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Alliance Hails the Introduction of a Bipartisan Bill to Establish a Nationally Chartered Private Bank to Boost Infrastructure Investments in the U.S.

Alliance for Financing U.S. Infrastructure

The Alliance for Financing U.S. Infrastructure today praised Reps. Daniel Webster (R-FL) and Colin Allred (D-TX) for introducing bipartisan legislation to create a nationally chartered bank to provide capital for infrastructure projects throughout the United States. The Federal Infrastructure Bank, as it’s called, will receive no federal funds or government guarantees. The bill, “The Federal Infrastructure Bank Act of 2023,” H.R. 490, was introduced and referred to the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, of which both Congressmen are members. J. Patrick Cave, president of the Alliance for Financing U.S. Infrastructure, called the bill “an important milestone on the march to securing the world’s greatest infrastructure for this nation. Infrastructure is not just an economic boon. It boosts national security at a time of heightened threats around the world.” “America’s infrastructure is long overdue for critical repairs and needed advancements,” said Rep. Webster. “This bank will work with state and local partners to facilitate private infrastructure investments, creating a much-needed mechanism for projects to access necessary funding.” "Our rapid growth in Texas requires us to use every tool we can to invest in our infrastructure so our economy can grow an we can remain competitive," said Rep. Allred. "This bipartisan bill will create a national infrastructure bank, modeled after similar banks in states across the country to leverage the private sector to spur sustained, long-term investment to create jobs and help meet our infrastructure needs. I am proud to join my fellow Transportation & Infrastructure Committee colleague Congressman Webster on this bill and look forward to working together to invest in our infrastructure." Even after funding from the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA), the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) estimates that at least another $2 trillion is needed to bring U.S. infrastructure up to acceptable levels – and much more to become the global leader. According to the World Economic Forum, the U.S. ranks 12 th in transportation infrastructure and 23 rd for water and electricity infrastructure. “While federal infrastructure investment is critical,” said Rep. Webster, “the current level of resources from the federal government will not address America’s current infrastructure needs on its own.” The new bank will attract investments from around the world and provide long-term debt financing and loan guarantees for bridges, tunnels, ports, the electric grid, broadband connectivity, energy pipelines and storage facilities, rail, airports, dams, water treatment, and, says the bill, “any other infrastructure project which the Bank identifies as providing a public benefit.” The legislation encourages private investment for initial capitalization of the bank through limited tax incentives. The bill requires that at least 10% of the bank’s loans go to “rural areas.” Loans to any foreign country are prohibited, and China, its Communist Party and military are not permitted to invest. The Federal Reserve will oversee the bank, which will not take deposits or be engaged in any activities beyond infrastructure investment. A major feature of the bank will be working with state infrastructure banks, most of which are now moribund, to invest in worthy projects throughout the nation. “In contrast to other infrastructure bank proposals,” said Cave, “this legislation establishes a nationally chartered bank that is entirely capitalized by private investment, with a board appointed by shareholders and no taxpayer dollars at risk.” The Alliance for Financing U.S. Infrastructure is a 501(c)(6) organization whose role is to support the financing of infrastructure in the United States and to promote the common business interests of businesses that would benefit from increased federal financial support for infrastructure development in the United States.” Contact Details Elizabeth Heaton +1 202-445-9858 elizabeth@eahstrategiesllc.com Jim Glassman +1 202-344-5777 jim@glassmanadv.com

January 31, 2023 12:42 PM Eastern Standard Time

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Entering Its 25th Year, Gary Kompothecras and 1-800-ASK-GARY Remain Focused on Helping Victims and Making a Difference

