A diversified holding company operating in Media and Medical Marijuana
Player's Network, Inc. (NASDAQ: PNTV) is a diversified holding company operating in marijuana and media. The company's primary objective is to create long-term shareholder value by identifying opportunities in underserved and niche emerging markets whose growth potential is significant and likely underappreciated.
Player's Network main focus is to advance its existing holdings, while providing shareholders direct access to these businesses. Existing holdings take precedence over all investment capital allocation and resources as the company works to improve the market's understanding of these businesses, and assist with their growth by providing capital and resources while maximizing their value.
Player's Network owns 86% of Green Leaf Farms Holdings, LLC, which has Nevada state-issued cultivation and production license(s). The cultivation license enables Green Leaf Farms to grow marijuana while the production license enables the company to create extracts for use in cartridges, oils and edibles. Player's Network's wholly owned WeedTV.com subsidiary is developing the ultimate resource for the marijuana lifestyle.
As a fully reporting, publicly traded company since 1998, Player's Network's first priority in any venture is to build long-term shareholder value. While shareholder value comes in many forms, Player's Network's powerful management team puts vision, scalability and potential cashflow above all.
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- Diversified holding company operating in lucrative media and marijuana markets
Multi-channel platform provides opportunities to significantly increase distribution
Holdings in marijuana businesses serve as sturdy anchors in burgeoning industry
Focused on the thriving market in Nevada, driven by significant tourist traffic and demand
Owns majority interest in Green Leaf Farms Holdings, private company with cultivation and production licenses issued from the state of Nevada
Employs a unique vertical marketing strategy through wholly owned WeedTV.com subsidiary
Launched Marijuana Accelerator, an ecosystem for the marijuana industry designed to connect entrepreneurs and investors to PNTV's network and develop partnerships.
Secured approximately $450,000 in product sponsorships from companies who have signed with Green Leaf Farms and WeedTV.com
Satisfied all outstanding toxic debt
- Market cap of approximately $31 million; based on current indicators, PNTV is undervalued
2016 book value and total assets significantly higher, year-over-year
Uplisted to the OTCQB to increase transparency and reporting standards, achieve greater liquidity and market visibility
CEO Mark Bradley personally invested $350,000 into the company, above market price
All holdings moving from developmental stage companies to operational
- Marijuana industry poised for substantial growth, forecast to reach $24B by 2025
In Nevada, recreational use of marijuana and cannabis is legal for adults ages 21 and up
The Nevada market is set to explode, with legalized recreational buying/selling is expected by July 2017, creating potential annual sales of $450M- $550M
The "go-to" source for information, entertainment, products and services for the marijuana lifestyle
Founded in February 2014, WeedTV.com is a niche social network and lifestyle channel destination for the marijuana industry. The platform is developing the "go-to" source for information, entertainment, products and services for people who relate to the marijuana lifestyle and an active social community. WeedTV.com features daily stories sourced by WeedTV.com correspondents and contributors from around the world.
Programming includes political news, business news on the industry, financial analysis from industry experts, growing tips, cooking tips, the "Weed101" section, medical applications/issues, lifestyle features, and entertainment specials.
By leveraging media, WeedTV.com builds long-term brand equity and connects consumers to businesses. This is accomplished through fresh and relevant content such as professionally produced branded television segments, user-generated videos, blogs, editorials, tweets (twitter), photos, special offers, events and custom-designed contests to engage both consumers and businesses with their brands and services.
WeedTV.com's first original series, titled "High Stakes," was developed by Michael Berk, the company's Chief Creative Officer and creator of Baywatch - one of the most popular cable series of all time. High Stakes is a docu-series that follows the team at Green Leaf Farms as it builds its facility and launches its marijuana business.
The initial launch strategy is to broadcast live videos. WeedTV's software is powered by tools that help content creators maximize their reach for "Going Live." Currently, most social media platforms, such as Facebook and Twitter/periscope, prioritize live content and encourage their members to "Go Live." They reward their members who Go Live by distributing the live content to a larger audience - thus leading to more viewers.
WeedTV generates revenues through advertising, directory listings, cross-selling with other companies, and professional services. WeedTV offers clients a full suite of digital tools to help them market and manage their business online. Some of the tools include a loyalty program, database management system, content and social media management system, video players, reporter application, memberships, coupons and much more for a small monthly fee. WeedTV estimates there are currently about 80,000 potential business customers and growing! The company intends on building a large sales team to approach these companies and provide strong customer service.
The goal is to successfully close approximately 10% of the businesses by the end of 2018. If successful, this would generate in excess of $3.2 million per month, or $38.4 million in annual revenues.
Green Leaf Farms
Producing the highest quality and safest pharmaceutical-grade cannabis
Player's Network owns 86% of Green Leaf Farms Holdings, LLC, which produces medical and recreational cannabis products. Revenues are generated by the sale of cannabis products to licensed dispensaries throughout Nevada.
Founded in August 2014, Green Leaf Farms' mission is to produce the highest quality and safest pharmaceutical-grade cannabis to all levels of consumers. The company utilizes the most efficient cultivation methods in order to lower expenses for consumers and maximize returns for investors.
Located in Las Vegas, Green Leaf Farms occupies 2.3 acres in a state-of-the-art 27,000-square-foot facility, where a seasoned team of professional growers and operators manage the facility with proven best practices to ensure they have the highest quality products available.
Notably, Green Leaf Farms is one of only a few companies granted two Medical Marijuana Establishment (MME) licenses in Nevada.
The Cultivation License enables Green Leaf Farms to grow cannabis which will produce flower, while the Production License enables it to process flower (cannabis) and cannabis byproducts into extremely pure concentrates, extracts, and oils which are used in medicine, cartridges, and edibles. Green Leaf Farms has both acquired and developed proprietary cannabis strains and will continue to be committed to cannabis research and development.
Green Leaf Farms generates revenues by selling its cannabis products to licensed dispensaries throughout Nevada. The flower produced is sold at wholesale prices to dispensaries throughout the state of Nevada. The Production License can and will be used independently of the Cultivation License. This creates a fantastic opportunity to purchase RPM (Raw Plant Material) from other cultivators in the state who do not have a Production License. The cannabis byproducts (extracts and oils) created from both Green Leaf Farms, as well as RPM purchased from other Nevada cultivators, will be used in medicine, cartridges, and edibles. The end products will be packaged under the Green Leaf Farms brand and sold to dispensaries throughout Nevada.
Green Leaf Farms expects to generate a profit in the first fiscal year of operation.
Identifying and developing strategic, value-building ventures in the marijuana industry
Designed to connect entrepreneurs and investors to PNTV's network and develop partnerships, Marijuana Accelerator is best described as an ecosystem for the marijuana industry.
Player's Network acquired MarijuanaIncubator.net and further developed it to launch Marijuana Accelerator in January 2017. The main purpose of Marijuana Accelerator is to identify resources to further Player's Network's businesses, as well as identify new acquisition targets.
Specifically, Player's Network will utilize Marijuana Accelerator to achieve the following:
- Identify Companies, Entrepreneurs, and Ideas. Player's Network has defined its plan to identify seed to sale ventures (cultivation, production and dispensaries) in target states, as well as explore opportunities for technology ventures. This will be a fantastic source for the company's own deal flow.
Continue to Build the Network. Player's Network hopes to identify partners and potential joint ventures to enhance the distribution of its products and services.
Identify Investors and Investment Groups. In addition to investing its own capital, Player's Network would like to identify other strategic investment groups with which to invest.
Identify Leaders. Identify leaders, advisors, officers and directors to place in Player's Network and its portfolio companies.
New ideas are what drives Marijuana Accelerator, and the company is always on the lookout for ideas it can get behind. While the company prefers to partner at the earliest stage, it is open to working with companies of all stages.
Player's Network's first priority in any venture is building long-term shareholder value by investing in opportunities that generate attractive returns and substantial cash flow in order to maximize value for its shareholders. The company looks for unique opportunities in emerging markets that fall under the scope of media and marijuana.
Different from most holding companies, which seek to acquire assets and maximize net profits, Player's Network's management team is comprised of visionaries and risk-takers who look at the world differently. This progressive team strives to identify opportunities before they happen, and has the ability to pivot and move quickly.
Once Player's Network has made the decision to start, acquire or partner with a company, action and execution are quick. This gives Player's Network a tremendous advantage over its competitors. The company selects strong leadership teams, works with them to establish specific objectives, and regularly reviews their strategy and performance.
Player's Network values people, ideas, passion and principles over fundamentals and bottom line, which creates a philosophy based on innovation and scalability.
Player's Network is managed by a visionary management team with a track record of innovation, brand development and advancement, and the ability to create value in emerging markets.
Mark Bradley, CEO
Mark Bradley is a visionary that has been focused on the development of New Media Digital Lifestyle Channels, Technology, and Content Development. A pioneer of digital distribution, in the early 1990's Bradley recognized the untapped market for Las Vegas Lifestyle Programming, and the transition to digital based delivery services, and the first person to replace videotape with the installation of a server-based TV channels inside Las Vegas hotel rooms.
In 1985, Bradley in his early 20's created the first ever 24-hour real-estate television network that was broadcast in the San Fernando Valley, where the network showcased homes for sale and its success has survived over 30 years later and still running today. In 1993, Mark founded Players Network and took the company public as PNTV in 1998, and 96 audits later have remained a fully reporting company ever since. As CEO, he has been the driving force behind PNTV's growth from Las Vegas In-Room Channel to National Cable Network available in nearly 104,000,000 homes on major cable TV distribution platforms.
In 2001 only a small percentage of the country had Broadband, yet Bradley understood that Internet Broadcasting was the business model of the future, so he launched a branded, Interactive Web Platform that distributed the first Live Webcasts from Las Vegas, including the four-day World Gaming Congress, and five-day World Series of Poker Lifestyle Show live from the Rio Hotel.
Under Bradley's guidance, PNTV signed a precedent-setting ten-year Distribution and Partnership Agreement with Comcast Communications, and agreements with other top cable providers including AT&T, DirecTV, Verizon. With substantial knowledge in digital content delivery, Mark help develop broadband delivered video content and teamed up with Google on the new Google Video platform to launch on-demand programming, this was 2 years before Google acquired YouTube.
Mark also work with HULU on HULU's first content launch, at the time HULU was the first Over the Top Television platform. These relationships were leveraged by creating and offering the company's first network "Vegas On Demand", a 24/7 Las Vegas Lifestyle Channel on these emerging Video on Demand platforms. Within a year, PNTV's "Vegas On Demand" became one the highest viewed VOD Channels with over 365,000,000 videos viewed in over 104 million homes.
When industry revenue did not keep pace with PNTV's rapid distribution growth and it was obvious that the content producer always received the short end of the revenues, and sometimes none with the early VOD and broadband business models. Bradley turned the company's focus to the development of a new, innovative Enterprise Web-Based Platform to monetize viewership through the integration of Social Networks and Media – a turnkey solution that allows any lifestyle industry, brand or celebrity to reach their targeted consumers without relying on the over-saturated, traditional advertising and subscription business models. The concept was content equals commerce, with an innovative new business model focused on assisting small and medium business in developing their own network.
Players Network's proprietary Enterprise Web-Based Platform can now be used to launch Digital Channels in literally thousands of different Lifestyle Categories. The first new channel PNTV has launched is "WeedTV", a company-owned digital channel targeting the millions of enthusiastic consumers engaged in the enormous legalized Marijuana market.
In 2015 Mark Founded Green Leaf Farms, who obtained two licenses from the state of Nevada for cultivation and Production of Medical marijuana products and plans to open a 27,000-sq. ft. facility that will use the power of Weed TV as it marketing arm, creating the first fully integrated media and marijuana company.
Mark studied Television Production, Producing, Directing and Cinematography at Cal State Northridge and UCLA and ran and internship program at United Artist Cable Television.
Contact Mark at firstname.lastname@example.org or 702.840.3270
Brett H. Pojunis, Director
Brett H. Pojunis is an active a member of the board of directors of Player's Network, Inc. (PNTV).
From February 2010 until January 2017, Brett was one of the leaders of the Libertarian Party serving two-terms on the Libertarian National Committee and two terms as the Chairman of the Libertarian Party of Nevada. During this time, he successfully launched and/or founded multiple political caucuses and coalitions. Brett was the Regional Representative for the Johnson/Weld 2016 Presidential campaign and also served as the State Director for Nevada. Brett has hosted over 150 political events including being an Executive Producer for the 2016 Libertarian Presidential Debate hosted by Penn Gillette and included video questions from well-known celebrities. Brett partnered with TheBlaze Network exclusively to air the debate throughout their media outlets and it received some of the highest ratings that election season.
Brett is the Founder of LPEX, the Libertarian Political Expo, which is a political conference for Libertarians. In addition, Brett is one of the Founders of CanEx, which is a financial conference focusing on the financial aspect of the Cannabis industry.
Brett was the founder of The Political Party, a non-partisan organization with the goal of getting more Nevadans involved in the political process. The Political Party help multiple events including a "Meet The Candidates" events series.
Brett is Founder and CEO of Big L Solutions, Inc. Big L Solutions is a holding company which provides essential services for Libertarian organizations. Some of the services are political fundraising, software development, Internet and web based technologies, public relation and media solutions.
