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Creative.ai redefines gaming video ad production using generative AI

Creative.ai

Generative AI is advancing and innovating vast swathes of work. Creative.ai has launched to bring this technology to video ads creation for mobile game publishers. Creative.ai is using generative AI to revolutionize the world of video ad production and ad analytics. Users simply need to input their desired ad parameters and then the Creative.ai AI algorithms take care of the rest; generating data-driven, measurable, and high-quality ads in a matter of minutes. Ads are produced 6x faster, enabling creative teams to focus on new concepts, while Creative.ai generates high performing iterations. All of this removes the heavy lifting and time-consuming process of manual ad production. In today's digital landscape, where Apple's App Tracking Transparency (ATT) framework has reshaped online advertising, a robust and innovative creative strategy is crucial for marketers to unlock success. As privacy takes center stage and tracking signals become limited, creatives have emerged as the most critical factor in driving profitable ad spend and achieving marketing excellence. Generating data-driven, high-performing, and captivating ads to engage your target audience is now possible with the advancements in Generative Ai technology that is made accessible through Creative.ai. Creative.ai is the evolution and brainchild of Athar Zia and Jay Shah, the founders’ previous venture, BLKBOX.ai. That platform analysed millions of dollars of ad testing data to unlock the DNA of a winning ad which helped it generate the blueprint for successful ad creation, something that was previously considered a "Black Box”. With the advancements in Generative AI technology, the founders were able to take the creative blueprint they had developed and, now, produce winning ads within minutes. “Creative.ai is a Generative AI Video Platform, leveraging millions of dollars of creative testing data within the Gaming vertical to unlock the DNA of a winning ad. This allows us to build data-driven, high-performing ads in a matter of minutes, empowering businesses to take their advertising efforts to the next level. Our platform is poised to revolutionize the way businesses approach their marketing strategies, and we're excited to see the unprecedented success it will bring to our clients” commented Creative.ai co-founder & CEO Athar Zia. “Performance marketing within Gaming is extremely scientific and measurable, yet creative production, and creative measurement are still stuck in the stone age with limited knowledge of what makes a winning ad, while assuming a 95% failure rate. It’s time for the industry to evolve, and leverage the advancements in Generative AI to produce data-driven ads that are measurable and deliver scaled performance” Creative.ai was founded in January 2023 by a team of seasoned experts in the advertising and technology industries including a former Meta ads auction expert [Athar Zia], and former Meta solutions engineer [Jay Shah]. Renowned creative production expert William Hughes joined as Chief Creative Officer having worked at EA, PopCap, BigFish, Social Point, and Tilting Point across more than 59 game titles. "User-Acquisition managers and creative teams are under pressure to deliver high-performing campaigns with limited resources. However, every decision is based on human interpretation of performance data, competitor and market analysis and production limitations leading to low performance. Generative AI replaces human bias and outdated production methods allowing studios to reduce overhead, increase production volume, and improve performance, giving creatives more time to be creative." added William Hughes, Chief Creative Officer at Creative.ai The Creative.ai team is of the firm conviction that the future of Gaming advertising lies in empowering user acquisition managers with tools that enable them to generate creative iterations faster to support their growth initiatives, without requiring any creative production skills. This will expand the scope of a user acquisition manager to include data-driven creative iteration production, while allowing creative teams to focus on what they do best, which is creating new concepts for business growth. User-generated content is a key feature in today's digital landscape. Creative.ai recognizes this and plans to roll out new technology features that enable advertisers to reduce the cost and time associated with producing user-generated content. This will allow businesses of all sizes to tap into the power of user-generated content and leverage it to drive growth and engagement. “The goal is to be the one-stop-shop where you can produce, test, iterate and get analytics on your creative strategy and production.We will do this by demystifying creative challenges and helping companies scale their advertising efforts profitably. Our advanced technology can produce highly-effective ads in a fraction of the time and we can share real-time analytics that highlight the DNA of a winning ad. This two pronged approach will enable businesses to focus on growth and success. We're excited to be at the forefront of advertising innovation and are looking forward to empowering businesses with the power of generative AI.” said Athar Zia. Contact Details Creative.ai Bilal Mahmood +44 7714 007257 b.mahmood@stockwoodstrategy.com Company Website https://www.trycreative.ai/

April 13, 2023 09:00 AM Central Daylight Time

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Kidoz expands its offering "to whole family" with Prado

Kidoz Inc.

