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GTX Corp. (GTXO)
OtcWizard, UndiscoveredEquities, SeriousTraders, and Pumps and Dumps reported earlier on GTX Corp. (GTXO), and today we are highlighting the Company as “One to Watch” here at the QualityStocks Daily Newsletter.
Founded in 2002, GTX Corp. is the leader in enterprise 2-way GPS real-time personal location services (PLS). The Company makes use of the latest in miniaturized, low power consumption GPS tracking technology. They offer a strong enterprise GPS and cellular location platform to track the whereabouts of people, pets, vehicles and high valued assets. GTX is the developer of the award-winning, multi-patent GPS Smart Shoe.
GTX has their headquarters in Los Angeles, California. The Company has distributors in Mexico, Australia, and Nepal. GTX’s shares trade on the OTCQB. Currently, the Company conducts their operations via three wholly-owned subsidiaries that operate in various interrelated sectors of the emerging Location-Based Services and Proximity Marketing industry.
The Company owns a broad portfolio of patents, patents pending, registered trade marks, copy rights and URL's. GTX provides personal location solutions through hardware devices, software platform licensing, and smart phone applications. They provide a total end to end solution of hardware, middleware, apps, connectivity, and professional services.
One of the Company’s subsidiaries is Global Trek Xploration (GTX California). This subsidiary focuses on hardware and software design and the development of GPS monitoring products through offering a GPS and cellular location platform for subscribers.
GTX also owns and operates LOCiMOBILE, Inc., their mobile application subsidiary, which develops applications for smart phones and tablets. LOCiMOBILE has more than 1.3 million users in 156 countries. GTX also has their Code Amber News Service, Inc. (CANS) subsidiary. This is the Company’s wholly-owned subsidiary that is the U.S. and Canadian syndicator and content provider of all state Amber Alerts (public notifications of child abductions) and missing person alerts. CANS also markets and sells the patent pending electronic medical Code Amber Alertag.
This past Wednesday, GTX business unit LOCiMOBILE launched two new GPS and personal location based Apps. This advances their leadership position in the growing mobile LBS and M2M market. They also launched a new GPS Shoe iPhone app, which is coming soon on iPads and Android phones. This app provides caregivers’ that monitor seniors afflicted with dementia and Alzheimer's access to their whereabouts with the touch of a button. The GPS Shoe iPhone app is free and convenient. There is no additional cost to customers who subscribe to a monthly monitoring plan for the Navistar Footwear System.
Furthermore, the Company also recently launched Track My Work Force. This is available on iPhones and iPads; it is coming soon to Android. The design of it is for small business owners to monitor their work force. The app, in its soft launch phase, will sell for $.99 and come with a free monthly plan for the first 30 days.
We have GTX Corp. (GTXO) in our sightlines as “One to Watch” next week here at the QualityStocks Daily Newsletter.
GTX Corp. (GTXO), closed on Friday at $0.02, up 5.00%, on 20,200 volume with 3 trades. The average volume for the last 60 days is 24,703 and the stock's 52-week low/high is $0.02/$0.13.
Uni Core Holdings Corp. (UCHC)
OTCPicks, Penny Stock Rumble, We Beat Wallstreet, PennyTrader Publisher, and WiseAlerts reported earlier on Uni Core Holdings Corp. (UCHC), and we are reporting on the Company today, here at the QualityStocks Daily Newsletter.
Listed on the OTCQB, Uni Core Holdings Corp., by way of their subsidiaries, develops, manufactures and distributes environmentally friendly paper and agricultural products based upon their proprietary technology and supply chains. Their management team and structure address significant problems with investing and growing companies in China. Founded in 1998, Uni Core is based in Hong Kong.
APT Paper Group is a wholly owned subsidiary of Uni Core Holdings. APT has their headquarters in Shenzhen, Guangdong, China. They formed in November of 1993. Uni Core acquired 100 percent of APT in June of 2010. APT is one of the leaders of the modern environmentally friendly packing and honeycomb paper products industry in China. This is based upon proprietary technology, production, marketing and worldwide supply chains.
APT's products are constructed from recycled materials and are recyclable. This subsidiary's products include honeycomb paper pallets, honeycomb paper panels, honeycomb paper cartons, honeycomb paper coffins, honeycomb paper cushions, paper slip-sheets, paper corner protectors and corrugated paper products. APT holds patents globally on many of their products.
Uni Core Holdings owns 51 percent of Shaanxi Prosperous Agriculture. Shaanxi Prosperous has their headquarters in Xi'an, Shaanxi Province, China. They manufacture and distribute agricultural brands. In addition, they established a national agricultural resources chain direct sales platform. They did this through the opening and acquiring of agricultural resources direct sales outlets and dealers, and by working with well-known manufacturers of agricultural products. Shaanxi Prosperous Agriculture integrated more than 2,000 agricultural resources.
