Atlantic Management Company, Inc. Advises on ESOP Transaction for StoneTek Imports, Inc.

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StoneTek Imports, Inc. is pleased to announce the transition to employee ownership by becoming a 100% employee-owned company.

PORTSMOUTH, NEW HAMPSHIRE, UNITED STATES, January 26, 2021 /EINPresswire.com/ — StoneTek Imports, Inc. (StoneTek or the Company) is pleased to announce the transition to employee ownership by becoming a 100% employee-owned company through the sale of stock to a newly created Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP). Atlantic Management Company, Inc. served as independent financial advisor to the trustee of the ESOP.

Founded in 2007 by Mario Ferreira, the Company is located in New Bedford, MA. StoneTek is one of the largest importers, manufacturers and installers of natural stone and quartz countertops in New England. The Company's products and services are utilized in both residential and commercial projects for the wholesale industry. Over the years, partnerships have been built with overseas suppliers and local distributors to bring customers the widest selection of premium natural stone and quartz products such as Caesarstone, Cambria, Silestone, LG Viatera and others. The Company also offers a line of manufactured products using pre- and post-consumer recycled materials, glass and concrete, including eco, IceStone and Curava. The Company closely monitors industry trends aimed at maintaining eco-friendly re-cycle and re-use processes in manufacturing and installation of countertop products.

Founded in 1968, Atlantic Management Company, Inc. is a leading financial and transaction advisory firm that provides business valuation, ESOP and merger and acquisition services for privately owned middle market companies from its offices in Portsmouth, New Hampshire and New Orleans, Louisiana.

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Online Tool Allows Indian Innovators to Create Patent Applications for Free

Strategic Inventor, the online patent drafting tool developed by BananaIP Counsels, also provides inventors and organisations with expert IP support

INDIA, January 26, 2021 /EINPresswire.com/ — BananaIP has recently announced the launch of Strategic Inventor, an online platform that enables inventors to draft and file patents on their own. The technology, available for users all over India, can be used free of charge to draft as many applications as needed.

Conceived by Dr Kalyan C. Kankanala, Managing Partner of BananaIP Counsels, the Strategic Inventor system allows Indian inventors and organisations to draft both provisional and complete specifications patent applications. While the cost of drafting a patent in India accounts for a significant part of the patent attorney fee, Strategic Inventor allows any inventor to create a free draft version by themselves. Once the patent specification is drafted, the inventor may choose to file it on their own or approach a patent attorney for review and filing.

“With Strategic Inventor and its AI-driven patent system, we hope to empower young inventors and start-ups all over India to draft, file, and acquire patents independently, without having to worry about the costs involved in the process,” says Dr Kalyan C. Kankanala. “By doing so, our firm seeks to increase and enhance patent filings in India. Our own technology is the subject of a patent filing, which is currently pending.”

Although any person looking to draft a free patent in India may use the platform, Strategic Inventor may be particularly useful for independent inventors, researchers, universities, start-ups, small and medium enterprises, and companies with limited intellectual property (IP) budgets.

The instructions for the use of Strategic Inventor are simple and rather straight-forward, as the different modules in the system provide inputs from different perspectives to the user. “All an Inventor needs to do is register on the platform and start using it once the registration is approved,” says Dr. Kalyan. “By using the technology to draft patent applications, the inventor can do away with, or even reduce the cost of acquiring patents.”

The online patent application platform also includes the option to seek expert support during the process of drafting a patent specification. For a fee, the Inventor may ask for expert inputs at any point in time. In addition to this feature, the inventor may request a patent attorney to review the same before filing the patent application once the patent draft is completed. Other IP support services may also be sought at the inventor’s discretion.

More information about Strategic Inventor and instructions to register and use the platform can be found at www.strategicinventor.com.

About Strategic Inventor
Strategic Inventor is an initiative of BananaIP Counsels. It has been conceived, developed, and made available as a part of the firm’s initiatives towards IP knowledge dissemination and empowerment. Through Strategic Inventor, BananaIP hopes to enable and empower inventors and innovators to draft, file and acquire patents by themselves, without much reliance on patent attorneys.

About BananaIP Counsels
BananaIP is ranked as the one of India’s Highly specialized Patent Firm in India. BananaIP's Patent Attorneys are among the leaders in Artificial Intelligence, Automotive, Electronics, Telecom, Bio Sciences, Pharma and Manufacturing Patent Practice. BananaIP is recognized as a pioneer in the evolution of IP in India through high quality services, law, and policy contributions, highly cited publications, and proactive technology integration.

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City of Elizabeth City partners with LearnLux to create robust “Fund Your Future” Financial Wellbeing Initiative

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LearnLux provides interactive tools, digital education and access to unbiased CFPⓇ professionals for City of Elizabeth City’s Fund Your Future program.

Innovative City Government Partners with LearnLux to Make Financial Wellbeing Program Accessible to Employees

CITY OF ELIZABETH CITY, NORTH CAROLINA, USA, January 26, 2021 /EINPresswire.com/ — The City of Elizabeth City, North Carolina and LearnLux today announced that they have formed a partnership to help improve the financial wellbeing of current City of Elizabeth City employees as well as retirees. The program is called Fund Your Future and is powered by LearnLux’s leading blend of digital education, interactive tools, and access to Certified Financial Planner™️ professionals.

“Our HR staff works diligently to assist our workforce community with their pay and benefits. Until now, the City lacked a true financial wellness program,” said Montique McClary, Human Resources Director for the City of Elizabeth City. “We chose LearnLux to power the Fund Your Future program with the goal of empowering our workforce community to continuously enhance their personal financial wellness. The program will be open and promoted to our entire workforce community, including active employees, retirees, and their families. Financial wellness is not a “one and done” accomplishment — it takes continuous education and effort, and we’re proud to be partnering with LearnLux to achieve our goals.”

