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American Real Estate Investors Academy Radio Investigates Virtual Outsourcing

New York, New York (PRWEB) December 29, 2013

The American Real Estate Investors Academy radio show conducted a live interview with Elsa Oden of Virtual Office Staffing. The American-REIA website now offers virtual assistant services to the public.

Virtual staffing is a modern answer to an old business problem. Entrepreneurs work to grow their business. At a certain point, the successful business owner will grow the business from a single person start up to a company that needs employees. Hiring the first employee is a big challenge to a start-up company. This is also true for any small business when it chooses to expand by adding staff.

As a company grows, the owner must decide when to expand the workforce. This is one of the most critical and dangerous decisions in the evolution of any company. If the company expands too quickly, then they run the risk of going broke because the revenue can’t support the company payroll. If the company doesn’t expand quickly enough, then it will lose business.

In this interview with the CEO of the Academy’s preferred vendor of virtual staffing services, listeners are informed about the basics of virtual staffing. Also covered in this program are some of the tasks that small business owners can outsource to VA services, and the reasons that many small businesses have chosen to go this route. To add real employees, a business must commit to providing space and computer equipment to the new hire. Virtual assistants do not require any of these capital investments. Tough economic conditions, strong competition, and the looming implementation of Obama Care all favor virtual staff over traditional in house employees. The biggest revelation in this interview is that scalability creates a very large competitive advantage for the virtual employee over the traditional employee. Virtual staff members can be employed as much or as little as the business owner desires. One example that popped up during the interview was that of a business owner who goes on vacation. If the business uses virtual staff, then there is no employee cost during that time. More traditional businesses have to pay for an employee even if there is no work to be done. Virtual staffing is only a cost when the virtual employee is actually doing work for the company. There are no vacations, coffee, or bathroom breaks on the company dime with a virtual employee. According to Josh Caldwell of Caldwell Holdings LLC, a Pittsburgh real estate Investing company, "My home buying business in Pittsburgh would never be able to function at the level we are at without the use of virtual assistants."

The radio interview covers all of the benefits and pitfalls of dealing with virtual staffing or virtual assistants. To hear a playback of the recording in its entirety, just follow this link to the real estate academy’s radio archive page.

Real estate investors are no different than other business interests. The typical real estate investor starts of as a sole proprietor. Then the successful investors grow and add staff to handle marketing and administrative functions. The goal of every successful real estate investor is to run a business on autopilot. Adding virtual assistants is the safest proven way for investors to expand. That is why the American Real Estate Investors Academy is now offering virtual staffing to real estate investors and other entrepreneurs.

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Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) October 23, 2013

On October 22, 2013, co-hosts Lee Kantor and Stone Payton of BusinessRadioX®'s Midtown Business Radio welcomed to the studio Dale DeSena, Founder and President of Taste of Atlanta, to spotlight the upcoming 12th Annual Festival.

The legendary three-day food festival known as Taste of Atlanta returns to Midtown at Tech Square Friday, October 25 through Sunday, October 27, 2013. Taste of Atlanta, the city’s premier food+wine+beer+cocktail event, attracts food lovers from Atlanta, the Southeast and beyond to showcase the area’s finest restaurants for a weekend of big fun and great fare. Guests of all ages will enjoy an extensive selection of culinary creations, engaging chef demos, specialty food and beverage tents and family-friendly activities. The event highlights Atlanta as the Food Capitol of the South.

Dale DeSena is a seasoned foodie and festival expert with experience in marketing, advertising and production for some of Atlanta's most renowned events. According to DeSena, "I wanted to create something Atlanta hadn’t seen – or tasted – before." For the last 12 years, DeSena has been doing just that with Taste of Atlanta.

The Festival includes over 90 of Atlanta's best restaurants, and guests can sample delicious dishes, sip robust wines, craft beers, and innovative cocktails.

Hungry for more information about Taste of Atlanta? Tune in to this episode of Midtown Business Radio.


About Lee Kantor:

Lee Kantor has been involved in Internet radio, podcasting and blogging since he started the Dr. Fitness and the Fat Guy show in 2005. Since then, Lee has interviewed well over 1000 entrepreneurs, business owners, authors and celebrities on a variety of shows and at live events. In addition to his hosting duties, Lee is a Managing Partner at BusinessRadioX® and is committed to helping entrepreneurs and business owners in Atlanta learn how to use radio to dramatically grow their businesses.

