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Airbnb’s $10M OMG! Fund to Finance the World’s Craziest and Most Unique Ideas

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From a UFO house to a giant potato hotel, the growing trend of flexible living encourages travelers to seek out more unexpected places to stay. This demand has created new opportunities for creative hosts with awe-inspiring spaces to share – and now, Airbnb is helping those with an out-of-this-world idea to bring their vision to life with a $10M fund. Recently, Kristie Wolfe, host of the Big Idaho Potato Hotel and member of the OMG! Fund judging panel, conducted a satellite media tour to talk about the OMG! Fund and her experience being an Airbnb host. A video accompanying this announcement is available at: https://youtu.be/XPKfKgzbCuk The first-of-its-size OMG! Fund is seeking original and offbeat ideas from existing and aspiring designers, architects, DIYers and makers from around the globe. The fund's $10 million will finance 100 of the craziest and most unique property ideas, giving 100 people the chance to turn them into actual Airbnb OMG! Category listings, which are Airbnb’s collection of one-of-a-kind, offbeat homes. Starting June 22nd, 2022, anyone with an out-of-this world idea for an OMG! Category listing can submit an application at airbnb.com/omgfund. One hundred people with the 100 craziest ideas will receive a grant of $100,000* each to make their fantastical creations possible and, ultimately, bookable. Ideas will be judged for their uniqueness, creativity, feasibility, sustainability and how immersive an experience they might provide for guests. The fund is shaped in part by the growing trend of flexible living that has emerged in the past two years. As part of this shift, Airbnb guests are craving more unexpected spaces that become the destinations themselves, and Airbnb Categories, which launched last month, provide a new way to search for these spaces. Over 30,000 unique listings across the world were added to Airbnb in 2021 and the OMG! Category showcases the craziest amongst them, making it easy for guests to discover these listings in places they wouldn't have otherwise looked. Additionally, Hosts of unique listings saw a 138 percent increase in worldwide earnings from 2019 to 2021, with nights booked at unique properties increasing globally by over 45 percent in the same two-year timespan. Applications for the OMG! Fund open today for a period of 30 days, through July 22 at 11:59 pm ET. The 100 grant recipients will be selected by the panel over the coming months, with the intent of having several newly-constructed spaces available for booking next year. To find out more about the OMG! Fund and how to apply go to airbnb.com/omgfund About Kristie Wolfe Kristie is a proud Idahoan who is passionate about living simply. In the winter of 2013, she fulfilled a lifelong dream of building her very own treehouse in Hawaii and sharing it with travelers from around the world. From the success of that unique stay, she has since been able to build a hobbit hole, refurbish a fire lookout and, of course, has transformed an over a 6-ton spud into a space guests can sleep in! Contact Details YourUpdateTV +1 212-736-2727 yourupdatetv@gmail.com

June 28, 2022 02:30 PM Eastern Daylight Time

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New Menu at UNO Pizzeria & Grill

