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Aspen Group Reports 62% Increase in Revenue for First Quarter Fiscal 2017, Gross Margin Increases 1,500 Basis Points

NEW YORK, Sept. 14, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Aspen Group, Inc. (OTCQB:ASPU) (“Aspen”), a nationally accredited online post-secondary education company (Aspen University), today announced financial results for its 2017 fiscal first quarter ended July 31, 2016. The Company will host a conference call to discuss its financial results on Wednesday, September 14, 2016, at 5:00 p.m. (ET).  “Aspen just recorded its highest enrollment quarter in the company’s history, all during our seasonally slowest summer period, which is a testament to the strength of our ‘pay-as-you-go,’ debtless education business model.  Our conversion rate increased to a record 11.2% in the quarter

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PetLife Pharmaceuticals Continues Execution of its Vitalzul TM Business Plan with start of Proof of Concept studies; Provides Updates

Hancock, MD, Sept. 14, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Hancock, MD – PetLife Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (OTC QB: PTLFD) (the “Company”), a developer of Vitalzul™, a new generation of high potency veterinary cancer medications and nutraceuticals for pets, announces plans to begin its Proof of Concept study as part of its pre-INAD (Investigational New Animal Drug) program. The study will be undertaken under contract by InnoVision Therapeutics. Proof of Concept studies are an early stage of clinical drug development when a compound has shown potential in animal models and early safety testing. These small-scale studies are designed to detect a signal that

International Western Petroleum Completes East Texas Acquisition in Kilgore City

IRVING, Texas, Sept. 14, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — International Western Petroleum, Inc. (OTCQB:INWP), a Texas-based E&P company specializing in the acquisition, development, and exploration of crude oil and natural gas properties, announced today that it has completed an acquisition of a producing oil field in Kilgore, Texas via the Marshall Walden Joint Venture, a partnership with Odyssey Enterprises, LLC. International Western Petroleum is the managing venturer in this joint venture with Odyssey which has financed the joint venture for the lease purchase and optimization of wells located in Kilgore, Texas, in the heart of the famous Woodbine formation. There are

Miramar Labs’ miraSmooth Procedure Featured on The Rachael Ray Show

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Sept. 14, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Miramar Labs, Inc., (OTCQB:MRLB), a global aesthetic company, announced today that its miraSmooth™ treatment was featured in the September 6th episode of “The Rachael Ray Show”, an award-winning and nationally syndicated daytime TV show. The theme of the episode, “Can 3 High-Tech Beauty Treatments Improve Your Problem Areas – Forever?” featured Dr. Whitney Bowe, a New York based board certified dermatologist, highlighting the miraDry/miraSmooth procedure. Dr. Bowe spoke about the benefits of miraSmooth’s microwave technology, including the permanent reduction of underarm sweat and hair of all color. The complete segment featuring

Pure Energy Minerals Reports Positive Initial Lithium Brine Analyses From CV-3 Well at Clayton Valley South

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Sept. 14, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Pure Energy Minerals Limited (TSX-V:PE) (FRANKFURT:A111EG) (OTCQB:PEMIF) (the “Company” or “Pure Energy”) is pleased to announce that the initial brine analyses from its latest exploration borehole at the Clayton Valley South (“CVS”) lithium brine project are very positive.  Sampling in CV-3 encountered continuously elevated lithium compositions from a depth near the top of the perforated interval of the well at approximately 244 m (800 ft), to the deepest sample collected near the bottom of the perforated interval at 564 m (1,850 ft) below surface.  The lithium content over this 320 m

Yappn Signs a Referral Partner Agreement with Startek Co. Ltd.

NEW YORK, Sept. 14, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Yappn Corp. (“Yappn” or “Company”) (OCTQB:YPPN), a real-time innovative language solutions Company is pleased to announce that it has signed a Referral Partner Agreement with Startek Co. Ltd. (“Startek”). In accordance with the terms of the Agreement, Startek is an authorized referral partner for the purpose of referring prospective customers to Yappn, focused primarily but not limited to, the Japanese market. Atsushi Kajiwara, CEO of Startek stated: “By eliminating the language barrier, businesses can readily reach new markets. Yappn’s solutions give a competitive advantage for companies that want to communicate more effectively

International Western Petroleum Withdraws from Texas Gulf Coast Acquisitions

IRVING, Texas, Sept. 13, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — International Western Petroleum, Inc. (OTCQB:INWP) announced today that it has cancelled the Purchase and Sale Agreement (the “Agreement”) with Texas Gulf Coast Acquisitions and will no longer be pursuing the asset acquisition of the Houston-based privately held company as mentioned in its press release on July 14, 2016. The withdrawal was decided upon by International Western Petroleum’s management team after the completion of due diligence.  Dr. Benjamin Tran, Chairman of International Western Petroleum commented, “Based upon our final due diligence review of this acquisition candidate to date, we conclude that this transaction

