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VIDEO – Liquid Avatar $LQID Digital ID and Monetization Gets Huge Boost From “Building A Digital Ontario” News $MOS.ca $MOGO.ca $CTZ.ca

Posted by AGORACOM-JC at 4:03 PM on Tuesday, May 4th, 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. 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.

If that wasn’t enough proof for you, Google  validated the $LQID business model with this stunning announcement at the beginning of March:

 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”  

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.  That dominant position got even stronger today when $LQID announced Liquid Avatar Congratulates the Ontario Government on the Release of its Digital Strategy  

WHY IS THIS SO IMPORTANT?

If consumers are going to switch to Liquid Avatar to protect and monetize their identity, the switch to Digital ID by Canada’s biggest Province is simply a monster catalyst:  The Ontario government strategy outlines ways in which it plans to harness the potential of the digital economy and better utilize data. Included in the plan are tangible commitments such as: 

  • the creation of a new data authority; 
  • a new digital artificial intelligence (AI) framework to guide responsible use of AI; and 
  • the introduction of a new government-issued digital ID that lets people prove who they are online.

If you didn’t know any better, you would think CEO David Lucatch wrote the Ontario Digital Strategy paper himself!  He didn’t but the next best thing is this interview with CEO David Lucatch for an even deeper discussion into what this all means for $LQID and YOU.

VIDEO – Sheldon Inwentash $IDK $IDKFF Praises Loop Insights’ $MTRX $RACMF “Monumental Alliance” With Industry Powerhouse NielsenIQ $AT.ca $QTRH.ca $SNSR $BSQR $PTS.ca

Posted by AGORACOM-JC at 9:03 AM on Monday, May 3rd, 2021
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VIDEO – Liquid Avatar $LQID Digital ID and Monetization Takes A Massive Step Forward With VISA Card Launch $MOS.ca $MOGO.ca $CTZ.ca

Posted by AGORACOM-JC at 6:40 PM on Monday, April 26th, 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. 

If that wasn’t enough proof for you, Google  validated the $LQID business model with this stunning announcement at the beginning of March:  

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”  

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.  That dominant position got even stronger today when $LQID announced the Launch Of KABN Prepaid Visa Card and Mobile Card App in Canada  

WHY IS THIS SO IMPORTANT?

If consumers are going to switch to Liquid Avatar to protect and monetize their identity, they are also going to need ways to pay for the great individualized offers presented to them, which means $LQID has just added another super valuable piece of the puzzle to its solution

Watch this interview with CEO David Lucatch for an even deeper discussion into what this all means for $LQID and YOU.

May Pang Gallery Launches in Partnership with Oasis Digital Studios and McCartney Multimedia Featuring Iconic Photographs from Ken Davidoff as NFTs

Posted by AGORACOM-JC at 8:22 AM on Wednesday, April 21st, 2021

Exclusive limited-edition series of AR and cinematically enhanced photographs as

NFTs depicting the early days of rock n’ roll, pop-culture and music history.

  • Oasis Digital Studios (“Oasis”) together with McCartney Multimedia, Inc. and renowned photographer and artist, May Pang are launching the May Pang Gallery.
  • The Gallery will feature an exciting array of photographic and visual artists and their works as Non-Fungible Token (NFT) to collectors through Oasis Digital Studios.
  • The May Pang Gallery’s first NFT collection will feature legendary photographer Ken Davidoff.

TORONTO, ON / VANCOUVER, BC / ERIE PA and LOS ANGELES, CA \ April 21, 2021 / Liquid Avatar Technologies Inc. (CSE:LQID)(OTC:TRWRF)(FRA:4T51) (“Liquid Avatar Technologies” or the “Company“,), a global blockchain, digital identity and fintech solutions company together with ImagineAR Inc. (IP)(IPNFF), an Augmented Reality platform company, are excited to announce that Oasis Digital Studios (“Oasis”) together with McCartney Multimedia, Inc. and renowned photographer and artist, May Pang are launching the May Pang Gallery. The Gallery will feature an exciting array of photographic and visual artists and their works as Non-Fungible Token (NFT) to collectors through Oasis Digital Studios. The May Pang Gallery’s first NFT collection will feature legendary photographer Ken Davidoff.