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UNO Pizzeria & Grill, the iconic deep dish pizza brand, has introduced a new and flavorful menu for June 2022. The new menu features some highly-requested brand favorites such as the Lobster Roll, Cobb Salad and Deep Dish Nachos, but also brings new flavors to the table like the fresh Burrata appetizer and Bruschetta Chicken entrée. In a twist, the popular nachos return to the menu, but in a new form, piled high and served in UNO’s signature deep dish pan – appropriately named Deep Dish Nachos. Tortilla chips are layered with seasoned beef, cheddar and mozzarella cheeses, salsa, banana peppers, olives and diced tomatoes. On a new front, Burrata joins the summer hit parade. This creamy mozzarella, drizzled with balsamic, is surrounded by seasoned tomatoes and basil, and accompanied by freshly toasted garlic baguette slices. Also added to the menu will be new pizza options. Availability will vary by location – some featuring the new Detroit-style pizza (8 delicious varieties) and others showcasing a duo of new summer pizzas: the Fresco Deep Dish and Broccoli Rabe and Sausage Thin Crust. The new Detroit-style pizzas have a light and airy thick crust, cheese baked to the edges and are topped with a hearty sauce. The Fresco Deep Dish is a veggie pizza with plum tomato slices, cherry tomatoes, caramelized onions, fresh basil and pesto sauce. The Broccoli Rabe and Sausage is a white pizza topped with mozzarella cheese. “We are so excited to announce our new menu this summer. We are always listening to our guests for what they have loved in the past, but also looking at currents trends to bring in popular items that our guests will be excited to try. This menu accomplishes both of these. We think we have a “mic-drop” menu with these new additions. ” noted CEO Erik Frederick. A full list of new menu items is as follows: - Lobster Roll – Classic lobster salad served on a buttery toasted roll - Lobster and Shrimp Scampi – Shrimp scampi with lobster added - Citrus Shrimp Salad – Grilled shrimp atop a greens salad with assorted veggies and mandarin slices - Burrata – Creamy mozzarella with seasoned tomatoes and drizzled with balsamic - Deep Dish Nachos - Tuscany Bread – Toasted ciabatta with pesto, cheese, spinach, and seasoned plum tomatoes - Cobb Salad – Greens salad with crumbled blue cheese, chicken, avocado, tomatoes, egg, bacon - Bruschetta Chicken – Grilled chicken breast with seasoned plum tomatoes and a balsamic glaze - Triple B (Bacon Blue Burger) – Burger with bacon, blue cheese and caramelized onions - Turkey Avocado BLT – A BLT with turkey and avocado on a ciabatta roll - Sliders and Fries added to the Lunch Menu About UNO Pizzeria & Grill Based in Boston, Massachusetts, Uno Restaurant Holdings Corporation includes approximately 80 company-owned and franchised UNO Pizzeria & Grill restaurants located in 18 states, and the District of Columbia, India, and Saudi Arabia. UNO is all about connecting people over pizza – from its famous Chicago Deep Dish, which UNO invented in 1943, to its Chicago Thin Crust, to its gluten-free and vegan pizzas. The Company also operates Uno Foods, a consumer packaged-foods business which supplies supermarkets, airlines, movie theaters, hotels, airports, travel plazas, and schools, with both frozen and refrigerated private-label foods and UNO branded products. For more information, visit www.unos.com. Contact Details Chris Dellamarggio cdellamarggio@unos.com Company Website https://www.unos.com/

June 28, 2022 11:10 AM Eastern Daylight Time

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Perfitly Partners with To Act Brand to Introduce Virtual Fitting Room Solutions to Plus-Size Shoppers

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Perfitly, a virtual reality/augmented reality (VR/AR) and AI-powered virtual fitting room solution that is being integrated into the e-commerce platforms of the nation’s leading retailers, today announced its partnership with Germany/UK-based To Act Brand, a plus-size women’s apparel brand catering to sizes between 42-54. Through the partnership, To Act Brand will incorporate Perfitly’s cutting-edge virtual fitting platform, including size recommendations and visualizations, into its e-commerce channel, allowing the brand to better engage shoppers while increasing conversion and reducing return rates. Perfitly’s solutions will help plus-size shoppers find their perfect fit when shopping on To Act Brand’s website. Once on the homepage, customers can create a digital avatar of themselves and select any fashion piece in To Act Brand’s Spring/Summer 2022 collection, to virtually try on and personalize by sizing up and down. “Working with Perfitly has enabled our brand to offer shoppers beautiful plus-size clothing through an interactive shopping experience that mimics brick and mortar stores,” said Anna Carlotta, CEO and Co-Founder of To Act Brand. “We are looking forward to delighting our shoppers with a fun way to engage with our collections while seeing higher conversion rates and reduced returns due to the virtual fitting room technology we now have access to. Additionally, we’re proud to now offer a solution to shoppers that will also increase our sustainability efforts in the fashion industry.” Size inclusivity has been a major issue for the retail and fashion industries, with shoppers of all sizes needing to return their clothing items often. To Act Brand now joins Perfitly's repertoire of boutique brands and global clients who are using virtual fitting room solutions to provide accurate virtual fitting and enhanced shopping experiences for their target audiences, eliminating the need for returns. “Working with To Act Brand has been a great opportunity to expand our footprint in the European market and showcase our technologies in collaboration with a size-inclusive brand that’s working to combine sustainability goals with a next-level e-commerce experience,” said AJ Jarzebiak, Head of Product Strategy and Business Development at Perfitly. “It’s rewarding to help our clients become disrupters within their industries, especially as the e-commerce space continues to become more competitive.” Following this partnership, Perfitly will continue to expand its business development on a global scale by working with retailers of all sizes and expects to see an influx of traffic to their core business and metaverse applications throughout 2022. To learn more about Perfitly, please visit Perfitly.com and for more information on To Act Brand visit ToActBrand.com. About Perfitly: Perfitly is a virtual reality and augmented reality (VR/AR) and AI powered virtual fitting room solution that is being integrated into the e-commerce platforms of the nation’s leading retailers. Perfitly’s cutting-edge size recommendation and visualization platform serves fashion brands and works to help increase sales and conversion and reduce returns, while enhancing sustainability. Perfitly enables shoppers to try on clothes, find their perfect fit and look, and purchase with confidence - all from the comfort of their homes. To learn more, please visit: Perfitly.com. About To Act Brand: To Act Brand aims to take plus-size fashion out of its niche and in doing so, the brand celebrates and embraces the diversity of curvy bodies and their shapes with bold colours, patterns and exciting cuts. To shop the collection, please visit: ToActBrand.com. Contact Details North 6th Agency for Perfitly Paige Blair perfitly@n6a.com Company Website https://www.perfitly.com/

