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Discover $SOPA In The Philippines 🏝 Interview With Philippines' General Manager, Arbie Pagdanganan

Society Pass Incorporated

Contact Details Dennis Nguyen: Founder, Chairman & CEO +1 877-440-9464 dennis@thesocietypass.com Company Website https://thesocietypass.com

October 27, 2022 09:00 AM Eastern Daylight Time

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AI For All: How One Company Is Helping Small Businesses Improve Profitability Through AI

FatBrAin

Whether the economy is in a period of rapid growth or a major downturn, it’s often the topic of conversations and media attention alike. And while the stock market and big-name corporations often dominate headlines and news cycles around the state of the economy, many may be surprised to learn that it is small to medium-sized enterprises, also known as SMEs, that act as the true driving engine behind most economies globally. According to The World Bank, SMEs comprise a whopping 90% of businesses around the world and, on average, represent approximately half of employment. SMEs carry the bulk of the U.S.’s gross domestic product (GDP) output and generate millions of jobs. A report by the U.S. Small Business Administration Office of Advocacy notes that SMEs account for 44% of U.S. economic activity. Another report by the World Bank shows that SMEs are responsible for around 50% of worldwide employment as well as 40% of emerging markets. These metrics show that SMEs are foundational components of the U.S. economy, and their growth is key for the health of the economy. The World Bank estimates 600 million jobs will be needed to absorb the growing workforce by 2030, opening new opportunities for SMEs to improve their operational efficiencies and deepen their integration into their respective value chains. The good news: Technologies that could improve the efficiency, effectiveness and thus the profitability of SMEs already exist. At the top of this list of technologies is one many are already familiar with: artificial intelligence (AI). The Role Of Artificial Intelligence In SME Growth The human relationship to AI has been around for decades. With impressions ranging from the post-apocalyptic (think “The Matrix”) to the utopic (think automatic cancer diagnosis), the world has pondered the influence that machine intelligence could have on life and business. Many of these ideas are no longer merely products of wishful imagination. As professor Melanie Mitchell of Portland State University puts it, “Today’s AI programs… can spot subtle financial fraud, find relevant web pages in response to ambiguous queries, map the best driving route to almost any destination, beat human grandmasters at chess and Go, and translate between hundreds of languages.” This cognitive power has also been leveraged to produce results in financial settings. AI has been lauded for its ability to cut costs, automate tasks and create solutions. A report by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) illuminates the benefits of AI with great clarity and places a spotlight on its efficacy with SMEs. Per this report, “By identifying patterns in datasets and learning from tacit knowledge, new AI systems make automating nonroutine tasks possible and frees workers from repetitive lower value-added tasks,” the report states. “These new waves of automation could help SMEs increase productivity, e.g. by refocusing activities on higher value-added functions, by reducing human and economic costs associated with accidents or injuries, or improving work environment. The implementation of such systems could also help small businesses overcome administrative bottlenecks and increase reactivity at lower costs, for instance by enabling customer interaction 24/7.” Automation is coming to simple apps that can be downloaded from on-line app stores to do critical tasks like reconciling bank accounts. The problem: Capital and information barriers have kept AI largely in the realms of corporate giants like IBM (NYSE: IBM) and conveniently out of reach of those that most need them: SMEs. FatBrain: ‘Artificial Intelligence For All’ FatBrain AI (LZG International, Inc.) (OTCQB: LZGI ) aims to change that. As a specialist in AI solutions for SMEs and beyond, FatBrain has cultivated AI solutions that enable every organization to simplify decision-making and harness data to grow, save and do better business. Daily, weekly, monthly SME problem cycles could involve the spectrum from “How can I get paid faster?”, “How should I pay my workers?”, “How can I get insured quickly?” to “When should I invest in capital?” FatBrain lowers the barriers to adopting data-driven AI solutions to address such questions. FatBrain believes such problems facing SMEs today have been troubling business owners for decades. These problems have long been difficult to derive solutions for because they involve too much data, have too many variables, and require too much time to efficiently address. FatBrain offers a comprehensive suite of solutions. It works by plugging into existing software-as-a-service (SaaS) products — like QuickBooks (NASDAQ: INTU) Shopify (NASDAQ: SHOP), and Hubspot (NYSE: HUBS) — and aligns data there with millions of diverse market data signals. Then, the collected data is passed through FatBrain’s AI 2.0 Peer Intelligence engine which, alongside FatBrain expert coaches, turns masses of disparate data into peer-intelligence and actionable insights. According to Chief Operating Officer Shawn Carey, FatBrain has worked with some of the biggest names in the business to help solve problems, including Bank of America Corp. (NYSE: BAC), Comcast Corp. (NASDAQ: CMCSA), IBM (NYSE:IBM), Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd. (KRX: 005930) and Pilgrim’s Pride (NASDAQ: PPC). Now, it wants to level the playing field by bringing AI to the driving engine of the U.S. economy: SMEs. FatBrain has a growing suite of plug-n-play solutions for SMEs that provide peer intelligence and actionable insights using FatBrain’s AI 2.0 technologies that are not available elsewhere in the market today. Stay tuned to Benzinga to learn more about how FatBrain and its solutions suite is revolutionizing AI for all. FatBrain AI (LZG International, Inc.; OTC: LZGI) is the first and leading provider of powerful and easy-to-use AI solutions to millions of businesses of tomorrow driving the majority of the global economy, empowering them to grow, innovate faster and savemoney. FatBrain’s innovative solutions transform continuous learning, narrative reasoning, cloud, blockchain and Web3 technologies into auditable, explainable and easy to integrate products. FatBrain’ssubscription model allows all companies to deploy its advanced AI solutions quickly and easily, securely utilizing them on premises behind their firewalls or via cloud. The AI 2.0 pioneered by our teams is like WAZE for business growth, using advanced peerdynamics technology to automatically learn patterns from individual and peer behavior. This allows us to deliver coached, personalized AI solutions at hyperscale. FatBrain unifies insights from SaaS applications, turbo-charged by peer and market dynamics: 1) Realize attainable goals from explainable peer performance. 2)Turbo-charge human expertise with superhuman AI insights. 3) Accelerate growth through the contributory network effects. 4) Simplify harnessing data across common apps and market signals. This post contains sponsored advertising content. This content is for informational purposes only and is not intended to be investing advice. Contact Details Shawn Carey ir@fatbrain.ai Company Website https://fatbrain.ai/