Capitalizing on the response to her recently announced John Lennon’s “Lost Weekend” photographs, May Pang and McCartney Multimedia are working with a number of iconic artists and photographers to create an NFT gallery for the sale of visual art in the music and entertainment space. In the coming weeks and months, May Pang and Oasis will partner with some of the music industry and Hollywood’s most notable photographers and artists, starting with Ken Davidoff, to bring their work, including never released images, to the NFT market. A pre-sale list has been established at www.oasisdigitalstudios.com

Ken Davidoff has spent his whole life, since the early age of 4, immersed in art and by the time he was 8, he was a budding photographer. In 1966, at age 17 Ken was working part time as a professional photographer at his parent’s studio, the Davidoff Studio in Palm Beach, Florida. By 19, Ken got the opportunity to photograph The Miami Pop Festival with Jimi Hendrix. With this amazing opportunity under his belt, Ken was able to secure the position of official Photographer of the 1969 First Annual Music and Arts Festival of Palm Beach (The Palm Beach Pop Festival), a 3 Day Festival dubbed Woodstock South which closed with a performance by the Rolling Stones.

“Ken Davidoff’s photographs capture a moment in time that shaped the “baby boomer” generation. In partnership with Oasis, I am happy to feature his work at the May Pang Gallery,” commented May Pang, Curator – May Pang Gallery

Shooting legends like Elvis, Johnny Cash, Joni Mitchell, The Beach Boys, 38 Special, B.B. King, Dale Earnhardt, Harry Chapin, Rush, Loggins and Messina, Bob Segar, Johnny Winder and other iconic individuals and groups, Ken’s photographs portray historic images of the genesis of Rock n’ Roll.

Ken’s 55+ year professional career has focused on the art of the image, creating iconic stories behind the music and the photos. Some of his never-seen-before photographs will be available through the May Pang Gallery and Oasis Digital Studios as NFTs featuring, in Ken’s own words, the stories behind the images.

Working with my old family friend May Pang has brought extra Joy to my daily routine of gathering and helping curate iconic rock ‘n’ roll images, as the family grows to now bring classic rock photographer Ken Davidoff into the world of NFTs, and under the wing of the May Pang Gallery. Who knew a day job could be this much fun?said Ruth McCartney, Digital Diva, and founder of McCartney Multimedia.

ABOUT KEN DAVIDOFF

Ken Davidoff has been a professional photographer since 1966 working in his Father’s photography studio in Palm Beach. His Dad was the Family photographer for JFK. Rose Kennedy would call his home and tell him where the President was, as he loved to elude the Secret Service. The story is that the Secret Service put a “tail” on Ken’s Father so they would know where JFK was. In May of 1968 he photographed The Miami Pop Festival, the 1st East Coast Rock Festival, featuring Jimi Hendrix and The Experience. Over the course of 50 years Ken has photographed many other Rock Legends such as Mick Jagger, John Lennon, Johnny Cash, Elvis, and Bob Dylan. He also photographed many celebrities such as Dustin Hoffman, Bob Hope, George Burns, Raquel Welch, and Betty Davis plus many more. Politicians include 7 Presidents, 2 Queens and 1 King and Prince Charles and Lady Diana, Historical events such as the Launch of Apollo 11, and the 1972 Democratic and Republican Conventions, many Baseball Hall of Famers are also in Ken’s archive.