June 28, 2022 09:03 AM Eastern Daylight Time

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Bring the Indoors Outside!

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The last two years transformed how people entertain in their homes, placing a greater emphasis on the outdoors. One of this summer’s emerging design trends is the concept of bringing indoor furniture and decor outdoors to achieve that cozy, homey feeling in your backyard. Recently, New York-Based Interior Designer, Mikel Welch conducted a satellite media tour to share tips on how to achieve that indoor look outside. A video accompanying this announcement is available at: https://youtu.be/Y1DjHjaFGlc For years, the tradition has been bringing elements of the outdoors inside. This summer, we’re turning this tradition around and showcasing several furniture pieces and styles that can help you bring elements of the indoors outside. Mikel Welch — a sought-after design expert and media personality renowned for his DIY decor tutorials — shared tips to embrace this trend and get ready to host summer parties by upgrading your outdoor space with indoor furniture and decor. With new research from payment network Affirm finding that the average consumer will spend $4,000 on home upgrades this year, Mikel also shared hacks to redo your space without going over budget, including how to use Affirm to pay over time for furniture and decor so you don’t have to compromise on the items you want and love. Affirm is a transparent and flexible payment alternative to credit cards that allows consumers to split the cost of their eligible purchases and pay over time at over 200,000 retail partners, including home and design merchants such as Article, Casper, Home Threads, Lowe’s, Pottery Barn, Purple, Room & Board, Target, Walmart, West Elm, Williams Sonoma and more. Eligible consumers can select Affirm at checkout and once approved, spread a purchase out into biweekly or monthly payments, with terms ranging from six weeks to 60 months. For example, a $800 purchase might cost $73/mo over 12 months at 15% APR. Affirm shows consumers exactly what they’ll pay upfront in simple dollars, and never charges late or hidden fees, ever. Download the Affirm app or sign in at affirm.com to make payments. About Mikel Welch Mikel Welch is a New York-based interior designer and host of Roku’s Murder House Flip and the Design contributor on The Drew Barrymore show. On camera, Mikel shows viewers tips and tricks for renovating homes with luxury looks at affordable prices. Mikel is a former on-air personality of TLC’s Trading Spaces, and his designs have been featured on HGTV, The Real Housewives Of Atlanta and Good Morning America. Most recently, House Beautiful Magazine named Mikel as one of the 2020 NEXT WAVE designers. His work has also been featured in Veranda, Architectural Digest, Traditional Home, Elle Decor, People, The New York Times and several other shelter magazines Mikel has also had the honor of designing lavish VIP green rooms for prominent personalities, including First Lady Michelle Obama, Oprah Winfrey, Faith Hill, Steve Harvey, and Halle Berry. About Affirm Affirm is a transparent and flexible payment alternative to credit cards that allows consumers to split the cost of their eligible purchases and pay over time at over 200,000 retail partners, including home and design merchants such as Article, Casper, Home Threads, Lowe’s, Pottery Barn, Purple, Room & Board, Target, Walmart, West Elm, Williams Sonoma and more. Whether looking to nest a new home or just spruce up backyard space ahead of summertime entertaining, eligible consumers can select Affirm at checkout and once approved, spread a purchase out into biweekly or monthly payments. Affirm shows consumers exactly what they’ll pay upfront in simple dollars, and never charges late or hidden fees, ever. Payment options through Affirm are subject to an eligibility check, may not be available in all states, and are provided by these lending partners: affirm.com/lenders. CA residents: Loans by Affirm Loan Services, LLC are made or arranged pursuant to a California Finance Lender license. Follow Affirm on social media: LinkedIn | Instagram | Facebook | Twitter. Your rate will be 0% APR or 10–30% APR. Payment options through Affirm are subject to eligibility, and are provided by these lending partners: affirm.com/lenders. Options depend on your purchase amount, and a down payment may be required. Affirm, Inc., NMLS ID 1883087. Affirm Loan Services, LLC, NMLS ID 1479506. CA residents: Loans by Affirm Loan Services, LLC are made or arranged pursuant to a California Finance Lender license. Contact Details YourUpdateTV +1 212-736-2727 yourupdatetv@gmail.com