NetReputation.com

By Adam Petrilli, Founder and CEO at NetReputation For victims of an auto accident, all of the legal and medical jargon associated with their claim or medical diagnosis can be confusing and scary. Fortunately, 1 800 Ask Gary is a free helpline available for those dealing with the aftermath of an auto accident. With a stellar reputation backing its 25 years in business, accident victims can find the answers they need from a service they can trust. The Remarkable History of 1 800 Ask Gary Gary Kompothecras opened a multi-disciplinary medical clinic back in 1996, bringing something entirely new to the process of healing for accident victims. His unique vision led him to invest in more than just the immediate trauma of an injury, bringing on board neurosurgeons, nurse practitioners, radiologists, massage therapists and a number of other medical professionals. Focusing on a broad perspective of healing led Dr. Gary to secure the latest in medical equipment. This reliance on technologically-advanced machines and diagnostics tools allowed the clinic to evaluate injuries and reveal more about a victim more efficiently than what a traditional physical exam would allow. This was a groundbreaking approach to treating accident injuries. The patients receive the highest quality of care from a medical team that relies on their combined experience and the latest tech advancements to diagnose a specific injury. This had a profound impact on the claims process, as prior to this approach, many victims were forced to settle claims on the grounds of a non-specific soft tissue injury. This model of care impacted an accident victim financially, physically and mentally. The Move from Physical Care To 1 800 Ask Gary While the Physican’s Group, LLC made significant progress in providing quality care to accident victims, Dr. Gary realized the services offered weren’t always enough. His model of care of practice became the first of its kind to earn accreditation by the gold standard of excellence in the industry-the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Health Care Organizations- but yet his patients needed something more. Through conversation with his patients, Dr. Gary realized there was a lack of awareness concerning the health care benefits afforded through auto insurance. Dr. Gary realized that many individuals were suffering from pain and injury because these individuals wouldn’t seek help from a medical professional. For many, finances and lack of resources were the primary reasons why. To solve this problem, Dr. Gary established the accident helpline 1 800 Ask Gary. Through one phone call, accident victims could find out their rights and connect with a doctor or lawyer. The launch of this helpline has been incredibly successful, and Dr. Gary trademarked the name to ensure the consistency of the quality care and concern he started the resource with. The Growth of 1 800 Ask Gary Years ago, Dr. Gary’s vision of care and assistance only reached Florida residents. Now, more than 200,000 people across three different states have found help through the hotline. The service costs nothing, and it’s available 24 hours a day, seven days a week to accident victims in Minnesota, Florida and New Mexico. Callers receive information on how to behind their recovery and get connected with the professional services needed to both find healing and financial compensation for their auto accident. More recently, 1 800 Ask Gary announced an expansion of services through the launch of AskGary.com. This is simply an extension of the quality services offered over the last 25 years, and it will allow more individuals to find the answers they need concerning legal and medical support in their geographic area. The Staying Power of 1 800 Ask Gary Accident victims have come to trust Dr. Gary’s brand and approach to quality care. Even as it goes into its 25 th year, 1 800 Ask Gary remains committed to helping accident victims when they need it most. NetReputation.com is an industry-leading online reputation management solutions provider focused on helping businesses and individuals repair, improve, and maintain positive brands on the web. Headquartered in Sarasota, Florida, NetReputation.com utilizes the latest in digital processes and technology to restore online reputations and empower long-term success online. NetReputation was established by online services innovator Adam Petrilli in 2015. This post contains sponsored advertising content. This content is for informational purposes only and not intended to be investing advice. Contact Details Caroline Hunter Caroline@netreputation.com Company Website https://www.netreputation.com/

January 31, 2023 10:28 AM Eastern Standard Time

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NowSecure Launches GovAppDB™ and Threat Assessment Service to Support Federal Mandates for Mobile Security and Privacy

