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The 2015 ROTH Conference – It’s All about the Experience

There is a place where hundreds of private equity investors, venture capitalists and institutional investors gather in the spring. It is a rich environment for business development opportunities in the small-cap and mid-cap space. It is the annual ROTH Conference.

The ROTH Conference is a must-see event, a powerfully effective marketing platform that brings together key decision makers within the U.S. and abroad. The conference was conceived to provide investors with unique opportunities where they could gain insight into emerging growth companies and is now considered one of the largest of its kind in the U.S. Last year’s event was even crowned one of the top business and financial industry events in the country.

The next ROTH Conference will be held on March 8-11, 2015 at The Ritz Carlton Laguna Niguel in Dana Point, California. It will be the 27th occurrence of the annual event.


In line with the success of previous years, next year’s conference will host over 3,000 attendees and nearly 500 participating companies.


Over three and a half days, the event will present:

• 10 concurrent tracks of company presentations
• Thousands of one-on-one or small group meetings
• Numerous expert and thematic panel discussions
• A private track
• Three nights of signature evening entertainment

By the time the conference adjourns, it will have featured presentations from hundreds of public and private growth companies operating in a variety of sectors, including:

• Business Services
• Consumer
• E-Commerce and Retail
• Healthcare
• Industrials and Resources
• Media and Technology
• Solar and Cleantech

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Transgenomic, Inc. (TBIO) Sees Cutting Edge Success with Advent of ‘Personalized Medicine’

There is currently great excitement among clinicians and scientists in the field of personalized treatment of cancer. Today’s advances in the biology of cancer and development of new tools for genome analysis have provided for a fresh perspective in what is commonly known today as personalized medicine. This type of medicine is centered on the tumor. The concept is not new and previous attempts to customize treatment have been carried out by the patient himself. Despite its limitations, decades ago body surface area based dosing was already a first step in this promising treatment type. Today, application of new pharmacokinetics (PK) and pharmacogenetics-driven concepts still provide some of the most promising tools for improving treatment management and clinical outcomes in patients with cancer.

Transgenomic is a global biotechnology company pushing the envelope on personalized medicine in cardiology, oncology, and inherited diseases through its proprietary molecular technologies and research services. The company is the global leader in cardiac genetic testing with several products, including its flagship C-GAAP test. The test is designed to detect gene mutations which indicate cardiac disorders, or which can lead to adverse problems down the road. Transgenomic has three divisions. They are Transgenomic Clinical Laboratories, which specializes in molecular diagnostics for cardiology, oncology, neurology, and mitochondrial disorders; Transgenomic Pharmacogenomic Services, a contract research laboratory that specializes in supporting all phases of pre-clinical and clinical trials for oncology drugs in development; and Transgenomic Diagnostic Tools, a producer of equipment, reagents, and other consumables that aid clinical and research applications in molecular testing and cytogenetics. Transgenomic sees great opportunity for further growth in all three businesses by using their synergistic capabilities, technologies, and expertise.

TBIO’s management team is built for success. Sandra J. Gunselman Ph. D. and Vice President of Clinical Operations achieved a B.S. in Biology from the David Lipscomb University and a Ph.D. in Cellular & Molecular Biology from Colorado State University. Dr. Gunselman has two decades of molecular biology lab experience. Dr. Gunselman specializes in DNA damage and repair.

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FX Energy, Inc. (FXEN) Eyes Value in Underexplored Polish Permian Basin

FX Energy builds value for its shareholders in the oil and gas exploration and production market with production in the U.S. and Poland. The company’s primary exploration and production activity targets Poland’s Permian Basin where the gas-bearing Rotliegend sandstone is a direct analog to the Southern Gas Basin offshore England. Operator and owner of 51% of the well, PGNiG, is running a full production test to determine flow rates and reserves.

The company recently reported that drilling, coring and logging of the Karmin-1 well have been completed. Results of these operations show 30 meters of gas-saturated Rotliegend sandstone with porosity approaching 30%. The well flowed at a rate up to 6.7 mmcfg/d on a 22/64″ choke with no water. It will now be completed for production and is expected to start producing at the start of 2016. The Baraniec-1 well, which began drilling in September of this year, has run casing to a depth of 3,894 meters at the base of the Zechstein. The well is a planned test of a Rotliegend sandstone structure. Pending the test’s measure of success, Baraniec-1 will be connected to the production facility at Lisewo and could be in production by the end of next year. Both wells are located in the Fences license.

