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Webcast Alert: BorgWarner 2020 Third Quarter Results Conference Call

Thursday, September 17, 2020 - 9:15pm

AUBURN HILLS, Mich., Sept. 17, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- BorgWarner Inc. (NYSE: BWA) announces the following Webcast:

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  • AUBURN HILLS, Mich., Sept. 17, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- BorgWarner Inc. (NYSE: BWA) announces the following Webcast:
    Live over the Internet -- Simply log on to the web at the address above.
  • If you are unable to participate during the live webcast, the call will be archived at ( http://www.borgwarner.com/en/Investors/default.aspx )
    BorgWarner Inc. (NYSE: BWA) is a global product leader in clean and efficient technology solutions for combustion, hybrid and electric vehicles.
  • With manufacturing and technical facilities in 67 locations in 19 countries, the company employs approximately 29,000 worldwide.
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Princeton University alumni Kwanza Jones and José E. Feliciano make history with major gift

Thursday, September 17, 2020 - 9:15pm

Through their visionary gift, Kwanza and Jos are enabling us to increase the number of outstanding undergraduates we admit and to attract and support talented students from all backgrounds.

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  • Through their visionary gift, Kwanza and Jos are enabling us to increase the number of outstanding undergraduates we admit and to attract and support talented students from all backgrounds.
  • It celebrates the many contributions to Princeton's legacy from its diverse students and alumni making a tremendous impact in the world," Jones said.
  • Eisgruber recently wrote to the University community about steps the University administration will take to make Princeton fully inclusive and to address systemic racism at Princeton and beyond.
  • In 2014, Jones and Feliciano co-founded the Kwanza Jones & Jose E. Feliciano SUPERCHARGED Initiative (KJSI), a high-impact philanthropic grant-making and investment organization.

Benefitfocus Adds PayActiv as Financial Wellness Partner

Thursday, September 17, 2020 - 9:15pm

PayActiv, a Public Benefit Corporation and Certified B-Corp, is a holistic financial wellness platform that gives employees on-demand access to earned but unpaid wages.

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  • PayActiv, a Public Benefit Corporation and Certified B-Corp, is a holistic financial wellness platform that gives employees on-demand access to earned but unpaid wages.
  • Businesses that partner with PayActiv see significant cost reductions through increased recruitment, engagement and retention.
  • Employees love PayActiv because it eliminates the expensive between-paychecks tolls of payday loans, bank overdrafts and late fees.
  • PayActiv also offers a suite of financial services that include savings and budgeting tools, bill payment and financial health measurement.

Home Care Assistance Hosts Inaugural World Alzheimer's Day Virtual Convention

Thursday, September 17, 2020 - 9:09pm

SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 17, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Home Care Assistance ,the largest private-pay provider of in-home care for seniors in North America, is raising awareness for Alzheimer's by hosting "The World Alzheimer's Day Virtual Convention: Empower, Engage and Enhance the Mind," a half day virtual conference on World Alzheimer's Day, starting at 9:30 am PST/12:30 pm EST - 2 pm PST/5 pm EST.

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  • SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 17, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Home Care Assistance ,the largest private-pay provider of in-home care for seniors in North America, is raising awareness for Alzheimer's by hosting "The World Alzheimer's Day Virtual Convention: Empower, Engage and Enhance the Mind," a half day virtual conference on World Alzheimer's Day, starting at 9:30 am PST/12:30 pm EST - 2 pm PST/5 pm EST.
  • "This World Alzheimer's Day (September 21st), Home Care Assistance is proud to present a free educational event featuring renowned experts for our expansive global community of Alzheimer's advocates and caregivers.
  • For more information and to register for The World Alzheimer's Day Virtual Convention, click here .
  • Home Care Assistance is the leading consumer health company in the in-home care industry with nearly 10,000 care champions, serving older adults across North America.

MobileHelp® Named Top Workplace in South Florida

Thursday, September 17, 2020 - 9:06pm

BOCA RATON, Fla., Sept. 17, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- MobileHelp , a leader in mobile Personal Emergency Response Systems (mPERS) and healthcare technology, is proud to announce that it has been named a Top Workplace in South Florida by theSun Sentinel.

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  • BOCA RATON, Fla., Sept. 17, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- MobileHelp , a leader in mobile Personal Emergency Response Systems (mPERS) and healthcare technology, is proud to announce that it has been named a Top Workplace in South Florida by theSun Sentinel.
  • "We founded this company based on the idea that our employees were our strongest asset," said Rob Flippo, CEO of MobileHelp.
  • Based solely on the feedback from more than 25,000 employees in South Florida surveyed by the Sun Sentinel, the Top Workplace award is a major accomplishment for the organization as it serves to recognize the top workplaces and company cultures in the region.
  • For more information about MobileHelp, please call 1-800-989-9863 or visit the company website at www.MobileHelp.com .

Palo Alto Networks Completes Acquisition of The Crypsis Group

Thursday, September 17, 2020 - 9:05pm

"We are excited to welcome The Crypsis Group to Palo Alto Networks," said Nikesh Arora, chairman and CEO of Palo Alto Networks.

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  • "We are excited to welcome The Crypsis Group to Palo Alto Networks," said Nikesh Arora, chairman and CEO of Palo Alto Networks.
  • The Crypsis Group CEO Bret Padres and his team will join the Cortex team at Palo Alto Networks.
  • Palo Alto Networks paid approximately $265 million in cash, excluding purchase price adjustments, to acquire The Crypsis Group.
  • Palo Alto Networks, Cortex, Cortex XDR, and the Palo Alto Networks logo are trademarks of Palo Alto Networks, Inc. in the United States and in jurisdictions throughout the world.