NowSecure

NowSecure, the recognized experts in mobile security and privacy, today announced the NowSecure GovApp solution suite to help federal agencies ensure the mobile apps they use are compliant with upcoming federal mandates. Available exclusively to United States governmental agencies and authorized contractors, the NowSecure GovApp solution suite delivers proactive risk reports, threat assessments and mitigation recommendations to make the federal compliance process easy, efficient and cost effective, so agencies can meet their mandates on time. With over 15 years working with the public sector and employed experts with more than 30 years accumulated experience in federal and security clearance, NowSecure is uniquely positioned to help federal agencies meet compliance requirements of the upcoming federal mandates. Four major U.S. mandates have upcoming deadlines in 2023 for federal agencies and their suppliers to ensure the mobile apps they use are compliant with the principles outlined including: CISA BOD 23-01 - Requires all federal agencies to track vulnerabilities in the iOS and Android mobile apps they use. OMB M-22-18 - Mandates that all federal agencies must self-attest mobile app SBOMs and ensure secure developer practices for all of their software supply chain, including mobile apps. DoD CMMC 2.0 - Provides a framework that includes cyber protection standards to protect the Defense Industrial Base (DIB) from damage by advanced persistent threats (APTs) including mobile apps. DoD SP NIST 800-171 - Provides proof of controls for secure data management & privacy including mobile apps. Every U.S. federal agency uses commercial mobile apps from the Apple App Store™ and Google Play™ and now must track the vulnerabilities and SBOMs for all those mobile apps in key scenarios, including: Bring Your Own Devices (BYOD) that connect to a government network and include connected Bring Your Own Apps (BYOA). Commercial mobile apps that access, collect and transmit government data. Federal contractors developing or providing mobile apps to government agencies. Developers of commercial mobile apps sold to government agencies. U.S. agencies need to ensure they meet all these mandates and deadlines or otherwise risk non-compliance with federal regulations, leaving their agencies, employees and citizens at risk of a mobile app breach with potential national security ramifications. “Software supply chain risk poses one of the biggest threats to national security today,” said NowSecure CEO Alan Snyder. “As deadlines approach for these mandates, it is imperative that federal agencies have a complete understanding of what the mobile apps they use are doing to ensure that they are fully compliant. Given the volume of mobile apps and the rate of change, manual testing is not remotely feasible due to time and cost limitations. The NowSecure GovApp solution suite offers an easy, on-demand and cost-effective solution that agencies need to comply with the various regulations about to take effect.” NowSecure GovApp DB™ is an on-demand database of commercial mobile app risk reports and SBOMs for the most popular mobile apps utilized by the federal government. The NowSecure GovApp DB™ is built on an automated analysis engine and provides continuously updated reports that include mobile app metadata, vulnerability and privacy data, risk scores and compliance information plus SBOMs updated for each new mobile app release. Rather than manually testing every mobile app and each new mobile app release, security and compliance teams using NowSecure GovAppDB™ can automatically receive updated analysis every time the mobile app changes. These reports enumerate vulnerabilities such as unencrypted credentials UID/PWD, unencrypted data transmission, improperly stored sensitive data, trackable GEO location, insecure third-party libraries, insecure authentication and biometrics, disabled native mobile OS security APIs, weak cryptography and data transmission to nations of interest. With NowSecure GovApp Threat Assessment Service, agencies can additionally receive expert threat analysis and consultation of the top mobile apps they specifically use across their work streams. The annual professional service pairs a federal agency with a NowSecure expert to inventory the top mobile apps deployed across all employee-connected and agency-owned devices and analyze them for mobile app supply chain risk and federal mandate compliance. Agencies will then receive comprehensive threat assessment documentation outlining the risk and compliance posture across their mobile portfolio with actionable recommendations to help meet vulnerability reporting requirements and supply chain management requirements, protecting mobile users and improving national security. The NowSecure GovApp solution suite joins the industry’s only full suite of mobile app security solutions from NowSecure including NowSecure Platform for automated security testing, NowSecure Workstation kit for pen tester productivity, NowSecure Supply Chain Risk Management, NowSecure expert Mobile Pen Testing as a Service (PTaaS), and NowSecure Academy training courseware for dev and security teams. Built on a foundation of standards and automation, NowSecure empowers organizations to deliver the most secure mobile apps faster and continuously monitor their mobile app supply chains for risk at a lower cost. Dozens of federal agencies from the Department of Defense to the Department of Justice to the intelligence community entrust NowSecure to assess the security and privacy of mobile apps, train developers about secure coding, pinpoint risks in the mobile app supply chain and achieve NIAP compliance. To learn more about how the NowSecure GovApp solution suite can ensure federal agencies are mandate compliant, sign up for a demo here. For a deeper dive, join us on February 16 at 11 a.m. EST for the Carahsoft Mobile Mandates: NowSecure GovApp Threat Assessment Service Webinar. Aligned with this launch, NowSecure CEO Alan Snyder will participate in a panel at the 2023 Carahsoft National Cyber Innovation Forum in partnership with Microsoft and Forescout, where he will discuss securing software development and the software supply chain. About NowSecure: As the recognized experts in mobile security and privacy, NowSecure protects the global mobile app economy and safeguards the data of millions of mobile app users. Built on a foundation of standards, NowSecure empowers the world’s most demanding private and public sector organizations with security automation to release and monetize 30% faster, reduce testing and delivery costs by 30% and reduce appsec risk by 40%. Only NowSecure offers a full solution suite of continuous security testing for DevSecOps, mobile app supply-chain monitoring, expert mobile pen testing as a Service (PTaaS) and training courseware. NowSecure actively contributes and supports the mobile security open-source community, standards and certification including OWASP MASVS, ADA MASA, NIAP and is recognized by IDC, Gartner, Deloitte Fast 500, and TAG Cyber. Contact Details Hannah LaCorte +1 202-240-7611 press@nowsecure.com Company Website https://www.nowsecure.com/

