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City: San Francisco

City: San Francisco
San Francisco News - business, entertainment and technology news from San Francisco, California
EPIC Welcomes Shelley Yim

EPIC Welcomes Shelley Yim to grow risk management and California Winery Practice

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- EPIC Insurance Brokers & Consultants is pleased to welcome Shelley Yim who will partner with EPIC's leadership to focus on continuing to grow the firm's footprint with large complex Risk Management clients along with helping lead EPIC's burgeoning Winery Practice.
EPIC INSURANCE

EPIC Expands into financial planning and insurance services to medical and dental professionals with acquisition of Treloar & Heisel

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants announced today that it has acquired Treloar & Heisel located in New Castle, Pennsylvania. The strategic decision expands the offerings of financial planning and insurance services to medical and dental professionals.
EPIC Insurance Brokers

EPIC Welcomes Jim McSherry as National Practice Leader for New Employer Stop Loss Center

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- EPIC Insurance Brokers & Consultants, a retail property and casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Jim McSherry has joined EPIC to lead its newly formed Employer Stop Loss Center of Excellence.
Nancy Pfund

Nancy Pfund, Pioneering Leader in Impact Investing, Named 2022 Financial Woman of the Year

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Financial Women of San Francisco (FWSF) today named Nancy Pfund, the Founder and Managing Partner of DBL Partners, as the FWSF 2022 Financial Woman of the Year. DBL Partners is one of the first venture capital firms to bring impact investing into the mainstream. Nancy and her colleagues launched DBL out of JP Morgan in 2008 after seeing increased momentum in the move to social and environmental impact.
Nomis Solutions

Nomis Solutions announces strategic alliance with edtech non-profit Moneythink

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Nomis Solutions (Nomis), a global, industry-leading pricing and profitability management solutions provider, today announced it has established a philanthropic partnership with Moneythink, a national ed-tech nonprofit. Through the partnership, Nomis has pledged to make annual investments in the Moneythink platform and advise Moneythink on ways it can further empower historically marginalized students to achieve college success through informed financial decision-making.
Steve Nelson, Chief Growth Officer

EPIC Insurance Brokers’ Private Client Practice Appoints Steve Nelson as Chief Growth Officer

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants (EPIC), an independent insurance brokerage and consulting firm, announced today that they have appointed Steve Nelson as Chief Growth Officer of their Private Client Practice.
Bay Area Brewers Guild and Half Time Beverage Partner

Bay Area Brewers Guild and Half Time Beverage Partner to Deliver Series of Mixed Packs, Starting with SF Beer Week Beers

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The Bay Area Brewers Guild and Half Time Beverage have partnered to launch a series of unique guild-curated mixed packs to celebrate California craft beer and the robust Bay Area craft beer scene. This partnership with a national direct-to-consumer retailer means the Guild will be able to showcase its membership of independent and world-class craft breweries to beer lovers within and outside of the Bay Area.
Shincheonji Church Holds Press Conference for America

Shincheonji Church Holds Press Conference for American Viewers Addressing New Bible Seminar

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Last weekend, Shincheonji Church of Jesus (SCJ) hosted a virtual "Shincheonji Americas Press Conference" as a response to the growing interest of pastors and religious communities regarding their recently successful seminars. For the past few months, Shincheonji Church has produced Bible seminars surrounding the book of Revelation titled, "The Testimony on the Prophecy and Fulfillment of Revelation."
George Neal and Prashant Balepur

Nomis Solutions Names Fintech Veteran George Neal as Chief Product Officer, Promotes Prashant Balepur to SVP, Corporate Strategy

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Nomis Solutions (Nomis), a global, industry-leading pricing and profitability management solutions provider, recently announced the appointment of George Neal as chief product officer. In this role, Neal will oversee strategy and development for new and existing products across all Nomis industry verticals.
KJ Stephens of EPIC

KJ Stephens Joins EPIC to Further Expand Employee Benefits Practice in California

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- EPIC Insurance Brokers & Consultants (EPIC), a retail property and casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that KJ Stephens has joined the firm as Vice President within its Employee Benefits Practice.
CERTA

Risk Management Innovator, Certa Integrates with EcoVadis to Help Company Reach its ESG Goals

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today, the leading third-party risk management platform, Certa, announced its official partnership with the world's most trusted provider of business sustainability ratings, EcoVadis. The integration will allow Certa customers to see the EcoVadis ratings of their third-party suppliers at a glance within one integrated platform.
EPIC Insurance Brokers

EPIC has acquired Oversea Insurance Agency trading as Oversea Yacht Insurance – Continues Expansion of its Specialty Offerings

