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Live Undiscovered Music (LÜM) closes seed funding round

By Aidan Chapman / July 18, 2019

In May, Live Undiscovered Music, or LÜM received $750,000 in seed round funding from Frank Productions Inc.  LÜM is a music streaming service that is based in Madison, Wisconsin. This platform is different than Spotify or Pandora because as the name suggests, it features music of artists who are undiscovered.   LÜM’s steaming service is…

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Encounter Telehealth pairs patients with providers for psychiatric care

By SPN Newsroom / June 14, 2019

More than 85% of nursing home residents have a diagnosable mental health care need, according to statistics shared by Encounter Telehealth owner Jen Amis. However, many of these residents fail to receive needed treatments. Reasons vary, but location, logistical challenges, and continuity of care are major factors that can limit or impede access for this…

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SPN Funny Page: “The Website Launch” by Growthology Lab

By Amy Gehling / May 25, 2019

Websites are great tools but they are not the end all be all metric of success for your business. Read more… –– Amy Gehling is the founder of Story Seven, a consulting firm that helps clients build and communicate their brands with strategic and visual thinking tools. Since founding Story Seven, Amy has worked with…

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St. Louis-based CoverCress Inc. named to Wells Fargo Innovation Incubator’s agtech program

By Christine McGuigan / May 23, 2019

St. Louis-based CoverCress Inc. has been selected for Wells Fargo Innovation Incubator’s (IN2) first agtech cohort. IN2 is a $30 million technology incubator and platform funded by the Wells Fargo Foundation and co-administered by the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) CoverCress Inc. is one of only five agtech companies selected for the incubator, and will…

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MultiMechanics’ MultiMech 19.0 release expands on software’s capabilities and speed

By Rod Armstrong / May 20, 2019

MultiMechanics, an Omaha-based developer of multiscale composite modeling and simulation software, has announced the release of MultiMech 19.0. The release will improve the breadth and run times of multiscale composite simulations. “This will help get materials to market faster,” said Dr. Flavio Souza, MultiMechanics President & CTO. “We can speed up that process through simulation,…

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SPN Funny Page: “The Trend Chaser” by Growthology Lab

By Amy Gehling / May 18, 2019

Are you solving problems or chasing trends? Read more… –– Amy Gehling is the founder of Story Seven, a consulting firm that helps clients build and communicate their brands with strategic and visual thinking tools. Since founding Story Seven, Amy has worked with a variety of organizations in tech, innovation, and community builders. Through her…

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