Kidoz Inc. founder and co-CEO Eldad Ben Tora speaks to Proactive after announcing the launch of a new advertising platform called Prado, designed to expand its offering "from kids to the whole family." Ben Tora explains the origins of the idea and where it sits within the wider Kidoz ecosystem, suggesting that Prado offers Kidoz access to a market 100 times the size of its existing audience. Contact Details Proactive Investors +1 604-688-8158 na-editorial@proactiveinvestors.com

April 12, 2023 01:52 PM Eastern Daylight Time

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Getac Redefines Rugged Field Computing With Launch Of Next Generation UX10 Tablet And V110 Laptop

Getac Technology Corporation

News in Brief: Next generation UX10 and V110 are part of new G-RuggedPro TM series,setting the high standard in rugged computing technology. Both devices are designedto thrive in challenging field environments, such as those found in the defence, utilities, and public safety sectors. The next generation UX10 is also available in a specially designed UX10-IP, featuring fully sealed buttons that allow for fast cleaning and disinfecting by medical professionals. Getac has today announcedthe launch of its next generation UX10 tablet and V110 laptop – two powerful, yet portable, fully rugged devices designed to thrive in challenging work environments, like those found in the utilities, public safety and defence sectors. Both the UX10 and V110 boast 12 th Generation Intel ® Core TM Processors, expanded memory and increased storage options, as well as extensive I/O and connectivity options (including 5G), making them two of the most advanced rugged devices Getac has ever produced. G-RuggedPro TM: The high standard in rugged computingtechnology The next generation UX10 and V110 are both part of Getac’s new G-RuggedPro TM series.Every device in the G-RuggedPro TM series is designed and manufactured to Getac’s exacting standards, so customers know they are receiving an exceptional product every time. UX10: Superior rugged performance, sleek new design The next generation 10.1-inch UX10 fullyrugged tablet has been redesigned for even greater performance and versatility. Key features includea choice betweenpowerful 12 th Generation Intel® Core TM Processors and Intel® Pentium ® Gold Processors, to suit different applications, and a LumiBond® touchscreen boasting 1,000 nits of brightness. Elsewhere, 8GB of DDR4 RAM (with option of up to 32GB), and a 256GB PCIe NVMe SSD (with option of up to 1TB) deliver exceptional computing capability. Upgraded connectivity features include Bluetooth 5.3, Intel® Wi-Fi 6E AX211,Thunderbolt™ 4 Type-C,and optional 4G LTE or 5G Sub-6 support, to keep individuals and teams connected in even remote locations. Its lightweight design makes the UX10 easy to carry and operate for long periods, while IP66 and MIL-STD-810H certifications, drop resistance up to 6ft and an operating range of -29°C to +63°C (-20°F to 145°F) ensures optimal functionality in even adverseweather conditions. UX10-IP: Designed to help easy disinfection for medical professionals The next generation UX10-IP features fully sealed buttons that allow for quick and easy disinfection by medical professionals. Its fully rugged IP66-certified design also offers protection against dust, water, and disinfectant spray, for excellent reliability in challenging medical environments. V110: Complex field tasks made easy Featuring a powerful 12 th Generation Intel ® Core TM Processor and Intel® Iris® X e graphics, alongside an 11.6" LumiBond® touchscreen boasting 1,000 nits of brightness, the next generation V110 fully rugged laptop is designed to make complex field tasks easy. Dual hot- swappable batteries as standard extend operation between charges, while optional 64GB DDR4 + 2TB storage supports intense data activities, such as planning and execution of ground/aviation logistics support in the defence industry. Its versatile form factor also means workers can quickly switch between touchscreen and keyboard based inputs depending on the task at hand. The next generation V110 boasts an extended range of connectivity options too, including Wi-Fi 6E, Bluetooth 5.3, optional 4G LTE/5G Sub-6 and GPS, while Thunderbolt™ 4 Type-C enables fast data transfer and connection with other devices.Furthermore, its innovative dual SIM design allows users to easily switch between two different carrier networks without physically swapping SIM cards each time. Like all Getac products, the V110 has been built rugged from the ground up for maximum reliability in a diverse range of use cases and user scenarios. MIL-STD-810H, MIL-STD-461G, and IP65 certifications ensure the device can withstand regular knocks, drops, spills, and vibrations, while optional ANSI/UL 12.12.01 and salt fog resistance are also available on request. Enhanced security features in the field Both next generation models incorporate a range of enhanced security features, including Microsoft’s latest suite of authentication tools, TPM2.0, smart card reader(optional in UX10), and optional Intel® vPro®, fingerprint reader, RFID, and Windows Hello Webcam. They are also both coveredby Getac’s industry leading 3-year Bumper-to-Bumper warranty, including accidental damage as standard, for additional peace of mind. “Getac has been setting the standard in rugged field computing for many years,thanks to our unwavering focus on users and their specific needs,” says James Hwang, President of Getac Technology Corporation. “The UX10 and V110 are twoof our most popular models amongst customers in sectors like defence, utilities and public safety, where reliability and performance are paramount. With the launch of these next generation models, two of the best rugged field solutions available just got even better.” Availability The new UX10 and V110 will be available in June. For more information, please visit the Getac website. About Getac Getac Technology Corporation is a global leader in rugged mobile technology and intelligent video solutions, including laptops, tablets, software, body-worn cameras, in-car video systems, digitalevidence management and enterprise video analytics solutions. Getac’s solutions and servicesare designed to enable extraordinary experiences for frontline workers in challenging environments. Today, Getac serves customers in over 100 countries spanning defense, public safety, ambulance, fire & rescue, utilities, automotive, natural resources, manufacturing, transport, and logistics. For more information, visit: http://www.getac.com. Participate in the Getac Industry blog or follow the company on LinkedIn and YouTube. Getac and Getac logo are trademarks of Getac HoldingsCorporation or its affiliates. Other brands or trademarks are the property of their respective owners. ©2023 Getac Technology Corporation. Contact Details Getac Chris Gibbs chris.gibbs@vol4comms.com Company Website http://www.getac.com

