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Garmin Autoland honored with prestigious FLYING Magazine Editors’ Choice Award

Thursday, February 25, 2021 - 12:00pm

Garmin International, Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today announced that its revolutionary Garmin Autoland system was honored by FLYING Magazine with a 2021 Editors Choice Award .

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  • Garmin International, Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today announced that its revolutionary Garmin Autoland system was honored by FLYING Magazine with a 2021 Editors Choice Award .
  • (Photo: Business Wire)
    Each year, FLYINGs Editors Choice Awards celebrate an elite collection of aircraft and products that demonstrate significant innovation and technological advancements.
  • We are humbled to receive this award for Autoland from such a revered publication like FLYING, said Carl Wolf, Garmin vice president aviation sales and marketing.
  • About Garmin International, Inc. Garmin International, Inc. is a subsidiary of Garmin Ltd. (Nasdaq: GRMN).

ADC Therapeutics to Participate in Cowen 41st Annual Health Care Conference

Thursday, February 25, 2021 - 12:15pm

ADC Therapeutics SA (NYSE:ADCT), a late clinical-stage oncology-focused biotechnology company pioneering the development and commercialization of highly potent and targeted antibody drug conjugates (ADCs) for patients with hematological malignancies and solid tumors, announced today that Chris Martin, Chief Executive Officer, will participate in a fireside chat at the Cowen 41st Annual Health Care Conference on Thursday, March 4, 2021, at 12:50 p.m.

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  • ADC Therapeutics SA (NYSE:ADCT), a late clinical-stage oncology-focused biotechnology company pioneering the development and commercialization of highly potent and targeted antibody drug conjugates (ADCs) for patients with hematological malignancies and solid tumors, announced today that Chris Martin, Chief Executive Officer, will participate in a fireside chat at the Cowen 41st Annual Health Care Conference on Thursday, March 4, 2021, at 12:50 p.m.
  • A live webcast of the fireside chat will be available via the Events & Presentations page in the Investors section of ADC Therapeutics website, ir.adctherapeutics.com .
  • The Company develops ADCs by applying its decades of experience in this field and using next-generation pyrrolobenzodiazepine (PBD) technology to which ADC Therapeutics has proprietary rights for its targets.
  • ADC Therapeutics is based in Lausanne (Biople), Switzerland and has operations in London, the San Francisco Bay Area and New Jersey.

AVROBIO to Present at Three Upcoming Investor Conferences in March

Thursday, February 25, 2021 - 12:00pm

A live webcast of the presentation at the Barclays Global Healthcare Conference will be available on the investors section of avrobio.com .

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  • A live webcast of the presentation at the Barclays Global Healthcare Conference will be available on the investors section of avrobio.com .
  • After the live webcast, the event will remain archived on the AVROBIO website for 90 days.
  • AVROBIO is powered by our industry leading plato gene therapy platform, our foundation designed to deliver gene therapy worldwide.
  • AVROBIO explicitly disclaims any obligation to update any forward-looking statements except to the extent required by law.

View Smart Windows Selected for 3.0 University Place, a Best-in-Class Life Science Project in Philadelphia

Thursday, February 25, 2021 - 12:30pm
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  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210225005267/en/
    View, the market leader in smart glass, announced that its smart windows will be installed at 3.0 University Place, the 250,000-square-foot commercial lab and office building under development by University Place Associates (UPA) in the heart of Philadelphias innovation corridor.
  • "Our vision for 3.0 University Place was to build the healthiest, most technologically and most sustainably advanced life sciences campus in the country," said Anthony Maher, president of UPA.
  • In a recent study , employees working next to View Smart Windows improved their sleep by 37 minutes per night and cognitive function by 42 percent.
  • View is a technology company and the market leader in smart windows.

Moody’s Analytics Earns Category Leader in All Four Chartis ALM Report Quadrants

Thursday, February 25, 2021 - 12:00pm

Many of the capabilities are highlighted in the report as best-in-class for Moodys Analytics.

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  • Many of the capabilities are highlighted in the report as best-in-class for Moodys Analytics.
  • In this moment, as uncertainty persists, banks are even more intensely focused on their balance sheets, said Olivier Brucker, Senior Director at Moodys Analytics.
  • Earning the Category Leader status in all four of the areas detailed in this report reflects our complete solution for these essential functions.
  • Moodys Analytics, Moodys, and all other names, logos, and icons identifying Moodys Analytics and/or its products and services are trademarks of Moodys Analytics, Inc. or its affiliates.

Keirton Inc. Appoints David Goodman As New Head of Content

Thursday, February 25, 2021 - 12:00pm

Keirton Inc. (Keirton), a global leader in engineering solutions that streamline commercial cannabis and hemp cultivation, today announces the appointment of David Goodman as its new Head of Content.

