News from Aspire A wide array of domestic and global news stories; news topics include politics / government, business, technology, religion, sports/entertainment, science/nature, and health/lifestyle. Articles that appear in this section may be written in English or other languages, as well.

Nov 19, 2015, 10:05 ET
Founded in 2012 by two Minnesota hockey dads that were concerned about the prevalence of sugary, caloric drinks being consumed in the name of sports, ASPIRE Beverage Company makes innovative sports drinks with less sugar and calories that are designed to improve the health and performance of athletes.

ASPIRE Named as the Official Sports Drink of the Under Armour All-America High School Football Game

Today, ASPIRE Beverage Company, Intersport and ESPN announced their new multi-year partnership that names ASPIRE Sports Drinks as the official...

Nov 18, 2015, 07:00 ET

Aspiration Launches Redwood Investment Fund to Bring Sustainable Investing To Everyday Investors

Aspiration, an online financial firm with a conscience, today announced the launch of the Aspiration Redwood Fund, a unique financial product...

Oct 20, 2015, 08:00 ET

AspireAssist® receives reimbursement in Blekinge, Sweden

 Aspire Bariatrics Inc. announced today that the county of Blekinge, Sweden will reimburse for the AspireAssist® procedure, an endoscopic...

Sep 17, 2015, 09:00 ET

Aspiration Closes $15.5 Million In Series A Funding Led By Renren

Aspiration, the next-generation financial services platform that combines making money and making a difference, announced today that it has closed...

Jul 28, 2015, 08:00 ET

Aspire submits to FDA a PMA application of AspireAssist®, a minimally-invasive alternative to weight loss surgery

 Aspire Bariatrics, Inc., announced today that it has submitted to the Food & Drug Administration (FDA) a Pre-Market Approval (PMA)...

Jun 16, 2015, 13:14 ET

Aspire RX, formerly RX Pro, makes its national debut

 There is a new face on one of the leading compounding pharmacies in the US with the launch of Aspire RX, a full service national pharmacy...

Apr 28, 2015, 15:00 ET

New screenwriting contest provides mentoring opportunities for aspiring writers

TORONTO, April 28, 2015 /CNW/ - The month of April brings the return of Aspiring Canadian Writers Contests' annual poetry competition as well...

Jan 29, 2015, 16:30 ET

Aspire Bariatrics Secures $12 Million Venture Loan Facility with Hercules Technology Growth Capital

Aspire Bariatrics, a medical device company developing and commercializing a reversible minimally-invasive weight loss device for obesity,...

Nov 11, 2014, 07:00 ET

Wall Street Game Change--New Online Investment Firm 'Aspiration' Launches in Shake Up to Financial Sector

Aspiration, a new online investment firm created explicitly for the middle class, today launched with the goal of democratizing the financial...

Sep 16, 2014, 10:00 ET

Major New ACT Aspire Assessment Component Promises Early Insight into Learner Progress

ACT Aspire, LLC launches Periodic Assessments, the second major component of the ACT Aspire Assessment System.  ACT Aspire is the first...

Aug 01, 2014, 12:30 ET
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ASPIRE Natural Sports Drinks Launch in Minnesota and Colorado Target Stores on August 3

 Today, ASPIRE Beverage Company announced that its natural sports drinks will be on the shelves of Target Stores in Minnesota and Colorado...

Aug 01, 2014, 12:07 ET

Aspire Technology Partners Recognized By Cisco For Excellence In Customer Satisfaction

Aspire Technology Partners (Aspire) announced today that it has achieved a Customer Satisfaction Excellence Gold Star from Cisco. This designation...

Jul 08, 2014, 07:25 ET

Aspire Bariatrics Announces Completion Of Enrollment & Device Implantation In Pivotal US Trial

 Aspire Bariatrics, Inc., a company that develops and markets novel medical devices to treat obesity, today announced that it has completed...

Apr 02, 2014, 17:48 ET

ACT Aspire College and Career Readiness System Launches

The first administration of the new ACT Aspire College and Career Readiness system took place this week in 33 states. The assessments provide...

Nov 11, 2013, 11:29 ET

Aspire Global: Karamba.com Gets Major Overhaul

Aspire Global; the leading operator of scratch & instant games sites online has announced that its flagship gaming site Karamba.com has...

Oct 17, 2013, 11:29 ET

Aspire Beauty Training adds VTCT Level 3 Diploma in Massage to its Range of Courses

Aspire Beauty Training has extended the range of courses they offer by adding the VTCT Level 3 Diploma in Massage (QCF) to its already extensive...

Sep 12, 2013, 10:59 ET
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Local ASPIRE Beverage Company Launches New Program to Recognize Minnesota Top-Performing High School Student Athletes

 Today, ASPIRE Beverage Company announced a new program that will recognize the top-performing high school athletes in Minnesota with...

Nov 21, 2012, 17:37 ET

ASPiRE Announces The World Premiere Of Its Groundbreaking Original TV Series THE ROOT 100

 ASPiRE today announced the world premiere of its new original series, THE ROOT 100. Hosted by Emmy®-winning television journalist and CNN...

Jun 27, 2012, 18:00 ET

Magic Johnson's ASPiRE Network Goes Live on June 27th at 8:00 PM Eastern

 ASPiRE, the new television network from Magic Johnson Enterprises, debuts today, Wednesday, June 27 at 8:00 pm EDT with a unique mix of...