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Toronto Developers Contribute $6.8 Million to Create 122 New Affordable Homes

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Thursday, November 24, 2022

The designated recipient of the funds is the Toronto-based Land Trust, Community Affordable Housing Solutions ( CAHS ).

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  • The designated recipient of the funds is the Toronto-based Land Trust, Community Affordable Housing Solutions ( CAHS ).
  • CAHS has recently announced plans to invest the $6.8 Million received to date to create 122 new affordable homes as follows:
    Up to 40 affordable ownership units that will include two and three-bedroom units at a future community at St. Clair Ave. and Caledonia Rd.
  • We are proud to be part of a robust non-profit sector that not only builds affordable homes but is also working to ensure these homes stay affordable for decades to come.
  • In addition to the historic land trust, the developers will also provide a number of additional community benefits, including (but not limited to):
    A 56-unit affordable housing will be constructed by the developers and conveyed to the City of Toronto.

Brendan King named Canada’s Most Admired CEO

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Thursday, November 24, 2022

Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Nov. 24, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- (SASKATOON, Canada) November, 24, 2022 Vendastas CEO, Brendan King, has been named a winner of the Canadas Most Admired CEO award by Waterstone Human Capital.

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  • Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Nov. 24, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- (SASKATOON, Canada) November, 24, 2022 Vendastas CEO, Brendan King, has been named a winner of the Canadas Most Admired CEO award by Waterstone Human Capital.
  • Brendan was recognized as the most admired CEO in the Growth companies category.
  • We are so honoured to have Brendan named to this award, says Jean Parchewsky, Vendastas VP of People Operations.
  • Waterstone is also the founder of the Canadas Most Admired Corporate Cultures and Canadas Most Admired CEO programs.

Seattle Bank Launches ‘CD Valet’, a One-Stop Shop for Unbiased Certificate of Deposit Rates

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Thursday, November 17, 2022

SEATTLE, Nov. 17, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Seattle Bank , a digitally-driven local bank, announced the launch of CD Valet , a consumer-focused website highlighting the most relevant and competitive certificate of deposit (CD) rates across five western states, with plans to expand nationally.

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  • SEATTLE, Nov. 17, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Seattle Bank , a digitally-driven local bank, announced the launch of CD Valet , a consumer-focused website highlighting the most relevant and competitive certificate of deposit (CD) rates across five western states, with plans to expand nationally.
  • CD Valet is the one source of truth for CDs, showing the most relevant and competitive rates without bias since CD Valet does not accept promotional dollars.
  • CD investors are savvy savers, especially in todays economic environment, and they deserve a comprehensive and unbiased view of the marketplace, said John Blizzard, president and CEO of Seattle Bank.
  • Seattle Bank is a wholly owned subsidiary of Seattle Bancshares, Inc., a privately held bank holding company.

Ambient.ai Named to Fast Company’s Second Annual List of the Next Big Things in Tech

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Thursday, November 17, 2022

SAN JOSE, Calif., Nov. 17, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Ambient.ai , the computer vision intelligence company transforming physical security, today announced that it has been named to Fast Companys second annual Next Big Things in Tech list , honoring technology breakthroughs that promise to shape the future of industries.

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  • SAN JOSE, Calif., Nov. 17, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Ambient.ai , the computer vision intelligence company transforming physical security, today announced that it has been named to Fast Companys second annual Next Big Things in Tech list , honoring technology breakthroughs that promise to shape the future of industries.
  • Ambient.ai has pioneered computer vision intelligence (CVI), which combines cutting edge AI and computer visions with deep security awareness.
  • Across deployments, Ambient.ai has quickened response times 10x, eliminated more than 93% of false alarms, and reduced post-incident investigation times by 90%.
  • The Winter 2022/2023 issue of Fast Company is available online now and will hit newsstands on December 6.

Crosschq Celebrates Milestone with Klay Thompson’s The 941 Project

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Thursday, November 17, 2022

Mike Fitzsimmons, CEO of Crosschq, commented, Its been incredibly gratifying for the Crosschq team to contribute to the success of these returners.

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  • Mike Fitzsimmons, CEO of Crosschq, commented, Its been incredibly gratifying for the Crosschq team to contribute to the success of these returners.
  • Not only have they made great strides in their personal career journeys, but theyre also making solid contributions to their employers.
  • The 941 Project is committed to providing employment education, interview training, career development support, and networking opportunities to 941 workers who have suffered career setbacks.
  • Crosschq is powering a revolution in data-driven hiring and people analytics to help companies better recruit and retain talent.

