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Worklyn Partners Raises Over $35 Million to Invest and Operate at Intersection of Cybersecurity and IT Services

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Wednesday, January 19, 2022 - 9:00pm

Focusing exclusively on these two high-growth and fragmented verticals, Worklyn is uniquely positioned to capitalize on the consolidation taking place in both the IT and cybersecurity services markets.

Key Points: 
  • Focusing exclusively on these two high-growth and fragmented verticals, Worklyn is uniquely positioned to capitalize on the consolidation taking place in both the IT and cybersecurity services markets.
  • The $150 billion global cybersecurity market is growing at over 12 percent year-over-year, and the IT services industry represents a market opportunity north of $1 trillion.
  • For nearly a decade prior to co-founding Worklyn, Zack advised and invested in cybersecurity companies across various stages of growth.
  • Worklyn Partners is an industry-focused growth equity fund building a network of portfolio companies to form a one-stop-shop for cybersecurity and IT services.

OSC Announces New Commissioner Appointments

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Wednesday, January 19, 2022 - 8:19pm

TORONTO, Jan. 19, 2022 /CNW/ -Ontario Securities Commission (OSC) Chair and CEO Grant Vingoe today announced the following appointments to the Commission.

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  • TORONTO, Jan. 19, 2022 /CNW/ -Ontario Securities Commission (OSC) Chair and CEO Grant Vingoe today announced the following appointments to the Commission.
  • In welcoming these new additions to the OSC, Grant Vingoe commented, "we are delighted to have such seasoned professionals join the Commission.
  • Biographical information on all Commissioners is available in the About the OSC section of the OSC website.
  • Investors are urged to check the registration of any persons or company offering an investment opportunity and to review the OSC investor materials available at http://www.osc.ca .

Barabino & Partners acquires B2P Communications

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Wednesday, January 19, 2022 - 7:36pm

Barabino & Partners (B&P), the leading Italian communications group with fully owned subsidiaries in London, Berlin and New York, today announces the completion of the acquisition of B2P Communications Consulting (B2P), a Franco-German consulting firm specialised in strategic communication and media relations, with offices in Paris, Berlin and Munich.

Key Points: 
  • Barabino & Partners (B&P), the leading Italian communications group with fully owned subsidiaries in London, Berlin and New York, today announces the completion of the acquisition of B2P Communications Consulting (B2P), a Franco-German consulting firm specialised in strategic communication and media relations, with offices in Paris, Berlin and Munich.
  • two of the most important European markets and two key countries for the European Unions - said Federico Steiner, Equity Partner and Managing Director at Barabino & Partners.
  • "Almost 9 years after founding B2P, it was crucial for me to enter the next level and expand our service offering to Europe", said Bndicte de Peretti, founder of B2P.
  • "My first thank goes to Bndicte de Peretti and Federico Steiner who imagined and bravely executed this business combination despite the uncertainty linked to the coronavirus outbreak, said Luca Barabino, Founder and CEO at Barabino & Partners.

Autograph Announces $170M Series B Funding Co-Led by a16z and Kleiner Perkins

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Wednesday, January 19, 2022 - 6:14pm

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 19, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Autograph, the Web3 brand pioneering a new era of digital experiences, today announces the closing of a series B funding totaling $170M co-led by a16z and Kleiner Perkins.

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  • LOS ANGELES, Jan. 19, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Autograph, the Web3 brand pioneering a new era of digital experiences, today announces the closing of a series B funding totaling $170M co-led by a16z and Kleiner Perkins.
  • This comes on the heels of Series A financing in July 2021 co-led by 01A and Velvet Sea Ventures.
  • The Series B round announced today also includes investments from Lightspeed Partner Nicole Quinn and Katie Haun's firm, and a follow up infusion from 01A.
  • Today, Kleiner Perkins continues to invest in founders and their bold ideas helping them to make history.

Brevet and Symmetrics Unite to Create Next Generation Sales Effectiveness Firm

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Wednesday, January 19, 2022 - 6:00pm

ATLANTA, Jan. 19, 2022 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- The Brevet Group, a sales enablement and consulting firm that delivers customized solutions, announces the integration with the sales performance consulting and training firm Symmetrics Group.

