Agoracom Blog Home

Posts Tagged ‘tech’

Peeks Social $PEEK.ca Announces Launch of Get Popular Service and #AGORACOM Online Marketing and Awareness Program

Posted by AGORACOM-JC at 8:42 AM on Friday, October 6th, 2017

Peeks large

  • Announced the launch of the “Get Popular” service
  • Get Popular service is a user focused self-promotion tool which will allow users to purchase advertising units for themselves or for their content to be featured in certain positions in the Peeks Social app’s Popular Channel, Live Channels, and similar pages

TORONTO, ON–(October 06, 2017) – Peeks Social Ltd. (TSX VENTURE: PEEK) (OTCQB: PKSLF) (“Peeks Social” or “the Company”) is pleased to announce the launch of the “Get Popular” service. The Get Popular service is a user focused self-promotion tool which will allow users to purchase advertising units for themselves or for their content to be featured in certain positions in the Peeks Social app’s Popular Channel, Live Channels, and similar pages. The Get Popular feature provides another revenue stream for the Peeks Social platform in addition to the platform fees currently charged on user generated tipping. Certain broadcasters on the Peeks Social platform are now earning up to $250,000 per year and this new feature will assist content creators to become more easily discovered thereby further monetizing their social following.

As indicated in a press release dated September 14, 2017, the Get Popular service is one of three of the product’s advertising and sales services that are core features of the revenue generation model on the Peeks Social platform. The Peeks Social Ad-share Network and the updated version of the OfferBox remain on schedule for release. Peeks Social’s business development team is currently in the process of integrating multiple brands, products, and services that will be launching with the new OfferBox.

INVESTOR RELATIONS

“As the Peeks Social platform develops and matures, the Company is taking definitive steps to promote its value proposition and investment thesis to the investment community. Through partnership with leading industry service providers, Peeks Social will raise the profile of the application and the Company simultaneously,” states Mark Itwaru, CEO of the Company.

Peeks Social is implementing an online marketing and awareness program through AGORACOM. AGORACOM will provide significant exposure through millions of content brand insertions on the AGORACOM network and extensive search engine marketing over the next 12 months. In addition, exclusive sponsorships of various different AGORACOM digital platforms will be included in the service offering to raise brand awareness of the Company among retail small cap investors. The Company intends to issue shares for services to AGORACOM in exchange for the online advertising marketing and branding services. The determination of the number of the shares to be issued at the end of each billing period will be determined by using the closing price of the shares of the Company on the TSX Venture Exchange on the first trading day following each period for which services were provided by AGORACOM. The term of the Agreement is for 12 months effective immediately. The Company will issue a press release after the issuance of shares under the terms of the agreement.

Sniper Capital Corp. has also been retained to perform investor relations for the Company for a term of three (3) months, with a renewal option, unless terminated by the Company upon thirty (30) days prior written notice. Sniper Capital Corp. will be paid a monthly fee of $6,000 (plus HST). The appointment of Sniper Capital Corp. is subject to the approval of the TSX Venture Exchange.

Neither the TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) has reviewed or accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this Release.

For further information, please contact:

Peeks Social Ltd.

Mark Itwaru
Chairman & Chief Executive Officer
647-992-7727
mark@peeks.com

David Vinokurov
Investor Relations
416-716-9281
davidv@peeks.com

Peeks Social $PEEK.ca Platform Produces 30 Million Screen Views in August

Posted by AGORACOM-JC at 8:17 AM on Thursday, September 14th, 2017

Peeks large

  • Reached 30 million screen views in the month of August
  • Company announced the appointment of advertising executive Rick Padulo to its advisory board
  • Also pleased to announce the upcoming release of three of its advertising and sales services

TORONTO, ON–(September 14, 2017) – Peeks Social Ltd. (TSX VENTURE: PEEK) (OTCQB: PKSLF) today announced that the Peeks Social app reached 30 million screen views in the month of August. A screen view is the mobile equivalent of a page view. Upon reaching this milestone the Company announced the appointment of advertising executive Rick Padulo to its advisory board. Mr. Padulo is the founder of Padulo Integrated Inc. His clients represent several billion dollars in advertising spend in both traditional and non-traditional media. He is an expert Marketer and a published author. Rick’s published books include I Can Get It For You Retail: Down and Dirty Tales from a Canadian Ad Man. His company was voted one of the 50 Best Managed Private Companies in Canada. Rick has been selected as Entrepreneur of the Year, Marketer of the Year and was recently inducted into the Marketing Hall of Legends by the American Marketing Association. Rick will advise management and the board on the structuring and organization of the Company’s advertising sales division and grant guidance on the Company’s advertising sales strategies and marketing efforts.

