Author: Chicago News Journal

Leading Financial Services Marketplace, Raises $3 M From SRI Capital, Others

Bangalore, India, January 29, 2018 –(– has raised $3 Million from SRI Capital, a US-based early stage venture capital fund. Existing investors – Hyderabad Angels – and others also participated in this round. has been a pioneer in serving hundreds of thousands of middle income people who are deprived of unbiased financial information and education. The company will use this new investment to augment its capacity to educate about 100,000 people every day. Currently, the company educates about 18,000 people every day. In the next 2-3 years, the company will ensure that its consumers get education, transactional guidance, ability to transact and custodian services in one place. The company plans to accomplish all these without watering down its core competency of being an unbiased support to the consumer. C S Sudheer – CEO & Founder said, "Since inception the company has been a pioneer in empowering the common man with much needed financial education in easy to comprehend language. All you need to do is to just leave a missed call on our helpline no 022-6181-6111 and relax. We now employ people across length and breadth of the country and educate 18,000 people every day. We provide our consumers unbiased access to over 15,000 retail financial intermediaries." There are estimated to be about 4 million retail financial intermediaries in India., which runs Lead Market mobile application,...

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2018 Financial Trends Predict Slow, But Steady Market Growth

Zurich, Switzerland, January 29, 2018 –(– After a shaky 2017, the global market is anticipating growth. Unique Finance, a global investment and financial planning firm, shares three predictions for 2018. With the rise of cryptocurrency and fall of the value of the British Pound, 2017 brought its fair shares of highs and lows. In 2018, the market is showing signs of stabilizing growth. Here are three trends that will set the tone for this year: 1. Increase in global trade. According to the World Trade Organization, 2018 will see a jump in trade growth between 2-4 percent. At its highest, trade growth increase will be more than double the 1.3 percent growth in 2016. 2. Debt becomes more expensive, saving becomes more profitable. According to, the Federal Reserve is expected to announce three interest-rate hikes in 2018. Variable-rate debt will get more expensive to maintain. However, those who save will reap the benefits. At best, savings accounts will yield up to 2.3 percent, a significant jump from 1.5 percent today. 3. Cryptocurrency will grow. In 2017, the Bitcoin’s introduction was met with some trepidation. This year, the market will see an increase in interest around cryptocurrencies, even introducing new ones, like Ethereum. Known as “Bitcoin II,” Ethereum is generally accepted more by financial institutions. “Overall, the global financial market will see some rebounds in key areas,” said Chris...

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Co-Create a Sonic Healing Wave for Earth on February 14

Boulder, CO, January 29, 2018 –(– World Sound Healing Day is a global event designed to help bring balance to the planet. With the Earth, its waters and its people in such a dramatic situation of crisis, Jonathan Goldman and others believe that the use of intentionalized sound, such as occurs on World Sound Healing Day, is quantum in nature. On this day, hundreds of thousands of people throughout the planet will vocalize an “AH” sound as a sonic valentine to the Earth. This “AH” sound can dramatically shift the consciousness of those on our planet from one of competition to cooperation–allowing us to work together to create solutions for these problems. Goldman invites you to help co-create planetary and personal transformation during World Sound Healing Day, Wednesday, February 14, 2018. And to view and share the latest World Sound Healing Day event information, activities and video at The purpose of World Sound Healing Day is: To heal our planet To heal our waters To raise our consciousness Tune in to a free global World Sound Healing Day 2-hour radio show on February 14, 2018 at 11 am ET (US) with hosts Jonathan and Andi Goldman. The planet-wide broadcast includes a live Global Sonic Activation and excerpts of Healing Sound Radio guests talking about global consciousness and global healing. Featured are sound scientists and renowned teachers/authors Dr....

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New Global Virtual Mentoring App for SmartPhones

Easton, PA, January 29, 2018 –(– New Mobile Application "thirty2give Virtual Mentoring" Provides a Global Framework for Transferring Knowledge” Business executives to launch a disruptive innovative approach to mentoring that will contribute to the success of people around the globe from all walks of life and professions. thirty2give Virtual Mentoring mobile application will pair mentors and mentees around the world for the express purpose of transferring valuable and proven knowledge and experiences through a free application that will be available to anyone with a smart phone. The application, scheduled to launch February 2, 2018 will initially be available on Apple iPhones, but will be available to Android users by the end of the 2nd quarter 2018. The application’s conceptual framework is based on the 1952 study by the Boston Symphony Orchestra’s use of a curtain to introduce blind auditions to increase the hiring efficiency of female artists. The results were successful and the tactic spread to other symphonies across the country. The executive developers of the mobile app believes that unconscious bias, the reduced population of mentors due to the exodus of baby boomers, and the work ethics of millennials require a new mentoring process. “The thirty2give app uses the curtain concept as a foundation and we believe that anonymity will help ensure that the transfer of knowledge is effective and efficient as both parties can talk freely without...

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Building the Next Generation of Fence Contractors Through Fence Franchise Concept

Jacksonville, FL, January 29, 2018 –(– When he started his fence business, Superior Fence & Rail co-founder Zach Peyton was surprised at the archaic nature of the fence industry. “We were using a fax machine to submit orders to our vendors, and everyone wondered why there were so many errors in purchasing,” says Peyton. Nine years later, Peyton and his partner Chris Johnson have started franchising the Superior Fence & Rail concept, and innovative technology is one of the pillars of the business. “We believe that our technology gives us a clear advantage over other fence businesses. And it will allow our franchisees to scale up at a higher rate while maintaining profitability,” says Johnson. “It’s a win-win.” Winning in the fence business is not easy for most fence contractors. For Peyton, it took a systems approach to build his North Florida fence business from the ground up to a $10M. “We focused on hiring great people and developing smart processes,” says Peyton. “When you support those them with innovative technology, opportunities start to open up.” Peyton and Johnson know the proof of the concept is in the success of their franchise units to capitalize on the fence franchise opportunity. With a robust training program and the ability to leverage best in industry purchasing power, Superior Fence & Rail is leading the way with fence franchising. Contact Information: Superior...

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