FreeButton, Inc. Announces Plans to Acquire A1 Vapors, Inc. Apr 17, 2014 09:25AM

SAN DIEGO, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 04/17/14 -- Carlsbad, CA-based FreeButton, Inc. (OTCQB: FBTN) today announced that it has entered into a non-binding letter-of-intent to acquire A1 Vapors, Inc., a product development and marketing firm catering to the electronic vapor cigarette industry.

Under the terms of the LOI, FreeButton will purchase all of the assets of A1 Vapors. Consideration for the purchase will be approximately 21,000,000 restricted shares of FreeButton common stock.

James Lynch, CEO of FreeButton, said, "A1 Vapors is delivering consumers a revolutionary alternative to conventional smoking, which is safer, cleaner and less expensive. We think the company is extremely well-positioned in this burgeoning marketplace and that the A1 Team's marketing capabilities are a great fit for FreeButton."

The terms of the agreement and consummation of the contemplated transaction are subject to legal and confirmatory due diligence, board approval and the execution of definitive agreements satisfactory to both parties.

About FreeButton, Inc.

Based in Carlsbad, California, FreeButton is a development-stage, marketing-focused business developing consumer products and services.

About A1 Vapors, Inc.

Based in Miami, Florida, A1 Vapors is a product development and marketing company catering to the electronic vapor cigarette and accessories industry. A1 Vapors offers a variety of options to choose from to appeal to all smokers including a diverse selection of devices and flavors. The company currently owns and operates 4 retail locations, it's ecommerce global website, and distribution licenses with accessory manufacturers.

A1 Vapors has entered in a Licensing and Distribution agreement with E-Ceramic Vaporizer Devices on April 2014. This unique company has developed a Vaporizing Device which assist Cancer and Arthritis patients utilizing Vapor Devices for Cannabis Medication by providing ease of use, no torches, Analog & Digital designs, Safety, Ideal for older & disabled patients, and uses medication more effectively. Their new E-Ceramic Vaporizer Device will be launched June 2014 and A1 Vapors is excited to have the Licensing & Distribution Cobranding for this product and additional products already in product development.

Forward-Looking Statements

This news release contains forward-looking statements and information that are based on the beliefs of management and reflect the Company's current expectations. When used in this news release, the words "estimate," "project," "belief," "anticipate," "intend," "expect," "plan," "predict," "may" or "should" and the negative of these words or such variations thereon or comparable terminology, are intended to identify forward-looking statements and information. Such statements and information reflect the current view of the Company with respect to risks and uncertainties that may cause actual results to differ materially from those contemplated in those forward-looking statements and information.

By their nature, forward-looking statements involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors which may cause actual results, performance or achievements, or other future events, to be materially different from any future results, performance or achievements expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. Such factors include, among others, the failure FreeButton to close on the contemplated acquisition of A1 Vapors, the failure of the business strategy and competition. The Company cautions that the foregoing list of risk factors is not exhaustive and is subject to change and there can be no assurance that such assumptions will reflect the actual outcome of such items or factors. When relying on the Company's forward-looking statements and information to make decisions, investors and others should carefully consider the foregoing factors and other uncertainties and potential events, including the risk factors set out in the Company's 10K for the year ended December 31, 2013. See the sections entitled "Risk Factors" in FreeButton's quarterly and annual reports as filed by FreeButton from time to time with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The Company has assumed that the material factors referred to above will not cause such forward-looking statements and information to differ materially from actual results or events.

THE FORWARD-LOOKING INFORMATION CONTAINED IN THIS NEWS RELEASE REPRESENTS THE EXPECTATIONS OF THE COMPANY AS OF THE DATE OF THIS NEWS RELEASE AND, ACCORDINGLY, IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE AFTER SUCH DATE. READERS SHOULD NOT PLACE UNDUE IMPORTANCE ON FORWARD-LOOKING INFORMATION AND SHOULD NOT RELY UPON THIS INFORMATION AS OF ANY OTHER DATE. WHILE THE COMPANY MAY ELECT TO, IT DOES NOT UNDERTAKE TO UPDATE THIS INFORMATION AT ANY PARTICULAR TIME EXCEPT AS REQUIRED IN ACCORDANCE WITH APPLICABLE SECURITIES LEGISLATION.