October 27, 2022 08:00 AM Eastern Daylight Time

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Job search: how to quickly find a job with Jooble

Jooble

Jooble.org is a genuinely helpful and reliable job search engine. Since 2006, the site has been helping millions of people find their dream jobs. Now, it’s among the top 10 vertical job search engines in the Jobs And Employment segment according to SimilarWeb ranking. Jooble analyzes thousands of job search sources to provide the most relevant opportunities free of charge. Employers can also use Jooble for free; however, there is a chargeable premium plan with additional features. This review will examine this service and discover why it’s among the best job search platforms. Background Information Jooble was founded by two Ukrainian investors and IT professionals, Roman Prokofiev and Eugene Sobakarev, in 2006. Its headquarters is located in Kyiv, Ukraine. Jooble’s mission is to simplify job hunting. The platform gives access to numerous online job postings in minutes. Due to its utility, Jooble went viral and grew very quickly. In 2016, 10 years after being established, Jooble appeared among the top 50 job search services, and in 2019, it recorded 2 million visitors per day. Nowadays, the site has 3 million daily visitors and 1 billion annual visits, which is the main proof of its efficiency and effectiveness. Key Statistics and Facts Among the top 10 vertical job search engines 70 million visitors monthly Available in 69 countries Accessible in 24 languages Service Features Filtered search The platform is user-friendly and offers filters for fast and easy job searches. Instead of struggling with a broad search, filter it! You can filter according to location, salary, date of posting, work experience, and type of employment. Jooble uses a variety of sources Jooble gets information from varied sources, such as corporate websites, social nets, announcements, various job boards and media, and many more. Totally, Jooble collects vacancies from more than 140,000 sources. Free to use We understand how the process of searching job can be complicated and lengthy sometimes, and Jooble's mission is to help people find work easily and quickly. For this, the company is constantly working to ensure that the employment process is as comfortable and fast as possible. At Jooble, you can find all job offers available in one place and use our service for free, no matter at which point on Earth you are. For users' convenience, Jooble has created a mobile app for iOS and Android where all vacancies are available. Job seekers can search for vacancies in several specialities and regions simultaneously, view offers for remote employment, and respond to them directly in the app. Available in 69 countries around the world If you want to find a job in a specific location, Jooble is there to help. The site divides all the vacancies into regions, showing the nearest options. If you want to work remotely or abroad, you can check opportunities in 69 countries worldwide. Popular searches Users can easily check which job categories are currently being searched often. For instance, such jobs as medical workers, recruitment consultants, and, of course, IT specialists are booming. However, the job market might be volatile from time to time, but keeping up with the latest employment trends will be easy with Jooble. Filter by location Some people like nothing better than going to the office, socializing with colleagues, and commuting to work every day. Others have become real fans of working remotely. Whatever you decide, Jooble will help you find jobs within your preference. Just filter by location to either “Near me” or “Remote.” Alert feature When you activate or sign up for this feature, you’ll receive email updates on the jobs you’ve been searching for whenever there’s an opening. Terms of Service Jooble is free for job seekers to use. You can find actual information on different workplaces or employers. However, Jooble doesn’t guarantee their safety or reliability. Jooble also cannot be liable for misinformation on the employers’ websites or portals. Jooble imposes a law against any unauthorized use of intellectual property according to copyright law. Only adults can use the portal—and for legal purposes only. Users can only create one account. Sharing your account with others is prohibited. Users must accept the platform’s privacy policy before using it. Privacy Policy Jooble uses cookies to provide a better browsing experience. It also uses SSL encryption to enhance safety; however, the company will not be responsible for security breaches. Jooble also has the right to collect users’ data, which includes their name, last name, phone number, email address, and account credentials. However, Jooble is prohibited from selling any users’ data. Such information helps the platform provide a better service and information about new features or changes. Jooble can share this data with other websites or reveal it if the law requests. Help Center Jooble has a library of commonly asked questions where people can find the answers to general questions. However, should you still be dissatisfied, you can submit a ticket with your email, subject, and description of the issue. Quality of Service Jooble provides user-friendly tools, easy navigation, and high-quality customer support. Contact Details Jooble Jooble Team compliance@jooble.com Company Website https://jooble.org/