The company’s oil and gas revenues for 2013 were $33.3 million, a modest 3% decrease compared to revenues for the following fiscal year. FXEN expects its 2014 production will net a rise from its 2013 production rates with the start of production at its Lisewo-2 and Komorze-3K wells. Further, this production will be included to a full year of production from its Lisewo-1 and Winna Gora wells, which is believed will be greater than the natural declines in production from producing wells.

FX Energy’s strategy is well defined. It believes Poland embodies a unique international exploration opportunity. Within the past half century, Western companies have invested billions of dollars into exploration efforts in the British, German, Dutch and Norwegian sectors in the North Sea area. Industry data suggests these efforts have resulted in the discovery of trillions of cubic feet of gas and more than a billion barrels of oil. Up until the late 1990’s, Poland been closed to exploration by foreign oil and gas companies. As of today, exploration activities conducted in the Polish onshore Permian Basin area are only a fraction of those conducted in the western part of the basin. As a result the company feels the Polish Permian Basin is underpenetrated and, therefore, has high potential for discovery of significant volumes of oil and gas relative to the North Sea or other mature oil and gas provinces in the United States and around the world. One example is that the estimated gross proved recoverable reserves per well associated with the 11 conventional gas discoveries in its core Fences concession in Poland are 12.7 Bcf.

As of the end of 2013, FX Energy estimated oil and gas reserves were 42.0 billion cubic feet of natural gas and 0.5 million barrels of oil. This amounts to a total of 44.8 billion cubic feet of natural gas equivalent. The company retains oil and gas exploration rights in a range of project areas comprising approximately 2.7 million gross acres in Poland, as well as produces oil from approximately 10,730 gross acres in Montana and 400 gross acres in Nevada.

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Net Element, Inc. (NETE) Files $50 Million Registration Statement to Provide Financial Flexibility

Earlier this afternoon, Net Element announced the filing of a universal shelf registration statement on Form S-3 with the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”).The purpose of this registration statement is to provide the company with increased financial flexibility to execute on its business strategy and invest in opportunities in mobile payments and value-added transactional services.

If and when the registration statement is declared effective, Net Element will be able to offer and sell, from time to time, up to $50 million of the common stock, preferred stock, warrants, units and/or subscription rights in one or more offerings and in any combination, and certain selling security holders will be able to offer and sell, from time to time, up to 15.4 million shares of common stock, each on the terms which will be described in prospectus supplements filed with the SEC, as applicable.

For those unfamiliar with the company, Net Element is a global technology-driven group specializing in mobile payments and value-added transactional services. The company owns and operates a global mobile payments and transaction processing provider, TOT Group. TOT Group companies include Unified Payments, recognized by Inc. Magazine as the #1 Fastest Growing Private Company in America in 2012; Aptito, a next generation cloud-based point of sale payments platform; and TOT Money, which has a leading position in Russia and has been ranked as the #1 SMS content provider by Beeline, Russia’s second largest telecommunications operator.

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Net Element, Inc. (NETE) Setting Up the Field for Serious Revenue Growth via Mobile Payment Processing Expansion in Russia, CIS

The number of iPhone users in the U.S. alone is projected around 63.2M this year and with the new Apple Pay NFC (near-field communications) payment system going live on October 20th, supported by payment giants American Express, MasterCard and Visa, the multi-billion dollar mobile payments and transactional services sector now appears to be hotter than ever. Alternative payment methods are set to easily overtake credit/debit cards globally according to renowned sector analyst WorldPay’s second edition of their extremely rigorous Global Guide to Alternative Payments, which shows that online buying using alternative methods will be as much as 59% of the space by just 2017.

E-wallets will become more dominant than cards over the same interval, with cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin also playing an increasingly prominent driver role in the decline of debt/credit card usage. E-wallet payment processing was about $295B in 2012 alone, a figure set to rise a staggering 461% by 2017 to around $1,656B according to WorldPay. China will be an increasingly prominent force as well in the underlying dynamics, with 44% or more of transactions in China currently using e-wallets and the huge success of the Alibaba (NYSE:BABA) IPO telegraphing the future presence the company’s Alipay service, which represents more than 30% of all such payments.

It takes a shrewd company with considerable experience to make it in this game today and one such company is Net Element (NASDAQ: NETE). NETE is a tech-driven mobile payment and transaction services specialist with solid roots in the RUS Fed and CIS (Commonwealth of Independent States) via the company’s global processing provider subsidiary, TOT Group, Inc., which includes Inc. Magazine’s top pick for fastest growing company in 2012, Unified Payments. Also among the NETE umbrella is Aptito, a next-gen cloud-based visual POS (point of sale) payments platform developer (focused on iPad deployments). Aptito has an array of exciting digital menu and mobile ordering offerings that are seamlessly hooked into social media platforms like Facebook, right from inside the software itself. Aptito even offers a mobile POS system, mPOS, via a cloud-based app.