About Stone Payton:

For over 24 years, Stone Payton has been helping organizations and the people who lead them drive their business strategies more effectively. He is a Managing Partner at BusinessRadioX® and the author of SPEED®: Never Fry Bacon In The Nude: And Other Lessons From The Quick & The Dead, and has dedicated his entire career to helping others produce better results in less time.

About Midtown Business Radio:

Each week, from the BusinessRadioX® studio in Atlantic Station, Lee Kantor and Stone Payton interview Atlanta, Georgia's top businessmen and businesswomen to learn what makes them the best at what they do.

About Business RadioX®:

BusinessRadioX® interviews dozens of innovative entrepreneurs and successful leaders each week. Its mission is to help local businesses Get The Word Out about the important work they’re doing for their market, their community, and their profession. With a pro-business slant and a long-form interview format, guests don’t have to worry about being ambushed or talking in “sound bites.” Guests have enough time to tell their whole story and to share their insights and experience without interruptions. BusinessRadioX® hosts are business professionals interviewing their peers, drilling down on the critical issues, and delivering practical information to an engaged business audience. Business topics that are frequently covered include: Law, Finance, Healthcare, Technology, Trade Shows, B2B Marketing, Venture Capital, Training and Development and other issues impacting the business community. For more information, visit:


James Altucher hosts Stansberry Radio with Guests Dan Marino and Michael Pento

Baltimore, MD (PRWEB) July 08, 2013

The always-lively James Altucher entertained listeners of Stansberry Radio last week in an episode that boasted guest appearances by bond expert Michael Pento and famed NFL Quarterback, Dan Marino. Altucher went into detail about his decision not to run for political office saying his advisory team told him, my platform was completely crazy.

Altucher and show Co-host Aaron Brabham discussed the new book, Choose Yourself! released in June of this year. We have to choose ourselves now for success stated Altucher. And I describe in detail my own story which involves making money and then going bankrupt and then making money again and going bankrupt again. And how I kind of finally came back and what I learned from the process step by step when I did for me. How I chose myself, why we need to choose ourselves now and then I describe how other people can start choosing themselves and I give lots of stories and details and so on.

On his decision to not to run for congress, Altucher said after being in the political machine for three seconds he realized that the traditional political process might not be the most effective way to distribute his message stating, and so I decided if I really wanted to affect change, I just have to keep doing what I'm doing, which is to say what I believe in to the largest possible audience and not be one person among 435 in a congress that nobody pays attention to anyway.

Michael Pento, author of The Coming Bond Market Collapse: How to Survive the Demise of the U.S. Debt Market was a guest on the show. Michael and James discussed the destruction of the middle class, the pending collapse of the bond market, interest rates, and American debt.

Former NFL quarterback, Dan Marino also joined Altucher and Stansberry Radio Co-Host, Aaron Brabham and talked about Corporate Resources Management, a corporate staffing company that both Marino and Altucher are heavily involved.

You can listen to the entire interview (Episode 80) here.

James Altucher is an American hedge fund manager, entrepreneur, and bestselling author. He has founded or cofounded over 20 companies, including Reset Inc. and StockPickr and claims to have failed at 17 of them. He has published 11 books, and is a frequent contributor to publications including The Financial Times,, TechCrunch, Seeking Alpha and The Huffington Post.

The Stansberry Radio Network is becoming a required stop for financial experts, economists, politicians and the media. The show has been host to a wide variety of prominent names, including Lauren Lyster, Jeff Macke and Rick Rule. Other guests have included Mike Mish Shedlock, MSNBC host Chris Hayes, former U.S. Senator Byron Dorgan, publisher Steve Forbes, and renowned investors Jim Rogers and Marc Faber.

Stansberry Radio Network segments can be accessed at

Stansberry Radio with Porter Stansberry is a top three investing podcast on iTunes, having more than 100,000 downloads and listens per month. New episodes are released every Thursday afternoon.


Online Retailer Adds the YC505T-1 Radio Control Helicopter to its Growing Line of High Quality Products

Lachine, QC (PRWEB) January 30, 2013

The online Canadian based company is ever growing and continues to add high quality products to their expanding inventory. The latest addition is the YC505T-1-GE 3.5ch Radio Control Helicopter. The radio controlled helicopter is constructed of high quality materials to offer durability. It has a gyro and a high tenacity propeller. The speed at which it operates can be adjusted and it also contains a charging and power indicator.

