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ABB Ltd: Tarak Mehta to leave ABB

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Wednesday, April 10, 2024

ABB announced today that Tarak Mehta, President Motion Business Area and Member of the Executive Committee, has decided to leave ABB since he has accepted the role as CEO of another company.

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  • ABB announced today that Tarak Mehta, President Motion Business Area and Member of the Executive Committee, has decided to leave ABB since he has accepted the role as CEO of another company.
  • Tarak will leave ABB at the end of July this year.
  • Tarak joined ABB in 1998 and has since then held a number of positions of increasing responsibility in the United States, Sweden and Switzerland.
  • I wish the ABB team a continued bright future,” said Tarak Mehta.

QIAGEN strengthens its portfolio for cancer research, showcasing latest product launches at AACR Annual Meeting 2024

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Wednesday, April 3, 2024

Two Exhibitor Spotlight Theater sessions and several poster presentations will highlight additional advances from QIAGEN in this field.

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  • Two Exhibitor Spotlight Theater sessions and several poster presentations will highlight additional advances from QIAGEN in this field.
  • EGFR and BRAF are genes essential for normal cell growth and function, but mutations in these genes can result in cancer development.
  • To advance research on how the immune system interacts with cancer, QIAGEN has introduced the QIAseq Targeted RNA-seq Panel for T-cell receptors.
  • Learn more about QIAGEN’s offering at the AACR Annual Meeting 2024, (booth #922 in the San Diego Convention Center) and poster presentations highlighting new solutions in digital PCR, NGS and preanalytical workflows at https://www.qiagen.com/applications/cancer-research/aacr-2024-annual-mee... .

SBA Recognizes 2024 Resource Partners of the Year

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Friday, March 29, 2024

WASHINGTON, March 29, 2024 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Today, Administrator Isabel Casillas Guzman , head of the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) and the voice in President Biden’s Cabinet for America’s more than 33 million small businesses, recognized four SBA Resource Partners of the Year awardees.

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  • WASHINGTON, March 29, 2024 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Today, Administrator Isabel Casillas Guzman , head of the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) and the voice in President Biden’s Cabinet for America’s more than 33 million small businesses, recognized four SBA Resource Partners of the Year awardees.
  • "As our small business owners across America continue to exhibit resilience and hope, our SBA Resource Partner network leverages the power of SBA tools and resources."
  • SCORE National Chapter of the Year:
    SCORE Southeast Wisconsin – Milwaukee, Wisconsin
    SCORE, an SBA resource partner, named SCORE Southeast Wisconsin the 2024 Chapter of the Year for its outstanding support of small businesses.
  • Under Shawntay’s leadership, the Great Lakes Women’s Business Council has been recognized by the Association of Women’s Business Centers, a national SBA resource partner.

SBA Administrator Guzman Announces 17 New Women’s Business Centers

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Friday, March 29, 2024

“Under the Biden-Harris Administration, we have seen a historic Small Business Boom, with women, especially women of color, filing new business applications at double the rates of men,” said Administrator Guzman.

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  • “Under the Biden-Harris Administration, we have seen a historic Small Business Boom, with women, especially women of color, filing new business applications at double the rates of men,” said Administrator Guzman.
  • “The SBA’s expanding network of Women's Business Centers is meeting these new and established businesses where they are with resources to help them get funding to grow, create jobs, and strengthen our economy.
  • Through the SBA’s Office of Women’s Business Ownership (OWBO) , the 17 new WBCs – including 13 hosted by MSIs – will help diverse entrepreneurs pivot, grow, and navigate SBA resources they can use to ensure their businesses thrive.
  • “Through WBCs, the SBA provides practical help to women working hard to build successful businesses of their own,” said Christina Hale, Assistant Administrator for the Office of Women's Business Ownership .

Readout of SBA Administrator Guzman’s Participation in the SBA’s Third Annual Women’s Business Summit

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Wednesday, March 27, 2024

WASHINGTON, March 27, 2024 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- On Tuesday, March 26, SBA Administrator Isabel Casillas Guzman kicked off the SBA’s third annual Women’s Business Summit alongside top Biden-Harris Administration officials, business leaders, and women entrepreneurs.

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  • WASHINGTON, March 27, 2024 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- On Tuesday, March 26, SBA Administrator Isabel Casillas Guzman kicked off the SBA’s third annual Women’s Business Summit alongside top Biden-Harris Administration officials, business leaders, and women entrepreneurs.
  • The summit was held in collaboration with the National Women’s Business Council, co-sponsored by the Nasdaq Entrepreneurial Center and the Association of Women’s Business Centers.
  • Administrator Guzman opened the summit by participating in a fireside chat with U.S. Trade Representative Ambassador Katherine Tai.
  • The 2023 Women’s Business Summit featured remarks from President Joe Biden in a White House East Room event.

