GTEC Holdings Completes Draw Down on $2 Million Convertible Loan Facility

KELOWNA, BC, Oct. 23, 2018 /CNW/ - GTEC Holdings Ltd. (TSXV: GTEC; OTC: GGTTF) ("GTEC" or the "Company") is pleased to announce that pursuant to the Loan Agreement with Invictus MD Strategies Corp. (TSXV:GENE; OTC:IVITF; FRA:8IS1) ("Invictus") dated October 16, 2018, as announced on October 19, 2018, it has completed the draw down of $2,000,000 of convertible debt (the "Convertible Debt"), evidenced by way of a Convertible Grid Promissory Note (the "Promissory Note"). The proceeds from the Convertible Debt will be used by GTEC to further execute GTEC's cannabis retail expansion strategy in Canada.

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Evolent Health, Inc. Announces Exercise of Option to Purchase Additional Convertible Senior Notes Due 2025

WASHINGTON, Oct. 23, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Evolent Health, Inc. (NYSE: EVH), a company providing an integrated value-based care platform to the nation's leading health systems and physician organizations ("Evolent Health"), today announced that, in connection with its offering of 1.50% convertible senior notes due 2025 (the "notes"), the initial purchasers have exercised in full their option to purchase an additional $22.5 million aggregate principal amount of the notes. Consummation of the sale of the notes is subject to customary closing conditions, and there can be no assurance that this sale of the notes in connection with the option exercise will be consummated. The closing of the option exercise is expected to occur on October 24, 2018. Following the closing of the option exercise, Evolent Health will have issued a total of $172.5 million aggregate principal amount of notes.

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Knowles Commits $250,000 for Women in Engineering

ITASCA, Ill.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Knowles Corporation (NYSE: KN), a market leader and global provider of advanced micro-acoustic, audio processing, and precision device solutions, to

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Blackstone Mortgage Trust Reports Third Quarter 2018 Results

NEW YORK, Oct. 23, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Blackstone Mortgage Trust, Inc. (NYSE: BXMT) today reported its third quarter 2018 results.

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Motto Mortgage Among Top One Percent of Fastest-Growing Emerging Franchises

DENVER, Oct. 23, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Motto Franchising, LLC is among the top one percent of fastest-growing emerging franchises in 2018, according to an analysis of over 2,500 franchise systems conducted by Franchise Grade®.

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Securian Financial Named "Top Company for Women Technologists"

ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Securian Financial is a “Top Company for Women Technologists” according to, a nonprofit social enterprise committed to increasing the

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NASGO to Launch AMICO, an Incentivized Social eCommerce Application Built on Blockchain at ‘The Reveal’, Oct 27 at the Dolby Theater

LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- In addition to creating music and Augmented Reality (AR) history, blockchain pioneer NASGO ( will premiere their new social eCommerce m

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Surprise $100,000 From Reliant Helps Read Fort Worth Improve Literacy Among Third Grade Students

HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Research shows 75 percent of third graders who struggle with reading never catch up, drastically increasing their chances of dropping out of high school.

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MIT-Funded Study Confirms Big Word Club’s New Vocabulary Program is Effective, Low-Cost and Requires No Teacher Training

DENVER--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Over the last 18 months, Big Word Club has been the focus of an MIT-funded evaluation implemented by the University of Chicago and University of Toronto t

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Healthy Paws Pet Insurance® Releases 2018 Cost Of Pet Health Care Report

SEATTLE, Oct. 23, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Healthy Paws Pet Insurance--the #1 customer-rated provider of insurance for dogs and cats--has released the third annual Cost of Pet Health Care Report, a free, downloadable report supported by data from almost 500,000 claims submitted from June 2017 to June 2018. The report details the top ten most common conditions for dogs and cats and their corresponding veterinary costs, plus symptoms, treatment, and case studies.

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