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iHeartMedia to Acquire Voxnest

Friday, October 23, 2020 - 2:00pm

1 commercial podcast publisher globally, today announced it has entered into an agreement to acquire Voxnest, the leading consolidated marketplace for podcasts and the best-in-class provider of podcast analytics, enterprise publishing tools, programmatic integration and targeted ad serving.

Key Points: 
  • 1 commercial podcast publisher globally, today announced it has entered into an agreement to acquire Voxnest, the leading consolidated marketplace for podcasts and the best-in-class provider of podcast analytics, enterprise publishing tools, programmatic integration and targeted ad serving.
  • With this acquisition, iHeartMedia, through Voxnest, will now be able to provide podcast advertisers with additional targetable inventory at scale by allowing the effective and efficient monetization across an entire range of podcast inventory on this one-of-kind programmatic platform.
  • The addition of iHearts offerings to Voxnest will ensure critical mass for the platform and accelerate its growth.
  • iHeartMedia owned a minority stake in Voxnest prior to this acquisition.

Horizon Acquisition Corporation II Announces Completion of $500 Million Initial Public Offering

Friday, October 23, 2020 - 12:36am

Horizon Acquisition Corporation II (the Company), a newly incorporated blank check company formed for the purpose of effecting a merger, share exchange, asset acquisition, share purchase, reorganization or similar business combination with one or more businesses, today announced the closing of its initial public offering of 50,000,000 units at a price of $10.00 per unit.

Key Points: 
  • Horizon Acquisition Corporation II (the Company), a newly incorporated blank check company formed for the purpose of effecting a merger, share exchange, asset acquisition, share purchase, reorganization or similar business combination with one or more businesses, today announced the closing of its initial public offering of 50,000,000 units at a price of $10.00 per unit.
  • Each whole warrant entitles the holder thereof to purchase one Class A ordinary share at a price of $11.50 per share.
  • The Company is sponsored by Horizon II Sponsor, LLC, an affiliate of Eldridge Industries, LLC (Eldridge) and MRC (aka Valence Media Partners, LLC).
  • This press release contains statements that constitute "forward-looking statements," including with respect to the proposed initial public offering and the anticipated use of the net proceeds.

Eventbrite Announces Date of Third Quarter 2020 Financial Results

Thursday, October 22, 2020 - 9:05pm

Eventbrite, Inc. (NYSE: EB), a global self-service ticketing and experience technology platform, announced that it will release its financial results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2020 after the market closes on Thursday, November 5, 2020.

Key Points: 
  • Eventbrite, Inc. (NYSE: EB), a global self-service ticketing and experience technology platform, announced that it will release its financial results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2020 after the market closes on Thursday, November 5, 2020.
  • Eventbrite will issue a press release when its Shareholder Letter for the quarter has been posted to its Investor Relations website at https://investor.eventbrite.com .
  • Following the release of the Shareholder Letter, Eventbrite will host a webcasted conference call to discuss its third quarter results.
  • Since inception, Eventbrite has been at the center of the experience economy, transforming the way people organize and attend events.

‘IMPACT! Podcast with John Shegerian’ Now Featured on Google Podcasts Platform

Thursday, October 22, 2020 - 6:18pm

Podcast with John Shegerian , a show that features a broad range of guests and organizations working to make the world a better place, is now available for streaming via the Google Podcasts platform.

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  • Podcast with John Shegerian , a show that features a broad range of guests and organizations working to make the world a better place, is now available for streaming via the Google Podcasts platform.
  • The show is hosted by Shegerian, Co-Founder and Executive Chairman of ERI , the nations leading fully integrated IT and electronics asset disposition provider and cybersecurity-focused hardware destruction company.
  • Podcast with John Shegerian is also available for listening on ImpactPodcast.com , Apples iTunes , Amazon Music, libsyn , and as part of iHeartRadios digital broadcast, reaching over 120 million users.
  • Its great to be part of the Google Podcast family of content, said Shegerian.

RepTrak and Onclusive Partner to Advance the State of the Art

Thursday, October 22, 2020 - 5:28pm

Click to Tweet : Just announced: @RepTrak @Onclusive partner to merge reputation and PR metrics to help companies optimize communications and manage brand health https://onclusive.com/resources/blog/onclusive-reptrak-merge-reputation-... #RepTrak #GrowthPR

Key Points: 
  • Click to Tweet : Just announced: @RepTrak @Onclusive partner to merge reputation and PR metrics to help companies optimize communications and manage brand health https://onclusive.com/resources/blog/onclusive-reptrak-merge-reputation-... #RepTrak #GrowthPR
    The value of a strong reputation has never been more vital.
  • With this partnership, RepTrak will receive real-time media data and analytics from Onclusive to help clients detect significant, timely changes to the market landscape.
  • Since 2004, RepTrak has quantified corporate reputation using a proprietary algorithm that assesses the seven key drivers of reputation.
  • To learn more about Onclusive or its partnership with RepTrak, contact Sean ONeal at 415-906-5938 or email info@onclusive.com .

