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Moxian, Inc. (MOXC) Makes NASDAQ Move Up Motions

Moxian, Inc. (OTCQB: MOXC) is gearing up for a NASDAQ listing. In an interview (http://nnw.fm/8DzdP) with Asia Fund Space, Mr. James Tan, CEO of Moxian, spoke passionately about the impending upgrade, likening his company to Facebook (NASDAQ: FB), which in its early years had promising earnings potential but minimal revenues. Tan believes a NASDAQ listing will make the company known to an investor community that is better informed about tech companies like Moxian. Moxian has been trading on the OTCQB Venture Marketplace since early 2014. Now, two recent filings with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission show Tan is following up on his earlier pronouncement.

In June 2016, Moxian filed a Securities Registration Statement (Form S-1), which is the initial registration form for new securities. Form S-1 is required under the Securities Act of 1933 so that potential investors might receive financial and other significant information concerning securities being offered for public sale; and so to lessen the likelihood of deceit, misrepresentations, and other fraud in the sale of those securities. For this reason, the Act has earned the sobriquet, the ‘truth in securities’ law. The Registration Statement requires a company to provide an overview of its business and plans for the future, a description of the securities to be offered for sale, information on its management, financial statements certified by independent accountants, and say how it intends to use the funds raised by the securities offering. The S-1 can be viewed at http://nnw.fm/XvD2O.

In addition, earlier this month, Moxian announced that its board of directors had approved a reverse stock split of the company’s issued and outstanding shares of common stock, par value $0.001 per share, at a ratio of 1-for-2. The reverse stock split will reduce Moxian’s authorized common stock from 500 million shares to 250 million shares. The stock split, which has been approved by FINRA, will make it easier for Moxian’s stock price to approach the listing requirement. It has meant that from July 12, 2016, for 20 business days, the trading symbol of the stock will be MOXCD, before reverting to MOXC. The 8-K filing for the reverse stock split is available at http://nnw.fm/p7Tv0.

Moxian is in good hands as it prepares for the listing upgrade. James Mengdong Tan, its CFO, president and CEO, is an experienced manager who has held senior executive positions in both private and public companies. He is also currently a director and CEO of 8i Capital, which provides advice on corporate floatation on major exchanges. Tan was the Chairman and CEO of Vashion Group, a company listed on the Singapore Stock Exchange (SGX), from 2003 to 2006. From 2006 until 2009, he was the Executive Director and CEO of Vantage Corporation Limited, which is also listed on the SGX. In addition, he served on the board of Pacific Internet Ltd, a NASDAQ-listed company, until it was taken private.

Moxian is in the online-to-offline (O2O) business. The company provides small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) featuring an established brick-and-mortar presence with an online platform, Moxian+, which allows them to conduct business, interact with existing customers and obtain new customers. Moxian+ has five components. Its social media engine not only facilitates discourse between merchant clients and consumers but also allows consumers to connect with each other and act as brand promoters. With Moxian+, ecommerce is easy. Merchant clients can publish information on products, offer coupons, advertise events and sales and keep consumers educated with blogs. And, consumers can order products at the online shops for express delivery.

Moxian+ also includes incentives to encourage shopping and has its own currency. Shoppers can obtain MO-Points when they shop online, which allow them to play games on the Moxian+ platform or engage in other activities sponsored by merchant clients. The MO-Points can either be redeemed at online shops or exchanged for MO-Coins: virtual currency that can be used at any merchant client’s physical store location. There are a variety of games on the Moxian+ platform that shoppers can play to win MO-Points and MO-Coins. Finally, Moxian+ offers data crunching capability that provides insights on consumer behavior. Now, merchant clients can better tailor their promotions to suit their target markets.

For more information, visit the company’s website at www.Moxian.com

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eXp World Holdings, Inc. (EXPI) Adds Two New Members to Board of Directors

Earlier today, eXp World Holdings, Inc. (OTCQB: EXPI) announced the addition of Rick Miller and Randall Miles to its Board of Directors. Glenn Sanford, chief executive officer of EXPI, described the move as a “significant point for the Company and for its shareholders.” In addition to bringing years of experience at the highest levels of leadership and deep and diverse expertise spanning a variety of industries, Miller and Miles offer “greater independence to [the Board’s] composition as the Company progresses, both within the public financial markets and as a rapidly-growing organization,” according to Sanford.

