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QED Investors Announces Acquisition of Lingua Franca Search

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Friday, September 30, 2022

QED Investors, a leading global venture capital firm focused on investing in disruptive financial services companies, today announced the acquisition of Lingua Franca Search (LF Search), a boutique retained executive and professional search firm that places exceptional talent in fintech and financial services roles.

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  • QED Investors, a leading global venture capital firm focused on investing in disruptive financial services companies, today announced the acquisition of Lingua Franca Search (LF Search), a boutique retained executive and professional search firm that places exceptional talent in fintech and financial services roles.
  • QED Investors, which previously held a majority ownership stake in LF Search, increased its ownership of the business as part of QEDs strategic focus of investing in portfolio support capabilities.
  • We founded LF Search in 2017 to fill the void in placing world-class credit and analytics talent within the fintech and financial services space, said QED Investors Managing Partner Nigel Morris.
  • Although LF Search is now owned by QED Investors, the firm will continue to serve both QED portfolio companies, as well as companies outside of the QED orbit.

Satellogic Signs Three-Year Agreement with Government of Albania to Access Dedicated Satellite Constellation

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Thursday, September 29, 2022

Satellogic Inc. (NASDAQ: SATL), a leader in sub-meter resolution Earth Observation (EO) data collection, announced today that it has reached a three-year agreement with the Government of Albania to develop a Dedicated Satellite Constellation.

Key Points: 
  • Satellogic Inc. (NASDAQ: SATL), a leader in sub-meter resolution Earth Observation (EO) data collection, announced today that it has reached a three-year agreement with the Government of Albania to develop a Dedicated Satellite Constellation.
  • This unique program derives from Satellogics Constellation-as-a-Service model and will provide Albania with responsive satellite imagery capabilities across its sovereign territory.
  • Albania will have priority access to two satellites, which will be named Albania-1 and Albania-2, that are expected to join Satellogics fleet in its upcoming satellite launch with SpaceX.
  • With the Dedicated Satellite Constellation, Satellogic will accelerate Albanias participation in the New Space Economy.

John E. Osborne II Joins LEXI; Leads Intelligent IoT Operations

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Wednesday, September 28, 2022

In this role, John will oversee LEXIs multi-protocol product development, rapid product commercialization, systems innovation, and agile operations as LEXI next-levels IoT platforms from smart to Intelligent.

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  • In this role, John will oversee LEXIs multi-protocol product development, rapid product commercialization, systems innovation, and agile operations as LEXI next-levels IoT platforms from smart to Intelligent.
  • Prior to joining LEXI, John was President North America at LEEDARSON the largest IoT manufacturer in the world.
  • My background spans software, hardware, services and standards for smart home, building, retail you name it, said John E. Osborne II, COO, LEXI.
  • Learn more about the LEXI IoT Edge-to-Cloud Platform and other intelligent advantages at lexi.tech .

SpaceChain and SpaceBelt Team Up to Foster Digital Asset Storage and Payment Services Growth in the New Space Economy

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Wednesday, September 28, 2022

SINGAPORE, Sept. 27, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- SpaceChain today announced the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with SpaceBelt to collaborate and jointly enable services that combine SpaceBelt's patented space-based cloud data storage capabilities with SpaceChain's blockchain-integrated satellite infrastructure and open source standard, fostering a robust market for space-based digital asset storage and payment services in the New Space Economy.

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  • The partnership is aimed at developing uniquely combined space-based services that will broaden the customer base and address the market need for ultra-secure digital asset storage and payment services.
  • "The collaboration between SpaceChain and SpaceBelt is a best-of-breed partnership that will propel both companies to the next chapter of growth and excellence," said Evan Slattery, Business Development Manager at SpaceChain.
  • SpaceChain has demonstrated commercial and deployment success for delivering space missions and is now ready to capture high growth and high value.
  • SpaceBelt Data Security as a Service (DSaaS) is the world's first planned cloud infrastructure and data storage service based in space.

AMC Networks Names Known Global Media Agency of Record

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Tuesday, September 27, 2022

NEW YORK, Sept. 27, 2022 /PRNewswire/ --Integrated creative, strategy and media agency Known has been named global media agency of record for AMC Networks, a global content company whose portfolio includes the television networks AMC, BBC AMERICA, IFC, WE tv, and SundanceTV, as well as fast-growing targeted streaming services AMC+, Acorn TV, ALLBLK, Shudder, Sundance Now, and HIDIVE.

