The QualityStocks Daily Stock List
- Vitality Biopharma, Inc. (VBIO)
- nFüsz, Inc. (FUSZ)
- Propanc Biopharma, Inc. (PPCB)
- CurAegis Technologies, Inc. (CRGS)
- Medicine Man Technologies, Inc. (MDCL)
- Spotlight Innovation, Inc. (STLT)
- Blue Sphere Corp. (BLSP)
- Namaste Technologies, Inc. (NXTTF)
- Grizzly Discoveries, Inc. (GZDIF)
- QS Energy, Inc. (QSEP)
- ProBility Media Corporation (PBYA)
- Tapinator, Inc. (TAPM)
Vitality Biopharma, Inc. (VBIO)
Penny Stock Tweets, Zacks, The OTC Reporter, Finance Registrar, MarketWatch, GuruFocus, Stock Beast, SmallCap Network, Stockhouse, and Promotion Stock Secrets reported earlier on Vitality Biopharma, Inc. (VBIO), and today we report on the Company, here at the QualityStocks Daily Newsletter.
Vitality Biopharma, Inc.’s dedication is to the development of cannabinoid prodrug pharmaceuticals, and to unlocking the power of cannabinoids for the treatment of serious neurological and inflammatory disorders. Since 2012, the Company has developed a unique capability to produce molecules via glycosylation. This is a form of enzymatic biosynthesis, which was originally developed to improve the taste of stevia. The platform is well suited for the discovery of new pharmaceutical products. OTCQB-listed, Vitality Biopharma has its headquarters in Los Angeles, California.
Late in 2015, Vitality successfully modified cannabidiol (CBD), which is not psychoactive. In continuing work, the Company has created a novel class of pharmaceuticals called cannabosides. Cannabosides, upon ingestion, can enable the selective delivery of THC and cannabidiol (CBD) to the gastrointestinal tract.
Vitality Biopharma can biosynthesize cannabinoid glycosides (cannabosides) via enzyme biosynthesis. The Company is one of only a very few groups in the world who know how to produce and work with the enzymes that perform glycosylation. It has been focused on it because the same enzymes are used to modify the taste of stevia (steviol glycosides).
Vitality Biopharma has developed a proprietary biosynthesis technology that can modify cannabinoids to create pharmaceutical prodrugs that have no psychoactivity and that can provide targeted disease treatment. The process involves small molecule glycosylation, where sugar molecules are attached to cannabinoids, creating new compounds called cannabinoid glycosides, or cannabosides.
The Company has introduced its lead cannabinoid drug formulation VITA-100 as a non-psychoactive prodrug of THC. Vitality is centering initial clinical development efforts on VITA-100, a proprietary THC cannabinoid drug formulation. The treatment indications it plans to evaluate in Phase 2 trials include inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), irritable bowel syndrome, and narcotic bowel syndrome (a severe form of opiate-induced abdominal pain).
Vitality Biopharma announced in April 2018 the pending establishment of a wholly-owned Canadian subsidiary, Vitality Genetics, Ltd. This subsidiary will focus on and enable the performance of a wide assortment of cannabinoid genetics research and development (R&D) programs.
Vitality Biopharma announced in May the discovery of new antimicrobial activity of cannabinoids and its application for treatment of C. difficile-associated diarrhea and colitis. In experiments executed according to guidance by the Clinical Laboratory and Standards Institute (CLSI), Vitality determined that cannabinoids (including THC) are effective antibiotics for C. diff, VRE, and a variety of additional pathogens.
Last month, Vitality Biopharma announced that during a recent in vitro safety pharmacological screening study, its lead drug candidate VBX-100 demonstrated no signs of adverse pharmacological effects. This affirms its potential for extensive clinical use as a GI-targeted prodrug of THC. Vitality Biopharma has filed for intellectual property (IP) protection on greater than 100 different glycoside prodrugs. This includes VBX-100.
Vitality Biopharma, Inc. (VBIO), closed Monday's trading session at $1.99, even for the day, on 146,989 volume. The average volume for the last 60 days is 195,349 and the stock's 52-week low/high is $1.049/$2.369.
nFüsz, Inc. (FUSZ)
Wallmine, OTC Markets, StockInvest, ClayTrader, InvestorsHub, WalletInvestor, SimplyWallSt, CentralCharts, The Silicon Review, and MarketWatch reported on nFüsz, Inc. (FUSZ), and today we highlight the Company, here at the QualityStocks Daily Newsletter.
nFüsz, Inc. is a digital technology business listed on the OTCQB. Its proprietary next generation interactive video technology is the core of its new broadcast and cloud-based, Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) products. nFüsz’s service is built around its proprietary 'Video-First' Notifi technology. This technology places interactive video front and center in all customer and prospect communications. nFüsz is headquartered in Hollywood, California.
nFüsz provides subscription-based Customer Relationship Management (CRM), sales lead generation, and social engagement software on mobile and desktop platforms. These are for sales-based organizations, consumer brands, and artists looking for better levels of engagement and higher conversion rates. The Company’s software platform can accommodate any size campaign or sales organization. It is enterprise-class scalable to meet the requirements of today’s worldwide organizations.
notifiCRM is nFüsz’s flagship product. notifiCRM is a cloud-based SaaS product. It is provided on a subscription basis as a totally branded white labeled desktop, mobile, and web-based application (or embedded in customers’ existing applications by way of an API). nFüsz has its “Entourage” package. This is a subscription-based account option for its notifiCRM service, which is the world’s first interactive video-based CRM, created specifically for the 100 million people involved with network marketing sales.
nFüsz also has its notifiADS product. NotifiADS enables its customers to embed their interactive videos in online ads they can place almost anywhere online. The Company’s products additionally include notifiWEB. This product enables customers to create and display sales, product, or corporate videos with ‘clickable’ interactive links in the actual video on their ‘WordPress’ and other template-based websites, viewable on desktop and mobile devices.
Moreover, nFüsz has its notifiLINKS product. With notifiLINKS, customers can take that same interactive video described in the above-mentioned products, with all the interactive elements intact and distribute to them through Email; Text Messaging; Social Media; Electronic Invitations, and more.
nFusz also has its notifiTEACH. This is an interactive video-based learning platform for schools. notifiTEACH can be used as a learning and communication tool between faculty and students, parents, and community stakeholders.
Last week, nFusz announced it appointed Mr. Kenneth S. Cragun to its Board of Directors. Mr. Cragun’s appointment as an independent director is effective September 10, 2018. He will serve on each of nFusz’s three Board committees: Audit, Compensation, Governance and Nominating. He will also serve as Audit Committee Chair. Mr. Ken Cragun has over 30-years experience leading major financing transactions, including IPOs (Initial Public Offerings), completing acquisitions, as well as executing integration strategies, and building teams in more than 20 countries.
nFüsz, Inc. (FUSZ), closed Monday's trading session at $0.49475, down 0.95%, on 567,778 volume. The average volume for the last 60 days is 538,225 and the stock's 52-week low/high is $1.05/$2.369.
Propanc Biopharma, Inc. (PPCB)
MicroCapDaily, OTC Markets, Marketbeat, Wallet Investor, Insider Financial, Stockhouse, Morningstar, InvestorsHub, 4-Traders, The Street, Stockopedia, Investing News, Real Investment Advice, Dividend Investor, and Market Screener reported on Propanc Biopharma, Inc. (PPCB), and today we choose to report on the Company, here at the QualityStocks Daily Newsletter.
Propanc Biopharma, Inc. is a clinical stage Biopharmaceutical Company headquartered in Australia. It concentrates on the development of new and proprietary treatments for cancer patients suffering from solid tumors such as pancreatic, ovarian, and colorectal cancers. The Company has developed a formulation of anti-cancer compounds, which exert manifold effects designed to control or prevent tumors from recurring and spreading throughout the body. Propanc Biopharma lists on the OTC Markets Group’s OTCQB.
Propanc is developing a long-term therapy based on a pancreatic proenzyme formulation to prevent tumour recurrence and metastasis. The Company’s lead product is PRP. This is a novel, patented, formulation comprising two proenzymes mixed in a synergetic ratio. PRP is a solution for once daily intravenous administration of a combination of two pancreatic proenzymes, trypsinogen and chymotrypsinogen, for the treatment of pancreatic cancer.
Propanc Biopharma has received Orphan Drug Designation (ODD) from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the use of PRP. The approved indication is one of the most lethal malignancies with a median survival of 6 months and a 5-year survival rate of less than 5 percent.
The Company (after extensive laboratory research and a limited amount of human testing) has evidence that PRP reduce cancer cell growth via promotion of cell differentiation; enhances cell adhesion and may suppress metastasis progression; and has no serious side effects and improves patient survival.
Development progress for PRP includes successful completion of a GLP-compliant, 28-day repeat-dose toxicity study with no toxicological findings after administration. This indicates a broad safety margin. It provides adequate data to support a safe starting dose for First-In-Human studies.
In addition, the FDA granted Orphan Drug Designation status to PRP for the treatment of pancreatic cancer. Furthermore, a manufacturing process capable of purifying and stabilizing two active drug substances of the PRP formulation, trypsinogen and chymotrypsinogen were successfully developed.
In July, Propanc Biopharma announced that it entered national phase for two of its key patent applications from its intellectual property (IP) portfolio. The first patent application, which entered national phase in July, describes a method to eradicate cancer stem cells, and a second patent application, covering proenzyme compositions for the treatment of solid tumors, recently completed national phase entry in mid-July.
Propanc Biopharma filed the patent applications in all major international jurisdictions including the United States and Europe. It also filed the patent applications in key jurisdictions in Asia and South America. Both cover its lead product candidate, PRP, or use as an anti-cancer stem cell therapy that is set to enter clinical development.
Propanc Biopharma, Inc. (PPCB), closed Monday's trading session at $0.10058, up 22.51%, on 22,649,562 volume. The average volume for the last 60 days is 7,231,419 and the stock's 52-week low/high is $1.05/$0.769.
CurAegis Technologies, Inc. (CRGS)
InvestorsHub and OTC Markets reported on CurAegis Technologies, Inc. (CRGS), and today we are highlighting the Company, here at the QualityStocks Daily Newsletter.
CurAegis Technologies, Inc. develops and markets advanced technologies in the areas of power, safety, and wellness. The Company consists of two independent divisions. One is its CURA Division and the other is its Aegis Division. CurAegis is now concentrating on commercialization strategies in diverse technologies. These include the CURA system, which includes the myCadian™ watch that measures degradation of alertness and sleep attributes; the Z-Coach e-learning education and training tool, and the Aegis hydraulic pump. CurAegis Technologies is based in Rochester, New York.
The CURA™ system and the myCadian™ watch enable the user and third parties to anticipate and prevent undesired or disastrous situations caused by the degradation of alertness. The Company completed its validation studies of the CURA System at the University of Colorado at Boulder and the University of Rochester Medical Center. It earlier said that it can now state that it can predict a person’s fatigue level, at close to laboratory accuracy, in real-time.
The CURA System comprises hardware and software that measures numerous metrics to establish that a person's ability to perform a task or job appears to be degrading. The CURA division is developing a proprietary technology and family of products designed to measure the reduction in a person’s alertness and to train persons on how to improve alertness levels.
The Company’s Aegis hydraulic pump (Aegis Division) is an innovative hydraulic design. Its goal is to deliver better efficiencies in a package that is smaller and lighter than contemporary technologies.