April 12, 2023 10:01 AM Eastern Daylight Time

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Winners Creates Powerful New Revenue Stream - Executes Definitive Agreement with Horse Races Now and Next Play Digital

WINNERS INC

McapMediaWire - Winners, Inc. (OTC: WNRS ) announced today that it has executed a Definitive Agreement with Horse Races Now (a leading entity in the horse racing industry) and Next Play Digital (a leading digital marketing agency with expertise in marketing, content, and optimization for the competitive sports betting and gaming sectors) in order to market sportsbook services and opportunities to Horse Races Now’s user database. The partnership allows Winners to expand into the multi-billion dollar handicapping industry and into the United States through its operating subsidiaries that provide sports betting enthusiasts with high-quality content, analysis, research, data, and guidance for popular betting sports. Next Play Digital is coordinating the partnership both domestically and internationally. The global horse racing market size was valued at US$300 billion in 2019 and is expected to grow significantly over the next decade. Analysts have been monitoring the horse and sports betting market and it is poised to grow by US$139.52 billion during 2020-2024 progressing at a CAGR of 9% during the forecast period. Horse Races Now is available in the App Store as well as the Google Play Store. Horse Races Now, founded by Kenny McPeek, an American Thoroughbred racehorse trainer and bloodstock agent, has a wealth of knowledge with 40 years in the industry. His training stats include wins in the 2020 Preakness Stakes with Swiss Skydiver, the 2020 Belmont with Sarava, 245 stakes wins (103 of those Graded Stakes), and over US $105 million in career earnings as a trainer. His bloodstock purchases include such notables as Curlin, two-time Eclipse Champion and Horse of The Year, Einstein (BRZ), Harlan’s Holiday, Take Charge Lady, Tejano Run, and current runners Crazy Beautiful, Tiz The Bomb, and Rattle n Roll. Horse Races Now’s database, over 380,000, will be engaged in digital marketing of legal and regulated sportsbook services to persons that are in jurisdictions where sports wagering is legal and regulated by Winners who shall act as the and collect affiliate fees for that establish new sportsbook accounts. Kenny McPeek, CEO of Horse Races Now, stated, “We’re excited to kick off this partnership and offer our users the opportunity to engage in wagering on not only Thoroughbred racing but also sports betting.” Wayne Allyn Root, CEO of Winners Inc., stated, “Now that we’ve secured a partnership with a prominent leader in the Horse Racing industry, we'll be going full steam ahead and expect to generate significant revenues from this deal in the near term.” VegasWinners is a licensed sports gambling affiliate that intends to drive traffic to gaming operators for commission. Currently licensed in several states and awaiting applications in others, it is the intent of VegasWinners to get licensed in all states that allow online sports gambling. To date, online sports gambling is legal in; Arizona, Colorado, Connecticut, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Mississippi, Nevada, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Virginia, Washington DC, West Virginia, Wyoming and Ontario. Globally, sports betting accounted for US$83.65 billion in 2022 and is expected to expand at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 10.3% from 2023 to 2030 as reported by Grand View Research. The demand for sports betting is driven by factors such as the major shift in the regulatory landscape of the global gambling sector, the penetration of connected devices, and the developing digital infrastructure. Online sports betting gained popularity during the pandemic due to an upsurge in eSports and similar forms of betting and an increased usage and accessibility of smartphones which accounted for nearly 70% of online betting in 2020 according to a recent survey from Uplatform. ABOUT WINNERS, INC. Winners, Inc. (OTC PINK: WNRS) through its subsidiaries is engaged in the business of sports gambling research, data, advice, analysis and predictions utilizing all available media, advertising formats and its database of users. Revenues are expected to accelerate due to the proliferation of legalized sports handicapping since the 2018 Supreme Court decision granting States have the right to approve sports. Its Subsidiaries: VegasWinners is a registered sports gambling affiliate that intends to drive traffic to gaming operators for commission and is currently registered in West Virginia, Indiana, Colorado, New Jersey, Tennessee, Pennsylvania and able to operate in New York, Nevada, Mississippi, Wyoming, Illinois, Iowa, Louisiana and has made application in several other states; The LongShot Report is a rapidly growing internet/online subscription-based company that gives advice on sports picks for fantasy and sports betting including football, basketball, baseball, hockey and golf. For more information, please visit websites VegasWinners and The LongShot Report and on Social Media at Twitter. SAFE HARBOR STATEMENT This press release contains forward-looking statements that can be identified by terminology such as "believes," "expects," "potential," "plans," "suggests," "may," "should," "could," "intends," or similar expressions. Many forward-looking statements involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors that may cause actual results to be materially different from any future results implied by such statements. These factors include, but are not limited to, our ability to continue to enhance our products and systems to address industry changes, our ability to expand our customer base and retain existing customers, our ability to effectively compete in our market segment, the lack of public information on our company, our ability to raise sufficient capital to fund our business, operations, our ability to continue as a going concern, and a limited public market for our common stock, among other risks. Many factors are difficult to predict accurately and are generally beyond the company's control. Forward-looking statements speak only as to the date they are made, and we do not undertake to update forward-looking statements to reflect circumstances or events that occur after the date the forward-looking statements are made. FOR MORE INFORMATION, PLEASE CONTACT: Brian Foy Chief Marketing Officer Brian@winnersinc.us SOURCE: Winners, Inc. Contact Details Brian Foy, Chief Marketing Officer Brian@winnersinc.us Company Website https://vegaswinners.com/

