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Self Financial Raises $50M in Series E Funding Led by Altos Ventures

Thursday, September 16, 2021 - 2:00pm

Austin, Texas, Sept. 16, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Self Financial , a leading fintech company that enables consumers to build credit and savings, today announced a $50 million Series E financing led by Altos Ventures with participation from Meritech Capital and Conductive Ventures .

Key Points: 
  • Austin, Texas, Sept. 16, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Self Financial , a leading fintech company that enables consumers to build credit and savings, today announced a $50 million Series E financing led by Altos Ventures with participation from Meritech Capital and Conductive Ventures .
  • With Selfs flagship Credit Builder Account , customers can build credit and savings without a hard credit inquiry or prior credit history.
  • We deeply support Selfs mission of helping underserved customers to build credit and savings, bringing them into the American financial mainstream, says Anthony Lee, Managing Director of Altos Ventures.
  • Self Financial is working to increase economic inclusion and financial resilience through products that enable people to build credit while building savings.

Young Fashion Designers' Contest 2021 winners revealed

Tuesday, September 14, 2021 - 11:00am

HONG KONG, Sept 14, 2021 - (ACN Newswire) - Asia's leading fashion event CENTRESTAGE, organised by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC), concluded on 12 September with the 2021 Hong Kong Young Fashion Designers' Contest (YDC).

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  • HONG KONG, Sept 14, 2021 - (ACN Newswire) - Asia's leading fashion event CENTRESTAGE, organised by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC), concluded on 12 September with the 2021 Hong Kong Young Fashion Designers' Contest (YDC).
  • Following the catwalk parade, a judging panel of industry professionals picked out three winners from a pool of 10 for the four YDC awards.
  • Design: "Emotion the Shift of the Self"
    The winners at YDC 2021 were as follows:
    - Champion and Best Visual Presentation Award: Cady Lee.
  • The judging panel for this year's YDC was made up of an impressive roster of fashion experts and media pundits.

Sanctuary Spa Launches 'this Counts': A Brand Campaign Addressing The National Self-care Gap

Monday, September 6, 2021 - 7:00am

LONDON, Sept. 6, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Iconic British body, skincare and wellness brand, Sanctuary Spa, today unveils its largest brand marketing campaign to date – This Counts – with an empowering film that seeks to take the guilt out of the way we approach self-care and, as identified in a recent survey*, addresses a national self-care gap, which still seems to exist for many women.

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  • When asked how much time they would ideally like, the average came back as 51 minutes and 9 seconds a day.
  • A 30-second primetime advert will launch the campaign across major TV networks including ITV, ITV Digital, Channel 4 and SKY.
  • Jacqueline Burchell, Global Marketing and Product Development Director for Sanctuary Spa, comments:"We at Sanctuary wanted to make self-care more achievable.
  • Best-selling Sanctuary products underpin the campaign to offer spa grade care and self-care time including Salt Scrub; Body Butter; Shower Oil and the recently launched Sleep Mist.

Byrna Technologies Launches on Amazon

Friday, August 27, 2021 - 1:30pm

The Company launched on Amazon with the introduction of the new Byrna SD (Self Defense) personal security device, which will be offered exclusively on Amazon for the next two months.

Key Points: 
  • The Company launched on Amazon with the introduction of the new Byrna SD (Self Defense) personal security device, which will be offered exclusively on Amazon for the next two months.
  • Click here for a link to Byrna's SD Pepper Kit on Amazon, and here for a link to Byrna's Kinetic Kit on Amazon.
  • The MSRP for the Byrna SD is $399 versus $359 for the original Byrna HD.
  • Forward-looking statements in this news release include, but are not limited to, the exclusivity of the Byrna SD to Amazon, Byrna's plans grow into a multi-product and multi-channel company, that selling on Amazon will substantially raise Byrna's brand awareness and recognition, customer appetite for the Byrna SD, and the Company's ability to increase sales through Amazon.

UNITS Moving and Portable Storage Revs Up for Two NASCAR Races in Its Third Year as a StarCom Racing Partner

Thursday, August 26, 2021 - 6:15pm

"We look forward to watching 00 on the track as Quinn proudly represents UNITS Moving and Portable Storage and StarCom Racing."

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  • "We look forward to watching 00 on the track as Quinn proudly represents UNITS Moving and Portable Storage and StarCom Racing."
  • Established in 2004, UNITS Moving and Portable Storage was founded by Michael McAlhany during the emergence of the moving and portable storage industry.
  • Nationwide UNITS Moving and Portable Storage are locally-owned and operated and familiar with the communities they serve.
  • The UNITS Moving and Portable Storage container is clean, weather-resistant, spacious, and available in 12-ft and 16-ft. lengths.