TUESDAY: U.S. Small Business Administration to Convene Third Annual Women’s Business Summit

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Thursday, March 21, 2024

WASHINGTON, March 21, 2024 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) will hold its third annual Women’s Business Summit on March 26.

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  • WASHINGTON, March 21, 2024 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) will hold its third annual Women’s Business Summit on March 26.
  • The one-day, live-streamed summit will feature expert panels, fireside chats, and entrepreneurs’ own voices to help women-owned small businesses build, scale, and grow.
  • The summit will be held in collaboration with the National Women’s Business Council and is co-sponsored by the Nasdaq Entrepreneurial Center and the Association of Women’s Business Centers.
  • The 2023 Women’s Business Summit featured remarks from President Joe Biden in a White House East Room event.

Biz2Credit Will Host ‘The State of Women-Owned Businesses Today’ Online Forum with Rep. Young Kim and Rep. Brittany Pettersen on March 26, 2024 

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Tuesday, March 19, 2024

NEW YORK, March 19, 2024 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Although there are roughly 14 million women-owned businesses in the U.S. as of early 2024, many of these companies remain underserved financially by traditional lenders, including banks. To address this, policymakers and advocacy organizations have continued the effort to provide expanded access to capital for women-owned businesses. 

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  • To address this, policymakers and advocacy organizations have continued the effort to provide expanded access to capital for women-owned businesses.
  • On Tuesday, March 26, Biz2Credit will host an online forum at 2 p.m. (EDT) with U.S. Rep. Young Kim (R, CA-40) and U.S. Rep. Brittany Pettersen (D, CO-07).
  • Policies from Congress and regulations from federal agencies should make entrepreneurs’ lives easier, not harder,” said Rep. Young Kim.
  • “I’m excited to join my colleague, Representative Kim, and Biz2Credit for this forum to highlight issues facing women-led businesses,” she added.

Arrive VP to attend U.S. Small Business Administration's 3rd Annual Women's Business Summit

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Monday, March 25, 2024

INDIANAPOLIS, March 25, 2024 /PRNewswire/ -- Arrive Vice President of Business Development Lora O'Toole on Tuesday will attend the U.S. Small Business Administration's 3rd Annual Women's Business Summit, joining a gathering of up to 150 female business owners for an event designed to help women-owned small businesses build, scale and grow. The event will also be live-streamed to countless others.

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  • Lora O'Toole to join other prominent women entrepreneurs, business leaders & top U.S. officials to spotlight progress under the Biden-Harris Administration
    INDIANAPOLIS, March 25, 2024 /PRNewswire/ -- Arrive Vice President of Business Development Lora O'Toole on Tuesday will attend the U.S. Small Business Administration's 3rd Annual Women's Business Summit , joining a gathering of up to 150 female business owners for an event designed to help women-owned small businesses build, scale and grow.
  • Former Indiana State Rep. Christina Hale, now Assistant Administrator, Office of Women's Business Ownership, U.S. Small Business Administration, will speak at the Summit.
  • The summit is a collaboration with the National Women's Business Council and is co-sponsored by the Nasdaq Entrepreneurial Center and the Association of Women's Business Centers.
  • In its first two years, more than 37,000 participants have participated in the SBA's Women's Business Summit, which highlights resources and offerings by the SBA and its partners.

Mastercam Appoints New President to the Organization

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Tuesday, March 12, 2024

TOLLAND, Conn., March 12, 2024 /PRNewswire/ -- Mastercam, the leading global provider of CAM software, announces the appointment of Susan Brandt as its new President, effective February 12.

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  • TOLLAND, Conn., March 12, 2024 /PRNewswire/ -- Mastercam, the leading global provider of CAM software, announces the appointment of Susan Brandt as its new President, effective February 12.
  • Mastercam, the leading global provider of CAM software, announces the appointment of Susan Brandt as its new President.
  • In addition, Brandt served as Vice President of Mine Planning Business Unit at Hexagon Mining, further enhancing her extensive industry experience.
  • Mattias Nilsson, President of Business Area segment Sandvik Manufacturing Solutions, expressed confidence in Brandt's appointment, stating, "Susan's deep knowledge of software business management is a significant asset for Mastercam.

SF Intra-city maintains steady business growth, set to become first in industry to achieve full-year profitability

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Tuesday, March 12, 2024

The profit turnaround achieved by SF Intra-city was mainly attributable to healthy and steady revenue growth, an increase in order density and further enhancement of network economies of scale.

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  • The profit turnaround achieved by SF Intra-city was mainly attributable to healthy and steady revenue growth, an increase in order density and further enhancement of network economies of scale.
  • Meanwhile, the effective business strategy of the Group has pursued healthy and high-quality development, continuous optimisation of the business and customer structure, and increasing contribution to revenue by premium customers and profitable business lines.
  • Through the relentless efforts of all employees, the group has become the first to achieve profitability in the logistics and same-day delivery industry.
  • The company will fully utilize its own advantages to capture high-quality growth opportunities and enhance profitability while steadily creating greater value for shareholders.