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"Olmsted 200: Parks for All People" Unites 120+ Organizations To Advocate for American Parks and Open Space, Marking Bicentennial of Frederick Law Olmsted's Birth

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Thursday, January 20, 2022 - 5:01pm

"Frederick Law Olmsted birthed the notion of public urban parks, and he created places that bring people together across their differences.

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  • "Frederick Law Olmsted birthed the notion of public urban parks, and he created places that bring people together across their differences.
  • These are bold ideas that transformed American lifeand Olmsted 200 is devoted to keeping our parks vibrant and ensuring that every American has fair and ready access to parks."
  • Olmsted's work laid the philosophical foundation for the later creation of America's national and state park systems, and thousands of local parks.
  • For an ever-growing nationwide events listing, experts, commentary, partner organizations, and Olmsted history, visit www.Olmsted200.org .

Emily E. Cabrera Joins Gunderson Dettmer as Executive Compensation Partner

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Thursday, January 20, 2022 - 4:00pm

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Jan. 20, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Gunderson Dettmer is pleased to announce that Emily E. Cabrera has joined the firm as an Executive Compensation Partner in its New York office.

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  • REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Jan. 20, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Gunderson Dettmer is pleased to announce that Emily E. Cabrera has joined the firm as an Executive Compensation Partner in its New York office.
  • Emily is an outstanding addition to our firmwide executive compensation team.
  • Cabrera is a seasoned attorney with broad experience representing private and public companies and their boards of directors in executive compensation matters.
  • Cabrera advises pre-IPO companies on their compensation arrangements, listing requirements under the NYSE and NASDAQ exchanges, and shareholder expectations and requirements.

Cloaked Raises $4 Million to Help Consumers Take Control of Their Data in Real Time With Seed Round Led by Human Capital

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Tuesday, January 18, 2022 - 3:25pm

Founded in 2020 by brothers Arjun and Abhijay Bhatnagar, Cloaked is changing the way consumers share their data and brokering new rules for how their information is used -- without changing the way they operate day to day.

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  • The round was led by Human Capital with additional investment from General Catalyst, Peter Thiel, Lux Capital, Index Ventures, Next Play Ventures, All Turtles, and the Chainsmokers Mantis Fund, bringing total funding to $4.25 million.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20220118005324/en/
    Brothers Arjun Bhatnagar (CEO) and Abhijay Bhatnagar (CTO) founded Cloaked, the consumer-first privacy company, in 2020 and have raised $4 million in a seed round led by Human Capital.
  • The challenge consumers face today is protecting their personal data while experiencing the benefits of technology, said Baris Akis, Human Capital co-founder and president.
  • Through Cloaked, individuals can choose when, where and with whom they share personal data from their browser extension or mobile device.

IDTechEx Asks Why the 3D Printing Market is not Consolidating

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Wednesday, January 19, 2022 - 4:03pm

In 2021, IDTechEx noted well over 40 mergers or acquisitions taking place in 3D printing, which seems to support that claim.

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  • In 2021, IDTechEx noted well over 40 mergers or acquisitions taking place in 3D printing, which seems to support that claim.
  • Nearly a billion dollars of funding poured into the 3D printing industry last year, most of which went into 3D printing hardware companies.
  • Based on that, the additive manufacturing industry isn't consolidating it's expanding, and it's expanding thanks to continued innovation in 3D printing hardware .
  • For further information on this market including interview-based profiles of the main players, technology benchmarking studies, granular 10-year market forecasts including 17 forecast lines, and application case studies, see the IDTechEx market report " 3D Printing Hardware 2022-2032: Technology and Market Outlook ".

IDTechEx Asks Why the 3D Printing Market is not Consolidating

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Wednesday, January 19, 2022 - 3:59pm

In 2021, IDTechEx noted well over 40 mergers or acquisitions taking place in 3D printing, which seems to support that claim.

Key Points: 
  • In 2021, IDTechEx noted well over 40 mergers or acquisitions taking place in 3D printing, which seems to support that claim.
  • Nearly a billion dollars of funding poured into the 3D printing industry last year, most of which went into 3D printing hardware companies.
  • Based on that, the additive manufacturing industry isn't consolidating it's expanding, and it's expanding thanks to continued innovation in 3D printing hardware .
  • For further information on this market including interview-based profiles of the main players, technology benchmarking studies, granular 10-year market forecasts including 17 forecast lines, and application case studies, see the IDTechEx market report " 3D Printing Hardware 2022-2032: Technology and Market Outlook ".

Tanya Khotin Joins Signum Global Advisors as a Senior Partner

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Friday, January 14, 2022 - 6:00pm

Signum Global Advisors is a leading independent advisory firm focused on political and global macro risk analysis.