April 12, 2023 10:00 AM Eastern Daylight Time

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Bank of America Shareholders Asked to Increase Accountability for ‘Woke’ Chairman/CEO Brian Moynihan

National Legal & Policy Center

Bank of America ’s annual meeting is scheduled for April 25, and shareholders will be asked to vote on a proposal that would increase accountability for the company’s longtime Chairman and CEO, Brian Moynihan. National Legal and Policy Center is sponsoring Proposal No. 6 on the company’s proxy statement, which requests the Board of Directors to require the two powerful roles now filled by Moynihan to be held by two separate individuals. NLPC argues that Moynihan has inappropriately engaged the company in a multitude of divisive political issues that are not in the fiduciary interest of Bank of America or its shareholders. As an investor in the company, NLPC has filed a report to the Securities and Exchange Commission that explains its rationale for identifying an equally authoritative counterpart to keep Moynihan’s left-leaning political excursions in check. “Brian Moynihan has been around too long and has aggregated too much power, to the point where he seems to think and care little about the controversial political decisions he makes that implicate the company,” said Paul Chesser, director of the Corporate Integrity Project for NLPC. “For example, Bank of America has instituted lending and employee training programs that claim to promote racial advancement and healing, but instead are themselves racist.” In its report to the SEC, NLPC points out several examples of Moynihan’s leadership failures, including: a $421 million commitment to over 130 equity funds that provide capital exclusively to non-white and female entrepreneurs and small business owners; creating a discriminatory program that reduces interest rates for commercial borrowers that hit certain diversity quotas; zero-down payment, zero-closing cost mortgage advances for first-time home buyers only in black/African-American and Hispanic communities, without typically required home insurance or a credit score; a “Racial-Equity 21-day Challenge” training program for employees that teaches that the United States is a “racialized society” that “use[s] race to establish and justify systems of power, privilege, disenfranchisement, and oppression,” which “give[s] privileges to white people resulting in disadvantages to people of color”; handing over the financial data of 211 clients to federal agents following the January 2021 U.S. Capitol disturbance, based on those customers being profiled simply because they visited an ATM in Washington at the time of the “riot”; building a held-to-maturity (“HTM”) portfolio that is high-risk and double the size of such assets in 2020, and increasing it by over 50 percent in 2021 – a purchasing spree with over 80 percent of the securities maturing in over 10 years, giving the Company significant exposure to interest rates. Moynihan has been more than willing to place Bank of America in a globalist posture, subjugating shareholders’ interests under those of the World Economic Forum agenda of transhumanism, abolition of private property, consumption of bugs, social credit systems, and other “Great Reset” priorities. As chairman of the WEF’s International Business Council, he worked with the big four accounting firms to create stakeholder standards for companies to follow. Moynihan said after this year’s Davos confab about companies who fall short of such globalist standards, that “we shouldn’t do business with you.” WEF’s agenda, he said, “at the end of the day, will align capitalism with what society wants from it and get us going faster.” “Brian Moynihan’s ego and elitism are so far gone, that he thinks he gets to redefine ‘capitalism,’” Chesser said. “And now he assumes that he and his fellow Davos elites can establish a new social credit system that decides who is and who isn’t allowed to play in their newly redesigned ‘capitalism’ playground.” “It’s way past time for Bank of America to appoint a separate chairman to counterbalance Brian Moynihan’s proclivities – as long as the board doesn’t choose Klaus Schwab.” Founded in 1991, NLPC promotes ethics in public life and government accountability through research, investigation, education, and legal action. ### For more information or to schedule an interview with Paul Chesser, contact Dan Rene at 202-329-8357 or drene@nlpc.org. Contact Details National Legal and Policy Center Dan Rene +1 202-329-8357 drene@nlpc.org Company Website http://www.nlpc.org