Today, Uni Core Holdings announced that Shaanxi Prosperous Agriculture signed an agreement with Inner Mongolia Liaozhongjing Chemical Industry Co., Ltd. (Liaozhongjing) on patented technology development and national exclusive distribution of the Sustained-Released Diammonium Phosphate. Shaanxi Prosperous Agriculture becomes the exclusive distributor of this national patent winner, Sustained-Released Diammonium Phosphate, in the nation. The expectation is that it will bring an increase of more than RMB50 million sales (approximately US$8 million) to Prosperous Agriculture and the business is expected to achieve RMB300 million sales (approximately US$47 million) in 2013.
Uni Core Holdings Corp. (UCHC), closed on Friday at $0.0003, up 50.00%, on 54,040,444 volume with 30 trades. The average volume for the last 60 days is 20,539,692. The 52-week low/high is $0.0001/$0.125.
Magellan Petroleum Corp. (MPET)
The Momentum Traders Network, PennyTrader Publisher, and Wise Alerts reported previously on Magellan Petroleum Corp. (MPET), and today we are highlighting the Company, here at the QualityStocks Daily Newsletter.
Magellan Petroleum Corp., together with their subsidiaries, engages in the exploration for, development, production, and sale of oil and gas reserves in Australia, the U.S., and the UK. The Company is an independent upstream oil and gas company that has listed on NASDAQ under the symbol MPET since the early 7O’s. Magellan Petroleum has their corporate headquarters in Denver, Colorado.
The Company was originally named Santiago Petroleum. It was formed out of the diverse oil and gas holdings of William F. Buckley, Sr., the founder of Pantepec Oil Co. and father of former U.S. Senator James L. Buckley and political commentator William F. Buckley, Jr. In 1959, due to a restructuring of some of the Buckley oil interests, Magellan assumed the operations of their two parent companies, Pan-Israel Oil Company, Inc. and Israel-Mediterranean Petroleum, Inc., consequently becoming an active E&P platform traded on the American Stock Exchange. In 1967, Magellan reorganized as a Delaware corporation and began trading on the NASDAQ in 1972.
The Company conducts their operations through two wholly owned subsidiaries. One is Nautilus Poplar, LLC (NP), which owns Poplar, an oil field in the Williston Basin. Presently, on a consolidated basis, Magellan Petroleum’s assets at Poplar include a 100 percent operated working interest in the interval from the surface to the top of the Bakken formation and a 35 percent non-operated working interest below that interval, which includes the Bakken and Red River formations.
The second subsidiary is Magellan Petroleum Australia Ltd., (MPAL), an independent oil and gas company in Australia and the UK, in existence since the 1960’s. In Australia, Magellan Petroleum owns and operates two gas fields in the Amadeus basin (100 percent working interests in the Palm Valley and Dingo Fields), and a prospective gas play - offshore Darwin in the Northern Territory (a large exploration license in the Bonaparte Basin in the Timor Sea, Australia). In the UK, the Company holds 240,000 net acres onshore in the Weald and Wessex Basins that are prospective for unconventional and conventional hydrocarbon deposits.
At the end of May 2012, Magellan Petroleum announced the completion of their previously announced Australian asset swap with Santos Ltd. With this agreement, Magellan has received A$25 million in net cash proceeds. They have increased ownership to 100 percent in the Palm Valley and Dingo natural gas fields; sold all of their interests in the Mereenie oil and natural gas field to Santos; executed a 17-year gas sales contract with Santos for the sale of natural gas production in an amount of up to 23 Bcf from the Palm Valley field, which production volumes have subsequently been sold by Santos to a sizeable mining customer in Australia. In addition, Magellan has retained the opportunity to earn up to A$17.5 million in bonus payments based on Mereenie achieving certain production milestones over the next 20 years.
Magellan Petroleum Corp. (MPET), closed on Friday at $0.97, up 1.04%, on 62,970 volume with 67 trades. The stock's 60-day average volume is 78,896 and its 52-week low/high is $0.87/$1.72.
Canacol Energy Ltd. (CNE.TO)
We are reporting on Canacol Energy Ltd. (CNE.TO), here at the QualityStocks Daily Newsletter.
Canacol Energy Ltd. is an exploration and production corporation headquartered in Calgary, Alberta. The Company has operations in Colombia, Brazil, Guyana, and Ecuador. Canacol's strategy is to drill up their development assets in Colombia to increase production and cash flow and to execute a significant conventional oil exploration program through 2013 to test over 10 billion barrels of net unrisked conventional oil in place. Canacol Energy lists on the Toronto Stock Exchange.
In December 2011, the Company set a $150.0 million capital program for calendar 2012 and average production guidance of 14,000 to 16,000 net barrels of oil per day (bopd) for the same period. For calendar 2012, their focus is to achieve strong base production and cash flow growth from drilling and re-completion programs at their Rancho Hermoso field located in the Llanos basin of Colombia.
Canacol Energy’s focus is also to access potential near-term light oil production and cash flow from the LLA 23 contract, located immediately north of and on trend with the Rancho Hermoso field. Furthermore, their focus is to execute on a large exploration program, which targets heavy oil in the Putumayo-Caguan basin and light oil in the Putumayo and Middle Magdalena basins.
