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Style by Magda Launches Brand New Website Featuring Expanded Interior Design Services and Lifestyle Blog

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Style by Magda, a brand celebrated for its fusion of classic elegance and contemporary trends, is excited to announce the launch of its newly redesigned website, stylebymagda.com. The updated site enhances user experience, spotlights Magda’s comprehensive interior design services, and features her popular blog covering fashion, beauty, travel, and interior design. A Fresh Digital Experience The new website represents a pivotal moment for Style by Magda, aiming to provide an engaging and user-friendly online environment. Visitors can easily navigate through the site to explore Magda’s diverse offerings and stay informed about the latest lifestyle trends. “I'm thrilled to unveil our brand new website, which aligns with our dedication to innovation and customer satisfaction,” said Magda Callery, Founder and Creative Director of Style by Magda. Expanded Interior Design Services The redesigned website prominently features an expanded section dedicated to interior design services. Potential clients can explore Magda’s range of offerings, including personalised consultations, project management, and bespoke solutions for both residential and commercial spaces. An interactive portfolio highlights previous projects, illustrating Magda’s unique ability to create stylish and functional environments. Magda’s Blog Magda’s blog has been a favourite among followers, and the new website enhances this experience. The blog covers a broad spectrum of topics including fashion, beauty, travel, and interior design, providing readers with expert advice, tips, and insights. Visitors can delve into articles about the latest fashion trends, travel destinations, beauty routines, and home decor ideas, all curated by Magda. Key Features of the New Website 1. Enhanced User Experience: The site boasts a sleek, modern design and improved navigation, ensuring a smooth browsing experience on both desktop and mobile devices. 2. Interactive Portfolio: The interior design section includes an interactive portfolio that showcases Magda’s work, offering inspiration and ideas for prospective clients. 3. Comprehensive Services: Detailed descriptions of interior design services, along with an easy-to-use contact form for consultation requests, simplify the process for clients to engage with Magda’s expertise. 4. Engaging Blog Content: The blog is regularly updated with articles that keep readers informed and inspired, featuring categories on fashion, beauty, travel, and interior design. 5. Secure Shopping Experience: For those looking to purchase Magda’s curated collections, the website offers a secure and convenient checkout process with multiple payment options. Commitment to Sustainability Style by Magda maintains a strong commitment to sustainability in both fashion and interior design. The website includes dedicated sections outlining the brand’s eco-friendly practices and ethical sourcing, encouraging customers to make conscious and responsible choices. Special Launch Promotions To celebrate the launch, Style by Magda is offering special promotions, including discounts on interior design consultations and selected products. New newsletter subscribers will also receive an exclusive welcome discount. About Style by Magda Founded by Magda Callery, Style by Magda combines timeless elegance with contemporary trends across fashion and interior design. Magda is renowned for her work at the Cross Keys in Newbury, from decorating the interior to transforming the beer garden with stunning upcycled cable reels. Explore the New Website Magda invites everyone to visit the newly redesigned website at stylebymagda.com to discover the expanded interior design services, enjoy engaging blog content, and shop the latest collections. Contact Details Style By Magda Magda Callery hello@stylebymagda.com Company Website https://www.stylebymagda.com

July 18, 2024 09:36 AM Eastern Daylight Time

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Avenue Z Promotes Nneka Etoniru to Executive Vice President of Global Brand Strategy

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Avenue Z, a media and technology company driving influence for clients across all channels, announces the appointment of Nneka Etoniru as its EVP, Global Brand Strategy. Etoniru brings nearly 15 years of experience in press and communications, helping clients elevate their brand positioning, navigate crises and manage their reputation. She has a track record of delivering successful campaigns and taking companies public from a communications perspective. With this appointment, she will oversee the full breadth of Brand Strategy across Avenue Z and offer strategic counsel to ultimately help clients increase revenue and protect their reputations. "Nneka has consistently demonstrated her ability to excel in high-stakes situations. From our initial strategic discussions, it was evident she would play a pivotal role in Avenue Z's expansion of services that drive influence across channels. During our recent unification, she took the lead in aligning our brand portfolio, and her expertise in Crisis Communications and Branding has become fundamental to our core competencies,” stated Jeffrey Herzog, Chairman and CEO of Avenue Z. “ Nneka's elevation to EVP of Global Brand Strategy is a natural progression and reflects her significant contributions to our organization." At Avenue Z, she is the head of the New York office, manages publicly listed companies and counsels visionary founders. Her clients include technology brands like Better.com, the mortgage lender with $100 billion of funded loans, where she has overseen campaigns such as the launch of the world’s first One Day Mortgage(™) as well as Equity Unlocker, which empowers Amazon employees to use equity as collateral for home buying. Her other clients have included Easterly Government Properties (NYSE: DEA), which acquires, develops and manages mission-critical commercial properties leased to the U.S. Government, and private equity firms like Recharge Capital, whose investments in women’s health include backers like Thiel, Shamrock Capital and the Olayan family office. “Our team is made better with Nneka’s impressive background,” says Jess Dalziel, Chief Client Officer at Avenue Z. "Her unique experience managing complex projects positions Avenue Z as matter experts across multiple industries, and her ability to provide our clients with strong strategic counsel will continue to set our offerings apart." Before joining Avenue Z, Etoniru was a Senior Director at FTI Consulting working with clients like Mastercard, Kraken, IFM Investors and Voyager Space. Previously, she led communications at fintech startups like IMTC, where she helped launch the rebrand of IMTC (formerly CBXmarket) with the CSO and COO and oversaw all PR and marketing streams. Prior to making her mark as a strategic communications expert, Etoniru was a financial journalist at REDD Intelligence, covering emerging markets. Etoniru earned a bachelor's degree in Political Science and Spanish from New York University and a Wharton certificate in fintech. In 2023, she was recognized among Crain’s Notable Leaders in Advertising, Marketing and PR award recipients. Avenue Z is a media and technology company breaking traditional boundaries between marketing, advertising and PR to increase client revenue and elevate their reputation. From the Wall Street Journal to TikTok, PR to social and search, we create narratives that drive commerce, connections, and conversion, across all channels. With experts, tech and teams based in New York, Boston, Orlando, Miami and global reach - we drive influence. Visit www.avenuez.com Contact Details Avenue Z Madeleine Worrall +1 817-808-1521 madeleine.worrall@avenuez.com Company Website https://avenuez.com/

