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The V Foundation Announces 16th Annual V Week for Cancer Research with Founding Partner ESPN

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Monday, November 28, 2022

CARY, N.C., Nov. 28, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- The V Foundation for Cancer Research, a top-rated cancer research charity, is pleased to announce its year-end initiatives, including the 16th annual V Week for Cancer Research. Starting with Giving Tuesday on Nov. 29 and concluding on Dec. 11, this year's V Week will include a variety of activities and fundraising opportunities across ESPN and the V Foundation platforms by highlighting Jim Valvano's legacy through the V Foundation and encouraging donations to fund life-saving cancer research.

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  • CARY, N.C., Nov. 28, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- The V Foundation for Cancer Research, a top-rated cancer research charity, is pleased to announce its year-end initiatives, including the 16th annual V Week for Cancer Research.
  • During V Week, ESPN and the V Foundation will encourage viewers to "Help Cancer Research Win."
  • The V Foundation awards 100% of its direct donations to cancer research and programs and has proudly awarded over $310 million for cutting-edge cancer research.
  • The 12 Days of V Week Giveaway: During V Week, the V Foundation will be giving away merchandise "swag" to lucky winners through their social media channels.

Fullstack Academy Joins Blackstone-backed Simplilearn

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Monday, November 28, 2022

Fullstack Academy , a trailblazer in tech education, announced today it has been acquired by Simplilearn , the worlds leading online learning bootcamp offering digital skills training and courses to working professionals globally.

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  • Fullstack Academy , a trailblazer in tech education, announced today it has been acquired by Simplilearn , the worlds leading online learning bootcamp offering digital skills training and courses to working professionals globally.
  • Fullstack Academy will continue its current brand and bootcamp offerings and operate as an independent business unit within Simplilearn.
  • Since its founding, Fullstack has expanded its offerings, introducing new bootcamp programs and disciplines within Fullstack Academy, the Grace Hopper Program, government programs, and twenty university and industry partners , growing to over 7,000 alumni across the U.S.
  • Tyton Partners acted as financial advisor and DLA Piper acted as legal advisor to Fullstack Academy and its parent company.

Simplilearn Acquires New York based Fullstack Academy, Aims to Achieve $200mn in Revenue by FY24

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Monday, November 28, 2022

The news of the Fullstack Academy acquisition comes right after the latest funding by the GSV-led consortium.

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  • The news of the Fullstack Academy acquisition comes right after the latest funding by the GSV-led consortium.
  • Fullstack's existing partnerships across 15 states provides Simplilearn access to new university partnerships that will expedite Simplilearn's growth in the region.
  • Fullstack Academy will continue to serve its students and partners as an independent business unit within Simplilearn.
  • Fullstack Academy is a national tech education provider based in New York City.

Simplilearn Acquires New York based Fullstack Academy, Aims to Achieve $200mn in Revenue by FY24

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Monday, November 28, 2022

The news of the Fullstack Academy acquisition comes right after the latest funding by the GSV-led consortium.

Key Points: 
  • The news of the Fullstack Academy acquisition comes right after the latest funding by the GSV-led consortium.
  • Fullstack's existing partnerships across 15 states provides Simplilearn access to new university partnerships that will expedite Simplilearn's growth in the region.
  • Fullstack Academy will continue to serve its students and partners as an independent business unit within Simplilearn.
  • Fullstack Academy is a national tech education provider based in New York City.

Veritone Digital Media Hub Available in Arabic Through Partnership with OR Media's 'Orchard Clips' Business

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Tuesday, November 22, 2022

OR Media is delighted to be partnering with Veritone on this exciting new venture, said OR Media CEO Adel Karim.

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  • OR Media is delighted to be partnering with Veritone on this exciting new venture, said OR Media CEO Adel Karim.
  • Veritone Digital Media Hub is an AI-powered, white-label asset management and monetization solution that gives content owners the opportunity to generate more revenue from their assets.
  • We are thrilled to partner with OR Media and, for the first time, make Veritone Digital Media Hub available in Arabic, said Sean King, senior vice president and general manager, Commercial Enterprise, Veritone.
  • In addition to Arabic, as well as English and German, Veritone will continue making Digital Media Hub available in other languages to serve customers around the globe.

Companies In The Microfluidics Market Are Adopting 3D Printing Technology To Streamline Drug Discovery - By The Business Research Company

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Wednesday, November 23, 2022

LONDON, Nov. 22, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- The use of 3D printing in microfluidics is gaining popularity in the microfluidics market trends.