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  • Keirton Inc. (Keirton), a global leader in engineering solutions that streamline commercial cannabis and hemp cultivation, today announces the appointment of David Goodman as its new Head of Content.
  • Our connections with our customers and our growers are what we value the most at Keirton, said Jay Evans, CEO of Keirton.
  • Keirtons industry-leading technology is not only transforming how the cannabis sector operates, said David Goodman, Head of Content at Keirton.
  • Effective today, Goodman will step into his new role as Head of Content at Keirton and will be based in the Northern California and Southern Oregon region.

Rocket Pharmaceuticals Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2020 Financial and Operational Results

Thursday, February 25, 2021 - 12:00pm

Rocket Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: RCKT), a clinical-stage company advancing an integrated and sustainable pipeline of genetic therapies for rare childhood disorders, today reports financial and operational results for the fourth quarter and year ended December 31, as well as guidance for anticipated 2021 milestones.

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  • Rocket Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: RCKT), a clinical-stage company advancing an integrated and sustainable pipeline of genetic therapies for rare childhood disorders, today reports financial and operational results for the fourth quarter and year ended December 31, as well as guidance for anticipated 2021 milestones.
  • 2021 is poised to be another exciting year for Rocket, said Gaurav Shah, M.D., Chief Executive Officer of Rocket.
  • Preliminary results from the three patients treated at the low dose demonstrated that RP-A501 was generally well tolerated with a manageable safety profile.
  • Although Rocket believes that the expectations reflected in the forward-looking statements are reasonable, Rocket cannot guarantee such outcomes.

Gossamer Bio Announces Fourth Quarter and Full-Year 2020 Financial Results and Provides Business Update

Thursday, February 25, 2021 - 12:31pm

Gossamer Bio, Inc. (Nasdaq: GOSS), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on discovering, acquiring, developing and commercializing therapeutics in the disease areas of immunology, inflammation and oncology, today announced its financial results for the fourth quarter and year ended December 31, 2020 and provided a business update.

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  • Gossamer Bio, Inc. (Nasdaq: GOSS), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on discovering, acquiring, developing and commercializing therapeutics in the disease areas of immunology, inflammation and oncology, today announced its financial results for the fourth quarter and year ended December 31, 2020 and provided a business update.
  • The Gossamer team enters 2021 excited and focused on clinical trial execution, said Faheem Hasnain, Co-Founder, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Gossamer.
  • Financial Results for Quarter and Full Year Ended December 31, 2020
    Cash, Cash Equivalents and Marketable Securities: Cash, cash equivalents and marketable securities as of December 31, 2020, were $512.6 million.
  • ET today, Thursday, February 25, to discuss its fourth quarter and full year 2020 financial results and provide a corporate update.

42% More Brands Are Selling on Amazon Now Than Before COVID-19, According to Feedvisor Brand Survey

Thursday, February 25, 2021 - 1:00pm

Brands see the imperative for an Amazon strategy: Now more than ever, brands recognize Amazons central role in their overall e-commerce strategy.

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  • Brands see the imperative for an Amazon strategy: Now more than ever, brands recognize Amazons central role in their overall e-commerce strategy.
  • COVID-19 has accelerated adoption of Amazon Advertising: 41% of brands said Amazon Advertising was among the new strategies they had deployed during the pandemic.
  • Additionally, brands are increasing their investment in Amazon Advertising; 59% spend over $60,000 monthly compared with 38% who did so last year.
  • Half of brands see at least a 7x return on Amazon Advertising: Brands increased investment in Amazon Advertising is backed by the considerable returns it provides.

Ocean View School District and The Mobility House Pioneer Model for Electrifying School Bus Fleets in Southern California

Thursday, February 25, 2021 - 12:00pm

The Mobility Houses intelligent Charging and Energy Management system ChargePilot will harmonize Ocean View School Districts bus schedules, travel routes, battery life and local utility rates to deliver reliable, clean transportation at the lowest cost to the district.

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  • The Mobility Houses intelligent Charging and Energy Management system ChargePilot will harmonize Ocean View School Districts bus schedules, travel routes, battery life and local utility rates to deliver reliable, clean transportation at the lowest cost to the district.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210225005236/en/
    This groundbreaking project for the district marks a notable milestone on our journey to electrify our entire school bus fleet and reduce pollution in our community, said Ocean View School District Director of Transportation Bob Brown.
  • Ocean View School District is to be commended for demonstrating what's possible for other districts in the county around the future of clean school bus transportation, said Zoheb Davar, business development director for The Mobility House.
  • The Mobility House has 155 employees across its operations in Munich, Zurich and Belmont, Calif. For more information visit mobilityhouse.com .