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  • Signum Global Advisors is a leading independent advisory firm focused on political and global macro risk analysis.
  • Founder and Chairman Charles Myers launched the firm in 2018 and moved quickly to establish a talented executive team and global client base.
  • Signum has become known for its rigorous analytical capabilities, strong track of predictive forecasts and trend analysis, and white glove service.
  • She brings to Signum a wealth of experience in the global capital markets as well as the rapidly growing and evolving ESG space.

Cox, Castle & Nicholson LLP Names Transactional Real Estate Attorney Lisa D. Weil to Partnership

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Thursday, January 13, 2022 - 5:05pm

Cox, Castle & Nicholson LLP , a leading full-service law firm specializing in real estate in the United States, proudly announces the election of Lisa D. Weil to the Firms partnership, effective immediately.

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  • Cox, Castle & Nicholson LLP , a leading full-service law firm specializing in real estate in the United States, proudly announces the election of Lisa D. Weil to the Firms partnership, effective immediately.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20220113005336/en/
    Lisa has established herself as one of the leading affordable housing finance and development lawyers in California, said Dwayne McKenzie, managing partner of Cox, Castle & Nicholson.
  • It is a privilege to work with such a great group of professionals at Cox, Castle & Nicholson, said Weil.
  • Cox, Castle & Nicholson LLP was founded in Los Angeles in 1968, with the goal of providing superior and comprehensive legal services to businesses, institutions, and individuals in all aspects of the real estate, finance, and construction industries.

myAir Smart-Food Leverages AI for Stress Relief Through Functional, Personalized Nutrition

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Thursday, January 13, 2022 - 4:11pm

WASHINGTON, Jan. 13, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Food tech startup, myAir, today announces the launch of “myAir Insights”, a breakthrough platform delivering personalized stress insights based on each user’s physiological data and cognitive state, enabling personalized mind and body solutions for stress-relief. This smart solution combines functional, plant-based nutrition with data-driven technology to create a stress management system that is unique to each user’s behavioral signature.

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  • The data proves myAirs solution of personalized, functional super-plant nutrition bars paired with their behavioral platform, myAir Insights, reduces stress and improves sleep.
  • It was so exciting to see participants experience a significant reduction in the duration of their stress, revealing that customized nutrition through the myAir insights AI platform can positively impact a persons cognitive and physiological response to chronic stress.
  • myAir functional nutrition bars include a proprietary mix of adaptogens (botanic extracts) and super plants proven to reduce stress.
  • myAir smart food researchers team introduced the first personalized nutrition concept for stress management, creating a long-term health regime based on ongoing monitoring and rooted in data.

BTCS Adds Algorand to its Blockchain Infrastructure Operations

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Thursday, January 13, 2022 - 1:31pm

Silver Spring, MD, Jan. 13, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- BTCS Inc. (Nasdaq: BTCS) (BTCS or the Company), a blockchain technology-focused company, announces it has added Algorand (ALGO) to its infrastructure staking operations.

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  • Silver Spring, MD, Jan. 13, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- BTCS Inc. (Nasdaq: BTCS) (BTCS or the Company), a blockchain technology-focused company, announces it has added Algorand (ALGO) to its infrastructure staking operations.
  • Given this, we believe ALGO is a great addition to our blockchain infrastructure efforts, stated Michal Handerhan, Chief Operating Officer of BTCS.
  • Nasdaq-listed BTCS is an early mover in the blockchain and digital asset ecosystem, and the first "Pure Play" U.S. publicly traded company focused on blockchain infrastructure and technology.
  • Through its blockchain infrastructure operations, the Company secures Proof-of-Stake blockchains by actively processing and validating blockchain transactions and is rewarded with native digital tokens.

OneTen Coalition Endorses Code Fellows as Leading Talent Developer

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Thursday, January 13, 2022 - 1:44pm

As a OneTen talent developer, Code Fellows furthers their commitment to ensuring Black Americansspecifically those without a traditional four-year college degreehave access to education that leads to financially rewarding and stable careers.

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  • As a OneTen talent developer, Code Fellows furthers their commitment to ensuring Black Americansspecifically those without a traditional four-year college degreehave access to education that leads to financially rewarding and stable careers.
  • We're excited to have Code Fellows join OneTen in helping to upskill and train an untapped pool of talent filled with potential."
  • This is why we are more than honored to be endorsed as a leading talent developer for OneTen."
  • In addition to joining OneTen as a leading talent developer, Code Fellows has awarded more than $4 million in scholarships to help individuals from underserved backgrounds find rewarding new careers.