Quanta Services Announces Pricing of Senior Notes Offering

Thursday, September 17, 2020 - 9:05pm

HOUSTON, Sept. 17, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Quanta Services, Inc. (NYSE:PWR) announced todaythe pricing of its offering of $1.0 billion aggregate principal amount of 2.900% senior notes due 2030.

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  • HOUSTON, Sept. 17, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Quanta Services, Inc. (NYSE:PWR) announced todaythe pricing of its offering of $1.0 billion aggregate principal amount of 2.900% senior notes due 2030.
  • The offering is expected to close on September 22, 2020, subject to the satisfaction of customary closing conditions.
  • The notes received investment grade credit ratings of BBB- from S&P Global Ratings and Baa3 from Moody's Investors Service.
  • Quanta Services is a leading specialized contracting services company, delivering comprehensive infrastructure solutions for the utility, pipeline, energy and communications industries.

MorphoSys and I-Mab Announce FDA Clearance of IND Application for MOR210/TJ210 in Patients with Advanced Cancer

Thursday, September 17, 2020 - 9:05pm

MOR210/TJ210 is thought to blockthe interaction between C5a and C5aR1 by binding to C5aR1 and retardthe migration of suppressor cells.

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  • MOR210/TJ210 is thought to blockthe interaction between C5a and C5aR1 by binding to C5aR1 and retardthe migration of suppressor cells.
  • It has been shown to exert strong anti-tumor activity in combination with immune checkpoint inhibitors in preclinical studies.
  • "The FDA clearance of the IND application to initiate a Phase 1 clinical trial of MOR210/TJ210 is an important step forward in developing a new treatment for patients with advanced cancer", said Dr Malte Peters, Chief Research & Development Officer of MorphoSys.
  • MorphoSys and I-Mab entered into an exclusive strategic collaboration and licensing agreement to develop and commercialize MOR210/TJ210 in November 2018.

Groundbreaking National Voter Roll Study Reveals Alarming Trends as States Prepare to Vote by Mail

Thursday, September 17, 2020 - 9:02pm

Announced today, the groundbreaking findings in their national report indicates that the SAVE Database raises serious concerns over the integrity of states' voter files as election officials anticipate a surge in mail-in voting this fall.

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  • Announced today, the groundbreaking findings in their national report indicates that the SAVE Database raises serious concerns over the integrity of states' voter files as election officials anticipate a surge in mail-in voting this fall.
  • "After standardizing registration lists in 42 states, Public Interest Legal Foundation's SAVE Database uncovered voter rolls saturated with alarming errors.
  • 8,360 Number of registrants apparently registered in 2 states and credited for voting in both states in 2018.
  • The Foundation exists to assist states and others to aid the cause of election integrity and fight against lawlessness in American elections.

TI to return more cash to shareholders with 13% dividend increase

Thursday, September 17, 2020 - 9:01pm

DALLAS, Sept. 17, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Texas Instruments Incorporated (TI) (Nasdaq: TXN) today said it will raise its quarterly cash dividend 13%, from $0.90 per share to $1.02, or $4.08 annualized.

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  • DALLAS, Sept. 17, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Texas Instruments Incorporated (TI) (Nasdaq: TXN) today said it will raise its quarterly cash dividend 13%, from $0.90 per share to $1.02, or $4.08 annualized.
  • This dividend increase is an integral piece of TI's disciplined approach to capital management and reflects the company's continued strength in free cash flow generation and its commitment to return excess cash to stockholders.
  • In the 12-month period ending June 2020, TI has paid 56% of its free cash flow in dividends.
  • TI has a proven track record of returning cash to its shareholders.

Churchill Capital Corp IV Announces the Separate Trading of its Class A Common Stock and Warrants, Commencing September 18, 2020

Thursday, September 17, 2020 - 9:01pm

ClassA ordinary shares and warrants that are separated will trade on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbols "CCIV" and "CCIV WS," respectively.

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  • ClassA ordinary shares and warrants that are separated will trade on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbols "CCIV" and "CCIV WS," respectively.
  • Those units not separated will continue to trade on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol "CCIV.U".
  • No fractional warrants will be issued upon separation of the units and only whole warrants will trade.
  • Churchill Capital Corp IV was founded by Michael Klein, who is also the founder and managing partner of M. Klein and Company.

Paul Rivett and Rick Doman to join Itasca Board in Conjunction with $5,000,000 Capital Raise and Closing of Interest in Kenora Sawmill

Thursday, September 17, 2020 - 9:00pm

In connection with the Acquisition, Itasca intends to complete a non-brokered private placement financing and add Paul Rivett and Rick Doman to its board of directors.

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  • In connection with the Acquisition, Itasca intends to complete a non-brokered private placement financing and add Paul Rivett and Rick Doman to its board of directors.
  • "We are excited to welcome Paul Rivett and Rick Doman to the Itasca board of directors," said Kyle Cerminara, Chairman of the Itasca board.
  • It is expected that the Kenora sawmill can be optimized to achieve production capacity of 200 million board feet annually.
  • It is expected that Paul Rivett and Rick Doman will be the subscribers under the Private Placement.

Group Salus Files Provisional Patent Application For AI-Driven Cyber Incident Reputation Management System

Thursday, September 17, 2020 - 9:00pm

The Group Salus platform allows organizations to automatically assess their cyber response readiness, construct a viable response plan, and practice simulated cyber incidents.

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  • The Group Salus platform allows organizations to automatically assess their cyber response readiness, construct a viable response plan, and practice simulated cyber incidents.
  • Group Salus is an emerging company founded by Scott Marticke and co-founders Mark Goldman and William Marks.
  • Lafferty also serves as CEO of Veloxiti AI Works which has entered into a joint development partnership with Group Salus to build the cyber incident reputation management platform.
  • For more information on the new Group Salus cybersecurity incident mitigation and reputation management platform contact: smarticke@groupsalus.com .

