New York Business News

New York Business News – including entertainment, finance, health and medical, non-profit, public policy and technology news from New York, U.S.A. (N.Y., NY, NYC), as issued by the Send2Press Newswire service.


Travel Insurance Companies vs. Cruise Lines: Why Shopping Around Is The Better Choice

NEW YORK, N.Y., Jan. 15, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — With the kick off of the Cruise Wave Season this month, the time when cruise companies offer the best deals on cruises, TravelInsurance.com urges travelers to purchase travel insurance early to protect their investments and ensure they’re covered in the event of travel mishaps.

HexGn Study: Startup Investors Shun Asia in 2019 and Flock to Americas and Europe

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.

Ball Drop Show Announces Annual New Year’s Eve Celebration with Exclusive Dinner Show Performances and Ultimate Ball Drop Views

NEW YORK, N.Y., Dec. 19, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Ball Drop Show at Bobby Van’s Times Square announces its annual New Year’s Eve gala celebration with a show featuring Cirque inspired performers and a world-class view of the iconic Times Square Ball Drop in New York City, including a four-course meal, a premium open bar with champagne toast and exclusive admission to the Ball Drop After Party to follow.

TravelInsurance.com, A Leading Travel Insurance Comparison Site, Offers Travel Tips to Reduce Stress Over the Holidays

NEW YORK, N.Y., Dec. 18, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — This year, more Americans are expected to travel between Dec. 21 and Jan. 1 than ever before, according to the American Automobile Association, making travel mishaps even more likely this holiday season. Whether traveling to be with loved ones or for that end-of-year dream escape, there is a high potential for stress. TravelInsurance.com, a leading travel insurance comparison website, offers tips to get you through the holiday travel season smoothly.

Enzove Reviews and Compares the Latest in Jewelry

NEW YORK, N.Y., Dec 18, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Enzove offers comprehensive buying guides and product reviews of jewelry and related accessories with updated comparison and top product pages. They aim to guide consumers through a progressively complex market and direct them to buy the best products through their in-depth analysis.

The Nation’s Largest Track Series For Girls Produces World-Class Athletes and Exceptional Young Women

BROOKLYN, N.Y., Dec. 16, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Dec. 14-16, 2019 — This weekend’s opening preliminary meet of the Colgate Women’s Games was the first event since the passing of its founder, Fred Thompson. Thompson’s contribution to the sport extended well beyond mentoring and coaching dozens of Olympians and world-class athletes.

EPIC Adds Matthew Presutti as Managing Principal in their New York operations

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Dec. 12, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property and casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Matthew Presutti has joined their EPIC New York operations as managing principal on the employee benefits team.

By Prioritizing Customer Experience, Leading Travel Insurance Comparison Site TravelInsurance.com Reaches 50,000 5-Star Reviews on Shopper Approved

NEW YORK, N.Y., Dec. 10, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — TravelInsurance.com today announced they have surpassed 50,000 5-star reviews through the Shopper Approved platform, one of the fastest-growing customer review companies in the United States. Verified customers on TravelInsurance.com have rated the travel insurance comparison site a 4.8 out of 5.0, with 97% noting they would recommend it to others.

The Open Book Theatre Presents Unique Holiday Entertainment for the Whole Family

NEW YORK, N.Y., Dec. 10, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Open Book Theatre, New York City’s oldest readers theatre company, will present two heartwarming holiday shows this December: “A Confused Hanukkah,” at 2 p.m. on Dec. 23, 26 and 27; and “The Last Christmas of Ebenezer Scrooge,” at 7 p.m. on Dec. 22, 23 and 29. Both plays will be performed at Pushkin Hall, 165 W. 86th St., 2nd Floor.

Out Leadership Hires New Global Head of Events

NEW YORK, N.Y., Dec. 6, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Out Leadership, the only business organization working globally to promote LGBT+ equality is delighted to announce that Chris Frederick is joining the leadership team. This follows a three-month strategic review of the organization as it approaches a decade in business and is prompted by strong growth.

