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A Note From Liquid Avatar $LQID CEO Regarding #NFT’s (Non-fungible token) $MOS.ca $MOGO.ca $CTZ.ca

Posted by AGORACOM-JC at 9:36 AM on Monday, March 8th, 2021

Good Morning.

With the recent interest in NFTs, we’re starting to receive a lot of questions and I wanted to provide our stakeholders with a quick note, as the Company continues to explore this fast-rising sector.

Liquid Avatar icons (the high-quality digital images that make up your “avatar”) started their journey as potential NFTs (ERC 1155) and we continue to monitor the sector carefully. We believe that value of NFTs are real, and through the increased media attention the market is beginning to understand the value and power of the global blockchain movement beyond the trading and holding of Bitcoin, Ethereum and other fungible coins and tokens and how you can attach value to the blockchain.

This past weekend, there have been a number of great articles about the state of the NFT industry, including:

What’s an NFT?  And why are people suggently spending millions on them?  CBC News

https://www.cbc.ca/news/business/nft-analysis-explainer-1.5933536?fbclid=IwAR3UoBr7yZOJhjKQKJQM30E97bFCd2XEFqFRkBYzDlDb6raKsUthSUmsEFo

Jack Dorsey: Bids reach $2.5m for Twitter co-founder’s first post

https://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-56307153

Soaring Prices for Enjin, FLOW and Rarible Reveal Risks of ‘NFT Marketplace’ Tokens

https://www.coindesk.com/nft-marketplace-tokens-enj-rari-flow-crypto-risks

NFT artists who are making millions on their creations say the craze could permanently change the traditional art world

https://www.businessinsider.com/nft-artists-make-millions-traditional-galleries-adapt-cryptoart-2021-3

NFT Art is All About the Hype

The art market is uniquely suited to draw attention to ‘non fungible tokens’ and the technologies behind them

https://www.bloomberg.com/opinion/articles/2021-03-04/the-nft-phenomenon-is-for-real?utm_source=url_link

We have been all about the blockchain since before the inception of Liquid Avatar, and our firm is committed to continuing to find the best avenues to increase stakeholder value using this amazing technology. We believe that the future of NFTs and other blockchain value solutions, especially verifiable credentials and digital identity, are just at the beginning of their growth stage and that blockchain will be as important as the Internet itself.

We’re looking forward to being part of this next stage of evolution and potential value creation and encourage everyone to do their own due diligence and continue to ask questions.

Have an awesome day,

David Lucatch

Blockchain Foundry $BCFN.ca Announces CAD$10 Million Private Placement with Institutional Investors $HUT.ca $BITF.ca $GLXY.ca $HIVE.ca $VYGR.ca

Posted by AGORACOM-JC at 8:44 AM on Monday, March 8th, 2021
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  • Entered into a securities purchase agreement with certain institutional investors to issue in a private placement 29,792,595 common shares (“Common Shares”) and warrants to purchase up to 29,792,595 Common Shares (“Warrants”), at a purchase price of CAD$0.3375 per Common Share and associated Warrant
  • Gross proceeds to BCF of approximately CAD$10 million

TORONTO, March 07, 2021 — Blockchain Foundry Inc. (“BCF” or the “Company”) (CSE:BCFN), a leading North American blockchain development firm, is pleased to announce that it has entered into a securities purchase agreement with certain institutional investors to issue in a private placement 29,792,595 common shares (“Common Shares”) and warrants to purchase up to 29,792,595 Common Shares (“Warrants”), at a purchase price of CAD$0.3375 per Common Share and associated Warrant, for gross proceeds to BCF of approximately CAD$10 million (the “Private Placement”). The Warrants have an exercise price of CAD$0.45 per Common Share and may be exercised at any time prior to the fifth-year anniversary of the issuance date.

H.C. Wainwright & Co. is acting as the exclusive placement agent for the Private Placement.

The Private Placement is expected to close on or about March 10, 2021, subject to satisfaction of customary closing conditions, including receipt of all necessary corporate and regulatory approvals, including Canadian Securities Exchange approval.