Arize AI Named TiE50 Winner for 2020

Thursday, September 17, 2020 - 9:00pm

BERKELEY, Calif., Sept. 17, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Arize AI , the first-to-market ML Observability Platform, is excited to announce that it has been selected as a 2020 TiE50 Winner in the prestigious TiE50 Awards Program.

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  • BERKELEY, Calif., Sept. 17, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Arize AI , the first-to-market ML Observability Platform, is excited to announce that it has been selected as a 2020 TiE50 Winner in the prestigious TiE50 Awards Program.
  • Arize AI was recognized for its innovative platform to troubleshoot, monitor, and explain AI.
  • "Arize AI is the first go-to-market ML Observability platform.
  • Arize AI built the first ML Observability platform to help make machine learning models work in production.

Cannabis Retail Automation Technology Firm Treez Announces $13M Series B Funding

Thursday, September 17, 2020 - 9:00pm

OAKLAND, Calif., Sept. 17, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Treez ( www.treez.io ), a private company focused on retail automation for the cannabis industry supply chain, today announced the closing of a $13 million Series B investment round led by Intrinsic Capital Partners.

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  • OAKLAND, Calif., Sept. 17, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Treez ( www.treez.io ), a private company focused on retail automation for the cannabis industry supply chain, today announced the closing of a $13 million Series B investment round led by Intrinsic Capital Partners.
  • John Yang, Treez CEO, stated, "We are pleased to receive this endorsement from a respected investor with a deep understanding of emerging cannabismarkets.
  • Today, the company is noted for numerous industry-changing innovations beyond original flagship point-of-sale capabilities, particularly with real-time automation between brands, retailers and cataloging technology.
  • Intrinsic Capital Partners is an investment firm focused on life science and technology businesses within the legal cannabis market.

TransPerfect and Translation Community Achieve Victory in Fight to Save Thousands of Translators from California's AB5 Legislation

Thursday, September 17, 2020 - 9:00pm

Upon seeing the negative impact of AB5 on the translation industry, TransPerfect immediately mobilized alongside other organizations and the linguist community at large to lobby the California legislature for change.

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  • Upon seeing the negative impact of AB5 on the translation industry, TransPerfect immediately mobilized alongside other organizations and the linguist community at large to lobby the California legislature for change.
  • That work has resulted in the passage of California Assembly Bill 2257 (AB2257 ), which updates AB5 and provides an exemption for translators under a "professional services" classification.
  • However, the legislation failed to account for the nuances of many industries, including translation and language services.
  • As an example, AB5 eliminated the tax deductibility of many bona fide business expenses for independent contracting translators.

Menarini Ricerche Announces Dose Escalation Results of the Clinical Trial of MEN1611 in Breast Cancer

Thursday, September 17, 2020 - 9:00pm

POMEZIA, Italy, Sept. 17, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Menarini Ricerche, the R&D division of the Menarini Group, today announced the results of the dose escalation part of its B-PRECISE-01 clinical trial (NCT03767335) which is evaluating MEN1611, a potent and selective phosphatidylinositol 3-kinase (PI3K) inhibitor in development for the treatment of breast cancer.

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  • POMEZIA, Italy, Sept. 17, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Menarini Ricerche, the R&D division of the Menarini Group, today announced the results of the dose escalation part of its B-PRECISE-01 clinical trial (NCT03767335) which is evaluating MEN1611, a potent and selective phosphatidylinositol 3-kinase (PI3K) inhibitor in development for the treatment of breast cancer.
  • B-PRECISE-01 is an open-label, multicenter, phase Ib, dose escalation and expansion study conducted in patients withHER2-positive, PIK3CAmutated, advanced or metastatic breast cancer, which has progressed after at least two lines of anti-HER2-based therapy.
  • The primary objectives of the study were to determine the safety and the recommended Phase 2 dose (RP2D) of MEN1611 in combination with trastuzumab +/- fulvestrant.
  • Through the work of Menarini Silicon Biosystems, Menarini is also developing advanced technologies and products to study rare cells with single-cell precision.

World Endodontic Consumables Market Analysis and Forecasts to 2027, by Product Type, End User, Region and Competitor Landscape

Thursday, September 17, 2020 - 9:00pm

The report also provides the compound annual growth rate (CAGR) for the endodontic consumables market for the forecast period.

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  • The report also provides the compound annual growth rate (CAGR) for the endodontic consumables market for the forecast period.
  • These indices serve as valuable tools for existing market players as well as for entities interested in participating in the endodontic consumables market.
  • The next section of the endodontic consumables report highlights the USPs, which include regulatory scenario, reimbursement scenario, key mergers & acquisitions, technological advancements, and key industry developments in the endodontic consumables market.
  • What is the market positions of different companies operating in the endodontic consumables market?

Ara Partners Expands Senior Investment Team with Addition of Seasoned Private Equity Executive

Thursday, September 17, 2020 - 9:00pm

HOUSTON, Sept. 17, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Ara Partners, a private equity firm specializing in industrial decarbonization investments, has expanded its senior management team through the addition of Tuan Tran as a Managing Director.Mr.

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  • HOUSTON, Sept. 17, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Ara Partners, a private equity firm specializing in industrial decarbonization investments, has expanded its senior management team through the addition of Tuan Tran as a Managing Director.Mr.
  • Tran brings over 20 years of private equity and corporate finance experience across the industrial, environmental services and energy technology sectors, which aligns closely with Ara Partners' strategy.
  • "I am pleased to announce that Tuan has joined Ara Partners.He is a talented investor with a distinguished investment history," said Charles Cherington, Managing Partner of Ara Partners.
  • "Tuan strongly complements the team we've built at Ara Partners," added Troy Thacker, Managing Partner of Ara Partners.

