Evine Partners with World Class Product Inventor Akos Jankura to Launch Problem-Solving Product Line

Eden Prairie, Minnesota, UNITED STATES

The award-winning video commerce veteran – who has sold nearly 1 billion dollars’ worth of his own inventions – comes to Evine July 4 and 5 with the premiere of “Akos The Solutionist”

MINNEAPOLIS, June 27, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Evine Live Inc. (“Evine”) (NASDAQ:EVLV), a multiplatform video commerce company (evine.com), today announced that it will premiere “Akos The Solutionist,” a practical and problem-solving product line from acclaimed scientist and inventor, Akos Jankura. One of the world’s top inventors and TV presenters, Jankura’s decades long career includes nearly $1 billion in sales, nominations for multiple industry awards and appearances in over 40 infomercials. Debuting July 4 and 5, Jankura will appear live on Evine to present his collection of innovative products.

“Akos Jankura is a big name in the world of video commerce and I’m excited to leverage his incredible talent and expansive collection of ingenious products,” said Bob Rosenblatt, Chief Executive Officer of Evine. “Akos’ impressive career has been built on his ability to connect with customers and develop products that solve problems. Coming to Evine, Akos not only brings experience from other networks, but also a large following of fans that have come to know him for his radio show, “My Cool Inventions,” and his live streaming Inventions & Gadgets channel on Roku, AmazonFire, AndroidTV, YouTube and Facebook Live.”

“All of my products are designed with a real-life problem in mind and I’m looking forward to showing Evine’s customers just how easy it is to overcome everyday household tasks. As an inventor and entrepreneur, I’m passionate about offering a great value and creating products that are not only easy to use, but make even the most mundane tasks fun. I can’t wait to wow Evine’s viewers with the amazing demonstrations and the stories behind the collection of products I’ve assembled,” said Akos Jankura.

Jankura has degrees in science and chemistry and is one of the best-known inventors in the video commerce space. He has been nominated for several top industry awards and is the creator of many innovative brands and inventions. His inventions have been featured in top publications and television shows, including The New York Times and the “Wendy Williams Show.” In addition to being an inventor, Jankura owns Inventures International, Inc., a company that seeks out brilliant inventors throughout the world. Through his national syndicated radio show, “My Cool Inventions,” and his live streaming, 24 hour Inventions & Gadgets channel, Jankura gives inventors the chance to pitch their products and get immediate audience feedback. 

“Akos the Solutionist” premieres July 4 at 6pm ET and July 5 at 3pm ET and 9pm ET. During the debut, Akos will demonstrate a variety of innovative and problem-solving products, including a UV Vacuum Cleaner, Fridge Deodorizer, and World Famous Survival Steel.  

Viewers are invited to watch via cable and satellite, mobile apps and live streaming online at www.evine.com. Evine airs on DIRECTV channels 73 and 316, DISH Network channels 134 and 228, Apple TV, Roku, Amazon Fire TV, select Samsung Smart TVs, YouTube and on the nation's top cable providers. Find Evine in your area: bit.ly/1CNa450.

For more information on “Akos the Solutionist,” visit www.evine.com/Akos. For more information on Evine, visit www.evine.com.

About Evine
Evine Live Inc. (NASDAQ:EVLV) operates Evine, a multiplatform video commerce company that offers a mix of proprietary, exclusive and name brands directly to consumers in an engaging and informative shopping experience via television, online and mobile. Evine reaches more than 87 million cable and satellite television homes with entertaining content in a comprehensive digital shopping experience 24 hours a day.

About Akos Jankura
Akos earned degrees in Science and Chemistry at University of Toronto, and applies his scientific background to many of the bestselling products he's invented. He creates and thoroughly tests each new product, formula, and solution to ensure quality and effectiveness. Because he is involved in every step of development, Akos can explain why products work the way they do, and has gained the trust of millions of loyal customers by giving them solutions that work.



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