EDINBURGH, United Kingdom, 2020-Jan-30 — /REAL TIME PRESS RELEASE/ — A LEADING Edinburgh letting agent has added a record number of properties to its portfolio in the last year – thanks in part to stronger legislation impacting the sector.
Clan Gordon, which focuses on high quality homes in or near the city centre, has seen its properties under management now exceed 500, growing by three per week on average – with 152 additional homes on its books in the latest 12 months to December.
The surging growth has largely been the result of switches from other letting agents where landlords were either unhappy with the level of service they were receiving or sensed a lax approach to the new regulations governing the sector.
Growth has also been driven by properties taken over from letting agents which have been forced to exit the sector as they were unable to meet the requirements of the new Letting Agent Code of Practice or, in one case, had been forced into liquidation.
Jonathan, who founded the business alongside his brother, Andrew, in 2008, believes it is a clear sign that the industry must continue to drive up standards – and that by protecting and respecting tenants, landlords can enjoy an improved and more profitable outcome.
He said: “It’s nothing less than a pivotal time for the sector – and with the approach Clan Gordon has taken we can only see our market share continue to expand.
“Edinburgh continues to see demand for long-term rental increasing while supply simply can’t keep up.
“While some landlords and agents may look to maximise short-term gain, a healthy relationship with the tenants, which we strive for at Clan Gordon, can produce a far better outcome for all parties. It creates fewer issues, cuts unnecessary turnover and typically results in a greater long-term financial return for the landlord.”
The latest Letting Agent Code of Practice and Letting Agent Registration introduced by the Scottish Government is seeking to increase professionalism in the sector.
It means that both landlords and tenants can challenge poor practice – and enforce it through a tribunal if necessary. Agents must now ensure all owners and managers are trained and have a qualification at (or at the equivalent of) Scottish Credit and Qualifications Framework (SCQF) level 6 or above.
As a Firm of Surveyors which has been regulated by the RICS (Royal Institution of Surveyors) since they started almost 12 years ago, Clan Gordon already met all of the requirements of the new Code of Practice and goes above and beyond this by ensuring all employees – not just managers – are qualified to this level.
Across the new properties, the letting agent took over 12 properties from CMC – after it went into liquidation. A further 20 properties switched from an English agent unwilling to join the new Letting Agent Register. A total of 50 transferred from an Edinburgh agent also unable to meet the new requirements.
A further 70 new properties are the result of switches from other agents, or from new landlords altogether.
Jonathan added: “We’re driven to provide the best letting experience in Edinburgh for both tenants and landlords.
“That means we already go the extra mile. We believe that the vast majority of landlords are looking for an honest, open and efficient service and are pleased to see these efforts to try to drive up standards across the board in the sector.
“We are super proud of the growth in our portfolio of managed properties and with our fantastic team and the philosophy we have put in place we aim to see our success – and reputation in the sector – continue to soar.”
Clan Gordon is one of Edinburgh’s leading letting agents, is RICS and ARLA accredited – and is dedicated to raising standards in the private rented sector for landlords and tenants.
Denver, CO, 2019-Oct-14 — /REAL TIME PRESS RELEASE/ — Writers’ Connection, an online community connecting new and traditionally unpublished authors with the resources required to publish a book, today announced the launch of its much anticipated Publisher Portal. This latest community feature connects the writer and author community with publishing industry professionals seeking new manuscripts to publish.
Since October 2017, Writers’ Connection has been a support network for emerging and established self-published authors, providing access to information on traditional and self-publishing options through a blog, social media outlets, articles and events. The Publisher Portal opens up the door for aspiring and existing authors to be contacted by legitimate agents and publishers specifically seeking their work. Agents and publishers can now browse new, unpublished manuscript descriptions and directly contact authors they are interested in publishing, providing detail specific submission guidelines for their organization.
“It’s essentially the reverse of the aging traditional publishing model,” said Anne Meick, CCO of Writers’ Connection. “Writers’ Connection strives to modernize the book publishing process by allowing publishers to seek and contact an author with the story they want to publish next, down to a very specific subject, story or mixed genre. The options for new works in progress is continuous and endless.”
