the city's cable television license, according to a statement...

Banking & Finance

IC Federal to open Worcester branch

IC Federal Credit Union will expand into Worcester before the end of the year, the Fitchburg-based financial institution announced.

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New UMass fund drive aims for $1 billion


Strategists are targeting the holiday giving period and the spring commencement season as part of a new, two-stage effort to raise up to $1 billion in private funds for scholarships and financial...

Have a dream? MWCC contest deadline is Dec. 31

A business plan competition put on by Mount Wachusett Community College encourages entrepreneurs to develop their ideas and perhaps win a prize.

T&G experiences another ownership shift


Mass. retailers see 3.9% holiday sales boost

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Nashoba Valley Chamber CEO responds to Kinder Morgan controversy

Emily Micucci |

While the U.S. Senate narrowly defeated the proposed Keystone pipeline expansion from Canada to the Gulf Coast earlier this week, another pipeline project with local impact is still pending, and it's...

Staples meets earnings target, but will close more stores

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VIEWPOINT: Working with nonprofits benefits businesses beyond the bottom line

ANGELA BOVILL Special to the Worcester Business Journal |

When I was a CFO in business, I was truly for-profit. After all, profit meant survival and growth.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Do ‘smart meters’ threaten health?

The Page One article in the Sept. 29 print edition of the WBJ on National Grid's "Smart Grid" pilot program in Worcester (Online headline:

Invest in our citizens

MARTHA COAKLEY Special to the Worcester Business Journal |

Build on bipartisan legacy

charlie baker and karyn polito Special to the Worcester Business Journal |

Helping startups thrive pays off for the entire community

RYAN LEARY Special to the Worcester Business Journal |
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Top venture capital deals

Ranked by amount invested in 2013

RankCompanyAmount InvestedIndustry/Head of Company
1SimpliVity Inc., Westborough$56,584,200Computers and peripherals/Doron Kempel, CEO
2Mevion Medical Systems Inc., Littleton$55,000,000Medical devices and equipment/Joseph K.
Jachinowski, President, CEO & Director
3Affirmed Networks Inc., Acton$48,799,800Telecommunications/Hassan Ahmed, Chairman & CEO

Source: PricewaterhouseCoopers/National Venture Capital Association MoneyTree Report; Data: Thomson Reuters/Compiled by Heide Martin and Roger Magnus.

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