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Tucker Carlson to headline Capital Connection ’11

Tucker Carlson, co-founder and editor-in-chief of the, Fox News commentator, and fellow at the Cato Institute will address this year’s audience of technology-focused entrepreneurs, investors, and corporate leaders at Capital Connection ’11 in Washington, D.C. on May 12 and 13. Carlson co-founded the online news website,, and he is a veteran journalist and political commentator, previously hosting programs on MSNBC, CNN and PBS. Carlson will discuss his own experience surrounding launching a technology venture as well as changes and trends in the digital media industry. 
Deric Emry, co-chair for Capital Connection ’11 and general partner of ABS Capital Partners said, “Tucker brings a very unique perspective.  Digital media platforms are fundamentally changing the way news is reported and consumed.  Tucker is not only part of the news media but has launched a company that is playing into these trends.  Entrepreneurs and investors will be very interested to hear how he has navigated these shifts and built a successful business.”
Julia Spicer, Executive Director of the Mid-Atlantic Venture Association said, “We are honored to have Tucker speak to this year’s attendees particularly given his diverse background and in-depth expertise in communication, deep knowledge of public policy, and experience launching a digital venture in today’s market.”