The Publisher Portal is the latest addition to the growing Writers’ Connection community features. To date, thousands of emerging authors have joined Writers’ Connection, making social connections, and finding guidance, and information to get from book idea to their dream of published author credit.
About Writers’ Connection
Writers’ Connection is a growing online community established to connect new and traditionally unpublished authors with the resources required to publish a book. Since 2017, it has been a resource and community for new and unpublished authors, providing connections, guidance, and information to writers just beginning the book publishing journey.
Edison, New Jersey, United States, 2019-Apr-05 — /REAL TIME PRESS RELEASE/ — InfoClutch as a leading database service provider launches its highly accurate email ROI calculator tool, useful for calculating the return on investment on the email marketing services. The professionals at InfoClutch developed this solution after extensive research on different metrics and scenarios for the ROI calculation.
The announcement is a significant boost for the email marketing service of the top-notch marketing companies across the world. “As a leading email marketing service provider, we understand the importance of ROI. The constraints faced by the marketers prompted us to develop a solution which will be helpful for businesses to measure the ROI for each of their email marketing efforts.” Says Robert Jordan, Media Relations Manager at InfoClutch.
The team at InfoClutch derived the best solution by including the necessary metrics required for generating the accurate output by the email ROI calculator. The tool is precisely developed to guide the user with the right data so that they can make the best decision; it is convenient and can make assumptions at a faster rate.
The experts made the best usage of the rightful resources to develop the email ROI calculator tool so that they can provide the customers with the best reference data for planning their next marketing strategy and budget. At InfoClutch the team is committed to provide quality service to the customers so that they can spend their time, money and effort in the right direction.
InfoClutch offers end-to-end email marketing solutions, and provide customers with the right solution which can help in their email marketing effort. Necessary metrics, high-end data, can help the users in planning and targeting the accurate customer.
Houston, Texas U.S.A., 2019-Mar-02 — /REAL TIME PRESS RELEASE/ — Dousic Media Group (DMG), a Houston based Company with affiliated offices in Punjab and soon to be registered in Singapore, is set to launch its new Dousic Social Platform at the South by Southwest (SXSW) Music Festival in Austin, Texas between March 10th thru 13th, 2019, located at Booth No. 1239, Halls 2-5 in the Austin Convention, where the newly upgraded Dousic website and App will be unveiled.
Dousic is an interactive social media platform that engages users with a diverse discovery experience. In the Dousic community the public can personalize their content and creators can monetize their products.
“With Dousic we wanted to create a social media platform for people like photographers, models, authors and musicians, so that they have total control of their destiny by owning their brands and products via the website and the App. In addition, Dousic is a fully functioning social media platform giving users a wide variety of connectivity such as chat, audio or video calls, all in one convenient location”, said Michael Ferguson, DMG Executive Vice President/Founder.
DMG Founder and CEO, Brian Moore, emphasized that “the Indie Music Industry has been trying to find its footing for some time and from where I sit there is still a clear lack of understanding of how to ensure that Indie Creators get an even playing field and are being properly compensated. Accordingly, we have designed Dousic to give them back brand control and content ownership.”
Following on from SXSW, our future website and App enhancements will ensure Dousic is a place where Creators maintain full ownership and control, giving them stronger leverage when in negotiations with Record Labels.
Dousic’s Mission is to provide a global hub for an interactive and personalized entertainment experience. We are committed to helping Indie Creators reach their full potential.
Dousic Media Group
118 Vintage Park Blvd, Houston, TX 77070
Research shows that the best time to take action to reverse pre-diabetes and type 2 diabetes is when you are at the stage of managing these conditions.
Vancouver, BC, Canada, 2018-Nov-06 — /REAL TIME PRESS RELEASE/ — November is world diabetes month. When people are diagnosed type 2 diabetic, the first line of defense is the use of prescription drugs in order to manage the diabetes. But what victims of pre-diabetes and type 2 diabetes are not aware of is that research performed by Just For Diabetics website founder, Ernest Quansah, shows that when patients are managing their pre-diabetes or type 2 diabetes, it is the best opportunity for them to reverse it and be weaned off the prescription drugs. The research results are evidence based. Many doctors and institutions now agree that this is the case. Recently, the University of British Columbia, in conjunction with Pharmasave, a drugstore chain, began offering obese people and type 2 diabetics a diet plan aimed at reversal of pre-diabetes and type 2 diabetes. The cost of their plan is $500 a month. The diet plan calls for no consumption of refined sugar, potatoes, fruit, fruit juices, sweet drinks of any kind, rice, bread, and consumption of cooked vegetables for lunch, cooked chicken breast for dinner and so on. Many of the participants are seniors, the overweight, or obese. After several thousand of dollars spent, many participants lose weight and their doctors take them off their diabetes drugs.
