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Opaque Systems Raises $22 Million in Series A Funding To Bring Scalable, Multi-Party Analytics and AI to Confidential Computing

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Tuesday, June 28, 2022 - 2:00pm

BERKELEY, Calif., June 28, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Opaque Systems, the pioneers of collaborative analytics and AI for confidential computing, today announced it has raised $22 million in Series A funding, bringing the company's total financing to $31.6 million. The round was led by Walden Catalyst Partners, with participation from new investors, Storm Ventures and Thomvest Ventures, as well as all existing investors, Intel Capital, Race Capital, The House Fund, and FactoryHQ. Gartner predicts that by 2025, over 50% of organizations will adopt privacy-enhancing computation to process sensitive data and conduct multi-party analytics. Opaque will use the new capital to serve the accelerating market demand for collaborative analytics and AI in confidential computing.

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  • Opaque will use the new capital to serve the accelerating market demand for collaborative analytics and AI in confidential computing.
  • With the emergence of confidential computing, organizations can now secure sensitive data in Trusted Execution Environments (TEEs) in the cloud.
  • The Opaque Collaborative Analytics and AI Platform is the first analytics platform purpose-built for confidential computing.
  • As creators of the MC 2 open source project , the Opaque team pioneered confidential computing for collaborative analytics and AI.

Enovix Mobility Bolsters Leadership Team

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Tuesday, June 28, 2022 - 12:30pm

FREMONT, Calif., June 28, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Enovix Corporation (Enovix) (Nasdaq: ENVX), the leader in the design and manufacture of next generation 3D Silicon Lithium-ion batteries, today announced it has broadened its leadership team responsible for bringing its cell technology to the Electric Vehicle (EV) market.

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  • FREMONT, Calif., June 28, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Enovix Corporation (Enovix) (Nasdaq: ENVX), the leader in the design and manufacture of next generation 3D Silicon Lithium-ion batteries, today announced it has broadened its leadership team responsible for bringing its cell technology to the Electric Vehicle (EV) market.
  • Wilcox and Gore will join Pat Donnelly, Vice President, Strategic Business Development, on the Enovix Mobility leadership team, and together, they willexecutethe companysEVproduct and business strategy.
  • As we continue to execute our plans to bring Enovix technology to the EV market, were proud to announce the latest additions to the Enovix Mobility leadership team, said CamDales,GMand Chief Commercial Officer.This team brings aunique combination of skillsets that includedeep technicalexpertiseinthe design and developmentofnext-generationbatteries, as well as the proven ability to develop winning products and business relationships.
  • The Enovix battery architecture holds incredible promise for the EV market and electric mobility market in general, said Dr. James Wilcox, Vice President, Business Development and Head of Enovix Mobility.

Aptose Appoints Fletcher Payne as Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer

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Monday, June 27, 2022 - 12:30pm

"I am delighted to be joining Aptose to help advance HM43239 and luxeptinib -- two product candidates that have demonstrated promise for hematology malignancies -- through clinical trials,” said Mr. Payne. “I am excited to work with the talented team at Aptose as we progress our business and help realize the potential of these important assets.”  

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  • SAN DIEGO and TORONTO, June 27, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Aptose Biosciences Inc. (Aptose or the Company) (NASDAQ: APTO, TSX: APS), a clinical-stage precision oncology company developing highly differentiated oral kinase inhibitors to treat hematologic malignancies, today announced the appointment of Mr. Fletcher Payne to the position of Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer (CFO).
  • In this role, Mr. Payne will lead Aptoses financial operations and serve as a member of the Companys executive management team.
  • As a highly accomplished CFO, Fletcher brings to Aptose extensive experience in corporate finance, strategy and operations within the biotechnology industry, including the equity capital markets, banking practices and financial transaction experience, said William G. Rice, Ph.D., Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer.
  • He served in a CFO capacity and senior financial positions at CytomX Therapeutics, Plexxikon Inc., Rinat Neuroscience Corporation, Dynavax Technologies Corporation, and Cell Genesys, among others.

16th Annual Electric Aircraft Symposium Returns to Oshkosh

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Friday, June 24, 2022 - 5:00pm

FAIRFAX, Va., June 24, 2022 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- More than 40 of the world's leading electric aircraft developers and technology experts will be speaking at the 16th Annual Electric Aircraft Symposium (EAS), hosted by the Vertical Flight Society (VFS). The event will once again be held in person and online in Oshkosh, Wisconsin, on July 23-24, 2022 — the weekend prior to the Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) AirVenture 2022.

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  • The Vertical Flight Society is hosting the 16th Annual Electric Aircraft Symposium (EAS) as a hybrid event in Oshkosh, Wisconsin, and online on July 23-24, 2022.
  • FAIRFAX, Va., June 24, 2022 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- More than 40 of the world's leading electric aircraft developers and technology experts will be speaking at the 16th Annual Electric Aircraft Symposium (EAS), hosted by the Vertical Flight Society (VFS).
  • Each moderated panel session will include a Q&A discussion with presenters and attendees a hallmark of the annual Electric Aircraft Symposium.
  • Many of the companies now on the forefront of the electric aviation revolution made their public debut at the Electric Aircraft Symposium or the VFS Electric VTOL Symposium, which has been held annually since 2014.

