At the current pace, it is estimated that the US will run out of landfill capacity by the year 2036, and even sooner in several regions. The situation is further impacted by an anticipated world population growth from 7.7 billion to 8.6 billion people by 2030 with its looming strain on resources and the environment. Fighting our trash crisis is a big business, and without a singlesolution at the forefront, there’s lots of room for innovative companies to get into the game.
– At the end of Q1, the Company commenced operations at the Nation’s first renewable resource recovery facility located in Martinsburg, West Virginia
– Q1 recurring revenue from the Company’s digester business increased by 10.7% quarter over quarter as total rental units under lease increased by 37.5%
FISHERS, Ind.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Recovery Force, LLC, a med tech innovation company, has received a $1.8 million grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to complete development and clinically validate its flagship product, the Mobile Active CompressionsTM(MAC) calf device.
By Kristin Stoller
April 11, 2019
Lemonade, a renters and homeowners insurance startup, has raised $300 million in a deal led by SoftBank Group, the company announced today. Though the fintech company isn’t disclosing its valuation, a source says this investment brings its value to more than $2 billion.— Fintech Insurer Lemonade Valued At More Than
CHESTNUT RIDGE, N.Y., April 2, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — BioHiTech Global, Inc. (“BioHiTech” or the “Company”) (NASDAQ: BHTG), a technology and services company that provides cost-effective and sustainable waste management solutions estimates full year 2019 revenue increasing by 198% to $10 million as its Martinsburg HEBioT resource recovery facility (the “Martinsburg HEBioT Facility” or the “Facility” commences commercial operation.— BioHiTech Global Sees Full Year 2019 Revenue Increasing 198
EVART, Mich., March 5, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Michigan Potash & Salt Company, LLC (“Michigan Potash & Salt Company, LLC” or the “Company”) (MPSC) and Barton Malow Company, the largest general contractor in Michigan, (Barton Malowor BMC) are pleased to announce that they have materially completed a definitive agreement for the Engineering, Procurement, and Construction of the Michigan Potash and Salt facility in Western Rural Michigan.— Michigan Potash & Salt Company and Barton Malow Company complete Engineering, Procurement and Construction Agreement for the United States Potash Project in Michigan
VPEG and its subsidiary, Visionary Media Group, is pleased to announce its feature film, ‘Locating Silver Lake,’ will hit all digital platforms on March 22. The following article appeared in Deadline on March 5, 2019.— VPEG's Feature Film 'Locating Silver Lake' Hits All Digital Platforms on March 22
– Initial phase of mechanical testing at the facility has been completed
– Facility has received its first deliveries of waste and is expected to begin next phase of processing for production of its EPA recognized Solid Recovered Fuel in March
– Company expects the facility to run at or near full capacity early in Q2 2019
– Company sees the facility’s operations adding $7 million of annual high margin revenue
-Company targets a Q4 2020 completion date for the facility that is expected to generate $12 million of high margin annual revenue
-Facility will process municipal waste into a renewable EPA approved fuel while reducing landfill usage by up to 80%
Nashville, Tenn (February 12, 2019)—One Vision Music Group is proud to announce the release of Kree Harrison’s “I Love The Lie,” the debut song from her forthcoming 2019 album, to be available on iTunes, Amazon, Spotify and all digital retailers on March 8. The song, which was co-written by Chris Stapleton, Morgane Stapleton and Liz Rose (Taylor Swift, Carrie Underwood), will go to radio on February 25.— Kree Harrison to Release I Love The Lie Penned by Chris Stapleton on March 8
New subsidiary now holds a 78% ownership stake in the Martinsburg HEBioT facility and will serve as a platform for BioHiTech’s HEBioT facility rollout in the U.S.— Kinderhook Industries Portfolio Company Contributes Cash and Assets Totaling $5.5 Million for a 40% Stake in a Newly Formed BioHiTech Subsidiary
The company and its subsidiary discuss environmental benefits of the facility’s new technology.— BioHiTech Prepares for Waste-to-Fuel Facility Opening
Recovery Force is an innovative medical device company providing healthcare professionals, patients, and athletes with a next-generation mobile compression solution for enhancing circulation.— Recovery Force and Jabil Advance Next-Generation of Wearable Medical Technology
RALEIGH, N.C., Nov. 14, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Get Spiffy, Inc. (Spiffy), an on-demand car care, technology, and services company, today announced a new connected car initiative.
