A Very Human Future—Enriching Humanity in a Digitized World New Book Launch

October 18, 2018

October 18thsees the launch of the latest book from Fast Future. A Very Human Future—Enriching Humanity in a Digitized World acknowledges the powerful technological shifts reshaping our world and addresses five key themes that are occupying the minds of individuals, politicians, business leaders, and civil society organizations across the globe: Exponential Technologies-How might exponential technologies such as artificial intelligence (AI) evolve over the next two decades and impact society, business, industry sectors, and government? Future of Work– What are the implications for the way work will be organised and executed in the future and the net impact on employment? People First-With powerful technological shifts reshaping our world and straining the old social fabric, how can we keep humanity at the centre of the story? Policy Priorities-What societal, political, and economic priorities are required, so that we avoid dehumanizing...

Bumble Bee Botanicals Opens 2nd Kratom Retail Store In La Mesa, CA (San Diego)

October 16, 2018

On Monday October 1st, opened its second retail location in San Diego County in La Mesa, CA. The company has an extended inventory of plant-based products for varied household purposes, but Bumble Bee Botanicals is most widely known for a plant called Kratom. This location was selected because La Mesa is an up and coming neighborhood and is very central within San Diego County, giving San Diego counties’ residents easier access to botanical products such as kratom and CBD oil. The company’s first store is located in Chula Vista and opened several months ago.  "Based on the success of our first retail store in Chula Vista, we decided to open a retail store in La Mesa, CA due to its central location within San Diego County. There is a huge demand for quality botanical products in the San Diego area that is not currently being met. We are optimistic that this La Mesa store will be a big hit!" said Andrew, owner and operator...

Mahmood to focus on Private Equity

October 18, 2018

Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA, October 15, 2018 — , a global advisory and mergers and acquisitions firm, announced today that Matt Mahmood, Managing Director of Marabek, is resuming his full-time role immediately to focus on the growing strategic advisory and private equity business operations within the firm. Having been the Chief Operating Officer at Nortech Systems (NASDAQ: NSYS) in May 2017 through October 2018, Mahmood now returns full-time to Marabek to focus on a Marabek private equity offering and the growing strategic advisory business that serves private equity, family offices, and stand-alone manufacturing companies. Marabek’s Managing Partner, Andrew J. Pulkrabek, said, “The uptake in the market for Marabek’s manufacturing advisory and M&A business has been significant. Matt is a critical part of the team that will accelerate the advisory and M&A business. He will help us meet the demand of the family office clients that have...

Save The Hampton House 48 Hour Telethon

October 17, 2018

On Tuesday October 16, 2018 The Black Panther Party Cubs launched a 48-hour fundraiser telethon to save the Hampton House starting at 3pm CST. This event comes on the 50th anniversary of the Illinois Chapter of the Black Panther Party and the second-year anniversary commemorating the death of Deputy Chairman Fred Hampton Senior's mother, Mrs. Iberia Hampton. Deputy Chairman of the Illinois Chapter of The Black Panther Party, Fred Hampton, was born on August 30, 1948. He was raised in the Chicago neighborhood of Maywood, Illinois. In 1968, he joined The Black Panther Party (BPP), headquartered in Oakland, California. Under Chairman's leadership, programs such as The Free Breakfast Program, which fed thousands of children every week, Medical programs, which provided the nations first sickle cell anemia testing programs, and laid the foundation for government research on sickle cell disease - flourished. Additionally, The Transportation Programs provided access for individuals...

Drs. On Calls Can Help People Who Have Been Walloped by Trump’s Dismantling of Obamacare, CEO Says

October 17, 2018

With President Donald Trump seemingly bent on dismantling Obamacare as much as possible, like Drs. On Calls can fill the void for people who are left without adequate healthcare coverage, CEO Mary Gorder says.By offering people an affordable way to see a doctor for non-emergency consultations, telemedicine can act as a safety net for people in this time of uncertainty surrounding healthcare in the United States, the CEO notes, adding that it will also help hospitals and clinics cut costs, making healthcare more affordable for everyone involved.“Telemedicine is no longer the future of healthcare, it’s the present of healthcare,” Gorder said. “We as a country were taking steps -- however imperfect -- toward health coverage for all and now we’ve taken steps back, leaving a lot of people in extremely vulnerable positions. This is an unfortunate situation, but people should know there are alternatives out there to expensive hospital or clinic visits. Simply talking...

