Autism Rocks festival to raise awareness

Sanjay Shah is CEO and founder of Solo Capital Markets, which is an international financial services company in London, England. Before breaking into the financial industry, Sanjay Shah Denmark studied medicine but decided that he had no interest in becoming a doctor. He and his wife had a son who was later diagnosed with autism in 2011 at the age of 4. Soon after, he had an epiphany and founded Autism Rocks. Sanjay had also been funding kids in India for over 10 years but never had an idea of how he could be of more help until now.

 

Autism Rocks was founded in 2014 by Usha and Sanjay Shah, it is a festival to raise awareness for autism. The couples goal is to change the way that autism is perceived by society. The initial thought that Sanjay had when his son was diagnosed was how he could fix things. He then realized that the best way to help was to donate money towards autism research. Sanjay had worked as a banker for Morgan Stanley, Credit Suisse and Rabobank for over a period of almost 20 years, so donating was no issue for him. He would do whatever he could to help his son in any way possible. For Sanjay, just donating was not enough and he wanted to do more which led him to helping studies that try to increase the understanding of autism. He believes that it is helpful that there are many support groups for families that have a loved one with autism, but felt that not enough money was going towards actual research. Sanjay wants more money to go into the research of the initial cause of autism and how we can help those suffering.

 

In April, they held their annual festival “Autism Rocks“, for Autism Awareness Month. The festival included a live concert and charity. Autism Rocks has raised over $600,000 by putting together concerts that our youth could relate to, this included Flo Rida and Tyga among others. The festival also included fun events such as laser tag, horse rides, face painting and a petting zoo.

 

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Madison Street Capital Is Prepared For Fourth Quarter Results

The investment banking industry is not having one of its best years in 2016. Most hedge funds are struggling to keep up with the returns that the S&P 500 is posting. The S&P 500 is up about 7% this year, and hedge fund returns are averaging about 3%, according to the Chief Executive Officer of the Chicago-based hedge Fund, and Merger and Acquisition firm, Madison Street Capital. Many of the hedge funds are making excuses for their poor performance. Some funds say market conditions are making it harder to produce better returns. Madison Street Capital’s hedge fund has been doing better than most hedge funds in the country, and most of the credit for the success of Madison Street’s fund goes to Anthony Marsala, the man that started the investment firm 11 years ago.

Hedge funds are not turning over their portfolio as frequently as they have done in the past, and some of them are holding their positions longer. Hedge fund density is still very high, but the returns that are keeping the hedge funds in positive territory are from the key stocks that have a history of solid performance,. More than 65 percent of the typical hedge funds have long equity positions on 10 key stocks. Hedge funds are designed to take risks, but what is happening in 2016 is, most hedge funds are taking the same risks. Botchway thinks the lack of diversity is creating the less than stellar performance.

Madison Street Capital likes diversification. The firm’s Merger and Acquisition division is one of the main reasons Madison Street Capital continues to be a profitable investment firm. Madison Street focuses on medium size merger and acquisitions. Medium size means $100 to $500 million size companies, according to Marsala. Anthony Marsala is one of the best M&A professionals in the business. Marsala was nominated for the 2015 40 Under Forty Award which is given by the National Association of Certified Valuators and Analysts (NACVA) every year. Tony was nominated for his leadership ability, his integrity, and his work ethic.

The main issue in the hedge fund industry, according to Marsala, is the big hedge funds are getting too big, and that is crowding the industry because they are all following similar strategies. In 2004, there were 5,000 hedge funds. Today there are more than 10,000 hedge funds and a large percentage of those funds are following the same course of action, and that action is not producing results, according to Mr. Marsala. The hedge fund industry is destined to shrink in 2017. Marsala said that most hedge funds are not managed properly, and the fees they charge are way out of line.

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White Shark Media uses its Customers’ Complaints to build a better Communication Strategy

Any company can use its customers’ complaints to improve service delivery and customer satisfaction. When the customers see that their voices matter, they are more likely to become loyal to the company. This approach to complaints creates cordial relationship between a firm and its clients.

Among the most imminent complaints to White Shark Media was that customers do not receive adequate communication from the company. The company acknowledged that their core business being consultation, they needed to enhance the way they communicated with clients.

To curb the complaints, the company has introduced a new policy requiring supervisors to hold monthly meetings with clients using GoToMeeting platform. Before each monthly meeting, clients are provided with a copy of the month’s campaign performance.

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The company assigned senior strategists the task of meeting with the clients on GoToMeeting platform. The platform allows a strategist to share a screen with the client as she or he discuss the performance of the client’s campaign.

