Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Integrated Biometrics Receives Later-Stage Capital Raise

SUMMERVILLE, S.C. -- SCRA has announced that its Stage 2 affiliate has made a Technology Ventures investment in upstate company Integrated Biometrics.  Based in Spartanburg, S.C., Integrated Biometrics develops and manufactures the world’s smallest and lightest FBI-compliant fingerprint scanners. SCRA’s Stage 2 sponsors larger investments, from $1-5 million, in more mature South Carolina-based technology companies, investing its capital together with outside, private co-investment on a deal-by-deal basis.

Institute for Divorce Financial Analysts Announces Judge Kathleen McCarthy as Keynote Speaker for National Conference

NEW ORLEANS, LA. & DURHAM, N.C. -- The Institute for Divorce Financial Analysts (IDFA), the leading advocate for certification and education of financial professionals in the divorce arena, is pleased to formally announce the Hon. Kathleen McCarthy as keynote speaker at the organization’s Divorce Professional’s National Conference May 7-9 in New Orleans, Louisiana.

Mechanical, Biotechnology Patent Attorney Julie Richardson Named Triangle Business Journal Women in Business Award Winner

RALEIGH, N.C. -- Myers Bigel Sibley & Sajovec, P.A. (Myers Bigel) patent attorney Julie Richardson has been named a winner of the Triangle Business Journal Women in Business Award. She was honored along with 24 other Research Triangle business leaders and SAS’s Ann Goodnight, who received a Lifetime Achievement Award, at an awards luncheon March 30 at the Sheraton Imperial Hotel and Convention Center in Durham.

Thursday, March 26, 2015

Myriad Integrates World’s #1 Football Portal

ZURICH, SWITZERLAND -- Myriad Group AG (SIX Swiss Exchange: MYRN) the company creating and connecting communities across mobile, today announced that it has partnered with Perform Media, the owners of Goal.com, to deliver international and regionally relevant football content into the msngr social media platform – enabling both feature phone and smart phone users to discover and share the latest football content.

NNI Releases Supplement to the President’s 2016 Budget

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The President’s Budget for Fiscal Year 2016 provides $1.5 billion for the National Nanotechnology Initiative (NNI), a continued Federal investment in support of the President’s priorities and innovation strategy. Cumulatively totaling more than $22 billion since the inception of the NNI in 2001, this funding reflects nanotechnology’s potential to significantly improve our fundamental understanding and control of matter at the nanoscale and to translate that knowledge into solutions for critical national needs.

Monday, March 23, 2015

Networking, Focus on Cutting-Edge Strategies for Financial Professionals in the Divorce Arena on Tap

NEW ORLEANS, LA. & DURHAM, N.C. -- The Institute for Divorce Financial Analysts (IDFA), the leading advocate for certification and education of financial professionals in the divorce arena, will be hosting the annual Divorce Professional’s National Conference May 7-9 in New Orleans, Louisiana. The event will provide quality networking as well as presentations by influential legal and financial professionals discussing best practices and providing key updates on evolving issues such as pension strategies, cross-examination techniques, and changes in same-sex divorce.

Integrated Biometrics Joins Internationally Renowned Biometrics Institute

CROWS NEST, AUSTRALIA; LONDON, ENGLAND; & SPARTANBURG, S.C. -- Integrated Biometrics (IntegratedBiometrics.com), developers of the world’s smallest and lightest FBI-compliant fingerprint scanners, has joined the internationally renowned Biometrics Institute. The organization was founded in 2001 to promote the responsible use of biometrics as an independent and impartial forum for biometric users and other interested parties.