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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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Medtronic CEO says business is recovering faster than expected

Medtronic has published no formal guidance on what investors can expect in the next six months, but executives have been projecting confidence that the medical device maker is ready to capitalize in a down market.

In a telephone interview ahead of a company investor presentation Wednesday, Medtronic CEO Geoff Martha said health care markets in the U.S. and Europe have been recovering from the COVID-related slowdowns faster than expected.

The result is that Medtronic could return to a normal level of growth in revenue and profits by January, Martha said. That’s an upgraded outlook since August.

“We … told investors on our earnings call in August that we would be back to our normal level of growth, that single-digit revenue growth, and our normal level of profitability, by the end of our fiscal year in April 2021. But things are moving faster and improving even better than what we thought,”

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How a 21-year-old CEO landed a $3.5 million seed round

  • Profitboss is a startup offering a free online ordering system for restaurants.
  • The company recently pulled in $3.5 million in seed funding in a round led by Redpoint Ventures and joined by Kimbal Musk, Figma CEO Dylan Field, AngelList cofounder Naval Ravikant, The Chainsmokers, Raise founder George Bousis, Tinder founder Sean Rad, and others.
  • Profitboss tracks user data in order to create customized ads designed to bring customers back to the restaurants it services.
  • The service is free for restaurant owners. It charges restaurant customers a $1.50 fee instead of taking a cut of financial transactions like other third-party delivery companies.
  • CEO Adam Guild, 21, started the business when he was 18 years old after creating its core software to help his mother’s struggling dog grooming business.
  • “Everyone in this life faces different sorts of challenges,” Redpoint partner Alex Bard told Business Insider, “and some people succumb to those challenges.
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YouTube’s CEO won’t commit to banning QAnon content from platform

  • YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki isn’t committing to an outright ban of QAnon content on the platform. 
  • Wojcicki was asked about banning QAnon, a baseless far-right conspiracy theory, during an interview with CNN’s Poppy Harlow. She cited the movement’s grassroots nature as a complicating factor in banning it but added that YouTube’s policies are continuing to evolve.
  • Wojcicki said YouTube has already removed “hundreds of thousands” of QAnon videos and made changes to its recommendations tool, which she said have resulted in an 80% reduction in views on QAnon videos. 
  • Earlier this month, Facebook dealt a blow to the QAnon movement by announcing it would ban Pages and Groups, as well as Instagram accounts, that represented QAnon. 
  • Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories.

Facebook may have banned QAnon content from all of its platforms, but Susan Wojcicki isn’t committing to doing the same on YouTube.

The YouTube CEO on Monday

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Cellcom Israel Ltd. Announces Appointment Of VP Business Development And CEO Of Golan Telecom

NETANYA, Israel, Oct. 12, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Cellcom Israel Ltd. (NYSE: CEL) (the “Company”) announced today the appointment of Mr. Ilan Sigal as the Company’s VP business development and as CEO of Golan Telecom (a wholly owned subsidiary of the Company) effective February 1, 2021.

Mr. Sigal has served as VP marketing of Pelephone communications Ltd., and VP marketing and business development of Yes – D.B.S Satellite Services (1998) Ltd. and Bezeq International Ltd. since January 2019 and from 2016 as VP marketing of Pelephone communications Ltd. From 2010 to 2016 he served as a marketing division manager of Bezeq, the Israeli Telecommunications Company Ltd. for the private and SOHO sectors and from 2007 to 2010 he served as its internet marketing department manager for the private sector. From 2004 to 2007 he served as a marketing department manager of Internet Gold-Golden Lines ltd. for the private sector.

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Central Maine business briefs: Red Cross Northern New England Region welcomes new CEO

Stephanie Couturier is the new regional chief executive officer of the American Red Cross’ organization’s Northern New England Region. As of Monday, Couturier oversees all Red Cross service delivery, fundraising and external relations throughout New Hampshire, Maine and Vermont, according to a news release from the American Red Cross.

