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Simply Innovative Products, Inc. Receives First Samples off Production Mold

Cheyenne, Wyoming, 2017-Oct-25 — /EPR Network/ — Simply Innovative Products, Inc. (OTCPink: SMPI) has received first samples off production mold of the disposable beverage lid from the company’s subsidiary Simply Lids.

The first samples were produced from the company’s newest supplier of high-tech thin walled injection molding. These samples reflex the final design of the injection lid that will change the food & beverage industry for a long, long, time. Final adjustments and operational parameters are being calculated from the first samples and used to establish standards for future equipment and production.

Simply Innovative Products, Inc. President John Newman stated “After four years of developing and refining the simply lid, we were finally able to get a mold maker that was capable of making the ultimate design which matches our original vision without compromise. This design will set the standard of disposable lids for years to come. ”

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With Gold Prices on the Rise, MyGold Says Now is a Great Time to Buy

Released on: October 10, 2012, 12:05 pm
Author: David Anderson
Industry: Financial

October 10, 2012, 12:05 pm — /EPR NETWORK/ — An unexpected appreciation in the value of an item will most certainly attract the attention of investors and traders. At the moment, gold is at the center of attention, settling at $1,779 this week, with prices traded up to $1,784 per ounce. Analysts believe the price of bullion will easily reach $2,500 next year as central banks continue to launch cheap money policies and liquidities increase in global markets.

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Wealth Managers – Reasons to Own Gold Bullion

Released on: August 13, 2012, 5:00 am
Author: Richard W Davey
Industry: Financial

August 13, 2012, 5:00 am — /EPR NETWORK/ — Gold is undervalued. Why? The main reason is inflation. Rising prices eat away at your income and purchasing power whether you know it or not. Gold that sold for $850 per ounce in 1980 would be worth approximately $4,000 to $5,000 today when you adjust for inflation. So Gold today is a steal by historical standards. Another way to determine the real value of Gold is to compare it to the stock market. In October of 2007, Gold was selling for roughly $750 an ounce. Meanwhile, the Dow Jones Industrial Average soared to approximately 14,000. Do the math. This means you needed 18.66 ounces of Gold to buy the Dow. Now fast forward to the present. If Gold sells for about $1600 an ounce while the Dow trades around 13,000, then it only costs 8.12 ounces of Gold to buy the Dow. It’s just one more reason why Gold is cheap by historical standards — and why Gold will continue to rise.

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Mutualfundreform.com Wins 2009 SABEW Award in Best Small Blog Category

Released on: March 16, 2010, 2:41 am
Author: Chuck Epstein
Industry: Financial

The blog, www.mutualfundreform.com, has won the top award from the Society of American Business Editors and Writers (SABEW) in the best small blog category.

The winning award was made as part of the 15th annual Best in Business Journalism competition, recognizing top publications,Web sites and the best business news reporting during 2009.

The blog,  www.mutualfundreform.com, won the award primarily for its original 7,000-word investigative series into how little-understood mutual fund fees, revenue sharing deals, high commissions paid to wholesalers and different share classes all benefit mutual fund salespeople and executives more than individual shareholders.

The series, written by the site’s creator, Chuck Epstein, shows how these payments create conflicts of interest between shareholders and investment professionals which make it difficult for individual investors to obtain objective financial advice.

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Dana Evaluating Several Producing Silver Mine Acquisitions

Released on: February 16, 2010, 6:11 am
Author: Leonard DeMelt
Industry: Industrial

Dana Resources looking to Acquire Peruvian Silver Mines

February 16, 2010 Las Vegas, Nevada. (OTCBB: DANR) (FRA: OD0) Dana Resources is a US-based precious metals development company with advanced stage gold and base metal properties in Peru. Management is pleased to announce progress on evaluating several potential silver acquisitions.

Dana Resources is evaluating several opportunities in the silver sector in Peru. The company is looking for assets in production where it could make an investment in existing production situations to increase capacity to take advantage of current metal prices. The company is looking at three specific acquisitions.

Prospect one is a small scale Silver-Lead-Zinc mine. Dana believes with a minimum investment it could increase production from 50 tons per day to over 250 tons per day within 12 months time. Head grades are 25 oz/ton Ag, 7% Pb, 7% Zn and 2 grams/ton Au. Using the following numbers Dana could achieve the following cashflows.

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Venulum sees strong interest in wine investment despite fall in Liv-ex 100 Index

Released on: November 5, 2008, 4:34 am

Press Release Author: Venulum

Industry: Financial

Press Release Summary: Venulum is seeing strong interest in its wine investment portfolio from those looking to weather the financial storm.

Press Release Body: Venulum, the private wealth management firm based in the British Virgin Islands, is seeing increasing interest in wine investment from those looking to avoid the pitfalls of the current economic climate.

Venulum recognised that investors commonly turn to hard assets in market downturns, with the idea that by investing in something real, it won’t disappear although its value may decline modestly, hence the increased interest in the company’s wine investment portfolio.

