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Real Estate Website Empowers Investors Worldwide Via Unbiased Research

CALGARY, Alberta, Nov. 13, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Joe Iannuzzi, founder and CEO of Greatest Boom Ever (GreatestBoomEver.com), always had an interest in the ‘unbiased economic fundamentals’ of real estate. Why is a market good? Why is a market bad? So, he began his research and this educational real estate portal was born.

Lightway Solar America Enters Into Agreement with Suntuity to Supply 22 MW of Photovoltaic Modules

ISELIN, N.J., Nov. 12, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Lightway Solar America, Inc., the U.S. subsidiary of Lightway Green New Energy Co., Ltd., and Suntuity have entered in an agreement for Lightway to supply 22 megawatts of solar panels for 31 of Suntuity’s solar projects located throughout New Jersey, Pennsylvania and California.

Lightway Solar America Enters Into Agreement with Pristine Sun to Supply 11.8 MW of Solar Modules

ISELIN, N.J., Oct. 29, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Lightway Solar America, Inc., the U.S. subsidiary of Lightway Green New Energy Co., Ltd., and Pristine Sun, LLC have entered in an agreement whereas Lightway will supply 11.8 megawatts of solar panels for 12 projects located throughout California ranging from 325 KW to 1.95 MW. The Supply Agreement was structured to have Lightway’s project development subsidiary, LWSA Project Development LLC, invest a total of $2.55M in exchange for equity ownership.

Lightway Solar America Executes 62.8 MW Solar Project Development Pipeline

ISELIN, N.J., Oct. 26, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Lightway Solar America, Inc. (LSA), the U.S. subsidiary of Lightway Green New Energy Co., Ltd. (LGNE), has announced the execution of 62.8 Megawatts of contracts through their project development subsidiary, Lightway Solar America Project Development, LLC (LWSA PD).

ArteQuesta Creates Breakthrough Software for Investment-Grade Art Portfolios

MILL VALLEY, Calif., Oct. 19, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ArteQuesta has developed a unique software program designed to manage investment quality art portfolios, it was announced today by Rayah Levy and Jessica Jacobson, co-founders of ArteQuesta.

Hotel Near Humboldt State University to be Sold – Conversion Opportunity to Brand the Hotel in a Strong Market

ARCATA, Calif., Oct. 17, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — HVS Capital Corp (www.hvscapital.com) has been exclusively appointed to sell the former Days Inn in Arcata, Calif. The 78-room property was built in 1975 and operated as an unflagged hotel under the name ‘North Coast Inn.’ The hotel was purchased for $5 million in January 2007 and underwent a refurbishment at that time.

Laser Cutting Company Wins SBA Award to Expand Laser Tube Cutting Services

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Oct. 4, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Laser cutting company Ohio Laser has won the annual Ohio Statewide Development Corporation (OSDC) SBA 504 2012 Loan Project of the Year. Ohio Laser, an ISO 9001:2008 certified metal fabricator provides precision laser cutting services, laser tube cutting, copper cutting, brass cutting and other metal fabrication services. OSDC selected Ohio Laser from over 200 hundred companies in their portfolio.

Steering Wheel Guy Announces Pre-Orders for PersonaGrip Steering Wheel Grip Kits that Can Help Bring Jobs Back

COSTA MESA, Calif., Sept. 28, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — PersonaGrip’s Steering Wheel Guy, Ed Dellis, inventor of the custom-moldable handgrips used in auto racing and manufacturing, announces crowd-funding for his steering wheel grips.

Pacific Pinball Museum (PPM) Launches Campaign to Create the Smithsonian of Pinball

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Sept. 7, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Pacific Pinball Museum, founded ten years ago in the Bay Area city of Alameda, has dedicated its non-profit mission to preserving the art, science and history of pinball. The museum currently has 90 games set to free play for one admission price at its Alameda location. With the ongoing success of its mission, PPM has begun bursting at the seams and needs a new location. The board has set a goal of relocating to the Palace of Fine Arts in San Francisco. To that end, Executive Director Michael Schiess has launched an indiegogo.com-based fundraising campaign.