Rick Miller brings more than 25 years of senior leadership experience to the EXPI Board, including time with both Fortune 500 companies and young startups. After beginning his career at Sperry/Unisys, he was recruited by AT&T (NYSE: T), where he served as president of its $13 billion Global Services division. Miller later served as president, COO and a Board member at internet startup OPUS360, where he was tasked with overseeing the firm’s IPO. In later years, Miller was recruited by Lucent Technologies to lead its $21 billion worldwide sales efforts. He was also named president, Lucent Government Solutions. Currently, Miller serves as CEO at Being Chief, LLC, where he offers advisory services to a broad range of executives across a diverse collection of industries.

Randall Miles also brings over 25 years of experience in senior leadership positions to the EXPI board, with positions spanning global financial services, financial technology and investment banking. Miles has an extensive investment banking background at bulge bracket, regional and boutique firms, where he has served as an advisor, guiding companies’ strategic and financial needs across many disciplines. This experience is complemented by his work in leadership positions with both public and private equity backed financial technology, specialty finance and software companies. Notably, Miles served as chairman and CEO of LION MTS, CEO of Syngence Corporation, COO of AtlasBanc Holdings Corp., and CEO of Advantage Funding/NAFCO Holdings. Currently, he is a managing partner at SCM Capital Group, a global strategic and financial advisory firm, and Senior Managing Director at Tigress Financial Partners, a full-service institutional broker dealer.

“Rick and Randall are tremendous additions to our Board,” Sanford stated in this morning’s news release.

Through rapidly-growing subsidiary eXp Realty, EXPI is currently operational in 43 states, as well as Alberta, Canada, and the District of Columbia. The Agent-Owned Cloud Brokerage™ offers 24/7 access to collaborative tools, training and socialization features through an innovative cloud-based office environment that effectively eliminates the high costs associated with maintaining a traditional brick and mortar office. eXp Realty’s network of real estate professionals currently includes more than 1,400 members, an increase of more than 60 percent from the beginning of this year.

For more information, visit the company’s website at http://investors.exprealty.com

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Monaker Group, Inc. (MKGI) Satisfying the Needs of a Varied Demographic of Holiday Makers

The 21st century has seen a significant change in the lodging industry. This has increased with the growth of the millennial generation. This new demographic of customers has entered into the market with new and different expectations, calling into question what the industry has to offer. This younger audience of travelers is not only more cost conscious, but also more focused on experience.

With this in mind, hoteliers and other industry players have taken into account the fact that this younger generation would prefer a limited service to reduce costs, but with certain added conveniences. To achieve this, many contenders of the lodging industry have cut unnecessary high-cost factors, such as restaurants, large guestrooms, room service, daily housekeeping, and so on. They have worked toward replacing these with more practical alternatives, such as smaller rooms, food to go, free bikes, Wi-Fi, and more.

With these changes, hoteliers and other alternative lodging hosts do have a number of critical success factors to consider. As new lodgings are launched, competitors must know how to position themselves for growth. According to ‘Global Hospitality Insights, Top Thoughts for 2015’ by EY (http://nnw.fm/NvI88), some of the most critical success factors include:

  • Analyzing the market for opportunity gaps
  • Understanding the target market to stay relevant
  • Providing a service that offers an experience not just a place to stay
  • Building a differentiation concept that offers guests a unique experience
  • Establishing whether to target a market with a new brand or by developing an existing one
  • Leading with purpose-driven brand and build a culture based on this
  • Planning the long term execution of the brand

Alternative lodgings have become one of the best opportunities for growth, giving travelers a unique experience without the high-costs and unnecessary services. The introduction of technology in the industry has leveled the playing field, giving new contenders the chance to compete with established brands more quickly. Monaker Group, Inc. (OTCQB: MKGI) offers all of this in one space thanks to its flagship NextTrip.com.

According to CEO Bill Kerby, the company is “committed to building innovative technology platforms and unique product sets for the travel marketplace. We are excited about our current focus and initiatives, and believe we are well positioned to take advantage of the current major uptrend in Alternative Lodging and Travel.” The company’s real-time booking engine features a variety of alternative lodging, from vacation home rentals to resort residences and unused timeshares. From this platform holidaymakers of all demographics can book their entire trips, including accommodation, flights, car rentals, and everything in between.

