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DGAP-News: aap's transformation continues: Marc Langner strengthens Supervisory Board

Thursday, October 14, 2021 - 10:03am

aap Implantate AG ("aap" or the "Company") announces a change in the composition of its Supervisory Board.

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  • aap Implantate AG ("aap" or the "Company") announces a change in the composition of its Supervisory Board.
  • As part of aap's further transformation, Mr. Marc Langner (45) will strengthen the Company's supervisory body with effect from 1 November 2021.
  • "Marc Langner can look back on many years in various board and management positions," says Dr. med.
  • Mr. Langner succeeds by way of court appointment Mr. Biense Visser (69), who will resign from his office as a member of aap's Supervisory Board for personal reasons.

Sunnova Appoints Mary Yang to Its Board of Directors

Wednesday, October 13, 2021 - 9:30pm

Sunnova Energy International Inc. (Sunnova) (NYSE: NOVA), one of the leading U.S. residential solar and storage service providers, announced today the appointment of Mary Yang as an independent Class III director of the Company's Board of Directors effective Wednesday, October 13th, 2021.

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  • Sunnova Energy International Inc. (Sunnova) (NYSE: NOVA), one of the leading U.S. residential solar and storage service providers, announced today the appointment of Mary Yang as an independent Class III director of the Company's Board of Directors effective Wednesday, October 13th, 2021.
  • Yang has more than 25 years of experience in technology through a career focused on advising companies on strategic investments, alliance opportunities and global M&A activity.
  • The addition of Yang to the Board of Directors brings the total number of directors to ten.
  • Were excited to welcome Mary to the board and know that her contribution will be vital to our growth and evolution as a technology-enabled service provider."

Face recognition and skeleton tracking developer 3DiVi nabs $2M

Thursday, September 30, 2021 - 2:00pm

Founded in 2011, 3DiVi is an AI technology company focused on the application of machine learning (ML) to computer vision.

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  • Founded in 2011, 3DiVi is an AI technology company focused on the application of machine learning (ML) to computer vision.
  • Successful commercial products born by this framework are Nuitrack Skeleton Tracking SDK (the popular alternative to Microsoft Kinect SDK, licensed by Intel, Orbbec, LG) and 3DiVi Face Recognition SDK.
  • Dmitry Morozov, co-founder of 3DiVi: "The company is already known in the computer vision market with SDKs for face and skeletal tracking.
  • Company main products are state-of-the-art API / SDKs for skeleton tracking, face recognition, object, and activity recognition.

Goldman Sachs, Robin Hood Foundation, and Guardian Life Support The Knowledge House

Tuesday, September 28, 2021 - 1:32pm

Goldman Sachs , Robin Hood Foundation , The Guardian Life Insurance Company of America (Guardian Life), and other partners have committed to both professional mentoring and fiscal support to reach this ground-breaking goal assisting The Knowledge House in its mission to create a pipeline of talented and capable workers equipped with the technology and skills that provide economic opportunity, living wages, and career mobility.

Key Points: 
  • Goldman Sachs , Robin Hood Foundation , The Guardian Life Insurance Company of America (Guardian Life), and other partners have committed to both professional mentoring and fiscal support to reach this ground-breaking goal assisting The Knowledge House in its mission to create a pipeline of talented and capable workers equipped with the technology and skills that provide economic opportunity, living wages, and career mobility.
  • Guardian Life, a new sponsor of The Knowledge House, will support our new technology Fellows and begin crafting partnership opportunities that help to bridge the digital divide.
  • The Knowledge House is hosting an engaging Fellowship Campaign Event Series featuring:
    The Knowledge House is celebrating its 7th anniversary by honoring Bronx leaders.
  • The Knowledge House will also welcome donors of every level to support the campaign by purchasing tickets to the speaker series and/or donating to the Fellowship.

ROSNEFT OIL COMPANY: Rosneft became the only Russian O&G company announced as Global Compact LEAD

Monday, September 20, 2021 - 12:13pm

Rosneft became the only Russian oil and gas company announced as Global Compact LEAD in the area of sustainable development due to ongoing commitment to the United Nations Global Compact and its Ten Principles for responsible business.

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  • Rosneft became the only Russian oil and gas company announced as Global Compact LEAD in the area of sustainable development due to ongoing commitment to the United Nations Global Compact and its Ten Principles for responsible business.
  • In 2021, only 37 companies, out of which four companies belong to the oil and gas business, were assigned the Global Compact LEAD status.
  • Sanda Ojiambo, CEO and Executive Director of the UN Global Compact, said, "LEAD companies represent the highest level of engagement with the UN Global Compact.
  • Rosneft Oil Company is the leader of the Russian Oil Industry and the world's largest public energy company in terms of hydrocarbon production.