October 26, 2022 11:48 AM Eastern Daylight Time

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Comcast Business Enhances Fiction Tribe’s Cybersecurity with SecurityEdge™ Solution

Comcast Oregon / SW Washington

Comcast Business today announced that it is supplying Portland-based creative agency, Fiction Tribe, with Comcast Business SecurityEdge ™, Business Internet and 4G LTE Connection Pro Services, enabling the business to better safeguard its data and keep its employees connected while using a hybrid work model. Fiction Tribe is an independent digital creative agency with 25 employees and 10 contractors. Unlike typical creative agencies, Fiction Tribe uses machine intelligence technology to analyze seemingly disconnected data points and identify real-time insights and recommendations to its clients. This technology, combined with Fiction Tribe’s digital and creative acumen, offers its clients unmatched deployment times, targeted messaging and actionable analytics. Because of this operational reliance on technology and data, Fiction Tribe counts on its internet and cybersecurity solutions from Comcast Business to help protect client data whenever needed, no matter where employees are working from. “With employees across the globe from Portland to Portugal, which is now standard, we need to spend time growing the business instead of worrying about online threats,” said James Rice, CEO of Fiction Tribe. “As a small business without an IT department, we rely on Comcast Business. With SecurityEdge, we can help protect employee, guests’ and contractors’ devices on the network.” A few years ago, cybersecurity solutions were less attainable for small businesses due to high costs and fixed solution designs. With SecurityEdge™, businesses have access to an advanced network solution. It works to help block threats like malware, ransomware, phishing and botnet attacks across all connected devices on a business’ network while simultaneously preventing guests and employees from accessing suspicious websites. Fiction Tribe’s finds this feature an especially important cybersecurity measure to have when working with contractors and remote workers. “I look forward to viewing the SecurityEdge Activity Summary Report. It tells me all about our network threats, including phishing, malware, and botnets,” Rice explained. “We are comforted that it helps protect our employees’ and customers’ devices.” Paired with Comcast Business’ Internet, SecurityEdge™ seamlessly runs in the background, helping to protect the network’s data, and will do so even if a small business does not have a dedicated IT department. "We want businesses to be empowered to grow. We know there is risk in that, and we want to help businesses have peace of mind," said Alan Goldsmith, vice president of Comcast Business’ Oregon/SW Washington. "As the distributed workforce continues to expand and push the boundaries of digital collaboration, network support solutions will increasingly help define a business' success. That's why Comcast Business is proud to play a role in supporting Fiction Tribe's security solutions and connectivity operations." About Comcast Business: Comcast Business offers a suite of Connectivity, Communications, Networking, Cybersecurity, Wireless, and Managed Solutions to help organizations of different sizes prepare for what’s next. Powered by the nation’s largest Gig-speed broadband network, and backed by 24/7 customer support, Comcast Business is the nation’s largest cable provider to small and mid-size businesses and one of the leading service providers to the Enterprise market. Comcast Business has been consistently recognized by industry analysts and associations as a leader and innovator, and one of the fastest growing providers of Ethernet services. For more information, call 866-429-3085. Follow on Twitter @ComcastBusiness and on other social media networks at http://business.comcast.com/social. Contact Details Comcast Business Amy Keiter +1 503-407-9109 amy_keiter@comcast.com Company Website https://business.comcast.com/

