Weekly Refresh: Chicago’s Zero-Proof ‘Booze’ Brand, Several Major Partnerships

by Anna Holmquist
January 13, 2020
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Relativity achieved FedRAMP in Process designation. The designation comes from an evaluation of security and compliance for companies seeking to do business in the public sector. Relativity seeks to get full FEDRamp Authorization by the end of 2020. [PRNewswire

Fast Radius announced partnership with MxD. The manufacturing innovation partner joins MxD as a Tier 2 Manufacturer. The nonprofit MxD works to advance the U.S. manufacturing industry. [Press Release]

Ritual Zero Proof announced investment from Diageo via Distill Ventures. The non-alcoholic spirit alternative is the first that’s made in America, and it uses botanicals to achieve a similar taste and smell to real gin and whiskey. The partnership allows them to expand their direct-to-consumer line. [Press Release]

Kaizen Health raised Series B round. The health tech company works to increase access to healthcare by facilitating transportation and more. The company will use the undisclosed amount of funding to enhance its platform and hire for their sales and account management teams. [FinSMEs]

AbbVie announced new business and leadership team. Allergan Aesthetics includes leading aesthetics products such as BOTOX, JUVEDERM and more. Several Allergan leaders took positions in the new combined company. [PRNewswire

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