TORONTO, Aug. 02, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — BlueRush Inc. (“BlueRush” or the “Company”) (TSXV:BTV), a leading SaaS company providing personalized solutions for innovative financial institutions, is proud to announce the appointment of Mr. Dave Badun CPA, CA, as the new Chief Financial Officer of the Company. As a CPA, CA, Dave has held various financial and strategic positions throughout his career. Most recently, Dave was at Rogers Communications in their Commercial Strategy department where he led several consumer residential product and pricing projects.
Prior to joining Rogers, Dave worked for PwC beginning in Audit & Assurance then moving into Transaction Services where he performed buy and sell-side financial due diligence for a range of deals across Canada.
BlueRush CEO Steve Taylor said, “We are thrilled to have Dave Badun join BlueRush. His specific expertise building subscription pricing models linked to product strategy will help drive the rapid development of our SaaS business and continue to strengthen our organic and longer-term acquisitive growth strategy. Dave’s contribution will extend beyond his core responsibilities as CFO making him a highly strategic addition to our strong management team.”
Dave Badun added, “BlueRush has an impressive reputation for delivering best-in-class SaaS solutions for the world’s most innovative financial institutions. I am looking forward to joining the BlueRush team to continue to build on the company’s success.”
Mr. Badun has been issued 1,000,000 stock options at $0.10 vesting over a 36 month period and expiring in five years. The options and underlying common shares are subject to a four-month hold period.
About BlueRush Inc.
BlueRush Inc. is uniquely positioned within the online video market. Video is the fastest growing online content segment with leading analysts predicting that over 80% of content will be consumed as video by 2021. BlueRush develops and markets a disruptive Interactive & Personalized Video Platform called IndiVideo. IndiVideo utilizes proprietary technology that allows for two unique advantages over competitor personalized video technologies: (1) lower cost to mass-scale personalized videos, and (ii) ability to deploy behind any corporate firewall for increased security. These advantages are critical as they allow marketing departments to control their distribution costs, while deploying behind the firewall not only provides increased security but greater connectivity to the client’s data.
BlueRush has a particular focus on delivering measurable value to the Financial Services vertical in areas such as mortgage, loan and credit card origination as well as supporting Pensions Fund and Insurance use cases. IndiVideo is integrated with BlueRush’s SaaS-based content engagement platform DigitalReach which delivers improved sales conversion metrics for over 75,000 financial advisors in some of the world’s most respected financial institutions. The combination of IndiVideo and DigitalReach is unique in the marketplace and provides BlueRush with a differentiated value proposition. For more information please visit www.bluerush.com.
For further information please contact:
Steve Taylor, CEO
Tel: 416-203-0618 ex. 264
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