The net proceeds of the Private Placement will be used by the Company for working capital and general corporate purposes, including, without limitation, hiring of development and other personnel, marketing the Company’s products and services and repayment of debt.

H.C. Wainwright & Co. will be paid a cash commission of 8.0% of the gross proceeds raised in the Private Placement and issued warrants (the “Broker Warrants”) to purchase up to an aggregate of 8.0% of the number of Common Shares placed in the Private Placement. Each Broker Warrant will have an exercise price of CAD$0.45 per Common Share and may be exercised at any time prior to the fifth year anniversary of the issuance date.

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VIDEO – Liquid Avatar $LQID (Formerly KABN) Digital ID and Monetization Model Validated By Google Major Announcement Shifting Away From Ad Target $MOS.ca $MOGO.ca $CTZ.ca

Posted by AGORACOM-JC at 7:13 PM on Sunday, March 7th, 2021

When the Facebook data privacy scandal broke out, the world woke up to just how badly our individual data was being traded, used and most importantly, the amount of profit being generated by major corporations at our expense.

This led to the enactment of the biggest data privacy laws in history.  Specifically, General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) out of Europe and the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA).

Enter LQID (formerly KABN).  The Company Turns The Problem Of Data Privacy Into A Profit For Individuals, While Providing Big Businesses With New & Compliant Business Models.

More than just lip service, LQID has made some major announcements, including joining the Trust Over IP Foundation, which includes over 170 members including IBM, Mastercard, Accenture and many other global leaders who are defining a complete architecture for Internet-scale digital trust.  

Does that sound like a mouthful?  Yeah, it does.  But all you have to really understand for now is that digital ID, privacy and monetization is going to become a reality in the very near future.  Government regulations are enforcing it.  Consumers are demanding it and LQID is delivering it at such an advanced scale that the Trust Over IP Foundation provided them with a strategic role as a Steering Member. 

GOOGLE ANNOUNCEMENT MARKS ENORMOUS SHIFT IN ONLINE TARGETING THAT VALIDATES LIQUID AVATAR BUSINESS MODEL 

We’ve been pounding the table since the summer of 2020 that LQID was way ahead of anybody in the small cap space.  In fact, so early they may have actually been too early to the game.  We were right on the former … but Google proved us way wrong on the latter when this story broke last week, with the subsequent quotes from Business Insider to back it up:

 Google announces major shift away from precision-targeting of ads based on everything you do on the internet

  • Google believes these types of tracking methods don’t “meet rising consumer expectations for privacy, nor will they stand up to rapidly evolving regulatory restrictions, and therefore aren’t a sustainable long term investment.”
  • Google is experimenting with tools in its Privacy Sandbox that are designed to allow advertising to continue to work on the web but in a less privacy-encroaching way.
  • “Keeping the internet open and accessible for everyone requires all of us to do more to protect privacy — and that means an end to not only third-party cookies, but also any technology used for tracking individual people as they browse the web,” David Temkin, Google’s director of product management for ads privacy and trust,

 What is the potential outcome of this major shift by Google? 

  Google’s decision could upend the ad industry, which has relied on these types of tracking tools   

You would think LQID CEO David Lucatch wrote the announcement and the bullet points himself.  Turns out he didn’t need to because he was already ahead of Google. 

Now the data privacy and monetization game is underway with LQID sitting in a great position within the industry and the dominant position within the small cap world.

Watch this interview with CEO David Lucatch and welcome to the next potential great disruptive industry of the decade.

Blockchain Foundry $BCFN.ca DeFi Strategy, Enterprise Development Initiatives and New Customer Acquisitions $HUT.ca $BITF.ca $GLXY.ca $HIVE.ca $VYGR.ca

Posted by AGORACOM-JC at 9:00 AM on Wednesday, March 3rd, 2021
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  • Company is actively pursuing a two-pronged strategy to roll out products in the decentralized finance (“DeFi”) space and more traditional enterprise software solutions which leverage blockchain capabilities.
  • DeFi is a new area of blockchain technology that uses smart contracts to perform operations that would typically be performed by centralized entities or a series of intermediaries.
  • BCF has been actively evaluating blockchain-enabled product opportunities in several industry verticals, including remittances, loyalty applications and digital identities.

