Month: October 2020

Sridhara Gutti Presented Alabama’s Small Business Person of the Year Award

CEO of Essnova Solutions in Birmingham led company to exponential growth

Sridhara Gutti was recently presented Alabama’s Small Business Person of the Year award by the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA). Gutti is president and CEO of Essnova Solutions, Inc., a Birmingham-based SBA 8(a) and HUBZone certified small business government contractor. The company provides innovative solutions in automation, systems integration, data mining, training, professional and administrative services, and other data services to government agencies and commercial clients. Gutti was notified of the honor in March, but due to COVID-19, was only recently presented the award at a ceremony in Birmingham.

Essnova has had remarkable, triple-digit growth over the past three years, serving dozens of federal agencies including the Air Force, Army, CDC, Department of Agriculture, Department of Health and Human Services, Department of Homeland Security, FEMA, General Services Administration, National Guard, Navy, and NOAA, among others. Gutti credits the SBA’s

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Docket Featured in Launch Class of Zoom ‘Zapps’

Press release content from Business Wire. The AP news staff was not involved in its creation.

INDIANAPOLIS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Oct 14, 2020–

Docket, an online collaboration platform that helps teams run better meetings, has teamed up with Zoom Video Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ: ZM) to deliver one of the first Zapps (Zoom Apps) as a part of a new integration offering.

At their annual user conference, Zoomtopia, Zoom announced a new library of apps designed to enhance the Zoom meeting experience. Dubbed ‘Zapps,’ these apps will blend other top software platforms and tools with the Zoom desktop meeting client.

“Docket empowers Zoom users to tie meetings together from preparation to follow-through,” said Wei Li, Head of Platform and AI at Zoom. “We want to bring these platforms closer together through our new Zapp to elevate the collaboration experience and bring happiness to our customers.”

The library of Zapps

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Spicer mocks Pelosi claim of CNN being GOP ‘apologists’: ‘Had no idea I had Wolf Blitzer in my pocket’

Former White House press secretary Sean SpicerSean Michael SpicerDebate moderator Steve Scully says his Twitter account was hacked as president accuses him of being a ‘Never Trumper’ Shalala corrects Spicer on HIPAA: ‘I should know, I wrote it’ Kellyanne Conway to leave White House at end of month MORE joked early Wednesday that he “had no idea” he had “Wolf Blitzer in his pocket” after Speaker Nancy PelosiNancy PelosiOn The Money: Pelosi, citing ‘leverage’ over Trump, holds strong to .2T in COVID-19 aid | McConnell to force vote on ‘targeted’ relief bill next week | Trump again asks court to shield tax records Pelosi spars with CNN’s Blitzer over COVID-19 aid: ‘You really don’t know what you’re talking about’ Pelosi, citing ‘leverage’ over Trump, holds strong to .2T in COVID-19 aid MORE (D-Calif.) accused the CNN anchor of being an “apologist” for the Republican Party.

“I’m just upset.

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Loop Industries Class Action Lawsuit

Kehoe Law Firm, P.C.
Kehoe Law Firm, P.C.

PHILADELPHIA, Oct. 14, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Kehoe Law Firm, P.C. is investigating potential securities claims on behalf of investors of Loop Industries, Inc. (“Loop” or the “Company”) (NASDAQ: LOOP) to determine whether the Company engaged in securities fraud or other unlawful business practices.

Loop investors who purchased, or otherwise acquired, the Company’s securities between September 24, 2018 and October 12, 2020, both dates inclusive (the “Class Period”), and suffered significant losses are encouraged to complete Kehoe Law Firm’s Securities Class Action Questionnaire or contact Kevin Cauley, Director, Business Development, (215) 792-6676, Ext. 802, [email protected], [email protected], to discuss the securities investigation or potential legal claims.

On October 13, 2020, a class action complaint was filed against Loop in United States District Court, Southern District of New York, pursuing claims on behalf of Loop investors under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934.

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Online Bispecific Molecules in Oncology Analytical Handbook 2020

DUBLIN–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Oct 14, 2020–

The “Bispecific Molecules in Oncology: Analytical Tool” report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com’s offering.

Bispecific Molecules in Oncology: Analytical Tool is the must have handbook for any business developer, BI/CI operative or clinical developer who needs to be on top of this hot and fast moving area of oncology. This unique product is truly the only tool of its kind and is designed to give you a competitive edge in your bispecific drug surveillance and intelligence, allowing you to power your decision making and advance your own interests.