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For more information contact:

James Lynch
FreeButton, Inc.
760-487-7772

Source: FreeButton, Inc.


CenterState Bank Appoints Rick Ruso To Drive Loan Sales and Hedge Effort Apr 17, 2014 09:25AM

WINTER HAVEN, Fla., April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CenterState Banks, Inc. (NASDAQ: CSFL) today announced that it has hired Rick Ruso as Managing Director to boost loan trading and hedging activity at CenterState Bank ("CenterState"). Rick previously served as Managing Director at PCBB Capital Markets, and will now be responsible for helping to manage loan hedging (the "ARC Program") and the, soon to be released, National-to-Local loan sales program for CenterState and its nationwide network of correspondent banks.

"This is a difficult market for quality loan growth; banks must find ways to meet fixed rate demand, diversify across asset classes, and increase profitability without putting the balance sheet at risk,"   said Rick. "CenterState, with its industry expertise, balance sheet and national correspondent banking platform, is perfectly positioned to assist community banks in reaching the next level of performance."

Prior to PCBB Capital Markets, Rick Ruso maintained key accounts within Wells Fargo Bank's Real Estate Group. This experience provided a strong lending background to complement current duties in hedging, loan structuring and underwriting. Rick also worked as an analyst in Applied Materials' Corporate Trade Division. Rick received his Bachelor of Science and MBA from Santa Clara University.

"Rick will turbo charge our program as he has expertise in banking, commercial lending and hedging," said Chris Nichols, CenterState Bank's Chief Strategy Officer. "Most importantly, Rick is a great teacher and can work with financial institutions to explain new products and to help banks implement them to drive profitable growth."

For more information, please contact Chris Nichols at 925.202.8944 (cnichols@centerstatebank.com).

About CenterState Banks

CenterState Banks, Inc., headquartered in Davenport, Florida, is a $3 billion total asset sized bank holding company with a nationally chartered bank: CenterState Bank of Florida. Presently, the Company operates through 59 branches in eighteen counties throughout Central Florida, providing traditional deposit and lending products and services to its commercial and retail customers. The Company, through its Correspondent Division, also provides clearing/cash management, fixed income; loan sales services; hedging; foreign exchange; fed funds purchased products; safekeeping; bond accounting; asset/liability; strategic planning and consulting services to financial institutions located throughout the United States.

SOURCE CenterState Banks, Inc.


Agspring Selects Openlink for Commodity Management Apr 17, 2014 09:25AM

New York, NY (PRWEB) April 17, 2014

OpenLink Financial LLC (OpenLink), the global leader in Transaction Lifecycle Management (TLM) software, today announced that agribusiness company Agspring, a leading supply chain manager of agricultural products, grains and oilseeds, has selected OpenLink's dbcSMARTsoft commodities management solution to manage their global grain operations.

Agspring maintains decentralized operations, relying on subsidiaries and local operating companies to know their growers and geographies in order to remain competitive in the broader grain marketplace. By deploying OpenLink to manage the total trade lifecycle from front-to-back, Agspring can provide their local operating companies with one centralized system to view and understand the firm's positions and risk, as well as profit and loss across commodities.

OpenLink will help Agspring achieve a wide range of their business goals, including enhanced visibility into value chain processes, from raw materials procurement to finished goods. The solution integrates seamlessly with the existing Agspring enterprise resource planning (ERP) system and supports local languages and new geographies, key business requirements.

Additional benefits include:

   •  Real-time contract management, inventory management and costing, order processing, supplier settlements, invoicing and risk management.
   •  Position valuation, as well as mark to market and real-time bidirectional exports.
   •  Front-to-back office operations support, including accumulation and logistics.

Brad Clark, Agspring's President, said, "Aligning with a trusted, strategic technology partner with a track record of success is essential as we expand. OpenLink was our preferred choice because they have a proven history of globally integrating commodity value chains. In addition, they have been able to demonstrate swift implementation times to get our business up and running quickly."

"We are pleased to be the platform that will support Agspring's growth goals," said Dr. Mark Greene, CEO, OpenLink. "Working with Agspring is a testament to OpenLink's ability to support dynamic markets where functionality and return on investment are paramount."