July 18, 2024 09:16 AM Eastern Daylight Time

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Mercury/13 & F.C. Como Women Reimagines Women's Football with New Elevated Brand Identity Targeting Female Audience

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Lake Como, Italy, July 18th, 2024 - ( 500NewsWire ) -- Ahead of the start of the 24/25 Serie A Femminile Ebay season, F.C. Como Women, Mercury/13 ’s inaugural portfolio club, is thrilled to unveil its new brand identity. This game-changing rebranding effort, led by Communion Studio, aims to build F.C. Como Women into the world’s preeminent premium brand with a mission to captivate and inspire a global female audience. A New Era in Women’s Football Building a brand that transcends football and articulating a shared mindset that is easy to relate to, was fundamental. Being a woman playing professional football is a brave, and often impossible accomplishment of its own, and we believe it should be a symbol of resilience, celebration and acknowledgment of ambitious women aiming to achieve the impossible in other arenas, too. “This exciting brand unveil is in line with Mercury/13’ s mission to bring football to the other half of the world,” said Victoire Cogevina Reynal, co-founder and co-CEO of the club’s parent company. “I grew up loving football, but never felt it was built for me. A century later in football, this new brand is purpose-built for us. I hope the FCCW crest becomes a global emblem representative of the unimaginable things we can achieve as women despite the odds being stacked against us. Our players are a daily reminder of this, this club is a daily reminder of this… it's ultimately a shared feeling that transcends football”. From its inception, Mercury/13 proposed an innovative approach that breaks all the rules of a traditional football club. Women playing at the highest level of professional football begs for a fresh approach, and a tailored strategy. The new brand identity is designed to resonate with a female audience that values gender equality, acknowledging and celebrating a world where women are empowered. Andy Harvey, co-founder of Communion Studio: “ F.C. Como Women is a project we instantly wanted to work on, the ambitions and energy to make tangible change were so clear. We embraced the challenge of intentionally expanding the audience for football in one of the most fanatical parts of the world for the men's game by creating a brand that had crossover appeal, at home in Como, and in wardrobes of cool people following the club from anywhere.” The New Brand Identity “The new identity intentionally breaks from the past, and without a legacy, we become free to design a brand that only looks forward,” states Nancy Hensley who led the project for Mercury/13. New codes for a new chapter in the Women’s game. The colours were purposefully brought back to white and black, to purify and step away from the patterns and stripes that other Italian teams often adopt. The crest was inspired by conversations about the power of timeless monograms and symbols. Details in the design reference reflections on the lake and the textile weaving that the region is known for. Inspired by the storied past and iconic status of our home city of Como, F.C. Como Women stands as one of the only independent clubs in the Italian top flight. From our bold, fashion-inspired monogram to our classic block monochrome colours, our design dares to be different, creating new visual codes for the women's game. Brand Truths We play with heart and humility. Our players deliver passion-fueled performances with an uncharacteristic humility that is rare in professional athletes. An underdog with main character energy. Every time we step on a field, we are by definition the challenger, but that doesn’t stop us from showing up ready to fight for our spot. We are legacy-makers carving our own path. In a league filled with century-old football heritage, we proudly represent the future of the women’s game, redefining what's possible every day. Our dreams transcend football. This is more than just a football club; it’s a symbol of recognition and celebration of women who dare to do the impossible. The Power of Partnership We are big believers in building partnerships where we see a natural alignment of values. As one of the only women’s football clubs in Italy, we represent the future and want to build on an ambitious vision that has been resonating with many potential sponsors (national and international). We have thoughtfully approached the market with a new perspective seeking founding partners, not just sponsors - structuring our commercial packages to reflect this new model. Brands that have been a natural fit are predominantly in the beauty and fashion realm, a sector that has only recently seen the opportunity in women’s sports. These sectors have historically serve a female audience, and through this type of partnership they see an opportunity to walk the talk by empowering women on a whole other level. Later this summer we will be announcing our technical sponsor and several other partners that have already committed to the club, in search for a brighter, better future. To our