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  • Volition
    In the News
    GRAX Named on CRN’s 10 Hottest Data Storage Startups of 2019
    We’re thrilled to see our new partners at GRAX making headlines on the CRN Top 10 Hottest Data Storage Startups of 2019. Check out the write up on GRAX below. The full article can be found here. ABOUT GRAX CEO: Joe Gaska Grax is taking data protection to a new level with technology that captures … Continued
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    Funding Announcement
    Wall Street Journal Reports: Chewy Backer Invests in Arts-Supply Startup Arteza
    Original article posted in the WSJ on November 26th, 2019 by Yuliya Chernova Article highlights: Volition Capital, an early investor in pet supplies seller Chewy Inc., believes it has found another diamond-in-the-rough in South Florida. The Boston firm invested $24 million in a profitable art-supplies maker, Arteza Inc. The Series A deal is Arteza’s first institutional … Continued
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    Data Platform Grax Raises $12m With Plans For Boston Headquarters
    BY TATUM HUNTER OCTOBER 29, 2019 Read full article The good news: Data can help companies make more strategic decisions. The bad news: Storing all that data has been expensive, traditionally. More good news: Moore’s Law means companies can store more data at a lower cost as time goes on. More bad news: Most companies are still … Continued
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    Drugmaker To Test Machine Learning To Prevent Drug Shortages
    By Sara Castellanos Read Article Merck KGaA plans to use analytics and machine learning to predict and prevent drug shortages, a move that could also save it money. Currently, the Germany-based pharmaceuticals company needs to stockpile medications to make sure it has enough on hand, meaning some of them expire before they can be used. Merck … Continued
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  • Burst Sonic toothbrush
    In the News
    GQ: Burst Named The Best All-Around Electric Toothbrush Under $100
    Read full GQ article by Daniel Varghese GQ’s Review of Burst’s Sonic Toothbrush: The Burst toothbrush is the rare product clogging up the promoted posts and stories of your Instagram feed that is actually good. The rechargeable brush, which the company has spared no expense to inform you is sponsored by CHRISSY TEIGEN, has a tapered handle … Continued
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    Insite Software Announces New Product Information Management Solution
    InsitePIM Enables Product-Focused Teams to Efficiently Manage Ecommerce Product Data and Related Digital Assets Insite Software, a leading provider of B2B eCommerce solutions, announced today it has launched InsitePIM, a new cloud-based PIM module for InsiteCommerce. InsitePIM allows teams to quickly set up product catalogs and configure product data requirements. The new tool provides helpful … Continued
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  • Volition
    In the News
    USA Today Names Burst as Back-to-School Gadget College Students Can Actually Use
    Read the full article from USA Today here Review of Burst Sonic Toothbrush: Subscription services are great for college students who may otherwise forget (or can’t afford) to replace necessary items in their lives. Burst Sonic toothbrushes ($69) have charcoal-infused brush heads and are more affordable than many electric alternatives. If you sign up for the … Continued
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  • Volition
    In the News
    BofA, Google, And The Mets Are Using Software To Take Out The Trash
    Recycle Track Systems can help route waste away from landfills and alert companies when trucks are nearing a pickup point. by Larissa Zimberoff Full article On the field, the Mets are trash, struggling to clamber out of fourth place in their division for the third straight year. Off the field, the New York baseball team … Continued
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    Fast 50: Meet Pittsburgh’s Fastest-Growing Companies
    By Ethan Lott Article Winners and rankings for the 2019 Fast 50, the fastest-growing, privately held firms in western Pennsylvania, will be announced at the Rivers Casino Pittsburgh on Aug. 28. Click through the slideshow above for a sneak peek of who the 50 winners are. The Fast 50 are ranked by the percentage of … Continued
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  • Volition
    In the News
    TechTarget: TraceLink Network Delivers Digital Supply Chain Visibility
    Read full article from TechTarget here (by By Jim O’Donnell)   Highlights: A new digital supply network developed by TraceLink promises to improve collaboration and visibility in the pharmaceutical manufacturing industry supply chain. The cloud-based TraceLink Network allows pharmaceutical companies and their business partners, suppliers and customers to collaborate and exchange data. This helps pharmaceutical manufacturers deal … Continued
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