Archive for February, 2019

Conscious Content Plans Multi-Part Series on ecoSPEARS

Posted on: February 15th, 2019 by Kirenaga Partners

Conscious Content has begun work on a documentary series on ecoSPEARS and their mission to clean up waterways of PCB’s. A rundown of the project, together with a first clip, are accessible on their website.

If you would like to learn more, then you can find the link below.

Project Website

Finally, ecoSPEARS has also published a brief animated video explaining their revolutionary technology, which can be found at the following link.

Animated Video

ecoSpears Completes $2 Million Seed Round

Posted on: February 12th, 2019 by Kirenaga Partners

ecoSpears, our portfolio company with a focus on PCB pollution remediation using NASA developed SPEARS technology, has just completed a $2 million seed round. Altogether, there were two investors in this round, ourselves at Kirenaga and the EIA Social Enterprise Fund. Overall, we’re extremely pleased with the progress ecoSpears has made so far, and are proud of their team.

Finally, you can read the full press release on the investment round at the link below.

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Rise of the Rest Tour Comes to Orlando

Posted on: February 1st, 2019 by Kirenaga Partners

Former AOL Chairman and CEO is bringing the Rise of the Rest VC investment tour to Orlando! This means that Orlando based startups will have the opportunity to compete in a high-profile case competition with notable VC investors for substantial publicity in addition to a $100k investment for the winner. The Orlando Sentinel even tapped our own Terry Berland for comment on the development.

We at Kirenaga are excited for the additional attention this will bring for local startups. Also, we look forward to seeing how our own darlings perform in the case competition.

Finally, if you would like to learn more about Rise of the Rest, please see the Orlando Sentinel article at the link below.

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AdvisorEngine Announces Expansive Integration with Pershing

Posted on: February 1st, 2019 by Kirenaga Partners

AdvisorEngine has today announced the roll-out of its integration with Pershing so the broker-dealers and RIAs that custody with Pershing will be able to take advantage of AdvisorEngine’s technology. Also, the partnership is a notable first for Pershing, which currently has $615bn in fiduciary assets.

You can find the press release at the link below.

Press Release

You can also read more about the announcement in the news piece at the link below.

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