Mon. Nov 29th, 2021


When COVID hit in March, parents with small children withdrew their young children from child care centers, forcing more than 60 to close their doors for good while others struggled to stay open.

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“I’m still down to three kids and it’s difficult. It’s very difficult,” Dorothelia Barnett said. “You know, I’ve got bills to pay. I have a mortgage to pay.” 

Barnett has operated Tott’s Inn Daycare & Learning Center in East Hartford for 21 years and she’s never had trouble filling her six slots until now. She said some of the parents were in the hospitality business, which was dramatically impacted by the pandemic.

“I’m not one to fall behind on paying my bills,” Barnett said. 

That’s where the Women’s Business Development Council steps in with small grants of under $20,000 to help 300 daycares keep their doors open.  

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PHILADELPHIA, Nov. 30, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Axalta Coating Systems Ltd. (NYSE: AXTA) today announced that Jeremy Rohen is joining Axalta as Senior Vice President, Strategy and Business Development, effective January 18, 2021, and will report to Axalta’s President and CEO, Robert W. Bryant.

“Jeremy will lead our enterprise strategy development and mergers and acquisitions function globally and work with our global business leaders to identify potential partnerships, acquisitions and alternative strategies to drive Axalta’s future growth,” said Bryant.  “Jeremy is a world-class M&A leader with experience in transformative deals and has a strong background in strategy development. He will work closely with our business leadership to accelerate growth and will be a great addition to our leadership team.”

Rohen will join Axalta after more than 10 years with W. R. Grace & Co., a leading global specialty chemical company, where he leads corporate development, M&A and investor

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MONTRÉAL, Nov. 30, 2020 /CNW Telbec/ – Croesus president Mr. Sylvain Simpson is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Matthieu Cardinal as Vice-president, Business Development and Strategic Partnerships. Mr. Cardinal will assume responsibilities for Croesus’s sales, marketing, client account management, and external partnerships on January 6, 2021.

“Following a rigorous selection process, Croesus’s management team and board of directors approved the appointment of Mr. Cardinal, a recognized leader in the FinTech sector in Quebec and Canada. He has the qualities and skills needed to fill this new strategic position, which will help the company fulfill its growth and community involvement objectives,” said Mr. Simpson.

Mr. Cardinal expressed his pleasure with the appointment. “I am very excited to contribute to Croesus’s success. This Quebec FinTech has paved the way for many others, and I look forward to working with the existing team to meet the challenges ahead. Considering

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BOSTON, Nov. 30, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Today, the Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering at Harvard University announced that its eRapid technology has been licensed to The iQ Group Global for COVID-19 diagnostic applications. The Australian consortium will integrate the biomarker detection technology with its transistor technology to enable specific and sensitive SARS-CoV-2 testing in addressing the global diagnostic gap in the rampant coronavirus pandemic. The licensing agreement was coordinated by Harvard’s Office of Technology Development (OTD) in accordance with the University’s commitment to the COVID-19 Technology Access Framework.

Developed in a cross-disciplinary team effort led by the Wyss’ Founding Director Donald Ingber, M.D., Ph.D., and Wyss Senior Staff Scientist Pawan Jolly, Ph.D., the eRapid technology is a low-cost, affinity-based electrochemical sensing platform that can multiplex simultaneous detection and quantification of a broad range of biomarkers, including proteins, antibodies, RNA, and small molecules with high sensitivity and

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Nov 29, 2020 (CDN Newswire via Comtex) —
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Since the COVID-19 pandemic started, software companies have noticed a high increase in fitness app development. The lack of physical activity of the stay-at-home population has encouraged gym owners to adjust their businesses fast and move most of their fitness marketing online. One of the fastest ways to go digital is to build a fitness application that will work on all platforms, and this is where Flutter can help.

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Nov 24, 2020 ( via Comtex) —
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BASEL, Switzerland, Nov. 4, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — VectivBio AG, a clinical-stage biotechnology company developing transformational medicines for patients with serious rare diseases, today announced the appointments of Sarah Holland, Ph.D., as Chief Business Officer and Aditya Venugopal, Ph.D., as Vice President of Business Development. Dr. Holland will be based in Switzerland and Dr. Venugopal will be based in the U.S., further expanding the company’s global reach.

“We are truly fortunate to have Sarah and Aditya on our team. Their complementary expertise will enhance our ability to expand our pipeline as we continue to build our company to become a global rare disease leader,” said Luca Santarelli, M.D., Chief Executive Officer of VectivBio. “Sarah’s impressive track record of dealmaking speaks to her incredible leadership and drive, essential for this role, while Aditya is highly skilled in search and evaluation.”

Dr. Holland has a strong track record of leadership.

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