Daily Archive: April 3, 2019

Flashpoint Gains Channel Momentum as Demand for Business Risk Intelligence Accelerates Worldwide

Partners Worldwide Turn to Flashpoint to Provide Customers with Intelligence to Support Unique Use Cases Across Multiple Sectors and Teams NEW YORK, April 03, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Flashpoint, the global leader in Business Risk Intelligence (BRI), today announced that its Global Channel Program has grown 150 percent year-over-year since its formal introduction in 2017. […]

SurveyMonkey Completes Acquisition of Usabilla

Combined Companies Provide Access to a Truly Comprehensive Portfolio of Customer Experience Offerings SAN MATEO, Calif. and AMSTERDAM, The Netherlands, April 03, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — SurveyMonkey (Nasdaq: SVMK), a leading global survey software company, announced today it has completed its acquisition of Usabilla, a leading global Voice of Customer (VoC) technology provider. Usabilla empowers […]

BNP Paribas Announces Investment in Forge and Launches Industry-First Investment Product focused on Pre-IPO Securities

NEW YORK and SAN FRANCISCO, April 03, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — BNP Paribas, a leading European provider of banking and financial services, announces an equity investment in Forge Global, Inc. (“Forge”), the leading marketplace for pre-IPO securities, in addition to a strategic product collaboration. The collaboration will involve the development and distribution of investment products […]

VistaJet Launches Global Pet Travel Program as it Sees a 104% Increase in Animals Flying

VistaPet: the expert solution to make flying with pets as simple as possible NEW YORK, April 03, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — VistaJet, the first and only global business aviation company, announced today the launch of VistaPet, the most comprehensive program designed to ensure all passengers feel welcome – even if they are four-legged. Emerging travel […]

S. Korea to open 3 trails leading to DMZ

SEOUL, South Korea will open to the public three hiking trails leading to the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) separating the two Koreas starting late this month as part of efforts to have visitors experience inter-Korean peace and the security situation on t…

S. Korea holds national memorial ceremony to mark Jeju massacre

JEJU ISLAND/SEOUL, A national memorial ceremony took place on South Korea’s southern island of Jeju on Wednesday to honor the victims of a bloody ideological clash between the then government and civilians in the late 1940s.More than 10,000 people, in…

20-hectare mountain blaze in Busan contained after 18 hours

BUSAN, The massive wildfire that burned across a mountain in the southern port city of Busan was completely contained after destroying an extensive amount of forest, with no casualties reported, firefighters and police said Wednesday.The Busan firefig…

Using Humor to Build Cultural Bridges

Maz Jobrani likes to make people laugh.The Iranian-American knew early in life that he wanted to become an actor or comedian. His path to stardom was a long journey.His immigrant story is not unusual: He was born in Iran’s capital, Tehran but grew up i…

S. Korean voters go to polls for by-elections

SEOUL, South Koreans began to vote Wednesday in by-elections that could be a barometer of public sentiment ahead of next year’s general elections.Up for grabs are two parliamentary seats in South Gyeongsang Province in the country’s southeastern regio…