In 2008, along with Jack Connell, he started his company, Old Rock Photos.com , an archive of his rock photography on the web; since then he has licensed many of his photos in books, magazines, documentary films, record albums, for clothing, and online publications. In 2009 Michael Lang licensed four of Ken’s photos for his book “The Road to Woodstock”. Early in 2013 he entered the Palm Beach International Film Festival with a short documentary film based on his photographs taken at the 1969 Palm Beach Pop Festival. Ken also has 17 photographs in his father’s book, “The Kennedy Family Album” a collection of Kennedy photos taken by Bob Davidoff.

In November of 2013 Sony Records released the double vinyl limited edition album/CD, plus a single also featuring Ken’s photos of Jimi Hendrix live at the Miami Pop Festival. This album featured Ken’s photography on the front and back covers, the inside of the album and an additional booklet of 20 more of Ken’s photos. On the same day NPR released “American Masters” Jimi Hendrix, which included one of Ken’s images used with credit at the end of the broadcast. In March of 2015 Ken became affiliated with the Jimi Hendrix Foundation and CEO, Joe Rosignolo. Joe was kind enough to write the Forward to Ken’s book, giving it full endorsement by the Jimi Hendrix Foundation, “The Miami Pop Festival”, a Photographic Experience” was published In December of 2015. This book is the definitive history of the 1st East Coast Rock Festival, headlined by The Jimi Hendrix Experience and Promoted by Ric O’Barry and Michael Lang, Michael said of the Miami Pop Festival “This is where the seeds of Woodstock were sown.”

Ken also had a photo exhibit at The Palm Beach County Historical Society Gallery about his images from The 1969 Palm Beach Pop Festival, featuring The Rolling Stones. He was the Official photographer for that ‘69 Rock festival.

On May 18th 2018, at The History Miami Museum there was a Grand Celebration of the 50th anniversary of the May 18th, 1968, Miami Pop Festival. Close to 1000 people were at the opening where the crowd was entertained for about 45 minutes by Jim Hendrix’s brother Leon. Over 50 of Ken’s images were used to explore the history of Rock’s first East Coast festival. Jimi Hendrix was the headliner along with, Chuck Berry, John Lee Hooker, Blue Cheer, Arthur Brown, Frank Zappa, and the Mothers of Invention, Blues Image, and Tiger Tiger. This was a major event to celebrate one of Rock’s most important festivals.

Soon after, the History Miami Museum show Ken expanded his business ventures and started a new company called VintageRockIcons.com with his longtime friend of over 20 years, Melinda McGilivray. In addition, they have also started a 501c3 nonprofit, The South Florida Rock & Roll Museum Inc. In the future Ken hopes to tour and speak about his life in photography, encouraging the youth of today to express themselves by creating new images in their own way, showing his work to new audiences, and speaking about his career in photography and the people he has met on his journey. The purpose of The South Florida Rock & Roll Museum is to share the history of rock that Ken has captured through his camera lens, and to support and contribute to the local arts scene. The museum would make the public aware of the history of Rock & Roll that South Florida has. Although The South Florida Rock & Roll Museum will initially start with Kens archive it will expand to include other photographers as time and funding allow.

ABOUT NFTs

A Non-Fungible Token, or NFT is a digital asset that represents a wide range of tangible and intangible assets like digital and conventional artwork, collectibles, memorabilia, and other items. However, unlike typical NFTs which are generally digital video or images that represent “moments in time” like an NBA Top Shot or piece of artwork, Oasis will be creating and deploying embedded AR “triggers” in each Oasis supported NFT, and to support and introduce NFT programs, brands, and participants. This will allow users to engage in enabled immersive and “living” shareable experiences through the Liquid Avatar Mobile App and AR enabled websites.

ABOUT OASIS

Oasis brings together leading individuals and organizations in blockchain technology, computer graphics, augmented reality, entertainment, art, sports, gaming, music, media, comic book, memorabilia, and pop culture arenas to support the fast-paced emergence of the NFT marketplace.