SAN DIEGO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Cafe Agave is revolutionizing the hard coffee market with the launch of one of the first prepackaged spiked cold brew coffees, Cafe Agave Spiked Cold Brew. Made with super-premium ingredients, including 100% Arabica Columbian Cold Brew Coffee, this 12.5% ABV coffee cocktail appeals to even the most discerning coffee drinkers.
Forbes Magazine’s recent report, The Next Billion-Dollar Startups 2018, names Lemonade as one of 25 startup companies most likely to become a billion-dollar “unicorn,” as nominated by over 200 VC firms.
Visionary Private Equity Group (VPEG) is pleased to announce its investment in Fortior Solutions, a national leader in identity management and credentialing solutions for government agencies, military installations, critical infrastructure entities, and organizations with specific access and compliance requirements.
San Francisco, CA, October 8, 2018: BioQ Pharma Incorporated (“the Company”), a specialty pharmaceutical company focused on developing and commercializing ready-to-use infusible pharmaceuticals, today announced the positive closure of a European regulatory procedure for its propofol product. The Company’s ready-to-use infusion pharmaceutical includes the propofol drug product and delivery system in a single-use unit-dose presentation.
With so many tech products popping up we break down the top 10 NFC powered products of 2018.
1 – iPhone XS / XR ($749+)
The new iPhone XS, XS Max, and XR include some exciting new features like fast wireless charging, advanced Face ID, and even bigger displays but one of the biggest advancements is the lesser known ability to scan NFC enabled products with just a tap.
VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Sept. 19, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — BLOK Technologies Inc. (“BLOK Tech” or the “Company”) (CSE: BLK) (FRANKFURT: 2AD) is pleased to announce that Visionary Private Equity Group (“VPEG”) and the Company have entered into a non-binding Memorandum of Understanding (“MOU”) to form a joint venture for the development of technology for the real estate industry.
The planned facility is expected to generate $12 million of high margin annual revenue by processing municipal waste into a renewable EPA approved fuel while reducing landfill usage by up to 80%.
The Martinsburg West Virginia facility is expected to generate over $7 million in revenue in 2019 through processing municipal waste into a renewable EPA approved Solid Recovered Fuel.— BioHiTech Global in Letter of Intent to Increase Its Stake in the Nation's First HEBioT Resource Recovery Facility
Q2 2018 revenues increase by 65.5% with gross profit increasing by 185.4%
The company is turning to tech to get ahead of the competition and scammers.
EVART, Mich., July 25, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Michigan Potash Company (“MPC” or “Michigan Potash”) is pleased to welcome Mr. Clay M. Gaspar to the Board of Directors. Mr. Gaspar is currently President and Chief Operating Officer at WPX Energy, Inc (NYSE: WPX).
Victory Oilfield Tech (OTCQB: VYEY) today announced that it has acquired Oklahoma based oil field service company Pro-Tech Hardbanding Services. Pro-Tech is positioned for significant growth and is on pace to reach $2,000,000 of gross revenue this year. The Pro-Tech acquisition is just one part of Victory’s plan to acquire and grow strategic oil field services companies in the major oil and gas basins of the United States.
SAN FRANCISCO, July 25, 2018: BioQ Pharma Incorporated (“the Company”), a specialtypharmaceutical company, today announced that Dr. Marijn Dekkers has become a strategic advisor to the Company. Concurrent, with his advisory role, Dr. Dekkers also made an investment in BioQ Pharma through his advisory and investment vehicle Novalis LifeScience LLC.
NEWPORT BEACH, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Blast, a company that helps people micro- save and earn money while playing the games they love, today announced a top-off of its Seed Round at $12 million in conjunction with launching its app in the Google Play Store.
