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INNOGATE US Based Tech Acceleration

INNOGATE Announces US Based Tech Acceleration Program Roadshow

NEW YORK, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ -- INNOGATE, a Turkish based international technology accelerator, announced today it will be launching its 360-degree International Acceleration Program in March, touring select Turkish based technology firms on a strategic U.S. Roadshow until March 31, 2019.
XVALA Pepe Meme

American Artist XVALA ‘Defaces’ Banksy Steve Jobs Mural to Make a Point in MEME PARTY

NEW YORK CITY, N.Y., /New York Netwire/ -- American artist XVALA will open his MEME PARTY campaign with an extreme modification of Banksy's mural painting of Steve Jobs in Calais, France, known as "The Son of a Migrant from Syria". XVALA will unveil his work at an event on April 27, 2019 in the Bowery. All pieces in the campaign make use of a variety of politically-charged and often controversial memes.
Dr Debbie Torraca - credit: Dominick Cenotti, RC Imaging

Dr. Jean Dodds to Headline the Second Annual Healthy Dog Expo 2019 in New York

ALBANY, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ -- World renowned veterinarian Dr. Jean Dodds will be headlining the second annual Healthy Dog Expo, to be held April 6, 2019 at the Desmond Hotel in Albany, N.Y. Dodds,is a researcher and author on the cutting edge of holistic health care. Conceived by holistic veterinarian Dr. Laurie Coger, the event brings together a host of internationally acclaimed experts.
The Wilshire Foundation

Taylor Wilshire, CEO of Wilshire Financial, Receives 2019 International Business Excellence Award

NEW YORK, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ -- Taylor Wilshire, President and CEO of Wilshire Financial and Wilshire Foundation was presented with the International Business Excellence Award in February 2019 in New York, New York, for constructing innovative programs and investments that address chronic environmental, social, and economic challenges in unique and transformative ways.
The Competitive Edge

Mg O’Hare Law Releases White Paper on New York State’s Industrial Equipment Rental Industry

NEW YORK, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ -- Mg O'Hare Law, a New York Law Firm, releases white paper on New York State's Industrial Equipment Rental Market for Owners and Operators. The industrial equipment rental market is forecast to grow over the next five years to 2023. New York State is expected to outpace the rate of growth of the U.S. industry. A focus on customer retention can give operators an edge over the competition.
NYC Innovation Collective

New York City Innovation Collective Invites NY Tech Leaders to ‘The NYC Tech Bubble Burst’ Event on Feb. 28

NEW YORK, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ -- With uncertainty building in the economy, the New York City Innovation Collective (NYCIC) is inviting industry leaders to discuss potential risks of economic instability on the tech sector and what can be done to mitigate its impact on innovation and entrepreneurship.
Jack Rukab, Partner at Rukab Brash PLLC

Rukab Brash PLLC Achieves Significant Law Decision with Victory in Recent Adjacent Property Access Dispute

NEW YORK, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ -- Rukab Brash PLLC, a boutique New York City real estate law firm, successfully saved a Bronx developer from paying an adjacent property owner a license fee of over $8,000 per month and over $100,000 in professional fee reimbursement. The firm also helped the Bronx developer obtain access to the adjacent property in order to install New York City Department of Buildings required protections.
Sue Siegel of GE Ventures

Sue Siegel of GE to Keynote 2019 Bioelectronic Medicine Forum in NY

NEW YORK, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ -- Neurotech Reports, the publisher of the Neurotech Business Report newsletter, announces that Sue Siegel, Chief Innovation Officer at GE and CEO of GE Ventures, will keynote the 2019 Bioelectronic Medicine Forum, which takes place in New York City on April 4, 2019.
Caroline Cooke

New York Marketing Association Appoints Caroline Cooke Director of Communications

NEW YORK, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ -- The New York Marketing Association (NYMA) has appointed Caroline Cooke, Founder & Creative Director of Bright Humor, as its Director of Communications. In her new role as a Board-Elect member of the NYMA, Cooke aims to support the association in amplifying and growing its presence within the marketing community.
Levy Konigsberg LLP

NY-based Levy Konigsberg LLP Files Class Action Lawsuit Against Rockefeller University Hospital Related to Decades of Alleged Sexual Abuse

NEW YORK, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ -- New York-based law firm Levy Konigsberg LLP has filed a class action lawsuit against Rockefeller University Hospital based on allegations related to the Hospital's handling of sexual abuse claims made against Dr. Reginald Archibald, a faculty member who served on the University's faculty between the 1940s and 1980s.
Travel Insurance - Celebrity Travel

Celebrity Travel Mishaps: Even Movie Stars Can Benefit from Travel Insurance in 2019

NEW YORK, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ -- Scrolling through the Instagram feeds of famous celebrities might lead to the belief that stars never experience the same travel mishaps that ordinary travelers do. According to Travelinsurance.com, we have more in common with famous jet-setters than we realize, in that celebrities face the same travel troubles that can derail anyone's vacation.
Animal Lovers protest, CBS

Protests to Hit CBS HQ in NYC Friday Over Big Boi Super Bowl Fur Fiasco!

