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Sparkle Coin, Inc. Announces Initial Coin Offering at TechCrunch Disrupt SF

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Sept. 20, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Sparkle Coin, Inc., designed to be the most transactable cryptocurrency available, is launching its initial coin offering (ICO) at 1 p.m. PDT September 20 and running through October 20, 2017 with coins beginning at $5. A LIVE STREAMING event will start at 12 p.m. PDT at TechCrunch SF.

Media Advisory – TechCrunch Disrupt SF 2017: CEO of Sparkle Coin, Inc. Shows New eCommerce-optimized Cryptocurrency

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Sept. 14, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Sparkle Coin, Inc., founders of Sparkle Coin, a new cryptocurrency that allows users to make purchases from popular online retailers – like Amazon and Walmart – and features a currency exchange for liquidity, will be hosting a “lunch and launch” event during TechCrunch Disrupt SF 2017.

Taylor Wilshire launches Wilshire Foundation Fund for Beneficial Social Impact

NEW YORK, N.Y., Sept. 12, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Wilshire Foundation recently announced the close of first-round funding for its Conscious Capital Fund. The Wilshire Foundation, created by the team at Wilshire Financial including CEO Taylor Wilshire, constructs programs and invests in organizations that address chronic environmental, social, and economic challenges in unique and transformative ways.

Sparkle Coin, Inc. Launches Next Generation Cryptocurrency with Maximum Transactability

CHICAGO, Ill., Sept. 6, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Sparkle Coin, Inc. today introduced its eponymous cryptocurrency, the first of its kind backed by diamonds, as the initial step toward the company’s goal of creating more efficient global economic growth to promote societal advancement by developing a platform that brings cryptocurrencies into the mainstream business and consumer markets. Sparkle Coin is a hybrid cryptocurrency possessing the best qualities of both PoW (Proof of Work) and PoS (Proof of Stake).

STiKidotz Customizable 3D Pixel Art Stickers Fuel Imagination and Learning Too

ATLANTA, Ga., Aug. 28, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Dotz Company, LLC, an established games and toy business, is excited to announce a new product that’s fun for all ages – STiKidotz(TM). It’s sure the concept will take off, that’s why it’s launched a Kickstarter campaign to help get it off the ground.

Oak Hill Capital Partners to Invest in EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants to Support EPIC’s Further Growth & Expansion

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., July 27, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers & Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage, and employee benefits consultant, announced today that private equity firm Oak Hill Capital Partners (Oak Hill) has agreed to acquire all of The Carlyle Group’s stake, giving Oak Hill a controlling equity position in EPIC. Oak Hill’s investment will enable EPIC to continue its aggressive organic growth strategy.

New Cannabis Compliance Company Launches Public Funding Effort with GrowthFountain

HORSESHOE LAKE, Ark., June 12, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Herbal Compliance Co. announces the launch of its compliance consulting services for legal medical cannabis and hemp businesses. This unique company will also be partnering with GrowthFountain to raise $1 million in funds through a unique form of investor funding called Regulation Crowdfunding.

Verify Smart Corp Signs Letter of Intent to Acquire Equity Stake and Exclusive International Reseller Rights in Med-Con Technologies, LLC

FERNLEY, Nev., June 8, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Verify Smart Corporation (OTC:VSMR / OTCMKTS:VSMR) a Global innovator in financial fraud prevention and digital distribution solutions announced today that it has signed a Letter of Intent to acquire an equity stake and exclusive international reseller rights in Med-Con Technologies, LLC for cash and stock.

Pompano Beach CRA and Urban Land Institute Symposium to Reveal Half Billion Investment Opportunity

POMPANO BEACH, Fla., June 7, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Pompano Beach CRA has partnered with the Urban Land Institute to host a unique symposium outlining the $500 million investment opportunity available for developers in the Pompano Beach Innovation District. Nationally recognized redevelopment experts and invested developers will provide comprehensive details about the last 24 acres of undeveloped parcels in Broward County with prime visibility from I-95.