GV Apothecary Kicks Off the Holiday Season with a Donation Drive and Opening of their Second Location

SCHENECTADY, N.Y., Nov. 26, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — GV Apothecary, a harm reduction and alternative wellness retailer, has announced that they will be opening their second location is as many months on Friday, November 29 at 1870 Altamont Avenue in Rotterdam.

PassFab 4WinKey Releases Version 7.0.0 with New UI and All-in-One Feature

NEW YORK, N.Y., Nov. 25, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — PassFab 4WinKey has just launched a new version. The product is newly designed with collection of all features in one package, allowing users to choose what feature to buy flexibly. 4WinKey is a Windows password recovery tool that can help to burn Windows a bootable disk and remove Windows passwords quickly and easily without reinstalling the system.

Leonard Lombardi Named AVA Companies CEO

HICKSVILLE, N.Y., Nov. 21, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — AVA Companies of Hicksville, N.Y., case-ready manufacturer and distributor to the supermarket and food processing industry of private label pork, beef and other protein products, has announced the appointment of Leonard E. Lombardi, Jr. as its Chief Executive Officer (CEO), effective immediately. Lombardi, a Villanova University alum, succeeds AVA’s founder, Albert L. Girgenti, who recently passed away.

Susan Tewhill of EPIC named Practice Leader of Edgewood Healthcare Advisors, a division of EPIC

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. and NEW YORK, N.Y., Nov. 18, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Susan Tewhill will be leading the Edgewood Healthcare Advisors practice. Susan and her team bring a wealth of knowledge and experience to the healthcare industry with an average of over 25 years of experience.

The Australian Institute of Company Directors and Out Leadership announce the launch of Quorum, the first LGBT+ board level initiative of its kind in Australia

SYDNEY, Australia, Nov. 14, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Australian Institute of Company Directors and Out Leadership are delighted to announce the launch of Quorum, the first LGBT+ board level initiative of its kind to take place in Australia. Quorum is a talent accelerator for LGBT+ directors and is the world’s most comprehensive database of top LGBT+ talent, providing potential candidates with first-rate training and networking opportunities.

iCell Gene Therapeutics Announces CAR-T Oral and Poster Presentations at 61st American Society of Hematology Annual Meeting

STONY BROOK, N.Y., Nov. 14, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — iCell Gene Therapeutics, a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company focused on immunotherapies for hematologic malignancies, solid tumors, organ rejections and autoimmune disorders, announced today that it will give oral and poster presentations related to its BCMA-CD19 cCAR and CD4-specific CAR programs at the 61st American Society of Hematology (ASH) Annual Meeting to be held December 7-10, 2019 in Orlando, Florida.

New Record Label, Built by Artists for Artists to Protect Independent Music, Releases Its First Music Video

NEW YORK CITY, N.Y., Nov. 8, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — INDIE CHAMELEON, a new innovative record label that puts the artist at the core of everything they do, has released their first fully produced single and music video combination with the song available October 25 and the music video released today.

Robert Golan Wins Appeal for a Thermometer Factory Worker Denied Monetary Benefits

PLAINVIEW, N.Y., Nov. 6, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Robert Golan, PC a worker’s compensation attorney serving Suffolk and Nassau counties, recently won an appeal at the NY State Workers Compensation Board in the case of a thermometer factory worker who was exposed to mercury and developed mercury poisoning.

A South Africa First At The Salon Art + Design New York

NEW YORK, N.Y., Nov. 6, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Yair Shimansky will be exhibiting in the most prestige Art and Design event November 14-18 on the New York calendar, where a hand selected group of jewellery designers will showcase their unique design creations to the most sophisticated art collectors, jewellery lovers and galleries from around the world.

Holiday Travel Deals 2019-2020: Don’t Forget Travel Insurance

NEW YORK, N.Y., Nov. 4, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Black Friday, Cyber Monday and Travel Tuesday – November is full of travel deals for those looking to save money on their next vacation, according to TravelInsurance.com. Just don’t forget to purchase travel insurance to protect your investment, even if your travel dates are just around the corner.