Communication has also been boosted with the introduction direct communication between clients and their contact persons. The supervisor to the contact person is also available to receive complaints in case a client feels dissatisfied by the services offered by his or her contact person. Both the contact persons and supervisors can be reached directly on phone for prompt discussions.

The issue of customers loosing contact with their Adwords campaign has also been addressed. The company agrees that there are no proper channels for small businesses to assess and review the progress of their campaigns. The firm further assured clients of quality by introducing SEM supervisors.

Once a client signs up, a SEM supervisor is assigned to his or her account to track and review every process to ensure the right steps have been executed.  Learn more about White Shark Media Complaints: http://www.whitesharkmedia.com/testimonials/

White Shark Media introduced a system that enables clients to review when and how campaigns are executed. Supervisors are also available to offer more information on campaign progress. Finally, the firm has provided clients with guidelines on what to do in case they need to review the performance of their campaigns.

To sort out complaints that old campaigns are better than the updated optimized campaigns, White Shark Media Complaints team stated that they strive to make sure that all campaigns were performing optimally. The optimized campaigns were introduced in an attempt to improve clients’ results. However, old campaigns are to remain active until the new ones start delivering results.

Finally, some customers complained about the lack of SEO services in the company. The company maintained that it will not provide SEO services but encouraged clients to approach it for a comprehensive review of SEO companies and services.

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European Hedge Funds Are Not Performing Up To Expectations In 2016 According To Madison Street Capital’s CEO Charles Botchway

Several hedge fund managers bet that the economy would crash in 2008. Kyle Bass, Hayman Capital’s hedge fund manager, was one of the people in the United States that made a fortune when the subprime mortgage industry fell apart. Crispin Odey is one of the people that enjoyed his five minutes of fame in the United Kingdom when he predicted the financial crash. Odey made a bundle of pounds because of that bet. Charles Botchway, the Chief Executive Officer of Madison Street Capital in Chicago, followed the events that unfolded in the hedge industry eight years ago. But he wasn’t one of the hedge managers to win or lose big like some of the other well-known funds on this side and the other side of the great pond.

 

 

Botchway knows of Crispin Odey, and he likes to say that Odey is a charismatic hedge fund manager who makes the right choices when he invests. But the recent Brexit vote caught Odey by surprise. Crispin is back in the headlines for being the worst performing European hedge fund this year. Madison Street Capital’s hedge fund is nowhere near as large as the Odey fund. Odey manages a £628 million fund, and that fund is now at the bottom of the European rankings.

 

 

Mr. Botchway read an HSBC performance review that was released at the beginning of August that said Odey’s European fund plunged by 29.2 per cent between January 1 and July 29, 2016. It was a devastating blow to the flamboyant Odey, who is frequently in the UK news for spending tons of money on frivolous personal items. He once bought a chicken coop for £150,000, and the press started to call his massive estate in Gloucestershire, Cluckingham Palace.

 

 

Madison Street Capital’s hedge fund doesn’t take the risks that other hedge funds take, but the Madison Street Capital fund consistently has better than average returns. CEO Charles Botchway and COO Tony Marsala don’t have reputations like Odey. Both men try to keep a low profile in the press. Madison Street specializes in merger and acquisitions, so news about Madison Street usually is about how Marsala and Botchway put a medium size merger together that benefits the corporations involved in the merger. Anthony Marsala was in the news lately for being nominated for the 2015 National Association of Certified Valuators and Analysts 40 under Forty Recognition Award. The NACV nominated Marsala for his outstanding performance, his leadership abilities, and his unprecedented achievements in the merger and acquisition industry.

 

 

Madison Street Capital may not be the most well-known firm in the financial industry, but it is one of the most reliable firms in the hedge fund business

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Why Is Shaygan Kheradpir The Best Choice For Coriant?

The best choice for the new Coriant CEO is Shaygan Kheradpir because he has the cell phone design experience that is needed to make sure that the company will be able to excel in the market. The market is overflowing with new companies, but some of the things that need to be done can only be done by someone who knows what it is like to produce and market cell phones. Coriant is a big company that has put together all the best networks in the world for companies that are in need, and those very same networks can be used with new phones. It is all about how they can deliver customer service, and they have a plan for that. Read more:
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Shaygan Kheradpir knows what it takes to make nice cell phones, and he was one on the original people at Verizon who was able to put out phones faster than the competition. The phones that come out of Coriant might be just as modern, and it is important for the company to know that it has been given a chance to succeed when it gets started in retail.

