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How this young man established a successful eco-friendly venture in India after quitting his US-base…

Rahul Singh, hailing from Chhattisgarh, received his education from top institutions like NIT. He secured a comfortable job in America and gained significant experience working in various companies. However, an incident prompted him to return to his homeland. Upon his return, he ventured into entrepreneurship and today, his company boasts a turnover of Rs 600 crore. Read more >>
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Quthero Welcomes Dr. Omar Ibrahimi as Chief Medical Director

Quthero, a pioneering biotech company renowned for its unique Q-peptide platform technology, welcomes Omar Ibrahimi, MD, PhD, a world-renowned dermatologist, to the Quthero team as their Chief Medical Director. Quthero's groundbreaking technology facilitates the complete regeneration of a patient's natural tissue with minimal scarring. Dr. Ibrahimi has served as Quthero's Clinical Advisor and was one of two physicians conducting Quthero's split-face clinical trial on the use of Quthero's post-procedure products on patients undergoing radiofrequency microneedling or laser face resurfacing. Read...
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Corbus Announces Dosing of First Patient in U.S. Phase 1 Clinical Trial of Its Next Generation Nectin-4 Targeting ADC

Corbus Pharmaceuticals Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CRBP) (“Corbus” or the “Company”), a precision oncology company with a diversified portfolio, announced today the first patient in the U.S. has been dosed in the Phase 1 clinical trial of CRB-701 (SYS6002), a next-generation antibody-drug-conjugate (ADC) targeting Nectin-4. The Phase 1 portion of the open label study design (NCT06265727), being conducted in the U.S. and Europe, will evaluate the safety, efficacy and pharmacokinetics (PK) of CRB-701 in participants with advanced solid tumors associated with...
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2024 Manufacturing Excellence Awards

The entire Central Massachusetts manufacturing industry has stayed surprisingly similar to its original role in the region. With $6.3 billion in annual economic output, manufacturing remains the largest industry in Central Massachusetts, according to the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis. This is why Worcester Business Journal chooses to honor the industry with our annual Manufacturing Excellence Awards, which are in their ninth year. WBJ likes to take a moment each year to highlight the best of the best. In addition...
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Manufacturing awards: Impermea is replacing plastics, by using safer coatings on recyclables

David Zamarin founded his first company, an early foray into nanotechnology - at age 15. He sold that company while still in high school, using the proceeds to research innovation on PFAS, or per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances. That knowledge was used in the building of Impermea Materials. Ever since, the company has been innovating to meet demand – the demand of environmental hazards. Impermea makes advanced materials designed as alternatives to plastics and PFAS, which pose known risks to water...
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Meet man who sold his house to create business made of waste, now owns company with annual turnover Rs 600 crore

Success is unavoidable if you are committed to achieving your goals in life. Very few people in the world succeed remarkably despite all the challenges. Chhattisgarh's Rahul Singh has taken a similar action. Rahul used waste materials to start a crore-dollar business. Using leftover materials, Rahul built a multi-crore business. By selling his house, Rahul founded EcoSoul Home. This company uses tree leaves and bamboo to create environmentally friendly products. The company now makes millions of rupees in revenue. Read...
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Candidly and intellicents Announce Partnership to Help Workers Tackle Student Loan Debt

Candidly, the leading AI-driven student debt and savings optimization platform, announced today a partnership with intellicents to bring Candidly’s student debt solutions to intellicents’ customers who include plan sponsors and their plan participants. This collaboration serves to support intellicents on its mission to help the typical American worker - “the underserved” - get their financial house in order by helping them plan and pay for college, repay student debt, and build savings via access to Candidly. Read more >>
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One on One: with Wasabi’s David Friend

Trying to compete with the big end of town may come across as a slightly ambitious, but it was something that CEO, David Friend set his sights on when establishing Wasabi as cloud storage challenger in the market. “Dumb storage without AI-generated metadata will start to look very outdated.” Friend takes us through his career journey and Wasabi’s plans for the year ahead. What drove you into starting up Wasabi? We knew a lot about cloud storage from our experience...
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This startup helps student debtors move from payments to planning

Most companies help their employees save for retirement. But for a generation burdened with student loan debt, paying off those balances is often a higher priority. Candidly, a New York-based startup which started working on this problem in 2016, helps employees optimize their debt through loan consolidation and income-based repayment plans, among other mechanisms. Candidly, which announced $20.5 million in Series B financing in March 2023, saw its revenue increase tenfold last year and notched a 3,600% increase in dollars...
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