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Stove God Cooks Signs With Babygrande Records; Releases New Music Video for 'That's the Game'

Saturday, October 9, 2021 - 5:32am

As his debut music video with Babygrande Records, Cooks sets a high standard for his visuals going forward.

Key Points: 
  • As his debut music video with Babygrande Records, Cooks sets a high standard for his visuals going forward.
  • Directed by GT Films, the music video follows Cooks as he moves nonchalantly through a mansion littered with money and illicit substances, flexing designer brands and a luxurious lifestyle.
  • It was these qualities that inspired Chuck Wilson, Babygrande Global CEO and Chairman, to pursue a deal with Cooks.
  • "I got a call from my friend Lord Jamar of Brand Nubian who told me that I had to hear this new artist named Stove God Cooks," Wilson recounts.

Babylon Project 2.0: World Blockchain Hackathon in the Metaverse

Friday, October 8, 2021 - 3:00am

SAN FRANCISCO, CA, Oct 8, 2021 - (ACN Newswire) - The World Blockchain Hackathon returns this month with Babylon Project 2.0, its second annual virtual hackathon, focusing on the decentralized web.

Key Points: 
  • SAN FRANCISCO, CA, Oct 8, 2021 - (ACN Newswire) - The World Blockchain Hackathon returns this month with Babylon Project 2.0, its second annual virtual hackathon, focusing on the decentralized web.
  • The Babylon Project is a hackathon initiative committed to democratizing access to global innovation and the adoption of blockchain and distributed ledger technologies.
  • The broadest vision of the World Blockchain Hackathon is a future ecosystem in which blockchain innovation becomes the standard backbone for impenetrably secure, fast-moving, intelligent global technologies of all kinds.
  • Other partners include Alchemy, Investinu Group, Blockchain Council, PIABO PR, Waterdrip Capital, Crypto Chicks, Women in Blockchain Talks, Women Who Code Blockchain, Blockchain Acceleration Foundation, Blockchain Founders Fund, WEVE Acceleration, Qubic Labs, Flat 6 Labs, B4H, Blockchain by Women, and Kerala Blockchain Academy.

Roll raises $10M to become the Stripe for Social Tokens

Wednesday, September 29, 2021 - 12:00pm

Similar to Stripe, Roll provides developers with the infrastructure and APIs to seamlessly create and integrate social tokens into new or existing web applications.

Key Points: 
  • Similar to Stripe, Roll provides developers with the infrastructure and APIs to seamlessly create and integrate social tokens into new or existing web applications.
  • Most platforms will use social tokens in one way or another this decade," says Sid Kalla, co-founder and CTO of Roll.
  • "Social tokens help bridge this cultural renaissance with decentralized finance, and have resulted in a 650% increase in trading volume on Roll's social tokens alone."
  • It provides infrastructure and APIs that allow online communities to create and integrate social tokens into both financial systems and social platforms.

Unique business accelerator to grow tech-based ventures that improve community safety and wellness

Thursday, September 23, 2021 - 4:55pm

This accelerator will leverage technology, data, artificial intelligence/machine learning to devise and deploy workable community safety and wellness solutions.

Key Points: 
  • This accelerator will leverage technology, data, artificial intelligence/machine learning to devise and deploy workable community safety and wellness solutions.
  • A group of Alberta investors will form a fund to invest in ventures coming through the accelerator.
  • Participating companies will be selected accordingly to the criteria set by the Community Safety and Wellness Accelerator with their service delivery partner, Alchemist Accelerator.
  • Also, ventures from around the world can come here to help further their business through an accelerator offering a unique opportunity in the social space.

Global business accelerators to power growth, opportunities in Alberta tech startup sector

Thursday, September 23, 2021 - 4:55pm

EDMONTON, Alberta, Sept. 23, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Business accelerators with global reach are setting up shop in Alberta to power new growth and opportunities in the provinces burgeoning tech startup sector.

Key Points: 
  • EDMONTON, Alberta, Sept. 23, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Business accelerators with global reach are setting up shop in Alberta to power new growth and opportunities in the provinces burgeoning tech startup sector.
  • The accelerators are experienced in vaulting promising startups through scaleup and growth by providing intensive mentoring, networking, access to capital and other opportunities.
  • Alberta Accelerator by 500 500 Global, one of the worlds most active venture capital firms, is launching a one-of-a-kind accelerator to nurture seed-stage tech companies in Alberta.
  • The goal is to support Alberta Innovates in strengthening an Alberta innovation corridor which encompasses Edmonton, Calgary and rural Alberta.

The World's 50 Best Restaurants Announces The 51-100 List For 2021

Thursday, September 23, 2021 - 10:00am

LONDON, Sept. 23, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The World's 50 Best Restaurants, sponsored by S.Pellegrino & Acqua Panna, today reveals its list of restaurants ranked from 51st to 100th ahead of the annual awards ceremony, taking place on Tuesday 5thOctober 2021 in Antwerp, Flanders.