The Oasis business model is to create an ongoing partnership with artists, sports personalities, talent, brands, and organizations, and share in the ongoing revenue of the initial sale and any residual sales, creating potential royalty-type revenue relationships. The initial program offerings will consist of digital artwork, with the expected expansion to trading cards, limited editions, and series, and physical product programs.

The Oasis AR Enhanced NFT experience will be available exclusively through the Liquid Avatar Mobile App, which features the ability for user to create digital icons that allow users to manage, control and create value from their biometrically verified digital identity, and is available in the Google Play and Apple App Store.

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About McCartney Multimedia, Inc. – https://mccartney-multimedia.com/mccartney-multimedia-inc

McCartney Multimedia, Inc. is a full-service Creative Digital Agency. As early pioneers in web design since 1995, McCartney now offers branding, web development, identity development, hosting, social media strategy and management, creative marketing campaigns, digital PR, database design, e-commerce, video production and mobile app creation and NFTs.

McCartney’s other endeavors include McCartney Studios, that brings together Dr. Angie McCartney, Ruth McCartney and Martin Nethercutt who have backgrounds in the music and entertainment industries, the division reps, directors, DPs Eps and creatives and has over a dozen show in development on their slate. Today, McCartney Studios focuses on storytelling, branding and visual media while the McCartney Group GmbH, based in Vienna, Austria specializes in European Sports and Artists management.

For more information, please visit: https://mccartney-multimedia.com/

About ImagineAR – www.imaginear.com

ImagineAR Inc. (CSE: IP) (OTC: IPNFF) is an augmented reality (AR) platform, ImagineAR.com, that enables businesses of any size to create and implement their own AR campaigns with no programming or technology experience. Every organization, from professional sports franchises to small retailers, can develop interactive AR campaigns that blend the real and digital worlds. Customers simply point their mobile device at logos, signs, buildings, (products, landmarks and more to instantly engage videos, information, advertisements, coupons,3D holograms and any interactive content all hosted in the cloud and managed using a menu-driven portal. Integrated real-time analytics means that all customer interaction is tracked and measured in real-time. The AR Enterprise platform supports both IOS and Android mobile devices and upcoming wearable technologies. The AR Platform is available as an SDK Plug-in for existing mobile apps.

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About Liquid Avatar Technologies Inc. –www.liquidavatartechnologies.com

Liquid Avatar Technologies Inc., through its wholly owned subsidiary KABN Systems North America Inc. focuses on the verification, management and monetization of Self Sovereign Identity, empowering users to control and benefit from the use of their online identity.

The Liquid Avatar Mobile App, available in the Apple App Store and Google Play is a verified Self Sovereign Identity platform that empowers users to create high quality digital icons representing their online personas. These icons allow users to manage and control their digital identity and Verifiable Access and Identity Credentials, and to use Liquid Avatars to share public and permission based private data when they want and with whom they want. www.liquidavatar.com

KABN North America has a suite of revenue generating programs that support the Liquid Avatar program, including KABN KASH a cash back and reward program that has over 400 leading online merchants and coming soon, an integrated offering engine. In Canada, KABN also has the KABN Visa Card, a “challenger banking” platform that allows users to manage and control a range of financial services for traditional and digital currencies. The Company is currently exploring expansion of the KABN Visa program to other geographic regions, including the USA.

Oasis Digital Studios is a creative and development agency that supports a wide range of artists, talent, brands, and enterprises with Non-Fungible Token (NFT) solutions.

Liquid Avatar Technologies Inc. is publicly listed on the Canadian Securities Exchange (CSE) under the symbol “LQID” (CSE:LQID).

The Company also trades in the US under the symbol “TRWRF” and in Frankfurt under the symbol “4T51”

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For more information, please visit www.liquidavatartechnologies.com

For further information, please contact:

David Lucatch
Chief Executive Officer
647-725-7742 Ext. 701
[email protected]

US and Canadian Media Contact:

Nicole Rodrigues
NRPR Group
[email protected]

The CSE has not reviewed and does not accept responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.

