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Infocus International Brings Back Renewable Energy Power Purchase Agreements Online Workshop

Thursday, November 25, 2021 - 4:00am

Singapore, Nov 25, 2021 - (ACN Newswire) - Back by popular demand, Infocus International Group, a global business intelligence provider of strategic information and professional services, has announced the new date for the Renewable Energy Power Purchase Agreements (RE PPAs) online workshop which will be commencing live on 19 January 2022.

Key Points: 
  • Singapore, Nov 25, 2021 - (ACN Newswire) - Back by popular demand, Infocus International Group, a global business intelligence provider of strategic information and professional services, has announced the new date for the Renewable Energy Power Purchase Agreements (RE PPAs) online workshop which will be commencing live on 19 January 2022.
  • This interactive 5-session workshop will provide clear explanations of the new models of RE PPAs risk allocation, of ensuring project bankability, of allowing RE generators to compete in energy markets and power pools.
  • Join us now and learn the practical models and techniques for analysing & structuring, drafting, and negotiating Renewable Energy PPAs for bankable green investments in today's competitive energy markets.
  • Infocus International is a global business intelligence provider of strategic information and professional services for diverse business communities.

SWITCH Power achieves financial close on $5.6M of energy storage projects in Ontario

Tuesday, November 9, 2021 - 11:28pm

This is SWITCHs third transaction with RE Royalties, as part of SWITCHs previously announced acquisition of a portfolio of operating and development energy storage projects from PEAK.

Key Points: 
  • This is SWITCHs third transaction with RE Royalties, as part of SWITCHs previously announced acquisition of a portfolio of operating and development energy storage projects from PEAK.
  • This acquisition will secure SWITCH an estimated 20% market share in a high-growth energy storage market in Ontario.
  • Trevor White, President and CEO of SWITCH Power, stated, Were excited to close our previously announced transaction with PEAK, in acquiring their portfolio of BESS development projects, and scaling our presence in an emerging Ontario storage market.
  • SWITCH Power is an Alberta-based sustainable power developer, asset manager and independent power producer.

CONTI Capital Launches $150M Real Estate Fund

Tuesday, November 2, 2021 - 2:12pm

DALLAS, Nov. 2, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- CONTI Capital , a real estate investment company with over $1.25B in transactions, has launched its fourth investment fund to raise $150 million for the acquisition of multifamily properties and the development of new vertical and horizontal rental housing.

Key Points: 
  • DALLAS, Nov. 2, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- CONTI Capital , a real estate investment company with over $1.25B in transactions, has launched its fourth investment fund to raise $150 million for the acquisition of multifamily properties and the development of new vertical and horizontal rental housing.
  • The real estate investment company produces The CONTI Report each quarter with economic, demographic, and industry insights impacting commercial real estate investing.
  • Founded in 2008 and with over $1B in assets under management, CONTI provides capital solutions to acquire, manage, and sponsor real estate investments across the U.S. on behalf of individuals, wealth managers, and institutions.
  • EDITOR NOTE: The official, legal corporate name for the organization is rendered in all capital letters as CONTI Capital.

Freshworks Helps Dunzo Delight its Customers with Faster Support as it Scales Revenue

Tuesday, September 28, 2021 - 6:00am

By using Freshdesk Freddy AI for both their consumer and delivery partner modules of Dunzo, the company has saved  30% of their support costs. The customer-facing chatbot was deployed in late 2019 and routing and assignment capabilities brought down response times to customers from 4 minutes to 46 seconds -- an 80% drop. Impressed by the CX capabilities delighting their customers, Dunzo implemented the partner-facing module in April of 2020 to better their customer experience. Currently, Dunzo’s partners use self-service to get quick resolution to their queries, the instantaneous communication helping them delight on the field. 

Key Points: 
  • By using Freddy, Freshworks AI, Dunzo can handle customer queries at scale with automated responses for 60% of the tickets.
  • Freshworks fast and intuitive products are enterprise-grade and have been able to match the scale at which we are growing.
  • By using Freshdesk Freddy AI for both their consumer and delivery partner modules of Dunzo, the company has saved 30% of their support costs .
  • Impressed by the CX capabilities delighting their customers, Dunzo implemented the partner-facing module in April of 2020 to better their customer experience.

Blue White Robotics Announces $37M Series B Funding Led by Insight Partners to Revolutionize Autonomous Farming

Thursday, September 23, 2021 - 2:18pm

Blue White Robotics, a platform that provides Robots-as-a-Service (RaaS) that enables farms to run themselves autonomously, today announces $37M in Series B funding, led by New York-based global private equity and venture capital firm Insight Partners.

