Venture Smarter acquires Venture Strategy Partners, will launch ‘Venture Smarter Labs’

May 15, 2018

This morning announced the acquisition of , a (privately held) Cincinnati-based strategy and innovation group with a portfolio of early-stage investments and interests spanning high-tech sectors. The acquisition includes all of the interests, IP, and assets. With the acquisition, Venture Smarter will launch , adding a new business unit to the growing company that focuses on ‘working together to build smart cities, regions, and industries.’ Labs will work with businesses, investors, agencies, and universities to enable impact and innovation leveraging advanced technologies. Venture Smarter’s investment in innovation will further accelerate its pursuits to develop the smart city market. It plans to leverage partnerships in government, industry, and research to do that in a unique way.  Rhonda Binda, CGO of Venture Smarter said, “Venture Smarter helps leaders...

Beverage from Up-cycled Coffee Fruit Waste in Avanti Markets Northwest

May 14, 2018

Caskai North America Inc, the US importer of Caskai Sparkling Cascara Infusion, an award-winning cascara-based beverage produced in Austria, announces distribution with Avanti Markets Northwest, a leader in the micro market channel that delivers healthy snacks and beverages for the workplace utilizing technology driven self-checkout solutions. Caskai makes its beverages from cascara - the dried husk of the coffee fruit, an upcycled former waste product of coffee production. Caskai is one of the early movers in this burgeoning new beverage category. Jim Brinton, the CEO and Founder of Avanti Markets Northwest personally selected Caskai for his micro markets noting, "Caskai is a unique product we believe our clients will enjoy and fills a segment void that will allow us to better serve our customers. Its proposition fits into the trend we are seeing with beverages...

First-time Author Nicoleté Austin Offers Readers a Tantalizing, Black Love Story in New Tome

May 14, 2018

By day, first-time author Nicoleté Austin uses the left side of the brain as a STEM and health care expert; but at night, she burns the midnight oil, using the right side as an author, unleashing her creative side in the new romance novel, “Last Stop … Dupont Circle” (self published; on sale January 30, 2018; ISBN: 978-1-974-19281-6; $16.99 paperback and $9.99 Kindle/US). “Last Stop … Dupont Circle” is available on Ripped from real life experiences of Austin’s life, with a little sugarcoating afforded by her imagination and the latitude of fiction writing, “Last Stop … Dupont Circle” is a quick read of a first love lost and re-ignited again. Is love ever as good as the first time? Well, when it comes to the matters of the heart, there’s never a simple answer. Austin’s main character, Chas – a thirtysomething, college educated, and upwardly-mobile Black professional --...

Jilliahsmen Trinity eye'd up by Jennifer Lawrence

May 12, 2018

Jennifer Lawrence looks to Jilliahsmen Trinity amid Dior's sponsorship campaign. The european luxury goods company's pre-fall 2018 campaign featuring Jennifer Lawrence and their collection of retro-inspired full range atire, hopes to design set costumes for the Jilliahsmen Trinity franchise of 7 feature films in a bid to secure long term sponsorship arrangements with Jen-Law. Jen, arguably the most influencial actress of the modern era, in talks to play the part of Jilliahsmen Trinity's 25 year old head cheerleader, Gabrielle Rothschild, will likely asign world wide image rights exclusivity pertaining to the casting and merchandise exploitation of the Jilliahsmen Trinity slate which Dior will hope to capitalise on in a combined deal that could net Jen-Law an estimated $36 Million. Dior, who is no stranger to costume designing entire set peice fits for major motion pictures, hopes to stifle competition from Hugo Boss and Ralph Lauren with it's...


May 12, 2018

In a passionate exploration of his personal journey and failure to find significance through the faith of his childhood, Christopher King walks readers through the struggle between culture and faith that has plagued many Christians. Christopher King personally examines this reconciliation of culture and faith as he goes on a search for the Christ that unifies believers; not one that divides based on race. For centuries, racial tensions have polarized our society. Unfortunately, the same racial tensions existing in the world have largely been the basis of division within the Church. In Black Jesus, White Jesus, Christopher King illustrates the importance of unity while providing a prescription for all to destroy the barriers of race and culture within the Body of Christ. “Black Jesus, White Jesus is the best book I’ve read in a long time. It challenged me in areas that I needed. I encourage everyone to get a personal copy and one for...