Buffalo’s StudioLabs Named One of the Nation’s Fastest-Growing Inner City Businesses

October 17, 2018

Annual ranking by the Initiative for a Competitive Inner City Published in Fortune announced today it has made the 2018 Inner City 100 list of the fastest-growing inner city businesses in America. The (ICIC) compiles the annual list based on revenue growth. The full list is available on . One of four companies in New York state and the only Buffalo-based company to make the 2018 list, StudioLabs has been working with regional, national, and international organizations for over 15 years to develop engaging, business-driven solutions across a wide variety of industries and digital platforms. ICIC, a 25-year-old national nonprofit founded by Harvard...

Clearwater works with Norway’s maritime war risk insurance club (DNK) to develop ground-breaking digital solutions for maritime insurance market

October 17, 2018

UK-based technology company, , has teamed with , the Norwegian maritime war risk insurance club, to provide DNK members with a state-of-the-art hardware and software solution that enables near real-time monitoring of ship positions and breach reporting, all fully integrated into the Clearwater Portal. The unique system has been developed jointly between the two parties to offer fleet operators a cost-effective approach to automate war risk insurance reporting requirements, including direct integration into DNK’s back-office functionalities, and provides a platform to enable other digital services to Norwegian fleet owners. DNK insures some USD 224 billion in assets and is the world leader in marine war risk insurance. Some 470 shipping companies are covered by the association against possible damage resulting from war, terrorism, piracy and cyber attacks. A strong commitment to damage prevention through intelligence-gathering and other security...

World’s 1st, Warm, Affordable, Designer, Vegan, Winter Coat

October 17, 2018

MANON, (MA - NO) the world’s first line of designer vegan winter coats that are warm and affordable officially launched its crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter today. Designed to make the world a better place without animal cruelty, MANON’s line are classic, trendy and chic but above all else warm and affordable. MANON’s winter coats are designed and tested in the harsh Canadian winters. These coats are created by woman for woman with the simple goal to bring elegance, and glamor to women’s winter fashion without the bulk. MANON is designed to solve woman’s winter fashion related problems with one all purpose coat. This launch of Designer Coats delivers a product on trend that are made to be stylish, lightweight and comfortable, with inspiring features such as a personal intention for each coat inside, multiple pockets, form fitting and cut for true North American sizing.  “Everyone is looking for a single coat that can be...

WOUNDED WARRIOR OWNED VALOR CYCLES TO BRING MANUFACTURING, AND TOUR VICTORY, BACK TO THE US.

October 17, 2018

San Antonio based Wounded Warrior, , is bringing bicycle manufacturing back to the U.S., and aims to reclaim Tour de France glory for the USA. Strategy Consultant, and Wounded Warrior, , has big goals. How big? Mattis not only intends to manufacture carbon fiber race bicycles in Texas, but he intends to put an American athlete on the podium of Tour de France in 2029, riding one of his bikes.   “We have so many amazing athletes, skilled builders, and technological expertise in the US”, says Mattis, “it is borderline lazy to build anywhere else.”   Beyond the great people and knowledge, South Texas also has technological know-how: “3D printing, small-batch manufacturing, direct-to-consumer distribution: the customer has never seen anything like what we’re planning.”   intends to apply the same skills and principles that Mattis has successfully applied...


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2Shakes Anti Money Laundering (AML) Extensions Promising Easy and Hassle Free AML Phase 2 Customer Due Diligence for Accountants and Bookkeepers

October 18, 2018

2Shakes, a rapidly expanding client onboarding platform, is now emerging as a top choice amongst the New Zealand based accountants and bookkeepers looking to comply with the AML Phase 2 that comes to effect for them on 1st October.  Wellington, NZ October 17th, 2018  2Shakes is delighted to reveal that numerous accountants and bookkeepers are now putting their trust on the company’s recently launched Anti Money Laundering (AML) Extensions to comply with the upcoming rollout of the AML Phase 2 in New Zealand. A highly rated cloud-based onboarding company, 2Shakes has spent the past one year in researching, designing, and demonstrating their AML Extensions to numerous accountants, bookkeepers, lawyers, compliance experts and government representatives. 2Shakes clients are excited about how the AML Extensions will help them to comply with the AML Phase 2, which was introduced to them on 1st July, 2018. “We have been amazed at the uptake...

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