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Edgewood Partners Insurance Center d.b.a. EPIC Insurance Brokers & Consultants (EPIC) announced today that it has acquired Oversea Insurance Agency trading as Oversea Yacht Insurance (Oversea). Oversea is based in San Diego, CA and Ft Lauderdale, FL.
EPIC Insurance

EPIC Insurance Brokers and DIATOMS Create Exclusive Partnership

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants (EPIC), a retail property and casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that they have created an exclusive partnership with Todd Morley and DIATOMS, Inc. (DIATOMS).
Galway Holdings

Galway Holdings acquires Simatree, adding transformational digital and analytics solutions

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Galway Holdings ("Galway") today announced its acquisition of Virginia-based Simatree, a strategic advisory firm specializing in data, analytics, technology consultation and digital transformation. Fast-growing, Simatree has won multiple awards for its innovative and transformational digital and analytics solutions, founded by Patrick McCreesh, Wes Flores and Jay Williams, former NBA player and current television analyst.
Nomis Solutions

Nomis Announces Strategic Collaboration with J.D. Power to Deliver Enhanced B2B Automotive Finance Pricing Strategies

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Nomis Solutions (Nomis), a global, industry-leading pricing and profitability management solutions provider, announced it has formed a strategic collaboration with J.D. Power, a global leader in data analytics and consumer intelligence, to deliver enhanced automotive financing price optimization to financial institutions throughout the United States and Canada.
David McNeil of EPIC

EPIC’s David McNeil Receives 2021 Broker of the Year Award from CalMutuals-JPRIMA

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Principal and Risk Management Consultant David McNeil has been selected as 2021 Broker of the Year by The California Association of Mutual Water Companies - Joint Powers Risk & Insurance Management Authority (CalMutuals-JPRIMA).
Crawford McInnis of EPIC

Crawford McInnis Named Chief Sales Officer at EPIC to Lead Next Level of Sales Excellence

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- EPIC Insurance Brokers & Consultants, a retail property and casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Crawford McInnis has been named Chief Sales Officer, reporting to Philip Moyles, Chief Growth Officer.
BioElectRx Business Report

Neurotech Reports Announces Launch of BioElectRx Business Report, Serving Bioelectronic Medicine Industry

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Neurotech Reports, the San Francisco, California publisher of market intelligence for the healthcare industry, announced the launch of a new monthly newsletter covering the bioelectronic medicine industry, one of the newest and fastest growing industry segments. The publication, BioElectRx Business Report, is the first industry newsletter devoted to bioelectronic medicine.
Galway Holdings

Galway Announces Formal Close of MAI Capital Management Deal

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Galway Holdings ("Galway") today announced its investment in MAI Capital Management, LLC ("MAI") has officially closed. Retaining the MAI Capital Management name, the firm now operates as a part of the Galway Companies.
Nomis Solutions

Nomis Solutions’ Erik McNally Honored as a 2021 HousingWire Insider

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Nomis Solutions (Nomis), a global, industry-leading pricing and profitability management solutions provider, today announced that senior product manager Erik McNally has been named a 2021 HW Insiders Award honoree by industry trade publication HousingWire. The HW Insiders award program honors operational superstars in housing that are driving their companies and clients forward.
Nomis Solutions

Nomis Solutions Introduces its Margin Setter Dashboard, Adjusts Mortgage Rate Data Refresh Frequency

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Nomis Solutions (Nomis), a global, industry-leading pricing and profitability management solutions provider, recently introduced several product enhancements to its mortgage technology solution, further enhancing the market intelligence and actionable pricing capabilities available to its mortgage lending clients.
EPIC Insurance Brokers Adds Peter Marshall

EPIC Insurance Brokers Adds Peter Marshall – Further Strengthens Entertainment and Sports Practice

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property and casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Peter Marshall has joined its Entertainment & Sports practice as Managing Principal, Media Services.
News from California Newswire

Galway Insurance Holdings, LP Announces Strategic Acquisition of MAI Capital Management

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Galway Holdings ("Galway") today announced its investment in MAI Capital Management LLC ("MAI"). The move adds a new business vertical in financial and wealth management services to complement existing business relationships within EPIC Insurance Brokers & Consultants as well other areas of specialization across all Galway platforms.
Ellen Weis, director of the Museum of Modern Mythology

Brand Expert Ellen Havre Weis, founder of San Francisco pop culture museum, dies at 64

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Ellen Havre Weis, founder of San Francisco's Museum of Modern Mythology, died Tuesday, July 27. The cause was brain cancer, her husband, Gordon Whiting, announced today. Weis was 64. Weis and her husband formed WeisPR in 1994 in Berkeley, California.
UnityOneCloud

UnityOneCloud Positioned as A ‘Leader’ in MarketsandMarkets Multicloud Management Market Report

