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Monday, September 01, 2014
Better Life Technologies Group Goes to Indiegogo for Prototype
Mon, 18 Aug 2014, 09:00:51 EDT Edited by Christopher Simmons
SAN DIEGO, Calif., Aug. 18, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The tragic drowning of Albert Jones, a 7-year old boy, closely affected George A. McKinney, president and CEO, Better Life Technologies Group. As a result, in February 2014, he patented a swim safety system device, the 'Albert Jones Anti-Distress Device' (AJADD) U.S. Patent #8,659,435 B2 - a device geared to making lives safer in every underwater situation around the globe.
Entrepreneurship in Missouri ignites: Youth prepare for Missouri State Fair Entrepreneurship Competition
Thu, 24 Jul 2014, 16:17:56 EDT Edited by Christopher Simmons
MARSHALL, Mo., July 24, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- We all can say that youth entrepreneurship is an amazing topic of conversation. However, sometimes that conversation isn't loud enough to be heard. In the state of Missouri, every August, there is a state-wide business competition where youth and adults compete in categories of their own for seed money to launch, expand or maintain their business ideas. Over a dozen youth ages 12 - 18 have been accepted into the MADE in Missouri Business Competition, hosted by the Missouri Valley Community Action Agency (MVCAA).
Regent Education Raises $9 Million to Expand Sales and Support of Financial Aid Management Solutions
Mon, 07 Jul 2014, 14:13:15 EDT Edited by Christopher Simmons
FREDERICK, Md., July 7, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Regent Education, the leading provider of financial aid management and enrollment optimization software solutions for higher education institutions, today announced a $9 million round of funding to support and accelerate the company's growth.
Contemporary Artist John Waguespack Launches Kickstarter for Upcycled Home Goods Line
Tue, 10 Jun 2014, 15:55:37 EDT Edited by Christopher Simmons
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., June 10, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Contemporary San Francisco artist John Waguespack today announced the launch of a Kickstarter campaign for his latest inspiration, Salvador's Garden upcycled home goods line. The product line includes pillows and blankets - all made from an amazing textile of 100 percent post consumer recycled plastic bottles. The beautiful snow-white fabrics reminded John of a portrait of Dali he painted, which ultimately presented the perfect medium on which to share this new series.
U.S. Coffee Drinkers to Pledge for a Safer Coffee Experience Via Crowdfunding Project
Tue, 14 Jan 2014, 08:01:13 EDT Edited by Christopher Simmons
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Jan. 14, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Award-winning heat sensitive coffee cup lids that warn of hot contents by turning bright red are available direct to U.S. households through an Indiegogo Project launched by foodservice industry innovator Smart Lid Systems.
2014 MADE Competition Opens Doors for New Businesses
Mon, 18 Nov 2013, 08:00:12 EDT Edited by Christopher Simmons
MARSHALL, Mo., Nov. 18, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Missouri Valley Community Action Agency is pleased to announce the fifth annual MADE In Missouri State Entrepreneurship Competition. This year's event will be launched by MVCAA and the Missouri Alliance for the Development of Entrepreneurship in conjunction with Global Entrepreneurship Week.
Kickstarter Project 'Smile, You're Living Longer' Features Cartoon Signposts to Better Lifespans, Not Just Lengthier Ones
Wed, 16 Oct 2013, 05:01:47 EDT Edited by Christopher Simmons
MOUNTAIN LAKES, N.J., Oct. 16, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Today EraNova Institute announces a Kickstarter crowdfunding project, 'Smile, You're Living Longer!' When completed, it will be an eBook of Long-Term Health CareToons(TM) that clarify life-improving choices for today's longer-living seniors and working-age adults.
Four Seasons Receives HRSA Grant Expanding Hospice and Palliative Care in Eight WNC Counties
Thu, 26 Sep 2013, 14:39:26 EDT Edited by Christopher Simmons
FLAT ROCK, N.C., Sept. 26, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Rural and medically underserved populations of eight western North Carolina counties will now have improved end of life care, thanks to a model education and training program of Four Seasons Compassion for Life.
Heart Imaging Technologies Wins $2.5M NIH Grant for Clinical Trials
Wed, 04 Sep 2013, 05:00:05 EDT Edited by Christopher Simmons
DURHAM, N.C., Sept. 4, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- HeartIT, the global leader that pioneered the first FDA approved zero-footprint medical imaging workstation, announced today that it has received a $2.5M grant from the NIH in order to develop the 'Cloud Based Corelab of the Future.'
Orange Leap Closes Convertible Debt Round to Fund Growth
Tue, 06 Aug 2013, 05:00:46 EDT Edited by Christopher Simmons
DALLAS, Texas, Aug. 6, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Orange Leap, LLC announced today the closing of a convertible debt round, the proceeds of which will be used to further the growth of the company through the partner channel the company announced in May 2012.
World's First Sand-Resistant Beach Towel Available for Order on Indiegogo
Thu, 27 Jun 2013, 06:58:16 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
GOLD COAST, Australia, June 27, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The world's first sand-resistant beach towel, the Sandusa, is now available for pre-order on popular crowdfunding website, Indiegogo. Australian creator of the towel, Baz Brown, said the crowdfunding site would be a good launchpad for the innovative product to reach interested consumers around the globe.
Mass Challenge Finalist WomenLEAD, Inc. launches Campaign to Honor Women Who Lead
Tue, 28 May 2013, 08:00:00 EDT Edited by Christopher L Simmons
BOSTON, Mass., May 28, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- With only fourteen percent of women leading in executive positions in the United States today, WomenLEAD, Inc. has their work cut out for them. Seeking to advance women in their careers via a new website that will offer an online community or 'personal advisory board' made up of professional women globally this innovative company is thrilled to have been chosen as a Mass Challenge Finalist.
2013 MADE in Missouri State Entrepreneurship Competition Begins
Tue, 19 Mar 2013, 15:37:59 EDT Edited by Christopher L Simmons
MARSHALL, Mo., March 19, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Missouri Valley Community Action Agency is pleased to announce the fourth MADE in Missouri State Entrepreneurship Competition. The 2013 competition encourages new and aspiring business through a competitive, educational and technical business development process. Grants are awarded to competition winners for startup costs or operating capital.
1000th Single Family Residence Purchased by Citivest Inc.
Fri, 08 Mar 2013, 04:55:01 EDT Edited by Christopher L Simmons
NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., March 8, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Citivest Inc., a leading full service real estate investment company, has recently purchased its one thousandth single family residence (SFR) for its short term flip and long term rental property investment program.
