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ACI, Illinois Community College Board and Illinois Board of Higher Education to collaborate, develop plan
CHICAGO, Ill. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Associated Colleges of Illinois (ACI), the Illinois Community College Board (ICCB) and the Illinois Board of Higher Education (IBHE) were awarded a $25,000 planning grant to conduct research and develop an implementation plan to help more community college transfer students earn bachelor's degrees at ACI-affiliated colleges and universities.
Assurant employees challenge themselves and move 128,000+ miles in the second edition of the ‘Turning Miles into Meals Challenge’
RED BANK, N.J. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Move For Hunger, a national hunger relief non-profit organization, announced today that they have received a $128,735 donation from the Assurant Foundation as part of the '2021 Turning Miles into Meals Challenge.'
Sacramento SPCA Receives Lifesaving Investment from Petco Love for the new Zoe K. McCrea Animal Health Center
SACRAMENTO, Calif. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- he Sacramento SPCA announced today that they received a $15,000 grant investment from Petco Love, to support their lifesaving work for animals through the newly constructed Zoe K. McCrea Animal Health Center. A check presentation was held at the Petco retail store located at 855 E Bidwell Street in Folsom, California on Friday, July 9 at 11 a.m.
Kickstarter Project Launch: CEO Abyan Nur Announces Heated Menstrual Cup for Safe and Eco-Friendly Relief from Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS)
MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Women's health enthusiast Abyan Nur and her team are introducing the Heated Menstrual Cup to help women find relief from menstrual pain and reduce or eliminate dependence on over-the-counter medication.
STOCKHOLM, Sweden /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Kognity, a Stockholm based EdTech company with customer schools in over 100 countries, is taking the next step towards its ambition of radically improving learning globally by entering the US high school market. To support the growth journey, Kognity is partnering with leading Nordic growth investor, Alfvén & Didrikson.
LONDON, U.K. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Pioneering London-based ForeMedia Group Plc (an international company well known for its top-rated extensive media and entertainment operations in Nigeria and United Kingdom, along with delivering Afro-centric media and entertainment to audiences worldwide), is delighted to announce that it is building the first digital ecosystem for talented entertainment creators in sub-Saharan Africa.
Pattison Co. in Iowa announces closing of a $17M credit facility funded by Amerisource Business Capital
CLAYTON, Iowa /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Pattison Company, a leading provider of high-quality industrial sand, construction aggregate, armor stone and rail car storage, will use the proceeds to refinance existing term debt and equipment debt, new projects, and working capital.
NFT ART craze continues: the first NFT house on the Moon is up for sale for $100K from Tech entrepreneur Roman...
NEW YORK, N.Y. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Today, Roman Kropachek, co-founder of CleverFiles, serial IT entrepreneur, has announced the bid for the first ever NFT house on the Moon. The project has been in development by the team of architects and 3D visual artists with a total of over 1500 hours invested.
Colorado-based Alternative Finance Network Announces New Lending Partner, Providing Cannabis Real Estate Loans Starting at 5%
DENVER, Colo. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Alternative Finance Network (AFN), a leading provider of financing for the cannabis industry led by Marijuana Money Man, Scott Jordan, announces its new lending partner for single-digit real estate loans. The partnership will allow AFN to offer bank-like rates, resulting in real estate loans starting at five percent for high quality borrowers.
NEW YORK, N.Y. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Rockfleet Financial Services, Inc. ("Rockfleet") announced today immediate availability of CapRaize℠, enabling entrepreneurs and qualified all-stage companies seeking capital to connect seamlessly with all classes of investors, including crowdfunding enthusiasts, accredited investors, qualified purchasers, institutions, and family offices.
BROOKLYN, N.Y. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Photographer Erica Reade announced today the kickoff of her fundraiser campaign "Beach Lover: a NYC Summer Love Story." The photographic series about love and intimacy will be turned into a book that will offer nostalgic and candid images of the love shared between couples at the beaches of New York City.
Lessard-Sams Outdoor Heritage Council issues annual Call for Funding Request from the Outdoor Heritage Fund
SAINT PAUL, Minn. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- The Lessard-Sams Outdoor Heritage Council (LSOHC) last week issued its annual Call for Funding Request from the Outdoor Heritage Fund. Approximately $100 million will be available for both metro and statewide grants to aid Minnesota habitat restoration, preservation and enhancement.
