Small business

Pittsburgh Investment Professional, Tom McGahan Launches Eamon Capital Management

Tuesday, July 27, 2021 - 12:00pm

Eamon Capital Managements founder Tom McGahan envisioned a firm built on the principles of institutional investing while providing direct access to investment decision makers.

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  • Eamon Capital Managements founder Tom McGahan envisioned a firm built on the principles of institutional investing while providing direct access to investment decision makers.
  • Prior to founding Eamon Capital Management http://www.eamoncap.com , McGahan spent over 20 years advising and managing investments for large institutional capital pools within corporate and public pension plans, endowments and foundations.
  • Eamon Capital Management is a fee-only, registered investment advisor in Wexford, Pennsylvania, providing holistic wealth and investment management services to individuals and families as well as investment management services to institutional investors, financial advisors, tax planners and other professional services providers.
  • Learn more about Eamon Capital Management at eamoncap.com
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lululab Leads K-Beauty Advancement With AI-Based Skincare Solution

Tuesday, July 27, 2021 - 1:00pm
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  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210727005069/en/
    LUMINI is an AI-based skin analysis solution developed by lululab.
  • The LUMINI is a convenient and hygienic solution to measure and diagnose skin conditions and even provide customized skincare services using artificial intelligence and big data technologies.
  • Based on this function, lululab plans to expand the B2B supply of LUMINI through collaboration with dermatology, cosmetic surgery clinics, cosmetics stores and skincare salons.
  • lululab is shaping up the vision to connect all the beauty entities with skin data, said lululab CEO Yongjoon Choe.

EC Infosystems Announces Disney Ticket User Conference Promotion

Tuesday, July 27, 2021 - 12:15pm

For those attendees registered for the event with hotel stays confirmed prior to August 15, 2021, EC Infosystems will provide a complimentary Disney park ticket for a half day outing to be held prior to the start of the conference on Wednesday, November 10th.

Key Points: 
  • For those attendees registered for the event with hotel stays confirmed prior to August 15, 2021, EC Infosystems will provide a complimentary Disney park ticket for a half day outing to be held prior to the start of the conference on Wednesday, November 10th.
  • Our commitment to our clients and the EC Infosystems community will be a focal point of this years event, says EC Infosystems President and CEO, Mohan Wanchoo.
  • The deliberate choice of hosting the user conference in Disney coupled with this exciting early-bird promotion are both testaments to our emphasis on community during and beyond our event.
  • User conference registration is complimentary and open for registration only to EC Infosystems EDI and Billing clients.

H.I.G. Capital Announces the Sale of US MED

Tuesday, July 27, 2021 - 11:49am

"), a leading global alternative investment firm with $45 billion of equity capital under management, announced today the sale of its portfolio company, US Medical Supply (US MED or the Company), to Advanced Diabetes Supply (ADS), a portfolio company of Court Square Capital Partners Inc.

Key Points: 
  • "), a leading global alternative investment firm with $45 billion of equity capital under management, announced today the sale of its portfolio company, US Medical Supply (US MED or the Company), to Advanced Diabetes Supply (ADS), a portfolio company of Court Square Capital Partners Inc.
  • Additionally, US MED implemented a robust, institutionalized compliance program and invested meaningfully in technology and automation.
  • US MED grew revenue and EBITDA nearly three-fold during H.I.G.s ownership, generating an outstanding return to H.I.G.
  • Capital, commented, It has been a distinct pleasure working with Bill and his team to complete the strategic transformation of US MED.

Star Mountain Capital Names John Ide, Former Managing Director at JPMorgan Asset Management ($2+ Trillion AUM), as Managing Director and Increases Midwest Coverage

Tuesday, July 27, 2021 - 9:30am

Mr. Ide spent the bulk of his career, 22 years, at JPMorgan Asset Management, the $2+ trillion AUM investment manager that is part of the international commercial and investment banking group JPMorgan Chase (NYSE: JPM).

Key Points: 
  • Mr. Ide spent the bulk of his career, 22 years, at JPMorgan Asset Management, the $2+ trillion AUM investment manager that is part of the international commercial and investment banking group JPMorgan Chase (NYSE: JPM).
  • As a Managing Director and member of the Strategic Client Group, he oversaw some of the largest and most sophisticated institutional clients and also served on various internal management committees.
  • While at Banc One Capital Markets, he originated, structured and underwrote more than $3 billion in asset backed credit securities.
  • Star Mountain is dedicated to this large market of underserved businesses purpose-built to address the challenges and opportunities of these companies.

SWIFT Launches SWIFT Go, a Fast, Cost-Effective Service for Low-Value Cross-Border Payments

Tuesday, July 27, 2021 - 8:16am

Seven global banks, which collectively handle 33 million low-value cross-border payments per year, are already live with the service.

