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Simpay & Plannit Partnership Brings Integrated Solutions To Home Service Providers

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Simpay, a full-service payments, payroll, and POS provider, has joined forces with Plannit and entered an agreement to resell Plannit’s all-in-one field service management software integrated with its processing and payroll solutions to field services businesses across North America. Both Plannit and Simpay share the core belief that an exceptional customer experience is key in every industry, especially home and field services. Simpay’s integrated technology simplifies secure payment processing and enhances the payment experience for the end users. “Partnering with Plannit furthers our mission to simplify the lives of business owners” said Lazaros Kalemis, CEO & Founder, of Simpay. “Both companies have a real passion and commitment to bringing outstanding products and services to business owners in the home services vertical across the United States and Canada. With Simpay’s processing, payroll, and business growth tools, Plannit users can simplify their workload and get back to doing what they do best, running their business and delighting their customers.” “We’re excited to work with Simpay as a value added reseller and integration partner to bring an elevated end-to-end billing solution to the market. Plannit is innovating the way that home service providers and home owners connect and do business by eliminating endless back and forth messages, automating communications and workflows, and providing a self-service customer portal” says Patrick Poirier, CEO & Founder, Plannit. “Embedding Simpay’s payment solution aligns with our commitment to solve inefficient communications at every touchpoint so that entrepreneurs get paid faster, and increase repeat business.” About Simpay: Simpay, a Trevose, PA-based company, provides payment acceptance, employee management solutions, POS systems, and growth tools for businesses across North America. Since our very beginnings in 2000, our commitment to quality and transparency has been the basis of everything we do. To learn more, visit simpay.net or contact marketing@simpay.net About Plannit: Plannit is an all-in-one field service app built to help Home Service Pros have a more productive workday by solving inefficient communications at every touchpoint, not just managing jobs. Plannit eliminates paper, endless back and forth messages and delays by automating communications and workflows, and keeps everything organized in a way that gives you a 360° view of your customers and work to be done at all times. To learn more, visit plannit.io or contact marketing@plannit.io Contact Details Simpay marketing@simpay.net Company Website https://www.simpay.net/

June 01, 2022 09:00 AM Eastern Daylight Time

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Why Influencer Marketing is Taking Over Online Advertising