Sterling McGregor joins Dealpoint Merrill as Co-Founder and Chief Investment Officer
Thu, 07 Mar 2013, 06:56:07 EDT Edited by Christopher L Simmons
LOS ANGELES, Calif., March 7, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Dealpoint Merrill (subsidiary of The Merrill Group of Companies), a regional owner and operator of 'value added' adaptive reuse properties, retail conversions and investments, is proud to announce Sterling McGregor has joined the company as Co-Founder and Chief Investment Officer.
iFOS is Seeking External Application Reviewers for CDFI Fund and NMTC Programs for Fiscal Year 2013
Tue, 05 Mar 2013, 04:56:02 EDT Edited by Christopher L Simmons
CLARKSVILLE, Md., March 5, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Intelligent Fiscal Optimal Solutions (iFOS(R)) Managing Consultants, LLC is seeking applicants to serve as field reviewers in evaluating grant applications submitted to the U.S. Department of the Treasury's Community Development Financial Institutions Fund (CDFI Fund) for the fiscal year (FY) 2013 funding rounds of the Community Development Financial Institutions Program (CDFI Program), Native American CDFI Assistance Program (NACA Program) and New Market Tax Credit Program (NMTC Program).
Darian Capital Services Addresses JOBS Act and AIFMD Changes to Private Fund Marketing
Wed, 06 Feb 2013, 05:56:02 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
PITTSBURGH, Pa., Feb. 6, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Darian Capital Services today announced the launch of two services to address impending United States and European regulations that will change the way hedge and private equity funds are marketed. In the U.S., such 'private' funds have been barred from 'general solicitations' or any wide-net advertising. Some interpretations of this bar have meant hiding even basic fund information and performance from the public.
LiifGroup, a Minneapolis-Based Crowdfunding Firm, Announces the Launch of Two Boutique Crowdfunding Sites, Liifmed.com and Liifsport.com
Mon, 14 Jan 2013, 14:03:50 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
MINNEAPOLIS, Minn., Jan. 14, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- LiifGroup, LLC is the first crowdfunding platform created in Minnesota. LiifGroup believes crowdfunding is best done when it matches innovative projects tailored toward diverse marketplaces. Liifmed is an innovative crowdfunding platform geared to bring healthcare solutions to the marketplace. Liifsport is the world's first and only crowdfunding platform centered on sports innovation and ideas to help revolutionize the sports and recreation industry.
Titan Capital Solutions Expands Correspondent Lending Sales Team with Addition of Joel Veenstra as National Sales Director
Wed, 09 Jan 2013, 13:41:22 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
DENVER, Colo., Jan. 9, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Titan Capital Solutions, a wholly-owned correspondent lending subsidiary of mortgage outsource services provider Titan Lenders Corp., has hired Joel Veenstra, a 24-year financial services sales executive, to lead its burgeoning sales team as national sales director. In addition to his sales leadership duties, Veenstra will be responsible for driving Titan's growth into agency product and a bulk purchasing program in 2013.
DesignWise Medical and Cnicus LLC Awarded $25,000 Grant to Develop Pediatric Feeding Tube Locating Device
Tue, 08 Jan 2013, 14:37:11 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
MINNEAPOLIS, Minn., Jan. 8, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Pediatric non-profit, DesignWise Medical, Inc., in conjunction with Cnicus LLC (Chicago, Ill.) has been awarded a $25,000 grant by the Atlanta Pediatric Device Consortium to continue the development of a medical device used to confirm the correct placement of feeding tubes in infants and children.
External Application Reviewers Needed for CDFI Fund Programs
Tue, 08 Jan 2013, 04:55:01 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
CLARKSVILLE, Md., Jan. 8, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Intelligent Fiscal Optimal Solutions (iFOS(R)) Managing Consultants, LLC is seeking applicants to serve as field reviewers in evaluating grant applications submitted to the U.S. Department of the Treasury's Community Development Financial Institutions Fund (CDFI Fund) for the fiscal year (FY) 2013 funding rounds of the Community Development Financial Institutions Program (CDFI Program) and Native American CDFI Assistance Program (NACA Program).
Bank of Southern California recognized as a top Small Business lender in San Diego County
Fri, 04 Jan 2013, 07:56:02 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
SAN DIEGO, Calif., Jan. 4, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Bank of Southern California, a locally owned community business bank, has been recognized as one of the top small business lenders among medium sized banks for the largest number and dollar volume of 7(a) loans in 2012 in the greater San Diego area according to the U.S. Small Business Administration.
New Book Outlines How to Make Money in This Economy
Fri, 21 Dec 2012, 12:52:51 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
CALIFON, N.J., Dec. 21, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- With the real estate market in flux and money for property investment tight as a drum, this might not be the best time to publish a book on property investment or on 'how to be a landlord.' DJV Murphy considered the current market conditions as the backdrop to his latest book 'So You Want To Be A Landlord: Tales From The Crypt' (ISBN-13: 978-1461087014). He ventures there is no bad time to invest in property.
Ecologic Completes First Transaction in The Republic of Zambia
Wed, 12 Dec 2012, 02:55:01 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
WASHINGTON, D.C., Dec. 12, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Ecologic Leasing Services announced today that the company has completed its first equipment financing transaction in the Republic of Zambia in Southern Africa.
Lightway Solar America Executes 16.6 MW Supply Agreement with Premier Power
Wed, 14 Nov 2012, 06:55:01 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
ISELIN, N.J., Nov. 14, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Lightway Solar America, Inc., the U.S. subsidiary of Lightway Green New Energy Co., Ltd., has announced the execution of a 16.6 megawatt Supply Agreement with Premier Power Renewable Energy, Inc. (OTCBB: PPRW / PINK:PPRW) Lightway is scheduled to begin delivery of solar panels from Q4 2012 throughout 2013 for projects developed by Premier Power in both the U.S. and European markets.
Real Estate Website Empowers Investors Worldwide Via Unbiased Research
Tue, 13 Nov 2012, 08:57:03 EDT Edited by Liisa Sullivan
CALGARY, Alberta, Nov. 13, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Joe Iannuzzi, founder and CEO of Greatest Boom Ever (GreatestBoomEver.com), always had an interest in the 'unbiased economic fundamentals' of real estate. Why is a market good? Why is a market bad? So, he began his research and this educational real estate portal was born.
Lightway Solar America Enters Into Agreement with Suntuity to Supply 22 MW of Photovoltaic Modules
Mon, 12 Nov 2012, 07:55:02 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
ISELIN, N.J., Nov. 12, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Lightway Solar America, Inc., the U.S. subsidiary of Lightway Green New Energy Co., Ltd., and Suntuity have entered in an agreement for Lightway to supply 22 megawatts of solar panels for 31 of Suntuity's solar projects located throughout New Jersey, Pennsylvania and California.
