UCP Shareholder’s NewsLetter: March/April 2018 Released
May 16, 2018
On behalf of the Board of Directors, we welcome our shareholders to the March/April 2018 issue of the UCP Newsletter. Below you will find the most current information as reported by the management of the various companies that fall under our holding company umbrella.
2018 has had a rough start, with clients holding back on their spending, and lower budgets to work with. We continue to pitch for new work and are hopeful that business will pick up again soon.
As always, we thank you for your continued support. ……Ken
Tre Kronor Media Stockholm
A letter from the CEO of Tre Kronor Stockholm:
We can summarize a challenging 1st quarter of the year.
Due to the loss of Kindred Group and Scandinavian Airlines we need to focus more on new business and cost control. We have won two new clients, Lyko and...
Barry Miller Law Adds Exciting New Talent
May 16, 2018
Barry Miller Law today announced the addition of Attorney Robert Garcia to the firm. Robert joins the firm as a Senior Associate and will be focusing on real estate and litigation.
“The first time I met with Robert I knew he would be a perfect fit for our team,” said Barry L Miller, CEO & President of Barry Miller Law & The Closing Agent, LLC. “He has built a very successful career working with professionals throughout the real estate industry, from representing homeowners and condominium associations to assisting contractors and realtors. Robert also brings with him a truly impressive background in litigation.”
“We are very proud of our reputation as the leading real estate law firm and title company in Central Florida,” Barry Miller added. “The Closing Agent powered by Barry Miller Law has become synonymous with quality and expertise for over 20 years now. With Robert on the team, we look forward to continuing...
Las Vegas Estate Planning Attorneys Give Free Custom Wills To Seniors
May 16, 2018
The at Clear Counsel Law Group have quietly been giving back to the community for years now by serving senior citizens in Henderson and Las Vegas. Every month the attorneys spend dozens of hours of their "billable time" at a local senior center writing completely customized wills for all comers.
This service, which they call "Free Will Friday," has been going on since 2016 and every session has been packed. Estate planning attorney Jordan Flake reports that there is huge demand for legal help. "We often have to schedule people to come back to the next session." Currently, even with multiple attorneys attending each Free Will Friday, the appointment slots are booked weeks or even months in advance.
"We're planning on doing a second Free Will Friday each month at a different senior center, to help keep up with demand," Flake reports.
When asked how this free service affects the bottom-line of the company,...
Ikigai Infotech launches SalesHandy 2.0 – A Next-Gen Email Productivity Tool
May 15, 2018
Ikigai Infotech proudly launched SalesHandy 2.0 – a new version of its successful sales engagement and email productivity tool. It is the biggest update to SalesHandy till date and is built from the ground up making it 10x faster, with rock-solid stability, and a whole new look! The new platform comes with a completely new user interface and many new functionalities.
SalesHandy has been recognized amongst the top service providers for Email and Documents Analytics and Automation. With SalesHandy 2.0 the company sets its sight to become the segment leader!
“It is the next best thing since Website Analytics – It is Email and Document Analytics and Automation on a single platform!”
– Dhruv Patel, Co-founder – SalesHandy
is a Sales Enablement Software Solution that provides you with features like Email Tracking, Email Scheduling, Document/Attachment Tracking, Email Templates, Mail Merge...
Get Started in Just 10 seconds with Aidemy - An AI Programming Service Early Registration Started for International Version -The World’s First Blockchain Learning Platform: Code & Learn at the Same T
May 15, 2018
Aidemy Inc. will be launching an early registration site for its International version of “Aidemy” on May 15th. The world’s first blockchain learning course where coding and learning can both be done without a PC environment will be available here. By utilizing Aidemy, users can get started on learning the latest technology within 10 seconds after launching their web browser.In addition, for a limited time the courses will be provided free of charge.
For users who have made an early registration will be able to take 3 courses - Python Basic, Numpy, and Blockchain Basic - for free. We also have bonus courses for students who have registered with email addresses from our list of 30 universities.The 2 bonus courses are Blockchain Intermediate and Blockchain Advanced, adding up to a total of 5 courses which will be available free of charge for these students.
The challenges in learning state-of-the-art technology are the...