For more information, visit www.monakergroup.com

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Lucas Energy, Inc. (LEI) Leveraging Acquisition-Based Growth Strategy to Navigate Prolonged Down Cycle in Oil

Houston-based Lucas Energy, Inc. (NYSEMKT: LEI) is a growth-oriented, independent oil and gas company developing significant acreage positions in the Eagle Ford and Austin Chalk resource plays in South Texas. Since mid-2014, the price of a barrel of oil has dropped from over $100 to less than $50, bottoming at about $26 in February of this year. The result has been more than 80 bankruptcies in the energy sector over the past 18 months, with survival becoming the primary objective for industry operators.

Leaning on the experience of its management team, Lucas Energy has survived the recent downturn in energy prices while simultaneously positioning itself to capitalize on the current market environment and expand its national footprint. As part of these efforts, the company announced a purchase agreement to acquire working interests in producing properties and undeveloped acreage in two largely contiguous acreage blocks in the Mid-Continent region. This proposed acquisition, which includes assets from 21 different entities and individuals, is currently under review by the Securities and Exchange Commission, with closing expected to occur by October 2016.

“While the past year was another difficult one for the energy industry, it afforded our Company with multiple opportunities, with the most significant being our agreement to acquire the working interests in certain oil and gas properties in Texas and Oklahoma from Segundo Resources,” Anthony C. Schnur, chief executive officer of Lucas Energy, added in a recent news release.

Moving forward, the completion of the Mid-Continent acquisition will play a key role in Lucas Energy’s growth strategy. The company anticipates a significant increase in daily production stemming from this transaction that will effectively redirect its strategic vision. To better reflect this updated vision, Lucas Energy has also announced plans for a rebranding name change to Camber Energy, a name which the company believes better reflects the inclining production rates typically observed with assets in the Hunton formation of Central Oklahoma’s Mid-continent reserves.

Outside of this planned acquisition, Lucas Energy’s primary development activities are located in the Eagle Ford Shale trend, which is recognized as one of the most active plays in the United States. With the precipitous drop in oil prices over the past year and a half, activity at the company’s Eagle Ford assets has been limited. However, advances in drilling and completion technologies continue to decrease drilling costs, and Lucas Energy will continue to review opportunities to accelerate development of its five million barrels of proved reserves through direct development or strategic partnerships.

Though revenues are down across the board in the oil and gas industry, Lucas Energy paints a promising picture for the future with a three-pronged long-term strategy designed to navigate the prolonged down cycle. First, the company intends to continue developing its acquired and existing assets by working closely with its lender and entering agreements with institutional investors. Second, Lucas Energy will look to capitalize on the down cycle through the completion of bolt-on acquisitions that offer significant value with minimal upfront costs. Finally, the company will continue to pursue material acquisitions in order to create a marketable asset portfolio with expanded drilling inventory.

“The last several years have been difficult for Lucas, and the fiscal 2016 results bear that out. However, we are confident in our future direction and ambitious growth initiative,” reads a recent statement from the company’s management team. “What we will create with Segundo and the establishment of Camber is a platform on which to build our Company, through the acquisition, and development of additional reserves through and out of this cyclical downturn.”

For more information visit www.lucasenergy.com

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eXp World Holdings, Inc. (EXPI) Revolutionizing an Industry with Cutting Edge Technology

With advancements in technology hitting each sector of the world, the real estate industry is not far behind. Almost every industry has been subject to some form of digitization, allowing these industries to grow and reach new audiences. This virtual world has enabled real estate companies to reach not only new audiences, but audiences further afield. From the comfort of a computer or a mobile device, people can choose their next homes, no matter where they are.

The real estate industry did not just lean toward a more digital approach because it would sell to more people. This phenomenon has enabled people to gain more information and imagery concerning residential and commercial properties. Thanks to the digital revolution, consumers have more knowledge, context, content and understanding of what they are purchasing. eXp World Holdings, Inc. (OTCQB: EXPI) offers just this with its marketing and cloud technology.

EXPI realized that, despite the evolution of technology, consumers still need real estate agents. They need agents to help them navigate through an emotional process. These services allow agents to give more information, offer perspective and market expertise, and to communicate with sellers on their behalf. As a result, eXp World Holdings created a real estate brokerage with the right people in mind, but without the brick and mortar expenses.

The company uses the Unity3D virtual reality platform to not only help consumers make decisions on their property choices, but also to train, educate, and help their agents build their own businesses. With this, EXPI has been able to grow an internationally renowned brokerage, owned by the agents themselves. Most recently, EXPI was compared to Pokemon Go, the wildly popular location-based reality mobile game that has developed a compelling merger of game and technology. The key difference between the two is that eXp World Holdings uses its unique technological platforms for business in order to help consumers buy and/or sell their homes.

