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2014-06-05 23:01:44

Initial investments of $100,000 each for Goddard Labs, Green Sulfcrete, PolyNova, SynchroPET and Traverse Biosciences will transition technologies from research labs to tech startup companies Roslyn, NY (PRWEB) June 05, 2014 The Accelerate Long Island (ALI) Seed Fund and the Long Island Emerging Technologies Fund (LIETF) today announced initial investments in five Long Island-based biotech and clean energy startups. A total of $500,000 in seed funding will be provided, with $100,000 each...

2014-06-05 08:34:50

Locally-Based Startups and Successful Entrepreneurs Share Pivotal Moments at Old Faneuil Hall BOSTON, June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- From 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. ET on June 12, six startups will kick off the largest and most diverse innovation event in the region when they take the stage and pitch their business ideas to an all-star panel of local VCs. The "Startup Pitch Heard 'Round the World" opens the second Boston TechJam and is a Shark Tank-like event where new entrepreneurs vie for exposure,...

2014-06-04 23:15:31

The elmspring accelerator, in partnership with 1871, has announced the inaugural class for their summer session. The cohort includes two Chicago area startups, ReaLync and Appoet, and one Cleveland startup, College Annex. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) June 04, 2014 The elmspring accelerator, in partnership with 1871, has announced the inaugural class for their summer session. Three companies were selected to join the program starting June 2, 2014. The cohort includes two Chicago area startups,...

2014-06-04 23:06:43

The Entrepreneur-in-Residence program at SDSM&T started in 2012 has become the recipe for success, leading university startup companies to win the prestigious Governor’s Giant Vision Award for two consecutive years. This year’s winner, Nanofiber Separations, LLC, founded in 2011, won not only the Giant Vision’s $20,000 first-place prize, competing against companies statewide, but was also recently awarded a $709,849 Small Business Innovation Research grant by the National Science...

2014-06-03 23:17:28

As Vice President, Sales and Marketing, Maridee leads the company’s marketing planning and operations and oversees the SIRAS sales team’s positioning and delivery of SIRAS solutions to clients and partners, both domestically and internationally. Redmond, Washington (PRWEB) June 03, 2014 SIRAS, the Redmond-based subsidiary of Nintendo of America Inc. that provides retailers and manufacturers cloud-based services for tracking and authorizing sales and returns of products sold through...

2014-06-03 23:01:03

Prestigious National Award Recognizes Rogers As a Groundbreaking Leader and Innovator for Her Work in Finance and Technology Vancouver, B.C. (PRWEB) June 03, 2014 Shannon Rogers, President & General Counsel for Global Relay, was presented with the 2014 Sara Kirke Award for Entrepreneurship and Innovation at the 29th Annual CATAAlliance Innovation and Leadership Awards Gala Dinner for 2014. This award recognizes her entrepreneurial work in technology and contributions to Global...

2014-06-03 08:42:15

Continues to Democratize Education through Affordable Access to High Quality Tutors On-Demand, In Any Subject SANTA CLARA, Calif., June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Chegg, The Student Hub, today announced that it has agreed to acquire InstaEDU, a leading on-demand tutoring marketplace, for $30 million in cash. InstaEDU has quickly scaled into a platform that connects students with on-demand tutors in more than 2,500 subjects, ranging from high school and standardized test prep, all the...

2014-06-01 23:03:02

Shane Michaels releases a review of 80/20 Sales and Marketing by Perry Marshall, described as one of the most powerful business books ever written. Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) May 31, 2014 80/20 Sales and Marketing, a compilation of powerful business advice written by marketing expert Perry Marshall that has been recommended by Forbes magazine has caught the attention of Shane Michaels, prompting an investigative review. “Perry Marshall’s 80/20 Sales and Marketing really is the holy grail...

2014-05-30 23:11:35

Startup accelerator supports high-growth Israeli entrepreneurs and bolsters Massachusetts’ innovation economy. Judit Sharon, tech leader and CEO of Waltham, MA based Onset Technology attended event as part of a larger trade mission. Waltham, MA (PRWEB) May 30, 2014 Governor Deval Patrick joined MassChallenge CEO John Harthorne and announced the 2014 MassChallenge Israel startup accelerator competition finalists. MassChallenge Israel is the first MassChallenge program based outside of...

2014-05-29 23:20:12

New Annual Survey by Craig Rhinehart Announced to Better Understand Why Large Organizations Struggle to Commercialize Their Own Innovation Ashburn, VA (PRWEB) May 29, 2014 Craig Rhinehart, an executive and intrapreneur at IBM Corporation, today announced the first ever intrapreneurship benchmark survey that is designed to better understand why large organizations struggle to commercialize their own innovations and new inventions. The survey can be accessed at...


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Cthulhu
  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
  • Pertaining to the mythos of Cthulhu and additional otherworldly beings created by H. P. Lovecraft or inspired by his writings and imitators.
This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.
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