The Company is also pleased to announce the upcoming release of three of its advertising and sales services: the Peeks Ad Share Network; the Peeks Get Popular Service; and a new updated version of the OfferBox. All three services are expected to be deployed in the upcoming weeks along with a supporting user interface (“UI”). The new UI will allow an average of 3.5 advertising impressions per screen view on applicable screens.

The Peeks Ad Share Network is a service that will match hash tagged stream titles to potential sponsors. Broadcasters will be prompted to select sponsors for their streams and receive a portion of the advertising revenues earned by the Peeks Social platform. This service will allow users to monetize their popularity without requiring them to sell their own goods or services nor requiring them to receive tips. The Company will also match brands with influencers whose social media following reaches the brand’s desired target market.

The Peeks Get Popular service is a user focused self-promotion tool which will allow users to purchase advertising units for them or their content to be featured in certain positions in the Peeks Social app’s Popular, Live, Channels, and similar pages.

The updated Peeks OfferBox technology is an interactive advertising delivery system that allows users and brands to run context sensitive ads on broadcaster streams. The current user focused free trial of the OfferBox will end and be replaced with a paid version of the service. The new version will require users to purchase advertising unit packages to run ads. Payment processing services related to offers will be restricted to brands and approved broadcasters.

“I am extremely pleased to be involved with Peeks because it’s a best of breed! Peeks represents a quantum leap forward in digital advertising that will positively disrupt the market place. Peeks is preemptively providing the most attractive, effective, and efficient destination for digital advertising spend. If your media folks aren’t looking at this someone better ask them ‘why the hell not,'” said Rick Padulo, founder of Padulo Integrated Inc. and advisor to Peeks Social Ltd.

The Peeks Social app can be downloaded in either the Apple or Google app stores, or by visiting www.peeks.com.

For further information, please contact:

Neither the TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) has reviewed or accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this Release.

Forward-Looking statements:

The information and statements in this news release contain certain forward-looking information relating to the development, functionality, and deployment of certain functionalities of the Peeks Social livestreaming product, including assumptions regarding third party adoption and use. This forward-looking information is subject to certain risks and uncertainties and may be based on assumptions that could cause actual results to differ materially from those anticipated or implied in the forward-looking information. Peeks Social Ltd.’s forward-looking information is expressly qualified in its entirety by this cautionary statement. Except as required by law, Peeks Social Ltd. undertakes no obligation to publicly update or revise any forward-looking information.

Peeks Social Ltd.
Mark Itwaru
Chairman & Chief Executive Officer
647-992-7727
mark@peeks.com

VirtualArmor Receives USD $450,000 Contract Under Its Managed Services Platform From a Leading Specialty Finance Company $VAI.ca

Posted by AGORACOM-JC at 8:12 AM on Wednesday, May 11th, 2016

  • Received an order for USD $450,000 under its managed services platform from a leading specialty finance company
  • Agreement is for an initial term of three years with the option to extend paid in equal monthly payments.

VANCOUVER, May 11, 2016 – VirtualArmor International Inc. (“VirtualArmor” or the “Company“) (CSE: VAI) is pleased to announce that it has received an order for USD $450,000 under its managed services platform from a leading specialty finance company. The agreement is for an initial term of three years with the option to extend paid in equal monthly payments.

“We continue to see our recurring revenue managed security services platform gaining traction amongst leading multinational companies that are looking to protect their network from everyday threats,” said Matthew Brennan, Vice President of Sales at VirtualArmor. “Under the agreement, this leading brand will pay a monthly fee of $12,500 for a period of three years, with the option to extend, to have our expert staff provide security intelligence to strengthen their overall cybersecurity posture. In addition, the client spent approximately USD $100,000 in hardware and professional services with us prior to commencing the managed services program.”

