CleanFiber raises $8.5 million to expand Buffalo facilityZiad“Extremely strong” demand is driving CleanFiber to expand its Blasdell factory. The company has raised $8.5 million in venture capital to support that expansion. CleanFiber moved to Buffalo in 2017 after winning $500,000 in the 43North startup business competition (43North invested $300,000 in follow-on funding in CleanFiber in 2021). CleanFiber manufactures building insulation from recycled corrugated cardboard. The company moved into its own factory in Blasdell in late 2018 and bought the building earlier this year. CleanFiber will use the...
1,298 VA centers nationwide to get Sight Enhancing Medical DevicesZiadLeading vision-enhancement platform, eSight™, and Marathon Medical Corporation, an SDVOSB (Service-Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business) certified distributor to veteran medical facilities across the United States, today announced that they’ve partnered to provide eSight 4 assistive eyewear medical devices to the United States Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) national healthcare system. This collaboration increases the availability and accessibility of life-altering devices. The United States Department of Veterans Affairs is the largest integrated healthcare system in the country. It provides critical healthcare...
Wasabi: Beware The Hidden Cost Of Cloud StorageZiad‘We’re talking about easy, predictable pricing, no extraneous fees. We’re talking about performance that makes sure your data gets in and out without any glitches. And then of course, let’s be sure that your data is protected,’ says Drew Schlussel, Wasabi’s senior director of product marketing. Schlussel told MSPs attending this week’s XChange conference in Denver to beware of hidden fees related to storage, especially egress fees. “Wasabi charges a straight line fee,” he said. “For every terabyte, you pay...
sam® by ZetrOZ Systems Works to Treat Pain From Soft Tissue InjuriesZiadIn a recently published review of medical research, sustained acoustic medicine (SAM) delivered by the sam® device from Zetroz Systems shows positive results in mitigating pain from soft tissue injuries: upper neck, back, and shoulder conditions and knee osteoarthritis. The research study found intervention with Sustained Acoustic Medicine to be clinically effective in delivering significant improvement in joint function (20-87%) and significantly reducing pain (1.96-3.94 points, 0-10 point pain scales). Read more >>
eSight and Marathon Medical Corporation Partner to Provide Sight Enhancing Medical Devices to the U.S. Department of Veterans AffairsZiadLeading vision-enhancement platform, eSight™, and Marathon Medical Corporation, a SDVOSB (Service-Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business) certified distributor to veteran medical facilities across the United States, today announce that the’ve partnered to provide eSight 4 assistive eyewear medical devices to the United States Department of Veterans Affairs’ (VA) national healthcare system. This collaboration increases the availability and accessibility of the life-altering devices. “Having our eSight 4 medical device specifically selected by the VA and added to the approved product list is...
Zylö Receives $600,000 NIH Phase I Grant to Develop a Novel Therapeutic to Treat Onychomycosis (Nail Fungus)ZiadZylö Therapeutics Inc., developer of the Z-pod® topical delivery platform, has been awarded a two-year $600,000 Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) grant to generate a final formulation of Zylö’s proprietary nitric oxide-releasing topical drug candidate optimized for the treatment of onychomycosis. The grant is sponsored by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, a division of the NIH. Read more >>
Fairfield startup working on child-safe battery technologyZiadDays after the U.S. Senate passed a law aimed at making it harder for children to ingest batteries, a Fairfield-based startup announced it has made serious progress on another way to make batteries safer. Melissa Fensterstock, the CEO of Landsdowne Labs, said her company is developing a coating designed to prevent the child from being burned if the battery is swallowed. “We’re developing a safer battery,” she said. “We’re tackling this problem around button battery ingestion.” Read more >>
Talking Wine with Elizabeth Banks – Parent of the YearZiad Elizabeth Banks knows all about wine. Specifically, she knows all about Archer Roose wine... How to enjoy it. What to pair it with. How to make a cocktail with it. Watch now >>