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Volatus Aerospace Corp. to Announce its Q3 2022 Earnings and Host Earnings Call on November 7th

Volatus Aerospace Corp.

Volatus Aerospace Corp. (TSXV: VOL) (OTCQB: VLTTF) ("Volatus" or "the Company"), a global leader in the drone industry, will be announcing its Q3 2022 Earnings on November 7 th before market opening and will host earnings call later that afternoon for investors and stakeholders. Volatus investor relations will host a webinar on Monday, November 7 th at 4:30 PM EST at which time Glen Lynch, Chief Executive Officer, and Abhinav Singhvi, Chief Financial Officer, will review the quarterly results and major milestones with Danielle Gagne, Head of Corporate Communications as moderator. Investors are invited to register for the webinar here. https://us06web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_uAeXAvY2SySzMEJf8FIi5g Audio Replay Options An audio replay of the event will be archived on the Investor Relations page of the company's website here. The condensed consolidated interim financial statements for the three months ended September 30 th, 2022, and associated management discussion and analysis, will be available under the Company's profile on SEDAR at www.sedar.com on November 7 th 2022. This news release is not in any way a substitute for reading those financial statements, including the notes to the financial statements. About Volatus Aerospace: Volatus Aerospace Corp. is a leading provider of integrated drone solutions throughout North America and growing into Latin America and globally. Volatus serves civil, public safety, and defense markets with imaging and inspection, security and surveillance, equipment sales and support, training, as well as R&D, design, and manufacturing. Through our subsidiary, Volatus Aviation, we are introducing green and innovative drone solutions to supplement and replace traditional aircraft and helicopters for long-linear inspections such as pipeline, energy, rail, and cargo services. Volatus is committed to carbon neutrality; the fostering of a safe, equitable and inclusive workplace; and responsible governance. Forward-Looking Information This news release contains statements that constitute “forward-looking information” and “forward-looking statements” within the meaning of applicable securities laws, including statements regarding the plans, intentions, beliefs, and current expectations of the Company with respect to future business activities and operating performance. Often, but not always, forward-looking information and forward-looking statements 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 Company; 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 Company 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 Company, 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 and forward-looking statements reflect the Company’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 commercialization of drone flights beyond visual line of sight and potential benefits to the Company; and meeting the continued listing requirements of the TSXV. Although the Company 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 Company 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. Neither the TSXV nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in the policies of the TSXV) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this news release. Source: Volatus Aerospace Corp. TSXV: VOL Contact Details Abhinav Singhvi +1 514-447-7986 abhinav.singhvi@volatusaerospace.com Company Website https://volatusaerospace.com

October 28, 2022 01:45 PM Eastern Daylight Time

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ROOM WITH A VIEW

Umm Al Quwain Free Trade Zone (UAQ FTZ)