Key Points: 
  • NEW YORK, Sept. 27, 2022 /PRNewswire/ --Integrated creative, strategy and media agency Known has been named global media agency of record for AMC Networks, a global content company whose portfolio includes the television networks AMC, BBC AMERICA, IFC, WE tv, and SundanceTV, as well as fast-growing targeted streaming services AMC+, Acorn TV, ALLBLK, Shudder, Sundance Now, and HIDIVE.
  • Working closely with AMC Networks' President of Marketing, Len Fogge, and his team, Known will serve as agency of record for full funnel media strategy, planning and buying across all media channels.
  • In 2021, Campaign US named Known 'Best Creative Team,' while Digiday named Known 'Most Innovative Media Agency,' citing that Known "upended the agency industry by showing their clients what best-in-class service looked like."
  • AMC Networks (Nasdaq: AMCX) is a global entertainment company known for its popular and critically acclaimed content.

Global Satellite Component Manufacturing Market Report 2022-2030 - Advancing COTS-based Components to Reduce Barriers to Entry

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Tuesday, September 27, 2022

DUBLIN, Sept. 27, 2022 /PRNewswire/ --The "Global Satellite Component Manufacturing Growth Opportunities" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.

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  • DUBLIN, Sept. 27, 2022 /PRNewswire/ --The "Global Satellite Component Manufacturing Growth Opportunities" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.
  • In emerging commercial space industry, driven primarily by satellite miniaturization for low Earth orbit (LEO) operation, has disrupted space regimes.
  • Supply chain disruptions caused by COVID-19 and growing demand for miniaturized satellite components have led manufacturers to explore additive manufacturing techniques to reduce production outsourcing, due to the low-volume nature of the satellite market.
  • Shorter development cycles require flexible, reconfigurable, and supportable commercial-off-the-shelf (COTS) components and systems as a driver for digitalization technologies.

Creatd Announces Highly-Anticipated Orbit App Available for Pre-Release Waitlist

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Tuesday, September 27, 2022

Despite significant marketing and financing headwinds, Creatd's team has been able to complete development for the beta release of the Orbit app.

Key Points: 
  • Despite significant marketing and financing headwinds, Creatd's team has been able to complete development for the beta release of the Orbit app.
  • Creatd's combined technology and data resources give Orbit a significant advantage with its outreach strategy and broader distribution plans.
  • Our progress with the new Orbit app reaffirms my confidence in our business model and portfolio's ability to sustain itself during these uncertain times."
  • The Company has four main business segments, or 'pillars': Creatd Labs, Creatd Partners, Creatd Ventures, and Creatd Studios.

As Tropical Storm Ian approaches the US, Verizon is ready

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Monday, September 26, 2022

Verizon Frontline and the Verizon Frontline Crisis Response Team also stand ready to provide first responders on the front lines of response efforts with the mission-critical communications support they need.

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  • Verizon Frontline and the Verizon Frontline Crisis Response Team also stand ready to provide first responders on the front lines of response efforts with the mission-critical communications support they need.
  • 100% of Verizon macro cell sites have backup battery power and 78% have backup generators.
  • In case emergency network recovery becomes necessary after Ian makes landfall, Verizon is prepared to respond quickly.
  • Verizons retail team stands ready to assist customers and ensure they have the right devices, accessories and connectivity theyll need to weather the storm.

Satellogic Announces Exclusive Agreement with GREEN+ Jurisdictional Programme to Monitor all Subnational Protected Areas on the Planet

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Monday, September 26, 2022

Satellogic Inc. (NASDAQ: SATL), a leader in sub-meter resolution Earth Observation (EO) data collection, today announced a contract to monitor all subnational protected areas on the planet through the new GREEN+ Jurisdictional Programme.

Key Points: 
  • Satellogic Inc. (NASDAQ: SATL), a leader in sub-meter resolution Earth Observation (EO) data collection, today announced a contract to monitor all subnational protected areas on the planet through the new GREEN+ Jurisdictional Programme.
  • This critical information will enable individuals, organizations, and global markets to accurately monitor the compliance of signatory jurisdictions to avoid deforestation.
  • Thanks to this robust agreement with Satellogic, the global citizenry will have access to real-time information on deforestation, its changes month-by-month, and the sources that are producing them.
  • This initiative will provide the global citizenry with greater democratization and access to open information on protected areas worldwide that have supporting legislation.

Global Satellite Services Market Report 2022: Advent and Adoption of 5G Presents Lucrative Opportunities

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Friday, September 23, 2022

There is a market need for additional satellite types to provide bandwidth on demand, uninterrupted connectivity, and support for mission-critical operations that require ultra-reliable communications.

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  • There is a market need for additional satellite types to provide bandwidth on demand, uninterrupted connectivity, and support for mission-critical operations that require ultra-reliable communications.
  • This is similar to the business case for 5G in private networks such as industrial applications that are time-sensitive.
  • Satellite services also provide coverage for business solutions that are often problematic and/or in remote areas such as mining operations, deep-water, and agriculture in third-world countries.
  • Satellite services are also important in certain industries that require continuous network coverage such as oil & gas, transportation systems involving hybrid networks for autonomous vehicles, and other mission-critical services.