Alex Pall: The Rise of the Chainsmokers

As a young boy, he had somewhat of a career as a DJ in New York City. Alex Pall knew that it would be more than just a side job for it was something that was very close to his heart. As a Dj, he had so much fun such that it made him too afraid to pursue being a DJ as a career. One day while visiting an art gallery, he became painfully aware of how much dance music had dominated his life.

At that moment, he decided to try it out seriously. His current manager, who was also his manager when he was a Dj, set him up with Andrew Taggart, together making the music group the Chainsmokers. With Alex Pall quitting his job and Andrew moving from Maine into New York City, their music career began.

Knowing his strengths, Alex Pall decided to talk with his new partner first. Believing that he knew his strengths too, they discussed their interests in music past and present. Knowing his new partner was just as important as working together for Alex. They knew they had to learn so much more yet treating the opportunity like a job was not their intention. They strived to go the extra mile to become better. Working together daily, they slowly but surely worked on their persona as a band.

Even with their massive success, music is not just the source of their livelihood; it was much more than that. People worldwide identify with their music profoundly. This, in turn, creates a consistent opportunity for the Chainsmokers to self-reflect and grow artists.

The Chainsmokers sing their songs as opposed to other electronic music artists in the industry. Alex believes this is because third parties such as songwriters are outsourced. Even though they seek the help of songwriters, they work together to have a more personal song. The songs created are indeed about their experiences. With singles such as Roses, Closer, and Don’t let me down, the band confesses that they primarily make music for themselves. That people delight in it profoundly is thrilling for them.

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Marc Beer’s Start-Up Receives Financial Backing from Prominent Healthcare Investors

In August 2018, Marc Beer’s Renovia Inc. announced that it had generated over $ 42 million in its series B financing. The financing was led by Ascension Ventures, an investment firm that funds and develops innovative start-ups.

 

Also, the financing was led by Perceptive Advisors, an investment firm that has been supporting multiple start-ups in the world’s life sciences industry. Longwood Funds, a renowned healthcare investor also supported the series B financing. Additionally, other new investors took part in the round, a confirmation of Renovia’s promising future in medical devices development and commercialization.

 

How will the financial backup help Renovia Inc.?In line with Renovia Inc.’s announcement, the finances would help it complete the development of its diagnostic and therapeutic tools that were under improvement. The funds will also aid in corporate development, new research, and clinical trials for the products in the company’s pipeline.

 

Besides developing the therapeutic solutions, Marc Beer, the CEO of Renovia Inc. said that the funds could help them develop a digital health platform that could improve the management of pelvic floor disorders. The futuristic platform could generate critical information used to invent new treatment options and serve as a knowledge base for pelvic floor disorders.

 

These developments could help Marc Beer’s start-up to accomplish its mission of helping thousands of women that are living with various pelvic floor disorders. Moreover, the technological developments would reduce the long-term healthcare expenses used to manage the pelvic diseases.

 

Already, Renovia Inc. has developed Leva, an FDA approved diagnostic tool that prevents Urinary Incontinence by strengthening weak pelvic floor muscles. Leva is an app based device which guides patients on the proper way to carry out exercises aimed at strengthening weak pelvic floor muscles. The therapeutic tool could potentially substitute the conventional surgical procedures used in the management of pelvic floor disorders.

 

Speaking after the fundraising event, Marc Beer said that he was thankful for the financial back-up accorded by the prominent healthcare investors. “It shows that they are thrilled by our mission of improving the lives of women suffering from pelvic floor disorders,” added the chief executive officer. Learn more: https://www.crunchbase.com/person/marc-beer

 

Marc Beer is a respected figure in the world’s healthcare sector. Before co-founding his women’s health start-up, he worked as the founding CEO of ViaCell. During his tenure, Marc helped the biotechnology company to develop from a young start-up to a large commercial organization.

 

Apart from ViaCell, Marc Beer worked as a senior administrator of Genzyme. He was in charge of launching the biopharmaceutical company’s products to the global market. Genzyme focused on developing therapeutic products used in the management of rare diseases. Marc Beer has also served leading pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies like Abbot Laboratories, Good Start Genetics Inc., and Notre Dame Graduate Studies Research and Advisory Council.

