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Virsec Delivers an End to Attacks on Server Infrastructure and the Software Supply Chain

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Wednesday, January 26, 2022 - 2:03pm

With its read-only approach to mapping the software workload, DPP by Virsec does not harm applications while providing true protection.

Key Points: 
  • With its read-only approach to mapping the software workload, DPP by Virsec does not harm applications while providing true protection.
  • As weve seen with Log4j, PrintNightmare, and other recent attacks, this approach is not working, said Dave Furneaux, Cofounder and CEO of Virsec.
  • When we founded Virsec, we took a first principles approach to protect software, regardless of the attackers preferred exploit or attack method.
  • Virsec learns what your software should do and knows if your code attempts to do something outside of known good.

Scratchpad Raises $33 Million Series B Funding as Demand for its Revenue Team Workspace Soars

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Tuesday, January 25, 2022 - 1:00pm

SAN MATEO, Calif., Jan. 25, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Scratchpad, Inc ., pioneer and leader of the revenue team workspace, today announced it has secured a $33 million Series B round, bringing its total funding to $49 million.

Key Points: 
  • SAN MATEO, Calif., Jan. 25, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Scratchpad, Inc ., pioneer and leader of the revenue team workspace, today announced it has secured a $33 million Series B round, bringing its total funding to $49 million.
  • Scratchpads Revenue Team Workspace has quickly been established as the gold-standard for software that makes salespeople happy and helps revenue teams produce more.
  • Were excited to deepen our partnership as we continue to build the first revenue team workspace and cement our leadership in this rapidly growing category, says Pouyan Salehi, CEO and co-founder of Scratchpad.
  • @Scratchpad raises $33M in #seriesB #funding from @craft_ventures in 3 text messages in under 30 minutes.

CoinTracker Raises $100 Million Series A at a $1.3 Billion Valuation to Power Consumers’ Cryptocurrency Tax Compliance and Portfolio Tracking

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Thursday, January 27, 2022 - 12:00pm

CoinTracker, the market leader in cryptocurrency tax and portfolio tracking for consumers, announced today that it has secured $100 million in Series A financing, bringing CoinTrackers total valuation to $1.3 billion.

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  • CoinTracker, the market leader in cryptocurrency tax and portfolio tracking for consumers, announced today that it has secured $100 million in Series A financing, bringing CoinTrackers total valuation to $1.3 billion.
  • CoinTracker enables consumers to seamlessly track their entire crypto portfolio, across exchanges and wallets, helping users see their market value, investment performance, transactions, and taxes as they transact with cryptocurrency.
  • We are incredibly excited to partner with them to make cryptocurrency portfolio tracking and tax compliance seamless, and ultimately enable and accelerate mainstream adoption of crypto.
  • CoinTracker is the exclusive cryptocurrency tax partner for many of the top exchanges and tax products, including Coinbase, OpenSea, Intuits TurboTax, and Blockchain.com.

The Galien Foundation Announces Nominations are Now Open for the 2022 Prix Galien USA Awards

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Thursday, January 27, 2022 - 2:00pm

NEW YORK, Jan. 27, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- The Galien Foundation, the premier global institution dedicated to honoring innovators in life sciences, today announced nominations for the 2022 Prix Galien USA Awards are now open.

Key Points: 
  • NEW YORK, Jan. 27, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- The Galien Foundation, the premier global institution dedicated to honoring innovators in life sciences, today announced nominations for the 2022 Prix Galien USA Awards are now open.
  • Winners will be announced at the 2022 Prix Galien USA Awards Ceremony on October 27 at the American Museum of Natural History in New York City.
  • The Prix Galien USA Awards Ceremony launched in 2007, first honoring unique medical products, later devices, and finally, individuals who have impacted patient care through innovation.
  • The companies eligible for resubmission, and automatically in the running for the 2022 Prix Galien USA Awards include:

Genesis Systems, leading U.S. sustainable water technology start-up, breaks fundraising records with early round led by X-PRIZE's Global Water Prize Co-founder.

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Tuesday, January 25, 2022 - 9:17pm

TAMPA, Fla., Jan. 25, 2022 /PRNewswire/ --Genesis Systems, creator, and manufacturer of the world's first and only sustainable air to water systems that can carbon (CO2) capture broke early fund-raising records in the water technology industry.

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  • TAMPA, Fla., Jan. 25, 2022 /PRNewswire/ --Genesis Systems, creator, and manufacturer of the world's first and only sustainable air to water systems that can carbon (CO2) capture broke early fund-raising records in the water technology industry.
  • The oversubscribed Seed Series of $10.25 Million enables rapid advancement and revenue growth in key water products and services in global markets.
  • Mr. Ghelani said, "My partnership with Genesis is personal because as a child growing up without safe water, I know the importance of clean water.
  • Genesis was recently named a Top 100 Startup and Best Startup and has won multiple awards and accolades for sustainable step-change water technologies.