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Forward-Looking Information and Statements

This press release contains certain “forward-looking information” within the meaning of applicable Canadian securities legislation and may also contain statements that may constitute “forward-looking statements” within the meaning of the safe harbor provisions of the United States Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Such forward-looking information and forward-looking statements are not representative of historical facts or information or current condition, but instead represent only the Company’s beliefs regarding future events, plans or objectives, many of which, by their nature, are inherently uncertain and outside of the Company’s control. Generally, such forward-looking information or forward-looking statements can be identified by the use of forward-looking terminology such as “plans”, “expects” or “does not expect”, “is expected”, “budget”, “scheduled”, “estimates”, “forecasts”, “intends”, “anticipates” or “does not anticipate”, or “believes”, or variations of such words and phrases or may contain statements that certain actions, events or results “may”, “could”, “would”, “might” or “will be taken”, “will continue”, “will occur” or “will be achieved”. The forward-looking information and forward-looking statements contained herein may include, but is not limited to, information concerning the timing for the launch of Liquid Avatar apps, the plans for future features of the Liquid Avatar apps, expected geographic expansion, the ability of the Company to generate revenues, roll out new programs and to successfully achieve business objectives, and expectations for other economic, business, and/or competitive factors.

By identifying such information and statements in this manner, the Company is alerting the reader that such information and statements are subject to known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors that may cause the actual results, level of activity, performance, or achievements of the Company to be materially different from those expressed or implied by such information and statements. In addition, in connection with the forward-looking information and forward-looking statements contained in this press release, the Company has made certain assumptions. Among the key factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those projected in the forward-looking information and statements are the following: failure to obtain necessary approvals in a timely manner or at all; lack of sufficient capital to expand the Company’s geographic footprint or to add new features to the Company’s offerings; changes in general economic, business, and political conditions, including changes in the financial markets; changes in applicable laws; compliance with extensive government regulation. Should one or more of these risks, uncertainties or other factors materialize, or should assumptions underlying the forward-looking information or statements prove incorrect, actual results may vary materially from those described herein as intended, planned, anticipated, believed, estimated, or expected.

Although the Company believes that the assumptions and factors used in preparing, and the expectations contained in, the forward-looking information and statements are reasonable, undue reliance should not be placed on such information and statements, and no assurance or guarantee can be given that such forward-looking information and statements will prove to be accurate, as actual results and future events could differ materially from those anticipated in such information and statements. The forward-looking information and forward-looking statements contained in this press release are made as of the date of this press release, and the Company does not undertake to update any forward-looking information and/or forward-looking statements that are contained or referenced herein, except in accordance with applicable securities laws. All subsequent written and oral forward- looking information and statements attributable to the Company or persons acting on its behalf is expressly qualified in its entirety by this notice.

Blockchain Foundry $BCFN.ca Expands Leadership Team with Key Management Hires $HUT.ca $BITF.ca $GLXY.ca $HIVE.ca $VYGR.ca

Posted by AGORACOM-JC at 8:19 AM on Monday, April 19th, 2021
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  • Announced that it has expanded its leadership team with two key management hires who joined the Company today
  • Fulvio Ciano is joining the Company as Director of Software Development Consulting & Delivery and will be responsible for all aspects of BCF’s consulting practice and associated software delivery.
  • Mr. Ciano is a seasoned software executive with decades of experience managing delivery teams
  • Peter Jubb is joining the Company as Executive Creative Director and will be responsible for all aspects of BCF’s product design, branding, and creative content

TORONTO, April 19, 2021 — Blockchain Foundry Inc. (“BCF” or the “Company”) (CSE:BCFN), a leading North American blockchain development firm, is pleased to announce that it has expanded its leadership team with two key management hires who joined the Company today.

Fulvio Ciano is joining the Company as Director of Software Development Consulting & Delivery and will be responsible for all aspects of BCF’s consulting practice and associated software delivery. Mr. Ciano is a seasoned software executive with decades of experience managing delivery teams.