Matinas BioPharma Completes Private Placement of $8.0 Million

BEDMINSTER, N.J., Sept. 13, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Matinas BioPharma Holdings, Inc. (“Matinas BioPharma” or the “Company”) (OTCQB:MTNB), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on identifying and developing safe and effective broad spectrum therapeutics for the treatment of serious and life-threatening infections, today announced the final closing of an $8.0 million private placement equity financing, which represents the full amount of the offering. The Company sold to accredited investors an aggregate of 1,600,000 Series A Preferred Shares at a purchase price of $5.00 per share. The net proceeds to the Company from the offering were approximately $6.9 million. The net proceeds

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Miramar Labs’ CEO Interviewed on Bloomberg Radio

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Sept. 12, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Miramar Labs, Inc., (OTCQB:MRLB), a global aesthetic company, announced today that the company’s CEO, Mike Kleine, was interviewed on Bloomberg Radio’s “Taking Stock” on September, 12th, 2016 at 3:15pm EDT. In the interview, Mr. Kleine discussed the commercial momentum of the miraDry procedure and the significant market opportunity for the Company. The interview can be viewed at http://www.bloomberg.com/news/audio/2016-09-12/miramar-labs-wipes-away-sweat-glands-and-odor-audio “This interview with Bloomberg further demonstrates there is a growing interest in our company and the miraDry procedure. This is only one of the several steps we are taking to raise awareness and

Ember Therapeutics Acquires Dermasilk™ Brands

NEW YORK, Sept. 12, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Ember Therapeutics, Inc. (OTCQB:EMBT), a diversified New York-based pharmaceutical company developing targeted therapies for osteoarthritis, kidney fibrosis, and other regenerative medicines, today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement for the acquisition of Dermasilk™ Brands, a commercially available over-the-counter beauty product portfolio encompassing fourteen different products. The products are currently sold at several large retailers including Rite-Aid, CVS, Wal-Mart and K-Mart. As part of the transaction, all assets from Dermasilk Brands, Inc. will be transferred to Ember Therapeutics, Inc. “This is our third acquisition this year. The addition of the

Cachet Financial Solutions to Exhibit and Speak This Week at the 2016 PayThink Conference in New Orleans

MINNEAPOLIS, Sept. 12, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Cachet Financial Solutions (OTCQB:CAFN), a leading mobile fintech provider of cloud-based remote deposit capture (RDC) and mobile money solutions, will exhibit and speak at the 2016 PayThink Conference at the Hyatt Regency in New Orleans, Louisiana, September 12-14, 2016. The annual PayThink conference, sponsored by SourceMedia, is focused on the important inter-connected markets of debit, prepaid, mobile, digital payments and ATM. Innovative leaders from across the industry come together to share best practices and identify profitable growth strategies. PayThink 2016 will share insights from leading card issuers as well as the innovative disruptors

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Defense Technologies – Shareholder Update

LAS VEGAS, Sept. 12, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Defense Technologies International Corp (OTCQB:DTII) (The Company), a developer of security technologies, issues a Shareholder Update. Defense Technology Corporation (DTC), the Company’s wholly owned subsidiary, is in the final stage of production of its New Passive Scanner Unit which will be in-house tested during the coming days.  The testing will be done under the guidance of a qualified independent technology based expert. A full report of the results will be broadcast to the shareholders, the public, and the media.  The first New Scanner Unit will be installed in a government-run public school and

Barfresh Products to be offered at Wegmans’ Restaurant Concept The Pub

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Sept. 12, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Barfresh Food Group, Inc. (OTCQB:BRFH), a manufacturer of frozen, ready-to-blend beverages, is announcing a roll out within Wegmans Food Markets’ in-store restaurant concept The Pub.  Wegmans is consistently recognized as one of the premier supermarkets in the country and an innovator in food retailing with 90 locations throughout the Northeast.  The company currently operates 11 of its The Pub in-store restaurants with another opening soon.  Riccardo Delle Coste, Barfresh’s CEO stated, “Wegmans’ decades-long reputation as a leader in food retailing and customer engagement is unparalleled and we are honored to have

New Audio Interview with MassRoots CEO Isaac Dietrich Now Live on SmallCapVoice.com

AUSTIN, Texas, Sept. 09, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — SmallCapVoice.com, Inc. (SCV) and MassRoots, Inc. (OTCQB:MSRT) (the Company), one of the largest and most active technology platforms for the cannabis industry, announced today that a new audio interview is now available. The interview can be heard at http://smallcapvoice.com/blog/9-7-16-smallcapvoice-interview-with-massroots-inc-msrt. MassRoots CEO Isaac Dietrich called in to SmallCapVoice.com, Inc. to go over the history, technology, business model and recent news for his exciting young Company. In the interview, Dietrich provides an update on the progress with Flowhub and the launch of its dispensary finder to its community of more than 900,000 cannabis enthusiasts.

