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Empire BlueCross BlueShield and its Foundation Mobilize to Tackle Food Insecurity for Hunger Action Month During the Company’s Annual Volunteer Days

Monday, September 27, 2021 - 3:30pm

Empire BlueCross BlueShield, in partnership with its companys philanthropic arm, the Empire BlueCross BlueShield Foundation, is dedicated to making nutritious food more accessible and affordable, and to improving access to food for local communities.

Key Points: 
  • Empire BlueCross BlueShield, in partnership with its companys philanthropic arm, the Empire BlueCross BlueShield Foundation, is dedicated to making nutritious food more accessible and affordable, and to improving access to food for local communities.
  • In light of this priority, Hunger Action Month this September and the start of the companys annual volunteer days, the Foundation gave grants totaling $400,000 to six community organizations focused on addressing hunger, and Empires associates are committing to four volunteer events in October.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210927005029/en/
    Empire associates volunteer during Hunger Action Month (Photo: Business Wire)
    Food insecurity is one of the most pervasive issues affecting the health of our City.
  • We are so pleased that Empire helped kick-off Hunger Action Month with our event in Brooklyn at P.S.

Advancements Series to Explore Recent Developments in Data Security and Protection

Monday, September 27, 2021 - 3:00pm

In this episode of Advancements, viewers will learn about cybercrime and how hackers continue to steal data and disrupt businesses every day.

Key Points: 
  • In this episode of Advancements, viewers will learn about cybercrime and how hackers continue to steal data and disrupt businesses every day.
  • Data Defenders is a global end-to-end cybersecurity service provider, including risk advisory, response, managed security and technology solutions.
  • Data Defenders now leads the industry with an innovative use of technology with service solutions like Data Shield Managed Security Service, Data D-Fense 24/7, Applied Computer Forensics and Elections Systems Auditing.
  • About Advancements and DMG Productions:
    The Advancements series is an information-based educational show targeting recent advances across a number of industries and economies.

McKool Smith Bolsters Entertainment Litigation Practice with Arrival of Grant Maxwell in Los Angeles

Monday, September 27, 2021 - 2:29pm

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 27, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- McKool Smith, one of the nation's leading trial firms, has announced that entertainment litigator Grant Maxwell has joined the firm as a Principal in its Los Angeles office. Mr. Maxwell focuses on general business litigation with an emphasis on complex disputes in the entertainment industry.

Key Points: 
  • LOS ANGELES, Sept. 27, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- McKool Smith , one of the nation's leading trial firms, has announced that entertainment litigator Grant Maxwell has joined the firm as a Principal in its Los Angeles office.
  • Mr. Maxwell focuses on general business litigation with an emphasis on complex disputes in the entertainment industry.
  • "We are very focused on building our entertainment litigation practice," said David Sochia , Managing Principal of McKool Smith.
  • Prior to joining McKool Smith, Mr. Maxwell worked as in-house litigation counsel for a major automotive manufacturer and spent nearly a decade at two global law firms.

Amulet Capital Partners, LP Acquires Remedy Health Media

Monday, September 27, 2021 - 1:00pm

Amulet Capital Partners, LP (Amulet), a middle-market private equity investment firm based in Greenwich, CT, focused exclusively on the healthcare sector, announced today that is has acquired Remedy Health Media (Remedy), a leading digital health platform that serves patients, caregivers and healthcare providers through a family of trusted health information websites.

Key Points: 
  • Amulet Capital Partners, LP (Amulet), a middle-market private equity investment firm based in Greenwich, CT, focused exclusively on the healthcare sector, announced today that is has acquired Remedy Health Media (Remedy), a leading digital health platform that serves patients, caregivers and healthcare providers through a family of trusted health information websites.
  • Remedy is the third platform investment in Amulet Capital Partners Fund II, which closed at the end of August with $650 million in capital commitments.
  • Remedy Health Media (Remedy) is a leading digital platform that serves communities of patients, care partners and healthcare professionals through a family of trusted health brands that exist to remove barriers and inspire action towards better health.
  • Amulet Capital Partners, LP is a middle-market private equity investment firm based in Greenwich, CT, focused exclusively on the healthcare sector.

DGAP-News: INVERTO GmbH: Margin in spite of Covid-19

Monday, September 27, 2021 - 12:06pm

LONDON, September 27 - Compared to the first study of 2019, the PE companies intensified activities in the so-called bottom line, i.e.

Key Points: 
  • LONDON, September 27 - Compared to the first study of 2019, the PE companies intensified activities in the so-called bottom line, i.e.
  • This is not surprising: While top-line activities usually are associated with investments, bottom-line measures rarely require initial expenditures.
  • However, the effect of these quick fixes is limited, warns Jens Kiebler, Principal and Private Equity Expert at INVERTO.
  • For the new edition of the study, INVERTO interviewed 55 experts from private equity companies.

Nikean Foundation announces $5 million gift to create a Psychedelic Psychotherapy Research Centre at Toronto’s University Health Network (UHN)

Monday, September 27, 2021 - 11:15am

Toronto, Ontario, Sept. 27, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Nikean Foundation (Nikean), a Toronto-based charitable foundation committed to the promotion of research and education in support of the beneficial use of psychedelic medicines, has announced a $5 million transformational gift today in support of psychedelic psychotherapy at the University Health Network (UHN).

