BIND 4.0 Seeks Disruptive Tech Startups Around the World

The Open Innovation & Acceleration Program, BIND 4.0, has just launched its sixth edition open call to search for the most innovative technology startups around the world, with the aim of creating new disruptive projects in the hands of 65 large collaborating companies of international reference. This sixth edition will accept solutions with applications in … Read more

Reitler Opens First West Coast Office in Los Angeles

Reitler Kailas & Rosenblatt LLP, a full-service boutique law firm, has opened its first West Coast office in Los Angeles, California. This expansion reflects Reitler’s national client base in the areas of venture capital, private equity, mergers & acquisitions, intellectual property, commercial litigation and entertainment matters. “As the only boutique full-service law firm focused on … Read more

TampaBay.Ventures Leads Investment Into Y Combinator Graduate Procoto

TampaBay.Ventures has led an investment into St. Petersburg, Florida-based Procoto, a procurement and spend analysis platform for businesses. Procoto is a graduate of the famed Y Combinator startup accelerator program and the first Y Combinator graduate located in the Tampa Bay area. The investment represents the first investment from TampaBay.Ventures, a new venture capital firm dedicated … Read more

Boston Teen Founders Win 2nd Place at Global Youth Entrepreneurship Competition

Teens from TYE Boston’s Entrepreneurship Academy, a 15+ year program dedicated to fostering the next generation of leaders through the transformative experience of building a startup, placed second in the TiE Young Entrepreneur’s (TYE) Global Pitch Competition. Five high school students from Massachusetts pitched their startup Scollab, an online interactive classroom designed to improve collaboration … Read more

InnoCentive Launches Open Innovation Challenge With Shell GameChanger to Help Decarbonize the Chemical Industry

Open innovation firm InnoCentive is supporting Shell GameChanger in a new Chemicals Decarbonization Challenge to find innovative technologies that significantly reduce the carbon intensity relating to the Shell Chemicals’ product portfolio. Chemical products are vital in maintaining and improving quality of life. But the industrial production of these chemicals is dominated by energy-intensive processes that start … Read more

Upper Arkansas Sector Partnership Launches Regional Job Board and Career Center

Fremont Economic Development Corporation, a 501c6 private not-for-profit focused on economic development in Fremont County and central Colorado, today announced the creation of an online job board and career center to connect local employers with prospective employees. The project was launched as part of the Upper Arkansas Tourism and Retail Sector Partnership, also known as … Read more

WIHEIM to Introduce the World’s Most Powerful Cordless Food Vacuum Sealer With UVC Disinfecting Lights, SEALVAC, on Kickstarter

After successfully raising $119,595 with the support of 971 backers on the South Korean crowdfunding platform Wadiz for the first-generation SEALVAC cordless food vacuum sealer, WIHEIM made improvements to the device and is now planning to launch the second-generation SEALVAC on Kickstarter. The SEALVAC campaign will be launching on Monday, June 28, at 9:00 p.m. PST.  With all … Read more

Sassy Jones Founder Charis Jones Named as a Finalist for Ernst & Young LLP Entrepreneur of the Year 2021 for the Mid-Atlantic Region

Ernst & Young LLP (EY US) has named Charis Jones, founder and owner of lifestyle accessories brand Sassy Jones, as one of the finalists for the Entrepreneur of The Year® 2021 Mid-Atlantic Award. The Entrepreneur of the Year is one of the preeminent competitive award programs for entrepreneurs and leaders of high-growth companies. In its … Read more

ExpressionMed CEO & Founder, Thiel Fellow, Meghan Sharkus Celebrates Five Years of Successful Business

ExpressionMed is excited to celebrate five years of providing the diabetes community with fun and creative continuous glucose monitor (CGM) adhesives, which aim to build confidence and end the stigma around diabetes. The Minneapolis-based company will be celebrating their June 26 birthday with live Instagram and Tik Tok events featuring prominent people from the diabetes community, … Read more

NYAK Becomes the Fastest-Growing Cognac in US History

Business mogul and CEO of Detroit Equities Dennis McKinley; Former VP for Remy Cointreau Patrick Charpentier; and Jerome Hyafil, a former EVP, Seagram’s Spirits and Wines, have formed a dynamic team to create NYAK, an excellent introduction to a more contemporary version of cognac. NYAK is the fastest-growing cognac brand in U.S. history with an unprecedented 1,000% annual growth … Read more