COLUMBUS, OH--(Marketwired - Oct 8, 2013) - GlobalWise Investments, Inc. (OTCQB: GWIV) (OTCBB: GWIV) (the "Company") ( and its wholly owned subsidiary Intellinetics, Inc., a leading-edge technology company focused on the design, implementation and management of cloud-based Enterprise Content Management ("ECM") systems in both the public and private sectors, today announce the participation in the 2013 OPRA Fall Conference to be held in Dublin, Ohio on October 8th and 9th.

The Ohio Provider Resource Association (OPRA) ( is a statewide association of service providers whose mission is focused on Ohioans with developmental disabilities. Currently, OPRA's membership consists of more than 150 organizations, both for-profit and not-for-profit, providing services to more than 15,000 Ohioans with developmental disabilities. OPRA represents approximately 70% of the state's community-based providers and offers support and advocacy to ensure the availability of programs, services and funding to assist those individuals with developmental disabilities.

"As a featured speaker and attendee of the OPRA Fall Conference, this event represents another excellent forum for GlobalWise to showcase its success in providing cost-effective, industry-leading ECM solutions to the human services market which supports developmentally disabled individuals," stated Matthew Chretien, Interim President and CEO of GlobalWise. "These events are part of GlobalWise's intentional strategy to be a visible, accessible resource to human services providers who are in need of affordable and effective ECM solutions. Our Intellivue™ platform is available both via the cloud and on-premise, enabling providers to improve compliance, reduce costs and improve service levels. It is a privilege to serve as a resource to OPRA members and the amazing stakeholders they support. We expect the OPRA partnership to help us grow beyond the 40 of 88 counties we currently serve. "

About GlobalWise Investments, Inc.

GlobalWise Investments, Inc., via its wholly owned subsidiary Intellinetics, Inc., is a Columbus, Ohio based Enterprise Content Management (ECM) pioneer with industry-leading software that delivers cloud ECM based solutions on-demand. The Company's flagship platform, Intellivue™, represents a new industry benchmark and game-changing solution by enabling clients to access and manage the content of every scanned document, file, spreadsheet, email, photo, audio file or video tape -- virtually anything that can be digitized -- in their enterprise from any PC, laptop, tablet or smartphone from anywhere in the world.

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GlobalWise Investments, Inc.
Matthew Chretien
Interim President & CEO