June 27, 2022 05:00 PM Eastern Daylight Time

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Stupid Cancer and its partners release a statement regarding abortion access for cancer patients

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The following joint statement was issued today by Stupid Cancer's Board of Directors and co-signed by Bright Spot Network, Cactus Cancer Society, Cervivor, Elephants and Tea, Escape, Family Reach, Fuck Cancer, Imerman Angels, Living Beyond Breast Cancer, Teen Cancer America, True North Treks, and The Ulman Foundation. Stupid Cancer and its Board of Directors is committed to the empowerment of people affected by adolescent and young adult (AYA) cancer. As patient advocacy organizations serving AYA patients, we join the medical community in fully renouncing any efforts to limit or remove access to safe abortion care. Abortion is a safe and essential healthcare right. Patients with cancer may face many difficult choices in their treatment journey. Patients who learn of a cancer diagnosis during pregnancy often must choose between continuing pregnancy (delaying essential life-saving treatments) and termination of pregnancy. Surgeries or medical treatment for cancer that could also result in loss of pregnancy would be considered abortion under certain state laws. This threatens the patient’s ability to receive cancer care in a timely fashion. Additionally, the continued interference of state legislatures into individuals’ personal healthcare decisions undermines the principles of the patient-physician relationship. These decisions are personal and should be made by patients in discussion with their medical team and not limited by legal consideration. Changes occurring in state laws ( Texas SB8, Oklahoma HB4327 ) and the recent ruling of the Supreme Court of the United States regarding Dobbs vs. Jackson Women’s Health Organization raise grave concerns regarding access to abortion care in this country. Multiple leading medical organizations including American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology (ACOG) 1, Society for Gynecologic Oncology (SGO) 2, American Society of Reproductive Medicine (ASRM) 3, North American Society of Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology (NASPAG) and Society for Adolescent Health and Medicine (SAHM) have denounced the opinions of this ruling. Given trigger laws in effect in at least 25 states, swift and immediate loss of abortion access is expected. A joint statement from NASPAG/SAHM 4 outlines how these changes would affect adolescent and young adult (AYA) patients in particular. AYA patients undergoing cancer care often consider options for preserving their fertility prior to cancer therapies, including freezing embryos. Given the confusion and misconceptions that anti-abortion legislation has caused and more recent bans starting with fertilization, we also have grave concerns that these laws and those that follow will limit the ability of patients to access fertility preservation techniques and have control over reproductive decision making of their stored tissue in the future. Finally, given misconceptions about the mechanisms of actions of many of the most effective contraceptive methods (including emergency contraceptives), we have serious concerns about the potential for limitations on AYA patients' access to the best form of contraception for them. We, the undersigned, are patient advocacy nonprofit organizations supporting AYA patients and their loved ones. We remain committed to advocating for the AYA community to have resources to navigate treatment and survivorship on their own terms, inclusive of access to abortion care. Signed Stupid Cancer, Inc. Bright Spot Network Cactus Cancer Society Cervivor Elephants and Tea Escape Family Reach Fuck Cancer Imerman Angels Living Beyond Breast Cancer Teen Cancer America True North Treks The Ulman Foundation [1] American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology. (2022, May 2) ACOG Statement on Reports of a Draft Opinion in Dobbs v. Jackson [Press Release]. Retrieved from https://www.acog.org/news/news-releases/2022/05/acog-statement-on-reports-of-a-draft-opinion-in-dobbs-v-jackson [2] Society for Gynecologic Oncology. (2022, May 4) SGO Commits to Policy Action and Advocacy in Defense of Reproductive Rights. [Press Release]. Retrieved from https://www.sgo.org/news/sgo-commits-to-policy-action-and-advocacy-in-defense-of-reproductive-rights/ [3] American Society of Reproductive Medicine. (2022, May 3) ASRM Issues Statement Regarding Roe v. Wade and Its Possible Implications on Access to Reproductive Care. [Press Release} Retrieved from https://www.asrm.org/news-and-publications/news-and-research/press-releases-and-bulletins/asrm-issues-statement-regarding-roe-v.-wade-and-its-possible-implications-on-access-to-reproductive-care/ [4] North American Society of Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology and Society for Adolescent Health and Medicine. (2022, May 17). SAHM/NASPAG Statement on Leaked Draft SCOTUS Opinion Regarding Mississippi v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization [Press Release]. Retrieved from https://naspag.memberclicks.net/assets/docs/SAHM%20NASPAG%20Statement%202022.05.17.pdf About Stupid Cancer: Stupid Cancer's mission is to help empower everyone in the adolescent and young adult (AYA) community by ending isolation and building community. Contact Details Stupid Cancer Alison Silberman +1 212-619-1040 media@stupidcancer.org Company Website https://stupidcancer.org/