Net Element provides anywhere/anytime mobile payment solutions and value-added transactional services, as well as marketing solutions that leverage technologies like product review and recommendation engine dovetailing. The company even provides customers with comprehensive data-driven business analytics to make sense of it all. Another one of NETE’s companies, TOT Group division, TOT Money, is already ranked as the top SMS text messaging content provider in Russia by the country’s second largest telecom operator, Beeline. The TOT Money platform is directly integrated into billing systems of major mobile operators worldwide and offers websites a way to connect with customers, giving them an easy payment option.

NETE is in a unique position to help expand the still underdeveloped Russian/CIS mobile payment sector, with global development centers, as well as key, high-level business relationships throughout the region. CEO of NETE, Oleg Firer, who has over a decade of experience in the payments industry, with a particular emphasis on payments-based tech and M&A work, recently sat down with strategic communications and IR/PR firm MissionIR to cover the waterfront (

Firer went into not only the diverse experience and capabilities of NETE’s management team, but a series of 2014 milestones that clearly detail the company’s path to success. Among the highlights are a spate of multi-million dollar financings the company has recently secured, completion of a $16M debt exchange transaction, as well as trimming of the company’s overall architecture via some non-core asset divestments. NETE has set itself up nicely for accelerating revenue growth moving forward and Firer was keen to point out in the interview how NETE is primed for some serious expansion in Russia/CIS, noting in particular the recent $11M financing from Russia’s biggest private bank, Alfa-Bank.

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LD Micro Schedules 7th Annual Invitational Investor Conference for December 2-4

LD Micro’s seventh annual Main Event investor conference is slated to take place December 2-4, 2014, at the Lux Hotel in Los Angeles, California. More than 230 companies have been invited to present at Main Event to showcase their unique positions and innovations to an audience of several hundred investors looking for trading ideas in the micro-cap space.

Established in 2002, LD Micro focuses on seeking-out undervalued companies in the micro-space and relaying its finds to the investment community via an annual publication of recommended stocks and comprehensive reports.

As part of its broader mission to help small-cap companies secure their spot on the map, LD Micro’s 7th Main Event will feature panel discussions, a keynote presentation by LD Micro founder Chris Lahiji, as well as evening cocktails for an environment of shared discussion and networking.

The conference will feature companies in a wide range of growth industries – from technology to biopharmaceuticals – that the broader markets may fail to recognize.

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Continental Stock Transfer & Trust’s Quality IPO Experts Are Here to Serve

Continental Stock Transfer & Trust has been one of the most successful companies to offer initial public offering (IPO) professionals for their customer base over the past 50 years. Navigating IPOs can seem daunting to even the most experienced stock investor but Continental Stock Transfer & Trust’s IPO experts are trained to handle every listing with the highest regard towards professionalism that maximizes success. All IPO professionals follow strict guidelines to make sure that every transaction is done correctly.

All transactions follow the Depository Trust Company’s Fast Automated Securities Transfer (FAST) making sure that all customer securities are DRS eligible. Continental Stock Transfer & Trust’s IPO experts work with customers through every step of the process including tracking the transfer of shares, maintaining a list of shareholders and the release of shares upon the offer’s closure.

Once customer companies go public, Continental Stock Transfer & Trust continues to work with customers by acting as a distributor of cash dividends, if applicable, and being the primary line of communication between client companies and their shareholders. Continental Stock Transfer & Trust even helps arrange annual shareholder meetings on behalf of their respective clients.

As one of the most successful companies in the industry, Continental Stock Transfer & Trust is a top choice for companies that are serious about entering the stock market.

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A Different Kind of Breast Cancer Awareness

Throughout October, DreamTeamNetwork will be posting a series of blogs on topics dealing with breast cancer awareness, research and other news in support of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month (NBCAM). We are proud to show our support for this cause and hope you will too!

As the National Breast Cancer Awareness Month campaign marks another year, it may sometimes appear dated and unnecessary. For the advocates however, the need for more breast cancer awareness, research and better care hasn’t waned. Patients may have different needs and advocates different styles but patients also need support and researchers funds.

As a global community, we all can benefit from a special reminder that breast cancer has no cure and cannot be ignored. It is a disease that over 520,000 people worldwide and 40,000 people in the United States, mainly woman but not exclusively so, die from each year.