Lincoln Ventures Delivers COVID-Safe Student Housing, Moontower, In West Campus

Thursday, September 17, 2020 - 8:58pm

Beautifully and thoughtfully designed, in partnership with Chelsea Kloss Interiors , JE Dunn and Gensler , Moontower represents Lincoln Ventures' 7th University of Texas student housing project.

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  • Beautifully and thoughtfully designed, in partnership with Chelsea Kloss Interiors , JE Dunn and Gensler , Moontower represents Lincoln Ventures' 7th University of Texas student housing project.
  • "Moontower was designed intentionally to accommodate a post-COVID world," said David Kanne, President of Lincoln Ventures.
  • The brightness and energy of the project is a nod to the historic moontower structures still operating in Austin today.
  • For more information about Lincoln Ventures, please visit www.lincoln-ventures.com .

JLL reaches milestone of providing over 1 million meals* to Feeding America®

Thursday, September 17, 2020 - 8:54pm

CaterCares was created in 2016 by JLL employee Lori Mabardi, Senior Director, ESG Research & Strategy, to mobilize corporate America in the fight against hunger.

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  • CaterCares was created in 2016 by JLL employee Lori Mabardi, Senior Director, ESG Research & Strategy, to mobilize corporate America in the fight against hunger.
  • As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, Feeding America estimates that 54 million people including 18 million children might face food insecurity in the U.S. this year.
  • "We're so appreciative that JLL has reached this landmark number," said Catherine Davis, Chief Marketing Officer at Feeding America.
  • JLL (NYSE: JLL) is a leading professional services firm that specializes in real estate and investment management.

Rural British Columbia to benefit from improved connectivity

Thursday, September 17, 2020 - 8:54pm

Today, the Honourable Maryam Monsef, Minister for Women and Gender Equality and Rural Economic Development, together with the Government of British Colombia, highlighted the construction of a 40-km fibre-optic line between Whistler and Mount Currie, British Columbia.

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  • Today, the Honourable Maryam Monsef, Minister for Women and Gender Equality and Rural Economic Development, together with the Government of British Colombia, highlighted the construction of a 40-km fibre-optic line between Whistler and Mount Currie, British Columbia.
  • This initiative will result in increased connectivity speeds in Mount Currie and the Lil'wat Nation and also provide connectivity to the Ts'zil Learning Centre.
  • Future construction will benefit several other communities along the total 125-km fibre-optic line route all the way to Cache Creek.
  • Over $55 million in Connect to Innovate funding has been awarded to projects that will bring access to high-speed Internet to over 18,000 rural households in British Columbia.

The Executive Leadership Council Seeks To Amplify The Success Of Black Professionals With 2020 Mid-Level Managers' Symposium October 14-15

Thursday, September 17, 2020 - 8:49pm

Boasting more than 20 fireside chats and 10 different workshops, this two-day symposium will be, for the first time, a fully virtual leadership development experience.

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  • Boasting more than 20 fireside chats and 10 different workshops, this two-day symposium will be, for the first time, a fully virtual leadership development experience.
  • The goal of The ELC's MLMS is to amplify the successes of Black professionals and increase their capacity for designing meaningful careers.
  • Rather, it is the opportunity for professional transformation in an atmosphere where the Black experience is centered, essential and unapologetic."
  • The Executive Leadership Council opens channels of opportunity for the development of Black executives to positively impact business and our communities.

P&G VP Brian Williams Appointed To INROADS National Board

Thursday, September 17, 2020 - 8:47pm

ST. LOUIS, Sept. 17, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Brian Williams, recently appointed to the INROADS, Inc. National Board of Directors, is Vice President, P&G Sam's Club Team Leader in Fayetteville, AR, at Procter & Gamble (P&G).

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  • ST. LOUIS, Sept. 17, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Brian Williams, recently appointed to the INROADS, Inc. National Board of Directors, is Vice President, P&G Sam's Club Team Leader in Fayetteville, AR, at Procter & Gamble (P&G).
  • As a former INROADS intern who now has more than 20 years of experience, Williams brings a unique understanding to the INROADS board.
  • "Brian offers an incredible perspective to the INROADS National Board of Directors because he is a proud INROADS alumnus," said Forest T. Harper Jr., INROADS president and CEO.
  • He will serve on the INROADS National Board of Directors for a three-year board term, working with the board member team to advance the organization's mission.

Food Equality Initiative, FEI presents For the Health™: A Conversation on Race & Food Allergy, featuring a panel of food Industry Experts

Thursday, September 17, 2020 - 8:45pm

Emily Brown says this, "For the Health webinar series is creating a dialogue on racial and economic disparities in food allergy.

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  • Emily Brown says this, "For the Health webinar series is creating a dialogue on racial and economic disparities in food allergy.
  • It is my hope that words will move to action, and we will see real lasting change."
  • Research shows that Black children are 7% more likely to have food allergies compared to white children, are diagnosed less frequently, receive less medical care, and are more likely to experience anaphylaxis.
  • Learn more about this and how you can help at Food Equality Initiative .

Amtrak Pacific Surfliner Marks Rail Safety Month with Efforts to Increase Awareness Online

Thursday, September 17, 2020 - 8:45pm

ORANGE, Calif., Sept. 17, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --In recognition of September Rail Safety Month and U.S. Rail Safety Week, the Los Angeles San Diego San Luis Obispo (LOSSAN) Rail Corridor Agency, which manages the Amtrak Pacific Surfliner service, is elevating educational resources and tools that can help individuals stay safe around railroad tracks.

