San Francisco Business News

News from San Francisco, California (CA) USA – San Francisco business news, as issued by the Send2Press Newswire service.


Shincheonji church of Jesus Graduates 100,000 Students Worldwide

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Nov. 13, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — On November 10, 2019, Shincheonji church of Jesus, the Temple of the Tabernacle of the Testimony held one of the world’s largest graduation with the count of 103,764 graduates. In addition to the 100,000 graduates in South Korea, it was also held simultaneously around the world from school locations in Asia Pacific, Europe, Africa, and the United States.

Betsey Brewer of EPIC honored with Ramsden/Sullivan Memorial Award from the Independent Insurance Brokers and Agents of California

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. and NEW YORK, N.Y., Nov. 13, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Betsey L. Brewer, CPCU was honored recently with the distinguished Ramsden/Sullivan Memorial Award.

EPIC’s Tom Mackey Recognized as 2019 ‘Young Gun’ by Insurance Business America

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. and ATLANTA, Ga., Oct. 31, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a unique and innovative national retail insurance brokerage and employee benefits consulting firm, announced today that Tom Mackey, Risk Management Consultant has been named a 2019 Insurance Industry “Young Gun” by Insurance Business America (IBA).

EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants Announces Launch of New Healthcare Practice – Edgewood Healthcare Advisors

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Oct. 10, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers & Consultants (Edgewood Partners Insurance Center or EPIC), a retail property and casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today the expansion and reorganization of its healthcare practice.

Fifteen Neurotechnology Startups to Present at the 2019 Neurotech Leaders Forum in San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Oct. 8, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Neurotech Reports, the publisher of the Neurotech Business Report newsletter, announced that 15 promising neurotechnology startups and early-stage firms will present at the 2019 Neurotech Leaders Forum in San Francisco, November 4-5. The 19th annual event-the most established in the industry-will also feature presentations and panel discussions on important issues confronting the neurotechnology industry.

EPIC’s National Marine Operations Bolstered with Addition of Ivon Friedman in San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Oct. 7, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants (EPIC) announced today that Ivon Friedman has joined the firm’s Marine Practice in San Francisco. Friedman will report to EPIC’s Risk Management – National Property and Marine Practice Leader, Michael Korn.

Polyient Labs Co-sponsoring Blockchain for Good Conference in San Francisco, Oct. 25-27

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Oct. 3, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Phoenix-based Polyient Labs, an early-stage, blockchain-startup incubator, is co-sponsoring Blockchain for Good, October 25 -27, 2019 in San Francisco. The agenda includes keynote speakers and workshops where participants can pitch ideas.

EPIC to Attend 61st Worldwide Broker Network Conference in Madrid, Spain

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Sept. 12, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that it is attending the 61st Worldwide Broker Network (WBN) Conference on September 18-21, 2019 in Madrid, Spain.

Camp EDMO Announces Comprehensive After School Programs

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Aug. 27, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Camp EDMO, a leading Bay Area non-profit offering STEAM and SEL oriented After School and Summer Camp Programs, announced that it is making its Comprehensive After School Programs, which encompass 180 days of the school year, available to Bay Area schools.

Save A Life and Protect Your Family for Life – Zanthion Launches AI Digital Healthcare SMART Lifetime Bundle

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Aug. 23, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Zanthion launches SMART Lifetime, a complete personal and home security system for life, with no subscription fees and proactive health monitoring with crowdsourced awareness. Zanthion is an AI digital healthcare company with a class-leading Senior Care IoT Platform.

Founders of RBS Re Join EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants as Part of Growing EPIC Reinsurance Unit

MIAMI, Fla. and SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Aug. 22, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property and casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today the additions of Alex Soria, Tony Rodriguez, Randy Baker and Ken Knopp, a well-known and highly regarded team of Healthcare Reinsurance specialists, who spent nearly 20 years together as RBS Re and more recently as Cardinal Point, LLC (a South Miami based firm).

EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants Acquires Trumark Insurance and Financial Services

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Aug. 8, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property and casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today the acquisition of Trumark Insurance & Financial Services, a Pleasanton, CA-based Brokerage/General Agency specializing in the institutional financial advisory market.

Lawsuit Filed Against Uber in San Francisco Superior Court

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., July 16, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — On July 8, 2019, Rahman Law PC filed a lawsuit on behalf of their client, a cyclist, against Uber after Uber failed to take responsibility for a May 23, 2018 accident in which an Uber driver veered across several lanes of traffic on Market Street in San Francisco, running a bicyclist off the road and into a light pole. The reckless behavior of the Uber driver was caught on video by witnesses.

San Francisco Personal Injury Attorney Shaana Rahman Named a 2019 Northern California Super Lawyer

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., July 2, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Rahman Law PC announces the eleventh year of the law firm’s principal and founder, Shaana A. Rahman, a personal injury attorney in San Francisco and Paso Robles, has been selected by Super Lawyers(r) for a spot on their coveted lists.