L.A.-based South Bay Credit Union announces special offer on their Home Equity Line Of Credit Loan Product
LOS ANGELES, Calif. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- South Bay Credit Union - Member-owned not-for-profit financial cooperative, today announced the launch of a limited time offer on their Home Equity Line of Credit (HELOC) program to homeowners in the South Bay Los Angeles Area.
SAN DIEGO, Calif. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- The Mortgage Collaborative, the nation's largest independent cooperative network in the mortgage industry, announced today the first investment of its recently launched TMC Emerging Technology Fund LP ("TMC Fund").
GREENSBORO, N.C. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- BWC Capital CEO and national chair of The Links Economic Empowerment Platform (LEEP) Bridget Chisholm was selected by Opportunity Hub (OHUB), the largest minority-owned multi-campus entrepreneurship center and tech hub in the U.S., to moderate and co-host two panels at the SXSW annual conference.
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- Keith Eckhardt has been named to take over the local Edward Jones office located at 1763 South 8th Street, Ste 1, in Colorado Springs, Colorado, the firm announced today. Eckhardt transferred to the Cheyenne Canyon community from an Edward Jones office in the Widefield community.
NC Nonprofit China Rescue Dogs seeks funding via GoFundMe for safe rescue dog transport to new homes
VASS, N.C. /Massachusetts Newswire - National News/ -- China Rescue Dogs is a 501(c)(3) organization committed to rescuing and saving dogs from the slaughterhouses, meat trade, abuse and neglect in China, and finds them forever homes here in the United States. Once these rescue dogs arrive in the New York, they need to be transported to their forever homes across the country.
The Wilshire Foundation Receives Global Excellence Award While Spearheading International Change During Pandemic
NEW YORK, N.Y., Feb. 2, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Taylor Wilshire and the Wilshire Foundation will receive the Global Excellence Award (GEA) from the Consortium of International Social and Financial Responsibility (CISFR) on February 15, 2021. This award highlights the Wilshire Foundation's outstanding achievements, advancements, and innovations in international business and global affairs.
NEW YORK CITY, N.Y., Jan. 26, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Carly Spindel, a second-generation matchmaker, and founder of Janis Spindel Serious Matchmaking Inc., recently created the first of its kind: online dating + online matchmaking + one-on-one matchmaking = Flash Match NYC.
Awair Inc. Announces Strategic Investment from Emerson, Adds Dustin DeVan, Founder of BuildingConnected, as Board Member
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Jan. 5, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Awair, the San Francisco-based startup that makes Indoor Air Quality monitoring and software solutions for home and commercial spaces, has received a major strategic investment from Emerson (NYSE: EMR). Emerson is a leader in the heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) controls industry, as well as the creator of the highly-rated smart thermostat, Emerson Sensi.
LEHI, Utah, Jan. 5, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- SimpleNexus, developer of the leading homeownership platform connecting loan officers, borrowers, real estate agents and settlement agents, has received a follow-on investment of $108 million in Series B funding led by global venture-capital and private-equity firm Insight Partners.
CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Dec. 29, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The BioBuilder Educational Foundation announced that they are to partner with the Niswonger Foundation on their award of an "Education Innovation and Research" (EIR) Grant from the U.S. Department of Education that will focus on educational opportunities in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM).
HOUSTON, Texas, Dec. 18, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Arroyo Energy Investors, the Houston-based, independent infrastructure investment firm with a footprint in North and Latin America, today announced it closed three large refinancings totaling $821 million during the COVID-19 pandemic.
PALO ALTO, Calif., Dec. 4, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Fanplayr, a leader in online behavioral personalization and AI for the past 10 years, recently closed a funding round from Partners for Growth (PFG) to support significant growth in its business and customer base.
AirDeck Raises $3.4M to Transform Communication with Voice and Video Narration in Documents and Presentations Online
MADISON, Wis., Dec. 1, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- AirDeck, Inc, an online platform that helps users create narrated presentations and documents for on-demand viewing, announces the company has raised $3.4 million in venture capital funding led by Rock River Capital Partners and Cultivation Capital with participation from Rise of the Revolution's Rest Seed Fund and Winnebago Seed Fund.
LOS ANGELES, Calif., Nov. 12, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Damon Tindall, an Australian CEO and founder of Black My Business, just announced a major Crowdfunding initiative to help fund 1,000 full tuition African-American scholarships by December 25, 2020. In the wake of the Democrats' victory, Tindall has seized the opportunity to initiate meaningful action in support.