TORONTO, March 03, 2021 — Blockchain Foundry Inc. (“BCF” or the “Company”) (CSE:BCFN), a leading North American blockchain development firm, is pleased to provide an update on its product strategy, development initiatives and new customer acquisitions.

Product Strategy

The Company is actively pursuing a two-pronged strategy to roll out products in the decentralized finance (“DeFi”) space and more traditional enterprise software solutions which leverage blockchain capabilities.

Decentralized Finance (DeFi) Initiatives

DeFi is a new area of blockchain technology that uses smart contracts to perform operations that would typically be performed by centralized entities or a series of intermediaries. Some examples of DeFi applications include:

  • Non-fungible tokens (“NFTs”), representing unique items such as works of art, digital collectibles or in-game items;
  • Automatic trading, market making and liquidity pools for digital assets;
  • Insurance contracts triggered automatically by pre-specified events and conditions; and
  • Stablecoins which are pegged to fiat currencies, precious metals or other traditional asset classes.

Most DeFi applications are built on the Ethereum blockchain. As discussed in previous Company disclosure, BCF has been a major contributor to the open source Syscoin blockchain protocol, which has cost, speed, security and scalability advantages over many public blockchains, including Ethereum.

BCF is assisting with the development efforts for the next release of Syscoin, version 4.2, which is expected to be released by April 30, 2021. Syscoin 4.2 will feature support for NFTs, a commonly requested feature by BCF clients, and will lay the groundwork for future Syscoin innovations, including Syscoin’s Network-Enhanced Virtual Machine (“NEVM”). NEVM is an improved version of Ethereum’s Virtual Machine (“EVM”) and serves as the backbone for smart-contract execution within the Syscoin ecosystem. NEVM will provide better security, speed and scalability through the use of zero-knowledge proofs (“ZKPs”) 1 .

Key to the Company’s strategy is enhancing the Syscoin protocol in ways which allow BCF to operate decentralized finance applications in much more efficient ways than are currently possible on today’s public blockchains. Over the next 3-6 months, the Company intends to release an initial DeFi solution to be developed on Ethereum or Binance Smart Chain. This initial DeFi implementation is expected to have lower fees than competing products due to the Company’s unique expertise in ZKPs in combination with Layer 1 and 2 systems which will be adapted to this solution. Competing DeFi products, most notably products like Uniswap, Balancer, Kyberswap and 1Inch, charge a fee based on the transactional volume processed by the platform. Uniswap charges a fee of 0.3% and frequently handles more than $1 billion in daily trading volume and processes over 100,000 daily transactions 2 . On the current Ethereum network, 100,000 transactions would cost approximately $300K compared with less than $1 for the same number of transactions on the Syscoin network 3 .

Many DeFi applications are difficult to use, prone to scams and fraud and generally do not appeal to mainstream users. BCF intends to leverage its expertise in developing consumer and enterprise solutions for clients to distinguish its offering from others on the market and appeal to a mainstream audience.

BCF’s initial DeFi release will be deployed, tested and improved upon throughout 2021 with the intention of releasing a more scalable, faster and cheaper implementation on Syscoin as soon as the underlying Syscoin architecture is ready for deployment, currently estimated for Q4 2021 or Q1 2022.

Enterprise Development Initiatives

BCF has been actively evaluating blockchain-enabled product opportunities in several industry verticals, including remittances, loyalty applications and digital identities. For each use case, the Company has been engaging with potential industry partners who would be the initial users of any products developed by BCF and who would assist the Company in its roll out of these products to enterprise users. The Company continues to evaluate enterprise use cases and partnerships and will provide updates to the market as these initiatives progress.

