Entrepreneurship

New Report from Gemserv and tado° Shows Smart Thermostats Most Cost Effective and Scalable Way to Decarbonise Homes in the EU’s Green Deal Renovation Wave

Thursday, October 21, 2021 - 9:00am

(Graphic: Business Wire)

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  • (Graphic: Business Wire)
    To realise these goals and reduce CO2 emissions, approximately 600 billion has been reserved in the EUs Green Deal funds2.
  • On average a smart thermostat from tado saves 22% of energy used in homes across Europe, based on data provided by over 1 million connected thermostats3.
  • According to tado, the cost for implementing smart thermostats in all European homes would be approximately 40 billion, or 6.67% of the total cost allocated for the European Green Deal.
  • As the only cross-manufacturer platform, tado Smart Thermostats and services connect with any kind of heating or cooling system.

Latino Business Action Network Announces Partnership with Facebook

Thursday, October 21, 2021 - 8:00am

PALO ALTO, Calif., Oct. 21, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --Latino Business Action Network (LBAN) today announced a new partnership with Facebook, specifically the Boost with Facebook and Facebook Elevate program to accelerate the digital transformation of Latino-owned businesses.

Key Points: 
  • PALO ALTO, Calif., Oct. 21, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --Latino Business Action Network (LBAN) today announced a new partnership with Facebook, specifically the Boost with Facebook and Facebook Elevate program to accelerate the digital transformation of Latino-owned businesses.
  • Through LBAN's extensive network and understanding of Latino-owned businesses combined with resources from Facebook, this partnership will offer critical education and resources to Latinx entrepreneurs to compete in a digital world.
  • We're excited to share the unique perspective of Latinx business owners through our work with LBAN."
  • In 2011, Facebook launched the Boost with Facebook initiative to help educate small business owners about the tools that can help them find success on our platform.

ElevenEs receives investment and support from EIT InnoEnergy to build a battery gigafactory near Serbia's lithium deposit

Thursday, October 21, 2021 - 8:00am

-ElevenEs has now secured investment from EIT InnoEnergy, a European early-stage investor in other successful battery gigafactory projects, including Northvolt and Verkor.

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  • -ElevenEs has now secured investment from EIT InnoEnergy, a European early-stage investor in other successful battery gigafactory projects, including Northvolt and Verkor.
  • -EIT InnoEnergy is leading the industrial stream of the European Battery Alliance, a European Commission initiative to build a strong and competitive European battery industry.
  • The entities announced a strategic partnership to build the first LFP lithium-ion battery gigafactory in Europe.
  • EIT InnoEnergy is the leading engine for innovation and entrepreneurship in sustainable energy across Europe and beyond.

Lyft President and Co-Founder to Keynote at the Credit Suisse 25th Annual Technology Conference

Wednesday, October 20, 2021 - 9:05pm

Lyft, Inc. (Nasdaq:LYFT) announced today that John Zimmer, President and Co-Founder, will keynote at the Credit Suisse 25th Annual Technology Conference on Wednesday, December 1, 2021 in Scottsdale, Arizona.

Key Points: 
  • Lyft, Inc. (Nasdaq:LYFT) announced today that John Zimmer, President and Co-Founder, will keynote at the Credit Suisse 25th Annual Technology Conference on Wednesday, December 1, 2021 in Scottsdale, Arizona.
  • Lyft was founded in 2012 and is one of the largest transportation networks in the United States and Canada.
  • As the world shifts away from car ownership to transportation-as-a-service, Lyft is at the forefront of this massive societal change.
  • In the keynote referenced above, Lyft may discuss certain non-GAAP financial measures, including Contribution, Contribution Margin, Adjusted EBITDA and Adjusted EBITDA Margin.

Button Launches PostTap SMS powered by Twilio

Wednesday, October 20, 2021 - 8:13pm

NEW YORK, Oct. 20, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Button, the mobile commerce platform trusted by the smartest enterprise marketers, announced a new product powered by Twilio, a leading customer engagement platform, that offers SMS Marketing Capabilities leveraging Button's mobile commerce DNA, Personalization Capabilities, and Deep Linking to help accelerate Enterprise Brands' Adoption of SMS as a Marketing Channel.

Key Points: 
  • NEW YORK, Oct. 20, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Button, the mobile commerce platform trusted by the smartest enterprise marketers, announced a new product powered by Twilio, a leading customer engagement platform, that offers SMS Marketing Capabilities leveraging Button's mobile commerce DNA, Personalization Capabilities, and Deep Linking to help accelerate Enterprise Brands' Adoption of SMS as a Marketing Channel.
  • Leveraging Twilio, which sent 127 billion messages in the last year alone, Button will now enable Enterprise Customers to launch an integrated SMS Marketing strategy without requiring the integration of a single line of code.
  • Button is the leading mobile commerce technology company trusted by the world's largest brands.
  • Button's core mobile conversion, identity, and decisioning technology supercharge mobile commerce and ad performance and underpin the company's two products: Tap and PostTap.

