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Organovo Holdings, Inc. to Provide Corporate Update and Investor Presentation in a Live, Interactive Webcast on December 4

NEW YORK, Nov. 20, 2014/ PRNewswire/-- Organovo Holdings, Inc. the San Diego- based regenerative medicine company focused on using its breakthrough NovoGen 3 D human tissue printing technology to create tissue on demand for medical research and therapeutic applications, today announced today that Keith Murphy, CEO, will present live at...
Source: PR Newswire
Devesh Raj Joins Comcast Corporation as Senior Vice President of Strategic and Financial Planning

PHILADELPHIA---- Comcast Corporation announced today that Devesh Raj has joined the company as Senior Vice President of Strategic and Financial Planning. He reports to Alexander Evans, Executive Vice President of Global Corporate Development and Strategy for Comcast Corporation, and will be based at Comcast' s headquarters in Philadelphia.
Source: Business Wire
Swiss protesters to stop lobbying annual Davos Economic Forum

GENEVA, Nov 19- Anti-corporate activists declared moral victory over the annual Davos World Economic Forum of global business and political leaders on Wednesday and said they would no longer lobby there after the next meeting in January. To mark their "farewell to Davos", they said in a statement, they would use the Forum from January 21-24 to present a final "award...
Source: Reuters | By: Robert Evans
The Future of Leasing

EINDHOVEN, The Netherlands, November 19, 2014/ PRNewswire/--. The business we are in is about helping our customers thrive in tough, competitive marketplaces. By 2025, the management consultancy McKinsey has estimated that annual consumption in the emerging markets would rise to $30 trillion, up from $12 trillion in 2010, and account for nearly 50 percent of the...
Source: PR Newswire
Lending Club Launches AA Super Prime Loans

"Our goal is to become more useful to more people over time, and expanding the parameters of our marketplace's core product to make it more appealing to the very top end of the credit spectrum allows us to do exactly that," said Lending Club's founder and CEO Renaud Laplanche. Consumers and small business owners borrow through Lending Club to lower the cost of their...
Source: PR Newswire
Thomas B. Leonardi Agrees to Join Evercore as Senior Advisor

NEW YORK---- Evercore, a leading independent investment banking advisory firm, today announced that Connecticut Insurance Commissioner Thomas B. Leonardi has agreed to join the firm as a senior advisor with a focus on the insurance industry sector. Roger Altman, Evercore' s Executive Chairman, said," At a time of intense regulatory changes in the insurance industry,...
Source: Business Wire
Practice Fusion Signs Enterprise Care Coordination Deals with Two Clinically Integrated Networks in Michigan and California

SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 19, 2014/ PRNewswire/-- Practice Fusion, the nation's largest cloud-based electronic health records platform, announced agreements with two provider networks to support their care coordination and accountable care initiatives. Citrus Valley Health Partners, the largest, nonprofit healthcare provider for East San Gabriel Valley with...
Source: PR Newswire
Anti-corporate groups to stop protesting Davos

GENEVA- Two anti-corporate campaign groups said Wednesday that they will stop staging protests at the World Economic Forum because they believe the annual meeting of political and business leaders in Switzerland is no longer relevant. Instead, the groups said they would focus their work on promoting a plan- to be put to referendum in Switzerland- that would...
Source: The Associated Press
South Africa's ANC moves from detente to entente with a dynamic private sector

WASHINGTON, Nov. 18, 2014/ PRNewswire-USNewswire/-- Twenty years after coming to power in South Africa's first universal franchise election, the African National Congress can justly say that South Africans are a good deal better off than they were in 1994. The proportion with access to education, housing, health care and basic amenities like electricity,...
Source: PR Newswire
Nexenta CEO Tarkan Maner Appointed to Teradici Board of Directors

BURNABY, British Columbia---- Teradici ®, the technology leader for creating virtual workspaces, today announced the appointment of Nexenta CEO and Chairman, Tarkan Maner, to its Board of Directors. In addition to holding executive leadership positions with Dell Wyse, Wyse Technology, CA Technologies, IBM, Quest, Sterling Commerce and Sterling Software, Maner is...
Source: Business Wire