DataStax Astra Shatters Serverless Database-as-a-Service Barrier

Thursday, February 25, 2021 - 1:00pm

DataStax announced today the general availability of Astra serverless , the industrys first and only open, multi-cloud serverless database-as-a-service (DBaaS).

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  • DataStax announced today the general availability of Astra serverless , the industrys first and only open, multi-cloud serverless database-as-a-service (DBaaS).
  • While serverless compute has been around for a while, serverless data has lagged due to the technical challenges around separating compute and storage.
  • Click-to-Tweet : DataStax Astra goes #serverless!
  • https://dtsx.io/2ZJ17cH @cassandra
    The DataStax Astra serverless DBaaS will be available next week.

JPMorgan Chase Commits $350 Million to Grow Black, Latinx and Women-owned Small Businesses

Thursday, February 25, 2021 - 12:56pm

The pandemic has exacerbated historic challenges for Black, Latinx, women and other underserved small businesses to access necessary capital to sustain and grow.

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  • The pandemic has exacerbated historic challenges for Black, Latinx, women and other underserved small businesses to access necessary capital to sustain and grow.
  • According to the JPMorgan Chase Institute, Black, Latinx and women-owned small businesses are underrepresented among firms with substantial external financing, limiting opportunities to scale their business.
  • Further, financial challenges faced by Black and Latinx small businesses are more substantial relative to white-owned businesses, meaning they are especially vulnerable in todays environment.
  • The JPMorgan Chase PolicyCenter released new data-driven policy recommendations to address immediate and long-term needs of underserved small businesses, particularly minority and women-owned small businesses.

Sanderson Farms, Inc. Reports Results for First Quarter of Fiscal 2021

Thursday, February 25, 2021 - 12:30pm

Sanderson Farms, Inc. (NASDAQ: SAFM) today reported results for the first quarter of fiscal 2021.

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  • Sanderson Farms, Inc. (NASDAQ: SAFM) today reported results for the first quarter of fiscal 2021.
  • Net sales for the first quarter of fiscal 2021 were $909.3 million compared with $823.1 million for the same period a year ago.
  • Demand and prices for jumbo wings strengthened seasonally during the quarter, and market prices averaged above last years first quarter.
  • Overall market prices for poultry products were higher during the first quarter of fiscal 2021 compared with the same period last year.

Dillard’s to Launch Born on Fifth for Antonio Melani

Thursday, February 25, 2021 - 1:00pm

Dillards, Inc. (Dillards) (the Company) (NYSE: DDS) is pleased to announced the launch of Born on Fifth for Antonio Melani, a new limited-edition capsule collection developed in collaboration with Atlanta-based tastemaker, Emily Hertz.

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  • Dillards, Inc. (Dillards) (the Company) (NYSE: DDS) is pleased to announced the launch of Born on Fifth for Antonio Melani, a new limited-edition capsule collection developed in collaboration with Atlanta-based tastemaker, Emily Hertz.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210225005230/en/
    Born on Fifth for Antonio Melani, a new capsule collection available exclusively at Dillard's.
  • (Photo: Business Wire)
    Exclusive to Dillards, Born on Fifth for Antonio Melani draws inspiration from the florals and chinoiserie that adorn Emilys home giving a nod to her sophisticated and ethereal aesthetic.
  • Emily Hertz added, I am beyond excited to debut Born on Fifth for Antonio Melani at Dillards.

Kala Pharmaceuticals Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2020 Financial Results and Provides Corporate Update

Thursday, February 25, 2021 - 12:00pm

Kala Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:KALA), a biopharmaceutical company focused on the discovery, development and commercialization of innovative therapies for diseases of the eye, today reported financial results for the fourth quarter and full year ended December 31, 2020 and provided a corporate update.

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  • Kala Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:KALA), a biopharmaceutical company focused on the discovery, development and commercialization of innovative therapies for diseases of the eye, today reported financial results for the fourth quarter and full year ended December 31, 2020 and provided a corporate update.
  • INVELTYS (loteprednol etabonate ophthalmic suspension) 1%: Approximately 41,000 INVELTYS prescriptions were reported by Symphony Health in the fourth quarter of 2020, which represents an increase of approximately eight percent compared to the third quarter of 2020.
  • The financial results below contain both GAAP and non-GAAP financial measures.
  • ET to review its fourth quarter and full year 2020 financial results.

Featurespace Launches Automated Deep Behavioral Networks

Thursday, February 25, 2021 - 12:00pm

Today, Featurespace introduces Automated Deep Behavioral Networks for the card and payments industry, providing a deeper layer of defense to protect consumers from scams, account takeover, card and payments fraud, which cost an estimated $42 billion in 2020 .