fans, old and new Starting this month, fans will encounter a new website and redesigned social media channels that reflect this new identity. For more information, please visit our website at www.comowomen.it or contact us at press@mercury13.com ++ About F.C. Como Women S.S.D F.C Como Women was founded in 2020 by President Stefano Verga under the sporting title of Riozzese Como. However, the roots of women's football in Como trace back to 1997 with the establishment of Como 2000, evolving into A.C.F. Como. In 2020, they couldn’t register for the championship, opening the door for the new Riozzese Como, the club became the current F.C. Como Women and went on to secure every category promotion until achieving a historic jump to Serie A, the female Italian first division, in 2021/22. This notable achievement coincided with the inaugural season of professionalism in Italian women's football. Now, F.C. Como Women stands as one of the only independent women’s football teams in the Serie A Femminile. In addition to the first team's success, FC Como Women encompasses a thriving youth academy, including U19, U17, U15, U12, and U11 categories. In March of 2024, in a landmark deal, Mercury/13 - a women’s football multi-club ownership group led by Victoire Cogevina Reynal and Mario Malavé - acquired a controlling stake in F.C. Como Women, partnering with club to write a new chapter in Women’s Football. About Mercury/13 Mercury/13 is a multi-club ownership group focused on acquiring controlling stakes in professional women's football teams in Europe. The group aims to invest 100 million dollars in women’s football over the coming years. The vision is to become the industry standard of women’s football ownership, by identifying and investing in the next decade’s super clubs and fueling their commercial power to attract a massive, yet underserved, market: women. The group's acquisition strategy is based on the fundamental principle that women's football is a different game, and fans want a different experience. Led by Victoire Cogevina Reynal and Mario Malavé the group is made up of seasoned executives with successful track records in sport, investment, and technology. The founding team is positioned with unique backgrounds, experience, and skills to become the main player in this space: Luis Vicente, former FIFA Chief Innovation Officer, Eniola Aluko MBE, ex Chelsea & England National Team and former founding Sporting Director of Aston Villa women & Angel City FC, Nancy Hensley former CPMO, Stats Perform and CDO, IBM, Ebru Koksal, former CEO and Board Member of Turkish football club Galatasaray’s and currently the chair of Women in Football, Michael Broughton who co-founded Sports Innovation Partners and has over 22 years of sports experience with deep expertise in media and operations. As well as Brigit Lee, a tech executive currently with Sony PlayStation and formerly at Amazon and Best Buy, with 25 years of experience working forging strategic partnerships and develop new, innovative commercial business models. About Communion Studio COMMUNION is a creative partner to brands that want to bring inspirational change into the world. Having built brands and innovative experiences for global powerhouses like Burberry, Apple, Nike, and Smythson and launched several startups, they chose to create a studio with a single, compelling purpose: to work only with brands that want to create radically positive futures. Their approach is purpose-led and partnership-driven. Working closely with the brands’ leadership and teams they build culturally aware strategies that move the brand into new territories and help them become good ancestors, which they realise through beautiful design, innovative storytelling, and campaigns. Founded by Andy Harvey who was a key part of the Burberry brand and digital reinvention and has led creative teams at some of London’s most admired studios, the team is a true communion of creative industry talent. Client partnerships are headed by Alex Woolfe, who builds on the campaign and brand delivery expertise for Aman, Expedia, and Zegna. The design team is headed by Fred Ross, who has led work with Nike, Fondation Chanel, On, and Red Bull Music. Creative strategy is headed by Ally Tyler, who has led impactful strategies for Spotify, Netflix, Gucci, YOOX Net-a-Porter Group, Nike, Adidas and McLaren. The studio works with ZEGNA (who they have partnered with since 2021 on brands transformation and storytelling, such as their Born In Oasi Zegna platform, Zegna x Norda partnership, and campaigns with icons like Mads Mikkelsen), Rosewood Hotels, with who they are partnering with on a complete brand reinvention (touching everything from purpose, digital channels, identity, campaigns and experience) — as well as a roster of clients ranging from global fashion houses, purpose-led lifestyle innovators to cultural institutions. ASSETS: https://drive.google.com/drive/u/0/folders/1Pl3MVxLbWxQml-re7dqQVJxB8bzJgL1J Contact Details Mercury/13 press@mercury13.com

July 18, 2024 09:00 AM Eastern Daylight Time

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Benchmark International Unveils the 2024 Global Business Services Industry Report