LearnLux offers an award-winning workplace financial wellbeing program that includes digital educational content, interactive tools, and access to Certified Financial Planner™️ professionals. “Often the people who are most in need of personalized financial guidance are unable to work with a financial advisor because they can’t meet minimum asset requirements that the industry has required traditionally,” said Rebecca Liebman, LearnLux Co-founder and CEO. “We are excited to be working with the City of Elizabeth City to ensure every employee and retiree has the resources they need to reach their financial goals.”

The City of Elizabeth City’s Fund Your Future program is made possible through the collaboration of the Center for State & Local Government Excellence, The International Public Management Association for Human Resources, and the National Association of State Treasurers Foundation, with the generous support of the Wells Fargo Foundation.

About the City of Elizabeth City

Elizabeth City is a wonderful community that has been named one of the “100 Best Small Towns in America” and is ranked by Money Magazine as "one of best places to live on the East Coast." Situated in the northeastern corner of North Carolina on the Pasquotank River and Intracoastal Waterway, the City lies just west of the Outer Banks of North Carolina and just south of Hampton Roads, Virginia. It is rich in history yet progressive and growing.

About LearnLux

LearnLux is the leading provider of workplace financial wellbeing that blends fiduciary digital guidance with Certified Financial Planner™️ professionals. Their award-winning program equips employees with a financial plan to guide them through decision points like budgeting, paying down debt, electing benefits, understanding stock options, starting a family, buying a home, saving for retirement, and more. For employers, setup is a breeze with white-glove customer support that drives adoption and engagement. Advanced reporting keeps HR teams in the know, and employers see results like reduction in financial stress, increased productivity, reduced employee turnover, greater use of pretax products, on-time retirement, and healthcare savings. With LearnLux, employees feel great about their money, so their work and wellbeing can thrive. Learn more at learnlux.com.

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Rare Earth Mining Media Alert for Defense Metals (TSX-V: $DEFN.V) (OTCQB: $DFMTF)

(TSX-V: DEFN / OTCQB: DFMTF featured in article: LYNAS RARE EARTHS, DEFENSE METALS, ARAFURA RESOURCES – RARE EARTHS: STILL IN TIME TO GET IN BEFORE THE BOOM!”

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VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA, CANADA, January 26, 2021 /EINPresswire.com/ — Media alert for Defense Metals Corp. (TSX-V: DEFN / OTCQB: DFMTF / FSE: 35D) from Investorideas.com Newswire. The company was featured in the following article : “LYNAS RARE EARTHS, DEFENSE METALS, ARAFURA RESOURCES – RARE EARTHS: STILL IN TIME TO GET IN BEFORE THE BOOM!”

Full article and Original source
https://news.financial/comments/lynas-rare-earths-defense-metals-arafura-resources-rare-earths-still-in-time-to-get-in-before-the-boom

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China has dominated the rare earths market for a long time. A supply shortage in the People's Republic and a substantial increase in demand can lead to a massive price increase of the commodity group at any time. These price increases are then often reflected in the share price of relevant players. Rare earth metals are in demand in a wide range of industries and to close the emerging supply gap the production of rare earth metals must be increased outside of China. We present three opportunity stocks that will benefit from industry trends and scarcity prices as producers or prospective producers.

DEFENSE METALS CORP – TEST WORK PLANNED (TSX-V: DEFN / OTCQB: DFMTF / FSE: 35D).
The Canadian exploration Company is focused on advancing the Wicheeda Rare Earth Project, which covers approximately 1,700 hectares in the state of British Columbia. The resource estimate includes 4.89 million tonnes of indicated light rare earth elements (LREO) at an average grade of 3.02% and an inferred resource of 12.1 million tonnes at an average LREO grade of 2.90%.

Recently, the Company announced that it would receive government funding in conjunction with the Saskatchewan Research Council to provide financial support for technological innovation. Specifically, the project is to conduct test work using an innovative X-ray method to improve the recovery of rare earth metals. The government will cover 70% of the costs.

Things are moving forward at Defense Metals. The Company is benefiting from rising rare earth prices and from further development of the project. With a current market capitalization of CAD 25 million, Defense Metals is still a bargain.

Full article and Original source
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CARSTEN MAINITZ

About Defense Metals Corp. https://defensemetals.com/
Defense Metals Corp. is a mineral exploration company focused on the acquisition of mineral deposits containing metals and elements commonly used in the electric power market, military, national security and the production of “GREEN” energy technologies, such as, high strength alloys and rare earth magnets. Defense Metals has an option to acquire 100% of the 1,708 hectare Wicheeda Rare Earth Element Property located near Prince George, British Columbia, Canada. Defense Metals Corp. trades in Canada under the symbol “DEFN” on the TSX Venture Exchange, in the United States, under “DFMTF” on the OTCQB and in Germany on the Frankfurt Exchange under “35D”.

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This news release contains “forward‐looking information or statements” within the meaning of applicable securities laws, which may include, without limitation, statements relating to finding partnerships, securing potential offtake agreements, and other business opportunities, the technical, financial and business prospects of the Company, its project and other matters. All statements in this news release, other than statements of historical facts, that address events or developments that the Company expects to occur, are forward-looking statements. Although the Company believes the expectations expressed in such forward-looking statements are based on reasonable assumptions, such statements are not guarantees of future performance and actual results may differ materially from those in the forward-looking statements. Such statements and information are based on numerous assumptions regarding present and future business strategies and the environment in which the Company will operate in the future, including the price of rare earth elements, the ability to achieve its goals, that general business and economic conditions will not change in a material adverse manner, that financing will be available if and when needed and on reasonable terms. Such forward-looking information reflects the Company’s views with respect to future events and is subject to risks, uncertainties and assumptions, including those filed under the Company’s profile on SEDAR at www.sedar.com. Factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those in forward looking statements include, but are not limited to, continued availability of capital and financing and general economic, market or business conditions, adverse weather conditions, failure to maintain all necessary government permits, approvals and authorizations, failure to maintain community acceptance (including First Nations), decrease in the price of rare earth elements, the impact of Covid-19 or other viruses and diseases on the Company’s ability to operate increase in costs, litigation, and failure of counterparties to perform their contractual obligations. The Company does not undertake to update forward‐looking statements or forward‐looking information, except as required by law.