January 31, 2023 09:00 AM Eastern Standard Time

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Profit.co announces $11M funding as it continues to help enterprises drive successful business outcomes through it’s OKR based execution platform

Profit.co

The bridge between a business strategy and successful execution is something that all businesses are focussed on. Yet 60% stumble on this path (according to Gartner) because of gaps in their ability to execute. To support businesses on their journey, Profit.co which is laser focussed on Objectives and Key Results (OKRs) metrics is announcing a $11M funding round to grow their team and product around the world. The funding round was led by Elevation Capital. Founded by Bastin Gerald in 2018, Profit.co is a platform that enables OKR planning, review, and execution because it’s people that drive strategies to ensure businesses steer a stable course on their successful execution. OKRs is a goal setting framework pioneered by Intel and used by organizations to define, measure, and track outcomes. Profit.co’s OKRs help teams bridge the gap between strategy and execution. Today, companies manage their strategy delivery and execution on spreadsheets, presentation slides or at stretch by way of a project management software but these means remain disconnected with what’s happening in the engine of the business. As a business grows this approach lacks the flexibility and integration with their wider enterprise stack like Slack, Jira, Salesforce, Hubspot, Oracle and true alignment mechanisms that streamline strategic execution. Bastin Gerald is an industry veteran with a wide spanning experience of working in startups to enterprise businesses like Oracle. Bastin Gerald, founder and CEO of Profit.co said “Business leaders struggle to see and action cross-functional dependencies between key results, thus making leaders more reactive and restricting the success rate of the company’s priority initiatives. Profit.co seamlessly integrates individual employee success with business strategy to ensure that OKR setting is a reliable and value additive exercise for organizations.” ”The biggest concern for businesses that use suboptimal solutions to navigate the growth journey is that they don’t have an eyeline into the levers of their success, the people working on projects. OKR use is widespread and we are helping business owners capture the true essence of what is working and what needs supercharging. Our insights are not just dynamic but showcase how they trend over time and in real time”. Akarsh Shrivastava, Principal, Elevation Capital said “OKR as a philosophy has been appreciated across the globe and has seen strong tailwinds. The challenge though always has been with execution, with a lot of programs failing because they are not implemented well or for the want of a good product. Bastin and team with their deep experience in the space, have created an offering to bridge this gap. Profit’s deep product, coupled with the implementation muscle have forged several stories of strong impact on their customers across US, India and EMEA. What further excited us was the type of Customer NPS, scale and growth they have been able to achieve with very limited capital. We are super excited to partner with Bastin and team.” Profit.co provides the functionality that traditional, ad hoc solutions lack for a business to execute its strategy. It does so by not just focusing on OKR creation, but also on tracking their success and by providing real time visibility to leaders to reorient and redirect their teams as needed. Profit.co provides an enterprise-class SaaS application for companies to define,manage and execute their goals. Companies and teams can define their goals as OKRs and manage their collaborative execution through the full life cycle of OKRs. Quarterly goals (OKRs) can be broken down to daily “Tasks'' and managed through our “Task management” application. Profit.co also provides “Employee Development” and “Employee Engagement” modules to facilitate the people processes in achievement of goals. The company has seen strong traction in recent times, having grown 9X+ in ARR over the past 2 years. It currently has thousands of customers across 25 countries, spanning sectors such as Financial Services, Telecom, Manufacturing, Consumer, Retail, Services, Not-for-Profits, technology and government organizations. Their clients include 70 Fortune 500 companies and feature marquee names such as Deckers Brands, Sandvik, Deriv, Open Government (Singapore) and Phoenix Rescue Mission among others. About Profit.co Founded in 2018,Profit.co, HQ in Fremont, California, USA, is an enterprise OKR platform, integrated with Task Management. With its easy-to-use UI, Profit.co enables businesses to practice OKRs at every level of the organization.Profit.co has been recently recognized by Capterra (from Gartner) with a rare 100/100 score for Customer Support. About Elevation Capital Elevation Capital is a leading venture capital firm which provides seed and early stage capital for emerging companies in India. Elevation Capital has been investing in India since 2002 deploying almost $2 billion of capital in over 150 companies. The firm announced its eighth pool of capital of $670 million in April 2022. The firm is led by Co-Managing Partners Ravi Adusumalli and Mukul Arora, along with three Managing Directors Mridul Arora, Deepak Gaur and Mayank Khanduja. The firm has invested in over 150 companies across Consumer Internet, SaaS, Fintech, Consumer Brands, Edtech, Healthtech and Web3/Crypto, and has offices in Bengaluru, Gurgaon and Salt Lake City. Contact Details Profit.co Bilal Mahmood +44 7714 007257 b.mahmood@stockwoodstrategy.com Company Website https://www.profit.co/