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- UnityOneCloud, a Multicloud Management SaaS platform for managing a real-world hybrid cloud environment, announced that it had been listed as a "Leader" in MarketsandMarkets Micro Quadrant on Multicloud Management Market Report. The report provides a strategic analysis of the market presence on the competitive leadership map.
United Private Cloud

United Private Cloud Positioned as ‘Innovators’ in Cloud Infrastructure Services’ Micro Quadrant

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- United Private Cloud, a secure enterprise-grade multicloud hosting provider known for designing, building, and managing enterprise-class private cloud infrastructure, has been positioned as "Innovators" in MarketsandMarkets' Infrastructure as a Service Micro Quadrant Report.
UnitedLayer

UnitedLayer Recognized As ‘Innovators’ in 2021 Micro Quadrant: Data Center Colocation Report by MarketsandMarkets

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- UnitedLayer, a leading colocation service provider based out of San Francisco, was recognized as "Innovators" in MarketsandMarkets' Data Center Colocation Micro Quadrant Report.
SU Desktop Sliding Screen Tester for Rollable Phones

Bayflex Solutions to Demo New Endurance Test Capabilities for Flexible Displays

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Bayflex Solutions, a systems integrator, and Yuasa System, the leading provider of endurance test systems for displays and flexible electronics, will demonstrate new solutions for flexible display testing at the Society for Information Display (SID) Display Week, taking place virtually May 17-21.
HomeRise - San Francisco

Community Housing Partnership In San Francisco Announces Name Change to HomeRise

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Community Housing Partnership announced today that it has changed its name to HomeRise. More than 30 years ago, the norm for helping someone experiencing homelessness was to put them up in a small, furnished room and hope for the best. That changed when nonprofit housing developers and homelessness advocates came together and formed Community Housing Partnership.
James Dean Porsche

Notable Part of James Dean’s Infamous Porsche 550 Spyder Heads to Auction – Bring A Trailer

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- More than 65 years after the infamous crash, a major component of the James Dean Porsche 550 Spyder will be offered at auction, Don Ahearn, Owner, announced today. This will be the first time ever a confirmed part of the Porsche 550 Spyder will be offered for sale.
UnityOneCloud

UnityOneCloud Positioned as A ‘Leader’ In 2021 MarketsandMarkets’s DCIM Market Report

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- UnityOneCloud, a Multicloud Management SaaS platform for managing a real-world hybrid cloud environment announced that it has been listed as the "Leader" in MarketsAndMarkets Micro Quadrant on Data Center Infrastructure Management. The report provides a strategic analysis of the market presence on the competitive leadership map.
Sam Wagener

EPIC Welcomes Mr. Sam Wagener as Principal to Further Strengthen P&C and Captive Capabilities in West Region

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property and casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Sam Wagener has joined the firm.
National Coronavirus Hotline

National Coronavirus Hotline is Expanding to Rural and Underserved Counties in California

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- National Coronavirus Hotline (NCH), a treatment center for Coronavirus and common health issues, built and managed by Pandemics Projects Inc. is proud to announce that it is expanding to rural and underserved counties in California.
NOOMIS new hires

Nomis Builds First-String Team to Spearhead Mortgage Initiatives

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Nomis Solutions (Nomis), a global, industry-leading pricing and profitability management solutions provider, announced it has added several new sales and marketing hires to support its mortgage pricing and profitability management initiatives and competitive intelligence technology.
UnitedLayer

UnitedLayer named a ‘Leader’ in Cloud Infrastructure Brokerage and Orchestration Services by global analyst firm NelsonHall

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- UnitedLayer, a leading American colocation services provider, announced that its Cloud Infrastructure Brokerage & Orchestration Services have been named a "Leader" in the latest NelsonHall NEAT analysis within the Cloud Orchestration Services market segment.
EPIC Insurance

Jeremy Lawson Joins EPIC’s Contingency Risk Practice as Managing Principal in Texas

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants announced today that Jeremy "Jez" Lawson has joined the firm as Managing Principal of its expanding Contingency Risk Practice group.
United Private Cloud

United Private Cloud: named ‘Leader’ in Cloud Infrastructure Brokerage and Orchestration Services

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- United Private Cloud, a global leader in software-defined hybrid cloud management, announced that its Cloud Infrastructure Brokerage & Orchestration Services has been named as a "Leader" in the latest NelsonHall NEAT analysis, within the Cloud Orchestration Services market segment.
UnityOneCloud

NelsonHall names UnityOneCloud a ‘Leader’ in Cloud Infrastructure Brokerage & Orchestration Services