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  • Today, Featurespace introduces Automated Deep Behavioral Networks for the card and payments industry, providing a deeper layer of defense to protect consumers from scams, account takeover, card and payments fraud, which cost an estimated $42 billion in 2020 .
  • Automated Deep Behavioral Networks is a new architecture based on Recurrent Neural Networks that is only available through the latest version of the ARIC Risk Hub .
  • Featurespace Research developed Automated Deep Behavioral Networks to automate feature discovery and introduce memory cells with native understanding of the significance of time in transaction flows, improving upon the market-leading performance of the company's Adaptive Behavioral Analytics.
  • Featurespace invented Adaptive Behavioral Analytics and Automated Deep Behavioral Networks, both of which are available through the ARIC platform, a real-time machine learning software that risk scores events in more than 180 countries to prevent fraud and financial crime.

My Child & Addiction Podcast Sees 50% Rise in Downloads Amid Pandemic

Thursday, February 25, 2021 - 1:00pm

As more parents seek support from peers in similar situations, downloads of the podcast have increased 50% since the onset of the pandemic.

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  • As more parents seek support from peers in similar situations, downloads of the podcast have increased 50% since the onset of the pandemic.
  • Even if they wanted to, parents arent able to attend an in-person meeting right now due to the pandemic, says Steve, creator of My Child & Addiction.
  • More than addiction and recovery education and support, the My Child & Addiction podcast is a tool in parental survival.
  • My Child & Addiction : Parent-to-Parent Podcast was conceived and developed by three fathers of children with substance use disorders.

2021 U.S. Household Bill Pay Market Size: $2.91 Trillion Spent by American Consumers Each Year on Recurring Bills

Thursday, February 25, 2021 - 1:00pm

Many of the same states also top the list for rent costs: Hawaii, California, Maryland , New Jersey, and Massachusetts.

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  • Many of the same states also top the list for rent costs: Hawaii, California, Maryland , New Jersey, and Massachusetts.
  • In addition to the $22,668 per year the average household spends on the most common bills, consumers also contend with additional hidden costs of bill pay.
  • This uniquely broad statistical foundation powers doxoINSIGHTS reports uncovering key trends for household financial health and bill payment behavior.
  • Billers on the network get paid directly, fast and free and consumers have complete bill pay independence over when and how they pay their bills.

Splunk to Present at Upcoming Investor Events

Thursday, February 25, 2021 - 1:00pm

Splunk Inc. (NASDAQ: SPLK), provider of the Data-To-Everything Platform, today announced its virtual participation in two upcoming investor events.

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  • Splunk Inc. (NASDAQ: SPLK), provider of the Data-To-Everything Platform, today announced its virtual participation in two upcoming investor events.
  • Splunk Inc. (NASDAQ: SPLK) turns data into doing with the Data-to-Everything Platform.
  • Splunk technology is designed to investigate, monitor, and analyze and act on data at any scale.
  • Splunk, Splunk>, Data-to-Everything, D2E and Turn Data Into Doing are trademarks and registered trademarks of Splunk Inc. in the United States and other countries.

Jaguar Gene Therapy Launches with Mission to Accelerate Breakthroughs in Gene Therapy for Patients Suffering from Severe Genetic Diseases

Thursday, February 25, 2021 - 12:00pm

Jaguar Gene Therapy launched today after being in stealth mode for the past year and is uniquely positioned to accelerate gene therapy development.

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  • Jaguar Gene Therapy launched today after being in stealth mode for the past year and is uniquely positioned to accelerate gene therapy development.
  • Led by the former AveXis leadership and resourced by Deerfield Management , Jaguar leverages a proven management team with the expertise to accelerate the development, manufacturing and commercialization of novel gene therapy treatments for patients suffering from severe genetic diseases.
  • Jaguar is uniquely positioned to accelerate breakthroughs in gene therapy for patients suffering from severe genetic diseases, said Sean Nolan, Executive Chairman of Jaguar Gene Therapy.
  • Jaguar Gene Therapy, LLC is accelerating breakthroughs in gene therapy for patients suffering from severe genetic diseases.

DS Smith Introduces Greentote, the First 100% Recyclable Alternative to Plastic Bags for Grocery Pickup or Delivery

Thursday, February 25, 2021 - 12:03pm
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  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210225005202/en/
    DS Smith introduces Greentote, the first modular, moisture-resistant, food-contact safe and 100% recyclable alternative to plastic shopping bags for retail grocery pickup or delivery.
  • (Photo: DS Smith)
    The companys development of the Greentote alternative arrives as stores and supermarkets respond to the pandemic-driven jump in online fulfillment sales, BOPIS (buy online, pick up in-store) and third-party grocery delivery services.
  • That potentially has translated into more plastic bags ending up in their customers homes and eventually landfills, or worse - waterways.
  • Greentote is about convenience and sustainability, said Melanie Galloway, vice president of sales, marketing and innovation for DS Smith North America Packaging.

