Daily Archives: April 17, 2019

Zoom tops IPO targets, raising $357M at a valuation of $9.2B

Zoom Video Communications Inc. topped its boosted IPO targets on Wednesday, raising about $357 million in an offering that gives it an initial valuation of about $9.2 billion. That's many times more than the $1 billion valuation given to the San Jose ...

By | 2019-04-17T23:49:30+00:00 April 17th, 2019|Technology|

Report: Williamson County Schools superintendent top finalist for Atlanta position

Nashville may not be the only Middle Tennessee community with a new public schools superintendent in the coming months. Mike Looney, leader of Williamson County Schools, has been named the sole finalist to lead Fulton County Schools in Atlanta, The At...

By | 2019-04-17T17:21:02+00:00 April 17th, 2019|Education|

Comcast’s NBCUniversal reveals ‘transformative’ new deal ahead of 2028 Olympics in L.A

Comcast's NBCUniversal said it's achieved a "true first" for its industry on Tuesday, when it announced it will lead a new partnership with the host committees of the 2028 Olympic and Paralympic games in Los Angeles that will centralize all Olympic ad ...

By | 2019-04-17T17:03:13+00:00 April 17th, 2019|Sports|

French flooring company moving some North American manufacturing to Dalton, Ga.

A global manufacturer of flooring and sports surface products is moving its North American operations to north Georgia and Ohio. Paris-based Tarkett announced it would close manufacturing sites in Waterloo, Ontario and Truro, Nova Scotia in Canada to ...

By | 2019-04-17T11:50:35+00:00 April 17th, 2019|Budget and Tax|

German lift truck safety system maker opens U.S. subsidiary in metro Atlanta

A German manufacturer of lift truck safety systems is opening a U.S. subsidiary in metro Atlanta. Elokon is based in Tornesch in north Germany, just outside of Hamburg. It also has subsidiaries in the United Kingdom and Poland. The company currently s...

By | 2019-04-17T09:30:00+00:00 April 17th, 2019|Budget and Tax|