WorldAPP Secures Financing Round to Fuel Growth

BRAINTREE, Mass., May 23, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — WorldAPP, a leading provider of mobile data collection and process optimization software today announced that it has completed financing round with Providence-based Bay Capital Investment Partners. The transaction amount was not disclosed.

DIB Funding, Inc. Announces a Billion Dollar Liquidity Partnership with Digitas Bank to Launch Worldwide Distribution of ‘DIBCOIN’

HOLLYWOOD, Fla., April 17, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Today DIB Funding, Inc., the creators of the digital currency known as DIBCOIN, is proud to announce a billion-dollar liquidity partnership with Digitas Bank. This partnership will immediately give present and future DIBCOIN holders the ability to deposit and withdraw DIBCOIN and FIAT currency in a single transaction and with complete financial privacy.

Sunshine Capital Inc. Announces That The Company’s Use of ‘DIBCOIN’ Was Described as ‘Genius’ in a Forbes Article

HOLLYWOOD, Fla., April 7, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Sunshine Capital, Inc. (OTC-Pink:SCNP / OTC:SCNP) today announced that the Company’s business plan, e.g. using DIBCOIN to purchase assets, has been described as “Genius” by Forbes.com contributor Peter J. Reilly.

Sunshine Capital, Inc. Uses DIBCOIN to retire all Corporate Debt at a Rate of $1 Per Coin

HOLLYWOOD, Fla., March 31, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Sunshine Capital, Inc. (OTC-Pink:SCNP / OTC:SCNP) today announced that all corporate debts of the Company have been paid using DIBCOIN at a rate of $1 per DIBCOIN. The debts include the remaining convertible debt notes and management salaries for the next 12 months. Using DIBCOIN as a form of payment protects our shareholders’ ownership in the company from being diluted.

Sunshine Capital, Inc. Announces That DIBCOIN Has Been Approved to Trade on the Livecoin Exchange

HOLLYWOOD, Fla., March 27, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Sunshine Capital, Inc. (Pink Sheets: SCNP / OTC:SCNP) today announces that DIBCOIN, has been approved for trading on the Livecoin platform. DIBCOIN will commence trading on April 3, 2017 at 9:30 a.m. (EST/EDT).

Mortgage Automation Pioneer cloudvirga Raises $15 Million in Series B Funding

IRVINE, Calif., March 27, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Cloudvirga(SM), developer of the automated, cloud-based intelligent Mortgage Platform(R) (iMP), announced today it has raised $15 million in a series B funding round led by Incenter, a Blackstone Group portfolio company. The new funding will support cloudvirga as it scales its technology and expands its product offerings.

LevelFunded Health Selected For Plug and Play Insurtech Program

BOCA RATON, Fla., March 8, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — LevelFunded Health is excited to announce that it was recently selected as one of the new top innovative insurance businesses by one of Silicon Valley’s most active venture group, Plug and Play. The 12-week program connects promising start-ups, early and growth stage companies, to some of the world’s largest insurance corporations.

Sunshine Capital, Inc. Announces the Cancellation of 77-percent or 56,303,003 Shares of its Common Stock

HOLLYWOOD, Fla., Feb. 21, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Sunshine Capital, Inc. (Pink Sheets: SCNP) Today announced major changes to the Company corporate share structure. These changes include: The cancellation of 77% or 56,303,003 common shares of the Company, reducing the total issued and outstanding share count of Sunshine Capital, Inc. to only 16,997,000 shares of common stock.

FENDER FRIEND LLC Offers Autonomous App to Licensors and Automotive OEMs

NEW YORK, N.Y., Jan. 30, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — New York-based FENDER FRIEND LLC is pleased to offer the autonomous app Fender Friend(TM) for licensing, effective Feb. 1, 2017. The Fender Friend seeks to provide older model vehicles with capabilities such as automatic braking and parking assistance, as just two examples of amenities currently standard in newer automobiles.

Bank of Southern California Completes $7 Million Capital Offering and Announces New Board of Directors

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Jan. 4, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Bank of Southern California, N.A. (OTC Pink: BCAL / OTCMKTS:BCAL) announced that it has completed a capital raise of $7 million through a stock purchase agreement of the Bank’s common stock with Castle Creek Capital, based in Rancho Santa Fe, California.