Quansah’s program includes a specialized diabetes exercise regime along with vitamin therapy and a carefully designed tasty menu cycle. He himself completely reversed his severe case of type 2 diabetes after compiling this program, which was the culmination of thorough research. This research included the advice of several physicians. Quansah, founder of Just For Diabetics and the author of Diabetics Journey says: “For several years, I have been educating people about how type 2 diabetes and pre-diabetes can be reversed through the program offered on my website. Now we see that one of Canada’s finest Universities and a drug store chain are doing the same.”
The website, justfordiabetics.com offers a free weight-loss program, a free diabetes reversal program, as well as an inexpensive paid program. The extensive program includes a full menu regime, exercise videos, tutorials, in addition to a cooking video demonstration, all for less than $180. Quansah wisely suggests that those on the program be monitored by their doctors.
Quansah’s research and findings have been published in the WebMD Diabetes magazine in the article “Secret recipe: How a Chef Cured His Type 2 Diabetes”, as well as on the WebMD website. There is hope for reversing pre-diabetes, type 2 diabetes (the type that does not require insulin injections,) and for overcoming being overweight.
“Misinformation about type 2 diabetes is rampant. For diabetics to heal, they need a complete change of attitude and way of thinking. This means, they should not just accept managing their condition, but rather, understand that they can be healed. Further, complacency about pre-diabetes leads to full-blown diabetes, which can lead to heart disease, blindness, liver failure, impotence, limb amputations and early death,” cautions Quansah.
Quansah has been asked to be guest speaker at the Diabetes and Healthcare Conference being held in Helsinki, Norway, in November 2018 and to be keynote speaker at the Diabetes Care Conference being held in Malaysia in May of 2019. His speech topic will include how to help diabetics heal and resultantly reduce healthcare costs.
“What makes me so convinced that type 2 diabetics can be reversed? It’s my own success story. There is no evidence found in any part of the world that shows that type 2 diabetes cannot be reversed. With this conviction behind me, I wanted to offer the same possibility to the countless victims of pre-diabetes, type 2 diabetes, and those who are overweight, through launching justfordiabetics.com. My personal success in being cured is documented in my autobiographical book, Diabetics Journey, and encapsulated by this chart,” says Quansah. (The chart showing the before and after results of Quansah’s blood sugar tests is given below.)
The numbers in this chart represent blood sugar count in millimoles per litre (mmol/L).
Ernest Quansah is a type 2 diabetes Lifestyle Strategist, diabetes educator, keynote speaker, and the author of Diabetics Journey. He is the founder of Just For Diabetics.
He is available for radio, press, and TV interviews, as well as speaking engagements.
Oakland, California, USA, 2018-Oct-10 — /REAL RIME PRESS RELEASE/ — Smart Scale Co. announced today its October 11th launch at New West Summit of the world’s first IoT smart scale container for the cannabis industry. The patent pending “Stashaweigh™” is an industry-forward weighing device that utilizes the ease of Bluetooth connectivity via a smartphone app to make tracking and saving your cannabis history seamless.
Stashaweigh™ is the brainchild of inventor and entrepreneur Josh Lee, Founder and CEO of Smart Scale Co., which he created in 2017. Lee, in conjunction with a team of technology engineers, has a vision for smart data-sharing, powered by machine learning and advanced AI, that he hopes will shake up the cannabis market.
Lee recalls, “As a technology inventor I saw a lack of technology being built for the cannabis market that matched what was out in the mainstream marketplace. I chose to build the most technologically advanced stash container, the Stashaweigh™, a patent-pending IoT device that integrates a smart scale, connected smartphone app, and water and smell-proof container to manage your usage history by weight, day, time and strain.”