Key Points: 
  • Blue White Robotics, a platform that provides Robots-as-a-Service (RaaS) that enables farms to run themselves autonomously, today announces $37M in Series B funding, led by New York-based global private equity and venture capital firm Insight Partners.
  • Entre Capital co-led this Series B after having seeded Blue White Robotics and participated in its Series A round.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210923005612/en/
    Blue White Robotics team (Photo: Nir Hadar)
    Blue White Robotics creates a cohesive experience across farming operations year-round from sprays and harvesting to disking and seeding.
  • Additionally, the Blue White Robotics platform collects and distributes data that creates new services to increase yields and reduce inputs for the growing autonomous operation.

Blue White Robotics Announces $37M Series B Led by Insight Partners to Revolutionize Autonomous Farming

Thursday, September 23, 2021 - 1:00pm

Entre Capital co-led this Series B after having seeded Blue White Robotics and participated in its Series A round.

Key Points: 
  • Entre Capital co-led this Series B after having seeded Blue White Robotics and participated in its Series A round.
  • Blue White Robotics creates a cohesive experience across farming operations year-round from sprays and harvesting to disking and seeding.
  • Additionally, the Blue White Robotics platform collects and distributes data that creates new services to increase yields and reduce inputs for the growing autonomous operation.
  • Blue White Robotics' value proposition is unparalleled in agriculture technology, and they truly stand by the need for "Autonomy, Now, said Daniel Aronovitz, Vice President at Insight Partners.

Voluntary Carbon Markets Rocket in 2021, On Track to Break $1B for First Time

Wednesday, September 15, 2021 - 12:00pm

The markets are on track to hit $1 billion in transactions this year if current levels of activity and growth continue.

Key Points: 
  • The markets are on track to hit $1 billion in transactions this year if current levels of activity and growth continue.
  • 2020 was already a banner year for voluntary carbon markets, continuing 2019s strong growth trajectory despite the emergence of COVID-19, says Donofriomaking 2021s performance all the more striking.
  • Voluntary carbon markets are an important tool to help the world move much faster to restore and protect nature.
  • The challenge for voluntary carbon markets today is no longer finding credit buyers, says Michael Jenkins, CEO of the nonprofit group Forest Trends, Ecosystem Marketplaces parent organization.

SWITCH Power acquires a portfolio of behind the meter (BTM) energy storage systems

Tuesday, September 7, 2021 - 10:31pm

These energy storage systems will accelerate Ontario's transition to a decentralized, decarbonized, and resilient electricity grid.

Key Points: 
  • These energy storage systems will accelerate Ontario's transition to a decentralized, decarbonized, and resilient electricity grid.
  • Bernard Tan, CEO of RE Royalties stated, We are pleased to support SWITCH Power on this portfolio acquisition in the Ontario battery storage market.
  • We look forward to working with them in the future with the expansion of their energy storage portfolio.
  • SWITCH Power is an Alberta-based sustainable power developer, asset manager and independent power producer.

Super Joins LeadingRE's Solutions Group of Preferred Business Resources

Thursday, September 2, 2021 - 2:00pm

Super joins a collection of preferred business resources for Leading RE's network of 550 independent real estate firms.

Key Points: 
  • Super joins a collection of preferred business resources for Leading RE's network of 550 independent real estate firms.
  • "With Super's tech-driven approach to helping homeowners care for their home, our agents can offer more value to our clients and help them protect their investment."
  • Super is bringing technology to an industry that is ripe for innovation.
  • Powered by a proprietary data platform and backed by leading investors, Super offers subscription-based care for your home.

Deskpass Awarded Flex-Working Contract From General Services Administration

Wednesday, August 25, 2021 - 1:21pm

CHICAGO, Aug. 25, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Deskpass, a work-from-anywhere solution that provides on-demand workspaces, announced today that it has been co-awarded a contract to support the U.S. General Services Administration's (GSA) Total Workplace Program for Flexible Coworking Services (FCS).

Key Points: 
  • CHICAGO, Aug. 25, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Deskpass, a work-from-anywhere solution that provides on-demand workspaces, announced today that it has been co-awarded a contract to support the U.S. General Services Administration's (GSA) Total Workplace Program for Flexible Coworking Services (FCS).
  • These contracts are awarded by the GSA to provide effective workspace solutions for federal workers, on an as-needed basis.
  • Sam Rosen, CEO and Co-Founder of Deskpass commented, "We are pleased to start a new partnership with GSA.
  • This contract is a testament to our business model, the relationships we've nurtured with space providers, and of course our team."