Key Points: 
  • Toronto, Ontario, Sept. 27, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Nikean Foundation (Nikean), a Toronto-based charitable foundation committed to the promotion of research and education in support of the beneficial use of psychedelic medicines, has announced a $5 million transformational gift today in support of psychedelic psychotherapy at the University Health Network (UHN).
  • The gift is the largest ever donation in support of psychedelic science and research in Canada.
  • By accepting this gift, UHN is sending a powerful message that Canada is serious about psychedelic research and tackling the existential mental health crisis affecting the masses.
  • Affiliated with UHNs Centre for Mental Health, the new Nikean Psychedelic Psychotherapy Research Centre will anchor Canadas thriving psychedelic innovation and academic research hub, leading to revolutionary advances in how Canada treats mental illness and end-of-life distress.

OST, Inc. Wins Prime Position On Multi-billion Dollar EWAAC Contract

Friday, September 24, 2021 - 2:00pm

MCLEAN Va., Sept. 24, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- OST, Inc. a premier systems integrator of technical, administrative and management solutions, has been awarded a prime position on the United States Air Force's Eglin Wide Agile Acquisition Contract (EWAAC).

Key Points: 
  • MCLEAN Va., Sept. 24, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- OST, Inc. a premier systems integrator of technical, administrative and management solutions, has been awarded a prime position on the United States Air Force's Eglin Wide Agile Acquisition Contract (EWAAC).
  • The new contract is a multiple-award indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity (IDIQ) with a 10-year ordering period and a ceiling value of $46 billion.
  • "At OST, innovation and rapid technology development is baked into the DNA of our company," said Ajay Madan, Principal and Chief Operating Officer of OST.
  • To learn more, please about OST Inc solutions, please visit ostglobal.com
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R-Zero Arc Lands Bronze in 2021 International Design Excellence Awards

Friday, September 24, 2021 - 2:00pm

R-Zero , the first biosafety technology company dedicated to creating safer, healthier indoor spaces, today announced its flagship product, Arc , has been recognized as a Bronze winner for Health & Medical in the 2021 International Design Excellence Awards (IDEA) .

Key Points: 
  • R-Zero , the first biosafety technology company dedicated to creating safer, healthier indoor spaces, today announced its flagship product, Arc , has been recognized as a Bronze winner for Health & Medical in the 2021 International Design Excellence Awards (IDEA) .
  • R-Zeros Arc attained the Medical & Health Bronze award for its innovative and human-centric industrial design approach to hospital-grade UV-C disinfection.
  • Launched in September 2020, Arc is the first IoT enabled, whole-room, UV disinfection device designed for dynamic environments outside of a hospital.
  • R-Zeros strategic design partner, Bould Design , led industrial design of the product, bringing critical-need safety-enabling technology to market in just five months.

4DMobile Nominated for Technology Association of Iowa 2021 Prometheus Awards Creative Technology Solution of the Year

Friday, September 24, 2021 - 1:55pm

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa, Sept. 24, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- 4DMobile, provider of workforce productivity technologies, is proud to announce its xDIM Mobile Dimensioning software has been nominated for The Technology Association of Iowa (TAI) 2021 Prometheus Awards for Creative Technology Solution of the Year.

Key Points: 
  • CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa, Sept. 24, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- 4DMobile, provider of workforce productivity technologies, is proud to announce its xDIM Mobile Dimensioning software has been nominated for The Technology Association of Iowa (TAI) 2021 Prometheus Awards for Creative Technology Solution of the Year.
  • The annual awards unite innovators and leaders from technology, business, education, and government to celebrate the year's most momentous achievements.
  • In the category of Creative Technology Solution of the Year, 4DMobile is joined by other finalists such as Hy-Vee, Inc., John Deere Financial, Kingland Systems, and Principal.
  • Winners will be announced during the 2021 Prometheus Awards dinner on November 4, 2021, in Des Moines, IA.

Cyber Bytes Foundation Holds Grand Opening of American Cyber League Innovation & Technology Cyber Labs

Thursday, September 23, 2021 - 7:00pm

The Cyber Bytes Foundation , in partnership with Insight Enterprises (NASDAQ: NSIT), the global integrator of Insight Intelligent Technology Solutions for organizations of all sizes, held the grand opening today of the American Cyber League Innovation & Technology Cyber Labs , a state-of-the-art technology center in Stafford Countys Quantico HUBZone focused on advancing cybersecurity and emerging technology in government.

Key Points: 
  • The Cyber Bytes Foundation , in partnership with Insight Enterprises (NASDAQ: NSIT), the global integrator of Insight Intelligent Technology Solutions for organizations of all sizes, held the grand opening today of the American Cyber League Innovation & Technology Cyber Labs , a state-of-the-art technology center in Stafford Countys Quantico HUBZone focused on advancing cybersecurity and emerging technology in government.
  • The American Cyber League technology labs are the largest investment in technology infrastructure in Stafford County and will support the explosion of growth in the technology workforce of tomorrow.
  • As one of Staffords target industries, cyber and technology will continue to grow with the innovation of Cyber Bytes Foundation, and the grand opening of these new state-of-the-art labs.
  • To learn more about the American Cyber League Innovation & Technology Cyber Labs, please visit www.cyberbytesfoundation.org or contact Amanda Sawicz directly at 540-426-8643 or amanda@cyberbytesfoundation.org .