Stashaweigh™ allows its users to track and manage usage history through their smartphones, and gives accurate weight, date, and time feedback while storing precise dosage history during each session. The company will use machine learning and AI to track and predict user habits from around the country that give dispensaries, growers, scientists, and medical professionals tools to more accurately respond to consumer needs and trends.
“Our goal is not only to give consumers a secure device to store their cannabis, but to help them learn more about their usage habits, while giving them tools to manage their cannabis like never before. We are thrilled to launch our product at New West Summit, the industry-leading cannabis technology conference.”
Stashaweigh™ is the first container in a line of expected smart scale devices that make using, selling, prescribing, and growing cannabis smarter and more effective.
The sleek new scale will debut on October 11th and should be available for purchase by the end of 2018.
NEW YORK, NY, USA, 2018-Sep-28 — /REAL TIME PRESS RELEASE/ — If you are a particular individual at your home and a great curiosity it could happen the same thing that if you are or a Business boss looking for making your business grow up, you might think, “what is in common between these two cases?” two words: translation services.
If you are curious about the world, at some point you will come across with the languages, and if you have no fear, you can learn them, this process takes years, and something that can be of a great help is making many small requests of translation.
First of all, works made in translation enterprises are actually human translation works; it is not about better technology for translating, just highly trained personnel, so you will never find a digital translation remotely comparable to these ones.
What kind of works is made by translation agencies?
In this age of communication in the 21st century, there is the high possibility that you were trying to communicate with people across the globe, maybe because you are just trying to make new friends and the language barrier is a problem, only thing you need is to have letters translated.
Try to picture this funny example! Maybe your son, daughter or familiar at some point has a romantic engage with a person who does not manage your language and you want to know about that person as it is appropriate, you will need communication.
And this is where the works made by translation agencies make their appearance. For in all of these curious situations the help you need is as reachable as a translation request to one of these agencies.
A good way to improve your languages
Also and good too, if you decided to take the harder but also more passionate way that is to learn the language seriously, whichever it is, you will find yourself without knowing what does some words mean, so here you can use a bilingual dictionary or a digital translator, for more complicated or specific cases, we strongly advise you to hire small human translation works.
Did you start learning thank to a song you obsessed with? That can be an excellent way to start and to boost learning a language, to ask a translation agency to get the song translated for you. And this way you will keep on learning your language in a fantastic and fun way.
An excellent and economic way to open new doors
With the works made translation agencies, you are boosted to get access to the entire world, and help you to reach new horizons with languages, although you do not manage them by yourself. With the translations, you get to them and you can start becoming familiar with them.
Try to picture the next situation: you are reading on internet and you start learning about a culture that is so rich and abundant, that you feel identified with much if it and want to learn more. But then you see that much of its way to work is related to its language.
Translation Works for your business
In this new generation of the connections across the world, your employees and all of your company might need help with communicating with people across the globe, for you are willing to expand and make an excellent contract, do not worry, it is easy for us to translate business letters accurately.
It does not matter if your business is having a great impact and success or not, taking the translation way is an excellent and infallible way to expand and boost your business, and we strongly advise you to think about it and meditate it carefully.
It is possible that an experienced enterprise of the outside is extending the hand to you and you are not able to answer them properly due to not knowing how to communicate, do not let the language barrier stop you! This is your chance; hire a translation service for you to explore.
The ultimate help for your business with translations
If your employees are brave enough to take on new goals, you can start a program of language instruction, for helping your employees to manage themselves with the business language and improving their international communication with all kind of people and cultures.
After this, your employees would be qualified in the business communication across international frontiers, so you will start having branch offices in different countries and your brand will be much bigger and known across the entire globe.
Companies and enterprises like www.pangeanic.com are so often hired to establish this kind of procedures in businesses and they might be the key for yours. This translation and interpretation services jut might be what you need for having your office up to the universe.
Resuming: Translation works are your solution
The works made by translation enterprises are not as simple to explain as you might think, translation agencies can make an amazingly wide range of different works depending of your personal request or the needs of your business.
What you have read in this article are the just the basics about the working of the translations, for they are a great industry and it can take you to so many different areas that you would never imagine. It is strongly advisable for you to keep reading and learning.
