Tag: Team

Maitri Health Announces World-Class Board of Directors, Strategic Advisors and Management Team to Drive Leadership in Healthcare Supply Security

Industry leaders in healthcare, logistics and innovation will power the Canadian start-up as it scales to source, build and deliver a stable supply of PPE, testing and technology

VANCOUVER, BC, Sept. 30, 2020 /CNW/ – Maitri Health today proudly announced the global expertise and management team that will drive the start-up company’s unique healthcare supply platform and technology solutions.

“We have assembled an all-star team of leaders and innovators,” said Andrew Morton, CEO, Maitri Health.  “Our new board of directors and strategic advisors bring deep experience in healthcare, public sector, logistics and supply chain, technology, capital markets and more. We couldn’t be happier. Maitri’s expanded team includes a former Canadian Minister of Health, one of the world’s foremost specialists in infectious diseases, and a globally recognized researcher and innovator in healthcare supply systems.”

“Our team brings integrity, invaluable skills and future-forward vision to help drive our mission

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San Antonio mayor, business leaders team up to convince voters to pass a sales tax proposal

Mayor Ron Nirenberg and many of San Antonio’s business leaders, frequently at odds during his administration, have entered into an uneasy alliance to try to convince voters to pass a sales tax proposal in November aimed at getting workers hurt by the coronavirus pandemic back on their feet.



Ron Nirenberg wearing a suit and tie: San Antonio Mayor Ron Nirenberg leads the daily Covid-19 update on Aug. 24, 2020.


© Tom Reel, San Antonio Express-News / Staff Photographer

San Antonio Mayor Ron Nirenberg leads the daily Covid-19 update on Aug. 24, 2020.


Throughout his administration, business leaders have vehemently opposed Nirenberg on matters they say would wreak havoc on local businesses such as a mandatory paid sick leave ordinance and a plan to reduce carbon emissions.

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For now it seems many of those misgivings have been set aside — although not forgotten.

Nirenberg and his allies have assembled a cadre of business leaders to back his plan to use a 1/8-cent sales tax for a workforce development program aimed

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‘How does a kid like this get cut?’ Saints’ Taysom Hill faces Packers team that let him go | Saints

The 2017 Green Bay Packers had begun trimming their roster to 53 players and Max McCaffrey didn’t make the cut, so he started exchanging goodbyes.

The wide receiver was in good spirits, though, after signing to the New Orleans Saints’ practice squad. As he continued to finish up his business in the locker room, one more person walked in. And McCaffrey had to thank him, because without this rookie quarterback, McCaffrey himself might not have found a landing spot.

“We start talking like, ‘Taysom, it’s been awesome, man. I’m heading out to New Orleans,’” McCaffrey said. “He’s like, ‘Oh wait. Me too.’”

McCaffrey and Taysom Hill hopped on the same flight to New Orleans, “which was hilarious,” McCaffrey says. “Just being in that locker room, we’re training all preseason, and both of us are thinking we’re off to some other place.”

McCaffrey ultimately ended up somewhere else, signing with Jacksonville

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Flywire, Mastercard Team On Tuition Payments

Flywire will work with Mastercard to provide discounted foreign exchange rates on cross-border tuition payments for students, according to a press release emailed to PYMNTS.

The offer will be available for any school around the world offering Flywire as a payment method for international tuition through the 2020 fall term for students from the United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Kuwait, Kenya and Ghana, the release stated. Students will be able to use their own currencies to pay through Mastercard credit or debit cards.

Mike Massaro, CEO of Flywire, said the partnership would serve to raise up students through cost-efficient measures.

“Our client schools and their student families around the world trust Mastercard for convenient and secure payments,” said Massaro in the release. “We’re pleased to continue to partner with Mastercard on special offerings like this one to ensure a seamless digital payment experience while passing on valuable savings to

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How This Husband And Wife Team Made A Power Play For Inclusion

It cannot be denied that Black entrepreneurs face an uphill struggle in all sectors of business. Not withstanding the usual challenges faced by anyone choosing to start a business, Black entrepreneurs face a catalogue of barriers, predicated on race. 

In an age where the creativity and entrepreneurial spirit has surged, Black businesses, particularly those run by Black women, have increased in numbers dramatically. However, the challenges that entrepreneurs face are compounded if they happen to be Black. Systemic and attitudinal racism, and indifference, has meant that many Black entrepreneurs face barriers that prevent them from entering, and operating within the business environment, on an equitable basis.

