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BOSTON, Jan. 11, 2022 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Gong cha was recognized as one of the top 500 franchises in Entrepreneur magazine's Franchise 500®, the world's first, and most comprehensive franchise ranking. Regarded as an invaluable resource for potential franchisees, the List ranks Gong cha as #1 in the Tea category for its outstanding performance in areas including unit growth, financial strength and stability, and brand power.

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NEEDHAM, Mass., Nov. 24, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --This week, Wiley Education Services podcast, An Educated Guest, will feature Uwill Founder and CEO Michael London. The veteran edtech entrepreneur is interviewed by host Todd Zipper, President of Wiley Education Services, to discuss his distinguished career in education innovation and his fast-growing venture, Uwill. The podcast brings together great minds in higher ed to delve deeper into the innovations and trends guiding the future of education and is available on Apple Podcast, Spotify, Google, or by on the Wiley Education services website. Past guests include Dr. Paul LeBlanc, President of SNHU, and Bob Ubell, Vice Dean Emeritus of Online Learning at NYU.

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BOSTON, Nov. 23, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Circle Internet Financial, LLC, owner and operator of SeedInvest, a leading startup fundraising platform in the U.S., today announced they are leading Crowdcube's $13.5 million round by taking a stake worth approximately $10.5 million in the business, aligning two of the most prominent and pioneering platforms in their respective markets. Crowdcube is the largest startup fundraising platform in the U.K. The strategic partnership will help pave the way to a global future for internet-native capital formation at every level of private fundraising, from seed stage to public offering.

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BOSTON, Nov. 18, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Klaviyo, a leading customer data and marketing automation platform, today announced a partnership with leading virtual behavioral healthcare company Talkspace. The initiative, aimed to support entrepreneurs during the busiest time of their year, enables Klaviyo customers to access flexible online, unlimited digital therapy via text, video, and audio.

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CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Nov. 15, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- LabCentral, the first-of-its-kind shared laboratory space designed as a launchpad for high-potential biotech startups, today announced it has appointed Gretchen Cook-Anderson to the newly created role of executive director of LabCentral Ignite, LabCentral's platform aimed at enhancing biotech innovation by stimulating a robust pipeline of diverse, qualified talent. In this new role, Cook-Anderson will oversee the platform's administration, programs, and strategy, with the goal of bringing underrepresented individuals and communities into the life sciences industry. In addition, two prominent Massachusetts leaders with a commitment to biotech innovation, workforce diversity, and broader economic opportunity have joined the LabCentral Ignite Advisory Board: Deval Patrick, former governor of Massachusetts and senior advisor at Bain Capital, and Kenn Turner, president and CEO of the Massachusetts Life Sciences Center (MLSC).

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WELLESLEY, Mass., Nov. 8, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Babson College, the global leader in entrepreneurship education, is hosting its second annual Global Entrepreneurial Leadership Week, a celebration of the innovators, entrepreneurs, and change makers who deliver social and economic value. The weeklong event, powered by Babson College's Arthur M. Blank School for Entrepreneurial Leadership, will take place November 8 through 12.

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BOSTON, Oct. 21, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Drive by DraftKings, the multi-stage venture capital firm investing in sports tech and entertainment companies, has today announced that it has raised its first venture fund of $60 million, which is backed by high-profile owners, organizations, investors and athletes across the sports and entertainment industries.