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MathLabs Ventures Is Poised to Launch Its First Quant-Driven Bitcoin Futures ETF in the Wake of SEC Approvals Next Week

Friday, October 15, 2021 - 6:00pm

Investors betting on a post-pandemic world are sending cash to riskier companies acutely sensitive to the economic cycle -- led by the famed resurgence in the value factor. And as the safety trade in Big Tech eases, equity gains are broadening and popular allocation styles like momentum are rebounding.

Key Points: 
  • MathLabs Ventures has a number of Systematic strategies wrapped up in exchange-traded funds.
  • "The SEC is likely to allow the first U.S. Bitcoin futures ETF to begin trading next week, in what would be a watershed moment for crypto.
  • AI-Driven smart-beta products by our team at MathLabs have been widely used and thoroughly tested by Cryptocurrency Investors for the last nineyears.
  • We are excited to be part of the first wave of U.S. Bitcoin futures ETFs by launching ourMathLabs Bitcoin Strategy ETF which is essentially an ETF or ETF," says Priyanca Ford,Founder at MathLabs Ventures.

Globant joins Green Software Foundation steering committee to lead the path for cleantech

Friday, October 15, 2021 - 3:54pm

As a digitally-native company that develops software, Globant has long been committed to developing and implementing sustainable software development practices and measures.

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  • As a digitally-native company that develops software, Globant has long been committed to developing and implementing sustainable software development practices and measures.
  • As a new member of the Green Software Foundation steering committee, Globant builds on its longstanding Be Kind initiative a call to action that encourages a sustainable way of living that positively impacts society, the environment, the economy and the cultural good of humanity.
  • With that in mind, our Be Kind to The Planet initiative was born and joining Green Software Foundation is a key step in this journey", added Martin Migoya, CEO and Co-Founder of Globant.
  • We are members of The Green Software Foundation (GSF) and the Cybersecurity Tech Accord.

China Int'l 'Internet +' Competition Boosts College Students' Enthusiasm for Innovation, Entrepreneurship

Thursday, October 14, 2021 - 7:37pm

NANCHANG, China, Oct. 14, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The ongoing 7th China International "Internet +" College Students Innovation and Entrepreneurship Competitionhas largely boosted college students' enthusiasm for creativity, and provided an education exchange platform of innovation and entrepreneurship, according to competition organizer Chinese Ministry of Education.

Key Points: 
  • NANCHANG, China, Oct. 14, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The ongoing 7th China International "Internet +" College Students Innovation and Entrepreneurship Competitionhas largely boosted college students' enthusiasm for creativity, and provided an education exchange platform of innovation and entrepreneurship, according to competition organizer Chinese Ministry of Education.
  • The China International "Internet +" College Students Innovation and Entrepreneurship Competition is a master competition that has been held annually for seven consecutive years since it was inaugurated in 2015.
  • The "National College Students Innovation and Entrepreneurship Training Plan" has become a basic training project for all college students, which has helped the emerging of innovation and entrepreneurship talents.
  • The China International College Students' "Internet+" Innovation and Entrepreneurship Competition has become the world's largest innovation and entrepreneurship competition for college students.

TI Holding Company Hires Amit Prasad to Lead Data Science Center of Excellence

Thursday, October 14, 2021 - 5:49pm

Transportation Insight Holding Company ("TI Holdco" or "the Company"), a leading provider of non-asset, tech-enabled enterprise logistics and freight brokerage solutions in North America, announced the addition of Amit Prasad as the Chief Data Science Officer.

Key Points: 
  • Transportation Insight Holding Company ("TI Holdco" or "the Company"), a leading provider of non-asset, tech-enabled enterprise logistics and freight brokerage solutions in North America, announced the addition of Amit Prasad as the Chief Data Science Officer.
  • In this role, Amit will lead the companys growing Data Science Center of Excellence, which will focus on the advancement of predictive and prescriptive supply chain solutions and data-driven insights to customers, carriers, and employees.
  • Under Amit, the Data Science Center of Excellence will combine business acumen with artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning, statistics, supply chain science, and operations research (OR) to enhance the companys digital offerings and core capabilities.
  • With more than 15 years of experience in supply chain management, data science, and technology innovation, Amit is ideally suited to help advance the industry through smarter applications of data science.

Nufabrx Completes Oversubscribed $10 Million Series A Round

Thursday, October 14, 2021 - 3:18pm

Conover, North Carolina, Oct. 14, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Nufabrx, a drug delivery platform dedicated to simplifying patients ability to receive the benefits of medication through everyday clothing, announced the closing of an oversubscribed $10 million Series A funding round.

Key Points: 
  • Conover, North Carolina, Oct. 14, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Nufabrx, a drug delivery platform dedicated to simplifying patients ability to receive the benefits of medication through everyday clothing, announced the closing of an oversubscribed $10 million Series A funding round.
  • Strategic investments were also received from previous investors such as the Charlotte Angel Fund and North Carolina State University Wolfpack Fund.
  • We are excited to partner with the team at Nufabrx to realize its full clinical and commercial potential.
  • Founded in 2011, Nufabrx was created by Founder Jordan Schindler after discovering his pillowcase was contributing to his acne.