New Customer Acquisition

In addition to its product development strategy, the Company continues to provide consulting and development services to projects where it believes it has a strong technological advantage and can add value for its clients.

BCF has recently engaged in two solution design projects, one for a carbon exchange product using a digital asset to represent sequestered carbon, and another project building an NFT platform to track the popularity of music, movies and TV shows and produce a corresponding payout. Both of these projects represent innovative use cases for blockchain technology and BCF looks forward to completing these solution designs and beginning work on full scale design and implementation proposals for these clients.

KABN Systems NA Holdings Corp $KABN.ca Changes Its Name to Liquid Avatar Technologies Inc. with New Symbol $LQID

Posted by AGORACOM-JC at 9:50 AM on Monday, March 1st, 2021
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Liquid Avatar name and symbol change better reflects Company’s corporate branding

  • Announced that it has changed its name from KABN Systems NA Holdings Corp. to Liquid Avatar Technologies Inc. (www.liquidavatartechnologies.com) and its ticker symbol from KABN to LQID

TORONTO, ON / March 1, 2021 / KABN Systems NA Holdings Corp. (CSE:KABN)(“KABN” or the “Company“) is pleased to announce that it has changed its name from KABN Systems NA Holdings Corp. to Liquid Avatar Technologies Inc. (www.liquidavatartechnologies.com) and its ticker symbol from KABN to LQID. Subject to approval by the Canadian Securities Exchange (the “CSE”), the Company expects the name and symbol change to take effect for trading purposes on March 3, 2021 when its common shares will begin trading on the CSE under the new name, CUSIP number and new ticker symbol.

On February 18, 2021, the Company launched the first phase of its flagship product, the Liquid Avatar (www.liquidavatar.com) app in the Apple Store and Google Play.

Like search, online communications and browser usage, digital identity is addressable to up to 100% of the online market and is a very early-stage market opportunity, with the potential to reach up to 400 Million people in North America and over 5 Billion people online globally.

According to Statista.com, over 79% of video game users in the US are over the age of 18 with a surprising 41% over the age of 34, showing that video gaming and character creation is widespread through all age categories. Using Liquid Avatar, users are able to select from 1000’s of combinations of facial features to create their perfect digital, “cartoon-like” representations of themselves – all at no cost. Future releases of Liquid Avatar will allow users to upload their own digital icon images and create even more realistic versions of themselves as the Company explores new technologies that allow 3D animation and facial embedding on video characters.

Read More: https://agoracom.com/ir/KABN/forums/discussion/topics/756296-kabn-systems-na-holdings-corp-changes-its-name-to-liquid-avatar-technologies-inc-with-new-symbol-lqid/messages/2305893#message

ThreeD Capital $IDK $IDKFF Acquires Securities of Windfall Geotek Inc. $WIN.ca $WINKF

Posted by AGORACOM-JC at 7:23 PM on Friday, February 26th, 2021
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  • Acquired ownership and control of an aggregate of 8,889,500 common shares and 1,000,000 common share purchase warrants

TORONTO, Feb. 26, 2021 — ThreeD Capital Inc. (“ThreeD” or the “Company”) (CSE:IDK / OTCQB:IDKFF) a Canadian based venture capital firm that invests in disruptive companies and promising junior resources companies, is pleased to announce that it has acquired ownership and control of an aggregate of 8,889,500 common shares (the “Subject Shares”) and 1,000,000 common share purchase warrants (the “Subject Warrants” and together with the Subject Shares, the “Subject Units”) of Windfall Geotek Inc. (“Windfall”) through a series of transactions ending on February 19, 2021. The Subject Shares represented approximately 10.0% of all issued and outstanding common shares of Windfall as of February 26, 2021 immediately following the transaction described above (or approximately 11.0% on a partially diluted basis, assuming exercise of the Subject Warrants only).

Immediately before the transactions herein, ThreeD did not hold any securities of Windfall.

