Communiclique’s Andy Powers Thinks He’s Tinkerbell

Communiclique (AKA Clique, CliqueAPI) is dead. A judge declared it so (see post). Like the story of Peter Pan, Communiclique was always a fantasy story. Now, that the story has ended, Andy Powers keeps putting out press releases in an attempt to convince potential investors that Communiclique exists and Andy is a businessman instead of a common criminal. Remember that part of Peter Pan where Peter implores anyone who will listen to declare their belief in fairies? That was the only way to bring Tinkerbell to come back to life. Andy Powers thinks he's Tinkerbell and if he keeps asking for applause his company will not die and he will not find himself in Prison. Andy thinks he's a Fairy and he needs an audience to show they believe in fairies. Now before I go on, I want to give a message to Andy Powers children's classmates. I hear that you are teasing his kids mercilessly because of the crimes of the father. I know you kids are reading this. Please lay off. The Powers kids are not guilty of the crimes of the father. In fact, they are innocent victims. Help them don't hurt them. Show that you have compassion. Now...

Communiclique Data Details

Before Communiclique was exposed as a giant Ponzi scheme, the company Andy Powers and Ram Reddy were telling anyone who would listen that it was a Billion Dollar Unicorn. Now we know it is practically worthless. A group of investors recently won a judgment to put the company in receivership. The Bankruptcy lawsuit shed light on the murky details of this company (first story on this dumpster fire company and Andy Powers here) Here are just a few facts recently made public thanks to the bankruptcy proceedings. The Cap Table and how much each investor would have realized if the company exited at a billion dollar valuation. Shareholder Shares Percentage Value Empower LLC/Andy Powers 6,389,000 27.61% $ 276,149,974 Srin Reddy 5,000,000 21.61% $ 216,113,612 Devasena Reddy Irrev Trust 1 2,042,687 8.83% $ 88,290,493 Parva Reddy Family Trust 2 2,042,666 8.83% $ 88,289,586 Parva Reddy Family Trust 1 1,242,750 5.37% $ 53,715,038 Ram Reddy 720,000 3.11% $ 31,120,360 Jason Donahue Trust 526,000 2.27% $ 22,735,152 Kamakshi Radha Reddy 500,000 2.16% $ 21,611,361 Jai Gupta 476,191 2.06% $ 20,582,271 Jason Donahue IRA 400,000 1.73% $ 17,289,089 New Angel Capital LLC 333,334 1.44% $ 14,407,603 Diwakar Nagula 272,728 1.18% $ 11,788,047 Sam Medile 260,000 1.12% $ 11,237,908 Tim Gentry 250,000 1.08% $ 10,805,681 Federal Express Investments 238,096 1.03% $ 10,291,157 Barique Holdings 173,612 0.75% $ 7,503,983 Most Holdings 152,000 0.66% $ 6,569,854 Justin Connor 120,000 0.52% $ 5,186,727 Janardhan Nukalapati 100,000 0.43% $ 4,322,272 Ram Gupta 100,000 0.43% $ 4,322,272 Tim Lee 90,000 0.39% $ 3,890,045 Seetaramayya Nagula 90,000 0.39% $ 3,890,045 Andrew Schwartzman 89,960 0.39% $ 3,888,316 Gemma Medile 80,000 0.35% $ 3,457,818 Stephen Clune 80,000 0.35% $ 3,457,818 Satish Nagula 68,183 0.29% $ 2,947,055 Kishor Nagula 68,183 0.29% $ 2,947,055 Chuckie Reddy 60,000 0.26% $ 2,593,363 John Carleton 55,753 0.24% $ 2,409,796 Shapur Bashar 53,334 0.23% $ 2,305,241 Shankar Ram 50,000 0.22% $ 2,161,136 Robert and Carole Donahue Family Trust 50,000 0.22% $ 2,161,136 Dean Catino 45,000 0.19% $ 1,945,023 Carolyn Lee IRA 43,333 0.19% $ 1,872,970 Ashok Patel 43,000 0.19% $...

Andy Powers Communiclique Fraudulent Response

Updated May 6, 2019, with new evidence: On April 29th, Andy Power's attorney submitted a Communiclique fraudulent response to the Involuntary Bankruptcy Petition (see this post for Bankruptcy Petition). After reading this Communiclique fraudulent response, I am confident that Andy Powers can add, Bankruptcy Fraud to a long list of crimes he and other board members and officers of Communiclique (aka Clique and CliqueAPI) perpetrated including, Security Fraud, Bank Fraud, Wire Fraud, Tax Fraud, Forgery, and Embezzlement. The response features, what appears to be doctored, invoices and payment receipts to company vendors intended to prove the company is a legitimate business running a legitimate operation. It attempts to document that the company is solvent and responsibly dispatching its financial obligations (See Communiclique Fraudulent Response Here). Updated: See the latest filing telling the judge that the invoices were doctored here (Communiclique Fraud Allegation): The new filing states: Alleged Debtors have defrauded investors, lenders, and vendors alike. Unfortunately, they have now defrauded this Court.  Concerned by known fraudulent conduct of the Alleged Debtors (and the known and potential negative repercussions thereof on their estates), the Petitioning Creditors opposed the Alleged Debtors attempt to extend the deadline to file answers to the Petitions. Ultimately, the Court entered a short, four-day extension. The brevity of...