June 27, 2022 01:36 PM Eastern Daylight Time

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Priceline’s Guide to Saving on Summer Travel Amid Rising Prices

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A video accompanying this announcement is available at: https://youtu.be/_VGcIiLWW9E This summer is looking to be a record travel season. Schools are out, families are planning trips, friends are set for adventure, and after the last two years of travel limitations, the demand, and prices, for travel are high. So, how can you plan a summer vacation at a price you can afford? As summer approaches and return to travel is top of mind, Priceline is a valuable resource to ensure that you are getting the best deals possible. Priceline is a one-stop-shop, with deals across hotels, flights, rental cars, cruises and packages, offering the opportunity to book travel with ease and find great travel deals for every budget. The past couple of years people were looking for outdoor and open spaces. But this summer, big cities are back. People are ready to socialize again, and big cities offer the culture, the entertainment, and dining experiences that they are craving. Cities like Las Vegas, Orlando, New York, Chicago, and Seattle are among the most popular destinations domestically for summer travel. Internationally, Europe is the hot spot for Americans - with London, Paris and Rome topping the most popular lists. Priceline is kicking-off their annual two-week Summer Sale with discounts on thousands of hotels and coupons ranging from $20-$100 off. Priceline has a great rewards program called Priceline VIP - it’s free to join and you start saving immediately after signing up with instant discounts on your next trip. You also get a coupon after each completed trip for even more savings. The more you book, the more you save. On average, VIP Members' savings are 50% higher than non-members when booking hotels. Priceline also just announced a new benefit of the program called VIP Family, which will help you unlock savings 3x faster. Each member maintains their own private account, and this new feature allows up to three users to pool status by creating a VIP Family. Now when any of you complete a trip, your totals are tallied into one status level, helping families gain a higher status and unlock more benefits, faster. For more information, visit PRICELINE.COM/VIP Contact Details YourUpdateTV +1 212-736-2727 yourupdatetv@gmail.com

June 24, 2022 02:00 PM Eastern Daylight Time

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CleverTap Recognized by Great Place to Work® Among India’s Great Mid-size Workplaces