“Our managed services platform serves as a source of predictable cash flow as we are engaged for a minimum of three years with every customer, with our longest standing customers having been with us for 10 years,” continued Matthew Brennan. “As cybersecurity threats continue to rise for companies of all sizes, we anticipate our managed services platform will provide a growing base of revenue for our company, while our hardware sales component serves as an entry point with future customers looking to secure every aspect of their network with leading cybersecurity solutions.”

About VirtualArmor

VirtualArmor is a cyber security company that delivers solutions to help enterprises build, monitor, maintain and secure their networks from cloud to core. As a managed security services provider, VirtualArmor’s services run 24 hours per day, 7 days per week, 365 days per year through its primary security operations center (“SOC”) located in Middlesbrough, U.K. and a secondary SOC located in Salt Lake City, Utah. Each member of VirtualArmor’s team supports the three main facets of its business: managed services, professional services, and hardware sales, by handling the design, configuration and installation of advanced network and cloud architecture solutions. VirtualArmor uses best-in-breed partnerships to provide solutions for customers that are affordable, highly reliable, scalable, and backed by thorough knowledge of the related technologies, products, and platforms. VirtualArmor has secured partnerships with established technology businesses specializing in network appliances, software, and systems and provides its services to the mid- to large- enterprise and service provider markets. VirtualArmor customers include a 13-location data center provider, a Fortune 100 oil and gas company, multiple service providers with presences throughout the United States, and household name enterprise organizations located primarily in the western United States. Further information about the Company is available under its profile on the SEDAR website, www.sedar.com, on the CSE website, www.thecse.com, and on its website, http://www.virtualarmor.com/.

Forward-Looking Information:

This press release may include forward-looking information within the meaning of Canadian securities legislation. The forward-looking information is based on certain key expectations and assumptions made by the management of VirtualArmor. Although VirtualArmor believes that the expectations and assumptions on which such forward-looking information is based are reasonable, undue reliance should not be placed on the forward-looking information as VirtualArmor cannot provide any assurance that it will prove to be correct. These forward-looking statements are made as of the date of this press release and VirtualArmor disclaims any intent or obligation to update publicly any forward-looking information, whether as a result of new information, future events or results or otherwise, other than as required by applicable securities laws.

SOURCE VirtualArmor

Company Contact: Todd Kannegieter, President and CEO, Office: 720-961-3304, todd.kannegieter@virtualarmor.com; Investor Relations Contact: Babak Pedram, Office: 416-644-5081, bpedram@virtusadvisory.comCopyright CNW Group 2016

Virtutone Networks Discusses How It’s Business Has Grown From $2.8 million in annual revenue to more than $2.5 million in monthly revenue

Posted by AGORACOM-JC at 4:58 PM on Wednesday, July 31st, 2013

                           .

Virtutone Networks Discusses How It’s Business Has Grown From $2.8 million in annual revenue to more than $2.5 million in monthly revenue.

Watch it now!

Company Highlights

  • Ranked #1 fastest growing ICT company in Canada 2012
  • “Next 50 ICT Companies” in Canada Branham 2013
  • $2.8 million in revenue last year
  • $2.55 million in revenue for May 2013
  • $2.2 million in revenue for June 2013

Corporate Website / Hub On AGORACOM

AGORACOM CLIENT FEATURE: Virtutone Networks (VFX: TSXV) – $2.2M In Revenue For June 2013

Posted by AGORACOM-JC at 4:46 PM on Tuesday, July 23rd, 2013

VFX: TSX-V

WHY VIRTUTONE NETWORKS?

 

  • Ranked #1 fastest growing ICT company in Canada 2012
  • “Next 50 ICT Companies” in Canada Branham 2013
  • $2.8 million in revenue last year
  • $2.55 million in revenue for May 2013
  • $2.2 million in revenue for June 2013

Virtutone is in the business phone, fax and internet provider built to serve any size of business, big or small. The company’s local and long distance calling, Internet packages, online account management and faxing platform gives businesses the tools they need at a price they can afford.

Voice Solutions (VOIP)

Virtutone offers a full suite of Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) products and services to meet the needs of any business. Virtutone offers fully managed voice lines, Hosted PBX, and SIP trunks anywhere in North America, Australia and the United Kingdom. More…