Quo Vadimus is currently involved in the following projects:
Quo Vadimus is an early stage investor in DockNet Inc., a global provider of Marina WiFi systems, onboard yacht communication systems and marina infrastructure. DockNet is poised to gain significant market share as network infrastructure is deployed around the world and monthly subscriber revenue grows. The global WiFi marketplace will represent $194.5B in 2007, growing to over $400 Billion by 2009. This investment offers substantial returns to Quo Vadimus and initial investors.
Quo Vadimus provides information technology consulting (vCIO) and direction to Jetscape Inc., and their closely held subsidiaries. Jetscape is one of the world’s leading commercial aircraft leasing companies providing Boeing and Airbus wide-bodied commercial aircraft to carriers around the globe. Additionally, Jetscape’s core management team owns and operates the premier Pilot Savvy FBO at the Fort Lauderdale International Airport as well as multiple real estate development projects.
In 2005, Quo Vadimus invested in a cigar rolling operation and began manufacturing an exclusive line of cigars forming the Quo Vadimus Cigar Company. The Quo Vadimus “QV” brand has been established globally and has received multiple awards for exceptional quality. With a growing customer base the Quo Vadimus Cigar company is poised for continued growth around the world.
Quo Vadimus is a founding investor and provides management services and marketing consulting to BoatShirts.Net. BoatShirts.Net is an e-commerce based provider of personalized nautical apparel. BoatShirts.Net combines state of the art embroidery techniques with over twenty years of experience servicing the marine industry in South Florida. This “pocket” business was profitable in the first month of operation due to streamlined operations, aggressive targeted marketing and the implementation of technology control systems.
Quo Vadimus is a founding investor and provides management services and marketing consulting to YachtSWAT. YachtSWAT is a provider of emergency crew and response teams in the yachting industry. YachtSWAT offers owners of small, medium and large yachts alternatives in the event of unplanned crew turnover or unexpected staff losses. YachtSWAT maintains fully trained and licensed Captains and crews ready for repaid deployment around the globe.
Quo Vadimus is an early stage investor in FBOWiFi.Com a global provider of Fix Base Operation (FBO) WiFi systems. FBOWiFi is poised to gain significant market share as infrastructure is deployed at corporate FBO facilities around the world and subscriber revenue grows. The FBOWiFi product line provides 802.11 wireless services to aircraft owners, crew and passengers while onboard the aircraft and within the service area of a “hot” FBO. Simply FBOWiFi transforms an aircraft undergoing ground services, quick turns and ground layovers into a productive online office. This investment offers substantial returns to Quo Vadimus and initial investors.
Quo Vadimus provides information technology consulting and website development services to Reliable Boat Maintenance. Reliable Boat Maintenance based in Palm Beach County, Florida provides a wide range of services and maintenance packages to boat owners of all sizes. Reliable Boat Maintenance is a division of Beneath Ocean Divers, Inc., A Florida Nonprofit Corporation dedicated to the exploration and preservation of the worlds oceans.
Quo Vadimus provides website development and internet marketing services to Reel Native Fishing Charters, Inc. Reel Native Fishing Charters based in Jupiter, Florida provides both half and full day fishing charters as well as sightseeing cruises on the intercoastal waterway. Reel Native, a family owned and operated business distinguishes their operation from others based on personal service and attention to detail. A Reel Native fishing charter creates a memory of a lifetime.
Quo Vadimus is an early stage investor and business consultant for LeaseLoc, LLC, the developer of the LeaseLoc Security System. LeaseLoc has developed proprietary technology designed to protect a commercial leasing company’s investment in aircraft, yachts and high end vehicles in the event of payment default by the lessee. The LeaseLoc device will safely disable the aircraft, yacht or vehicle until payment has been made. The lessor must enter a valid monthly payment code into the LeaseLoc device during the term of the lease. The device is configurable to allow for grace periods, overpayments, early terminations and special situations. The device is tested and working in vehicles, ships, yachts and is undergoing FAA approval currently.
Quo Vadimus is a founding investor and provides management services and marketing consulting to YachtSitter. YachtSitter provides yacht management and caretaking services to absentee boat owners. YachtSitter provides daily, weekly and monthly monitoring, maintenance and storm protection services to boat owners around the globe. YachtSitter is poised for rapid growth and will offer franchise opportunities in 2007.
Quo Vadimus provides management services to Charity Yachts, LLC. Charity Yachts is a 501-(c)(3) not for profit corporation which solicits donations of boats, yachts and larger marine vessels such as ships, cruise ships, barges and tankers. The donated vessels are managed and maintained by Quo Vadimus and either sold or rented into the open marketplace. All net proceeds from the sale of vessels as well as rental income are donated to local charities to promote and expand marine safety and oceanographic research.
Quo Vadimus provides management services to Charity Jets, LLC. Charity Jets is a 501-(c)(3) not for profit corporation which solicits the donation of single engine, dual engine, jet and commercial aircraft. The donated aircraft are managed by Quo Vadimus and either sold, parted out or rented through a network of Part 135 Operators. All net proceeds from the sale, parting or rental are donated to local charities to promote and expand aircraft safety knowledge and the development of next generation safety equipment.
Quo Vadimus is a founding investor and provides management services and marketing consulting to Tropic Telecom. Tropic Telecom is a leading provider of business telephone systems, networks and call center equipment within the Caribbean. The firm’s scope includes the sale, installation and Service of the Inter-Tel Axxess PBX System, the TropicPhone(r) VoIp Solution and advanced network design and installation. Tropic Telecom is also the regions authorized dealer for the DockNet and FBOWiFi product lines. The telecommunications market place in the Caribbean basin encompasses twenty-seven counties, eleven hundred islands and is growing annually at a rate of 37%.
Quo Vadimus owns and operates the Quo Vadimus Yacht Club (QVYC) which offers customized yacht charters and fractional ownership featuring the 78′ Motor Yacht “Quo Vadimus”. A private yacht charter allows our guests to customize every aspect of their vacation. With our fractional ownership program we offer our clients partial ownership of super yachts with the style of a grand ocean liner but the intimacy of a private residence. There’s only you and your guests on board, allowing you to entertain lavishly in surroundings of unprecedented comfort and complete privacy without the associated costs and burdens of fully owning, and maintaining, yachts of this stature.
Quo Vadimus is a founding investor and holds the trademarks and concept for Martiniville an ultra upscale martini and cigar club. Martiniville is a special place created to serve its members and their guests in an atmosphere from days gone by. Martiniville features all of the amenities its distinguished members have come to appreciate. Fine wines, vintage ports, and classic cocktails complemented by a menu of hors d’oeuvres; signature desserts and cigars are highlighted by unparalleled service. Initial venues will include Palm Beach, Pinehurst, and Grand Cayman Island.
Here are some of the many companies with which Quo Vadimus has been involved with their success, assisting by providing positive direction, leadership and shareholder value.
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