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  • ORANGE, Calif., Sept. 17, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --In recognition of September Rail Safety Month and U.S. Rail Safety Week, the Los Angeles San Diego San Luis Obispo (LOSSAN) Rail Corridor Agency, which manages the Amtrak Pacific Surfliner service, is elevating educational resources and tools that can help individuals stay safe around railroad tracks.
  • "Rail Safety Month is an opportunity for communities to come together and highlight the importance of being vigilant around the railroad tracks," said Al Murray, chairman of the LOSSAN Agency.
  • September is Rail Safety Month in California, and September 21-27, 2020 is U.S. Rail Safety Week across the nation.
  • In addition to increasing awareness about rail safety, the Pacific Surfliner remains dedicated to the safety and wellbeing of passengers and crews during the ongoing pandemic.

Will We Ever Fly Without Fossil Fuels

Thursday, September 17, 2020 - 8:45pm

Many people are now driving electric cars, but electric planes remain a distant dream for now.

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  • Many people are now driving electric cars, but electric planes remain a distant dream for now.
  • Elon Musk, however, claimed that electric planes could be ready in about five years.
  • To see the full article and a list of related reports on the market, visit "Will we ever fly without fossil fuels"
    ResearchAndMarkets.com is the world's leading source for international market research reports and market data.
  • We provide you with the latest data on international and regional markets, key industries, the top companies, new products and the latest trends.

United Spinal Plays Key Role In Passage Of Resolution Designating September 2020 As Spinal Cord Injury Awareness Month

Thursday, September 17, 2020 - 8:44pm

NEW YORK, Sept. 17, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- United Spinal Association was instrumental in championing a resolution that passed the U.S. Senate designating September 2020 as National Spinal Cord Injury Awareness Month.

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  • NEW YORK, Sept. 17, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- United Spinal Association was instrumental in championing a resolution that passed the U.S. Senate designating September 2020 as National Spinal Cord Injury Awareness Month.
  • We are grateful for their support," said James Weisman, president and CEO of United Spinal Association.
  • "United Spinal looks forward to working with both senators and all of Congress to address the issues impacting our community," added Weisman.
  • People who sustain a spinal cord injury often have permanent and profound neurologic deficits and accompanying disability.

Mortgage Connect Ranked No. 209 In Financial Services On Inc 5000

Thursday, September 17, 2020 - 8:42pm

It's the second time Mortgage Connect, a national mortgage services provider for the nation's largest financial institutions, investors, and servicers, has made Inc. Magazine's list - the most prestigious ranking of its kind.

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  • It's the second time Mortgage Connect, a national mortgage services provider for the nation's largest financial institutions, investors, and servicers, has made Inc. Magazine's list - the most prestigious ranking of its kind.
  • Headquartered in Pittsburgh, PA, Mortgage Connect LP is one of only seven financial services companies in the state to make the list and is the only one from Pittsburgh.
  • Mortgage Connect is a Pittsburgh, PA headquartered national mortgage services provider, serving the Origination, Default, Valuation, Critical Communications, Loss Mitigation and Capital Markets sectors.
  • Mortgage Connect employs 1000+ professionals with additional offices in New York, Texas, California, Colorado, Nevada and Alabama.

Weber Shandwick & CMG Global Healthcare Lead Laura Schoen Inducted into PRWeek's Hall of Femme

Thursday, September 17, 2020 - 8:41pm

NEW YORK, Sept. 17, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Laura Schoen, president, Global Healthcare and chair, Latin America at Weber Shandwick, and chief healthcare officer of Constituency Management Group (CMG), was inducted into the 2020 class of PRWeek's Hall of Femme in a ceremony today.

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  • NEW YORK, Sept. 17, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Laura Schoen, president, Global Healthcare and chair, Latin America at Weber Shandwick, and chief healthcare officer of Constituency Management Group (CMG), was inducted into the 2020 class of PRWeek's Hall of Femme in a ceremony today.
  • Under her leadership, Weber Shandwick's healthcare work has been recognized with prestigious awards by Cannes Lions Health, CLIOS Health,PRWeek andPRovoke.
  • She has done that for Weber Shandwick, absolutely building the firm's healthcare practice into a global powerhouse and boldly expanding our footprint in Latin America," said Weber Shandwick President and CEO Gail Heimann.
  • Weber Shandwick is a leading global communications network that delivers next-generationsolutions to brands, businesses and organizations in major markets around the world.

BMO Harris Bank Named a Top 25 Best Employer for New Graduates Nationally

Thursday, September 17, 2020 - 8:36pm

CHICAGO, IL, Sept. 17, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -BMO Harris Bank has been recognized among the top 25 on Forbes' annual list of America's Best Employers for New Graduates 2020.

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  • CHICAGO, IL, Sept. 17, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -BMO Harris Bank has been recognized among the top 25 on Forbes' annual list of America's Best Employers for New Graduates 2020.
  • Earlier this year, BMO was also named toForbes' World's Best Banks 2020 list and Best Employers for Diversitylist for the second year in a row.
  • BMO Harris Bank's commercial banking team provides a combination of sector expertise, local knowledge and mid-market focus throughoutthe United States.
  • BMO Harris Bank is part of BMO Financial Group, a highly diversified financial services provider with total assets ofCDN$987 billionas ofApril 30, 2020.

iONE Digital Announces The Relaunch Of HelloBeautiful

Thursday, September 17, 2020 - 8:33pm

NEW YORK, Sept. 17, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- iOne Digital, an Urban One, Inc. company,is excited to announce the relaunch of HelloBeautiful as a premiere style and beauty destination for Black women.

