Thebes: “We have not fulfilled our responsibility”

first_imgJavier Tebas, president of LaLiga, said who have not “fulfilled” their “responsibility” behind the racist insults received by Athletic Bilbao soccer player Iñaki Williams during the match he played last Saturday against the rojiblanco team with the Espanyol at the RCDE Stadium in Barcelona. “LaLiga as the organizer of the championship is responsible for the safety of the fan and this weekend we cannot say that we have fulfilled our responsibility, so we have to do self-criticism and reflect. We are worried about looking for solutions, “Tebas said during the V Gala of the awards of the Sports Press Association of Madrid (APDM). “Tomorrow we file a complaint with the prosecution of hate crimes in Catalonia because it cannot happen again. You have to look for a path, not be aware of whether it has been heard or not, “he announced. Further, LaLiga sent on Monday a written complaint to the Committee Competition of the Royal Spanish Football Federation (RFEF) and the Anti-violence Commission which indicates that in the 69th minute of the match, when Iñaki Williams was replaced and withdrew from the pitch by the bottom closest to your location, several local fans from the Graderío Gol Cornellà, “unable to determine the number”, “intoned” for about 10 seconds and when the player passed before them the scream from “UH, UH, UH, UH”.last_img read more

Kraft Heinz opens digital hub after acquiring AI firm Wellio

first_imgKraft Heinz opens digital hub after acquiring AI firm WellioPosted By: Martin Whiteon: November 06, 2018In: Business, Food, Industries, Innovation, Mergers & Acquisitions, TechnologyPrintEmailKraft Heinz has opened a new digital hub which will form part of its Evolv Group, after acquiring AI food tech company Wellio.Kraft Heinz’s Evolv Group was established to create digitally-powered business models to fuel future growth at Kraft Heinz, and the new San Francisco-based digital hub was founded to help support the operations of Kraft Heinz’s newly established Evolv Ventures venture capital arm, which will now form part of the expanded Evolv Group.Evolv Ventures was established earlier this month after the company invested $100 million to found the venture fund, which will invest in emerging tech companies that are “transforming the food industry.”San Francisco was chosen as the location for the new hub as that is where newly-acquired Wellio are based. Wellio provides nutritional advice to consumers through an AI-based platform which provides meal planning guides.The San Francisco location will house a team of software engineers, data scientists, product managers, designers, and members of its e-commerce team.Nina Barton, president of global digital online growth said: “In Wellio, we found extraordinary talent that could fuel our digital ambitions and an AI platform that can help us create food-related solutions for our consumers and help us partner with our customers in a unique way.“We wanted to take a holistic look at digital disruption and growth. This is part of a larger growth approach for Kraft Heinz and is in addition to our recently announced $100 million venture fund, Evolv Ventures.”Share with your network: Tags: Evolv VenturesKraft HeinzUSwelliolast_img read more