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AdTheorent, a Leader in Data Science and Machine Learning Optimized Advertising, to List on NASDAQ via Merger with MCAP Acquisition Corporation

Tuesday, July 27, 2021 - 12:00pm

AdTheorent's programmatic platform uses award-winning data science and machine learning (ML) capabilities to deliver advertiser-specific business outcomes for top consumer brands.

Key Points: 
  • AdTheorent's programmatic platform uses award-winning data science and machine learning (ML) capabilities to deliver advertiser-specific business outcomes for top consumer brands.
  • Our platform uses machine learning and data science in unprecedented and highly differentiated ways and our opportunities for continued innovation and advancement on this premise are vast.
  • In 2018, Monroe co-sponsored Thunder Bridge Acquisition, Ltd. and supported its successful business combination with Repay Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ: RPAY).
  • In 2019, Monroe co-sponsored Thunder Bridge Acquisition II, Ltd. and supported its successful business combination with indie Semiconductor (NASDAQ: INDI).

Shelter Structures America hires Bobby Braun

Monday, July 26, 2021 - 10:11pm

LOS ANGELES, July 26, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Shelter Structures America , distributor of Shelter temporary clearspan tent structures announces this week that Bobby Braun is joining the Shelter Team as the manager of Shelter Event Equipment.

Key Points: 
  • LOS ANGELES, July 26, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Shelter Structures America , distributor of Shelter temporary clearspan tent structures announces this week that Bobby Braun is joining the Shelter Team as the manager of Shelter Event Equipment.
  • "We are very excited to hire Bobby and introduce Shelter Event Equipment to continue the growth of Shelter Structures America."
  • "The addition of an industry leader to our team allows Shelter Structures America to continue our growth into new product lines and markets."
  • Shelter Structures America Inc. is the distributor of Shelter Tent Structures, Glitzcamp and SKP Technology for the US, Canada and Mexico.

Jill Platt is recognized by Continental Who's Who

Monday, July 26, 2021 - 9:30pm

Through innovation and visionary focus, student-centered learning opportunities and resources are designed to develop the mind, body, and soul.

Key Points: 
  • Through innovation and visionary focus, student-centered learning opportunities and resources are designed to develop the mind, body, and soul.
  • Leading an impressive career for 26 years, Ms. Platt encompasses vast knowledge and experience in teaching and academic administration as an executive leader and strategic developer.
  • In more recent years, Ms. Platt has gained valuable expertise in her role as an adjunct professor at DePaul University.
  • In recognition of her early professional successes, Ms. Platt was presented with the Technology Integration Award from the National Catholic Educators Association in 2000.

ResumeBuilder.com Survey Shows 38% of Hiring Managers Want Job Candidates with Advanced Video-Conferencing Skills

Monday, July 26, 2021 - 8:00pm

Survey results indicate that 38% of hiring managers feel video chat proficiency is currently the most beneficial skill for a virtual and flexible workplace.

Key Points: 
  • Survey results indicate that 38% of hiring managers feel video chat proficiency is currently the most beneficial skill for a virtual and flexible workplace.
  • In addition to technical skills, managers also expressed the need for soft skills, such as self-motivation and adaptability.
  • According to the report, 50% of hiring managers say the pandemic has influenced the skills they look for in job candidates.
  • "Based on survey responses from hiring managers, it's crucial that job candidates tailor their resumes to reflect a strong mix of technical skills and soft skills."

Zhangmen Education Inc. Provides Update on PRC Regulatory Policy

Monday, July 26, 2021 - 11:35am

Listed companies are banned from raising capital through equity offerings to invest in businesses offering tutoring on academic subjects in compulsory education.

Key Points: 
  • Listed companies are banned from raising capital through equity offerings to invest in businesses offering tutoring on academic subjects in compulsory education.
  • Zhangmen Education Inc. (NYSE: ZME) is a leading online education company in China focused on providing personalized online courses to K-12 students.
  • The Company's core course offerings encompass one-on-one and small-class after-school tutoring services covering all core K-12 academic subjects, with an established portfolio of well-recognized online education brands including Zhangmen One-on-One, Zhangmen Small Class, Zhangmen Kids and Xiaoli.
  • Over the years, the Company has successfully garnered wide recognition in the industry and established "Zhangmen" as a trusted online education brand.