Old Newsday Site Readies for Re-development into LEED-Certified Warehouse and Distribution Center

AMITYVILLE, N.Y., Nov. 1, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Art-Of-Form Architectural Services, PLLC, (AOF) a commercial, award-winning architectural firm, announces it’s working with Hartz Mountain Industries to re-develop the old, vacated Newsday site. The project will include the design and development of two buildings that will be designated for industrial use.

Tessa International School, the only International School in Northern New Jersey, to celebrate diversity on the upcoming United Nations Day

HOBOKEN, N.J., Oct. 24, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The only international school in Northern New Jersey, Tessa International School celebrates diversity and prepares its students to be active citizens of our world. On Thursday, October 24, 2019 in Hoboken, New Jersey, Tessa International School will celebrate United Nations Day. United Nations Day acknowledges the UN Charter initially signed by 50 countries on October 24,1945 intending to achieve peace and justice.

New York’s Daughter Seeks Community Support

NEW YORK, N.Y., Oct. 23, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — New York City native Faye has launched a Lifestyle and Travel vlog featuring NYC landmarks and cultural institutions from Lincoln Center to Highline Line Park. ‘Life of Faye Vlogs’ follows Faye as she builds her brand from New Face to Agency Represented Runway Model!

GV Apothecary Announces the Launch of Their New Retail Model, Re-Branding a Former Schenectady Vape Shop

SCHENECTADY, N.Y., Oct. 22, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — GV Apothecary, a harm reduction and alternative wellness retailer, has announced that their new retail concept is set to open on October 24 at 11 a.m. at 1321 Erie Blvd in Schenectady. The unique storefront will feature a variety of CBD and hemp-based products, and other harm reduction and alternative wellness products.

Lupus Research Alliance Welcomes New Senior Director of Marketing and Communications

NEW YORK, N.Y., Oct. 16, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Lupus Research Alliance (LRA) is pleased to announce that seasoned professional Penny Mitchell has joined the organization as Senior Director of Marketing and Communications. In her new role, Ms. Mitchell will oversee the organization’s strategic communications approach to leading lupus research worldwide and the value of participation by all sectors of the lupus community.

Long Island Entrepreneur Leads the Flareology Movement

LONG ISLAND, N.Y., Oct. 15, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Obsessed with sparking change from within, Lesley Nurse found a way to do that and now wants to share her methods with others. She’s developed a concept that she’s calling “Flareology” and it’s designed to help people, primarily women, to claim their power or get it back and make positive changes in their lives.

EPIC’s Kamran Khaliq Recognized as 2019 ‘Young Gun’ by Insurance Business America

NEW YORK, N.Y. and SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Oct. 14, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a unique and innovative national retail insurance brokerage and employee benefits consulting firm, announced today that Kamran Khaliq, Vice President, Private Equity and M&A, has been named a 2019 Insurance Industry “Young Gun” by Insurance Business America (IBA).

Fluid Metering Expands to Western Canada through New Partnership

SYOSSET, N.Y., Oct. 11, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Fluid Metering, Inc. announced today an expansion into the Canada market through an exclusive partnership with WJF Instrumentation Ltd. The provinces encompassed in this agreement include: Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba and Saskatchewan.

NYC Dancers Step Together in Short Musical Film to Encourage Our Youth to Speak Out!

NEW YORK, N.Y., Oct. 10, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — 3 cords & a hook studios announces “Youthful Faces,” bringing together some of NYC’s best dancers, including: Matt Wiercinski (Broadway: “Anastasia” – Ensemble/Prince Siegfried) and Kathryn Zimmer (Broadway: “Matilda The Musical”), to encourage and become a catalyst for our younger generation to speak up and speak out to illuminate the future they want to see.

Walk with Us to Cure Lupus in New York – There’s Strength in Our Strides!