The radio control helicopter is powered by 6 AA batteries which must be purchased separately. It only takes about 30 to 40 minutes to recharge. This high quality helicopter can fly in a diameter of about 8 meters. The online distributer just recently added the helicopter to their growing inventory of electronic devices. It is equipped with a color light that allows it to fly at dark as well as during the daylight. The radio controlled helicopter can move in all directions including up, down, left, right, forward and backward. It also has the capabilities to hover.

The Canadian based online store continues to update their rapidly growing inventory by adding these types of high quality products. Consumers may view all of their products at their online site: Their exceptional customer service is available to assist consumers with their purchases or answer any questions that may arise. Purchases can be made securely online through the site which is an authorized merchant. This product is offered at a special discount price that is 57% off of the manufacturers price. It is only offered for a limited time through the online distributer.

About is a Canadian based online distributer of a wide variety of products. When the company began they only offered printer ink and toner cartridges. They found such success at offering high quality products to consumers at reasonable prices that they soon began to expand to include computer accessories as well. They have recently begun to offer a wide variety of products and house an inventory of over 10,000 catalogued products. The company offers exceptional customer service and a one year warranty on their products. The full line of products can be viewed at which is their official website.


iPredator Author Offers Free Advice During Internet Safety Radio Interview

Hudson Valley, New York (PRWEB) December 06, 2012

As society becomes more technologically advanced, the importance of Information and Communications Technology (ICT) becomes vital in the daily living of humanity. Despite the multitude of benefits, the dangers lurking in cyberspace is both real and flourishing. iPredator Author, Dr. Michael Nuccitelli, will be a guest on Late Night in the Midlands, with host Michael Vara, to educate listeners on his recently published Internet Predator Warning Signs Checklist (IBWSC). On Thursday, 12/6/12, from 9:15 11:55 pm EST, Dr. Nuccitelli will present his assessment tool and invites citizens to call in with their results for free consultation.

As Dr. Nuccitelli has stated, Im not an alarmist or someone who advocates for ICT to be censored or monitored. What I do believe is that online sexual predation, cyberstalking and cyberbullying are real and flourishing.

During his three-hour instructional presentation, Dr. Nuccitelli and show host, Michael Vara, welcome citizens to call in with their results of the IBWSC. Individuals who do call have the option to remain anonymous. A brief definition of iPredator, the IBWSC and five items from the IBWSC are as follows:

iPredator Bridge Warning Signs Checklist (IBWSC): The IBWSC is a 50 item checklist designed to investigate if a loved one, colleague or peer is participating in or close to participating in harmful online and/or ICT activities toward others. Multiple affirmative responses to IBWSC statements suggests the person being queried exhibits patterned and/or observable behavioral patterns indicating they may be engaged in iPredator activities. The IBWSC focuses on confirmed behavioral observations and not upon personal convictions and/or philosophical reasons for harming others online or using ICT.

iPredator: A child, adult or group who, directly or indirectly, engages in exploitation, victimization, stalking, theft or disparagement of others using Information and Communications Technology (ICT.) iPredators are driven by deviant fantasies, desires for power and control, retribution, religious fanaticism, political reprisal, psychiatric illness, perceptual distortions, peer acceptance or personal and financial gain. iPredators can be any age, either gender and not bound by economic status, race or national heritage. Whether the offender is a cyberbully, cyberstalker, cyber harasser, cyber-criminal, online sexual predator, internet troll or cyber terrorist, they fall within the scope of iPredator.

IBWSC 5 Item Example:

1. The person is a habitual social networking site and/or ICT user and regularly interacts with a select group of online contacts that he/she has never met in person.

2. The person is a habitual social networking site and/or ICT user and uses private codes or lingo that is regularly communicated to a select group of followers.

3. The person is a habitual social networking site and/or ICT user and has been confirmed posting information that they quickly delete for no apparent reason.

4. The person is a habitual social networking site and/or ICT user and has been confirmed posting information that would be considered cryptic or jumbled in content.

5. The person is a habitual social networking site and/or ICT user and has been confirmed posting information about other peoples offline activities that are innocuous or trivial in nature.

