Archive for December, 2014

BookMeds Raises $100,000 in Angel Funding From a Private Investor in Singapore

Comments Off | 12-31-2014

A little less than a year on from its inception, BookMeds announced that it has raised a seed funding of $100,000 USD from a private investor in Singapore.
Founded by Mohammed Abubakr, an ex-Microsoft and a young entrepreneur, BookMeds is an ecommerce portal for medicines and medical products.“BookMeds is revolutionizing the way people take care of [...]

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Autodesk University Extension Dubai 2014 Receives Overwhelming Industry Response

Comments Off | 12-28-2014

Over 600 design and engineering professionals, students, creative hobbyists and design enthusiasts attend third edition of event
Dubai, UAE, December 24, 2014 – (PressReleasePoint) – Omnix International, a leading distributor of Autodesk design software in the UAE, announced that the third edition of Autodesk University Extension (AUx) Dubai 2014, the Middle East region’s premier learning and [...]

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Global Energy Chemicals and Oil Market from waste plastic Trends And Forecast, 2014 – 2020

Comments Off | 12-28-2014

Bharatbook.com announces a report on “Global Energy Chemicals and Oil Market from waste plastic – Recovery & Technologies – Recycled Plastics & Plastic Waste to Oil(Plastic Waste Products,Plastic Packaging Waste)”. The plastic-derived fuel has high heat content (17,000-18,600 btu/lb) compared to other fuels such as coal and wood chips (refer table 1). Unprocessed plastic waste [...]

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j2 Global Announces Intent to Commence Cash Tender Offer for Carbonite at $15.00 Per Share

Comments Off | 12-27-2014

Cash Offer Provides Carbonite Stockholders with Substantial Value and Immediate Liquidity
LOS ANGELES–( )– j2 Global, Inc. (NASDAQGS: JCOM) on December 23, 2014 delivered a letter, a copy of which is included below, to Carbonite, Inc. (NASDAQ: Carb) indicating its intention to commence a cash tender offer to acquire all outstanding shares of Carbonite. j2 is [...]

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Palatin Completes $20 Million Equity and $10 Million Debt Financings

Comments Off | 12-27-2014

CRANBURY, NJ and FARMINGTON, CT – December 24, 2014 – Palatin Technologies, Inc. (NYSE MKT: PTN), a biopharmaceutical company developing targeted, receptor-specific peptide therapeutics for the treatment of diseases with significant unmet medical need and commercial potential, today announced that it has closed on a private placement of 2,050,000 shares of its common stock and [...]

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U.S. Attorney’s Office Collects More Than $2.3 Billion In Civil And Criminal Actions In Fiscal Year 2014

Comments Off | 12-26-2014

(PHILADELPHIA) – U.S. Attorney Zane David Memeger announced today that the Eastern District of Pennsylvania collected $2,373,688,153 in criminal and civil actions in Fiscal Year (FY) 2014.
The Department of Justice collected $24.7 billion in civil and criminal actions in FY 2014. [...]

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Avasant Foundation receives $460,000 Rockefeller Grant for Digital Jobs Africa

Comments Off | 12-26-2014

Los Angeles, CA, December 23 – Avasant Foundation, a 501(C)(3) not-for-profit organization headquartered in Los Angeles, California, today announced it has received a grant from the Rockefeller Foundation for $460,000 towards implementing jobs-focused Impact Sourcing initiatives in Africa.
The grant comes under the Rockefeller Foundation’s Digital Jobs Africa initiative, launched in May 2013 and whose goal [...]

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World Bank Approves $75 Million Project in Andhra Pradesh, India – Expected to Improve Incomes and Health of Farmers

Comments Off | 12-25-2014

WASHINGTON, December 19, 2014 – The World Bank today approved a $75 million credit for the Andhra Pradesh Rural Inclusive Growth Project to enhance agricultural incomes of small and marginal farmers and ensure increased access to services related to health, nutrition, sanitation and social entitlements.
The project will focus on increasing economic opportunities for small and [...]

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CFTC Orders Deutsche Bank Securities Inc. to Pay $3 Million to Settle Charges of Improper Investment of Customer Segregated Funds, Reporting and Recordkeeping Violations, and Supervision Failures

Comments Off | 12-25-2014

Washington, DC – The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) today issued an order filing and simultaneously settling charges against Deutsche Bank Securities Inc. (DBSI), a registered Futures Commission Merchant (FCM) based in New York, N.Y., for failing to properly invest customer segregated funds, failing to prepare and file accurate financial reports, failing to maintain [...]

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Cleveland Foundation announces $15.6 million in fourth-quarter grants

Comments Off | 12-25-2014

CLEVELAND – The Cleveland Foundation board of directors today approved $15.6 million in grants for the fourth quarter of 2014. These latest grants bring the foundation’s centennial-year grantmaking total to a record $95 million.
More than $3.7 million of this quarter’s funding will support two of the foundation’s key priority areas: youth development and education.
“Recent headlines [...]

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