Recently, Canacol Energy announced that Pacific Rubiales Energy Corp. executed a binding agreement with Petrolera Monterrico Sucursal Colombia, where they agreed to acquire from them a 40 percent net participating interest in the Portofino E&P contract located in the Caguan-Putumayo basin of Colombia. In tandem, Pacific Rubiales executed an agreement with Canacol whereby, among other things, Canacol agreed to transfer operatorship of the contract to Pacific Rubiales following completion of the next four wells to be drilled on the contract.
With this agreement, Pacific Rubiales will operate any commercial discoveries made on the contract. Pacific Rubiales has agreed to pay Canacol US$3,731,000 and has agreed to provide the Company with the option to participate pro-rata in their interest in the Portofino contract, and in all pipelines and transportation infrastructure projects in which Pacific Rubiales participates in respect of the evacuation of crude from the area. Canacol maintains a 40 percent net participating interest and is designated operator of the Portofino contract, which represents approximately 103,472 net acres.
Canacol Energy Ltd. (CNE.TO), closed on Friday at $0.47, up 13.25%, on 995,007 volume. The stock's 52-week low/high is $0.40/$1.07.
Max Sound Corp. (MAXD)
Investor Development Group reported earlier on Max Sound Corp. (MAXD), Nebula Stocks did previously, and today we highlight the Company, here at the QualityStocks Daily Newsletter.
Trading on the OTC Bulletin Board, Max Sound Corp. focuses on developing and launching audio technology software. The Company is to audio what HD (High Definition) is to video. The Max Sound® MAXD™ Process can convert any audio file to high definition quality while significantly reducing the file size. Max Sound® and MAXD™ are registered trademarks and Patent Pending technologies wholly owed by Max Sound. The Company was formerly known as So Act Network, Inc. They changed their name to Max Sound Corp. in March 2011.
Max Sound has their corporate headquarters in Santa Monica, California. The inventor of Max Sound HD Audio™ technology is Lloyd Trammell. He is best known for being one of the original developers of Midi for Korg, and for designing and selling the first working surround sound to Hughes Aircraft.
The Max Sound® HD Audio™ Process can take any audio file source and regenerate the waveform into premier clear listening quality as if the material is reincarnated at the highest 192/96 kHz bit resolution. The Max Sound HD Audio process restores Frequency and Dynamic ranges on all Audio from 48K down to MP3 or AAC.
The Company’s focus is to offer their products and services to various industries. This includes consumer electronics, motion picture, broadcasting, video game, recording, cell phone, Internet, and VOIP applications.
This week, Max Sound announced that Jerry Bryant, the Concert TV Pioneer leading Chicago's longest running music television show, JBTV, is adopting the Max Sound Technology (MAXD) as the final audio processing for the concert footage of the weekly NBC 'Nonstop' concert shows. JBTV was founded almost 28 years ago in Chicago by Jerry Bryant as a venue to showcase emerging up-and-coming music bands and solo artists. Bryant said, "We are looking forward to airing our first National show processed with MAXD HD Audio on September 1st at 10pm on NBC National - the performer is Matisyahu."
Max Sound Corp. (MAXD), closed on Friday at $0.50, up 35.14%, on 852,602 volume with 124 trades. The average volume for the last 60 days is 94,782. The 52-week low/high is $0.13/$0.95.
Response Biomedical Corp. (RPBIF)
SmallCapVoice reported earlier on Response Biomedical Corp. (RPBIF), and we highlight the Company, here at the QualityStocks Daily Newsletter.
Trading on the OTCBB, Response Biomedical Corp. develops, manufactures and markets rapid on-site diagnostic tests for use with their RAMP® platform for clinical and environmental applications. The Company has achieved CE Marking for their readers and clinical tests and their Quality Management System is registered to ISO 13485: 2003 and ISO 9001: 2008. Response Biomedical also lists on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX) under the trading symbol "RBM". The Company is based in Vancouver, British Columbia.
The RAMP® enabling platform is a portable scanning fluorescence quantitative analysis platform for near patient testing. RAMP® provides high sensitivity and reliable information quickly. It’s ideally suited to point of care testing and laboratory use. The RAMP® system consists of a reader and single-use disposable test cartridges. It has the potential to be adapted to over 250 medical and non-medical tests currently performed in laboratories. RAMP® clinical tests are commercially available for the early detection of heart attack and congestive heart failure via the Company’s commercial partners and distributors.
RAMP® Tests, in the non-clinical market, are currently provided for the environmental detection of West Nile Virus, and Biodefense applications. This includes the rapid on-site detection of anthrax, smallpox, and ricin and botulinum toxin. The RAMP® platform includes easy software upgrades, data management capabilities and unique interface options. The RAMP® 200 reader includes the multi-port capability to run 18 tests hourly on one module and up to 36 tests hourly, using three modules. This allows tests to be run on multiple patients simultaneously or multiple assays to be run for one patient.
Last Friday, Response Biomedical announced that, in accordance with the authority granted by shareholders at the Company's special and annual general meeting held on June 19, 2012 to implement a consolidation of the issued and outstanding common shares of the Company on the basis of every 20 Common Shares being consolidated into one 1 Common Share, the Board of Directors decided to proceed with the Consolidation.