Lightway Solar America Enters Into Agreement with Pristine Sun to Supply 11.8 MW of Solar Modules
Mon, 29 Oct 2012, 04:57:03 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
ISELIN, N.J., Oct. 29, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Lightway Solar America, Inc., the U.S. subsidiary of Lightway Green New Energy Co., Ltd., and Pristine Sun, LLC have entered in an agreement whereas Lightway will supply 11.8 megawatts of solar panels for 12 projects located throughout California ranging from 325 KW to 1.95 MW. The Supply Agreement was structured to have Lightway's project development subsidiary, LWSA Project Development LLC, invest a total of $2.55M in exchange for equity ownership.
Lightway Solar America Executes 62.8 MW Solar Project Development Pipeline
Fri, 26 Oct 2012, 04:45:01 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
ISELIN, N.J., Oct. 26, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Lightway Solar America, Inc. (LSA), the U.S. subsidiary of Lightway Green New Energy Co., Ltd. (LGNE), has announced the execution of 62.8 Megawatts of contracts through their project development subsidiary, Lightway Solar America Project Development, LLC (LWSA PD).
ArteQuesta Creates Breakthrough Software for Investment-Grade Art Portfolios
Fri, 19 Oct 2012, 15:46:04 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
MILL VALLEY, Calif., Oct. 19, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- ArteQuesta has developed a unique software program designed to manage investment quality art portfolios, it was announced today by Rayah Levy and Jessica Jacobson, co-founders of ArteQuesta.
Hotel Near Humboldt State University to be Sold - Conversion Opportunity to Brand the Hotel in a Strong Market
Wed, 17 Oct 2012, 04:56:02 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
ARCATA, Calif., Oct. 17, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- HVS Capital Corp (www.hvscapital.com) has been exclusively appointed to sell the former Days Inn in Arcata, Calif. The 78-room property was built in 1975 and operated as an unflagged hotel under the name 'North Coast Inn.' The hotel was purchased for $5 million in January 2007 and underwent a refurbishment at that time.
Laser Cutting Company Wins SBA Award to Expand Laser Tube Cutting Services
Thu, 04 Oct 2012, 15:46:45 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
COLUMBUS, Ohio, Oct. 4, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Laser cutting company Ohio Laser has won the annual Ohio Statewide Development Corporation (OSDC) SBA 504 2012 Loan Project of the Year. Ohio Laser, an ISO 9001:2008 certified metal fabricator provides precision laser cutting services, laser tube cutting, copper cutting, brass cutting and other metal fabrication services. OSDC selected Ohio Laser from over 200 hundred companies in their portfolio.
Steering Wheel Guy Announces Pre-Orders for PersonaGrip Steering Wheel Grip Kits that Can Help Bring Jobs Back
Fri, 28 Sep 2012, 14:56:23 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
COSTA MESA, Calif., Sept. 28, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- PersonaGrip's Steering Wheel Guy, Ed Dellis, inventor of the custom-moldable handgrips used in auto racing and manufacturing, announces crowd-funding for his steering wheel grips.
Pacific Pinball Museum (PPM) Launches Campaign to Create the Smithsonian of Pinball
Fri, 07 Sep 2012, 16:57:54 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Sept. 7, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Pacific Pinball Museum, founded ten years ago in the Bay Area city of Alameda, has dedicated its non-profit mission to preserving the art, science and history of pinball. The museum currently has 90 games set to free play for one admission price at its Alameda location. With the ongoing success of its mission, PPM has begun bursting at the seams and needs a new location. The board has set a goal of relocating to the Palace of Fine Arts in San Francisco. To that end, Executive Director Michael Schiess has launched an indiegogo.com-based fundraising campaign.
2012 MADE Entrepreneurship Competition Winners Announced
Tue, 04 Sep 2012, 17:37:02 EDT Edited by Jessica Sand
MARSHALL, Mo., Sept. 4, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The final round of the 2012 MADE In Missouri State Entrepreneurship Competition was held on August 16th at the Missouri State Fair. The annual event is sponsored by the Missouri Alliance for the Development of Entrepreneurship to recognize the importance of locally owned businesses and provide a venue to assist them toward becoming successful.
The Children's Internet Campaigns with Indiegogo to Raise $200,000 to Keep Kids Safe Online
Tue, 04 Sep 2012, 04:59:42 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
ORLANDO, Fla., Sept. 4, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- In response to the growing number of concerns regarding children's safety on the internet, The Children's Internet created the KidWideWeb, a software platform that keeps kids safe online. This internet security platform will protect children from adult-oriented online content, prevent children from meeting sexual predators online, keep kids from landing on sites not appropriate for their age, and prohibit them from engaging in inappropriate and/or malicious communications.
San Bernardino County Businesses Surveyed Indicate Growth and Hiring
Wed, 15 Aug 2012, 17:40:21 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
SAN BERNARDINO, Calif., Aug. 15, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The San Bernardino County Workforce Investment Board (WIB) surveyed 2,220 local businesses regarding growth, employment trends and quality of workforce for the region and industry sector. The top three industries in the County - healthcare, transportation and logistics and manufacturing - indicate hiring and business growth is expected.
Second Street Capital, Inc. Joins Forces with NeoPod Systems, LLC to Bring Quality Affordable Housing to the Market
Tue, 07 Aug 2012, 16:40:00 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Aug. 7, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Second Street Capital, Inc., has joined forces with NeoPod Systems, LLC to provide builders with tools to help them bring quality affordable housing to the market in order to answer the housing needs of communities across the U.S. as well as many areas throughout the world. In order to demonstrate the NeoPod system, Second Street Capital plans to begin construction of a model home in Fort Lauderdale later this year.
Phoenix Based Companies Compete to Win $250,000 Small Business Grant
Wed, 20 Jun 2012, 14:39:39 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
MESA, Ariz., June 20, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Thanks to a program launched by Chase and Living Social called Mission: Small Business, dozens of valley companies are competing to win a $250,000 business grant, says AKA Internet Marketing. The contest is still open to those who have not registered, but time is ticking.
TechStars CEO, David Cohen, Invests in Boulder, Colo.-Based Merchant Service Provider, AdvoCharge
Tue, 05 Jun 2012, 08:59:50 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
BOULDER, Colo., June 5, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- AdvoCharge, a Boulder, Colorado-based independent merchant service provider, announced today that it received an investment from TechStars CEO and co-founder, David Cohen, to be used for business development and expansion. Cohen, known for his investments in early stage technology companies, commented that while helping AdvoCharge is a great investment by itself, the fact that many TechStars businesses have already benefited from AdvoCharge's services is an added bonus.