April 12, 2023 09:30 AM Eastern Daylight Time

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Unlock the Potential of Neurodiversity at Work

Fast Company Press

Diversity is a hot topic in the business world, but it has been largely restricted to meaning a diversity of experiences based on a person’s heritage, upbringing, or gender. In A Hidden Force: Unlocking the Potential of Neurodiversity at Work (Fast Company Press), neuroinclusivity expert Ed Thompson examines another type of diversity that has been largely overlooked: neurodiversity—the differences in how our brains process information. World Autism Month focuses on improving the public understanding of autism and creating opportunities for those living with autism. A Hidden Force addresses this mission with insight, data, and compassion. “It's estimated that as many as one in five people may be neurodivergent in some way,” Thompson said, including people with autism, dyslexia, and ADHD. “Yet functional under­standing in workplaces is almost nonexistent. When organizations evolve to include talent that thinks in different ways, it benefits their productivity, increases their innovative capacity, and transforms them into a fairer and more humane place to work.” Through his research, personal experiences, and extensive interviews with neurodivergent people in the workforce, as well as other experts on neurodiversity, Thompson convincingly shows Why neurodiversity has been overlooked by society and in business until recently and why it’s so relevant, Why embracing neurodiversity will help us be part of and build more innovative and effective teams, and How we can integrate our new understanding of the topic and neuroinclusive principles into our everyday work and interactions “Since my earliest conversations with Ed, we shared a mutual vision of what neurodiversity and neuroinclusion at work would ultimately have to mean,” said Paulette Penzvalto, COO of the Google Disability Alliance. “It is our responsibility to put neuroinclusion at the forefront of team building, management training, and individual expression. It is import­ant, belated, and exciting, from a business perspective, given the potential to help optimize team and organizational collaboration. None of us can do this alone, so make an effort to make room for those who are most vulnerable, and you might be surprised by the brilliant music you are able to create together.” A Hidden Force makes a timely, apt, and critical contribution to today’s business world. Written for business leaders, talent management professionals, and neurodivergent employees, this book shows why and how creating a work environment that welcomes the full spectrum of talent benefits everyone. “I hope the book will help you, regardless of your own thinking style, feel ener­gized to be part of neuroinclusive teams and interactions every day,” Thompson said. “And I hope it will help you and your organization answer the same question that every organization continues to face today: How can we become a truly 21st century employer that is diverse, representative, innovative, and able to thrive in the years ahead?” Pick up your copy of A Hidden Force and stay up to date on neurodiversity training and resources by visiting uptimize.com. About the Author Ed Thompson is the founder and CEO of Uptimize, the leading neuroinclusion training company, whose mission is to help organizations embrace and leverage every type of thinker. Born and raised in London and educated at the University of Oxford, Ed founded Uptimize in 2016, recognizing the urgent need for greater understanding and appreciation of neurodiversity within the working world. His role with Uptimize has afforded him unique insights and connections with pioneers in the neurodiversity-at-work field across the world, and he is now a frequent speaker on the topic. He and Uptimize have been featured by outlets including LinkedIn, the BBC, People Management magazine, HR.com, and the Financial Times. More about Greenleaf Book Group Greenleaf Book Group is an independent publisher and distributor located in Austin, Texas, dedicated to empowering authors. Greenleaf’s hybrid publishing model is uniquely positioned to offer the benefits of both traditional publishing and self-publishing. To learn more about Greenleaf, visit www.greenleafbookgroup.com. Contact Details Greenleaf Book Group Sam Ofman +1 512-891-6100 media@greenleafbookgroup.com

