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  • MEDL Mobile Holdings, Inc. - Mass Live Video Broadcasting & Custom Mobile Apps Developer 1 comment
    Feb 14, 2014 12:19 PM | about stocks: MEDL

    About MEDL Mobile Holdings, Inc.

    MEDL Mobile (OTC:OTCQB:MEDL) is an incubator, developer, accumulator and marketer of mobile technology. Company was taken public in 2011 and enjoys strong relationships with brands, entertainment industry leaders, bloggers, journalists, digital influencers and developers. Company owns over 75% stake in Hang With, Inc. - a global, mobile, social media platform that connects and shares via live-streaming video and will be monetized by fully integrated advertising. The Hang W/ mobile app connects people around the globe through live streaming video and simultaneous chat -- allowing large number of of users to "hang with" their favorite people in real time. In Jan'14, Hang W/ hit its million download milestone within 9 months which is faster than Twitter at 24 months, Pinterest at 20 months, Foursquare at 13 months and even Facebook at 10 months.

    Currently the company has a library of more than 200 apps for iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch and Android Devices but the key focus is on its flagship subsidiary Hang With, Inc. which has fast growing app Hang W/

    Mobile is hot and happening with explosive future prospects which is why this company which offers ground floor investment opportunity.

    Vendors are now predicting to ship more than 2 billion mobile phones this year, growing to over 2.3 billion mobile phones in 2017. Worldwide smartphone shipments are forecast to grow 40.0% year over year to more than 1.0 billion units this year. High smartphone growth is the result of a variety of factors, including steep device subsidies from carriers, especially in mature economic markets, as well as a growing array of sub-$200 smartphones. Total smartphone shipments are forecast to reach 1.7 billion units in 2017. "Smartphones will represent virtually all of the mobile phone market in many of the world's most developed economies by the end of 2017", said Kevin Restivo - Senior Research Analyst with IDC's Worldwide Mobile Phone Tracker program.

    Total mobile applications to be downloaded by 2014 is projected to be 76.9 billion (Source: IDC)

    MEDL has led mobile strategy, ideation, development, marketing and monetization for many of the biggest names on the planet - in areas diverse as entertainment, telecom, medicine, education and retail - for such prestigious clients as Hyundai, Taco Bell, Monster.com, The New York Times Company, Medtronic and Telefonica. The Company enters into partnerships to mobilize and monetize IP with such notable names as Encyclopedia Britannica, Real Madrid, Cheech & Chong and Marlee Matlin.

    Key services offered by company's Mobile Custom Development Group

    Experienced Professional Management Team:

    Andrew Maltin, CEO
    Andrew has been featured in Entrepreneur, 944, Success, The Wall Street Journal and The LA Times. Prior to founding MEDL Mobile, Mr. Maltin has founded and successfully exited several technology ventures.

    Dave Swartz, President
    Dave has overseen the development and design of hundreds of mobile applications. Prior to MEDL, Dave was a highly awarded ad agency creative director having led creative and strategy for clients in industries such as publishing, banking, multi-unit retail, fast food and healthcare.

    Murray Williams, CFO
    Murray was one of the founding members of Buy.Com, Inc., and was its Chief Financial Officer during a three and a half year tenure in which Buy.com sold over $1 billion in products.

    Peter Elkin, COO
    Peter is the former CFO and Executive Committee Member at NRPI/Auction.com where he helped take the company from $300M to over $3B in annual sales. Prior, he was CFO for a Computer Reseller taking them from $80M to over $300M in annual sales.

    Ted Francisco, President Mobile Custom Development
    Ted has led media, account management and strategic planning for clients in the automotive, consumer packaged goods, fast food, healthcare and business-to-business space at worldwide agencies such as TBWA Chiat/Day, FCB, Y&R and Campbell-Ewald.

    Jon Orlando, Talent Relations
    Jon spent his youth with the likes of Jackie Gleason, John Wayne, Jerry Lewis, Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin and even Elvis Presley. Prior to MEDL, Jon has produced events at The Superbowl, Kentucky Derby, Sundance, SXSW, NCAA Final Four and The Grammys.

    Capital structure:
    Outstanding - 44,405,001 shares of common stock out of which about 20 million shares are held between the founders of the company leaving rest in public float.

    Key client list for MEDL Mobile for its licensing of technology & custom app development business

    Hang With, Inc. (Hang W/) subsidiary is an exciting venture with huge potential given it is video version of Twitter - Details about it:

    MEDL Mobile is the majority owner of "Hang W/" - a global, mobile, social media platform that connects and shares via live-streaming video and will be monetized by fully integrated advertising. The Hang W/ mobile app connects people around the globe through live streaming video and simultaneous chat -- allowing hundreds, thousands and eventually millions of users to "hang with" their favorite people in real time. After several years of development efforts the patent pending technology has been rolled out. The platform was released via a private beta in January, 2013, released to the public in March, 2013 and quickly scaled to nearly 2,000,000 broadcasts in its first six months. Last month company announced million download milestone since launch of Hang W/ just 9 months ago.

