Earlier this month, we announced a significant company milestone in the completion of our $18M Series A funding round. The round was led by Owl Ventures, the world's largest venture capital investors in education technology, and contributed to by existing investors Cherry Ventures and Redalpine. We couldn't imagine better partners to support us as we grow our team, scale the Morressier platform, and launch new features that help the world's learners discover hidden knowledge and advance ideas.
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We're delighted to once again support the International Diabetes Federation (IDF) with a dynamic poster gallery for their 2021 Congress. You can already explore the findings shared at IDF's 2019 and 2017 conferences on Morressier.
Morressier will also host the virtual Nutrition Society Irish Section Conference 2021 from June 22-24, under the title of Nutrition, health, and ageing - translating science into practice. The conference will explore current issues relating to nutritional status in chronic diseases that are associated with an aging population, along with the strategies to address these issues.
In our latest blog post, we cover some of the key takeaways from Morressier and Silverchair's recent webinar discussion, titled What now? Making the most of pandemic pilots and pivots. Read the post in full here to discover what societies and organizations should keep in mind when developing their post-pandemic business strategies.
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This poster from the Women Deliver Conference explores the need to establish female-driven programs in order to close the nutritional gender gap and ensure that girls around the globe are educated on their nutritional needs. Click below to discover more:
In her role as current president for the Society for Scholarly Publishing, Morressier Chief Publishing Officer Lauren Kane welcomed the scholarly communications community to SSP's 43rd Annual Meeting held May 24-27. Under the title Charting a New Course from Chaos to Innovation, attendees reflected on a tumultuous year and the opportunities ahead for new content, workflow, and business model innovations.
Lauren will also be speaking at the NFAIS Forethought Strategic Summit, taking place from June 16-17. She and fellow panelists will discuss how emerging technologies and infrastructure can support new content types, formats, and interactions for the benefit of the scholarly community.
As the world begins to open up and we have the ability to travel safely, the Morressier team is looking forward to opportunities to meet with you in person. We are monitoring potential industry hybrid events to be held this fall, and also welcome the chance to meet you independently in DC, Berlin, or your home city.