Griswold Home Care Named AAFD’s 2019 „Franchisor of the Year“
Plymouth Meeting, PA, September 12, 2019 — Griswold Home Care, a national provider of nonmedical home care services, has been recognized as the American Association of Franchisees and Dealers’ (AAFD) 2019 Franchisor of the Year. The home care organization received this award for its continued dedication to building strong and supportive relationships with its franchisees. The “Franchisor of the Year” is awarded annually to an organization that goes above and beyond to meet the AAFD’s Fair Franchising Standards and foster collaborative, successful relationships with franchisees. Griswold Home Care first earned this distinction in 2017 for negotiating “groundbreaking” franchise agreements that affirmed a commitment to a common mission and shared guiding principles with its franchisees. “We are incredibly honored to be named AAFD’s Franchisor of the Year for the second time,” said Mike Magid, Chief Operating Officer at Griswold Home Care. “Our team has worked endlessly to create and maintain a ...

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International researchers discuss the microbiological safety of water in Vienna
The world’s largest international water hygiene conference is being held in Vienna September 15 thto 20 th   The quality of the water used as drinking water, irrigation, aquaculture, food processing or recreational activities has significant public health implications worldwide. Pollution from fecal pathogens continues to be a major concern for health in the environment, water and food. The United Nations Sustainable Development Goals therefore include providing the entire world population with safe drinking water by 2030.   Water experts from more than 40 nations in Vienna As part of the world’s largest water hygiene congress in Vienna, 300 international scientists from more than 40 nations present their research on the campus of the University of Vienna. The symposium will bring together researchers, policymakers, science, industry, water suppliers, national authorities and administrations, as well as experts from the World Health Organization (WHO), to share the latest scientific knowledge, experience and ...

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Moodify Raises $1.6M Funding for Advanced Functional Scents
Tel Aviv, Sep 11, 2019 — Moodify, an Israeli company that is developing advanced scent solutions for improved performance and well-being, today announced $1.6M funding from lead investor Next Gear Ventures, with participation from Toyota AI Ventures. The funding brings the total investment in Moodify to $2.3M. “This investment will enable us to execute on our plan to establish the company as a leader in the market, while continuing to develop Moodify scents,” said Yigal Sharon, co-founder and CEO of Moodify. “The vote of confidence by Toyota AI Ventures, a leading investor in the mobility space, and Next Gear Ventures, one of the champions of automotive innovation, further indicates that there is a real need for Moodify’s groundbreaking technology. Many industries have started to realize the power and significance of smell, and we are very excited to be a pioneer in this novel field.” Moodify’s scent technology harnesses the power ...

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IVU: VBN orders integrated planning system
Central solution for non-discriminatory access to the public transport market Berlin/Bremen, 10 September 2019 – Public transport is open and versatile – to make sure that it stays like this in the future, the Bremen/Lower Saxony transport association (VBN) is purchasing a central planning system from Berlin-based IT specialist IVU Traffic Technologies. The members of the association will then be able to use the system to complete all their timetable planning, vehicle scheduling and duty scheduling as independent operators – entirely from the cloud. As an amalgamation of over 30 private and municipal transport operators, VBN provides all public transport in the network region covering the cities of Bremen, Bremerhaven and Oldenburg. Every year, more than 175 million passengers use the services provided by the member companies. With the recently ordered planning system, VBN wants to give the small and medium-sized operators in the network access to an integrated resource ...
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Invitation to the First Krems Dementia Conference, “Timely Detection of Dementia”, 05 – 07th November 2019
Coordinated Efforts in Europe between East and West   Dear Editor,   dementia can be very burdensome for persons with dementia and caregivers. A timely diagnosis can support persons with dementia and provide the right treatment at the right time.   Fighting stigma and building awareness within our society and foster collaborations between different countries is necessary to develop optimal treatment models. The contributions of researchers, members of different health professions, self- help organizations and interest groups as well as persons with dementia and caregivers will be discussed at the   First Krems Dementia Conference: “Timely Detection of Dementia”   – 07th November 2019 Danube University Krems, Austria   Conference Language: English   International participants of different professions and disciplines will offer an insight in the results of research studies and their practical activities of different European countries in the East and West.   This conference should outline potential ways ...

