Monthly Archives - May 2021

Elizabeth Banks, Houseguest From Hell, Stars in New Ad for Luxe Canned Wine Brand

Elizabeth Banks is the houseguest from hell, clipping her toenails in the kitchen, rooting through bedroom drawers, raiding the refrigerator and, of course, drinking all the booze. This isn’t the plot of a big-screen comedy starring Banks and a hapless homeowner, though it could be a solid movie pitch. Instead, it’s a 60-second ad for Archer Roose wine that serves as a national coming-out party for the brand and an introduction of Banks as the company’s co-owner and CCO. […]

The Right Shots In The Right Places

Row Covid-19 or Coronavirus vaccine flasks on white background

Every safe and effective Covid-19 vaccine is helping to end the global pandemic. But that doesn’t mean they’re all the same. To succeed globally, though, we can’t just focus on what works best on our own shores. A temperature-sensitive vaccine shipped to a facility without freezers will go to waste. Scheduling two doses isn’t feasible for every population. In developing countries, these challenges can be acute. More remarkably, Akston Biosciences has […]

What career women can learn from actor-filmmaker Elizabeth Banks

“I felt underused. I just knew there was more for me to be doing,” the actress Elizabeth Banks once said about the Hollywood system. A lot of women feel this when sexism or office politics derails their careers. They can draw inspiration and specific pointers from Banks, who used her disenchantment as motivation to start her own production company in 2007 – Brownstone Productions…

This month, Banks diversified her financial bets. She became an investor in a woman-led wine venture […]

Myomo to Present at the Summer Solstice – Best Ideas From the Buy Side Conference

Myomo, Inc., a wearable medical robotics company that offers increased functionality for those suffering from neurological disorders and upper-limb paralysis, today announced that CEO Paul R. Gudonis and CFO David Henry will present at the Summer Solstice – Best Ideas From the Buy Side Conference on June 1, 2021 at 2:30 p.m. Eastern time. The conference is sponsored by the Microcap Rodeo and will be held virtually June 1-4, 2021. Read more >>

Elizabeth Banks joins canned wine company Archer Roose

Leading canned wine company Archer Roose announced that Elizabeth Banks will be joining their team as a co-owner and chief creative officer. Founded in 2014 by Marian Leitner-Waldman and David Waldman, Archer Roose was built on shared passions and values: lively conversations, craftsmanship and a belief that we must all do our part to build a better world. Read more >>

Is The “Tinder-fication” Of Online Dating Over? S’More Thinks So, And Has The Data To Back It Up

New data gathered by the dating app company S’More suggests that their unique approach to online dating — one that puts chemistry ahead of “hotness” and relationships over casual encounters — may become the new norm in online dating, and some of the biggest players in the industry are getting in on the trend. Surveying 1000 representative American dating app users, ages 18-50, in December of 2020, they found physical attraction was no longer rated as the most important […]

Corbus Pharmaceuticals Announces Publication of Two Abstracts at EULAR 2021 Virtual Congress

Corbus Pharmaceuticals Holdings, Inc., a clinical-stage drug development company pioneering transformative medicines that target the endocannabinoid system, today announced the publication of two abstracts at the European League Against Rheumatism (EULAR) 2021 Virtual Congress that will be taking place June 2-5, 2021. Read more >>