TVision Secures $16mm Investment Round Led by iSpot in Support of Expanding Cross-Platform TV Currencies

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Tuesday, November 15, 2022

The round was led by a strategic investment from iSpot, the real-time TV measurement company and new currency provider, along with continued support from SIG Capital, Accomplice, and Golden Ventures.

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  • The round was led by a strategic investment from iSpot, the real-time TV measurement company and new currency provider, along with continued support from SIG Capital, Accomplice, and Golden Ventures.
  • The investment builds on a long-standing relationship between iSpot and TVision to measure co-viewing and person-level metrics for linear TV and will support iSpots trusted, cross-platform currencies for all video.
  • As a part of the investment, iSpot CEO and founder Sean Muller will join the TVision board.
  • Our investment in TVision is an investment in the future of CTV and cross-platform TV currencies, says iSpot CEO and Founder, Sean Muller.

Brussels Privacy Convening Focuses on Empowering Vulnerable and Marginalized People, Launches New Project

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Saturday, November 26, 2022

Brussels Privacy Convening Focuses on Empowering Vulnerable and Marginalized People, Launches New Project

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  • Brussels Privacy Convening Focuses on Empowering Vulnerable and Marginalized People, Launches New Project
    The Future of Privacy Forum (FPF), a global non-profit focused on data protection and privacy, and the Brussels Privacy Hub of Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB) will jointly present the sixth edition of the Brussels Privacy Symposium on November 15, 2022.
  • The in-person event will convene in Brussels, bringing together policymakers, academic researchers, civil society, and industry representatives to discuss privacy research and scholarship.
  • In line with this years topic, Vulnerable People, Marginalization, and Data Protection, participants will explore the extent to which data protection and privacy law including GDPR and other modern data protection laws like Brazils LGPD safeguard and empower vulnerable and marginalized people.
  • The event marks the launch of VULNERA, the International Observatory on Vulnerable People in Data Protection, led by the Brussels Privacy Hub and supported by the Future of Privacy Forum.

New Jersey Institute of Technology Hires a Leading Voice for Diversity

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Monday, November 14, 2022

Newark, N.J., Nov. 14, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- New Jersey Institute of Technology has tapped David E. Jones, a leading voice for diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging in higher education, to become its first chief diversity officer.

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  • Newark, N.J., Nov. 14, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- New Jersey Institute of Technology has tapped David E. Jones, a leading voice for diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging in higher education, to become its first chief diversity officer.
  • Jones, who starts Dec. 1, joins from William Paterson University, where he has been chief diversity officer since 2020.
  • My lived experiences have informed my career and lifes work, Jones said, adding, Im eager to blend those experiences as the chief diversity officer at NJIT.
  • 33 nationally byThe Princeton Reviewas a Best Value College and is rated among the top 50 public national universities and top 100 overall byU.S.

Frequency Therapeutics to Host Virtual Investor Event, Highlighting Hearing Restoration Candidate FX-322 in Advance of Q1 Clinical Results

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Thursday, November 17, 2022

A Phase 2b study of FX-322 (FX-322-208) is fully enrolled with clinical results anticipated in the first quarter of 2023.

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  • A Phase 2b study of FX-322 (FX-322-208) is fully enrolled with clinical results anticipated in the first quarter of 2023.
  • They will also discuss how a medicine for cochlear regeneration may fit with currently available hearing devices and the clinical significance of speech perception on overall hearing.
  • Kevin Franck, Ph.D., SVP, Strategic Marketing and New Product Planning: Cochlear restoration market development and the demand for new therapeutics.
  • Carl LeBel, Ph.D., Chief Development Officer: FX-322 hearing restoration program and the clinical development path.

Investors Putting Less in the Stock Market to Pay for Everyday Essentials

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Thursday, November 17, 2022

More than one-third of all Americans (36%) do not have any money in the stock market.

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  • More than one-third of all Americans (36%) do not have any money in the stock market.
  • Among Americans without money in the stock market:
    The study also revealed that many investors (57%) feel overwhelmed by investment options and need advice.
  • While financial advisors, financial institutions, and family are the top resources that investors turn to for advice, those resources vary by generation.
  • Assuming no sample bias, the maximum margin of error for full-sample estimates is 2% overall and 3% for those with money in the stock market (investors).