Coffee In Hand! Art of Caffeination Launches Kickstarter Campaign to Fund Clever Coffee Playing Cards
SAN ANTONIO, Texas, Oct. 29, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Something new and exciting is brewing at Art of Caffeination, a new design business that focuses on products that are all things coffee. Its first product launch - a quick-reference deck of coffee playing cards - is designed for coffee lovers, enthusiasts and gamesters alike to not just have fun, but learn something too.
Episcopal Diocese of NY receives $1M from Lilly Endowment to launch ‘Episcopal Futures: An Initiative for Collaborative Transformation’
NEW YORK, N.Y., Oct. 15, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Episcopal Diocese of New York is pleased to announce that it has received a grant of $1 million from Lilly Endowment Inc. to help establish "Episcopal Futures: An Initiative for Collaborative Transformation."
PORTLAND, Ore., Aug. 6, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Community Vision, a leader in advancing self-advocacy and person-focused housing for people who experience intellectual and developmental disabilities, received a $100,000 grant from the Kuni Foundation to enhance housing access efforts.
SEATTLE, Wash., Aug. 3, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Oscilla Power, Inc. is proud to announce the receipt of a $200k grant from the US DOE to further develop technology that enables autonomous underwater vehicles (AUVs) to recharge themselves using ocean waves. In this Small Business Innovation and Research (SBIR) project, Oscilla Power will collaborate with Lockheed Martin, through their Rotary and Mission Systems group.
MIAMI, Fla., July 30, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Expetitle, a digital title company and a leader in remote real estate closings, announced today it has completed a $850,000 fundraising round. The investment brings Expetitle's total funding to over $1 million and will help the company aggressively expand its sales and marketing efforts, as well as to continue to develop additional product functionality.
LOS ANGELES, Calif., July 30, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- 2020 Mom has been awarded a significant multi-year capacity investment by the Perigee Fund, a philanthropic organization focused in supporting early parenting, so families can thrive.
SOUTHFIELD, Mich., July 14, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The National Entrepreneurs Association will host the 2020 Virtual Pitch Contest for Entrepreneurs Wednesday August 12, 2020 from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. EDT on Zoom. The event was designed to give entrepreneurs and small business owners an opportunity to gain national exposure for their businesses as well as resources to help them grow.
SEATTLE, Wash., July 7, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Oscilla Power, Inc. is pleased to announce the launch of a private placement offering in accordance with Regulation Crowdfunding (Reg. CF) adopted by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) through MicroVentures.
SANTA MONICA, Calif., June 24, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- On June 3, 2020, Expert DOJO has announced that its current accelerator cohort has invested in 12 companies. Of 12 investments made, 9 are minority-led businesses, and of the same 12 investments, 4 have female founders.
Black-Owned Private Equity Firm, BWC Capital, Offers Zero-Percent Loans to Businesses of Color Impacted by Civil Unrest
GREENSBORO, N.C., June 16, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Today, North Carolina-based, black-owned private equity firm, Building Wealth & Communities (BWC) Capital, announced the launch of the BWC+invest Zero-Percent Interest Loan Program. Developed for small, emerging businesses of color across the country.
Bunk 57 Ministries in North Carolina Receives $40,126 grant to reshape the lives of Minority Young Men
CHARLOTTE, N.C., June 16, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Bunk 57 Ministries has received a $40,126 grant from the Mecklenburg County Juvenile Crime Prevention Council to fund its Youth Discipleship Program for minority youth, young men ages 12-17.
BOULDER, Colo., May 26, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- TeamSnap, the leader in sport management technology, announced today a $5.5 million convertible notes financing led by Foundry Group and Bolt Ventures. The funding comes as TeamSnap prepares for sports activities to return after the global shutdown.
Structured Settlement Factoring Company, Strategic Capital, Launches New Website to Better Serve Customers
LOS ANGELES, Calif. and NEW YORK, N.Y., May 22, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Strategic Capital has launched a new website. With this newly revamped web presence, they give people the opportunity to learn more about how they can maximize payout options for structured settlements, lottery winnings, casino winnings, and more.
NEW YORK, N.Y., March 6, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- On March 3, 2020, the United Nations Economic and Social Council acknowledged the work that the Wilshire Foundation has done to support the UN's 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda, a blueprint for addressing poverty, inequality, climate change, environmental degradation, peace and justice.