Maxwell Financial Labs Announces $1.95M in Funding to Reinvent Mortgage Experience

DENVER, Colo., Dec. 14, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Maxwell Financial Labs, Inc. announced today it had secured $1.95M in funding, with anchor investors MATH Venture Partners, Techstars Ventures, Zelkova Ventures and Sovereign’s Capital. The funding follows on the heels of Maxwell’s commercial launch on August 16.

RMA’s Kim Briesemeister Featured in IDA’s Top Issues Council Report

POMPANO BEACH, Fla., Nov. 15, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The International Downtown Association recently released their first six Top Issues Council reports, which feature industry leaders who produced in-depth research briefs on top urban issues. Kim Briesemeister, principal of Redevelopment Management Associates, served on the Public-Private Partnerships Council.

Utelogy Corporation Successfully Completes Series A Private Equity Offering

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Oct. 18, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Utelogy Corporation, creator of enterprise audio/visual control, management, services and analytics software for use in higher education and enterprises announced that it has successfully closed a fully-subscribed, private equity offering with a small group of private Accredited Investors at an undisclosed value. Funds from this offering will support the company’s current growth trajectory including software developers and additional support staff.

Sunshine Capital, Inc. Clarifies Distribution of DIBCOIN and Announces the Upcoming Opportunity for Its Shareholders

HOLLYWOOD, Fla., Oct. 5, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Sunshine Capital, Inc. (Pink Sheets: SCNP / OTC:SCNP) today announces clarification of its unique opportunity to shareholders. On September 23, 2016, the Company announced that it would distribute to the October 10, 2016 shareholders of record one DIBCOIN for each share that a shareholder owned.

Bank of Southern California N.A. Announces $7 Million Capital Offering

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Sept. 27, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Bank of Southern California N.A. (OTC Pink: BCAL / OTCMKTS:BCAL) announced today that it has signed a stock purchase agreement for a private placement of $7 million of the Bank’s common stock with Castle Creek Capital, based in Rancho Santa Fe, California. The transaction is anticipated to close in the fourth quarter, subject to regulatory approvals and other standard closing conditions.

UltraCap Creates Revolutionary Lightweight Car Battery

LONDON, U.K., Sept. 26, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Scientists from London-based UltraCap Ltd. are in the final stages of developing a “green” solid state battery for electric vehicles that they claim will be 40 times lighter than current Lithium-Ion batteries. UltraCap founders, Professor Vladimir Krstic and Nico Van Dongen, say their new battery, the UltraCapacitor, will be able to charge within minutes and that, eventually, a pocket-sized version of the battery will bring us one step closer to emission-free transportation.

Sunshine Capital, Inc. Appoints Honson Luma as VP to Assist In Its Plan to Enter the Cryptocurrency Market

HOLLYWOOD, Fla., Aug. 10, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Sunshine Capital, Inc. (Pink Sheets: SCNP / OTC:SCNP) today announces that it has appointed Honson Luma as Vice President of Sunshine Capital, Inc. and DIB Funding, Inc. to assist both companies’ entry in the cryptocurrency market.

Innovative Multipurpose GRATITUDE Roller Unveiled for Fitness Training

FT. LAUDERDALE, Fla., April 19, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Gratitude Wellness, a health and fitness product manufacturing company, recently announced that it is raising funds via Kickstarter to help manufacture the goods and purchase the equipment necessary for the production of its patented GRATITUDE Roller.

Django Unchained Actress stars in First Time French Feature Director’s ‘Found iPhone’ Horror Comedy

LOS ANGELES, Calif., March 22, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — After directing over a dozen short films, French filmmaker Tristan Convert announced he has directed his first feature, ‘SCRATCH,’ an original horror comedy starring Daniele Watts (‘Django Unchained’), for which he has launched an Indiegogo campaign, to reach $10k for finishing funds. Set in Los Angeles’s known-to-be haunted Old Zoo, ‘SCRATCH’ is one of the first, if not the first, found footage films shot entirely on iPhone 6.

