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r4 Technologies Launches XEM(TM), the Next Generation Cross-Enterprise Management Engine That Delivers Better Business Outcomes

Published by: AP News

RIDGEFIELD, Conn.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–May 21, 2019– r4 Technologies Inc., the leading provider of cross-enterprise AI software, today announced the launch of XEM(TM), its cloud-based AI product that delivers breakthrough business outcomes. Working across industries including CPG, retail, financial services, talent management

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New index offers tool to monitor global disease outlook

Published by: Homeland Prep News

A new global index offers an original way to monitor national-level preparedness for infectious disease, providing a holistic view of a country’s capacity to mitigate the spread of illness and pandemics. Created by researchers at Metabiota, the Epidemic Preparedness Index (EPI)

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Oxbow Partners Names Metabiota as a Top 25 Insurtech Company for 2019

Published by: Oxbow Partners

Epidemic risk is a major threat. In the last decade, there have been over 400 high-priority human disease outbreaks which have impacted the stability of economies and corporations. The Zika virus alone may end up costing Latin America and the Caribbean up to $18bn, and the South Korean MERS outbreak in 2015 caused a 40% drop in tourism, leading to an estimated $900m drop in revenue.

Metabiota has created a comprehensive and objective methodology for quantifying the potential impact of epidemic risk. The company’s methodology comprises both data experts and on-the-ground specialists. It provides underwriters with tools to analyse and quantify the financial impact of epidemics for use in their underwriting processes. Separately, it works with industry (e.g. sports clubs) to understand the impact of epidemics on their businesses.

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Perthera Announces Appointment of Gary Gregory as CEO, President, and Board Member

Published by: PR.com

Perthera, Inc., the leading cancer therapeutic intelligence company, announced that Gary L. Gregory has joined the company as its Chief Executive Officer, President and Board Member.

Mr. Gregory is recognized as a proven executive leader with big company capabilities and a keen start-up mindset, and his achievements include executing a successful IPO, driving substantial revenue & earning multiples for a publicly traded company, marshalling medical technologies through positive M&A efforts, and generating $50M+ in corporate financing efforts.

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Cornell University and r4 Announce Partnership to Lead Industry Innovation and Social Impact Through Applied AI

Published by: AP News

Cornell University and Ridgefield, CT-based r4 Technologies, Inc. (r4) today announced a wide-ranging collaboration focused on applying artificial intelligence (AI) to new domains. The partnership will develop and apply AI solutions to structural challenges that have traditionally hindered growth and modernization in both the private and public sectors, and will train a new generation of students to thrive in a data-driven world.

The newly formed Cornell-r4 Applied AI Initiative will bring together cross-disciplinary scholars and industry experts to apply AI, data science, advanced mathematics, and leading-edge technology to help solve business and societal problems holistically. The Initiative will focus on developing AI solutions to large scale industrial and societal challenges, and developing new courses that bring AI and data science to a much broader range of students across the university.

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Bizzabo Named A High Performer In G2 Crowd’s 2018 Fall Report

Published by: Bizzabo

We’re proud to announce that Bizzabo has been ranked as a “High Performer” overall and as a “Market Leader” for the SMB category in the G2 Crowd 2018 Fall Report.

According to G2 Crowd’s 2018 Fall report, Bizzabo has been identified as one of the best event management software solutions based on its high levels of customer satisfaction and likeliness to recommend ratings from real users on G2 Crowd. Additionally, Bizzabo has earned the title of Market Leader among SMBs on the review platform.

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Eran Ben-Shushan Named Top 50 SaaS CEO

Published by: The SaaS Report

Eran Ben-Shushan is the CEO & Co-Founder of Bizzabo, an all-in-one event success platform and one of the fastest growing event tech companies in the world. He has led Bizzabo in winning the People’s Choice Award at the Event Tech Awards for three years in a row. Launched in 2012, Bizzabo provides event organization solutions through the cloud, which conference organizers can use to create websites, market their events, sell tickets, and execute other event related tasks.

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