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  • NEW YORK, Sept. 17, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- iOne Digital, an Urban One, Inc. company,is excited to announce the relaunch of HelloBeautiful as a premiere style and beauty destination for Black women.
  • "HelloBeautiful is a digital destination for the real woman.
  • Urban One is the parent company of Radio One, Reach Media, Inc. (blackamericaweb.com), TV One (tvone.tv), CLEO TV (mycleo.tv), iOne Digital (ionedigital.com) and One Solution.
  • iOne Digital is a collection of digital platforms providing the African-American community with social, news and entertainment content across numerous branded websites, including Cassius, Bossip, HipHopWired, and MadameNoire branded websites.

Bettermeant Health and Sling Health Partner to Bring Modernized Clinical Care Operations to Military and Government Health Systems to Fight Health-Team Burnout

Thursday, September 17, 2020 - 8:32pm

The COVID-19 pandemic has showcased the current healthcare infrastructures that need to be modernized including the focus on healthcare providers.

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  • The COVID-19 pandemic has showcased the current healthcare infrastructures that need to be modernized including the focus on healthcare providers.
  • Sling Health is an end-to-end operations platform for primary care to offload administrative tasks while providing better, direct patient care.
  • "Our mission is to simplify healthcare for everyone, and Bettermeant accelerates our reach into government primary care practices that support military personnel and their families.
  • "With each partnership, Bettermeant Health continues to provide best-in-class solutions that allow patients and physicians with better outcomes.

World Market Outlook for 800G, Terabit Pluggables, On-Board Optics and Co-Packaged Optics

Thursday, September 17, 2020 - 8:30pm

DUBLIN, Sept. 17, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The "Beyond 400G: The Prospects for 800G, Terabit Pluggables, On-Board Optics, and Co-Packaged Optics" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.

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  • DUBLIN, Sept. 17, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The "Beyond 400G: The Prospects for 800G, Terabit Pluggables, On-Board Optics, and Co-Packaged Optics" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.
  • The most conventional is to create an 800G pluggable transceiver which will be the natural successor 400G.
  • One strategy is on-board optics, which migrates the optics from the pluggable transceiver to a board.
  • The other version is co-packaged optics, in which the optics and the chip share a package.

BambooHR Ranked 87 on Forbes Cloud 100

Thursday, September 17, 2020 - 8:26pm

As part of the rigorous selection process for the Forbes 2020 Cloud 100, Bessemer Venture Partners received submissions from hundreds of cloud startups.

Key Points: 
  • As part of the rigorous selection process for the Forbes 2020 Cloud 100, Bessemer Venture Partners received submissions from hundreds of cloud startups.
  • The Cloud 100 Judging Panel, made up of public cloud company CEOs, reviewed the data to select, score, and rank the top 100 private cloud companies from all over the world.
  • "For five years now, we have ranked the best and brightest emerging companies in the cloud sector," said Alex Konrad, Forbes editor of The Cloud 100.
  • The Forbes 2020 Cloud 100 and 20 Rising Stars lists are published online at www.forbes.com/cloud100 and will appear in the September 2020 issue of Forbes magazine.

Emerald Escapes Receives the 2020 Best of Spring Texas Award

Thursday, September 17, 2020 - 8:24pm

SPRING, Texas, Sept. 17, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Every year, only a few organizations that are able to demonstrate truly superior success in their designated fields, including being able to achieve superior marketing success in their corresponding categories, can hope to be chosen for the cherished Best of Spring Texas Award.

Key Points: 
  • SPRING, Texas, Sept. 17, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Every year, only a few organizations that are able to demonstrate truly superior success in their designated fields, including being able to achieve superior marketing success in their corresponding categories, can hope to be chosen for the cherished Best of Spring Texas Award.
  • Emerald Escapes is so proud to be recognized for our efforts and achievements enough to earn this incredible 2020 Best of Spring Award.
  • Each year, the Spring Award Program, Spring, Texas ' illustrious annual awards program, assigns sought-after accolades to numerous extraordinary local businesses throughout the area.
  • The Spring Award Program deals exclusively with local businesses, associations, trade groups, and other marketing/advertising sectors throughout the region.

The Spencer Thomas Group Names Leader For EMEA/APAC Regions

Thursday, September 17, 2020 - 8:20pm

Raffaele brings 20+ years of HCM and Human Resources Service Management (HRSM) experience to his role with Spencer Thomas.

Key Points: 
  • Raffaele brings 20+ years of HCM and Human Resources Service Management (HRSM) experience to his role with Spencer Thomas.
  • We are excited to have a leader of Raffaele's caliber elevated to this position."
  • For over 20-years,The Spencer Thomas Group has delivered comprehensive Human Capital Management consulting services worldwide.
  • STG's RightFIT human-centric methodology is uniquely poised to assist companies no matter where they are on their HCM journey.

Opportunity '21: Delia Associates and Sandler Training Morristown Team Up to Share Top Business Growth Strategies in Interactive Webinar

Thursday, September 17, 2020 - 8:15pm

Award-winning branding and marketing agency Delia Associates will partner with Sandler Training Morristown, a leading professional sales and training organization, in Opportunity '21.

Key Points: 
  • Award-winning branding and marketing agency Delia Associates will partner with Sandler Training Morristown, a leading professional sales and training organization, in Opportunity '21.
  • This interactive panel presentation and virtual networking session will explore current marketing and sales challenges as well as growth opportunities for building a successful business in 2021.
  • B2B marketing expert Ed Delia, President of Delia Associates in Whitehouse, NJ, will be joined by Cal Thomas, an internationally known sales and management trainer and President of Sandler Training Morristown.
  • Sandler Training Morristown is a franchise of Sandler Training, one of the world's largest professional training and development organizations, with a network of more than 270 local offices worldwide in more than 30 countries.

Top 25 Markets Poised for High Growth in the Urban Rail Market: A Look at Key Projects and Emerging Opportunities

Thursday, September 17, 2020 - 8:15pm

DUBLIN, Sept. 17, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The "High Growth Urban Rail Markets Report" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.

