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Nelson to Join American Bankers Association Board of Directors

Monday, September 27, 2021 - 3:37pm

WEST DES MOINES, Iowa, Sept. 27, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- West Bancorporation, Inc. (Nasdaq: WTBA; the Company), parent company of West Bank, announced that Dave Nelson, Chairman & CEO of West Bank, will be joining the American Bankers Association (ABA) Board of Directors.

Key Points: 
  • WEST DES MOINES, Iowa, Sept. 27, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- West Bancorporation, Inc. (Nasdaq: WTBA; the Company), parent company of West Bank, announced that Dave Nelson, Chairman & CEO of West Bank, will be joining the American Bankers Association (ABA) Board of Directors.
  • The American Bankers Association is the banking industrys National Trade Association representing banks of all sizes across America.
  • Nelson previously served on the Iowa Bankers Association Board of Directors for several years, including serving in the role of Chairman.
  • Nelson is one of six bankers from across the nation joining the ABA Board of Directors for a 3 year term that begins in October 2021.

Shaklee Launches Meology™ Kids: Customizable & Comprehensive Vitamin Gummy Packs For Children

Monday, September 27, 2021 - 2:00pm

Today, Shaklee launches Meology Kids, a groundbreaking innovation that provides superior nutrition in an all-in-one, personalized vitamin gummy pack for kids.Following the success of Meology, a patent-pending fully personalized supplement plan, health and wellness pioneer Shaklee developed Meology Kids to broaden its nutrition program.

Key Points: 
  • Today, Shaklee launches Meology Kids, a groundbreaking innovation that provides superior nutrition in an all-in-one, personalized vitamin gummy pack for kids.Following the success of Meology, a patent-pending fully personalized supplement plan, health and wellness pioneer Shaklee developed Meology Kids to broaden its nutrition program.
  • We are thrilled to provide another way to nourish families with Meology Kids," says Roger Barnett, Chairman & CEO of Shaklee.
  • Every Meology Kids box purchased provides a donation to Vitamin Angels to reach a child in need with life-changing nutritional support.
  • Each box of Meology Kids includes a month of gummy packs.

Carrick Capital Partners Promotes Ivan Whittey to Director

Monday, September 27, 2021 - 2:00pm

SAN FRANCISCO and NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., Sept. 27, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Carrick Capital Partners, a growth-oriented investment firm focused on software and software-enabled businesses, today announced the promotion of Ivan Whittey to Director.

Key Points: 
  • SAN FRANCISCO and NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., Sept. 27, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Carrick Capital Partners, a growth-oriented investment firm focused on software and software-enabled businesses, today announced the promotion of Ivan Whittey to Director.
  • Formerly a Vice President at Carrick Capital Partners, Ivan leads the thematic sourcing efforts within education technology and regulatory technology.
  • This well-deserved promotion is a reflection on his outstanding contributions to the firm," explained Carrick Capital Partners Co-CEO Marc McMorris.
  • Prior to joining Carrick, Ivan was on the investing teams of Spire Capital Partners and Lindsay Goldberg.

LA Clippers and Aspiration Set a New Standard for Social Responsibility in Sports

Monday, September 27, 2021 - 1:05pm

Together, Aspiration and the Clippers are setting a new standard for social responsibility in sports by building the first climate positive arena and committing to programs that will make a difference in the fight against climate change.

Key Points: 
  • Together, Aspiration and the Clippers are setting a new standard for social responsibility in sports by building the first climate positive arena and committing to programs that will make a difference in the fight against climate change.
  • "There is a responsibility associated with building the best arena in the world, said Clippers Chairman Steve Ballmer.
  • "Today, the Clippers are raising the bar for every major sports franchise in the world," said Joe Sanberg, Co-founder of Aspiration.
  • The LA Clippers are proof positive of Aspirations core philosophy: People and businesses can do well while also doing good.

Hyperion Bank Renewed as SBA 'Express' Lender

Monday, September 27, 2021 - 1:33pm

ATLANTA, Sept. 27, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --The U.S. Small Business Administration renewed Hyperion Bank's Delegated Authority status for the SBA 7(a) Express Loan Program.

Key Points: 
  • ATLANTA, Sept. 27, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --The U.S. Small Business Administration renewed Hyperion Bank's Delegated Authority status for the SBA 7(a) Express Loan Program.
  • Having delegated authority enables Hyperion to streamline the approval and closing process on loans up to $350,000 for small business customers.
  • Hyperion Bank is a full-service community bank that connects with customers via technology and highly accessible, experienced, enthusiastic bankers who have local decision-making authority.
  • Last year the bank launched Hyperion Mortgage, a significant expansion of its existing mortgage program and a unique joint venture with a national mortgage lender.

Jim Cramer Gathers Leading CEOs and Business Leaders for 5th Annual Corporate Governance Conference to Discuss How Business Has Become Force for Social Change

Monday, September 27, 2021 - 1:00pm

Hosted by CNBC's Jim Cramer, host of "Mad Money with Jim Cramer" and co-anchor of "Squawk on The Street", the Corporate Govenance 2021 conference will be held on Sept. 30 at the InterContinental New York Barclay.