October 26, 2022 07:01 AM Pacific Daylight Time

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Does $BKYI Hold The Key To Identity Protection? 🗝 Interview With Michael DePasquale, Chairman & CEO

BIO-key International, Inc.

Contact Details Catalyst IR- William Jones, David Collins +1 212-924-9800 BKYI@catalyst-ir.com Company Website https://www.bio-key.com/

October 26, 2022 09:00 AM Eastern Daylight Time

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Former Fidelity Senior Executive Joins the Rebalance Team, Expands 401(k) Business Offering, Better K, in Southeast, David Ranney Recently Featured on Charleston’s FOX 24

Rebalance

David Ranney, a resident of Charleston since 2010, has recently joined Rebalance, a leading retirement planning and wealth management firm, as Vice President of Sales for its premier small business 401(k) offering, Better K. Ranney will be expanding 401(k) offerings throughout Charleston, greater South Carolina and North Carolina, as Rebalance accelerates its efforts to help transform the small business retirement savings ecosystem throughout the Southeast. Better K is Rebalance’s proprietary, innovative 401(k) offering specializing in small businesses with assets ranging from $1 million to $10 million. The Better K platform stands apart from other 401(k) solutions by reducing fees by up to 50% or more, by offering “Ivy League” endowment-style investment management, and by providing top-notch day-to-day service. On Monday, October 17, Ranney was featured on Charleston’s FOX 24 “Money Monday” segment, where he was interviewed about the legal risks that small business owners and 401(k) plan sponsors should be aware of. To view this segment, please visit this link: www.rebalance360.com/news As Vice President of Sales at Rebalance, Ranney partners with small businesses throughout the Carolinas. He will educate small businesses about how to avoid high 401(k) fees, how to optimize asset allocation, how to increase plan participation, and how to utilize retirement planning. The net result is higher employee satisfaction and greater employee retention. On November 1, Ranney will be a featured speaker at the North Charleston Chamber of Commerce Lunch and Learn, discussing how to successfully implement 401(k) plans within small businesses, despite various issues and risks that can arise. “I am looking forward to partnering with small businesses on my home turf, to help business owners find the best solutions to help both them and their employees successfully plan for retirement,” Ranney said. “Rebalance offers small businesses access to large endowment-caliber investment expertise combined with unparalleled customer service for plan sponsors and their employees, and I’m excited to share this access with my Carolina neighbors.” Ranney graduated from the College of the Holy Cross with a Bachelor of Arts in Economics, and he earned his Master of Business Administration with concentrations in Finance and Marketing from the Carroll School of Management at Boston College. He currently resides in Charleston, South Carolina. For more information, please visit: https://www.rebalance360.com/team-member/david-ranney/ About Rebalance Rebalance is an award-winning investment firm that provides its clients with access to a fundamentally different and better set of investment options. For individual consumers, Rebalance360 combines world-class investing, financial planning, and personalized advice into a powerful and transformative approach to wealth management. Small business clients trust the firm’s Better K offering to help them reduce their 401(k) fees by up to 50%, improve employee participation, and “bring alive” employer-based retirement savings plans. The firm’s innovative solutions and team leadership have been profiled in such top-tier media outlets as The Wall Street Journal, CNBC, FOX Business, NPR, The New York Times, MSNBC, PBS and CBS among others. In 2015, the U.S Senate invited Managing Director Scott Puritz to testify regarding new fiduciary rules designed to make the investments of Americans safer, and he is the only financial advisor in the U.S. ever to testify on such an important issue. In 2018, Rebalance was honored by Schwab’s Pacesetter IMPACT Award™ for Innovation and Growth. The Rebalance Investment Committee is anchored by four of the most respected experts in the finance world: Professor Emeritus Burton Malkiel, the world-renowned Senior Economist at Princeton University and author of A Random Walk Down Wall Street; Dr. Charley Ellis, the former longtime chairman of the Yale University Endowment; Jay Vivian, the former Managing Director of IBM's $100+ billion in retirement investment funds for more than 300,000 employees worldwide; and Kristi Craig, CFA, the first-ever Chief Investment Officer of the National Geographic Society, where she oversees a $1.4 billion endowment. Rebalance is headquartered in Bethesda, Md. and Palo Alto, Calif., currently serves more than 600 clients and manages more than $1 billion of their financial assets. Contact Details Rebalance Katherine Cotter - Director of Strategic Communications +1 315-272-8075 kcotter@rebalance360.com Company Website https://www.rebalance360.com/

