Acquired by BnkToTheFuture

Andrew Gazdecki’s company,, a decentralized exchange (DEX) and peer-to-peer trading solution, announced today that global investment firm BnkToTheFuture has acquired its technology. The tech will be used to build a compliant platform for trading security tokens while allowing investors to maintain custody of their own funds.


Naga Rayapati Joins Advisory Board for INNS

Naga Rayapati has been inducted into the industry advisory board for the International Neural Network Society (INNS). INNS is one of the oldest professional societies dedicated to studying and understanding the neural mechanisms of the brain and developing similar artificial systems.


CollabNet Partners with Icon Agility

Flint Brenton announced that CollabNet is partnering with Icon Agility for value stream management. The companies are combining CollabNet’s value stream management platform with Icon’s agility strategy consulting to help enterprises adopt value stream management and DevOps. Implemented by City of San Jose

Apurva Kumar announced that was selected by the City of San Jose as the asset management and monetization platform for the city., powered by LOTaDATA, is now available for 1000 cities on a global scale.


Ciox Signs Major New Clients

Sathya Natarajan’s company, Ciox, announced a wave of new agreements with leading healthcare providers around the country, including Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Genotox Laboratories, San Antonio Regional Hospital, and Summit Medical Group. These new clients reflect the broader market-disrupting momentum achieved by Ciox since releasing HealthSource, its flagship health technology platform.


Palmetto Technology Group Named to MSP 501

Reed Wilson’s company, Palmetto Technology Group (PTG) has been named as one of the world’s premier managed service providers on the prestigious Channel Futures MSP 501 rankings for the third straight year. MSPs were ranked according to a unique methodology that weights revenue figures according to how well the applicant’s business strategy anticipates trends in the fast-evolving channel ecosystem.


Shefik Macauley to Judge Shorty Social Good Awards

Shefik Macauley has been named an official judge for the 4th Annual Shorty Social Good Awards, which recognize excellence in the professional social media community. This is the second consecutive year that Shefik has been named a judge for the competition.


ObserveIT Named a Vendor to Watch

Mayank Choudhary’s company, ObserveIT, was recognized as a “Vendor to Watch” in Gartner’s latest report. The report highlights the trend toward insider threats.


Brendan Keegan Appears at TechCrunch Sessions

Brendan Keegan spoke at TechCrunch Sessions: Mobility this month. His session, titled “If You Build It, Will They Buy? – The Role of the FleetTech Partner in the Future Mobility Ecosystem” explored the topic of who will manage and connect the variety of new technologies, services, and connectivity in the mobility space for businesses and agencies.


Niko Skievaski Speaks to US Dept of Health and Human Services

Niko Skievaski gave a statement this month to the US Department of Health and Human Services. He urged policymakers to consider software developers as they think about new regulations for releasing health data directly to patients.


Bidgely Works With Rocky Mountain Power to Save Energy

Abhay Gupta’s company, Bidgely, has helped utility Rocky Mountain Power achieve 41GWh of energy savings with it’s artificial intelligence energy reports. This is equivalent to eliminating CO2 emissions from more than 31 million pounds of coal burned.

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