About Agspring

Agspring combines entrepreneurial teams, essential agriculture supply chains, and superior capital partners to feed our changing world. Deep equity and credit relationships provide Agspring a solid platform for capital improvement and expansion. Agspring maintains decentralized operations and puts leadership teams in place who desire to grow into new markets including grains and oilseeds; livestock feed ingredients; and consumer food ingredients.

About OpenLink

Founded in 1992, OpenLink (http://www.OpenLink.com) is the global leader in Transaction Lifecycle Management (TLM) software for the commodity, energy and financial services industries. OpenLink's products address portfolio management, trading, risk management, and operations processing for both financial and physical assets.

Owned by leading private equity investment firm Hellman & Friedman, OpenLink is a global software and services business that has grown both organically and through strategic acquisitions, to achieve revenues in excess of $300 million. The company serves over 500 clients, including 12 of the world's largest commodity and energy companies, 9 of the largest financial institutions, and 11 of the largest central banks. OpenLink has 1,300 employees in 12 global offices on five continents, with headquarters outside New York City and field offices in Houston, London, Berlin, Vienna, Toronto, Moscow, São Paulo, Singapore, Dubai, and Sydney.

OpenLink has received numerous industry awards and recognition, including citations as the industry leader by Gartner and first-in-class ranking by Energy Risk magazine for Commodity/Energy Trading and Risk Management (C/ETRM) systems.

Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2014/04/prweb11770779.htm


Sampling Begins for Assays to Complete Fully Compliant Engineering Report Apr 17, 2014 09:25AM

SCOTTSDALE, Arizona, April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --

Intertech Solutions Inc. (OTC: ITEC) ("Intertech Solutions Inc.," "ITEC" or the "Company") The Company is pleased to report that the four primary trenches with depths of 27 to 30 feet, as allowed by the BLM, are completed on its WPE #1 and #2 gold claims located in Quartzite, AZ. The conclusion of this trenching work was facilitated by the previously completed site preparation and improvements to the road to allow heavy equipment access to the entire property.

The secondary trench testing and sampling is currently in progress and will provide the material for assays to be used in the fully compliant engineering report.  Visible gold showings are continuing to be found in numerous samples taken from surface down to depth of 30 feet. Preliminary calculations based on the land survey and trending of the resource with hematite and visible gold are indicating the initial estimated placer gold reserves of 2.5 million tons are more likely to be in the 5 to 7 million ton range. The three new shear zones were discovered during this trenching phase are increasing the likelihood of a new lode source discovery on the property in addition to the existing alluvials. These veinular quartz formations have visible gold present.  

Intertech's Consulting Geologist and Director, Robert McIntosh said "It is good to be onsite again with my crew to obtain the samples required for the assays and metallurgical analysis. All safety precautions are being taken as we sample down to depth of 30 feet in the trenches. In my opinion, the earth exposed in the trenches with its reddish brown ferrous material containing hematite further confirms the presence of an economic gold resource trending throughout the entire property.  This is in addition to the visible gold and flecks that I removed by hand from a previous site inspection."  

Intertech Company President, David Naylor, states "by this Friday April 18 all of the 200 plus samples taken from the four trenches on the WPE #1 and #2 Claims will be in transit to the lab in Phoenix for complete metallurgical assays. Prior to the end of May the Company will have a fully compliant engineering report prepared and signed by a Qualified Person.  This is the final step before we commence full on to complete the mine plan and obtain all required permitting to begin operations on our 1,000 ton per day placer gold mining operation."

The WPE Claims #1 & #2 spatially located 7 miles south of the Copperstone gold mine when in 1987 and 1993 Cyprus Gold profitably open pit mined over 500,000 ounces of gold. American Bonanza Corporation has just re-opened the Copperstone Mine for its lode gold reserves. Former historic lode gold producers as the Darling and Dome Basin Mines, which operated between 1900 and 1930, are present as well as numerous turn of the century rudimentary gold mining operations which are allocated immediately south of the WPE #1 & #2 Claims.

