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May 15, 2019 | ESPN

Mountain West embraces ShotTracker technology

It’s common to see NFL coaches and players looking at tablets on the sideline as they view real-time images and analysis during games. Next season, college basketball will take a major step toward embracing that technology trend, with the Mountain West announcing an official partnership with ShotTracker, a company that will provide in-game analytics data to coaches, on Wednesday.

May 14, 2019 | TechCrunch

LinkedIn integrates and updates jobs and hiring platforms, hits 20M job postings

Important steps for the company, but there remain a lot of opportunities for smaller and newer upstarts to take bites out of LinkedIn’s business in areas where it is still being slow to develop. For example, we’ve seen the emergence of interesting, more targeted recruitment startups that focus on, say, recruiting with racial diversity in mind (as in the case of Handshake) or focusing on, say, women returning to work after having children (as in the case of the Mom Project).

May 14, 2019 | PRWeb

Genomenon Kicks off Genomics Educators Program with Keck Graduate Institute

Genomenon announced today that Keck Graduate Institute (KGI) has become the first academic partner in their new Genomics Educators Program. Genomenon is the creator of the Mastermind Genomic Search Engine, which provides insight into the published genomic research for every disease, gene, and variant found in the scientific literature.

May 12, 2019 | Business Insider

8 startups helping moms get back to work after having kids

The Mom Project is a for-profit company that connects mothers who don’t want to stop working after having kids with relevant companies. Moms create profiles on The Mom Project with relevant experience and what they are looking for in a job. Employers can then offer moms positions for temporary or full-time posts.

May 8, 2019 | PRWeb

MarginEdge Announces Strategic Partnership with Barmetrix, Bringing Critical Focus to Bar Operations

MarginEdge and Barmetrix have announced a new partnership to integrate MarginEdge’s restaurant software with Barmetrix’s liquor control offering that includes bar consulting, on-site inventory management and pricing analysis. Like MarginEdge’s restaurant software, Barmetrix specializes in solving frustrating operational problems often accepted as part of doing business in the hospitality sector.

May 7, 2019 | FreightWaves

Women executives look forward to a future with more female influence

Voie participated in a Transparency19 panel alongside Allison Robinson, CEO of The Mom Project and Blythe Brumleve, founder of Digital Dispatch and Brumleve Brands.The panel, dubbed “The Female Factor: How Can It Help Reshape The Industry?,” was moderated by FreightWaves Chief Marketing Officer Lisa McGinty.