BioAge Initiates Phase 2a Trial of BGE-117 in Elderly Patients with Unexplained Anemia

Thursday, February 25, 2021 - 1:00pm

BioAge Labs, Inc., a clinical-stage biotechnology company developing medications that target aging to treat severe diseases, today announced that it has commenced a Phase 2a clinical trial of BGE-117, an activator of hypoxia signaling, for unexplained anemia of aging (UAA).

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  • BioAge Labs, Inc., a clinical-stage biotechnology company developing medications that target aging to treat severe diseases, today announced that it has commenced a Phase 2a clinical trial of BGE-117, an activator of hypoxia signaling, for unexplained anemia of aging (UAA).
  • In this randomized, placebo-controlled, double-blind, multi-center Phase 2a trial, 160 UAA patients 65 years or older will receive daily oral doses of BGE-117 or placebo (80 patients in each group) for 3 months.
  • In 33% of elderly patients, anemia cannot be attributed to iron deficiency or underlying medical conditions; accordingly, these cases are classified as unexplained anemia of aging (UAA).
  • The pharmacoeconomic burden is considerable: in elderly anemic patients, Medicare costs for falls alone are several billion dollars per year.

Launch of New Chase Lounge at the Russell Center Will Help Fuel Path to Success for Black Business Owners and Entrepreneurs in Atlanta

Thursday, February 25, 2021 - 12:00pm

Chase and the Russell Innovation Center for Entrepreneurs (RICE), the largest nonprofit center for Black entrepreneurs and small business owners in the nation, today announced the debut of the Chase Lounge at the Russell Center.

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  • Chase and the Russell Innovation Center for Entrepreneurs (RICE), the largest nonprofit center for Black entrepreneurs and small business owners in the nation, today announced the debut of the Chase Lounge at the Russell Center.
  • The Chase Lounge further enhances the innovative, multi-use space RICE provides entrepreneurs and small business owners to gather, learn and advance their financial futures.
  • Readily available access to financial consulting and small business education is a core part of building a small business and creating the path to success.
  • The Hawks Foundation is proud to join the Russell Center and Chase in this effort to bring more resources to entrepreneurs in Greater Atlanta.

TIE Kinetix Introduces Real-Time Disaster Recovery for Business Critical Data

Thursday, February 25, 2021 - 1:00pm

TIE Kinetix announced today that a custom-made Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) is now available to new and existing FLOW Partner Automation customers.

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  • TIE Kinetix announced today that a custom-made Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) is now available to new and existing FLOW Partner Automation customers.
  • The DRC supports real-time disaster recovery with continuous data replication in two cloud locations and ensures business continuity in under five minutes.
  • The cloud migration decision and new DRC enable TIE Kinetix to provide their customers with the best possible business continuity assurance.
  • TIE Kinetix is a public company (Euronext: TIE), and has offices in the Netherlands, France, Germany, Australia, and the United States.

NIC CEO Harry Herington Earns Worldwide Honor

Thursday, February 25, 2021 - 12:00pm

NIC Inc. Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board Harry Herington was honored by CEO Today Magazine with a 2021 CEO Global award, recognizing the strong and innovative leadership amongst the most inspiring CEOs and business leaders across the globe.

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  • NIC Inc. Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board Harry Herington was honored by CEO Today Magazine with a 2021 CEO Global award, recognizing the strong and innovative leadership amongst the most inspiring CEOs and business leaders across the globe.
  • CEO Today features Herington in the winners edition of the magazine, now available to more than 150,000 readers.
  • This award from CEO Today is a great honor, Herington said.
  • In addition to the CEO Global award, NIC was also recently named to the Forbes 2021 Americas Best Small Companies list.

The Sheri and Les Biller Family Foundation Welcomes Sarah Lyding to the Board of Directors

Thursday, February 25, 2021 - 1:00pm

The Sheri and Les Biller Family Foundation is pleased to announce the appointment of Sarah Lyding to its Board of Directors.

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  • The Sheri and Les Biller Family Foundation is pleased to announce the appointment of Sarah Lyding to its Board of Directors.
  • Sarah Lyding is the Executive Director of The Music Man Foundation, also known as The Meredith and Rosemary Willson Charitable Foundation.
  • Before joining The Music Man Foundation in 2017, Ms. Lyding was the Executive Director for The Sheri and Les Biller Family Foundation, where she worked for nearly 10 years building programs such as BankWork$ and the Social Impact Theatre opportunity.
  • Sarah has helped the Foundation in innumerable ways, explains Les Biller, Co-Founder of The Sheri and Les Biller Family Foundation.

