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Shaygan Kheradpir Triumphantly Returns to Coriant

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Recently Coriant, the famed optical transport company has pronounced that Shaygan Kheradpir will once again assume the role of its CEO. He is taking over the job from previous CEO Pat DiPietro. Dipietro will now assume the role of the company’s vice chairman and this will let him spend more time in his partner role at Marlin Equity Partners as well. Coriant was formed by Marlin Equity Partners years ago when it fused together elements of Nokia, Sycamore Networks, and Tellabs.

Kheradpir will be ready to assume all the responsibilities of Coriant CEO on day one. A high ranking Coriant executive has observed him working closely with the upper management team for many months already. Coriant has great faith in Kheradpir because of his years of experience in technology and business. In total, Kherdadpir has 28 years of executive experience in the technology and financial sectors. Notably, he performed well in executive roles at both GTE and Verizon Communications. In those companies, he had the roles of Chief Operations Officer an Chief Technology Officer.

Pat Dipietro had some very enthusiastic and kind words to say about Shaygan Kheradpir’s return to the company. He said that the whole company was honored and very fortunate to have a man of his caliber at the helm. Further, he believes Kheradpir to possess key insights and execution ability that will help Coriant reach new heights in its growth.

Coriant is a networking solution company with a reputation for being innovative. Last year, Coriant did $1 billion in sales to its network operators and it has a presence in more than 100 countries around the globe. Of the world’s Tier 1 Communication Service Providers 9 of 10 are serviced by Coriant. Due to its cutting edge technology and superior leadership Coriant practically has a monopoly in the industry, yet it only expects to grow further and expand revenue.

In addition to working at GTE and Verizon, Shaygan was also employed at Barclays as the company’s CTO and COO. He played a crucial role in modernizing Barclay’s technological infrastructure thus bringing it up the 21st century technological and security standards.

Since his youth, Kheradpir was regarded as a genius by his peers. He holds a Ph.D in engineering and privately holds many patents in the technology industry because he is a true pioneer of innovative technology.

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Spark Tank Gives Away Money To Socially Innovative nonprofits

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Marc Sparks is a name everyone should know. In today’s world of increasing rifts between rich and poor and marginalized and productive members of society where one misstep hurtles individuals from the brink into the abyss, Sparks does the unthinkable. He shares his secret to success to help the marginalized or marginally successful turn their lives around to become better than ever.

Sparks is a serial entrepreneur who applies his ability to up-and-coming fledgling companies, offers them all of the support they need to prepare them for business from business consulting to graphic design resources. Startups often struggle to afford operating costs while they are locating sufficient financial resources to manufacture and market their products to retailers and the public. He makes it a non-issue by providing all of these services.

Many of his Timber Creek Capital fledglings become successes en par with his own personal financial investments. He does not hold back.

His Sparks Tank concept is similar to his Timber Creek Capital efforts. Sparks Tank holds contests to award a $5,000 lifesaver to nonprofits who can prove how they will effectively use the money to improve their recipients’ lives.

For instance, recently Sparks Tank awarded the $5,000 grant to Dog Matters, a nonprofit whose focus is to provide temporary shelter to dogs of addicts and alcoholics who have found their way into recovery. In cases where an addict is engaged in addiction their dog would normally be taken by the local city or town. It adds a layer of devastation and loss to someone who is in the throes of an illness.  Learn more about Marc Sparks:

In the world of big business $5,000 may not seem like much. Yet, Marc Sparks puts his money where his mouth is. Not only does he give these awards to nonprofits, but he has successfully started and grown his own nonprofits. He knows that $5,000 is something any prepared nonprofit can work with to make their organization successful, because that’s what he was able to accomplish time and again. Read more: @msparks5010

Marc Sparks and Lynne Sipiora transformed The Samaritan Inn, a small homeless shelter from a thread bare house and transformed it into a $3 million annual operation that serves 200 people daily by feeding and housing them. In full Sparks style, the two do not just provide shelter, but they transformed thousands of homeless people’s overturned existences to regain their independence.