Predictive Health Diagnostics (PHD) has secured a new $5MM investment from a strategic partner at an attractive pre-money valuation of $45MM. Visionary completed its investment in PHD less than one year ago and has witnessed strong growth and adoption of its novel and disruptive PULS tests, used to accurately detect the likelihood of a coronary event, in the asymptomatic but high-risk patient population (Fox Business News video: New Blood Test Could Help Prevent Heart Attacks).
RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., July 17, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Get Spiffy, Inc. (Spiffy), an on-demand car care, technology, and services company, today announced the closing of a $9m fund raise led by Bull City Venture Partners.
Dumped by his girlfriend during graduation so that he doesn’t feature in her family photographs,would-be writer Daniel (Josh Peck) is left to begin a new life in Los Angeles lovesick and alone.
(Research Triangle Park, North Carolina – June 27, 2018) – Get Spiffy, Inc. (Spiffy), an on- demand car care, technology, and services company, today announced the nationwide availability of Spiffy Blue. Spiffy Blue combines an on-board diagnostics (OBD-II) sensor with a free companion app that saves time and money for car owners.
CHESTNUT RIDGE, N.Y., June 25, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — BioHiTech Global, Inc. (“BioHiTech” or the “Company”) (NASDAQ: BHTG), a technology and services company that provides cost-effective and sustainable waste management solutions, today announced that it has been added to the Russell Microcap® Index as part of the Russell Indexes annual reconstitution, which took effect after the US market closed on Friday, June 22nd.
The Visionary Private Equity Group is proud to announce that is has signed a reciprocal referral agreement with ChannelAdvisor Corporation (NYSE: ECOM) for the benefit of VPEG’s portfolio company, Shop4E.
SAN FRANCISCO, June 14, 2018: BioQ Pharma Incorporated (“the Company”), a specialty pharmaceutical company, and Xantis Pharma AG (“Xantis”), a company focused on makinghigh-quality medicines more accessible to those who need them, today announced an agreement to market three ready-to-use infusion products in the Czech Republic and Slovakia.
VPEG is proud to announce its investment in Blast, the first high-yield savings account for gamers. Blast is an app that enables gamers to micro-save and earn incremental money while playing the games they love.
Gold Medal offers new bundled sustainable disposal services driven by BioHiTech technology to help business customers lower costs and reduce landfill usage.
VPEG is excited to announce WhereTo (recently known as WhereFor) has secured $8 million of Series A capital in a round led by Emergence Capital. It previously had raised a seed round from Visionary Private Equity Group, 500 Startups, Rob Dyrdek and Stage Venture Partners.
POP Gourmet has established itself as an innovative builder of unique and quality popcorn and chip products that resonate with consumers. The Company has just entered into a co-branding relationship with The Clorox Company (NYSE: CLX) to produce and sell popcorn and potato chips under the Hidden Valley Ranch (HVR) and Kingsford Brands.
VPEG is happy to share news released on June 1st that the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality Oil, Gas and Minerals Division (MDEQ-OGMD) has approved permitting for all eleven Michigan Potash Company wells.
VPEG is excited to announce its recent investment in GetSpiffy which is an on-demand technology and services company with the mission to redefine the car care experience holistically.
CHESTNUT RIDGE, N.Y., May 31, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — BioHiTech Global, Inc. (“BioHiTech” or the “Company”) (BHTG), a technology and services company that provides cost-effective and sustainable waste management solutions, today announced that it has received a patent from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office for a network connected weight tracking system for a waste disposal machine.
Visionary Media Group is pleased to announce its feature length film, Locating Silver Lake, is an official selection of the prestigious Edinburgh International Film Festival and will have its international premiere at the festival on June 28 and June 30, 2018.
San Francisco, CA, May 21, 2018: BioQ Pharma Incorporated (“the Company”), a specialty pharmaceutical company, today announced receipt of CE mark approval in the European Union for its Weight Dose Dispenser, a programable, single-use infusion pump.