2012 MADE Entrepreneurship Competition Winners Announced

MARSHALL, Mo., Sept. 4, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The final round of the 2012 MADE In Missouri State Entrepreneurship Competition was held on August 16th at the Missouri State Fair. The annual event is sponsored by the Missouri Alliance for the Development of Entrepreneurship to recognize the importance of locally owned businesses and provide a venue to assist them toward becoming successful.

The Children’s Internet Campaigns with Indiegogo to Raise $200,000 to Keep Kids Safe Online

ORLANDO, Fla., Sept. 4, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In response to the growing number of concerns regarding children’s safety on the internet, The Children’s Internet created the KidWideWeb, a software platform that keeps kids safe online. This internet security platform will protect children from adult-oriented online content, prevent children from meeting sexual predators online, keep kids from landing on sites not appropriate for their age, and prohibit them from engaging in inappropriate and/or malicious communications.

San Bernardino County Businesses Surveyed Indicate Growth and Hiring

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif., Aug. 15, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The San Bernardino County Workforce Investment Board (WIB) surveyed 2,220 local businesses regarding growth, employment trends and quality of workforce for the region and industry sector. The top three industries in the County – healthcare, transportation and logistics and manufacturing – indicate hiring and business growth is expected.

Second Street Capital, Inc. Joins Forces with NeoPod Systems, LLC to Bring Quality Affordable Housing to the Market

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Aug. 7, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Second Street Capital, Inc., has joined forces with NeoPod Systems, LLC to provide builders with tools to help them bring quality affordable housing to the market in order to answer the housing needs of communities across the U.S. as well as many areas throughout the world. In order to demonstrate the NeoPod system, Second Street Capital plans to begin construction of a model home in Fort Lauderdale later this year.

Phoenix Based Companies Compete to Win $250,000 Small Business Grant

MESA, Ariz., June 20, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Thanks to a program launched by Chase and Living Social called Mission: Small Business, dozens of valley companies are competing to win a $250,000 business grant, says AKA Internet Marketing. The contest is still open to those who have not registered, but time is ticking.

TechStars CEO, David Cohen, Invests in Boulder, Colo.-Based Merchant Service Provider, AdvoCharge

BOULDER, Colo., June 5, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — AdvoCharge, a Boulder, Colorado-based independent merchant service provider, announced today that it received an investment from TechStars CEO and co-founder, David Cohen, to be used for business development and expansion. Cohen, known for his investments in early stage technology companies, commented that while helping AdvoCharge is a great investment by itself, the fact that many TechStars businesses have already benefited from AdvoCharge’s services is an added bonus.

Bank of Southern California Receives Top Marks as a Small Business Lender in San Diego County

SAN DIEGO, Calif., May 30, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Bank of Southern California, a locally owned community business bank has been recognized as one of the top small business lenders in the greater San Diego area according to the U.S. Small Business Administration and Multifunding, a financial advisory provider.

San Bernardino County Workforce Investment Board Seeks 60 Entrepreneurs

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif., May 10, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The San Bernardino County Workforce Investment Board invites dislocated workers, veterans and county residents 18 years and older who want to launch their own Internet or service-based business to enroll in an entrepreneur training program. The board will fund training for 60 participants and the deadline to enroll is May 18, 2012.

MADE Entrepreneurship Competition Deadline May 31

ST. LOUIS, Mo., May 8, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — MADE In Missouri State Entrepreneurship Competition applications are due May 31. Don’t miss out on this opportunity to enter your business or business idea for the chance to gain technical assistance and cash grants to invest in your business.

L.A. County Workforce Investment Board Receives Grant to Fund No-Cost Re-Employment and Training for Nearly 1,000 Laid-Off Workers

LOS ANGELES, Calif., April 20, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Thanks to a multi-million dollar National Emergency Grant (NEG) from the U.S. Department of Labor, the Los Angeles County Workforce Investment Board was awarded funds as part of the California Multi-Sector Workforce Partnership. The aim of this program is to provide retraining and career transition needs to individuals who experienced layoffs and also to help employers with job openings to locate well-qualified and trained employees.