Andy Powers, CliqueAPI The $50 Million Ponzi Scheme

Hello Kids! It's that time again where we check in with our old pal Andy Powers, CliqueAPI (AKA Communiclique). Just in case you've been living in a hefty bag, let me catch up. Communiclique (sometimes called Clique, other times called CliqueAPI because it's harder to hit a moving target) raised anywhere from $50-70 million dollars. In 2016 a court in the Commonwealth of Virginia ordered the company to stop raising money...

Communiclique Bankruptcy (AKA: CliqueAPI)

Communiclique Bankruptcy? It looks like the investors believe a Communicliaque Bankruptcy is warranted.  On Friday, March 15, 2019, several investors petitioned a Deleware court to involuntarily take the company into Chapter 7, bankruptcy (see what a Virginia Court found about the fraud Andy Powers and his team perpetrated at Communicliqe). The case was filed by Attorney Daniel A. O'Brien, of the firm Venable LLP, representing creditors/investors: Andrew and Jamie Schwartzberg, Keith Hladek, Stonehaven Capital, Erik Sachwitz, Philip Lowit, Adam Stern, Robert Mitchell Pons, and the Paitaridis Children Family Trust. In one month, two of DC's scummiest bags are being attacked and forced into bankruptcy by their investors. Danny Boice of Trustify (see article) and Andy Powers of Communiclique were litigated into bankruptcy when their investors finally had a moment of clarity and realized they had invested in sham fake bullshit Potemkin Village-esque companies   What does a Communiclique Bankruptcy have in common with Trustify's Bankruptcy (check out the crime family post here)? [caption id="attachment_81076" align="alignright" width="243"] Andy Powers (kneeling) and Danny Boice all prison-tatted ready[/caption] Both companies were founded by criminals. Both Danny Boice and Andy Powers are pathological liars and crooks. Both companies existed to take investor money and put it into the pockets to fund a high-life...

This Year in DCTech – 2018 edition

It's that time again. Time to review all the tremendous accomplishments of the most dynamic tech ecosystem south of Columbia Md, North of Springfield VA,  East of Gaithersburg MD and west of Annapolis. Yes, DCTech we're number 1 out of any city in the world with our exact lat/long coordinates! Yea us! Go Team DC! So let's get right to it. January - Was Action Packed!!!! Amazon Will Change Everything - Amazon announced they would hold a beauty contest to determine which town they will destroy by overloading local infrastructure, straining the already huge employment talent gap by bringing 50,000 new jobs parked in Amazon HQ2. DC is one of the "lucky" cities to make the short list (see post). Boice Is The Champion - Danny Boice wins the coveted Worst Wolf of Startupland Title. Making Shit Happen (As Long as Nothing Happening is the Definition of Happening) - Lots of good news from Jonathon Perrelli and LifeFuels...

Cockroaches and Hand Grenades

When I was a young man, my first job out of Sales and Sales Management, was National Sales Operations Manager, which basically meant I was the VP of Sales, executive assistant (National Sales Operations Manager is to the Executive Assistant to the VP of Sales as the Chief of Staff is the Executive Assistant to the CEO. Its title inflation). Now, this VP was a former senior manager at Xerox, a notorious hyper-political organization and this guy, let's call him Jeff because Jeff was and probably still is his name was a puppet master extraordinaire. He would take a circuitous path to any goal...

Andy Powers – Friend of Danny Boice & Fellow Criminal

On March 16, 2018, the Commonwealth of Virginia's State Corporation Commision (SCC) filed against Andrew Brent Powers (AKA Andy Powers) and his company Comunniclique (DBA CliqueAPI) alleging multiple violations of the Virginia Securities Act. On July 13 of that year, the courts found Andy Powers guilty of 108 violations of the Act. Powers was also was found guilty of failing to respond to a subpoena.  That basically means he's on the run and did not appear to defend himself. Originally CliqueAPI and Powers mounted an aggressive defense and then in April, Power's Attornies, The Aegis Law Group, filed (see filing) that they were withdrawing from counsel on this case. Did Powers run out of money to pay for representation or were his attorney's alarmed that he was not acting in good faith? It seems like from that time, Andy was non-responsive to the case. According to court records, Tom Bayly, a senior investigator with the SCC, Division of Securities and Retail Franchising testified that the Division received a complaint in the fall of 2016 from the accountant of one of  CommuniClique's (AKA Clique and Clique API) investors regarding several irregularities. Subsequent investigations found that Powers was reporting to prospective and existing investors in CommuniClique, that...