Key Points: 
  • Hosted by CNBC's Jim Cramer, host of "Mad Money with Jim Cramer" and co-anchor of "Squawk on The Street", the Corporate Govenance 2021 conference will be held on Sept. 30 at the InterContinental New York Barclay.
  • This year's agenda is themed, "Business as a Driving Force for Social Change," and explores how the world's largest companies and institutional investors are placing social initiatives at the forefront of their agendas.
  • For more information about the Corporate Governance conference, please visit www.thedeal.com/events/corporate-governance-2021/ and follow the social conversation via @TheDealNewsroom and #CorpGov.
  • The conference will be covered by The Deal's senior editors and reporters and is open to outside media.

iBio Reports Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2021 Financial Results and Provides Corporate Update

Monday, September 27, 2021 - 12:30pm

BRYAN, Texas, Sept. 27, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- iBio, Inc. (NYSEA:IBIO) (“iBio” or the “Company”), a developer of next-generation biopharmaceuticals and pioneer of the sustainable, plant-based FastPharming Manufacturing System®, today announced its financial results for the fiscal fourth quarter and year ended June 30, 2021.

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  • Fiscal Fourth Quarter and Recent Business Developments:
    In June 2021, iBio established a new drug discovery team based in San Diego.
  • Fiscal Fourth Quarter and Recent Corporate Developments:
    Throughout fiscal 2021 and FY22 year-to-date, iBio increased its bench strength and enhanced its leadership team to support its growth strategy.
  • R&D and G&A expenses for the fourth quarter and full fiscal year 2021 increased significantly over the comparable periods in fiscal year 2020.
  • G&A expense was up $10.6 million to $22.0 million in fiscal 2021, rising $3.5 million to $6.6 million in the fourth quarter.

WHOOP Partners with Datavant to Connect Wearable Data for Holistic Patient Health Insight

Monday, September 27, 2021 - 12:00pm

“Traditionally, medical information is collected only when patients visit a doctor's office -- creating huge gaps in understanding the everyday health of patients,” said Travis May, Founder and President of Datavant. “The ability to safely connect wearable data with real-world data will provide unprecedented insight into the relationship between daily indicators of wellness, development of disease and the impact of treatment.”

Key Points: 
  • Studies show that after a year using WHOOP, members experience longer and more consistent sleep, improved physiology, and enhanced physical performance.
  • Through our partnership with Datavant, we are enabling clinicians, researchers, and payers to unlock a new level of insight, said Will Ahmed, Founder and CEO of WHOOP.
  • The ability to safely connect wearable data with real-world data will provide unprecedented insight into the relationship between daily indicators of wellness, development of disease and the impact of treatment.
  • Datavants mission is to connect the worlds health data to improve patient outcomes.

Mindtree Recognized by Great Place to Work® as one of India's Best Workplaces™ for Women 2021

Monday, September 27, 2021 - 8:41am

BANGALORE, India, Sept. 27, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Mindtree , a global technology services and digital transformation company, has been recognized by Great Place to Work Institute as one among India's Best Workplaces for Women 2021 (Top 50 Large Companies).

Key Points: 
  • BANGALORE, India, Sept. 27, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Mindtree , a global technology services and digital transformation company, has been recognized by Great Place to Work Institute as one among India's Best Workplaces for Women 2021 (Top 50 Large Companies).
  • Mindtree (NSE: MINDTREE) is a global technology consulting and services company, helping enterprises marry scale with agility to achieve competitive advantage.
  • In India, the research conducted by Great Place to Work has focused on the state of trust in workplaces, what drives employee experience, and its impact on the business outcomes.
  • Hundreds of CEOs and CXOs from India Inc. are part of the great place community that is committed to the vision of making India a great place to work FOR ALLTM.

Mindtree Recognized by Great Place to Work® as one of India's Best Workplaces™ for Women 2021

Monday, September 27, 2021 - 8:36am

BANGALORE, India, Sept. 27, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Mindtree , a global technology services and digital transformation company, has been recognized by Great Place to Work Institute as one among India's Best Workplaces for Women 2021 (Top 50 Large Companies).

Key Points: 
  • BANGALORE, India, Sept. 27, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Mindtree , a global technology services and digital transformation company, has been recognized by Great Place to Work Institute as one among India's Best Workplaces for Women 2021 (Top 50 Large Companies).
  • Mindtree (NSE: MINDTREE) is a global technology consulting and services company, helping enterprises marry scale with agility to achieve competitive advantage.
  • In India, the research conducted by Great Place to Work has focused on the state of trust in workplaces, what drives employee experience, and its impact on the business outcomes.
  • Hundreds of CEOs and CXOs from India Inc. are part of the great place community that is committed to the vision of making India a great place to work FOR ALLTM.