Remember what works made by translation agencies
The translation agencies can save your business one day, so better take note of this! On it’s the simplest way, the works made by translation enterprises making use of the feeling, the human possibility of feeling the true meaning of the words, the expressions and sentences. This way, a human is totally able to translate in ways that are impossible to computers.
Picking up from a simple request made by you, from your home, you can upload and send any written doc, odt or pdf file you have in your computer and request it to be translated, the price will be determined by the quantity of words and the time you give them to have it done.
Then, if you have and want a letter to be translated, a song or even a poem, you can have it translated by them, and then, you can specify exactly how you want it to be done, you can ask them to get its intonation, metrics, rhymes, quantity of words and the formal or informal forms.
These lasts are important to have them in mind, for the polite expressions can be strongly marked in other languages more than in English, for example, in Spanish, there are two ways to say You, and they are “Tú” (in some places is “vos”) on its informal way, and “Usted” on its formal manner.
The next step and level of translation
If you are trying to complete your whole family genealogy, you will probably find old hand-written books, maybe they will be hard to read or even be in a different language if your ascendants were Italian, German, Swedish or similar.
Here the translation services can be of your all solution, for you can scan it and send all pages to a translation agency, you can ask them to just transcript into digital just like it is there, and just have it there if you want, but you can also ask it to be completely translated and presented to you, they will be contacting you for any doubt just to have it the best for you.
We can help you by translating your marketing material
If you are trying to boost a little business or an indie company, you will for sure need to make use of advertisements and marketing strategies for letting the world know about you, and if you decide to translate graphic design element for taking it across the cultures.
First of all it would be necessary to get translated your online marketing materials, look for a specific translation agency that counts with graphic designers for not only translating your advertisements, but having them exactly like they were before, nice looking but translated.
And then, you can ask a printer to take to reality all the digital marketing advertisements translated as a work made by translation enterprises and start putting your brand on the spotlights!
This will be just the beginning, once you have done this, you will start gaining fame among the people, and they will recognize your brand with a quick sight, it has no importance about where are they from, for your brand would have reached new horizons.
We strongly advise you to start thinking about hiring the new services, the works made by translation agencies and enterprises, you will have right what you need! And you can find anything you want, only thing you need to do is to read enough and find exactly the one you want!
There are plenty of translation agencies and companies in the United States and in the Internet, and the one you need does exist!
NEW YORK, NY, USA, 2018-Sep-26 — /REAL TIME PRESS RELEASE/ — Most of the systems we are already used to, we do not know how they work, for we are always thinking we know enough that they work and we trust them. But honestly, do you think you know enough about online banking? Here you will find some facts that might be useful for you to know!
Here you will find useful information you will better have on mind, and also excellent reasons for using online banking services and some advices for being always safe and security.
Sometimes if your internet connection is not that good, it might be hard for you to access to your bank through your conventional online banking portal, so these online banking apps and services might help you to access in an easier, lighter and safer way anytime you need!
Online Banking – When and how did it start working?
Did you know it? The first online banking systems that gave origin of the ones you use today EVERYDAY were introduced in the early 1980s in New York when four of the national banks started offering the revolutionary home banking services, allowing the clients and small businesses to have a quick online banking check.
On the same way, the online banking started also on the United Kingdom around those years when the Scotland Bank and the Nottingham Building Society provided the Homelink service for giving their users the opportunity of viewing bank moves on a computer.
But it was only until 1994 that the banks around the entire globe started using the internet for posting their advertises, and then in 1995 they started offering to the clients the possibility of managing their money online through a home computer, and this came to be the online banking of nowadays.
The greatest benefits of using the Online Banking
As everyone knows the major benefits of using online banking are mainly two: security and comfort. With the online banking services you can make all your money-related operations without needing cash or personally going to the bank.
Paying your services with no delay
These services might help you regardless of your bank, they will help you to manage all your bank moves for having an easy, confortable, secure and practical administration of your money, you can make routine pays like paying electricity, water and gas services without losing any time of your day.
Your pays to third ones can also be made much easier with these online banking services, for they will offer you an easy platform where you can quickly see and control your bank accounts.
Manage all your accounts and save your time and money
These services might also help you if you manage more than one bank account, so you can control your money in any of them more easily and in a more ordered way. You do not need to waste any passage fees anymore if you do not live close to any bank, you can make all your processes from your home computer or even with your Smartphone.