The Company received conditional approval from the TSX to effect the Consolidation. Subject to the Company receiving final approval from the TSX, the effective date of the Consolidation is expected to be on or about September 24, 2012. The expectation is that the post-Consolidation Common Shares will begin trading on the TSX on or about September 26, 2012.
Response Biomedical Corp. (RPBIF), closed on Friday at $0.075, up 9.81%, on 130,000 volume with 1 trade. The average volume for the last 60 days is 10,371. The 52-week low/high is $0.04/$0.2635.
Abacus Mining & Exploration Corp. (AME.V)
Today we are highlighting Abacus Mining & Exploration Corp. (AME.V), here at the QualityStocks Daily Newsletter.
Abacus Mining & Exploration Corp. is a mineral exploration and mine development company that lists on the TSX Venture Exchange and the OTC Markets (ABCFF). The Company has a 20 percent interest in the feasibility stage Ajax copper-gold project located near Kamloops, British Columbia. The Ajax Project is a joint venture between Abacus Mining & Exploration and KGHM Polska Miedz S.A. (KGHM) through KGHM Ajax Mining, Inc. (KGHM Ajax). Abacus Mining & Exploration has their headquarters in Vancouver, British Columbia.
Underground exploration began on the Ajax claim in 1906 and continued until 1914 when exploration in the area became sporadic during the First World War. In 1928, the Consolidated Mining and Smelting Co. of Canada completed a number of surface drilling programs on the Ajax property. Abacus acquired holdings in the Ajax area in 2002 from Teck. Abacus explored the Ajax property with diamond drill hole (DDH) methods from 2005 to 2010.
The Ajax project feasibility study supports production of a total of 2.5 billion lbs of copper and 2.28 million ozs of gold in concentrate, or an average of approximately 109 million lbs of copper and 99,000 ozs of gold each year, over a 23 year mine life. Total proven and probable mineral reserves are estimated at 3 billion lbs Cu and 2.7 million ozs Au at 0.27 percent Cu and 0.17 g/t Au based on $2.50 Cu and $1,085 Au. The proposed mine plan foresees a conventional open pit operation processing 60,000 tonnes daily or 21.9 million tonnes yearly of ore.
This week, Abacus Mining & Exploration provided an update following a Board Meeting held on Friday, August 17, 2012 of the joint venture partners of KGHM Ajax. Abacus met with the senior management of KGHM International Ltd. (KGHM International), the Canadian-based subsidiary of KGHM Polska Miedz S.A. (KGHM).
On April 2, 2012, because of KGHM's exercise of their additional interest option to increase their ownership in KGHM Ajax from 51 percent to 80 percent under the Joint Venture Shareholders' Agreement dated October 12, 2010, KGHM paid approximately US$30 million to Abacus' account in the joint venture company for use towards Abacus' proportionate share of the capital costs of the Ajax copper-gold project. Under the terms of the JV Agreement, KGHM can elect to become or appoint the Operator of the Ajax Project as well as appoint an additional Director to the Board of KGHM Ajax, prior to which the Board was comprised of two representatives of each of Abacus and KGHM. At the August 17, 2012 Board Meeting, Abacus was notified that KGHM would be appointing KGHM International as the Operator of the Ajax Project effective September 1, 2012. KGHM International also nominated Mr. Mark Blakely, Chief Project Officer of KGHM International to the Board of KGHM Ajax.
Abacus Mining & Exploration Corp. (AME.V), closed on Friday at $0.17, up 6.25%, on 76,118 volume. The 52-week low/high is $0.14/$0.32.
Ultrapetrol (Bahamas) Ltd. (ULTR)
Street Insider reported last week on Ultrapetrol (Bahamas) Ltd. (ULTR), DrStockPick, PennyOmega, BestOtc, PennyToBuck, CRWEWallStreet, CRWEFinance, StockHotTips, CRWEPicks, SmartTrend Newsletters, Money Morning, Zacks did previously, and we highlight the Company, here at the QualityStocks Daily Newsletter.
Ultrapetrol (Bahamas) Ltd. is an industrial transportation company with corporate headquarters in Nassau, Bahamas. The Company serves the shipping markets for containers, grain and soya bean products, forest products, minerals, crude oil, petroleum, and refined petroleum products. They also serve the offshore oil platform supply market with their broad and diverse fleet of vessels. Ultrapetrol’s shares trade on the NASDAQ Global Select market.
The Company’s vessels include river barges and pushboats, platform supply vessels, tankers and two container feeder vessels. Ultrapetrol’s River Business presently has 647 barges. It is the largest owner and operator of river barges and pushboats that transport dry bulk and liquid cargos through the Hidrovia Region of South America. The Company’s River Business fleet has a combined capacity of approximately 1,177,000 dwt.
Ultrapetrol’s Supply Business owns and operates vessels that provide vital logistical and transportation services for offshore petroleum exploration and production companies. This is mainly in the coastal waters of Brazil and the North Sea. The Company’s Offshore Supply Business fleet presently consists of proprietarily designed, technologically advanced platform supply vessels (PSVs).
