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Mark Duplass and Katie Aselton Duplass Honored as BlinkNow Foundation Supporters of the Year 2022

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Thursday, January 12, 2023

Mendham, NJ, Jan. 12, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The BlinkNow Foundation is pleased to honor Mark Duplass and Katie Aselton Duplass as the BlinkNow Supporters of the Year for 2022.

Key Points: 
  • Mendham, NJ, Jan. 12, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The BlinkNow Foundation is pleased to honor Mark Duplass and Katie Aselton Duplass as the BlinkNow Supporters of the Year for 2022.
  • In 2022, Mark showcased the Foundation on national television, winning Celebrity Wheel of Fortune and a prize of over $100,000 for BlinkNow.
  • Mark appeared on Celebrity Wheel of Fortune in September alongside fellow contestants Amanda Seales and Snoop Dogg, selecting BlinkNow as his prize beneficiary.
  • Not only did Mark compete in the Wheel of Fortune game show, but he also WON $100,000 for BlinkNow!

Mark Duplass and Katie Aselton Duplass Honored as BlinkNow Foundation Supporters of the Year 2022

Retrieved on: 
Thursday, January 12, 2023

Mendham, NJ, Jan. 12, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The BlinkNow Foundation is pleased to honor Mark Duplass and Katie Aselton Duplass as the BlinkNow Supporters of the Year for 2022.

Key Points: 
  • Mendham, NJ, Jan. 12, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The BlinkNow Foundation is pleased to honor Mark Duplass and Katie Aselton Duplass as the BlinkNow Supporters of the Year for 2022.
  • In 2022, Mark showcased the Foundation on national television, winning Celebrity Wheel of Fortune and a prize of over $100,000 for BlinkNow.
  • Mark appeared on Celebrity Wheel of Fortune in September alongside fellow contestants Amanda Seales and Snoop Dogg, selecting BlinkNow as his prize beneficiary.
  • Not only did Mark compete in the Wheel of Fortune game show, but he also WON $100,000 for BlinkNow!

Genius Brands Consolidates Consumer Platforms Under Newly Created ‘Genius Networks’

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Wednesday, January 11, 2023

Concurrently, Genius Brands has promoted Todd Steinman to spearhead the newly created business unit as President, Genius Networks.

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  • Concurrently, Genius Brands has promoted Todd Steinman to spearhead the newly created business unit as President, Genius Networks.
  • Genius Brands launched Kartoon Channel!
  • Additionally Genius Brands acquired Ameba TV, a pioneering children’s Amazon Prime Video Channel and SVOD service.
  • Prior to Genius Brands, he served as Vice President in the Direct to Consumer division at The Walt Disney Company, which included Disney+ during its launch.

oneZero appoints Stephen Totten as Director of Quantitative Analysis

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Wednesday, January 11, 2023

BOSTON, Jan. 11, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- oneZero, a global leader in multi-asset enterprise trading technology solutions, today announced the appointment of Stephen Totten as Director of Quantitative Analysis. Steve will be responsible for further advancing oneZero's heavy investments in analytics, focusing on solutions for institutional brokers, regional banks, asset managers, PTF's and their EcoSystem Liquidity Partners.

Key Points: 
  • BOSTON, Jan. 11, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- oneZero, a global leader in multi-asset enterprise trading technology solutions, today announced the appointment of Stephen Totten as Director of Quantitative Analysis.
  • oneZero analytics enable oneZero clients to optimize their use of the oneZero EcoSystem for market access, customer pricing to ensure they meet objectives for serving their client franchise, and risk management strategies to efficiently capture the maximum value from their franchise while staying within their risk tolerances.
  • To this end, oneZero actively works with clients to analyze the results and finds ways to make their business more efficient.
  • Phil Weisberg, EVP of Strategic Planning and Partnerships at oneZero commented: "We are thrilled that Steve has joined us at oneZero.

oneZero appoints Stephen Totten as Director of Quantitative Analysis

Retrieved on: 
Wednesday, January 11, 2023

BOSTON, Jan. 11, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- oneZero, a global leader in multi-asset enterprise trading technology solutions, today announced the appointment of Stephen Totten as Director of Quantitative Analysis. Steve will be responsible for further advancing oneZero's heavy investments in analytics, focusing on solutions for institutional brokers, regional banks, asset managers, PTF's and their EcoSystem Liquidity Partners.

Key Points: 
  • BOSTON, Jan. 11, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- oneZero, a global leader in multi-asset enterprise trading technology solutions, today announced the appointment of Stephen Totten as Director of Quantitative Analysis.
  • oneZero analytics enable oneZero clients to optimize their use of the oneZero EcoSystem for market access, customer pricing to ensure they meet objectives for serving their client franchise, and risk management strategies to efficiently capture the maximum value from their franchise while staying within their risk tolerances.
  • To this end, oneZero actively works with clients to analyze the results and finds ways to make their business more efficient.
  • Phil Weisberg, EVP of Strategic Planning and Partnerships at oneZero commented: "We are thrilled that Steve has joined us at oneZero.