Aktivate Announces $7 Million Seed Funding Round to Launch Scholastic Sports Community

Tuesday, September 14, 2021 - 1:00pm

Aktivate, a sports technology platform for K-12 schools, today announced its public launch and the closing of a $7MM seed financing round that will fund the development of a market-leading sports administration platform and scholastic sports community.

Key Points: 
  • Aktivate, a sports technology platform for K-12 schools, today announced its public launch and the closing of a $7MM seed financing round that will fund the development of a market-leading sports administration platform and scholastic sports community.
  • Through the delivery of a comprehensive software-as-a-service administration and engagement platform, Aktivate is modernizing the highly fragmented, $35B+ youth sports and activities market.
  • With a powerful software platform as its base, Aktivate is building a community that brings together student-athletes, their families, schools, and valued partners.
  • Together, Petry and Emmons will lead the development of a revolutionary new scholastic sports and activity management platform and marketplace community.

Wiley to Participate in Morningstar’s Management Behind the Moat Conference

Thursday, September 9, 2021 - 1:00pm

Wiley (NYSE:JWA)(NYSE:JWB), a global leader in research and education, announced that management will participate in the virtual Morningstar Management Behind the Moat conference on Wednesday, September 15.

Key Points: 
  • Wiley (NYSE:JWA)(NYSE:JWB), a global leader in research and education, announced that management will participate in the virtual Morningstar Management Behind the Moat conference on Wednesday, September 15.
  • Wiley has been assigned both Wide Moat and Exemplary Stewardship ratings by Morningstar.
  • Brian Napack, President and Chief Executive Officer, and John Kritzmacher, Chief Financial Officer, will participate in a fireside chat at 11:00 AM ET.
  • Wiley is a global leader in research and education, unlocking human potential by enabling discovery, powering education, and shaping workforces.

Armored Things Raises $12m in Series A Funding to Fuel Growth in Crowd Intelligence; Adds to Executive Team

Tuesday, August 24, 2021 - 1:30pm

BOSTON, Aug. 24, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Armored Things, a crowd analysis and intelligence software company, today announced that it has raised $12 million in Series A financing led by Nimble Ventures, with additional new investment from Gutbrain Ventures, PBJ Capital, and Micromanagement Ventures. Existing investors Glasswing Ventures, Will Ventures, and iNovia Capital also participated in the round.

Key Points: 
  • Along with the new funding, Armored Things also announced the addition of Jonathan Tice as Chief Revenue Officer.
  • In his role, Tice leads Armored Things market expansion with responsibility for sales, marketing, business development, and strategic partnerships.
  • Prior to joining Armored Things, Tice was Chief Customer Officer at FocusVision, a global provider of survey, research, and analytics software for large enterprises.
  • Since its founding in 2016, Armored Things has built a team of security and technology experts to deliver world-class solutions to stadiums, corporations, and campuses around the country.

Stelco Holdings Inc. Reports Second Consecutive Quarter of Record Results in Q2 2021 and Doubles Dividend

Tuesday, August 10, 2021 - 10:01pm

Stelco Holdings and its subsidiaries ended Q2 2021 with current assets of $1.0billion, which exceeded current liabilities of $825million by $188million.

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  • Stelco Holdings and its subsidiaries ended Q2 2021 with current assets of $1.0billion, which exceeded current liabilities of $825million by $188million.
  • Non-current liabilities of $566million as at June 30, 2021 include $400million of obligations to independent pension and OPEB trusts.
  • Stelco's Holding's Board of Directors approved the payment of a regular quarterly dividend of $0.20 per share which will be paid on August 31, 2021, to shareholders of record as of the close of business on August 25, 2021.
  • Stelco management will host a conference call to discuss its results tomorrow, Wednesday, August 11, 2021, at 9:00 a.m.

Leading Angel Investor Group Hosting 10th HyperAccelerator Program, Targeting Impact Companies

Wednesday, April 29, 2020 - 9:00am

Rockies Venture Club (RVC), the largest angel investor group in Colorado, is hosting their next Impact HyperAccelerator program on June 22nd through June 29th, 2020.

Key Points: 
  • Rockies Venture Club (RVC), the largest angel investor group in Colorado, is hosting their next Impact HyperAccelerator program on June 22nd through June 29th, 2020.
  • The program is designed to help seed-stage startups prepare to raise money from venture capital and angel investors.
  • This Demo Day is followed by RVC's syndication investment process for those companies that garnered the greatest interest from RVC's angel investor network.
  • Founders or prospective mentors interested in applying to participate or learning more about the RVC Impact HyperAccelerator can visit http://www.hyperaccelerator.org .