Intelligent Office to Open a New Facility in Burlingame, California

BURLINGAME, Calif., June 24, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Intelligent Office, a virtual, professionally staffed office space for mobile executives, small businesses, professional services firms, and independent contractors, is announcing the opening of a San Francisco Bay Area Peninsula site.

John Sebesta Joins Zanthion as Chief Financial Officer

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., June 21, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — John Sebesta has joined Zanthion as their new CFO. John has many years of experience as a financial consultant, owning and operating a business and negotiating difficult international military contracts. His experience is an excellent fit for Zanthion’s current need to satisfy rigorous US compliance requirements.

John Hagelgans Joins Zanthion as Chief Technology Officer

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., June 14, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — John Hagelgans has joined Zanthion(TM) as their new CTO. Zanthion spent over a year looking for a new chief technology officer based in the United States with the integrity and intelligence to help them achieve dominance in the elderly care market.

Pavlos Politopoulos Joins Common Networks as Vice President of Field Operations

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., June 13, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Common Networks today announced that Pavlos Politopoulos has joined as Vice President of Field Operations. In his role, Politopoulos will lead all field staff, managing central operations programs, policies, and processes to support Common’s continued rapid growth.

Common Networks Launches New Ultra High-Speed Internet Service In South Bay

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., June 6, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Common Networks today announced the launch of its ultra high-speed internet service in the South Bay region. Common is the world’s first and only commercially available, graph-based network delivering home internet service, and is now providing residents in Santa Clara, San Jose, and Sunnyvale with a new choice for reliable high-speed home internet.

Deon D. Jenkins Announces Run for President on Platform of Reparations

VALLEJO, Calif., June 5, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Deon D. Jenkins, also known as grass roots hip hop organizer Alpha Leo, announced today that he has filed with the Federal Elections Commission (FEC) as a Democratic Presidential Candidate in California, for the 2020 election.

Paragon Strengthens Winery and Brewery Programs with the Promotion of Brendan Wright and addition of Nick Faragasso

AVON, Conn. and SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., May 28, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Paragon Insurance Holdings LLC, a national multi-line specialty MGA (Managing General Agency) based in Avon, Conn., today announced the addition of insurance professional Nick Faragasso and the promotion of Brendan Wright.

NGO seeks solutions for UN’s Goals by Awarding Everyday Heroes – and those who find them

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., May 17, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Global Action Network (GAN), an organization formed by activists, students, and researchers who seek new ways to reach the UN’s 17 Sustainable Development Goals, has announced a new program which awards those who develop cutting edge solutions – and honors the finders by naming a prize after them.

Stand Up Paddleboarding (SUP) Clinics and Tours in San Francisco, CA

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., May 14, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Adventure Out LLC, California’s leader in outdoor adventure, is now holding Stand Up Paddleboard clinics and tours at Mission Bay & Mission Creek Park in San Francisco. These programs will bring Adventure Out’s professional and quality programming to the heart of San Francisco. On and off-board instruction will ensure that all participants are hitting the water safely and responsibly.

Nayah Solutions, Inc. announces the launch of a free calendar for STEAM events for kids

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. May 14, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Nayah Solutions, Inc., an educational training company, announces the launch of Nayah STEAM for Kids, a free calendar that lists science, technology, engineering, art, and mathematics (STEAM) events in the San Francisco Bay area.

Paragon Further Strengthens Operations with its Promotion of Erik Kriens to Regional President in the West

AVON, Conn. and SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., May 13, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Paragon Insurance Holdings LLC, a national multi-line specialty MGA (Managing General Agency) based in Avon, Conn., today announced the promotion of Erik Kriens to Regional President. Kriens is based in Paragon’s San Francisco office and reports directly to Paragon CEO and Co-founder Ron Ganiats.

New Market Research Report on Bioelectronic Medicine Forecasts $16.6B Market

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., May 9, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A newly published market research report from Neurotech Reports, the leading market intelligence firm in the neurotechnology industry, forecasts that the worldwide market for bioelectronic medicine and related technologies will reach $16.6 billion by 2025.

Conegliano Valdobbiadene Prosecco Superiore D.O.C.G. Announces 2019 Communications Campaign for U.S. Audience

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., May 6, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Conegliano Valdobbiadene Prosecco Superiore D.O.C.G. is pleased to announce its 2019 communications program for the United States. The Consorzio of vine-growers, winemaking companies and bottlers from Italy’s Conegliano Valdobbiadene, which was established to safeguard the standards of what eventually became the D.O.C.G. criteria in crafting wines of the highest quality and distinct provenance, is celebrating the 50th anniversary of the appellation.

EPIC Acquires Book of Business of Brokers Insurance Mart, Inc. (BIM)

SAN FRANCISCO and LIVERMORE, Calif., May 6, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that it acquired in an asset sale the book of business of Brokers Insurance Mart, Inc. (BIM) on April 15, 2019.