Benchmark International

Benchmark International, a leader in the mergers and acquisition (M&A) industry, is excited to announce the release of its 2024 Global Business Services Industry Report. This comprehensive report offers valuable insights and analysis of the rapidly evolving business services sector, catering to stakeholders and industry professionals worldwide. As the business services industry adapts to new technologies, market demands, and regulatory changes, Benchmark International's latest report provides an in-depth examination of these trends, delivering critical information to help companies navigate this dynamic landscape. Key Highlights of the 2024 Business Services Industry Report: Market Overview: Detailed insights into market size, growth trajectories, and segment performance across various regions within the business services sector. Technological Advancements: Exploration of emerging technologies such as artificial intelligence, automation, and cloud computing that are transforming business services. Regulatory Landscape: Analysis of significant regulatory changes and their implications for businesses, emphasizing compliance and strategic adaptation. M&A Trends: Comprehensive review of recent mergers and acquisitions, spotlighting key transactions and strategic movements within the industry. Future Projections: Forward-looking analysis and forecasts, equipping industry professionals with the knowledge to make informed strategic decisions. This report demonstrates Benchmark International's commitment to providing high-quality, actionable insights. It is set to become a crucial resource for executives, investors, and professionals in the business services industry. For more information and to access the 2024 Global Business Services Industry Report, please visit https://www.benchmarkintl.com/insights/market-insights/2024-global-business-services-industry-report/. ABOUT BENCHMARK INTERNATIONAL: Benchmark International is a global M&A firm that provides business owners with creative, value-maximizing solutions for growing and exiting their businesses. Benchmark International has handled over $11 billion in transaction value across various industries from offices across the world. With decades of M&A experience, Benchmark International’s transaction teams have assisted business owners with achieving their objectives and ensuring the continued growth of their businesses. The firm has also been named the Investment Banking Firm of the Year by The M&A Advisor and the Global M&A Network as well as the #1 Sell-side Exclusive Privately-held M&A Advisor in the World by Pitchbook and Refinitiv's Global League Tables. Contact Details Brittney Zoeller +1 813-898-2350 zoeller@benchmarkintl.com Company Website https://www.benchmarkintl.com/

July 18, 2024 09:00 AM Eastern Daylight Time

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Forum Health Breaks into Denver Market with Acquisition of Concierge Functional and Regenerative Medicine Practice

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Forum Health, LLC, a nationwide network of integrative and functional medicine providers and a pioneer in personalized healthcare, is expanding into a leading wellness-focused city with its acquisition of RevolutionaryMD in Denver, CO. Learn more about RevolutionaryMD. Renowned for its proclivity for health and wellness and prestigious medical research institutions, Denver is the ideal setting for a clinic rooted in personalized, cutting-edge healthcare. Phil Hagerman, Forum Health CEO: “Dr. Grover’s development of his revolutionary functional, regenerative, and anti-aging medical center aligns perfectly with the Forum Health clinic model, making this expansion a natural fit. His thirty years of success and expertise in central Denver is invaluable as we expand to a new state, enhancing the practice’s availability and offerings for wellness-focused patients.” The founder of RevolutionaryMD center in Cherry Creek North, Fred Grover, Jr., MD, is a Board-Certified Family Physician with training and certifications in Integrative, Functional, and Anti-Aging Medicine. He brings a wealth of experience and expertise to Forum Health's expanding network. Fred Grover Jr., MD, RevolutionaryMD Founder: “I’m excited to join Forum Health and grow our services and availability to help patients find a proactive approach to healthcare. We embrace the future of medicine by offering a robust preventative care model to treat the root cause of chronic conditions.” In addition to traditional testing, RevolutionaryMD offers genomic panels, advanced cardiovascular and cancer screening, inflammatory, and nutritional testing. It also employs AI for precise, personalized recommendations, moving beyond the depersonalized, often suboptimal outcomes of standard allopathic medicine. RevolutionaryMD has pioneered the concierge approach of functional medicine, advancing personalized healthcare with the latest treatments in: Anti-Aging and Regenerative Medicine for Improved Healthspan and Lifespan Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy and Restoration Sexual Health and Wellness Aesthetic Dermatology Mind and Body Balancing Through Brain Health Modalities Integrated Ketamine and Sound Therapy for Depression IV Therapy for Post-COVID Syndrome, Inflammation and Healthy Mitochondrial Function Dr. Grover's dedication to functional and integrative medicine is evident in his role as an assistant clinical professor at the University of Colorado, Denver, his Board Certifications in Anti-Aging and Integrative Holistic Medicine, and his authorship of "Spiritual Genomics" and "Awakening Gaia." About Forum Health, LLC Forum Health, LLC is a nationwide provider of personalized healthcare steeped in the powerful principles of functional and integrative medicine. Our providers take a root-cause approach to care exploring lifestyle, environment, and genetics to help each patient achieve their ultimate health goals. Members have access to advanced medical treatments and technology, with care plans informed by data analytics and collaborative relationships. For more, visit www.forumhealth.com. Contact Details Britt Wittelsberger +1 410-852-0738 bwittelsberger@forumhealth.com Company Website https://forumhealth.com