SIMON and Cetera Launch Innovative Access to Annuity Solutions

Thursday, February 25, 2021 - 12:00pm

SIMON Annuities and Insurance Services LLC (SIMON) and Cetera have announced a new collaboration that delivers SIMONs award-winning insurtech platform for annuities to all Cetera financial professionals.

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  • SIMON Annuities and Insurance Services LLC (SIMON) and Cetera have announced a new collaboration that delivers SIMONs award-winning insurtech platform for annuities to all Cetera financial professionals.
  • Adam Antoniades, Chief Executive Officer of Cetera, commented, Cetera is committed to expanding solutions that drive growth for our financial professionals.
  • The annuities solution launch expands the existing relationship between SIMON and Cetera, following the launch of SIMONs end-to-end solution for structured investments to all Cetera financial professionals in 2019.
  • Cetera Financial Group refers to the network of independent retail firms encompassing, among others, Cetera Advisors LLC, Cetera Advisor Networks LLC, Cetera Investment Services LLC (marketed as Cetera Financial Institutions or Cetera Investors), Cetera Financial Specialists LLC, and First Allied Securities, Inc. All firms are members FINRA / SIPC.

Transmit Security Signals the End of the Password Era with Industry’s First Authentication Service that Enables Organizations to Delete all Customer Passwords from Their Database

Thursday, February 25, 2021 - 1:00pm

Transmit Security , the Identity Experience company, today announced the release of BindID , the industrys first customer authentication service that is completely password-free.

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  • Transmit Security , the Identity Experience company, today announced the release of BindID , the industrys first customer authentication service that is completely password-free.
  • Users can authenticate through their mobile or any biometrics-enabled device without the need for an authentication app.
  • By eliminating passwords, organizations also eliminate their biggest security and compliance vulnerabilities, as more than 80% of all data breaches involve passwords.
  • Visit Transmit Security to learn more about the company, and how BindID provides passwordless customer authentication from any device or channel.

Jon Peppler of Bitglass Recognized as 2021 CRN® Channel Chief

Thursday, February 25, 2021 - 1:00pm

Bitglass , the Total Cloud Security company, today announced that CRN , a brand of The Channel Company , has named Jon Peppler, Bitglass vice president of worldwide channels, to its 2021 list of Channel Chiefs.

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  • Bitglass , the Total Cloud Security company, today announced that CRN , a brand of The Channel Company , has named Jon Peppler, Bitglass vice president of worldwide channels, to its 2021 list of Channel Chiefs.
  • The prestigious CRN Channel Chiefs list, released annually, recognizes leading IT channel vendor executives who continually demonstrate outstanding leadership, influence, innovation, and growth.
  • It is an honor to be recognized by CRN and share this award with the entire Bitglass team, said Peppler.
  • The 2021 Channel Chiefs are prominent leaders who have influenced the IT channel with cutting-edge strategies, programs, and partnerships.

Monte Rosa Therapeutics Strengthens Leadership with Key Executive and Board Appointments

Thursday, February 25, 2021 - 1:00pm

In addition, Nir London, Ph.D., has been appointed to the companys Scientific Advisory Board, and Christine Siu has joined Monte Rosas Board of Directors.

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  • In addition, Nir London, Ph.D., has been appointed to the companys Scientific Advisory Board, and Christine Siu has joined Monte Rosas Board of Directors.
  • She will play an important role as we approach key milestones in advancing our platform of molecular glue degraders, said Monte Rosa CEO Markus Warmuth, M.D.
  • Prior to Monte Rosa, she served as Executive Director and Head of Platform Biology at Kymera Therapeutics and was responsible for overseeing their targeted protein degradation platform.
  • Monte Rosa Therapeutics is a biotechnology company discovering and developing molecular glues to degrade disease-causing proteins.

Wells Fargo Surpasses $10 Billion in Renewable Energy Tax-Equity Investments

Thursday, February 25, 2021 - 1:00pm

Wells Fargo Renewable Energy & Environmental Finance (REEF) today announced it recently surpassed $10 billion in tax-equity investments in the wind, solar, and fuel cell industries.

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  • Wells Fargo Renewable Energy & Environmental Finance (REEF) today announced it recently surpassed $10 billion in tax-equity investments in the wind, solar, and fuel cell industries.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210225005166/en/
    Wells Fargo Renewable Energy & Environmental Finance team recently surpassed $10 billion in tax-equity investments in the wind, solar, and fuel cell sectors.
  • (Photo: Wells Fargo)
    Wells Fargo uses its tax capacity in a meaningful way to invest in projects that contribute to the nations acceleration toward a low-carbon economy, said Philip Hopkins, head of Wells Fargo Renewable Energy & Environmental Finance, a part of Wells Fargo Commercial Capital.
  • Wells Fargo provided approximately $2.4 billion in financing to the renewable energy industry in 2020, representing an increase of $1 billion from 2019.