It was not so long ago that the Big American Dream became an alluring symbol of freedom, opportunity, and success for all those who dreamt of making it big in a large, fast-growing economy where entrepreneurship and professional skills got amply rewarded. Large, sprawling offices with plush revolving armchairs, glass doors opening onto busy streets, and big bay windows opening to metropolis views became the telltale symbol of business and professional success as portrayed by the blockbuster Hollywood movies of the 70s and 80s. But those halcyon days are long gone, and the dreams have sobered since. In the cataclysmic upheaval of economies that the world witnessed over the last many decades, the luster and sheen went off the traditional potpourri markets, with migration trends getting reversed, dreams taking on different hues, and paths leading to newer landscapes. With America becoming unachievable for many, and with success and prosperity not a given even for the luckiest, the middle eastern countries were in for their reap. AT A VANTAGE POINT If the gold rush was the tipping point for immigration for America, petroleum turned the tables for the Arab world. The rest, as they say, is history. The strategic location of the Arab world, perched right in the middle of the world’s movement of trade and commerce wasn’t the only reason why it went the aerial route in becoming one of the most sought-after regions in the world to live, work and do business. It was because they wanted people to come. They wanted to attract talent. They wanted industries and cities to be built, assimilate the best of comforts and luxury the world can offer, and businesses to flourish. And indeed, that was what they achieved too, by relentlessly and meticulously chasing their dream of becoming the cultural and commercial capital of the world. THE ROOM WITH A VIEW Today, the old analogy of the room with a view has changed. The view that entrepreneurs and businesses seek today is not of the metropolis through the bay windows, but the immersive experience right from the center of the action, a vantage point from where the whole world can be seen and felt. That is what the United Arab Emirates offers, perched right at the center of the east, west, north, and south. The UAE is the destination of choice for global corporations, entrepreneurs, and startups alike because of favorable tax laws, clean, peaceful, and secure living environments, access to affluent consumers, top-notch infrastructure, speedy development, a tech-savvy workforce, and access to global markets. Welcome to Umm Al Quwain Free Zone, the perfect ecosystem for businesses for whom the room with a global view is integral to success and non-negotiable for those dreaming to make it big. SPRINGBOARD TO SUCCESS For those thinking of expanding their business footprint to other regions of the world, and those thinking of shifting office to a more strategic, favorable, and future-savvy location, there cannot be a better choice than UAQ Free Trade Zone. As an organization directly under the Government of Umm Al Quwain, the UAQ Free Trade Zone combines the UAE advantage with additional benefits of its own for the investors. These include efficient due-diligence processes to help ensure investors set up their businesses fast, where even a physical presence at the Free Zone office is not required, thus helping save on time, cost, and other resources; relentless pursuit of innovation which ensures that the UAQ FTZ infrastructure is constantly upgraded to suit evolving needs of the clients and the market; strategic locational advantages with excellent connectivity to various leading sea and airports of the UAE; suitability to businesses-at-scale as well as emerging ones or startups; adherence to processes and underpinned by transparency as a guiding principle; a holistic approach that caters to all establishment and scale-up requirements of businesses, availability to quality manpower and access to key residential hubs of the country; and the cosmopolitan culture which forms the bedrock of its philosophy as a Free Zone Authority which caters to global citizens. Johnson M George, General Manager of UAQ Free Trade Zone beams as he proudly asserts the distinct advantages that make them different. “We have built our Free Trade Zone from the center outwards, meticulously planning and providing all the things you need to establish, consolidate, scale and succeed for your company. And right at the center of it are our clients. We have the perfect ecosystem to suit all types of entrepreneurs, from those who own global corporates wanting to extend their footprint into one of the most promotive business environments, to those who are shifting from a salaried job or a fresher taking a maiden step into the entrepreneurial world. We are turning into the choicest address for startups of various hues, and our doors are always open and inviting.” LET YOUR DREAMS GROW WINGS WITH UAQ FREE TRADE ZONE The prospect of owning your own company gives a feeling of sheer exhilaration. And why should it not? You invest your time, money, and business skills acquired over life into your own business, and it often becomes a make-or-break moment. What people often overlook is the fact that working for a company and owning one are different ballgames altogether. More often than not, you get rude surprises in terms of cost overshoots, laborious paperwork, regulatory diligence delays, availability of skills and resources, etc. This is where a single-window approach, transparency, dual-licensing framework, etc. become the determinants of success for a startup. UAQ FTZ understands business at various stages of their life and has frameworks suiting each one of them so that success is by design and not by luck. Thus, for businesses who want to make it big with speed, scale, and sustainability in their favor, no other ecosystem provides a room with a better view than UAQ FTZ. Contact Details Umm Al Quwain Free Trade Zone Authority PR & Communications +971 6 764 7272 media@uaqftz.com Company Website https://uaqftz.com/

October 27, 2022 03:31 PM Eastern Daylight Time

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Ready for Ron Sues Federal Election Commission

