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Worsening Health Crisis Could Fuel a Potential $271(1) Billion Opportunity for Contakt World

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July 22, 2021

Contakt World Appoints Commercial and Software Expert Ricardo Lachac as Chief Revenue Officer

While millions are getting vaccinated, outbreaks continue.

For example, in South Texas, a group of 400 at a summer camp tested positive for the virus, says CNN. At a summer camp in Illinois, more than 80 people tested positive. In Nevada, the state’s positivity rate has more than doubled over the last month to about 8%.

Even the World Health Organization (WHO) is out with warnings to nations planning to relax CV-19 restrictions. All, as global deaths from the virus top four million, with the delta variant now spotted in more than 100 countries – even in those with high vaccination rates, says The Washington Post. In the UK, cases have quadrupled since June.

Japan even just announced a state of emergency in Tokyo with tightened restrictions ahead of the Olympic games.

With virus numbers on the rise — even in vaccinated countries — the world is bracing for another round, which could substantially increase the need for contact tracing.

Sure, lots of people are vaccinated.(6)

Even the U.S. healthcare system wasn’t ready after healthcare spending grew 4.6% in 2019, reaching $3.8 trillion or $11,582 per person.(7)

Despite spending nearly four trillion dollars a year on healthcare even before the global health situation, the United States was caught flat-footed in 2020.

Most of the world was, too.

Health agencies had stacks of cases piling up on their floor from fax machines. Hospitals were bursting at the seams. Overworked staff tried desperately to help as many patients as they could. It was all proof our healthcare system just wasn’t ready– nor is it ready for another potential wave from variants.

How is it possible that we weren’t ready for a global health situation when we spend almost four trillion dollars a year on healthcare?

Because, for decades, we’ve virtually ignored the role health agencies play in the bigger picture. See, a doctor is responsible for keeping you healthy. But a health agency has to keep their entire local population healthy. And while our nation spends nearly $4 trillion on healthcare, health agencies have settled for peanuts.

That’s one reason so many people died, and that’s why you, me, mom-and-pop shops to big businesses — we’re all still at risk from crises like CV-19, shootings, natural disasters, and more. The deaths were a symptom of a broken system, not just a virus.

There was a time when people didn’t wear helmets or seat belts. But those days are over, and so are the days where health agencies are ignored, or employers taking their ability to stay open for granted. There’s a reason that fire alarms and fire stations exist, too.

It’s not because you expect a fire.

“[Valuations of SaaS companies]…shows that SaaS is a very bright spot in the broader economy.”
– Rob Belcher, Managing Director, SaaS Capital

That’s where a company like Contakt World (CSE:HELP) comes in, a revolutionary SaaS platform that could become the next big thing in global SaaS. Contakt World is changing the way health agencies and businesses operate. It’s no wonder they’ve received so many accolades so far in 2021:

  • BIG Innovation Award
  • (2) World Changing Idea from Fast Company (honored in in 2 categories)
  • (2) Stevie Awards in American Business
  • (2) AVA Awards for their podcast on iHeartRadio, Contakt World: Truth in Health

The Top Reasons to Consider Contakt World (CSE:HELP)

  1. Risk management and health screening are experiencing rapid investment from public and private sectors, with billions in stimulus spending.(8)
  2. SaaS valuations are soaring, with a median of ~16X annual recurring revenue for public companies like CSE: HELP .
  3. CSE: HELP addresses a $271B cumulative market opportunity by 2027.
  4. CSE: HELP is already a partner with National Association of County and City Health Officials to reach 3,124 county and city health departments in the United States.(12)
  5. CSE: HELP research programs could open commercial opportunities within 50,646 U.S. healthcare providers (hospitals, long-term care, nursing homes).
  6. CSE: HELP intellectual property includes patents-pending on the use of blockchain for disease case management, privacy preservation, and IOT.
  7. CSE: HELP scalable revenue model could capture new industry verticals beyond public health and healthcare as the world becomes “smart” with SaaS and IOT.
  8. CSE: HELP is a data partner with the Health Equity Tracker Project from Satcher Health Leadership Institute, the largest initiative in history to improve health equality and access.(9)
  9. CSE: HELP is already at the forefront of innovation in public health, as evidenced by its list of accolades in 2021 and sponsorship of the Innovative Practice Award through National Association of County and City Health Officials.
  10. CSE: HELP has an M&A strategy led by Objective Capital Partners that could add shareholder value through acquiring other companies.(10)

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Just Who is Contakt World (CSE:HELP)?

