Entrepreneurship

BRIGHT GREEN CORPORATION ANNOUNCES CHANGES TO BOARD OF DIRECTORS

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Saturday, February 17, 2024

Grants, New Mexico, Feb. 16, 2024 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Bright Green Corporation (NASDAQ: BGXX) – Bright Green Corporation, a Delaware corporation (the “Company”), announced Friday that CEO Groovy Singh is the newest member of the company’s Board of Directors (the “Board”). Current board member and Co-Founder Lynn Stockwell was also announced as the new Chair of the Board. Singh and Stockwell’s appointments follow the resignation of the Executive Chairman, Terry Rafih.

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  • Grants, New Mexico, Feb. 16, 2024 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Bright Green Corporation (NASDAQ: BGXX) – Bright Green Corporation, a Delaware corporation (the “Company”), announced Friday that CEO Groovy Singh is the newest member of the company’s Board of Directors (the “Board”).
  • Current board member and Co-Founder Lynn Stockwell was also announced as the new Chair of the Board.
  • Speaking on behalf of the company, the Board thanks Mr. Rafih for his contributions to Bright Green, and wish him well on his future endeavors.
  • In addition to continuing his role as Bright Green CEO, Singh will now play a crucial role on company’s Board alongside Stockwell as the new board Chair.

The Abbi Agency Debuts 2024 Travel eBook for DMO, Marketing, and Traveler Insight

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Friday, February 16, 2024

RENO, Nev., Feb. 16, 2024 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- The Abbi Agency, an outcome-obsessed, full-service agency that builds brands, shifts perceptions and inspires action, released their new travel eBook, Navigating the Traveler's Mindset in 2024, providing insights on trends, the future of travel, how to use rich content to bring a destination to life, and more.

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  • Upon downloading the Travel eBook , readers can embark upon a journey filled with data-backed insights, emerging trends and proven strategy.
  • The release of the Travel eBook follows The Abbi Agency's recent acquisition of three new travel clients: Aramark Destinations, Amtrak Pacific Surfliner® and Carnival Cruise Line.
  • The Abbi Agency also launched its sister public relations agency in the UK, Brass Tacks Media , enabling travel and tourism brands to target audiences across the pond.
  • For more information on The Abbi Agency and their work as an integrated marketing agency, visit http://www.theabbiagency.com .

Stretch Zone Opens Newest Location in Miami Beach

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Friday, February 16, 2024

MIAMI BEACH, Fla., Feb. 16, 2024 /PRNewswire/ -- Stretch Zone, the nation's premier assisted stretching brand with a patented strapping system and proprietary tables, announces the opening of its newest location in the North Beach neighborhood of Miami Beach, FL. The new studio will be located on Miami Beach at 6804 Collins Ave. and open on Monday, Feb. 19.

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  • MIAMI BEACH, Fla., Feb. 16, 2024 /PRNewswire/ -- Stretch Zone, the nation's premier assisted stretching brand with a patented strapping system and proprietary tables, announces the opening of its newest location in the North Beach neighborhood of Miami Beach, FL.
  • Stretch Zone North Beach is co-owned by Marra Chinn Allen, a passionate businesswoman who was immediately drawn to the Stretch Zone franchising opportunity by the brand's philosophy.
  • North Beach, an affluent Miami Beach community with a plethora of businesspeople, influencers, athletes, and health and fitness enthusiasts, was the obvious choice for Stretch Zone's newest Miami location.
  • For more information on Stretch Zone, its innovative approach to assisted stretching, and its new location in North Beach, please visit https://www.stretchzone.com/locations/north-beach-fl , or call 305-400-9987.

Irenic Encourages Barnes Group to Move with Greater Urgency to Collaborate on Necessary Board Improvements

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Friday, February 16, 2024

Irenic Capital Management LP (together with its affiliates, “Irenic” or “we”), a top shareholder of Barnes Group Inc. (NYSE: B) (“Barnes” or the “Company”) and the beneficial owner of approximately 5.1% of the Company’s outstanding common stock, today issued the following statement from Co-Founder and Chief Investment Officer Adam Katz:

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  • Irenic Capital Management LP (together with its affiliates, “Irenic” or “we”), a top shareholder of Barnes Group Inc. (NYSE: B) (“Barnes” or the “Company”) and the beneficial owner of approximately 5.1% of the Company’s outstanding common stock, today issued the following statement from Co-Founder and Chief Investment Officer Adam Katz:
    “We are committed to working constructively and in good faith to help Barnes realize its potential.
  • Today's underwhelming results for the fourth quarter and full-year 2023 reinforce the need for a more engaged, independent and well-rounded Board at Barnes.
  • We encourage the Company to move with greater urgency to work with us on the addition of independent directors with relevant industry and capital allocation expertise.
  • It is time to do the right thing for Barnes’ shareholders.”

Making Access to Rehabilitation Care Easier for All Albertans

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Friday, February 16, 2024

Traveling out of town for rehabilitation care is not unfamiliar to Marty, and many other patients like him living in rural or remote communities.

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  • Traveling out of town for rehabilitation care is not unfamiliar to Marty, and many other patients like him living in rural or remote communities.
  • About 10,000 Albertans are required to travel to major urban centres to receive specialized care.
  • The partnership between Alberta Innovates’ Digital4Health program and the Glenrose Hospital Foundation aims to use digital solutions to make accessing rehabilitation medicine easier, more streamlined, and patient-centered.
  • This will allow technology companies and clinicians the opportunity to test, spread and scale promising new rehabilitation care models.

