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Cervest Names Karan Chopra as COO to Expand Global Footprint

Thursday, October 14, 2021 - 4:00pm

Powered by groundbreaking Earth Science AI technology, Cervest's EarthScan combines earth science, data modeling and machine learning to present a unified view of climate risk across millions of global assets for the first time. EarthScan gives enterprises, governments and NGOs on-demand access to current, historical, and predictive intelligence on how combined climate risks can impact the physical assets they own or manage. This enables them to manage decisions across an asset's entire lifecycle -- from identifying future growth prospects and monitoring risk to collaborating on adaptation and decarbonization strategies.

Key Points: 
  • Chopra brings expertise in strategic and product development, platform and technology enablement, and go-to-market execution to bear for Cervest.
  • Chopra previously served as an advisor to Cervest and co-founded, scaled and sold GADCO, a leading agribusiness, alongside Cervest CEO Iggy Bassi.
  • "We are at an incredible inflection point where climate is finally coming to the forefront of business and government decision making," said Karan Chopra, COO, Cervest.
  • In addition to Chopra, Cervest has also added Thomas Maschler, Head of Platform
    Engineering & Jake Jurewicz , Head of Strategic Projects to their U.S. leadership team.

Mereo BioPharma, the Osteogenesis Imperfecta Federation Europe (OIFE) and the Osteogenesis Imperfecta Foundation (OIF) announces completion of the IMPACT Survey enrollment

Wednesday, October 13, 2021 - 1:00pm

The IMPACT Survey closed with more than 2200 individual responses collected over a 3-month period from some 65 countries.

Key Points: 
  • The IMPACT Survey closed with more than 2200 individual responses collected over a 3-month period from some 65 countries.
  • Despite its severity, the full impact on people with OI, their families and caregivers are not broadly understood or well-documented.
  • The IMPACT Survey was originally a company suggestion, but the OI organizations embraced and took ownership of it.
  • Mereo financially supported the development and delivery of the IMPACT Survey, a joint initiative with the OIFE and the OIF.

Hibob Secures $150M Series C Funding Led by General Atlantic to Help Midsize Businesses Modernize HR in the Evolving World of Work

Wednesday, October 13, 2021 - 12:00pm

Modern Human Resources Information Systems (HRIS) have steadily evolved from the old back-office system of records to a system of engagement. Intuitive HR tech platforms that all members of an organization -- including HR teams, senior leadership, managers, and individual contributors -- can use to engage and collaborate are mission-critical. Modern companies need technology to not only support the administration side of their HR processes, but also to cultivate positive cultures for all people, whether dispersed, fully remote, or hybrid. This is exactly the value proposition that Hibob offers, and is the reason why the company has achieved triple-digit revenue growth each year from 2017 to 2021 adding more than 200 new mid-sized customers that operate in more than 134 countries with offices spanning North America, EMEA, and Australia.

Key Points: 
  • This round brings the company's total investment to $274 million since Hibob was founded in late 2015.
  • This new funding will be used to drive continued global expansion and develop innovative work tech modules that are designed to support customers' growth.
  • Modern Human Resources Information Systems (HRIS) have steadily evolved from the old back-office system of records to a system of engagement.
  • Intuitive HR tech platforms that all members of an organization -- including HR teams, senior leadership, managers, and individual contributors -- can use to engage and collaborate are mission-critical.

Hibob Secures $150M Series C Funding Led by General Atlantic to Help Midsize Businesses Modernize HR in the Evolving World of Work

Wednesday, October 13, 2021 - 12:00pm

Modern Human Resources Information Systems (HRIS) have steadily evolved from the old back-office system of records to a system of engagement. Intuitive HR tech platforms that all members of an organization -- including HR teams, senior leadership, managers, and individual contributors -- can use to engage and collaborate are mission-critical. Modern companies need technology to not only support the administration side of their HR processes, but also to cultivate positive cultures for all people, whether dispersed, fully remote, or hybrid. This is exactly the value proposition that Hibob offers, and is the reason why the company has achieved triple-digit revenue growth each year from 2017 to 2021 adding more than 200 new mid-sized customers that operate in more than 134 countries with offices spanning North America, EMEA, and Australia.

Key Points: 
  • This round brings the company's total investment to $274 million since Hibob was founded in late 2015.
  • This new funding will be used to drive continued global expansion and develop innovative work tech modules that are designed to support customers' growth.
  • Modern Human Resources Information Systems (HRIS) have steadily evolved from the old back-office system of records to a system of engagement.
  • Intuitive HR tech platforms that all members of an organization -- including HR teams, senior leadership, managers, and individual contributors -- can use to engage and collaborate are mission-critical.

TUMI and McLaren Add Key Travel and Accessory Pieces to their Successful Debut Collection

Tuesday, October 12, 2021 - 2:00pm

Key pieces of the collection include The Halo Backpack and M-Tech Soft Satchel.