Obsidio, Inc. Expands Clinical Advisory Board With Two New Members

Wednesday, October 20, 2021 - 8:12pm

The new advisors will join existing clinical advisory board(CAB) members Riad Salem, MD, MBA, and Ziv Haskal, MD.

Key Points: 
  • The new advisors will join existing clinical advisory board(CAB) members Riad Salem, MD, MBA, and Ziv Haskal, MD.
  • The experience and insights of our CAB members will be critical to achieving that goal."
  • The two new members of the Clinical Advisory Board include:
    Dr. Jafar Golzarian is a co-founder of the Global Embolization Symposium & Technologies (GEST) and a Professor of Radiology and Director of the Division of Interventional Radiology and Vascular Imaging at the University of Minnesota.
  • He was a radiology resident at the Erasme Hospital, Brussels, and completed his Fellowship for Interventional Radiology at the same University.

Activate Consulting Releases Seventh Annual Outlook Report on the Future of Technology & Media in 2022

Wednesday, October 20, 2021 - 8:00pm

SAN FRANCISCO and NEW YORK, Oct. 20, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Activate Consulting, the leading management consulting firm for technology, internet, media, entertainment, and sports businesses today released their annual Activate Technology and Media 2022 Outlook, a comprehensive report on the state of the internet, technology, media, and entertainment industries.

Key Points: 
  • SAN FRANCISCO and NEW YORK, Oct. 20, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Activate Consulting, the leading management consulting firm for technology, internet, media, entertainment, and sports businesses today released their annual Activate Technology and Media 2022 Outlook, a comprehensive report on the state of the internet, technology, media, and entertainment industries.
  • In the seventh annual report, Activate focuses on topics such as the next era of gaming, the fight for the Metaverse, Super Users, Cryptocurrency, NFTs, E-commerce, and more.
  • Activate Consulting (Activate) is a next generation management consulting firm focused on technology and media companies.
  • The firm is known for issuing its annual Activate Technology & Media Outlook report on the state of technology, media, and entertainment industries and is based in New York and San Francisco.

INOX's new XSF Series Exit Device Designer Trim featured at DHI ConNextions

Wednesday, October 20, 2021 - 7:45pm

NEW ORLEANS, Oct. 20, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- INOX will showcase its new XSF Series Exit Device Designer Trim at DHI conNextions in New Orleans from October 20 to 21 in booth 339.

Key Points: 
  • NEW ORLEANS, Oct. 20, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- INOX will showcase its new XSF Series Exit Device Designer Trim at DHI conNextions in New Orleans from October 20 to 21 in booth 339.
  • That required the design, manufacture and delivery of exit device trim that is 'on-brand' with the rest of the property, and the XSF Series Trim offered that solution."
  • The new XSF Series Exit Device Designer Trim delivers a matching lever design across openings of the entire facility while maintaining the proper ratings & codes.
  • XSF Exit Device Trims are also available with EL: Electrically Locked (Fail Safe) or EU: Electrically Unlocked (Fail Secure) functions for exit openings requiring access control.

Alpharidge Capital announces “Custodianship Updates”: live Shareholder Meeting/Conference Call slated for Saturday, October 23th, 2021 on Zoom

Wednesday, October 20, 2021 - 7:01pm

The calls would be limited to only shareholders of the following companies:

Key Points: 
  • The calls would be limited to only shareholders of the following companies:
    Cancelation of improperly issued Shares.
  • Live review of questions submitted directly by Shareholders.
  • We look forward to meeting you and hearing your questions in the Shareholder Zoom Conference Call.
  • President & CEO
    Alpharidge Capital, Inc. is a Shareholders' rights activist, building Shareholders' Value through Custodianships, Mergers & Acquisitions, and Entrepreneurship Development.

Connected Nation's VP of Digital Inclusion to lead FCC's Communications Equity and Diversity Council as Chair

Wednesday, October 20, 2021 - 6:30pm

WASHINGTON, Oct. 20, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) just announced that Heather Gate, Vice President of Digital Inclusion, Connected Nation, will serve as Chair of its Communications Equity and Diversity Council (CEDC).

Key Points: 
  • WASHINGTON, Oct. 20, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) just announced that Heather Gate, Vice President of Digital Inclusion, Connected Nation, will serve as Chair of its Communications Equity and Diversity Council (CEDC).
  • "Heather has been a tireless advocate for digital equity and inclusion across the country," said Tom Ferree, Chairman & CEO, Connected Nation.
  • Acting FCC Chairwoman Jessica Rosenworcel rechartered the Advisory Committee on Diversity and Digital Empowerment (ACDDE) under the new CEDC designation.
  • Gate served on the ACDDE in a variety of roles since 2017 including serving as the Chair of the Committee's Digital Empowerment and Inclusion Working Group.