Bank of Southern California Receives Top Marks as a Small Business Lender in San Diego County
Wed, 30 May 2012, 10:41:32 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
SAN DIEGO, Calif., May 30, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Bank of Southern California, a locally owned community business bank has been recognized as one of the top small business lenders in the greater San Diego area according to the U.S. Small Business Administration and Multifunding, a financial advisory provider.
San Bernardino County Workforce Investment Board Seeks 60 Entrepreneurs
Thu, 10 May 2012, 07:59:20 EDT Edited by Jessica Sand
SAN BERNARDINO, Calif., May 10, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The San Bernardino County Workforce Investment Board invites dislocated workers, veterans and county residents 18 years and older who want to launch their own Internet or service-based business to enroll in an entrepreneur training program. The board will fund training for 60 participants and the deadline to enroll is May 18, 2012.
MADE Entrepreneurship Competition Deadline May 31
Tue, 08 May 2012, 17:51:15 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
ST. LOUIS, Mo., May 8, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- MADE In Missouri State Entrepreneurship Competition applications are due May 31. Don't miss out on this opportunity to enter your business or business idea for the chance to gain technical assistance and cash grants to invest in your business.
L.A. County Workforce Investment Board Receives Grant to Fund No-Cost Re-Employment and Training for Nearly 1,000 Laid-Off Workers
Fri, 20 Apr 2012, 13:24:13 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
LOS ANGELES, Calif., April 20, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Thanks to a multi-million dollar National Emergency Grant (NEG) from the U.S. Department of Labor, the Los Angeles County Workforce Investment Board was awarded funds as part of the California Multi-Sector Workforce Partnership. The aim of this program is to provide retraining and career transition needs to individuals who experienced layoffs and also to help employers with job openings to locate well-qualified and trained employees.
Helping Employers With Federal Funds Makes Good Business Sense
Wed, 21 Mar 2012, 06:59:30 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
SAN BERNARDINO, Calif., March 21, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Workforce Investment Board (WIB) of San Bernardino County was recognized by the nonpartisan U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) for innovative business-friendly programs. The WIB was asked to present to congress how it used Workforce Investment Act funds to encourage job retention and hiring.
LDV Capital Management Slated to Host Sunshine on Wall Street Dinner Series During Month of October
Tue, 13 Mar 2012, 06:59:58 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., March 13, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- For the fifth year running, LDV Capital Management will host the 2012 Sunshine on Wall Street Dinner Conference in October. During the entire month of October, 2012, LDV will host a series of dinners and luncheons throughout the South Florida area.
2012 MADE In Missouri State Entrepreneurship Competition Begins
Fri, 24 Feb 2012, 17:32:51 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
MARSHALL, Mo., Feb. 24, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Missouri Alliance for the Development of Entrepreneurship announced the launch of its third MADE In Missouri State Entrepreneurship Competition. The competition encourages new and aspiring businesses through a competitive, educational and technical assistance business development process with winners receiving grants to help grow their business.
NGDATA, a Big Data Software Provider, Raises Capital to Accelerate Growth
Tue, 21 Feb 2012, 06:59:33 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
GHENT, Belgium, Feb. 21, 2012 (SEND2PRESSS NEWSWIRE) -- NGDATA (www.ngdata.com) today announced that the company will raise capital to accelerate its growth activities in the United States and continue investments in the development of its big data management platform.
The Leading Business Search Engine Masterseek Can Reach a Value of 35 USD Per Share
Thu, 16 Feb 2012, 14:04:44 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
NEW YORK, N.Y., Feb. 16, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- If acquired in the near future analysts predict Masterseek.com (The Company) will achieve 18-20 USD per share, and some financial experts estimate up to 35 USD per share if Masterseek should choose an IPO, reports The Company.
Veterans Make Valuable Contributions in San Bernardino County
Thu, 16 Feb 2012, 08:58:33 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
SAN BERNARDINO, Calif., Feb. 16, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Dalton Trucking, a transportation company based out of Fontana, is now shipping modular building units that will become the temporary facility for St. John's Regional Medical Care Center in Joplin, MO. The transportation company couldn't have taken on such a project without On-the-Job Training incentives and employee referral support through the San Bernardino County Workforce Investment Board.
Stepping Up To Business to Help Small Business Owners with Cash Flow and Financing During All Day Financial Education Conference
Wed, 15 Feb 2012, 14:14:24 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
ATLANTA, Ga., Feb. 15, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Small Business Finance Institute is conducting its second annual Stepping Up to Business at the Loudermilk Center in Atlanta, GA on February 29, 2012. For the price of an hour with a business attorney or accountant, attendees can expect a full day of financial mentoring that could transform their enterprise by helping them with cash flow and financing challenges.
Entrepreneur on a Mission to Launch 100 New Start-Ups
Mon, 13 Feb 2012, 07:59:02 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
WASHINGTON, D.C., Feb. 13, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- When entrepreneur Cavanaugh L. Gray set out to pursue his own small business dreams he didn't realize the impact it would have on helping others achieve their own dreams. In the spring of 2004, The Entrepreneur Cafe, LLC founder did the unthinkable. He scheduled a meeting with his supervisor, picked out his best suite, walked into his corporate job and fired himself. Given current unemployment rates and a tight lending market this might be considered absurd by today's standards.
Combine 40 - From Athletic Fields to The Roadways
Mon, 16 Jan 2012, 15:34:48 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
MIAMI, Fla., Jan. 16, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Have you ever attended a Sports Combine, or even know what a Combine is? Well if your answer is no, don't worry you soon will, maybe even have your own Combine, Combine automobile that is. Combine Motor Works, Inc., a Miami based company, is now looking to partner with the right auto manufacturer to help bring the Combine 4.0 auto into reality.
Drumbeat Networks Grows with New Investment
Mon, 19 Dec 2011, 18:59:31 EDT Edited by Jessica Sand
BUFFALO, N.Y., Dec. 19, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Drumbeat Networks, a Buffalo, N.Y.-based service provider of digital lifestyle services, including internet, video and voice services to the multi-family industry, announced today that it has completed its second round of funding.
Merchant Cash Advances Expected to Increase in 2011 Holiday Season
Thu, 08 Dec 2011, 14:48:00 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
CORAL SPRINGS, Fla., Dec. 8, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- With the expectation of small business loan financing to remain bleak into the upcoming holiday season, merchants and small business owners will be seeking out alternative means of working capital for the Christmas rush, expected to result in an increased demand for merchant cash advances from financing sources like BusinessCashAdvance.