Jean-Jacques Louis to Join the Board of Wiztopic, Inc.

Thursday, October 22, 2020 - 5:12pm

Jean-Jacques Louis is appointed to the Board of Wiztopic, Inc. a fast-growing SaaS platform for corporate communication, investor relations, and PR agency professionals.

Key Points: 
  • Jean-Jacques Louis is appointed to the Board of Wiztopic, Inc. a fast-growing SaaS platform for corporate communication, investor relations, and PR agency professionals.
  • He just left Nasdaq and founded Lutce Capital, an investment and consulting firm specialized in financial technology and capital markets.
  • He will join at the board the co-founders of Wiztopic, Jrme Lascombe et Raphal Labb, as well as Jonathan Cohen Sabban, Managing Director at New Alpha Fintech.
  • I am delighted to join the board and work with Raphal, Jrme and Jonathan to take Wiztopic to the next level.

Comtech Telecommunications Corp. Receives $1.5 Million Satellite Modem Order

Thursday, October 22, 2020 - 2:00pm

The satellite modems will be utilized by a defense entity to upgrade and expand its existing network that included the prior generation of long-performing CDM-625 Satellite Modems by Comtech EF Data.

Key Points: 
  • The satellite modems will be utilized by a defense entity to upgrade and expand its existing network that included the prior generation of long-performing CDM-625 Satellite Modems by Comtech EF Data.
  • Following an extensive technical evaluation and battery of tests, the customer selected Comtech EF Datas CDM-625A Advanced Satellite Modem as the platform for its network upgrade and expansion.
  • The CDM-625A Advanced Satellite Modem builds on our legacy of providing the most efficient and reliable satellite modems, commented Fred Kornberg, Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of Comtech Telecommunications Corp. Migrating to the latest generation modem will enable additional bandwidth efficiencies and link optimization to be realized by this customer.
  • Comtech EF Data Corp. is a leading supplier of communications equipment with a focus on satellite bandwidth efficiency and link optimization.

Accenture and ServiceNow Launch Dedicated Business Group to Help Organizations Transform Work

Thursday, October 22, 2020 - 2:00pm

The Accenture ServiceNow Business Group represents a significant multi-million dollar investment from both companies over the next five years.

Key Points: 
  • The Accenture ServiceNow Business Group represents a significant multi-million dollar investment from both companies over the next five years.
  • The Accenture ServiceNow Business Group will help organizations rapidly evolve organizational processes and unlock the full value of technology investments by adopting digital workflows that deliver modern, personalized customer and employee experiences.
  • The Accenture ServiceNow Business Group will help every organization become a 21st century digital business.
  • The Accenture ServiceNow Business Group will deliver industry- and domain-specific solutions and services to customers.

Nexstar Media Group Declares Quarterly Cash Dividend of $0.56 Per Share

Thursday, October 22, 2020 - 12:00pm

Nexstar Media Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: NXST) announced today that its Board of Directors declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.56 per share of its Class A common stock.

Key Points: 
  • Nexstar Media Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: NXST) announced today that its Board of Directors declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.56 per share of its Class A common stock.
  • The dividend is payable on Friday, November 20, 2020, to shareholders of record on Friday, November 6, 2020.
  • While the Company intends to pay regular quarterly cash dividends for the foreseeable future, all subsequent dividends will be reviewed quarterly and declared by the Board of Directors at its discretion.
  • Nexstar Media Group is a leading diversified media company that leverages localism to bring new services and value to consumers and advertisers through its traditional media, digital and mobile media platforms.

Alida Launches Global CXM Conferences, Announces 2020 "Delta Award" Winners

Thursday, October 22, 2020 - 1:00pm

Alida (formerly Vision Critical), creator of the worlds first CXM and insights platform, launched Alida Activate, its inaugural two-day virtual customer experience (CX) event series that kicked off in North America on October 20 and 21, 2020.

Key Points: 
  • Alida (formerly Vision Critical), creator of the worlds first CXM and insights platform, launched Alida Activate, its inaugural two-day virtual customer experience (CX) event series that kicked off in North America on October 20 and 21, 2020.
  • The series of interactive and virtual conferences will span the globe through 2021 and feature speakers from over 25 leading brands.
  • The two-day launch event included interactive sessions led by current Alida customers that pioneer industry-leading and innovative customer experiences.
  • That's why Alida created the world's first CXM and insights platform to turn customer truth into action.