For more information, visit the company’s website at http://investors.exprealty.com

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International Stem Cell Corporation (ISCO) Insiders Inspire Confidence with Share Purchases

Recent Form 4 filings with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission indicate that the management team of International Stem Cell Corporation (OTCQB: ISCO) is bullish on the company. Form 4 is a Statement of Changes of Beneficial Ownership of Securities which every officer, director or holder of 10 percent (insiders) must file to report the acquisition or disposition of a company’s non-derivative and derivative securities. Five Form 4s filed at the end of June this year report purchases of 239,534 shares. Things appear to be looking up at ISCO. Could it be the imminent start of clinical trials that has made insiders so sanguine?

The term ‘insider trading’ has come to mean the illegal practice of using information, not available to the public, to execute trades. However, it is neither immoral nor illegal for insiders to trade. So how can we tell when insiders are trading on private information? A lot depends on the circumstances. Sometimes it may be obvious; sometimes it is not. Therefore, to increase transparency, the SEC requires that share purchases by insiders be made public.

Previously, a Form 4 filing had to be made by the 10th day of the month following the actual transaction. Now, the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 mandates that a Form 4 must be filed electronically via EDGAR within two business days of each transaction. With regard to sales of shares by insiders, there may be further filing requirements, perhaps because share sales may signal adverse circumstances. A Form 144 must be filed by any insider (or outsider), who intends to sell more than 500 shares or $10,000 worth of restricted, unregistered securities within the next 90 days.

Share purchases by insiders, typically, signal good things ahead. Since insiders know more about their company, they can spot valuation anomalies in the market. Roger Martin, dean of the University of Toronto’s Rotman School of Management has said that, in mapping out an investment strategy, insider trading ‘is about the only thing I would pay attention to’. Prof. Martin is the co-author, with A.G. Lafley, of the best-selling Playing to Win: How Strategy Really Works that ‘outlines the strategic approach Lafley, in close partnership with… Martin, used to double P&G’s sales, quadruple its profits, and increase its market value by more than $100 billion’.

Backing that up is this Investopedia entry (http://dtn.fm/A3pAv):

‘Nejat Seyhun, a renowned professor and researcher in the field of insider trading at the University of Michigan found that when executives bought shares in their own companies, the stock tended to outperform the total market by 8.9% over the next 12 months. Conversely when they sold shares, the stock underperformed the market by 5.4%.’

Widespread share purchases by managements across the board are sure signs of a rising market. The Financial Times cites Ben Silverman, research director of InsiderScore, which tracks insider trades:

“… in the past 30 years, there has been no time when the market bottomed and rallied when it wasn’t preceded by a critical mass of insider buying”. As the saying goes: actions speak louder than words.

International Stem Cell Corporation recently published the results of a 12-month preclinical, non-human primate study. The data demonstrates the safety and efficacy of the company’s proprietary ISC-hpNSC® readily expandable neural stem cell derived treatment of Parkinson’s disease. The results of the study were published in the academic journal Cell Transplantation and end the preclinical stage of ISCO’s Parkinson’s disease program. The data provides further evidence that parthenogenetic neural stem cells can be effective in treating the symptoms of Parkinson’s disease and, along with the previously revealed safety data, formed the basis of ISCO’s application to the Australian regulatory authorities to move this program to the clinical stage.

The Phase I clinical study is a dose escalation safety and preliminary efficacy study of ISC-hpNSC®, intracranially transplanted into patients with moderate to severe Parkinson’s disease. The open-label, single center, uncontrolled clinical trial will evaluate three different dose regimens. A total of 12 participants with moderate to severe Parkinson’s disease will be treated. Following transplantation, the patients will be monitored for 12 months at specified intervals, to evaluate the safety and biologic activity of ISC-hpNSC®. PET scans will be performed at baseline, as part of the screening assessment, and at six and 12 months after surgical intervention. Clinical responses compared to baseline after the administration of ISC-hpNSC® will be evaluated using various neurological assessments such as the Unified Parkinson Disease Rating Scale (UPDRS) and the Hoehn and Yahr rating scales. The study will be performed at Royal Melbourne Hospital in Australia.

