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RealNetworks Announces Support for Acquisition of Rhapsody International, Inc. by MelodyVR Group PLC

[PRESSWIRE] SEATTLE, Aug. 24, 2020 -- RealNetworks, Inc. (Nasdaq: RNWK) today announced its support for the acquisition of Rhapsody International, Inc., which does business as Napster, by MelodyVR Group PLC. RealNetworks is the majority owner of Napster, with an approximate 84% stake.

 

MetricNet, SDI Announce Strategic Partnership to Enhance and Empower the Global Service Desk Industry

[PRESSWIRE] INCLINE VILLAGE, Nev., Aug. 25, 2020 -- MetricNet, LLC and The Service Desk Institute (SDI) today announced a strategic partnership that will increase the availability and accessibility of industry benchmarking data and tools that service desk professionals can use to measure, manage, and continuously improve their performance.

 

Elixiron Immunotherapeutics Awarded Alzheimer's Association Grant to Target Microglia in Alzheimer's Disease

[PRESSWIRE] TAIPEI, Taiwan, Aug. 25, 2020 -- Elixiron Immunotherapeutics Inc. today announced that it has been awarded a $1,000,000 grant from the Alzheimer's Association under the 2020 Part the Cloud-Bill Gates Partnership Grant Program to support a U.S. FDA-approved first-in-human phase 1 clinical trial of its lead drug candidate, EI1071, an orally available, highly potent Colony-Stimulating Factor 1 Receptor (CSF1R) inhibitor.

 

Calliditas appoints Group General Counsel

[PRESSWIRE] STOCKHOLM , Aug. 25, 2020 -- Calliditas Therapeutics AB (publ) ("Calliditas") today announced the appointment of Jonathan Schur as Group General Counsel, effective October 1, 2020.

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Ava names Rick Hill as Vice President/General Manager of U.S. Enterprise Sales

Former Cisco Sales Executive to drive unified security business in the Americas ...

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Global Digital Consultancy Expands to Germany, Adding Jobs in Berlin

 

[PRESSWIRE] San Francisco, USA - 8.18.2020 -- Avenue Code opens its European innovation lab to help enterprise organizations accelerate digital evolution and pivot toward a flexible, distributed model.

 

Climate Risk Insurtech The Demex Group Closes $4.2 Million Funding Round

Anthemis and IA Capital Group Participate in Round; Nephila Capital and Munich Re to Provide Risk Capacity...

Planet of finance launches the Club Deal for innovative projects seeking funding from $100K up to $100M across 25 sectors

Launched in 2016 by former private bankers, Planet of finance is a social network that brings together private and professional investors as well as financial advisors and private bankers.

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Concierge for Advisors Becomes Distribution Partner for LifeXcel Portfolio style Fractional Life Settlement Contracts

[PRESSWIRE] Los Angeles, CA – 10 August, 2020 -- LifeXcel and Concierge for Advisors are partnering to increase access to LifeXcel LX Portfolio, a non-correlated investment product based on life settlements.

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Investment advisory firm Wealth Excel launches for small businesses and high-income earners

Wealth Excel, LLC has launched as a hybrid consulting and investment advisory firm catering to the needs of profitable small business owners and high-income earners.