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Facing Post-Graduation Planning Crisis, 140,000 Wisconsin Teens Now Have Access to Free Financial Planning App

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Teens at a Wisconsin high school use the Money Path app to create a plan for life after graduation

Nonprofit, investment firm and state agency cooperate to bring financial goal-planning tool to high schools throughout state of Wisconsin

MILWAUKEE, WISCONSIN, UNITED STATES, January 26, 2021 /EINPresswire.com/ — Faced with the generational challenge of planning for their futures amid a pandemic, Wisconsin high school students now have access to a free financial empowerment app thanks to a new effort by a local nonprofit, investment firm and state agency.

Money Path, the game-changing teen financial education and planning tool from Milwaukee nonprofit SecureFutures, will now be available at no cost to high schools throughout the state of Wisconsin. The roll-out of Money Path to high school educators is taking place in cooperation with the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction and with the financial support of Heartland Advisors.

Money Path is a web-based app that uniquely links academic and career planning with financial planning, allowing high school students to chart a course towards their life goals. In a year when nearly fifty percent of high school seniors changed their post-graduation plans due to the COVID-19 pandemic, preparing teens to make sound career and financial decisions is all the more crucial in building economic health for individuals, families and communities. The app will be made available in multiple formats, including through Xello, the platform used by Wisconsin public high schools for college and career planning.

“We are so excited to have Money Path in our high schools to support our students and educators,” said Sheila Briggs, Wisconsin Assistant State Superintendent, Division for Academic Excellence. “It’s a unique and powerful tool that helps students make decisions about their future academic and career path as well as understand how to plan their financial future.”

The statewide expansion is made possible through a generous lead gift from Bill and Marian Nasgovitz and Heartland Advisors. Heartland, the founding sponsor of Money Path, is an independent investment firm in Milwaukee. In addition to sponsoring the statewide expansion, Heartland also provided the initial funding for the app’s development.

“We view our support of Money Path as an investment in bright young minds throughout the community,” said Bill Nasgovitz, founder and chairman of Heartland Advisors. “The skills and concepts students develop through the program are essential building blocks that can lead to a lifetime of financial security and informed decision making.”

Money Path: details & teen testimonial

The Money Path app guides students through an intuitive, step-by-step simulation of life after graduation, integrating up-to-date data on post-secondary education and job training costs and career starting salaries. It allows students to connect the dots between career path and pay, college expenses and student loan debt, managing a budget, and establishing a timeline for achieving important financial goals like purchasing a car or home and saving for retirement.

Since Money Path was first rolled out in 2018, more than 6,000 young people have benefitted from the app. Ninety-five percent of Money Path users said the app will be useful in helping them build a good plan for their financial future.

Miles, a high school senior in Milwaukee, described Money Path as “a really eye-opening experience.”

“It also got a conversation started with my parents, which makes us more prepared,” Miles said. “In my family we haven’t really talked about finances. It was a very helpful tool overall in deciding how to plan the rest of my future, especially financially.”

“Money Path is a truly life-changing tool, and expanding access throughout Wisconsin will allow more young people to confidently plan their futures and build financially secure lives, families, and communities,” said Brenda Campbell, President and CEO of SecureFutures. “We're so grateful to Heartland for their support — this is an important investment in the next generation and the long-term financial health of our state."

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About SecureFutures

SecureFutures has been empowering teens with financial capability since 2006, with programs that have helped 85,000 teens chart a more secure future. Besides Money Path, SecureFutures’ other programs include Money Sense, a classroom-based financial fundamentals program, and Money Coach, a one-of-a-kind financial mentoring program specifically focused on teens from underserved communities. Brenda Campbell, President and CEO of SecureFutures, is a member of the Governor’s Financial Literacy Council in Wisconsin.

Further information on Money Path can be found at the newly launched website: www.moneypath.org.

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BasisCode Compliance™ Adds RegNews Powered by RegAlytics Into its Leading Compliance Management Software Platform

BasisCode is the leading Compliance Management Software Platform

Carlos Guillen, President & CEO, BasisCode Compliance

Mary Kopczynski, J.D./Ph.D. and CEO RegAlytics

Never miss regulatory alerts, proposals or new rules with a customizable RegNews feed embedded into the BasisCode Compliance™ Management Software system

Regulatory alerts and updates are essential for our consultant partners and clients to stay abreast of meaningful compliance issues that effect their business and growth.”

— Carlos Guillen, CEO

ATLANTA, GEORGIA, UNITED STATES, January 26, 2021 /EINPresswire.com/ — BasisCode Compliance™ announced that it has incorporated RegNews powered by RegAlytics US Alerts™ into its powerful compliance software platform. RegAlytics is the leading provider of daily regulatory updates, sourced from over 1,500+ US financial services and insurance regulators.

“Regulatory alerts and updates are essential for our consultant partners and clients to stay abreast of meaningful compliance issues that effect their business and growth,” says Carlos Guillen, CEO of BasisCode Compliance LLC.

With RegNews, we offer the most robust compliance management software system, for organizations of all sizes. We’re tremendously excited to make this vital information available to our network.”

