Sibling Group's Urban Planet Mobile and Rivers Media Group Announce Global Partnership To Deliver Music & Branded EntertainmentDURHAM, North Carolina, March 23, 2015 -- Sibling Group Holdings, Inc. (OTCQB: SIBE), (the "Company" or “Sibling Group”), an educational technology company, announced today that its subsidiary, Urban Planet Mobile™ (UPM) has entered into a global partnership with Rivers Media Group, LLC, a global music label and branded entertainment content provider.
Rivers Media Group Founder & CEO, Carmen Key, has a list of platinum hits under her belt stemming from her work with Roc Nation & today's elite in music. She has taken part in the development and success of careers like David Guetta, Selena Gomez, Flo Rida, Zendaya Coleman and more. Commenting on the partnership with Urban Planet Mobile, Carmen Key said, "I am thrilled to be joining forces with Urban Planet Mobile to deliver high quality music and entertainment to consumers around the world." Co-Founder and Chief Brand Officer, Sonia Jackson Myles rounds out the Rivers Media Group’s powerhouse team. Sonia is the author of the NAACP Image Award Nominated book titled, “The Sister Accord: 51 Ways To LOVE Your Sister” and has worked for major corporations such as Ford Motor Company, The Gillette Company, and The Procter & Gamble Company. She managed over $20 Billion in corporate spending during the span of her highly successful career, and now will bring her innovative leadership, purchasing, marketing, and media skills to this exciting partnership. Sonia Jackson Myles stated, "I love the innovative and disruptive nature of what our partnership represents. Urban Planet Mobile and Rivers Media Group have the ability to touch and inspire so many people around the world with our content."
“The Rivers Media Group has an incredible network of talent and brands to ensure a solid pipeline of offerings to consumers around the globe. I am really excited about working closely with Carmen, Sonia, and The Rivers Media Group Family," said Brian OliverSmith, Founder of Urban Planet Mobile and CEO of Sibling Group. He added, "This partnership is part of our next phase of domestic and international growth."
Urban Planet Mobile is winner of five global awards for mobile learning, including the 2011 GSMA Global Mobile Award for Best Mobile Learning Innovation, and operates the UPM education software platform. The platform leverages digital and mobile technologies to reach all people across the globe, particularly those with limited or non-existent access to high-quality education. With business in over 40 countries, Urban Planet Mobile is uniquely positioned to offer products for delivery across all mobile and digital platforms--from basic phone and smartphone to tablet and computer.
About Sibling Group Holdings, Inc.:
Sibling Group Holdings, is an educational technology company with two subsidiaries, the Blended Schools Network (BSN) and Urban Planet Mobile™ (UPM), together uniquely positioned in the burgeoning global eLearning and mEducation markets. BSN provides benchmark quality online curriculum for the K-12 marketplace, complete hosted course authoring tools, professional development for teachers and a learning management system (LMS) environment. UPM’s products and platform are utilized in over 40 countries and UPM remains one of the only education companies to offer products for delivery across all mobile and digital platforms.
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This press release contains forward-looking statements that involve risks and uncertainties concerning the plans and expectations of Sibling Group Holdings, Inc and the partnership with Rivers Media Group, LLC. These statements are only predictions and actual events or results may differ materially from those described in this press release due to a number of risks and uncertainties, some of which are out of our control. The potential risks and uncertainties include, among others, or the expectations of future growth may not be realized. These forward-looking statements are made only as of the date hereof, Sibling Group Holdings, Inc., nor Rivers Media Group, LLC, undertakes any obligation to update or revise the forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise. All forward looking statements are expressly qualified in their entirety by the "Risk Factors" and other cautionary statements included in Sibling Group Holdings, Inc.’s annual, quarterly and special reports, proxy statements and other public filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”), including, but not limited to, the Company's Annual Report on Form 10-KT for the transition period ended June 30, 2014 which has been filed with the SEC and is available at the SEC's website at www.sec.gov.
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