 

Betsy Devos Makes a Difference: Her Words and Actions Are Evidence

Betsy Devos has long been an advocate for citizens and more importantly for children. Her compassion for understanding the sensitive issues regarding the challenges they face is commendable.

Betsy’s first and foremost job is being a parent of four children herself. She understands the complexities they struggle with on a daily basis. Betsy has been a philanthropist taking on causes that fight for the dignity and rights of citizens for over 35 years.

After her confirmation on February 7, 2017, with a 51-50 vote, it was clear that Betsy would have an uphill battle with convincing people of her will to fight for those who need a champion. And she is more than ready to accept that challenge. Just like in sports it only takes one point to win and it is clear that Betsy knows how to take that one chance and be someone who makes a difference.

She has been a fighter for grassroots’ efforts and she is considered to be someone who has outstanding character. Betsy is a leader and in that role she has been someone that does not back down when things become tough.

Betsy grew up in Holland, Michigan in a small town. She received her high school education at Holland Christian High School and later received her bachelor’s degree from Calvin College in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Betsy became a member of the Christian Reformed Church in North America and also served as an Elder of Mars Hill Bible Church. Through all of her upbringing, Betsy has learned the core principles of values and ethics.

Those characteristics remain with her today and fuel her passion for standing up for people that need a voice.

Betsy has been an activist for the rights of the citizens of this country that has earned her the respect of the people she’s served for over three decades. She served as Chairwoman of the board for Alliance for School Choice as well as Acton Institute. Betsy also leads the All Children Matter PAC.

Words matter in the political system and the words of Betsy Devos relating to opposing the overturning of the transgender bathroom bill are clear.

In her own words Betsy publicly stated that she believes there is a responsibility for protecting all students, and with her direction, the government will ensure their safety as well as their civil rights. In addition, she will support the administration.

It cannot get any clearer in what Betsy Devos stands for. It is a complicated issue that Betsy knows requires a delicate balance.

Betsy has tirelessly given her efforts to the causes she believes in and has donated millions to those causes. Her integrity for doing what is right is without question and her ethics are impeccable.

6 Of The Most Popular YouTubers on the Web

Since their Launch in 2005, Youtube has built the reputations of many unknown people. There are a few hundred Youtubers who have built huge fan bases, and become stars in a short period of time. The niches are vast, and other ends of the spectrum but they all seem to share the same success.
UberHaxorNova

UberHaxorNova has over 1.38 billion total views, and 2.77 million total subscribers and is extremely popular for being a video game commentator. He uploads videos that show him playing “Minecraft,” “Grandtheft Auto V,” and the “Sims 4.” His fans love him because he tends to implement wild emotions and inappropriate gags throughout his videos, as well as animated videos for extra entertainment.
TheDiamondMinecart

Daniel, better known as The Diamond Minecraft has over 4.11 million total subscribers, and 1.53 billion total views. He is a popular Minecraft YouTuber who post daily gameplay videos and reviews.

Vegetta777

This wildly Spanish YouTuber has 7.46 million total subscribers, and 1.62 billion total views. He delivers voice overs on gameplay videos for “Saints Row,” “Minecraft,” and “Battlefield.” So what makes him different from all the gameplay video YouTubers? He creates histories, narratives for the characters in the game videos , giving them more of a movie feel.

JennaMarbles/JennaMarblesBlog

With more than 15.5 million total subscribers and 1.70 billion total views, Jenna Marbles has long been one of the most popular Youtube stars. She is pegged as the model of Youtube and tends to direct her videos towards Girls and Guys and their quirks as young adults.

NigaHiga/HigaTV

15.89 million total subscribers and 2.13 billiob total views later, NigaHiga/HigaTV is a 24 year old Youtber who produces sketches, comedy Videos and music videos. His videos are professional and created with value in mind. His fans love him because he is incisive and funny all at the same time.

Wengie

Wengie is a famous Australian Youtuber with 758,415 subscribers and 36.5 million total views. This young video uploader has become successful by uploading videos about just about anything from tips and tricks to saving money as a college student, and dieting ideas.

When it comes to this popular YouTuber, Wengie is definitely one of a kind. Growing up in Australia, she has gained a massive amount of followers who love her openness and expertise when it comes to fashion and beauty. The thing that makes her most appealing to her subscribers is her girl next door attitude. She adores everything from clothes, to accessories, and she has no problem sharing that with her subscribers.