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Chef Tom Colicchio says entrepreneurs are “the lifeblood of our communities.”  Lawyer-turned-influencer Meena Harris calls them “a glimpse of the future.” And Techstars’ CEO Maëlle Gavet believes they are “solving today’s challenges.” The Next 1000 Judges weigh in on Main Street’s engines. After one of the toughest years on record for the nation’s more than …

LONDON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Jun 16, 2021– 10x Future Technologies today announces the completion of an oversubscribed $187 million Series C financing round, co-led by funds managed by BlackRock and Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPP Investments) and supported by existing investors JPMorgan Chase, Nationwide, Ping An and Westpac. The London-based technology company will use the funding to …

WASHINGTON, June 14, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — A cross-sector group of individuals and organizations from education, business, philanthropy and technology today announced a new coalition to prioritize data science in K-12 education. Known as Data Science for Everyone, the coalition is incubated at the University of Chicago’s Center for Radical Innovation for Social Change and funded by Citadel …

A New Shepard rocket launches on a test flight. Blue Origin Jeff Bezos’ space venture Blue Origin auctioned off a seat on its upcoming first crewed spaceflight on Saturday for $28 million. The winning bidder, whose name wasn’t released, will fly to the edge of space with the Amazon founder and his brother Mark on …

There was a time when beef was king and vegetables were boiled to within an inch of their life. In recent decades, however, meat’s faced some negative associations with health concerns, environmental issues, and climate change. But meat-eaters worldwide aren’t putting down their steak knives anytime soon. According to one organization, people on earth still …

G-7 gathers to pledge 1B coronavirus vaccine shots for world  The Associated Press Biden announces US will donate 500 million Covid-19 vaccines  CNN Heart inflammation in young men higher than expected after Pfizer, Moderna vaccines -U.S. CDC  Yahoo News Biden is showing that the U.S. can help vaccinate the world — and lead it  The Washington Post Biden Meets …

A sign for the Food and Drug Administration is seen outside of the headquarters on July 20, 2020 in White Oak, Maryland. Sarah Silbiger | Getty Images A third member of a key Food and Drug Administration advisory panel has resigned over the agency’s controversial decision to approve Biogen’s new Alzheimer’s drug, Aduhelm, CNBC has …

OREM, Utah–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Turner Imaging Systems, a developer of advanced X-ray imaging systems, today announced that its affiliate company Turner Innovations was the winner of a small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) Phase I contract from the U.S. Air Force (AFWERX). Turner Innovations, based in Orem, Utah, will use the non-equity position funds to develop a next …

Christopher Alfano AIA Corporation, Appleton, Wis., announced that industry professional Christopher Alfano has joined the company as senior vice president of business technology. In this role, Alfano will lead technology strategy and implementation, ensuring AIA and owner growth goals are consistently supported and achieved through technology. In addition, Alfano will be responsible for enterprise security …

A person skateboards past Biogen Inc. headquarters in Cambridge, Massachusetts, on Monday, June 7, 2021. Adam Glanzman | Bloomberg | Getty Images Biogen on Tuesday faced tough questions from Wall Street analysts over the $56,000 annual cost of its newly approved Alzheimer’s drug, Aduhelm – a price tag executives are calling “fair” and “responsible.” Shares …