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READOUT: SBA Administrator Isabella Casillas Guzman Visits Seattle, Washington to Highlight Economic Recovery of Small Businesses, and Speak at Amazon’s Accelerate Conference

Thursday, October 21, 2021 - 5:48pm

Seattle, WA, Oct. 21, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Administrator Isabella Casillas Guzman , head of the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), visited Seattle, Washington this week as part of a national tour highlighting small business recovery and resources available to assist entrepreneurs.

Key Points: 
  • Seattle, WA, Oct. 21, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Administrator Isabella Casillas Guzman , head of the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), visited Seattle, Washington this week as part of a national tour highlighting small business recovery and resources available to assist entrepreneurs.
  • Mayor Jenny Durkan joined Administrator Guzman to kick off her Seattle visit with a walking tour of small businesses along Rainier Avenue.
  • Later, Administrator Guzman visited Washington Machine Works, a local manufacturing business that has provided full-service machining services to the government and industries since 1985.
  • Washington Machine Works also received COVID relief from the Paycheck Protection Program and the COVID Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL).

First Horizon Foundation commits $1 million for the creation of the Big River Park, a conservation effort along the Mississippi River

Thursday, October 21, 2021 - 4:06pm

This critical portion of the Mississippi River waterfront is currently subdivided into multiple ownerships.

Key Points: 
  • This critical portion of the Mississippi River waterfront is currently subdivided into multiple ownerships.
  • Big River Crossing opened five years ago on October 22, 2016, as the country's longest active bike-pedestrian rail bridge.
  • First Horizon Foundation was an early partner in the bridge's establishment, which has since welcomed over one million visitors across the Mississippi River.
  • The Big River Strategic Initiative (BRSI) is a collection of projects activating and celebrating the Mississippi River and its surrounding landscape.

180 Cakes Helps Its Customers Take "One Step Forward"

Thursday, October 21, 2021 - 1:33pm

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Oct. 21, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- 180 Cakes founder Kara Payne knows how easy it is to crave dessert.

Key Points: 
  • FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Oct. 21, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- 180 Cakes founder Kara Payne knows how easy it is to crave dessert.
  • 180 Cakes is based on a conversation between Yvon Chouinard of Patagonia and Doug Tompkins of North Face during the film "180 South."
  • About 180 Cakes: 180 Cakes was launched in February of 2018 by professional chef Kara Payne.
  • Each 180 Cakes recipe focuses on using a minimal number of natural, clean ingredients in perfect quantities that are tailored to create an optimal flavor profile.

Zebra Technologies Expands Fetch Robotics Portfolio with Solution to Optimize Fulfillment Workflows

Thursday, October 21, 2021 - 1:00pm
Key Points: 
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20211021005119/en/
    Zebra Technologies Fetch FlexShelf Guide AMR (Photo: Business Wire)
    FetchCore enterprise cloud software allows companies to quickly modify workflows on-demand for warehouse operations.
  • FetchCores new fulfillment software package incorporates warehouse annotation, wave management, a pick heatmap, advanced fulfillment analytics and forklift detection features.
  • Fetch Robotics, now part of Zebra Technologies, has responded to this demand by developing an integrated fulfillment solution so that retailers and 3PLs can now not only streamline each picking operations, but leverage the entire portfolio of Fetch AMRs to automate any manual workflow in fulfillment and distribution centers.
  • ZEBRA and the stylized Zebra head are trademarks of Zebra Technologies Corp., registered in many jurisdictions worldwide.

"Indiana's Year Of The Trails" Launches With A Powerful Message: Connected Trails Are Essential To Statewide Prosperity

Thursday, October 21, 2021 - 11:00am

Eric Holcomb has proclaimed 2021-2022 as "Indiana's Year of the Trails" recognizing that "connecting trail segments is a powerful tool for economic and community development that should be actively facilitated."

Key Points: 
  • Eric Holcomb has proclaimed 2021-2022 as "Indiana's Year of the Trails" recognizing that "connecting trail segments is a powerful tool for economic and community development that should be actively facilitated."
  • In addition, the legislative trails caucus is focused on building the political support to implement the recommendations in the 2021 Indiana State Trails Plan , including the development of the state's Visionary Trail System.
  • Sen. Kruse has recognized that "trails bring people together, as they not only connect physical locations but also represent the bonds that create communities."
  • "Indiana's story of trails as fundamental to quality of life, economic development and tourism is a great success story.