January 31, 2023 09:00 AM Eastern Standard Time

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Workforce Study: Is Going Independent the Secret to Getting More Out of Life?

MBO Partners

While the world has seemed in a never ending state of flux, life goals for US workers are surprisingly familiar, according to a new study from MBO Partners. The Life Goals study, released today shows that family time, leading a fulfilling life, and getting the most out of life are most important for traditional workers and independent workers. However, when it comes to meeting those goals, there are differences between independent and traditional workers. Independent workers outperform other workers in many categories but when it comes to being on track for retirement, almost half of workers report being successful compared to 41% of independent workers. “Our State of Independence has found that independents tend to be happier and healthier than their traditionally employed counterparts, but with this new look at Life Goals, it proves that going independent is better for one’s life overall,” said Miles Everson, CEO, MBO Partners. “The Great Realization is unequivocally here, and it’s time for enterprises to really get serious about considering independent professionals in their workforce strategic planning.” The past few years broadly reset many people’s life clocks, and, as a result, better work-life balance, the ability to pursue passions, and even health and wellness are taking center stage as top priorities. The Life Goals research shows that US workers’ top three stated life goals are: spending enough time with their family, leading a fulfilling life, and getting the most out of life. Independent workers report greater success at leading a fulfilling life, 61% versus 54% for traditional workers; leading a fulfilling life, 61% versus 54% for traditional workers and getting the most out of life, 57% compared to 52% of traditional workers. As companies grapple with quiet quitting, return to office and loud layoffs, the Life Goals study delivers insight into what matters to workers beyond benefits and compensation. The top 3 goals have an underlying foundation of time. Companies can support employees' life goals with work policies that give them time to spend with family, pursue passions and get the most out of life. This may mean modifying company culture around off-hours work and communication, adopting flexible schedules, or instituting digital nomad policies. To obtain a copy of the full Life Goals research brief, please visit http://bit.ly/3kMJ9E7 About MBO Partners®​ MBO Partners is a direct sourcing platform that enables enterprises and independents to work efficiently together. Its unmatched experience and industry leadership enable it to operate on the forefront of the independent economy and consistently advance the next way of working. For more information, visit​ ​mbopartners.com. Contact Details Words For Hire for MBO Partners Karen Swim +1 586-461-2103 pr@mbopartners.com Company Website https://mbopartners.com

January 31, 2023 09:00 AM Eastern Standard Time

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Volatus Aerospace Completes Acquisition of Empire Drone in New York

Volatus Aerospace Corp.

