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MidCap Equity Partners Makes Growth Investment in MoleSafe - a Telehealth Leader in Advanced Skin Screening Diagnostic Services
16 11 2017
NEW YORK, Nov. 16, 2017 -- In support of MoleSafe's continuing rapid growth, MidCap Equity Partners, LLC ("MidCap"), in conjunction with management and industry experts, have invested in MoleSafe, a telehealth leader in advanced skin screening diagnostic services."MoleSafe is partnering with top rated hospitals and other facilities around the country to provide its Skin Surveillance Program ('SSP'). This investment will enable our company to continue expanding operations and make MoleSafe available to patients across the country," stated Kevin Sheridan, CEO, MoleSafe.MoleSafe's SSP is a proprietary suite of advanced melanoma detection and diagnostic tools and technology, including total body photography, digital dermoscopy, and digital serial monitoring that produces high-resolution diagnostic images and creates a profile of a patient's skin. This profile is monitored by experts for any changes in lesions over time. This enables reliable accuracy to detect...
Women Who Tech Announces the Sixth 'Women Startup Challenge' Focused on Emerging Technology
16 11 2017
WASHINGTON, Nov. 16, 2017 -- Women Who Tech, a U.S.-based nonprofit that advocates for women in the technology and startup industry, today announced the launch of Women Startup Challenge: Emerging Tech, one of the largest pitch competitions to showcase top early-stage women-led technology startups focused on Augmented Reality, Blockchain, IoT, Space and Robotics, Transportation, Biotech, Virtual Reality, Energy and Agriculture tech. Aimed at closing the gender gap in the tech sector, the startup challenge will feature 10 finalists pitching their emerging tech ventures before a panel of prominent investors, including Nisha Dua, Partner at AOL's BBG Ventures, Rebecca Kaden, Partner at Union Square Ventures, and Hoolie Tejwani, Vice President at Obvious Ventures. The Women Startup Challenge will take place at Google in New York City, March 2018. Competition criteria and submission details can be found at https://www.womenwhotech.com/women-startup-challenge/emerging-tech. In...
RLH Corporation to Welcome a Hotel RL in New Orleans
16 11 2017
DENVER, Nov. 16, 2017 -- RLH Corporation (NYSE:RLH) announced today that the company signed a franchise license agreement for a new Hotel RL in the historic Garden District of New Orleans, Louisiana.The Maison St. Charles by Hotel RL is scheduled to open in January and will feature 130 boutique-style guest rooms and suites, free breakfast, an outdoor courtyard pool, fitness center, onsite restaurant and over 2,000 square feet of elegant meeting space. The property is on the St. Charles streetcar line, just minutes from the excitement of the French Quarter.“Hotel RL offers spaces for business and leisure travelers to immerse themselves into local culture while maintaining their connection to the world. This property will fit in perfectly in New Orleans and is a tremendous addition to the Hotel RL family,” said Paul Sacco, Chief Development Officer, Upscale Brands & Corporate Development.Also signed was a Hotel RL in Waco, Texas, a 132-room new-construction project anticipated...
InterDigital Wins IDTechEX Best IoT Technology Development Award for oneTRANSPORT Data Marketplace
16 11 2017
WILMINGTON, Del., Nov. 16, 2017 -- InterDigital, Inc. (NASDAQ:IDCC), a mobile technology research and development company, today announced that it has received the Best IoT Technology Development Award from IDTechEX Awards for the oneTRANSPORT™ data marketplace powered by the Chordant™ platform.The IDTechEX Awards recognize company development and success in the latest emerging technologies which include 3D Printing, Electric Vehicles, Energy Harvesting, Energy Storage, Graphene, Internet of Things, Printed Electronics, Sensors & Wearable Technology. The Best IoT Technology Development award recognizes significant development in improving and enabling IoT, either hardware, software or system based.Chordant, InterDigital’s Smart City-focused business, provides means for cities to aggregate disparate systems into a single platform. The oneTRANSPORT data marketplace is powered by the Chordant platform that uses the global oneM2M™ standard to bring data from multiple transport sources...