April 11, 2023 10:05 AM Central Daylight Time

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Shareholders of Bank of America, Citigroup, Goldman Sachs, Wells Fargo Asked to Oppose ‘Net Zero’ Proposals

National Legal & Policy Center

Ahead of the annual meetings for four major banks during the last week of this month, National Legal and Policy Center is asking its fellow shareholders to oppose 10 proposals on proxy statements brought forth by activist groups who seek to destroy the fossil fuel industry. The proposals, in similar form and wording, demand that Bank of America, Citigroup, Goldman Sachs, and Wells Fargo align their “climate transition” and “fossil fuel lending” policies with their futile and economy-killing “net-zero” emissions goals. NLPC filed exempt solicitation reports with the Securities and Exchange Commission earlier this month, which oppose the radical shareholder proposals at each of the banks. The reports can be found at the following links: Bank of America, Citigroup, Goldman Sachs, and Wells Fargo. In their attempt to make their cases to defund the oil and gas sectors, the activist proponents have unleashed a torrent of unrealistic forecasts infected by insufficient data and deeply flawed science, all issued by a cabal of dubious “authorities.” As NLPC explains in its report on Bank of America: The proponents rely on corporate media-driven narratives which portend extreme climate catastrophe, that is inconsistent with sound scientific principles and are unlikely. Therefore, above and beyond the Company’s flawed rationale for opposing the three proposals, the urgent climate mitigation strategies demanded by the proponents are unjustified. Instead, we ask shareholders to consider the dubious “risks” of climate change versus the actual global economic and health risks of energy shortages caused by the activists’ war against fossil fuels, and versus the unviable, unrealistic near-term transition to renewable energy. In each of its reports on the four banks, NLPC points out the flaws in the activists’ proposals regarding: “Research” that isn’t really research, but is instead the product of the politicized United Nations, so-called “Net Zero” alliances, and the ineffective and non-binding Paris Climate Agreement; “Research” that is distorted by, for example, the discredited “hockey stick” chart that was removed from UN IPCC reports for years until it magically reappeared in its Sixth Assessment Report (AR6); Exaggerated emphasis on unrealistic, worst-case scenario outcomes that are embraced by sensationalist corporate media organizations; Absurd expectations placed upon nonviable renewable power sources that cannot be expected to replace fossil fuels to meet ever-increasing energy demand; Ignored environmental and humanitarian impacts due to the emphasis on renewables, such as their need for massive metals extractions, land use and destruction, and dependence on slave labor. Among the demands by the climate activist shareholders are for the banks to implement a “time-bound phase-out of…lending and underwriting to projects and companies engaging in new fossil fuel exploration and development.” Regrettably, rather than stand up to the climate activist bullies, the banks’ responses to their proposals state that they are addressing Net Zero and emissions goals, and thus the proposals are unnecessary. “These and other big banks have cowered in fear for decades before the propagandists who have brought climate alarm to every shareholder meeting the last couple of decades,” said Paul Chesser, director of the Corporate Integrity Project for NLPC. “It’s time for these boards of directors and C-suite occupants to grow a spine, gain an understanding of the actual science as informed by real, observed data, and perhaps take a remedial course in Energy Physics 101.” Founded in 1991, NLPC promotes ethics in public life and government accountability through research, investigation, education, and legal action. ### For more information or to schedule an interview with Paul Chesser, contact Dan Rene at 202-329-8357 or drene@nlpc.org. Please visit http://www.nlpc.org. Contact Details National Legal and Policy Center Dan Rene +1 202-329-8357 drene@nlpc.org Company Website http://www.nlpc.org

