New Products and Services


Midigator Releases DisputeFlow

Corey Baggett’s company, Midigator, now makes it radically simple to fight chargebacks and payment disputes with the latest addition to its technology platform, DisputeFlow. Corey describes DisputeFlow as a must-use tool for in-house management teams, “Once you see just how simple it is, you’ll wonder how you managed for so long without it.”


Abhay Gupta Launches New AI Solutions

Abhay Gupta successfully launched two new utility artificial intelligence (AI) solutions in the past month: one for detection and analysis of electric vehicle (EV) charging in the home for utility grid planning and targeted EV program marketing, and another for elevating utility call center representatives to strategic value creators with AI-generated customer energy usage information.


Inspired Now Free for SMBs

Pratick Thakrar shared that his company, Inspired, has made its award-winning marketing platform FREE for SMBs. The self-service platform will allow business owners of any size to understand their customer needs and take control of their digital marketing, without the need for an agency. In giving smaller business owners easy and intuitive access to the same marketing tools used by enterprise brands, Inspired hopes they can take their own brand to the next level.


Events and Appearances


Facilio Hosts Future Proof Dubai

Prabhu Ramachandran‘s company, Facilio, recently united top CRE (commercial real estate) and FM leaders at a unique conference, Future Proof Dubai, to discuss how technology is transforming the environment.


Marc Fischer Speaks at RJI Innovation Series

Marc Fischer recently spoke at the RJI Innovation Series at the University of Missouri School of Journalism. The symposium featured academics, journalists from the Washington Post, Wired, and The Wall Street Journal, and leaders of the AI community. The event delved into AI’s potential to disrupt political norms, the news cycle, and the spread of information. Marc has also been tapped to deliver the keynote address at the inaugural California Senate App Challenge Awards Ceremony, to inspire and expose K-12 students to coding and engage them in STEM fields. Finally, Dogtown Media won a bronze ADDY at the American Advertising Awards.


Shefik Macauley Wins dotCOMM Award and Livestreams YWCA Event

Shefik Macauley won a 2018 dotCOMM Gold Award for his nationally syndicated terrestrial radio show, “Shefik presents Invocation.” In addition, in honor of Women’s History Month, Shefik recently livestreamed coverage from the Spirit of a Woman Awards ceremony and banquet in cooperation with YWCA Yonkers.


Thom Damstra to Speak at Collision

Thom Damstra has been selected to speak at Collision, the world’s fastest-growing tech start-up conference, next month in Toronto. Collision also selected mobilityView for their Elite Startup Program.


Books and Interviews


Shailu Tipparaju Publishes New Book

Shailu Tipparaju announced his new book, Reflections: On Living, Loving and Working. Published by Fondesan, co-authored with Dr. Bala V. Balachandran, the inspirational journal is available now on Amazon.


Junior Bernadin Featured in VoyageATL

Junior Bernadin was recently interviewed by VoyageATL about The Ron Clark Academy, discussing the company’s mission and Junior’s experiences and vision for the future.

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