Ready for Ron

Ready for Ron (RFR), the only credible organization working to draft Governor Ron DeSantis to run for President, filed a lawsuit against the Federal Election Commission (FEC). The action, brought in the U.S. District Court for D.C., follows the FEC issuing an Advisory Opinion to prevent Ready for Ron from sharing with Governor DeSantis the names of those who signed a petition encouraging him to challenge Joe Biden. The lawsuit states in part, “…RFR wishes to provide its signed petition, including names and contact information provided by its signatories, to Governor DeSantis—a traditional form of political expression and association. The Commission has issued an advisory opinion concluding the Federal Election Campaign Act (“FECA”) prohibits RFR from doing so…” Prominent Republican campaign finance attorney Dan Backer recently argued before the FEC and submitted three detailed Public Comments to the FEC supporting Ready for Ron’s request, to share the list of supporters with DeSantis both before and during a potential candidacy – as an act of Constitutionally protected political speech. The arguments cited binding D.C. Circuit Court precedent, legislative history, and the FEC’s own administrative precedents. “The FEC would stop Ready For Ron from sharing a petition – the quintessential form of free speech – unless we also charged for it,” argued Backer. “Act Blue does the same thing we propose – sharing support names and contact information on a vastly larger scale – tens of millions of individuals – while funneling a billion and a half dollars a cycle”. “The FEC is fine with Act Blue doing this to support Biden, as long as money is involved, but when the speech is free or bad for Biden, suddenly it must be suppressed,” Backer continued. The lawsuit further states, “…RFR’s fundamental First Amendment rights to engage in political speech and expressive political association have been violated by the FEC’s response to RFR’s advisory opinion request and the reasonable prospect of prosecution if RFR provides its signed petition to Governor DeSantis…” “We are disappointed some on the FEC are again standing in the way of political speech and freedom of association. Millions of Americans want Ron DeSantis to run. Signing their names to Ready for Ron’s draft petition is the ultimate act of political free speech and association, and there is simply no basis for saying they cannot give those names to the Governor if – and when – he heeds their call and runs. It is disappointing that this litigation is necessary, but we are eager to protect our Free Speech and encourage DeSantis to seek the Presidency. We are confident we will prevail,” Backer continued. “We have before in taking on the FEC, and surely will again.” Since its launch in late May, Ready for Ron has garnered nearly 100,000 petition signers, generated significant media attention, and run hundreds of ads to help convince Ron DeSantis to run for President. Ready for Ron has emerged as the only credible independent organization in support of Ron DeSantis. Americans are encouraged to sign the petition at http://www.ReadyForRon.com to draft Ron DeSantis to run in 2024. ### The lawsuit and exhibits may be found at https://www.readyforron.com/lawsuit/ For more information or to schedule an interview with ‘Ready for Ron’ legal counsel Dan Backer or Lilian Rodríguez-Baz, contact Dan Rene at 202-329-8357 or dan@readyforron.com. Contact Details Ready for Ron Dan Rene +1 202-329-8357 dan@readyforron.com Company Website https://www.readyforron.com/

October 27, 2022 12:21 PM Eastern Daylight Time

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Remotebase raises $2.1M at a $65M valuation as it launches developer hiring platform Talently