Coinnup Ventures into the field of Blockchain powered Fintech and e-commerce

May 13, 2018

The Blockchain is a relatively new concept and we are yet to adopt this technology in the mainstream applications. But the craze of this technology has already reached millions with increasing number of people discussing it over the net and social channels. The most common term that is doing the rounds is Bitcoin which has almost become synonymous with the term Cryptocurrency. The Blockchain technology, the underlying technology of any Cryptocurrency, has not only found its usage in the Fintech fraternity but has also covered the gaming, realty, compliance and several other industries.  With the technological advancements taking place at a rapid pace, it can be well said that Blockchain solutions are soon going to mark a prominent place among other evolving trends. The image given below is well representative of this fact:

American Science, a subsidiary of Starlight Group, Inc., announces its introduction of a new Luxury Line of Hemp-Derived CBD Products.

May 11, 2018

Leading hemp extract supplements provider, American Science, recently launched its first cannabidiol (CBD) oil product. American Science, a division of Starlight Group Inc., a highly innovative direct marketing technology platform. The company’s flagship natural oil—extracted from hemp that is organically grown and extracted in the United States—is free from mind-altering tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), harmful chemicals, pesticides, and synthetics. In addition, Starlight Group is using emerging web development frameworks React JS and Node JS to create a unique e-commerce sales platform for this and other branded products currently in development. Since its recent launch in early 2018, the company already has established satellite teams in Europe and Asia. American Science combines cutting-edge genetics, breeding, cultivation, innovative harvesting and rigorous quality control...

Dr. Scumpia Launches a Biological Age Institute

May 15, 2018

Austin Thyroid & Endocrinology today announced that it has entered into an agreement with PhysioAge Systems, LLC, a leader in the use of biomarkers of aging and personalized health analytics, to launch a Biological Age Institute. With this agreement in place, Austin Thyroid will use PhysioAge’s next-generation physical exam to gain deeper insights into the status and function of its patients’ most important physiological systems. The system utilizes extensively-tested biomarkers of aging to measure physiological age (as opposed to chronological age).  Tracking physiological age over time provides a clear and detailed profile of a patient’s individual aging process and helps direct age-management intervention.  The Biological Age Institute uses PhysioAge to measure Bone age, Vascular age, Brain age, Skin age, Lung age, Immune age, and Telomere age. The results of the PhysioAge assessment enable Austin Thyroid to detect sub-clinical disease states...

William M. Bird joins Hearthwood Distribution Group

May 11, 2018

American OEM is pleased to announce the expansion of the Hearthwood distribution group to Charleston, SC based William M. Bird. This is the latest distributor to bring on the company’s brand, serving the Southeast market beginning in June 2018. William M. Bird has a long legacy of excellence and integrity since their founding in 1865. “We are proud to partner with a company that, like Hearthwood, has such deep roots in the industry. The Bird company values of fair play, hard work, and caring for customers and employees makes them an ideal distributor of the Hearthwood products,” says Randy Schrecengost, Vice President of Sales for American OEM. The Hearthwood collection is comprised of twenty-four beautiful, responsible, and enduring engineered hardwoods, made at the American OEM facility outside of Nashville from 100% American hardwoods. The company’s flagship brand continues the four...

GJEL Offers Free Cab Rides On Memorial Day In The Bay Area & Sacramento

May 15, 2018

The most dangerous times to be on the road are when more people are on the roads and holidays. GJELL Accident Attorneys is committed to making the roads a little bit safer this Memorial Day by offering free one way cab rides throughout the Bay Area, San Jose, Tri-Valley and Sacramento.  "We know how dangerous the roads can be during holidays. We want to do our part and help the community by making the roads a little safer" said managing partner Andy Gillin. GJEL Accident Attorneys has been running this program for the past two years on all major holidays with a lot of participation.  This program allows people who have had a drink or two and should not be driving to get home safety without risking their safety or the safety of others in the San Francisco Bay Area. The purpose of this program isn't to promote partying, but rather to achieve one goal: remove drunk drivers from the roads and save lives.  About The Drink...

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