There is a lot of retail experience where Shaygan Kheradpir comes from because of all the time spent at Verizon. Their nice marketing campaign was helpful in making their phones more desirable, and the marketing that has been done for Verizon could work just as well at a company like Coriant. The company is trying to make sure that it is in good position to make more money, and they believe that they should try to do more with the networks that they have. The networks are going to be very powerful, and customers are going to get better calls out of all these different things.

The calls that are made by customers through Coriant are already very strong, and now their company can make it even stronger with cell phones. They hired Shaygan Kheradpir because they know that he can do things right, and they believe that he can make a difference in the way the company will function in the future.

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The Benefits of Wen by Chaz

There are a ton of hair products on the market. There is never any shortage of choices, but most people don’t have the time or desire to go around testing different products. It is always going to be a lot easier to get a product that has been tried and tested. That is essentially what Emily McClure has done for so many people that were interested in Wen by Chaz. She has tested the cleansing conditioner and made people aware of the effectiveness of this product.
Wen is a brand that has been around for years, and many celebrities have given the shampoo and conditioner their stamp of approval. The issue with this is that most people will simply assume that these are paid actresses that are just promoting a product for pay. What McClure has done is use the Wen Cleansing Conditioner and post pictures. She has done her part in helping people get a very fair assessment of what is happening with this product. People have become much more in tune with the effectiveness of Wen on fine hair because someone from the working class – that has nothing to gain – is trying this product out. Check out the YouTube ads for Wen and learn more about their products.

The Wen product line is vast, but most of the products are multifaceted. These are products that have shampoo and conditioners all rolled into one. There are a lot of different products from Wen that have different ingredients that provide different results. Some of the Wen products are designed to manage frizzy hair. Other products may be designed to strengthen hair. All of the different products from Wen have allowed people from various walks of life to patronize the brand. That is the reason that it has become as popular as it is. More people like Emily McClure are testing it. Need Wen? place you order on Amazon.com today.

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George Soros has Turned Bearish: Is this the Start of a Global Financial Turmoil?

In 2007, few investors believed in George Soros, when he publicly announced that the housing market and sub-prime mortgage will trouble US markets in the coming months. As a result, most investors lost heavily. However, Soros gained nearly $1 billion by profiting from the bearish markets during the financial crisis. In fact, such decisions by George Soros are not strange because he is well-known in the financial communities to relish bear markets. Since 2007, George Soros is passively involved in the decision-making process of his hedge fund, Soros Funds Management LLC. Despite the fact that George Soros has invested nearly $30 billion in his fund, he is mostly focused on philanthropic activities and supporting political activists.

George Soros is Active Again

Yet, the tide may be turning again as George Soros is rumored to be actively directing his investment moves after a hiatus of several years. Industry analysts who have keenly followed the billionaire suggest that George Soros is going bearish on the global market. They firmly believe that George is once again investing heavily in bearish funds that take advantage of the gloomy economy. According to sources that are close to the Soros family, George thinks that that the global economy is slowly going into a recession, once again. He suggests that the upcoming financial crisis will be related to a slowing Chinese Economy and ongoing troubles in the European Union.

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Why George Soros is Bearish?

Regarding China, Soros claims that there is a fundamental problem with its foreign reserves and political setup, both of which are tightly integrated. Accordingly, China is the only major Asian economy, which is depleting its foreign reserves quickly. If the current state of affairs continue, China will soon be on the edge of economic troubles because its politicians are not eager to implement quick political and economic reforms that are needed to cope with the upcoming dishevel. Similarly, the ongoing migrant crisis in Europe and recent UK exit from the E.U. will soon prove to be more catastrophic than most people think. Regarding Europe, E.U. will not be able to recover from the ongoing problems. As a result of these two mega economies suffering, ripple effect will be heard across the globe plunging the entire global economy in a recession.

While it may be true that these predictions may prove false, investors are well aware that George Soros is one of only few investors who actively invest in their predictions. Accordingly, he has also proved highly successful with his bearish predictions. For instance, he recently bought 19 Million shares in Barrick Gold Corporation, which netted him nearly $90 Million in the first quarter of this year. Likewise, shares in the Silver Wheaten Corporation yielded 28 percent returns during the same period.

Historically, professionals like to invest in Gold and Silver as these are regarded as safe investments during times of distress. As George is actively buying such shares, investors are also beginning to take notice.

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Whistleblowing Is More Complicated Than Many People Realize

SEC whistleblowers who provide tips about possible unlawful conduct are heroes, although they rarely see themselves that way. Anyone who is considering alerting the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) about irregularities that involve their employer, colleagues or friends has probably wrestled with the decision for a while before taking action. People who find the courage to report potential violations should remember that they are protecting investors who are saving for retirement or their child’s college education.