Helping Employers With Federal Funds Makes Good Business Sense

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif., March 21, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Workforce Investment Board (WIB) of San Bernardino County was recognized by the nonpartisan U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) for innovative business-friendly programs. The WIB was asked to present to congress how it used Workforce Investment Act funds to encourage job retention and hiring.

LDV Capital Management Slated to Host Sunshine on Wall Street Dinner Series During Month of October

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., March 13, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — For the fifth year running, LDV Capital Management will host the 2012 Sunshine on Wall Street Dinner Conference in October. During the entire month of October, 2012, LDV will host a series of dinners and luncheons throughout the South Florida area.

2012 MADE In Missouri State Entrepreneurship Competition Begins

MARSHALL, Mo., Feb. 24, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Missouri Alliance for the Development of Entrepreneurship announced the launch of its third MADE In Missouri State Entrepreneurship Competition. The competition encourages new and aspiring businesses through a competitive, educational and technical assistance business development process with winners receiving grants to help grow their business.

NGDATA, a Big Data Software Provider, Raises Capital to Accelerate Growth

GHENT, Belgium, Feb. 21, 2012 (SEND2PRESSS NEWSWIRE) — NGDATA (www.ngdata.com) today announced that the company will raise capital to accelerate its growth activities in the United States and continue investments in the development of its big data management platform.

The Leading Business Search Engine Masterseek Can Reach a Value of 35 USD Per Share

NEW YORK, N.Y., Feb. 16, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — If acquired in the near future analysts predict Masterseek.com (The Company) will achieve 18-20 USD per share, and some financial experts estimate up to 35 USD per share if Masterseek should choose an IPO, reports The Company.

Veterans Make Valuable Contributions in San Bernardino County

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif., Feb. 16, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Dalton Trucking, a transportation company based out of Fontana, is now shipping modular building units that will become the temporary facility for St. John’s Regional Medical Care Center in Joplin, MO. The transportation company couldn’t have taken on such a project without On-the-Job Training incentives and employee referral support through the San Bernardino County Workforce Investment Board.

Stepping Up To Business to Help Small Business Owners with Cash Flow and Financing During All Day Financial Education Conference

ATLANTA, Ga., Feb. 15, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Small Business Finance Institute is conducting its second annual Stepping Up to Business at the Loudermilk Center in Atlanta, GA on February 29, 2012. For the price of an hour with a business attorney or accountant, attendees can expect a full day of financial mentoring that could transform their enterprise by helping them with cash flow and financing challenges.

Entrepreneur on a Mission to Launch 100 New Start-Ups

WASHINGTON, D.C., Feb. 13, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — When entrepreneur Cavanaugh L. Gray set out to pursue his own small business dreams he didn’t realize the impact it would have on helping others achieve their own dreams. In the spring of 2004, The Entrepreneur Cafe, LLC founder did the unthinkable. He scheduled a meeting with his supervisor, picked out his best suite, walked into his corporate job and fired himself. Given current unemployment rates and a tight lending market this might be considered absurd by today’s standards.

Combine 40 – From Athletic Fields to The Roadways

MIAMI, Fla., Jan. 16, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Have you ever attended a Sports Combine, or even know what a Combine is? Well if your answer is no, don’t worry you soon will, maybe even have your own Combine, Combine automobile that is. Combine Motor Works, Inc., a Miami based company, is now looking to partner with the right auto manufacturer to help bring the Combine 4.0 auto into reality.

Drumbeat Networks Grows with New Investment

BUFFALO, N.Y., Dec. 19, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Drumbeat Networks, a Buffalo, N.Y.-based service provider of digital lifestyle services, including internet, video and voice services to the multi-family industry, announced today that it has completed its second round of funding.

Merchant Cash Advances Expected to Increase in 2011 Holiday Season

CORAL SPRINGS, Fla., Dec. 8, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — With the expectation of small business loan financing to remain bleak into the upcoming holiday season, merchants and small business owners will be seeking out alternative means of working capital for the Christmas rush, expected to result in an increased demand for merchant cash advances from financing sources like BusinessCashAdvance.

