Tag: Development

Infinity Intermodal Hires Business Development Director in the Midwest to Focus on Westbound Business to the Pacific Northwest

KANSAS CITY, Mo., Oct. 14, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Infinity Intermodal has recently hired transportation industry sales veteran, Mark Markos, as its Midwest Business Development Director.  Mark is located in the Chicago area and will be primarily focused on working with customers/companies in the Midwest (Illinois, Minnesota, Wisconsin, Indiana, Michigan, Iowa and Ohio) to help them move their frozen, refrigerated, perishable or dry freight in Infinity’s attached temp-controlled domestic intermodal containers from the Midwest via intermodal ramps in Chicago and Minneapolis to the Northwest via intermodal ramps in Seattle, Portland, Spokane and Salt Lake City.

Stated Paul Goss, CEO of Infinity Intermodal, “We are happy to have Mark Markos on board as a part of our marketing and sales team at Infinity to promote our westbound service offerings to the Pacific Northwest.”

According to Nate Lawson, Infinity’s

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Making Time for Professional Development When Owning a Business

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This article was written by Alex Sixt, a member of the Entrepreneur NEXT powered by Assemble content team. Entrepreneur NEXT is our Expert solutions division leading the future of work and skills-based economy. If you’re struggling to find, vet, and hire the right Experts for your business, Entrepreneur NEXT is a platform to help you hire the experts you need, exactly when you need them. From business to marketing, sales, design, finance, and technology, we have the top 3 percent of Experts ready to work for you.

Whether you’ve been a business owner for years, or you’ve just begun your journey into entrepreneurship, professional development is likely one of the last tasks on your mind. With so many business needs pulling you in multiple directions, it can be easy to forget to spend time developing yourself.

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Fearless Films Announces Progress of Film Development

TORONTO, Oct. 14, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Fearless Films, Inc. (“Company”) (OTC: FERL) Advances Development of its first Full-length Feature Film, YOUNG GANGSTERS OF AMERICA (“the film”).

Fearless Films together with an established Hollywood film media research company is in the process of developing a marketing model for the film, YOUNG GANGSTERS OF AMERICA.

The completed marketing research will provide the Company the asset value necessary to establish production based on the film’s projected budget of USD $ 30 Million.

The company is negotiating a financial guarantee from an institution enabling funding to be provided by a bank.

Completion of marketing model and funding is expected during the final quarter of 2020.  Upon funding, Fearless Films will begin initial stage preproduction of the film.

The Board of Directors of Fearless Films is in the process of negotiating terms and conditions to purchase the film asset from Victor Altomare

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Malcolm Thomas Joins Innovative Financial Group as New Head of Business Development

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NASHVILLE, Tenn., Oct. 14, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Brian Heapps, President of Innovative Financial Group and former President of John Hancock’s broker-dealer Signator Investors, Inc., announced the addition of Malcolm Thomas as their new Head of Business Development. Thomas was on Heapps’ leadership team while they were both at Signator. Malcolm will immediately step in and take over the acquisition and growth strategy including the expansion of IFG’ s National Network of Advisors and the MyRemoteFA® business.

Thomas joins IFG after spending the past two years as Director of Advisor Success at XY Planning Network, where he led the resource platform that catered to the growth and expansion of over 1200 fee-only fiduciary financial planners and their firms. Prior to joining XY Planning Network, Malcolm was the Head of Business Development

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Accelerating Business Development, WeTrade Group Inc. Established the Second Headquarter

BEIJING, Oct. 14, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — WeTrade Group Inc. (US: WETG) (“WeTrade Group” or “the Company”), a SaaS company providing technical services and solutions to membership-based social e-commerce, launched its second headquarter establishment event in Yanliang District, Xi’an, China. During the signing ceremony, the governmental representatives of Yanliang District introduced the regional future development strategy and issued the business license to WeTrade Group.