It is really easy to look by yourself if you prefer right now, on Google Play Store for these apps for the one you prefer the most, we just advice you to read enough about each app of services and be aware of the reviews to know if it is safe and if it has the functions you need.
Most of these online banking services also have apps you can download for always having a control of your money in your pocket. You can pay the balance of your telephones, your internet service and the rent of your home (if you have to) through online banking.
Risks and security advices while using online banking
If you are already an online banking user or you are considering being one, here are some advices to keep security, for there is no infallible system and you can help these to be safer and securer. What you can do is always good for making sure your security and your money’s.
Many online banking services keep you safe with logging you out every time you finish your operations, if you close the app or delay too long in doing something in it, it might close your account for your security, so you better remember always your user name and password.
It is not recommendable to have your password written in a paper or in any digital way inside your phone, always protect your device with a locking pattern, or even better, a password or a PIN code, these last two methods are more efficient and safer than the pattern that could stand marked on the screen of your smartphone.
Install a VPN app for your security
Sometimes when you connect to the public WiFi and start making your bank moves from your smartphone or laptop, there are hackers who are connected to the same network that you are, and they can hack your information even from your online banking accounts, everything you send could be intercepted by them.
The makers of the online banking services and apps nothing can do against that, but you can! There are some programs or apps that are known as VPN. What are the VPN programs and apps? The letters are for Virtual Protected Network, and it makes that all your information is encrypted and it makes it harder to be hacked and intercepted.
If you protect your phone and your laptop with VPN programs, the hackers will have it MUCH harder to intercept your data and force your online banking accounts.
Follow carefully all of these advises and your online banking account, passwords, and information will never be hacked! You can then research by yourself and keep reading for having enough knowledge about the system of online anti-hacking security you are willing to install and make use of.
At this moment me do not recommend you one specific VPN app or program, we just let you know about its existence and we strongly advise you to start researching about them, so you can find exactly the one you need for your phone, or your laptop.
Do not waste any time or disk space on installing a program that is too heavy and has too many features that you do not actually need, just look for the program you do need.
It is also recommendable that you read carefully every contract of terms and conditions and politic privacy of the apps you install and the programs you use in your laptop for applying the online banking services.
Benefits of online banking
If you have no fear to innovate and start tasting the great advantages of adapting to the new technologies, then, you will make good to start trying new systems of online banking like apps and webpages that are quick and easy to access, you will see in your own experience the next benefits:
First of all, you will reduce the time spent in executing financial operations. Only thing you need to do is to be connected to the internet from your home, your office or any mobile web (remember to use VPM systems to protect data), and then you will have all your money in your hand, easily manageable.
Have your bank at the reach of your hand
Make your bank moves from everywhere you are, you can do it from your laptop or your smartphone, only thing you need to do is to have internet access and then you can review your account state, transfer money and pay fees. Usually, these mobile online banking services are free and the only charge you could get is with your mobile company and the kind of plan you have contracted.
You can make more than one banking operation: moves, credit card pays, pay of services, recharge your air time and according to specialists, 20 per cent of people access to online banking through internet through these kind of mobile devices.
Keep the control of everything easily
You can have control of your money and account pays, and then stop losing any more time visiting the bank, with online banking aside of avoiding the printed account states, you can pay your accounts and maintain all your pay registries in only one place and very easy to find. If you prefer, you can also program automatic pays using your credit or debit card, like the pays of your services of water, electricity and telephone.
Stay safe with your money
Security with your operations is supported by your username and your personal unique password (and this is one you can change periodically), and also you have the token, that is a numeric code that changes every 60 seconds, and that you have to introduce to connect to the online banking.
Many online banking methods also work with security images, which are unique and are impossible to be identified or distinguished by a computer, so it cannot be violated with robotic systems.
Melbourne, Australia, 2018-Aug-15 — /REAL TIME PRESS RELEASE/ — Zuuse has entered into an agreement to acquire GCPay.com (GCPay), a leading North American provider of cloud collaboration software aimed at streamlining the payment applications process in the building and construction industry.