How Did $5,000 Help Samaritan Inn?

Marc Sparks and Sipiora built a kennel behind the Samaritan Inn shelter with $5,000. That sum allows the homeless to keep their pets until they have regained their independence. Children receive enriching and educational experiences such as student lessons and camp for the nominal amount of $5,000. The center’s shuttle bus provides rides for the once homeless to get to work every day, providing the $5,000 in gas. Now ask if $5,000 can make a difference.

Mike Baur Oversees a Partnership between CTI Invest and Swiss Venture to Organize Events

Home | Business | Mike Baur Oversees a Partnership between CTI Invest and Swiss Venture to Organize Events

Mike Baur

Mike Baur is the founding partner of Swiss Start-up Factory AG. He served in the Swiss banking sector for over 20 years. Mike is popular for coming up with the idea of fundraising and financing rounds at Swiss Start-up Factory. He is an entrepreneur and popular businessman.

Swiss Start-up Factory

The factory is based in Zurich and was launched in 2014. It looks for digital entrepreneurs with great minds. They must be doing well in entrepreneurship, then they provide them with exciting opportunities. They provide openings to entrepreneurs because they have a good network in Switzerland and other places around the world.

The factory runs an accelerator program that lasts for three months. During the program, they offer a unique platform for services including mentorship, office space in Zurich, training and entrepreneurial network to help digital entrepreneurs attain their ambitious objectives.

New partnership with CTI Invest

The managing director of CTI Invest made various vital announcements during the previous Swiss Venture Day that took place in December 2015. The popular financing platform for innovative ventures will partner with Swiss Startup Factory. The partnership will foresee the organization of events and coaching start-ups. The two agencies have already unveiled a site with video clips of Swiss start-ups and Podcasts.

The partnership aims at developing the Swiss Startup ecosystem. Jean-Pierre, who is the managing direct at CTI Invest, will be the managing partner of the factory as from 1st of January 2016. The organizations will partner in diverse fields. Swiss Factory will assist CTI Invest to co-organize events such as Swiss Startup day as well as coaching entrepreneurs under Swiss Startup Training.

There will be changes in the format for Swiss Venture day. Events in Zurich and Lausanne will have simultaneous tracks. The two tracks include one for life sciences and the other for Information Technology. Another option for venture day in Basel is the pure life sciences. Other Swiss Venture days will happen in St. Gallen and Ticino.

Note that the startup day extends by half a day this year. The partnership between the two organizations brings new people and a new offering. A lot is expected to change after the partnership.

CTI Invest has over 100 investor members. It has been supporting the private association for over ten years. CTI Invest has printed a report with this conclusion, “CTI Invest is an essential actor of the Swiss Startup Ecosystem. The financing platform is responsible for the organization of events like Networking events, Swiss Venture day and educational events also known as Angel day.

Fabletics For Everyday

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There are a lot of ways you can get some great clothing that you can use for your exercise as you do for your everyday life. The good thing is that you can get these clothing items at a low cost or that you can get from the internet for a low cost. You may be wondering how it works. The good news is that it’s not as hard as you may think to make it work for you.


Fabletics is a great company that was started by Kate Hudson and is for the woman who wants to exercise and still look great. You can take your money and start to get your great clothing for a small fee each month. You can get what you want in Fabletics as well as save money and time.

How it Works

The way Fabletics works is that you sign up and do a survey to find the styles you like. Then you will get monthly packages sent to you with clothing that you will love. You can wear Fabletics to exercise in or you can wear it when you are just doing what you do. This way you aren’t spending a ton on clothing you don’t want.

There are a lot of different things you can buy to wear when you are looking at keeping things low cost. You can save yourself time when you are looking at exercise clothing. You also can find that you are saving yourself money because you are getting these clothing items from an online store. Fabletics can cut the costs by a lot and can help you to get more for your money. You should look into what clothing you really want and if this is the right choice for you and your needs. This way you will get the clothes you want as much as possible.