Key features and benefits of RegNews include:
– Daily regulatory updates delivered through the BasisCode Dashboard with optional email alerts.
– Ability to tailor RegNews data feed from 1,400+ regulatory and agency resources for the precise information relevant to each firm..
– Intuitive dashboard, easily searchable and customizable, providing considerable time savings for teams.
– An exchange of information between consultants and end users in which consultants can comment and share insights on regulatory impacts and compliance best practices.

“We are thrilled to enable BasisCode to deliver even more well-rounded compliance solutions than ever,” says Mary Kopczynski, J.D./Ph.D. and CEO of RegAlytics. “All of us want to leverage what we’re best at doing to see compliance become easier for the end user.”

Request a Personalized Demo of the BasisCode Compliance™ Software platform with RegNews embedded.

About Basis Code Compliance: Founded in 2011, BasisCode Compliance LLC is the first compliance software company to reverse engineer a complete governance, risk and compliance (GRC) solution, including Code of Ethics administration. The scalable, fully integrated and always audit-ready software platform manages the risk lifecycle from identification to resolution, enhancing compliance controls and decision-making to safeguard each firm and its clients. Over 400 organizations globally rely on BasisCode.

About RegAlytics: Founded in 2019, RegAlytics covers over 1500 U.S. regulators to deliver the most comprehensive, coherent, and customizable U.S. regulatory data in the world. We use proprietary technology to gather and structure regulatory data, which our regulatory experts further enrich. US Alerts can be managed by individuals or directly ingested by GRC solutions in an easy to use, customizable interface.

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Concierge Auctions Announces January/February Global Auction Lineup of $275 Million in Properties—Most No Reserve

With pre-approved, construction “shovel”-ready design, plans, and permits held by New York City’s most luxurious, professional, and high-end general contractor SilverLining and lauded SPAN Architecture—150 Central Park South is ready for completion.

With pre-approved, construction “shovel”-ready design, plans, and permits held by New York City’s most luxurious, professional, and high-end general contractor SilverLining and lauded SPAN Architecture—150 Central Park South is ready for completion.

Enter another world at Villa Firenze, where an authentic Italian village has been crafted over the largest assemblage in North Beverly Park, encompassing more than nine pristine acres across three lots.

Enter another world at Villa Firenze, where an authentic Italian village has been crafted over the largest assemblage in North Beverly Park, encompassing more than nine pristine acres across three lots.

This self-sustainable home offers superior ecologically focused American made solar panels which provide power for most systems with minimal utility bills.

This self-sustainable home offers superior ecologically focused American made solar panels which provide power for most systems with minimal utility bills.

Opulent luxury awaits in this captivating Mediterranean villa.

Opulent luxury awaits in this captivating Mediterranean villa.

This .255-acre piece of land is a rare opportunity on North Atlantic Boulevard that will have you imagining the possibilities.

This .255-acre piece of land is a rare opportunity on North Atlantic Boulevard that will have you imagining the possibilities.

It was clear to me that Concierge Auctions' superior database and marketing platform put the firm ahead of all other options.”

— Domenic Carcieri, seller

NEW YORK, NEW YORK, UNITED STATES, January 26, 2021 /EINPresswire.com/ — Concierge Auctions has released its January/February lineup of over $275 million of luxury properties spanning 4 countries and 7 U.S. states—the majority offered No Reserve to the highest bidders.

Offerings include an impossible-to-recreate estate across nine acres in exclusive, guard-gated North Beverly Park boasting resort-style amenities in Beverly Hills, California; an iconic, one-of-a-kind Billionaire's Row penthouse including pre-approved, “shovel”-ready design by lauded architecture firms and unparalleled, low carry costs in New York, New York; a breathtaking, classic Mallorcan villa with a coveted hilltop location offering panoramic views of the coast and luxurious finishes; a contemporary, self-sustainable, and gated estate adjacent to Malibu, California with incredible mountain and ocean views; a blank canvas framed by commanding views of the Atlantic Ocean with 80 feet of ocean frontage in Lauderdale Beach; an incredible state-of-the-art estate sitting at the highest elevation in the coveted, hidden jewel of Little Compton, Rhode Island atop two impeccably manicured acres with deeded private beach access; and an Architectural Digest-featured contemporary Spanish home that is part architectural wonder and part work of art with views of the Mallorcan countryside, vineyards, and Serra de Tramuntana mountain range.

Buyers may bid digitally from anywhere in the world via the firm’s online marketplace, ConciergeAuctions.com.

Featured Properties Include:

Hampshire House | 150 Central Park South, New York, NY
Bid January 26–28

The iconic early 19th century era architecture, located at the near center point of Central Park South (“Billionaires' Row”) between Park and 8th, Hampshire House will auction online this month in cooperation with Tal Reznick and Shawn Elliott of Nest Seekers International. Currently listed for $40 million, the property will sell with a $19.5 million Reserve to the highest bidder.

This unparalleled real estate offering presents a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to reside in one of the most unique and trophy penthouses in the world with modern luxury and exquisite views atop the historic and iconic c1930s Hampshire House, one of Central Park’s most exclusive white glove buildings. With pre-approved, construction “shovel”-ready design, plans, and permits held by New York City’s most luxurious, professional, and high-end general contractor SilverLining and lauded SPAN Architecture, 150 Central Park South is ready for completion. Framing the incredible city and Central Park, a view that will never change, the award-winning design calls for 9,650 square feet of interior and exterior space with walls of glass, skylights, and oversized windows to bring the outside in and filter in an abundance of natural light. With outdoor living to span an incredible 1,125 square feet, with areas to host guests on any one of four terraces, including a private Central Park-facing terrace off the living room—the perfect backdrop for formal or casual entertaining.