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Congenital Immunodeficiencies: Many Affected, Low Awareness; 15 Years of Joint Private Commitment
Outpatient immunology clinic in Vienna, Austria, a partner of the Jeffrey Modell Foundation for primary immunodeficiency disorders (PID) based in the US for the past 15 years; joint effort to increase awareness and improve health and quality of life of thousands of patients prone to serious infections. Vienna (Austria), August 21 2019 –. The successful partnership between the Immunologische Tagesklinik (ITK), a privately run outpatient immunology clinic in Vienna, and the US-based Jeffrey Modell Foundation (JMF), committed to increasing awareness and improving the situation of people with PID, was launched 15 years ago. Since then, over 750 patients in Austria have benefited from the ITK’s outstanding scientific and medical expertise. In many cases, years of suffering from serious infections have been alleviated for the first time by precise immunological diagnosis and consequently targeted treatment. However, estimates point to many more potentially affected individuals – tens of thousands of people in ...

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BiKi.com Appoints Ex-Odin CEO As Global Business Development Director
Singapore, Sep 09, 2019 — In line with the company’s globalization initiatives, fast-growing crypto exchange BiKi.com has appointed new Global Business Development Director, Matthias Ang. In his previous roles at organizations such as Appco Group Asia, Prudential, FlexM, Odin and others, Ang has accrued more than ten years’ experience in business development and sales. Delivering consistent business results and increasing profitability, Ang has worked closely with both management and teams in high-performance sales and marketing to develop creative go-to-market strategies. As a pioneer at financial services provider FlexM, Ang spearheaded everything from finances to retail operations, managing multiple channels for B2B and B2C business development. He rose the ranks and became Director of Sales and Business Development, working with embassy ambassadors from around the world, including Indonesia and the Philippines. As an early and active investor of Bitcoin and other altcoins, Ang’s interest in cryptocurrencies eventually led him to join ...

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BiKi.com Announces Coinsby as BiKi Partner Node
Singapore, Sep 02, 2019 — To keep up with its rapid growth and globalization plans, BiKi.com has launched its BiKi Partner Nodes Program and is pleased to announce that blockchain networking agency Coinsby has jumped on the bandwagon. The Top 20 exchange is keenly aware that global expansion can be expedited in no small way by forming long-lasting relationships with local partners all around the world, who can extend the exchange’s reach into local communities, influencers and media globally. The new BiKi Partner Node, Coinsby, is a Romanian blockchain networking and service provider that guides projects through token development, white paper writing and offers services in advisory, exchange listing, IEO and STO implementation. Partner of two large custody providers, Coinsby also offers crypto custody solutions as well as payment gateways through Simplex, Indacoin and Bitlocus. Speaking of the partnership with BiKi.com, CEO of Coinsby, Mihai Daniel said, “This week Coinsby ...

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Brothers Gutters Launch Retrofit Free Flow Division Helping Mom and Pop Independent Businesses Scale
Hudson Valley, NY, Aug 31, 2019 — Most entrepreneurs boldly leap forward with their business venture. They are giddy with enthusiasm and gifted with trade skills. The problem that quick arises is that they have severely limited business and management skills. This is where Brothers Gutters, a national franchise, is helping transform previously struggling mom and pop independent businesses with their new Retrofit Free Flow Division. The idea of buying a franchise often conjures up the image of a business-minded individual recognizing a profitable opportunity in an industry they don’t necessarily have any more first-hand experience with besides that of a customer, like coffee, sandwiches, convenience stores, lawn care and a host of others. Brothers Gutters, a home improvement franchise based out of Hudson Valley, New York is redefining this tradition. They are helping gifted gutter contractors with support, strategy, training and on-demand guidance that allow them to push their ...

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Travel Trend Founder Shares Five Search Hacks of Finding The Cheapest Flights Online
Berlin, Aug 29, 2019 — Looking for the cheapest flights online? Renowned travel expert Uri Sharon is sharing his best tips for finding discounted airline tickets. The founder and editor of Travel Trend recently shared the article “Secrets to Sourcing the Cheapest Flights Revealed” at trvltrend.com. The article shares five search hacks for finding cheap airline tickets. Sharon reveals that there are a number of proven methods for saving money on plane tickets. It all starts with taking the time to compare options offered by online travel agents (OTA’s), such as Skyscanner, Opodo, or Google Flights. „OTAs act as a middle man ‘shopfront,’ often selling flights cheaper than the airline in a move as a ‘loss leader’ or through making extra money by providing other services as insurance, car, hotels etc.,“ he said. As such, they have more bargaining power with airlines. Sharon recommends using the booking system app Skiplagged ...

