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JCCC lands $10M grant to help expand tech offerings

$10 million — that's how much Johnson County Community College was gifted by the Sunderland Foundation, JCCC announced on its website. It's the biggest donation the community college has ever received. The grant – part of a $102 million program – w.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 14th, 2017

NM nonprofit lands six-figure Kellogg grant

Financial counseling nonprofit Prosperity Works has received a $750,000 grant from the W.K. Kellogg Foundation. The Albuquerque-based organization announced earlier this week it will use the funds to expand its work in the state by supporting asset-.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 18th, 2017

Target+Techstars startup Branch Messenger lands $6.8M to expand

Tech startup Branch Messenger Inc., which makes software for managing hourly workers’ schedules, has closed on a $6.8 million round of funding as it ramps up hiring. Santa Monica, Calif.-based March Capital Partners led the round of funding for .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 2nd, 2017

MATC lands $2.3 million grant to expand nursing school program

The Milwaukee Area Technical College has been awarded a $2.3 million grant from the United Health Foundation that will enable the school to double the size of its registered nursing program over the next three years and help address the nurse shorta.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 26th, 2017

Georgia Tech lands $17 million cybersecurity research grant

Georgia Tech has received a $17.3 million cybersecurity research contract to help establish new science around the ability to quickly, objectively and positively identify the virtual actors responsible for cyberattacks, a technique known as “att.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 19th, 2016

Tech-training apprenticeship expanding to Cincinnati

A nonprofit apprenticeship that puts novices in junior software and technology jobs is expanding to Ohio – including a Cincinnati branch – and three other states with the help of a $7.5 million federal grant. Apprenti was founded last year in Seattl.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 20th, 2017

Cobb development authority OKs nearly $57M in bonds for Georgia Tech expansion

The Development Authority of Cobb County has OK'd issuing nearly $57 million in bonds to allow Georgia Tech to expand operations on part of the Lockheed Martin campus in Marietta. Authority members gave their final approval Thursday, the Marietta Daily.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 17th, 2017

Hong Kong IPO surge challenges New York in battle for China listings

HONG KONG (Reuters) - It's not often Hong Kong can boast hotter initial public offerings than New York, but some recent deals and a potential pipeline of big Chinese tech floats suggest a shift in the balance between the two fundraising rivals......»»

Category: topSource: reutersNov 16th, 2017

Fountain of Truth: Coke Needs M&A

Coke could buy a beverage producer to expand its non-carbonated offerings ad boost its outlook, but it could be an M&A target itself......»»

Category: blogSource: barronsNov 15th, 2017

Precision medicine startup Syapse raises $30 million to expand cancer tech, S.F. workforce

San Francisco-based Syapse today raised $30 million in Series D funding to expand operations for its precision medicine software. This brings its total funding to about $71 million since launching in 2008. Syapse is seeing fast growth as more hea.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 14th, 2017

Dayton-area city lands Ohio improvement grant

The grants will improve streets, sidewalks, bridges, public facilities and infrastructure, as well as rehabilitate buildings in a community’s central business district......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 13th, 2017

Louisville company lands No. 13 spot on Deloitte"s Tech Fast 500 list

When I caught up with El Toro CEO Stacy Griggs on Thursday morning, he said he had just finished talking with contractors about making more work spaces in the company's downtown office. It was fitting because I had called to talk to Griggs about E.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 9th, 2017

Dayton community lands $300K grant for public improvements

Communities across Ohio will receive grants to improve streets, sidewalks, bridges, public facilities and infrastructure......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 9th, 2017

Apple Lands New Reese Witherspoon and Jennifer Aniston TV Show

The untitled drama centered on a morning TV show is the tech giant’s second play against traditional networks and Netflix......»»

Category: mediaSource: nytNov 8th, 2017

Out of the Frying Pan: In China, KFC Tests High-Tech and Healthy Options

Yum China is experimenting with new initiatives as it to drive growth after its spinoff from U.S. parent Yum Brands. In a strategic break from its American counterpart, it is pushing new technologies and healthier offerings......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjNov 6th, 2017

Tech Dominates Global Capex

Tech companies are dominating the world, and their domination is only growing as they spend more than the rest of the market to develop and expand their offering. The latest issue of Goldman Sachs’ Fortnightly Thoughts research newsletter looks.....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkNov 2nd, 2017

Bharti Airtel steps up FY18 investemnt to Rs 25,000 cr to expand 4G network

Launching its services just over a year ago Jio has disrupted the world's second-biggest wireless market by customers with its cut-price offerings.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardNov 2nd, 2017

General Electric: Wait, What About Me?

General Electric showcased its digital offerings at a conference last week. Does its future depend on convincing investors that it, like General Motors, is now a tech stock?.....»»

Category: blogSource: barronsOct 30th, 2017

Chinese Tech Giant Baidu Steps Back From Middle East

Chinese internet search company Baidu is retrenching from an Egyptian market from where it had hoped to expand in the Middle East, said people familiar with the matter, following a six-year effort to challenge its American rivals......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjOct 26th, 2017

MOSH wins grant to fund minority fellowships

The Museum of Science and History has been awarded a $22,198 grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) Museums for America.  The grant will allow MOSH to expand diversity and inclusion efforts by implementing a program to off.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 23rd, 2017

High-tech manufacturer lands in Phoenix

Mercury Systems Inc. (Nasdaq: MRCY) — a high-tech defense manufacturer — has opened a new advanced microelectronics center in Phoenix. Massachusetts-based Mercury is a microelectronics design and manufacturing firm that services the defense i.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 20th, 2017