“This is a prime investment opportunity to own an iconic piece of Manhattan real estate, ideal for property connoisseurs with interest in renovations or repositioning. With an appraisal of $95 million upon completion and fixed finish costs of only $15 million–$20 million, there’s great potential for huge return—especially for those who are bullish on NYC’s rebound in the next three to five years,” stated Elliott. “I’m confident that whomever is fortunate enough to win this property on auction day will likely never trade it again, making it a true one-of-a-kind opportunity to be the king or queen on Billionaires’ Row that simply will never exist again.”

Villa Firenze | 67 Beverly Park Court, Beverly Hills, CA
Bid January 26–February 2

Nestled between iconic Sunset Boulevard and Majestic Mulholland Drive in the hills above Los Angeles, Villa Firenze will auction online next month in cooperation with Jeff Hyland and Rick Hilton of Hilton & Hyland. Currently listed for $160 million, the property will sell No Reserve to the highest bidder.

Enter another world at Villa Firenze, where an authentic Italian village has been crafted over the largest assemblage in North Beverly Park, encompassing more than nine pristine acres across three lots. Privacy is paramount at the most exclusive guard-gated community in Los Angeles, where, accessed by its own street, the property’s expansive gates open to an immense courtyard with space for 30 cars, surrounded by lush 40-foot-tall Canary Island palms. A walking/jogging trail meanders the perimeter of the estate and its sweeping four plus-acre, exceptionally manicured backyard. Entertain a slice of European lifestyle with resort amenities galore including a pool with pool house and outdoor tennis court. This home is a one-of-a-kind escape—one of the finest ever offered—in the heart of Los Angeles.

"This one-of-a-kind escape is the finest ever offered in North Beverly Park,” stated Hilton. “There’s nothing else like it offered on the market, with everything one could ever desire—including impeccable privacy in one of the most exclusive locations in Beverly Hills.”

2424 North Atlantic Boulevard | Fort Lauderdale, FL
Bid January 28–February 2

Located in the exclusive Lauderdale Beach community, 2424 North Atlantic Boulevard is one of only 52 single-family residential homesites with ocean and beach frontage in Fort Lauderdale. At over 11,000 square feet, the oversized parcel is ready to conceive a dream estate. Currently listed for $7.995 million, 2424 North Atlantic Boulevard will sell to the highest bidder Without Reserve in cooperation with Timothy Elmes and Addison Ruff of Compass Florida.

This .255-acre oceanfront homesite is a rare opportunity on North Atlantic Boulevard offering unobstructed views of the Atlantic. The possibilities are endless to design a private escape or a multigenerational family retreat. Create a space that engages with its natural setting, where open windows give way to ocean breezes, and white sands are merely a step outside. Whether one desires effortless beachfront luxury, an incredible indoor-outdoor lifestyle, or a showpiece home built for entertaining a crowd, this property can make your dream a reality.

“This rare property offers an exceptional opportunity to provide a new owner the possibility to build their dream estate. It's arguably the best lot on the street and brings forth a combination of commanding ocean views and privacy,” stated Timothy Elmes, the listing agent. “Along with the Concierge Auctions’ team, their worldwide reach, and award-winning marketing, I look forward to orchestrating a competitive auction together.”

2915 Tuna Canyon Road | Malibu Adjacent, CA
Bid January 29–February 3

Nestled in the Santa Monica Mountains between Malibu and Los Angeles, 2915 Tuna Canyon Road will auction online next month in cooperation with Alphonso Lascano and Bjorn Farrugia of Hilton & Hyland. Currently listed at $5.499 million, the property will sell No Reserve to the highest bidder.

Located within the winding hills west of Los Angeles, Tuna Canyon Road is surrounded by views of the Santa Monica Mountains and the Pacific Ocean. This contemporary, self-sustainable, gated estate occupies a hillside perch encompassing incredible views every day. An airy palette of steel, glass, and cement is enriched by warm bamboo accents, creating a tranquil atmosphere that meshes with the scenery. Indoor-outdoor entertaining is effortless with an open-plan design and multiple outdoor terraces for everything from cooking and alfresco dining to sunset-gazing around the fire. The serene master sanctuary complete with a spa bath can rival the finest spa. Soak in the tub with a view, or unwind in the jetted, steam shower for two. Perfect to enjoy a morning coffee or a nightcap on a private balcony overlooking the ocean.

“After watching numerous auctions held by Concierge Auctions in California, I'm excited to be partnering with them for the first time on the sale of this $5.499 million estate. After watching their past successes, I knew their expedited timeline would be a fit for my client," stated Bjorn Farrugia, listing agent.

Villa Malaika | Palma de Mallorca, Spain
Bid 12–17 February

Located atop a coveted and ideal hilltop location in Mallorca, Spain, Villa Malaika will auction online in February in cooperation with Gino Geremia of Geremia Luxury Properties. Currently listed for €17.5 million, the masterfully finished villa will sell with No Reserve to the highest bidder.

Stretching for 1.84 manicured acres, the property boasts lush established gardens with exotic plants and fruit trees, an immaculate pool with spacious deck to relax and lounge, several ponds and water fountains, plus walking paths to enjoy every inch to its fullest. The crown jewel of the property is the villa itself, with private guest quarters, terraces, and numerous places to entertain and impress any size gathering. Expansive windows flood the villa with natural light and make the very best use of its perfect panoramic and seaside views.

“I am incredibly excited to partner with Concierge Auctions for the first time,” stated Geremia. “Having witnessed their recent successes in the market here, I’m eager to combine my firm’s resources with their vast database and highly targeted marketing to secure the perfect buyer for this incredible property.”

Torrent Fals | Santa Maria del Camí, Mallorca, Spain
Bid 25 February–3 March

Perfectly positioned between the villages of Santa Maria del Camí and Santa Eugènia, Torrent Fals, a unique contemporary Spanish home will auction in cooperation with Marilí PérezUrízar and Leigh Lewis of Zest Mallorca. The reserve is set at €1.95M.