Interested listeners can listen to the show at or Listener dial-in is (347) 989-1012 and the show is archived for future listening. The IBWSC is free to download at iPredator Inc.'s website and does not require sign up or providing personal information. Citizens who call in will be offered anonymity with no personal information disclosed. Dr. Nuccitelli is available for consultation, at no cost, if requested.

About iPredator Inc.

iPredator Inc. was founded in 2012 to provide education, investigation and consultation to consumers and organizations on cyber bullying, cyber harassment, cyber stalking, online sexual predation, cybercrime, cyber terrorism, internet safety and digital reputation. Created by a New York State licensed psychologist and certified forensic consultant, Dr. Michael Nuccitelli, iPredator Inc.s goal is to reduce victimization, theft and disparagement from online assailants. iPredator Inc. express their gratitude to Robert OBlock, CEO & founder of the American College of Forensic Examiners International. In June 2012, iPredator Inc. launched their Internet Safety & Tech. Predator website offering site visitors an enormous amount of free information.


Michael Nuccitelli Psy.D., C.F.C.

NYS Licensed Psychologist

Ph: 347-871-2416


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Veteran Host Mike Sammond Features Local Businesses for Gwinnett Business Radio on Business RadioX

Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) December 28, 2012

Gwinnett Business Radio host Mike Sammond closed out the year with a feature of four local businesses in the new Gwinnett County studio for on Business RadioX


Stevens Institute of Technology Start-Up Dynamic Spectrum LLC Awarded NSF Grant to Commercialize Cognitive Radio Technology

Hoboken, NJ (PRWEB) October 18, 2012

Stevens Researchers Develop Cognitive Radio Based Dynamic Spectrum Access Wireless Communications

Dynamic Spectrum, LLC, a new start-up commercializing cognitive radio technology from Stevens Institute of Technology, has been awarded a $ 150,000 grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) program. The grant gives a boost to Stevens efforts to commercialize academic research and development.

Dynamic Spectrum is building on a comprehensive Stevens solution, funded by the National Science Foundation and National Institute of Justice, for cognition-enabled dynamic spectrum access (DSA) wireless communications which allows intelligent, efficient and secure access to underutilized parts of the radio spectrum or spectrum white spaces. It has the potential to transform the multi-billion dollar global telecommunications market, leading to more efficient cellular networks, interoperable wireless public safety communications, low cost rural broadband connectivity, and infrastructure for robust mobile video applications.

The Dynamic Spectrum team consists of the inventors R. Chandramouli and K.P. Subbalakshmi, Stevens professors from the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, with Dr. Vijay P. Kumar as the CEO. Kumar led networking research at Bell Labs for more than 20 years and brought products such as the ATLANTA ATM chip set and PacketStar gigabit router from the research lab to the marketplace. They formed Dynamic Spectrum under the auspices of the Stevens Office of Academic Entrepreneurship (OAE), a pioneer in taking academic research to market.

These researchers have distinguished themselves as pioneers in the wireless radio communications arena, said Stevens Associate Provost Christos Christodoulatos. We are proud to support their efforts to make more efficient use of the radio spectrum.

"Our technology will enable smart, opportunistic access to spectrum from any mobile device," said Chandramouli.

"Security concerns will be addressed as an integral part of our design process," said Subbalakshmi.

The worldwide shortage in spectrum, the policies from regulatory bodies favoring shared spectrum access, and the development of relevant standards make the moment right to exploit DSA technology. We will bring a new generation of wireless communication products to commercial and military networks, said Kumar.

Chandramouli, Subbalaskshmi and Kumar are partnering with the Brookline Police Department in Massachusetts to pilot test their technology.

We are excited about this new technology and look forward to working with the Stevens researchers and Dynamic Spectrum in the development of their cognitive radio system. The Town of Brooklines WIFI mesh network, utilizing the 4.9 and 2.4 GHz spectrum is a great real world environment to test and enhance this new groundbreaking technology, said Officer Scott Wilder, director of technology and communication for the Brookline Police Department.

About Stevens Institute of Technology

Founded in 1870, Stevens Institute of Technology, The Innovation University, lives at the intersection of industry, academics and research. The University's students, faculty and partners leverage their collective real-world experience and culture of innovation, research and entrepreneurship to confront global challenges in engineering, science, systems and technology management.