Calton, Inc. Announces Change of Corporate Name, Completion of Private Placement and Other Developments
Fri, 18 Nov 2011, 16:59:26 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Nov. 18, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Calton, Inc. (CTON.PK) announced today that The Company has raised $600,000 in a private offering of Common Stock and The Company's corporate name has been changed to Second Street Capital, Inc.
Montebello's Short Term Borrowing is Sold and Closed - City Continues Moving Forward on Pro-Growth Plan
Thu, 10 Nov 2011, 16:54:29 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
MONTEBELLO, Calif., Nov. 10, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Montebello's $2.5 million Tax and Revenue Anticipation Notes (TRANs) closed today - marking a milestone towards the City's ability to continue improving its operations.
Business Loan Alternatives Expected to Increase in 2012
Thu, 10 Nov 2011, 13:20:01 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
CORAL SPRINGS, Fla., Nov. 10, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- As banks continue to place strict requirements on business loans for small businesses and merchants, BCA (BusinessCashAdvance.com) continues to grow its business loan alternative financing program to accommodate merchants in need of fast financing.
Radio Host Michael Baisden Invests in Small Businesses with 'Million Dollar Business Pitch' Campaign
Mon, 31 Oct 2011, 16:43:47 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
DALLAS, Texas, Oct. 31, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Radio personality, best-selling author, filmmaker, and leader of the successful civil rights march in Jena, LA, Michael Baisden not only talks the talk afternoons on his nationally syndicated 'Michael Baisden Show' he also walks the walk. Baisden recently announced his plans to give away a half-million dollars to small businesses and nonprofits via a 'Million Dollar Business Pitch' campaign. Listeners must tune into the radio show, Twitter, or FaceBook on November 28th for submission details.
TeamSnap Raises Close to $1 million in Second Funding Round - Popular Website Accelerating Growth
Mon, 31 Oct 2011, 14:41:16 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
BOULDER, Colo., Oct. 31, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Boulder-based TeamSnap, which operates an online service that helps sports teams and other groups communicate, manage schedules, share photos, track game statistics, and coordinate refreshments and other activities, has raised close to $910,000 in new funding, according to CEO, Dave DuPont.
Global Security Agency Inc. Announces Letter of Intent for Proposed Financing
Thu, 20 Oct 2011, 08:59:11 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
CONROE, Texas, Oct. 20, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Global Security Agency Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: GSAG / OTC:GSAG) ('the Company'), a leading provider in logistics, support training, personal protection, security intelligence work and risk analysis for clients worldwide, today announced that it has entered into a letter of intent with certain U.S. investors under which the investors have agreed to proposed terms to finance certain divorce cases for high net worth clients of the Company.
Sample Digital secures $1.9MM financing with Collateral Guaranty
Tue, 04 Oct 2011, 08:57:33 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
HOLLYWOOD, Calif., Oct. 4, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Sample Digital, the leading provider of production workflow applications for film and TV, has announced a $1.9MM financing with Collateral Guaranty, the Nashville-based venture banking firm.
Ecologic Releases The Global Lessor Network 2.0 - Enhanced Service Brings New Equipment Leasing Opportunities to Registered Lessors
Mon, 03 Oct 2011, 17:24:15 EDT Edited by Jessica Sand
WASHINGTON, D.C., Oct. 3, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Ecologic Leasing Services announced today that it has launched The Global Lessor Network 2.0. The enhanced service matches new equipment leasing opportunities from lessees located around the world with qualified lessors that are registered in The Global Lessor Network 2.0.
Soy Labs and Missouri Plant Science Center in Governor's Spotlight for Innovative and Economic Development
Tue, 20 Sep 2011, 06:59:33 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
MEXICO, Mo., Sept. 20, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon, whose job-creation strategy has focused on investing in science, technology and innovation, and encouraging and incentivizing entrepreneurship, selected Soy Labs and the Missouri Plant Science Center on Friday, as the site to discuss the importance of the Missouri House passing the Missouri Science and Innovation Reinvestment Act (MOSIRA) as part of the Made in Missouri Jobs Package.
High-tech Venture Incubator Announces New Facility, $125,000 Investment in Las Vegas
Wed, 14 Sep 2011, 18:31:01 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
LAS VEGAS, Nev., Sept. 14, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- VCubate announced it is opening a high technology venture incubation facility in Las Vegas, Nevada. The facility will serve as an office space for local software and internet startups, with an option to provide equity funding of up to $20,000 per company.
Learn How to Invest in Oil Real Estate through Self-Directed IRA Webinar Series
Thu, 11 Aug 2011, 09:57:22 EDT Edited by Liisa Sullivan
DALLAS, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The financial crisis continues to loom and stock market uncertainty lurks at every turn. Traditional investors are watching their money disappear. That's why Domestic Development Company is conducting a weekly investment webinar series designed to show investors how to invest in oil with a self-directed real estate IRA.
GiveBack Starts a Rush of Giving
Thu, 04 Aug 2011, 08:55:00 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
PORT CHESTER, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Give Back Foundation saw its mission - helping people give more to the causes important to them - fulfilled to a 'T' in their recent campaign. During GiveBack.org's '100 Days of Giving,' members donated to 754 charities, representing the gamut of philanthropy, from neighborhood nonprofits to big global relief efforts, summer camps for special needs children, veterans organizations, pet rescues, environmental action groups, medical research, memorial funds, houses of worship and more.
B2B Information Powerhouse Masterseek.com Announces Private Placement of $25 Million
Thu, 19 May 2011, 20:45:05 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
NEW YORK, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Masterseek Corporation, headquartered in New York, has announced the upcoming private placement of 3 million new shares at an expected price of $8.60 per share, for total expected proceeds of at least $25 million. Masterseek currently has 30 million outstanding shares, valued at about $9 each, implying a current value of about $270 million for this B2B search engine and business information platform.
Baidu.com's Lead Investor Contributes $11.5 Million to CalUniversity
Fri, 25 Mar 2011, 15:46:53 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- California InterContinental University (CalUniversity), a leading distance-learning educational institution, has received a $11.5 million investment from Dr. Finian Tan, the lead investor in China's number one search engine Baidu.
BioJet Receives $1.2 Billion Funding Facility
Mon, 07 Feb 2011, 17:57:34 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- BioJet International Ltd. announced today that it has received a US $1.2 Billion funding facility from Cayman based Equity Partners Fund SPC. The funding structure is a 3 year facility; further terms of the funding were not disclosed.
Pediatric Device Nonprofit DesignWise Medical Appoints DealPen as Corporate Development Advisor
Mon, 24 Jan 2011, 21:41:47 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- DesignWise Medical, a nonprofit pediatric device organization, announced today that it has appointed DealPen, a professional corporate development advisory firm to guide DesignWise Medical on growth and capital formation strategies. With DealPen's leadership, DesignWise has established its Charter Campaign, a one-time sponsorship opportunity for individuals and organizations.