For more information, visit www.internationalstemcell.com

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Content Checked (CNCK) App Recognized Among ‘Best Allergy Apps of 2016’ by Healthline

The ContentChecked app by Content Checked Holdings, Inc. (OTCQB: CNCK) was recently named one of the ‘Best Allergy Apps of 2016’ by Healthline, a fast-growing consumer health information site with roughly 65 million monthly visitors. Healthline’s editors carefully selected winners based on the quality, usability and overall effectiveness of apps that help users manage/avoid their allergies by avoiding the cause of allergic reactions.

To view the full list of winners, visit http://dtn.fm/FF8q8

ContentChecked stands out on Healthline’s list for its ability to save users time and stress at the grocery store. With a simple scan of an item’s barcode, users can determine if individual grocery items fit into their specific dietary preferences, and Content Checked’s in-depth product database, which contains up-to-date information for over 70 percent of conventional U.S. food products, helps users uncover suitable alternatives if a product contains one or more of a user’s allergens.

Despite the favorable response to its suite of dietary apps, Content Checked remains focused on continued innovation and staying ahead of the competition. As part of this initiative, the Company recently announced plans to launch updated versions of its three apps that will introduce a new subscription-based service and offer an updated and improved experience for new and existing users. In an interview on the UPTICK Network Stock Day Podcast, Kris Finstad, CEO of Content Checked, offered some additional insight into this planned update.

“Our database is now national, for the U.S., and we’re now going to Canada, as well, and then going to the U.K. and Australia,” Finstad stated in the interview. “This year is going to be our breakthrough year from a revenue standpoint.”

Content Checked has also indicated plans to apply for uplisting to a national exchange, NASDAQ or the NYSE, before the end of 2016. The Company is currently preparing to undertake appropriate corporate governance and other necessary actions, as required to meet the qualifications for uplisting to a national exchange. In April, Content Checked demonstrated these efforts through the appointment of Dr. Göran Rune Skog, an accomplished physician with more than 35 years of experience in the field of medicine, as an independent addition to its board of directors. The Company also enlisted the services of Bonwick Capital Partners as its financial and corporate advisor to assist with the planned uplisting.

To view the company’s full financials, visit the following link: http://dtn.fm/sIJ7M

For more information, visit www.contentchecked.com

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eXp World Holdings, Inc. (EXPI) Shares Underlying Technology with Pokémon GO

Since its release on July 6, 2016, Pokémon GO, the free-to-play location-based augmented reality mobile game from Niantic, has taken the world by storm. Within days, the game became one of the most widely used smart device apps in history, with far-reaching effects spanning into the financial sector. Nintendo (OTC: NTDOY) saw its stock price nearly doubling before closing at its highest level since 2010 last Friday, while Zagg, Inc. (NASDAQ: ZAGG) benefitted from its recent acquisition of a smartphone battery case manufacturer on its way to a 27 percent jump in stock price in just over a week. One feature of Pokémon GO that’s played a key role in its commercial success is its underlying Unity3D platform. This is the same technology used by eXp World Holdings, Inc. (OTCQB: EXPI) to power its immersive 3D Campus for eXp Realty and related ventures.

Unlike Pokémon GO, EXPI has successfully leveraged the Unity3D virtual reality platform for business purposes. Through eXp Realty, the company uses the technology to offer an immersive 3D environment to its brokers and agents that takes the place of traditional infrastructure without negatively impacting the training and interpersonal interaction that’s necessary for real estate professionals to effectively operate in the industry. In line with the development of this platform, EXPI recently announced entry into an agreement with VirBELA, LLC, one of the leading developers leveraging Unity3D to create immersive online worlds, through which it gained exclusive rights to the VirBELA platform within the real estate industry, as well as an option for exclusive rights covering a number of vertical industries such as mortgage origination, mortgage lending, title and escrow and title insurance.

“When we discovered immersive worlds to use in business we knew we had something and since then we have run the real estate brokerage almost entirely via a virtual world platform,” Glenn Sanford, chief executive officer of EXPI, stated in this morning’s news release. “Our staff, management, agents and brokers have fully embraced avatars for work, attend classes, strategize, collaborate, innovate, enjoy water-cooler chats, build teams, and share experiences. The close-knit community that we’ve been able to build over the years on our campus has distinguished us from ‘virtual’ brokerage models.”

Despite its similarities to Pokémon GO, EXPI’s Agent-Owned Cloud Brokerage™ is a major force in the real estate industry. Since 2013, when the company committed to making its agents and brokers the owners of its publicly-traded stock, eXp Realty has expanded its agent base to include more than 1,400 agents across 43 states; Alberta, Canada; and the District of Columbia. Though consumers may never see EXPI’s innovative cloud campus, the company’s agents visit on a daily basis to remain up-to-day on the best ways to optimize the level of service they can offer to clients.