The Liv-ex 100 Fine Wine Index was flat in August and fell 3.7% in September but compared with the battering the world stocks and bonds markets are experiencing, this drop could be termed relatively insignificant, since it still shows a year to date increase of 5.5% compared to the loss of 24.1% for the FTSE 100 for example.

Much of the downturn in the Liv-ex 100 in September was down to profit taking on top wines of the recently landed 2005 Bordeaux vintage, many of which have fallen from their peak prices of late spring this year by as much as 25%.

Dennis Winson, a periodontist from Maryland has been a Venulum client since 2003 and has invested in Forward Purchase Agreements.

“My annual returns to date have consistently been between 15-20%, but I expect they will be affected by the current market turmoil,” Mr Winson said. “I take a long term approach however, and as long as I don’t need to redeem early I expect the market to see an improvement in the next year or two.”

Stephen Kern, a general dentist from Washington State, has been investing with Venulum since 2004 and has a large investment portfolio in wine. “I began investing in wine because I am interested in it and enjoy drinking it,” he says. “My returns of 15-20% per annum didn’t look that exceptional in a bull market but compared to some of my other investments, they are now looking great.”

Mr Kern invested in Forward Purchase Agreements at a modest leverage ratio of approximately three to one and feels comfortable with the level of risk.

He said; “A leverage ratio of three to one compared to property investment at up to ten to one is relatively safe but margin calls could be worrying for me so my strategy going forward is to physicalise my portfolio through Venulum’s new Wine Portfolio Strategy.”

Fears of a sustained major correction continue to appear to be relatively unfounded, with strong demand coming from the Far East in particular.

Giles Cadman chairman of Venulum, noted: “The market remains firm, with demand for the top wines from sought after back vintages especially strong. The emerging markets continue on as if the summer crunch hardly happened and we are quietly confident that fine wine will continue to outperform the majority of other asset classes through these turbulent times.”

About Venulum:
The Venulum Group is a multinational private wealth management firm headquartered in the British Virgin Islands. The Group manages the wealth of high net worth individuals, and specialises in alternative investments often not available to the general public. Venulum helps high net worth individuals balance their portfolios.

The Venulum Group was formed in 2002 and has expanded to include offices in five countries with service offices in a further two. Since 2002 Venulum’s client base has expanded rapidly, and they now have a substantial number of United States based clients.

Web Site: http://www.venulum.com

Contact Details: PR Contact Details:
Chris Pattison
CJP Intelligent Marketing
53 54 Brooks Mews
London
W1K 4EG
UK
+44 (0) 20 74914443
www.letscreate.it

Venulum venture capital project on track for sustainable fishery

Released on: October 3, 2008, 9:19 am

Press Release Author: Venulum

Industry: Food & Beverage

Press Release Summary: Venulum reports that its venture capital lobster farm project has successfully managed to breed Caribbean Spiny Lobsters.

Press Release Body: Venulum, private wealth management firm based in the British Virgin Islands, has successfully managed to breed Caribbean Spiny Lobsters in commercial quantities in controlled conditions in the British Virgin Islands.

Significant recent catches of juvenile lobsters have been heartening. It is too early to say whether these numbers reflect the early season peak in numbers or the average settlement rate. When compared with previous research, the highly regular settlement rate matches that of the average settlement during a small-scale investigation between 2001-2003.

Giles Cadman, chairman of Venulum said: “It has taken us nearly two years of careful evolution of the collection process but we should now be capable of replicating it throughout the Caribbean, Australia and Asia to provide numerous business opportunities to fishers and young entrepreneurs.

“The numbers are very impressive, indicating that settlement is spatially uniform and that collection systems perform equally well at depth as on the surface and so the entire harvest can remain subsurface away from boat traffic.”

The lobster farm has been built at the Pockwood Pond site on Tortola, the largest island in the British Virgin Islands, and should be fully operational once hurricane protection has been completed on-site early next year.

The farm site is progressing with general finishing and fabrication work moving to completion. The Venulum management team has approved the construction of a mould for large-scale fabrication of tanks according to precise requirements. Experimental storage systems have been deployed in favourable deep water locations in the hope that these will be useful as holding accommodation for ‘post larvae’ while farm infrastructure is completed. If effective, Venulum hope these devices will prove vital in reducing the cost and time commitment of early culture operations.

The collection and breeding programme is based on knowledge gained from research undertaken by Rob Power, Director of Caribbean Sustainable Fisheries, who undertook his research in conjunction with the World Fish Centre. “I have been working on the principle of a sustainable business model for over ten years,” explains Rob “and we are continuing our ongoing research and development programme to finesse the process, with the emphasis on sustainability.”

He adds “Caribbean Sustainable Fisheries also intends working with local communities to build small scale lobster farming operations offering business opportunities to fishermen whose wild resource has been depleted to the point that it is no longer viable to continue fishing.

