New Talking Lexa Bear Turns Your Digital Assistant Into Your Forever Friend

AUSTIN, Texas — Wetwire Robotics today announced they are launching the first in a new line of smart toys geared towards digital assistants like Amazon’s Alexa devices. The first model is called Lexa Bear and is a talking teddy bear that is designed to hold an Echo Dot or connect with any Bluetooth device like a mobile phone or tablet. Wetwire Robotics has designed the bear to synchronize its mouth movements in real time to the human voice. Wetwire Robotics will be launching a Kickstarter campaign October 23, 2017.

Lender Price Names Jerry L. Halbrook as CEO and Opens New $5-$10 Million Investment Round

PASADENA, Calif. — Lender Price, the emerging leader in digital mortgage lending technology, announced today that it has named veteran mortgage industry executive Jerry Halbrook as its CEO and has opened a fresh round of equity funding to fuel its growth trajectory.

Sparkle Coin, Inc. Announces Initial Coin Offering at TechCrunch Disrupt SF

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. — Sparkle Coin, Inc., designed to be the most transactable cryptocurrency available, is launching its initial coin offering (ICO) at 1 p.m. PDT September 20 and running through October 20, 2017 with coins beginning at $5. A LIVE STREAMING event will start at 12 p.m. PDT at TechCrunch SF.

Media Advisory – TechCrunch Disrupt SF 2017: CEO of Sparkle Coin, Inc. Shows New eCommerce-optimized Cryptocurrency

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. — Sparkle Coin, Inc., founders of Sparkle Coin, a new cryptocurrency that allows users to make purchases from popular online retailers – like Amazon and Walmart – and features a currency exchange for liquidity, will be hosting a “lunch and launch” event during TechCrunch Disrupt SF 2017.

The Wilshire Foundation Creates Further Funding for Beneficial Social Impact

NEW YORK, N.Y. — The Wilshire Foundation recently announced the close of first-round funding for its Conscious Capital Fund. The Wilshire Foundation, created by the team at Wilshire Financial, constructs programs and invests in organizations that address chronic environmental, social, and economic challenges in unique and transformative ways.

Sparkle Coin, Inc. Launches Next Generation Cryptocurrency

CHICAGO, Ill. — Sparkle Coin, Inc. today introduced its eponymous cryptocurrency, the first of its kind backed by diamonds, as the initial step toward the company’s goal of creating more efficient global economic growth to promote societal advancement by developing a platform that brings cryptocurrencies into the mainstream business and consumer markets. SparkleCOIN is a hybrid cryptocurrency possessing the best qualities of both PoW (Proof of Work) and PoS (Proof of Stake).

STiKidotz Customizable 3D Pixel Art Stickers Fuel Imagination and Learning Too

ATLANTA, Ga. — The Dotz Company, LLC, an established games and toy business, is excited to announce a new product that’s fun for all ages – STiKidotz. It’s sure the concept will take off, that’s why it’s launched a Kickstarter Campaign to help get it off the ground.

Introducing STiKidotz Customizable 3D Pixel Art Stickers for Imagination and Family Game Time

ATLANTA, Ga. — The Dotz Company, LLC today announced a new product for all ages. STiKidotz(TM) are customizable, re-stickable, brightly colored 3D art pixel stickers that you can design and redesign yourself. The stickers’ base are made from soft silicone, a material that is flexible and bendy and can be cut into any shape. The designs are created on the sticker’s base using colorful dotzPIXELS(TM). These small pieces come in a 4×4 perforated dotzBLOK(TM) that can be easily separated into the dotzPIXELS that precisely fit on the sticker.

Oak Hill Capital Partners to Invest in EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants to Support EPIC’s Further Growth & Expansion

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage, and employee benefits consultant, announced today that private equity firm Oak Hill Capital Partners (Oak Hill) has agreed to acquire all of The Carlyle Group’s stake, giving Oak Hill a controlling equity position in EPIC. Oak Hill’s investment will enable EPIC to continue its aggressive organic growth strategy

New Cannabis Compliance Company Launches Public Funding Effort with GrowthFountain

HORSESHOE LAKE, Ark. — The Herbal Compliance Co. announces the launch of its compliance consulting services for legal medical cannabis and hemp businesses. This unique company will also be partnering with GrowthFountain to raise $1 million in funds through a unique form of investor funding called Regulation Crowdfunding.