Torrent Fals is part architectural wonder and part work of art. Designed to flow seamlessly from the luxury finishes within to the Spanish countryside, vineyards, and Serra de Tramuntana mountain range surrounding it, the home makes best use of the stunning scenery visible from every room. Cohesive design brings luxury to every room, with brushed copper fixtures and custom, locally-sourced tile throughout the interior spaces. The main living and gathering area features incredible vaulted ceilings with exposed beams, a fireplace, and floor to ceiling glass doors on both sides.

“We believe that Torrent Fals is well suited for the auction platform, and Concierge Auctions was the only choice for us, given their incredible track record in the market and impeccable global reach,” stated Olivia Calafat, seller. “While we have loved working on this project—creating a beautiful, architecturally stunning home that has gained attention from Architectural Digest itself—we are ready to pursue other ventures, including additional award-winning projects.”

Brutaliste sur Mer | Little Compton, RI
Bid June 8–15

Brutaliste sur Mer, a state-of-the-art estate that sits at the highest elevation in Little Compton, Rhode Island, will auction this June via Concierge Auctions in cooperation with Renee Welchman of Welchman Real Estate Group. Currently listed for $7.85 million with, the property will sell with No Reserve to the highest bidder. However, should someone want to snap up the property ahead of the scheduled auction date, it is available for sale with a Buy Now price of $5.95M.

Built to entertain, the stately grand pavilion entrance with custom cast entry steps and manicured two-acre parcel will impress from first sight. Admire the floor to ceiling glass that connects the living and dining areas to the terrace and pavilion, creating a seamless indoor-outdoor flow, ideal for hosting any size party. The flawless gourmet kitchen boasts Viking/Subzero professional designer appliances, window walls, and Carrara marble countertops. Every room features its own unique view of the ocean, with custom floor to ceiling windows to invite the stunning scenery indoors, while deeded access to a private beach and miles of coastline beckons.

“I’m extremely excited to be taking my property to auction with Concierge Auctions,” stated Domenic Carcieri, seller. “It was clear to me that their superior database and marketing platform put the firm ahead of all other options—especially in a climate where a time-certain sale gives me the opportunity to move on to other projects on my timeline.”

Additional Properties Include:

5372 Isleworth Country Club Drive | Windermere, Orlando, FL
Bid Now-January 26
Currently Listed for $7.4M. No Reserve.
In Cooperation with Toni Cafferty of Isleworth Realty LLC

1031 Grand Isle Resort Penthouse | Emerald Bay, Exuma, Bahamas
Bid Now–January 26
Currently Listed for $3.449M. No Reserve.
In Cooperation with Tanya Manos of Realty with T

9620 A1A | Vero Beach, FL
Bid Now–January 26
Currently Listed for Currently Listed for $5.9M. No Reserve.
Selling Separately or Collectively with 9610 A1A
In Cooperation with Cindy O’Dare and Richard Boga of Premier Estate Properties

9610 A1A | Vero Beach, FL
Bid Now–January 26
Currently Listed for $2.9M. No Reserve.
Selling Separately or Collectively with 9620 A1A
In Cooperation with Cindy O’Dare and Richard Boga of Premier Estate Properties

Bluebird Ranch | Southeast, TX
Bid Now–January 26
Never Before Listed for Sale. Pre-Sale Estimate: $10M–15M.
In Cooperation with Rick Doak of Republic Ranches

J3 Ranch | Colorado County, TX
Bid Now–January 29
Currently Listed for $9.9M. No Reserve.
In Cooperation with Paula Coates of Texas Land Associates

209 Pinnacle Ridge Place SW | Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Bid Now-January 27
Currently Listed at $8.5M CAD. No Reserve,
In Cooperation with Vivienne Huisman of Sotheby’s International Realty Canada

35 Shoreline | Freeport, Bahamas
Bid January 26–29
Currently Listed for $1.8M. No Reserve.
In Cooperation with James Sarles and Nikolai Sarles of James Sarles Realty

Greystone Manor | Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Bid January 29–February 3
Currently Listed for $6.98M CAD. No Reserve.
In Cooperation with Vivienne Huisman of Sotheby’s International Realty Canada

8106 Chalk Knoll Drive | Austin, TX
Bid February 9–12
Currently Listed for $7.8M. No Reserve.
In Cooperation with Julie Mack of Kuper Sotheby's International Realty

Beverly West Residences, 1200 Club View Drive | Los Angeles, CA
Bid February 12–16
Currently Listed for $9.2M. No Reserve.
In Cooperation with Goli Shapouri of Habitat Properties

56-1089 Kamehameha Highway #2 | North Shore, Oahu, HI
Bid February 11–17
Currently Listed for $3.2M. No Reserve.
In Cooperation with Julia Napua Fetzer and Sean F. Ginella of Hawaii Life

422 West Michigan Street | Indianapolis, IN
Bid February 19–23
Currently Listed for $2M. Reserve $1.25M.
In Cooperation with David Morris of eXp Realty

About Concierge Auctions
Concierge Auctions is the world’s largest luxury real estate auction firm with a state-of-the-art digital marketing, property preview, and bidding platform. The firm matches sellers of one-of-a-kind properties with the most high-net-worth property connoisseurs on the planet. Sellers gain unmatched reach, speed, and certainty. Buyers get incredible deals. Agents earn their commission in 30 days. Since its inception in 2008, Concierge Auctions has generated billions of dollars in sales, broken world records for the highest-priced homes ever achieved at auction, and grown its activity in 44 U.S. states/territories and 29 countries. The firm owns the most comprehensive and intelligent database of high-net-worth real estate buyers and sellers in the industry, and has contributed more than 300 homes to-date as part of its Key for Key® giving program in partnership with Giveback Homes™, which guarantees that for every property the company sells, a new home is funded for a family in need. For more information visit ConciergeAuctions.com.

