Small business

Junior Achievement of Orange County Names Advisory Board Members

Friday, April 16, 2021 - 7:47pm

b'Junior Achievement, Orange County\xe2\x80\x99s leading nonprofit for financial education and empowerment of disadvantaged youth, has released the list of business professionals who will serve on the organization\xe2\x80\x99s Advisory Board for the 2021-\xe2\x80\x9822 year.

Key Points: 
  • b'Junior Achievement, Orange County\xe2\x80\x99s leading nonprofit for financial education and empowerment of disadvantaged youth, has released the list of business professionals who will serve on the organization\xe2\x80\x99s Advisory Board for the 2021-\xe2\x80\x9822 year.
  • The 26 - member board includes top executives and advisors across the region.\nThose selected to serve for the 2021-2022 term year include:\nIn addition to establishing strategic direction and advising Junior Achievement of Orange County, Board members focus much of their work on fundraising and special events.
  • \xe2\x80\x9cJunior Achievement is uniquely equipped to help meet that need.\xe2\x80\x9d\nServing communities across the OC and the Inland Empire, Junior Achievement of Orange County is based in Costa Mesa, California.
  • The 501(3)(c) operates as a district office of Junior Achievement of Southern California, headquartered in Los Angeles.

Deluxe Seeking Employees for Remittance Processing in Newark

Friday, April 16, 2021 - 8:00pm

b'Deluxe (NYSE: DLX), a Trusted Business Technology company, has immediate openings in its growing remittance processing business in Newark, Delaware.

Key Points: 
  • b'Deluxe (NYSE: DLX), a Trusted Business Technology company, has immediate openings in its growing remittance processing business in Newark, Delaware.
  • Since late 2019, Deluxe payment processing has continued to grow and expand, even during the pandemic.
  • Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, Deluxe has instituted safety and cleanliness protocols in its remittance processing sites, keeping employees safe while continuing to meet the demands of its customers in this growing segment.
  • For more than 100 years, Deluxe customers have relied on our solutions and platforms at all stages of their lifecycle, from start-up to maturity.

Deluxe Seeking Employees for Remittance Processing in Chicago

Friday, April 16, 2021 - 8:00pm

b'Deluxe (NYSE: DLX), a Trusted Business Technology company, has immediate openings in its growing remittance processing business in the greater Chicago area.

Key Points: 
  • b'Deluxe (NYSE: DLX), a Trusted Business Technology company, has immediate openings in its growing remittance processing business in the greater Chicago area.
  • Since late 2019, Deluxe payment processing has continued to grow and expand, even during the pandemic.
  • Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, Deluxe has instituted safety and cleanliness protocols in its remittance processing sites, keeping employees safe while continuing to meet the demands of its customers in this growing segment.
  • For more than 100 years, Deluxe customers have relied on our solutions and platforms at all stages of their lifecycle, from start-up to maturity.

Womply Launches Partnership with SEDCO to Help Under-Served Businesses Access the Paycheck Protection Program using PPP Fast Lane

Friday, April 16, 2021 - 6:53pm

The partnership combines their expertise as an SBA-approved lender with Womply\xe2\x80\x99s breakthrough PPP Fast Lane process to allow even the smallest businesses, independent contractors, sole proprietors, and self-employed individuals to access vital Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) funding with as little friction as possible.\nIn 2020, Womply helped more than 100,000 businesses access the Paycheck Protection Program through its network of SBA-approved lenders.

Key Points: 
  • The partnership combines their expertise as an SBA-approved lender with Womply\xe2\x80\x99s breakthrough PPP Fast Lane process to allow even the smallest businesses, independent contractors, sole proprietors, and self-employed individuals to access vital Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) funding with as little friction as possible.\nIn 2020, Womply helped more than 100,000 businesses access the Paycheck Protection Program through its network of SBA-approved lenders.
  • \xe2\x80\x9cPPP Fast Lane was designed from the start specifically for the smallest businesses and individuals that haven\xe2\x80\x99t received government stimulus from PPP or EIDL loans.
  • PPP Fast Lane includes multiple layers of fraud prevention and identity verification, which is essential to serving PPP loans at scale in accordance with government rules.
  • We are dedicated to expanding our programs to reach new applicants who can put PPP money to work rebuilding America.\xe2\x80\x9d\nIt\xe2\x80\x99s free to apply for PPP with PPP Fast Lane and SEDCO.

Convey Named a Challenger in 2021 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Real-Time Transportation Visibility Platforms

Friday, April 16, 2021 - 6:08pm

\xe2\x80\x9cFor Convey, recognition as a Challenger in the 2021 Magic Quadrant for Real-Time Transportation Visibility platforms validates our value to the largest and most complex retail supply chains, particularly as e-commerce has skyrocketed.

Key Points: 
  • \xe2\x80\x9cFor Convey, recognition as a Challenger in the 2021 Magic Quadrant for Real-Time Transportation Visibility platforms validates our value to the largest and most complex retail supply chains, particularly as e-commerce has skyrocketed.
  • Gartner research publications consist of the opinions of Gartner's research organization and should not be construed as statements of fact.
  • Founded in 2013, Convey is backed by Silverton Partners, Techstars Venture Group, RPM Ventures and based in Austin, Texas.
  • Learn more about Convey at: www.getconvey.com .\nView source version on businesswire.com: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210416005464/en/\n"

YCharts Launches New Partnership with United Planners Financial Services

Friday, April 16, 2021 - 2:41pm

b'YCharts , an investment research, analytics, and client communications platform, today announced a new partnership with United Planners Financial Services ("United Planners").\nUnited Planners\xe2\x80\x99 more than 450 affiliated financial advisors will have access to YCharts\xe2\x80\x99 tools to research investment opportunities, build portfolio strategies, and communicate insights to their clients and prospects.