October 26, 2022 08:00 AM Eastern Daylight Time

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WATI raises $23M series B funding round, powering WhatsApp for businesses

WATI

Over 2 billion people around the world use WhatsApp to communicate everyday things and it’s little wonder that businesses are taking to the messaging platform to support their customers where they feel most comfortable. Helping them supercharge this approach, customer and sales engagement tool WATI (which stands for ‘WhatsApp Team Inbox’) is today announcing a $23M series B funding round to scale the team and product and reach more businesses globally. The funding round was led by Tiger Global with participation from existing investors Sequoia Capital India & Southeast Asia, as well as new investors DST Global Partners and Shopify. This marks Shopify’s first venture investment in a startup operating in the Southeast Asia region. This series B comes hot on the heels of a $8.3M series A round 10 months ago; in total, WATI has raised over $35M since 2020. WATI enables companies to have scalable, yet personalised, conversations with an easy-to-use customer engagement software that is built on WhatsApp’s Business API. WATI’s vision is to help businesses meet their customers where they are – on messaging platforms – so they are always accessible, personalised, and can engage in real time. Through the WATI platform, SMBs can send personalised notifications from their system in a programmatic way through WATI’s API. They can also support their customers through a collaborative team inbox with multiple agents, smart routing, canned responses, data tagging, and analytics. Many of these interactions can be automated through low-code workflow builders and chatbots. Bianca Ho, Co-Founder at WATI, commented: “It’s been an exciting 2022 at WATI culminating with this new funding round. We doubled down on our product with more automations, making it a seamless digital tool and must-have for any business. We went vertical in our approach and created integrations and partnerships with Zoho, Shopify, Google Sheets among others to really help scale growth and sharpen the product. The team has grown, revenue and customer numbers have doubled and now we look to scale the business, operations, teams around the world.” This year, WATI has grown its remote-first team by 50%, attracting leaders from Twitter and Freshworks. Revenues and customer growth have doubled in the past 12 months as users find ROI in both time saved and increased revenue from automated workflows connected to eCommerce platforms and CRMs. WATI has over 6000 customers across 78 countries including SMBs providing domestic house cleaning services to schools, tutorial centres, medical institutions and ecommerce, Shopify stores and many more. Ken Yeun g, co-founder at WATI, added: “The business messaging market has grown enormously. Meta estimates that around a billion people per week communicate with a business or service account across WhatsApp, Messenger and Instagram. This insight is critical for what’s happening now and what’s coming ahead. About 40% of Meta’s advertisers globally - over 4 million businesses - use click-to-message ads, which redirect people from Facebook or Instagram into one of Meta’s messaging products to chat with a business. WATI is well placed to service this demand and beyond.” With additional funding, WATI will continually scale the team and invest in the product stack for low-code automation encouraging wider adoption of digital tools. WATI plans aggressive go-to-market plans in emerging markets, such as Latin America and Southeast Asia. Founders Bianca Ho and Ken Yeung started working together in 2016 with Clare.AI creating omni-channel AI digital assistants for large Asia enterprises. In 2020, they launched WATI to help SMB with a self-service, low code product on the WhatsApp Business API. Bianca has worked at Zendesk. Ken was a lead application developer for SaxoTraderGO, a cloud based trading platform that offered clients access to 37 stock exchanges. About WATI Founded in 2020 in Hong Kong, WATI helps companies have personalised conversations with customers at scale with an easy-to-use customer engagement software that’s built on WhatApp’s Business API. For further information visit: https://www.wati.io/ About Tiger Global Management Tiger Global Management, LLC is an investment firm focused on private and public companies in the internet, software, and financial technology sectors. Since 2001, Tiger Global has invested in hundreds of companies across more than 30 countries, including investments ranging from Series A to post-IPO. The firm aims to partner with dynamic entrepreneurs operating market-leading companies in its core focus areas. Tiger Global's investments have included JD.com, UiPath, Stripe, Databricks, Bytedance, Snowflake, Facebook, Alibaba, Procore, Chime, Blend, Peloton, Attentive, LinkedIn, Flipkart, and Toast. Contact Details WATI Bilal Mahmood +44 7714 007257 b.mahmood@stockwoodstrategy.com Company Website https://www.wati.io/

