Edward Chick and Rich Hollister Join ContractPodAi in Double C-Suite Hire to Prepare for Blitzscaling

ContractPodAi has hired former Apttus GM, IBM Emptoris World Wide Leader Edward Chick as Chief Growth Officer and former Reis, Law.com executive Rich Hollister as Chief Revenue Officer, to help lead a new era of growth

ContractPodAi®, the award-winning provider of AI-powered contract lifecycle management solutions, today announced two strategic C-Suite appointments to kickstart a new phase of growth. ContractPodAi has seen digital transformations take an increasingly strong hold in organizations this year, leading to Q3’20 being the best quarter in the company’s history. The company is now looking ahead to exponentially increasing client impact via blitzscaling, pursuing rapid and reputation-setting growth in the still-nascent legal tech market.

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Edward Chick, Chief Growth Officer, ContractPodAi (Photo: Business Wire)

ContractPodAi’s razor-sharp focus on growth necessitates a team dedicated to its management. As Chief Growth Officer (CGO), Edward Chick will

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Steve and Alex From Minecraft Block Off Some Time to Join the Cast of Super Smash Bros. Ultimate

The Minecraft Mainstays Are the Second DLC Fighters Added to Fighters Pass Vol. 2

On Oct. 13, worldwide phenomenon Minecraft is sending two of its finest rectangular heroes to join the ever-expanding cast of playable fighters in the Super Smash Bros. Ultimate game for the Nintendo Switch system. Steve and Alex, who both proudly sport more right angles than a high school geometry class, will be the seventh DLC fighters added to the game. They are part of the second Challenger Pack in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Fighters Pass Vol. 2, which also includes a new stage and seven music tracks from the Minecraft series.

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In a video hosted by Masahiro Sakurai, the Super Smash Bros. creator detailed the boxy new fighters, providing a detailed breakdown of their one-of-a-kind move set, which involves digging into stages to gather

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Two Colorado Companies Join Forces to Expand Cannabis Extraction Technology Development and Equipment Sales

WHEAT RIDGE, Colo.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Oct 1, 2020–

ExtractionTek Solutions (ETS) and Pinnacle Stainless, two Colorado-based innovators in cannabis extraction technology, equipment design and fabrication, are pleased to announce they are merging operations, effective Jan. 1, 2021. The company will operate under the name ExtractionTek Stainless, Powered by Pinnacle.

The merger brings together expertise in closed-loop hydrocarbon and ethanol extraction methodologies, and allows the companies to centralize all equipment design with in-house fabrication, all of which will facilitate business expansion. As a result of this merger, the company projects combined revenues of $45 million in 2021. Company leadership plans to maintain current staffing levels.

“As the cannabis space continues to grow more competitive, we understand that combining our forces is the path forward to achieve a level of synergy impossible alone. ExtractionTek Solutions brings industry-leading hydrocarbon extraction technology, and Pinnacle offers expertise in ethanol extraction, excellent fabrication capability and an advanced

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GeekWire Summit: Panos Panay, Microsoft’s chief product officer, to join our signature tech event

Panos Panay, Microsoft’s chief product officer.

Panos Panay rose to prominence in the tech industry as the leader of Microsoft’s Surface hardware business, most recently overseeing the development and launch of the dual-screen Surface Duo, and engineering the company’s unlikely partnership with Google on the device.

But in his larger role as the tech giant’s chief product officer, Panay is now leading the company’s unified Windows software and hardware teams just as the pandemic renews the relevance of desktop and laptop computers in our lives. How will Microsoft seize this new opportunity to reshape the tech landscape and navigate the challenges that lie ahead?

Those are some of the questions we’ll explore with Panay at the upcoming GeekWire Summit, in a session exclusive to event attendees.

The Microsoft executive is one of dozens of top tech, science, health and business leaders who will be joining us as featured speakers

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Former SB Tech Chief Richard Carter to Join Leadership of Bragg Gaming

TORONTO, Sept. 30, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Bragg Gaming Group (TSXV: BRAG, OTC: BRGGF) (“Bragg” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce today that gaming industry veteran and former SB Tech CEO Richard Carter has been appointed to the Board of Directors of the Company (“Board”) as the Non-executive Chair.

Mr. Carter will advise and provide support to Chief Executive Officer Adam Arviv on developing a global strategy focused on partnerships with best-in-class brands, continued growth of their organic business and consideration of all accretive M&A opportunities. 

“Richard is a recognized authority in the online sport betting industry who was heavily involved in the merger between DraftKings and SB Tech,” noted Adam Arviv, Interim CEO of Bragg Gaming Group. “This appointment fits my mission as Interim CEO – to build a championship team that will execute on our plans to expand our current market overseas and to aggressively move into

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New Zealand’s Deep Tech Sector Gets Massive Boost As Icehouse Ventures & LevelTwo Join Forces

New Zealand’s deep tech sector is getting a massive
boost thanks to a new partnership between Icehouse Ventures
and LevelTwo that will see $10
million of funding, more laboratory workspaces and new
incubator programmes available for startups pushing the
boundaries of science and engineering to address some of our
world’s most pressing problems.

This marks the first
joint venture between a local investment group and a tech
incubator in New Zealand.

LevelTwo is the birthplace
of NZ’s only two deep tech unicorns – Rocket Lab and
LanzaTech – and home of the country’s only commercial
laboratory and workshop facility growing deep technology
startups.

The new partnership means that LevelTwo will
transition from an Auckland-based deep tech hub housing
early stage companies spanning the aerospace, agritech,
biotech, and cleantech industries, into an entity that will
also invest into dozens of

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Friends join Sara Ali Khan for a weekend of partying; Ali Fazal has a message for Denzel Washington

Friends join Sara Ali Khan for a weekend of partying; Ali Fazal has a message for Denzel Washington
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► Friends join Sara Ali Khan for a weekend of partying

After spending her birthday month in a pool house, Sara Ali Khan seems to be in no mood to return. She has invited her friends over to the beach destination for a staycation. Sharing a pic of herself floating around in the pool, Sara quipped, “Gulab in Gulabi on Gulabo”. Despite being surrounded by friends, she chose to stick to reading historical non-fiction The Square and the Tower, even with heart-shaped glares on. Must be quite a page-turner, no?


Ali Fazal gets jealous about Richa Chadha mooning over Denzel Washington

Ali Fazal may have to wait till next year to marry actress-girlfriend Richa Chadha but that won’t stop him from professing his love for her on social media. But, instead of sharing a loved up pic, Ali

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