EPIC’s Kevin Ach and Walter Palmer to Present on Business Continuity and Theft at 2019 Retail Asset Protection Conference

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., April 30, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Practice Leader Walter Palmer will facilitate a session on May 6 at Retail Asset Protection Conference and Vice President of Risk Assurance Kevin Ach will present on May 7 at the Gaylord Rockies Resort in Denver.

Galileo Ranked #1 on Bay Area Best Place to Work List

OAKLAND, Calif., April 22, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Galileo Camps (Galileo Learning, LLC), one of the most renowned summer day camp providers in the country, announced today that it has been ranked #1 in its category of the 2019 Bay Area Best Places To Work, an awards program presented by the San Francisco Business Times and the Silicon Valley Business Journal.

EPIC’s Tiffany McClellan to Present on Designing Benefits Plans at HRE Health and Benefits Leadership Conference

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., April 18, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Regional Director of Employee Benefits Tiffany McClellan, CEBS, will present at the Human Resource Executive (HRE) Health & Benefits Leadership Conference on Thursday, April 25, 2019 at 11:30 a.m. at the Aria Resort & Casino in Las Vegas.

SB 276: California doesn’t trust its own Medical Doctors

CORTE MADERA, Calif., April 8, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Dr. Don Harte, noted chiropractic activist, former Libertarian State Senate candidate, issues a dire warning against SB 276, which will eliminate the medical exemption for vaccination. “This is political-medical terrorism of parents and children.”

San Francisco Personal Injury Attorneys Rahman Law PC Sponsor Walk to Work Day 2019

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., April 2, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — San Francisco Personal Injury Attorneys, Rahman Law PC, are pleased to announce their repeat sponsorship of Walk San Francisco’s annual Walk to Work Day. The event will take place Wednesday, April 10, 2019 between 7:30 a.m. and 10 a.m. Last year’s event was the biggest ever.

Art of Dr. Yuhua Shouzhi Wang Sold at Top Price in Spring Auction

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., March 27, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The International Art Museum of America (IAMA) in San Francisco today announced that on March 18, 2019, the painting “Pomegranates in a Bamboo Basket” by Dr. Yuhua Shouzhi Wang was sold at the exceptional price of US$1.27 million during the spring auction at Gianguan Auctions in New York. Dr. Wang has been recognized by the New York Academy of Art as an international first-class artist.

Risk and Insurance Honors Eight EPIC Brokers Consultants as 2019 Power Brokers

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Feb. 28, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property and casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Alexander Brown (Environmental), DeAnna Buck (Captives), Alexandra Forcucci (Real Estate), Maron Impagliazzo (Transportation), Matt Sears (Employee Benefits), and Neil Slattery (Retail) have been recognized as 2019 Power Brokers(R) by Risk & Insurance(R) magazine. Lawrence Kirshner (Employee Benefits) and Laura Tesoriero (Retail) were named as finalists.

Black History Month: Climate Leadership Takes Root February 22-23, 2019

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Feb. 25, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Delivering the inaugural Black History Month welcome remarks, Bay Ecotarium and Smithsonian Affiliated Aquarium of the Bay President and CEO, George Jacob shared his vision for the $260 million Climate Literacy and Ocean Conservation Living Museum in the making in San Francisco.

Announcing International Women’s Day 2019 – Own Your Magnificence

ROHNERT PARK, Calif., Feb. 19, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — It’s time for you to own your magnificence! Debra Shine’s SASSI and Michelle R. Martin’s Northbay Alliance of Professional Women are sponsoring International Women’s Day 2019 on Thursday, March 7 from 6-9 p.m. at the Foxtail Golf Club, 100 Golf Course Drive, Rohnert Park, CA 94928, to celebrate inspire women and commemorate women’s rights!

Solo Exhibition of International First-Class Artist Dr. Yuhua Shouzhi Wang Astounded the World

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Feb. 19, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The solo art exhibition of the Honorary Lifetime Director of the International Art Museum of America (IAMA) caused a sensation in Thailand! The exhibition of the international first-class artist Dr. Yuhua Shouzhi Wang organized by the Department of Culture of Thailand lasted for five days and the exhibition astounded the attendees and general public – including art critics, scholars, and dignitaries.

Caminar Announces Mark Cloutier as New CEO

SAN MATEO, Calif., Feb. 7, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Board of Directors of Caminar has announced the appointment of Mark Cloutier, MPP, MPH, as Chief Executive Officer of the $39M nonprofit behavioral health organization. Dedicated to empowering and supporting individuals and families with complex needs to move toward resilience, wellness and independence, Caminar serves more than 20,000 people each year in the San Francisco Bay Area and Northern California.

EPIC Holdings Inc. Closes Acquisition of Integro USA

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. and NEW YORK, N.Y., Feb. 4, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Holdings, Inc. (‘EPIC’) today announced the closing of EPIC’s acquisition of Integro Holdings Inc. (substantially all of the U.S. operations of Integro Group Holdings). Please see our press release issued on December 17, 2018 that follows for more details and comments on the transaction.