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  • ATLANTA, Jan. 19, 2022 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- The Brevet Group, a sales enablement and consulting firm that delivers customized solutions, announces the integration with the sales performance consulting and training firm Symmetrics Group.
  • Joining forces with Symmetrics furthers our mission to help organizations reimagine modern sales," says Brian Williams, Partner of The Brevet Group.
  • Shiver brings a balance of strategic sales strategy experience along with practical implementation to help sales teams effectively implement new sales strategies.
  • Founded in 2012, The Brevet Group is a sales effectiveness firm that bridges the gap between strategy and execution.

Negev Capital Announces Final Close of $30M+ for Fund One, Set to Back Psychedelic Drug Development Startups

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Monday, January 17, 2022 - 1:44pm

Negev Capital invests in companies that develop novel drugs for neuropsychiatric disorders, based on psychedelic compounds.

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  • Negev Capital invests in companies that develop novel drugs for neuropsychiatric disorders, based on psychedelic compounds.
  • Toronto, Ontario--(Newsfile Corp. - January 17, 2022) - Negev Capital, a psychedelic medical intervention investment fund, today announced the final close of its investment vehicle, "Fund One" at US$30 million of fully contributed capital, thanks to the strong support from Negev's existing limited partner base and new investors.
  • Negev Capital has been active in deploying Fund One to-date, with 40% of total capital allocated into 20 startups.
  • Negev Capital continues to invest in pre-clinical and Phase 1-stage companies that develop drugs based on psychedelic compounds for neuropsychiatric disorders.

Dakar 2022: A Showcase in the Desert

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Tuesday, January 18, 2022 - 5:12am

However, one competition that makes up for the lack of races is the Dakar Rally.

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  • However, one competition that makes up for the lack of races is the Dakar Rally.
  • Motul has been a long term technical partner of the Dakar, having stepped up in 2018 to become a Major Partner of the event.
  • The Dakar Rally is considered the world's most legendary off-road race and this year it was held in the heart of the middle east, in Saudi Arabia.
  • For Motul, the Dakar presents the best living laboratory to test and develop its products under punishing conditions.

DGAP-News: COMCAST NAMES MATT QUANTZ VICE PRESIDENT OF SALES AND MARKETING IN WASHINGTON

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Wednesday, January 19, 2022 - 8:22pm

Comcast today announced Matt Quantz as the new Vice President of Sales and Marketing in Washington.

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  • Comcast today announced Matt Quantz as the new Vice President of Sales and Marketing in Washington.
  • In this role, he will lead marketing and sales personnel and operations throughout the state, including the company's Xfinity retail stores, indirect retail, 3rd party-Branded Partner retail, direct sales, and multi-dwelling units.
  • 'I previously worked with Matt in Oregon and know first-hand that he will be a fantastic addition to our senior leadership team here in Washington,' said Rodrigo Lopez, Regional Senior Vice President of Comcast Washington.
  • A sales and operations executive with 22 years of experience, Quantz most recently served as Vice-President of Sales and Marketing for Comcast in Oregon and Southwest Washington.

Beyond Lead Generation: How Zoe's Wealth Platform Supercharged Capasso Planning Partners' Growth

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Tuesday, January 18, 2022 - 10:34pm

Instead of offering basic lead generation for financial advisors, Zoe works in partnership with RIAs through every stop of the client acquisition process.

Key Points: 
  • Instead of offering basic lead generation for financial advisors, Zoe works in partnership with RIAs through every stop of the client acquisition process.
  • Capasso Planning Partners was featured on Michael Kitces Financial Advisor Success Podcast .
  • "As of right now, I'm personally the lead advisor for 68 relationships and I would say probably 80% of those were from Zoe.''
  • Working with Capasso Planning Partners to enable their ongoing success is clear evidence of where the industry is headed.

Select Physicians Associates ACO Doubles Membership as It Expands Into 5 More States, Totaling 8 Nationwide

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Tuesday, January 18, 2022 - 6:00pm

"With consecutive years of growth and increased shared savings, we've proven that SPA's provider-centric model works," said SPA ACO President Pawan Shah.

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  • "With consecutive years of growth and increased shared savings, we've proven that SPA's provider-centric model works," said SPA ACO President Pawan Shah.
  • "We have created a sustainable platform that not only focuses on the well-being of our patients but also our providers.
  • SPA continues to look to the future and is actively recruiting providers nationwide to join their ACO model.
  • Select Physicians Associates (SPA) is an MSSP ACO with the direct mission to provide Better Care, Better Quality, and Lower Cost to its nationwide beneficiaries.