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Sigma Lithium Participates In United Nations High-Level Dialogue On Energy

Thursday, September 23, 2021 - 12:00pm

NEW YORK, Sept. 23, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Sigma Lithium (NASDAQ: SGML), a company dedicated to powering the next generation of electric vehicle batteries with environmentally sustainable and high-purity lithium concentrate,announced today that Ana Cabral Gardner, Sigma Lithium Co-CEO, will be participating at the High-Level Dialogue on Energy to be held virtually at the summit level on September 24, 2021 at United Nations Headquarters in New York.

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  • NEW YORK, Sept. 23, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Sigma Lithium (NASDAQ: SGML), a company dedicated to powering the next generation of electric vehicle batteries with environmentally sustainable and high-purity lithium concentrate,announced today that Ana Cabral Gardner, Sigma Lithium Co-CEO, will be participating at the High-Level Dialogue on Energy to be held virtually at the summit level on September 24, 2021 at United Nations Headquarters in New York.
  • Ana will also be participating at the two final preparatory events for the UN High Level Dialogue on Energy.
  • The topic: "Accelerating Action to Achieve Universal Energy Access and Net Zero Emissions."
  • "It is a great honor to participate at these prestigious forums and contribute to this very rich dialogue," said Cabral-Gardner.

CRB Hires Global Lean Director, Tammy McConaughy

Tuesday, September 21, 2021 - 2:00pm

McConaughy has 18 years of experience in the construction industry and 15 years of experience applying lean principles to capital projects.

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  • McConaughy has 18 years of experience in the construction industry and 15 years of experience applying lean principles to capital projects.
  • She joins CRB most recently from JE Dunn, where she was a Senior Lean Specialist, focused on coaching and supporting teams in utilizing lean tools.
  • A Six Sigma black belt and certified national trainer with the Lean Construction Institute, Tammy provides industry classes on the topics of: Lean Project Delivery, The Business Case for Lean, Target Value Delivery, Big Room Mindset, Last Planner System and Gemba Walks.
  • Hiring McConaughy supports CRB's commitment to lean delivery through their ONEsolution integrated project delivery approach.

HighBar Partners Acquires SilkRoad Technology

Thursday, September 16, 2021 - 4:30pm

HighBar Partners ("HighBar"), a Menlo Park, CA-based private equity investor, today announced its acquisition of SilkRoad Technology (SilkRoad), a global software and cloud-based technology platform designed to increase employee satisfaction and productivity.

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  • HighBar Partners ("HighBar"), a Menlo Park, CA-based private equity investor, today announced its acquisition of SilkRoad Technology (SilkRoad), a global software and cloud-based technology platform designed to increase employee satisfaction and productivity.
  • Existing investors Foundation Capital and Two Sigma Ventures are participating in the growth equity financing for SilkRoad with HighBar.
  • "HighBar is thrilled to partner with SilkRoad Technology as we recognize the criticality of the employee experience and the need for digital solutions to drive mobility, productivity and revenue performance," said Jayson Yuan, Partner, HighBar Partners.
  • Cowen, Inc., served as financial advisor to SilkRoad Technology and Winston & Strawn, LLP, served as legal counsel.

MES President & CEO, Hiten Shah Featured in World Leaders Magazine

Tuesday, September 14, 2021 - 5:00am

In the year 2006, Hiten traveled to India to search for supplies for a machine shop owned by one of his friends.

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  • In the year 2006, Hiten traveled to India to search for supplies for a machine shop owned by one of his friends.
  • Over the past 14 years of MES, Inc.'s scaling, Hiten has certainly faced a lot of challenges that have taught him some great lessons.
  • Hiten says, "We have people from all over the world on our payroll; we like to be good community members.
  • Last year, MES bought several new software for warehouse management, forecasting, sales order automation and packaging optimizations.

Encode Ideas, L.P. Announces the Initiation of Research Coverage on NervGen Pharma Corp.

Monday, September 13, 2021 - 2:00pm

Dover, Delaware--(Newsfile Corp. - September 13, 2021) - Encode Ideas, L.P. Initiates Research on NervGen Pharma Corp. (TSXV: NGEN) (OTCQX: NGENF).

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  • Dover, Delaware--(Newsfile Corp. - September 13, 2021) - Encode Ideas, L.P. Initiates Research on NervGen Pharma Corp. (TSXV: NGEN) (OTCQX: NGENF).
  • Encode Ideas, L.P., a healthcare focused research firm, announced today it is initiating coverage on NervGen Pharma Corp. (TSXV: NGEN) (OTCQX: NGENF).
  • Encode Ideas, L.P. is a healthcare focused research firm, founded in 2019, providing institutional quality research and investment ideas.
  • Encode Ideas, L.P. has been retained by NervGen, Inc. to provide investor awareness and research coverage.