“Our aim is to produce consistent, high quality lobster that seafood purchasers can recognise as both sustainable and consistently good” explains Cadman. “Venulum has a large wine business and by working with many small wine producers, we have the experience and understanding to support them. The same principles apply to the fishing industry and we are using our experience to create a business model that can be easily replicated without the need for significant capital cost.”

With the steady progress to date, we can look forward to the first market sized lobsters in around 18 months from now.

About Venulum:
The Venulum Group is a multinational private wealth management firm headquartered in the British Virgin Islands. The Group manages the wealth of high net worth individuals, and specialises in alternative investments often not available to the general public. Venulum helps high net worth individuals balance their portfolios.

The Venulum Group was formed in 2002, and has expanded to include offices in four countries, with service offices in a further two. Since 2002 Venulum’s client base has expanded rapidly, and now has a substantial number of United States based clients.

Web Site: http://www.letscreate.it

Contact Details: PR Contact Details:
Chris Pattison
CJP Intelligent Marketing
53 54 Brooks Mews
London
W1K 4EG
UK
+44 (0) 20 74914443

Venulum 2008 Greenbrier Investor Conference a great success

Released on: October 3, 2008, 9:10 am

Press Release Author: Venulum

Industry: Financial

Press Release Summary: Venulum’s September client conference held at The Greenbrier West Virginia was a great success with over 40 clients and their partners of the Private Wealth Manager attending from all across America.

Press Release Body: The Venulum September client conference was held on Friday morning and set out to clarify Venulum’s strategy for 2009 together with a review of performance of the Mutual Wine and Property Funds in 2008. Giles Cadman, Chairmanof the group, was pleased to announce the overall returns for the Group had exceeded 15% in 2007 and was positive about 2008-2009 in light of the opportunities presenting themselves because of the deteriorating economic climate in the US and the impact felt in the UK and Europe.

“We are well placed to take advantage of the weakening property market in the UK as we have strong liquidity in the Property Fund,” explained Cadman, “We have been waiting for three years for the property market to cool so that we can acquire property within our yield criteria of between 7% and 9%.” The property team are now analysing three opportunities where values have fallen by over 50% in the past twelve months.

Rob Spalding, Business Development Officer from Pensco Trust Co was also a speaker at the conference. Pensco started trading in 1989 in New Hampshire and are an independent custodian of self directed IRA’s, specialising in non traded assets. Rob Spalding explained that as a regulated IRA custodian, Pensco are independent and are never in conflict with investors’ goals because they do not sell investment products nor provide investment or tax advice.

“At Pensco Trust, we combine proprietary technology, built specifically to facilitate smooth, safe processing of investment transactions with the greatest depth of in-house expertise in the industry” explained Spalding, “Clients benefit from our expertise on non-traditional IRA investing that comes from our singular focus. We are proud of our philosophy of sharing this expertise with our clients and prospects by providing free education on self directed IRA investing.”

Daniel Cann, Director of Folio Administrators Limited was also on hand to answer specific questions from clients throughout the weekend. Folio administers all of the Venulum funds. Having been founded in 2001, they have grown to be the largest fund service provider in the British Virgin Islands, currently providing full administration services to over 130 funds with approximately $5.5 billion of net assets under administration.

Daniel commented “We focus on tailoring our services to match individual requirements by employing specialist, highly qualified accountants and administrators. We utilize the best in fund administration solutions with PFS-Paxus and Bloomberg.”

The second session of the Friday morning presentation focussed on Venulum Wine Ltd and the different ways that Venulum invest in wine. “Wine is an asset class that Venulum believe is perfect for use in IRA and 401K investment vehicles,” Giles Cadman explained, “It can produce strong consistent returns as it benefits from diminishing supply as it gets drunk whilst demand increases as it improves with age.” Venulum Wine Limited has a team of experts and consultants who attend the annual tastings in Bordeaux and Burgundy to unearth those wines they think will provide the strongest investment returns. The company offers clients the opportunity to invest with different levels of gearing, from a straight forward full physical purchase to instalment contracts, En-Primeur agreements or forward purchase agreements.

Venulum are already planning conferences for 2009 on the West Coast and back at Greenbrier in the fall.

About Venulum:
The Venulum Group is a multinational private wealth management firm headquartered in the British Virgin Islands. The Group manages the wealth of high net worth individuals, and specialises in alternative investments often not available to the general public. Venulum helps high net worth individuals balance their portfolios.

The Venulum Group was formed in 2002 and has expanded to include offices in five countries with service offices in a further two. Since 2002 Venulum’s client base has expanded rapidly, and we now have a substantial number of United States based clients.

Web Site: http://www.letscreate.it/

Contact Details: PR Contact Details:
Chris Pattison
CJP Intelligent Marketing
53 54 Brooks Mews
London
W1K 4EG
UK
+44 (0) 20 74914443