AskMeNow, Inc. AKMN
68M O/S as May 20,2008
So, What Do You Want To Know?
We thought it would be cool if we could get simple answers from our phone anytime, anywhere - so we built AskMeNow.
If there's something you want to know, just ask.
Chairman, CEO, Director
Darryl Cohen has been chairman, chief executive officer and a Director of the Company since June 2005 and of IBP since September 2004. Prior to that, Darryl Cohen served as chairman and chief executive officer of Ramp Corp. (RCO-Amex), a company that through its wholly-owned subsidiaries provides Internet-based communication, data integration, and transaction processing technologies designed to provide access to safer and better healthcare from September 2002 through April 2004. On June 2, 2005, Ramp Corporation filed a voluntary petition under Chapter 11 of the Bankruptcy Code in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York (Bankruptcy Petition #: 05-14006-alg).
Prior to becoming Ramp's chairman and chief executive officer in September 2002, Cohen invested in public and private companies, frequently working with management in the areas of marketing strategy and financing. Before that, he was president of DCNL Incorporated, a privately held beauty supply manufacturer and distributor he founded in 1988 and sold to Helen of Troy in 1998. During his tenure as president of DCNL, Cohen was also co-owner and president of Basics Beauty Supply Stores, a chain of retail stores in California, from 1985 -1999. He has also owned businesses in the food-services and gift industries, and holds a BA in Political Science from the University of California at Berkeley.
Sandro Sordi became a director of
the Company on July 18, 2005. Mr. Sordi was engaged in
the private practice of law as a sole practitioner in addition to being
involved in certain investment projects. Mr. Sordi has been a member of the
Florida Bar since 1990, having earned his Juris Doctor from the University of
Miami, Florida and his B.A. (Honors) from York
University in Toronto, Canada.
Alan Smith has been a director of
the Company since June 2005 and of IBP since April, 2005. For the past two years,
Mr. Smith has been involved in personal investments and new investment
opportunities. Prior to this period, he was the owner/president of Aaron Kamhi
Inc., an apparel manufacturing company specializing in private label products
for chain and department stores, at which he worked for 25 years. He was
involved in all aspects of the business. Mr. Smith has been actively involved
in community programs working with youth for the past 20 years.
Founded in 2004, AskMeNow Inc. (OTCBB:AKMN) is an Irvine, CA based public corporation trading on the NASDAQ Bulletin Boards.
Specializing in mobile and desktop search and content delivery, AskMeNow's solutions for publishers, advertisers and individuals provide singular, relevant answers through a sophisticated content delivery system. AskMeNow is also the owner and creator of askwiki.com, a natural language search engine created to provide individuals improved search of the Wikipedia.org knowledgebase.
AskMeNow's consumer mobile search solution offers easy access to news, sports, weather, finance, travel information, comparison shopping and a host of desirable content. It is available using SMS, client applications or the WAP 2.0 site m.askmenow.com.
The AskMeNow service is a new revolutionary mobile information content service that enables users of any mobile device with text messaging/SMS or email capability, to call, email, or send text (SMS) message questions. An answer is then text messaged or e-mailed back to the consumer`s mobile device, usually within a matter of minutes.
AskMeNow is accessible anytime and anywhere, through every possible way that wireless technology allows people to communicate via a mobile device. The Company has the research capability to answer virtually any information-based question, including current news and events, sports scores, historical statistics, weather, entertainment, stock quotes and market data, driving directions, travel schedules and availabilities, emergency disaster information, comparison shopping, restaurant information and reservations, director assistance, and random trivia (literature, history, science, etc.). The AskMeNow service operates utilizing proprietary software to process user questions. Through the Company`s specially designed system of technologies and methodologies, the Company is able to secure data from strategic content partners to provide prompt responses to questions. Once the information is accessed, it is refined to a format suitable for easy reading on the screen of the users mobile device and quickly emailed or text messaged back to the user.
The AskMeNow service offers a more precise mobile option to searching for relevant information - where current queries of search engines produce hundreds of results. AskMeNow returns each query with a single, specific answer. AskMeNow eliminates the difficult task for many cell phone users to "Internet Browse" by providing the answers to questions without having to access the
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Edgar Filing Status: Current EDGAR Filer
Outstanding Shares: 41,909,887 as of 11/14/2007
Number of Shareholders of Record: 1,198 as of 2006-04-19
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MORE GOOD INFO ON ASKMENOW
SEC EDGAR Filing Information
10QSB Condensed Consolidated Statements of Operations
On February 4, 2008, InfoByPhone, Inc. (d/b/a AskMeNow), a wholly-owned subsidiary of AskMeNow, Inc. ("AskMeNow") entered into a Wireless Content Distribution Agreement (the "Distribution Agreement") with Bell Mobility Inc. ("Bell Canada") to distribute AskMeNow's new mobile web site on a non-exclusive basis to Bell Canada's customers.
Statement of changes in beneficial ownership of securities
On March 11, 2008, AskMeNow, Inc. (the "Company") entered into a Hosting Service and Data Supply Agreement with Research in Motion Limited ("RIM"), pursuant to which AskMeNow will provide the means for end-users of BlackBerry® products to ask questions and receive answers about such offerings.
ASKMENOW,INC. Files SEC form 8-K, Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement
AskMeNow March 20th, 2008 conference call for investors WITH HUGE NEWS MUST LISTEN TO THIS
As of March 20th 2008
Short Interest (Shares Short) 90,500
Days To Cover (Short Interest Ratio) 1.4
Short Percent of Float %
Short Interest - Prior 90,300
Short % Increase / Decrease 0.22 %
Short Squeeze Ranking™
% From 52-Wk High ($ 0.95 ) -251.85 %
% From 52-Wk Low ($ 0.10 ) 62.96 %
% From 200-Day MA ($ 0.33 ) -22.22 %
% From 50-Day MA ($ 0.22 ) 18.52 %
Price % Change (52-Week) -49.10 %
Total Shares Outstanding 41,909,887
% Owned by Insiders 20.57 %
% Owned by Institutions %
Market Cap. 11,315,669
Trading Volume - Today 1,108,464
Trading Volume - Average 63,500
Trading Volume - Today vs. Average 1745.61 %
Earnings Per Share -0.37
Record Date 2008-MarA
Industry Wireless Communications
March 26, 2008
AskMeNow (OTCBB: AKMN) has announced they will be exhibiting at CTIA Wireless 2008 in Las Vegas, NV April 2-4, showcasing their groundbreaking mobile solutions for consumers, publishers, advertisers and distributors in booth 5120.
Las Vegas, NV - (MARKET WIRE) - April 2, 2008 - AskMeNow (OTCBB: AKMN) has announced the launch of AskMeNow 3.0 Beta, an entirely redesigned service that gives consumers exactly what they want on their mobile device - instant answers.