Pertaining to the Aegis Division’s Aegis Pump and Motor, it has eliminated the rotating piston group (the cylinders are stationary). This makes the pump very strong and easy to manufacture. The Company’s patented valving has been integrated to boost efficiencies at peak and off peak operation.
In September of 2015, the Z-Coach e-learning tool was acquired by CurAegis Technologies. The first of six Z-Coach e-learning modules, Z-Coach Aviation, was designed for aviation professionals.
If the CURA (Circadian User Risk Assessment) software detects an issue, Z-Coach creates a back-end solution required to induce change and improve behavior. This program is broken down into two parts: Z-Coach Education and Z-Coach Intervention.
Regarding the CURA System, it now works with iOS and Android phones. The Company has aligned the communications between its watch, the smart phone and its cloud.
The CURA System will make an individual aware of the importance of sleep in their daily life. It will show one how to easily change their behavior to make their life safer, healthier, and longer. Moreover, it gives a person accurate and relevant real-time information concerning their present and long-term sleep and fatigue health.
CurAegis Technologies is on schedule to have the technology for its MyCadian and other wearable products ready for sales and delivery in late March or early April 2018. The Company’s objectives are to make its axial piston hydraulic pumps and/or motors smaller, more efficient and considerably less costly to produce. CurAegis is expecting to have its initial pre-production prototype ready by the end of next month. The Company has tested and proven out a good portion of its technology’s goals.
CurAegis Technologies’ plan is to license its technology to major manufacturers. It may consider an exclusive licensing agreement for a period of time if it believes that it is the best way to reach original equipment manufacturer (OEM) and after-market customers.
CurAegis Technologies, Inc. (CRGS), closed Monday's trading session at $0.30, up 10.70%, on 23,465 volume. The average volume for the last 60 days is 19,514 and the stock's 52-week low/high is $0.10/$0.74.
Medicine Man Technologies, Inc. (MDCL)
CFN Media Group, The Street, MarketWatch, Marketwired, and Stockhouse reported on Medicine Man Technologies, Inc. (MDCL), and we report on the Company as well, here at the QualityStocks Daily Newsletter.
Medicine Man Technologies, Inc. represents and licenses the cultivation and dispensary Intellectual Property (IP) of Medicine Man - a well-respected Tier III operator in Colorado. Medicine Man Technologies provides cultivation consulting services for cannabis growing technologies and methodologies. The Company is one of the nation’s foremost cannabis brand development and consulting enterprises. Established in 2014, Medicine Man is based in Denver, Colorado. The Company lists on the OTCQB.
Medicine Man works closely with industry-leading extraction partners. These partners provide the required licensing service support and formulations to help customers with their planned deployment of a successful processing facility.
At present, Medicine Man Technologies has 63 active clients in California, Oregon, Colorado, Nevada, Illinois, Michigan, Arkansas, Pennsylvania, Florida, Ohio, Maryland, Massachusetts, Puerto Rico, Australia, Canada, Germany, and South Africa.
The Company is concentrating on working with clients to use its experience, technology, and training to help secure a license in states with newly emerging regulations. In addition, it is centering on deploying its highly effective variable capacity constant harvest cultivation practices through its deployment of Cultivation MAX, and eliminating the liability of single grower dependence.
Medicine Man is also continuing the expansion of its Brands Warehouse concept. Also, the Company engages in retail operations of cannabis products. It additionally provides general business and referral management for other related service providers for its customers. It cultivates and sells through its parent company Medicine Man Denver, the largest cultivation/retail facility in the State of Colorado.
Medicine Man’s risk-averse cannabis cultivation technology delivers consistent, high quality, high yield production within a clean-room style environment. The Company’s state-of-the art dispensary model ensures patients and consumers have safe and secure access to a variety of medical and/or recreational cannabis products.
Earlier, Medicine Man Technologies announced that the definitive agreement to acquire Denver Consulting Group, LLC was executed by the parties on July 21, 2017. The acquisition became effective on July 24th upon the filing of applicable documents with the Colorado Secretary of State. Denver Consulting Group has offices in Denver, Colorado, and Portland, Oregon.
Medicine Man Technologies has recently added two new clients. The Company now has cultivation projects representing just over 700,000 gross square feet of California based project space. These projects represent numerous clients, some of which are considering stacking of the 10,000-square foot license type (small indoor) as presently expected to be allowable under the initial draft regulations recently released.
Medicine Man Technologies, Inc. (MDCL), closed Monday's trading session at $1.60, even for the day, on 153,598 volume. The average volume for the last 60 days is 57,885 and the stock's 52-week low/high is $0.92/$3.40.
Spotlight Innovation, Inc. (STLT)
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Spotlight Innovation, Inc. advances technologies designed to address rare, emerging, and neglected diseases. The Company identifies and acquires rights to innovative and proprietary platform technology candidates. Its focus is on cancer drugs and related treatment therapies, solutions for infectious disease, and other specialty and distinctive opportunities.
The Company’s subsidiaries include Celtic Biotech and Caretta Therapeutics, LLC. OTCQB-listed, Spotlight Innovation has its corporate headquarters in Urbandale, Iowa.
Spotlight’s mission is to significantly impact patient health through advancing new platform biotechnologies for cancer and infectious disease. Access to platform technology candidates’ is realized by way of its extensive relationships with many top academic institutions and other sources. The Company provides value-added development capability and funding to hasten development progress.
Spotlight works to acquire the rights, through acquisition, license, or otherwise, to unique and proprietary Platform Technology Candidates. Furthermore, it works to provide value-added development capability and funding to realize quick IND approval to start human clinicals for targeted Platform Technology Candidates.
The Company provides solutions for healthcare-centered companies commercializing healthcare intellectual property (IP). Spotlight Innovation will partner with proven market leaders via sale, out-license, or strategic alliance, when commercially significant benchmarks have been attained.
The Company has obtained from the Florida State University Research Foundation (FSURF) exclusive international rights to develop and commercialize certain compounds for the treatment of viral infections. This includes the Zika virus infection.
Moreover, Venodol Roll-on is a new chronic pain relief product from Spotlight Innovation subsidiary Caretta Therapeutics. The product is a non-opioid, non-addictive topical analgesic formulated to provide long-lasting relief from chronic pain associated with inflammation.
Spotlight Innovation has started Part 2 of a Phase 1 Cancer Trial. The Company’s subsidiary, Celtic Biotech, commenced Part 2 of its Phase I dose escalation safety study, Crotoxin in Patients with Advanced Cancer using an Intravenous Route of Administration. ImmunoClin Ltd. is the contract research organization (CRO) supervising the study conduct.
Today, Spotlight Innovation announced that U.S. Patent No. 9,895,358 entitled Combination Therapies for Treatment of Spinal Muscular Atrophy was issued to Indiana University Research and Technology Corp. and The Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Inc. This patent discloses compositions and methods for the treatment of spinal muscular atrophy (SMA), including STL-182 and related compounds, to which Spotlight holds an exclusive, global commercial license.
Spotlight Innovation, Inc. (STLT), closed Monday's trading session at $0.039, up 13.04%, on 14,770 volume. The average volume for the last 60 days is 19,274 and the stock's 52-week low/high is $0.016/$0.27.
Blue Sphere Corp. (BLSP)
DreamTeamNetwork, Penny Stock General, Stock Shock and Awe, Fast Money Alerts, PennyStocks24, MyBestStockAlerts, OTPicks, PremiereStockAlerts, and SmallCapVoice reported earlier on Blue Sphere Corp. (BLSP), and today we report on the Company, here at the QualityStocks Daily Newsletter.
Blue Sphere Corp. is a global Independent Power Producer (IPP). It is working to become a key player in the worldwide waste-to-energy and renewable energy markets. The Company has a business plan that fits the changing regulatory standards for waste and energy. A clean-technology waste-to-energy producer, Blue Sphere has its headquarters in Charlotte, North Carolina. The Company has operations in the United States, Israel, and Europe. Established in 2007, the Company lists on the OTC Markets Group’s OTCQB.
Blue Sphere develops, owns, and operates clean-tech, biogas co-generation and waste-to-energy facilities internationally. It primarily converts organic waste into electricity. Additionally, the Company has the ability to generate heat, natural gas and organic by-products through a variety of technologies.
Blue Sphere’s chief business model is BOO (Build-Own-Operate) - long-term energy agreements are executed with electric companies in advance of projects. The Company is performing waste-to-energy projects in the United States and Italy. It is pursuing a strategy to work in association with landfill owners to convert harmful methane gas emissions from landfills into electricity. The process is established on readily available technology already being used in different parts of the U.S. and other areas worldwide.
Blue Sphere has its Charlotte, North Carolina Waste to Energy Anaerobic Digester 5.2 MW Plant. The Output Production is Electricity and Soil Amendment. In Johnston, Rhode Island, the Company has its Waste to Energy Anaerobic Digester 3.2 MW Plant. The feedstock is organic waste. The Output Production is also Electricity and Soil Amendment.
Blue Sphere has acquired 100 percent of the stock of Agricerere, S.R.L., Agrielektra, S.r.L., Agrisorse, S.r.L. and Gefa, S.r.L. Individually, each completely operational facility produces one megawatt of electricity per hour, which sells to Gestore del Servizi Energetici GSE, S.p.A., a state owned company that promotes and supports renewable energy sources in Italy, under a Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) that runs through December 31, 2027.
Blue Sphere Corp. (BLSP), closed Monday's trading session at $0.0281, down 38.91%, on 3,038,383 volume. The average volume for the last 60 days is 982,204 and the stock's 52-week low/high is $0.012/$2.589.
Namaste Technologies, Inc. (NXTTF)
Insider Financial, MicroCapDaily, InvestorsHub, Profit Confidential, Stockhouse, OTC Markets, MarketWatch, Marketwired, InvestorsHangout, TradingView, and Daily Marijuana Observer reported earlier on Namaste Technologies, Inc. (NXTTF), and today we are highlighting the Company, here at the QualityStocks Daily Newsletter.
Namaste Technologies, Inc. is the largest online retailer for medical cannabis delivery systems globally. The Company distributes vaporizers and smoking accessories by way of e-commerce sites in 26 nations and with 5 distribution hubs located around the world. Namaste’s long-term strategy is to become a top supplier of legal cannabis products as the cannabis market is legalized in each nation. OTCQB-listed, Namaste Technologies is based in Toronto, Ontario. The Company’s U.S. office is in Jupiter, Florida. Its Bahamas office is in Lyford Cay.
Namaste Technologies has majority market share in Europe and Australia. It has operations in the United States, the United Kingdom, Canada and Germany. In addition, the Company has opened new supply channels into developing markets. This includes Brazil, Mexico, and Chile.
Namaste Technologies (through vaporizer sales and the selling of glass and pipes and other dry herb related paraphilia) has a very strong channel to sell to end consumers once it is legalized worldwide. It owns and operates online retail sites with a presence in many nations. The Company is an international leader in delivery systems for dry herbs, which can include medicinal cannabis where legally available.
Namaste Technologies has acquired Cannmart, Inc. This is a Canadian based late-stage applicant for a medical cannabis distribution license (under the ACMPR Program). By way of Cannmart, Namaste Technologies is pursuing a new revenue vertical in online retail of medical cannabis in the Canadian marketplace. Furthermore, Namaste is active in product development and manufacturing. Wholly-owned subsidiary Cannmart has received its Access to Cannabis for Medical Purposes Regulations (ACMPR) Production License.