Magnetic Insight Raises $17M Series B to Expand Magnetic Particle Imaging and Monitoring Technology into Clinical Applications

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Thursday, June 23, 2022 - 2:00pm

ALAMEDA, Calif., June 23, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Imaging diagnostics company Magnetic Insight today announced $17 million in Series B funding led by Celesta Capital, with participation from Alumni Ventures Group, Gaingels, and others, along with existing investors 5AM Ventures and Sand Hill Angels. The funding will support Magnetic Insight's continued growth and expansion of its innovative Magnetic Particle Imaging (MPI) technology into clinical applications.

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  • The funding will support Magnetic Insight's continued growth and expansion of its innovative Magnetic Particle Imaging (MPI) technology into clinical applications.
  • Magnetic Insight's goal is to offer clinicians a method to directly monitor cell therapy, enabling better and earlier clinical decisions, and optimal clinical outcomes.
  • Magnetic Insight has pioneered magnetic particle imaging (MPI), a new diagnostic and monitoring technology that transforms medical imaging.
  • Having started in the preclinical space by selling small animal products to leading universities worldwide, Magnetic Insight is now scaling up MPI technology for clinical use.

George Washington University Online High School to Celebrate Class of 2022 with Virtual Ceremony

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Thursday, June 23, 2022 - 1:30pm

George Washington University Online High School (GWUOHS) will celebrate this years graduating class with a virtual commencement ceremony on Saturday, June 25 at 1:00 PM (EST).

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  • George Washington University Online High School (GWUOHS) will celebrate this years graduating class with a virtual commencement ceremony on Saturday, June 25 at 1:00 PM (EST).
  • GWUOHS students, families, and staff will come together online for this weeks graduation, just as they have for their courses and extracurricular activities throughout the year.
  • Members of the graduating class report having been accepted to colleges and universities across the country and around the world, including George Washington University, New York University, University of California-Berkeley, University of Pennsylvania, Rice University, and Tulane University.
  • The George Washington University Online High School (GWUOHS) is a full-time online private school accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools Commissions on Elementary and Secondary Schools.

An Open House for a Unique Fire Resistant Home in the San Francisco Bay Area

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Thursday, June 23, 2022 - 10:00am

HOLLISTER, Calif., June 23, 2022 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- SIDCO Home Inc, a San Francisco Bay Area design-build firm has built an innovative fire-resistant home that will have its first of three open houses this Thursday, June 23 at 4:00 pm, followed by two additional open houses from 1:00 - 4:00 pm on Saturday, June 25, and Sunday, June 26.

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  • This residence is approximately 3200 sq ft 4 bedrooms, 3 bath that features ECO Smart fire-resistant SIP panel technology to build the house.
  • The house is equipped with LiFi technology that is 100 times faster than Wi-Fi and has a secure network.
  • This residence is approximately 3200 sq ft 4 bedrooms, 3 bath that features ECO Smart fire-resistant SIP panel technology to build the house.
  • It is also termite proof, mold proof, moisture resistant, and designed to reduce CO2 into the environment.
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Capstone Partners Names Peter Nam Head of Industrial Technology Group

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Thursday, June 23, 2022 - 1:05am

BOSTON, June 22, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Capstone Partners, a leading middle market investment banking firm, announced today that Peter Nam , Managing Director,has been named Head of the firm's Industrial Technology Investment Banking Group (ITG).

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  • BOSTON, June 22, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Capstone Partners, a leading middle market investment banking firm, announced today that Peter Nam , Managing Director,has been named Head of the firm's Industrial Technology Investment Banking Group (ITG).
  • Peter began his investment banking career with Credit Suisse First Boston (CSFB) in their Global Technology Group focusing on M&A.
  • A lifelong sector enthusiast, Peter is a graduate of University of California, Berkeley and remains passionate about all things related to industrial technology.
  • ITG truly enjoys serving as a trusted partner to innovative industrial technology companies who are leaders in their respective sectors and subsectors," said Peter Nam.

Innovative Solutions & Support, Inc. Appoints Parizad Olver to Board of Directors

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Wednesday, June 22, 2022 - 9:15pm

Innovative Solutions & Support, Inc. (IS&S) (NASDAQ: ISSC) today announces that the Board of Directors has appointed Ms. Parizad Olver (Parchi) to serve as a Director.

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  • Innovative Solutions & Support, Inc. (IS&S) (NASDAQ: ISSC) today announces that the Board of Directors has appointed Ms. Parizad Olver (Parchi) to serve as a Director.
  • Dr. Shahram Askarpour, the Companys Chief Executive Officer, commented: We are very excited to have Parizad join the Board of Directors.
  • Her background in aviation finance as well as her experience with special mission operations will be an asset to IS&S and further strengthens the Board.
  • Ms. Olver also serves as Independent Director and Chair of the Audit Committee of Semper Paratus Acquisition Corporation, a NASDAQ-listed public company.

UC Berkeley Extension Opens Fall 2022 Enrollment

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Wednesday, June 22, 2022 - 7:41pm

UC Berkeley Extension is pleased to announce that enrollment is now open for the Fall 2022 semester.

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  • UC Berkeley Extension is pleased to announce that enrollment is now open for the Fall 2022 semester.
  • Founded in 1891, UC Berkeley Extension has served as the Professional and Continuing Education Division of the University of California, Berkeley, for more than 130 years.
  • UC Berkeley Extension is dedicated to meeting students where they are, offering courses fully online, in person and in virtual classrooms.
  • UC Berkeley Extensionlike all other UC Berkeley schools, colleges and departments of the University of California, Berkeleyis accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC).