Almost three years ago, the Superstars joined the Sunshine State League in favor of using wooden bats, but Walters was still focused on promoting the history of the Negro Leagues. The story of the Triple Nickels never made it into their history books. The Negro Baseball League wasn’t talked about much on the sports channels.
Meanwhile, AKQA’s Future Lions program again challenged college students to create innovative brand campaigns. More than 1,000 entries were collected from 40 countries, with AKQA hosting the winners at the Cannes festival. CEO, Monica Karo, said that the Omnicom firm’s goal was to continue to build a consistent global presence.
According to the results the top 10 coolest brands to Gen Z are as follows:Furthermore, the coolest celebrities included Steph Curry, Selena Gomez, Emma Watson, Chance the Rapper, and Ariana Grande. The coolest music held Twenty One Pilots, Drake, Beyonce, Fall Out Boy, Coldplay, The Beatles, and Panic at the Disco. The least cool brands were TMZ, Wall Street Journal, Sprint, and Yahoo!.
She told me: “My life was planned elsewhere. Navigating the world here in the [mainland] United States. I still don’t know what I’m going to do with my life. Ripken, a spokesman for the region’s milk producers, doesn’t want to promote alcohol or tobacco. Ripken said he doesn’t want to get involved with products he doesn’t believe in or be cast in a role he’s uncomfortable with such as a hard sell TV ad.”I have to like it and believe in it,” Ripken said. “I try to never forget who I am or what I am I’m a baseball player.”Such selectivity inevitably means saying no to new ideas and ending relationships already under way.
Blockchain advocates have long touted the technology ability to disrupt entrenched business models. Now, several companies want to use it for real estate crowdfunding in a bid to circumvent the banks.Bermuda based Viva Network wants to exploit the blockchain ability to store records and transfer value quickly across international borders. Network is a platform that has developed a peer to peer version of the mortgage backed security, known as the Fractional Mortgage Share (FMS), said founder Nick Thomson.Targeting Bermuda as its first market, the company would use local mortgage professionals to run hubs that would evaluate and underwrite mortgages.
So, is your return still 10%? At first glance, you might think so. In fact, using the ROI formula above, the ROI on this investment appears exactly the same as the previous investment. But, given that you had $1500 invested for several months of the investment period (from February through September), you’d think that a 10% return should have resulted in a higher ending balance.