Key Points: 
  • DUBLIN, Sept. 17, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The "High Growth Urban Rail Markets Report" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.
  • The urban rail market (metro rail/subway/rapid transit, light trail/tram/streetcar, and commuter rail/suburban rail) is poised for growth.
  • These industry and market forces are presenting sizeable business opportunities in the urban rail segment in both emerging and mature markets.
  • The recently launched High Growth Urban Rail Markets report analyses the top 25 markets with high growth potential in the urban rail segment.

The Playbook guides the safe and effective use of digital clinical measures across clinical research, patient care and public health

Thursday, September 17, 2020 - 8:13pm

BOSTON, Sept. 17, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Today, multidisciplinary stakeholders invite partners across clinical, technology, nonprofit, and academic research to shape the industry-wide essential guide for developing and deploying digital clinical measures to advance patient care, clinical research, and public health.

Key Points: 
  • BOSTON, Sept. 17, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Today, multidisciplinary stakeholders invite partners across clinical, technology, nonprofit, and academic research to shape the industry-wide essential guide for developing and deploying digital clinical measures to advance patient care, clinical research, and public health.
  • The Digital Measures Playbook(The Playbook)will synthesize best practices from the digital health field into one comprehensive "how-to" document.
  • "The Playbook will provide the foundational elements of developing and deploying high quality digital clinical measures that cut across use cases and positioning our field for a shared digital health data ecosystem."
  • Together, we drive scientific progress and broad acceptance of digital medicine to enhance public health.

NRL, NCATS Scientists Develop Method to Safely Study COVID-19, Other Contagious Diseases

Thursday, September 17, 2020 - 8:11pm

"We developed nanoparticle-based pseudo-virions that bind to the host cell and track themselves inside of cells without being contagious," said Eunkeu Oh, Ph.D., an NRL biophysicist.

Key Points: 
  • "We developed nanoparticle-based pseudo-virions that bind to the host cell and track themselves inside of cells without being contagious," said Eunkeu Oh, Ph.D., an NRL biophysicist.
  • "This opens an opportunity to expand the same strategy to various other infectious diseases."
  • Together with researchers at NCATS, part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), they worked to develop non-infectious probes to study SARS-CoV-2, which is the causative virus of the current COVID-19 pandemic.
  • "Merging our resources with the NCATS team's expertise resulted in research that couldn't be done by one team on its own."

On AJC Webinar State Department Official Reveals Extent of Hezbollah Terrorism in Europe

Thursday, September 17, 2020 - 8:11pm

"Hezbollah is active in Europe right now" and it is important for European governments and citizens to know the extent of Hezbollah's reach on European soil, said Sales.

Key Points: 
  • "Hezbollah is active in Europe right now" and it is important for European governments and citizens to know the extent of Hezbollah's reach on European soil, said Sales.
  • "Since 2012, Hezbollah has established caches of ammonium nitrate throughout Europe by transporting first aid kits whose cold packs contain the substance," said Sales.
  • I can also reveal that significant ammonium nitrate caches have been discovered or destroyed in France, Greece, and Italy.
  • As of 2018, ammonium nitrate caches were still suspected throughout Europe, possibly in Greece, Italy, and Spain."

Employee Confidence in Payroll and Paycheck Accuracy Remains High During Pandemic

Thursday, September 17, 2020 - 8:11pm

This is an increase of three percent from the 84 percent of respondents who responded to this question in the 2019 survey.

Key Points: 
  • This is an increase of three percent from the 84 percent of respondents who responded to this question in the 2019 survey.
  • "More than ever, employees should have full confidence they are being paid accurately each payday," said Dan Maddux, executive director of the APA.
  • The annual APA survey asked, "How certain are you that your payroll withholding and the net amount of your paycheck arecorrect each payday?"
  • The "Getting Paid In America" survey was held in conjunction with the APA's annual public awareness campaign National Payroll Week , September 7-11.

Amytrx Therapeutics Emerges from Stealth to Develop Novel Therapies for Inflammatory Diseases with Lead Program AMTX-100 Currently in Clinical Development for Dermatologic Indications

Thursday, September 17, 2020 - 8:10pm

NASHVILLE, Tenn., Sept. 17, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Amytrx Therapeutics, Inc., ("Amytrx"), a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company advancing next-generation inflammation-targeting therapies, today launched from stealth to announce the company's novel therapeutic platform, clinical development plans, and preclinical program initiatives.

Key Points: 
  • NASHVILLE, Tenn., Sept. 17, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Amytrx Therapeutics, Inc., ("Amytrx"), a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company advancing next-generation inflammation-targeting therapies, today launched from stealth to announce the company's novel therapeutic platform, clinical development plans, and preclinical program initiatives.
  • Founded in 2014, Nashville-based Amytrx is developing AMTX-100, a new anti-inflammatory therapeutic platform, which has broad potential in multiple inflammatory, autoimmune, and metabolic diseases.
  • Post-licensing, Amytrx secured $11 million in Series A financing from prominent investors to advance a pipeline of best-in-class anti-inflammatory therapies for diseases with significant unmet medical need.
  • Amytrx has achieved several important milestones in early 2020, advancing a potentially best-in-class topical formulation of AMTX-100 into clinical development for dermatologic indications.

White Deer Energy Purchases Majority Interest in Unicat Catalyst Technologies

Thursday, September 17, 2020 - 8:05pm

HOUSTON, Sept. 17, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --White Deer Energy ("White Deer") has announced the acquisition of a majority interest in Unicat Catalyst Technologies, LLC ("Unicat or "the Company").