Axcelis Updates and Increases Q4 2022 and Full Year 2022 Guidance

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Tuesday, January 10, 2023

BEVERLY, Mass., Jan. 10, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- Axcelis Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq: ACLS), a leading supplier of enabling ion implantation solutions for the semiconductor industry, today provided updated financial guidance for the fourth quarter of 2022 and the full year 2022. The Company expects revenue for the fourth quarter of 2022 to exceed $250 million, above prior guidance of approximately $232-240 million, and to deliver full year 2022 revenue above $900 million. Earnings per diluted share are forecasted to be greater than $1.45 for the fourth quarter, up from the previous guidance of approximately $1.00-1.10. The Company expects earnings per diluted share of greater than $5.00 for the full year 2022.

Key Points: 
  • The Company expects revenue for the fourth quarter of 2022 to exceed $250 million, above prior guidance of approximately $232-240 million, and to deliver full year 2022 revenue above $900 million.
  • Earnings per diluted share are forecasted to be greater than $1.45 for the fourth quarter, up from the previous guidance of approximately $1.00-1.10.
  • The Company expects earnings per diluted share of greater than $5.00 for the full year 2022.
  • Axcelis Technologies will release financial results for the fourth quarter and full year 2022 on Monday, February 6, 2023, at 4:00 p.m. Eastern Time (ET).

Hedera to host five days of events at Davos 2023 with POLITICO, will.i.am, Starling Labs, IBM, and more

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Tuesday, January 10, 2023

DAVOS, Switzerland, Jan. 10, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- Hedera, the most innovative, sustainable, enterprise-grade public network for the decentralized economy, has announced the agenda for Hedera Haus at Davos 2023, coinciding with this year's World Economic Forum (WEF). Hedera Haus — Hedera's unique exhibition space at the heart of the action — will set up shop at Promenade 71, Davos Platz to host drinks receptions, insightful panel discussions, keynotes, and afterparties with critical players from the worlds of DLT and enterprise technology.

Key Points: 
  • The line-up of events at Hedera Haus includes a mix of exclusive, invitation-only proceedings, as well as panels, receptions, and parties, open to all attendees at Davos during the WEF 2023.
  • Hedera Haus is a carbon neutral venue, with Hedera having purchased carbon offsets through DOVU on Hedera to cover flights, electricity, recyclable materials and buildout, shipping, and food & beverage at the event.
  • Highlights from the Hedera Haus agenda include:
    Will.i.am is the founding and lead member of the musical group Black Eyed Peas.
  • It outlines the panels, content, lunches, cocktail receptions, and other events that will be taking place at Hedera Haus this year.

40Seas, a New Fintech Platform Designed to Modernize Cross-Border Trade Financing, Secures Funding of $111 Million from ZIM and Team8

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Tuesday, January 10, 2023

TEL AVIV, Israel and HAIFA, Israel, Jan. 10, 2023 /PRNewswire/ --  40Seas, an innovative fintech platform for cross-border trade financing, has raised $111 million to deliver a much more efficient and cost-effective financing framework for SMEs involved in global commerce. The company's $11 million seed funding round, led by Team8 with participation from ZIM Integrated Shipping Services Ltd. (NYSE: ZIM), is complemented by a $100 million credit facility for exporters and importers.

Key Points: 
  • The company's $11 million seed funding round, led by Team8 with participation from ZIM Integrated Shipping Services Ltd. (NYSE: ZIM), is complemented by a $100 million credit facility for exporters and importers.
  • According to the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), SMEs account for 43% of cross-border trade volume.
  • However, they are seven times more likely to be denied access to trade financing than multinational companies – according to the World Trade Organization.
  • The recent market downturn, and the rising cost of capital, has put an additional financial strain on SMEs engaged in global commerce.

SWEF: November 2022 NAV

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Sunday, January 22, 2023

(2) Euro amounts drawn and commitments converted at the month end spot rate.

Key Points: 
  • (2) Euro amounts drawn and commitments converted at the month end spot rate.
  • The difference between amounts drawn in the table above and “Loans advanced” in the first table is accrued income.
  • Reconciliation of NAV per share movements for the month ended 30 November 2022:
    (3) Operating Income available to distribute comprises loan income recognised in the period less the cost of debt facilities utilised by the Group and operating costs incurred.
  • Mis-matches between the hedge valuations and the loan investments may occur depending on the shape of the forward FX curve and this causes some movement in the NAV.

Bybit Steps Up Blockchain Support: Exchange to Provide High-Frequency Market Data to Pyth Network

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Wednesday, December 21, 2022

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, Dec. 21, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Bybit, the world’s third most visited crypto exchange, has partnered with Pyth, a decentralized oracle that delivers high-fidelity, real-world data to blockchain applications.

Key Points: 
  • DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, Dec. 21, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Bybit, the world’s third most visited crypto exchange, has partnered with Pyth, a decentralized oracle that delivers high-fidelity, real-world data to blockchain applications.
  • The agreement will see Bybit help Pyth to provide verifiable data to decentralized finance (DeFi) applications and the general public.
  • The data feed will come from Bybit’s high-performance API that pushes market data every 20 milliseconds and will be shared directly on-chain.
  • “Bybit is committed to democratizing financial markets by making available market data that was previously only accessible to a limited set of institutions and users.