October 26, 2022 07:00 AM Eastern Daylight Time

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NMTC Coalition Urges White House and Congressional Leadership to Make the NMTC Permanent

New Markets Tax Credit Coalition

Today, the New Markets Tax Credit (NMTC) Coalition, a national membership organization of Community Development Entities (CDEs) and investors organized to advocate on behalf of the NMTC, released a letter signed by 700 community development stakeholders to President Biden, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer, Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell and House Republican Leader Kevin McCarthy in support of enactment of a permananent extension to NMTC in end of the year tax legislation. Signatories on the letter include 344 community development organizations, including 10 native-affiliated organizations; 74 housing organizations, including 41 Habitat for Humanity affiliates; 109 nonprofits, shelters, schools, healthcare facilities, and community service providers; and 134 businesses and community development-focused investors. The Congressional Joint Committee on Taxation estimates the ten-year cost of a permanent extension of NMTC provisions at only $1.38 billion over ten years, while those funds will leverage an estimated $85 billion investment in economically distressed rural, urban, and tribal communities. These communities will benefit from improved services, increased private sector investment, and 700,000 new jobs at a federal cost of under $4,000 per job. “We strongly support making the NMTC permanent,” said Aisha Benson, President of the NMTC Coalition and President and CEO of Nonprofit Finance Fund. Recently, opinion pieces in support of making the NMTC permanent have appeared in publications in Little Rock and Cleveland. During this Congress, both the Senate and House introduced bills (S. 456 and H.R. 1321) with bipartisan support to make the NMTC extension permanent. Establishing permanence will provide certainty in delivering resources to low-income and marginalized communities, creating jobs, increasing economic opportunity, and improving lives at a time when underserved communities face significant challenges. Throughout its 20-year history, the NMTC has delivered more than $120 billion to rural and urban communities outside the economic mainstream, which has led to financing to more than 6,000 businesses and projects and over one million jobs. Establishing the NMTC as a permanent part of the tax code will provide certainty and further promote the in getting patient, flexible capital to low-income and marginalized communities, creating jobs, increasing economic opportunity, and improving lives at a time when the economic frailty of our underserved communities has never been more apparent. Established in 2000 in the Community Renewal Tax Relief Act (P.L.106-554), the New Markets Tax Credit is a bipartisan effort to stimulate investment and economic growth in low-income urban neighborhoods and rural communities. Since then, the New Markets Tax Credit has financed more than 6,500 projects and created over one million jobs in all 50 states, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico. “Following devastating impacts from COVID-19, the New Markets Tax Credit is absolutely vital for many of America’s urban neighborhoods and rural communities and will provide billions of dollars for high-impact, community revitalization projects,” said Bob Rapoza, spokesperson for the NMTC Coalition. “Over the years, the credit has been instrumental in financing plant and equipment for small manufacturing businesses and patient, flexible capital to other small businesses, hospitals, healthcare centers, homeless shelters and other transformative projects that improve communities, create jobs and economic opportunity. A permanent extension of NMTC will provide more certainty to private sector investors, which will result in better pricing and more subsidy to hard-to-finance, essential projects.” For examples of how the NMTC is making an impact in each state, see the NMTC Coalition’s newly released report, NMTC at Work in Communities Across America, featuring updated state statistics sheets on NMTC efficacy and more than 80 Tax Credit success stories. About New Markets Tax Credit Program The New Markets Tax Credit (NMTC) was enacted in 2000 in an effort to stimulate private investment and economic growth in low-income urban neighborhoods and rural communities that lack access to the patient capital needed to support and grow businesses, create jobs, and sustain healthy local economies. Since its inception, the NMTC has generated more than one million jobs. Today, due to the NMTC, nearly $120 billion is hard at work in underserved communities in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico. For more information, visit www.NMTCCoalition.org. Contact Details Bob Rapoza +1 202-498-9921 bob@rapoza.org Company Website https://nmtccoalition.org/

