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ReliaQuest Valued At More Than One Billion Dollars Following Growth Round Led by KKR

Wednesday, December 1, 2021 - 12:00pm

ReliaQuest , the leader in Open XDR-as-a-Service, today announced a new funding round led by existing investor KKR.

Key Points: 
  • ReliaQuest , the leader in Open XDR-as-a-Service, today announced a new funding round led by existing investor KKR.
  • The ReliaQuest GreyMatter platform, backed by 24/7/365 security expertise, force multiplies security operations delivering unified detection and response with transparency and automation.
  • KKR will be making the investment through its Next Generation Technology Growth Fund II , a fund dedicated to growth equity investment opportunities in the technology space.
  • For additional information about KKR & Co. Inc. (NYSE: KKR), please visit KKRs website at www.kkr.com and on Twitter @KKR_Co.

NFT Marketplace nOFTEN Partners with FashionTV to Inspire Audiences with Premium Fashion Content

Wednesday, November 24, 2021 - 1:00am

Seizing on this trend, nOFTEN, the world's leading Non-Fungible Token (NFT) marketplace for artists & celebrities, and FashionTV (FTV), the international fashion and lifestyle television channel, have announced a strategic alliance embracing the most comprehensive NFTs from the fashion world.

Key Points: 
  • Seizing on this trend, nOFTEN, the world's leading Non-Fungible Token (NFT) marketplace for artists & celebrities, and FashionTV (FTV), the international fashion and lifestyle television channel, have announced a strategic alliance embracing the most comprehensive NFTs from the fashion world.
  • Keeping this in mind, we are excited about our association with nOFTEN, where we can empower established and budding talent to better grow.
  • "Our huge diversity of premium content from the fashion industry includes successful fashion shows featuring top designers, models, fashion photographers, fashion destinations and more, offering digital natives a kickstart to the journey on nOFTEN," he added.
  • About the Alliance, Constantin Clemens Aurin, nOFTEN said, "We are relentlessly working to engage and inspire global audience get empowered with the NFTs marketplace.

Dover Motion's SmartStage™ XY Linear Positioner Continues to Gain Industry Recognition; Wins Multiple Awards for Innovative Technology

Friday, November 12, 2021 - 7:25pm

In response to the increasing throughput, resolution, and stability requirements of automated microscopy, Dover Motion introduced the SmartStage XY series for single axis or stacked XY use.

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  • In response to the increasing throughput, resolution, and stability requirements of automated microscopy, Dover Motion introduced the SmartStage XY series for single axis or stacked XY use.
  • This multi-axis linear motor XY Stage is compact, high performance, and is ready to be directly integrated into reliable, high-resolution automated digital microscopes.
  • The SmartStage XY platform simplifies the motion and control into one package so instrument design teams can focus on bringing their core technology to market.
  • The SmartStage XY from Dover Motion has been awarded US Patents 10,374,530 and 10,367,436.

Fortive Announces Appointment of Wright Lassiter III to Its Board of Directors

Monday, November 8, 2021 - 1:00pm

Fortive Corporation (Fortive) (NYSE: FTV) announced today that its Board of Directors (the Board) has appointed Wright Lassiter III as a director of Fortive, effective January 1, 2022.

Key Points: 
  • Fortive Corporation (Fortive) (NYSE: FTV) announced today that its Board of Directors (the Board) has appointed Wright Lassiter III as a director of Fortive, effective January 1, 2022.
  • Alan Spoon, Chairman of the Board of Fortive, said, We are extremely pleased to welcome Wright to our Board.
  • Prior to joining Henry Ford Health System in 2014, Mr. Lassiter was the CEO of Alameda Health System in Oakland, California, from 2005 to 2014.
  • With a culture rooted in continuous improvement, the core of our companys operating model is the Fortive Business System.

Fortive Appoints Elena Rosman as Vice President of Investor Relations

Friday, November 5, 2021 - 3:00pm

Fortive Corporation (Fortive) (NYSE: FTV) today announced the appointment of Elena Rosman as Vice President of Investor Relations effective November 29, 2021.

Key Points: 
  • Fortive Corporation (Fortive) (NYSE: FTV) today announced the appointment of Elena Rosman as Vice President of Investor Relations effective November 29, 2021.
  • As a highly respected investor relations professional with significant experience in our sector, Elena has cultivated a strong network of relationships across the investment community.
  • Most recently, Ms. Rosman served as Vice President, Investor Relations at Aptiv.
  • Griffin Whitney, Vice President of Investor Relations for Fortive, will continue to lead the Investor Relations function throughout Elenas onboarding period, before moving to a new role within Fortives Corporate Development team to support the execution of the companys capital allocation strategy.