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  • LONDON, Nov. 22, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- The use of 3D printing in microfluidics is gaining popularity in the microfluidics market trends.
  • 3D printing helps to produce microfluidic chips in two ways, help with fabrication of molds, and mold-less fabrication of microfluidic devices through direct printing.
  • For instance, in January 2022, Phase Inc, a US-based medical 3D printing startup, has partnered with Virginia Tech, a US based public land-grant research university to advance the field of microfluidics 3D printing.
  • Phase and Virginia Tech will use the former's proprietary LE3D printing technology to develop novel microfluidic devices that help streamline drug discovery and personal health diagnostics.

Companies In The Microfluidics Market Are Adopting 3D Printing Technology To Streamline Drug Discovery - By The Business Research Company

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Wednesday, November 23, 2022

LONDON, Nov. 22, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- The use of 3D printing in microfluidics is gaining popularity in the microfluidics market trends.

Key Points: 
  • LONDON, Nov. 22, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- The use of 3D printing in microfluidics is gaining popularity in the microfluidics market trends.
  • 3D printing helps to produce microfluidic chips in two ways, help with fabrication of molds, and mold-less fabrication of microfluidic devices through direct printing.
  • For instance, in January 2022, Phase Inc, a US-based medical 3D printing startup, has partnered with Virginia Tech, a US based public land-grant research university to advance the field of microfluidics 3D printing.
  • Phase and Virginia Tech will use the former's proprietary LE3D printing technology to develop novel microfluidic devices that help streamline drug discovery and personal health diagnostics.

Smithfield Foods Supports UVA Strong Fund

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Tuesday, November 22, 2022

"We have deep, cherished ties with UVA and Tech, and many proud alumni from both schools on our Smithfield team," said President and CEO Shane Smith.

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  • "We have deep, cherished ties with UVA and Tech, and many proud alumni from both schools on our Smithfield team," said President and CEO Shane Smith.
  • Smithfield is proud to contribute to the UVA Strong Fund in honor of Devin, Lavel and D'Sean.
  • The fund, administered by the UVA Alumni Association, supports victims, survivors and their families; provides services for students in the wake of the tragedy; and honors the lives of those lost on November 13.
  • Smithfield is a longtime supporter of UVA and Virginia Tech and is a presenting sponsor for athletic events between the two schools.

Eagle Hill Consulting Releases New Episode of cultur[ED] Podcast

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Thursday, November 17, 2022

ARLINGTON, Va., Nov. 17, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Eagle Hill Consulting has released the latest episode of its podcast, cultur[ED], which helps leaders create organizational cultures that drive business performance. Episode Two features two guests from Dance For All Bodies, a nonprofit that addresses the limited availability of dance classes accessible to the disability community.

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  • ARLINGTON, Va., Nov. 17, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Eagle Hill Consulting has released the latest episode of its podcast, cultur[ED] , which helps leaders create organizational cultures that drive business performance.
  • Episode Two features two guests from Dance For All Bodies , a nonprofit that addresses the limited availability of dance classes accessible to the disability community.
  • Episode features Dance For All Bodies, a non profit that offers dance classes for the disability community.
  • Eagle Hill Consulting LLC is a woman-owned business that provides unconventional management consulting services in the areas of Strategy & Performance, Talent, and Change.

SHIPLEY DO-NUTS INKS DEAL TO OPEN FIRST VIRGINIA LOCATIONS

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Wednesday, November 16, 2022

HOUSTON, Nov. 16, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Shipley Do-Nuts, makers of gourmet, made-fresh-daily do-nuts for more than 85 years, has signed a deal with Lexington, Virginia-based lawyer and businessman Jody Mask to open three Shipley locations in Virginia, a new state for the brand.

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  • HOUSTON, Nov. 16, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Shipley Do-Nuts , makers of gourmet, made-fresh-daily do-nuts for more than 85 years, has signed a deal with Lexington, Virginia-based lawyer and businessman Jody Mask to open three Shipley locations in Virginia, a new state for the brand.
  • "Once you've had Shipley Do-Nuts, you'll throw rocks at other donut brands," Mask said with a laugh.
  • Mask is currently scouting potential sites in the Virginia Tech area as well as Roanoke, Salem, Lynchburg, Harrisonburg and Williamsburg/Stanton.
  • Shipley will open its first Maryland location by year's end and its first Atlanta-area and Orlando-area shops in Q1 2023.