Crestline Selected to Manage the Newly Constructed Aloft Portland, Maine

Thursday, October 21, 2021 - 10:00am

FAIRFAX, Va., Oct. 21, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Crestline Hotels & Resorts, LLC (Crestline) announced today that it has been selected to manage the 157-guestroom Aloft Portland, Maine hotel which is located along Portlands downtown waterfront.

Key Points: 
  • FAIRFAX, Va., Oct. 21, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Crestline Hotels & Resorts, LLC (Crestline) announced today that it has been selected to manage the 157-guestroom Aloft Portland, Maine hotel which is located along Portlands downtown waterfront.
  • This marks the third hotel in Portland that Crestline has added to its management portfolio.
  • Last month Crestline added the 178-guestroom AC Hotel by Marriott Portland Downtown/Waterfront, and in 2020 the company assumed management of the Residence Inn Portland Downtown/Waterfront.
  • The newly built Aloft Portland sits amid the urban sophistication of Portlands working waterfront.

Humanising Autonomy Raises $11 Million Series A Funding to Change How Machines Understand People Globally

Thursday, October 21, 2021 - 9:00am

LONDON, Oct. 21, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Humanising Autonomy, a behaviour AI company using modular, low-power computer vision technology to ethically understand and predict human behaviour, has raised an $11 million Series A funding round.

Key Points: 
  • LONDON, Oct. 21, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Humanising Autonomy, a behaviour AI company using modular, low-power computer vision technology to ethically understand and predict human behaviour, has raised an $11 million Series A funding round.
  • It follows a $6 million Seed round and brings the total capital raised to $17 million.
  • "People are interacting with machines more than ever before," says Maya Pindeus, co-founder and chief executive officer of Humanising Autonomy.
  • "Our technology is changing how machines understand people and how businesses evaluate and extract insight from their data," Pindeus continues.

Humanising Autonomy Raises $11 Million Series A Funding to Change How Machines Understand People Globally

Thursday, October 21, 2021 - 9:00am

LONDON, Oct. 21, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Humanising Autonomy, a behaviour AI company using modular, low-power computer vision technology to ethically understand and predict human behaviour, has raised an $11 million Series A funding round.

Key Points: 
  • LONDON, Oct. 21, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Humanising Autonomy, a behaviour AI company using modular, low-power computer vision technology to ethically understand and predict human behaviour, has raised an $11 million Series A funding round.
  • It follows a $6 million Seed round and brings the total capital raised to $17 million.
  • "People are interacting with machines more than ever before," says Maya Pindeus, co-founder and chief executive officer of Humanising Autonomy.
  • "Our technology is changing how machines understand people and how businesses evaluate and extract insight from their data," Pindeus continues.

Flywheel Capital Acquires $66.85 Million Denver Metro Area Office Campus

Wednesday, October 20, 2021 - 8:36pm

"Gateway Centre is a perfect fit for our firm and our investors," said Ben Hrouda, Managing Partner at Flywheel.

Key Points: 
  • "Gateway Centre is a perfect fit for our firm and our investors," said Ben Hrouda, Managing Partner at Flywheel.
  • Flywheel worked closely with JLL Capital Markets and Independent Financial to place the $43.69 million financing.
  • Flywheel now has approximately 1.7 million square feet and more than $250 million in assets under management spanning the entirety of Colorado's Front Range.
  • Based in Denver, Flywheel Capital collaborates with investors, lenders, and community leaders to craft deals that positively contribute to the economic health of the Colorado community.

Pure Farmland™ Celebrates Bonton Farms With $20,000 Donation Through Its Pure Growth Project

Wednesday, October 20, 2021 - 8:32pm

SMITHFIELD, Va., Oct. 20, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Earlier today, Pure Farmland recognized Bonton Farms in Dallas, Texas, for its positive local impact with a check donation of $20,000.

Key Points: 
  • SMITHFIELD, Va., Oct. 20, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Earlier today, Pure Farmland recognized Bonton Farms in Dallas, Texas, for its positive local impact with a check donation of $20,000.
  • The contribution is part of the Pure Growth Project , an initiative launched by Pure Farmland in 2020 to ensure community gardens and farms continue to thrive and help increase access to fresh, locally-grown fruits and vegetables nationwide.
  • Pure Farmland joined Bonton Farms to celebrate the local green space's achievements and highlight the continued impact their hard work has on the neighborhood.
  • Bonton Farms leverages urban agriculture to nourish the physical, mental, and financial health within a neighborhood of 4,600 individuals each year.