TCM DIGITAL

TCM has launched NinjaInfluence, an all-in-one Influencer Marketing AI SaaS platform that provides an affordable yet powerful use of influencer marketing that enables eCommerce businesses to deal with increased ad costs and reduced marketing budgets due to unstable market sentiment. On Tuesday, May 24th, The Snap Company announced it will miss its projections due to decreased ad spending. The announcement triggered a spiral effect for most ad-driven super techs, such as Google and Facebook. This came as no surprise given the current environment, along with rising ad prices and macro headwinds likely to extend to every region of digital advertising. An article published by CNBC earlier this week states, “Social media companies were already having a rough year from the cutback in digital ad spending caused by rising inflation, supply chain challenges, and the war in Ukraine. Forecasts for the second quarter called for meager growth at best, and stock prices were getting hammered.” Following Snap’s disclosure, JMP Securities analysts shared, “Macro headwinds likely extend to all digital advertising.” They added that brand budgets, and especially digital ones, “are more at risk of being reduced as companies tighten ad budgets,” while direct response ads, or those that encourage viewers to take immediate action, are “more connected to consumer spend, particularly eCommerce.” Read the full CNBC article here. The eCommerce space is seeking alternative means to cut down advertising spending amid rising costs of social media ads in an environment that's highly volatile. Even now while ad costs rise, eCommerce has seen a massive uptick since the start of the pandemic, expected to total $5.55 trillion in 2022 and to grow by almost $11 trillion between 2021 and 2025. This increase can also be attributed to the effect of influenceres/online creators. An authentic and engaging presence online is critical to being disruptive in a saturated marketed experience. People want to be wowed, connect to something, and belong to a community. Enter influencers, a person valued by the audience much more than the classic pop-up ad. With such dedicated followings, you can shorten the sales cycle by standing apart from your competition. A strong brand doesn’t only optimize performance marketing in the short term but also makes it a source of sustainable growth. Stronger brands draw more organic acquisitions, retain more customers, and command higher sales. As the digital space becomes more crowded, brand identity and brand awareness will only become more crucial. When time is a critical commodity,one needs to be fast, agile, and ahead of its competitors. One needs to focus on brand equity and improve upon one's brand loyalty while maintaining one's ad spend. While inflationary pressure affects purchasing decisions, brands must strengthen their community reach and customer relationships. After spending over eight years operating within the eCommerce space both as an eCommerce seller and as a leading aggregator, we have experienced community creation, aptly named influencer marketing, first hand. But how do you go about finding the right influencers? Even if you do find the right influencers, how would you manage them, monetize, measure performance, and still be able to attend one's eCommerce business? Welcome to the solution of NinjaInfluence, TCM’s disruptive influencer marketing platform. With our dynamic and elastic AI search engine, we have curated a database of over 140 million influencers for you to filter and pinpoint the perfect brand representative. Each will be the champion brand ambassador and increase sales. Within the platform, you can conduct research, outreach, and campaign management along with tracking your real-time sales and social metrics. Even making payments to your influencers are just a click away using NinjaInfluence. You do not have to take the journey alone. Our team of Influencer Managers is here to oversee the entire process, from discovering and identifying the right influencer, to outreach and sending customized messages all the way to managing your entire marketing influencers funnel, your own dedicated Influencers Manager. With the assistance of the Influencer Manager, negotiate everything from partnership terms to campaign management as they set up eCommerce coupons, tracking links for sales, and social engagement. On June 1st at 9:00 am ET, the Ninjainfluence team will be conducting a live webinar. We invite you to join our live demonstration and roundtable discussion as we tackle the alternative means of online advertising and how to best engage with Influencers for the maximum outcome. To save your seat, click to register and write "Save my seat for the upcoming webinar." About NinjaInfluence NinjaInfluence is an influencer marketing software that supports users in easily managing their strategies and communicating with influencers/creators. Following up on its predecessor, NinjaOutreach, it provides access to over 140 million influencers across Instagram, TikTok, YouTube, and Twitter. In addition to its established search engine, NinjaInfluence offers a multitude of features such as eCommerce integration, full analytics dashboards, smart search manager, internal payment platform, related profile recommendation engine and a consolidated CRM-like workspace. Scalable and effective through its use of powerful big data technology, NinjaInfluence searches through millions of creators to intelligently identify qualified influencer leads, and enable the launch of influencer campaigns with traceable ROI. For more information, a free trial, or to subscribe to NinjaInfluence, visit https://NinjaInfluence.com/. Contact Details Gabi Bar +1 845-709-8324 gabi@tcmdigital.com Company Website https://ninjainfluence.com/

May 27, 2022 09:30 AM Eastern Daylight Time

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CORRECTING and REPLACING Volatus Aerospace Corp. Announces Record First Quarter 2022 Sales

Volatus Aerospace Corp.