Key Points: 
  • HOUSTON, Sept. 17, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --White Deer Energy ("White Deer") has announced the acquisition of a majority interest in Unicat Catalyst Technologies, LLC ("Unicat or "the Company").
  • Unicat is a leading global supplier of heterogeneous catalyst products and related services to the refinery, syngas, chemical, steel, agriculture, and green energy industries.
  • Meghan Leggett, Principal at White Deer, added, "Unicat is our fourth platform investment in the industrials services space.
  • About White Deer: White Deer is a middle market private equity firm that invests in energy and industrial services and equipment companies and midstream infrastructure.

Texas Lottery Renews Agreement with SCA to Support Retailer Bonus Program

Thursday, September 17, 2020 - 8:03pm

DALLAS, Sept. 17, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --The Texas Lottery has renewed its risk transfer agreement with SCA, the leader in promotional risk management, for its successful Retailer Bonus program.

Key Points: 
  • DALLAS, Sept. 17, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --The Texas Lottery has renewed its risk transfer agreement with SCA, the leader in promotional risk management, for its successful Retailer Bonus program.
  • Shortly after the original contract began in 2019, a winning Mega Millions ticket was sold by a Texas retailer.
  • The Texas Lottery Commission notified SCA immediately and within 10 business days, a $1 million check was issued to the lucky retail owner.
  • "We got off to a successful start last year with a $1 million retailer bonus payout just two weeks into our 2019 inaugural contract with SCA.

Chattanooga's naturehood offers safe outdoor fall fun in the South

Thursday, September 17, 2020 - 8:00pm

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn., Sept. 17, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --Fall in Chattanooga's Naturehood the urban core surrounded by easily accessible mountains, rivers and scenic beauty is filled with spectacular color displays, wondrous natural assets, entertainment, overflowing fall produce, neighborhoods bursting with safe outdoor fun and thrilling Halloween experiences.

Key Points: 
  • CHATTANOOGA, Tenn., Sept. 17, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --Fall in Chattanooga's Naturehood the urban core surrounded by easily accessible mountains, rivers and scenic beauty is filled with spectacular color displays, wondrous natural assets, entertainment, overflowing fall produce, neighborhoods bursting with safe outdoor fun and thrilling Halloween experiences.
  • Chattanooga is a top fall destination with TripAdvisor naming it one of 14 Idyllic Fall Family Vacations in the U.S. in 2019, while Orbitz selected the Scenic City as one of five Best Leaf-peeping RV Trips for Fall.
  • A destination for outdoor activity, Chattanooga is the first city voted Best Town Ever twice in Outside Magazine.
  • Chattanooga makes it easy for people to plan their fall getaway with all experiences listed in one place.

GovContractPros Managing Director John Shoraka Awarded Advocate of the Year

Thursday, September 17, 2020 - 8:00pm

WASHINGTON, Sept. 17, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --GovContractPros (GCP) is pleased to congratulate Managing Director John Shoraka for receiving the Advocate of the Year Award from the U.S. Department of Commerce's Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA).

Key Points: 
  • WASHINGTON, Sept. 17, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --GovContractPros (GCP) is pleased to congratulate Managing Director John Shoraka for receiving the Advocate of the Year Award from the U.S. Department of Commerce's Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA).
  • As Managing Director of GCP, Shoraka assists small business government contractors in all phases of their business lifecycle, including navigation of the federal marketplace, business development, certification for and compliance with small business set-aside programs, teaming and mentor-protg arrangements, and financing and acquisition.
  • Prior to GCP, Shoraka served as Associate Administrator of Government Contracting and Business Development at the U.S. Small Business Administration.
  • As Associate Administrator of SBA, Shoraka was responsible for overseeing the federal government's small business set-aside programs.

Aesthetics Biomedical® Hires New Vice President of Commercialization

Thursday, September 17, 2020 - 8:00pm

PHOENIX, Sept. 17, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- In an unprecedented timeline, Aesthetics Biomedical Inc. (ABM) consistently meets the increasing demand for its' revolutionary aesthetic products and the resulting distribution needs.

Key Points: 
  • PHOENIX, Sept. 17, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- In an unprecedented timeline, Aesthetics Biomedical Inc. (ABM) consistently meets the increasing demand for its' revolutionary aesthetic products and the resulting distribution needs.
  • Most recently, in the company's ongoing corporate expansion efforts, ABM has recruited industry expert Joe Willis in the role of Vice President of Commercialization.
  • Joe Willis brings over 25 years of leadership and highly respected aesthetic industry experience to Aesthetics Biomedical.
  • ABOUT AESTHETICS BIOMEDICAL: Aesthetics Biomedical Inc., headquartered in Phoenix, Ariz., is committed to the development and distribution of novel aesthetic devices, products, and services in the global market.

Blockset Announces Key Partner Integrations to Complete Enterprise Blockchain Technology Stack

Thursday, September 17, 2020 - 8:00pm

Demonstrating continued momentum and adoption in the enterprise blockchain market, Blockset's partnerships with CipherTrace, Elliptic, Unbound Tech, and Chainalysis enable new capabilities around AML, anti-fraud, key management and security, and on-chain analytics for companies deploying blockchain initiatives.

Key Points: 
  • Demonstrating continued momentum and adoption in the enterprise blockchain market, Blockset's partnerships with CipherTrace, Elliptic, Unbound Tech, and Chainalysis enable new capabilities around AML, anti-fraud, key management and security, and on-chain analytics for companies deploying blockchain initiatives.
  • "What the industry needs is tighter integration of capabilities, and we couldn't be happier to align with Blockset and its vision of enterprise blockchain accessibility.
  • Blockset will also partner with Chainalysis, the leading blockchain analysis provider in the industry.
  • To round off the comprehensive Blockset offering, Unbound Tech acts as the official partner to enable the deployment of industry-leading custody solutions.