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Software de triagem da CureMetrix baseado em IA para mamografia recebe aprovação da ANVISA no Brasil

cmTriage - ANVISA Aprovado - Triagem, Sort, Priorizar a lista de trabalho de mamografia

cmTriage – ANVISA Aprovado – Triagem, Sort, Priorizar a lista de trabalho de mamografia

cmTriage™ da CureMetrix® ajuda a triar e priorizar o fluxo de trabalho de mamografia para radiologistas.

o uso do cmTriage demonstra uma melhora significativa nas medidas de desempenho da mamografia, assim como o potencial para redução substancial da carga de trabalho”

— Dra. Alyssa Watanabe, Diretora Médica da CureMetrix

LA JOLLA, CA, UNITED STATES, January 27, 2021 /EINPresswire.com/ — A CureMetrix, Inc., uma empresa global de tecnologia de saúde que desenvolve softwares baseados em Inteligência Artificial (IA) para radiologia, agora tem o cmTriage™, seu software de triagem baseado em IA para mamografia, registrado na Agência Nacional de Vigilância Sanitária (ANVISA). O registro obtido junto à ANVISA (81464750075) permite que a CureMetrix comercialize o cmTriage™ para práticas de radiologia no Brasil.

O cmTriage é uma ferramenta de otimização de fluxo de trabalho que usa IA para sinalizar casos suspeitos de mamografia na lista de trabalho de radiologia. Em vez de analisar as mamografias na ordem de entrada, o cmTriage auxilia os radiologistas a personalizarem, classificarem e priorizarem rapidamente suas listas de trabalho com base em casos que podem precisar de atenção imediata.

O cmTriage também é a primeira solução de triagem baseada em IA aprovada pelo FDA para mamografia nos EUA. Com base em pesquisas recentes, o cmTriage ajuda a agilizar o processo de análise, oferecendo uma leitura até 40% mais rápida de casos normais. Em um estudo recente, foi demonstrado que os radiologistas podem, usando o cmTriage, o qual apresenta sensibilidade de 93%, ter uma redução de 63% da carga de trabalho, sem prejuízo nos diagnósticos de câncer e com uma redução ou eliminação de falsos negativos.

A Dra. Alyssa Watanabe, Diretora Médica da CureMetrix, afirma que “o uso do cmTriage demonstra uma melhora significativa nas medidas de desempenho da mamografia, assim como o potencial para redução substancial da carga de trabalho.”

Depois de um ano sem precedentes que exigiu que muitas práticas de radiologia fossem alteradas rapidamente para adequar-se às restrições do COVID-19, os radiologistas que usam o cmTriage™ têm o potencial de se recuperar rapidamente. Classificar e priorizar suas cargas de trabalho os ajudará a lidar com um acúmulo de exames de rotina e diagnosticar com mais precisão os pacientes que podem ter mamografias atrasadas por causa da pandemia.

“Simplificar as cargas de trabalho não economiza apenas o tempo dos radiologistas”, diz Navid Alipour, diretor executivo da CureMetrix. “De acordo com os dados mais recentes, os primeiros sinais de câncer de mama são perdidos, em média, em cerca de 50 por cento das vezes. O uso de um software de triagem inteligente permite que os radiologistas foquem onde é necessário e identifiquem um maior número de casos de câncer de mama mais cedo, melhorando as taxas de sobrevida de pacientes em todo o mundo. Temos o prazer de oferecer aos médicos no Brasil e às suas pacientes uma ferramenta que aumenta a capacidade dos radiologistas de diagnosticar com mais precisão o câncer de mama e salvar mais vidas, e somos gratos à ANVISA pela ágil revisão do registro do cmTriage.”

Detalhes sobre as informações de registro do CMTriage ANVISA podem ser encontrados em: https://consultas.anvisa.gov.br/#/saude/25351643747202050/?cnpj=26263959000103

Sobre a CureMetrix
Oferecendo CAD that Works®, a CureMetrix é líder global em inteligência artificial para imagens médicas e está comprometida com o avanço da tecnologia que melhora as taxas de sobrevida ao câncer em todo o mundo. A CureMetrix ajuda o radiologista a melhorar drasticamente a precisão da detecção e classificação de anomalias em mamografia. Nossa missão é salvar vidas e apoiar melhores resultados clínicos e financeiros.

A CureMetrix foi recentemente indicada como uma das finalistas no Fast Company’s 2020 Innovation By Design awards, e venceu o 2019 Aunt Minnie awards, homenageando a inovação e excelência no campo da radiologia. Visite www.CureMetrix.com

Sobre as Soluções CureMetrix
A CureMetrix é a criadora das soluções IA de mamografia cmTriage™ e cmAssist®
O cmTriage é a primeira solução de triagem baseada em IA aprovada pela FDA para mamografia nos EUA. Estudos mostraram que, com o cmTriage, os radiologistas podem realizar uma redução de até 30% no tempo de leitura da mamografia, apoiando a prática geral para agilizar a carga de trabalho.

Em estudos publicados no Journal of Digital Imaging, o IA-CAD da Curemetrix cmAssist demonstrou a capacidade de reduzir falsos positivos em 69% em relação ao CAD tradicional e ajudar os radiologistas a melhorarem suas taxas de detecção de câncer de mama em média 27%, sem aumentar as taxas de recall.

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Energy expert launches new company to offer clean energy management solutions

To optimize buildings globally, by harnessing the power of the Internet of Things (IoT), Big Data and Artificial Intelligence (AI). To forge a built environment that is more energy-efficient, more sustainable and more pleasing to work and live in.