While most individuals working in the financial services industry are familiar with the SEC whistleblower program, few know anyone who actually submitted a tip to the SEC, since whistleblowers often use an attorney to make an anonymous submission. While the SEC protects whistleblower’s identities, it’s possible that a person’s employer will figure out where the SEC is getting their information. Being represented by an attorney ensures that a whistleblower has someone to turn to in case the firm decides to retaliate.

Individuals also choose to submit their information through an SEC whistleblower attorney to ensure that their tip is well-presented and actionable. Often, employees have questions about what constitutes evidence of wrongdoing and whether or not the employee can remove the evidence from his or her company’s property. .

Law firms with experience representing whistleblowers who successfully collected a reward understand what is takes to get their client the maximum reward. Only whistleblowers who furnish information which helps the SEC collect at least $1,000,000 in penalties are eligible for an award, which can range from 10 to 30 percent of the fines assessed against the company found guilty of securities fraud. There are many factors that the SEC considers when determining a whistleblower’s reward, including the whistleblower’s participation in the fraudulent activity. In certain cases, individuals who engaged in the misconduct may still be eligible for a reward; complicit persons should always consult a highly experienced SEC whistleblower attorney before giving the SEC their information.

Certain people are ineligible to receive whistleblower awards, however, there are exceptions to the exclusions, which is why people who have questions should always contact a law firm that specializes in representing whistleblowers.

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White Shark Media Maintains A Positive Reputation By Taking Customer Satisfaction Seriously

Advertising online has become one of the most effective ways of marketing a business or product nowadays. White Shark Media is a company that offers services to clients and businesses that are working on increasing their awareness.

The company offers services for creating SEO content on websites while maintaining a positive standing with their clients and handling all their concerns with care.

The steam at White Shark Media Complaints team have learned how important it is to maintain a good relationship with their customers. This is something that is especially important for building a reputation as an online marketing firm. The company has a blog set up through their websites where clients can look at how they have handled customers concerns in the past.

For instance, there were customers who were unhappy with not being able to see their campaigns for Adwords through White Shark Media.

The company used this feedback to improve on their service and now they explain how things work with each clients fully before things get started between the two parties. This lets the clients know what to expect from start to finish as well as allowing them to check in on their campaigns status. Learn more about White Shark Media Complaints: https://plus.google.com/+Whitesharkmedia

A common concern for many clients in the past was that they didn’t have any good way for direct communication with the company. Following up on this feedback, the company decided to schedule call sessions on a monthly basis with their clients as well as allowing them to request meetings if they feel they need to speak with an expert.

The firm uses a tool for online conferencing to hold the meetings online when providing clients with their campaign information. In this manner, the clients can see information on a duplicate screen that details out their reports while speaking with a representative.

White Shark Media welcomes all feedback and wants their clients to lets them know their concerns to improve their services. Customers are given information to directly contact their representatives to ask questions, and they are also able to use their social media sites to communicate with them as well.

White Shark Media’s approach to handling their clients has earned them a positive reputation and made them a go to online marketing company for complete customer satisfaction.

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Choosing A Reliable Online Reputation Management Service

Status Labs is a leader in the reputation management industry and has been providing outstanding service to clients. Just over a year ago, Status Labs experienced the negative impact of reputation damage. One of the former executives got into an issue that led to the incidence and Status Labs professionals stepped in right away to resolve the situation and prevent any devastating consequences that could have occurred.

Having a good online reputation is not option these days. If you done’ want to risk losing your customers or clients, then you must have a reputation management system in place. People tend to believe what they read online and if there is derogatory content about you or your business, then it can lead to devastating consequences. Strive to maintain a positive reputation if you want to run a successful business or have a good career.

You can’t control what people say about you online, but you can do something to reduce its visibility and damage through expert reputation management service. Online reputation management experts use the knowledge and tools developed for the field of digital content publishing and search engine optimization to push down negative content and push up positive reviews. This means, that when people look up your name or company’s name, they will only see the positive reviews and comments.

Status Labs has great expertise in bad content removal, positive content promotion, reviews management and reputation intelligence. Numerous businesses around the globe rely on Status Labs for top notch online reputation management and professional public relations services. The reputation management specialists at Status Labs are well versed in search engine optimization and digital publishing and they are highly dedicated to rendering outstanding services to their clients.

When you sign up for their service, your digital analyst uses their online reputation management business strategy to increase your ratings, generate positive reviews, manage your social media and other networks and much more. Have a look around Status Labs’ website to learn more about the benefits of utilizing their online reputation repair, reputation monitoring and reputation management.

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