Fortive to Present at the Baird 2021 Global Industrial Conference

Thursday, November 4, 2021 - 8:15pm

Fortive Corporation ("Fortive") (NYSE: FTV) today announced that President and Chief Executive Officer, Jim Lico, and Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, Chuck McLaughlin, will be presenting at the Baird 2021 Global Industrial Conference on Wednesday, November 10, 2021 at 10:15 a.m.

Key Points: 
  • Fortive Corporation ("Fortive") (NYSE: FTV) today announced that President and Chief Executive Officer, Jim Lico, and Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, Chuck McLaughlin, will be presenting at the Baird 2021 Global Industrial Conference on Wednesday, November 10, 2021 at 10:15 a.m.
  • Fortive is a provider of essential technologies for connected workflow solutions across a range of attractive end-markets.
  • Fortives strategic segments - Intelligent Operating Solutions, Precision Technologies, and Advanced Healthcare Solutions - include well-known brands with leading positions in their markets.
  • With a culture rooted in continuous improvement, the core of our companys operating model is the Fortive Business System.

Fortive Declares Regular Quarterly Dividend on its Common Stock

Thursday, November 4, 2021 - 8:15pm

Fortive Corporation (Fortive) (NYSE: FTV) announced today that its Board of Directors declared a regular quarterly cash dividend of $0.07 per share of its common stock, par value $0.01 per share, payable on December 30, 2021 to common stockholders of record on November 26, 2021.

Key Points: 
  • Fortive Corporation (Fortive) (NYSE: FTV) announced today that its Board of Directors declared a regular quarterly cash dividend of $0.07 per share of its common stock, par value $0.01 per share, payable on December 30, 2021 to common stockholders of record on November 26, 2021.
  • Although Fortive expects to pay dividends on a quarterly basis, any subsequent declaration of dividends, including the amount, the record dates and the payment dates for any such future dividend payments, is subject to the discretion of the Board of Directors.
  • Fortive is a provider of essential technologies for connected workflow solutions across a range of attractive end-markets.
  • With a culture rooted in continuous improvement, the core of our companys operating model is the Fortive Business System.

Plate IQ Raises $160 Million From FTV Capital To Close The Supply Chain Payments Gap Between Vendors And Operators

Thursday, November 4, 2021 - 11:00am

With this new funding Plate IQ will accelerate efforts to close the supply chain gap between operators and vendors with its AP automation and payments network.

Key Points: 
  • With this new funding Plate IQ will accelerate efforts to close the supply chain gap between operators and vendors with its AP automation and payments network.
  • As pandemic-related supply chain woes mount, a gap is growing between vendor expectations of receiving payment and businesses ability to process and pay invoices on time.
  • Vendors can use VendorPay to track the payment status of their invoices and reconcile payments to outstanding invoices digitally.
  • With the investment from FTV Capital, Robert Anderson, partner at FTV Capital, and Gary Weber, vice president at FTV Capital, are joining Plate IQs board of directors, alongside existing board members and Plate IQ co-founders, Bhavuk Kaul and Ram Jayaraman.

Vagaro Achieves $1 Billion Valuation with New Investment from FTV Capital

Tuesday, November 2, 2021 - 3:23pm
Key Points: 
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20211102005964/en/
    The team at Vagaro has driven strong growth, leading to recent expansion into Canada, Australia and the United Kingdom.
  • (Photo: Business Wire)
    With the investment from FTV Capital, Vagaro will focus on continued development of tools for businesses to book appointments, manage inventory, collect rent, run payroll and more, in order to be a one-stop-shop for a business IT needs.
  • FTV Capital was particularly impressed by how Vagaro navigated the pandemic, which posed an existential threat to its customers.
  • By putting its customers first, Vagaro not only survived but added a record number of new customers during this period.

Wharton Launches Economics of Blockchain and Digital Assets Executive Education Online Certificate Program, Becoming First Ivy League School to Accept Enrollment Payment in Crypto via Coinbase

Thursday, October 28, 2021 - 3:11pm

Wharton Launches Blockchain and Digital Assets Program, Becoming First Ivy League School to Accept Payment in Crypto

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  • Wharton Launches Blockchain and Digital Assets Program, Becoming First Ivy League School to Accept Payment in Crypto
    The blockchain and digital assets industry has produced opportunities that were impossible to envision even a few years ago.
  • Washington-based think tank Atlantic Council reported that 83 countries worldwide have begun initiatives relating to central bank digital currencies (CBDCs).
  • The Economics of Blockchain and Digital Assets program is now open for limited enrollment for its first cohort, which begins on January 3, 2022.
  • Prysm Group has worked with leading business schools including Columbia Business School, MIT Sloan, and the Wharton School to develop executive education programs on blockchain and digital assets.