So, maybe what is needed this October then is a new kind of breast cancer awareness about details, such as the following:

• There are some parts of the world, including a few U.S. communities, where a stigma about having cancer endures. The existence of the NBCAM campaign may just lead a few women who are hesitant about seeking out care for breast tumors to go and get it.

• For some people affected with breast cancer, cheerful walks and other activities organized for NBCAM provide an opportunity to find solidarity and support.

• Too many people are wrestling with serious diseases year-round, not only breast cancer but other cancers and diseases as well. For all the good intentions and enthusiasm that NBCAM brings together, a heartening vibe sometimes runs counter to the overwhelming nature of the disease.

To take action and make a difference, consider supporting National Breast Cancer Foundation ( or one of the many other organizations fighting against this deadly cancer.

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Net Element, Inc. (NETE) to Accelerate Mobile Payments Business Growth with $11 Million Financing

Net Element builds shareholder value as a group specializing in mobile payments and value-added transactional services in developing countries and the US. It has recently announced that Alfa-Bank has increased Net Element’s Russian subsidiary OOO TOT Money (“TOT Money”) credit facility 115 million Russian rubles to 415 million (approximately $11 USD million at current exchange rate). The financing facility, known to be Russia’s largest private bank, will support the company’s pending growth stage and operations in Russia and the Commonwealth of Independent States.

TOT Money’s previous financing agreement with Alfa-Bank for 300 million Russian rubles (approximately USD $9.8 million, at the time of the agreement), was fully repaid with TOT Money’s working capital, in accordance with the terms of the agreement.

Quoting a representative at Alpha Bank, “We are pleased to extend this facility to TOT Money. TOT Money continues to revolutionize the transactional service market in Russia and we are pleased to support the company’s growth as it evolves and expands its service offerings.”

Chief Executive Officer of Net Element, Oleg Firer, underscored the importance of the credit facility and having a healthy business relationship with Alfa. Mr. Firer said, “Alfa-Bank understands our Company and its mission and this allowed them to structure the new credit facility to facilitate the continued growth of TOT Money’s business.” Commenting further, “This financing significantly heightens our liquidity position and enhances our ability to invest in growth opportunities in the region. We value having a lender with deep knowledge of the transactional services market and CIS region.”

Net Element is a technology-driven group specializing in mobile payments and value-added transactional services. The company owns and operates TOT Group, a global mobile payments and transaction processing provider; Unified Payments, an award winning payment solution provider; Aptito, a next generation cloud-based point of sale payments platform which manifests itself in the form of digital menus and kiosks in restaurants; and TOT Money – a company that has been ranked as the #1 SMS content provider by Beeline, Russia’s second largest telecommunications operator.

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Net Element, Inc. (NETE) – Turning Ideas into Innovation

Net Element is turning ideas into innovation. A technology-driven group, Net Element specializes in mobile payments and value-added transactional services. The company owns and operates the TOT Group, which encompasses Aptito, a next generation, cloud-based point of sale payments platform; TOT Money, a leading provider of SMS messaging and mobile billing solutions; and Unified Payments, a fast-growing American company.

Net Element embraces what differentiates it from its competitors: its focus on specific market expertise and value-added products and services. The company’s mobile payments and transactional platforms bring added convenience to mobile phone users, allowing them to perform commercial transactions right from their mobile devices and also presenting alternatives to cash payment methods. The company’s online and offline payment capabilities allow merchants to transact their business anywhere and anyhow.

The company’s solutions offer all the flexibility that client companies need to keep up with their customers, including:

• A mobile payment app, available for most devices, that accepts payments anytime and anywhere.

• Value-added services and cloud-based solutions that are designed to improve productivity and increase revenue for clients and partners.

• Marketing solutions, such as product reviews, recommendation engines, wish lists and product comparisons, which turn lookers into buyers.

• Business analytics that make it easy to supervise business metrics, engage customers and conduct competitor research, all in one dashboard.

The company strives to use the most innovative and powerful tools on the web to bring communities together, enrich lives, improve relationships, and transform the online and mobile experience. Net Element offers smart, customer-engaged, next-generation point of sale systems in anticipation of market turns and trends. With its smarter mobile point of sale systems, the company is well positioned for growth in the United States and emerging countries.

The team at Net Element thrives on seeing its ideas turn into innovations that become accomplishments. From socially-responsible transaction processing brands like Process Pink and Unified Payments to mobile payments and value-added transactional innovations such as TOT Group and Aptito, Net Element continues to improve how users engage with its products. By focusing on the technological innovations at the core of its products, the company is able to compete with ease in a number of highly competitive marketplaces.

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