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Jan 19, 2020 1:00 AM ET

Greg Lindberg Says Commissioner Causey’s Lawsuit Harms the Very Policyholders Causey Was Elected to Protect

iCrowdNewswire - Jan 19, 2020 - DURHAM, N.C.,-- Continuing his politically motivated attacks on Greg Lindberg and his companies, the North Carolina Department of Insurance (NCDOI) Commissioner filed a financially irresponsible lawsuit against Greg Lindberg and certain of his companies on October 1st, 2019.  Parts of the lawsuit were only recently unsealed. The lawsuit alleges a breach of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) signed between Mr. Lindberg and the NCDOI on June 27th, 2019. Mr. Causey. [more...]

Jan 14, 2020 7:40 AM ET

HSBC Targets China Trade With Yuan-Demoninated Blockchain Letter of Credit

iCrowdNewswire - Jan 14, 2020 - HSBC has carried out the first blockchain-based letter of credit transaction denominated in Chinese yuan. The bank said Tuesday that the transaction marked progress for the Voltron trade finance blockchain platform it developed alongside other banks including BNP Paribas and Standard Chartered, Reuters reports. Letters of credit are a guarantee from a bank that a seller will get paid by the buyer in a transaction. Ajay Sharma, regional head of global trade and receivables. [more...]

Leap Therapeutics Announces Closing of Previously Announced Equity Financing
Jan 8, 2020 1:52 AM ET

Leap Therapeutics Announces Closing of Previously Announced Equity Financing

iCrowdNewswire - Jan 8, 2020 - CAMBRIDGE, Mass.,-- Leap Therapeutics, Inc. (Nasdaq: LPTX), a biotechnology company focused on developing targeted and immuno-oncology therapeutics, today announced the closing of its previously announced equity financing to issue 1,421,801 shares of newly designated Series A mandatorily convertible preferred stock to a lead institutional investor, at a price of $10.54 per share, and an aggregate of 1,137,442 shares of newly designated Series B mandatorily convertible preferred stock to BeiGene and Perceptive Advisors, at a. [more...]

Jan 7, 2020 1:56 AM ET

RootPath Raises $11 Million Series A to Accelerate Clinical Translation of its Proprietary Synthetic Immunology Platform

iCrowdNewswire - Jan 7, 2020 - CAMBRIDGE, Mass.-- RootPath, a preclinical-stage biotechnology company aiming to enable personalized, highly-potent T cell therapy powered by its proprietary Synthetic Immunology Platform™, today announced a $11 million Series A funding round.  New investors include Oriza Seed with participation from existing investors Sequoia Capital China, Volcanics Venture, BV (Baidu Ventures) and Nest.Bio Ventures.  The company will use the Series A proceeds to validate its tumor-reactive T cell receptor (TCR) discovery workflow, select a lead. [more...]

Jan 2, 2020 10:10 AM ET

UK Banking Pilot Aims to Streamline Compliance Using Factom Blockchain

iCrowdNewswire - Jan 2, 2020 - Crypto startup Knabu is piloting bank regulatory reporting with Factom, one of the earliest enterprise blockchain companies. Revealed exclusively to CoinDesk, the London-based firm is launching the 30-day pilot today. Knabu is best known as a payments company with a smart-deposit product meant to help companies mitigate the risks of self-custodying assets on a blockchain. It is simultaneously applying for a UK banking license, aiming to establish itself as a bank that can. [more...]

Dec 24, 2019 1:50 AM ET

Rivian announces $1.3 billion funding round led by T. Rowe Price

iCrowdNewswire - Dec 24, 2019 - PLYMOUTH, Mich.,-- Rivian has closed an investment round of $1.3 billion. The financing was led by funds and accounts advised by T. Rowe Price Associates, Inc. Amazon, Ford Motor Company and funds managed by BlackRock also participated in the round. "This investment demonstrates confidence in our team, products, technology and strategy – we are extremely excited to have the support from such strong shareholders," said Rivian Founder and CEO RJ Scaringe. The. [more...]

Apr 20, 2017 10:00 AM ET

HIGH PERFORMANCE COUNSEL™ UNVEILS NEW LEGAL SECTOR NEWSWIRE SERVICE

iCrowdNewswire - Apr 20, 2017 - NEW YORK – APRIL 20, 2017 – HIGH PERFORMANCE COUNSEL today unveiled HPC Legal WIRE™ a new, ground-breaking legal industry newswire. Legal industry observers note that the sector is undergoing a marked shift with increasing client-side demands for efficiency, transparency and technology-driven improvements. For those in or following the legal industry the HPC Legal WIRE will provide a go-to source of breaking news, thought-leadership and current activity within the sector.. [more...]