The headline of the release dated May 26, 2022 has been updated to read "Volatus Aerospace Corp. Announces Record First Quarter 2022 Sales" sted "Volatus Aerospace Corp. Announces Record First Quarter Annual Sales" The updated release reads: Volatus Aerospace Corp. Announces Record First Quarter 2022 Sales Volatus Aerospace Corp. (TSXV: VOL) (OTCQB: VLTTF) ("Volatus" or "the Company"), is pleased to announce record sales for the first quarter of 2022. The growth was driven by sales of products and solutions. Key Financial Highlights: Revenue for Q1 2022 was $4,807,829, an increase of 64% over the previous quarter and a sixteen-fold increase over the year-on-year quarter of 2021. The revenue was driven predominantly by organic growth across Canada, the USA, Latin America, and some parts of Europe. The drone services and training segment are lowest in the first quarter due to seasonality. Gross profit for Q1 2022 was $1,092,840 an increase of $930,748 over the same period in 2021. The increase in gross profit is due to scaling in product and service activities. Volatus recorded a comprehensive loss of $1,774,397 compared to a comprehensive loss of $1,328,628 in the previous quarter. This was due to increased investment in human resources and expansion activities. Operational Highlights: The Company achieved significant milestones in the first quarter of 2022, namely: Volatus scaled its activities in the United States and the United Kingdom, hiring key people in the public safety and defense sectors. As a result of the Russian invasion of Ukraine, the demand for defense related drones has significantly increased globally. The Company accelerated its plans to expand in Europe and nearby regions and is promoting its capabilities to provide ISR (Intelligence, Surveillance, Reconnaissance) and humanitarian cargo drone solutions. The Company is actively supporting non-government organizations (NGOs) including Mriya Aid and Second Front Ukraine in their efforts to support Ukraine. Volatus has entered numerous strategic partnerships with North American and European UAS manufacturers having unique capabilities in different sectors - providing a portfolio of technologies for it to commercialize and present as integrated solutions to its clients in the commercial, public safety and defense sectors. These technologies have been “Vetted by Volatus” – a program whereby a team of subject matter experts from Volatus perform due diligence on the technology and certify that it is ready for commercialization. The Company made a strategic move with the acquisition of MVT Geo Solutions Inc. on February 28, 2022. This acquisition enhanced Volatus' service and data processing capabilities in the province of Quebec and Eastern Canada. Volatus will integrate the operations of MVT to provide data insights and scale its LiDAR expertise across Canada. As part of creating a drone community, Volatus introduced Drone Network News available here. This communication channel was developed to inform various stakeholders in the industry, enable sharing of knowledge and informed decision making and increase the awareness and market exposure of Volatus as an industry expert. This channel highlights all the key developments in the drone industry across the globe through articles, discussions, and podcasts with key industry leaders. “Drones are the future and Volatus is the future of drones,” said Glen Lynch, President and CEO of Volatus. “During the quarter we have made considerable investments in equipment, inventory, sales personnel, and marketing in preparation for continued strong expansion during the remainder of 2022. We are committed to building the global drone company and running it sustainably.” The condensed consolidated interim financial statements for the three months ended March 31, 2022, and associated management discussion and analysis, are made available under the Company's profile on SEDAR at www.sedar.com Webinar In conjunction with this release, Volatus investor relations Kate McKenna will host a webinar on Tuesday, May 31 st at 11:00 AM EST at which time Glen Lynch, Chief Executive Officer, and Abhinav Singhvi, Chief Financial Officer, will review the quarterly results and major milestones. Investors are invited to join the webinar here Or One tap mobile: US: +13126266799,,82780365304# or +13462487799,,82780365304# Or Telephone: Dial(for higher quality, dial a number based on your current location): US: +1 312 626 6799 or +1 346 248 7799 or +1 646 558 8656 or +1 720 707 2699 or +1 253 215 8782 or +1 301 715 8592 Webinar ID: 827 8036 5304 International numbers available here. Audio Replay Options An audio replay of the event will be archived on the Investor Relations page of the company's website here About Volatus Aerospace: Volatus Aerospace Corp. is a leading provider of integrated drone solutions throughout Canada, the United States, and Latin America. Operating a vast pilot network, Volatus serves commercial and defense markets with imaging and inspection, security and surveillance, equipment sales and support, training, and design, manufacturing, and R&D. Through its subsidiary Volatus Aviation, Volatus carries on the business of aircraft management, charter sales, and cargo services using piloted, remotely piloted, and autonomous aircraft. Neither the TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accept responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release. Forward-Looking Statement This news release contains statements that constitute “forward-looking information” within the meaning of applicable securities laws, including statements regarding the plans, intentions, beliefs and current expectations of the Corporation with respect to future business activities and operating performance. Often, but not always, forward-looking information can be identified by the use of words such as “plans”, “expects”, “is expected”, “budget”, “scheduled”, “estimates”, “forecasts”, “intends”, “anticipates”, or “believes” or variations (including negative variations) of such words and phrases, or statements formed in the future tense or indicating that certain actions, events or results “may”, “could”, “would”, “might” or “will” (or other variations of the foregoing) be taken, occur, be achieved, or come to pass. Forward-looking information includes information regarding (i) the business plans and expectations of the Corporation; and (ii) expectations for other economic, business, and/or competitive factors. Forward-looking information is based on currently available competitive, financial and economic data and operating plans, strategies or beliefs as of the date of this news release, but involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties, assumptions and other factors that may cause the actual results, performance or achievements of the Corporation to be materially different from any future results, performance or achievements expressed or implied by the forward-looking information. Such factors may be based on information currently available to the Corporation, including information obtained from third-party industry analysts and other third-party sources, and are based on management’s current expectations or beliefs. Any and all forward-looking information contained in this news release is expressly qualified by this cautionary statement. Investors are cautioned that forward-looking information is not based on historical facts but instead reflects expectations, estimates or projections concerning future results or events based on the opinions, assumptions and estimates of management considered reasonable at the date the statements are made. Forward-looking information reflects the Corporation’s current beliefs and is based on information currently available to it and on assumptions it believes to be not unreasonable in light of all of the circumstances. In some instances, material factors or assumptions are discussed in this news release in connection with statements containing forward-looking information. Such material factors and assumptions include, but are not limited to: the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the Corporation; meeting the continued listing requirements of the TSXV; and anticipated and unanticipated costs and other factors referenced in this news release and the Circular, including, but not limited to, those set forth in the Circular under the caption “Risk Factors”. Although the Corporation has attempted to identify important factors that could cause actual actions, events or results to differ materially from those described in forward-looking information, there may be other factors that cause actions, events or results to differ from those anticipated, estimated or intended. The forward-looking information contained herein is made as of the date of this news release and, other than as required by law, the Corporation disclaims any obligation to update any forward-looking information, whether as a result of new information, future events or results or otherwise. There can be no assurance that forward-looking information will prove to be accurate, as actual results and future events could differ materially from those anticipated in such statements. Accordingly, readers should not place undue reliance on forward-looking information. Source: Volatus Aerospace Corp. TSXV: VOL Contact Details Rob Walker +1 514-447-7986 rob.walker@volatusaerospace.com Company Website https://volatusaerospace.com

