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CUHK Business School Research Reveals Large Early Contributions from Family and Friends May Affect Crowdfunding Success

CUHK Business School Research Reveals Large Early Contributions from Family and Friends May Affect Crowdfunding Success

HONG KONG, CHINA, Jun. 28 (Korea Bizwire) - Raising money from family and friends is a common and effective way for start-ups. However, will it affect the success of crowdfunding initiatives? Entrepreneurs are increasingly relying on internet crowdfunding — the use of online platforms to raise money from multiple contributors. It is reported that active global crowdfunding platforms [...]

MBA Hiring is Strong, with 4 in 5 Companies Planning to Hire Graduates in 2018

MBA Hiring is Strong, with 4 in 5 Companies Planning to Hire Graduates in 2018

RESTON, Va., Jun. 21 (Korea Bizwire) — The Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC) has released its 17th annual survey report, the GMAC 2018 Corporate Recruiters Survey report, and findings indicate that MBA hiring remains strong. Overall, 81 percent of responding companies plan to hire MBA graduates in 2018. Among all respondents globally, 52 percent of companies [...]

Clinical Data Demonstrates Significantly Increased Cure Rates Using Resistance Guided Therapy for Treating the STI Superbug M. Genitalium

Clinical Data Demonstrates Significantly Increased Cure Rates Using Resistance Guided Therapy for Treating the STI Superbug M. Genitalium

SYDNEY, Australia, Jun. 21 (Korea Bizwire) — SpeeDx Pty. Ltd. today announced clinical data contained in a new study published in the June 2018 issue of Clinical Infectious Diseases1 [ link] supports the use of Resistance Guided Therapy for more effective treatment of Mycoplasma genitalium infections. Using the SpeeDx ResistancePlus® MG test, the authors recorded [...]

CUHK Business School Research Reveals Local Financial Analysts with Access to Political Knowledge Generate More Accurate Forecasts in China

CUHK Business School Research Reveals Local Financial Analysts with Access to Political Knowledge Generate More Accurate Forecasts in China

HONG KONG, CHINA, Jun. 15 (Korea Bizwire) - Research study on work of local and foreign brokerage analysts in China finds political knowledge creates information wedge between market participants. Institutional factors, such as politics and the relationships between politicians and companies, can shape the way businesses report financial information in many emerging economies. There is often [...]

Radware Survey Finds Majority of Companies Paid a Hacker’s Ransom Over the Past Year

Radware Survey Finds Majority of Companies Paid a Hacker’s Ransom Over the Past Year

MAHWAH, N.J., Jun. 12 (Korea Bizwire) — Radware® (NASDAQ:RDWR), a leading provider of cyber security and application delivery solutions, released its 2018 Executive Application and Network Security Report. For the first time in the survey’s five-year history, a majority of executives (53%) reported paying a hacker’s ransom following a cyber-attack. This comes as technology and [...]

Neuralstem Awarded Phase I SBIR Contract to Support Research into Neural Stem Cell Therapy for Severe Traumatic Brain Injury

Neuralstem Awarded Phase I SBIR Contract to Support Research into Neural Stem Cell Therapy for Severe Traumatic Brain Injury

GERMANTOWN, Md., Jun. 11 (Korea Bizwire) — Neuralstem, Inc. (Nasdaq:CUR), a biopharmaceutical company developing novel treatments for nervous system diseases, today announced that it has been awarded a Phase I Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) contract by the Department of Defense (DoD). The award of $150,000 will support the Company’s ongoing efforts to develop its [...]

Trending Now in Entertainment & Media: Convergence, Connections and Trust

Trending Now in Entertainment & Media: Convergence, Connections and Trust

NEW YORK, Jun. 5 (Korea Bizwire) — According to PwC’s Global Entertainment & Media Outlook 2018-2022 (Outlook), the ongoing rapid evolution of the industry has entered a dynamic new phase. Amid growth that is broad-based and consistent – but unevenly distributed – three imperatives are affecting every company in the industry: convergence, connecting with consumers [...]

Neuralstem’s NSI-566 Stem Cell Therapy Confers Neurological Improvement in Spinal Cord Injury Patients with Complete Paraplegia

Neuralstem’s NSI-566 Stem Cell Therapy Confers Neurological Improvement in Spinal Cord Injury Patients with Complete Paraplegia

GERMANTOWN, Md., Jun. 4 (Korea Bizwire) — Neuralstem, Inc. (Nasdaq:CUR), a biopharmaceutical company developing novel treatments for nervous system diseases, today announced the results from a study published in the journal Cell Stem Cell that support the potential of transplanted NSI-566, a human spinal cord-derived neural stem cell line (HSSC) to benefit patients with chronic [...]

Improving Security Solutions Could Grow the Internet of Things Cybersecurity Market by $9-$11 Billion

Improving Security Solutions Could Grow the Internet of Things Cybersecurity Market by $9-$11 Billion

NEW YORK, May 30 (Korea Bizwire) — Security concerns are a significant roadblock to investment in the Internet of Things (IoT).  According to a new Bain & Company report, Cybersecurity is the Key to Unlocking Demand in IoT, 45 percent of IoT buyers say concerns about security remain a significant barrier and are hindering the [...]

Helsinn Group and MEI Pharma Announce Upcoming Presentation at ASCO 2018 on the Design of the Phase III PRIMULA Study of Pracinostat in Combination with Azacitidine for the Treatment of Acute Myeloid Leukemia (AML)

Helsinn Group and MEI Pharma Announce Upcoming Presentation at ASCO 2018 on the Design of the Phase III PRIMULA Study of Pracinostat in Combination with Azacitidine for the Treatment of Acute Myeloid Leukemia (AML)

Lugano, Switzerland, May 30 (Korea Bizwire) – Helsinn, a Swiss pharmaceutical group focused on building quality cancer care products, and MEI Pharma, Inc. (Nasdaq: MEIP), a pharmaceutical company focused on leveraging its extensive development and oncology expertise to identify and advance new therapies for cancer, today announce that the PRIMULA study design will be presented at [...]