2017

June 16th, 2017
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Ruby Ribbon, a brand that's gained notoriety for its well fitting shapewear, just launched a debut swim collection. With a great track record streamlining women's bodies, it makes sense that they'd venture into swimwear. After all, swimsuits are arguably the most emotionally distressing item a woman can try on, especially under the unflattering light of a department store dressing room. We feel your pain!
June 15th, 2017
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About the podcast: Founder and CEO at WorkFusion, Max Yankelevich, talks about his desire to build products people use. Max provides his thoughts on the AI revolution and its future. He also gives advice to entrepreneurs who want to work in the B2B space, provides a glance into a typical day at WorkFusion, and stresses the importance of being a customer-focused business. His advice: don’t postpone the first contact with the customer; be iterative with your product.
June 9th, 2017
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The city of Memphis is the first municipality in the U.S. to contract with Santa Monica-based Tuition.io, a student loan management company. Under the program, the city will directly contribute $50 a month to participants’ student loan principal payments. City employees will provide their student loan information, and Tuition.io will act as a conduit, directly funneling the money from the city to student loan companies.
June 8th, 2017
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Analyte Health, the leading platform connecting patients directly to diagnostic services, announced today that it expanded its executive team with the appointment of Kevin Weinstein as Chief Executive Officer. In that capacity, Mr. Weinstein will also join the company’s Board of Directors. Previously, Mr. Weinstein served as the Chief Growth Officer for Valence Health, and held various executive positions with ZirMed, Rise Health and Allscripts.
May 10th, 2017
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A Vancouver company that works in the laser manufacturing space has raised $35 million in anticipation of initiating a public offering. The nLight fundraise— its second major such investment in the last 18 months — will help the company explore an IPO as it looks to capitalize on a lucrative market, CEO Scott Keeney said.
April 24th, 2017
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Telehealth is rapidly evolving as a convenient and low cost option for patients. But until recently, physicians providing these services did not have access to laboratory testing. Franklin R. Cockerill III, MD, the CEO of Analyte Health, States "Seventy per cent of diagnoses are made by laboratory testing. We realized there was an acute need to deliver the power of laboratory diagnostics to the telehealth ecosystem. This is not an easy thing to do but our pioneering efforts in this field have paid off.”
April 13th, 2017
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In this 4-minute case study video, you’ll learn how Standard Bank South Africa used WorkFusion’s robotic process automation (RPA) capability to reduce customer onboarding time from 20 days to 5 minutes.
April 12th, 2017
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Crodfund Insider interviews Kathryn Petralia about Kabbage’s growth, her views on Fintech’s future and regulations, updates on the Consumer Financial Data Rights (CFDR) and Innovative Lending Platform Association (ILPA) and advice for female Fintech innovators.
April 5th, 2017
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WorkFusion has announced the global launch of its RPA Express product – the world’s first free robotic process automation (RPA) product for enterprise operations – that will help organisations start or expedite their digitisation efforts.
March 15th, 2017
In this exclusive Slone Partners interview, Dr. Phyllis Whiteley, seasoned venture capitalist and life science consultant, shares her insights on the most promising areas of healthcare technology and exciting breakthroughs entering the market.