Volatus Aerospace Corp. (TSXV: VOL) (OTCQB: VLTTF) ("Volatus" or "the Company") is pleased to announce that it has finalized the arms-length acquisition of New York based Empire Drone Company LLC. The acquisition, first announced November 28 th, 2022, provides Volatus with expanded distribution for drone technologies in the American Market and a corresponding increase in gross margin performance for all US sales. “The addition of this company adds approximately $2.3M in trailing proforma revenue with an estimated 7% proforma EBITDA,” said Abhinav Singhvi, Chief Financial Officer for Volatus Aerospace. “The ability to support our US sales with domestic inventory and support is also expected to improve general gross margin, inventory turnover, and make our logistics management more efficient.” Under the terms of the agreement, Volatus will purchase 100% of the company for a cash consideration USD$300,000 on Closing; (ii) issuance of 721,538 common shares at a deemed price of CDN$0.65 per common share on closing; and (iii) subject to certain revenue milestones 12 months after closing, issue up to an additional 721,538 common shares at a deemed floor price of CDN$0.65 per common share or 30 days VWAP on first anniversary from closing, whichever is higher. Volatus Aerospace distributes products and services in Canada under the Volatus Aerospace, OmniView Tech, MVT Geo-solutions, Canadian Air National, and Synergy Aviation brands; in the USA under the Volatus Aerospace USA, ConnexiCore, and Empire Drone Brands; in South America under the Volatus Aerospace LATAM brands; and in European Markets under the Volatus Aerospace UK, and iRed Remote Sensing brands. *Non-IFRS measure. Earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization ("EBITDA") should not be construed as alternatives to comprehensive loss or income determined in accordance with IFRS. EBITDA does not have any standardized meaning under IFRS and, therefore, may not be comparable to similar measures presented by other issuers. The Company defines EBITDA as IFRS net loss excluding interest expense, depreciation and amortization expense. The Company believes that EBITDA is a meaningful financial metric as it measures cash generated from operations which the Company can use to fund working capital requirements, service future interest and principal debt repayments and fund future growth initiatives. 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

January 31, 2023 07:43 AM Eastern Standard Time

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Federal Government Adoption of NCMA Contracting Standard Will Ease Staffing Shortages and Improve Training

National Contract Management Association

U.S. government agencies will be better able to address contracting staffing shortages, and contracting professionals will be better trained now that all civilian agencies have adopted the National Contract Management Association (NCMA) Contract Management Standard™ (CMS™). The U.S. Office of Federal Procurement Policy (OFPP) announced January 19 that the NCMA CMS ™ will become the foundation of a new contracting training system for all civilian agencies effective February 1, 2023. Adoption of the American National Standard Institute (ANSI)-approved CMS™, means the new Federal Acquisition Certification in Contracting (FAC-C) (Professional) program matches the DoD’s, allowing seamless mobility between DoD and other agencies. “NCMA celebrates the increase in talent mobility in government that will come through adoption of our CMS™,” said NCMA Chief Executive Officer Kraig Conrad. “Our members invested considerable resources to achieve ANSI approval of our standard and accreditation of our certifications. We are proud that the federal government recognizes their power." “The next step is for government to increase talent mobility with industry by accepting NCMA certifications. There certainly is precedent in government’s acceptance of other professional certifications for program management, accounting, and finance,” Conrad added. In a January 19 memo, Lesley A. Field, Deputy Administrator for Federal Procurement Policy said the FAC-C (Professional) is “designed to attract more people into the contracting workforce from a variety of sources – colleges, industry, internal candidates from other functions, and state and local governments.” Contracting training is “critical to the success of important public priorities, such as advancing equity, promoting sustainability, increasing domestic sourcing, and ensuring our supply chains and cyber assets are secure,” Field observed in her memo to chief acquisition officers and senior procurement executives. The ANSI approved 3rd Edition of the NCMA CMS™ is recognized globally as the preeminent standard in the profession. It is the basis of NCMA’s ANSI National Accreditation Board (ANAB) accredited Certified Contract Management Associate (CCMA) certification; one of three ANAB accredited contracting certifications offered by NCMA. ### The National Contract Management Association (NCMA), founded in 1959, is the world’s leading association in the contract management field. With more than 18,000 members, NCMA is dedicated to the professional growth and educational advancement of procurement and acquisition personnel worldwide. NCMA strives to serve and inform the profession in government and industry by offering opportunities for open exchange of ideas in neutral forums. To learn more, please visit ncmahq.org. Contact Details National Contract Management Association Dominick Belfiore, Director of Operations and Special Projects +1 571-382-1121 dominick.belfiore@ncmahq.org Company Website https://www.ncmahq.org/

January 30, 2023 09:30 AM Eastern Standard Time

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Cadan Technologies, a Futuris Brand, Discusses Corporate Update and Outlook for 2023

FUTURIS CO.