Epeius Biotechnologies Awarded Federal Grant Advancing Tumor-Targeted Cancer Therapy
Mon, 08 Nov 2010, 11:47:57 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
SAN MARINO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Epeius Biotechnologies Corporation, a leader in the emerging field of targeted genetic medicine, announced today the receipt of additional financial support for the company's lead oncology product, Rexin-G, from the U.S. Departments of Treasury, Health and Human Services (HHS), and the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in the form of a prestigious competitive grant.
Taycor Beats Other Equipment Leasing Companies for Small Business Equipment Financing - Especially in This Tough Economy
Thu, 16 Sep 2010, 06:59:18 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- 'Many business owners don't realize that funding is still available for equipment purchases, even if the banks are turning them down,' says Bob Skibinski, CEO of Taycor Financial. 'Unlike other equipment leasing companies, here at Taycor, we are getting deals done for our clients every day; which means you are going to get the new piece of equipment you need, and you are going to get it fast.'
Reaction Biology Receives NCI Grant Award for Epigenetic Platform
Wed, 11 Aug 2010, 15:54:06 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
MALVERN, Pa. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Reaction Biology Corporation (RBC) announced today that it has been awarded a Phase II SBIR grant from the National Cancer Institute to expand the reach of its Methyltransferase HotSpot drug discovery platform. The $1.2 million, two-year grant will help fund an expansion of RBC's methyltransferase screens from 14 to 35 or more.
12 EDGE Fund Applications Approved to Advance to Second Phase of 2010 Funding Process
Tue, 20 Jul 2010, 14:13:25 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Economic Development Generating Excellence Policy Board announced that 12 pre-proposal applications from an initial field of 62 have been approved to advance to the next step in the 2010 funding evaluation process. This year represents the third round of funding disbursement from the EDGE fund; in 2009, five awards were granted totaling $7.5 million. This year, around $6.5 million will be available for award distribution.
BusinessCashAdvance.com Offers Alternative Financing to SBA Business Loans
Fri, 25 Jun 2010, 13:03:31 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
CORAL SPRINGS, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- On April 15, President Barack Obama signed legislation to add $80 million to the Small Business Association (SBA) business loan programs, and effectively extend stimulus benefits through the end of May. But a recent study suggests that a significant majority of small business owners will remain uninterested. Instead, many are seeking financing alternatives, says BusinessCashAdvance.
Epeius Biotechnologies to Partner at BIO Investor Forum
Tue, 20 Oct 2009, 13:17:36 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Epeius Biotechnologies Corporation (www.epeiusbiotech.com), an emerging leader in the field of targeted genetic medicine, announced today that Frederick L. Hall, President and CEO, and Dr. Erlinda M. Gordon, Medical Director, will be participating in the 8th Annual BIO Investor Forum being held October 28-29, 2009, at the Palace Hotel in San Francisco.
CityMade, Inc. Announces Direct Public Offering
Tue, 14 Apr 2009, 17:50:30 EDT Edited by Liisa Sullivan
BUFFALO, N.Y., April 14 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- CityMade, Inc. today announced its direct public offering (DPO) of 800,000 shares of common stock that are being offered at U.S. $1.25 per share. This ground-floor investment opportunity is available to current customers, affiliate partners and the public.
South Pole Carbon Asset Management Ltd. Secures Investment from BP Alternative Energy Plc
Wed, 11 Mar 2009, 13:59:52 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
ZURICH, Switzerland, March 11 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- BP Alternative Energy Plc has taken a minority interest in South Pole Carbon Asset Management Ltd., a leading developer of high-quality greenhouse gas emission reduction projects. Since its inception in 2006, South Pole has been profitable and has financed its growth out of the cash flow generated from carbon asset development and related advisory services.
MicroGen Systems Wins NYSERDA Contract; to Partner with The Infotonics Technology Center (ITC) in Developing Micro-Energy Harvesting Technology
Fri, 13 Feb 2009, 15:40:11 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
CANANDAIGUA, N.Y., Feb. 13 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- MicroGen Systems, LLC has been awarded a $300,000 contract for its Piezoelectric Vibrational Energy Harvester project by the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA). The program budget is $619,000 with $319,000 in matching funds coming from The University of Vermont (UVM) Innovations Fund, ITC's Army Research Laboratory funds, and MicroGen itself. MicroGen is a spinout from UVM, which is commercializing technology exclusively licensed from UVM.
Biotronics, Inc., Announces Future Pork Grading Rivaling Beef, Ultrasound Technology Seen as a Major Advance in Online Pork Grading
Mon, 24 Nov 2008, 15:13:49 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
AMES, Iowa, Nov. 24 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Biotronics, Inc., a food animal ultrasound research and development company recently received a $150,000 Demonstration Grant from the Iowa Department of Economic Development. According to Doyle Wilson, President of the Company, these dollars supplement a $350,000 U.S. Department of Agriculture grant they have received to develop and test their first commercial prototype system to measure the amount of intramuscular fat, commonly called marbling, in the pork loin of carcasses in the packing plant.
XP Vehicles Submits Congressional Briefing for Auto Industry Funding Hearings
Mon, 17 Nov 2008, 14:27:11 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Nov. 17 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- XP Vehicles, Inc.(TM) is an electric powered automotive manufacturer with disruptive, proprietary technologies enabling safe, durable and energy efficient vehicles that markedly exceed the performance of existing commercial vehicles.
LifeModeler, Inc. Provides $400,000 Grant to Inmotion Musculoskeletal Institute
Thu, 18 Sep 2008, 13:07:10 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
SAN CLEMENTE, Calif., Sept. 18 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- A software grant that could lead to orthopedic surgeons being able to immediately gauge the effectiveness of implanted joints has been announced by LifeModeler, Inc. The company, a leading global provider of biomechanical human body simulation tools and services, will provide $400,000 of software and services to InMotion Musculoskeletal Institute and the University of Memphis, Memphis, Tenn.
US Renewables Group Partners with Citi, Credit Suisse on $140MM Solar Investment
Tue, 16 Sep 2008, 11:30:51 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
SANTA MONICA, Calif., Sept. 16 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Today SolarReserve, a developer of utility scale solar power plants, announced that it has closed a second round of funding totaling $140 million. The financing was led by the renewable energy private equity group within Citi Alternative Investments, Sustainable Development Investments (SDI), and Credit Suisse's Customized Fund Investment Group.
