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Leading Fintech VC Firm QED Investors Makes First Investment in Africa with a Financing Round in TeamApt

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ALEXANDRIA, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--TeamApt has just completed a financing round and brought onboard one of the world’s largest fintech specialists, QED Investors. With almost $5 billion assets under management, QED is a premier VC in the fintech space. They have invested in 27 unicorns over more than 180 portfolio companies across 14 countries. TeamApt is its first investment in Africa. TeamApt operates Nigeria’s largest business payments and banking platform, with more than 400,000 businesses o

Total Expert Releases Features to Help Banks and Lenders Build Pipeline in a Compressed Market

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MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- #totalexpert--Total Expert is rolling out new capabilities to help customers fill their pipelines with high-quality leads.

Are High APRs in Crypto Markets a Scam? Unifi Protocol CEO Writes a Scathing Report on the State of DeFi

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LAS VEGAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)---- $UNFI #APR--Juliun Brabon, CEO of Unifi Protocol, has published a critical article on the current state of the crypto industry, with the title “APR is Dead.” [What follows are excerpts from that article.] Not only does no one want APR, APY or Yield, those terms only serve to ostracize the greater blockchain community. Public sentiment surrounding the blockchain sector's inability to use the term APR has all but ruined market appetite for it. Year to date we have seen the complet

Pinnacle Employee Services Receives Full Registered Trademark Status from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office for its Company Brand Name “Pinnacle Employee Services”

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GOLD RIVER, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- #GoldRiverCA--Pinnacle Employee Services received full registration of its trademark “Pinnacle Employee Services®” with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.

SilkRoad Technology Adds Entelo SaaS Candidate Search and Recruitment Marketing Technology

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CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- #HR--SilkRoad Technology adds Entelo’s candidate search and recruitment marketing technology to its capabilities.

CBL Properties Welcomes Jeff Kivitz to Its Board of Directors

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CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)---- $CBL--CBL Properties (NYSE: CBL) today announced that Jeff Kivitz has been appointed to the company’s board of directors. Mr. Kivitz was also appointed to serve as a member of the company’s compensation committee and nominating/corporate governance committee. “Jeff brings great experience to CBL’s board of directors,” said Stephen D. Lebovitz, chief executive officer. “We have had the opportunity to get to know and work with Jeff through CBL’s restructuring and si

Mindy Johnson, CPPT Joins Fiduciary Trust International as Managing Director & Relationship Manager for Custody Services

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ST. PETERSBURG, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mindy Johnson, CPPT Joins Fiduciary Trust International as Managing Director & Relationship Manager for Custody Services

Intuit Mailchimp CEO and Co-Founder Ben Chestnut to take on Business Advisor Role; SVP of Intuit QuickBooks Money Platform Rania Succar assumes Mailchimp CEO Duties

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MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Intuit (NASDAQ: INTU), the global technology platform behind QuickBooks, TurboTax, Mint, Credit Karma, and Mailchimp, announced today that Ben Chestnut has made the decision to step back from his role as CEO of Intuit Mailchimp to take on a Business Advisor role within the organization. “I wanted Mailchimp to join Intuit so we could create one growth platform for small businesses everywhere,” said Ben Chestnut, who has led Mailchimp as CEO since co-foundi

Strive Launches U.S. Energy Index Fund (DRLL) to Deliver a New Shareholder Mandate to U.S. Energy Companies

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COLUMBUS, Ohio--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Strive Asset Management (“Strive”) launches its flagship index fund, the Strive U.S. Energy ETF (NYSE: $DRLL), to unlock the potential of the U.S. energy sector by providing investors an opportunity to drive positive change at U.S. energy companies ahead of a potential bull market for U.S. energy stocks. U.S. energy companies have been underinvesting in oil and gas production, due in part to the Environmental, Social, Governance (ESG) mandates imposed by large a

Special Opportunities Fund Sues Insiders of FAST Acquisition Corp.