Based in Hoboken, N.J. and with a location in Washington, D.C., Stevens offers baccalaureate, masters, certificates and doctoral degrees in engineering, the sciences and management, in addition to baccalaureate degrees in business and liberal arts. Stevens has been recognized by both the US Department of Defense and the Department of Homeland Security as a National Center of Excellence in the areas of systems engineering and port security research. The University has a total enrollment of more than 2,400 undergraduate and 3,700 graduate students with more than 350 faculty. Stevens graduate programs have attracted international participation from China, India, Southeast Asia, Europe and Latin America as well as strategic partnerships with industry leaders, governments and other universities around the world. Additional information may be obtained at and

About Dynamic Spectrum, LLC

Dynamic Spectrum, LLC develops cognitive radio based dynamic spectrum access wireless networking products that will dramatically increase spectrum efficiency in wireless networks. For additional information, visit


Benefits of Easy Upgradeability of Telecom Base Station Technology Drives the Software Defined Radio Market, According to New Report by Global Industry Analysts, Inc.

San Jose, California (PRWEB) August 24, 2012

Follow us on LinkedIn Software Defined Radio (SDR) refers to a technology that is making significant waves in telecommunications and related industries. The technology is witnessing a rapid growth, as software-led radio communication systems are fast replacing the hardwired communication systems. The shift is being witnessed in several industries, with military, commercial and civilian industries at the forefront of this change. The basis for such a shift is fostered by the capabilities of the technology to render multi tasking through a radio system based on open-architecture software. This minimizes the use of multiple systems that was hitherto the case with existing technology, as SDR technology extends the systems utility to a broad array of applications employing diverse link-layer techniques and protocols.

The military was the first industry to have adopted SDR technology worldwide, where it is aimed at minimizing the number of radios used by combat forces to just one system, upholding the overall functionality. Today, SDR represents an advanced technology in military applications; consequently inciting militaries worldwide to adopt this technology. The US military became the first to adopt this technology and is increasingly being adopted by other militaries worldwide. Consequently, the potential of SDR technology in the military application market is expected to rapidly increase in the foreseeable future. Also, SDR is gaining importance in commercial markets. The communications sector is the epicenter of most activity related to SDR technology adoption. Increasingly cellular operators are realizing the importance of SDR technology in their operations and the potential this technology holds in transforming the functionality of existing infrastructure, all through the power of software. Consequently, demand for systems of the cutting edge technology is expected to rise remarkably during the following years. Future market growth hinges upon several factors including relative ease infused in components for engendering ease in retrofitting and adaptation of products in congruence to constantly developing air interface standards; improvements with respect to cost of developing products; time to market; and prospects in improving OEM margins.

A major factor driving the demand for SDR is the need for such an enabling technology that allows intercommunication between departments through radio. The need was particularly highlighted in the US in the aftermath of 9/11, when fire and police department personnel identified the need for the ability to communicate with each other, a facility not feasible for the radios in operation then. However, technology upgrade ensued and the problem was eliminated. Even before the 9/11 incident, the military identified such a problem with their legacy radio systems carried by various branches of armed services. The identification of the problem led to the use of Joint Tactical Radio System (JTRS), which played a critical role in development of SDR, and in creation of SCA (Software Communication Architecture) Operating Environment standard. The latest zest in the area of SDR is emerging from the commercial market side, where wireless communications providers are showing significant interest as the technology allows remote base station and handset software upgrading as well as reconfiguration with new patches and features. In addition, the technology allows interoperability between various networks.

The present days changing economic and technological environment offers tremendous challenges to operators of communications. The SDR technology offers substantial flexibility as well as upgradeability to users by allowing simultaneous use of multiple standards through a single hardware device. Through the use of software RAN, the SDR technology helps operators to simultaneously support several standards on one hardware platform. This becomes particularly useful for operators with evolving industry landscape where the need for generating new revenue streams and holding on to a higher customer base becomes critical despite declining average revenues per user (ARPU). Software RAN enables upgradeability to next generations through mere software downloads, eliminating the need for equipment hardware, thereby addressing the major concern faced by most cellular service providers in the present context. For years, shared infrastructure has been offering benefits such as cost reduction; however, it has been fraught with certain issues that have reduced its appeal including dearth of independent upgrades, lack of competitive differentiation and requirement of cooperative management. Some or all of these issues are efficiently addressed by a virtualized base station through its virtualization technology, where a single hardware platform supports several independent base-station applications.