“We’re different from Pokémon GO in that we use our Unity-powered platform for business, working on behalf of consumers engaged in what is often the most significant transaction of their lifetimes — the purchase and/or sale of a home,” added Jason Gesing, CEO of eXp Realty. “However, the power of augmented and virtual reality platforms like Unity will allow us to continue to build a culture of service, of entrepreneurship and of a shared sense of ownership, allowing our agents to develop meaningful personal and professional relationships with their colleagues from across North America.”

For more information, visit the company’s website at http://investors.exprealty.com

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Moxian, Inc. (MOXC) (MOXCD) Personalizing Its User Experience Further with Geolocation

Geolocation provides location data that allows social media platforms to connect users with others in their area. It also tells them about events and matches them to online activities that could be of interest. Geolocation first became popular back in 2008. Although many smartphone users have never used a geolocation application, many companies today are integrating geolocation into their social media applications and online platforms.

There are many reasons for marketers to use geolocation in their strategies. It represents data that enables companies to effectively target customers according to location, interests, and need. The Marketing Tech Blog describes geolocation as “the ultimate tool for nailing time and place: allowing businesses to promote their products and services in order to find the right market placement, and for their customers to receive tailored treatment based on their interests and needs.”

That said, although marketing has become not only instant, but location-based, geolocation is not being used to its full potential. Many consumers have privacy concerns about giving out their location. By sharing their location, they are essentially trusting the brand or company that is asking for their whereabouts. To make this work, marketers must use brand authority. They must give the consumer a trustworthy reason to share their location. To encourage users to give personal information, companies now integrate geolocation into their social media. In order to build geolocation into social media, one must remind consumers to check-in, encourage cross-promotion with social networks, and use geographic information from social media to encourage location-based participation.

Moxian, Inc. (OTCQB: MOXC, MOXCD) does just this. The social marketing and promotion platform integrates social media, entertainment, and business intelligence, helping merchants to accelerate and advertise through campaigns and promotions. The company has two products: Moxian+ User and Moxian+ Business. The Moxian+ User App has integrated geolocation, which allows consumers to search for merchants close to them. This feature not only gives users personalized information on events and promotions in their area, it also connects them to nearby friends. The application features a media messenger service, a gamification platform, a rewards platform, and a space for users to spend their virtual currency.

For more information, visit the company’s website at www.Moxian.com

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Monaker Group, Inc. (MKGI) Meeting Objectives with a Multitude of Key Companies and Partnerships

A traditional business partnership occurs when two or more individuals share management and profits of a business. Of course, not all businesses require more than one person to get started. That said, many large companies, such as Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL), eBay (NASDAQ: EBAY), and others, were built by more than one leader. Some of these partnerships started because of a friendship, but, regardless of personal relationship, both parties accepted that the other had something to bring to the table.

Monaker Group, Inc. (OTCQB: MKGI), the technology driven travel company, believed in just this when it partnered with a multitude of companies that could mutually benefit from the arrangement. Monaker believes in offering travel opportunities to all demographics. This requires Monaker to offer large and versatile search options to its various audiences, which has encouraged the company’s very productive partnerships.

Monaker has assembled multiple key partnerships to meet its objectives. With these partners, MKGI is creating the inventory and distribution linkage through its flagship NextTrip.com. The company considers itself to have a definitive strategic advantage with its strong partner base. Some of the key Monaker partners include: The Mark Travel Corporation, I.C.E., uBid and International Travel.

Monaker Group maintains a strong relationship with the Mark Travel Corporation. It offers a VAX system used by 85,000 travel agents and represents 60 million consumers including Hilton Vacations (NYSE: HLT), Hyatt Vacations (NYSE: H), and United Airlines (NYSE: UAL). I.C.E. has 55 million members worldwide and private label members such as American Express (NYSE: AXP), AAA, and USAA. Monaker also represents uBid products, with over six million active users. Finally, International Travel, with over 20,000 agents worldwide, has agreed to supply Monaker travel brand alternative lodging and tour products.

These four specific partnerships allow Monaker Group to reach a broader audience and market itself further afield. With this, the company is able to provide unique and competitive travel offerings and expand higher-margined inventory in alternative lodging. Monaker’s ability to work with trusted and established travel brands provides the company with significant inventory and distributions.

For more information, visit www.monakergroup.com

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