The Subject Units were acquired through a series of transactions. 1,000,000 Subject Shares and 1,000,000 Subject Warrants were acquired in a private placement and not through the facilities of any stock exchange for aggregate consideration payable of $60,000. The remaining Subject Shares were acquired in the open market through the facilities of the Canadian Securities Exchange for aggregate consideration payable of $1,972,691, or $0.25 per Subject Share. The holdings of securities of Windfall by ThreeD are managed for investment purposes, and ThreeD could increase or decrease their investments in Windfall at any time, or continue to maintain their current investment position, depending on market conditions or any other relevant factor.

The trade was effected in reliance upon the exemption contained in Section 2.3 of National Instrument 45-106 on the basis that ThreeD is an “accredited investor” as defined herein.

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The Outer Space Men are Landing at $KABN.ca Liquid Avatar $MOS.ca $MOGO.ca $CTZ.ca

Posted by AGORACOM-JC at 9:59 AM on Wednesday, February 24th, 2021
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  • Announced that the Company has partnered with the iconic toy brand, The Outer Space Men (www.theouterspacemen.com).
  • The Outer Space Men is a toy and collector brand that spans over half a century of celebration as both a vintage and modern collectible assembly of action figures.

TORONTO, ON and NEW YORK, NY / February 24, 2021 / KABN Systems NA Holdings Corp. / Liquid Avatar Technologies Inc. (CSE:KABN)(OTC Pink:TRWRF)(FRA:4T51) (the “Company“) (www.kabnsystemsna.com), a North American fintech solutions company specializing in empowering individuals to manage, control and generate value from their biometrically-verified Self Sovereign Identity (“SSI”) through its Liquid Avatar (www.liquidavatar.com) platform, is pleased to announce that the Company has partnered with the iconic toy brand, The Outer Space Men (www.theouterspacemen.com). The Outer Space Men is a toy and collector brand that spans over half a century of celebration as both a vintage and modern collectible assembly of action figures.The OSM were first created when man’s greatest achievement was to land on the moon during the infamous Space Race of the 1960’s. The Outer Space Men characters will be used for a series of integrated media programs for Liquid Avatar.

The integrated campaign, expected to launch in early spring 2021 will feature a series of limited edition 2D and 3D Liquid Avatar digital icons available in the Liquid Avatar Marketplace (www.liquidavatarmarketplace.com), a full immersive 3D global Augmented Reality scavenger hunt, powered by the Company’s partnership with Imagine AR (CSE:IP) and based on approvals, a 3D animated and AR powered, exclusive Non-Fungible (“NFT”) Token program for collectors.

The Outer Space Men features beloved and infamous, vintage bendable toy action figure characters that were first created by the world renown toy inventor Mel Birnkrant. With tens of thousands of clamoring fans demanding the return of these archetypal heroic icons, the wildly successful line of toys was brought back to the market in 2008 with the support of childhood fan and Wall Street executive Gary Schaeffer who reintroduced the line of toys in a new affordable format. Since 2010 these new action figures have been played with by millions of children globally. The 21 OSM characters span our solar system, The Milky Way Galaxy and beyond and delight both collectors and children with their incredible back stories and legendary beginnings as extoled by their creator Mr. Birnkrant. These action figures and the rest of the collection of up to 21 different bendable toys, will be transformed into computer graphic (CG) 2D and 3D models ready for a host of digital production programs.

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ThreeD Capital Inc. $IDK $IDKFF Announces DTC Eligibility of its Common Shares Trading in the United States $INTL.ca $IP.ca $IPNFF $PKK.ca $PKKFF $MTRX $RACMF

Posted by AGORACOM-JC at 9:45 AM on Monday, February 22nd, 2021
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  • Now eligible for electronic clearing and settlement through the Depository Trust Company (“DTC”) in the United States.
  • The Company’s common shares are traded on the OTCQB under the symbol “IDKFF”.

TORONTO, Feb. 22, 2021 — ThreeD Capital Inc. (the “Company” or “ThreeD”) (CSE:IDK) (OTCQB:IDKFF) is pleased to announce that the Company’s common shares are now eligible for electronic clearing and settlement through the Depository Trust Company (“DTC”) in the United States. The Company’s common shares are traded on the OTCQB under the symbol “IDKFF”.