FanDuel is a direct investment opportunity offered to VPEG by virtue of its investment in Tusk Ventures. The following was shared with us from the Tusk team regarding this extraordinary development:
We’re pleased to share with you information on two of our portfolio companies: BioHiTech Global and Visionary Media Group.
On April 22, InSoundz CEO, Guy Etgar, received notice from the Israel Innovation Authority that the company has been awarded a grant totaling $800,000, to be allocated quarterly, to support further development of their disruptive voice isolation technology.
BioHiTech Global, Inc. (“BioHiTech” or the “Company”) (OTCQB: BHTG), a technology and services company that provides cost-effective and sustainable waste management solutions, today announced that The NASDAQ Stock Market LLC has approved the Company’s application to list its common stock on The Nasdaq Capital Market®.
Visionary Media Group (VMG) is pleased to announce the signing of Kree Harrison to its brand new record label affiliate Visionary Records. The highly acclaimed and renowned country music artist signed an exclusive recording and publishing agreement, and will release her Visionary Records debut album in late 2018.
Visionary Private Equity Group is excited to announce a comprehensive technology partnership and investment in Sneaker Con Digital, a New York, NY based digital platform aimed at changing the way individuals consume and interact with sneakers and fashion.
VPEG is excited to announce its recent majority acquisition of Shop4e, a Seattle based, foreign market focused, e-commerce technology company. The founder and CEO of the company, Harry Hu, spent several years as a developer at Amazon and has unique expertise in the cross-border e-commerce domain, generally, and in the challenges associated with China based e-commerce, specifically.
The Mayo Clinic’s venture capital and commercialization arm has established a relationship with an Indiana-based wearable medtech startup seeking to revolutionize how compression is used to prevent deadly blood clots.
Cafe Agave will launch its Spiked Cold Brew Coffee line March 15th in select cities across the West, Midwest and East Coast distribution to follow in Summer 2018.
CHESTNUT RIDGE, N.Y., Feb. 6, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — BioHiTech Global, Inc. (“BioHiTech” or the “Company”) (OTCQB: BHTG), a technology and services company that provides cost-effective and sustainable waste management solutions, today announced the completion of a $5M non-convertible senior secured debt financing (the “Debt Financing”) with Michaelson Capital Special Finance Fund II, L.P. (“MCSFF”).
VPEG is pleased to announce its most recent investment in InSoundz, a Tel Aviv headquartered company established in October 2013 by key technology leaders out of the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) elite intelligence technological unit.
BioHiTech Global, Inc. (“BioHiTech” or the “Company”) (OTCQB: BHTG), a green technology company that develops and deploys cost effective, innovative and disruptive waste management technologies, partners with Kinderhook Industries, LLC (“Kinderhook”), a private investment firm that manages over $2 billion of committed capital, to create a “next generation” environmental services platform company.
Recovery Force – a medical device company focused on enhancing circulation and accelerating recovery from surgery or injury through the use of its patented active compressionsTM technology platform, announced today a collaboration with Mayo Clinic.
WhereFor is a new business travel booking platform used by leading Fortune 500 corporations and startups to reduce their travel spend while improving client satisfaction.
Lemonade is a technology-first, legacy- free insurance carrier that offers an instantaneous, un-conflicted property & casualty (renters and homeowners) product powered by artificial intelligence and behavioral economics combined with a Peer-to-Peer user platform.
Blue Bite is a software platform that delivers contextually aware content through physical things and places. The patented platform helps companies acquire and retain customers more effectively by enhancing product value and improving consumer experience.
PACIFIC PALISADES, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–TunesMap is a groundbreaking experience that instantly contextualizes your music through an interactive display of photos, films, art, fashion, videos, merchandise, news and more. The company announced today its invitation for those with Sonos, the wireless home sound system, to exclusively test its Apple TV beta application.
