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David Osio Leads Davos Financial Group in New Directions July 19, 2016

David Osio, along with Gerard Gonzalez and Pablo Bausili, Executive directors and his real estate team at Davos Real Estate Group launch a new mobile application for their valued clientele. The mobile app “Davos CAP Calculator” helps clients estimate the overall returns on real estate investments they are considering. Davos is a leader in the Latin American market, helping customers formulate investment strategies that meet their goals and expectations.

For the past several months Gerard Gonzalez has been working with Tecknolution, on the design and production of this tool, which helps to predict the gain of an investment property, after property management expenses are considered. The app is on the latest technology platforms and is available on iPhone and Android phones. There will be complementary apps that allow other reports to be generated.

David Osio, claims the mobile app allows the company to assist in guiding their clients when investing in real estate, so will be very helpful. Clients can estimate the rental prices needed on a property to generate the required income level desired. It will also allow for projections of mortgage payments attached to properties.

David Osio currently is the Chief Executive Officer of Davos Financial Group, a group consisting of independent and licensed companies for asset management and financial advisory services. They were Venezuela’s first comprehensive financial firm. In recent years, the company has expanded to New York City, Miami, Geneva and Panam. David served as Vice President of Commercial Banking for Banco Latino in Miami, before starting Davos Financial Group. From 1989 to 1993 his managed all corporate departments, and customer acquisitions. He helped the Bank significantly grow its portfolio and develop a stronger international position. http://www.davidosio.com/

Mr. Osio was Director for Escritorio Juridico MGO in Caracas, Venezuela. He studied law at Universidad Catolica Andres Bello and completed his degree in 1988. He went on to continue his studies at the New York Financial Institute in the field of financial advising and consulting. David is active in providing charitable support to the Wayuu Taya Foundation and Children’s Orthopedic Hospital of Venezuela. He also supports The Miami Symphony Orchestra.

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The Remarkable Dick DeVos

For many generations members of the Devos family has generously contributed to the conservative movement and the Christian right. Dick DeVos has also donated to the anti-union and anti-tax efforts. Overall, the DeVos family members have been very generous when donating to various places.
Dick DeVos was born on October 21, 1955 in Grand Rapids Michigan. His parents are Richard and Helen DeVos. He graduated from the Forest Hill’s public school system. Throughout his childhood he was involved in the family business Amway. His father, Richard DeVos was the co-founder of Amway.
Dick DeVos attended and received his bachelor’s degree from Northwood University. Later he attended Harvard’s Business School and Wharton School’s Executive Study Program, but did not graduate from neither college. He received honorary doctorates from Grove City College, Central Michigan University, and Northwood University. Dick DeVos has held a lot of executive positions in his lifetime. He was the President of Amway and President and CEO of the Orlando Magic’s basketball team. He was the president of Amway from 1993 to 2002 and was responsible from company’s operations in 50 countries and six continents. Dick led the company sales to rise tremendously. He is now the president and CEO of The Windquest Group in downtown Grand Rapids. He has been involved in political activities and school voucher’s during his lifetime. In 2010 he was awarded the Art of Giving Award by the Spectrum Health Foundation.
Besides from work Dick DeVos is a family man. Dick has a wife Betsy and four children. He also has four grandchildren. Dick DeVos is a remarkable and generous man. He has touched many people’s lives with his many contributions to foundations and companies.

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Marc Sparks life as a business person July 6, 2016

Spark Tank is one of the association that has been of great help to a good number of entrepreneurs in the country. The institution is currently providing financial help to many people with startups. If someone needs financial help from the entity, he will have to apply it fast.

After someone has submitted his application, he will have to justify why he thinks his business will impact positively on lives of people in the country. Profitability of the entity is also crucial since Spark tank only finances people whose entities are the most profitable.

Spark Tank was started by Marc Sparks a well know business man in Dallas. Marc is a business person who owns a portion of companies which perform very well at the moment. He is also a venture capitalist. This explains why he started his tank.

A number of his businesses are also in the telecommunication industry providing different services of products. Some of the companies include Cardinal Telecom. Learn more about Marc Sparks: https://disqus.com/by/marcsparks/ and http://www.goodreads.com/author/show/9661324.Marc_Sparks

It is an entity offering communication service to cell phone owners. The entity is one of the most promising companies in the telecommunication industry. Apart from Cardinal Telecom, he is also a stakeholder in Jay Wireless.

A good number of startups companies he has financed have been able to perform well. It is because he has put in place a sound system in which entrepreneurs startups can be assessed deeply thus the panel can easily know if the startup is viable or not. In most cases, many investors have incurred losses by investing in many startups.

Many entrepreneurs have received financial support from Spark Tank for the past years and have been able to make their dreams come through. Apart from the entity offering capital to the client, it will also take you through some guidelines that will enable you to take your firm to the next level. Read more: Marc Sparks – AngelList

In cases where the company is performing well, and entrepreneur need a line of credit to expand to other parts of the globe then you will be fully supported under certain conditions so has to ensure the interest of both parties have been met.

Apart from offering financial support to businesspeople, Marc Spark has also taken part in philanthropic activities at his home are. He has provided for the homeless people in Dallas a number of time by building homes and providing education for young people who cannot afford.

Marc Sparks is also an author. He has been writing a book to encourage entrepreneurs in different challenges they face when trying to pursue their dreams. His book is titled They Can’t Eat You.in the book he explains what he underwent when building his empire. The book also talks about his background.

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Creating a Fun Way for Students to Study July 2, 2016

ClassDojo is an application that enables teachers to communicate daily activities with students and their parents. ClassDojo was established by Sam Chaudhary and co-founder Liam Don in 2011. The application allows students, teachers and parents keep up with daily activities by use of interesting pictures and videos. The app also gives the teachers ability to teach their students complicated issues in a straightforward manner.

ClassDojo seeks to convert an ordinary classroom or school creating a community that helps teachers and students to grow together. The company’s mission is to provide the society with the ability to change the regular system of education for good. Over the few years, it has been in operation. ClassDojo has enjoyed a meteoric rise to become one of the most used educational application in the market. It is used two in every three schools in America and is present in over 180 nations worldwide.

The use of the app in schools has many benefits. ClassDojo helps to establish a fun classroom experience to help bring out the qualities in the students. The app also enables users to share photos and videos. The app promises to ensure that all the students love studying, and the teacher enjoys teaching them. The app creates a positive culture in the classrooms.

ClassDojo also has many benefits to the parents. A busy parent may not always have the ability to attend parent meetings. The application ensures that the parent can receive instant messages about their child directly. Parents are also assured to enjoy receiving photos of their children in class. At times the teacher goes through a lot to ensure that parents get notices about important dates and events. The app relieves the teacher of any stress by enabling them to communicate in an easy way.

In an interview with Mercury News, Sam Chaudhary gave some insight on the revolutionary app. He explained how ClassDojo was impacting the lives of the students and teachers. Chaudhary also stated that the company was aware of the importance of privacy and how they were addressing the matter. He insisted that the app was safe and that every individual user can make their info private.
When asked about how the company was intending to generate money, Sam answered by saying that although ClassDojo was free for anyone to use, they would come up with specific features that would require people to pay for in time. He was confident that the users would pay because they liked what they got from the app. Sam attributed his idea of the app to his experience as a teacher. His desire to help more kids to learn was surely a motivating factor.

In the interview, Sam had many positive things to say about the company and what he was expecting from ClassDojo in future. According to him, the company has just begun going forward. He expects the future to be brilliant for the communication platform.

 

Find out more about Class Dojo:

https://classdojo.zendesk.com/hc/en-us/categories/200185275-For-teachers

 

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