Last week, Namaste Technologies announced that it signed an exclusive co-supply, marketing, and distribution agreement with Airo Brands, Inc. to launch Airo Brands' pre-filled vaporizer cartridge brand in the recreational and medical cannabis markets across Canada. With this arrangement, Namaste will produce and distribute Airo Brand's pre-filled vaporizer cartridges via the Company's wholly-owned subsidiary, Cannmart.
In addition, last week, Namaste Technologies announced that it signed a purchase agreement with Tilray Canada Ltd. Namaste will purchase bulk medical cannabis products from Tilray, to sell on Namaste's e-commerce platform via Cannmart. Tilray Canada Ltd. is a subsidiary of Tilray, Inc. (TLRY). Tilray is an international leader in the research, cultivation, production and distribution of cannabis and cannabinoids.
Namaste Technologies, Inc. (NXTTF), closed Monday's trading session at $2.43, up 17.96%, on 3,552,130 volume. The average volume for the last 60 days is 689,166 and the stock's 52-week low/high is $0.156/$3.471.
Grizzly Discoveries, Inc. (GZDIF)
MissionIR, Junior Mining Network, MineSnooper, Mining, Marketwired, YCharts, TradingView, InvestorsHub, Stockhouse, MarketWatch, 4-Traders, Investing News, Morningstar, Investor Ideas, Stockstream, and The Prospector News reported on Grizzly Discoveries, Inc. (GZDIF), and we highlight the Company as well, here at the QualityStocks Daily Newsletter.
Grizzly Discoveries, Inc. focuses on developing its precious metals properties in southeastern British Columbia, and significant Potash and Diamond assets in Alberta. The Company primarily explores for gold, silver, copper, lead, zinc, potash, and diamond deposits. Incorporated in 2002, the Company is based in Edmonton, Alberta. A diversified mineral exploration enterprise, Grizzly Discoveries lists on the OTC Markets Group’s OTCQB.
The Company holds or has an interest in more than 180,000 acres of precious-base metal and cobalt properties in British Columbia; and metallic and industrial mineral permits for potash totaling over 60,000 acres along the Alberta-Saskatchewan border. In addition, it has an interest in greater than 161,000 acres of properties, which host diamondiferous kimberlites in the Buffalo Head Hills region of Alberta.
Grizzly Discoveries has entered into a Letter of Intent (LOI) with a private group to purchase the Cobalt-Copper-Silver "Robocop Property", positioned within the Fort Steele Mining District in south-eastern British Columbia. The Robocop Property is roughly 45 kilometers (km) south of Fernie and 70 km southeast of Cranbrook. The Property is immediately north of the Canada-United States border.
The Property comprises 5 mineral claims totalling 9,891 acres. The Robocop Property is situated east of Grizzly Discoveries’ Greenwood Property in south-eastern British Columbia.
In August, Grizzly Discoveries announced that it mobilized a field crew to the Robocop Cobalt-Copper-Silver (Co-Cu-Ag) project. The field crew, provided by APEX Geoscience Ltd., was to conduct a two week surface exploration program in advance of a follow-up airborne geophysical survey. Grizzly Discoveries Grizzly has started land use permitting for drilling at the Robocop Property, which is anticipated to be ready for a fall drilling campaign if needed.
Recently, Grizzly Discoveries announced that it received approval from the OTC Markets Group to be listed on the OTCQB Venture Market as of August 29, 2018, under the OTCQB ticker symbol GZDIF.
Mr. Brian Testo, Grizzly Discoveries’ Chief Executive Officer, stated: "We are pleased to be listed on the OTCQB, as this provides an opportunity to attract a broader base of US and international investors. This times well with our current financing initiatives and exploration programs for our Robocop Cobalt-Copper and Greenwood precious metals properties in southeastern British Columbia."
Grizzly Discoveries, Inc. (GZDIF), closed Monday's trading session at $0.083, even for the day. The average volume for the last 60 days is 15,523 and the stock's 52-week low/high is $0.0261/$0.114.
QS Energy, Inc. (QSEP)
Equity Clock, Stockhouse, MarketWatch, RedChip, InvestorsHub, Stockopedia, Marketwired, StockInvest.us, The Street, and Small Cap Exclusive reported earlier on QS Energy, Inc. (QSEP), and we report on the Company today, here at the QualityStocks Daily Newsletter.
QS Energy, Inc. is a developer of integrated technology solutions for the energy industry. It develops and commercializes energy efficiency technologies that help in meeting increasing global energy demands, improving the economics of oil extraction and transport, and lessening greenhouse gas emissions. QS Energy’s Intellectual Property (IP) portfolio includes 48 domestic and worldwide patents and patents pending. These have undergone development in combination with, and exclusively licensed from, Temple University. OTCQB-listed, QS Energy is headquartered in Tomball, Texas.
The Company’s AOT™ (Applied Oil Technology) is a group of commercial crude oil pipeline flow assurance products designed to undergo installation at pipeline pump stations in the upstream, gathering, and midstream sectors. AOT™ is an integrated system. It improves critical operational efficiencies for pipeline operators globally.
AOT™ is an industrial hardware system. It is completely fabricated in the U.S. AOT™ lowers the viscosity of unrefined oil utilizing low wattage electrical fields (electrorheology) to improve flow while in transit via pipelines.
AOT™ technology delivers performance that can be measured in each of the areas of importance in the movement hydrocarbon stream - from reservoir to the point of sale. QS Energy’s AOT™ stand-alone or supplemental pipeline solutions increase flow rates; reduce power consumption; optimize flow assurance; enhance pipeline integrity; and prevent bottlenecks.
QS Energy has its new strategic plan. The core mission of this plan is to hasten market adoption of its AOT™ technology. The Company is now positioned to complete its development from research and development (R&D) to commercialization. All through last year, it worked to improve the efficacy and efficiency of its AOT technology, executing a retrofit program underpinned by lessons learned while operating its equipment on midstream pipelines under commercial operating conditions.
Recently, QS Energy has been working diligently on the installation and operation of one or more pilot projects. The Company’s efforts to secure one or more pilot projects are now centered on specific prospects in three primary markets. These are the United States South America, and Asia. Each of these prospects operates heavy crude oil pipelines with an identified system-wide need likely to benefit AOT viscosity reduction.
QS Energy, Inc. (QSEP), closed Monday's trading session at $0.0889, up 1.83%, on 3,552 volume. The average volume for the last 60 days is 97,984 and the stock's 52-week low/high is $0.0615/$0.3199.
ProBility Media Corporation (PBYA)
NetworkNewsWire, StockTrot, Topstocksnews, Marketbeat, Penny Stock Hub, Wallmine, YCharts, MarketWatch, Morningstar, Marketwired, Barchart, The Street, OTC Markets, Dividend Investor, InvestorsHub, Simply Wall St, and Stocks to Buy Now reported on ProBility Media Corporation (PBYA), and today we are highlighting the Company, here at the QualityStocks Daily Newsletter.
ProBility Media Corporation is a technology business offering immersive technologies, digital learning and compliance solutions for the education and training markets. An education technology (EdTech) company, it serves customers from the individual to the small business to the enterprise level corporation. ProBility Media has its corporate office in Houston, Texas, with offices in Florida, New York, and Vermont. The Company’s shares trade on the OTC Markets’ OTCQB.
ProBility Media offers first-rate training courses and materials and works to prepare the workforce for excellence. The Company is executing the strategy of defragmenting the marketplace of thousands of disparate companies through acquiring smaller companies in the areas of its expertise and organically building revenue via synergies.
ProBility Media is looking for acquisition targets that service engineering firms, electrical contractors, fabricators, plumbing contractors, pipe fitters, riggers, and qc firms and additional vocational industries. The Company, via its electrical training division, is becoming the largest wholesaler of electrical codes and exam prep material in the U.S. Moreover, through its construction training division, it offers programs in 22 states. This division serves one of the largest certification markets in the U.S.
In January 2018, ProBility Media acquired Disco Learning Media, an online course developer and digital publisher. This past May, ProBility Media announced that Disco Learning Media, a division of ProBility Media, secured a renewed contract with the Minnesota Historical Society (MNHS) to help explore best practices in online, digital education for contemporary learners. Disco will help identify the best tools and techniques for MNHS' portfolio of e-learning content.
Disco Learning Media has entered into an agreement with Georgia Public Broadcasting (GPB) to develop a series of educational augmented reality experiences centered around forestry. Disco will provide instructional design expertise.
Barcelona-headquartered immersive technology partner VISYON will support the AR product development. The project aims to explore new tools for digital storytelling. It also aims to improve the effectiveness of the digital tools provided to teachers and students in an effort to adapt to the requirements of different age groups, distribution platforms, as well as accessibility requirements.
ProBility Media Corporation (PBYA), closed Monday's trading session at $0.0311, down 38.78%, on 18,084,788 volume. The average volume for the last 60 days is 944,079 and the stock's 52-week low/high is $0.0051/$0.725.
Tapinator, Inc. (TAPM)
TopPennyStockMovers, Marketbeat.com, Pennybuster, and TheMicrocapNews reported previously on Tapinator, Inc. (TAPM), and we are reporting on the Company as well, here at the QualityStocks Daily Newsletter.
Tapinator, Inc. a developer and publisher of mobile games and decentralized applications on the iOS, Google Play, Amazon and Ethereum platforms. The Company generates revenues through the sale of branded advertisements, paid downloadable games, as well as premium in-game content. An emerging mobile gaming leader, Tapinator is headquartered in New York, New York. The Company has product development teams in the United States Canada, Germany, Pakistan, Indonesia, and Russia. Established in 2013, Tapinator lists on the OTCQB.
A team that has been working together to build mobile games and applications since 2007 founded Tapinator. Mr. Ilya Nikolayev is the Company’s Chief Executive Officer (CEO). Mr. Nikolayev is an accomplished technology executive. He formerly served as the CEO and Co-Founder of Familybuilder.
Mr. Nikolayev created one of the first successful Facebook applications, Family Tree, in 2007. He grew the property to greater than 6 million monthly active unique users and 45 million total users.
Tapinator's portfolio consists of over 300 mobile gaming titles that collectively have attained more than 400 million player downloads. This includes games such as ROCKY™, Combo Quest, Video Poker Classic, Solitaire Dash, and Burn It Down. Tapinator has shifted its focus from Rapid-Launch Games to the more lucrative Full-featured Games opportunity.
This past January, Tapinator announced the creation of a new subsidiary, Revolution Blockchain, LLC, to develop and publish distributed apps and games that take advantage of blockchain technology. Revolution Blockchain's first product is now under development. It is scheduled to launch in Q2 of this year.
The product will take advantage of blockchain technology for payment (the purchase and sale of virtual assets) and the storage of these assets by way of non-fungible tokens that live on the blockchain.
Last month, Tapinator announced that it will soon be releasing BitPainting. This is a crypto-collectibles application for the worldwide art market. A beta release of the platform is scheduled for next month. Interested collectors may sign up for Beta Access at BitPainting.com.
Last week, Tapinator announced its preliminary, unaudited summary operating results for Q4 and Fiscal Year (FY) 2017. The Company also announced full-year guidance for FY 2018.
