Former Governor Deval Patrick and Lauren Smith, MD, MPH Join Social Finance Board of Directors

Patrick and Smith will bring unique public policy, impact investing, and public health expertise to the organization. BOSTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Today national nonprofit Social Finance announced the appointment of Deval Patrick and Lauren Smith to its board of directors. Deval Patrick is a business executive, impact investor, political and civil rights advocate, and former governor of Massachusetts. […]

Vendr Announces $60 Million Series A to Fuel the Future of SaaS Buying

New round of financing, led by Tiger Global, will enable Vendr to boost product development and expand globally BOSTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#SaaS—Vendr, the SaaS buying platform, today announces a $60 million Series A led by Tiger Global Management, with participation from existing investors Craft Ventures, Y Combinator, Sound Ventures, Garage Capital, and F-Prime Capital. Launched in 2019, […]

UKG Receives Top Honors for Customer Success and Satisfaction from Its Users

LOWELL, Mass. & WESTON, Fla.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#CX—UKG (Ultimate Kronos Group), a leading global provider of HCM, payroll, HR service delivery, and workforce management solutions, has been recognized by its customers through popular software review sites for customer success and product satisfaction. “At UKG, we’re committed to inspiring workforces around the world. Being recognized by our own […]

The Predictive Index Appoints Alisa Sheyn as Senior Vice President of Product, Further Advancing its Commitment to Diverse Hiring

Talent Optimization Leader Marks International Women’s Day Reporting 43% of Employees, 40% of the Board, and 36% of Executives are Women BOSTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#choosetochallenge—The Predictive Index, the talent optimization leader, today announced Alisa Sheyn is joining the executive leadership team as Senior Vice President of Product. Alisa will be responsible for leading product and user experience […]

State Street ESG Solutions Provides Risk Analytics Enabling Climate-related Risk Disclosures and Reporting

ESG tools allow clients to report risk disclosures and assessment of metrics for Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (“TCFD”) BOSTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–State Street (NYSE:STT) today introduced an enhancement to its ESG Solutions, ESG Risk Analytics, which provides clients with the ability to address new global regulatory reporting requirements. Through a single platform, this data coverage […]

Charles River Associates (CRA) Announces Commencement of Tender Offer to Purchase up to $25 Million of Its Common Stock

BOSTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Charles River Associates (NASDAQ: CRAI), a worldwide leader in providing economic, financial, and management consulting services, today announced the commencement of a modified “Dutch auction” self-tender offer to purchase for cash up to $25 million in value of shares of its common stock at a price within (and including) the range of $66.25 to […]

Cloud Computing Could Eliminate a Billion Metric Tons of CO2 Emission Over the Next Four Years, and Possibly More, According to a New IDC Forecast

NEEDHAM, Mass.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#CO2reduction–A new forecast from International Data Corporation (IDC) shows that the continued adoption of cloud computing could prevent the emission of more than 1 billion metric tons of carbon dioxide (CO2) from 2021 through 2024. The forecast uses IDC data on server distribution and cloud and on-premises software use along with third-party information […]

IDC Directions 2021 Defines Digital Resiliency to Support Organizations in a Changed World

Flagship event features more than 30 unique sessions; analysts share practical advice on how to maximize automation, create digital resiliency, and enable accelerated innovation NEEDHAM, Mass.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#Directions2021–International Data Corporation (IDC) today announced details of IDC Directions 2021 – Delivering Digital Resiliency in a Changed World. The two-day virtual event, to be held Tuesday, March 9th […]

CA Healthcare Acquisition Corp. Announces the Separate Trading of its Class A Common Stock and Warrants, Commencing March 9, 2021

BOSTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–CA Healthcare Acquisition Corp. (NASDAQ: CAHCU) (the “Company”) announced that, commencing March 9, 2021, holders of the units sold in the Company’s initial public offering may elect to separately trade shares of the Company’s Class A common stock and warrants included in the units. No fractional warrants will be issued upon separation of the […]