Key Points: 
  • Key pieces of the collection include The Halo Backpack and M-Tech Soft Satchel.
  • It is accented with carbon fibre, papaya highlights, a leather handle and magnetic zippers featuring subtle TUMI and McLaren branding.
  • These additional pieces are all about making those moments of travel and reconnection, that we've all been yearning for, truly special.''
  • As part of the Ultimate Series, McLaren was the first to deliver a hybrid hypercar, the McLaren P1TM.

Woven Capital Invests in Planet-Friendly Urban Innovations with the Climate Technology Sustainability Fund of 2150

Tuesday, October 12, 2021 - 8:27am

2150 is a London and Copenhagen-based venture capital firm investing in technology companies that seek to reimagine the urban environment and reshape it sustainably.

Key Points: 
  • 2150 is a London and Copenhagen-based venture capital firm investing in technology companies that seek to reimagine the urban environment and reshape it sustainably.
  • "2150 recognizes that a dramatic rethinking of the urban environment is required to fuel a strong economic and environmental future," said Michiko Kato, Principal, Woven Capital.
  • Founded in 2018 as Toyota Research Institute - Advanced Development ("TRI-AD"), Woven Planet is composed of four complementary companies: Woven Planet Holdings, Woven Core, Woven Alpha, and Woven Capital.
  • 2150 is a venture capital firm investing in technology companies that seek to sustainably reimagine and reshape the urban environment.

CDS Named Multi-Vendor Services Provider of the Year at Annual Storage Awards

Friday, October 8, 2021 - 9:05am

EATONTOWN, N.J. and LONDON, Oct. 8, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- CDS, the leading provider of multi-vendor services (MVS) for data centers worldwide, today announced it has won the "Multi-Vendor Services Provider of the Year" award at the annual Storage Awards, known as the "Storries." 

Key Points: 
  • EATONTOWN, N.J.and LONDON, Oct. 8, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --CDS, the leading provider of multi-vendor services (MVS) for data centers worldwide, today announced it has won the "Multi-Vendor Services Provider of the Year" award at the annual Storage Awards, known as the "Storries."
  • MVS services such as data migration, data erasure, and asset decommissioning have enabled enterprises to accelerate key initiatives that drive their businesses forward.
  • Selected by readers of Storage Magazine, winners were unveiled at the awards ceremony held in London on October 7, 2021.
  • CDS isthe leading provider of multi-vendor services (MVS) for data centers worldwide.

CDS Named Multi-Vendor Services Provider of the Year at Annual Storage Awards

Friday, October 8, 2021 - 9:05am

EATONTOWN, N.J. and LONDON, Oct. 8, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- CDS, the leading provider of multi-vendor services (MVS) for data centers worldwide, today announced it has won the "Multi-Vendor Services Provider of the Year" award at the annual Storage Awards, known as the "Storries." 

Key Points: 
  • EATONTOWN, N.J.and LONDON, Oct. 8, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --CDS, the leading provider of multi-vendor services (MVS) for data centers worldwide, today announced it has won the "Multi-Vendor Services Provider of the Year" award at the annual Storage Awards, known as the "Storries."
  • MVS services such as data migration, data erasure, and asset decommissioning have enabled enterprises to accelerate key initiatives that drive their businesses forward.
  • Selected by readers of Storage Magazine, winners were unveiled at the awards ceremony held in London on October 7, 2021.
  • CDS isthe leading provider of multi-vendor services (MVS) for data centers worldwide.

Colliers to Acquire Best in Class Italian Investment Management Business

Thursday, October 7, 2021 - 12:00pm

This investment further expands Colliers Global Investors growing platform in Europe and leverages its benefits for existing and new investors.

Key Points: 
  • This investment further expands Colliers Global Investors growing platform in Europe and leverages its benefits for existing and new investors.
  • Founded in 2009 in Milan, Antirion has become one of the most prominent and highly respected real estate investment management firms based in Italy.
  • Colliers Global Investors views growth in Italy and Western Europe as a natural progression of its business offering strong benefits for investors, said Chris McLernon, CEO | EMEA for Colliers.
  • Colliers (NASDAQ, TSX: CIGI) is a leading diversified professional services and investment management company.

Highlights from Day 2 of CoinGeek New York

Thursday, October 7, 2021 - 9:42am

The whole of the first and second days are available for a re-cap with the full agenda to find the sections of specific interest.

Key Points: 
  • The whole of the first and second days are available for a re-cap with the full agenda to find the sections of specific interest.
  • Day 2 of CoinGeek's New York Conference saw presentations by speakers whose experience and knowledge encompassed a wide range of industries and technologies.
  • The day wrapped with a solo slot from the peerless and tireless economist, George Gilder.
  • Tomorrow (Day 3) will cover blockchain's role in tokenization with Platinum Sponsor Fabriik as well as stablecoins, custody and digital asset trading.