Mr. Ilya Nikolayev, Tapinator Chief Executive officer, said, "2017 represented a pivotal year for the Company. As we communicated early last year, we shifted our focus from Rapid-Launch Games to the more lucrative Full-featured Games opportunity. While this shift resulted in what we believe to be only a temporary pause in our overall growth, our strategy has already yielded positive results in that our Full-Featured Games Bookings increased by almost 200 percent in 2017 as compared to 2016. Looking forward, we are very excited about our Full-Featured Games pipeline as we have a robust portfolio of new games slated to launch in 2018.”
Tapinator, Inc. (TAPM), closed Monday's trading session at $0.06, up 39.53%, on 357,760 volume. The average volume for the last 60 days is 272,610 and the stock's 52-week low/high is $0.036/$0.72.
The QualityStocks Company Corner
- Standard Lithium Ltd. (TSX.V: SLL) (FRA: S5L) (OTC: STLHF)
- The Green Organic Dutchman (TSX: TGOD) (OTC: TGODF)
- Sugarmade, Inc. (SGMD)
- DeepMarkit Inc. (TSX.V: MKT) (OTC: MKTDF)
- Medical Cannabis Payment Solutions (REFG)
- Petroteq Energy Inc. (TSX.V: PQE) (OTC: PQEFF)
- Earth Science Tech, Inc. (ETST)
- Zenergy Brands, Inc. (ZNGY)
- WhereverTV Broadcasting Corp. (TVTV)
- GreenBox POS, LLC (GRBX)
- Auscrete Corp. (ASCK)
- Aftermaster, Inc. (AFTM)
Standard Lithium Ltd. (TSX.V: SLL) (FRA: S5L) (OTC: STLHF)
Standard Lithium Ltd. (TSX.V: SLL) (FRA: S5L) (OTC: STLHF) is focused on unlocking the value of existing large-scale U.S.-based lithium brine resources that can quickly be brought into production. The Company believes new lithium production can rapidly be brought on stream by minimizing project risks at selection stage; resource, political & geographic, and regulatory & permitting; and by leveraging advances in lithium extraction technologies and processes.
Standard Lithium Ltd. (OTC: STLHF) is focused on unlocking the value of existing large-scale U.S.-based lithium brine resources that can quickly be brought into production. The Company believes new lithium production can rapidly be brought on stream by minimizing project risks at selection stage; resource, political & geographic, and regulatory & permitting; and by leveraging advances in lithium extraction technologies and processes.
The Company’s flagship project is in southern Arkansas. The more than 180,000-acre “Smackover Project” is in the most prolific and productive brine processing region in North America. Agreements with large commercial brine operators in the region will allow Standard Lithium to utilize the extensive existing infrastructure, including brine supply and disposal pipelines, water, power and a trained workforce to fast-track project development timelines.
“Arkansas produces about 9.4 billion gallons of brine per year, according to 2010-2016 average statistics reported by the Arkansas Oil & Gas Commission.”
Standard Lithium signed a binding MoU with global specialty chemicals company LANXESS Corporation and its U.S. affiliate Great Lakes Chemical Corporation with the purpose of demonstrating the commercial viability of extraction of lithium from brine (“tail brine”) that is produced as part of LANXESS’ bromine extraction business at its three Southern Arkansas facilities.
LANXESS’ land operations in Southern Arkansas encompass more than 150,000 acres, 10,000 brine leases and surface agreements and 250 miles of pipelines. LANXESS extracts the brine from its wells located throughout the area, and the brine is transported to the three Arkansas plants through a network of pipelines. The three bromine extraction plants currently employ approximately 500 people and process and reinject several hundred thousand barrels of brine per day.
Standard Lithium has developed a breakthrough rapid lithium extraction process that reduces the recovery time of extracting lithium from brine to as little as several hours vs. the current industry method that takes years. The process is also much more environmentally friendly with a significantly smaller footprint than the conventional processes. The company has a signed agreement to locate a demonstration scale lithium extraction plant inside one of LANXESS’ chemical plants in Southern Arkansas.
The Company has also signed an option agreement with NYSE-listed Tetra Technologies for the lithium rights for exploration, extraction, and possible commercial development on approximately 30,000 acres of brine leases in Southern Arkansas. The largest available land package.
Recent laboratory results of four brine samples recovered from two existing wells in Standard Lithium’s project area showed lithium concentrations ranging between 347-461 mg/L lithium, with an average of 450 mg/L lithium in one of the wells and 350 mg/L in the other. Geological modeling of the project area is complete, and a maiden resource report is on the horizon.
World demand for lithium continues to surge. The global lithium compounds market is projected to reach U.S. $5.87 billion by 2020 at a compound annual growth rate of 13.22% between 2015 and 2020. Lithium-ion batteries are the fastest growing segment of the market.
Standard Lithium’s commitment to being a premier, innovation-driven company focused on developing and commercializing new modern processes for lithium extraction is bolstered by the leading experts that comprise the company’s Scientific Advisory Council. Each member was selected because of their experience and expertise in areas that are central to and/or complement Standard Lithium’s current development plans. Standard Lithium recently welcomed to the Council world-renowned chemist Dr. Barry Sharpless, the recipient of the 2001 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for his work on chirally catalyzed oxidation reactions.
Standard Lithium is led by a team of professionals with proven strong technical and project development skills. CEO Robert Mintak has a global network of industry contacts and is a pioneer in the rapidly evolving lithium space. COO and President Dr. Andy Robinson is an experienced geoscientist with 20+ years of experience and a PhD in Geochemistry from the University of Bristol, UK. Dr. Robinson has worked on a wide range of projects in the resource, power and energy sectors in Europe, Africa, and North and South America.
The company recently appointed Robert Cross as non-executive chairman. Cross is an engineer with 25 years of experience as a financier and company builder in the mining and oil and gas sectors. He co-founded and serves as chairman of B2Gold, a top-performing growing gold producer which is expected to achieve nearly 1 million ounces of low-cost gold production in 2018. He was also co-founder and chairman of Bankers Petroleum Ltd.; co-founder and chairman of Petrodorado Energy Ltd.; and until October 2007 was the non-executive chairman of Northern Orion Resources Inc. He also was previously the chairman and CEO of Yorkton Securities Inc., and a partner in investment banking with Gordon Capital Corp. in Toronto. Cross has an engineering degree from the University of Waterloo (1982) and received an MBA from Harvard in 1987.
Following a multi-million-dollar financing in Q1 2018, Standard Lithium is well-positioned to meet its upcoming milestones including two maiden resource reports and the launch of its breakthrough rapid lithium extraction technology.
Standard Lithium Ltd. (OTC: STLHF), closed the day's trading session at $0.9247, off by 0.14%, on 45,285 volume. The average volume for the last 60 days is 28,091 and the stock's 52-week low/high is $0.604/$2.23.
- Standard Lithium Ltd. (TSX.V: SLL) (FRA: S5L) (OTC: STLHF) is “One to Watch”
- Standard Lithium Appoints Robert Cross as Non-Executive Chairman
- Standard Lithium Reports up to 461 mg/L Lithium From Brines at Southwest Arkansas Project
The Green Organic Dutchman (TSX: TGOD) (OTC: TGODF)
The Green Organic Dutchman Holdings Ltd. (TSX:TGOD) (US:TGODF) is pleased to be featured as the Keynote Interview for the upcoming Green Market Summit this Friday, September 14, 2018 with CNBC's Jim Cramer. Also today, NetworkNewsWire covered the company’s announcement that it will present live at VirtualInvestorConferences.com on September 12, 2018, at 2:30 PM ET. To view the full press release, visit: http://nnw.fm/Jdm3Z.
The Green Organic Dutchman (TSX: TGOD) (OTC: TGODF), whose principal location is in Hamilton, Ontario, produces farm grown, organic, pesticide-free medical cannabis in small batches using all natural, organic craft growing principles. TGOD is licensed under the Access to Cannabis for Medical Purposes Regulations (ACMPR) to cultivate medical cannabis. The company carries out its principal activities producing cannabis pursuant to the provisions of the ACMPR and the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act (Canada).
Committed to becoming the global leader in delivering organic cannabis solutions that enhance people’s lives, TGOD consistently adheres to the highest levels of excellence. Its world-class management team includes a proven group of leaders with outstanding executive and operational experience specific to consumer packaged goods, consumer products, cannabis and finance industries.
TGOD is positioned as one of the highest quality and most cost efficient cannabis producers in Canada by leveraging innovative technology and low-cost power solutions. It holds one of the largest land packages under a single ACMPR license in Canada, providing future cannabis Agri-park style development and opportunities for joint ventures, licensing and distribution partners. Its industry leading alliance partners include Eaton, Ledcor Group and Hamilton Utilities Corp.
Eaton is the second largest power management company in the world and promises to supply innovative and cost effective power solutions to meet TGOD’s growing demands. Construction management is supplied by Ledcor, Canada’s second largest multidisciplinary construction company and a pioneer in the Green Building Industry. An alliance with Hamilton Utilities Corp allows TGOD to reduce its power costs from $0.13 per kWh to less than $0.05 per kWh. Greenhouse design is provided by Larssen Greenhouse, whose 25-plus years of experience in building some of the most modern and sophisticated greenhouses in the industry will provide TGOD with state of the art, climate-controlled hybrid greenhouse solutions.
Canada is quickly becoming a hub for cannabis investors with over $1.3 billion raised by Canadian companies to date. There are 58 licensed producers to service a population of 36 million and only two organic producers. TGOD, which holds licenses in Ontario and Quebec, is strategically located in both provinces that together claim 22 million Canadians as residents. Another estimated 57 million people live next door in six U.S. bordering states.
The Canadian cannabis market currently has a massive supply demand gap, which makes TGOD’s expansion plans even more important to investors. These plans include a combined build-out capacity of 970,000 square feet, allowing TGOD to produce 116,000 kg annually of organic cannabis. Upon completion, Phase One in Hamilton, Ontario, which is fully funded, will provide 150,000 square feet of growing capacity capable of producing up to 14,000 kg of cannabis or $112 million in revenue at $8 a gram.
The company’s Quebec expansion will be constructed on a recently secured 75-acre property near Montreal. This new property has a planned expansion of 820,000 square feet capable of producing 102,000 kg of organic cannabis. The first phase of this expansion is underway and construction is expected to be completed by the end of 2018. Quebec’s first phase will consist of 220,000 square feet capable of producing 22,000 kg of cannabis. Two additional expansion phases will add 250,000 square feet (26,000 kg of cannabis) and 350,000 square feet (54,000 kg of cannabis). Power costs remain exceptionally low for both facilities with access to all other needed utilities available and close by.
TGOD also plans to gain a share of the burgeoning cannabis oils market which by Q1 2017 accounted for 49 percent of all cannabis sold in Canada under the ACMPR, up from only 27% in Q2 2016. TGOD has ordered a purpose-built extraction laboratory with an estimated commission in Q4 of 2017. This is a commercial-scale CO2 extraction unit capable of processing up to 12,000 kg of raw material per year and producing approximately $170 million worth of organic cannabis oils. Raw cannabis oil provides a significant downstream manufacturing opportunity into several potential recreational market verticals including edibles, beverages, topicals and concentrates.
Data from the Canadian ACMPR Market Trends report indicates a rising number of consumers will continue to seek out healthier, less conspicuous ways to consume cannabis, ensuring sales of organic cannabis oil products remain brisk. Organic cannabis products demand a significant premium compared to non-organic products and the demand keeps growing.
Plans to take the company public are underway with an initial public offering (IPO) slated for January 2018. In November, the company raised $13 million in equity financing and in March closed a $27 million non-brokered private placement. Another $20 million is currently being raised before the IPO in January, which will be utilized for expansion plans.