Cost remains a major concern for cellular operators, as these costs continue to remain higher than what many operators intend to infuse in base stations. The prohibitively higher costs of implementation make it particularly unsuitable for telecom companies, given the lack of cost-effective RF processing. RF equipment, particularly power amplifiers, is yet to reach the stage of commercialization, although base-band processing capabilities have significantly advanced. The higher costs act as a major hurdle for operators that are yet to formulate a LTE strategy and indecisive of the spectrum to be run on the LTE. Traditionally, hardware upgrades represented the most sought after option for operators intending to install new systems. This was achieved by depending upon a single vendor who took care of the entire hardware installation functions, although the mobile operators undertook the job of service and maintenance functions. However, this set up does not function well in case of SDR technology, as the entire reconfiguration is carried out by the vendor. Instead, the operator would be compelled to host a dedicated software engineer team for maintaining the SDR base stations.

As stated by the new market research report on Software Defined Radio, the US represents the largest regional market for the SDR technology worldwide. The radio communications space in the country is witnessing a substantial growth in research and development, given the drive of the defense establishments to address the need of its personnel with respect to next generation tactical radios. The defense sector is expected to witness a massive shift away from legacy hardware into SDR and cognitive radio (CR), enabled by the deployment of OTA (over-the-air)-system supporting radio systems, fuelling further growth in the market. The European market for SDR is also expected to growth at a substantial rate of 17.4% through the analysis period 2010-2018.

Major players in the global SDR marketplace include AeroStream Communications Corp., Alcatel-Lucent SA, Array Systems Computing, Inc., Bharat Electronics Limited, Epiq Solutions, LLC, FlexRadio Systems, Inc., Harris Corporation, ISR Technologies, Inc., Rockwell Collins, Inc., and Thales Communications, Inc.

The research report titled Software Defined Radio (SDR): A Global Strategic Business Report announced by Global Industry Analysts, Inc., provides a comprehensive review of market trends, issues, drivers, company profiles, mergers, acquisitions and other strategic industry activities. The report provides market estimates and projections in terms of annual revenues in US$ million for major geographic markets including the United States, Canada, Japan, Europe (France, Germany, Italy, UK and Rest of Europe), Asia-Pacific, and Rest of World.

For more details about this comprehensive market research report, please visit

About Global Industry Analysts, Inc.

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The C-Radio Show, a national business radio program, airs a new episode covering the topic of venture capital and the quest to find the next Facebook.

Mountain View, California (PRWEB) May 18, 2012

Business Talk Show Host, Cynthia Nevels, Interviews Technology Startups Who Share Lessons Learned in the Quest to Create the Perfect VC Pitch and Become the Next Facebook on the next episode The C-Radio Show.

It's reported, Mark Zuckerberg founder of Facebook turned down most venture capitalists' offers to invest in his idea. Overtime, Zuckerberg perfected the pitch and the $ 12.7 million investment gave, venture capital firm, Accel Partners a 15% stake in Facebook. Today, the company expects to reach the highest payoff the United States has ever seen with Facebook's IPO.

That's not the case for most tech startups. Finding a venture capitalist who will listen let alone invest is challenging for some, to say the least. Business talk show host, Cynthia Nevels, of The C-Radio Show will interview two new technology startup founders who took much different roads to fiinding investment capital for their startups.

Searching for venture capital to jumpstart a new Silicon Valley startup came fairly easy for Garrett Johnson, Co-Founder of He and's co-founders have raised $ 2 million in seed funding from Kapor Capital, Menlo Ventures, 500 startups, Howard Lindzons Social Leverage fund, Eric Ries, Paul Buchheit, Jawed Karim and a handful of other investors. SendHub has now launched its new iPhone mobile application and is looking to go social. Johnson talks to Cynthia to shed insight on what it takes to go from a small startup to billion dollar IPO.

Trice Johnson, founder and creator of government procurement and data intelligence web application, shares a different story on how losing the 2011 Rice Alliance Venture Capital Pitch competition fueled her to find alternative sources of capital for her technology startup. "They don't teach you how to raise capital for tech startups in high school," states Trice Johnson, President of has completed its demonstration phase and plans to launch the new web application on May 28, 2012 using her own funds and private investment from friends and family.