May 26, 2022 05:32 PM Eastern Daylight Time

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How a Carbon Tax Can Help Address Climate Change

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As the United States’ fiscal challenges deepen and climate change worsens globally, the need to identify pro-growth solutions is a priority of policymakers. Alex Flint, executive director of the Alliance for Market Solutions (AMS), this week participated in a nationwide satellite media tour to discuss how a carbon tax can both address climate change and grow the economy. A video accompanying this announcement is available at: https://youtu.be/4H9P0JvFRVY For decades, the U.S. government has sought to curb carbon pollution and mandate energy efficiency standards through a host of regulations and tax subsidies. Today, conservatives and economists alike recognize that taxes are more efficient than regulations. Using a carbon tax to reduce carbon pollution costs the economy less than achieving the same result through regulation. A carbon tax can raise revenue—which a regulation or a suite of regulations cannot do—and can be used to reduce other, more distortionary taxes, which hinder economic growth, like the income tax. The result is a more efficient tax system that, while raising the same amount of revenue, allows the economy to grow faster, making it easier for the federal government to meet its fiscal obligations while reaching their climate goals. Congress is currently debating a carbon border adjustment mechanism, which would impose a fee on imports from countries with lower environmental standards and could serve a lynchpin for a domestic carbon pricing policy. For more information about a carbon tax and AMS, visit amsresearch.org About Alliance for Market Solutions AMS is a nonprofit educational organization of conservative leaders addressing two of America’s most pressing challenges: the need to reduce carbon pollution and grow the economy. We respect climate change science and support replacing regulations with a revenue-neutral carbon tax—policy that would efficiently protect the environment and deregulate and grow the economy. AMS engages directly with influential conservatives, including policymakers, to cultivate support for a revenue-neutral carbon tax. We also conduct research that demonstrates the viability and benefits of a carbon tax. Contact Details YourUpdateTV +1 212-736-2727 yourupdatetv@gmail.com

May 26, 2022 11:00 AM Eastern Daylight Time

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Dukkantek creates a digital ecosystem for SMB retail sector as it rapidly expands across MENA