Calton, Inc. Announces Change of Corporate Name, Completion of Private Placement and Other Developments

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Nov. 18, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Calton, Inc. (CTON.PK) announced today that The Company has raised $600,000 in a private offering of Common Stock and The Company’s corporate name has been changed to Second Street Capital, Inc.

Montebello’s Short Term Borrowing is Sold and Closed – City Continues Moving Forward on Pro-Growth Plan

MONTEBELLO, Calif., Nov. 10, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Montebello’s $2.5 million Tax and Revenue Anticipation Notes (TRANs) closed today – marking a milestone towards the City’s ability to continue improving its operations.

Business Loan Alternatives Expected to Increase in 2012

CORAL SPRINGS, Fla., Nov. 10, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — As banks continue to place strict requirements on business loans for small businesses and merchants, BCA (BusinessCashAdvance.com) continues to grow its business loan alternative financing program to accommodate merchants in need of fast financing.

Radio Host Michael Baisden Invests in Small Businesses with ‘Million Dollar Business Pitch’ Campaign

DALLAS, Texas, Oct. 31, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Radio personality, best-selling author, filmmaker, and leader of the successful civil rights march in Jena, LA, Michael Baisden not only talks the talk afternoons on his nationally syndicated ‘Michael Baisden Show’ he also walks the walk. Baisden recently announced his plans to give away a half-million dollars to small businesses and nonprofits via a ‘Million Dollar Business Pitch’ campaign. Listeners must tune into the radio show, Twitter, or FaceBook on November 28th for submission details.

TeamSnap Raises Close to $1 million in Second Funding Round – Popular Website Accelerating Growth

BOULDER, Colo., Oct. 31, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Boulder-based TeamSnap, which operates an online service that helps sports teams and other groups communicate, manage schedules, share photos, track game statistics, and coordinate refreshments and other activities, has raised close to $910,000 in new funding, according to CEO, Dave DuPont.

Global Security Agency Inc. Announces Letter of Intent for Proposed Financing

CONROE, Texas, Oct. 20, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Global Security Agency Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: GSAG / OTC:GSAG) (‘the Company’), a leading provider in logistics, support training, personal protection, security intelligence work and risk analysis for clients worldwide, today announced that it has entered into a letter of intent with certain U.S. investors under which the investors have agreed to proposed terms to finance certain divorce cases for high net worth clients of the Company.

Sample Digital secures $1.9MM financing with Collateral Guaranty

HOLLYWOOD, Calif., Oct. 4, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Sample Digital, the leading provider of production workflow applications for film and TV, has announced a $1.9MM financing with Collateral Guaranty, the Nashville-based venture banking firm.

Ecologic Releases The Global Lessor Network 2.0 – Enhanced Service Brings New Equipment Leasing Opportunities to Registered Lessors

WASHINGTON, D.C., Oct. 3, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Ecologic Leasing Services announced today that it has launched The Global Lessor Network 2.0. The enhanced service matches new equipment leasing opportunities from lessees located around the world with qualified lessors that are registered in The Global Lessor Network 2.0.

Soy Labs and Missouri Plant Science Center in Governor’s Spotlight for Innovative and Economic Development

MEXICO, Mo., Sept. 20, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon, whose job-creation strategy has focused on investing in science, technology and innovation, and encouraging and incentivizing entrepreneurship, selected Soy Labs and the Missouri Plant Science Center on Friday, as the site to discuss the importance of the Missouri House passing the Missouri Science and Innovation Reinvestment Act (MOSIRA) as part of the Made in Missouri Jobs Package.

High-tech Venture Incubator Announces New Facility, $125,000 Investment in Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS, Nev., Sept. 14, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — VCubate announced it is opening a high technology venture incubation facility in Las Vegas, Nevada. The facility will serve as an office space for local software and internet startups, with an option to provide equity funding of up to $20,000 per company.