TGOD is uniquely positioned between the medical and recreational cannabis industry since Canada is scheduled to legalize cannabis for all adults in mid-2018. As of August 2017, TGOD has 2,400 shareholders. Established in 2012, TGOD’s motto, “Making Life Better,” can be seen in its strategic partnerships, top quality management team, and dedication to organic farming and principles.
To learn more about the company and how to invest, contact TGOD directly at firstname.lastname@example.org
The Green Organic Dutchman (OTC: TGODF), closed the day's trading session at $5.4294, up 10.89%, on 1,789,903 volume. The average volume for the last 60 days is 365,625 and the stock's 52-week low/high is $2.784/$7.565.
- CNBC's Jim Cramer to Sit Down with TGOD CEO at the Green Market Summit
- NetworkNewsBreaks – The Green Organic Dutchman Holdings Ltd. (TSX: TGOD) (OTCQX: TGODF) to Present Live at VirtualInvestorConferences.com on September 12
- Live Investor Conference & Webinar: Cannabis Industry Companies Present September 12
Sugarmade, Inc. (SGMD)
SeeThruEquity, a leading independent equity research and corporate access firm focused on smallcap and microcap public companies, today announced it has initiated coverage on Sugarmade Inc. (OTCQB: SGMD) with a price target of $0.30. The report is available here: Sugarmade Initiation Report. Also today, NetworkNewsWire released a report on the company detailing how suppliers such as SGMD are seeing tremendous year-over-year growth amid the growing popularity of cannabis both as a medicinal plant extract and a relaxing recreational drug during recent years has created a bellwether effect for a number of industries that see potential in catering to the companies that in turn cater to cannabidiol (CBD) and marijuana clients.
Sugarmade, Inc. (SGMD) one of the largest publicly traded hydroponics supply companies moving into the industrial hemp space, is a product and brand marketing company investing in products and brands with disruptive potential. Sugarmade’s brands include: ZenHydro.com; CarryOutSupplies.com; and BudLife. Headquartered in Monrovia, California, a city within Los Angeles county, Sugarmade has various business operations in diverse marketplaces including packaging and paper goods for various industries, agricultural supplies.
Sugarmade has expanded into the European hydroponics supply market with a growing base of orders taken through Amazon UK. Over the past few financial quarters, Sugarmade has seen revenue growth patterns expand geographically. As recently as mid-2017, the majority of hydroponic-related revenue growth was seen from California and other West Coast marketplaces, however growth is becoming more geographically dispersed among U.S. states where legalization has eased restriction. This movement into the United Kingdom further expands the base of geographic growth areas for Sugarmade.
Sugarmade recently launched a new corporate initiative in the booming industrial hemp and CBD, committing up to $1 million in capital over the next 12 months to invest in Hempistry, Inc., a privately held Nevada corporation. Hempistry has begun planting an ultra-high cannabidiol (CBD) industrial hemp strain on a land option it holds on 23,000 acres of prime Kentucky farmland. The strain of industrial hemp being grown by Hempistry is ultra-rich in CBD but contains less than 0.3 percent of THC, the psychoactive ingredient found in cannabis. The U.S. hemp industry is expected to produce well over $1 billion in revenues in 2018, with a compound annual growth rate of 14 percent through 2022, according to the Hemp Business Journal.
Demand for industrial hemp and products derived from hemp is soaring, with no let-up in sight, which the company sees as a “tremendous opportunity to become a supplier to this fast-growing sector,” said Chairman and CEO Jimmy Chan, who is also an advisor and minority shareholder of Hempistry.
Sugarmade’s investment into the market for high-CBD hemp is expected to be highly accretive for common shareholders in two ways. First, Sugarmade’s investment will be in the form of common shares in Hempistry allowing Sugarmade common shareholders to possibly benefit from any future initial public offering of Hempistry. Second, Sugarmade is expected to sign a supply agreement with Hempistry for cultivation supplies, which would be additive to corporate revenues.
Sugarmade has also completed a master market agreement with industry leader BizRight Hydroponics, Inc., a leading marketer and manufacturer of cannabis and hydroponic growth supplies, which offers a range of hydroponics-related products including: HPS grow lights, electronic ballasts, HPS bulbs, nutrient mixes, environmental control products, pH measurement and calibration solutions and storage products. BizRight operates the ZenHydro.com website and other e-commerce properties and sells various products to distributors and retailers. BizRight is expected to produce in excess of $30 million in revenues during 2017, with substantial growth expected for 2018.
Sugarmade division CarryOutSupplies.com, the leader in paper and plastic take-out supplies, serves nationwide customers by offering a wide array of high quality products that are cost-efficient, custom-made and delivered on time. This business unit currently serves 2,000 quick service restaurants, garnering from 30-40 percent of the market share. Sugarmade plans to expand operations via the addition of market share and the introduction of new product offerings.
CEO Jimmy Chan is an experienced business executive instrumental in growing multiple business operations with a strong expertise in international trade and banking, and international manufacturing and importation. He is also the founder of CarryOutSupplies.com, a company that revolutionized the custom-printed paper supplies subsector of the quick service restaurant industry, which merged with Sugarmade in 2014.
Arman Tabatabaei serves as operations consultant, providing high-level, day-to-day strategic guidance and tactical operational supervision for all aspects of the corporation’s business. He is an expert at data collection and analysis relative to resource management, risk forecasting and profit and loss management.
Sugarmade specializes in growing and acquiring innovative brands to maximize value for company employees, shareholders and other stakeholders. Sugarmade believes its future is very bright as the company expands operations within the cultivation sector and rapidly increases its revenue base.
Sugarmade, Inc. (SGMD), closed the day's trading session at $0.107875, up 4.73%, on 825,997 volume. The average volume for the last 60 days is 1,027,341 and the stock's 52-week low/high is $0.028/$0.43.
- SeeThruEquity Initiates Coverage on Sugarmade Inc.
- Sugarmade, Inc. (SGMD) Turns Sights toward Supplying Burgeoning Cannabis Industries
- Coverage Initiated for Sugarmade, Inc. (OTC: SGMD) via NetworkNewsWire
DeepMarkit Inc. (TSX-V: MKT) (OTC: MKTDF)
An e-commerce technology company, DeepMarkit Inc. (TSX.V: MKT) (OTCQB: MKTDF) develops and markets gamification tools, enabling businesses to use games to promote their brands, engage their audiences and produce leads. Calgary, Alberta-based DeepMarkit’s emphasis is gamification with its patent-pending “Gamify” technology platform.
DeepMarkit Inc. (TSX-V: MKT) (OTC: MKTDF), based in Calgary, Alberta, Canada, is a patent pending gamification technology company inventing new ways to engage consumers and other audiences. The Company’s proprietary promotions platform – “Gamify” – enables businesses and agencies to create branded games that incentivize consumers, thus driving sales, capturing data and generating leads. The DeepMarkit platform integrates next-gen gamification engagement mechanics with interactive advertising industry standards and powerful visuals, including 3-D images. Customers may choose from both free and paid solutions suitable for campaigns of all sizes, targeting multiple channels on the web, mobile and social media.
A team of seasoned, passionate gaming executives, led by president and CEO Darold Parken, has worked together for more than 15 years developing games and gaming systems that are still used today by some of the largest gaming companies in the world. This accomplished executive team founded Chartwell Technologies, acquired in 2011 by Amaya Gaming, which now is known as The Stars Group (Nasdaq: TSG) with a market cap of over $5 billion.
Gamify offers a selection of easily customizable gaming apps featuring a customer’s branded e-store in addition to tailored landing pages, technical support, real-time analytics, data collection and an engaging marketing campaign. Gamify’s patent-pending app comes complete with unique user incentives that draw consumers in with games and prizes, which in turn engages shoppers, turning them into buyers and building brand loyalty.
The gamification market is rapidly expanding and projected to be worth $22 billion by 2022, with a CAGR of 41 percent. DeepMarkit is the only publicly listed company focused solely on this exploding market that embraces any size of business, from the mom-and-pop shops to the blue-chip giants. DeepMarkit’s management team knows that increasing a customer’s conversion rate by a mere 1 percent has the potential to double revenue, which is why Gamify’s app and its ability to transform simple shoppers into engaged buyers is so compelling.
“Our marketing platform enables customers to build branded games that incentivize audiences, generate leads, and drive sales. Businesses need a way to stand out from the crowd,” Parken states in an investor’s video (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=97hJoRKR92k). “DeepMarkit’s gamification platform gives customers that way to stand out and it’s a way that they can afford. That’s the strength of our platform. For a relatively small amount of money, any business can create a very powerful, high quality customer engagement using gamification.”
DeepMarkit recently entered into a joint marketing agreement with ITN International (“ITN”), a global leader in trade show data capture and analytics. The agreement will enable the 1.5 million exhibitors at the 125-plus yearly events serviced by ITN to purchase a customizable campaign with prize delivery and branded games that can be used in collaboration with ITN’s lead retrieval solutions. DeepMarkit and ITN are currently integrating DeepMarkit’s patent-pending gamification platform directly into ITN’s exhibitor portal.
“We started DeepMarkit because we have a passion for games and we believe in the power of games, not just for entertainment but more importantly as a tool for business,” Parken said. “DeepMarkit is a gamification company. What we mean by that is that we create innovative ways to use games for business purposes. Games to generate customer leads, games to promote products, deliver rewards, build brand awareness and customer loyalty.”
Selected as the winner of the New Company/Product pitch competition at the Retail Global 2017 Conference held in Las Vegas, Gamify’s platform has also attracted a $1.5 million investment from Allstate International LLC in Hong Kong. The investment gives Allstate a 10 percent stake in DeepMarkit and a great opportunity to bring the Gamify platform into the burgeoning Asian gaming market.
DeepMarkit Inc. (MKTDF), closed the day's trading session at $0.0203, even for the day. The average volume for the last 60 days is 25,020 and the stock's 52-week low/high is $0.0195/$0.1199.
- DeepMarkit Inc. (TSX.V: MKT) (OTCQB: MKTDF) Growing Its New Merchant Sign-Ups
- NetworkNewsBreaks – DeepMarkit Corp. (TSX-V: MKT) (OTCQB: MKTDF) Takes Games to the Next Level to Drive Sales
- DeepMarkit Continues to Expand Customer Base
Medical Cannabis Payment Solutions (REFG)
Medical Cannabis Payment Solutions (OTC: REFG) has expanded its presence in the legalized cannabis space from its core Green FinCEN-compliant processing system, which creates a digital and cashless way for dispensaries and other legalized merchants to do business outside of the traditional banking system. Online signup has generated more applications for Green, according to REFG (http://nnw.fm/KElm1).
Medical Cannabis Payment Solutions (REFG), headquartered in Cheyenne, Wyoming, is a first-tier merchant processing cannabis industry pioneer, offering one of the first and only comprehensive card processing operations of its kind to serve the state-sanctioned medical marijuana industry. The company’s state of the art system, which also tracks sales and tax collection, and eliminates the need to deal in cash-only transactions.
Through its robust, closed-loop merchant processing system, the company’s unique “StateSourced” proprietary system enables authorized operation under FinCEN parameters and complies with all regulatory frameworks. StateSourced is tailored to deliver full-spectrum merchant processing services, providing the convenience of modern commercial card processing resources and making it the first operation of its kind geared to the legal cannabis industry.