Animated Horror Indie Launches Crowdfund

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Feb. 19, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Coverage Ink Films, producers of the animated horror thriller ‘Malevolent’ have launched an IndieGogo campaign. The goal is to reach $45K for finishing funds. The film stars Ray Wise (‘Twin Peaks,’ ‘Robocop’), Morena Baccarin (‘Deadpool,’ ‘Gotham,’ ‘Firefly’), Bill ‘Choptop’ Moseley (‘The Devil’s Rejects,’ ‘Texas Chainsaw Massacre II’) and sci-fi legend William Shatner (‘Star Trek,’ ‘Boston Legal’).

Sunshine Capital, Inc. Informs Shareholders of Proposed Recommendations by Advisory Board Member Daniel J. Duffy

PEMBROKE PINES, Fla., Feb. 19, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Sunshine Capital, Inc. (Pinksheets: SCNP) today announces the recommendations by Advisory Board Member and Financial Expert Daniel J. Duffy, to increase shareholder value for the company.

Smart City and Mobile Augmented Reality Pioneer Civic Resource Group Secures Major Investor Backing

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Feb. 17, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Civic Resource Group (CRG), a data, mobile and Augmented Reality pioneer in the burgeoning Smart City market, has secured financial support and backing from a group of international investors led by Atlantic Bridge (ABVEN) out of Silicon Valley, London, and Dublin, and Globalive Capital out of Toronto, it was announced by Gregory G. Curtin, Ph.D., Founder and CEO of CRG.

Titan Offers Trade Transaction Management Services to Mortgage Investors

DENVER, Colo., Jan. 19, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mortgage services expert Titan Lenders Corp. (Titan) announced it is now offering Trade Transaction Management Services to investors looking to acquire mortgage assets. Through these services, Titan facilitates the administrative tasks and logistical management of acquiring a loan pool. Using its comprehensive mortgage process and compliance foundation, Titan works in collaboration with investors to provide a deeper understanding of the risks the investor is potentially acquiring.

Actor, Stuntman and Filmmaker Zak Lee Guarnaccia Launches Kickstarter for Martial Arts Action Feature KALM at Comic-Con

HOLLYWOOD, Calif., July 9, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Zak Lee Guarnaccia, Actor/Stuntman, Executive Producer at LightRow Pictures, and Paul Lupi, Producer of Lupi Pictures, enter production of the feature film in the martial-arts, action-thriller genre entitled ‘KALM.’ Principal photography partially funding being raised on Kickstarter. The project will debut at the SAN DIEGO COMIC-CON 2015 (SDCC).

Voices.com Secures $2 Million in Capital Investment from BDC Capital

LONDON, Ontario, April 30, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Voices.com, the go-to online marketplace for voice-over, is pleased to announce a $2 million working capital investment from BDC Capital. The company will use this capital to acquire additional space, tools, and hire more people to maintain momentum as it is working to solidify its leading market position.

Emilio N. Francisco, PDC CEO, Sees Diversification of EB-5 Investor Pool as a Positive Evolution of the EB-5 Immigrant Investor Program

COSTA MESA, Calif., April 28, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In response to the surge in EB-5 applications from mainland China, the U.S. State Department has announced a cutoff date for immigrant investors from mainland China applying for permanent residency in the U.S. through the EB-5 visa program, according to PDC Capital Group.

Orlando gets ready for its own ‘Shark Tank’-like show launching May 15

ORLANDO, Fla., April 22, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — CashNLearn, Orlando’s Own ‘Shark Tank’-like show is calling all local entrepreneurs to its launch kick off on May 15 at the Artegon Marketplace in Orlando, Fla.

Emilio Francisco, CEO of PDC, Announces Assisted Living and Memory Care Residence Project in Titusville, Florida

COSTA MESA, Calif., April 8, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Emilio N. Francisco, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of private equity firm PDC Capital Group, announced the development of SummerPlace at Correll Palms, an assisted living and memory care facility to be located in Titusville, Fla., across the Indian River from the Kennedy Space Center.