The Company’s Ocean Business operates eight oceangoing vessels, which they use in the South American coastal trade. Here, they have preferential rights and customer relationships, one container vessel, one 43,000 dwt petroleum product tank barge, and one Oceangoing Pushboat. Their Ocean Business fleet has a combined capacity of approximately 110,000 dwt. In addition, Ultrapetrol operates a fleet of two container feeder vessels operating in a flag-restricted trade in South America.
Last week, Ultrapetrol announced financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2012. Total revenues for the second quarter 2012 were $79.5 million, compared with $70.0 million in the same period of 2011. Adjusted EBITDA for the second quarter 2012 was $9.6 million, compared with $12.7 million in the same period of 2011. Adjusted net loss for the second quarter of 2012 was $8.0 million, or $0.27 per share, compared with a net loss of $6.0 million, or $0.2 per share, during the same period of 2011.
Ultrapetrol (Bahamas) Ltd. (ULTR), closed on Friday at $0.8319, up 9.46%, on 309,397 volume with 709 trades. The average volume for the last 60 days is 189,383. The 52-week low/high is $0.64/$3.54.
Duma Energy Corp. (DUMA)
The QualityStocks Daily Newsletter would like to spotlight Duma Energy Corp. (DUMA). Today, Duma Energy Corp. closed trading at $1.52, up 4.83%, on 5,950 volume with 7 trades. The stock’s average daily volume over the past 60 days is 7,550, and its 52-week low/high is $1.10/$4.00.
Duma Energy Corp. (DUMA) is an aggressive growth company actively producing oil and gas in the domestic United States, both on and offshore. Leveraging its technical expertise, promising portfolio, and strong financial condition, the company plans to utilize domestic revenues and cash flow to fund its rapid growth through acquisition, while participating in transformational projects with the potential of providing exponential returns for shareholders.
The company's primary goal for fiscal year 2012 and beyond is to drive earnings growth. The company also aims to pursue listing on major exchange(s) to provide better visibility and liquidity to shareholders and financial partners. Already producing and generating revenue from oil and gas in Texas, Illinois, and Louisiana, Duma projects domestic production to exceed 1,000 barrels of oil equivalent per day (boepd) by the end of 2012; with 2,500 boepd projected by the end of 2013.
Duma was founded in 2005 and began trading on the OTCBB in 2009 via registration. In 2006, the company began producing from its first properties in Texas and soon after added production in Louisiana. In 2009, its new CEO Jeremy G. Driver came on board. Within one year, Mr. Driver had identified and negotiated an acquisition that would fundamentally reshape the company. This acquisition was made possible by the large direct cash investment by Mr. Driver and his family, as well as other investors.
The company uses only industry standard and time-tested technologies, and avoids unproven "resource plays" and other opportunities that are heavily dependent upon high commodity prices. Not bound by any geographical location or operational strategy, Duma's management team is focused on developing its existing portfolio while pursuing additional opportunities that provide rapid growth, leveraging growing revenue, cash flow, and reserves to accelerate its growth strategy. Disclaimer
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Duma Energy Corp. News:
Duma Energy Acquires Interest in 5.3 Million-Acre African Concession
Duma Energy Enters Final Stage of Negotiations for African Concession
Duma Energy Provides Third Quarter Results and Demonstrates Positive Earnings
International Stem Cell Corp. (ISCO)
The QualityStocks Daily Newsletter would like to spotlight International Stem Cell Corp. (ISCO). Today, International Stem Cell Corp. closed trading at $0.25, up 2.00%, on 148,689 volume with 25 trades. The stock’s average daily volume over the past 60 days is 36,220, and its 52-week low/high is $0.21/$0.985.
International Stem Cell Corp. (ISCO) specializes in the therapeutic applications of human parthenogenetic stem cells (hpSCs) and the development and commercialization of cell-based research and cosmetic products. The company was first to perfect the natural phenomenon of parthenogenesis, which utilizes unfertilized human eggs to create hpSCs. These stem cells, created in a particular form called HLA homozygous, can be immune-matched to millions of people regardless of sex or racial background, with minimal expectation of immune rejection after transplantation.
hpSCs are as pluripotent as embryonic stem cells (ESCs) and have significant therapeutic potential but their creation does not involve the destruction of a viable human embryo – thus sidestepping the controversy and ethical dilemmas associated with the use of human embryonic stem cells. Different from induced pluripotent stem cells (iPSs), hpSCs do not involve manipulation of gene expression back to a less differentiated stage – a practice that may become a safety or regulatory obstacle in clinical applications.
A relatively small number of hpSC lines can offer the potential of producing the first true stem cell bank, UniStemCell, which ISCO intends to create as a means of serving populations across the globe. The company's scientists are currently focused on using hpSC to treat severe diseases of the eye, nervous system, and liver, for which cell therapy has been clinically proven but is limited due to the unavailability of safe human cells.