Mar 26, 2017 11:25 AM ET

Artificial Intelligence – is it about to change my industry?

iCrowdNewswire - Mar 26, 2017 - A couple of months ago, 60 minutes ran a segment on IBM Watson’s healthcare initiative and more specifically, the initiative on oncology. The segment was eye opening and the realization that the next huge influence on major industries is left the dock and on its way to major disruption in fields such as Healthcare, Law, Finance and more is much more advanced than most people know. I now bring up. [more...]

Jul 25, 2016 8:00 AM ET

iCrowdNewswire enters in agreement with UK-based PR Max to provide technology that expands database-driven Integrated PR Software Reach

iCrowdNewswire - Jul 25, 2016 -   MIAMI & LONDON – iCrowdNewswire has entered into an agreement with PR Max to launch a premium full-service corporate press release newswire providing corporate communications services in the United Kingdom, United States, Canada and Europe. PR Max provides an integrated PR Software solution driven by the largest and most in depth media database available. The new PR Max press release newswire platform will provide clients with an easy-to-use software-as-a-service. [more...]

Jul 18, 2016 8:00 AM ET

iCrowdNewswire launches Disclosure Newswire™ – next generation “SaaS” Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) regulatory disclosure service

iCrowdNewswire - Jul 18, 2016 -   MIAMI – iCrowdNewswire has launched an easy-to-use software-as-a-service (SaaS) solution with an extensive network of financial news channels, social media channels, media and corporate websites, RSS channels, search engines and publishing partners, delivering the most cost-effective press release regulatory compliance distribution available. Disclosure releases are priced at $175 flat fee with unlimited words, no overage or extra charges. In addition to regulatory press release compliance in the United States,. [more...]

Jun 27, 2016 9:00 AM ET

iCrowdNewswire enters into agreement with UK-based M2 Communications providing technology that expands M2 PressWIRE news distribution and reach

iCrowdNewswire - Jun 27, 2016 -       MIAMI & LONDON – iCrowdNewswire has entered into an agreement with M2 Communications to launch a premium full-service corporate press release newswire providing corporate communications services in the United Kingdom, United States, Canada and Europe. Today, M2 PressWIRE®, the major press wire for technology news and the world's third-largest electronic press release distribution service, expands its news distribution and global reach. M2 PressWIRE® will now offer an. [more...]

Oct 31, 2015 10:07 AM ET

iCrowdNewswire Weekly Digest: SEC, Seed Equity Ventures, ING, Seedrs, Crowdfunder and OFF3R

iCrowdNewswire - Oct 31, 2015 - Very busy week and a lot of good news as we head into November. The crowdfunding news world lit up on Friday with the SEC meeting adopting Title III rules after three and a half years. As with any legislation everyone affected looks to pick out the pieces that affect them and then there is the pieces that affect a larger part of the ecosystem. Having had plenty of M&A. [more...]

Oct 16, 2015 3:00 PM ET

iCrowdNewswire expands international distribution with deals in Canada, Brazil, Mexico, United Kingdom and Spain – adds regulatory disclosure services in European Union

iCrowdNewswire - Oct 16, 2015 - MIAMI - iCrowdNewswire continues expansion of its distribution footprint and product options by adding regulatory compliance services in key financial markets. With this latest expansion, iCrowdNewswire now offers regulatory compliance services in Canada, the European Union, United States and United Kingdom. “The market for regulatory disclosure services is perfect for disruption,” said Hector Botero, President and CEO of iCrowdNewswire. “A quick evaluation of the market and service providers shows we. [more...]

Aug 10, 2015 11:28 AM ET

iCrowdNewswire expands syndication footprint into financial markets – provides Equity Crowdfunding reach to investors

iCrowdNewswire - Aug 10, 2015 - Miami, August 10, 2015 – iCrowdNewswire launches SEC Reg. FD Compliant Disclosure press release distribution and Reg. D, A and A+ filing services – opens the door to serve publicly listed companies as well as the equity crowdfunding industry. With a series of new syndication agreements iCrowdNewswire has expanded to provide SEC mandated disclosure services in preparation for the expected October rules on Regulation D, Title III, allowing small and. [more...]

Jul 14, 2015 10:10 AM ET

iCrowdNewswire introduces Advisory Team comprised of senior news, information and communications services executives with global knowledge and experience

iCrowdNewswire - Jul 14, 2015 - Executives from Reuters, Thompson, Dow Jones, PR Newswire, Business Wire, Marketwired and Yahoo!  join a crowdfunding, venture capital and angel investing focused press release industry disruption model Miami, July 14, 2015 – iCrowdNewswire, a crowdfunding, venture capital and angel investing focused newswire launched in May of this year, has introduced an all-star cast Advisory team with global presence, experience and deep understanding and knowledge of the industry. The Advisory Team. [more...]