About Intertech Solutions Inc.  (OTCPK: ITEC

Intertech Solutions is a fully integrated, gold project finance, management and services consulting Company that provides development capital, engineering, project supervision and technical management to gold projects. The Company operates from its offices in Scottsdale, Arizona. Visit us at: http://www.itecgold.com  

Notice Regarding Forward-Looking Statements 

This news release contains "forward-looking statements" as that term is defined in Section 27A of the United States Securities Act of 1933 and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. Statements in this press release which are not purely historical are forward-looking statements and include any statements regarding beliefs, plans, expectations or intentions regarding the future. Such forward-looking statements include, among other things, scope and type of consulting services provided by ITEC, use of proceeds, future acquisitions, success of projects, growth and strategic plans. Actual results could differ from those projected in any forward-looking statements due to numerous factors. Such factors include, among others, the inherent uncertainties associated with petroleum exploration and development stage exploration companies. These forward-looking statements are made as of the date of this news release, and we assume no obligation to update the forward-looking statements, or to update the reasons why actual results could differ from those projected in the forward-looking statements. Although we believe that the beliefs, plans, expectations and intentions contained in this press release are reasonable, there can be no assurance that such beliefs, plans, expectations or intentions will prove to be accurate. Investors should consult all of the information set forth herein and should also refer to the risk factors disclosure outlined in our annual report on Form 10-K for the most recent fiscal year, our quarterly reports on Form 10-Q and other periodic reports filed from time-to-time with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

ON BEHALF OF THE BOARD

Intertech Solutions Inc. 

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David Naylor

President

To find out more about Intertech Solutions Inc. (OTCPK: ITEC), visit our website at http://www.itecgold.com  

Investor Relations:
1-480-296-2065
investors@Intertechsolutionsinc.com

SOURCE Intertech Solutions Inc.


HealthStream to Broadcast Its First Quarter 2014 Earnings Conference Call Live on the Internet Apr 17, 2014 09:25AM

NASHVILLE, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- HealthStream (NASDAQ: HSTM), a leading provider of workforce development and research / patient experience solutions for the healthcare industry, announced today that it will provide an online Web simulcast of its first quarter 2014 earnings conference call on Tuesday, April 22, 2014. The Company’s results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2014 will be released after the close of the market on Monday, April 21, 2014.

The live broadcast of HealthStream’s conference call will begin at 9:00 a.m. Eastern Time on April 22, 2014. To listen to the conference, please dial 877-647-2842 (no conference ID needed) if you are calling within the U.S. or Canada. If you are an international caller, please dial 914-495-8564 (no conference ID needed). The conference may also be accessed by going to http://ir.healthstream.com/events.cfm for the simultaneous Webcast of the call, which will subsequently be available for replay. The replay telephone numbers are 855-859-2056 (conference ID #30560380) for U.S. and Canadian callers and 404-537-3406 (conference ID #30560380) for international callers.

About HealthStream

HealthStream (NASDAQ: HSTM) is dedicated to improving patient outcomes through the development of healthcare organizations’ greatest asset: their people. Our unified suite of software-as-a-service (SaaS) solutions are used by, collectively, approximately three million healthcare employees in the U.S. for workforce development, training & learning management, talent management, performance assessment, and managing simulation-based education programs. Our research solutions provide valuable insight to healthcare providers to meet HCAHPS requirements, improve the patient experience, engage their workforce, and enhance physician alignment. Based in Nashville, Tennessee, HealthStream has additional offices in Laurel, Maryland, Brentwood, Tennessee, Pensacola, Florida, and Jericho, New York. For more information, visit http://www.healthstream.com or call 800-933-9293.

This press release contains forward-looking statements that involve risks and uncertainties regarding HealthStream. Investors are cautioned that such results or events predicted in these statements may differ materially from actual future events or results. This information has been, or in the future may be, included in reliance on the “safe harbor” provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Investors are cautioned that such results or events predicted in these statements may differ materially from actual future events or results. The Company’s preliminary financial results, while presented with numerical specificity, are forward-looking statements which are based on a variety of assumptions regarding the Company’s operating performance that may not be realized, and which are subject to significant uncertainties and potential contingencies associated with the Company’s financial and accounting procedures and other matters referenced from time to time in the Company’s filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Consequently, such forward-looking information should not be regarded as a representation or warranty by the Company that such projections will be realized.

HealthStreamMollie Condra, 615-301-3237mollie.condra@healthstream.com

Source: HealthStream


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