The live interview broadcasts live on the C-Radio Show's episode, "Perfecting the VC Pitch" live on Tuesday, May 29, 2012 from 11:30AM CST to 12:00PM CST.


About The C-Radio Show

The C-Radio Show is a weekly online business and economics talk radio program hosted by award winning professor and author, Cynthia Nevels on every Tuesday at 11:30AM.

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SendHub is a simple, fast, web and mobile application that provides businesses, and organizations, with an SMS solution to reach small and large groups of people. Their simple interface lets users send one message to everyone, from anywhere. SendHub is great for businesses, but has also seen successful usage from teachers, political organizations, health facilities, sport coaches and more. Founded by Ash Rust, Garrett Johnson and John Fallone in 2011, previously backed by Howard Lindzon, Tom McInerney, Yuri Millners Start Fund and Y Combinator, SendHub is headquartered in Menlo Park, CA. For more information, visit

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Get Smart: Deep ‘SHONTELLIGENCE’ Reveals an Irresistible New Talent — Barbados-Born Beauty SHONTELLE Co-Writes and Sings a Stunning Debut Album on SRP/SRC/Universal Motown Debut single “T-Shirt” is TOP 20 at Mainstream Pop Radio!

NEW YORK (PRWEB) October 10, 2008

And it gets better from theremuch better. SHONTELLE's debut album SHONTELLIGENCE, is a state-of-the-art, magnetic and musically comprehensive playlist for today's global pop and urban music fan -- an unmistakable giant step onto center stage for the 23-year old native of Bridgetown, Barbados. The album is scheduled for release on November 18, 2008, through SRP Records' affiliation with SRC, the Universal Motown-distributed imprint of hip-hop entrepreneur and urban marketing innovator Steve Rifkind, making her the label-mate of the SRC platinum-plus artists Akon and David Banner. SHONTELLE's debut also features the idealistic and inspiring "Battle Cry," which was chosen for the unique all-star CD/download compilation Yes We Can: Voices of a Grassroots Movement, developed for the Presidential campaign of Illinois Sen. Barack Obama.

In the eleven songs of SHONTELLIGENCE, she takes ownership of a musical palette that broadens and deepens with each successive track. Throughout the album, SHONTELLE's voice is assertive and exuberant, with an impressive lyrical consciousness enveloping a boundary-busting pop-urban spectrum, from the multicultural riddim-centric soca of "Roll" and "Focus Pon Me," to the reggae tracks "Life is Not an Easy Road," "Crave You," "Flesh and Bone." There's also a literate and progressive neo-soul vibe to "Superwoman," "Plastic People" and "Ghetto Lullaby," and a retro/alternative urban note in "Cold Cold Summer."

Like the most talented of today's young entertainers, Shontelle Layne made her mark first as a writer, co-composing the award-winning soca smash and girl-power anthem "Roll" in 2005. Producer/songwriters Evan Rogers and Carl Sturken of SRP Records, whose production company had previously discovered and launched fellow Bajan native Rihanna as a worldwide superstar, had sought to contact the writer of "Roll" with a view to creating a cover for the international market. They were first stunned, and then delighted, to recognize that the hit songwriter -- and straight-A entertainment law student -- had all the makings of a world-class performer as well. "We couldn't believe that Shontelle was such a great singer, and so young and beautiful, and hadn't been discovered yet," says Rogers.

Over a year and a half of focused work and patient development, Shontelle joined the SRP production company, and recorded her album, co-writing with producers Sturken and Rogers, and collaborating with other A-list hitmakers, including Wayne Wilkins and Andrew Frampton ("T-Shirt") Stargate ("Superwoman") and the Heavyweights and the Jam ("Battle Cry"), as well as the hometown Barbados-based teams Classic Soul ("Focus Pon Me") and De Red Boys ("Crave You"). She signed with Steve Rifkind's SRC Records early in 2008.

Defining "intelligence" recently to an interviewer as "the gathering of new knowledge or information, the ability to comprehend and profit from experience," SHONTELLE reflected that "knowledgefeeds my life and my music. The more I learn, the more I want to learn...the more I grow as a person, and as an artist."

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