California Ferret Enthusiasts Launch Crowdfunding Campaign for Ballot Initiative on National Ferret Day

LA MESA, Calif., April 1, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Tired of working and waiting for ferret legalization, which never comes despite thirty years of efforts – LegalizeFerrets.org is planning a ballot initiative to free our domestic ferrets from unnecessary and unfair regulation. April 2 is National Ferret Day in the USA and California ferret lovers are using the occasion to launch a crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo.

Emilio N. Francisco, PDC CEO, Announces Greater Scrutiny of EB-5 Investors

COSTA MESA, Calif., March 20, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Emilio N. Francisco, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of private equity firm PDC Capital Group, announces a company-wide effort to increase scrutiny of potential investors it recruits for EB-5-funded projects.

PDC CEO Emilio N. Francisco Announces $45 Million Capital Raise for Clear Currents

COSTA MESA, Calif., Feb. 20, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Emilio N. Francisco, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of private equity firm PDC Capital Group, announced that PDC is raising $45 million in EB-5 immigrant investor funds to assist biodegradable organic chemical products firm Clear Currents, Inc.

Saluda Medical secures $10 million in new financing

SYDNEY, Australia, Feb. 20, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Saluda Medical has today announced that it has received $10 million in Series B financing bringing a breakthrough treatment for chronic pain one step closer to reality.

Bank of Southern California Successfully Raises $7.2 Million in Capital

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Feb. 9, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Bank of Southern California (OTCQB:FBBN / OTCMKTS:FBBN) (the ‘Bank’) announced today that it completed a private placement of approximately $7.2 million of its common stock, positioning the Company to grow its Southern California Franchise.

Donation Pages, Inc. Announces Launch of a New Political Fundraising Website

WASHINGTON, D.C., Jan. 22, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Donation Pages, Inc. (DPI) today announced the launch of its recently enhanced political fundraising website. The new platform incorporates unique technology to provide a web-based automated crowd fundraising capability with cloud storage specifically designed for the complexities of political and nonprofit fundraising and micro-targeting advocacy.

AMA Acquisitions is seeking to buy operating companies with annual revenues between 1M to 10M

NEW YORK, N.Y., Jan. 13, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — AMA Acquisitions is a private equity firm in New York State that has a credit facility in place to make acquisitions of companies in manufacturing, distributing and other major industries through debt and equity financing.

R2Net – JamesAllen.com secures $25 Million in growth funding

NEW YORK CITY, N.Y., Dec. 18, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — R2Net – JamesAllen.com, one of the two largest diamond and bridal jewelry e-commerce platforms in the U.S. announced today that is has secured $25 Million in growth funding from Israel Growth Partners (IGP).

North Capital Investment Technology Closes $1 Million Seed Funding Round

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah, Dec. 3, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — North Capital Investment Technology has closed its seed funding round of $1 million, attracting support from major institutional investors including JFO, Karlani Capital and Green Visor Capital.

ProSem Direct, Inc. Teaches People How to Realize Profits Rarely Seen in Any Industry

HAMBURG, N.Y., Nov. 6, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Each year, wholesalers and manufacturers generate nine billion dollars worth of excess inventory, says ProSem Direct, Inc. That’s a lot of product waiting to be cashed in on. A new website – ProSemDirect.com – shows people how. It gives them the resources they need to start a liquidation business through online tools and educational seminars provided by experienced industry experts within the wholesale and liquidation market.

Coinify Receives Multi-Million Investment and Becomes Leading European Digital Currency Platform Through Acquisitions

COPENHAGEN, Denmark, Sept. 26, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Coinify has secured a multi­million capital injection by Danish SEED Capital. The money will ensure the continued positioning of Coinify as Europe’s leading player in the digital currency market.

Better Life Technologies Group Goes to Indiegogo for Prototype

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Aug. 18, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The tragic drowning of Albert Jones, a 7-year old boy, closely affected George A. McKinney, president and CEO, Better Life Technologies Group. As a result, in February 2014, he patented a swim safety system device, the ‘Albert Jones Anti-Distress Device’ (AJADD) U.S. Patent #8,659,435 B2 – a device geared to making lives safer in every underwater situation around the globe.

