Entrepreneurship

Kansas City Power & Light District Welcomes Game Technology Studio Mythical Games

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Thursday, June 30, 2022 - 1:25am

KANSAS CITY, Mo., June 29, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- The Kansas City Power & Light District is excited to announce that Mythical Games, a next-generation game technology studio and leader in the growing play-and-earn games vertical, has chosen the Power & Light District to house its new office space. Mythical Games will join the ranks of a variety of other workspaces in the Power & Light District, including Spark Kansas City and H&R Block.

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  • KANSAS CITY, Mo., June 29, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- The Kansas City Power & Light District is excited to announce that Mythical Games, a next-generation game technology studio and leader in the growing play-and-earn games vertical, has chosen the Power & Light District to house its new office space.
  • Mythical Games will join the ranks of a variety of other workspaces in the Power & Light District, including Spark Kansas City and H&R Block.
  • Mythical Games will take over a 16,000-square-foot space located on the west side of the Power & Light District at 1321 Baltimore Ave.
  • The Kansas City Power & Light District is a vibrant multi-city-block neighborhood in the heart of downtown Kansas City that is redefining the city from its skyline to its sidewalks.

+Oscar Builds on Innovative Member Engagement Tool to Further Drive Positive Outcomes for Members and Clients

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Wednesday, June 29, 2022 - 9:05pm

Since our founding, we have been providing members with what we think is a unique experience, said Mario Schlosser, Co-Founder and CEO.

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  • Since our founding, we have been providing members with what we think is a unique experience, said Mario Schlosser, Co-Founder and CEO.
  • This flexibility helps us drive better outcomes for our members and allows us to quickly make this technology available to our +Oscar clients who want to leverage it for their audiences.
  • Since its launch, almost 50% of members have engaged in a campaign communication with engagement rates of 48%.
  • The prioritization framework has also helped drive a 20% increase in member engagement.

Leading Independent Advisory Firm ISS Recommends Columbia Care Shareholders Vote FOR the Transaction with Cresco Labs

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Wednesday, June 29, 2022 - 9:02pm

We are pleased that ISS supports our Boards unanimous recommendation that shareholders vote FOR the transaction with Cresco, said Nicholas Vita, Co-Founder, CEO of Columbia Care.

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  • We are pleased that ISS supports our Boards unanimous recommendation that shareholders vote FOR the transaction with Cresco, said Nicholas Vita, Co-Founder, CEO of Columbia Care.
  • The Columbia Care Board of Directors unanimously recommends that shareholders vote FOR the Arrangement.
  • In connection with the proposed transaction, Columbia Care has filed the Circular containing important information about the proposed transaction and related matters.
  • Additionally, Columbia Care and Cresco will file other relevant materials in connection with the proposed transaction with applicable securities regulatory authorities.

NLBWA-IE and OCIE-SBDC collaborate to bring $5K -$10K scholarships for 32 Emerging Latinas in Business

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Wednesday, June 29, 2022 - 9:05pm

RANCHO CUCAMONGA, Calif., June 29, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- National Latina Business Women Association Inland Empire Insitute In partnership with OCIE-SBDC, Riverside County Economic Development Agency, and County of Riverside. The NLBWA-IE institute support women to take advantage of opportunities and accelerate their businesses so they can achieve their goals.

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  • The National Latina Business Women Association Inland Empire Institute (NLBWA-IE) and OCIESBDC have collaborated to bring $5K-$10K scholarships for 32 Emerging Latinas in Business through the CA Dream Fund program.
  • RANCHO CUCAMONGA, Calif., June 29, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- National Latina Business Women Association Inland Empire Insitute In partnership with OCIE-SBDC , Riverside County Economic Development Agency , and County of Riverside .
  • The NLBWA-IE institute support women to take advantage of opportunities and accelerate their businesses so they can achieve their goals.
  • This effort is designed to promote entrepreneurship and small business creation among segments of the state's population that face significant barriers to entry in today's technology-driven economy.

Duality Quantum Accelerator Announces Startups Selected for Cohort 2

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Wednesday, June 29, 2022 - 8:07pm

Duality, the nations first accelerator exclusively for quantum companies, has accepted five startups from across the globe into the second cohort of the year-long accelerator based in Chicago, IL.

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  • Duality, the nations first accelerator exclusively for quantum companies, has accepted five startups from across the globe into the second cohort of the year-long accelerator based in Chicago, IL.
  • Quantum will be the defining feature of the 21st centurys technological advancements, and Ive directed $200 million in state funding to facilitate Illinois global leadership in the quantum race.
  • Launched in April 2021 , Duality is a first-of-its-kind accelerator aimed at supporting next-generation startups focused on quantum science and technology.
  • Our scientific leadership is providing early-stage startups the expertise and facilities they need to bring transformative quantum innovations to market.

Questis Releases New White Paper On The Failure of Workplace Financial Education

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Wednesday, June 29, 2022 - 8:25pm

CHARLESTON, S.C., June 29, 2022 /PRNewswire/ --Today, workforce financial empowerment company Questis announces the publication of the whitepaper, 'Financial Education Gets an F'.

