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WASHINGTON, D.C., Jan. 21, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The leadership of DHS announced that today the exit of One Oracle (Growth Fund) and Modern ITX (Early-Stage Fund), DHS announces the second exit in its Early-Stage II Fund with the venture of Limelight ING.
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.
WASHINGTON, D.C., Jan. 4, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- DHS, a firm transforming how nonprofits are funded, today announced their inaugural Bay Area Donor Impact Fund ("DIF"), a $4.5+ million philanthropic fund to incentivize quantifiable, long-term impact for underserved communities struggling to stabilize in the wake of COVID-19.
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).
WASHIGNTON, D.C., Dec. 28, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- DHS has announced this morning that the firm and its lead expert, Fernando Aguirre, Vice Chairman of DHS, will head the VC Panel at the summit which will take place in Paris, France at the Westminster Hotel on February 12, 2021.
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.
Loan Stop now offering Short-term Installment Loans for Colorado and Wyoming with Ability to Apply Online
DENVER, Colo., April 9, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- We all have unexpected expenses. But for the many of us who are living paycheck to paycheck, those unexpected expenses can be hard - if not impossible - to afford. Loan Stop, a locally owned and operated Colorado business for the past 20 years, has expanded their services to allow customers to apply online or even from a mobile device easily and quickly.
DALLAS, Texas, April. 8, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Residential Capital Partners is pleased to announce the acquisition of 3L Finance. As a part of the acquisition, Residential Capital Partners is pleased to be the national hard money and rental finance lending partner to 2020 REI Group.
TAIPEI, Taiwan, March 20, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Taipei, Taiwan based investment house Warrington Shaw is proud to announce that it will hold a competition to celebrate and support the second annual World Creativity and Innovation Day which takes place on the 21st of April this year.
DETROIT, Mich., March 13, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Totle, the startup powering rapid growth in the world of decentralized finance (DeFi) by providing optimized exchange functionality, today announced their partnership with Republic - a leading crypto and equity investment platform backed by Binance and AngelList that enables anyone to be an angel investor.
NEW YORK, N.Y., March 11, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Taylor Wilshire, President and CEO of Wilshire Financial and Wilshire Foundation was presented with the International Business Excellence Award in February 2019 in New York, New York, for constructing innovative programs and investments that address chronic environmental, social, and economic challenges in unique and transformative ways.
PITTSBURGH, Pa., March 8, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Valentis International Group ('Valentis') recently engaged OGGI EQUITY, the European private equity consultancy and financial firm, to consult, advise, and guide Valentis on strategic planning in equity, corporate compliance, stock market goals, European development, and other expansion or focus areas.
TAIPEI, Taiwan, March 8, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Radford Taylor Partners, a widely-respected boutique investment house based in Taipei, Taiwan is pleased to announce its plans to expand its investment research team during the course of this year.
Ward Henderson Management Plans 2019 Fundraising Dinner to Benefit Taiwanese Children Living in Poverty
TAIPEI, Taiwan, March 4, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Taipei, Taiwan-based Ward Henderson Management will hold its annual fundraising dinner in July of this year. Proceeds from the event will go to a local children's foundation to help with the running costs of the organization.
TAIPEI CITY, Taiwan, Feb. 27, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Taipei, Taiwan-based investment house, Warrington Shaw is planning to sponsor a local grassroots sports team. As part of an initiative to give back to the local community, Warrington Shaw plans to select a promising sports team from Taiwan each year and provide sponsorship to help pay for costs related to training, travel expenses, kit, facilities and equipment.
FREDERICK, Md., Jan 8, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Phenomenology, Inc., an innovative production model in the performing arts, today, announced its receipt of a major grant award, presented by Delaplaine Foundation, Inc. for its inaugural theatre project in 2019. Phenomenology, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, produces dynamic projects across the breadth of performing arts, including theatre, film, television, and more.
NEW YORK, N.Y., Jan. 7, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Members of Klingenstein Fields Wealth Advisors (KFWA) mourn the passing of Fred Klingenstein, a founding member of the firm and Chairman Emeritus. Together with his brother, John Klingenstein, and colleague, Kenneth H. Fields, Fred established the firm in 1989 to provide investment advice and guidance to high-net-worth individuals and families. Prior to KFWA, Fred was CEO of Wertheim & Company and Co-Chairman of Wertheim-Schroder & Company.
BOSTON, Mass. /Massachusetts Newswire/ -- Bindable, an insurance technology company whose goal is to transform the affinity distribution of insurance, today announced an investment from EPIC Holdings, the corporate parent overseeing investments across the entire EPIC platform, including EPIC Insurance Brokers & Consultants, and a Wafra advised fund, in conjunction with Motive Partners, a global private equity firm focused on investing in financial technology companies.
Ndex Systems announces breakthrough in consolidating data for reporting to clients on investment and fixed indexed annuity accounts
BOSTON, Mass./Massachusetts Newswire/ -- Ndex Systems today announced the launch of a major enhancement in its ability to generate consolidated reports for portfolios that include indexed annuities and insurance accounts.
NOGAL, N.M., Oct. 29, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- "Friday the 13th" has a passionate fan base that has been waiting for almost a decade for another installment. With the lawsuit between Victor Miller and Sean Cunningham still not resolved a new film isn't likely for several more years, but Voorhees Films has a solution for your much-needed fix, "13 Fanboy."
WASHINGTON, D.C., Oct. 24, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Today, TD announced Byte Back as one of 10 recipients of the inaugural TD Ready Challenge grants. Each recipient organization will receive CDN $1 million (USD $775,000) to help them scale innovative solutions aimed at preparing North Americans for the economy of the future.
BOCA RATON, Fla., Oct. 23, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Pap Corps Champions for Cancer Research has announced a $100,000 matching gift challenge by The Yass Family. This gift will be utilized to enhance the 2018 Dr. Kevin Berkowitz Memorial End of Year Giving Campaign, which will be directed towards melanoma research at Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine.
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