Innovation

Jon Tilton Joins Ruder Finn as Head, Digital and Social for Healthcare

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Monday, August 15, 2022 - 2:44pm

NEW YORK, Aug. 15, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Leading global communications agency, Ruder Finn, today announced the appointment of Jon Tilton as Head, Digital and Social for Healthcare.

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  • NEW YORK, Aug. 15, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Leading global communications agency, Ruder Finn, today announced the appointment of Jon Tilton as Head, Digital and Social for Healthcare.
  • Tilton will join Ruder Finn's executive leadership team and report directly to Christie Anbar, Managing Director of Healthcare.
  • In this newly created position, Tilton will bring together Ruder Finn's extensive social and digital capabilities under the healthcare banner and be responsible for the strategic development and execution of digital programs for clients across product, policy, and corporate healthcare communications.
  • Wholly owned agencies within Ruder Finn Group include: Ruder Finn Inc., Peppercomm, Comunicad, Mantis PR, RLA Collective, RF Bloom, and SPI Group.

Connecticut Innovations Launches VentureClash Climate Edition

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Monday, August 15, 2022 - 2:00pm

NEW HAVEN, Conn., Aug. 15, 2022 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Connecticut Innovations (CI), along with Connecticut Green Bank, the Department of Economic & Community Development, the Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection, and the Connecticut Public Utilities Regulatory Authority, today announced the launch of VentureClash Climate Edition, a networking and pitch event that brings together companies and thought leaders solving real-world climate issues.

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  • NEW HAVEN, Conn., Aug. 15, 2022 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Connecticut Innovations (CI), along with Connecticut Green Bank, the Department of Economic & Community Development, the Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection, and the Connecticut Public Utilities Regulatory Authority, today announced the launch of VentureClash Climate Edition, a networking and pitch event that brings together companies and thought leaders solving real-world climate issues.
  • "The launch of VentureClash Climate Edition coincides with the launch of our newest ClimateTech Fund, which will put $100 million of capital to work," said Konstantine Drakonakis, fund manager of Connecticut Innovations' ClimateTech Fund.
  • VentureClash Climate Edition is looking for international and domestic companies interested in building a presence in Connecticut that offer solutions across, but not limited to, four main industry sectors: energy, water, waste and mobility.
  • Managed by Connecticut Innovations, VentureClash scans the globe for early-stage companies that are looking to land and expand in Connecticut.

Former Flexport Executive Joins Nuvocargo as Head Sales, U.S. to Build out High Performing U.S. Sales Division

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Monday, August 15, 2022 - 1:52pm

Most recently, he was with Flexport, where he introduced disruptive technology to the central region driving revenues from $100MM+ to $600MM+ in just 3 years.

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  • Most recently, he was with Flexport, where he introduced disruptive technology to the central region driving revenues from $100MM+ to $600MM+ in just 3 years.
  • We wanted to build a solid foundation in Mexico first, with an advanced product that offers a great customer experience.
  • Nuvocargo is backed by over $40M in funding from Tiger Global, QED Investors, NFX, Y Combinator, among others.
  • Nuvocargo has been recognized in YC Top Companies 2022 and ranked the second Most Innovative Company in Latin America by Fast Company .

HiFiBiO Therapeutics Announces Clinical Trial Supply Agreement to Evaluate HFB200301 in Combination with Tislelizumab in Patients with DIS™ Selected Advanced Solid Tumors

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Monday, August 15, 2022 - 1:03pm

Combination immunotherapy approaches have become a promising solution for harder to treat cancers, said Luigi Manenti, M.D., Chief Medical Officer at HiFiBiO Therapeutics.

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  • Combination immunotherapy approaches have become a promising solution for harder to treat cancers, said Luigi Manenti, M.D., Chief Medical Officer at HiFiBiO Therapeutics.
  • We are excited to explore whether HFB200301 in combination with tislelizumab can further improve patient outcomes in DIS selected cancers.
  • HiFiBiO is proud to highlight the potential of our DIS platform to rapidly advance novel therapeutics like HFB200301 from targets to patients.
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Encompass Wins Aite-Novarica Group AML Impact Award for Best Know Your Customer/Business (KYC/KYB) Innovation

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Monday, August 15, 2022 - 1:30pm

The award recognizes Encompass for its ability to combine unrivaled data sources, technology and expertise to supercharge corporate KYC due diligence with automation.

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  • The award recognizes Encompass for its ability to combine unrivaled data sources, technology and expertise to supercharge corporate KYC due diligence with automation.
  • According to Aite-Novarica Group, winners were selected by a global panel of both internal and independent experts on fraud and AML.
  • Encompass will be presented with the AML Impact Award at the fifth annual Financial Crime Forum, taking place Sept. 18-19, 2022 in Charlotte, NC.
  • Encompass Corporation (Encompass) transforms regulatory compliance and customer onboarding with Know Your Customer (KYC) automation.