DTC is a subsidiary of the Depository Trust and Clearing Corporation, a United States company that manages the electronic clearing and settlement of publicly traded companies. DTC services reduces costs and accelerates the settlement process for investors and brokers trading Canadian securities in the United States.

Sheldon Inwentash, CEO of ThreeD commented, “We are thrilled with obtaining DTC eligibility, as it represents an important step forward in increasing liquidity, broadening our shareholder base and building a strong presence for the Company within the US capital markets sphere.”

About ThreeD Capital Inc.

ThreeD is a publicly-traded Canadian-based venture capital firm focused on opportunistic investments in companies in the junior resources and disruptive technologies sectors. ThreeD’s investment strategy is to invest in multiple private and public companies across a variety of sectors globally. ThreeD seeks to invest in early stage, promising companies where it may be the lead investor and can additionally provide investees with advisory services and access to the Company’s ecosystem.

For further information:

Jakson Inwentash
Vice President Investments
[email protected]
Phone: 416-941-8900 ext 107

The Canadian Securities Exchange has neither approved nor disapproved the contents of this news release and accepts no responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy hereof.

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VIDEO – ThreeD Capital $IDK $IDKFF First Monthly NAV Is Just The Beginning Of Exponentially Growing Portfolio $INTL.ca $CRL.ca $WUHN

Posted by AGORACOM-JC at 7:53 PM on Sunday, February 21st, 2021
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ThreeD Capital $IDK.ca $IDKFF Completes $375,000 Investment Into Intellabridge Technology Corporation $INTL.ca $IP.ca $IPNFF $PKK.ca $PKKFF $MTRX $RACMF

Posted by AGORACOM-JC at 9:34 AM on Thursday, February 18th, 2021
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  • Announced a $375,000 investment in Intellabridge Technology Corporation (“Intellabridge”) (CSE: INTL) (OTC Pink: CRBTF) (FSE: 98AA) a blockchain technology company focused on developing decentralized finance technology solutions.

TORONTO, Feb. 18, 2021 — ThreeD Capital Inc. (“ThreeD” or the “Company”) (CSE:IDK) (OTCQB:IDKFF), a Canadian-based venture capital firm focused on opportunistic investments in companies in the junior resources and disruptive technologies sectors, is pleased to announce a $375,000 investment in Intellabridge Technology Corporation (“Intellabridge”) (CSE: INTL) (OTC Pink: CRBTF) (FSE: 98AA) a blockchain technology company focused on developing decentralized finance technology solutions.

The Company has acquired 2,500,000 units (the “Units”) at a price of $0.15 per Unit for aggregate proceeds of $375,000. Each Unit consists of one (1) common share of Intellabridge (a “Common Share”) and one Common Share purchase warrant (a “Warrant”), exercisable at a price of $0.45 per Warrant. The Warrants will expire two (2) years from the date of issuance.

Sheldon Inwentash, Chairman & CEO of ThreeD Capital has also agreed to join Intellabridge’s Advisory Board.

“DeFi technologies provide peer-to-peer financial transactions without a middle entity such as a bank. Blockchains allow this to be done in transparent and trustless manner. Intellabridge is simplifying the process by which the average person can get exposure to DeFi and the high interest rates accompanied in yield finance to protect individuals against purchasing power erosion by inflation. Our investment in Intellabridge perfectly aligns with our vertical of and belief in blockchain and other decentralized technologies. I am very excited to join the Advisory Board and work with Intellabridge management,” said Sheldon Inwentash.

“We are very pleased to have Sheldon join our Advisory Board, with his experience at the intersection of blockchain, financial technologies and public markets. In particular, as we continue to build out our Advisory Board we welcome the support of ThreeD Capital. This represents an important step for Intellabridge as we continue to build relationships with strategic partners and investors,” explained Intellabridge CEO, John Eagleton.

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