StateSourced is not a prepaid or gift card, which is an important variable for merchants since standard banking institutions have not offered this form of payment processing to the legal cannabis industry. Federal law still considers marijuana illegal under the Controlled Substances Act, although 29 states and the District of Columbia have legalized the plant either for medicinal or recreational uses or both. This restriction has kept financial institutions at bay since most banks are federally insured and haven’t been inclined to venture into the nascent industry.
Medical Cannabis Payment Solutions is able to offer its StateSourced card on a state-by-state basis where the card can be used in purchasing product from a legal, authorized vendor, providing a much-needed option for consumers and businesses alike. In another first, the company is collaborating with First Bitcoin Capital Corporation to integrate First Bitcoin’s cryptocurrency ($Weed) with Medical Cannabis Payment Solutions’ StateSourced payment gateway. This collaboration will allow state-licensed marijuana establishments across the nation to accept both StateSourced debit cards and cryptocurrencies such as WeedCoin and Bitcoin.
Medical Cannabis Payment Solutions president and CEO Jeremy Roberts and his executive team are working with state lawmakers to introduce legislation in an effort to address the growing problems in banking for the medical cannabis industry. For companies in the emerging legal cannabis industry, where retail and non-retail transactions such as vendor payments and payroll are almost exclusively paid for with cash, the solutions offered by StateSourced can help businesses avoid the inherent risks associated with a cash-intensive sector. Medical Cannabis Payment Solutions has also signed its first StateSourced contract with a Las Vegas-based vertically integrated marijuana establishment.
“We’ve completed our transition from development stage to revenue stage,” says Roberts. “We have just started our business development efforts and the market is responding very well. We anticipate having many more, similar releases.”
Medical Cannabis Payment Solutions provides end-to-end management across multiple systems for medicinal marijuana operations. The company solves the fragmentation problem experienced by many of these rapidly growing companies by identifying tools that are important to dispensaries and customizing those tools to meet the specific needs of this unique industry.
Medical Cannabis Payment Solutions (REFG), closed the day's trading session at $0.0326, off by 6.86%, on 664,202 volume. The average volume for the last 60 days is 324,861 and the stock's 52-week low/high is $0.0161/$0.092.
- Medical Cannabis Payment Solutions (REFG) Intensifies Focus on Legalized Marijuana Industry with ‘Green’ Payment Processing, Hemp Licenses
- Medical Cannabis Payment Solutions Announces Banking Solution for State Sanctioned Cannabis
- NetworkNewsBreaks – Medical Cannabis Payment Solutions’ (REFG) Green Platform Offers Cannabis-related Businesses a Total Banking Solution
Petroteq Energy Inc. (TSX.V: PQE) (OTC: PQEFF)
Petroteq Energy Inc. (TSX.V: PQE) (OTC: PQEFF), a company that develops and implements new technologies for the energy industry, has engaged a software engineering firm to create blockchain applications for its PetroBLOQ platform, according to a company press release (http://nnw.fm/S8kTG).
Petroteq Energy Inc. (TSX.V: PQE) (OTC: PQEFF) is a Canadian-registered, publicly traded company engaged in the development and implementation of proprietary technologies for the environmentally safe extraction of heavy oils from oil sands, oil shale deposits and shallow oil deposits. The company is focused on oil and gas exploration and production on mineral leases it owns in Texas with Accord GR Energy Inc. and in expanding production capacity at its Asphalt Ridge heavy oil extraction facility in Utah.
Petroteq Energy is also participating in a blockchain initiative aimed at solving the global transaction needs of the oil and gas industry through the development of PetroBLOQ, the Company’s collaboration formed with First Bitcoin Capital Corp. (OTC: BITCF). PetroBLOQ’s novel blockchain-based oil and gas supply chain management platform is currently being co-developed by the two companies.
PetroBLOQ recently joined the Enterprise Ethereum Alliance (“EEA”), the world’s largest open-source blockchain initiative. Membership with the 200-member EEA represents a wide variety of industries and offers 14 industry-focused, member-driven working groups.
“Joining this community of forward-looking enterprises and blockchain innovators is an important step for PetroBLOQ as we develop transformative solutions for the oil and gas industry,” said Petroteq Energy CEO Alex Blyumkin.
In addition, Petroteq has joined the American Petroleum Institute (API). The API is the only national trade association representing all facets of the oil and natural gas industry, promoting safety across the industry globally and influencing public policy in support of a strong, viable oil and natural gas industry. “API has led the development of operating standards for our industry, and we look forward to contributing our experience with oilfield technologies in addition to introducing our PetroBLOQ platform to its members throughout the supply chain,” Blyumkin previously stated.
Petroteq Energy’s patent-pending application is a closed-loop, solvent-based process, which results in significantly lower per-barrel production costs than those incurred with traditional hot water-based oil sands extraction technologies. This green technology utilizes a small, modular footprint, produces no greenhouse gases, requires no high temperatures, leaves only clean dry sand, and could be deployed to unlock heavy oil deposits located around the world.
The Company’s Asphalt Ridge mineral lease on 3,000-plus acres in northeastern Utah features a large contingent oil sands resource base with an estimated 87 million barrels of oil equivalent. In 2015, the company produced 10,000 barrels of oil from the Utah location and plans to increase production are underway. Utah holds over 32 billion barrels of undeveloped oil sands resources, which are also known as “oil-wet” deposits containing a mixture of sand and a dense, extremely viscous form of petroleum referred to as bitumen or tar. A recent upswing in developing domestic energy sources has intensified interest in technological advances such as Petroteq’s Liquid Extraction System.
The company’s Texas location includes an ownership interest (46%) in 7,000 acres under mineral leases with Accord, a Houston-based oil and gas exploration company that focuses on the development and recovery of heavy oil reserves and deposits. Two enhanced, licensed oil recovery technologies designed to increase oil recovery from more than 80 shallow oil wells on the property are expected to substantially improve the recovery rates of heavy oil deposits in this area. In both the Utah oil sands and traditional oil patch Texas project, the Company, its subsidiaries and Accord are using proprietary technologies, processes and methodologies to recover heavy oil, providing a distinct, strategic economic advantage for Petroteq Energy and its shareholders.
The Company continues to evaluate the development of other medium to heavy oil exploration, production and recovery projects on a global basis through a variety of structured agreements. These opportunities or other arrangements with private and governmental entities that utilize Petroteq Energy’s proprietary licensed technologies are expected to generate a significant return on investment.
The Company’s management team, board of directors and officers form an invaluable cross-section of industry leaders with extensive experience ranging from chemical engineering and solvent research, business development, international project management, entrepreneurial achievements, and senior management for global energy companies in North America and the Middle East. This impressive knowledge base covers both conventional and unconventional oil and gas projects and production, both in upstream and downstream industry sectors.
Petroteq Energy Inc. (PQEFF), closed the day's trading session at $1.01, off by 10.62%, on 287,884 volume. The average volume for the last 60 days is 391,473 and the stock's 52-week low/high is $0.2899/$1.8891.
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Earth Science Tech, Inc. (ETST)
Earth Science Tech, Inc. (OTC: ETST) anticipates uplisting to the OTCQB Venture Market after receiving a Form 10 registration statement filing date. The biotech company will begin filing annual reports with the SEC on Form 10-K, quarterly reports on Form 10-Q and periodic reports on Form 8-K. Additional reporting obligations include shareholder actions, proxies and stock ownership rules (http://nnw.fm/pDC4Y).
Earth Science Tech, Inc. (ETST) is an innovative biotechnology company operating in the fields of hemp cannabinoid (CBD), nutraceutical, pharmaceutical and medical device research and development. Earth Science Tech offers the highest purity and quality, full-spectrum, high-grade hemp CBD (cannabidiol) oil on the market. Made using the supercritical CO2 liquid extraction process, the company’s CBD oil is 100 percent natural and organic. Earth Science Tech has partnered with the University of Central Oklahoma and DV Biologics Laboratory to conduct research and development projects that scientifically support and advance the healthcare benefits of its high-grade hemp CBD oil.
Earth Science Tech Inc. currently has three wholly owned subsidiaries focused on developing its role as a world leader in the CBD space and expanding its work in the pharmaceutical and medical device sectors. These subsidiaries include:
- Earth Science Pharma, Inc., which is committed to development of low cost, noninvasive diagnostic tools, medical devices, testing processes and vaccines for sexually transmitted infections and/or diseases. Earth Science Pharmaceutical CEO and chief science officer Michel Aubé is leading the company’s research and development efforts. The company’s first medical device, MSN-2, is a home kit designed for the detection of STIs, such as chlamydia, from a self-obtained gynecological specimen. Earth Science Pharma is working to develop and bring to market medical devices and vaccines that meet the specific needs of women.
- Cannabis Therapeutics, Inc. (“CTI”), which is poised to take a leadership role in the development of new, leading-edge, cannabinoid-based pharmaceutical and nutraceutical products. CTI is invested in research and development to explore and harness the medicinal power of cannabidiol. The company holds a provisional application patent for a CBD product that is focused on developing treatments for breast and ovarian cancers.
- KannaBidioiD (“KBD”) provides a wide variety of products geared toward the recreational space of cannabis. KBD’s unique Kanna and CBD formulation is sold and distributed in CBD-infused edibles and vapes/e-liquids products. Kanna and CBD synergistically enhance one another, providing optimal relaxation, an uplifting sensation, enhanced focus and the added benefit of assisting with nicotine reduction therapy.
Earth Science Tech celebrated a significant, developmental year during 2017 by sharing its achievements in a condensed end-of-year report. Among the report’s highlights are the implementation of a development plan for the coming three years, which includes expanding into Canada and opening new manufacturing and shipping facilities. Of particular interest is the acquisition of Canna Inno Laboratories Inc., a company headquartered in Montreal, Quebec, Canada, which gives Earth Science Tech access to Canadian government grants offered to innovators in the pharmaceutical industry. ETST has also launched development of proprietary prophylactic therapies utilizing cannabidiol (CBD) to treat various forms of breast cancer.
In October 2017, ETST announced it is cooperating with the Clinique SIDA Amité (AIDS Friendship Clinic) for a mini-clinical trial, the last trial needed before the MSN-2 device, designed for the detection of STIs, enters molecular diagnostic trials. And in November 2017, the company began pre-launch human trials on a new CBD formula to fight against the U.S. opioid epidemic. The new formula, expected to decrease cravings and the negative effects of withdrawal in addicts, is based on industrial hemp CBD mixed with a known natural ingredient proven to help increase dopamine levels. ETST’s medical devices will first be launched in Vietnam, Djibouti and Morocco while the company awaits regulatory permission to enter the North American market.
The company expects to up-list to the OTCQB in early 2018, which management believes will attract well-funded institutional investors and pave the way to becoming the next billion-dollar-in-capitalization company on the OTC markets. Other highlights include completion of the company’s Scientific Advisory Council with a team of recognized scientists, the launching of several CBD-infused edible products and entry into the medical devices market through collaborative partnerships.
Earth Science Tech has signed a collaborate agreement with Laboratories BNK Canada, a private laboratory that will conduct the clinical studies necessary for MSN-2 medical device-related services to meet regulatory requirements. ETST has confirmed the MSN-2 device’s ability to detect chlamydia, and is working to validate similar results for gonorrhea, both highly infectious diseases that often have permanent consequences for patients. ETST will also add testing for trichomoniasis and a complete body fluid panel to detect the different serotypes of the human papillomavirus (HPV) that causes cervical cancer. These additions will help the company create sales opportunities in the global market for diagnostic testing of STDs that Transparency Market Research has indicated will grow to $108 billion by 2019.