April 11, 2023 09:00 AM Eastern Daylight Time

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Alana and Ramon Alvarez Grow Minuteman Press Franchise in Colorado Springs

Minuteman Press International Inc

Alana and Ramon Alvarez have owned their Minuteman Press franchise in Colorado Springs since August of 2019. Minuteman Press in Colorado Springs has been operating for 15 years since 2008 and is located at 6870 N. Academy Blvd., Colorado Springs, CO, 80918. After taking over the business nearly 4 years ago, Alana and Ramon have consistently grown their business and increased sales “by nearly 400% since we started,” according to Ramon. Journey to Minuteman Press Alana and Ramon “met at work 31 years ago” and the rest is history, according to Ramon. He shares, “Alana is my forever partner. After leaving the company, we lived throughout the West Coast and South America throughout our time together. I continued to work in the corporate world and Alana managed our household and led the raising of our children.” In 2019, it was time for a change. Ramon says, “Fast forward to August 5, 2019. That is when we began our small business journey, owning our Minuteman Press center in Colorado Springs. Minuteman Press International RVP Jack Panzer was instrumental in helping us acquire this existing location, which has been doing business in Colorado Springs since 2008. Jack helped us throughout the purchasing and on-boarding process, just as he does now in supporting us to grow along with excellent field support talent like Todd Golberg at the time (who is now RVP in New England), and now Sky Hittle.” Operating the Business & Ongoing Support Nearly 4 years after purchasing the business, Ramon remains excited about working with Alana, sharing: “Today, Alana and I continue commuting to our business together, excited to spend quality time with each other while creating outstanding experiences for our clients, just as we did 31 years ago when we first met. We are fortunate to be serving many clients in the Pikes Peak Region, having grown our sales by nearly 400% since we started.” Specifically, Ramon says, “Our small business has evolved into a one-stop shop for our clients, providing design, print, promotional items, direct mail, and more! We are now providing vehicle and window graphics, along with building sign replacements. We won’t stop there, ensuring we continue to listen to our clients, and treating each of them like a VIP. In spite of the digital transformation that marketing has experienced, print is everywhere, and continues to be leveraged by businesses launching or striving for growth. Print simply looks different today, with a critical role in creating an omnichannel experience for clients, like adding QR codes to drive the client’s audience to a website, scheduling form, or otherwise.” As he reflects on what it’s been like to transition from the corporate world to small business owner, Ramon says, “Having led large teams with large budgets in the Americas, I felt that being a small business owner would be relatively easy. It’s actually the hardest role I’ve ever had, yet it’s the most rewarding by far.” Ramon explains how the support he’s received as a Minuteman Press franchise owner has helped him along the way: “Minuteman Press has been supporting us in many ways, setting us up for success. In my career, I was previously an operations executive and so I wanted a proven brand, a proven system, and a proven structure to allow us to succeed as small business owners. Minuteman Press International has given us all of that.” He continues, “The Minuteman Press FLEX software, which allows us to connect with our clients for quoting, invoicing, work orders, marketing, and more, has been invaluable. The support team is also outstanding in urgently reacting to our needs, as they have extensive experience and an aptitude to serve.” Marketing & Being Active in the Community When it comes to marketing the business, Ramon shares, “No silver bullet exists in marketing our small business, and Minuteman Press has supported owners successfully who may not be experts in the industry. We focus on providing outstanding experiences for our clients through our high-performing team, delivering quality, speed, and reliability. Every customer is a VIP. We leverage direct mail, use digital marketing, networking, and other marketing opportunities, just like businesses in all industries do, focusing heavily on our target audiences and key clients.” Being active in the community is also key to Alana and Ramon’s local outreach efforts. Ramon says, “We also engage with our community, advocating for local business growth through various volunteer efforts. I serve as the current Chair of the Board of Directors for the Colorado Springs Chamber and EDC, on the Board of Directors for the Southern Colorado Better Business Bureau, on the Board of Directors of the Colorado Springs Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, Consult for the Pikes Peak Region Small Business Development Center, and help drive economic development in our region for our local businesses any way I can.” Ramon concludes, “By helping our community of businesses prosper, opportunities for prosperity are available for all.” Minuteman Press in Colorado Springs is located at 6870 N. Academy Blvd., Colorado Springs, CO, 80918. For more information, visit their website: https://minuteman.com/us/locations/co/colorado-springs20/ Learn more about #1 rated Minuteman Press franchise opportunities and read Minuteman Press franchise reviews at https://minutemanpressfranchise.com. Contact Details Minuteman Press International Chris Biscuiti +1 631-249-1370 cbiscuiti@mpihq.com Company Website https://minutemanpressfranchise.com

April 10, 2023 10:00 AM Eastern Daylight Time

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AmpliTech to Host Quarterly Investor Call to Review Record 2022 Earnings on Monday April 10th at 4:00 PM ET; Dial-in # 1-833-630-0019 or 1-412-317-1807

Amplitech Group, Inc.