July 18, 2024 08:50 AM Eastern Daylight Time

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Say Goodbye To Inconvenient TRT: Meet The Game-Changing Oral Testosterone Treatment - PRIME By MangoRx

Benzinga

By Meg Flippin, Benzinga Many men aim to improve their athletic performance, increase their energy, and sharpen their cognitive skills. Overall, men usually seek to sustain better moods, enhanced sexual health, and vitality. However, for many men over the age of 40, achieving these goals can be challenging due to low testosterone levels. Low testosterone is a condition that impacts millions of men around the globe, with 2.9% of males over 40 and 3.75% of males over 60 being prescribed some form of testosterone replacement therapy (TRT) to improve their libido, energy and mood. That represents a significant portion of the population, with others possibly needing the therapy but not yet using it. The market size for TRT is projected to reach $2.9 billion by 2032, growing at a CAGR of 4.2%. TRT Doesn't Need To Be A Pain In The Butt Currently, available TRT treatments require several sessions of injections, applying messy gels and creams, or having pellets inserted under your skin, all of which can be uncomfortable, embarrassing, inconvenient and quite frankly, an all-out pain in the butt. MangoRx is looking to change the game and give men an alternative method to improve their health without all the discomfort. Mangoceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: MGRX), a men’s health and wellness telemedicine company behind the popular erectile dysfunction pill Mango (think “Man-Go”), is shaking things up with a newly FDA-approved Oral Testosterone Replacement Therapy called Prime powered by Kyzatrex®. Prime powered by Kyzatrex® is clinically proven to restore testosterone to healthy levels. Just two oral doses a day with food is as effective and less messy or painful than traditional creams or injections. The company says its lymphatic absorption pathway minimizes liver impact, and its formulation is not affected by dietary or alcohol intake, offering consistent absorption. So you get all of the gains without the pains. Prime is one of the few drugs that can claim to be an oral testosterone replacement therapy. The company is marketing it to males who are on another form of TRT treatment including injectables or pellets and those experiencing common symptoms associated with low testosterone and seeking immediate TRT treatment. And just like taking Prime, the ordering process is painless too. Prime requires a prescription, but obtaining it is straightforward through MangoRx’s easy-to-use telemedicine platform. After completing an online telehealth visit, one of its network of medical providers will review and determine the dosage and strength that is appropriate. Combined with a low price of $224/month, this uncomplicated process appeals to the product’s customer base, which is growing. Additionally, Prime offers significant value to Mangoceuticals through strong customer retention and recurring revenues. Once men begin TRT, they tend to remain on it long-term, if not for life, which may provide consistent and predictable revenue streams for the company. Sales in MangoRx’s first quarter rose by 108%. The Science Speaks For Itself KYZATREX, the active ingredient in Prime, is a clinically tested oral testosterone, demonstrated to be up to 96% effective in restoring testosterone levels, reports MagonRx. In a six-month clinical trial of 139 men with low testosterone, 88% had healthy testosterone levels at day 90. The formula’s design provides a more balanced hormonal profile without the fluctuations typical of injectable therapies. Prime does not contribute to increased blood viscosity—a common issue with testosterone injections—thereby reducing the risk of erythrocytosis and eliminating the need for blood donation as part of treatment management, reports MangoRX. The immediate oral testosterone undecanoate found in Prime offers additional specific benefits. Its convenient administration method eliminates the need for needles, messy creams, and frequent, sometimes painful, trips to the doctor. This non-invasive approach reduces the risk of infections and discomfort associated with injections. The oral formulation is absorbed via the lymphatic system, improving bioavailability and resulting in fewer liver issues compared to other oral testosterone forms. It also provides stable hormone levels, which can lead to consistent testosterone levels with potentially less aromatization to estrogen, which historically, has been a concern of those seeking TRT. The flexible dosing allows for easier adjustments to meet individual needs. Enhanced well-being, muscle mass, and strength, improved bone density, and better libido and sexual function are among the many advantages, the company says. Achieving Overall Vitality Beyond all the medical breakthroughs and innovative delivery systems, Prime checks all the boxes in achieving a better quality of life for men. According to MangoRX, Prime offers a range of benefits including increasing endurance, strength, energy levels, and overall physical capabilities. The TRT also improves mood, reduces mood swings, improves mental clarity, and enhances focus and cognitive performance. On top of all that, Prime's formulation helps regulate and balance crucial hormone levels, offering holistic health benefits. By positively impacting testosterone levels, Prime contributes to a holistic approach to health, vitality, and overall well-being, the company says. Low testosterone is a common condition that can be treated, although the options available today can be uncomfortable. Prime changes that with the first oral treatment. For men looking to step up their game, there's a new player in town who is delivering. Featured photo by Ivanko80 on Shuttershock Benzinga is a leading financial media and data provider, known for delivering accurate, timely, and actionable financial information to empower investors and traders. This post contains sponsored content. This content is for informational purposes only and is not intended to be investing advice. Contact Details Benzinga +1 877-440-9464 info@benzinga.com Company Website http://www.benzinga.com