Genesis Systems, leading U.S. sustainable water technology start-up, breaks fundraising records with early round led by X-PRIZE's Global Water Prize Co-founder.

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Tuesday, January 25, 2022 - 9:07pm

TAMPA, Fla., Jan. 25, 2022 /PRNewswire/ --Genesis Systems, creator, and manufacturer of the world's first and only sustainable air to water systems that can carbon (CO2) capture broke early fund-raising records in the water technology industry.

Key Points: 
  • TAMPA, Fla., Jan. 25, 2022 /PRNewswire/ --Genesis Systems, creator, and manufacturer of the world's first and only sustainable air to water systems that can carbon (CO2) capture broke early fund-raising records in the water technology industry.
  • The oversubscribed Seed Series of $10.25 Million enables rapid advancement and revenue growth in key water products and services in global markets.
  • Mr. Ghelani said, "My partnership with Genesis is personal because as a child growing up without safe water, I know the importance of clean water.
  • Genesis was recently named a Top 100 Startup and Best Startup and has won multiple awards and accolades for sustainable step-change water technologies.

FastAF Reinvents The Rapid Grocery Delivery Category With Curated Quick Commerce

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Tuesday, January 25, 2022 - 3:00pm

FastAF, the curated quick commerce retailer, announced a completely reimagined grocery category today.

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  • FastAF, the curated quick commerce retailer, announced a completely reimagined grocery category today.
  • FastAF is the first and only company in the quick commerce space to differentiate offerings with its curated approach.
  • "While other quick commerce companies offer commoditized and undifferentiated grocery selections, we saw an opportunity to completely reinvent the category with a curation of healthy and higher quality items."
  • FastAF Technologies, Inc. (FastAF) is the curated quick commerce retailer with a selection of brands that are healthy and higher quality delivered in minutes.

Backed by Early Zoom Investors, Fathom Launches With $4.7M in Seed Funding

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Monday, January 24, 2022 - 4:00pm

Developed exclusively for the new Zoom App Marketplace, Fathom is currently the #1 application with over 70K users on the waitlist.

Key Points: 
  • Developed exclusively for the new Zoom App Marketplace, Fathom is currently the #1 application with over 70K users on the waitlist.
  • Founded in 2020 and a member of Y Combinator (Winter 21), Fathom was created to eliminate the need for time-consuming and distracting note-taking during business calls.
  • Being one of the first deeply integrated Zoom Apps opens the door for massive growth, said Jim Scheinman, early Zoom investor and Founding Managing Partner at Maven Ventures .
  • The company was founded in 2020 by Richard White and has secured $4.7 million in seed funding.

Optimism Remains for China and the U.S. to Find Common Ground on Key Issues

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Friday, January 21, 2022 - 2:00pm

HONG KONG, Jan. 21, 2022 /PRNewswire/ --Despite the ongoing challenges in China and U.S. relations, some optimism remains around recent progress made between the two countries in key areas.

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  • HONG KONG, Jan. 21, 2022 /PRNewswire/ --Despite the ongoing challenges in China and U.S. relations, some optimism remains around recent progress made between the two countries in key areas.
  • Although the future state of the economy remains uncertain, China and the U.S. are the most capable to boost economic recovery.
  • Global supply chain issues are top of mind globally, which have greatly impacted both the U.S. and China.
  • China Center for International Economic Exchanges is a social organization and a new type of think tank.

Companies Kick Off Veganuary With New Food and Tech Offerings for Growing Market

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Thursday, January 20, 2022 - 3:45pm

Even fast-food restaurants like Burger King and Pizza Hut are continuing to add new plant-based offerings to a market poised to reach $162 billion within the next decade.

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  • Even fast-food restaurants like Burger King and Pizza Hut are continuing to add new plant-based offerings to a market poised to reach $162 billion within the next decade.
  • Brands (NYSE:YUM), Tattooed Chef, Inc. (NASDAQ:TTCF),and Sprouts Farmers Market, Inc. (NASDAQ:SFM)are focused on expanding their reach and launching digital services for the growing vegan food market.
  • Brands to introduce plant-based menu items to meet the growing demand for plant-based meat alternatives to the Canadian Market.
  • Plant-based companies like Plantable Health are rising to meet the growing demand and increased adoption of healthier plant-based food alternatives and launching initiatives to help consumers adopt healthier lifestyles.