First enviolo MY2019 Bicycle and eBike Products Roll Off the Production Line
May 15, 2018
After announcing its MY2019 product portfolio in October 2017, enviolo, a division of Fallbrook Technologies Inc., has recently started production of its groupsets designed to meet specific rider needs for city, trekking, sportive, cargo and commercial bikes. Each of the five groupsets consist of a NuVinci Optimized™ controller and a transmission.
“With the NuVinci Optimized products, we enhance the riding experience and offer manufacturers the opportunity of differentiating their models,” says Richard Hilgart, Product Manager at enviolo. “Given the growth of new segments such as urban lifestyle and eCargo bikes or the outstanding progress of commercial and B2B fleets, it was evident to us that it is essential to create product lines with unique features focused on those applications. The MY2019 groupsets are a result of analyzing these trends and optimizing the products to fit rider requirements.”
Within the MY2019...
Decos named 2018 IFS Innovative Partner of the Year for APAC region
May 16, 2018
Decos, a leading digital transformation suite provider for enterprises and e-Governance, is pleased to announce that it has received the coveted 2018 IFS Innovative Partner of the Year Award for the Asia Pacific region.
Decos mobile app for IFS Applications™, mJOIN, was a contributing factor in receiving the award, which celebrates innovations and success, and highlights the strategic effort of IFS partners throughout the global partner ecosystem. mJOIN aims to bring the convenience of working through mobile devices to IFS Applications users, enabling them to work anywhere, anytime. For Decos, receiving this award underlines the creativity and innovative approach the company has taken to address challenges seen by their customers on a daily basis.
Managing Director of Decos, Nitin Akhaury, said, "The IFS Innovative Partner of the Year Award is a testament to our commitment to provide innovative technology solutions to increase...
Antonio Vendome: More Than Just A Real Estate Developer
May 31, 2018
It may not look like it but Italian real estate developer Antonio “Nino” Vendome is more than just a property developer.
Known for his Urban Glass House collaboration with distinguished architect Philip Johnson, the chairman of the Vendome Group LLC has been doing admirable humanitarian work as he ordered his restaurant to provide free meals and drinks to the relief workers of the disastrous 9/11 attacks.
Nino’s 9/11 Fund
Vendome also decided to discontinue his efforts on getting a go signal from the Community Board to build a Habitable Sculpture as he shifted his full attention to the Nino's 9/11 Fund, which is an association that is primarily made up of private sector groups that have the desire to help the relief workers of heinous catastrophe.
“Nino's generosity of spirit to the 9/11 responders was epic. As a curator and oral historian, I was honored to visit his restaurant on Canal Street and...
New York-Based Beauty and Wellness Booking App Kickstarts Nationwide Expansion with Addition of Key California Cities
May 15, 2018
PBW has reached the West Coast. Creators of the New-York based beauty and wellness booking app announced today that beauty professionals and patrons in Los Angeles County, Riverside County, Sacramento County, and the Bay Area can now add their profiles to, and book appointments using, PBW’s app.
This expansion marks the first group of major US cities added to PBW’s service area that are not along the Eastern Seaboard. The move aims to connect beauty professionals in Los Angeles, North Hollywood, Beverly Hills, San Francisco, Sacramento, Palm Springs, and Palm Desert with the 20 million Southern California residents across the four-county area.
PBW offers users the opportunity to book with stylists, beauticians, nail techs, and wellness experts on a secure, user-friendly platform. Clients can search PBW’s mobile app to find services by location, a provider’s Instagram handle, or their area of expertise. Users also have the option to search for...
Something Digital Honored with Magento Shooting Star Award at Imagine 2018
May 15, 2018
Something Digital, an interactive agency specializing in ecommerce, website design, digital marketing and user experience, received the Shooting Star award at the annual Magento Imagine conference. Renowned as one of the ecommerce industry’s top events, Imagine brings together industry leaders who are paving the way for the future of B2C and B2B commerce. The Shooting Star award recognizes the leading solution and technology partners that have delivered the greatest impact to the ecommerce industry over the past year.
Something Digital was recognized for phenomenal year over year growth. Something Digital partnered with Magento in 2009 to scale and enhance the digital shopping experience for millions of online shoppers. Since beginning the partnership with Magento, Something Digital has been able to complete over 40 Magento 1 and Magento 2 full site builds and has worked with over 80 clients on their ongoing ecommerce strategy for their Magento sites. With this partnership,...