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In less than six months since securing a $5.2m funding round, store management platform DukkanTek has expanded from UAE where it is headquartered into Oman, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Turkey and Saudi Arabia. This takes their presence to 7 countries as they seek opportunities in North Africa. Dukkantek was founded in January 2021 by Ali Al Sayegh, Sanad Yaghi and Shadi Joulani. It has already attracted more than 5,000+ customers for its suite of services empowering traditional merchants with end-to-end digital technology that improves all business processes. Dukkantek believes that traditional merchants and small and medium enterprises (SMEs) remain the backbone of the global economy, and their transactions should be digitized to keep pace with market developments. And to this end they platform provides: Cloud POS: The Cloud POS is a Point-of-Sales system that can be accessed online, from anywhere. It allows businesses to keep track of transactions & sales, calculate VAT, generate reports and calculate profit margin. Inventory Management: The Cloud IM is an online software that helps businesses track, manage & organize the inventory. It allows users to keep track of stock, measure stock value, manage fast-moving products and generate reports for analysis. Payment Options: The platform offers a variety of payment options including cash, card payments or credit payments. Reports can be generated to track payments. E-Commerce: The e-commerce functionality allows stores to sell their goods online or through an app. One of its features includes live inventory, as it’s linked to the IM & POS software. Another feature is that stores can choose what items to put online and their corresponding prices. Moreover, it sends push notifications to customers. Companion App: The companion app is a mobile application that helps manage the store online. Its features include: Automated Inventory Reconciliation, live store data, linked to IM & POS, ability to track daily sales on the dashboard, ability to review all transactions, and track cash movements and payment methods. Dukkantek co-founder Sanad Yaghi commented: “For too long SMB store owners have been left on the margins of the tech shift. We are serving the unmet need observed in these businesses with the adoption and usage of comprehensive online shopping technologies. It’s a severely underserved market and we are trying to get to as many people as possible. Our growth is testament to our efforts in empowering traditional merchants to thrive in a digital world with premium end-to-end technology.” The UAE has one of the most vibrant and attractive startup ecosystems in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region. Dukkantek provides a one stop shop for local community retail stores, supermarkets, small grocers, service shops and dark stores who are seeking to use the latest technology to serve their customers. The coronavirus pandemic hastened digital adoption in the MENA region, leading to an increase in online shopping, in particular. The region's e-commerce market is expected to reach $49 billion in 2025, up almost 55 per cent from 2021, a report by EZDubai, an e-commerce zone in Dubai, and Euromonitor International showed earlier this year. The UAE’s e-commerce market alone is forecast to grow 60 per cent to more than $8bn by 2025 from 2021. Community retailers in the UAE without a digital presence, who were unable to accept online payments during the pandemic, were severely affected due to the drop in customer footfall. About Dukkantek Founded in January 2021, Dukkantek is the UAE’s first and only revolutionary store management platform that enables traditional merchants to compete equally in an evolving digital world, and further empower their retail capacity. Redefining the conventional way of managing tasks and sales, the innovative platform aims to strengthen local community stores and power digital transformations with end-to-end technology that enhances and streamlines all business processes, enabling them to compete with dark stores and delivery players. Dukkantek is the technology partner for all local community stores in the region. For more information please visit https://www.dukkantek.com Contact Details Dukkantek Bilal Mahmood +44 7714 007257 b.mahmood@stockwoodstrategy.com Company Website https://www.dukkantek.com/

May 26, 2022 07:00 AM Eastern Daylight Time

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FinancialMarkets.media, formerly FXStreet’s Marketing team, will participate at the iFXExpo in Limassol, Cyprus from 7th-9th June