Limnia, Inc. Announces Private/Government Partnership to Deliver Leading Energy Storage Solution to Worldwide Marketplace
Fri, 22 Aug 2008, 18:42:33 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Limnia, Inc., in a private/public partnership with university and national lab efforts, announces an initiative to aggregate over $100M of past research from 30 years of private lab development. This project's goal is to deliver an energy storage solution to the marketplace which holds more energy than traditional batteries with optimal efficiency and maintains longer duration per charge than any other solution currently available worldwide.
Paramito Global Holdings Announces Investment Activities (ARCHIVED - REMOVED)
Tue, 22 Jul 2008, 12:36:55 EDT Edited by Archival Content
LAS VEGAS, Nev., July 22 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Paramito Global Holdings, Inc. (PGH), the parent company for PGH-Canada, Ltd., Paramito Asset Management, LLC, Paramito Pictures, LLC and Affinity Financial Services, LLC (AFS), all hold investment opportunities to reflect the current market -- alternative energy, real estate, film and entertainment, and corporate finance. (ARCHIVAL - REMOVED.)
Lucy Hood to Deliver Keynote Presentation at Private Capital Network Breakfast Meeting
Thu, 10 Apr 2008, 11:41:20 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
LOS ANGELES, Calif., April 10 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Lucy Hood, former president of Fox Mobile Entertainment will deliver a keynote presentation at the Los Angeles Private Capital Network meeting this month. On April 22nd, the event will kick off at 8:30 a.m. at the Custom Hotel where Hood will share recent experiences pioneering mobile business models and also discuss future plans.
Investors Evaluate Early Stage Companies through Online Videos at PlanHeaven
Thu, 21 Jun 2007, 22:59:00 EDT Edited by Chris Simmons
SEATTLE, Wash. - June 21 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- PlanHeaven.com announced today that it has launched an online marketplace showcasing video pitches from early stage companies to a nationwide audience of angel investors. The focus on online video combined with other communication tools differentiates PlanHeaven.com from similar services.
Infrastruct Security, Inc. Exceeds $20 Million Annual Revenue with New Round of Financing
Mon, 04 Jun 2007, 18:30:00 EDT Edited by Chris Simmons
HOUSTON, Texas - June 4 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Infrastruct Security, Inc. announces that its latest round of financing has pushed the company over the $20 million mark and helped the company meet its initial business goals within its first year of operation. Part of the proceeds from this $3 million second round of financing were used to merge with Dowley Security, based in Oklahoma City.
Social Network Technology and VoIP Provider YFonGlobal Raises Second Angel Round for a Total of $1.8 Million
Wed, 21 Mar 2007, 13:30:00 EDT Edited by Christopher Simmons
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Mar. 21 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- YFonGlobal, a leading-edge provider of turnkey social network marketing technology, reports raising its second angel round of funding for a total of $1.8 million with an opportunity to raise $2.1 million from one angel investor's matching funds offer. YFonGlobal leaders say they plan to use these funds to expand sales and marketing of their wyndstorm(TM) social network software geared towards associations, political organizations and campaigns.
Napatech Receives USD 7.5 Million Venture Capital Funding
Wed, 07 Mar 2007, 17:15:00 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
COPENHAGEN, Denmark and MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. - Mar. 7 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Napatech today announced the investment of USD 7.5 million from existing investors Ferd Venture and Northzone Ventures. Napatech is the market leader in programmable high-speed Ethernet network adapters.
CADFORCE, Inc. Announces $3.1 Million in Venture Capital Financing
Fri, 01 Dec 2006, 20:49:00 EDT Edited by Christopher Simmons
LOS ANGELES, Calif. - Dec. 1 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- CADFORCE, the Los Angeles-based global leader in outsourced architectural services, today announced that it has raised $3.1 million in a Series B funding round. Louisiana Ventures, LP, of Bossier City, Louisiana led the round with a $1.5 million investment. This follows Rincon Venture Partners' August 2005 Series A, bringing the total capital investment in CADFORCE to just under $5 million. Rincon and the Tech Coast Angels also participated in the Series B. In addition, CADFORCE's Board of Directors has chosen to keep the Series B round open for additional investment of $1.4 million.
Reaction Biology Corp. Awarded NIH SBIR Grant for Kinase Radioisotope Microarray Screening Development
Tue, 20 Jun 2006, 15:15:00 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
MALVERN, Pa. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Reaction Biology Corporation (RBC) today announced that it has been awarded an SBIR grant from the National Cancer Institute to create a new kinase profiling and high throughput screening method using radioisotopes and microarrays. The $940,000 grant will be used to migrate the current well-plate radioisotope methods onto RBC's DiscoveryDot nanoliter screening platform.
Epeius Biotechnologies Corporation Receives $400,000 Grant to Support Gene Therapy Trials for Pancreatic Cancer
Mon, 19 Jun 2006, 16:07:00 EDT Edited by Christopher L. Simmons
SAN MARINO, CA - June 19 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Epeius Biotechnologies Corporation announced today that the Company has been awarded a $400,000 grant by the Lazarex Cancer Foundation to expand and support ongoing cancer gene therapy clinical trials for advanced and metastatic pancreatic cancer.
Crescent Diagnostics Secures Venture Capital Financing Investment to Advance the Development of its Novel Bone Quality Test
Tue, 13 Jun 2006, 15:28:00 EDT Edited by Christopher L. Simmons
LONDON, UK - June 13 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Crescent Diagnostics Ltd. (Crescent), a privately held company developing a new test for bone health, today announced the completion of a GBP 550,000 (Euros 800,000) funding round. Seroba BioVentures (Seroba), a Dublin-based specialist life science venture capital firm led the round in conjunction with a number of private investors.
Authernative, Inc. Raises $2.5 Million in Series A Funding to Extend Its Position as Emerging Provider of User Authentication and Identity Management Solutions
Wed, 12 Apr 2006, 16:09:00 EDT Edited by Christopher Laird Simmons
REDWOOD CITY, CA - Apr. 12 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Authernative, Inc., the developer of innovative user authentication and identity management technologies, has raised $2.5 Million in Series A financing from venture capital and distinguished private investors including First Round Capital, WS Investments, Dave Duffield, Peggy Taylor, Ron Conway, and Scott Seligman.
Napatech Receives $5 Million Venture Capital Funding
Fri, 24 Mar 2006, 15:42:00 EDT Edited by Debra Tone
COPENHAGEN, Denmark and MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA - Mar. 24 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Napatech today announced the investment of $5 million from Ferd Venture, Northzone Ventures and DTU Innovation. Napatech is the leader in programmable high speed Ethernet network adapters. The investment coincides with Napatech's acquisition of the network adapter business of storage solution leader Xyratex.