Humanigen to Present at Multiple Investor Conferences in March

Thursday, February 25, 2021 - 12:30pm

Humanigen believes that its GM-CSF neutralization and gene-editing platform technologies have the potential to reduce the inflammatory cascade associated with coronavirus infection.

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  • Humanigen believes that its GM-CSF neutralization and gene-editing platform technologies have the potential to reduce the inflammatory cascade associated with coronavirus infection.
  • Humanigens immediate focus is to prevent or minimize the cytokine release syndrome that precedes severe lung dysfunction and ARDS in serious cases of SARS-CoV-2 infection.
  • Humanigen is also focused on creating next-generation combinatory gene-edited CAR-T therapies using strategies to improve efficacy while employing GM-CSF gene knockout technologies to control toxicity.
  • In addition, Humanigen is developing its own portfolio of proprietary first-in-class EphA3-CAR-T for various solid cancers and EMR1-CAR-T for various eosinophilic disorders.

NextGen Healthcare to Host Virtual Investor Event

Thursday, February 25, 2021 - 1:00pm

NextGen Healthcare, Inc. (Nasdaq: NXGN), a leading provider of ambulatory-focused technology solutions, will host a virtual Investor event on Tuesday, March 16, 2021, from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m Eastern time.

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  • NextGen Healthcare, Inc. (Nasdaq: NXGN), a leading provider of ambulatory-focused technology solutions, will host a virtual Investor event on Tuesday, March 16, 2021, from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m Eastern time.
  • A live webcast and related presentation materials will be available on the investor relations section of the Company's website at investor.nextgen.com.
  • The webcast replay will be available as soon as possible following the event on the Companys IR website.
  • NextGen Healthcare, Inc. (Nasdaq: NXGN) is a leading provider of ambulatory-focused technology solutions.

James Sherblom Appointed Board Chairman to Lead ReForm Biologics’ New Business Strategy

Thursday, February 25, 2021 - 12:00pm

As well, James (Jim) Sherblom has joined the board of directors of ReForm as chairman to lead the shift in strategy.

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  • As well, James (Jim) Sherblom has joined the board of directors of ReForm as chairman to lead the shift in strategy.
  • Under the strategy announced today, ReForm will develop a bio-innovative medicine pipeline to convert hospital-based intravenous dosing to subcutaneous injections on an outpatient basis.
  • ReForm will manage therapeutic viscosity to reduce injection volumes and fluid injection force, greatly enhancing many therapeutics, including pediatric applications.
  • I am delighted join the team at ReForm to help lead this revolution in better patient care and improved clinical outcomes.

 Lippert Components Promotes Eileen Pruitt to Deputy CHRO and Senior Legal Counsel

Thursday, February 25, 2021 - 12:00pm

LCI Industries (NYSE: LCII) which, through its wholly-owned subsidiary, Lippert Components, Inc. ("Lippert" or the Company), supplies a broad array of highly engineered components for the leading original equipment manufacturers ("OEMs") in the recreation and transportation product markets, and the related aftermarkets of those industries, today announced the promotion of Eileen Pruitt to Deputy Chief Human Resources Officer and Senior Legal Counsel.

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  • LCI Industries (NYSE: LCII) which, through its wholly-owned subsidiary, Lippert Components, Inc. ("Lippert" or the Company), supplies a broad array of highly engineered components for the leading original equipment manufacturers ("OEMs") in the recreation and transportation product markets, and the related aftermarkets of those industries, today announced the promotion of Eileen Pruitt to Deputy Chief Human Resources Officer and Senior Legal Counsel.
  • Pruitt will also oversee all employment-related legal matters.
  • Eileens promotion to Deputy CHRO and Senior Legal Counsel is part of Lipperts ongoing succession planning designed to provide leadership continuity as the Company continues to execute its overall business strategy, said Nick Fletcher.
  • Eileen is an excellent representation of Lipperts core values, and I look forward to leading our Human Resources team alongside her.

Air Techniques Announces New Vent-Less Vacuum Systems & More at the Virtual Chicago Midwinter Meeting

Thursday, February 25, 2021 - 1:00pm

Air Techniques, Inc. , a leading innovator and manufacturer of dental equipment is debuting a new Vent-Less Vacuum System series at the Virtual Midwinter Meeting.