AmericasMart Atlanta Delivers Premier Mobile Experience and Faster Sales Transactions for Buyers and Sellers With Aruba Mobile First Solutions
16 11 2017
SANTA CLARA, Calif.--Aruba, a Hewlett Packard Enterprise company (NYSE: HPE), today announced that AmericasMart® Atlanta, the largest wholesale market center of its kind in the United States, is delivering a unique mobile experience for its global customers with Aruba’s Mobile First Platform. Its new network infrastructure enables AmericasMart to provide high-performance Wi-Fi across its 7.1 million square foot facility to enable faster, more secure sales transactions, and improved user engagement with its mobile app featuring turn-by-turn navigation.
AmericasMart’s three interconnected buildings contain more than 1,500 permanent showrooms as well as exhibition halls, collectively housing 4.2 million square feet of product. Manufacturers, importers and designers of consumer gift, home furnishings and apparel products, curated from around the world and representing more than 9,000 different brands, exhibit at AmericasMart and its 16 annual tradeshows. AmericasMart generates an annual...
Kansas City Breweries Company Announces Major Brewery and Beverage Manufacturing Hub
16 11 2017
Creating high growth value propositions for beverage, grocery and convenience store markets.Kansas City, MO, November 16, 2017 -- Kansas City Breweries Company LLC, the supplier of KC LiteTM and KC LagerTM beer has announced plans today to build a major brewery and beverage production complex adjacent to Interstate 435 highway South of Truman road that will serve beverage, grocery and convenience store markets throughout the midwestern states. The planned facility in the Blue Valley Industrial area will repurpose an existing decommissioned Nestlé Carnation plant at Potter Avenue & Manchester Traffic Way with an expandable 60 barrel automated brewing system to begin production with 100,000 barrels (3 million gallons) of beer annually with additional bottling of private label sports energy drinks, sodas, and cider/juice products for beverage, grocery and convenience store markets.Kansas City Breweries Company LLC chose the Blue Valley Industrial area of Kansas City, Missouri for its...
SimpleCitizen Launches End-to-End Business Visa Platform to Simplify International Hiring Process
16 11 2017
The new platform will streamline the business visa process by providing simple and intuitive software that guides users through the immigration system
SALT LAKE CITY, UT--(Marketwired - Nov 16, 2017) - SimpleCitizen, the digital immigration and visa solution designed to streamline the pathway to citizenship, today announced the launch of 'SimpleCitizen for Business,' the first end-to-end platform designed to give businesses a simple way to gain visas for international hires. By streamlining the visa process, SimpleCitizen saves organizations time and money while allowing them the ability to recruit top talent from around the world.
"Businesses typically spend an extra $10,000-$15,000 in legal fees for every new international hire. That's why we're excited to unveil our new platform designed to make that process easier and less cost prohibitive than ever before," said Sam Stoddard, Co-founder and CEO of SimpleCitizen. "We've been working hard to automate the entire...
TaskEasy Raises $21.3M Series C to Expand On-Demand Lawn Maintenance Services
16 11 2017
TaskEasy brings online convenience to property and lawn maintenance nationwide, improves customer and property manager experience, and contractor efficiency
SALT LAKE CITY, UT--(Marketwired - Nov 16, 2017) - TaskEasy, the premier nationwide on-demand lawn maintenance provider, announced an oversubscribed $21.3M Series C round led by River Cities Capital with participation from new investors Camber Creek, as well as existing investors Moderne Ventures, Grotech Ventures, Access Venture Partners, and Delta Electronics Capital. The funding, from a mix of financial and strategic investors, comes after TaskEasy's latest milestone of delivering over one million services and will be used to expedite company growth and product development.
"It's always been our mission to provide world-class services directly to consumers and property portfolio managers while helping reliable contractors build a sustainable business," said Ken Davis, CEO of TaskEasy. "With this funding we'll be able...
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