Key Points: 
  • LONDON, Sept. 23, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The World's 50 Best Restaurants, sponsored by S.Pellegrino & Acqua Panna, today reveals its list of restaurants ranked from 51st to 100th ahead of the annual awards ceremony, taking place on Tuesday 5thOctober 2021 in Antwerp, Flanders.
  • The World's 50 Best Restaurants 2021 list is voted for by more than 1,000 international restaurant industry experts and well-travelled gourmets who make up The World's 50 Best Restaurants Academy.
  • Professional services consultancy Deloitte independently adjudicates the World's 50 Best Restaurants list, including the ranking from 51-100.
  • The World's 50 Best Restaurants 2021 will be announced live at a ceremony being held in Antwerp, Flanders on Tuesday 5th October, which will also be streamed live on the 50 Best Facebook and YouTube channels.

The World's 50 Best Restaurants Announces The 51-100 List For 2021

Thursday, September 23, 2021 - 10:00am

LONDON, Sept. 23, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The World's 50 Best Restaurants, sponsored by S.Pellegrino & Acqua Panna, today reveals its list of restaurants ranked from 51st to 100th ahead of the annual awards ceremony, taking place on Tuesday 5thOctober 2021 in Antwerp, Flanders.

Key Points: 
  • LONDON, Sept. 23, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The World's 50 Best Restaurants, sponsored by S.Pellegrino & Acqua Panna, today reveals its list of restaurants ranked from 51st to 100th ahead of the annual awards ceremony, taking place on Tuesday 5thOctober 2021 in Antwerp, Flanders.
  • The World's 50 Best Restaurants 2021 list is voted for by more than 1,000 international restaurant industry experts and well-travelled gourmets who make up The World's 50 Best Restaurants Academy.
  • Professional services consultancy Deloitte independently adjudicates the World's 50 Best Restaurants list, including the ranking from 51-100.
  • The World's 50 Best Restaurants 2021 will be announced live at a ceremony being held in Antwerp, Flanders on Tuesday 5th October, which will also be streamed live on the 50 Best Facebook and YouTube channels.

Grand Brulot VSOP Cognac Cafe Announces Partnership With Blues Legend Joe Bonamassa

Tuesday, September 21, 2021 - 3:00pm

NEW YORK, Sept. 21, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Grand Brulot, the award-winning VSOP Cognac cafe, is kicking off a partnership with two-time Grammy-nominated artist and one of the world's best guitar players of all time, Joe Bonamassa .

Key Points: 
  • NEW YORK, Sept. 21, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Grand Brulot, the award-winning VSOP Cognac cafe, is kicking off a partnership with two-time Grammy-nominated artist and one of the world's best guitar players of all time, Joe Bonamassa .
  • When the opportunity came forward about teaming up with Grand Brulot, Joe didn't have to give it a second thought.
  • "Grand Brulot VSOP Cognac Cafe is one of the most exciting new spirits hitting the market today, and I personally think the product is fantastic," said Bonamassa.
  • Beginning this October and into August of 2022, you can expect Joe Bonamassa and Grand Brulot to be in a city near you.

Pittsburgh-based Powerhouse JLE Industries Named to Fast 50 and Earns Top Workplaces Award

Tuesday, September 14, 2021 - 1:56pm

PITTSBURGH, Sept. 14, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- JLE Industries, the fastest-growing, technology-enabled Flatbed freight solutions provider in North America, has been named to two prestigious 2021 Pittsburgh business rankings: the Pittsburgh Business Times' Fast 50, in which the company is ranked #15 of the 50 private companies that were the fastest-growing in the region, based on 2018-20 revenue growth; and the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette's Greater Pittsburgh Top Workplaces. The Top Workplaces list is based solely on employee feedback gathered through a third-party, anonymous survey that measures 15 culture drivers critical to the success of any organization, including alignment, execution, and connection.

Key Points: 
  • "At JLE, we have an ongoing emphasis on people, process, and technology, with people as the top priority.
  • Across the company, we are consistently striving to be the very best versions of ourselves and to bring the best out of each other.
  • The Fast 50 award is also an honored recognition.
  • JLE Industries is one of the fastest-growing logistics companies in the nation.

Alchemy Pay's ACH to Launch on ForTube DeFi Platform on Sept 14

Tuesday, September 14, 2021 - 6:10am

SINGAPORE, Sept. 14, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Alchemy Pay is forming a partnership with ForTube, a DeFi multichain lending protocol, to facilitate borrowing and lending of Alchemy Pay's ACH token.

Key Points: 
  • SINGAPORE, Sept. 14, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Alchemy Pay is forming a partnership with ForTube, a DeFi multichain lending protocol, to facilitate borrowing and lending of Alchemy Pay's ACH token.
  • "Lending protocols like ForTube play an extremely important role in crypto liquidity because liquidity is what makes transactions on networks viable," said John Tan, CEO of Alchemy Pay.
  • "Part of our mission is to provide the liquidity through DeFi that helps optimise projects like Alchemy Pay."
  • ForTube is a DeFi money market platform, based on the Force Protocol, that was launched on Ethereum Mainnet in May 2019.