I caught up with husband and wife business partners, David and Madeline McQueen, to discuss the challenges they have faced in business, and how they have sought to overcome them to develop a successful, international business.

Overcoming the Challenges of Black Entrepreneurship

David, an

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Introducing Fiverr Business, a New Platform Targeting Team Collaboration for The Future of Work

NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Fiverr International Ltd., (NYSE: FVRR), the company that is changing how the world works together, is announcing the official launch of Fiverr Business™. This platform is designed for corporate teams and departments to collaborate with each other while managing projects with freelance talent and will be subscription-based.

The global health crisis and subsequent corporate office closures have forever changed how the world works. There has been an acceleration, fast-forwarding the future of work in ways that have stress-tested businesses’ abilities to blend people and technology to maintain productivity. At the same time, they have been forced, like never before, to protect the health and well-being of employees. Technology has played a key role in ensuring this new remote workforce remains in touch, in-the-know and supported. At the same time, businesses are ramping up their use of freelance talent to augment their teams and build agile scalability.

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Goldman Sachs and Walmart Team Up On Small Business Loans |

Wall Street goes to Main Street. That would be Goldman Sachs partnering with Walmart to offer working capital loans to small businesses that sell on the retailer’s marketplace site. They join other payment players and fintechs, such as PayPal, Square, and Stripe, in providing funds to their small business stakeholders.

All these companies have good data on the risk profiles since they handle the sales transactions for their merchant clients. It’s also another added-value service in addition to core offerings. But remember that small businesses are most impacted by the trials and tribulations of the economy, and the jury is still out on the timing of the post COVID-19 recovery.

The following excerpt from a Motley Fool article reports more on the topic:

Until a couple of years ago, Goldman Sachs was almost exclusively an investment bank. However, over the past few years it has started to make a big

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Age of Learning Expands Leadership Team with Addition of Veteran Executives in Strategy, Data Analytics, Brand Growth, and Legal

Former Disney executive Mia Rondinella appointed Chief Strategy Officer & Executive Vice President, bringing extensive experience scaling global children’s media and technology businesses

Lacey Plache joins Age of Learning as VP, Data & Analytics; Amy Castillo as VP, Brand Growth; Cristine Reynaert as Deputy General Counsel

Age of Learning, Inc., the education innovator behind ABCmouse Early Learning Academy and Adventure Academy, today announced the latest expansion of its leadership team with the addition of Mia Rondinella as Chief Strategy Officer, Lacey Plache as VP, Data & Analytics; Amy Castillo as VP, Brand Growth; and Cristine Reynaert as Deputy General Counsel.

This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20200924005293/en/

Age of Learning expands leadership team with the addition of former Disney executive Mia Rondinella as Chief Strategy Officer & Executive Vice President along with veteran executives in data analytics, brand growth, and legal. (Photo: Business Wire)

“We are

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NFL fines five head coaches, team over $1.7M for failing to wear masks in Week 2

The NFL has fined five head coaches and teams this week, totaling more than $1.7 million in fines, after they violated the league’s guidance on wearing face coverings during games.

San Francisco 49ers’ Kyle Shanahan, Denver Broncos’ Vic Fangio, Seattle Seahawks’ Pete Carroll, New Orleans Saints’ Sean Payton and Las Vegas Raiders’ Jon Gruden were all individually fined $100,000 for failing to wear masks during Week 2’s matchups, ESPN reported.

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NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell told USA Today on Tuesday that the fines are “consistent with the message” the league established before the start of the season.

“You can’t let up,” he said. “We’ve got to consistently do the things that have gotten us to this place and not think, ‘Okay, things have gone

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Michael Jordan is starting a NASCAR team for one reason: Bubba Wallace

Illustration for article titled Michael Jordan is starting a NASCAR team for one reason: Bubba Wallace

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“Republicans buy sneakers too” is always going to be part of Michael Jordan’s legacy, and there’s no getting away from that, because Harvey Gantt’s not walking through the Senate door.

Jordan still isn’t vocal in the social conversation, but Citizens United established that money is speech, and this summer, Jordan started spreading it around in the fight against voter suppression.

As an NBA owner, Jordan getting together with future NASCAR Hall of Famer Denny Hamlin to start a race team is a perfectly normal business move. The picture Hamlin shared Monday alongside his partnership announcement sums it up: The man with 43 career Cup Series wins and a shot at this year’s NASCAR title is there, in his firesuit, the racing brains of the operation. Jordan is chilling in a comfy chair, looking all ready to puff a victory cigar, once he has

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