FridayMar 31, 2017 3:27 pm

India Globalization Capital, Inc. (NYSE: IGC) From Mining to Marijuana

At first blush, India Globalization Capital (NYSE: IGC) would seem a curiosity clothed in an enigma. Just how does a NYSE company move from a successful mining orientation to a pioneer in the development of multiple cannabinoid-based pharmaceutical therapies to treat pain and disease? The enigma can be disrobed by looking at the tenacity and vision of its management. Ram Mukunda has served as Executive Chairman, CEO and President of India Global since inception in 2005. He holds distinguished mathematics and engineering degrees and worked in multiple Wall Street positions for more than 25 years, serving communications firms such as…

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FridayMar 31, 2017 3:02 pm

AzurRx BioPharma, Inc. (NASDAQ: AZRX) Overcoming Current Exocrine Pancreatic Insufficiency Treatment Limitations

Exocrine Pancreatic Insufficiency, or EPI, is a problem in a person’s digestive system. Simply put, EPI is when the pancreas cannot produce enough of the enzymes that the body requires to break down and absorb nutrients. Unfortunately, this means that the body is unable to absorb the right fats and nutrients, often leading to weight loss. There are a number of causes for EPI, such as inflammation of the pancreas; effects from surgery on the pancreas, intestines, or stomach; or even an inherited disease such as cystic fibrosis, Shwachman-Diamond syndrome, Crohn’s Disease, diabetes, or celiac disease. Symptoms do vary, but…

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FridayMar 31, 2017 12:02 pm

National Waste Management Holdings, Inc. (NWMH) Decreasing Excessive Waste Materials by Recycling Compliant Construction and Demolition Materials

Construction and demolition (C&D) materials represent the debris from the demolition, construction, or renovation of buildings, bridges, or even roads. C&D materials are normally heavy materials such as concrete, wood, asphalt, gypsum, bricks, glass, some types of plastic, salvaged building components, metals and trees, among other materials. In the United States, C&D materials constitute a large percentage of waste, much of which can be transformed into new productive products. According to a report entitled ‘Advancing Sustainable Materials Management: 2014 Fact Sheet’ (http://nnw.fm/WeFZ4), over 500 million tons of C&D debris were generated in 2014, with concrete making up 70% of it,…

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FridayMar 31, 2017 9:24 am

MGX Minerals (MGXMF) Set to Disrupt Industry with New PetroLithium™ Technology

When Harvard professor Clayton Christensen coined the term ‘disruptive innovation’, he had in mind technologies like the one being developed by MGX Minerals, Inc. (OTC: MGXMF) (CSE: XMG) (FRA: 1MG). This innovative company is poised to ignite a revolution in the energy sector with technology that extracts lithium from oil and gas wells. Its PetroLithium™ methodology separates valuable minerals from the salt water that typically accompanies crude oil, offering a novel way to extract lithium, an essential ingredient in the batteries of our laptops, mobile phones, and other electronic devices and, increasingly, our cars. As MGX refines its technology, it…

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ThursdayMar 30, 2017 2:36 pm

ProBility Media Corp.’s (PBYA) Acquisition of One Exam Prep LLC is Key to Growth

ProBility Media Corp.’s (OTCQB: PBYA) acquisition of One Exam Prep LLC, which was completed earlier this year, is key to its growth strategy. One Exam Prep is currently specializing in exam preparation and certification in the construction industry. It offers continuing education and certification online or in a classroom setting in 20 states, with the goal of operating in all 50 states. ProBility Media reported revenue at greater than $1 million for Q1 ended January 31, 2017. Houston-based ProBility is an EdTech company serving 15 vertical categories in more than 60 skilled trades. It is positioned as an industrial training…

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ThursdayMar 30, 2017 12:37 pm

Singlepoint, Inc. (SING) Interview Reveals How the Cannabis Industry is Incorporating Technology

The legalization of cannabis across many states in the U.S. has opened doors to various innovators, leaving the tech world to rapidly adapt to this trending industry. There’s now a strong move by cannabis-oriented businesses to incorporate common technologies found in other industries, and such innovations are not just found in dispensaries. Improvements are being made on the technology surrounding the agricultural, marketing, production, and distribution channels in the marijuana market. Technology is also being used to solve challenging issues such as payment options. Singlepoint, Inc. (OTC: SING), a publicly traded holding company, offers payment solutions to the cannabis industry…

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ThursdayMar 30, 2017 8:30 am

Pain-Reducing Combination Therapies Proving Successful thanks to Innovative, Specialty Pharma Players

Combination therapies that use cannabis-based pain reduction methods without the negative side effects of opioids are looking to be a positive growth opportunity among specialty pharmaceuticals, particularly for postoperative and chronic pain relief. Leading specialty pharma companies such as India Globalization Capital, Inc. (NYSE: IGC) (IGC Profile), Cara Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: CARA), Zynerba Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: ZYNE), and INSYS Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: INSY) are tirelessly working to expand combination therapeutics product lines, while Pacira Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: PCRX) developing an opioid alternative drug intended to reduce pain after surgery. To date, it is estimated that the annual national cost of…

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ThursdayMar 30, 2017 8:30 am

Health Care Industry in Need of Unitary Data Processing Solution over Existing Legacy Systems

The health care industry continuously generates and processes massive amounts of data, but it lacks an overarching intelligence technology system that can pull all of this information together and analyze it in a coherent, unitary manner. There are thousands of separate computational systems in the health care sector at the moment, each with its own programming and function – be it to store medical records, patient activity and lab test results or to perform billing and scheduling. In addition, major medical specialties sometimes have their own information technology systems, using different, often non-compatible software, devices or equipment. More often than…

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WednesdayMar 29, 2017 3:27 pm

MeetMe, Inc. (NASDAQ: MEET) Closes on 9.2 Million Share Public Offering, Sees 2Q2017 Target on Acquisition of if(we)

MeetMe, Inc. (NASDAQ: MEET) has closed on its public offering of 9.2 million shares of common stock at $5 per share. This is inclusive of the full option by underwriters for 1.2 million additional shares of common stock. Net proceeds will be used by the company for general corporate purposes and to potentially fund MeetMe’s pending acquisition of “if(we)”, a San Francisco-based social and mobile technology company, as well as other future takeovers. MeetMe is a social network for meeting new people in the U.S. Some 80% of its one million daily user traffic comes from mobile devices, such as…

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WednesdayMar 29, 2017 11:41 am

ChineseInvestors.com, Inc. (CIIX) Executes a First to Market Milestone

A population of over 1.2 billion people is one heck of a target market, especially when insulated by language. ChineseInvestors.com (OTCQB: CIIX) has leveraged this demographic to market a broad range of products, services and information specifically for the Chinese speaking population. The company provides real-time market commentary, analysis, and education-related services in the Chinese language and offers several types of subscription-based services. Headquartered in Los Angeles with offices in New York City and Shanghai, the company also offers consultation services to private companies seeking to go public, as well as advertising and public relations services. Seizing opportunity, this diverse…

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