Sunday II Sunday is Launching in Ulta Beauty Stores and Online

Tuesday, August 24, 2021 - 2:00pm

NEW YORK, Aug. 24, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Sunday II Sunday , the athleisure hair care brand under parent company Infinite Looks, today announced its products will be available at Ulta Beauty, the nation's largest beauty retailer, online and in select locations later this year.

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  • NEW YORK, Aug. 24, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Sunday II Sunday , the athleisure hair care brand under parent company Infinite Looks, today announced its products will be available at Ulta Beauty, the nation's largest beauty retailer, online and in select locations later this year.
  • The partnership is another milestone for the Black-owned brand, as it continues to expand its reach, providing first-of-their-kind products to consumers nationally.
  • Sunday II Sunday products remove sweat build-up and bacteria from the scalp and textured hair caused by physical activity without the inevitable post-workout washing.
  • Throughout 2021, Sunday II Sunday will share additional retail extensions to increase product access to those with textured hair.

UNITS® Moving and Portable Storage Named to 2021 Inc. 5000

Tuesday, August 17, 2021 - 1:00pm

CHARLESTON, S.C., Aug. 17, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Inc. magazine revealed this week that UNITS Moving and Portable Storage , a leading moving and portable storage franchise organization , is No.

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  • CHARLESTON, S.C., Aug. 17, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Inc. magazine revealed this week that UNITS Moving and Portable Storage , a leading moving and portable storage franchise organization , is No.
  • UNITS Moving and Portable Storage is a fast-growing moving and portable storage franchise that provides self-storage, on-site storage, self-service moving and long-distance moves to clients across the country.
  • Learn how you can start your moving and portable storage franchise and join the expanding moving and portable storage industry at https://www.unitsfranchisegroup.com/ .
  • Established in 2004, UNITS Moving and Portable Storage was founded by Michael McAlhany during the emergence of the moving and portable storage industry.

SureHire and Highmark Interactive Forge Partnership Enabling Real-time Mental Wellness Assessments

Tuesday, August 3, 2021 - 7:00pm

This may include engaging with healthcare professionals earlier leading to improved mental and brain health outcomes.

Key Points: 
  • This may include engaging with healthcare professionals earlier leading to improved mental and brain health outcomes.
  • This integration enables businesses to take a more proactive, data-driven approach to manage mental wellness risks and help optimize employee health and productivity.
  • With EQ at Work, we help organizations deliver an easier, faster, and more relevant way to assess mental wellness and brain health based on a unique understanding of dynamic brain function, said Dr. Sanjeev Sharma, CEO of Highmark Interactive.
  • Highmark Interactives unique solution is revolutionizing how individuals experience brain and mental health care, as well as unlocking insight for precision medicine and creating a modern model for delivering mental health and neuro rehab services.

Text IQ Bests Top Providers at Identifying Critical Personal Data

Tuesday, August 3, 2021 - 1:00pm

Were thrilled that Text IQs AI solution for identifying personal information not only outperformed the top cloud providers, but did so in a real-life data breach scenario, said Apoorv Agarwal, Text IQ CEO and co-founder.

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  • Were thrilled that Text IQs AI solution for identifying personal information not only outperformed the top cloud providers, but did so in a real-life data breach scenario, said Apoorv Agarwal, Text IQ CEO and co-founder.
  • With respect to precision, Text IQ performed even better, delivering results that ranged from 55% to 83% better than the APIs from the three cloud providers.
  • In contrast, Text IQ created a tool precisely to solve this kind of identification problem while reducing human input and costs.
  • Text IQ is a Top 100 AI compan y trusted by some of the world's largest enterprises and government agencies.

Headero: The Only Hookup App for Everyone Launches in NYC, Creating Connections for Oral Pleasure and Inclusive Sexual Exploration

Tuesday, August 3, 2021 - 1:32pm

Headero seeks to create a safe space for everyone (inclusive of all sexualities and gender identities) for one thing, the pursuit of oral and sexual pleasure.

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  • Headero seeks to create a safe space for everyone (inclusive of all sexualities and gender identities) for one thing, the pursuit of oral and sexual pleasure.
  • Headero is a product of New York City a place people seek out to live as their true selves and the app reflects its origins.
  • Headero is designed to liberate people from arbitrary and harmful restrictions by creating a safe, consensual, and joyful space to pursue their pleasure.
  • www.headero.com
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