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FTX Trading Ltd. Closes $420 Million Series B-1 Funding Round

Thursday, October 21, 2021 - 1:00pm

Sam Bankman-Fried, CEO of FTX, commented on the news, "We founded FTX two years ago with the idea of creating a better financial marketplace.

Key Points: 
  • Sam Bankman-Fried, CEO of FTX, commented on the news, "We founded FTX two years ago with the idea of creating a better financial marketplace.
  • For this round, we capitalized on those strides and were able to partner with investors that prioritize positioning FTX as the world's most transparent and compliant cryptocurrency exchange."
  • Since July, FTX established its global headquarters in the Bahamas and secured licenses under new regulatory frameworks in the Bahamas and Gibraltar.
  • Additionally, the Company's US-affiliate, FTX US, acquired CFTC regulated digital currency futures & options exchange and clearinghouse, LedgerX, and has recently launched a global NFT marketplace, FTX NFTs.

FTX Trading Ltd. Closes $420 Million Series B-1 Funding Round

Thursday, October 21, 2021 - 1:00pm

NASSAU, Bahamas, Oct. 21, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- FTX Trading Ltd. ("FTX" or "the Company"), owner and operator of FTX.COM, a leading global cryptocurrency exchange, today announced the closing of a $420,690,000 Series B-1 fundraise, increasing the valuation of the Company to $25 billion. The round saw the participation of 69 investors, including Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan Board, via its Teachers' Innovation Platform, Temasek, Sequoia Capital, Sea Capital, IVP, ICONIQ Growth, Tiger Global, Ribbit Capital, Lightspeed Venture Partners and funds and accounts managed by BlackRock.

Key Points: 
  • Sam Bankman-Fried, CEO of FTX, commented on the news, "We founded FTX two years ago with the idea of creating a better financial marketplace.
  • For this round, we capitalized on those strides and were able to partner with investors that prioritize positioning FTX as the world's most transparent and compliant cryptocurrency exchange."
  • Since July, FTX established its global headquarters in the Bahamas and secured licenses under new regulatory frameworks in the Bahamas and Gibraltar.
  • Additionally, the Company's US-affiliate, FTX US, acquired CFTC regulated digital currency futures & options exchange and clearinghouse, LedgerX, and has recently launched a global NFT marketplace, FTX NFTs.

SecLytics Augur pXDR Helps Organizations Take Back Control of Their Cybersecurity

Monday, October 18, 2021 - 6:10pm

This week, SecLytics is unveiling its Augur pXDR (Predictive Extended Detection and Response Platform).

Key Points: 
  • This week, SecLytics is unveiling its Augur pXDR (Predictive Extended Detection and Response Platform).
  • Building off SecLytics unique, patented Augur predictive intelligence technology, Augur pXDR adds core TIP, SIEM, and SOAR functionalities to create a unified, streamlined SOC workflow.
  • Meeting with security organizations large and small over the last few years, one thing stood out.
  • Augur also enables orchestrated manual enforcement (blocking and policy updates) across an organizations entire security stack directly from our dashboard.

ThreatConnect Releases Risk Quantifier™ 6.0 — Driving Continued Innovation in Cyber Risk Quantification

Monday, October 18, 2021 - 11:30am

ThreatConnect Inc., the leader in reducing complexity and enabling better decision making in cybersecurity, today released ThreatConnect Risk Quantifier 6.0 (RQ 6.0), continuing its innovation in the emerging field of cyber risk quantification.

Key Points: 
  • ThreatConnect Inc., the leader in reducing complexity and enabling better decision making in cybersecurity, today released ThreatConnect Risk Quantifier 6.0 (RQ 6.0), continuing its innovation in the emerging field of cyber risk quantification.
  • ThreatConnect Risk Quantifier (RQ) enables companies to see the financial risks they face from cyber attacks and also prioritize investments that provide the best ROI.
  • FAIR is an internationally known standard that has helped companies with awareness and understanding of cyber risk quantification.
  • Semi-Automated FAIR scenarios tackle one of the most challenging aspects of cyber risk quantification - calculating Loss Event Frequency and its piece parts.