In addition to its therapeutic focus, ISCO also provides two revenue streams. Firstly through its subsidiary Lifeline Cell Technology, specialized cells and growth media for biological research around the world, and secondly its subsidiary Lifeline Skin Care, the company manufactures and sells anti-aging skincare products utilizing an extract from the hpSC and by leveraging the latest discoveries in the fields of stem cell biology, nanotechnology, and skin cream formulation technology. Disclaimer
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International Stem Cell Corp. News:
International Stem Cell Corp to Present at the Southern California Investor Conference on August 30, 2012
SmallCapVoice Announces a New Audio Interview With Dr. Simon Craw, Executive Vice President of International Stem Cell Corporation
International Stem Cell Corp Announces World-Renowned Scientists Join as Advisors on Parkinson's Disease Program
GlobalWise Investments, Inc. (GWIV)
The QualityStocks Daily Newsletter would like to spotlight GlobalWise Investments, Inc. (GWIV). Today, GlobalWise Investments, Inc. closed trading at $1.50, even for the day, on 299 volume with 2 trades. The stock’s average daily volume over the past 60 days is 4,973, and its 52-week low/high is $1.02/$1.87.
GlobalWise Investments, Inc. (GWIV), via wholly-owned subsidiary Intellinetics, Inc., is a leading-edge technology company focused on Enterprise Content Management (ECM) solutions for the digital age. The ECM industry continues to grow rapidly as a result of unrestricted proliferation of digital content within today's business environment. Leveraging its proprietary cloud-based computing software, GlobalWise is poised to capture a significant market share of this burgeoning industry.
GlobalWise's ECM service is delivered to customers via five unique delivery models which cover the spectrum of business needs: Cloud/Saas (Software as a Service), Hardware Vendor Integrated Service, Software Vendor Integrated Service, Premise (Client-Server), Hybrid (Premise & Cloud/Saas).This diversity gives advanced security & privacy features with an on-demand structure needed for large Tier 3 and Tier 4 businesses that are currently underserved by the market.
The Intellinetics platform defines a new industry benchmark and game-changing approach by combining advanced virtualization & automated content management with an open and service-oriented architecture using web services. The company provides strategies, tactics, and technologies used to manage paper and digital assets from capture to long-term archive, without the need for manual processes conducted by a full time employee.
GlobalWise's management boasts a combined total of over 60 years in ECM leadership and industry experience. The ECM industry is expected to exceed $5.1 billion by 2013 with Gartner predicting a compound annual growth rate of 9.5%. IBM Market Insights predicts adoption of cloud computing to grow by 26% CAGR between 2010 through 2013. Leveraging management and key department heads, Intellinetics has a strong foundation from which to capture significant market share within the lucrative $149 billion Business Software & Services industry. Disclaimer
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GlobalWise Investments News:
GlobalWise Announces New Channel Sales Partnership With RJ Young
GlobalWise Accepted as Member of Prestigious Organization Technology United
GlobalWise CEO to Be Featured Speaker at World Expo 2012 Conference
USA Recycling Industries, Inc. (USRI)
The QualityStocks Daily Newsletter would like to spotlight USA Recycling Industries, Inc. (USRI). Today, USA Recycling Industries, Inc. closed trading at $0.063, even with yesterday's close. The stock’s average daily volume over the past 60 days is 12,555, and its 52-week low/high is $0.03/$0.14.
USA Recycling Industries, Inc. (USRI) is a mid-market recyclable waste collection & disposal service, providing specialty recycling programs to commercial & industrial customers throughout North America. Operating through multiple company-owned & partnership recycling centers, the company primarily targets growth opportunities in the $75 billion global scrap metals market.
USA Recycling has operated since its inception in 2000, and its largest operating subsidiary, Scrap USA, since 2007 has been focused on and successful in servicing the automotive service center industry. It currently provides specialty recycling programs to more than 5,000 automotive service center locations operated by some of the most recognizable names in that retail category.
With a well-established national footprint, the company is now integrating other ancillary services such as the collection & disposal of other recyclable waste streams. USA Recycling has also opened the door to franchising opportunities and recently signed a proprietary revenue sharing agreement with Recycling Franchisors, Inc. Other initiatives to drive growth and boost prominence include the launch of a new website and relocation of executive offices.
USA Recycling has successfully contracted automotive waste-generators for collection & disposal services, selling the processed recyclable materials to end-user-consumers through the company's trading operations with offices in North America, India, and the United Arab Emirates. The company's primary aim is to maximize shareholder value while providing the highest level of quality waste collection & disposal services to its customers, ensuring its collected debris remain free of any U.S. landfills. Disclaimer
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USA Recycling Industries, Inc. News:
USA Recycling Industries to Provide Scrap Metal Collection Services to ThyssenKrupp Elevator Americas
USA Recycling Industries Enters Oil Filter Collection and Disposal Services Agreement With Redwood Recycling
USA Recycling Industries Signs Letter of Intent to Expand Used Oil Filter Recycling Operations
Baristas Coffee Company has a winning formula that combines the finest espresso and premium coffee beverages, brewed fresh from only the choicest beans, with the efficiency of a drive-through stand. But the real secret to the company’s success is the costume-themed aspect and overall execution, employing beautiful, friendly Baristas girls in exciting and engaging costumes as a way to draw in business.