Cannabis Therapeutics is in the development stage of two cannabinoid-based pharmaceutical drugs and three cannabinoid-based nutraceutical products targeting a variety of ailments such as anxiety, depression, triple negative breast cancer, and fatty liver disease, among others. Research into the benefits of the non-psychoactive cannabinoid molecules found in the cannabis plant is supported by ETST’s International Application for Provisional Patent titled “Cannabidiol Compositions Including Mixtures and Uses Thereof,” which was filed on October 8, 2015. Cannabis Thera’s R&D efforts are concentrated on developing CBD-based drugs and nutraceutical products and in working to integrate the CBD molecule with existing generic drug molecules to create more efficient medications with fewer and less severe side effects. A report in Hemp Business Journal predicts the CBD consumer market will grow to $2.1 billion by 2020, while other industry experts expect an increase to almost $3 billion by 2021. A recent report by Statista projects the U.S. consumer market for cannabinoid-based pharmaceuticals could reach $50 billion by the year 2029.
The management team at Earth Science Tech brings decades of invaluable experience to the nutraceutical, dietary supplement field as well as the life sciences sectors. Nickolas S. Tabraue, who serves as the president, director and chief operating officer, is an industry veteran with extensive knowledge of supplements, retail management, customer service and sales expertise. He is joined by CEO and CSO Dr. Michel Aubé, a microbiologist whose scientific research in sexually transmitted infections, cancer and stem cell biology has been widely published in several prestigious medical journals. Sergio Castillo, chief marketing officer, and Gabriel Aviles, chief sales officer, bring a wealth of marketing and sales experience to Earth Science Tech, which is complemented by Issa El-Cheikh, Ph.D., and his 25 years in the international finance, accounting, planning and execution of large scale transactions in the public and private sectors.
Earth Science Tech’s products include CBD, a natural constituent of hemp oil derived from hemp stalk and seed. EST offers CBD in the form of vitamins, minerals, herbs, botanicals, personal care products, homeopathies, functional foods and other products delivered in such forms as capsules, tablets, soft gels, chewables, liquids, creams, sprays, powders and whole herbs. Earth Science products can be found at retail stores throughout the United States and are available for purchase through the internet.
Earth Science Tech, Inc. (ETST), closed the day's trading session at $0.673, off by 10.36%, on 5,506 volume. The average volume for the last 60 days is 12,336 and the stock's 52-week low/high is $0.4379/$3.8798.
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Zenergy Brands, Inc. (ZNGY)
Zenergy Brands, Inc. (ZNGY) is the nation’s leading next-generation energy and technology company operating in the emerging smart energy, conservation, and utility industries. Headquartered in Texas, Zenergy provides an entire suite of conservation-based products and services that enable clients to achieve sustainability goals, reduce carbon emissions and improve their bottom line. The company’s cutting-edge Zero Cost Program™ reduces utility expenses by 20 percent to 60 percent by offering energy conservation, smart controls, and efficiency-based products and services to residential, commercial, industrial and municipal end-use customers.
The Zero Cost Program™ is a financing mechanism that allows customers to reduce water, natural gas and electricity expenses by implementing proven conservation technologies at no out-of-pocket cost. The Zero Cost Program™ enriches businesses by immediately reducing energy consumption through the use of smart controls, building automation, LED lighting solutions, refrigeration optimization, efficient water systems, EC motor controls, demand-side management and load factor correction.
A unique Managed Energy Services Agreement (“MESA”) allows a portion of these utility savings to be retained by Zenergy’s partner financing the upgraded, retrofit equipment and installation costs until a specified repayment period ends. After that, clients reap all the financial rewards of the technologies implemented, which Zenergy estimates should range between 25 percent and 45 percent of total utility costs.
Residential customers seeking cost-effective energy savings can also choose from a suite of “Smart Home” products including home automation, security monitoring, and energy conservation services that can be controlled 24/7 from the comfort and convenience of their smartphones or internet-connected smart devices. Zenergy’s residential program offers partnership opportunities for homebuilders and residential, multi-family real estate developers to provide smart home technologies to high-end customers.
Zenergy Brands’ acquisition of Enertrade Electric LLC, a fully operating, licensed Texas-based Retail Electric Provider (REP), further increases the company’s value proposition. Zenergy CEO Alex Rodriguez said this new subsidiary adds an essential complementary service to the company’s suite of smart energy products and services.
“Since our founding, our vision has been to converge smart controls (home and building automation) with energy conservation and retail energy to deliver the comprehensive smart energy service to customers,” Rodriguez said.
On a global scale, residential and commercial buildings account for nearly 45 percent of the world’s total energy consumption. Improving the energy efficiency of these homes and buildings is often a more affordable way to reduce harmful gas emissions while minimizing the need for new energy production. According to Navigant Research, global revenue for energy-efficient commercial building retrofits alone is expected to grow from $71.4 billion in 2016 to $100.8 billion in 2025. At the same time, the energy-efficient devices market is expected to reach a market size of $908 billion by 2022. Increasing demands for reduction in energy consumption and greenhouse gas emissions along with concerns over climate change are contributing factors driving the market’s overall growth.
Zenergy Brands, Inc. (ZNGY), closed the day's trading session at $0.0008, up 14.29%, on 1,795,436 volume. The average volume for the last 60 days is 21,268,074 and the stock's 52-week low/high is $3.609/$16.00.
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WhereverTV Broadcasting Corp. (TVTV)
WhereverTV Broadcasting Corp. (TVTV) is a next-generation OTT (Over-the-top) television subscription service that manages live-stream broadcast programming rights across multiple devices, geographies and languages, providing viewers with personalized service that is truly “wherever” they may be watching TV.
WhereverTV’s patented Interactive Program Guide (IPG) technology currently handles over 125 live channels that are broadcasted securely over the Internet to any Internet-enabled device anywhere in the world. Many of the company’s channels are the same as those broadcasted by traditional cable and satellite companies. For example, the World News Now package includes One America News, RT News (Russia Today), Bloomberg TV, CBN News and EuroNews Live — the latter provides pan-European coverage in 350 million households in 155 countries. Other channel packages include Choice TV (a wide variety of popular options for the family), Spanish TV, Faith TV and Morocco TV, providing current genre-specific subscriptions for news, faith, drama, sports, movie, reality and children’s programming.
WhereverTV’s free app works with iOS and Android devices to cover the spectrum of mobile consumer needs, as well as with personal desktop or laptop computers through its over the top (OTT) platform. The platform delivers channels, shows and events to SmartTVs and digital media receivers that include Google Chromecast, AppleTV, Amazon Fire TV, iPhone, iPad, Android Smartphone and TabletPCs, with DVR recording functionality slated for future development.
The company, based in Fort Myers, Florida, was developed in 2007 as a solution to its founder’s frustration with the complexities of trying to stream English speaking content while abroad. As the live-streaming market has developed over the decade since then, WhereverTV has gained recognition as a pioneer in next-generation content delivery systems.
WhereverTV’s strategy is to increase revenue-generating subscriptions worldwide through the acquisition of content that is desirable to consumers and deliverable anywhere a device can connect to the Internet. Prepaid accounts will be accessed through the cloud, and the IPG technology will allow users to make their viewing choices. The company has developed two separate divisions, one for worldwide distribution and one for Latin American distribution.
In 2017, the company acquired Digital Rodeo, LLC, a Tennessee limited liability company that delivers a rich mixture of music and videos from independent country artists, current arrests and legacy artists, as well as similar Florida-based companies Digital RodeoTV, LLC (Name changed to WhereverTV Country in 2018), Digital CrossTV, Inc., Digital PopTV, Inc., and Digital RockTV, Inc.
“WhereverTV is transitioning from a development to operational company and in doing so we have refined our 2018 business model,” CEO Edward D. Ciofani stated. “Our business model calls for content acquisition from around the world, exclusive content development, Major Marketing Alliances, similar to the announced Google Chromecast for Latin America and major marketing initiatives including social media marketing. … There are a lot of content providers (channel providers) around the world that offer a uniquely diversified perspective of cultures, travel and lifestyle content.”
As an increasing number of people “Cord-Cutters” no longer subscribe to the traditional cable or satellite distribution but rather a simpler lower cost means of watching content. The streaming OTT industry is expected to grow to $62 billion by 2020 — nearly triple its revenues in 2015, per Goldman Small Cap Research. Future Market Insights estimated the North America OTT market alone at $16.29 billion in 2017 with a CAGR of 17.4 percent through 2028. The arrival of 5G technology this year has the potential to accelerate the pace.
WhereverTV Broadcasting Corp. (TVTV), closed the day's trading session at $0.06, up 14.29%, on 2,950 volume. The average volume for the last 60 days is 27,561 and the stock's 52-week low/high is $0.041/$0.46.
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GreenBox POS, LLC (GRBX)
GreenBox POS, LLC (GRBX) is a hardware and software technology company that builds customized payment solutions in different industries. The company is headquartered in San Diego, California, with offices in Seattle, Wash.; Las Vegas, Nevada; and Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. GreenBox, which has been awarded five provisional patents for its blockchain-based technology, delivers a fully integrated, intuitive, easy-to-use, point of sale (POS) system for a variety of businesses across a multitude of different market sectors.
GreenBox develops all software in-house and with international subsidiaries, which allows the company to provide individualized electronics modifications in partnership with different vendors. Custom POS machines are available as an upgrade from existing solutions currently in use. First-time merchants can also take advantage of custom-built kiosk machines powered by blockchain technology, complete with e-wallet integration downloadable via Android or iOS apps, or via installed cash-loading kiosks.
GreenBox develops POS (point of sale) software and hardware solutions; DEL (delivery app, APIs to POS and PAY); PAY (payment app, providing financial APIs to all other components); and KIOSK (deposit, cash and E-wallet management). The following flagship products, services and custom hardware are currently available:
- QuickCard – the QuickCard kiosk handles all cash issues, both for cashless operations and for legacy cash; performs direct and immediate deposits from cash to blockchain and confirms bank account availability within minutes. Accepts cash, debit/credit cards, or ACH directly to most banks while settling funds instantly. All records are stored securely on blockchain. No faster deposit solution is available in the regular and non-traditional banking systems (unless depositing cash directly into a cash machine connected to a bank branch).
- POS Solutions – GreenBox software, developed in-house and with international subsidiaries, features operational compliance, financial audit prep, expense tracking, tax payments, register-specific features, and data fidelity controls (backup/restore, cloud security, privacy, etc.). GreenBox POS software is fully integrated with Del and Pay Systems and features front register mode and back-end admin mode, in addition to in-admin mode to manage employees, vendors, expenses, taxes and compliance. All records are stored on blockchain with data reliably secured and protected.
- LOOPZ – This delivery software solution offers service dispatcher back-end technology with manual and automatic modes. The software is uniquely designed to be effectively utilized for mobile delivery service operations with full autonomous dispatch capabilities. LOOPZ provides the following features: two mobile apps (driver and consumer) running on Android and IOS; direct reporting to point of sale inventory and use of pay for instant settlements; separate escrow setup for tips and merchant sale; all data and information is securely hosted on a blockchain platform.