Your Bispecific Molecules in Oncology: Analytical Tool covers more than 170 companies plus partners who are today developing 484 bispecific drugs where of 411 are in active development in cancer across 177 different targets. Any data and/or analysis from the Analytical Tool is yours to keep and data/graphs/tables can be easily exported into Excel/PDF and various graphic formats

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The No. 1 mistake that can destroy your business

Kevin O’Leary

Scott Mlyn | CNBC

Investor Kevin O’Leary knows firsthand the challenges entrepreneurs on Main Street are facing during the coronavirus pandemic. Many are struggling to survive to economic shutdowns and the rapid shift to the digital economy.

“Twenty percent of the small private companies in my portfolio are going to fail,” he said on CNBC’s Halftime Report. “They’re going to zero. They are restaurants. They are in sports and entertainment … I don’t want to support them anymore, and I don’t think the government should either.” 

He is referring to the Paycheck Protection Program authorized under the CARES Act launched this year to help small business owners meet payroll and keep their businesses afloat during the health crisis. The application process ended on Aug. 8. To date, PPP has provided 5.2 million loans worth $525 billion to American small businesses supporting more than 51 million jobs. Currently, talks

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Louisiana Tech, Grambling sign concurrent Master of Accountancy memorandum of understanding

Louisiana Tech University Office of University Communications
Published 10:00 a.m. CT Oct. 14, 2020

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Louisiana Tech University and Grambling State University signed a Memorandum of Understanding on Tuesday that provides GSU accounting undergraduates accelerated entry into Louisiana Tech’s Master of Accountancy program.

Louisiana Tech President Les Guice was joined by Grambling President Rick Gallot in Tech’s College of Business to officially sign the MOU.

“Today, we’re able to sign an agreement that will create greater opportunity for students of both Louisiana Tech and Grambling State,” Guice said. “Our partnership will prepare our shared students to sit for the CPA exam and begin successful careers even sooner. Together, we will help many students achieve their academic goals, and I know they will then make a positive impact on our region and state.”

Tech’s concurrent MAcc option allows accounting majors with a 3.2 GPA and less than 30 hours of coursework

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Weekly Commodity Review – The AO Index, Natural Gas, Coffee, Wheat And More

I began advising clients last week to my WeatherWealth newsletter about the possibility of an early Polar Vortex and the Arctic Oscillation Index going negative later this fall. This “exclusive” Seeking Alpha Video explains what is going on with the coffee market (JO), cocoa (NIB), and the wheat (WEAT) and soybean (SOYB) market. Natural gas prices (UNG), which initially reacted to hurricane Delta last week and the upcoming cold has collapsed again. Why? Stocks are still too high given the price outlook and while it looks cold in the US coming up, it is not yet extreme cold.

Click on this link here to see this week’s commodity weather summary

Source: NOAA

The NAO/AO Index. What Is it and how is Natural Gas trading?

The NAO/AO can be thought of as an index of high latitude blocking. This term defines ridges of high pressure in the upper latitudes of

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Aesthetic Industry Business Leader, Anthony P Castore, CEO, Ziering Medical Group Is Appointed to Aesthetic Industry Association Advisory Board

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Oct. 14, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Anthony P. Castore, CEO of Ziering Medical, the leader in hair restoration in the United States, has been appointed to the Aesthetic Industry Association [AIA] advisory board. Mr. Castore is a seasoned business expert with a solid reputation for implementing programs, protocols, business development strategies and efficiencies for profitability accelerating growth and scaling elective medical practices.  He has also been published in Inc. magazine and serves as a medical faculty advisor for the AMspa Medical Spa Show.  In his role, Mr. Castore will work with an illustrious group of industry executives to guide and advise AIA in their broad-based efforts to support development, sustainability, and other active business interests of its global aesthetics membership, serving highly-motivated rejuvenation and advanced cosmetic consumers across all demographics.

“We are proud to announce that Anthony Castore, CEO of the prestigious Ziering Medical hair-restoration

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The Law Offices of Frank R. Cruz Files Securities Fraud Lawsuit Against LOOP Industries, Inc.

LOS ANGELES–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Oct 14, 2020–

The Law Offices of Frank R. Cruz announces that it has filed a class action lawsuit in the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York captioned Tremblay v. Loop Industries, Inc., et al., (Case No. 1:20-cv-08538) on behalf of persons and entities that purchased or otherwise acquired Loop Industries, Inc. (“Loop” or the “Company”) (NASDAQ: LOOP ) securities between September 24, 2018 and October 12, 2020, inclusive (the “Class Period”). Plaintiff pursues claims under Sections 10(b) and 20(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (the “Exchange Act”).

If you are a shareholder who suffered a loss, click here to participate.

Loop is a technology company that purports to own proprietary technology that depolymerizes no- and low-waste PET plastic and polyester fiber. The resulting material is used to create PET resin for food-grade packaging.

On October 13, 2020, Hindenburg

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