Brett was CEO of PubCoPlus. PubCoPlus provided cost-effective solutions for Social Media, Web Development, Graphic Design, Internet Marketing and Public Relations needs to small-to-midsized companies and a strong focus on publicly traded companies. Brett was a Director of GLX, Inc. Founded in September 2009, GLX.com is developing a global online investment community called the Global Listing Exchange. Brett is Co-Founder and CEO of Dealguys Network, Inc., a financial media holding company focused on developing exclusive communities within the financial industry and hosted financial conferences. From 2002 through October 2009, Brett was involved in nightlife and entertainment ventures bridging technology and social media with events.
Brett has been involved in finance and the public markets since 1999. Brett has been a consultant to many start-up companies including high tech Internet to traditional brick and mortar companies. Brett served on the Board of Directors of multiple private and public companies and organizations.
Brett also has military training ranging from Civil Affairs Specialist (38A) to Combat Engineer (12B). While in the US ARMY he was awarded the Outstanding American award twice. Brett is a fellow at The Leadership Institute which provides political activism training. Brett studied Environmental Liberal Arts at Green Mountain College and Entrepreneurship classes at the Simon School of Business at the University of Rochester. Brett attended elective International Business and Finance classes at Rochester Institute of Technology.
Contact Brett at email@example.com or 702.840.3272
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Michael Berk, Chief Creative Officer
Michael Berk is an active a member of the board of directors of Player's Network, Inc. (PNTV).
Michael Berk is a veteran writer and producer who is perhaps best known as the co-creator and Executive Producer of the popular hit television series "BAYWATCH.", which ran from 1989-2001, cited by the Guinness Book of World Records as the Most Watched Television Series in History with over 1.1 billion viewers.
Berk also produced the 100-million-dollar "BAYWATCH MOVIE" starring Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson, Zac Efron and Priyanka Chopra opening worldwide Memorial Day Weekend 2017.
Berk wrote the award-winning feature film "SOUL SURFER" starring AnnaSophia Robb, Helen Hunt and Dennis Quaid, that received an "A+" Cinema score, won the Movie Guide Award as most inspirational movie of the year, and became the highest grossing surf movie of all time.
After graduating from UCLA, Berk wrote and produced numerous movies for television, including the multiple Emmy AAward-winning3-hour Event Movie "The Incredible Journey of Dr. Meg Laurel," which became the highest rated movie of the year, and another 3-hour Event and Golden Globe nominated Movie "Ordeal of Dr. Mudd" starring Dennis Weaver", which won two Emmy Awards.
Berk wrote and produced "The Wild and The Free" starring Linda Gray, "The Haunting Passion" starring Jane Seymour which won the Venice Film Festival Jury Award, "The Last Song", for which Berk won the prestigious Edgar Allan Poe Award for Mystery Writing, and "Crime of Innocence" starring Andy Griffith, based on a true story that resulted in the laws about incarcerating juveniles in adult jails being changed throughout the country.
After success in TV movies, 20th Century Fox signed Berk to a long-term contract during which time he wrote and Executive Produce television series such as "Manimal" and "The Wizard" starring David Rappaport of "Time Bandits" fame playing a brilliant toymaker who used his toys the way MacGyver used ordinary objects.
While still an active showrunner on Baywatch for eleven seasons, Berk continued to create new series and write and produce TV Movies and Pilots including "Thunder in Paradise", "Baywatch Nights", "Daytona Beach" for Disney and ABC, "Bright Light City" for MGM and NBC, and three large-scale television movies, "Steel Chariots" for the FOX Network, "Assault on Devil's Island" for TNT, and its sequel, "Assault on Death Mountain".
Over his film and television career, Berk's diverse roster of credits have garnered Emmy Awards, Golden Globe nominations, the Edgar Allan Poe Award, the Christopher Award, the Red Cross Spirit Award, the Ark Trust Award, and the Heal The Bay Environmental Award.
Berk is one of the founders of Players Network and has created and produced hundreds of hours of programming for the network, as well as promotional and marketing materials for PNTV, Green Leaf Farms, and the "High Stakes" series for WeedTV.
In Las Vegas, Berk created the Las Vegas International Film Festival CineVegas, was nominated for the prestigious Las Vegas Achievement Award in Arts and Entertainment three times, and awarded it once, and received numerous Senatorial, Gubernatorial, and Mayoral proclamations from Nevada and Las Vegas.
And you know those environmental signs on drains that read "NO DUMPING DRAINS TO OCEAN" with a picture of a dolphin? Michael invented that for a Baywatch episode.
Contact Michael at firstname.lastname@example.org or 702.840.3273
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