Spine Injury Solutions Gives Quad Video HALO™ Update

HOUSTON, Sept. 09, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Spine Injury Solutions, Inc. (OTCQB:SPIN), a technology-driven, medical service, device and healthcare solution company servicing the multi-billion dollar spine injury sector, through its Chairman/CEO Dr. William Donovan, MD is pleased to announce SPIN/QVH attendance and sponsorship at the Boston Bio Life (BBL) “Hands-On Stem Cell Therapies & Biologics for the Clinical Application of Pain Management, Chicago IL, September 10 & 11. The Workshop is being held at the Chicago Marriott Downtown Magnificent Mile Hotel. Boston Bio life Workshop – Quad Video HALO will be a participating sponsor at this workshop. This two-day course

Alliance Releases Data from CTS Cellulosic Ethanol Multiple Feedstock Testing.  Results Conclusive: CTS Economically Superior to Existing Cellulosic Conversion Processes  

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., Sept. 08, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) —  Alliance BioEnergy Plus, Inc. (OTCQB:ALLM) (the “Company”), is very pleased to release the results from months of testing and data collection on dozens of lignocellulose feedstocks utilizing the patented CTS conversion process.  Corn stover, sugar cane bagasse, various grasses, hard and soft woods, landscape waste, agricultural waste and specialty plants were all put through the CTS system.  The C5 and C6 sugars were recovered, solubilized and fermented into alcohols while the pure lignin was separated and collected.  Extensive data on energy consumption, recycling, recovery rates, processing times and overall economics

Provision Hires Experienced Media Exec to Boost Ad Revenues

CHATSWORTH, Calif., Sept. 08, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Provision Interactive Technologies, Inc. (“Provision”), a subsidiary of Provision Holding, Inc. (OTCQB:PVHO), today announced it has hired advertising executive Joseph (“Joe”) Turner to serve as the Company’s Vice President of Media Sales.  “The time is right as we are expanding our retail network and generating robust ad sales,” said Provision President & CEO Curt Thornton.  “Joe Turner has the skill sets, leadership and experience to advance our efforts in these areas, and we know he will have an immediate positive impact.” With more than 20 years of experience in media sales and

Yappn Provides an Operational Update

NEW YORK, Sept. 08, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Yappn Corp. (“Yappn” or “Company”) (OTCQB:YPPN), a real-time innovative language solutions Company provides an update from Ed Karthaus, President and CEO. “It has been just over six months since I joined Yappn Corp. as President and CEO, and I wanted to take this opportunity to provide an operational update from Yappn to our stakeholders. I was very excited to join Yappn and continue to share this excitement going forward. From the very beginning, I understood that Yappn’s technology has tremendous potential. When I joined the Company, I also knew that along with

Flux Power Reviews Growing Market Demand for Lithium-Ion Batteries to Power Forklifts and Airport Ground Support Equipment

VISTA, Calif., Sept. 07, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Flux Power Holdings, Inc. (OTCQB:FLUX), a developer of advanced lithium batteries for industrial applications including electric forklifts, today issued a CEO update. The full text of the update from Flux CEO Ron Dutt is available at the Flux Currents Blog which may be viewed here http://www.fluxpwr.com/flux_currents/. Some highlights as follows: Flux LiFT Pack Batteries for Class III Walkie Forklifts  “Flux has recently begun to ramp production levels on our factory floor, and …we believe we remain on target to meet our goal of producing 100 packs per month by early September. “…

PetLife Pharmaceuticals Announces pre-INAD (Investigational New Animal Drug) Cell Lines Study of Vitalzul™ has Begun

Hancock, MD, Sept. 07, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — PetLife Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (OTC QB: PTLF) (the “Company”), a developer of a new generation of high potency veterinary cancer medications and nutraceuticals for pets, has commenced its pre-INAD (Investigational New Animal Drug) studies of VitalzulTM with the inception of a cell lines study to identify the appropriate targets for safety and efficacy testing. In conjunction with InnoVision Therapeutics, the study will verify cancer cell types that have already been determined to be responsive to VitazulTM and determine the most appropriate target indication for clinical trials once initial safety and dosing studies are