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PAWS Pet Company, Inc. Announces Acquisition of Impact Social Networking, Inc. to Create a New Technology Business Unit
Feb 24, 2012 (01:02 PM EST)
DELRAY BEACH, Fla., Feb. 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- PAWS Pet Company, Inc. (OTCQB:PAWS) (OTCPK:PAWS), the innovative pet services company, announced it has purchased the technology assets of Impact Social Networking, Inc. based in Chicago, IL as part of its strategy to broaden its product and service offerings.
The new business unit, PAWS Pet Technologies, will focus on the development and sales of innovative database, web, mobile and social media technologies designed to improve the lives of pets, pet parents, and pet caregivers.
"With over 118 million U.S. households owning at least one pet, we saw an opportunity to bring our unique vision to the pet technology marketplace. The acquisition of the technology assets of Impact Social Networking, will allow the Company to become a leader in technologies and services that will benefit the lives of pets, pet parents and pet caregivers," said Dan Wiesel Chairman and CEO of PAWS Pet Company, Inc.
Under the terms of the acquisition, the Company will issue approximately 7.4 million shares of common stock, and may issue additional stock based on sales of products and services of PAWS Pet Technologies achieving certain revenue goals over the next 48 months.
About PAWS Pet Company, Inc.
PAWS Pet Company, Inc. provides innovative pet services. It's wholly owned subsidiary Pet Airways is the only airline specifically designed for the safe and comfortable transportation of pets. PAWS Pet Technologies subsidiary develops products that use database, social media, and mobile technologies such as iPhone, iPad, and Android to benefit pet parents and pet caregivers.
For more information on PetAirways, go to www.petairways.com.
For more information on PAWS Pet Company go to www.thepawspetcompany.com.
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