Frustrated with the global health situation’s toll on everyday people, health agencies, and businesses — Contakt World’s team set out to make the world a better place in 2020.

Along the way, the team learned that not only was the world unprepared… But the virus highlighted disparities in our healthcare system that have existed for 150 years.

In short, CV was just a “great revealer” of inequities.

So health agencies were unequipped to manage data and cases, and the most vulnerable among us were the hardest hit. So Contakt World set out to fix that for good.

Contakt World aims to ensure that a crisis like this never happens again, and that businesses are more equipped to deal with disasters so they can have continuity without shutting their doors (temporarily, or for good).

Contakt World SaaS solutions could be used in all sorts of applications, from disease case management, to school safety, to reporting for hospitals and nursing homes, and more.

The sky really is the limit, especially as the world becomes smarter and SaaS is used to improve operations for public and private organizations alike. That’s probably why SaaS companies are valued so high, because they have such immense potential.

“The software industry performed very well through the global health situation. With the rapid digital transformation of education, government, and industry, it is poised for a continued run for many years – there is no sign of the industry slowing.”
– Rob Belcher, SaaS Capital(11)

Contakt World (CSE:HELP) Has Large Target Markets U.S. Federal, State and Local Governments — and Private Sectors

There are approximately 3,100+ local health departments across the U.S. and 50 state health departments. Governments and employers alike are investing in damage control and preparedness. Remember, there’s a reason why we have fire stations and fire alarms.

And there’s lots of reasons why health agencies, hospitals, nursing homes, and employers will want Contakt World’s technologies.

Strong Leadership, Strong Results — Contakt World (CSE:HELP)

Contakt World (CSE:HELP) is led by a strong management team and board more than equipped to capture market share, innovate, and expand. They’ve been there, done that.

Ricardo Lachac
ADVISOR

Ricardo is a global, multi-lingual C-suite executive and expert in technology, information services, healthcare, insurance, and financial services who has led go-to-market strategies and triple digit-revenue growth across the US, Brazil, China, France, Germany, India, Italy, Spain, and the UK.

In his career, Ricardo has led $600M+ P&L ownership and teams of 500+ people. He brings a diverse skill set to Contakt World centered on monetizing its solutions to create shareholder value through recurring revenue. He presently serves as a board member for Kobold, a $1B investment fund and credit fintech company.

Andre Basbaum
CO-FOUNDER

As co-founder for Contakt World, Andre is a serial entrepreneur who was instrumental in the formation and growth of multiple technology and pharma companies all over the world. He has a storied career in biotech, life sciences, and pharmaceuticals managing product development and commercial sales.

Justin Beck
FOUNDER, CHIEF VISIONARY OFFICER

An entrepreneur with twenty years of forming and building growth-stage companies, Justin’s most recent efforts included co-founding, capitalizing, and building a licensed green leaf company in California as well as an M&A and consulting practice. He once helped draft and ultimately pass key legislation (AB2679) in California with former Assemblymember Rob Bonta, now California’s Attorney General. His story is that of overcoming adversity, including a lack of formal education, a (since-expired) SEC injunction, and frivolous litigation.

Justin drafted the original provisional patent upon which Contakt World’s subsequent applications were based in March 2020. He co-produced Contakt World: Truth in Health with iHeartMedia, en route to (2) AVA Awards for production, and interviews with globally recognized experts like Dr. Peter Hotez, Daniel E. Dawes, Dr. Oscar Alleyne, and more. At one time, Contakt World: Truth in Health was among the top 30 podcasts on iHeartRadio, exceeding 100,000 downloads.