The management team at GreenBox includes CEO Fredi Nisan, who comes from the POS and merchant services business sector. He recently completed a successful exit in the POS and ERP business, which he founded and managed through the exit. Joining Nisan is Ben Errez, executive vice president, who comes from the investment, consulting and big software and hardware industries. His previous executive roles include positions at Microsoft (including engineering management of Microsoft Office for complex scripts); IBM (with which he had an exit); and Intel. Errez has also consulted the world’s biggest private economy, World Trade Center, on payment systems, security, reliability and privacy of software and hardware development.
GreenBox POS, LLC (GRBX), closed the day's trading session at $0.553, up 0.55%, on 29,195 volume. The average volume for the last 60 days is 52,988 and the stock's 52-week low/high is $0.017/$1.95.
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Auscrete Corp. (ASCK)
Auscrete Corp. (ASCK) is a building products manufacturer of environmentally-friendly, energy-efficient housing and commercial structures using a lightweight hybrid concrete material developed through a proprietary technology. Auscrete’s unique process produces a medium that is cost-efficient, extremely soundproof, offers high insulation values, requires very low maintenance, won’t burn, non-toxic, highly resistant to insects and mold, and resists damage from hurricane forces and earth tremors. It’s a more affordable, energy-efficient “green” construction material that can be utilized for building residential housing and commercial structures.
Affordable homes are increasingly becoming more difficult to purchase in the U.S. with the median price of a new home consistently rising while wages stay stagnant in many areas and mortgage rates rise. The average price of new homes sold in the U.S. in 2017 was nearly $385,000, according to Statista. The homeownership rate in the U.S. has been in decline since 2004, the report states, and now amounts to a little more than 64 percent of Americans.
Auscrete’s lightweight concrete product is described as an aerated concrete material following infusion of a specially designed foaming agent during manufacture. This technology enables the product to have millions of minuscule air bubble “aggregates” introduced and evenly distributed throughout the cast sections, which creates a unique, lightweight product without compromising strength or structural integrity. Each hybrid panel also incorporates a distinctive XPS insulation amalgamation that guarantees greater comfort in a wide range of climatic conditions and a reduction in heating and cooling costs. The final product is a light and strong concrete panel with an extremely high insulation value, as well as excellent fire resistance and sound-proofing qualities.
Auscrete’s product also offers a high strength-to-weight ratio, allowing architects and engineers to develop new design and construction concepts that take advantage of the product’s reduced weight, which is nearly half that of normal concrete. Each panel can be cast in large sections, a common size being 16-feet by 8-feet, for easier transportation and faster construction on site. Savings are enhanced, not only by the energy efficiency of each panel, but through the use of mass production techniques. Auscrete estimates the company can produce a ready-to-move-in turnkey house for around $100 per square foot, which is significantly less than the 2017 median list price of $148 per square foot in the U.S., according to a report by Zillow.
Auscrete is constructing its flagship, 10-acre facility in Goldendale, Washington, on initially 5 acres the company recently purchased with the option to purchase another 5 adjacent acres. This new campus will ultimately comprise of 6 buildings, including 3 production buildings of 25,000 sq. ft. with each production buildings’ capacity of 100 homes annually, giving this flagship facility the ability to produce 300 homes or equivalent commercial structures per year.
During this construction phase, Auscrete has leased a commercial building in Goldendale. The facility will be used as a temporary headquarters and will also serve as a refurbishing station for production equipment the company has developed and used in its prior production plant. John Sprovieri, CEO and founder of Auscrete Corporation, is at the helm of the company with Mike Young serving as vice president of internal operations and Otto Paulette controlling the in-house mechanical services.
Auscrete’s Investor Relations Director, Lee Odom said, “The company’s construction process has already attracted interest from many developers, contractors and builders, some with large tracts of land looking to make available, significant numbers of Affordable Homes throughout the Country. Additionally, there have been significant commercial projects offered including 300 room destination hotel resorts, correctional facilities, a shopping complex, and a court house along with a flood of inquiries from people who are looking for more affordable building options”.
“This could really launch the commercial aspect for?ASCK, apart from residential home production which so many investors are not yet aware of,” Odom said. “A strong combination of both will lead?ASCK?to better performance through all business cycles, thus continuing to enhance the shareholder values, which is always the ultimate goal of Auscrete Corporation.”
Auscrete Corp. (ASCK), closed the day's trading session at $0.04, off by 0.25%, on 5,650 volume with. The average volume for the last 60 days is 33,137 and the stock's 52-week low/high is $0.0099/$32.90.
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Aftermaster, Inc. (AFTM)
Aftermaster, Inc. (AFTM), with offices in Scottsdale, Arizona, and Hollywood California, is an award-winning, leading-edge audio technology company that specializes in the development of proprietary and groundbreaking audio technologies and products. The company also operates world-class mastering and recording studios located in the heart of Hollywood, California, in the famous Crossroads of the World complex along Sunset Boulevard.
Aftermaster and its subsidiaries are engaged in the development and commercialization of proprietary (patents issued and pending), leading-edge audio and video technologies for professional and consumer use including the award-winning AfterMaster® audio technology, ProMaster™ and Aftermaster Pro™. Aftermaster is unique in the audio world because its team has produced, engineered and mastered more hit records than any audio company in the world. The Aftermaster team knows what sounds right and the Company holds a unique position in the world of audio technology.
The Company’s underlying technology, Aftermaster audio, delivers an audio experience unrivaled by any audio company. It brings an unprecedented new quality level to consumer audio by offering unparalleled clarity, depth, fullness and a significant volume increase to audio recordings without distortion or altering the original recording. Its versatility and smart processing characteristics make it effective across a broad range of applications from consumer electronics to industrial applications.
The Company also operates Aftermaster Recording and Mastering Studios which include the renovated production facilities of legendary director Alfred Hitchcock and the iconic recording studios of Crosby, Stills and Nash.
Aftermaster Labs maintains five primary business units: Aftermaster proprietary semiconductor chip and software for OEM licensing, proprietary consumer electronics, professional music mastering, online mastering, recording and mixing at its Aftermaster Recording and Master Studios, and Audio Consulting services. The Aftermaster semiconductor chip and software is used for embedding in consumer products, Aftermaster-developed and branded consumer and professional electronic products, ProMaster on-line music mastering for independent music artists and in-studio professional music mastering services.
Aftermaster has increasingly attracted interest from some of the music industry’s leading audio companies. A newly expanded partnership with TuneCore, the leading digital music distribution and publishing administration provider, gives TuneCore members access to Promaster through its instant mastering service which offers audio mastering of unparalleled quality at the click of a button. The Company also recently entered into a licensing agreement with Muzik headphones for use of its Aftermaster chip in their new headphone line.
The company’s first groundbreaking consumer product – the Aftermaster Pro – is designed to solve the universally widespread problem of poor, variable audio levels of television audio. Aftermaster Pro, which is smaller than an iPhone, masters and remasters inconsistent TV audio in real-time, creating an audio experience that offers clear, full-bodied depths of sound and most importantly, overall balanced audio. The Aftermaster Pro virtually eliminates the need to adjust TV volume to hear dialogue or to reduce the level of loud special effects. The Aftermaster Pro sells for $179 and is enjoying strong growth in sales to over 65 countries.
With the Company’s Promaster, state-of-the-art proprietary algorithms, artists receive four CD quality mastered versions of their track including “Powerful,” “Radio Ready,” “Bass Enhanced,” and “Vocal Enhanced.” TuneCore artists have access to exclusive pricing on the Promaster pay-as-you-go instant mastering, as well as unlimited monthly and annual subscriptions. Aftermaster also holds a license agreement with headphone manufacturer, Muzik, Inc., for the use of Aftermaster’s patented audio remastering and audio enhancement technology.
Aftermaster won three Envisioneering Innovation and Design Awards at the 2016 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas for both its Aftermaster TV device and its BelaSigna 300 processor semiconductor chip created through a partnership with ON Semiconductor. Aftermaster was also named an honoree for its ProMaster audio technology.
Aftermaster Audio Labs is led by a group of world-class audio engineers and music industry veterans who have been involved with the development and implementation of countless successful proprietary audio technologies and products.
Aftermaster co-founder and CEO Larry Ryckman is an award-winning entertainment and technology executive with over 25 years of achievements in the music and entertainment industries.
Shelly Yakus, co-founder and chief engineer at Aftermaster Audio Labs, is a renowned music producer, audio engineer/mixer and is widely considered the best engineer and mixer in the music industry.
Justin Timberlake, a Grammy and Emmy award-winning singer/songwriter/producer and actor, is a co-owner of Aftermaster Audio Labs, Inc. Timberlake is widely considered to be one of pop culture’s most influential entertainers in the world.
Peter Doell is one of the best-known mastering engineers in the world with over 35 years of experience mastering and engineering hundreds of chart-topping records, film scores and TV spots. Rodney Jerkins is an 8-time Grammy Award winning music producer/songwriter and considered to be one of the most influential and successful producers in the music industry.
Paul Wolff is a senior engineer and product development consultant at Aftermaster Audio Labs. Wolff has been involved in the professional music and audio industries as an audio engineer and product designer and manufacturer of professional audio products for more than 35 years.
Thousands of hours of testing millions of songs and audio sources of all types have been processed using Aftermaster’s award-winning technology and the results speak for themselves with platinum records, numerous strategic partnerships, and overwhelming industry support.
Aftermaster, Inc. (AFTM), closed the day's trading session at $0.0501, off by 13.47%, on 5,650 volume. The average volume for the last 60 days is 33,137 and the stock's 52-week low/high is $0.02549/$0.18.
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- Koios Beverage Corp. (CSE: KBEV) (OTC: KBEVF) adopts direct delivery for cannabis and CBD-infused beverages
- Lexaria Bioscience Corp. (CSE: LXX)(OTC: LXRP) Receives Three Patent Grants and Two Notices of Allowance; Provides Patent Portfolio Guidance
- Lithium Chile Inc. (TSX.V: LITH) (OTC: LTMCF) Announces Drilling Plans for a 5th Hole to 500 Meters on Ollague Property
- Marifil Mines Ltd.’s (TSX.V: MFM) (OTC: MFMLF) Set to Enter Supply Chain as IMF and EV Motor Industry Worry About Access to “Clean” Cobalt
- Marijuana Company of America Inc. (MCOA) CannabisNewsAudio Announces Audio Press Release (APR) on MCOA Gaining Solid Foothold in Industrial Hemp Cultivation
- Medical Cannabis Payment Solutions (REFG) Announces Banking Solution for State Sanctioned Cannabis
- Net Element, Inc. (NASDAQ: NETE) Subsidiary and Payment Club Raise $7M to Expand Subscription-Based Payment Processing Service
- NUGL Inc. (NUGL) North American Growth Exceeds Expectations
- Pacific Software, Inc. (PFSF) to Support International Trade with Blockchain eCommerce Platform
- Petroteq Energy Inc. (TSX.V: PQE) (OTC: PQEFF) to Present at the 20th Annual Rodman & Renshaw Global Investment Conference in New York City September 4-6, 2018
- Phivida Holdings Inc. (CSE: VIDA) (OTC: PHVAF) Retains NATIONAL Equicom for Investor Relations Services
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- Sharing Services, Inc. (SHRV) Sets Sales Record For Third Straight Month, Records Over $4 Million in Revenue
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- Sunniva, Inc. (CSE: SNN) (OTC: SNNVF) Considered Undervalued by Investment Researchers
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