    MEDL is the majority owner of Hang W/ with more than 75% ownership.
    Here's how Hang W/ works:

    1) The Broadcaster launches the app and hits START BROADCASTING.
    2) The streaming video feed is compressed and sent to company's remote, secure cloud server.
    3) Anyone following that Broadcaster receives a custom push notification saying the Broadcaster "wants to Hang W/ you."
    4) Followers have to view an unskippable pre-roll advertisement before viewing the LIVE feed.
    5) The Broadcaster is streamed LIVE for 3, 6 or 9 minutes to the Followers - who can chat simultaneously with the Broadcaster and each other.
    6) Each session ends with an action oriented, clickable, trackable post-roll banner.

    Anyone can be a Broadcaster. Anyone can be a Follower.

    Broadcasters - Spontaneous or planned broadcasts. Alert followers w/push notification, on Facebook and via Twitter. Chat live with followers. Ability to be private or block followers. Save broadcasts as Private or Public.

    Followers - Receive notification when followed broadcasters go live. Can chat live with the broadcaster and other users. Share to Facebook and Twitter. View a broadcasterʼs public archives. "Like" broadcasts.

    The opportunities to Hang W/ are endless as it could be used for a lot of exciting things for example:

    At an exotic location - Show off new talent - Share exciting news - Talk about Yummy dish you cooked - Share a hot stock pick - Launch of new product - On the red carpet - From a premiere - At a jam session - On location - Warming up / Cooling down - In the break room - Breaking news - At the gym - Backstage - Famous friends - Between takes - In the field - On the field - Going to an event - Free-styling lyrics - On a date - On the road - At the crib - The locker room - With family - Live interviews - Releasing new music - Share your holiday greetings - Before bed, just to say gʼnight.

    Hang W/ statistics:

    1 million+ Installations
    Over 2,000,000 Live Broadcasts
    More than 11,000,000 User Sessions
    Over 285,000,0000 "Hang W/ me" Notifications

    100+ Celebrities using currently and the list is growing fast - Some of the Key Celebrities using Hang W/

    Few of the many exciting recent happenings with Hang With, Inc
    1) Partnership with Westfield to create Live Mobile Shopping Experience by creating a Shopping Channel on the platform
    With more than 453 million consumer visits annually and 47 Westfield Shopping Centers across the United States, Westfield represents a diverse group of shoppers, retailers, events and experiences. The partnership will bring a select group of Hang W/ "Shopping" broadcasters into Westfield locations for special access behind the scenes, at concerts, fashion shows, product releases, sales and other retail events.

    2) Curtis "50 Cent" Jackson Invests in Hang W/
    Recently famed music artist, actor and businessman, Curtis "50 Cent" Jackson, has made an undisclosed financial investment in HangWith, Inc. Concurrent with his investment, Jackson has agreed to use Hang w/ as his exclusive live streaming video interactive mobile platform. Jackson joined the platform in August and has been using it to actively Hang W/ his fans, having created more than 100 broadcasts since signing up. In his broadcasts, 50 Cent has released previously unheard music, given sneak peeks of music videos, and brought his fans behind the scenes of his fast paced life. The Grammy-winning artist's plans for using Hang W/ include producing and releasing the first live-streamed music video on Hang W/.

    Some Negatives about the company:

    1) Has been incurring losses
    2) Management has yet to implement on ways to generate revenues from their Hang W/ app.
    3) Cash on hand is pretty low and any further capital raise from equity sale could dilute the existing share count.
    4) The stock currently trades over the counter, which deters many investors.
    5) Liquidity is limited due to relatively small float and low trading volumes.

    Key Reasons to Invest:

    1) The mobile space is experiencing explosive growth as the number of smart phones in use currently exceeds over 500 million.
    2) The number of smart phones shipments are projected to be 1.7 billion by 2017.
    3) Total mobile applications to be downloaded by 2014 is projected to be 76.9 billion.
    4) Worldwide mobile application development market is expected to reach $100 billion in revenue by 2015, was $10.2 billion in 2010 5) MEDL operates in mobile sector which is hottest & fastest growing sector with custom app development for corporate clients
    6) Has strong relationships with brands, entertainment industry leaders, bloggers, journalists, digital influencers and developers.
    7) Developed a proprietary, patent pending technology.
    8) Impressive base of partners and clients.
    9) Each end user represents significant lifetime value.
    10) Hang W/ mobile app has enormous advertising revenue potential as its usage and popularity grows exponentially given famous celebrities coming on board.
    11) Ground floor investment opportunity in fast growing mobile technology with company's core focus now on Hang With, Inc. subsidiary. Hang W/ has potential to enjoy similar growth such as YouTube, Twitter or Snapchat.
    12) Compared to current market value of Twitter at $20 billion and Snapchat at $4 billion, Hang With appears to be promising bet for investors that can visualize the enormous potential in the similar mass broadcasting and live video sharing arena.
    13) Hang With, Inc. raised $2 million in Series A round funding closed in July, 2013 from Saudi Arabia's Alireza Holding Co. which put valuation at $20 million. Current valuation could be even higher given the downloads have exceeded 1 million mark.
    14) Current market capital of about $14 million leaves ample room for capital appreciation as the management executes its strategy to boost sales & generate profits.

    For more information about MEDL Mobile

    Learn more about Hang With, Inc.

    Disclaimer: All the information on this report is believed to be true to the best of knowledge. All the information has been public and have been gathered from company press releases, SEC filings, and/or MEDL Mobile company web site. Please use expert financial advice in making any investment decisions.

    Disclosure: I am long MEDL. I wrote this article myself, and it expresses my own opinions. I am not receiving compensation for it. I have no business relationship with any company whose stock is mentioned in this article.

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