WeTrade Group Inc. settle in Yan Liang, Xi’an,China

The rapid development of the new generation of information technology has brought about profound lifestyle and production changes and has injected strong innovative energy into economic and social prosperity. The outbreak of COVID19 has caused drastic changes in China’s industrial chain, supply chain, capital chain and consumption chain, giving rise to many new demands and new models. At present, governments from all over China are actively promoting the economic and social digital transformation, focusing on establishing more concentrated industrial

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Fintech startup xpate appoints former Wirecard business development lead

xpate, the startup set on revolutionising payments with one unified account for all payment methods and innovative drag and drop interface, announces its appointment of Wirecard’s former Head of Sales Digital UK and Ireland, Wayne Mckenzie.

The appointment follows xpate’s plans to accelerate its growth in preparation for its wider launch to market. It is currently in early access mode, with 300 companies able to access the platform and around 50,000 transactions being processed per day.

Wayne has accumulated a wealth of expertise over his 14-year payments career. With experience at NatWest, Royal Bank of Scotland, Worldpay, Barclaycard and, most recently, Wirecard, he is well-versed in an array of industry specialisms, including low-risk merchants, large retailers, travel, mobility, PayFac and issuing.

In his new role as xpate’s Head of Business Development, Wayne Mckenzie will be using this in-depth knowledge and his expert connections to promote the startup’s services

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Palmview unveils business development project

Retailers, restaurants and other businesses could find a home in Palmview as the city plans to launch a development project that would generate more revenue in the area.

Last week, the city unveiled its “Main Street” project that is meant to create space for businesses and retailers and will serve as the city’s downtown area.

City Manager Michael Leo said the Palmview Municipal Development District had been working on this project for about three years and it was spurred by a comprehensive demographics study and a retail leakage study that showed shoppers going to other areas to do their shopping.

“We’re basically sending sales tax dollars to other cities when there’s a demand for it here,” Leo said.


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Small Business Development Center sees an increase in new business applications

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AMARILLO, Texas (KFDA) -For the past four years, Tana Cox and Leslie Bigham have been traveling around pre-schools and after school programs teaching dance classes with their business Tippi Toes.

A job that has become harder due to the pandemic.

“We were not able to go into our schools, and we’re still not able to go into our schools and teach dance,” said Cox.


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Now, they’re looking into renovating their business.

“We realized that we needed to maybe expand and do something a little bit different,” said Cox. “Still have Tippi Toes but we’re also going to be opening an infant toddler center in the medical area.”

In the last four months many Amarillo residents have decided to start a new business.

“Why are you waiting? Just do it,” said Cox. “Which

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General Dynamics Electric Boat awarded $327.8 million Navy contract to support fleet maintenance and Virginia-class sub development and design work

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GROTON, Conn., Oct. 13, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — General Dynamics Electric Boat, a wholly-owned subsidiary of General Dynamics (NYSE:GD), has been awarded a $327.8 million cost-plus-fixed-fee contract modification for fiscal year 2020 for lead yard support, development studies and design efforts for Virginia-class submarines.

Under the contract modification, Electric Boat will undertake development studies and other work related to Virginia-class submarine design improvements, including incorporation of new technologies. The work will engage Electric Boat’s engineering and design organization, which comprises more than 5,000 employees. These employees work on all facets of the submarine life cycle from concept formulation and design through construction, maintenance and modernization, and eventually to inactivation and disposal.

“Over the life of the Virginia program, the shipbuilders of Electric Boat have made improvements to the design of each

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Alion Awarded $73 Million Task Order to Provide Joint Training Synthetic Environment Research and Development

WASHINGTON, Oct. 13, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — The U.S. Navy has awarded Alion Science and Technology a $73 million task order with a 60-month period of performance to provide Joint Training Synthetic Environment (JTSE) Research and Development (R&D) for Joint Staff J7, Deputy Director Joint Training (JS J7 DDJT) Environment Architecture Division (EAD). Alion was awarded this contract under the Department of Defense Information Analysis Center’s (DoD IAC) multiple-award contract (MAC) vehicle. These DoD IAC MAC task orders (TOs) are awarded by the U.S. Air Force’s 774th Enterprise Sourcing Squadron to develop and create new knowledge for the enhancement of the DTIC repository and the R&D and S&T community.

“We are dedicated to our continued customer partnership to develop joint virtual environments to prepare for Joint All Domain Command and Control (JADC2),” said Katie Selbe, Senior Vice President and General Manager of Alion’s Cyber Network Solutions Group. “Alion has

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