October 24, 2022 11:15 AM Eastern Daylight Time

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VideoXRM Gets Your B2B Video Found

VideoXRM

VideoXRM, a B2B content distribution and discovery platform, launched its beta site today with a commercial launch slated for January 2023. VideoXRM merges the superior communications power of rich media with granular searchability to bring global exposure to video and rich media assets. VideoXRM is the launch brand and new corporate name for this cloud-hosted platform developed over two and a half years as Issuer Pixel. VideoXRM is a scalable media discovery platform leveraging proprietary indexing structures, industry taxonomies and search engine technology that lets content providers upload and individually index their rich media assets to be easily found. Industry Problem – B2B video is hard to find with precise results, which limits its value and potential. It’s either siloed on millions of corporate websites or buried on consumer video portals. Irrelevant results from conventional text searches create frustration rather than solutions. 59% of executives prefer video to reading text. 81% of businesses use video as a marketing tool. 82% of consumer internet traffic will be video by 2022 Global corporate video investments exceed $20K per company, per year - but these assets are hard to locate. Solution – VideoXRM’s patent-pending technology uses highly sophisticated indexing and search technology to make unstructured video content easily discoverable with precision. This new ecosystem delivers huge value to searchers and content providers as businesses increasingly tap the power of video and rich media to differentiate their value and to reach new audiences. The platform is ideal for company-to-company and company-to-customer engagement, news media, researchers, supply chain and procurement managers, M&A sourcing, partnering and benchmarking. VideoXRM has the “Last Mover” advantage in the video and audio sharing industry, bringing structure, searchability, distribution and intelligence to rich media investments. About VideoXRM ( VideoXRM.com ) VideoXRM is a global, searchable video and audio sharing and networking platform connecting corporate rich media content with all potential stakeholders. The platform and smart search technology creates value and knowledge from mountains of unstructured digital media, delivering greater ROI from content investments. VideoXRM’s mission is harnessing the enhanced communicative power of rich media through a new distribution and discovery paradigm. VideoXRM was Co-founded by David N. Baker, who formed Revere Data LLC (Sectorbase) which was acquired by FactSet Data Systems, Inc. His Co-founders are Vadim A. Tarasov, Byron Kwok and David Guzy. Contact Details Catalyst IR David Collins +1 212-924-9800 VideoXRM@Catalyst-IR.com Company Website https://videoxrm.com

October 20, 2022 02:17 PM Eastern Daylight Time

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