MIAMI, Fla., Feb. 21, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- 777 Partners, a Miami based investment firm, is pleased to announce the acquisition of Uown Leasing ("Uown"), from Shepard Capital Partners. Uown, a lease-to-own company based in Tampa, was founded in 2008.
MPI REPORT, ‘Measuring the Ivy 2019’ – Range of Private Market Fund Returns Could Explain Ivy Endowments’ Lackluster Fiscal 2019
SUMMIT, N.J. / LONDON / TOKYO, Feb. 19, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Markov Processes International (MPI), a leading provider of investment research, analysis and reporting solutions for the global wealth and asset management industry, today announced the publication of its annual Ivy League endowment performance analysis for the latest fiscal year, "Measuring the Ivy 2019: Decoding the Performance Gap."
WALNUT CREEK, Calif., Jan, 7, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- CALNOC is pleased to introduce The CALNOC Nightingale Research Fund, an innovative and opportune resource in health services research focused on and administrated by nursing. We are excited to announce the Research Fund today in honor of Florence Nightingale and in celebration of the Year of the Nurse 2020.
NEW YORK, N.Y., Dec. 27, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- HexGn released a study of the funding trends in the global startup ecosystem in 2019; the team analyzed over 60,000 deals and one million data points for the report.
Lifting Those with Disabilities Out of Poverty: JLA Pooled Trust Hits $5 million in Beneficiary Assets
LOS ANGELES, Calif., Dec. 16, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- In recognition of the highly impactful, life-changing work provided to people with disabilities in the region, the Jewish Community Foundation of Los Angeles (The Foundation) has awarded Jewish Los Angeles Special Needs Trust & Services (JLA Trust) with a three-year, $250,000 Next Stage Grant.
Bank of Southern California (PINK:BCAL) Completes Capital Offering and Plans to Form Holding Company
SAN DIEGO, Calif., Dec. 16, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Bank of Southern California, N.A. (OTC Pink: BCAL / OTCMKTS: BCAL), a community business bank headquartered in San Diego, announced today the successful completion of a capital raise of approximately $12 million through the issuance of common stock in a private placement to institutional and accredited individual investors at a price of $12 per share. The Bank also announced its plans to reorganize into a holding company, Southern California Bancorp.
AUSTIN, Texas, Dec. 4, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Ron Smith, President and Founder of Smith Wealth Advisors, an independent wealth management firm located at 6836 Bee Caves Road, Suite 272 in Austin, Texas, announced today that a group of the firm's key clients have funded a land acquisition in Lamesa, Texas, which will serve as the future site for the TatumTek Modular Construction Assembly Plant.
CAMP HILL, Pa., Dec. 3, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Camp Hill based Conte Wealth Advisors continues its considerable expansion efforts opening an office at 1423 E Market St in York and welcoming two seasoned advisors into the organization.
Los Angeles Charity, The Whole Child, Receives Bezos Day 1 Families Fund Grant to Help Fight Homelessness
WHITTIER, Calif., Nov. 21, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Whole Child, a lead housing agency for families experiencing homelessness in Southeast Los Angeles County, announced that it has been selected to receive a $5 million grant from the Bezos Day One Families Fund.
LONDON, U.K., Nov. 7, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- If you are a budding entrepreneur looking for start-up funds your only option could be family and friends, crowdfunding or maybe just maybe if you are accepted, an appearance on Shark Tank or Dragon's Den. Graham Jules, founder and CEO of Pop Up World is familiar with the plight of the underdog and small business owner.
Diligence Capital Advisors sources capital for Chartwell Swim Club, a legendary swim club and day camp
MARLTON, N.J., Oct. 29, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Diligence Capital Advisors is excited to announce that it has sourced new capital investments for the Chartwell Swim Club, a legendary swim club and day camp located in Marlton, New Jersey. The financing was made by a Philadelphia based investment company.
HOUSTON, Texas, Sept. 17, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Smarter Business Funds, a thought leader in alternative finance & marketing consultancy, is proud to announce the FREE small business marketing program. Headquartered in Houston, Smarter Business Funds was established with the primary goal of helping small businesses acquire business capital, quickly and easily, in support of their long-term success.