Justin is driven by socioeconomic impact, namely, advancing opportunities and empowerment for LGBTQ+ and marginalized populations from main street to Wall Street. He has a diverse skill set ranging from team building, investor relations, advancing state legislation for equity, innovation, operations, corporate development, to fundraising, mergers and acquisitions.

Sid Senroy
ADVISOR

Sid Senroy is a leader in the global biotech and pharmaceuticals industry with an MBA from Pepperdine University. His expertise centers on helping companies pass compliance assessments, develop robust quality systems, and prepare for global health authority reviews and inspections.

As president and founder of RegDev, a global drug development consulting firm focused on regulatory compliance and processes for biotech and pharmaceutical companies — he has helped small to large, public and private pharmaceutical companies achieve their goals, including support of Bioresearch Monitoring Inspections, and 30 plus successful NDA / BLA Submissions / Review / Approvals leading to $30+ billion USD in annual sales from those products. RegDev will be engaged to manage Contakt World’s supply chains for disease testing kits, with a long-term eye toward Contakt World providing a seamless solution from testing, case management, vendor management, tracing, and more.

Robin Coleman
CO-FOUNDER, BOARD MEMBER

As a part of Contakt World’s board, Robin is also an editor with Johns Hopkins University Press, and has published books on public health and health policy from national and global thought leaders, with a focus on intersectional drivers of health inequities. The authors he has published for include former CDC Director Bill Foege (who is regarded as the man who stopped smallpox from destroying the world), Dr. Peter Hotez (world-renowned vaccine expert and frequent CNN guest) and health equity expert Daniel E. Dawes (also an advisor to Contakt World).

Among many significant publications, highlights include The Political Determinants of Health, The Fears of the Rich, The Needs of the Poor, My Quest for Health Equity, and Separated.

Deepti Pahwa
CHIEF INNOVATION OFFICER AT CONTAKT WORLD

Leveraging design thinking, human-centricity, ethical frameworks, behavioral science and the purpose-driven mindset, Deepti is driven to design innovative digital solutions for public health and employers through Contakt World.

At Contakt World, her role spans from driving product and platform innovations, brand strategy and community narratives for storytelling, as well as building a culture for innovation.

As a design, innovation and brand strategist, she has nearly two decades of shaping and building multinational brands such as Calvin Klein, Swatchgroup and Swarovski. She is also a well-recognized Stanford GSB LEAD alum, with extensive executive experience in building disruptive digital solutions that design for the needs of marginalized communities, and reduce the gap between developing and developed worlds.

Todd Pratt
ADVISOR

Like Ricardo Lachac, Todd Pratt is another expert in senior sales, business development, and revenue generation. Over the last ten years, he has excelled in senior sales roles where he consistently delivered beyond revenue goals (as much as 372% and $282M in team sales in one year). Todd brings experience in selling into government channels, as well as customers like United States Postal Service, National Law Enforcement Communications Center (NLECC), and Amazon.

Betsy Doling
LIAISON FOR NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF CITY AND COUNTY HEALTH ORGANIZATIONS (NACCHO)

As liaison with the largest organization of health officials in the US (NACCHO), Betsy develops relationships and advocates for health agencies and officials to meet their ongoing challenges, as well as future national and global health issues. Betsy served as the Fiscal Officer with a County Mental Health Department in upstate New York, and prior to that was a product manager in the medical products industry. She brings a unique perspective from public health and healthcare.

Betsy is driven by making change, as well as the opportunity to meld public and private sector knowledge, while promoting positive change in the systems that have previously perpetuated health disparities.

Riaz Ferdaus, PhD.
CO-FOUNDER AND VICE-PRESIDENT, RESEARCH OF CONTAKT WORLD

In his role with Contakt, Ferdaus oversees the research, development and training division of the company. As a doctoral student, Ferdhaus worked for the Louisiana Office of Public Health where he had the privilege to conduct contact tracing activities at the grassroot levels.