LoanPro awarded Utah's "Fintech of the Year" award for innovation and leadership

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Friday, February 16, 2024

SALT LAKE CITY, Feb. 16, 2024 /PRNewswire/ -- LoanPro, the market-leading API-first lending and credit platform, was awarded the 2023 Fintech of the Year award by the State of Utah Governor's Fintech Advisory Council.

Key Points: 
  • The Utah Governor's Fintech Advisory Council awarded LoanPro the "Fintech of the Year" award.
  • The award recognizes both the company's modern credit platform and how they have enabled innovation in the fintech sphere.
  • SALT LAKE CITY, Feb. 16, 2024 /PRNewswire/ -- LoanPro , the market-leading API-first lending and credit platform, was awarded the 2023 Fintech of the Year award by the State of Utah Governor's Fintech Advisory Council.
  • This year, they awarded LoanPro their Fintech of the Year award.

Heritage Distilling Co. Announces Acquisition of Thinking Tree Spirits

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Friday, February 16, 2024

EUGENE, Ore., Feb. 16, 2024 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Heritage Distilling Company , Inc. ("HDC" or "Heritage"), a leading craft distiller of innovative premium brands, today announced the acquisition of Thinking Tree Spirits , Inc. (“Thinking Tree”), a craft distillery based in Eugene, Oregon.

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  • EUGENE, Ore., Feb. 16, 2024 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Heritage Distilling Company , Inc. ("HDC" or "Heritage"), a leading craft distiller of innovative premium brands, today announced the acquisition of Thinking Tree Spirits , Inc. (“Thinking Tree”), a craft distillery based in Eugene, Oregon.
  • Upon the transaction closing, which is expected today, Heritage will own 100% of the Thinking Tree assets and brands.
  • Heritage Distilling Company's CEO and co-founder, Justin Stiefel, said, “We were honored to be approached by the team at Thinking Tree last year to discuss this transaction.
  • “For nearly a decade Thinking Tree and Heritage Distilling have been neighbors, collaborators and community partners in Eugene’s Whiteaker District,” said Jennifer Stiefel, Co-Founder and President of Heritage Distilling.

PodcastOne (NASDAQ: PODC) Acquires the Exclusive Rights to Camp Counselors with Zachariah Porter and Jonathon Carson

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Friday, February 16, 2024

LOS ANGELES, CA, Feb. 16, 2024 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- via NewMediaWire -- PodcastOne (NASDAQ: PODC), a leading podcast platform and a subsidiary of LiveOne (NASDAQ: LVO), which owns ~73% of the PODC outstanding common stock, announced today that it has acquired the exclusive sales and distribution rights to Camp Counselors with Zachariah Porter and Jonathon Carson. The podcast first launched in 2022 and has released nearly 100 episodes to date.

Key Points: 
  • Camp Counselors with Zachariah Porter and Jonathon Carson is a good natured podcast hosted by your favorite fake camp counselors Zachariah and Jonathan.
  • We know we would make great camp counselors minus the fact that we know nothing about camping.
  • “We’re thrilled to welcome Camp Counselors with Zachariah Porter and Jonathon Carson to our network at PodcastOne.
  • PodcastOne shows are available through PodcastOne , Apple Podcasts, Spotify, iHeart, Amazon and wherever podcasts are heard.

SoundHound AI to Report 2023 Fourth Quarter and Full Year Financial Results, Host Conference Call and Webcast on February 29

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Friday, February 16, 2024

SoundHound AI, Inc. (Nasdaq: SOUN), a global leader in voice artificial intelligence, today announced that it will report its 2023 fourth quarter and full year financial results on Thursday, February 29, 2024 after market close.

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  • SoundHound AI, Inc. (Nasdaq: SOUN), a global leader in voice artificial intelligence, today announced that it will report its 2023 fourth quarter and full year financial results on Thursday, February 29, 2024 after market close.
  • The company will host a conference call and webcast to review the results on the same day.
  • Keyvan Mohajer, Co-Founder and CEO, and Nitesh Sharan, CFO, will host the conference call at 2:00 p.m. PT / 5:00 p.m.
  • A live audio webcast will be available at investors.soundhound.com and a replay will be available at the same location.

CARLA TULLY APPOINTED TO NIKOLA BOARD OF DIRECTORS

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Friday, February 16, 2024

PHOENIX, Feb. 16, 2024 /PRNewswire/ -- Nikola Corporation (Nasdaq: NKLA), a global leader in zero-emissions transportation and energy supply and infrastructure solutions, via the HYLA brand, today announced the appointment of energy and infrastructure expert Carla Tully, to its Board of Directors. Over more than two decades, Tully has built a successful track record leading and scaling energy organizations across Fortune 150, private equity, startup, and government entities. Tully serves as the Vice Chair of Earthrise Energy's Board of Directors, a Board Director for Citizens for Responsible Energy Solutions Forum and as an Advisor to several energy transition startups.

Key Points: 
  • PHOENIX, Feb. 16, 2024 /PRNewswire/ -- Nikola Corporation (Nasdaq: NKLA), a global leader in zero-emissions transportation and energy supply and infrastructure solutions, via the HYLA brand , today announced the appointment of energy and infrastructure expert Carla Tully, to its Board of Directors .
  • Tully serves as the Vice Chair of Earthrise Energy's Board of Directors, a Board Director for Citizens for Responsible Energy Solutions Forum and as an Advisor to several energy transition startups.
  • "As Nikola scales its energy infrastructure business, especially in the hydrogen ecosystem, the addition of Carla to Nikola's Board of Directors will greatly benefit our company, employees and shareholders," said Steve Shindler, Chairman of Nikola's Board of Directors.
  • I've dedicated my career to similar missions, and I am delighted to join Nikola's Board of Directors and support Nikola in 2024 and beyond."