Labster to Acquire World's First VR Training Platform For Nursing

Thursday, October 14, 2021 - 2:00pm

BOSTON, Oct. 14, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Labster , the world's leading platform for virtual labs and interactive science, today announced it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire UbiSim , the virtual reality training platform for nursing.

Key Points: 
  • BOSTON, Oct. 14, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Labster , the world's leading platform for virtual labs and interactive science, today announced it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire UbiSim , the virtual reality training platform for nursing.
  • The global nursing sector is an extremely important and exciting application for virtual technologies and UbiSim's high-quality and scalable training platform offers a truly unique solution," said Michael Bodekaer Jensen, CEO and Co-Founder of Labster.
  • Their immersive VR training platform enables nursing students to develop clinical reasoning, collaboration and communication skills by engaging with real world scenarios and lifelike patients in a safe learning environment.
  • www.labster.com
    UbiSim is the leading immersive VR training platform dedicated specifically to nursing.

Liberty Defense Holdings Ltd. Discusses HEXWAVE Beta Testing and Commercialization with The Stock Day Podcast

Thursday, October 14, 2021 - 2:03pm

"We have three products; HEXWAVE being our flagship, as well as two other technologies we are developing."

Key Points: 
  • "We have three products; HEXWAVE being our flagship, as well as two other technologies we are developing."
  • Founded in 2013, Stock Day is the fastest growing media outlet for Nano-Cap and Micro-Cap companies.
  • Stock Day provides companies with customized solutions to their news distribution in both national and international media outlets.
  • The Stock Day Podcast is the number one radio show of its kind in America.

Marsh McLennan Launches Global Cyber Risk Analytics Center

Thursday, October 14, 2021 - 1:03pm

Today, Marsh McLennan (NYSE: MMC), the worlds leading professional services firm in the areas of risk, strategy, and people, announced the launch of its Cyber Risk Analytics Center, an enterprise-wide resource that brings together the cyber risk data, analytics and mitigation expertise of its Marsh, Guy Carpenter, Mercer, and Oliver Wyman businesses to provide clients with a comprehensive view of their cyber threats, the maturity and availability of their existing and future controls, and the economic impact of their risk.

Key Points: 
  • Today, Marsh McLennan (NYSE: MMC), the worlds leading professional services firm in the areas of risk, strategy, and people, announced the launch of its Cyber Risk Analytics Center, an enterprise-wide resource that brings together the cyber risk data, analytics and mitigation expertise of its Marsh, Guy Carpenter, Mercer, and Oliver Wyman businesses to provide clients with a comprehensive view of their cyber threats, the maturity and availability of their existing and future controls, and the economic impact of their risk.
  • Our investment in the Marsh McLennan Cyber Risk Analytics Center will help clients confront this risk by connecting them with experts and capabilities from across our businesses, data-driven insights, and a global ecosystem of risk and cybersecurity experts.
  • Marsh McLennan advises clients throughout the cyber risk management lifecycle by providing tools and services that help clients objectively measure and quantify their cyber risk exposure; delivering risk transfer and mitigation solutions that protect companies while preserving capital; and assisting with incident response during and after cyber events.
  • Through the Cyber Risk Analytics Center, Marsh McLennan will advance the broader cyber modeling and analytics ecosystem to help societies manage cyber risk, said Mr. Stransky.

Global Wellness Summit Announces Key Topic for Its 2021 Conference: How Traditional Healthcare Will Expand into Prevention and Wellness

Thursday, October 14, 2021 - 1:00pm

The key topic announced today is how the pandemic has ushered in a new era in traditional medical care, as it actively pivots to focus on prevention and more holistic wellness.

Key Points: 
  • The key topic announced today is how the pandemic has ushered in a new era in traditional medical care, as it actively pivots to focus on prevention and more holistic wellness.
  • The Boston-based 2021 Summit will gather leading doctors and healthcare executives from research organizations such as Harvard, MIT, Cleveland Clinic and Pfizer to tackle this topic.
  • About the Global Wellness Summit The Global Wellness Summit is the premier organization that brings together leaders and visionaries to positively shape the future of the $4.5 trillion global wellness economy.
  • The organization's annual Global Wellness Trends Report offers expert-based predictions on the future of wellness.

René Salazar joins Broad Institute as Chief Equity Officer

Thursday, October 14, 2021 - 3:01am

Salazar is also a member of the Broad Institute Executive Leadership Team .

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  • Salazar is also a member of the Broad Institute Executive Leadership Team .
  • "Ren will help guide us in bringing an equity lens to recruitment and also to our ongoing efforts to foster deeper inclusion and engagement within the current Broad community," said Todd Golub, director of the Broad Institute.
  • "Ren is an expert in creating successful programs that result in positive institutional change and is already building strong relationships across the Broad community.
  • "I am delighted to work together with Ren to make the Broad more inclusive and to foster a deeper sense of belonging throughout the entire community," said Frances Brooks Taplett, chief people officer at Broad.