Funding Hospital

Feinstein Institutes Gets $4 Million Grant to Study Perinatal Depression

MANHASSET, NY — The Feinstein Institutes for Medical Research, the research arm of Northwell Health, has been awarded more than $4 million in multi-year grants to study perinatal depression in women – before and after childbirth – and possible new treatments. The research will be led by Kristina Deligiannidis, MD, associate professor at the Feinstein Institutes’ […]

Funding

Micatu Secures $10 Million

HORSEHEADS, NY — Micatu, a developer of optical sensing solutions, has received a $10 million growth investment led by WAVE Equity Partners, LLC. The financing will support the company’s continued global expansion and ongoing deployment of its proprietary GridView optical sensing platform for industrial and utility grid measurement solutions. “Our nation’s electric grid is being […]

Funding

CookUnity Cooks Up $15.5 Million Investment

NEW YORK — CookUnity, a Brooklyn-based food-tech company that offers a direct Chef-to-Consumer meal subscription platform, has closed a $15.5 million Series A investment round. (Photo Above: CookUnity chef Esther Choi. PRNewswire) Fuel Venture Capital led the investment with participation from new and existing investors including seed round lead IDC Ventures. Jeff Ransdell, Founding Partner and Managing Director […]

Funding

Paige Scores $100 Million Series C Round

NEW YORK — Paige, a NY-based provider of AI-based digital diagnostics, announced a Series C funding round of $100 million to boost the Company’s efforts to transform digital pathology by unlocking insights from each patient’s sample so pathologists, care teams and researchers can make decisions more confidently and efficiently to optimize outcomes. The Series C […]

Restaurant

Panera Launches New Flatbread Pizza Flavors

Panera announced the rollout of two new varieties of Flatbread Pizza — Pepperoni and Four Cheese, and new Flatbread Family Feast value meals as the chain continues to offer items perfect for delivery and off-premise dining. The new Pepperoni Flatbread features Panera’s signature crisp crust topped with fresh mozzarella, traditional pepperoni and market tomato bell […]

Government

NYC to Cancel Contracts With Trump Organization

NEW YORK — NY Mayor Bill de Blasio announced that the City of New York is taking steps to terminate three Trump Organization agreements with the City after last week’s deadly insurrection at the U.S. Capitol. The Administration will be notifying the Trump Organization that the City will begin the process to cancel its agreements […]

News Restaurant

Chipotle to Hire 15,000 Workers

Chipotle Mexican Grill, with over 2,700 locations nationwide, announced its first national hiring event of the year called ‘Coast To Coast Career Day’ on Thursday, January 14th. The chain has a goal of employing 15,000 new team members for its restaurants across the U.S. Chipotle said it promoted 11,000 workers last year and plans to […]

Funding

Glia Reels In $78 Million

NEW YORK — Glia, a leading provider of Digital Customer Service, announced that it has raised $78 million in Series C funding, bringing Glia’s total fundraising to $107 million. This round was led by existing investor Insight Partners. Glia said it grew by more than 150% in 2020 as the pandemic forced businesses to reimagine how they guide and […]

News

IBM Tops U.S. Patent List for 28th Consecutive Year

ARMONK, NY — IBM scientists and researchers received 9,130 U.S. patents in 2020, the most of any company, marking 28 consecutive years of IBM topping the U.S patent list. IBM led the industry in the number of artificial intelligence (AI), cloud, quantum computing and security-related patents granted. “The world needs scientific thinking and action more […]

News

PepsiCo Names 10 Finalists of Accelerator Program

PURCHASE, NY — PepsiCo has announced 10 finalists from around the world that will join its fifth annual Greenhouse Accelerator, a mentor-guided program supporting the acceleration of the latest innovators that seek to transform the ways consumers eat, drink and live their lives. This year’s Greenhouse Accelerator program looks outside the box in areas like […]