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CleverTap, the modern, integrated retention cloud, has been recognized by Great Place to Work® India as one of India’s Great Mid-size Workplaces 2022. CleverTap is recognized for creating and sustaining a high-trust, high performance work culture. In its 6th edition this year for India, the list has grown to include the top 75 companies, up from the top 50 until last year. The rigorous methodology to assess workplace culture and identify India's Great Mid-size Workplaces 2022 is considered the gold standard globally. In the Great Place to Work® India study, they have observed that the Great Mid-size Workplaces have gone above and beyond to create and sustain aspirational organizations. Effective leadership is visible in these workplaces that are fostering a culture of fairness and originality, while offering flexibility to their employees in the current hybrid work environment. Organizations that succeed in establishing high-trust, high-performance cultures, and maximizing human potential by bridging experience gaps, will be Great Places to Work For All in the future. “We’re very excited to be recognized by Great Place to Work® India as one of India’s Great Mid-size Workplaces. Even before the pandemic hit, we believed that an empathetic and flexible work culture is the essence of an organization’s growth,” says Sidharth Malik, Chief Executive Officer, CleverTap. “Our employees and their holistic well-being have always been the top priority for us. The recognition by Great Place to Work® India is a testament to our commitment of building a workplace that is inclusive and driven, and one that provides its people an environment to thrive and succeed in everything they do.” “With homes becoming an extension of people's workplaces, this year companies around the world were challenged to put their people at the center of their strategies. But the organizations that invested in their culture and people before the pandemic have overcome these challenges effortlessly. Being recognized as one of India’s Best Workplaces 2022 demonstrates these organizations' commitment to improving their culture and putting their people first, whatever challenges they face,” says Yeshasvini Ramaswamy, CEO, Great Place to Work®, India. As a global authority on workplace culture, Great Place to Work® has been studying employee experience and people practices across organizations for over three decades. Every year, more than 10,000 organizations from over 60 countries partner with Great Place to Work® Institute for assessment, benchmarking, and planning of actions to strengthen their workplace culture. About CleverTap CleverTap is the modern, integrated retention cloud that empowers digital consumer brands to increase customer retention and lifetime value. CleverTap drives contextual individualization with the help of a unified and deep data layer, AI/ML-powered insights, and automation enabling brands to offer hyper-personalized and delightful experiences to their customers. 1,200+ customers in 60+ countries and 10,000+ apps, including Gojek, ShopX, Canon, Mercedes Benz, Electronic Arts, TED, Jio, Premier League, TD Bank, Carousell, Papa John’s, and Tesco, trust CleverTap to achieve their retention and engagement goals, growing their long-term revenue. Backed by leading venture capital firms, including Sequoia, Tiger Global Management, and Accel, the company is headquartered in Mountain View, California, with offices in Mumbai, Singapore, Sofia, São Paulo, Bogota, Amsterdam, Jakarta, and Dubai. For more information, visit clevertap.com or follow on LinkedIn and Twitter. Forward-Looking Statements Some of the statements in this press release may represent CleverTap’s belief in connection with future events and may be forward-looking statements, or statements of future expectations based on currently available information. CleverTap cautions that such statements are naturally subject to risks and uncertainties that could amount in the actual result being absolutely different from the results anticipated by the statements mentioned in the press release. Factors such as the development of general economic conditions affecting our business, future market conditions, our ability to maintain cost advantages, uncertainty with respect to earnings, corporate actions, client concentration, reduced demand, liability or damages in our service contracts, unusual catastrophic loss events, war, political instability, changes in government policies or laws, legal restrictions impacting our business, impact of pandemic, epidemic, any natural calamity and other factors that are naturally beyond our control, changes in the capital markets and other circumstances may cause the actual events or results to be materially different, from those anticipated by such statements. CleverTap does not make any representation or warranty, express or implied, as to the accuracy, completeness or updated or revised status of such statements. Therefore, in no case whatsoever will CleverTap and its affiliate companies be liable to anyone for any decision made or action taken in conjunction with the information and/or statements in this press release or any related damages Contact Details Sony Shetty sony@clevertap.com Company Website https://clevertap.com/

June 24, 2022 03:18 AM Eastern Daylight Time

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ALVITA TEA CELEBRATES 100TH ANNIVERSARY