InSciTek Secures $2 Million in Additional Funding from Enhanced Capital Partners LLC
Tue, 28 Feb 2006, 15:03:00 EDT Edited by Christopher Laird Simmons
FAIRPORT, NY - Feb. 28 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Further demonstrating its emerging leadership in the Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) marketplace, InSciTek Microsystems Inc. (www.inscitek.com) announced today that it has received a $2 million investment from Enhanced Capital Partners LLC.
Point to Point, Inc. Announces Emergence from Bankruptcy; Components of Bankruptcy Financing
Tue, 21 Feb 2006, 11:46:00 EDT Edited by Christopher Laird Simmons
KANSAS CITY, MO - Feb. 21 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Point to Point, Inc. (formerly known as Point to Point Business Development, Inc.) announced that it will emerge from bankruptcy today. The reorganization plan includes a line of credit arranged through AGS Capital LLC, a private equity firm located in Indianapolis, IN.
CADFORCE Secures $1.7 Million in Series A Funding Led By Santa Barbara-Based Venture Capital Firm, Rincon Venture Partners
Wed, 15 Feb 2006, 20:35:00 EDT Edited by Christopher Laird Simmons
LOS ANGELES, CA - Feb. 15 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- CADFORCE, Inc., a Los Angeles-based provider of outsourced CAD drafting services for architects and homebuilders, has secured a $1.7 million Series A round of financing led by Rincon Venture Partners, an early-stage venture capital firm, based in Santa Barbara, CA. The Series A round also included members of Southern California's Tech Coast Angels, and a handful of other industry insiders. Douglas Webster, Vice President of Mergers and Acquisitions at MCI, and Jim Andelman, General Partner at Rincon Venture Partners, will join Robert Vanech, Chief Executive Officer of CADFORCE, on the Board.
Symphony Wealth Management Group's Ovation Fund Blazes New Trails on the Efficient Frontier and the Utilization of ETFs
Mon, 30 Jan 2006, 14:27:00 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
ATLANTA, GA - Jan. 30 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Symphony Wealth Management Group, LLC, today announced the launch of their new Ovation Fund, a dynamic asset allocation fund which utilizes Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) as its underlying holdings. The Ovation Fund is managed by Dr. William Breen.
American Finance Finalizes Agreement on Global Oil Tools' Liabilities
Tue, 01 Nov 2005, 12:01:00 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - Nov. 1 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- American Finance Corp. announces that it has finalized its agreement with Grifco International (Pink Sheets: GFCI) on Global Oil Tools' outstanding liabilities totaling approximately $800,000.00 USD.
First American Makes Equity Investment in ComplianceEase - Industry-Leading Technology Providers Partner to Offer Essential Bundled Solutions
Mon, 03 Oct 2005, 13:31:00 EDT Edited by Christopher Simmons
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. - Oct. 3 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- ComplianceEase(R), a premier provider of automated compliance and risk management solutions to the financial services industry, today announced that it has received an equity investment from First American Real Estate Solutions (RES(R)), the nation's largest provider of advanced property and ownership information, analytics and services.
BRANDCONTROL.NET Receives Second Round of Venture Capital Funding
Thu, 15 Sep 2005, 15:46:00 EDT Edited by Christopher Simmons
ELMHURST, Ill. - September 15 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- BRANDCONTROL.NET(TM), a Marketing Resource Management Systems developer and maker of patent pending software BigCabinet 3.0TM, today announced that it has received a second round of venture capital funding from Midwest Investment Ventures (MIV).
InSciTek Successfully Closes $4.0 Million for the Allworx Product Line
Wed, 31 Aug 2005, 11:05:00 EDT Edited by Christopher Simmons
ROCHESTER, NY - August 31 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- InSciTek Microsystems, Inc. has received a $4 Million investment led by High Peaks Venture Partners, with participation from Advantage Capital. InScitek will leverage this investment by adding new products to their proven Allworx product line (www.allworx.com) and expanding their sales & marketing reach.
25 Security Industry CEOs and Presidents Share Their Views on Growth Trends and the Business of Security
Tue, 16 Aug 2005, 21:56:00 EDT Edited by Christopher Simmons
NEW YORK CITY, NY - August 16 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- For the 10th consecutive year, the Securing New Ground(TM) (SNG) Conference will bring together more industry leaders and investors than any other security industry conference. On November 16 & 17, more than 25 Presidents and CEOs from the security industry's leading suppliers, integrators and investors will present their views on business trends and the investment outlook for the security industry.
Young Investing Phenom Unlocks the Keys to the Stock Market
Fri, 05 Aug 2005, 11:10:00 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
MADISON, Wisc. - August 5 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- College student Evan Reas, from a small town in Wisconsin has come up with an innovative investing strategy resulting in 205.1% growth in his portfolio in the past 12 months (Aug 1st, 2004 - Aug 1st, 2005). Reas hopes to write a book about his strategies and how they can be applied to anybody's portfolio in any amount of time.
New Source of Financial Information has Words of Caution for Retirees
Tue, 19 Jul 2005, 11:40:00 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
PONTE VEDRA, Fla. - July 19 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Hottinger Capital Consulting, Ltd. has just released version 3.3 of its E-Zone System, an important new source of financial information for retirees. It warns investors about the all-too-often used strategy of 'Buy and Hold and Hope,' and offers the E-Zone System as an alternative that many will find helpful.
Lehman Brothers' Chief Investment Officer and Managing Director, Private Investment Management to Speak at New England-Canada Business Council's May Luncheon Meeting
Tue, 24 May 2005, 15:06:00 EDT Edited by Carly Zander
BOSTON, Mass. - May 24 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- MEDIA ALERT: Alison A. Deans, Lehman Brothers' chief investment officer and managing director of Private Investment Management -- a prominent Wall Street executive who is a regular panelist on Louis Rukeyser's Wall Street, and was previously among Institutional Investor's and The Wall Street Journal's top-ranked securities analysts -- will Speak at New England-Canada Business Council's May Luncheon Meeting
The Lyamec Corporation Reaches Milestone Expansions in Great Britain, France, Canada, and Libya
Fri, 01 Apr 2005, 10:15:00 EDT Edited by Christopher Simmons
HOUSTON, TX -- (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- In a videoconference hosted by American Finance, The Lyamec Corporation (www.lyamec.com) confirms its board members approval of the 20% sale of its non-public and non-solicited private placement offering to American Finance Corp. The delay in finalizing the overall package under the originally agreed to terms was due to an increase of 4.2 Million USD to the original 3.5 Million, inking a total 7.7 Million USD. The increase was due to the expansion of specific value based marketing and licensing agreements entered by The Lyamec Corporation and for the overall reformulation of expected revenue and cost results based on a multiple price to earnings ratio.
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