ONF and Deutsche Telekom Demonstrate Fully Disaggregated Open RAN with Open RIC Platform

Tuesday, October 12, 2021 - 11:02am

MENLO PARK, Calif. & BERLIN, Oct. 12, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Today, the Open Networking Foundation (ONF) and Deutsche Telekom (DT) announced the launch of the SD-RAN Berlin Trial, the first field trial implementing fully disaggregated open RAN solutions using ONF's RAN Intelligent Controller (RIC) software platform as defined by the O-RAN architecture.

Key Points: 
  • MENLO PARK, Calif. & BERLIN, Oct. 12, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Today, the Open Networking Foundation (ONF) and Deutsche Telekom (DT) announced the launch of the SD-RAN Berlin Trial, the first field trial implementing fully disaggregated open RAN solutions using ONF's RAN Intelligent Controller (RIC) software platform as defined by the O-RAN architecture.
  • By integrating proprietary and open source components, including a near real-time RIC and xApps, this ground-breaking trial exemplifies a model for how future open RAN deployments are envisioned to take shape.
  • "The Berlin SD-RAN Open RAN Trial, is a momentous step towards realizing the vision of fully disaggregated and intelligent RAN, leveraging ONF's leading open source RAN Intelligent Controller software platform.
  • We are committed to building solutions optimized for open RAN deployments, and we're very excited to see this DT trial advancing the state-of-the-art for open RAN."

NEC's 5G massive MIMO Open RAN radio units awarded TIP's "Requirements Compliant Ribbon"

Monday, October 11, 2021 - 1:11am

TOKYO, Oct 11, 2021 - (JCN Newswire) - NEC Corporation (NEC; TSE: 6701) announced today that its Open RAN 5G massive MIMO(*) radio units have been awarded a Telecom Infra Project (TIP) Requirements Compliant Ribbon, and are listed on new windowTIP Exchange.

Key Points: 
  • TOKYO, Oct 11, 2021 - (JCN Newswire) - NEC Corporation (NEC; TSE: 6701) announced today that its Open RAN 5G massive MIMO(*) radio units have been awarded a Telecom Infra Project (TIP) Requirements Compliant Ribbon, and are listed on new windowTIP Exchange.
  • With this award, NEC demonstrates compliance with TIP OpenRAN RU requirements for its latest released 5G massive MIMO radio units, specifically the new windowMB5440, new window5450 and new window5460 units, which meet O-RAN standards and feature massive MIMO with advanced beamforming.
  • NEC is an Open RAN market leader with its end-to-end Open 5G solutions, system integration capabilities and deployments with its signature 5G massive MIMO radio offering.
  • (*) A Multiple Input Multiple Output (MIMO) technology that enables multi radio beams and stabilizes radio propagation paths using a massive number of transceivers.

UConn Stamford Technology Incubator Reports Rapid Growth Since February Launch

Thursday, October 7, 2021 - 8:25pm

STAMFORD, Conn., Oct. 7, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --The data science sector is flourishing at UConn Stamford's Technology Incubation Program, TIP Digital , since the facility opened in mid-Febuary 2021.

Key Points: 
  • STAMFORD, Conn., Oct. 7, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --The data science sector is flourishing at UConn Stamford's Technology Incubation Program, TIP Digital , since the facility opened in mid-Febuary 2021.
  • "We're thrilled with the significant growth we've achieved in such a short time," Margaret Feeney, director of TIP Digital, said.
  • TIP Digital, located at the University of Connecticut (UConn) Stamford campus, is the latest expansion of the university's longstanding Technology Incubation Program (TIP) that supports startups in the state.
  • StamfordNext is a nonprofit collaborative that invests in the people, technology and expertise in Stamford, CT to propel growth and foster innovation.