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Alvita, the leader in the organic herbal tea market since 1922, announced today that it completed a major rebranding in celebration of its 100 th year anniversary. The brand’s promise has never wavered on offering high quality herbal teas, with an emphasis on single herbs that have functional benefits. This rebranding re-energizes the brand’s commitment and targets a broader range of consumers that are substituting coffee with tea. The Global Herbal Tea market is expected to register a CAGAR of 4.94% by 2025*. 32% of the Growth is driven by the Functional Tea Market within North America. A major driver in increased tea consumption has been realized as a larger percentage of professionals that are working from home, a trend that began post-COVID. Consumers have also experienced pill fatigue over the years and prefer to consume a drink with immediate benefits. Lastly, infusing herbal teas as an experiential product into their lifestyle to make healthy foods has been a nod to the self-care movement. “If you want to drink a “fun tea” that doesn’t really have any benefit for your health, there are plenty to choose from; but if you want the real deal, then Alvita is the brand for you with USDA organic, single herbal teas each providing the correct dose and brewing directions for the best possible results, said Gene Bruno, MS, MHS, RH(AHG), Vice President of Scientific & Regulatory Affairs”. “Our entire team is thrilled to be selling Alvita again,” said Candice St. Pierre, Ph.D., Vice-President of Sales at TCC. With 100 years of experience, Alvita is—in my opinion—the quintessential brand of health-promoting herbal teas. The brand has a lot of exciting new energy around it.”. The relaunch includes 8 individual herbal teas that are segmented by function to allow consumers to navigate based on need. With Alvita, the consumer will notice the impact on their life. It’s not just about taste. It’s about the feeling of wellness you get every time you drink it. Boost: Alfalfa is an herbal superstar that supports nutrition, healthy kidney function, a healthy immune system, and is ideal for women’s health. Detox: Dandelion supports healthy liver and kidney function. It is a go-to herb for detox – providing cleansing and digestive support. Balance: Ginger is a versatile herb that supports healthy digestion, healthy inflammatory response* and healthy immune function Chill: Hibiscus supports healthy cardiovascular function. It’s abundant in antioxidants and cooling for the body. Nourish: Nettle is a nourishing tea. It supports women’s health, healthy inflammatory response* and health joint function. Purify: Red clover is a mild diuretic and supports circulation and lymph movement. Great for healthy skin! Eliminate: Senna is a natural laxative that can be used to relieve occasional constipation. It supports healthy digestion by encouraging elimination. Activate: Turmeric Root supports a healthy inflammatory response**, healthy skin, and healthy liver function. The brand will continue to focus on high quality, 100% organic and Kosher certified, single herb teas and are committed to manufacture in the USA. The rebranded SKUs will be on shelf in health food stores nationwide, in addition to Amazon.com starting in July 2022. The products can also be purchased on https://alvita.com. The full range is affordable and comes in a box with 16 tea bags retailing at $6.99 (SRP). Learn more at: https://alvita.com or follow us on Instagram: @alivateas. About Alvita® Alvita Tea continues a tradition begun in 1922 and celebrates its 100 th anniversary. The brand was founded by a group of alfalfa enthusiasts, who recognized the benefits of vitamins and minerals provided by the rich green foliage and deep root system of alfalfa. The brand name “Alvita” represents the partnership of alfalfa and vitamins and ensures quality and flavor. Our foundation begins by sourcing the best-in-class herbs, supporting farms that preserve the natural state of the land, and uphold integrity by formulating and testing our own products. With Alvita, you get the quintessential, high quality, organic single-herb tea. You’ll notice the impact on your life. It’s not just about taste. It’s about the feeling of wellness you get every time you drink it. About Twinlab Consolidation Corporation (TCC) Twinlab Consolidated Holdings, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, manufactures, markets, distributes, and retails nutritional supplements, skincare, and other natural products in the United States and internationally. TCC offers vitamins, minerals, specialty supplements, and sports nutrition products under the Twinlab brand; healthy aging, beauty supplement and skincare products under the Reserveage Beauty and ResVitale brands; diet and energy products under the Metabolife brand; and a line of herbal teas under the Alvita brand. It also owns Nutra Science Labs, a contract manufacturer that helps dietary supplement owners bring high-quality formulations to the market by delivering best-in-class, turnkey manufacturing, packaging design, and fulfillment services “under one roof”. The company sells its products in various formulations and delivery forms, including capsules, tablets, softgels, chewables, liquids, sprays, and powders, creams primarily through health and natural food stores, supermarkets, mass market retailers, specialty stores retailers, online retailers, and websites. Twinlab Consolidated Holdings, Inc. is based in Boca Raton, Florida. Contact Details Twinlab Consolidation Corporation Yamit Sadok +1 561-443-2805 ysadok@twinlab.com Company Website https://alvita.com/