Insuretech Innovator, Five Sigma, Raises $12 Million to Accelerate Growth and Expansion Plans

Monday, September 13, 2021 - 1:00pm

Five Sigma delivers a cloud-native, data-driven claims management platform with embedded AI/ML capabilities that enables insurance firms to handle customers claims better and faster.

Key Points: 
  • Five Sigma delivers a cloud-native, data-driven claims management platform with embedded AI/ML capabilities that enables insurance firms to handle customers claims better and faster.
  • The insurance space is going through major changes with new products, new and evolving business and risk models, and new consumer expectations.
  • The funding will be used to fuel Five Sigmas accelerated growth and expansion plans, plus continue to deliver game-changing solutions for its customers.
  • Five Sigmas traction, accelerated growth and excellent market feedback is testament to the market demand and the company is revolutionizing the insurance claims market.

Sigma Lithium Commences Trading on Nasdaq

Monday, September 13, 2021 - 1:00pm

VANCOUVER, BC, Sept. 13, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Sigma Lithium Corporation ("Sigma Lithium" or the "Company") (TSXV: SGML) (Nasdaq: SGML), a company dedicated to powering the next generation of electric vehiclebatteries with environmentally sustainable and high-purity lithium concentrate, is pleased to announce that its common shares have commenced trading on the Nasdaq as of the market open today, September 13, 2021.

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  • VANCOUVER, BC, Sept. 13, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Sigma Lithium Corporation ("Sigma Lithium" or the "Company") (TSXV: SGML) (Nasdaq: SGML), a company dedicated to powering the next generation of electric vehiclebatteries with environmentally sustainable and high-purity lithium concentrate, is pleased to announce that its common shares have commenced trading on the Nasdaq as of the market open today, September 13, 2021.
  • Sigma has been developing the largest hard rock lithium deposits in the Americas with an ESG-centric strategy.
  • Ana Cabral Gardner, Co-CEO, said,"Sigma Lithium isdelighted and honoredto begintrading in the United Stateswith our Nasdaq partners.
  • As a further commitment to the company's ESG goals, the senior management of Sigma Lithium aligns their compensation directly to certain sustainability key performance indicators, including reaching Net Zero by 2024.

Siegel Family Endowment Funds Future of Work Research with New Grants

Wednesday, September 8, 2021 - 9:39pm

These grants will support research to inform how we account for the growing role of technology as we foster equitable pathways for upward mobility," said Katy Knight, Executive Director of Siegel Family Endowment.

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  • These grants will support research to inform how we account for the growing role of technology as we foster equitable pathways for upward mobility," said Katy Knight, Executive Director of Siegel Family Endowment.
  • In four grants, Siegel Family Endowment will support research projects that explore the future of work through a range of different lenses:
    A grant to the MIT Work of the Future initiative will help continue the work that was begun by the Work of the Future taskforce, by supporting new research about how the labor market can evolve as quickly as the technology market.
  • John Irons, Senior Vice President and Head of Research said, "Siegel Family Endowment is pleased to help enable these consequential research initiatives and grow this field of research.
  • Siegel Family Endowment was founded in 2011 by computer scientist and entrepreneur David M. Siegel, a co-founder of Two Sigma.

Socure’s Sigma Synthetic Fraud Solution Wins Aite-Novarica Group’s Impact Innovation Award in the Risk Mitigation Category

Wednesday, September 8, 2021 - 1:30pm

Socures Sigma Synthetic Fraud solution delivers unmatched predictiveness, detecting and capturing, on average, 90% of synthetic fraud in the riskiest 3% of users, with an AUC (accuracy in classifying good applicants from bad) of 97.5%.

Key Points: 
  • Socures Sigma Synthetic Fraud solution delivers unmatched predictiveness, detecting and capturing, on average, 90% of synthetic fraud in the riskiest 3% of users, with an AUC (accuracy in classifying good applicants from bad) of 97.5%.
  • The solution allows financial institutions and other enterprises to combat synthetic ID fraud and eliminate astounding monetary losses by enabling intelligent decisioning, which, when paired with eCBSV, facilitates significant capture of synthetic identities.
  • By layering in Socures document verification product, DocV, Socure is able to deliver a full end-to-end solution to solve for synthetic identity fraud.
  • The award winners were selected by a global panel of both internal and independent experts on fraud and AML.

EQS-News: Global property & casualty insurance premiums expected to more than double to USD 4.3 trillion by 2040, Swiss Re Institute forecasts

Monday, September 6, 2021 - 12:39pm

Property insurance is forecast to become the fastest growing line of business.

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  • Property insurance is forecast to become the fastest growing line of business.
  • Motor, although its share is shrinking, is expected to remain the largest of all P&C lines, with premiums forecast to almost double by 2040.
  • Property insurance is forecast to grow by 5.3% annually with global insurance premiums rising to USD 1.3 trillion in 2040 from USD 450 billion in 2020.
  • Economic development will remain the key driver of rising property premiums, contributing 75%, or up to USD 616 billion of new premiums.