Blockrating is Attending Innovations Chains to Enlighten the Masses on NFT & Crypto Pricing

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Monday, August 15, 2022 - 12:16pm

They will get access to hot crypto deals, and learn the latest trends in the crypto space.

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  • They will get access to hot crypto deals, and learn the latest trends in the crypto space.
  • Blockrating is removing the FOMO out of pricing NFTs & Crypto.
  • Its mission is to develop a data driven approach towards accurately & instantly pricing blockchain assets such as NFTs & Crypto.
  • With its algorithm, an NFT - a traditionally non-liquid asset - instantly becomes liquid, and with crypto it will be adding a significant layer towards actual data driven pricing.

e.GO, an Innovative Producer of Urban Electric Vehicles, Announces Agreement to Build New MicroFactory in the Republic of North Macedonia

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Monday, August 15, 2022 - 11:30am

Once in production, the North Macedonian MicroFactory will be the Companys 3rd MicroFactory worldwide, with the 1st being the in-production Aachen, Germany MicroFactory and the 2nd being the in progress MicroFactory in Bulgaria.

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  • Once in production, the North Macedonian MicroFactory will be the Companys 3rd MicroFactory worldwide, with the 1st being the in-production Aachen, Germany MicroFactory and the 2nd being the in progress MicroFactory in Bulgaria.
  • This agreement is another key milestone in e.GOs global growth and underscores the intrinsic value of our disruptive technology and innovation.
  • We are truly excited to expand our production footprint to the Republic of North Macedonia, following our progress in Bulgaria.
  • Headquartered in Aachen, Germany, e.GO designs and manufactures battery electric vehicles for the urban environment, with a focus on convenience, reliability and affordability.

OppFi to Participate in the 4th Annual Needham Virtual FinTech & Digital Transformation 1x1 Conference

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Monday, August 15, 2022 - 11:30am

OppFi Inc. (NYSE:OPFI) ( OppFi or the Company), a leading financial technology platform that powers banks to help the everyday consumer gain access to credit, announced its participation in the 4th Annual Needham Virtual FinTech & Digital Transformation 1x1 Conference on Wednesday, August 17, 2022.

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  • OppFi Inc. (NYSE:OPFI) ( OppFi or the Company), a leading financial technology platform that powers banks to help the everyday consumer gain access to credit, announced its participation in the 4th Annual Needham Virtual FinTech & Digital Transformation 1x1 Conference on Wednesday, August 17, 2022.
  • For more information or to schedule a meeting, interested parties can contact Needham at conferences@needhamco.com or OppFi investor relations at investors@oppfi.com .
  • OppFi (NYSE: OPFI) is a leading financial technology platform that powers banks to help the everyday consumer gain access to credit.
  • In 2021, OppFi was recognized by the Deloitte North America Technology Fast 500 for the fourth consecutive year.

E.ON backs Future Energy Ventures on launch of Independent Climate Tech Fund

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Monday, August 15, 2022 - 6:00am

E.ONs current venturing team, Future Energy Ventures, has established a new, independent Luxembourg-domiciled venture capital fund, Future Energy Ventures Fund I SCA SICAV-RAIF (the Fund).

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  • E.ONs current venturing team, Future Energy Ventures, has established a new, independent Luxembourg-domiciled venture capital fund, Future Energy Ventures Fund I SCA SICAV-RAIF (the Fund).
  • This launch marks a new chapter for the venturing team in its mission to create a decarbonized future through Europes leading energy transition venture fund.
  • The Fund has three core investment themes within the energy sector: future energy, future cities, and future technologies.
  • As an anchor investor of the new Future Energy Ventures Fund, we will continue the successful collaboration.

Stagwell's (STGW) Instrument Honored by Fast Company as a Best Workplace for Innovators, Standout for Women

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Friday, August 12, 2022 - 8:11pm

PORTLAND, Ore., Aug. 12, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Instrument , a leading digital agency within the Stagwell (NASDAQ: STGW) network, today announced it was honored on Fast Company's Best Workplaces for Innovators list as a standout for women.

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  • PORTLAND, Ore., Aug. 12, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Instrument , a leading digital agency within the Stagwell (NASDAQ: STGW) network, today announced it was honored on Fast Company's Best Workplaces for Innovators list as a standout for women.
  • Instrument envisions a future where society and systems are just and inclusive, enabling all people to reach their full potential.
  • The agency believes that differences in our backgrounds, identities, and the way we think make our teams stronger and more innovative.
  • The agency is ahead of its stepped goals for BIPOC and womenrepresentation , with 37% of employees identifying as BIPOC and 61% identifying as women.