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Unleashed Brands Debuts New Snapology Model Inside Urban Air Adventure Parks Nationwide

Monday, October 18, 2021 - 5:15pm

DALLAS, Oct. 18, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Less than three months after Snapology , the number one children's STEAM franchise, was acquired by franchise growth-focused platform company Unleashed Brands , the companies have already rolled out a new model that will offer franchisees the option to add efficiently-designed Snapology locations inside busy Urban Air Adventure Parks across the country.

Key Points: 
  • DALLAS, Oct. 18, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Less than three months after Snapology , the number one children's STEAM franchise, was acquired by franchise growth-focused platform company Unleashed Brands , the companies have already rolled out a new model that will offer franchisees the option to add efficiently-designed Snapology locations inside busy Urban Air Adventure Parks across the country.
  • "Our new model gives franchisees the tremendous opportunity to put two category-leading brands in one space to encourage kids to learn, play and grow inside four walls," said Josh Wall, Chief Growth Officer for Unleashed Brands.
  • The new Snapology model inside Urban Air parks will also launch a membership program specific to Snapology, a move that benefits area families looking for supplemental STEAM education for their kids.
  • Unleashed Brands, currently includes portfolio brands Urban Air, Snapology and The Little Gym , and was founded to curate and grow a portfolio of the most innovative and profitable brands that help kids learn, play and grow.

Fifth Wall's "Choose Earth" Mural Campaign Launches in Los Angeles

Thursday, October 14, 2021 - 2:00pm

"While the long-term possibility of multiplanetary civilization is adventurous and inspiring, the near-term priority is clear -- we must choose Earth. Investing in climate technology is absolutely critical to decarbonizing real estate, among other industries," said Brendan Wallace, Co-Founder and Managing Partner at Fifth Wall. "Fifth Wall's Climate Tech Fund presents an opportunity for sustainability-focused real estate firms committed to reducing carbon emissions to do so through investments in climate technology that addresses decarbonization across all stages and asset classes within the global real estate industry -- the single largest contributor to the climate crisis." 

Key Points: 
  • The Fifth Wall mural campaign will continue later this month in Glasgow, Scotland, leading up to COP26, the UN Climate Change conference.
  • Unfortunately, most real estate firms are not investing nearly enough into this critical climate technology and this is what Fifth Wall's mural campaign seeks to highlight.
  • A video produced by the firm provides a behind-the-scenes look at the creation of the mural in Los Angeles' Venice neighborhood and shares the inspiration behind the campaign.
  • The Los Angeles installation was created in collaboration with BBMG , a branding and social impact agency and muralist, Kent Yoshimura.

Target and the LEGO Group Expand Partnership with Limited-Edition Lifestyle Collection, Just in Time for the Holidays

Thursday, October 14, 2021 - 2:00pm

Last year, more than 80% of families who purchased a LEGO set spent more time building together than any other leisure activity.

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  • Last year, more than 80% of families who purchased a LEGO set spent more time building together than any other leisure activity.
  • "Our guests love LEGO brick sets in fact, Target is one of the leading destinations for families when shopping for the brand.
  • The LEGO Collection x Target will be available beginning early December on Target.com and in all Target stores.
  • LEGO, its logo, the Minifigure and the brick and knob configuration are trademarks of the LEGO Group.

InfluxData to Host Annual User Conference InfluxDays North America

Tuesday, October 12, 2021 - 3:00pm

InfluxData , creator of the leading time series platform InfluxDB, today announced that InfluxDays North America 2021 Virtual Experience will take place October 26-27.

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  • InfluxData , creator of the leading time series platform InfluxDB, today announced that InfluxDays North America 2021 Virtual Experience will take place October 26-27.
  • InfluxData executive, customer and community speakers include:
    Evan Kaplan, CEO, InfluxData: InfluxDB just had its biggest year ever.
  • InfluxData will also announce winners of the InfluxData Community Awards , which celebrate developers who have made significant contributions to InfluxData products or the community over the past year.
  • Register for InfluxDays North America 2021 at: https://www.influxdays.com/influxdays-north-america-2021-virtual-experie...
    InfluxData is the creator of InfluxDB, the leading time series platform.

InfluxData Brings Kubernetes Expertise to KubeCon + CloudNativeCon North America 2021

Tuesday, October 5, 2021 - 3:00pm

InfluxData , creator of the leading time series platform InfluxDB, today announced it will sponsor and exhibit at KubeCon + CloudNativeCon North America 2021 , which takes place October 11-15 at the Los Angeles Convention Center.