HOUSTON, Texas, Aug. 9, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Crown Financial, a Houston-based business funding provider, has increased client insight into AP factoring with the addition of their powerful tool, the invoice factoring calculator. Companies seeking working capital can easily calculate costs associated with factoring, making the process more transparent and the decision to factor their accounts receivable much easier.
Venture Capital Firm Innova Announces Sale of Portfolio Company Arkis Biosciences to Integra LifeSciences
MEMPHIS, Tenn., Aug. 6, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Innova Memphis, a Memphis-based early stage venture capital firm, is pleased to announce the acquisition of its portfolio company Arkis Biosciences. Knoxville-based Arkis, a neuro-surgical medical device company, has been acquired by Integra LifeSciences Holding Corporation, a leading medical technology company.
Successful Repayment of $27 Million to EB-5 Investors in New Commercial Enterprise Managed by A&J Capital
LOS ANGELES, Calif., Aug. 1, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- A&J Capital, Inc. (A&J), a financial services & advisory firm specializing in EB-5, private equity, and investment management, today announced its latest milestone of repaying $27 million of capital to EB-5 investors for one of its managed new commercial enterprises (NCE). A&J serves as a manager of the NCE and oversees its day-to-day activities, including the administration of the EB-5 loan.
Small Business Grant Offering from Horizon Commercial Leasing to Inspire New Entrepreneurs to Start Retail Business
COLUMBIA, S.C., July 23, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Horizon Commercial Leasing hopes to inspire new entrepreneurs to get into the game and start their own business. The property leasing experts have launched its first ever Small Business Grant offering up to $2,000 to potential and existing businessowners.
CHICAGO, Ill., July 23, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Lang Capital Group announces the International Multicultural Awards Gala (I.M.A.G) on August 9, 2019. The Gala will raise funds for IMAG of Greater Chicago's programs to build and repair hope, families, and resources in the greater Chicago communities.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala., July 22, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- New Capital Partners (NCP), a private equity firm in Birmingham, Ala., today announces that it has partnered with Pompano Beach, Fla.-based ACES Risk Management Corp. (ARMCO), the leader in web-based quality assurance software for the financial services industry.
WILLISTON, Fla., June 26, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Guardian Angels Medical Service Dogs is proud to announce that on June 4, 2019, the William H. Donner Foundation announced a grant award in the amount of $25,000 to our organization. We are humbled to report that this is the fourth year receiving a grant from the William H. Donner Foundation.
2019 $5K Business Grant Competition for Mom Entrepreneurs announced by The Mama Ladder and Belly Bandit
LOS ANGELES, Calif., June 27, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Mama Ladder and Belly Bandit(R) are hosting the third semi-annual High Five Grant for Moms(TM), a $5,000 business grant competition sponsored by Infiniti HR and Mute Six. Through June 28, 2019, moms who own businesses from around the world can enter to be awarded a grant to make a bigger impact in their business.
Charles Street Research (CSR) Reveals New FLEX-10 Index to Track Performance of the Market’s Top Ten Stocks
BALTIMORE, Md., June 20, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Charles Street Research (CSR), a financial research and publishing think tank based in Baltimore, Maryland, recently revealed a brand new performance index for one of their top research services.
LAKE MARY, Fla., June 5, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Command Investigations ("Command") and Monument MicroCap Partners, LLC ("Monument") announce that they have completed a recapitalization transaction that will allow Command to venture into the next aspect of its growth phase and solidify itself as the premier investigative service provider in the United States.
A New Light in Fort Collins Colorado – Brightscape Investment Centers brings Integrity, Truth, and Trust
FORT COLLINS, Colo., May 6, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Brightscape Investments (Brightscape Investment Centers) was founded by Eric Weiss, a Certified Financial Planner(tm) professional, who saw clients' best interests not being served while working at a large financial institution. This experience motivated Eric to start a company that put the client's interest first.
KANSAS CITY, Kan., May 1, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- SHARPhub , an initiative piloting at the University of Kansas, has selected its first cohort of nine companies that will receive one-on-one help preparing proposals for research funding through the federal SBIR/STTR programs.
BRENTWOOD, Tenn., April 23, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- 7 Springs Orthopedics is announcing the expansion of its facilities and service lines following its first institutional financing round. The company has begun the process of opening new locations throughout Middle Tennessee, starting with Bellevue and East Nashville, and also adding physical therapy services to its existing clinics in Brentwood and Antioch.
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