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- The iFXExpo will be the first event this year in which the company will participate to present its new brand - The brand will be exhibiting all its services and products at booth 161 - FinancialMarkets. media continues being part of FXStreet financial group, and operates as its exclusive media agency. - The aim of this new agency is to offer the best-in-class services, whilst increasing the business opportunities of their clients across a wider publisher and financial institutions network. FinancialMarkets. media is the new independent media agency specializing in the financial markets that was launched in February 2022 and is managed by the former FXStreet Marketing and Traders team. With the aim of introducing and presenting the new brand to the markets, the company will participate in several exhibitions and workshops throughout this year, and the iFXExpo in Limassol- Cyprus, the world’s first and largest financial Fintech B2B exhibition, is the first on the 2022 calendar. The launching of FinancialMarkets. media was prompted by the growth of the company’s network of publishers in the last years, demanding specialization in order to keep on offering top-notch services to all its already existing clients. With the decision more focus can be placed on expanding its reach in the market reaching more institutions and publishers for the Forex, Cryptos, Stock and Commodities markets, as well as banks and hedge funds. “ FinancialMarkets. media continues to be part of the FXStreet group, and it operates as its exclusive media agency. However, we are an independent media agency inside the group. The aim of this FXStreet spin-off business is to offer the best-in-class services, whilst increasing the business opportunities to our clients, where all parties will have more options on where to invest their budget, more advertising placements to accommodate the different business models, needs and marketing objectives”. Sergi López Tomàs, previous CMO to FXStreet.com and now CEO at FinancialMarkets. media, commented. About their presence at the Cyprus iFXExpo this coming June, Mr López Tomàs also commented, “w e are committed to participating in all these types of events and exhibitions, as we aim to expand our reach to new audiences by introducing all of our media services and marketing solutions to new markets and businesses, aiming to not only to help them to execute profitable investments but will also maximize them ”. In the same way, the company also emphasizes the importance of human relations and honesty in all their business transactions. “ Our daily work is to continue guiding financial institutions and publishers in an honest way so that our clients can invest in the right media according to their needs and budgets. Participating in these kinds of face-to-face events allows us to be closer to our clients and partners and boost this human interaction that we think should never be lost in business and it is critical to creating trustworthy, solid and long-term relationships '' added Carolina Bracale, Marketing and Communications Manager of FinancialMarkets. media. After all, more than 20 years of success in online advertising for the finance market, are not in vain. The team of experts of FinancialMarkets. media know the market, granting better pricing and campaign management control, always taking care of both, clients and publishers. “Programmatic advertising is OK but it still fails to understand the needs of the players and that is where my team makes a big difference. We are humans behind the machines who happen to be experts in Marketing and Trading the markets.”, concluded Sergi López Tomàs. The company will be exhibiting all its services and products at the iFXExpo in Limassol, Cyprus at booth 161. To know more about Financial Markets. media visit the new website: www.financialmarkets.media. Contact Details Financial Markets Media Carolina Olenka carolina@financialmarkets.media

May 25, 2022 01:00 PM Eastern Daylight Time

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Shareholder Activist Confronts Big Tech Companies at Annual Meetings

National Legal & Policy Center

Today, Paul Chesser, Director of the National Legal and Policy Center’s Corporate Integrity Project, is presenting remarks at the Amazon, Twitter, and Meta annual meetings to support shareholder resolutions that the ethics group filed with the companies. Chesser’s remarks at the meetings today will focus on the shareholder resolutions NLPC filed targeting the ‘woke’ corporations’ lobbying activity and charitable donations. NLPC seeks more transparency, urging companies to protect shareholder interests by staying out of politics. NLPC has filed dozens of shareholder resolutions and appeared at the annual meetings of Berkshire Hathaway, Disney, Coca-Cola, and more. Additional resolutions are scheduled to be presented at the meetings for McDonald’s, Walmart, Alphabet, General Motors, and others. “Big-Tech leaders act like they know what is best for everyone and assume power by censoring information or supporting causes that are contrary to shareholder interests,” Chesser explained. “Corporate leaders cave to progressive political activists and support ‘woke’ causes that must be disclosed, but moreover, eventually put to an end.” In support of the Twitter shareholder proposal, Chesser plans to say that, “…Twitter wasted more than $1.7 million in 2021 on advocacy lobbying, tripling what it spent six years earlier. Twitter is all about ideology, not free speech, or profit. It is no wonder so many Twitter employees are terrified that Elon Musk is buying the company and plans to turn their lying, progressive playground into a true free-speech platform…” In remarks at the Amazon meeting, Chesser will point out that “Amazon's transparency about its charitable donations is vague at best, and opaque at worst.” He will share how Amazon funded the unaccountable, wild-spending Black Lives Matter Global Network Foundation at Chairman Jeff Bezos’s direction. “While many of us in middle America saw right through it, Princeton-educated Jeff Bezos fell for the con hook, line and sinker,” Chesser will say. At the Meta meeting Chesser plans to compare Facebook shareholders to mother of a rebellious teenager. “Unfortunately, Mr. Zuckerberg, currently obsessed with virtual reality while shareholder value tanks, is the equivalent of that teenager. And with the equivalent of well over 50 percent of voting shares, this teenager can do whatever the heck he wants. Shareholders are the helpless Mom,” Chesser plans to say. Chesser will point out Zuckerberg’s hypocrisy by censoring scientific truths about climate change alarmism, throttling of the Hunter Biden laptop story, and keeping COVID-19 information off the platform. “The Big Tech leaders were bamboozled by the BLM scammers and Hunter Biden protectionists. They refuse to admit they were wrong, and must be held accountable,” Chesser said. “Twitter, Amazon, Meta, and others in corporate America stand in stark contrast to the economic interests of the American people. Corporate leaders must be stopped from undermining the very systems that created the wealth they enjoy today.” All of Paul Chesser’s remarks at the three meetings will be posted at http://www.nlpc.org this afternoon. Founded in 1991, NLPC promotes ethics in public life and government accountability through research, investigation, education, and legal action. ### For more information or to schedule an interview with Paul Chesser, contact Dan Rene at 202-329-8357 or drene@nlpc.org. Please visit http://www.nlpc.org. Founded in 1991, NLPC promotes ethics in public life and government accountability through research, investigation, education, and legal action. Contact Details National Legal and Policy Center Dan Rene +1 202-329-8357 drene@nlpc.org Company Website http://www.nlpc.org

