Protagenic Therapeutics Announces Second Quarter 2021 Results and Provides Business Update

NEW YORK, Aug. 17, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Protagenic Therapeutics, Inc. (Nasdaq: PTIX) a biopharmaceutical company focused on developing therapies to treat stress-related neurologic disorders, today announced results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2021.

Recent Highlights

“During the second quarter and year to date, we made important progress towards advancing PT00114 into the clinic, in order to treat stress-related neuropsychiatric disorders which afflict a growing patient population,” said Dr. Garo Armen, Executive Chairman of Protagenic Therapeutics. “We have a clear clinical path toward major indications. We anticipate rapid efficacy and safety readouts in the first half of 2022.”

Anticipated Upcoming Milestones

  • Q4 2021: Re-filing of IND application for PT00114

  • Q1 2022: Initiation of Phase I/IIa study for PT00114

  • 1H 2022: Initial Data Readout of Phase I/IIa study

Financial Results for the Second Quarter Ended June 30, 2021:

  • Net loss attributable to common stockholders for the quarter ended June

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Stages of Video Production

Pre-production, production, and post-production are the three stages of video production from conception to the end. Pre-production involves all coordination and planning, production involves capturing all of the parts that will appear in the video, and post-production involves editing and combining all of the materials to make the video’s final version.

The guide below will give detailed information on what each of the stages entails in San Diego Video Production.


All of the planning is essentially covered in the pre-production phase. It’s perhaps the most crucial step in the production procedure as it defines the tone for the rest of the video. At this point, you should have a clear idea of what your video will be about, gather opinions from all necessary team members, then begin scheduling and booking your shoot. All your company assessments, calls, and approvals should be done here to hire a video production agency

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15% of PPP Loans Could Be Fraudulent, Study Shows

“Cross River is a state-chartered, F.D.I.C.-insured bank with robust regulatory standards,” said Phil Goldfeder, a bank spokesman. “Unlike other lenders who prioritized their own customers, Cross River addressed the S.B.A. call to action and did not limit the program to existing customers.”

Before the study was released, Blueacorn sent a letter Jay Hartzell, the president of the University of Texas at Austin, objecting to the researchers’ approach. Blueacorn said that by relying on interim data released by the Small Business Administration before the P.P.P. ended, the study counted loans that its lenders initially approved but later canceled because of suspicious traits. Nearly 157,000 applications — about 16 percent of all of the loans Blueacorn’s lenders approved — were canceled by the lenders before they were paid out.

“As we reviewed increasing volumes of loan applications, we learned, adapted, and enhanced our fraud detection capabilities and protocols,” Barry Calhoun, Blueacorn’s chief

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Cheshire Bridge closure is a big headache for small businesses

The road in front of Solstice Morningside on Thursday was heavily lined with orange cones demarcating a new traffic pattern. Cheshire Bridge Road is usually a four-lane road but has been temporarily narrowed to two lanes to make room for construction equipment.

Across the street at Hookah Hookup, a smoke shop that sells hookahs and other paraphernalia, an employee working the counter said there had been a dip in customer traffic. Rather than the damaged bridge, he attributed the slowdown to confusion caused by building contractors at the site. There were several cars parked in front of the store, but the parking lot was bordered by orange cones and large pieces of construction equipment.

Both Solstice Morningside and Hookah Hookup are beyond the “Road Closed” sign that sits in front of 2Qute Hair Salon.

On the other side of Peachtree Creek, Taqueria del Sol was forced to close down for

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Multimillion-dollar app founders’ share tips for starting a business

When husband-and-wife duo Chris Halim and Raena Lim quit their jobs in 2016 to start their own sustainable fashion business, they had little idea of the success it would become.

But they knew one thing for sure: get a basic product to market as soon as possible — that’s the advice they stand by today.

“As start-up founders, especially at the beginning, there is a strong temptation to build the perfect product before you launch anything, or very strong temptation to aim for all the features and over-engineer everything,” said Halim, an ex-consultant.

“From our learnings, that would be a mistake,” the Style Theory CEO told CNBC Make It.

