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Hemp Leader Restorative BotanicalsTM Doubles its Exhibit Space at NoCo Hemp Expo; Launches Urban AlchemyTM, a Line of High Potency CBD Oil and Vape Products

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Restorative Botanicals to Make Its Full Presence Felt at the 6th Annual NoCo Hemp Expo, the World’s Largest Gathering of Hemp Industry Professionals, March 28-30 in Denver.

On the heels of being named one of the hottest products at Natural Products Expo West, Restorative Botanicals, the leading full-spectrum hemp supplements and functional foods manufacturer, based in Boulder, Colorado, is excited to unveil new items – and a new brand – at the upcoming NoCo Hemp Expo, the world’s largest gathering of hemp industry professionals, March 28-30, in Denver.

At the 6th Annual NoCo Hemp Expo (NoCo6), Restorative Botanicals will showcase its line of full-spectrum hemp oil blends, plus its hemp-infused topical products, coffee, caramels, gummies and more. In addition, the company will debut a new brand, Urban Alchemy, featuring a line of organically grown, high potency CBD-rich hemp oil blends, vape products and related items.

“We look forward to meeting at NoCo6 with our longstanding customers, suppliers and friends who have supported the growth of Restorative Botanicals in the full spectrum hemp and natural products market,’ said Jeff Cole, Restorative Botanicals’ Director of Program Development, who will be a featured speaker on The Future of Retailing Hemp Products panel at NoCo6 on Friday, March 29. “We heard from many independent retailers at Expo West that their partnership with and the support they receive from Restorative Botanicals is super meaningful, and we take a lot of pride in that. We are committed to serving our retail partners with what we call our ‘Retail Ready’ full service sales and marketing program.”

“NoCo6 also is the perfect place to introduce health-savvy consumers to our new brand, Urban Alchemy, which we believe will appeal to a younger, edgier audience, and will sell very well in cannabis dispensaries, natural products and other specialty stores,” said Rick Bennett, Director of Sales and Marketing for Restorative Botanicals and Urban Alchemy.

A leading supporter of the NoCo Hemp Expo and the growth of the hemp market, Restorative Botanicals will be featured as a Tote Bag Sponsor at NoCo6 for the second year in a row. To accommodate the growth of its product line and the launch of a new brand, the company doubled its exhibition space and prominence at the 2019 show.

In addition to showcasing its bestselling gummies, coffee, caramels and tinctures, the company will introduce Urban Alchemy, beginning with vape products and a trilogy of CBD-rich, full-spectrum hemp oil blends that contain 750 mg of CBD (available in Pure HempTM, Orange TwistTM and Cocoa MintTM).

“One bottle of Urban Alchemy has three times the potency of the average industry blend,” said Urban Alchemy Brand Manager Marcia Monaco. “These oils provide a functional, healthy high and a strong body buzz without the head fuzz—the best of all worlds.”

Show Stopper

“We believe our vape pen will be a show stopper at NoCo6,” said Urban Alchemy Brand Manager Marcia Monaco. “Inhalation of CBD through vaping can have a higher bioavailability than sublingual hemp oil extracts, as it enters the lungs and passes through to the bloodstream, making vaping a quick and efficient delivery method. Vape users experience a relaxed, focused and healthy full body buzz. Our revolutionary vape oil is sourced from organically grown Colorado hemp, farmed without the use of toxic, synthetic pesticides and fertilizers.”

Urban Alchemy’s vape pen uses a ceramic core heating technology that is free from heavy metals and toxins. Urban Alchemy’s vape oil contains no cutting agents, propylene glycol, vegetable glycerin or MCT oil, “making our product the cleanest, healthiest vaping experience available on the market,” Monaco adds.

Restorative Botanicals makes its hemp-derived products—including premium quality infused oils, highly functional topical creams and balms, specifically formulated pet blends, plus infused coffee and confections—from certified organic and registered Colorado hemp crops, extracted using a solvent-free, low-temperature CO2 process. This process preserves the plant’s broad spectrum of beneficial compounds and optimizes its naturally occurring cannabinoids, terpenes, flavonoids, antioxidants and phytonutrients. These products are tested by an independent third-party laboratory to ensure quality and purity.

The company introduced Bolder GummiesTM – with 10 milligrams of full-spectrum hemp extract per piece – at Natural Products Expo West. These outstanding gummies have been universally praised as having best-in-class flavor profile. This is achieved by using full-spectrum hemp extract without isolates or water solubilizing agents such as surfactant or liposome coatings. Restorative’s Bolder Gummies will be available for sampling at NoCo booth number 91.

Restorative Botanicals’ non-psychoactive, hemp-derived blends are thoughtfully formulated with highly effective ingredients to produce a variety of unique and functional products that help balance and regulate the body’s interconnected physiological systems, resulting in a variety of related benefits.