Key Points: 
  • b'YCharts , an investment research, analytics, and client communications platform, today announced a new partnership with United Planners Financial Services ("United Planners").\nUnited Planners\xe2\x80\x99 more than 450 affiliated financial advisors will have access to YCharts\xe2\x80\x99 tools to research investment opportunities, build portfolio strategies, and communicate insights to their clients and prospects.
  • "Our partnership with United Planners offers their affiliated advisors a great opportunity to streamline their investment research and client communications workflows.\xe2\x80\x9d\nUnited Planners and YCharts will be holding a webinar on Friday, April 16th at 2:00pm ET to discuss the new relationship and present more information about YCharts to its advisors.\nFor more resources on how United Planners and affiliated financial advisors can get started on YCharts, please email sales@ycharts.com or start a free trial on ycharts.com .\nUnited Planners is a national wealth management firm that provides financial planning, investment management and insurance services.
  • United Planners provides back-office support to independent financial advisors, who then help investors manage their wealth to achieve a variety of goals & objectives.
  • United Planners is an open-architecture model that offers flexible, efficient and scalable solutions to position its financial advisors to build and manage profitable businesses.

EveryAction Announces Acquisition of GiveGab, Combining Two Leaders in Nonprofit Solutions

Thursday, April 15, 2021 - 9:46pm

b'EveryAction, the fastest-growing and second-largest nonprofit software provider, announced that it has acquired GiveGab, an Ithaca-based company and the market leader in nonprofit, community-wide fundraising.

Key Points: 
  • b'EveryAction, the fastest-growing and second-largest nonprofit software provider, announced that it has acquired GiveGab, an Ithaca-based company and the market leader in nonprofit, community-wide fundraising.
  • GiveGab will continue basing its operations in Ithaca, NY and the company\xe2\x80\x99s staff and leadership will remain at GiveGab.\n\xe2\x80\x9cWe are thrilled to welcome GiveGab to the EveryAction family,\xe2\x80\x9d said Stu Trevelyan, CEO of EveryAction.
  • \xe2\x80\x9cIt is imperative that nonprofits have access to the most cutting-edge digital tools available on the market, especially during times of crisis.
  • GiveGab has helped more than 40,000 nonprofits raise over $2 billion for great causes worldwide.\nView source version on businesswire.com: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210415006069/en/\n'

Marketplacer Takes Another Step in Growth Strategy

Thursday, April 15, 2021 - 7:52pm

\xe2\x80\x9cFor many customers, this requires a suite of integrations made possible by our partners.

Key Points: 
  • \xe2\x80\x9cFor many customers, this requires a suite of integrations made possible by our partners.
  • To date, Marketplacer has helped over 90 businesses execute their own successful marketplace strategies and connected over 20,000 businesses worldwide.
  • Salesforce Ventures, the global investment arm of Salesforce, invests in the next generation of enterprise technology that extends the power of the Salesforce Platform.
  • Salesforce Ventures is building the world's largest ecosystem of enterprise cloud companies and extending that technology to customers.

CMTC Helps Optical Instrument Manufacturer Streamline Procedures & Retain Revenues through Additive Manufacturing

Thursday, April 15, 2021 - 5:57pm

b'California Manufacturing Technology Consulting\xc2\xae (CMTC) recently guided Metron Optics through Additive Manufacturing (AM) design and consulting to explore options to include AM (3D printing) in the company\xe2\x80\x99s manufacturing operations.\nLocated in Solana Beach, California, Metron Optics has designed and manufactured high-precision, high-quality inspection mirrors, marking pens, and accessories since 1971.

Key Points: 
  • b'California Manufacturing Technology Consulting\xc2\xae (CMTC) recently guided Metron Optics through Additive Manufacturing (AM) design and consulting to explore options to include AM (3D printing) in the company\xe2\x80\x99s manufacturing operations.\nLocated in Solana Beach, California, Metron Optics has designed and manufactured high-precision, high-quality inspection mirrors, marking pens, and accessories since 1971.
  • The company works with a range of industries globally, including aerospace, military, electronics, agronomy, and medical.\nLooking to explore ways to evolve their manufacturing, Metron Optics engaged CMTC to recommend designs for the AM process, create a solution selection for the best AM machine options, and determine how to minimize risk of adoption.
  • First, CMTC performed an assessment to evaluate Metron Optics\xe2\x80\x99 parts portfolio and ascertain whether additive manufacturing would be a good fit.
  • CMTC operates as part of a National Network through a cooperative agreement between the Hollings Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MEP) of the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) under the U.S. Department of Commerce for the State of California.\nView source version on businesswire.com: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210415005868/en/\n'

AM Best TV Presents “Lower Returns in an Age of Higher Expectations”

Thursday, April 15, 2021 - 3:31pm

Not all insurers have the resources to deploy across a range of investment opportunities designed to address changing standards and expectations.

Key Points: 
  • Not all insurers have the resources to deploy across a range of investment opportunities designed to address changing standards and expectations.
  • In this segment, insurance and investment experts explore how insurers of all sizes can better meet emerging guidelines without sacrificing business objectives.
  • Headquartered in the United States, the company does business in over 100 countries with regional offices in London, Amsterdam, Dubai, Hong Kong, Singapore and Mexico City.
  • For more information, visit www.ambest.com .\nCopyright \xc2\xa9 2021 by A.M. Best Company, Inc. and/or its affiliates.