Methodist Hospitals treating heart arrhythmias with new technology | Northwest Indiana Business Headlines

Nurses comfort, care, educate, console, relate, endear and provide direction and assistance. They are at the forefront when we are sick; their work responsibilities immense, their efforts tireless and their commitment endless. They are the heart and soul of medical facilities including residential care, hospitals, clinics, doctors’ offices, schools, in-home care and much more.

To celebrate National Nurse Week, May 6-12, 2019, The Times Media Co.; Title Sponsor, Methodist Hospitals; Presenting Sponsors Franciscan Health; Community Healthcare System; Visiting Nurse Association of Northwest Indiana; Castle Subaru/Mitsubishi; University of St. Francis – Crown Point; Indiana University-Northwest; and Pinnacle Hospital, are showing our true appreciation for area nurses with nominations and evaluation, a section and planned events.

This is a way of saying thanks to your nurses! This competition was started by asking the public to nominate nursing professionals who have had an effect on their, the lives of loved ones and the

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NYC-based 2048 Ventures taps Seattle investor Minda Brusse to target Pacific Northwest startups

Minda Brusse.

Another out-of-town firm has its eyes on the Seattle startup scene.

New York City-based 2048 Ventures has hired Minda Brusse as a venture partner. Brusse will help the firm find pre-seed investments in Seattle and Portland.

Brusse will continue in her role at First Row Partners, the Seattle-based venture capital firm she co-founded last year with Yoko Okano.

2048 Ventures launched last year with a $27 million fund. It has already backed 29 companies across 13 geographies. The firm invests across various industries including digital health, genomics, artificial intelligence, machine learning, robotics, and more.

“2048 Ventures is the earliest stage, high conviction, lead investor,” Brusse said. “We aim to lead pre-seed and early seed rounds in companies that are differentiated through technology and data.”

Brusse said her new gig compliments the work she does at First Row Partners.

“The roles overlap a lot for sourcing deals at pre-seed

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Smartphone maker taking over Genesis Center, promising hundreds of jobs and $100 million in investment | Northwest Indiana Business Headlines

Saied said the project is fully financed and construction could begin in 90 days. It will take nine months to a year to build the plant, which will be expandable. Akyumen also might consider future manufacturing operations elsewhere in the city.

He expects the company can create more than 2,000 jobs in three to five years and potentially more if all the carriers and distributors in the United States use its devices. Production worker jobs will pay at least $35,000 a year. The company also will employ people in higher-paying “science, technology and mathematics” jobs. 

Gary will work with WorkOne to train residents for the positions, aiming to line up job opportunities for as many Gary residents as possible.

“Our company is not about creating sweatshop jobs in the United States,” Saied said. “It will create smart jobs.”

The plant will be up and running by spring of 2022, but

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