McapMediaWire -- Futuris Company (OTC: FTRS ), a Human Capital Management (HCM) company focused on areas such as Staffing, Consulting, and Tech Services, provides its shareholders with an update on Cadan Technologies. Cadan Technologies, a leading managed IT, security, IT staffing, and IT hardware and Software provider has introduced Siris Datto Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery to its IT services portfolio. SIRIS is fundamentally different than traditional backup and recovery solutions. Utilizing a cloud-first approach, Cadan Technologies can now offer our clients an all-in-one solution that incorporates local backup and recovery with a secure, cloud-based repository and full disaster recovery in the cloud. All of this is administered from a cloud portal that allows Cadan and our clients to view, manage and recover client data from a single interface. “All of us at Cadan Technologies are pleased to bring Siris Datto Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery Services to our current and future managed IT services clients. This is another excellent example of our enduring commitment to bringing organizations of all types and sizes best in class tools and services that meet their IT management and security needs” – Charles LeVoir, President Cadan Technologies. In 2022 Cadan Technologies revenue reached 15.3 million with gross profits of 3.7 million with strong sales in IT hardware and software and robust managed IT and Security services revenue. Cadan introduced key value-added services to its portfolio of Managed IT and Security Services including Managed Security Operations services, Backup & Disaster Recovery Services, Multi-Factor Authentication Services, and Email Security Services. Cadan Technologies is poised to continue to evolve consistent with our unfailing dedication to bringing organizations of all types and sizes the best-in-class tools and services to meet their IT management and security needs. We encourage shareholders to continually visit our website and social media platforms for updates. Website: www.futuris.company Twitter: www.twitter.com/futuriscompany About Futuris Company Futuris is a Human Capital Management (HCM) company focused on Executive Search, Staffing, Consulting services and Tech Services specializing in verticals such as Medical, Accounting/Finance, Information Technology, Recruitment Process Outsourcing (RPO), and Legal. The Company is committed to building a global HCM company through highly targeted and accretive acquisitions and operational efficiencies. For more information, please visit http://futuris.company/. Contact Information: Futuris Company Preya Narain Email: info.it@futuris.company About Cadan Technologies Cadan Technologies began in 1992, as a small value-added reseller. Marking a milestone for Cadan Technologies, we brought to market our world class Cadan Technologies Managed IT Services offerings. The tie between service desk, onsite resources, 4-hour onsite support, cloud solutions and full lifecycle management completed the vision set out years ago by leadership. Cadan Technologies provides brand name computer hardware, software, and services. As a solution provider, we can offer a wide range of software, from productivity to security, cloud solutions and more. All Cadan Technologies resources are staffed in the US, all outsourced resources are staffed in the countries they work within. Our experts design, integrate, deploy, and maintain technology solutions for maximum productivity and minimum downtime. Website: www.cadan.com Twitter: www.twitter.com/cadan_tech LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/cadan-technologies CONTACT INFORMATION: Cadan Technologies Charles LeVoir 651-456-5760 sales@cadan.com Forward-Looking Statements Certain statements contained in this press release are "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995, including, without limitation, anything relating or referring to future financial results and plans for future business development activities, and are thus prospective. Forward-looking statements are inherently subject to risks and uncertainties, some of which cannot be predicted or quantified based on current expectations. Such risks and uncertainties include, without limitation, the ability to successfully integrate acquired companies, overall economic conditions, the ability to find qualified personnel, and the ability to find new clients. We have based these forward-looking statements largely on our current expectations and projections about future events and financial trends affecting the financial condition of our business and although the Company believes that the expectations reflected in such forward-looking statements are reasonable, it can give no assurance that such expectations will prove to have been correct. Consequently, future events and actual results could differ materially from those set forth in, contemplated by, or underlying the forward-looking statements contained herein. The Company undertakes no obligation to publicly release statements made to reflect events or circumstances after the date hereof. Contact Details Futuris Company Preya Narain info.it@futuris.company Cadan Technologies Charles LeVoir +1 651-456-5760 sales@cadan.com Company Website http://futuris.company/

January 27, 2023 09:00 AM Eastern Standard Time

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Starstream Entertainment Launches into 2023 While Anticipating Record Breaking 2022 Financials

Starstream Entertainment, Inc.