We are pleased to provide you with our latest Investor Update for Tusk Venture Partners I LP (the “Fund” or “TVP I LP”). There have been several exciting developments at both the Fund and portfolio-company level that demonstrate the continued progression of the Tusk Venture Partners franchise.— Tusk Venture Partners I LP - Portfolio Update (11.03.17)
How an Emerging VC Fund Manager Got into Some of This Year’s Most Competitive Deals
Jordan Nof was working at Blackstone, the U.S. company seen as bellwether for the alternative asset sector, that now manages a record $371 billion worth of assets, when he saw an opportunity to expand the scope of the firm’s strategic investment portfolio beyond high-growth fintech companies and into the emerging sector of Real Estate Technology.
Transaction expected to boost balance sheet assets by $5.2 million as Company begins preparations to meet qualifications for a national stock exchange listing.— BioHiTech Global Completes Acquisition of First HEBioT™ Renewable Waste Facility License from Entsorgafin S.P.A. for a Combination of $6.1 Million in Cash and Common Stock
Thirty-six products new to convenience store shelves in the past year have been selected as winners in the 21st annual Convenience Store News Best New Products Awards competition.
“Cold brew is the hottest thing around right now.” It might sound like an oxymoron, but Cafe Agave founder Mark Scialdone is right on point.— Cafe Agave Cold Brew Will Heat Things Up In 2018
MEDITE Cancer Diagnostics, Inc. (MDIT) (the “Company”), specializing in the development, manufacturing and marketing of molecular biomarkers and premium medical devices for detection, risk assessment and diagnosis of cancer and precancerous conditions, today announced the closing of a $5.4 million private financing with GPB Debt Holdings, resulting in gross proceeds net of discount of $4.9 million.
I am delighted to share with you an incredibly important video recently featured on Fox Business Network (FBN) prime time with Maria Bartiromo and Gerri Willis.
Two decades into the era of online music, streaming has been hailed as the industry’s savior, but a complaint from the earliest days of digital services persists: What happened to the liner notes?— VPEG Referenced in New York Times in Support of TunesMap
Michigan Potash Company (MPC) is excited to announce it has received EPA Federal Permits for Class I on Aug. 28th, 2017. MPC also received EPA Federal Permits for Class III in May 2017.
For thirty years, Nike has been a giant in shoes and apparel. They are experts in marketing, innovation, messaging and understanding their customers–one of the best examples on how to run a company anywhere in the world.
BioHiTech Global, Inc. (“BioHiTech” or the “Company”) (OTCQB: BHTG), a green technology company that develops and deploys innovative and disruptive waste management technologies, today announced that it has commenced customer delivery of its Revolution Series Digesters.
Cooper Pharma (“Cooper”) and BioQ Pharma Incorporated (“BioQ”), both specialty pharmaceutical companies, today announced a strategic partnership agreement to commercialize Ropivacaine ReadyfusOR in Morocco for the treatment of post-surgical pain in adults.
MEDITE Cancer Diagnostics, Inc. specializes in the marketing and selling of MEDITE core products (instruments and consumables), manufacturing, development of new solutions in histology and cytology and marketing of molecular biomarkers.
STADA Pharmaceuticals Australia Pty Ltd (“STADA”) and BioQ Pharma Incorporated (“BioQ”), both specialty pharmaceutical companies, today announced a strategic agreement to commercialize three ready-to-use infusion pharmaceuticals in Australia and New Zealand.
Victory Energy Corporation is transitioning into the oilfield services industry and has announced the entry into a transaction agreement, sublicense agreement and related agreements with Armacor Victory Ventures, LLC, an affiliate of Armacor Holdings, LLC and Liquidmetal Coatings.
Predictive Health Diagnostics has developed the PULS test, which cost effectively helps in the fight against cardiovascular and other preventable diseases with the use of molecular diagnostic technologies.
Company files provisional patent application for new intelligent control system software designed to optimize machine performance and reduce servicing downtime
VPEG is pleased to announce its recent investment in TunesMap (www.tunesmap.com).— Visionary Private Equity Group Executes Investment in TunesMap
Award Winning Guest Chefs Will See the Revolution Series Sprout Digester in Action this Summer at the New Seaport Food Lab.— BioHiTech Global Revolution Series Sprout Digester
Company receives numerous requests for pilots from national restaurant and grocery store chains in first month of launch.