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  • CHARLESTON, S.C., June 29, 2022 /PRNewswire/ --Today, workforce financial empowerment company Questis announces the publication of the whitepaper, 'Financial Education Gets an F'.
  • "Simply put, financial coaching is a way of empowering people to make decisions and take action to increase their financial well-being," said Dr. Martha Menard , Director of Coaching at Questis and lead researcher on the Financial Literacy white paper.
  • "There is valid and reliable evidence that personalized financial coaching is one of the most effective approaches for influencing behavioral change and reducing financial stress in people's lives.
  • "Understanding the need for financial empowerment in the workplace is only half the battle," said John Tabb, Co-Founder and CEO at Questis .

Clearyst° Sustainability Tech Platform Company Launches

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Wednesday, June 29, 2022 - 7:32pm

AUSTIN, Texas, June 29, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Clearyst Inc., a sustainability technology and ESG platform company, announced today its mission to help businesses accelerate strategic sustainability initiatives while creating value for employees, customers, and investors. According to experts including McKinsey and BCG, the world needs to invest at least $3-5 trillion per year in order to transition the economy towards net-zero.

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  • AUSTIN, Texas, June 29, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Clearyst Inc. , a sustainability technology and ESG platform company, announced today its mission to help businesses accelerate strategic sustainability initiatives while creating value for employees, customers, and investors.
  • Clearyst, a sustainability tech and ESG platform, helps businesses accelerate strategic sustainability initiatives
    Clearyst was formed to bring together purpose-driven teams and innovation to achieve outsized business growth and impact through specialized sustainability tech solutions.
  • Clearyst is building an AI platform and acquiring businesses to help companies quickly act on ESG and sustainability objectives through performance, intelligence, learning, and integration products.
  • About Clearyst:Clearyst is a technology platform company of modern sustainability tech and SaaS products and services to help businesses rapidly achieve ESG and sustainability needs and objectives.

Ismael Cala collaborates on Chopra Global's Journey to Well-being experience

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Wednesday, June 29, 2022 - 7:15pm

MIAMI, June 29, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Ismael Cala life and human development strategist, journalist, bestselling author, philanthropist, and international speaker, will be the feature speaker in July for Chopra Global's Journey to Well-Being, an initiative created with the aim of sharing the experience of personal growth around the world.  

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  • Cala is the featured speaker for Chopra Global's free Journey to Well-being experience throughout the month of July.
  • His five-part program, available in the Chopra App, will guide listeners to activate their unique gifts and discover their life purpose.
  • "Given the state of the world, personal health and well-being are now more important than ever," saidMallika Chopra, CEO of Chopra Global.
  • In 2020, Chopra Global launched The Chopra Meditation & Well-being app, which offers simple, self-care guidance and meditation for mind, body, and spirit.

TBGA Expands Capabilities in Advanced Manufacturing Qualification

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Wednesday, June 29, 2022 - 6:00pm

SEWICKLEY, Pa., June 29, 2022  /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- The Barnes Global Advisors (TBGA) is ushering in summer 2022 by welcoming Arun Ramachandran to the ADDvisor® Services team. Arun joins from Collins Aerospace where he was the Additive Manufacturing (AM) Leader of the Advanced Structures business. He brings a 15+ year career in strategy and technical program management spanning new product development, advanced manufacturing, translating global market trends to product strategy and technology roadmaps, and implementing business process transformations using advanced data analytics.

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  • Arun joins from Collins Aerospace where he was the Additive Manufacturing (AM) Leader of the Advanced Structures business.
  • He brings a 15+ year career in strategy and technical program management spanning new product development, advanced manufacturing, translating global market trends to product strategy and technology roadmaps, and implementing business process transformations using advanced data analytics.
  • Arun adds versatility to TBGA's product offerings with his diverse experience in AM qualification and certification, product and technology strategy, sustainability, digital solutions and entrepreneurship.
  • He will also bring a fresh perspective to help TBGA customers discover new value propositions and business models and implement sustainability and digital strategies in AM and advanced manufacturing.

Whitbread PLC Deploys PolyAI Voice Assistant for Enhanced Guest Service

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Wednesday, June 29, 2022 - 5:25pm

LONDON, June 29, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- PolyAI, a leading provider of enterprise voice assistants today announces the launch of a Digital Host for Whitbread PLC's Beefeater restaurants - a new industry-leading voice assistant taking table bookings over the phone at all 173 Beefeater locations across the UK.

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  • The Whitbread Digital Host from PolyAI can speak with customers in natural language, allowing free-flowing, natural conversations.
  • The Whitbread Digital Host by PolyAI is a bespoke system that began trials prior to the outbreak of COVID-19.
  • It has meant that our teams have been able to focus on what they do best - delivering excellent guest care.
  • Together we have been able to deliver a game-changing voice assistant with customer experience at its core."