July 18, 2024 08:30 AM Eastern Daylight Time

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Freelance jobs grow despite AI, finds new data from Freelancer.com

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Freelancer.com (ASX: FLN), the world’s largest freelancing and crowdsourcing marketplace by number of users and jobs posted, today released its quarterly Fast 50 Index for Q2 2024 based on data from 251,000 jobs posted to the platform. Computer Security (up 27.1% from 868 to 1,103 jobs) emerges as the fastest-growing freelance skill on Freelancer.com, based on job postings across more than 2,000 skill categories from April 1 to June 30, 2024. This trend in cybersecurity skills suggests more small-to-medium businesses are turning to freelancers for cyber security support, further backed by Network Administration (up 9.9%, from 1,229 to 1,351) also placing in the top 25 fastest growing jobs on the platform. The data also shows no negative impact on generative AI tools on freelance jobs, evident in the growth of Writing, Business Service, and Legal Skills seen in this quarter’s Fast 50 report, all of which were predicted to decrease with the rise in generative AI. PDF writing (up 26.7%, from 2,533 to 3,210) was the second fastest growing job, followed by third place being Microsoft Word (up 23.9%, from 3,368 to 4,173) projects which are also associated with content writing. Writing job Copy Typing came in at the 16th place, growing 11.6% (from 4,428 to 4,941). Legal jobs, which were expected to have been ‘at threat’ to AI, have also increased (up 12.0% from 1,138 to 1,274), as well as Legal Research (up 10.8% from 917 to 1,016). In addition to the index, Freelancer.com ’s annual AI survey, which surveyed more than 4,100 workers globally, investigated AI impact on income and the initial results are shedding light on earnings. When asked how the introduction of AI tools have impacted earnings, more than half of workers (52.5%) reveal they’re earning either the same or more. One fifth (19.2%) say that they’re earning a lot more since generative AI tools were introduced, while only one sixth (17.7%) admit to earning less. “AI is creating more jobs than it takes. While many critics continue to speculate which jobs will be made redundant with AI tools, the data shows that freelance jobs which are labeled as the ‘most at risk to AI disruption’ are in fact growing. The preliminary results from our AI survey also dispel the myth that freelancer are earning less since the introduction of generative AI as more three quarters of workers we surveyed are either earning the same or earning more, with a subset taking advantage of AI and earning a lot more.” said Matt Barrie, Chief Executive at Freelancer.com. Cybersecurity threats are on the rise across all organizations, but are particularly harmful for small-to-medium sized businesses (SMBs) which have little-to-no security expertise and usually minimal protection. As a result, businesses turned to freelancers for help. In 2Q24, Computer Security jobs ranked as the fastest growing skills (up 27%), indicating there has been an uptick in cyber security threats targeting SMBs. Many of the projects posted throughout the quarter require help with network security, security assessments to identify potential vulnerabilities, and creation of cyber security response play books. General business services are also increasing on the platform as more employers are hiring freelancers to support their small businesses. A clear indication of this is the popularity of Market Research and Telemarketing jobs coming in as the fourth and fifth fastest growing skills in Q2 2024, up by 21.1% (from 1,525 to 1,859) and 19.4% (from 1,177 to 1,405), respectively. Other business related skills grew in Q2 2024, including Sales (up 15.5% from 3.467 to 4,005), Lead Generation (up 12.2% from 1,802 to 2,021) and Business Plans (up 10.9% from 1,197 to 1,328). A sudden increase in General business services means that many of the new businesses, which are usually started at the beginning of the year, now require further assistance in helping grow and scale their business. Fastest Falling Skills for Q2 2024 The main category of jobs that fell in Q2 2024 was eCommerce related jobs, which saw a significant increase in Q1 2024. Shopify Templates, ranked as the fastest falling skill and was down by 13% (from 1,476 to 1,284). CSS, which is commonly used in website development, was also down (11.8% from 9.486 to 8,368). Both WooCommerce (from 1.072 to 952) and Shopify (2,545 to 2,269) also fell in the quarter. The easing of eCommerce jobs in this quarter was mainly due to seasonality. Typically, entrepreneurs will start a business at the beginning of the year, requiring help to set up their websites or eCommerce platforms. From there, the entrepreneur either pivots to hiring freelancers for other business services, such as sales or research which we’ve seen in Q2 2024 fastest growing jobs, or are equipped with enough to run their business without any further help. Fastest Growing Overall Job The most popular online freelancing job by total volume is currently Graphic Design with almost double the amount of projects than the other top skills. Graphic Design is followed by PHP (programming), Photoshop, Website Design and HTML (programming). These are typically the best skills for any new freelancer to focus on initially when starting their freelancing journey. How Electronic Repairs Are Becoming the Fastest Growing Skill Globally Electronic Repairs has emerged as one of the fastest-growing job categories on the platform over the past year. In Q2 2024, it ranked 19th among the top 25 fastest-growing jobs, with a 10.7% increase (from 14,945 to 16,548 jobs). However, its most impressive growth is evident in the year-over-year comparison, where Electronic Repairs jobs surged by 162%, from 6,315 in Q2 2023 to 16,548 in Q2 2024. Electronic Repairs are in-person jobs where freelancers are deployed across select countries and cities to fix laptops, printers and computer hardware as part of the Freelancer Global Fleet Program. ##### Freelancer.com Fast 50 The Freelancer.com Fast 50 index is the world’s largest forward indicator of trends in online jobs related to industries, technologies, products, and companies. The data is based on 251,000 jobs posted to the Freelancer.com platform between 1st April to 30th June 2024. Data: Fast 50 Quarterly Index – Q2 2024 2023 Q2 v 2024 Q2 Fastest Growing Jobs for Q2 2024 Fastest Falling Jobs for Q2 2024 About Freelancer Twelve-time Webby award-winning Freelancer.com is the world’s largest freelancing and crowdsourcing marketplace by total number of users and projects posted. More than 74 million registered users have posted over 23.8 million projects and contests to date in over 2,000 areas as diverse as website development, logo design, marketing, copywriting, astrophysics, aerospace engineering and manufacturing. Freelancer owns Escrow.com and Loadshift. Freelancer Limited is listed on the Australian Securities Exchange under the ticker ASX:FLN and is quoted on OTCQX Best Market under the ticker FLNCF. Contact Details Freelancer.com Marko Zitko +1 650-800-6863 mzitko@freelancer.com