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SADDLE BROOK, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Special Opportunities Fund, Inc. (NYSE: SPE) today announced that it has filed a class action lawsuit in the Delaware Court of Chancery against FAST Acquisition Corp. (NYSE: FST) to prevent certain insiders from appropriating FAST’s net assets through the dissolution of the Company. FAST’s sole objective is to consummate a business combination with another entity. In 2021, FAST negotiated a merger agreement with Fertitta Entertainment, Inc. which Fertitta su

EVERTEC Announces Secondary Offering of Common Stock

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SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico--(BUSINESS WIRE)--EVERTEC, Inc. (NYSE: EVTC) (“Evertec” or the “Company”) today announced that Popular, Inc. (NASDAQ: BPOP) (the “Selling Stockholder”) has commenced an underwritten secondary offering of 6,355,694 shares of the Company’s common stock. The Selling Stockholder will receive all of the net proceeds from the offering. The Company is not selling any shares of common stock in the offering and will not receive any proceeds from the offering. In addition, Evertec h

Fee-Based Censia Wealth Advisors Discovers Community in Move to Commonwealth

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WALTHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Commonwealth Financial Network®, a national firm dedicated to providing financial advisors with holistic, integrated business solutions, announces the addition of Censia Wealth Advisors from Santa Rosa, California, to its network of independent financial advisors. Formerly with Securities America as The Hart Group, financial advisors Janet Hart, CFP®, Kelly Soria, CFP®, and Alex Clark bring with them a 26-year business with $165 million in assets under advisemen

LeaseQuery Channel Partner Program Achieves 287% Growth

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ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- #FASB--LeaseQuery, a leading provider of software built to simplify the complexities of accounting, today announced the expansive growth of its channel program in recent years. This program aims to grow and nurture partnerships to ensure clients with complex accounting needs are provided with the best lease accounting solutions on the market. The goal of LeaseQuery’s channel partner program is to make lease accounting painless for every partner’s clients by providing exclusiv

The McGuckin Group Grows Women’s Leadership Development Program, Women On Their Way, Through the Acquisition of Key Associates

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ST. PETERSBURG, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- #DEI--Leading talent design innovation firm, The McGuckin Group, today announced the company has acquired Tampa-based c-suite leadership development company, Key Associates, Inc. The combination of the two entities expands the reach of both companies’ transformative leadership development programs to women around the world. As part of the acquisition, The McGuckin Group welcomes the Key Associates community into The McGuckin Group’s Women On Their Way (WOTW) pee

The Mather Group Acquires San Francisco Bay-area Firm, HC Financial Advisors

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CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Mather Group, LLC (TMG), a wealth management firm with 12 offices across the country and more than $8.0 billion in assets under management (AUM, as of 7/31/22), has announced its acquisition of HC Financial Advisors Inc. (HC), a registered investment adviser (RIA) firm based in Lafayette, CA. HC was founded in 1986 and has approximately $478 million in AUM as of 7/31/22. Its three principals—Stephen Biggs, Andy Byron, and Karla McAvoy—and the entire HC team joined

Intradiem Named "Hot Vendor" by Leading Analyst Firm

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ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Intradiem today announced its inclusion in the “Hot Vendors in AI for the Contact Center” report by Aragon Research, Inc.

Nexstar Digital Launches The Hill TV Streaming Channel on Plex

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WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Hill, America’s premier source for political and policy news, has launched a streaming TV channel, marking its first foray into OTT.

Companies and Consumers’ Digital Priorities Aren’t Aligned, West Monroe’s 2022 Be Digital Research Finds

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CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--West Monroe's Be Digital survey finds opportunities to enhance their digital vision, products, customer engagement, data, and people strategy

Manatt Expands Data Strategy and Health IT Capabilities in Boston

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BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP, a multidisciplinary, integrated professional services firm, announced today that Cynthia Bero has joined its Boston office as a Manatt Health senior advisor. Bero joins Manatt from Mass General Brigham (MGB), where she spent over 20 years in senior information technology positions, most recently as Vice President of Information Systems. Bero’s experience leading advanced health information systems initiatives will add to Manatt Health

SFW Capital Completes Strategic Investment in Sannova Analytical

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RYE, N.Y.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--SFW Capital Partners (“SFW”), a specialized private equity firm focused on partnering with leading founder- and family-owned companies in the industrial and life sciences technology sector, today announced that it has completed a strategic investment in Sannova Analytical, Inc. (“Sannova” or “the Company”), a leading contract research organization (“CRO”) that provides bioanalytical and Chemistry Manufacturing and Controls testing services to leading pharmaceutical a

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