Key Points: 
  • Seven global banks, which collectively handle 33 million low-value cross-border payments per year, are already live with the service.
  • The SWIFT Go service builds on the high-speed rails of SWIFT gpi , which have transformed the speed and predictability of high-value payments.
  • It will further strengthen the capabilities of banks to serve their customers in the high-growth small business and consumer payments segments.
  • SWIFT Go was developed in close collaboration with the global SWIFT community and is underpinned by several key pillars:
    Speed: Tighter service levels between banks increase speed.

Port Houston Launches Business Equity Division

Monday, July 26, 2021 - 8:23pm

Port Houston has announced its new MWBE Business Equity Program and Initiative, receiving praise and support from Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner and Harris County Commissioners Rodney Ellis, Adrian Garcia, and other community and business leaders at Thursdays official announcement regarding Port Houstons newly-formed Business Equity Division.

Key Points: 
  • Port Houston has announced its new MWBE Business Equity Program and Initiative, receiving praise and support from Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner and Harris County Commissioners Rodney Ellis, Adrian Garcia, and other community and business leaders at Thursdays official announcement regarding Port Houstons newly-formed Business Equity Division.
  • From left: Harris County Pct 2 Commissioner Adrian Garcia, Port Houston Commissioner Cheryl Creuzot, Houston Minority Supplier Diversity Council President Ingrid Robinson, Port Houston Executive Director Roger Guenther, President and CEO of the Houston Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Dr. Laura Murillo, Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner, Port Houston Commissioner and Business Equity Committee Chair Wendy Montoya Cloonan, Harris County Commissioner Pct 1 Rodney Ellis, and U.S. Small Business Administration District Director Tim Jeffcoat.
  • (Photo: Business Wire)
    Port Houston has created this new division to create greater equity for minority and women-owned business enterprises participating in its procurement and contracting processes.
  • Guenther added that as Port Houston addresses DEI, it considers this new business equity program as forward-looking, and a public declaration, capturing the initiative and vision for DEI at Port Houston.

Registration Open for Third Annual Bermuda Tech Summit

Monday, July 26, 2021 - 6:59pm

The Bermuda Business Development Agency (BDA) announced that registration is open for the third annual Bermuda Tech Summit, which takes place from October 13-15, 2021.

Key Points: 
  • The Bermuda Business Development Agency (BDA) announced that registration is open for the third annual Bermuda Tech Summit, which takes place from October 13-15, 2021.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210726005696/en/
    Bermuda Tech Summit 2021 Theme.
  • Roland Andy Burrows, the BDAs CEO said, Bermuda has repeatedly proved itself open to change, and we invite fellow changemakers to attend this years summit to discuss the constantly transforming digital landscape.
  • Prospective attendees can click here to learn more about the Bermuda Tech Summit, which this year will be hosted on a new virtual platform - BDA Live .

NET ZERO Leaders Summit (Japan Business Conference 2021) - Online Event From Wednesday, July 28 : Latest Information

Monday, July 26, 2021 - 2:00pm

The event will take place from Wednesday, July 28, and will be held online.

Key Points: 
  • The event will take place from Wednesday, July 28, and will be held online.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210726005389/en/
    In the main program, panel discussions will be held between 15 leaders of global companies and organizations.
  • JETRO overseas offices' online event series will be held sequentially from August 11.
  • At the NET ZERO Leaders Summit (Japan Business Conference 2021) related online events held by overseas offices of the organizer JETRO will be delivered sequentially from August 11.

Plaintiff Support Services Names Dean Chase President & Chief Executive Officer

Monday, July 26, 2021 - 1:00pm

Plaintiff Support Services (PSS) , a provider of pre- (non-recourse) and post-settlement funding to plaintiffs and law firms awaiting resolution of their personal injury cases, announced today the appointment of legal industry veteran Dean Chase as president and chief executive officer, succeeding founder and distinguished trial lawyer industry pioneer, Joseph DiNardo, Esq.

Key Points: 
  • Plaintiff Support Services (PSS) , a provider of pre- (non-recourse) and post-settlement funding to plaintiffs and law firms awaiting resolution of their personal injury cases, announced today the appointment of legal industry veteran Dean Chase as president and chief executive officer, succeeding founder and distinguished trial lawyer industry pioneer, Joseph DiNardo, Esq.
  • Believed to be the oldest plaintiff funding company in the U.S., PSS was founded by DiNardo 30 years ago.
  • Dean has a proven track record of success and ethics within the niche plaintiff services industry.
  • Plaintiff Support Services is a national provider of financial support through pre-settlement and post-settlement funding, including plaintiff funding, medical funding, and specialty non-recourse funding for plaintiffs or law firms awaiting the resolution of their personal injury cases.