July 18, 2024 07:00 AM Eastern Daylight Time

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Asia Broadband Inc. (OTC: AABB): A Precious Metals and Digital Assets Play Poised To Pop

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In today's market, gold is shining brightly due to rising geopolitical tensions in the Middle East and increased demand in China and India. Despite expectations that the Federal Reserve may slow down rate cuts due to persistent inflation and a strong job market, gold prices continue to climb. Gold has long been a unique asset, serving as a reliable store of value. While owning physical gold can be costly and complex, gold mining stocks offer a convenient alternative for investors. They provide the benefits of gold exposure without the logistical challenges. Considering these factors, now might be a good time for investors to explore opportunities in gold mining stocks. One company to watch in this space is Asia Broadband Inc. (OTC: AABB), which is making waves in the precious metals and digital assets sectors. The company’s unique combination of physical gold holdings and innovative digital products sets it apart from its competitors. With a focus on gold production in Mexico and the development of gold-backed cryptocurrency, AABB could be positioned for notable growth. AABB is a resource company that specializes in the production of precious metals and the accumulation of physical gold holdings. Leveraging its geographical expertise and extensive industry contacts, AABB is expanding its precious metals property holdings and production in Mexico. The company’s integration within the Mexican industry and its asset diversification have the potential to provide significant value to its shareholders. One of the distinctive aspects of AABB is its digital assets business segment. The company has developed the AABBG mine-to-token gold-backed cryptocurrency and its proprietary AABB Wallet. These digital assets seek to establish a stable, secure, and trusted medium of exchange backed by gold, with the possibility of price appreciation based on demand. Additionally, AABB has ventured into the NFT market with collections like the Golden Baboons Mining Club and Golden Rascals Club. Doubling Gold Production and Expanding Capabilities In the spring of 2024, Asia Broadband announced a significant achievement: the company had doubled its gold production in the first quarter of 2024 compared to the fourth quarter of 2023. This increase was driven by higher-grade recoveries and enhanced daily throughput levels. Economies of scale from increased production levels also reduced costs, boosting the company's gross profit for the quarter. Additionally, the company announced a new processing plant, currently under construction in Etzatlan, Mexico, that will primarily process the estimated $1 billion in ore value of AABB’s exclusive surface stockpile. The completion of this facility is expected to further elevate the company's production capabilities. Record-Breaking Revenues from the Tequila Gold Mine Project Back in April 2024, AABB reported record revenues of $1.4 million for the first quarter from its Tequila Gold Mine Project in Mexico. This achievement marked a significant milestone, with gold production revenues doubling compared to the last quarter of 2023. Higher-grade recoveries, increased daily throughput levels, and reduced production costs contributed to the substantial increase in gross profit. With the second quarter’s production trending towards equivalent revenues, AABB's mining team continues to implement elevated operational strategies and efficiencies. The company’s focus remains on completing the new processing plant and significantly increasing production from its massive ore stockpile at Etzatlan. Strategic Partnerships and Digital Wallet Development In May 2024, Asia Broadband announced a joint venture with KYN Capital Group (OTC: KYNC) to develop and market a next-generation AABB Wallet. This partnership aims to redefine industry standards by combining expertise to create a cutting-edge digital wallet designed for cryptocurrency transactions. The AABB Wallet, leveraging KYNC’s platform alliances, will offer enhanced functionality and mass market reach. “Our long-term collaboration with KYNC, combined with their blue-chip relationships and tech team, is the future for our AABB Wallet and AABBG gold-backed token,” said Chris Torres. Rick Wilson, CEO of KYN Capital Group, added, “Together, we are poised to make substantial advancements in the financial and precious metals sectors.” Expanding into the NFT Market In June 2024, AABB announced the launch of its third limited edition NFT collection, the Golden Baboons Bitcoin Ordinals. These unique NFTs allow users to attach data to individual satoshis on the Bitcoin blockchain, expanding the company’s presence in the NFT space. Each of the 888 Ordinal Baboons is backed by a half gram of gold, further integrating AABB's gold assets with its digital ventures. Chris Torres emphasized the importance of this expansion, stating, “Our new Golden Baboons Bitcoin Ordinals collection will broaden our market appeal and awareness reach in the NFT space and additionally for AABB.” Surpassing Gold Production Milestones On July 17, 2024, Asia Broadband announced that its gold production had more than doubled in the first quarter of 2024 compared to the fourth quarter of 2023. This achievement was due to higher-grade recoveries and increased daily throughput levels. The economies of scale from higher production levels also reduced costs, significantly boosting the company’s gross profit for both the first and second quarters of 2024. “Our operations team has elevated our production processes in the first and second quarters of this year, and we are eagerly awaiting to extend this expertise to our massive ore stockpile processing when the new plant is complete,” stated Chris Torres. The new processing plant under construction in Etzatlan, Mexico, will primarily process the estimated $1 billion ore value of the company’s exclusive surface stockpile. Conclusion Asia Broadband Inc. (OTC: AABB) is well-positioned for substantial growth with its strategic focus on precious metals production and innovative digital assets. The company’s recent achievements in doubling gold production, record-breaking revenues, and expanding capabilities through new processing facilities and strategic partnerships highlight its potential. 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July 18, 2024 06:00 AM Eastern Daylight Time