An Associate Professor of health administration at the Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady University, Ferdaus also holds an Adjunct Faculty position at the Flores MBA Program at the Louisiana State E.J. Ourso College of Business. He is also a member of Association of University Programs in Health Administration (AUPHA), Bangladesh Medical Association of North America (BMANA), and the National Association of County Health Officials (NACCHO).

Riaz created research plans, recently approved to advance for potential grants from SBIR (“America’s Seed Fund”), connecting long-term care, hospitals, and local health agencies with software to improve disease reporting and outcomes. This is just an example of how his research plans could lead to massive commercial opportunities for Contakt World.

Daniel E. Dawes
PARTNER & HEALTH EQUITY ADVISOR

A widely-respected author, scholar, educator and leader in the health equity, health reform and mental health movements, Daniel is executive director of the Satcher Health Leadership Institute at Morehouse School of Medicine in Atlanta, as well as a professor of health, law policy and management.

A co-founder of the Health Equity Leadership and Exchange Network (HELEN), Dawes brings a forward-thinking, inclusive and multidisciplinary approach to health policy, having authored two books on related topics, and serving as principal investigator on major projects intended to mitigate the impact of the current situation on vulnerable populations.

As an elected fellow of the New York Academy of Medicine, he has served on several boards, commissions and councils focused on improving health outcomes and elevating health equity in the United States. Also an adviser to international, national, regional, state and municipal policymakers, Dawes obtained his Juris Doctorate from the University of Nebraska. He also serves on the NFL’s Equity Task Force, and is regarded as the national leader in the health equity movement in the United States.

Catherine Delcin
VP

Passionate about entrepreneurship, communal success, and systemized equities, Catherine’s commitment to serving the respective needs within those spheres has enabled her to contribute to the Contakt team and serve her community as a Judge for Teen Court and an Arbitrator for FINRA.

Previously, she has consulted in life sciences, business and law as the Managing Attorney of Delcin Consulting Group – and has a proven track record of exceptional project management, presentation, authoring skills, maintaining, and developing work plans and deliverables, and assuring that budgets and timelines are successfully met. An international speaker and a published author, Catherine has contributed to Business Home Magazine, Life science publications: Outsourced Pharma and Pharmaceutical Online, Ezine Expert Author, AIMRI, San Francisco Trial Lawyer Magazine, and the American Bar Association Journal.

Catherine co-hosted Contakt World: Truth in Health, where she, Justin, and/or Deepti interviewed Dr. Peter Hotez, Daniel E. Dawes, Dr. Oscar Alleyne (Chief Program Officer for National Association of County and City Health Officials), Dr. Kyu Rhee (SVP, CVS Health, NYSE: CVS), and more.

Anwar Mian
PUBLIC HEALTH RESEARCH AND INTERVENTION CONSULTANT

As a Consultant for Public Health Research and Intervention for Contakt, Anwar advises on matters of regulatory management, public health and clinical research.

A Fogarty Scholar who worked in early-stage HIV/AIDS and STD intervention in Bangladesh, Mian also served as a lead officer in policy and strategy development to combat infectious diseases within the country, helping to set up sentinel surveillance and second-gen systems.

As a medical graduate with a Ph.D in Health Services Administration Research, and a dual Masters in Public Health from the University of Alabama at Birmingham, he has also served as a member of the National Burn Repository committee of the American Burn Association.

An adjunct professor, prolific speaker and author, he regularly attends and makes presentations at professional conferences, has published a number of research articles, and has served as an officer within research foundations and burn centers in Georgia and across the U.S.

Ricardo Lachac
Chief Revenue Officer

Ricardo Lachac is a seasoned global multilingual executive with 30 years of experience, 20 in C-level, in Technology, Data, Analytics, and Risk Management leading go-to-market strategies and revenue growth. He was recently Vice President, Business Development & Chief Executive Officer, Brazil, for LexisNexis Risk Solutions (LNRS).