Stephanie Couturier Photo courtesy of the American Red Cross

“I am proud and humbled to have been selected for this promotion by senior leaders of our national organization,” said Couturier, according to the release. “The work of the Red Cross has a positive, meaningful impact on the communities it serves. I am committed to leading our group of dedicated and talented volunteers and staff who deliver the mission of the Red Cross in Northern New England every day.”

Couturier brings 14 years of direct nonprofit, community relations, fundraising and event planning experience to the role. She became interim CEO in April,

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Hinge CEO on how online dating is changing during coronavirus

  • Since the start of the pandemic, dating apps have seen a spike in usage.
  • But users also have new concerns that these apps have to address. 
  • Business Insider spoke with the founder and CEO of Hinge, Justin McLeod, on how coronavirus has changed the face of dating for good and what the company is doing about it. 
  • Hinge is taking steps like launching a partnership with mental health space Headspace and pushing for more video-based dates – which could stay popular even after it’s safe to meet in person. 
  • Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories.

The way people meet and date has changed dramatically since the onset of the pandemic, and dating apps like Hinge are trying to keep up with the shift. 

People are going on more dates than ever before, but they’re not meeting up as frequently, Justin McLeod, founder and CEO of the dating app Hinge,

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Jungle Scout CEO Greg Mercer Wins 2020 EY Entrepreneur of the Year for Central Texas

AUSTIN, Texas, Oct. 9, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Jungle Scout, the leading all-in-one platform for selling on Amazon, today announced that its Founder and CEO, Greg Mercer, won the Ernst & Young LLP Entrepreneur of the Year® 2020 Central Texas Award. 

Award winners were selected by an independent panel of judges and were unveiled during a virtual awards gala on Oct. 8. Finalists were evaluated based on six criteria: overcoming adversity, financial performance, innovation, societal impact, talent management, and commitment to building a values-based company.

“I’m incredibly fortunate to have been able to spend my career as an entrepreneur, and I’m honored to be recognized as a winner of the Entrepreneur of the Year award,” said Mercer. “Entrepreneurship has been a part of my life since I was a kid selling candy at a community yard sale. Founding Jungle Scout allowed me to help entrepreneurs like me achieve

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Jungle Scout CEO Greg Mercer Wins 2020 EY Entrepreneur of the Year for Central Texas – Press Release


AUSTIN, Texas – October 9, 2020 – (Newswire.com)

Jungle Scout, the leading all-in-one platform for selling on Amazon, today announced that its Founder and CEO, Greg Mercer, won the Ernst & Young LLP Entrepreneur of the Year® 2020 Central Texas Award. 

Award winners were selected by an independent panel of judges and were unveiled during a virtual awards gala on Oct. 8. Finalists were evaluated based on six criteria: overcoming adversity, financial performance, innovation, societal impact, talent management, and commitment to building a values-based company.

“I’m incredibly fortunate to have been able to spend my career as an entrepreneur, and I’m honored to be recognized as a winner of the Entrepreneur of the Year award,” said Mercer. “Entrepreneurship has been a part of my life since I was a kid selling candy at a community yard sale. Founding Jungle Scout allowed me to help entrepreneurs like me achieve their goals,

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Union Home Mortgage CEO Bill Cosgrove Named an EY Entrepreneur of the Year for its East Central Region

Union Home Mortgage President & CEO Bill Cosgrove was awarded as an EY Entrepreneur of the Year for the East Central Region.

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Bill Cosgrove, Union Home Mortgage President & CEO (Photo: Business Wire)

“As a company, we are so proud of what we’ve built here in Northeast Ohio and so it’s truly an honor to be recognized for those efforts,” said Bill Cosgrove, President & CEO of Union Home Mortgage. “I share this award with our 1,400 Partners all-across the country. It’s through their tireless efforts and sacrifice, particularly in a year that challenged us in so many ways, that we continue to achieve success and deliver a world-class experience for our customers.”

He continued, “We’re proud of this award, especially in terms of what it means for us as a local employer,” said Cosgrove. “Union Home Mortgage was

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