Key Points: 
  • InfluxData , creator of the leading time series platform InfluxDB, today announced it will sponsor and exhibit at KubeCon + CloudNativeCon North America 2021 , which takes place October 11-15 at the Los Angeles Convention Center.
  • With Kubernetes, InfluxData can give customers the serverless experience they desire in a way that wouldn't be possible without the orchestration.
  • InfluxData's Kubernetes experts will host and participate in a variety of sessions throughout KubeCon + CloudNativeCon and its co-located events.
  • Get up-to-date information and blogs on all InfluxData activities happening at KubeCon + CloudNativeCon North America 2021 at: https://www.influxdata.com/join-us-at-kubecon/
    InfluxData is the creator of InfluxDB, the leading time series platform.

DDB Chicago Announces Chief Strategy Officer

Friday, October 1, 2021 - 8:55pm

NEW YORK, Oct. 1, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --DDB North America has today announced the appointment of Milo Chao as Chief Strategy Officer at DDB Chicago.

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  • NEW YORK, Oct. 1, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --DDB North America has today announced the appointment of Milo Chao as Chief Strategy Officer at DDB Chicago.
  • Chao will report directly to DDB Chicago CEO, Andrea Diquez, who joined to lead the DDB network's largest North American office in May of this year.
  • Said Eric Zuncic, Chief Strategy Officer, DDB North America: "Milo is one of the rare multi-disciplinary strategists who has always been in service of the broadest-possible definition of creativity.
  • Contact:Donna Tobin, Global Chief Marketing & Creative Officer, DDB Worldwide donna@ddb.com
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Where Imagination Becomes Reality: MAUNZI From Gold Rabbit

Thursday, September 30, 2021 - 5:52am

CYPRESS, Calif., Sept. 30, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Maunzi, created by the company Gold Rabbit, has launched a campaign through Kickstarter.

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  • CYPRESS, Calif., Sept. 30, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Maunzi, created by the company Gold Rabbit, has launched a campaign through Kickstarter.
  • The Maunzi robot is also 100% compatible with Lego and controllable through coding, remote control, and voice control.
  • Robots made using Maunzi are brought to life through different Maunzi blocks with different characteristics.
  • With Maunzi, they can explore thelimits and expand their imagination and creativeness, creating the robot of their dreams.

InfluxData Announces New Executive Leadership Appointments

Tuesday, September 28, 2021 - 3:00pm
Key Points: 
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210928005228/en/
    InfluxData Announces New Executive Leadership Appointments (Graphic: Business Wire)
    InfluxData is on a bold mission to help our customers build transformative applications for IoT, financial services and infrastructure management with time series data, said Evan Kaplan, CEO of InfluxData.
  • I have never been more excited about InfluxDatas go-to-market strategy and continued category leadership.
  • At InfluxData, Kaddoura will lead all global sales activities, including sales enablement, customer success, and technical support and services.
  • For more information on the InfluxData leadership team, visit www.influxdata.com/about/ .

NASA Announces Virtual Webb STEAM Day Event for Students, Educators

Thursday, September 23, 2021 - 4:37pm

Webb STEAM Day: A Learning Journey Together is a virtual, interactive event that will take place from 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. EDT Thursday, Sept. 30.

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  • Webb STEAM Day: A Learning Journey Together is a virtual, interactive event that will take place from 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. EDT Thursday, Sept. 30.
  • Educators and families can register starting Thursday, Sept. 23, at:
    The public can learn from experts about Webb, the next great space science observatory.
  • The event also will highlight the release of the Webb augmented reality app, talks by scientists and former Webb program interns, and a special episode of NASA STEM Stars.
  • To view the Webb STEAM Day program, visit:
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1build Announces $19.5M in Funding to Create the Industry's First Real Time Data Platform for Construction Cost Estimating

Wednesday, September 22, 2021 - 1:05pm

Construction estimating has long been poised for disruption, as most construction companies rely on an antiquated, printed directory of building costs that has hampered materials cost estimation since WWII.

Key Points: 
  • Construction estimating has long been poised for disruption, as most construction companies rely on an antiquated, printed directory of building costs that has hampered materials cost estimation since WWII.
  • "The current methods for construction cost estimating still rely on printed cost books with national averages.
  • 1build's cloud-based API platform pulls from millions of data points to create a "periodic table" of construction elements, using data to standardize the way construction projects are priced.
  • 1build offers the only real-time data platform for construction cost estimates, bringing pricing accuracy and predictability to an ever-changing market.