The acquisition will provide Zuuse with a critical toehold in its largest global market, with almost 40,000 users of the software platform in the USA, including General Contractors, Owners, Developers, Financial Institutions, Government Agencies, Engineering and Architectural Firms, and Subcontractors.
Together with complementing its Payapps cloud collaboration platform in the APAC and EMEA markets, GCPay will help strengthen the Zuuse global product portfolio in the building and construction software sectors.
The GCPay software solution is consistently aligned to the Zuuse strategy and customer base, offering a strong standalone solution as well as integrations with Sage and Viewpoint construction ERP systems, and aligning with other partners.
Zuuse CEO, Jason Lilienstein, said, “This is an exciting acquisition for Zuuse and brings us a major step closer towards becoming a leading global provider of construction and building operations software. The integration of GCPay’s market leading technology will consolidate our position as an industry leader in cloud collaboration payment applications software to the global construction industry, together with further establishing our presence as a leading disruptor in the broader, high-growth AECO (Architecture – Engineering – Construction – Owner Operations) market.”
Systems and processes in the AECO sector are still largely fragmented, manual or paper based, and these inefficiencies result in customers losing time, money, information and resources. Lilienstein, added, “Today’s announcement further exemplifies the customer-centricity and the power of Zuuse, in providing construction and building operations software solutions for our customers which tackle these inefficiencies head-on, working with everything from day to day operational issueson the construction and building site, to long-term strategic asset and facility management issues.”
GCPay COO, Daniel Brunelli, said, “The coming together of our companies is an excellent outcome for all of our stakeholders and most importantly for ourcustomers. The combination of our businesses provides both parties with the expertise, scale and reach needed to provide our customers what they need, when they need it, anywhere in the world.
As a part of the broader Zuuse business, GCPay will be better equipped and resourced to deliver greater value to customers, including extending our existing product functionality as well as broadening our product offering to better fulfil the evolving needs of the growing construction industry. We are tremendously excited by the prospect of what Zuuse and GCPay can achieve together, and I look forward to sharing these benefits with our customers.”
The acquisition is subject to customary closing conditions and is anticipated to be completed in the third quarter of calendar year 2018.
Zuuse is a leading global software provider in the construction and building operations sector. Zuuse’s construction solutions handle payment applications, seamlessly carried through to building operations with asset and facilities management, BIM in FM, and lifecycle costing and management. With over 4,000 asset owner, operator, general contractor and subcontractor customers worldwide, Zuuse offers software solutions which are revolutionizing the performance of assets from beginning to end – and all the time in between. Zuuse is headquartered in Melbourne, Australia, and has operations throughout Australia, New Zealand, the UK, and the USA.
GCPay is a leading North American provider of cloud collaboration software aimed at streamlining the payment application process in the building and construction industry. GCPay automates construction subcontract management processes, specifically invoicing, compliance and lien waivers. With integration partners such as Viewpoint, Sage, and payment processor AvidXchange, GCPay cuts costs, improves compliance and reduces risk by streamlining subcontractor management and payment. Founded in 2002, GCPay is headquartered in Richmond, VA, USA.
Charlton, MA, 2018-Jul-12 — /REAL TIME PRESS RELEASE/ — Mr. Michael Pelletz, Founder and CEO of Fantasy Live Trivia, Inc.
At a glance:
Startup: Yes Sector: Smartphones, APPs, Technology Launch Date: October 15th, 2018 Location: Across The Globe Funding: Yes!! Problem it solves: Lack of engagement from users of other live trivia apps as well as poor streaming technology that leaves the users frustrated Website:www.fantasy-trivia.com
1) Could you briefly tell us about the Founders?
Michael Pelletz is a very successful entrepreneur. Michael started a global rideshare company geared towards women safety and empowerment 2 years ago called Chariot For Women, which is now called SAFR that has become the safest rideshare company in the industry. Michael is an expert in turning ideas into reality as well as raising millions of dollars in funds and has some of the best media connections in the US. These skills and connections will ensure the success of Fantasy Trivia Live. Fantasy Trivia Live is his brainchild, and like his rideshare company, he will stop at nothing to make Fantasy Trivia Live the most engaging and profitable App in the industry.
