Management

DNA Script Appoints Don Kania as Chairman of the Board of Directors, Catherine Moukheibir as Audit Chair and Bonnie Anderson as Independent Director

Thursday, October 21, 2021 - 10:00am

DNA Script, a leader in Enzymatic DNA Synthesis (EDS), today announced the appointment of Don Kania, Ph.D. as Chairman of the Board of Directors, Catherine Moukheibir as Audit Chair and Bonnie Anderson as independent new members of the Board.

Key Points: 
  • DNA Script, a leader in Enzymatic DNA Synthesis (EDS), today announced the appointment of Don Kania, Ph.D. as Chairman of the Board of Directors, Catherine Moukheibir as Audit Chair and Bonnie Anderson as independent new members of the Board.
  • The life sciences industry is in the process of revolutionizing our world, starting with healthcare and expanding into other markets.
  • Moukheibir brings over 30 years of leadership experience in finance, capital markets and life sciences to DNA Script.
  • DNA Script is at a pivotal point with the targeted commercial launch of our SYNTAX Platform, said Thomas Ybert, DNA Script co-founder and CEO.

Humanising Autonomy Raises $11 Million Series A Funding to Change How Machines Understand People Globally

Thursday, October 21, 2021 - 9:00am

LONDON, Oct. 21, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Humanising Autonomy, a behaviour AI company using modular, low-power computer vision technology to ethically understand and predict human behaviour, has raised an $11 million Series A funding round.

Key Points: 
  • LONDON, Oct. 21, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Humanising Autonomy, a behaviour AI company using modular, low-power computer vision technology to ethically understand and predict human behaviour, has raised an $11 million Series A funding round.
  • It follows a $6 million Seed round and brings the total capital raised to $17 million.
  • "People are interacting with machines more than ever before," says Maya Pindeus, co-founder and chief executive officer of Humanising Autonomy.
  • "Our technology is changing how machines understand people and how businesses evaluate and extract insight from their data," Pindeus continues.

Humanising Autonomy Raises $11 Million Series A Funding to Change How Machines Understand People Globally

Thursday, October 21, 2021 - 9:00am

LONDON, Oct. 21, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Humanising Autonomy, a behaviour AI company using modular, low-power computer vision technology to ethically understand and predict human behaviour, has raised an $11 million Series A funding round.

Key Points: 
  • LONDON, Oct. 21, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Humanising Autonomy, a behaviour AI company using modular, low-power computer vision technology to ethically understand and predict human behaviour, has raised an $11 million Series A funding round.
  • It follows a $6 million Seed round and brings the total capital raised to $17 million.
  • "People are interacting with machines more than ever before," says Maya Pindeus, co-founder and chief executive officer of Humanising Autonomy.
  • "Our technology is changing how machines understand people and how businesses evaluate and extract insight from their data," Pindeus continues.

DBRS Morningstar: Italy's Recovery Plan Expected To Improve Human Capital

Thursday, October 21, 2021 - 8:45am

Strengthening human capital is one of the key factors underpinning an improvement in Italy's economic outlook.

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  • Strengthening human capital is one of the key factors underpinning an improvement in Italy's economic outlook.
  • This expenditure, including the reforms attached, will likely have a direct and indirect impact on both the demand and the supply of human capital.
  • The DBRS Morningstar group of companies are wholly-owned subsidiaries of Morningstar, Inc. 2021 DBRS Morningstar.
  • The information upon which DBRS Morningstar ratings and other types of credit opinions and reports are based is obtained by DBRS Morningstar from sources DBRS Morningstar believes to be reliable.

Enterprises in Germany Seek Help in Speeding Up Their App Development Processes

Thursday, October 21, 2021 - 9:00am

The 2021 ISG Provider Lens Next-Generation Application Development and Maintenance Services Report for Germany finds German companies looking to ADM providers to help digitize their products, processes and services; adapt agile development methodologies and improve software quality.

Key Points: 
  • The 2021 ISG Provider Lens Next-Generation Application Development and Maintenance Services Report for Germany finds German companies looking to ADM providers to help digitize their products, processes and services; adapt agile development methodologies and improve software quality.
  • In addition to the pandemic, the Brexit situation in the U.K. has put new pressure on many German enterprises, the report says.
  • In addition, DevOps continues to be a challenge for most enterprises, with less than half of all agile development teams using it efficiently, the report says.
  • Automating repetitive tasks is necessary, and without automation, development teams tend to skip process steps, including quality assurance.

Vitrolife appoints Patrik Tolf as new CFO

Thursday, October 21, 2021 - 8:06am

GTEBORG, Sweden, Oct. 21, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Patrik Tolf has been appointed new CFO of Vitrolife AB (publ) effective 1 January 2022.

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  • GTEBORG, Sweden, Oct. 21, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Patrik Tolf has been appointed new CFO of Vitrolife AB (publ) effective 1 January 2022.
  • Patrik is currently interim CFO at Karolinska University Hospital.
  • "We are pleased to welcome Patrik Tolf to Vitrolife and our executive management team and we look forward to benefiting from Patrik's broad operational and strategic experience in the company's continued growth journey," says Thomas Axelsson, CEO.
  • Patrik Tolf replaces Mikael Engblom who remains CFO until Patrik takes office.

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.

Nord Anglia's education experts invited to speak at Asia's largest EdTech event

Thursday, October 21, 2021 - 8:00am

LONDON, Oct. 21, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Nord Anglia Education,the world's largest premium international schools organisation, announced today that its education leaders will be returning to speak at this year's EDUtech Asia conference, the region's leading education technology event.

Key Points: 
  • LONDON, Oct. 21, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Nord Anglia Education,the world's largest premium international schools organisation, announced today that its education leaders will be returning to speak at this year's EDUtech Asia conference, the region's leading education technology event.
  • More than 10,000 delegates are expected to attend the virtual event and hear how leading educators are using education technology to accelerate learning.
  • We are delighted to welcome back Nord Anglia Education and thank them for their continued support."
  • Nord Anglia Education (NAE) is the world's leading premium schools organisation, with 76 schools across 31 countries.

Nord Anglia's education experts invited to speak at Asia's largest EdTech event

Thursday, October 21, 2021 - 8:00am

LONDON, Oct. 21, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Nord Anglia Education, the world's largest premium international schools organisation, announced today that its education leaders will be returning to speak at this year's EDUtech Asia conference, the region's leading education technology event.

Key Points: 
  • LONDON, Oct. 21, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Nord Anglia Education,the world's largest premium international schools organisation, announced today that its education leaders will be returning to speak at this year's EDUtech Asia conference, the region's leading education technology event.
  • More than 10,000 delegates are expected to attend the virtual event and hear how leading educators are using education technology to accelerate learning.
  • We are delighted to welcome back Nord Anglia Education and thank them for their continued support."
  • Nord Anglia Education (NAE) is the world's leading premium schools organisation, with 76 schools across 31 countries.

FlixMobility Acquires Greyhound to Expand U.S. Coach Services

Thursday, October 21, 2021 - 7:02am

Greyhound currently connects approximately 2,400 destinations across North America with nearly 16 million passengers each year.

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  • Greyhound currently connects approximately 2,400 destinations across North America with nearly 16 million passengers each year.
  • A compelling offering will draw significantly more travellers away from private cars to shared coach mobility.
  • As part of FlixMobility, I am confident that Greyhound will be well placed to continue to grow and develop their iconic services for many years to come.
  • In 2018, FlixMobility launched FlixBus USA to bring this new travel alternative to the United States.