June 23, 2022 09:05 AM Eastern Daylight Time

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Why Amesite Believes It Is Positioning Itself To Dominate The Online Learning Market

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The world is changing rapidly, with new directions and insights coming to the forefront almost daily. To keep up, professionals must develop their skills and knowledge. In other words, becoming a lifelong learner might arguably be critical to success. Various organizations — universities, nonprofits, government offices and for-profit corporations — are increasingly relying on online learning tools to train and upskill their employees. Amesite Inc. (NASDAQ: AMST) https://clients.tradigitalir.com/amst/ has made a name for itself by offering fully managed and customizable learning solutions through its cloud-based learning platform. Amesite says it gives businesses, nonprofits, government agencies, universities and other organizations the opportunities to launch branded educational courses with ease and in as short a time as 24 hours. Users are also able to monitor learning progress, complete with smart data analysis tools and an easy-to-manage interface for instructors. Amesite reports it has strategically focused its business model on four verticals for which it maintains a distinctive revenue stream for each: Businesses: Amesite reports that it delivers systems in 24 hours that can upskill workers with material created by the business, third party content, or materials created by Amesite. Non Profits: Amesite credits the power of their platform to deliver paid learning experiences to patrons and guests, in winning museum business. Amesite says it delivers a true digital footprint for these organizations along with a revenue stream. Universities: University alumni markets are 10-20x the size of undergraduate markets, and Amesite delivers systems that universities can use to generate revenue by selling upskilling programs to them. Government: Workforce development agencies play a key role in economic development, and Amesite reports the ability to launch programs with ease. A Solution Apart From Others? What Amesite says sets it apart from other online learning software platforms such as Powerschool Holdings Inc. (NYSE: PWSC) and Coursera Inc. (NYSE: COUR) is that the Amesite platform uses artificial intelligence (AI) to drive engagement and relevant content while advanced analytical tools give actionable insights. Through its AI-driven solutions, Amesite intends to capitalize on a range of expanding markets. The learning solutions market for enterprises alone is expected to reach $487.3 billion by 2030, growing at an estimated compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 8%. And that’s not taking into account the demand from higher education institutions and nonprofits, which are expected to reach market levels of $169.7 billion in 2028 and $169.7 billion in 2030, respectively. Amesite says it has had success not only with customers but also when it comes to developing strategic industry partnerships. For starters, the platform is now on Microsoft Corp. (NASDAQ: MSFT) Azure Cloud, allowing for enhanced scalability and speed. Amesite is also serving a number of elite organizations, including the City University of New York (CUNY) and EWIE Group of Companies (EGC). The platform proudly boasts a 98% retention rate. Most recently, Amesite issued a shareholder update from its CEO, Ann Marie Sastry, who acknowledged seeing a shift towards online learning after the start of the pandemic. Read the full press release here and learn more about Amesite’s customizable, AI-driven online learning solutions here. Amesite Inc., an artificial intelligence driven platform and course designer, provides online products in the United States. The company uses machine learning to offer a mass customized experience to learners. Its customers include businesses, universities and colleges, K-12 schools, and non-profit organizations. The company was incorporated in 2017 and is headquartered in Detroit, Michigan. This post contains sponsored advertising content. This content is for informational purposes only and not intended to be investing advice. Contact Details Amesite, Inc. Amesite Investor Relations +1 734-876-8141 info@amesite.com TraDigital IR Kevin McGrath +1 646-418-7002 kevin@tradigitalir.com Company Website http://www.amesite.io

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