Energy Pro offers energy management solutions

EnergyPro.ai is a supplier in the global energy monitoring and management industry. We specialize in producing advanced equipment that harnesses the power of Big Data, AI, and IoT. We work with Facilities Managers, Property Managers, Utilities, and Energy

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Energy Pro focuses on helping businesses manage multiple sites with green and efficient smart building technologies

JUPITER, FL, USA, January 26, 2021 /EINPresswire.com/ — A new company led by experts in green energy solutions wants to help facilities managers, property managers, and building owners worldwide transition to running energy efficient commercial operations.

Energy Pro Inc. (energypro.ai) is a supplier in the global energy monitoring and management industry offering clients best-in-class solutions to key problems related to energy efficiency. Their focus is on advising managers on how to incorporate proven green technologies for monitoring energy usage to meet energy efficiency targets.

By working with leading-edge technologies like voltage optimization, real-time facilities energy monitoring and management software, and state-of-the-art motor upgrades to reduce energy consumption, Energy Pro aims to help clients reduce commercial and industrial energy waste. They also specialize in helping companies identify the top energy efficient LED lighting solutions to reduce costs and improve illumination.

In the age of COVID-19, Energy Pro is now helping commercial clients upgrade to Germicidal Ultraviolet Lighting (GUV), a type of lighting that is both efficient and effective at deactivating disease-causing viruses and bacteria in interior environments.

According to company founder and CEO Fred Morrill, in addition to helping clients profit by transitioning to the use of smart building technologies, Energy Pro's products exist to help to reduce greenhouse gas emissions for greater corporate social responsibility.

“Our vision is to solve some of the worst areas of energy wastage in the global economy,” Morrill said. “We believe it is the responsibility of businesses everywhere to stop wasting the energy they use. Now is the time to leverage clean and green technologies to create new efficiencies and build a brighter future for our planet. Our talented team can help you do all this while improving your operations at the same time.”

Morrill said cutting down on waste and reducing inefficiencies isn’t only possible and affordable, it’s also one of the best ways to save money as profit margins grow thinner.

“By harnessing the power of the Internet of Things (IoT), Big Data and Artificial Intelligence (AI), companies everywhere are seeing tremendous savings as they begin incorporating clean energy technologies,” he said. “Not only will you save money by working with us, you’ll also create more pleasant interior environments for your guests and employees.”

As part of the company's suite of energy efficiency services, Energy Pro also acts as an energy broker helping commercial clients procure electric or natural gas at wholesale prices.

View a video about Energy Pro's intuitive multi-site energy management solutions at https://vimeo.com/503813523.

Learn more about the specific services and technologies offered by Energy Pro Inc. and book an appointment at https://energypro.ai.

Fred Morrill
Energy Pro Inc
fred@energypro.ai

View a video about Energy Pro’s intuitive multi-site energy management solutions at https://vimeo.com/503813523.


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The Investment Banking Industry Is Seeing A Lot Of M&A Activity, Which In Turn Drives The Market

Investment Banking Market Report 2021: COVID-19 Impact And Recovery To 2030

Investment Banking Global Market Report 2021: COVID-19 Impact And Recovery To 2030

The Business Research Company’s Investment Banking Global Market Report 2021: COVID-19 Impact and Recovery to 2030

LONDON, GREATER LONDON, UK, January 26, 2021 /EINPresswire.com/ — New year, new updates! Our reports have been revised for market size, forecasts, and strategies to take on 2021 after the COVID-19 impact: https://www.thebusinessresearchcompany.com/global-market-reports

TBRC’s investment banking industry outlook states that investment banks are focusing on mergers and acquisitions to expand their product offerings and increase their share in the market. Large investment banking firms are acquiring boutique firms (small firms which are specialized in various fields) which cater to specific industries such as technology, health care, financial sector, media, and entertainment. The presence of a large number of small firms focusing on niche markets is offering significant opportunities for larger investment banking firms. This is driving the M&A activity in the investment banking industry, and such investment banking market trends drive the market.

The global investment banking market size is expected to grow from $102.84 billion in 2020 to $111.45 billion in 2021 at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 8.4%. The growth is mainly due to the companies rearranging their operations and recovering from the COVID-19 impact, which had earlier led to restrictive containment measures involving social distancing, remote working, and the closure of commercial activities that resulted in operational challenges. According to investment banking market analysis, the market is expected to reach $137.97 billion in 2025 at a CAGR of 5%.

The regions covered in the global investment banking market are Asia-Pacific, Western Europe, Eastern Europe, North America, South America, Middle East, Africa. North America is the largest region in the global investment banking market, accounting for 46% of the market in 2020. Asia Pacific is the second largest region accounting for 26% of the global market. Eastern Europe was the smallest region in the global investment banking market.

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Investments Global Market Report 2021: COVID-19 Impact and Recovery to 2030
https://www.thebusinessresearchcompany.com/report/investments-global-market-report-2020-30-covid-19-impact-and-recovery

Financial Services Global Market Report 2021: COVID-19 Impact and Recovery to 2030
https://www.thebusinessresearchcompany.com/report/financial-services-global-market-report-2020-30-covid-19-impact-and-recovery

Lending And Payments Global Market Report 2021: COVID-19 Impact and Recovery to 2030
https://www.thebusinessresearchcompany.com/report/lending-and-payments-global-market-report-2020-30-covid-19-impact-and-recovery

Asset Servicing Market Global Report 2020-30: COVID-19 Growth and Change
https://www.thebusinessresearchcompany.com/report/asset-servicing-market-global-report-2020-30-covid-19-growth-and-change

Insurance Providers Global Market Report 2020-30: COVID-19 Impact and Recovery
https://www.thebusinessresearchcompany.com/report/insurance-providers-global-market-report-2020-30-covid-19-impact-and-recovery

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