McapMediaWire -- Starstream Entertainment Inc.'s (OTC Pink: SSET ) wholly owned subsidiary, Facetime Consulting and Promotions (Facetime), a premier provider of event staffing, on-demand promotional marketing and brand ambassador services, is pleased to announce that Company is expecting to report record revenues which are anticipated to top $3 million in the Company’s 2022 Annual Report. While year-end financials are being completed for the Company’s upcoming Annual Report, during the 3 rd Quarter the Company recorded Total Revenues of $2,179,408 which was a year-to-year increase of over 199% compared to the same 9 months of 2021. The Company wrapped up a stellar 2022 and looks forward to a banner 2023. The Company is also happy to report that the total shares outstanding remained unchanged during 2022. The outstanding share count on January 1, 2022, was 140,010,196 with only 84,186,162 shares in the public float and on December 31, 2022 both the total shares outstanding and the public float remained unchanged. Carla Rissell, President of SSET stated, “I attribute this growth to the hard work and dedication of our team; our Company’s core values and our ability to pivot and adapt in an ever-evolving environment. We are focused on servicing our clients as well as providing and increasing shareholder value. I fully understand that the market as a whole in the OTC was very rough during 2022 for investors, it is our hope that Starstream will become better noticed for our continued growth and keen stewardship of preserving shareholder value. The Company increased cash on hand and assets throughout 2022 with zero dilution.” Early in 2022 the Company raised rates across the board which allowed the Company to attract and retain the best quality staff in an extremely tough labor market to allow Facetime to continue to provide exceptional service to our clients. The Company’s bookings and referrals of new business continued to grow throughout 2022 and we anticipate continued growth in 2023. Senior Management at several of the Company’s largest billing customers recognize that Starstream and Facetime’s strong financial position and wherewithal has allowed the Company to provide superior service of their accounts and brands and are actively seeking to partner with Facetime to help grow market share for their brands. Early in 2022 the Company thru its Facetime division added a wearables and promotional giveaway production division which is adding additional revenue and contributing directly to the Company’s profitability and bottom line. The Company is intently focused on continued growth and expansion in 2023. Starstream Entertainment Inc., through its wholly owned subsidiary, Facetime Consulting and Promotions LLC ("FCP"), is primarily focused in the on-demand event staffing industry. The primary placements that FCP makes are to companies in the consumer goods industry. Facetime specializes in brand ambassadors, event staffing, atmosphere models, print and electronic media as well as staffing for all levels of the beverage and consumer goods industry. We provide staffing for all levels across industries we serve, including regional to C-Level, offering everything from promotional models to enhanced brand ambassador services and administrative services including field marketing, sales, brand management, and even promotional vehicle programs. Follow us on: Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/facetimepromotions/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/StarstreamEnt Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/FacetimePromo Safe Harbor: This Press Release contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933 and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. These forward-looking statements are based on the current plans and expectations of management and are subject to a number of uncertainties and risks that could significantly affect the Company's current plans and expectations, as well as future results of operations and financial condition. A more extensive listing of risks and factors that may affect the Company's business prospects and cause actual results to differ materially from those described in the forward-looking statements can be found in the reports and other documents filed by the company with the Securities and Exchange Commission and OTC Markets, Inc. OTC Disclosure and News Service. The Company undertakes no obligation to publicly update or revise any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise. CONTACT: Starstream Entertainment, Inc. https://www.facetimepromo.com/ Carla Rissell, CEO investorinfo@facetimepromo.com 833-422-7300 - Investor Relations: Ext. 700 Contact Details Starstream Entertainment, Inc. Carla Rissell, CEO +1 833-422-7300 investorinfo@facetimepromo.com Company Website https://www.facetimepromo.com/

January 26, 2023 02:00 PM Eastern Standard Time

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