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- UnityOneCloud announced that its Cloud Infrastructure Brokerage & Orchestration Services has been recognized as a "Leader" in the latest NelsonHall NEAT analysis within the Cloud Orchestration Services market segment.
EPIC Insurance

EPIC Insurance Brokers Acquires Pharmaceutical Strategies Group

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- EPIC Holdings, Inc. (EPIC) announced today that it has agreed to acquire Pharmaceutical Strategies Group (PSG). The move incorporates the expertise and resources of the nation's largest independent pharmacy benefit consulting firm into EPIC's Employee Benefits Consulting practice.
EPIC Insurance

EPIC Welcomes John Prentis and Larry Bowlus to Executive Risk and Cyber Practice in San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- EPIC Insurance Brokers & Consultants is pleased to welcome John Prentis and Larry Bowlus to its Executive Risk and Cyber practice. Joining from a global broker, Prentis and Bowlus will focus on large public, technology, and financial institution executive liability coverages, including Directors & Officers Liability.
AWAIR Inc

Awair Announces Strategic Investment from Emerson (NYSE: EMR)

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Awair, the San Francisco-based startup that makes Indoor Air Quality monitoring and software solutions for home and commercial spaces, has received a major strategic investment from Emerson (NYSE: EMR). Emerson is a leader in the heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) controls industry, as well as the creator of the highly-rated smart thermostat, Emerson Sensi.
Smart Game Booster 5

Smart Game Booster 5 Launched as Smart and Efficient Way to Boost Gaming PC

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today Smart Game Booster, a professional developer of PC game boosting utility, today released Smart Game Booster 5. The new version can efficiently maximize FPS to enhance computer performance and optimize the PC system for a better gaming experience.
The Mikuni Blended Japanese Whisky

‘The Mikuni’ Blended Japanese Whisky Comes to the U.S.

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Suzuki-Marketing, Incorporated, a South San Francisco-based wine and spirits importer and marketing company, is introducing "The Mikuni" blended Japanese whisky to the U.S. Market.

Galway Insurance Holdings Secures Majority Interest from Harvest Partners with Investments from Oak Hill Capital and The Carlyle Group

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Galway Insurance Holdings ("Galway"), the holding company for EPIC Brokers & Consultants ("EPIC") and JenCap Holdings ("JenCap"), which together represent one of the nation's largest insurance distribution firms, announced today that it has signed a definitive agreement with vehicles controlled by Harvest Partners, LP and its affiliates ("Harvest") for a majority interest of Galway.
Defamation Attorney Rohit Chhabra

California Defamation Attorney Defeats anti-SLAPP Motion for Bay Area Client

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Defamation Attorney Rohit Chhabra has successfully defeated an anti-SLAPP motion that sought to punish his client for seeking justice. The case is Li v. Yu, 20CV367955 (Santa Clara Superior Court 2020).
Amelia Ray - HAMBONE SAYS

Controversial Music Video on Racism in US Causes Stir: Amelia Ray and ‘Hamilton’ Drummer Jake Wood Discuss the Making of ‘Hambone...

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- On Friday, October 30, 2020 at 12 p.m. PDT, Amelia Ray, Jake Wood and Bay Area cinematographer Peggy Peralta will host a Zoom discussion on the making of "Hambone Says," the video that uses contemporary past aesthetic to explore racism, rage and role reversal in the United States.
News from California Newswire

Defamation Attorney Rohit Chhabra Secures Win for Client on Free Speech Rights

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Defamation Attorney Rohit Chhabra has successfully prevented a lawsuit from proceeding that punished his client for exercising his free speech rights. The case is Tully v. Chouinard, CIV-MSC20-01019 (Contra Costa Sup. Ct. 2020).
AtomBeam Technologies

AtomBeam Technologies Announces Live Demo of its Cutting Edge IoT Data Compaction Software

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Today, AtomBeam launches its free Customer Portal, giving prospective customers limited access to AtomBeam's patented, radical new AI software. Using the portal, prospective customers can validate actual reductions achievable in IoT data transmission (typically 75%).
Robocorp CEO, Antti Karjalainen, and his founding team

Robocorp Cloud is an Innovative Solution to Build a Software Robot Workforce

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Robocorp announces its latest release - Robocorp Cloud - which for the first time ever - allows IT developers and programmers to orchestrate and run robots straight from the cloud. This new technology significantly improves the way Robotic Process Automation (RPA) developers and their teammates operate and maintain their software robot workforce.
Driver Booster 8 from IOBit

Driver Booster 8 from IObit: The Best Driver Updater and Works Well with NO Internet Connection

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- IObit, the world's best driver updater software provider, today unleashed Driver Booster 8, the new driver updater can work well without internet connection and the database has been enhanced to make sure more than 4.5 million device drivers can be safely and accurately updated.

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