BCCI has come up through the ranks in the competitive drive-through coffee market, developing a perfect mix of the best espresso, specialty coffees, blended teas, Italian sodas, smoothies, hot apple cider or hot chocolate, delicious sandwiches, and fresh-baked pastries, all cemented by an idea that harkens back to the class and style of 1950′s car hops, but with a decidedly more modern flavor. The company has even engaged New York City based Calip Dairies, Inc. with a comprehensive product development and distribution agreement to help launch a Baristas-branded ice cream line that will start with four flavors in one pint containers.
With a firm footprint via six established locations in Washington’s major markets like Seattle, Tacoma, and Kent, where BCCI has their flagship location, Baristas has subsequently opened doors in several key domestic markets. Baristas currently has a location in San Antonio, TX, one in Tampa, Fl, and two in Missoula, MT, as well as their newest location in gorgeous Fountain Hills, AZ, just outside Phoenix. Take a look at some of the specific locations and you can see the company’s technique at work, like the second location in Missoula being situated between the Lucky Strike Casino and Missoula County Fairgrounds, both high-traffic, high-energy venues.
Management has a strong sense that they have struck gold with a lightweight, highly-appealing concept that is very extensible, especially considering the refinement of their opening methodology that has effectively streamlined location identification and the amount of time needed to be up and running. New sites are cash flow positive within weeks of opening thanks to strong reception, and the location opening strategy has been trimmed down to a point where around only six months of activity resupplies the initial investment. The company is dedicated to doing whatever it takes to drive shareholder returns and take this exciting business model to the next level via a broader national platform.
A huge PR vector exists for BCCI in the form of a new reality series “Baristas,” based on the Baristas girls and developed by Mark Mayer at M&M Productions, in conjunction A. Smith & Co. Productions, producers of the successful “Hells Kitchen” series, a collaborative team that has produced such highly acclaimed shows as “Conspiracy Theory With Jesse Ventura” and “Sports Unfiltered With Dennis Miller.” Taking advantage of the popularity and logistics of the reality television format, the series showcases the beautiful women that make the brand such a success and follows them through fierce competition as they help expand the business into America’s most provocative coffee experience. The show itself has the potential to become one of the most popular reality programs on TV and will provide ample breathing room as BCCI continues to franchise the model.
Baristas is the hottest drive-through espresso property in the Northwest right now and the satellite locations are doing very well, giving the company a toehold in exceptional domestic growth markets with vast developmental potential. Turning the average coffee run into something exciting and convenient, while surprising customers with a diverse menu, Baristas as a business model has such low startup and operating costs that the franchising is bound to gain increasing momentum. This kind of concept, with an emphasis on friendly service, convenience, and perfectly brewed premium coffee, has the potential to captivate a huge segment of the existing market that is largely dominated by companies like Starbucks.
For more information on Baristas Coffee Company Inc., head over to the company’s website at: www.BaristasTV.com
ZELTIQ Aesthetics, the medical technology company which developed the innovative CoolSculpting® System designed to target and reduce stubborn fat bulges (using a simple non-invasive 60-minute procedure) that don’t respond to amelioration via diet and exercise, announced the appointment today of 25-year industry veteran Mark J. Foley to the role of President and full-time CEO.
This is a step up for Foley, who has held the Interim President and CEO slot up until now, also serving on the company’s Board since back in 2009, with a stint as Executive Chairman up until early 2010. Foley brings considerable experience to the role, gathered from such ongoing engagements as being Managing Director at early-stage tech venture capital firm, RWI Ventures, as well as Executive Chairman at Onpharma, Senior Advisor to the TauTona Group, and a Director for both Sonitus Medical and Voyage Medical.
This kind of deep field experience has seen Foley in senior operating, investment, and board positions at large cap medical device sector companies for decades and his CEO capabilities have been made abundantly clear. With a great deal of work in venture-backed early stage development on success stories like Ventrica (of which Foley was Founder and CEO), which was later acquired by major player Medtronic, the appointment is a shrewd play by ZLTQ to kick start the next level of commercialization for their proprietary controlled-cooling technology and the CoolSculpting System. The list of successful start-ups Foley has under his belt is quite impressive and includes prominent examples like Guidant, US Surgical Corp., and DVI, later acquired by juggernaut Eli Lilly, and Perclose, which was acquired by Abbott.
Mark asserted that his long history with the company and familiarization with every aspect of the technology has placed him in the pole position to execute on growing the CoolSculpting market. Currently in a leadership position in the non-invasive fat reduction space, this remarkable technology is a clinically proven, FDA-cleared, and totally non-surgical solution to unsightly stubborn fat accumulation that has customers out the door fast with no downtime (as opposed to existing solutions that require healing or recuperation of some sort). CoolSculpting is extremely accurate and targets only the intended fat cells using a patented procedure that was developed by Harvard scientists, whereby fat cells are crystallized and then later break down over a period of a few months, the cell constituents naturally eliminated or otherwise reabsorbed by the body, leaving healthy skin and other cells unaltered.