May 25, 2022 11:08 AM Eastern Daylight Time

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Provana Partners with The iA Institute to Address Needs of Credit & Collections Industry

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The iA Institute, publisher of insideARM, the premier publication for the credit & collections industry, and Provana, provider of the industry’s first unified platform for compliance and performance management, today announced a broad partnership to enhance the support both firms deliver to industry participants. As part of the partnership, Provana is making significant investments into iA Institute programs, including Research Assistant, Innovation Council, Consumer Relations Consortium, and Women in Consumer Finance, with a goal of bringing additional value to its members and expanding the membership. “Provana is a predominant industry player in credit and collections when it comes to its breadth and depth of products and global delivery model for businesses operating in these markets,” said Stephanie Eidelman, CEO of The iA Institute. “We are pleased to collaborate with the Provana team to extend the charter of our programs and better serve industry players.” “The iA Institute is a leading voice in the consumer finance market, especially pertaining to the regulatory hurdles of the full debt lifecycle,” said Sandeep Bhargava, CEO of Provana. “This partnership reinforces our mission to become a one-stop compliance and performance solution, providing digital capabilities, global delivery and thought leadership that raises the bar of competition in a way that benefits consumer finance industry participants.” There are a number of ways The iA Institute and Provana plan to create value for the industry. One way in particular is through the Research Assistant program, which provides a forum for compliance practitioners to solve challenges together as a peer group. The group not only includes practical compliance tools and regular analysis, but it also develops meaningful peer-built content based on tangible experience, which Provana will make available to subscribers though its own compliance management platform. “We look forward to taking an active part in the forums managed by The iA Institute,” said Britney Schaeffer, Director of Content Programs at Provana. “Provana has a rich heritage of thought leadership in solving compliance and performance issues for credit & collections businesses. We believe we can bring valuable new thinking to the Innovation Council and to compliance-related discussions.” “With Provana’s knowledgebase of industry processes and data, we anticipate Provana’s contribution in our Research Assistant program to help our subscribers a great deal,” said Aaron Steinberg, Chief Growth Officer of The iA Institute. “Provana brings a passion for leadership that puts women at the decision-making table, which means they will also have a lot to contribute in the Women in Consumer Finance forum.” Overall, the goal of the partnership is not only to create value for current iA Institute and Provana subscribers, but to deliver that same value to a broader base of industry constituents, including banks, fintechs, specialty finance players, and other enterprises that provide financing of their products and services to consumers. Many longtime industry participants have expressed positive sentiment about the partnership and its long-term implications for the consumer finance industry. “I have worked productively with both organizations for multiple years,” said Marian Sangalang, Vice President at The Bureaus, Inc. “With the changes in the regulatory and economic environment around our industry, I can think of no better time for these key players in our space to take their collaboration to the next level.” “The consumer finance industry is long overdue for a partnership of this nature,” said LaDonna Bohling, Chief Compliance Officer at Contract Callers, Inc.. “The lines between traditional creditors, their collections networks, and new tech-first creditors are blurring in the eyes of industry regulators. A thoughtful collaboration between two leading content and tech providers will help our industry raise the game for everyone involved.” About The iA Institute The iA Institute is a media company that specializes in providing context, insight, and practical information to the complex debt industry. With its long history as an innovator, the company has grown from its inception as a publisher of a daily newsletter to one that influences the industry at the highest level. Our initiatives bring a range of stakeholders to the table in a candid environment to inform, to build a culture of compliance, to address industry challenges, and to make profitable connections. Our initiatives cover three areas: Legal & Compliance, Strategy & Tech, and Women & Diversity. Learn more at www.theiAinstitute.com. About Provana Provana’s interaction management and compliance solutions are the first of their kind, providing effortless control over process-intensive operations. Available for consumer lending, legal, ARM, insurance and other industries that handle heavily regulated consumer interactions. Provana technology is based on over a decade of business process management, AI, RPA, regulatory compliance and secure data operation experience. Solutions include speech analytics, a compliance suite, omnichannel payments, legal tech, and business analytics, comprising a one stop digital transformation platform for small and medium enterprises. Provana is backed by a NYC-based Fintech PE, with a presence across the US and in India. Learn more at www.provana.com. Contact Details Britney Schaeffer +1 469-774-2409 britney.schaeffer@provana.com The iA Institute Aaron Steinberg aaron@theiainstitute.com Company Website https://www.provana.com/

