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InvestNext Unveils Enhanced End-to-End Portal For Real Estate Investment

Friday, October 22, 2021 - 2:01pm

InvestNext enables every step of real estate syndication, including engaging potential investors, accepting payments, waterfall calculations, distributions payouts and even completing tax forms, to take place within their white-labeled online portal.

Key Points: 
  • InvestNext enables every step of real estate syndication, including engaging potential investors, accepting payments, waterfall calculations, distributions payouts and even completing tax forms, to take place within their white-labeled online portal.
  • "We worked closely with our existing user base to develop these updates, and it was clear that we needed to create almost an Etsy or a Shopify for real estate investment," said Kevin Heras, CEO and co-founder of InvestNext.
  • To date, InvestNext has facilitated more than $4.4 billion in transactions, up over 250% since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • Since 2016, Detroit-based InvestNext has been on a mission to democratize real estate investing.

Alfa Romeo Introduces 'Near Life Experience' Global Advertising Campaign at the Formula 1 U.S. Grand Prix

Friday, October 22, 2021 - 12:15pm

Alfa Romeo presents the first global advertising campaign, "Near Life Experience," at the United States Grand Prix in Austin, Texas, on Sunday, October 24

Key Points: 
  • Alfa Romeo presents the first global advertising campaign, "Near Life Experience," at the United States Grand Prix in Austin, Texas, on Sunday, October 24
    Campaign launches across Alfa Romeo social media channels on Friday, October 22
    Alfa Romeo is introducing its first global advertising campaign, "Near Life Experience," at the United States Grand Prix in Austin, Texas, on Sunday, October 24.
  • "The significance of launching our 'Near Life Experience' campaign for Alfa Romeo during this weekend's U.S. Grand Prix is by design," said Olivier Francois, global chief marketing officer, Stellantis.
  • The "Near Life Experience" campaign interprets new values and the ambition of Alfa Romeo, yet reminds "Alfistas" that Alfa Romeo vehicles are designed with a premium placed on both driving and emotion.
  • "For Alfa Romeo, the 'Near Life Experience' campaign is a very big step toward its future as a premium global brand," said Jean-Phillippe Imparato, chief executive officer, Alfa Romeo.

Cytokinetics Announces Preclinical Data for CK-3828136 to Be Presented at the 2021 Medicinal Chemistry Gordon Research Conference

Thursday, October 21, 2021 - 9:00pm

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Oct. 21, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Cytokinetics, Incorporated (Nasdaq: CYTK) today announced that data relating to the discovery and optimization of CK-3828136 (CK-136) will be presented at the 2021 Medicinal Chemistry Gordon Research Conference, taking place in West Dover, VT from October 24, 2021 to October 29, 2021.

Key Points: 
  • SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Oct. 21, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Cytokinetics, Incorporated (Nasdaq: CYTK) today announced that data relating to the discovery and optimization of CK-3828136 (CK-136) will be presented at the 2021 Medicinal Chemistry Gordon Research Conference, taking place in West Dover, VT from October 24, 2021 to October 29, 2021.
  • Cytokinetics is also developing aficamten, a next-generation cardiac myosin inhibitor, for the potential treatment of hypertrophic cardiomyopathies (HCM).
  • Cytokinetics expects to start SEQUOIA-HCM, the Phase 3 clinical trial of aficamten in patients with obstructive HCM in Q4 2021.
  • For further information regarding these and other risks related to Cytokinetics business, investors should consult Cytokinetics filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

From Tape Measures to Circ Saw Blades to Bit Holders, Crescent is Putting Tool Evolution on Display at STAFDA

Thursday, October 21, 2021 - 8:05pm

There, attendees will see a wide range of demonstration stations for products including measuring and marking tools, power tool accessories, hand tools, HVAC specialty tools, and tool storage.

Key Points: 
  • There, attendees will see a wide range of demonstration stations for products including measuring and marking tools, power tool accessories, hand tools, HVAC specialty tools, and tool storage.
  • STAFDA attendees will get an early look at the next generation of Crescent Lufkin Shockforce Tape Measures.
  • Crescent is a premier brand from Apex Tool Group, one of the largest hand tool manufacturers in the world.
  • Porter heavyduty cutting products, Crescent JOBOX on-site, flammable liquid and truck storage products, and Crescent APEX power tool accessories.

Hillsu Debuts as a Public Crypto Exchange in the United States

Thursday, October 21, 2021 - 2:41pm

New York, New York--(Newsfile Corp. - October 21, 2021) - Hillsu is a trusted digital asset exchange that enables consumers to buy, sell, store and exchange digital assets.

Key Points: 
  • New York, New York--(Newsfile Corp. - October 21, 2021) - Hillsu is a trusted digital asset exchange that enables consumers to buy, sell, store and exchange digital assets.
  • "Today, Hillsu's vision - to connect the digital economy - reaches new heights, and we're excited to continue our momentum as a public exchange," said Leonard M. Adleman, CEO of Hillsu.
  • Last month, the company announced that more than millions of users have been using the Hillsu app, only one year after its public launch.
  • Hillsu has now integrated Bitcoin's Lightning Network after first announcing its plan to do so in April, 2020.