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CICC Upgrades Wealth Management Strategy and Officially Launches “CICC Wealth Management” Brand

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China International Capital Corporation Limited (CICC and “the Company”, 3908.HK) has just held the CICC Wealth Management Strategy Upgrade Conference 2019 in Shenzhen today under the theme of “Building Our Future through Partnerships, Achieving Life Goals to the Fullest” and announced the official launch of its wealth management brand “CICC Wealth Management”. More than 700 guests were invited, including government officials, regulatory authorities, customer representatives, shareholder representatives and employee representatives.

The Unified Brand “CICC Wealth Management” Officially Launched

Providing wealth management service for individuals is one of the important strategies of CICC. In 2007, CICC took the lead in providing wealth management services under the international standards. In 2016, CICC announced the restructuring with China Investment Securities Company Limited (CISC), which became an important starting point for the transformation and upgrading of CICC’s wealth management business. This restructuring has resulted in the further upgrade of CICC’s wealth management and retail brokerage business platform. By merging CISC’s extensive customer base and nationwide branch network, CICC’s strength in brand, research, products and prime brokerage business have been brought into full play.

This time, CICC has integrated the former “CICC Wealth Management” brand, with CISC’s wealth management and brokerage sub-brands, such as “CISC Gold” and “CISC Mobile” to launch the new unified brand “CICC Wealth Management”. It marks the comprehensive integration of the two platforms, and it is another milestone of the strategic transformation of CICC’s wealth management business.

Strategy Upgrade

With 12 years experience, CICC Wealth Management has become a leading wealth management institution in domestic market and has obtained many prizes from media. By taking advantage of the reform in Shenzhen and the restructuring of China Southern Securities, CISC has accumulated abundant experiences in the retail brokerage industry through more than 20 years, and has acquired strong industry position and impact.

After the brand integration, with its high-quality and professional wealth advisor team, its ability to provide solutions under international standards, its close interaction with other business divisions such as Investment Banking, Asset Management, Research and its strong technological platforms, CICC Wealth Management will provide its clients with a full-chain, one-stop and multidimensional platform, which offers more efficient, globalized and integrated trading, investment management, financing services, as well as a set of comprehensive solutions with the cooperation between wealth management and other business segments of CICC such as Investment Banking.

CICC Wealth Management will adhere to its faith of always putting its clients as priorities, persist on the model of wealth management from the buy-side perspective and dedicate itself to thoroughly understanding its clients’ needs and wants, helping its clients with professional investment advices, executing and keeping track of those investment plans religiously and trying to establish long-term trusting relationships with its clients. During this strategy upgrade conference, CICC launched “CICC Wealth Planning”, “CICC Wealth Management China Top 50 Private Account Service” and “CICC Global Family Office” which are close to advanced international market solutions. With leading professional standards, profound understanding of market policies and global visions, CICC provides life-long wealth planning for its clients, as well as asset allocation products and solutions.

Besides, CICC Wealth Management has been actively embracing the digital transformation and has made it step into the FinTech industry. Recently, CICC announced that the Company entered into a shareholders’ agreement with Tencent Digital (Shenzhen) Limited, an indirect wholly-owned subsidiary of Tencent Holdings Limited, pursuant to which the parties agreed to establish a technological joint venture. The technological joint venture is proposed to, through providing technological platform development and digitalized operational support services, facilitate the company’s wealth management, retail brokerage and other businesses to provide more convenient, intelligent and differentiated wealth management solutions, enhance the service efficiency of investment advisor, optimize precision marketing and strengthen compliance and risk control. The technological joint venture is expected to drive the accelerated transformation and scalable development of the Company’s wealth management business with digital and FinTech capabilities.

With sufficient experience in the Chinese market and always evaluating itself with global standards, CICC Wealth Management aims to build up a platform to satisfy its clients’ needs in their businesses, families and personal development comprehensively. By launching its official brand “CICC Wealth management”, imposing on its strategy upgrade and getting involved in the FinTech industry, CICC has implemented its best practices within the recent couple years to strengthen its wealth management service.

Looking into the Future

In the future, as the unified platform of CICC’s wealth management and retail brokerage business, CICC Wealth Management will continue to follow its core values of “Clients First”, “Integrity as Foundation” and “Chinese Roots and International Reach.” Adhering to our buy-side thinking and putting our clients’ interests as our priorities, we will keep on providing professional wealth management solutions to our clients under global standards and with the high quality resources from CICC’s investment banking, private equity, asset management, research and other business.

 

SOURCE China International Capital Corporation Limited

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IWFCIM & IBVM – championing efforts to incorporate sustainable business practices among entrepreneurs and promoting blockchain tech for supply chains

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Panelist for the segment Growing Local Industry Through Sustainable Fashion. From Left Ambika Sangaran, Managing Partner from Biji-biji, Dr Cordelia Mason, President from Yayasan UniKL Masrina Abdullah,Founder from Masrina Abdullah Empire Ventures Studio, Kristina Teow, President from Lean In Youth, Cris D Tran, Regional Head from Infinity Blockchain Ventures and Alejandro Kikuchi, Head International Growth, Wokana.