Foley (B.A., University of Notre Dame) noted that the proven safety of the CoolSculpting technology and demonstrated efficacy in some 400k procedures to date granted ZLTQ a huge inroad to capitalize on their lead position in the market, as this incredible technology accumulates broader market impact.
Chairman of ZLTQ’s Nominating and Governance Committee, Bryan Roberts, Ph.D., a Partner over at technology, healthcare, and energy focused venture cap firm Venrock, was delighted at the permanent-basis CEO appointment of Foley, whom he regards as possessing an “in-depth understanding” of the company’s business, technology platform, and growth strategy. The logistics of that growth strategy are immediately apparent to a seasoned pro like Foley, and ZLTQ will be looking to extend significant Q2 performance with increased market penetration, aided by the vision of this born leader.
For more information on this key appointment, or to learn more about ZELTIQ Aesthetics, Inc., please visit the company’s website at: www.CoolSculpting.com
Onstream Media, a prominent online service provider of on-demand and live corporate audio and web communications, virtual event technology, and social media marketing, announced today that it has launched MarketPlace365 Mobile App, the company’s first virtual event smartphone app. This impressive app is the mobile form of Onstream Media’s MarketPlace365 virtual event platform, and is now available for download on the Apple App Store and Google Play/Android Market.
“MarketPlace365 is a versatile tool that can be used by event organizers, tradeshow planners and corporations to host webcasts, web conferences, trade shows and permanent marketplaces. Now, organizers can open up participation in their events to audiences on phones and tablets, as well as to those on computers,” said Randy Selman, President and CEO of Onstream Media. “This provides organizers with a significantly greater ability to increase engagement, generate leads and grow revenue.”
The MarketPlace365 Mobile App is a pioneer in the mobile app landscape by using Onstream Media’s advanced encoding to become one of the only virtual event apps to deliver a virtual environment with streaming video content on both the Android and Apple platforms.
Event organizers can create their own event-specific versions of the MarketPlace365 Mobile App, and make it available to download, free or with a fee for participation. For end users, the cost of the app will be governed by the cost of the events in which they participate. However, the basic app can be downloaded for free from Apple App Store and Google Play.
The MarketPlace365 platform and mobile app offer multiple “rooms,” that can be applied individually or in unison. Among the rooms available are the Exhibition Hall, Auditorium, Learning Center, Media Library, and Lounge. Within each room, users can interact with exhibitors, listen to speakers, participate in interactive sessions, download materials, and collaborate with others. Additionally, the platform incorporates social networking, chats, and Q&A sessions.
MarketPlace365 can be used to offer a purely virtual event, or to extend the reach of a physical event. A hybrid event, for instance, can allow a tradeshow participant to walk around a physical show with his or her iPad, and use the app to learn about exhibitors, download information, or make appointments.
“The MarketPlace365 Mobile App means that people who want to participate in virtual events no longer need to be tethered to their desktops. This dramatically increases their ability to use their time productively, and to gain access to content that will benefit their businesses,” said Selman. “Corporations, publishers, show organizers and others can now provide content to their audiences in the way their audiences want to consume it.”
For further information, please visit www.onstreammedia.com
Presstek announced an agreement under which it would be acquired by MAI Holdings, Inc., a division of American Industrial Partners. Presstek is a leading supplier of digital offset printing solutions. Under the terms of the agreement, Presstek’s shareholders will receive $0.50 in cash for each share of Common Stock, which is a 16.3% premium over the closing price on August 22. The terms have been unanimously approved by the Board.
Stanley E. Freimuth, Presstek’s Chairman, President and CEO, said, “We are excited to combine the financial resources of AIP with the strong product portfolio of Presstek. We believe that this combination will help to fuel the growth of the Company, which has been challenging over the past few years as a result of the worldwide economic downturn. AIP is no stranger to our industry. One of its portfolio companies, Mark Andy, Inc., is the world’s leading designer of narrow and mid-web flexographic equipment and aftermarket products serving the label, packaging and specialty printing markets. We look forward to working with Mark Andy in areas where it makes sense for both companies.”
AIP has obtained the agreement of Presstek’s largest shareholder, IAT Reinsurance Company, Ltd. and its affiliates, which own 24.5% of the outstanding Common Stock, to vote in favor of the merger at the special shareholders meeting to be called for that purpose, subject to certain conditions.
Richard Hoffman of AIP said, “Presstek represents a very attractive portfolio investment for AIP. The company has best-in-class technologies, headlined by its highly efficient and versatile 75DI digital offset printing press, and we look forward to partnering with Presstek’s management team to help the company and its product portfolio achieve their full potential.”
American Industrial Partners is an operationally oriented middle-market private equity firm that makes control investments in North American-based industrial businesses serving domestic and global markets. The firm has been active in private equity since 1989 and is currently managing more than $1.1 billion in equity capital.
Presstek, a supplier of digital offset printing solutions to the printing and communications industries, bridges the gap between toner and conventional offset printing, enabling printers to cost effectively meet increasing customer demand for high quality, short-run color printing with a fast turnaround time while providing improved profit margins. The portfolio ranges from 2-8 page systems, many of which are fully automated. For more information visit www.presstek.com
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