Silicon Valley

Atria's WIS Opens Downtown San Jose Office

Thursday, July 29, 2021 - 2:00pm

PASADENA, Calif., July 29, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Western International Securities, Inc. (WIS), an independent wealth management firm and wholly-owned subsidiary of Atria Wealth Solutions, Inc. (Atria), today announced the opening of its latest "turnkey" branch location in downtown San Jose, California.

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  • PASADENA, Calif., July 29, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Western International Securities, Inc. (WIS), an independent wealth management firm and wholly-owned subsidiary of Atria Wealth Solutions, Inc. (Atria), today announced the opening of its latest "turnkey" branch location in downtown San Jose, California.
  • "We are thrilled to unveil the new office in San Jose.
  • The turnkey solution in our new San Jose office equips financial professionals with ongoing administrative, operational and technical support while offering the higher payout percentages that are available at independent firms," said Don Bizub, president of WIS. "Our turnkey program is effective and proven.
  • The San Jose branch is located in the prestigious Ten Almaden , a 17-story Class A office building recognized as one of the downtown area's trophy towers.

Tech CU Named One of America’s 2021 Best-In-State Credit Unions by Forbes

Tuesday, July 27, 2021 - 4:01pm

SAN JOSE, Calif., July 27, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Tech CU (Technology Credit Union) announced today it was named one of Americas 2021 best-in-state credit unions by Forbes.

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  • SAN JOSE, Calif., July 27, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Tech CU (Technology Credit Union) announced today it was named one of Americas 2021 best-in-state credit unions by Forbes.
  • S&P Global has recognized Tech CU as one of the 20 best performing credit unions in the nation for the past four years.
  • However, we are even more thrilled to receive national recognition from Forbes for our member service in 2021, said Todd Harris, the CEO of Tech CU.
  • Founded in the heart of Silicon Valley, Tech CU has nearly $4 billion in assets and is one of the 20 largest credit unions in California.

Urban Catalyst Submits Formal Entitlements for Icon/Echo Towers in Downtown San Jose

Tuesday, July 27, 2021 - 4:00pm

The transit-oriented development is part of the federal Opportunity Zone tax relief program, and Urban Catalyst--a Qualified Opportunity Zone Fund--is currently accepting investments for the project.

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  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210727005172/en/
    Urban Catalyst Submits Formal Entitlements for Icon/Echo Towers in Downtown San Jose (Photo: Business Wire)
    Located at 147 E Santa Clara Street in the heart of downtown, Icon/Echo will create more than 300 multifamily apartment units and 420,000 square feet of Class-A office space.
  • Building high-density development near transit is Urban Planning 101, said Erik Hayden, Founder and CEO of Urban Catalyst.
  • Urban Catalyst has purchased two of the four parcels needed for the development and is under contract to purchase the remaining two.
  • Urban Catalyst is focused on ground-up development projects in downtown San Jose.

AnitaB.org Announces Kara Swisher As The First In An Incredible Line Up Of Technical Luminaries And Cultural Icons Speaking At This Year's Virtual Grace Hopper Celebration

Tuesday, July 27, 2021 - 2:01pm

"Our keynotes and programming at this year's Virtual Grace Hopper Celebration will set the foundation for our theme '#DareTo,'" saidBrenda Darden Wilkerson,President & CEO, AnitaB.org.

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  • "Our keynotes and programming at this year's Virtual Grace Hopper Celebration will set the foundation for our theme '#DareTo,'" saidBrenda Darden Wilkerson,President & CEO, AnitaB.org.
  • Her early and no-holds-barred coverage of the technology industry earned her a reputation as "Silicon Valley's most feared and well-liked journalist."
  • In addition to Swisher, over the next several weeks, AnitaB.org will unveil additional thought leaders headlining the Virtual Grace Hopper Celebration.
  • For more information, and to register to attend Virtual Grace Hopper Celebration, please visit ghc.anitab.org .

Beantown Topples New York, Texas Rockets, as 'Free-Fall' California Cities Plummet in 14th United States City Innovation & Competitiveness Ranking

Tuesday, July 27, 2021 - 1:44pm

The San Francisco San Jose combined area had been a past winner in 2018, and usually ranked within the top three.

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  • The San Francisco San Jose combined area had been a past winner in 2018, and usually ranked within the top three.
  • In further bad news for Governor Newsom, Californian cities fell a record 24 places on average across the United States.
  • For the first time, in this global list more than half (54%) of top hundred cities were in the United States.
  • The creator of the city ranking is 2thinknow, data analysts established in Melbourne in 2006 from research started in Vienna in 2005.