Since our last investor update, we have had several exciting developments both at the Fund and portfolio company level.— Tusk Venture Partners I LP Portfolio Company Update
Visionary Media Group (VMG), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Visionary Private Equity Group, through its joint venture with BMG, is pleased to announce new film score asset agreements with several independent production companies.— Visionary Media Group Film Score Agreement
- During the first quarter of 2017, OWP management has been focused on the following activities to position the company for a commercial relaunch later this year; (1) sourcing and manufacturing additional FDA approved products, (2) pre-marketing to both neurologists and psychiatrists, and (3) tightly controlling spending and raising additional capital to support planned growth.
Visionary Private Equity Group is happy to report that Visionary Technologies (VT), a technology platform portfolio company of VPEG, has entered into a Commercial Revenue Sharing Agreement with Smartrac Technology Group, the world’s largest RFID (‘smart chip’) technology provider.— Visionary Technologies Enters Commercial Agreement with Smartrac
BioHiTech Global, Inc. (OTCQB: BHTG), a green technology company that develops and deploys innovative and disruptive waste management technologies, reported financial results for the first quarter of 2017 ended March 31, 2017.— BioHiTech Global Reports First Quarter 2017 Results
Michigan Potash Company (“MPC”) has officially received the US EPA’s Underground Injection Control Class III Area Permit.— Michigan Potash Company Update
Founder Jim McCarvill announced this week that current total funding engagements for McCarvill Capital Partners represent between $5 and 6 billion dollars in potential new limited partner commitments, a high water mark for the firm.— McCarvill Capital Partners Reaches $5 to 6 Billion in Fund Mandates
Forever Oceans’ CEO, Jason Heckathorn, announced that he received a binding development agreement for six (or more) farms in the North African region that includes Morocco.— Forever Oceans Expanding Into Morocco and Surrounding Regions and Wins Another Federal Grant
The planned facility in New Windsor, NY, approximately 60 miles north of New York City, will use patented process to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and produce EPA recognized Solid Recovered Fuel— BioHiTech Secures 12 Acre Site in New York State for Its Second MBT Municipal Solid Waste Resource Recovery Facility
As we look to round out the current capital raise and as previously communicated, I planned to form a Board of Directors…— Announcement from Recovery Force President and CEO Matthew Wyatt
BioQ Pharma Incorporated, a specialty pharmaceutical company, and Lunatus, a company focused on building and developing profitable pharmaceutical brands in Arabian Gulf and Middle East markets, today announced the addition of a third ready-to-use infusible pharmaceutical product to their existing strategic distribution, supply, and commercial agreement.— BioQ Pharma Commerical Update
BioHiTech Global, Inc., a green technology company that develops and deploys cost effective sustainable waste management solutions, announced today that it acquired a 17.2% equity interest in the nation’s first Resource Recovery Facility utilizing a proprietary Mechanical Biological Treatment (MBT) technology for the disposal and recycling of mixed municipal solid waste (MSW).— s First MBT Municipal Solid Waste Resource Recovery Facility
CB Insights, a tech market intelligence platform, named POP! Gourmet the #1 startup in the state of Washington in their report on the most well-funded food & beverage startups in each state.— POP! Gourmet Recognition
BioQ Pharma Incorporated, a specialty pharmaceutical company, today announced that the Australian Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) has approved the Company’s Ropivacaine ReadyFusOR for the treatment of post-surgical pain in adults via continuous peripheral nerve block and continuous wound infiltration.— BioQ Pharma Regulatory Approval
Recovery Force has been cleared by the FDA to market the Class II 510K, RF 1400 Active Compression Wrap.— Recovery Force Receives FDA Approval
Recovery Force has been awarded an SBIR/NIH Phase 1 grant for “wearable technology to reduce risk of DVT and increase patient compliance.”— Recovery Force Notice of Award
When the National Institute of Health (NIH) terms your technology “a marvel in engineering,” you have to think you’re on to something.— Recovery Force BizVoice Magazine