Start simple

Once Halim and his banker wife, Lim, identified an opportunity to bring a clothes rental service to Singapore, they wasted little time in creating a waitlist to gauge interest before rolling out the service to a small number of

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Intel Says It’s ‘Winding Down’ RealSense Camera Business

Intel said it’s “winding down” its RealSense computer vision division to focus on its core businesses, marking the beginning of the end for a portfolio of high-tech cameras and sensors that were built for robotics, digital signage, 3D scanning and other forward-looking use cases.

An Intel spokesperson told CRN on Tuesday that the Santa Clara, Calif.-based company will honor current customer commitments, and it will apply the technical expertise and talent in computer vision it developed to support other functions in the chipmaker’s core businesses.

[Related: Intel Reorganization: 8 Big Changes Made Under Pat Gelsinger]

“We are winding down our RealSense business and transitioning our computer vision talent, technology and products to focus on advancing innovative technologies that better support our core businesses and IDM 2.0 strategy,” the spokesperson said in an emailed statement.

“We will continue to meet our commitments to our current customers and are working with our

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How To Effectively Expand Your Business Globally: Four Tips

President of GMR Transcription Services, Inc., which provides highly accurate transcription and translation solutions.

Today’s world is strongly connected thanks to modern technology and infrastructure. Many successful businesses are going global to harness the massive purchasing power of international markets.

My team and I have worked with many renowned companies to help them expand their companies overseas via translation projects. This has allowed me to gain insight into their process and what works best for them. Through this experience, I’ve also seen that if you are considering joining the continuously growing number of organizations taking their operations overseas, you should develop a practical transition strategy before going global.

Why Venturing Overseas Can Make Sense

Conditions are ripe for many types of enterprises to thrive abroad, from retail and logistics to consumer services and manufacturing industries. The following are the key reasons you might consider expanding your business globally:

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WME Sports Taps Joe Januszewski to Lead Property Representation Business – The Hollywood Reporter

WME Sports has hired former Texas Rangers exec Joe Januszewski to lead its global property solutions business, which delivers naming rights deals, premium hospitality offerings and suite sales for global sports teams, leagues and organizations.

Januszewski, most recently executive vp, chief revenue and marketing officer for the Texas Rangers, becomes senior vp and division head at WME Sports, overseeing the agency’s global property solutions team.

While with the Texas Rangers since 2011, Januszewski was key to developing the Major League Baseball team’s new $1.2 billion retractable-roof ballpark, Globe Life Field, and an adjoining entertainment district.

Earlier, Januszewski held executive roles at the Boston Red Sox/Fenway Sports Group and the San Diego Padres as he developed new team revenue streams for those teams.  “Joe is a strategic executive uniquely capable of delivering bespoke solutions on a global scale,” Karen Brodkin, co-head of WME Sports and executive vp of content strategy and

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Delta Variant Threatens Small Businesses as It Slows Return-to-Office Plans

Tens of thousands of downtown small businesses that have been scraping by were eagerly awaiting the week of Labor Day, when many companies expected that their employees would return to the office.

Now, the Covid-19 Delta variant is dashing hopes that workers will be back in large numbers, causing these business owners to scramble again to make rent payments and keep their operations alive.

Some are scaling back staff hours, postponing hiring or making additional cuts so they can hold on. Others say they are ready to shut their doors for good if return-to-work plans fizzle in the coming weeks.

“They were hanging on by their fingernails to get to September,” said

Bob Luz,

chief executive of the Massachusetts Restaurant Association. “We’re greatly concerned they’re not going to make it.”

The survival of corner retail stores, coffee shops and restaurants is being watched closely by office-building owners, who are counting

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U.S. small business optimism drops as labor shortages persist

A hiring sign is seen at the register of Burger Boy restaurant, as many restaurant businesses face staffing shortages in Louisville, Kentucky, U.S., June 7, 2021. REUTERS/Amira Karaoud

Aug 10 (Reuters) – Small business owners across the United States grew less confident in the economic recovery in July as labor shortages remained an issue, according to a survey released on Tuesday.

The National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB) Optimism Index fell 2.8 points to a reading of 99.7 in July, almost erasing all of June’s gain. Six of the 10 index components declined, three improved and one was left unchanged.

“Small business owners are losing confidence in the strength of the economy and expect a slowdown in job creation,” Bill Dunkelberg, the NFIB’s chief economist, said in a statement.

While the economy is projected to expand this year at its fastest pace since the 1980s, there are signs it may

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