Zhangmen Education Inc. Provides Update on PRC Regulatory Policy

Monday, July 26, 2021 - 8:50am

Foreign investments in school curriculum-based tutoring institutions through variable interest entity, or VIE arrangements, mergers and acquisitions or otherwise are also prohibited.

Key Points: 
  • Foreign investments in school curriculum-based tutoring institutions through variable interest entity, or VIE arrangements, mergers and acquisitions or otherwise are also prohibited.
  • Listed companies are banned from raising capital through equity offerings to invest in businesses offering tutoring on school curriculum.
  • Zhangmen Education Inc. (NYSE:ZME) is a leading online education company inChinafocused on providing personalized online courses to K-12 students.
  • Over the years, the Company has successfully garnered wide recognition in the industry and established "Zhangmen" as a trusted online education brand.

TAL Education Group Provides Update on New Regulations

Sunday, July 25, 2021 - 3:15pm

The Opinion also provides that institutions providing after-school tutoring services on academic subjects in high schools (which do not fall within China's compulsory education system) shall take into consideration the Opinion when conducting activities.

Key Points: 
  • The Opinion also provides that institutions providing after-school tutoring services on academic subjects in high schools (which do not fall within China's compulsory education system) shall take into consideration the Opinion when conducting activities.
  • The Company will continue to comply with all applicable rules and regulations in providing educational services, including those to be adopted following the policy directives of the Opinion.
  • TAL Education Groupis a leading K-12 after-school tutoring services provider inChina.
  • The Company's learning center network currently covers110 cities.We also operatewww.jzb.com, a leading online education platform inChina.

Zhangmen Education Inc. Responds to Media Reports

Friday, July 23, 2021 - 1:40pm

The Company will closely monitor the regulatory development in the PRC education industry.

Key Points: 
  • The Company will closely monitor the regulatory development in the PRC education industry.
  • Zhangmen Education Inc. (NYSE:ZME) is a leading online education company inChinafocused on providing personalized online courses to K-12 students.
  • The Company's core course offerings encompass one-on-one and small-class after-school tutoring services covering all core K-12 academic subjects, with an established portfolio of well-recognized online education brands includingZhangmen One-on-One,Zhangmen Small Class,Zhangmen KidsandXiaoli.
  • Over the years, the Company has successfully garnered wide recognition in the industry and established "Zhangmen" as a trusted online education brand.

Tovuti LMS Announces $8 Million Series A Funding Round

Friday, July 23, 2021 - 1:39pm

BOISE, Idaho, July 23, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Tovuti, Inc. , an industry leading SaaS learning management system ("LMS"), announced today that it has received a $8 million growth equity investment.

Key Points: 
  • BOISE, Idaho, July 23, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Tovuti, Inc. , an industry leading SaaS learning management system ("LMS"), announced today that it has received a $8 million growth equity investment.
  • Blueprint Equity and ScOp Venture Capital led the Series A round for the Idaho-based company.
  • Tovuti is built on the belief that developing learning management programs should be simple for the administrator to implement and effective for employees to use.
  • What Troy and the Tovuti team have shown us is they have what it takes to build this next-generation LMS software.

China Online Education Group Responds to Media Reports

Friday, July 23, 2021 - 1:20pm

BEIJING, July 23, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- China Online Education Group ("51Talk," or the "Company") (NYSE: COE), a leading online education platform in China with core expertise in English education, today noted that certain English and Chinese language media outlets reported that the PRC regulators are considering a new set of regulations concerning after-school tutoring service related to school subjects taught in China's compulsory education system.

Key Points: 
  • BEIJING, July 23, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- China Online Education Group ("51Talk," or the "Company") (NYSE: COE), a leading online education platform in China with core expertise in English education, today noted that certain English and Chinese language media outlets reported that the PRC regulators are considering a new set of regulations concerning after-school tutoring service related to school subjects taught in China's compulsory education system.
  • China Online Education Group (NYSE: COE) is a leading online education platform in China, with core expertise in English education.
  • The Company's mission is to make quality education accessible and affordable.
  • The Company's online and mobile education platforms enable students across China to take live interactive English lessons with overseas foreign teachers, on demand.