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Benchmark International Successfully Facilitated the Transaction Between GEOGRAPH Technologies, LLC and Abingdon Software Group

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Benchmark International has successfully facilitated a transaction between Easley, South Carolina-based GEOGRAPH Technologies, LLC (“GEOGRAPH”) and London, UK-based Abingdon Software Group (“Abingdon”). GEOGRAPH provides geographic information system (GIS) services utilizing a software extension for clients to manage fiber optic, copper, and coax networks. “The Benchmark International's team understood GEOGRAPH’s high degree of differentiation from the very start, particularly around the company’s CrescentLink Esri extension and the connectivity this proprietary solution drives with the company’s impressive customer list,” commented Benchmark Senior Transaction Director William Sullivan. “GEOGRAPH faced no shortage of eager potential partners in this process, receiving strong interest immediately from a range of both strategic and capital partners. Ultimately, Abingdon’s differentiation was largely a function of cultural fit and a strong alignment of vision. All parties were a pleasure to work with, and we are excited about the opportunities that this combination will afford both the GEOGRAPH and Abingdon teams moving forward.” Founded in 2018, GEOGRAPH serves over 150 customers and more than 1,000 users in the United States and in three international geographies. In addition to its CrescentLink technology, the company offers professional and support services, which include training and support, data migration, network planning and design, remote GIS management, and GIS consulting. Abingdon Software Group acquires and develops a mission-critical platform designed for industries undergoing rapid digital transformation. The company’s portfolio offers applications for agriculture, shipping, healthcare, logistics, local authority, resorts, industry, and construction segments, enabling businesses to succeed in essential operations. Americas: Sam Smoot at +1 (813) 898 2350 / Smoot@BenchmarkIntl.com Europe: Michael Lawrie at +44 (0) 161 359 4400 / Lawrie@BenchmarkIntl.com Africa: Anthony McCardle at +27 21 300 2055 / McCardle@BenchmarkIntl.com ABOUT BENCHMARK INTERNATIONAL: Benchmark International is a global M&A firm that provides business owners with creative, value-maximizing solutions for growing and exiting their businesses. Benchmark International has handled over $11 billion in transaction value across various industries from offices across the world. With decades of M&A experience, Benchmark International’s transaction teams have assisted business owners with achieving their objectives and ensuring the continued growth of their businesses. The firm has also been named the Investment Banking Firm of the Year by The M&A Advisor and the Global M&A Network as well as the #1 Sell-side Exclusive Privately-held M&A Advisor in the World by Pitchbook and Refinitiv's Global League Tables. Contact Details Brittney Zoeller +1 813-898-2350 zoeller@benchmarkintl.com Company Website https://www.benchmarkintl.com/

July 18, 2024 06:00 AM Eastern Daylight Time

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