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  • Air Techniques, Inc. , a leading innovator and manufacturer of dental equipment is debuting a new Vent-Less Vacuum System series at the Virtual Midwinter Meeting.
  • These new Mojave Vent-Less and VacStar Vent-Less systems are an industry-first dental vacuum exhaust air filtration.
  • Visit Air Techniques at the Chicago Midwinter Virtual Meeting, booth #305.
  • Consistently, Air Techniques remains the leading and largest manufacturer of dental air compressors and vacuum systems in North America.

Sontiq® Introduces Patent-Pending Reputation Management Solution, RepIQ™, to Analyze and Protect Personal Digital Brands

Thursday, February 25, 2021 - 12:03pm

Sontiq built the proprietary RepIQ capability to empower a user to better understand the impact their digital reputation might have on their personal digital brand throughout all aspects of their life.

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  • Sontiq built the proprietary RepIQ capability to empower a user to better understand the impact their digital reputation might have on their personal digital brand throughout all aspects of their life.
  • In fact, personal digital reputations often serve as the single source of a first impression.
  • An individuals online reputation now has significant influence over how a person is perceived by potential employers, colleges, clients, neighbors and others.
  • While cyber threats like identity theft pose an immediate financial threat, online reputation and personal brands carry hefty lifetime value that must also be continually guarded.

MT Newswires Announces Launch of Global Corporate ESG News

Thursday, February 25, 2021 - 1:00pm

MT Newswires is expanding industry access to ESG data through its new Global Corporate ESG News & Risk Signals service.

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  • MT Newswires is expanding industry access to ESG data through its new Global Corporate ESG News & Risk Signals service.
  • Sustainalytics, a Morningstar Company and a globally recognized provider of ESG research, ratings and data, is providing its industry-leading ESG Risk Ratings to enrich MT Newswires news stories.
  • Over the past several years, there has been a growing global focus on corporate environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues.
  • As a leading voice in global business and financial information, MT Newswires is committed to providing the investment community with this critically important corporate ESG information.

White Oak Commercial Finance Hires Bill Kearney as Managing Director in Atlanta

Thursday, February 25, 2021 - 1:00pm

White Oak Commercial Finance ("White Oak") is pleased to announce the addition of Bill Kearney as a Managing Director and Business Development Officer of its expanded ABL and Lender Finance platform.

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  • White Oak Commercial Finance ("White Oak") is pleased to announce the addition of Bill Kearney as a Managing Director and Business Development Officer of its expanded ABL and Lender Finance platform.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210225005116/en/
    Mr. Kearney will be responsible for originating transactions throughout the Southeast region and will direct the firms newly established national retail strategy.
  • Mr. Kearney was most recently with Encina Business Credit where he served as a Senior Managing Director.
  • ABOUT WHITE OAK COMMERCIAL FINANCE, LLC
    White Oak Commercial Finance, LLC (WOCF) is a global financial products and services company providing credit facilities to companies across the economy.

Veritone Receives Industry Star Award from the 13th Annual Media Excellence Awards

Thursday, February 25, 2021 - 12:30pm

Veritone , Inc. (Nasdaq: VERI), the creator of the worlds first operating system for artificial intelligence, aiWARE , today announced that it has been recognized as the winner of the Industry Star Award in the 13th Annual Media Excellence Awards .

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  • Veritone , Inc. (Nasdaq: VERI), the creator of the worlds first operating system for artificial intelligence, aiWARE , today announced that it has been recognized as the winner of the Industry Star Award in the 13th Annual Media Excellence Awards .
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210225005113/en/
    Veritone was recognized as the winner of the Industry Star Award in the 13th Annual Media Excellence Awards for its leadership in technology, entertainment & media.
  • Were thrilled to be recognized with the Industry Star Award as part of the 13th Annual Media Excellence Awards program, said Ryan Steelberg, president of Veritone.
  • Veritone Digital Media Hub , a cloud-native, AI-enabled media management portal designed for content owners in sports, film, TV, news, and media enterprises.

Wiley Schedules Third Quarter 2021 Earnings Release and Conference Call

Thursday, February 25, 2021 - 1:00pm

John Wiley & Sons, Inc. (NYSE:JWA) (NYSE:JWB), a global leader in research and education, will release its third quarter 2021 results prior to market open on Thursday, March 4, 2021.

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  • John Wiley & Sons, Inc. (NYSE:JWA) (NYSE:JWB), a global leader in research and education, will release its third quarter 2021 results prior to market open on Thursday, March 4, 2021.
  • The Company has scheduled a conference call beginning at 10 a.m.
  • The live audio webcast and presentation slides will be available at https://event.on24.com/wcc/r/3036824/A98F5D273A4855BB2457F285ACDA49A7 , or on Wileys website under Investor Relations - Events and Presentations at https://www.wiley.com/en-us/investors .
  • Through publishing, platforms and services, we help students, researchers, universities, and corporations to achieve their goals in an ever-changing world.