Remotebase

Hiring developers has always been a point of contention for businesses and technical recruiters. There’s no definitive verdict on what is the smarter way of hiring the right developer talent while expending a smart budget on it. In addressing this challenge, recruitment marketplace Remotebase is announcing a $2.1Million funding round as it launches the developer hiring tool Talently. The pre-series A was co-led by Indus Valley Capital and Hustlefund Ventures with participation from Soma Capital, Angel Squad, Draper Associates, and Angel investors from Redis and Careem. With this round, Remotebase has raised $2.1Million at a $65 million from investors. Remotebase offers pre-vetted top developer teams of Silicon Valley calibre and ready to operate for any client within 24 hours. To do this, Remotebase onboards the best developers and engineers as part of its focused hiring processes. The new recruitment app from Remotebase, Talently, is its latest proposition to anyone seeking to onboard the best-in-class developer talent. Talently helps developers find top job opportunities while inviting tech recruiters and hiring managers to seek dedicated remote developer teams by exploring more than 60,000+ pre-vetted developer profiles on the go. The app presents the closest match to customer requirements and immediately locks interviews with those developers so that companies can save 100s of hours of their time finding, vetting and hiring the candidates. Qasim Salam, the CEO of Remotebase, said: “Building and scaling our platform from just 11 engineers to now over 60,000+ within 2.5 years has truly been rewarding. With Talently we want to democratize work and enable millions of individuals from emerging countries to have access to the best opportunities in the world.” Hiring developers is challenging for several reasons. According to IDC, a leading market intelligence firm, there is an extremely high global shortage of skilled engineers that will reach up to 4 million developers by 2025. Another issue that intensifies the difficulty of hiring tech talent is the extensive length of the hiring process and its costly budget. According to Workable, hiring a developer usually takes 42 days, which can increase more depending on the candidate's notice period. The worst thing is that if you fail to find the right person, you need to go through the daunting hiring process again. It is where Talently completely changes the game by vetting and onboarding extremely talented developers by industry experts beforehand to eliminate the exhaustive tech hiring culture. Talently has quickly created an extensive talent network of global developers with extraordinary coding skills in 100+ programming languages, including Python, React, JavaScript, Java, Node.js, Android, Swift, PHP, Angular, C#, Ruby, and many more. It is an agile app for hiring exceptional remote developers or finding fully remote developer jobs that fit your talent. Talently will work on a subscription model. Business recruiters can get full access to hundreds of premium developer profiles for a small monthly fee starting at $499. Remotebase was founded by Qasim Asad Salam and Talha Masood, who identified an opportunity to revolutionize the tech hiring process by offering a unique competitive service. Initially, they launched two startups together, a software house and an engineers’ performance tracking system. After Covid changed how people work massively, the founders took it upon themselves to ensure the placement of their engineering teams and started to look for business within their network with an offering of pre-vetted engineers ready to be placed in 24 hours. They started getting positive responses and identified a huge demand for tech talent with minimal hiring time. Fortunately, their previous startup experience had made them experts in finding, hiring, and training software engineers and keeping track of their performance. That’s when things changed for the better, as they decided to scale this up, and the idea of Remotebase was born. The demand for remote tech talent increased tremendously during the pandemic. Soon, Remotebase skyrocketed from having one client to working with several unicorn companies and billion-dollar clients, including Northwestern Mutual, Fireflies.ai, and Fabric. Inc, etc. Since then, Remotebase has grown and now ventured into a diverse portfolio of remote working tools, developer tools, and a tech talent app. Talha Masood, the CTO of Remotebase, said: “We have always believed that talent has no borders, and if opportunities were to be equally shared with everyone across the globe, creating a fast track channel to match opportunities with the best resources, the fusion of skills and ideas will result in a tremendous tech revolution that would elevate the tech industry standards beyond our expectations. Talently is good news for tech recruiters, hiring managers, and CTOs who are constantly on the lookout for hiring the most reliable tech talent and want to avoid the costly hassle of technical assessments.” Based on initial reviews, the app has been received well by the B2B segments, and it looks like it will be a matter of time before Talently becomes the go-to app for tech recruitment across various regions and markets. Tim Draper, an investor in Remotebase, said: "Talently has the potential to become a game-changer in the way tech talent is hired all over the world. It can help both companies and developers surpass geographical constraints and make hiring processes much more efficient. About Remotebase Remotebase is a recruitment marketplace that matches tech companies with the world’s top 1% developer teams, pre-vetted and ready to hire within 24 hours. Their Silicon Valley standardized vetting process provides the finest tech experts with 100+ skills that best fit your timezone and work model, eliminating the highly exhaustive and costly hiring process. By introducing innovative tools like the Talently app, Remotebase is taking the lead in making tech hiring more efficient, economical, and hassle-free. For more information please visit Remotebase or follow via LinkedIn, Instagram and Twitter. Contact Details Remotebase Bilal Mahmood +44 7714 007257 b.mahmood@stockwoodstrategy.com Company Website https://www.remotebase.com/

October 27, 2022 07:00 AM Pacific 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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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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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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