McapMediaWire - AmpliTech Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMPG ) a designer, developer, and manufacturer of state-of-the-art signal-processing components for satellite, 5G, and other communications networks and a worldwide distributor of packages and lids for integrated circuit assembly, and designer of complete 5G/6G systems, today announced that it will host its quarterly earnings call for Q4 2022 on Monday April 10th at 4:00 p.m. ET to review the progress of its growth initiatives and answer investor questions. Investor Call Details Date/Time: Monday, April 10th at 4:00 pm ET Dial-in Number: 1-833-630-0019 (domestic) or 1-412-317-1807 (international) Online Replay/Transcript: Audio file and call transcript will be posted to AmpliTech’s news page when available. Investor Questions: May be submitted to investors @amplitechgroup.com prior to or during the call In a year marked by impressive growth and success, AmpliTech's 2022 earnings showcase a nearly three-fold increase in year-over-year revenue, rising from $5.3 million to $19.4 million. Additionally, the Company's gross margins were almost double from 24.5% to a company high 46.0%, highlighting the efficiency and effectiveness of its operational strategies. The earnings call will be led by AmpliTech's CEO and key executives, who will provide an in-depth review of the company's financial results, recent achievements, and future outlook. Investors, analysts, and media are invited to join the call to gain insights into AmpliTech's continued success and its plans for sustained growth and expansion. Notable achievements contributing to AmpliTech's high growth in 2022 include strategic acquisitions, innovative product launches, and key partnerships with industry-leading organizations. These accomplishments have allowed the company to solidify its position as a leader in its market and expand its global presence. To participate in the April 10th earnings call, please refer to the above dial-in information. About AmpliTech Group AmpliTech Group, Inc. designs, develops, manufactures, and distributes state-of-the-art radio frequency (RF) microwave components for global satellite communications, telecom (5G & IoT), space, defense, and quantum computing markets as well as systems and component design consulting services. In December 2021, AmpliTech completed the purchase of the assets and operations of Spectrum Semiconductor Materials Inc. a global specialty distributor of semiconductor components based in San Jose, CA. AmpliTech has a 13+ year track record of developing high performance, custom solutions to meet the unique needs of some of the largest companies in the global industries we serve. We are proud of our focused team's unique skills, experience and dedication, which enables us to deliver superior solutions, faster time to market, competitive pricing, excellent customer satisfaction and repeat business. For more information, visit: www.amplitechgroup.com Safe Harbor Statement This release contains statements that constitute forward-looking statements. These statements appear in several places in this release and include all statements that are not statements of historical fact regarding the intent, belief or current expectations of the Company, its directors or its officers with respect to, among other things: (i) the Company's ability to execute its business plan as anticipated; (ii) trends affecting the Company's financial condition or results of operations; (iii) the Company's growth strategy and operating strategy. The words "may" "would" "will" "expect" "estimate" "anticipate" "believe" "intend" and similar expressions and variations thereof are intended to identify forward-looking statements. Investors are cautioned that any such forward-looking statements are not guarantees of future performance and involve risks and uncertainties, many of which are beyond the Company's ability to control, and that actual results may differ materially from those projected in the forward-looking statements because of various factors. Other risks are identified and described in more detail in the “Risk Factors” section of the Company’s filings with the SEC, which are available on our website. We undertake no obligation to update, and we do not have a policy of updating or revising these forward-looking statements, except as required by applicable law. Corporate Social Media Twitter: @AmpliTechAMPG Instagram: @AmpliTechAMPG Facebook: AmpliTechInc Investor Social Media Twitter: @AMPG_IR StockTwits: @AMPG_IR Company Contact: Shan Sawant, Director of Communications AmpliTech Group, Inc. Investors@amplitechgroup.com Investor Relations Contact: Kirin Smith, President PCG Advisory, Inc. ksmith@pcgadvisory.com www.pcgadvisory.com Contact Details AmpliTech Group, Inc. Investors@amplitechgroup.com Company Website http://www.amplitechgroup.com/

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