Entrepreneurship in Missouri ignites: Youth prepare for Missouri State Fair Entrepreneurship Competition

MARSHALL, Mo., July 24, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — We all can say that youth entrepreneurship is an amazing topic of conversation. However, sometimes that conversation isn’t loud enough to be heard. In the state of Missouri, every August, there is a state-wide business competition where youth and adults compete in categories of their own for seed money to launch, expand or maintain their business ideas. Over a dozen youth ages 12 – 18 have been accepted into the MADE in Missouri Business Competition, hosted by the Missouri Valley Community Action Agency (MVCAA).

Regent Education Raises $9 Million to Expand Sales and Support of Financial Aid Management Solutions

FREDERICK, Md., July 7, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Regent Education, the leading provider of financial aid management and enrollment optimization software solutions for higher education institutions, today announced a $9 million round of funding to support and accelerate the company’s growth.

Contemporary Artist John Waguespack Launches Kickstarter for Upcycled Home Goods Line

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., June 10, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Contemporary San Francisco artist John Waguespack today announced the launch of a Kickstarter campaign for his latest inspiration, Salvador’s Garden upcycled home goods line. The product line includes pillows and blankets – all made from an amazing textile of 100 percent post consumer recycled plastic bottles. The beautiful snow-white fabrics reminded John of a portrait of Dali he painted, which ultimately presented the perfect medium on which to share this new series.

U.S. Coffee Drinkers to Pledge for a Safer Coffee Experience Via Crowdfunding Project

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Jan. 14, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Award-winning heat sensitive coffee cup lids that warn of hot contents by turning bright red are available direct to U.S. households through an Indiegogo Project launched by foodservice industry innovator Smart Lid Systems.

2014 MADE Competition Opens Doors for New Businesses

MARSHALL, Mo., Nov. 18, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Missouri Valley Community Action Agency is pleased to announce the fifth annual MADE In Missouri State Entrepreneurship Competition. This year’s event will be launched by MVCAA and the Missouri Alliance for the Development of Entrepreneurship in conjunction with Global Entrepreneurship Week.

Kickstarter Project ‘Smile, You’re Living Longer’ Features Cartoon Signposts to Better Lifespans, Not Just Lengthier Ones

MOUNTAIN LAKES, N.J., Oct. 16, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Today EraNova Institute announces a Kickstarter crowdfunding project, ‘Smile, You’re Living Longer!’ When completed, it will be an eBook of Long-Term Health CareToons(TM) that clarify life-improving choices for today’s longer-living seniors and working-age adults.

Four Seasons Receives HRSA Grant Expanding Hospice and Palliative Care in Eight WNC Counties

FLAT ROCK, N.C., Sept. 26, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Rural and medically underserved populations of eight western North Carolina counties will now have improved end of life care, thanks to a model education and training program of Four Seasons Compassion for Life.

Heart Imaging Technologies Wins $2.5M NIH Grant for Clinical Trials

DURHAM, N.C., Sept. 4, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — HeartIT, the global leader that pioneered the first FDA approved zero-footprint medical imaging workstation, announced today that it has received a $2.5M grant from the NIH in order to develop the ‘Cloud Based Corelab of the Future.’

Orange Leap Closes Convertible Debt Round to Fund Growth

DALLAS, Texas, Aug. 6, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Orange Leap, LLC announced today the closing of a convertible debt round, the proceeds of which will be used to further the growth of the company through the partner channel the company announced in May 2012.

World’s First Sand-Resistant Beach Towel Available for Order on Indiegogo

GOLD COAST, Australia, June 27, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The world’s first sand-resistant beach towel, the Sandusa, is now available for pre-order on popular crowdfunding website, Indiegogo. Australian creator of the towel, Baz Brown, said the crowdfunding site would be a good launchpad for the innovative product to reach interested consumers around the globe.

Mass Challenge Finalist WomenLEAD, Inc. launches Campaign to Honor Women Who Lead

BOSTON, Mass., May 28, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — With only fourteen percent of women leading in executive positions in the United States today, WomenLEAD, Inc. has their work cut out for them. Seeking to advance women in their careers via a new website that will offer an online community or ‘personal advisory board’ made up of professional women globally this innovative company is thrilled to have been chosen as a Mass Challenge Finalist.