NEW YORK, N.Y., Oct. 4, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Join metro New York’s lupus community and the Lupus Research Alliance (LRA) Saturday, October 12 at the Walk with Us to Cure Lupus taking place at the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum in Manhattan. (CORRECTED)

Award-Winning Natural Energy Support: BEE&YOU Royal Jelly Bee Pollen Propolis Tablet

NEW YORK, N.Y., Oct. 3, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — BEE&YOU’s Ultra Strength Tablet was awarded “the Sustainable New Product” by Sustainable Food Awards, in Amsterdam in June 2019. The tablet is a natural mixture of propolis, royal jelly and pollen without added sugar, fat, preservatives or any chemical additives. Recommended amount is two tablets daily preferably between meals.

EPIC Insurance Brokers & Consultants Appoints Lou D’Agostino National Hedge Fund Practice Leader

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. and NEW YORK, N.Y., Oct. 1, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers & Consultants, a retail property and casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Principal and industry veteran, Lou D’Agostino, has been appointed to the newly-created position of National Hedge Fund Practice Leader as part of its Financial Services division.

Former Manager to a Japanese ‘Carnegie Hall’ Singer Has Released a New Piano Album to Inherit an Encouraging Message

NEW YORK, N.Y., Sept. 26, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Today, Mikiko Miyakawa, the New York-based composer/pianist, originally from Japan, announced that her classical piano album “Elegy In Violet” was released Sept. 20 by Centaur Records. Mikiko is a former new wave keyboardist and manager to Eiko Shuri. (VIDEO)

Tenorshare Software Line-up is Now Compatible with iOS 13

NEW YORK, N.Y., Sept. 24, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Tenorshare has updated all iOS related products including Reiboot, iCareFone, UltData and 4uKey. The updated versions are perfectly compatible with the newest iOS 13. (VIDEO)

Fluid Metering Appoints REVODIX as Sole Distributor Partner in South Korea

SYOSSET, N.Y., Sept., 20, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Fluid Metering, Inc., a pioneer in design and manufacturing of high-performance fluid handling solutions, is pleased to announce a new distribution agreement with REVODIX Inc. This partnership leverages the combined strength of Fluid Metering’s ultra-precise fluid control products with REVODIX’s dedicated focus and distribution expertise.

Indie-rock Singer-Songwriter Ryan Chernin, Whose Debut Single Rocketed Up the Hot AC Charts, Releases Edgy New Single, ‘FaceTime’

NEW YORK, N.Y., Sept. 18, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Indie-rock singer-songwriter Ryan Chernin, whose debut single, “Look Right,” rocketed up to 25 on Mediabase’s AC Chart, just under Ariana Grande’s “breathin,” has just released an edgy new single, “FaceTime.” (VIDEO)

Pretty Thing Launches Cheeky Anti-Conference for Creative Womxn

CHELSEA, N.Y. and LOS ANGELES, Calif., Sept. 17, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Pretty Thing founders, Sarah Hawkins, and Myah Hollis, have announced that their innovative “anti-conference” event series, entitled Pretty Thing Tour, will be launching in NYC on September 21 at Betaworks Studios in Chelsea, and will continue onto Los Angeles at The Riveter in Marina Del Rey in November.

DediPath, an IaaS Provider, Chooses Network Security Firm Path Network for Enterprise Level DDoS Protection

NEW YORK, N.Y., Sept. 16, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Path Network, a DDoS mitigation provider, today announced that it has been chosen as the security provider to protect and secure the network of DediPath, a provider of Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) that specializes in dedicated and virtual private servers, in addition to colocation and managed services.

Fluid Metering Announces Exclusive Distributor in Northeast, U.S.

SYOSSET, N.Y., Sept. 16, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Fluid Metering, Inc. is pleased to announce Controls for Automation (CFA) as the new exclusive distributor of ultra-precise fluid control products in the Northeast U.S. States encompassed in this agreement include: Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island and Vermont.

EyeBuyDirect Announces Chillhouse NYC Curated Collection to ‘Stay Chill in the Digital World’

NEW YORK, N.Y., Sept. 9, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EyeBuyDirect has partnered with the wellness experts at Chillhouse NYC to curate a collection of fashion forward eyewear that offers blue-light-blocking lenses to protect your eyes from the harmful effects of digital blue light.