Relativity Recognized for Threat Intelligence Innovation in 2021 CyberSecurity Breakthrough Awards Program

Thursday, September 30, 2021 - 1:30pm

CHICAGO, Sept. 30, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Relativity , a global legal and compliance technology company, today announced that its free-to-use Threat Intel Feed has been named the winner of the "Threat Intelligence Innovation Award" in the fifth annual CyberSecurity Breakthrough Awards program conducted by CyberSecurity Breakthrough , a leading independent market intelligence organization that recognizes the top companies, technologies and products in the global information security market today.

Key Points: 
  • CHICAGO, Sept. 30, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Relativity , a global legal and compliance technology company, today announced that its free-to-use Threat Intel Feed has been named the winner of the "Threat Intelligence Innovation Award" in the fifth annual CyberSecurity Breakthrough Awards program conducted by CyberSecurity Breakthrough , a leading independent market intelligence organization that recognizes the top companies, technologies and products in the global information security market today.
  • By leveraging threat intelligence, cloud security and software engineering, Calder7 anticipates and interrupts adversary techniques within the product and company before they surface.
  • We extend our sincere congratulations to the entire Relativity team on taking home our 2021 'Threat Intelligence Innovation Award.'"
  • Part of Tech Breakthrough , a leading market intelligence and recognition platform for global technology innovation and leadership, the CyberSecurity Breakthrough Awards program is devoted to honoring excellence in information security and cybersecurity technology companies, products and people.

Telecom Infra Project Welcomes Minim and Evaluates Its Technology as a Standard Element in OpenWiFi Architecture

Thursday, September 30, 2021 - 12:30pm

MANCHESTER, NH, Sept. 30, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- via NewMediaWire -- Minim, Inc. (NASDAQ: MINM), the creator of intelligent networking products, today announced it joined the Telecom Infra Project (TIP) Open Converged Wireless (OCW) Project Group and will be supporting the Open Source TIP OpenWiFi Project. Minim and TIP OpenWiFi members are evaluating the use of Minim’s intelligent connectivity software as a standard element in the Project Group’s OpenWiFi framework. This move would allow ISPs and OEMs to activate Minim or any other Wi-Fi management software that supports OpenWiFi’s new subscriber management framework on TIP OpenWiFi compliant devices. 

Key Points: 
  • MANCHESTER, NH, Sept. 30, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- via NewMediaWire -- Minim , Inc.(NASDAQ: MINM), the creator of intelligent networking products, today announced it joined the Telecom Infra Project (TIP) Open Converged Wireless (OCW) Project Group and will be supporting the Open Source TIP OpenWiFi Project.
  • Minim and TIP OpenWiFi members are evaluating the use of Minims intelligent connectivity software as a standard element in the Project Groups OpenWiFi framework.
  • OpenWiFi has the potential to unlock extensive opportunities for both Minim and our customers, said Alec Rooney, CTO, Minim.
  • The Telecom Infra Project (TIP) is a global community of companies and organizations that are driving infrastructure solutions to advance global connectivity.

TogoRun Celebrates One-Year Anniversary After Jump From Omnicom, Gears Up For More Growth As Woman-Owned Global Healthcare Specialty Communications Agency

Thursday, September 30, 2021 - 11:00am

NEW YORK, Sept. 30, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- TogoRun , an award-winning and now woman-owned global health and well-being communications agency, celebrates its one-year anniversarysince spinning off from Omnicom.

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  • NEW YORK, Sept. 30, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- TogoRun , an award-winning and now woman-owned global health and well-being communications agency, celebrates its one-year anniversarysince spinning off from Omnicom.
  • GMJ Global, a proud partner of the UN Global Compact , includes four distinct yet complementary companies: TogoRun, VegaRun, StudioTogo, and GMJ Global Media.
  • "It's been a remarkable year on so many levels for all of us at TogoRun," said Glo Janata, TogoRun President, CEO, and owner.
  • Visit us here: www.TogoRun.com
    GMJ Global is a women-owned communications and media company focused on making a healthy impact worldwide.