2)How did you come up with the idea? You can share your inspirations
Here is my first inspiration: In February of 2016 I founded a company that is based on women’s empowerment. I have been blessed with a very empathetic heart and soul that allows me to truly resonate with men and women across the globe. Although Fantasy Trivia Live is just a gaming App, I knew once again that I wanted our APP to empower women, and boy will it ever. Our hosts are major celebrities. We are providing a platform for these actors/actresses to flaunt their entrepreneurial spirit in a completely new and safe industry.
Here is my second inspiration:
I was a huge fan of one of our competitors and I was sitting down at my couch watching TV at 8:59 pm, ready to start playing at 9. Then, that 9pm supposed start turned into 9:03 and then 9:04 and then 9:05. I started to get bored. I then glance back at my phone and I notice that the game is finally about to begin. Well….not for me!! It immediately buffered and kept buffering until it kicked me out. I was done with that APP. Within 1 minute of this happening I knew I had to do something better. Fantasy Trivia Live was born. My number 1 priority was to have an app that would stream flawlessly.
3) Brief about your startup
Fantasy Trivia Live is the most engaging adults only Live Trivia App in the world. Our features, which I am not allowed to discuss will truly blow your mind. We are utilizing the most engaging aspects of the most popular Apps currently available. Unlike other Trivia Apps, you don’t have to be good at Trivia to have an opportunity to win lots of cash and prizes. The world is your oyster and you never know what treasures await!!! The user will have opportunities to stay on the Fantasy Trivia Live app day and night, and we have taken every step to make it as visually stimulating as possible.
4) Who are your Targeted audience?
Anyone over the age of 18 who owns a phone. Period!!
5) What type of strategies do you think is valuable to take company to the next level?
I have spent the last 2 years learning what not do when it comes to designing and building a successful and engaging app. Market research is key. Fortunately for Fantasy Trivia Live our competitors have not adjusted to their flaws, which has opened up such a tremendous opportunity to gain control of the Live Trivia market very quickly.
6) Tell us about your amazing team members?
I can’t. LOL!!! Our lawyers will not allow me to say who they are until we are ready. All I can say is, we have the most beautiful, talented and male and female hosts that have tens of millions of followers on social media. It’s unfortunate, but The fans rarely have an opportunity to interact with celebrities live. With Fantasy Trivia Live that will happen almost on a daily basis.
What is the big picture of your company?
Here is our mission statement. This is what Fantasy Trivia Live is all about.
Our mission is to bring together the trivia gaming community and the primary gaming community into a single platform allowing a highly profitable environment to evolve, grow, and develop, leading to multiple and ever expanding profit centers and revenue streams.
What are your future plans?
Make BOAT LOADS of cash, I mean an obscene amount, by and island and retire. Just kidding. I want to live a wonderful life with my beautiful family.
7) What is your best motivation line that inspires you?
GO FORTH AND SET THE WORLD ON FIRE
8) What were the key Learning’s from your journey that you would like to share with our audience?
I could write a book about starting a potential billion dollar company and how lonely that can be. Unfortunately, Greed and Power can get to people’s ego and the people who you thought were your friends are not your friends anymore. Then people enter your life and pretend to be a friend, when all they really want is the power or money. That is probably the hardest lesson I learned from trying to do something very special. Every day I walk around with a smile on my face and hold my head up high and I sleep very soundly at night knowing I would never treat people that way. Life will always throw you lemons and you have to be able to make lemonade, which I am lucky enough to have done throughout my life.
Could you share details about source of funding, revenue, client acquisition model and statistics so far?
That is all internal conversations, but what I can tell you is that raising money is my favourite part of the startup process. If you have a great idea, the money will follow.
9) Your website/app/contact details
Please visit our website at www.fantasy-trivia.com and you will have an opportunity to see our brand ambassador/host. She is truly the biggest gaming nerd I have ever met. That is a huge compliment to her. She is truly brilliant and beautiful on the inside and out!!!
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10) Any other information about your startup that you’d like to share with our readers?
Please Tell everyone about us. The more players we have from day one, the more fun it will be and the more money we can give away. A percentage of every purchase from our optional In APP purchases go directly to making the cash prize larger. Get ready for Fantasy Trivia Live!!!
Contact-Details: Fantasy Trivia Live,inc.
42 J Davis Rd, Charlton, MA 01507