NEW YORK, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ -- JaneUnChained News Network, a 501(c)(3) based in Los Angeles, announces that animal lovers across the nation are expressing their disappointment and disgust over the glorification of fur by CBS during its Super Bowl halftime show as rapper Big Boi appeared drenched in fur. In a tragic irony, the word LOVE then filled the screen.
Travel Insurance 2019

Bon Voyage! 5 Tips for Cruisers Purchasing Vacation Travel Insurance in 2019

NEW YORK, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ -- Wave Season, the time of year when the majority of cruise vacations are booked, is upon us and with it the need for cruisers to consider travel insurance, according to TravelInsurance.com. While most cruises go off without a hitch, Mother Nature can throw a variety of unexpected hiccups into a cruise vacation. This can include hurricanes or other storms, missing the ship due to travel mishaps either at home or at your destination city, or succumbing to an illness or injury on board.
JenCap Holdings

Mark Maher and David Nielsen Assume Leadership Roles at JenCap Holdings in NY

NEW YORK, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ -- JenCap Holdings LLC (JCH), a specialty insurance business, announced that Mark P. Maher has been promoted to Chief Operating Officer and that David Nielsen had recently joined the firm as Corporate Chief Financial Officer.
Tenorshare 4uKey

Updated Tenorshare 4uKey Version 1.6.3 Now Supports iOS 12.1.2

NEW YORK, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ -- Tenorshare 4uKey upgrades to version 1.6.3 which is now fully compatible with the iOS version 12.1.2. The new version has optimized some features such as accelerated download firmware speed, and supports the newest iPhone models. (VIDEO)
Klingenstein Fields Wealth Advisors (KFWA)

Klingenstein Fields Wealth Advisors – In Memoriam: Frederick A. Klingenstein

NEW YORK, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ -- The Members of Klingenstein Fields Wealth Advisors (KFWA) mourn the passing of Fred Klingenstein, a founding member of the firm and Chairman Emeritus. Together with his brother, John Klingenstein, and colleague, Kenneth H. Fields, Fred established the firm in 1989 to provide investment advice and guidance to high-net-worth individuals and families. Prior to KFWA, Fred was CEO of Wertheim & Company and Co-Chairman of Wertheim-Schroder & Company.
EPIC Holdings

EPIC Holdings to Acquire Integro USA

NEW YORK, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ -- EPIC Holdings, Inc. today announced an agreement to acquire Integro Holdings Inc., which houses substantially all of the U.S. operations of Integro Group Holdings, LP. Founded in 2005, Integro has built a highly successful specialty insurance brokerage and consulting business in the U.S. with revenue in excess of $150 million.
Tandis Nili Joins Frenkel and Company

Tandis Nili Joins Frenkel & Company – an EPIC Company as VP, Global Services Division Leader

NEW YORK, N.Y., /New York Netwire/ -- Frenkel & Company - an EPIC Company announced today that risk management and insurance professional Tandis Nili has joined the firm's operations in New York as Senior Vice President and leader of the Global Services Division. Nili is based in Frenkel's New York, NY office at 350 Hudson Street and reports to John F. Kelly, President and CEO of Frenkel & Company.
Brad Fryman

Strindberg play, ‘The Father’, a diabolical battle of the sexes, is presented by Strindberg Rep featuring Brad Fryman

NEW YORK, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ -- LanDan Consulting announces that Brad Fryman is taking on the title role in Robert Greer's new translation of August Strindberg's "The Father" at Strindberg Rep, at historic Gene Frankel Theatre NYC.
TravelInsurance.com

New Survey Finds More Than 75-percent of 2018 Travelers Experience Travel Mishaps, Yet Few Protect Themselves with Travel Insurance

NEW YORK, N.Y. /New York Netwire/ -- A new survey conducted by travel insurance comparison site TravelInsurance.com found that even though travelers are concerned with travel disruptions and many have experienced mishaps while on vacation, fewer than half of those surveyed have purchased travel insurance. Of those who didn't purchase travel insurance, only a third even considered it.

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