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First P2P Platform Set to Change How Businesses Make Cross-Border Payments
Manila, Philippines, Aug 28, 2019 — Some products can be cheaper if bought in Japan or China compared to The Philippines. One thing stopping Filipinos from enjoying these discounts are the cost and inconvenience of making a cross-border payment. Asian Fintech start-up GDP Inc. is launching a Peer-to-Peer solution for businesses called PEZZAPay. The platform matches users with someone in Japan or China tasked to execute a desired payment on behalf of the user. Users provide the funds locally, allowing them to bypass up to 80% of transaction costs and to settle payments within 1 day. The platform safeguards the transaction process. Victor Wu, co-founder of GDP inc., says: “As businesses grow and experience more cross-border activity, they face a traditional banking system that often overlooks SMEs. “Traditional methods provide inefficient cross-border services with expensive fees, long transaction times, unfavorable exchange rates and even transparency issues. “GDP aims to make ...

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IVU: fleet management for the Transdev Group companies
All-in-one system commissioned for ITCS, ticketing and real-time data Berlin, 27 August 2019 – A single software program for seven companies: thanks to a new all-in-one system from IVU Traffic Technologies, the Transdev Group – Germany’s largest private mobility provider – is taking another step towards standardising its processes. To help with this, the Berlin-based IT specialist for public transport has supplied the standard IVU.suite products for fleet management and ticketing, including on-board computers. Transdev GmbH, the largest private operator of bus and railway services in Germany, has been using the IVU.suite for some time now to efficiently schedule, deploy and manage its vehicles and employees. Another milestone has now also been reached: seven subsidiaries operating around 450 buses in Rhineland Palatinate and eastern Germany have commissioned an integrated, all-in-one system for ITCS and ticketing. The hub that ensures the continuous data flow from the bus to settlement procedures is ...
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BiKi.com Debuts on CoinMarketCap Ranking Within Top 20 Exchanges
One-year-old BiKi.com’s recent entry into CoinMarketCap’s listings on August 21st sees the exchange debut at an impressive Top 16th ranking, based on adjusted trading volumes. Singapore, Aug 26, 2019 — One-year-old BiKi.com’s recent entry into CoinMarketCap’s listings on August 21st sees the exchange debut at an impressive Top 16th ranking, based on adjusted trading volumes. The young trading platform only began building its international team in March this year and within a couple of months, was listed at established exchange listing site, CoinGecko, also debuting within Top 20 rankings. BiKi has received investments from Huobi co-founder Du Jun, Genesis Capital, FBG Capital, ChainUP and others totaling approximately 10 million USD. The last 3 months has also seen the young exchange being recognized in the industry by several respected news publications, most notably by Forbes, that listed BiKi in the Top 10 Blockchain Companies to Watch in 2019. The digital assets ...

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ROCK Properties Announces Benefit of Selling a House Directly to a Local Austin Real Estate Investor
Austin, TX, Aug 25, 2019 — ROCK Properties, a real estate company based in Round Rock, Texas, recently announced they are now buying houses and land throughout Central Texas, providing fair cash offers to their clients along with fast closure times. The company has recently expanded their efforts to facilitate property owners in the home sales process in the Austin area. Despite having the advantage of a great real estate market, the company says, sellers can sometimes struggle to promptly find a buyer for their properties. In an effort to inform their clients of the benefits that they offer, the company has experienced real estate professionals standing by to answer any questions and has made it easy to contact them 24 hours a day by telephone or through the following page on their website: https://rockproperties.com/contact-us/. As the company explains, all homeowners who have weighed the possibility of selling their houses ...

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What To Do When Your Job Search Is Not Working
Los Angeles, CA, Aug 23, 2019 — It’s a hard truth: A recent study reported that the average duration of unemployment in the United States is 22.7 weeks. And according to an analysis by Market-Connections Resume Services, a major cause of this lengthy period is that most people are not aware of many services that are readily available to them and this can lead to underemployment, unemployment, or just plain lengthy job search periods. The study was released on July 1st, 2019 and reports job opening rates in the United States as of June 2019, to be at 4.6%. „But there is plenty of hope for better outcomes; given all the available options, job seekers have access to many resources to find a job in less time.“ Commented Mandy Fard, Certified Professional Resume Writer and Founder of Market-Connections Resume Services. „Most people have never been taught how to find a ...

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