Gatos Silver Extinguishes Its Los Gatos Joint Venture Debt Obligation

Monday, July 26, 2021 - 12:00pm

Gatos Silver, Inc. (NYSE/TSX: GATO) (Gatos Silver or the Company) is pleased to announce its 70%-owned Los Gatos Joint Venture (LGJV) has repaid its Term Loan (Term Loan) effective July 26, 2021.

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  • Gatos Silver, Inc. (NYSE/TSX: GATO) (Gatos Silver or the Company) is pleased to announce its 70%-owned Los Gatos Joint Venture (LGJV) has repaid its Term Loan (Term Loan) effective July 26, 2021.
  • Gatos Silvers attributable portion of the Term Loan retirement and related costs was approximately $155.9 million.
  • With the Cerro Los Gatos (CLG) mine and processing facility now operating above design capacity, record-breaking production was achieved in the second quarter.
  • Gatos Silver is a silver dominant exploration, development and production company that discovered a new silver and zinc-rich mineral district in southern Chihuahua State, Mexico.

Mach49 Catalyzes Growth in Sustainability-Focused Venture Building and Investing for Global 1000 Partners

Monday, July 26, 2021 - 3:05pm

Mach49 partners with leading multinationals to build their own internal incubators and accelerators to drive organic growth.

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  • Mach49 partners with leading multinationals to build their own internal incubators and accelerators to drive organic growth.
  • The team also helps global businesses design and launch their internal corporate venture capital (CVC) activities investing, partnering, and M&A.
  • "Mach49 was founded on the belief that through venture building and venture investing, global businesses can solve the world's most pressing problems, including climate change, water, poverty, health, and education," said Linda Yates, Founder and CEO of Mach49.
  • Mach49 focuses on execution, with a unique approach to venture building and investing fueled by decades of Silicon Valley operating experience and success.

Anduin Appoints Lauren Iaslovits, Co-Founder of Investran, As Industry Adviser

Monday, July 26, 2021 - 2:00pm

SAN FRANCISCO, July 26, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Today, Anduin , the private market transaction innovator, announced the appointment of Lauren Iaslovits , co-founder of Investran, as an industry adviser.

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  • SAN FRANCISCO, July 26, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Today, Anduin , the private market transaction innovator, announced the appointment of Lauren Iaslovits , co-founder of Investran, as an industry adviser.
  • Iaslovits joins current Anduin adviser Jeffrey Gelfand.
  • "Anduin has been focused on developing innovative ways to unburden fund managers and administrators from legacy software that bogs down the fundraising process," said Eliot Hodges, CEO of Anduin.
  • Anduin is not only focused on solving the challenges faced by administrators and investors, but it also elevates the entire fundraising experience.

Dr. David A. Thomas Joins Vanguard's Board of Directors

Friday, July 23, 2021 - 2:36pm

VALLEY FORGE, Pa., July 23, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Vanguard today announced the election of Dr. David A. Thomas to its board of directors and to the board of trustees of each of the Vanguard funds.

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  • VALLEY FORGE, Pa., July 23, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Vanguard today announced the election of Dr. David A. Thomas to its board of directors and to the board of trustees of each of the Vanguard funds.
  • Dr. Thomas is the President of Morehouse College and has more than 30 years of higher education leadership experience.
  • "We are thrilled to welcome David to Vanguard's board of directors," said Vanguard Chairman and CEO Tim Buckley.
  • In addition to his work in academia, Dr. Thomas serves as a member of the board of directors of DTE Energy, the American Red Cross, and the Posse Foundation.

Providing Community and Care for San Jose’s Aging Adults, Sales Center for Belmont Village Senior Living Los Gatos To Open July 27th

Thursday, July 22, 2021 - 4:07pm

Belmont Village Senior Living Los Gatos is pleased to announce the opening of its sales center on July 27th at the Union School District, 5175 Union Ave, San Jose, CA.

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  • Belmont Village Senior Living Los Gatos is pleased to announce the opening of its sales center on July 27th at the Union School District, 5175 Union Ave, San Jose, CA.
  • Built in the California Green Building Code standard, Belmont Village Los Gatos is thoughtfully designed to cater to the lifestyle and interests of residents while also providing a full spectrum of support and 24/7 care.
  • The pet-friendly community is located near the Los Gatos Creek Dog Park, where pet-owning residents can gather and enjoy each others company.
  • Los Gatos is Belmont Village Senior Livings 14th community in California.