 

International Women’s Federation of Commerce and Industry Malaysia (IWFCIM) and Infinity Blockchain Ventures (IBV) has jointly organised the Blockchain and Fashion (BCF): Growing Local Industry Through Sustainable Fashion at the Black Box, Publika on October 15th, 2019 in conjunction with the Malaysia Fashion Week.

With the theme of Growing Local Industry Through Sustainable Fashion, BCF brings together iconic people from the sustainable fashion market and technology providers to showcase how blockchain’s transparency and traceability functions.

Dato’ Elaine Teh, President, IWFCIM, expressed her excitement on the opportunities available for entrepreneurs today: “The advent of technology enables companies to seamlessly integrate complex capabilities that can trace the whole journey of their products from farm to garment. That represents a whole new meaning to sustainability as consumers can now make smart choices on their purchases based on the information available.”

Biji-biji, one of the leading sustainable fashion players, showcased its product, the Merak Banner tote bag. Using the solution from WowTrace, it enables consumers to check and validate the origin of the product, what it is made of, when it is made — at every stage of the supply chain.

Malaysia’s leading technology visionary, Datuk Yasmin Mahmood, CEO, FutureReady Consulting Sdn Bhd says that, “The ABCD technology is embedded in our social fabric today. Specifically, with blockchain, we have arrived at an exciting time, where two-pronged goals are met. Firstly, we can have local industries and communities thrive as their artisan work, culture, heritage and rights can be protected. Secondly, it helps industries and SMEs immensely in integrating the Sustainable Development Goal as part of their strategic focus.”

“Sustainability is crucial in order to preserve the future. Through new technologies like blockchain, it can further enhance product traceability and can bring a whole new meaning to the term ethically sourced“, cite Cris D. Tran, Regional Head, Infinity Blockchain Ventures.

IBV has a full suite of blockchain solution offerings to support the local entrepreneurs by providing opportunities to learn more about blockchain technology. IBV believes that Malaysia has the potential of having successful blockchain technology implementations due to its diverse market and strong infrastructure. They are also currently working with local players to train more Malaysian blockchain developers to further support the growth of blockchain technology within the market.

 

SOURCE Infinity Blockchain Ventures

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Kakao’s Klaytn Welcomes 8 New Blockchain Application Partners

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Klaytn Welcomes 8 New Blockchain Partners

Klaytn, the leading blockchain project led by the South Korean Internet giant Kakao, today announced that 8 new blockchain projects have joined Klaytn as service partners to further developments in bringing mass blockchain adoption globally.

Dedicated to building readily usable blockchain-powered services, Klaytn is partnering with promising blockchain projects in various industry domains with massive global user base. More than a dozen of its partners that earlier joined Klaytn have already launched blockchain services, while others are set to open until early next year.

Operated by Korea’s art promotion initiative ‘ARTWA Platform,’ ‘STARTnet’ is a social commerce-based art platform committed to fostering new artists and innovating the art industry. It seeks to create a transparent art market by equipping the artists with the right to protect their own artworks. It also provides friendly art services and curations that anybody can enjoy.

Developed by Korea’s big data-based social media platform ‘0.8L,’ ‘LITER’ will also be operated through Klaytn. By applying the blockchain-powered incentive mechanism to its over 600,000 existing global users, LITER will offer fair rewards for reviews of the products and services.

‘GoodMorning’ is a marketing and data distribution platform that adds commercial value and creates trust index to various information and social networks owned by individual users.

A blockchain-based logistics service, ‘Dkargo’ has also released its plan to collaborate with Klaytn. By incorporating new mobility services beyond the existing freight transport, Dkargo seeks to create an efficient network and expand the entire logistics industry.

Other notable industry partners include ‘LOON,’ the blockchain-based healthcare service focused on women’s physiological health; ‘Monopoly,’ the platform that provides investment information for collectibles market including art, wine, and jewelry; ‘Spl.yt,’ the decentralized e-commerce protocol for global inventory and affiliate marketing system across marketplaces; and, ‘TUNE Token,’ the smart contract design service for the U.S.-based award winning music platform ‘Cre8tor.app,’ which rewards all stakeholders in the creation and distribution of music while providing a transparent royalty system.

“Klaytn is partnering with successful firms that have developed and operated services accruing millions of users, and the collaboration will contribute to building a user-friendly blockchain service,” said Jason Han, the CEO of Ground X, heading the development and operation of Klaytn. He added, “Together with service partners, Klaytn will take the blockchain industry to the next level by focusing on creating meaningful real use-cases, which stands as the next key challenge in our industry.”

 

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