May 25, 2022 09:05 AM Eastern Daylight Time

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EnvisionWell® Announces B Corp Certification

EnvisionWell

Envisi on2b Well® Inc., DBA EnvisionWell®, is a mission-driven Minority Business Enterprise (MBE) that provides unique healthcare solutions in the workplace and the community at large. This passionate group of innovators is striving to advance Social Health Empowerment® and health equity through their digital health and wellness platform, community events, multi-cultural health programs, and the EnvisionWell® app, an all-in-one, whole-person consumer mobile wellness app. Today, we are pleased to announce that EnvisionWell® is a certified B Corporation (B Corp). Empowering WELLth for Humankind ® The B Corp certification process is administered by the nonprofit, B Lab, and measures a company’s social and environmental impact. To become a certified B Corporation, companies must meet rigorous standards of “performance, accountability, and transparency on factors from employee benefits and charitable giving to supply chain practices and input materials.” Tammy Williams, founder and CEO of EnvisionWell®, has long been focused on finding a solution for the gaps in both corporate wellness and public health. Attaining B Corp certification is a prestigious achievement and helps to further the company’s commitment to social responsibility and Empowering WELLth for Humankind®. “We believe that everyone deserves an equal shot at a healthy, joyful life. As a certified B Corp, we are committed to Social Health Empowerment® and health equity. We are passionate about making a positive impact on the lives and the communities that we touch. As we continue to grow and evolve as a company, our goal is to deepen our impact and widen our reach, so that we can help more and more people live sustainably healthier lives.‌” About EnvisionWell® Recognizing that everybody is different and every BODY is different, EnvisionWell® delivers technology, health initiatives, products, and services with diversity, inclusion, and equity in mind.‌ As a certified B Corp, accountability, transparency, and purpose play an essential role in driving this philosophy. With every service, technology, and solution they offer, EnvisionWell® looks to build a bridge from the societal conditions that hold people back to more empowered, healthier living. Following the tenets of their proprietary engagement model—Knowledge, Support, Access and Autonomy (or KSAA®), the four foundational elements of Social Health Empowerement®—EnvisionWell® takes a unified, personalized, whole-person approach to assessing and improving health and wellness outcomes. EnvisionWell® is the digital front door to your own personal and professional health and wellness ecosystem. In addition to customized corporate wellness solutions, EnvisionWell® also partners with schools and educational institutions, healthcare providers, and community-based organizations to increase engagement, improve outcomes, and advance a stronger and healthier future for all. 360° Well-Being® The EnvisionWell® app offers a personalized health profile in one centralized location that fits in the palm of your hand. In 30 seconds, using just the camera in their phone, users receive contactless vitals such as blood pressure, heart attack risk, stress index, and more. They can easily track their workouts, water intake, and food to help them better understand their progress and areas for improvement. They can also join challenges, read relevant articles, listen to podcasts and other edutainment, and join discussion groups across all 10 Pillars of 360° Well-Being®. The EnvisionWell® app for consumers is free to download and use as part of the company’s commitment to health equity and Social Health Empowerment®. Congratulations to EnvisionWell® for achieving B Corp certification! Contact Details EnvisionWell® Helena Duzenski +1 844-473-4748 pr@envisionwell.co Company Website https://envisionwell.co/

May 25, 2022 08:00 AM Eastern Daylight Time

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