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Fast-growing fintech will hire 150 for new Lenexa office

San Fransisco-based TrueAccord, a fintech company focused on transforming the debt recovery industry, will spend $1.34 million setting up an office in Lenexa that eventually will employ 150 people. TrueAccord was founded in 2013 by Silicon Valley tech...

River City Bank opens San Francisco office

Sacramento-based River City Bank has opened a new office in San Francisco to offer financial services and loans and also to house the bank’s growing clean energy division. The branch, at 201 Mission Road, Suite 1300, is River City's second in the Bay ...

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40 Under 40: Dominick Rolle

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Rolle is an ambassador and advisor for Service2School, a nonprofit that helps veterans pursue undergraduate and graduate degrees.

1902, 2019

40 Under 40: Mary Lesa Pegg

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Pegg says she's passionate about telling the story of Greensboro.

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Times Square billboard blasts Ocasio-Cortez for Amazon exit from NYC

February 21st, 2019|Comments Off on Times Square billboard blasts Ocasio-Cortez for Amazon exit from NYC

The Job Creators Network (JCN), a conservative advocacy group, slammed Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on Wednesday via a billboard in Times Square after Amazon decided to cancel plans for a second headquarters in the Big Apple. “The Amazon pullout is ...

2002, 2019

Boeing’s first 777X jet will roll out of Everett factory in March (Photos)

February 20th, 2019|Comments Off on Boeing’s first 777X jet will roll out of Everett factory in March (Photos)

Boeing is planning a global media event and celebration to mark the completion of its first flying 777X, which will become the largest twin-engine jet in the world with 406-seats and its trademark retractable wingtips.

Health

Houston health tech company acquires API Healthcare

February 20th, 2019|

Houston-based Symplr, a software-as-a-service platform for health care organizations, has agreed to acquire Hartford-based API Healthcare. API Healthcare makes software for health care workforce management. The acquisition allows Symplr to expand its...

Sports

Stronach Group, Pugh spar over Pimlico’s future

February 19th, 2019|

Mayor Catherine Pugh lashed out at the owners of Pimlico Race Course in an attempt to push the Maryland General Assembly to back her bid to rebuild Pimlico and keep the Preakness in Baltimore. She said the Stronach Group's proposal to use state money ...

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Wim Wiewel talks small college issues, entrepreneurship and Lewis & Clark’s community connections

President Wim Wiewel believes in the value of good handwriting, as well as reconnecting his college to the community.

By | February 21st, 2019|Categories: Education|

Exclusive: Concordia CFO discusses a rebound for the struggling university

A week after freezing enrollment in six degree programs and a year after posting an $8 million loss, Oregon's largest private university says it's positioned to return to profitability and duck the turbulence ripping through higher education.

By | February 21st, 2019|Categories: Education|

This fast-growing VR startup’s hiring secret: gaming engineers

Chicago startup InContext Solutions is building a virtual reality platform that lets retailers like Walmart and Walgreens simulate in-store shopping experiences, allowing them to test things like shelf displays and store layouts before building their s...

By | February 21st, 2019|Categories: Technology|

Times Square billboard blasts Ocasio-Cortez for Amazon exit from NYC

The Job Creators Network (JCN), a conservative advocacy group, slammed Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on Wednesday via a billboard in Times Square after Amazon decided to cancel plans for a second headquarters in the Big Apple. “The Amazon pullout is ...

By | February 21st, 2019|Categories: Technology|

Boeing’s first 777X jet will roll out of Everett factory in March (Photos)

Boeing is planning a global media event and celebration to mark the completion of its first flying 777X, which will become the largest twin-engine jet in the world with 406-seats and its trademark retractable wingtips.

By | February 20th, 2019|Categories: Budget and Tax|

Houston health tech company acquires API Healthcare

Houston-based Symplr, a software-as-a-service platform for health care organizations, has agreed to acquire Hartford-based API Healthcare. API Healthcare makes software for health care workforce management. The acquisition allows Symplr to expand its...

By | February 20th, 2019|Categories: Healthcare|

Companies settle with State of Texas for record $235.9M

Former Xerox subsidiaries, including Conduent Inc., agreed Tuesday to a record $235.9 million settlement with the State of Texas, according to the Texas Attorney General's Office.  It was the largest single Medicaid fraud-related settlement in a case ...

By | February 20th, 2019|Categories: Healthcare|