Mr. Lachac launched LNRS Brazil, where the company had no footprint and quickly captured more than 50% of the market share in high-tech niches like Auto Insurance Telematics. Previously, he was Chief Operating Officer at Seguros Unimed, which belongs to the #1 Health System in Brazil and #1 Medical Co-Op globally, with 17MM customers. His career also includes executive positions at IBM, AIG and Indiana, a Liberty Mutual subsidiary. Mr. Lachac is an Electrical Engineer from the University of Sao Paulo (USP), with an MBA from Fundacao Getúlio Vargas (FGV) and The University of Texas at Austin.

Sid Senroy
Board of Directors

Mr. Senroy is a leader in the global biotech and pharmaceuticals industry, with an MBA from Pepperdine University. His expertise centers on helping companies pass compliance assessments, develop robust quality systems, and prepare for global health authority reviews and inspections.

As president and founder of RegDev, a global drug development consulting firm focused on regulatory compliance and processes, he has helped small to large, public and private pharmaceutical companies achieve their goals, including support of bioresearch monitoring inspections, and 30+ successful NDA / BLA Submissions / Review / Approvals leading to $30+ billion USD in annual sales from those products.

The Top Reasons to Consider Contakt World (CSE:HELP)

  1. Risk management and health screening are experiencing rapid investment from public and private sectors, with billions in stimulus spending.(8)
  2. SaaS valuations are soaring, with a median of ~16X annual recurring revenue for public companies like CSE: HELP .
  3. CSE: HELP addresses a $271B cumulative market opportunity by 2027.
  4. CSE: HELP is already a partner with National Association of County and City Health Officials to reach 3,124 county and city health departments in the United States.(12)
  5. CSE: HELP research programs could open commercial opportunities within 50,646 U.S. healthcare providers (hospitals, long-term care, nursing homes).
  6. CSE: HELP intellectual property includes patents-pending on the use of blockchain for disease case management, privacy preservation, and IOT.
  7. CSE: HELP scalable revenue model could capture new industry verticals beyond public health and healthcare as the world becomes “smart” with SaaS and IOT.
  8. CSE: HELP is a data partner with the Health Equity Tracker Project from Satcher Health Leadership Institute, the largest initiative in history to improve health equality and access.(9)
  9. CSE: HELP is already at the forefront of innovation in public health, as evidenced by its list of accolades in 2021 and sponsorship of the Innovative Practice Award through National Association of County and City Health Officials.
  10. CSE: HELP has an M&A strategy led by Objective Capital Partners that could add shareholder value through acquiring other companies.(10)

1 https://www.reportsanddata.com/report-detail/contact-tracing-technology-market
2 https://www.imarcgroup.com/us-healthcare-advertising-market#:~:text=The%20US%20healthcare%20advertising%20market,and%20procedures%20required%20for%20treatments.
3 https://www.databridgemarketresearch.com/reports/global-healthcare-advertising-market
4 https://www.grandviewresearch.com/industry-analysis/covid-19-diagnostics-market
5 https://www.grandviewresearch.com/press-release/global-corporate-wellness-market
6 https://on.wsj.com/37eHfC6
7 https://www.cms.gov/Research-Statistics-Data-and-Systems/Statistics-Trends-and-Reports/NationalHealthExpendData/NationalHealthAccountsHistorical
8 https://www.statnews.com/2021/01/14/biden-request-covid-19-response/
9 https://www.accesswire.com/611481/Contakt-World-Enters-3-Year-Strategic-Collaboration-with-Satcher-Health-Leadership-Institute-at-Morehouse-School-of-Medicine
10 https://bit.ly/3rR5mjG
11 https://www.saas-capital.com/blog-posts/2021-private-saas-company-valuations/
12 https://www.bloomberg.com/press-releases/2021-07-15/contakt-world-provides-corporate-[…]o-trading-commencement-under-cse-help-on-monday-july-19-2021

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Company Description

Contakt World is a technology and public health communications company that works with public health agencies, employer establishments, healthcare providers, and the general public to improve community health.

Contakt World combines human-centered design, aggressive R&D, next-gen data integrations and strategic health partnerships to empower and build mutual trust within communities, and contribute toward health equity for users around the world.