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Biotech company helps make food and consumer products healthier and more sustainable


DUBLIN-Friday 12 November 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Nuritas, a biotechnology company revolutionizing the discovery and development of plant-based bioactive peptides, has closed a $45 million USD Series B funding round. The investment, led by Chicago-based Cleveland Avenue, LLC, includes Grosvenor’s Wheatsheaf Group, the European Circular Bioeconomy Fund (ECBF), Singapore-based Vertex Holdings, Nutresa Ventures/ Veronorte and CJ. Cultivian Sandbox Ventures and VisVires New Protein, who led previous rounds, also participated. Other early investors include U2’s Bono and The Edge, Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff and Ali Partovi. Total funding to date is $75 million USD.

The new funding will accelerate Nuritas’ global expansion and support its mission to unlock the power of nature to make many of the products we consume daily healthier, saf ... Read more »

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 Charitable Organization Unveils New Name, Logo, Website, Rebranding and First-Ever Foundation Annual Report


DALLAS-Friday 12 November 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- In celebration of its 25th anniversary and guided by Mary Kay Ash’s dream to enrich the lives of women worldwide, the Mary Kay Ash FoundationSM released its first-ever Foundation Annual Report, as well as a new name, logo website and rebranding. Since 1996, the Foundation has contributed more than $80 million to organizations aligned with its two-fold mission: funding research for cancers affecting women and ending domestic violence and gender-based violence against women and girls.

For more than two decades, the Foundation has continued to innovate as a global charitable leader focused on women. To commemorate its milestone anniversary, the organization made a slight name change from The Mary Kay FoundationSM to Mary Kay Ash FoundationSM to improve search engine ... Read more »

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Following initial success with CellPoint Digital’s Payment Orchestration Platform, Velocity, the airline bolsters its payment methods, features that enable split payments, and currency conversion

LONDON-Friday 12 November 2021 [ AETOS Wire ]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- CellPoint Digital, a fintech leader in payment orchestration, today announces the next leg of its partnership with Cebu Pacific, the largest airline in the Philippines.

Cebu Pacific is one of the most successful low-cost airlines in the world, having flown over 22 million passengers to over 60 destinations in 2019, with 70% of these bookings being made directly via the carrier’s digital channels.

Following the successful implementation of CellPoint Digital’s cutting-edge Payment Orchestration Platform, Velocity, across all of Cebu Pacific’s digital channels last year, the airline has now implemented new alternative payment methods to provide more flexible options to ... Read more »

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