Steven N. Austad, Ph.D., appointed as inaugural Protective Life Endowed Chair in Healthy Aging Research at UAB

Thursday, October 21, 2021 - 1:33pm

The University of Alabama System Board of Trustees recently approved the appointment of Steven N. Austad, Ph.D., one of the most respected minds in healthy aging research, as the inaugural Protective Life Endowed Chair in Healthy Aging Research, enabling him to build on his pioneering legacy to establish Birmingham as a global epicenter for healthy aging research.

Key Points: 
  • The University of Alabama System Board of Trustees recently approved the appointment of Steven N. Austad, Ph.D., one of the most respected minds in healthy aging research, as the inaugural Protective Life Endowed Chair in Healthy Aging Research, enabling him to build on his pioneering legacy to establish Birmingham as a global epicenter for healthy aging research.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20211021005301/en/
    Stephen N. Austadt, Ph.D. has been named as the inaugural Protective Life Endowed Chair in Health Aging Research at UAB.
  • (Photo: Business Wire)
    Dr. Austad is an international trailblazer in the science of aging, and we are thrilled to see him named as the inaugural Protective Life Endowed Chair in Healthy Aging Research at UAB, said Rich Bielen, president and CEO of Protective.
  • In addition to the Protective Life Endowed Chair in Healthy Aging Research, Protectives total $2 million investment toward advancing the science of healthy aging also funds the Protective Life Healthy Aging and Research Acceleration and Innovation Fund.

LICT Corporation Shareholder Designated Charitable Contribution Program

Wednesday, October 20, 2021 - 9:46pm

LICT Corporation (OTC Pink: LICT) announced today that its Board is in final discussions regarding continuing its Shareholder Charitable Contribution program for all registered shareholders.

Key Points: 
  • LICT Corporation (OTC Pink: LICT) announced today that its Board is in final discussions regarding continuing its Shareholder Charitable Contribution program for all registered shareholders.
  • Each registered shareholder will be eligible to designate a 501(c)3 charity to which the company will make a donation of $100 per share on behalf of the shareholder.
  • In addition to our Shareholder Giving Program, as we have done in the past, LICT will extend the opportunity for each of our Teammates to allocate a 501(c)3 charity to whom the Company will make a donation.
  • At LICT, we believe charitable giving is a cornerstone of society and an obligation for those with means to make a difference in the world.

Cytokinetics to Announce Third Quarter Results on November 3, 2021

Wednesday, October 20, 2021 - 9:00pm

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Oct. 20, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Cytokinetics, Incorporated (Nasdaq: CYTK) today announced that it is scheduled to report third quarter results on November 3, 2021 at 4:00 PM Eastern Time.

Key Points: 
  • SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Oct. 20, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Cytokinetics, Incorporated (Nasdaq: CYTK) today announced that it is scheduled to report third quarter results on November 3, 2021 at 4:00 PM Eastern Time.
  • An archived replay of the webcast will be available via Cytokinetics website until November 17, 2021.
  • Cytokinetics expects to start SEQUOIA-HCM, the Phase 3 clinical trial of aficamten in patients with obstructive HCM in Q4 2021.
  • Any forward-looking statements that Cytokinetics makes in this press release speak only as of the date of this press release.

New Report From Deloitte Digital and Twilio Reveals Disconnect Between Leader Perceptions and Consumer Values Around Trust, Provides Pathway for Brands to Close the Trust Gap

Wednesday, October 20, 2021 - 6:00pm

NEW YORK, Oct. 20, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Deloitte Digital, the experience consultancy, and Twilio Inc. (NYSE: TWLO) (LTSE: TWLO), the leading cloud communications platform, today announced the results of a joint study exploring the divergent perceptions of trust between consumers and business leaders in the United States. 

Key Points: 
  • The joint report, " Close the Trust Gap to Unlock Business Value, " begins by defining the four elements of trust humanity, transparency, capability and reliability and then dives into actionable insights developed by Deloitte Digital and Twilio.
  • Trust also helps brands earn permission to collect more and more valuable data from customers.
  • In fact, consumers are comfortable with their favorite brands knowing significantly more data about them than they think the brands already know.
  • For more actionable insights on consumer perceptions and the business value of trust, access the full report here .

NetApp Simplifies and Speeds Digital Transformation for Customers Through Deep, Industry-Leading Public Cloud Relationships

Wednesday, October 20, 2021 - 4:00pm

The three largest public clouds in the world are choosing NetApp, because customers are choosing ONTAP, said Anthony Lye, Executive Vice President & General Manager, Public Cloud Services at NetApp.

Key Points: 
  • The three largest public clouds in the world are choosing NetApp, because customers are choosing ONTAP, said Anthony Lye, Executive Vice President & General Manager, Public Cloud Services at NetApp.
  • Now, our public cloud partners provide customers with the simplest path to the cloud and allow them to derive the most value from their data and applications.
  • NetApp and Google Cloud began collaborating in 2018, introduced NetApp Cloud Volumes Service (CVS) for Google Cloud in 2019, and launched NetApp Astra with support for Google Cloud in 2020.
  • With this, Google Cloud customers can continuously optimize performance, availability and cost with Spot by NetApp for cloud cost savings without the risk of service interruption.