Peter Jubb is joining the Company as Executive Creative Director and will be responsible for all aspects of BCF’s product design, branding, and creative content. Mr. Jubb has over 20 years’ experience as a creative director and information architect and brings a wealth of practical experience to the team.

Mr. Ciano and Mr. Jubb will both join the Company’s executive committee and will have direct input into BCF’s strategy going forward.

“We are excited to welcome Fulvio and Peter to the BCF team, and we look forward to their contributions as we continue to grow the business,” said Dan Wasyluk, CEO of BCF. “We are in the process of expanding into new product areas while continuing to grow our established consulting business, and these new additions to the team will dramatically accelerate our growth trajectory.”

About Blockchain Foundry Inc.

Blockchain Foundry develops and commercializes blockchain-based business solutions and provides consulting services to corporate clients seeking to incorporate blockchain technology into their businesses.

Blockchain Foundry Contact Information:

Chris Marsh
President
[email protected]
(647) 330-4572

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ThreeD Capital $IDK $IDKFF Announces Unaudited March 31, 2021 Net Asset Value Per Share – $1.25

Posted by AGORACOM-JC at 6:20 PM on Thursday, April 15th, 2021
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  • Announces that at March 31, 2021, its unaudited net asset value per share (“NAV”) was $1.25.

TORONTO, April 15, 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, announces that at March 31, 2021, its unaudited net asset value per share (“NAV”) was $1.25.

This announcement is made based on ThreeD’s newly established practice of releasing NAV on a monthly basis as part of the Company’s ongoing response to shareholder interest in receiving periodic information. NAV is calculated based on unaudited month-end financial information.

Use of Non-GAAP Financial Measures:

This press release contains references to NAV or “net asset value per share” which is a non-GAAP financial measure. NAV is calculated as the value of total assets less the value of total liabilities divided by the total number of common shares outstanding as at a specific date. The term NAV does not have any standardized meaning according to GAAP and therefore may not be comparable to similar measures presented by other companies. There is no comparable GAAP financial measure presented in ThreeD’s consolidated financial statements and thus no applicable quantitative reconciliation for such non-GAAP financial measure. The Company believes that the measure provides information useful to its shareholders in understanding the Company’s performance, and may assist in the evaluation of the Company’s business relative to that of its peers. This data is furnished to provide additional information and does not have any standardized meaning prescribed by GAAP. Accordingly, it should not be considered in isolation or as a substitute for measures of performance prepared in accordance with GAAP, and is not necessarily indicative of other metrics presented in accordance with GAAP. Existing NAV of the Company is not necessarily predictive of the Company’s future performance or the NAV of the Company as at any future date.

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:
Lynn Chapman, CPA, CA
Chief Financial Officer and Corporate Secretary
[email protected]
Phone: 416-941-8900

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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Oasis Digital Studios and Apex Comics Group partner with Comic-Book Industry Legends for New Multimedia Experiences and NFTs $MOS.ca $MOGO.ca $CTZ.ca

Posted by AGORACOM-JC at 3:01 PM on Monday, April 12th, 2021
  • Announced that Oasis Digital Studios (“Oasis”) has partnered with Apex Comics Group to publish Mr. Right, a new multimedia project by legendary Marvel Entertainment and pop culture veterans Tom DeFalco, Ron Frenz, and Sal Buscema
  • Program will consist of printed and digital comic books, digital avatars produced for the Liquid Avatar Mobile App and Marketplace, and AR enhanced NFT collectibles with Oasis

TORONTO, ON and VANCOUVER, BC and ERIE, PA /April 12, 2021 / Liquid Avatar Technologies Inc. (CSE:LQID)(OTC PINK:TRWRF)(FRA:4T51) (“Liquid Avatar Technologies” or the “Company“,), a global blockchain, digital-identity and fintech solutions company, together with ImagineAR Inc. (IP) (IPNFF), an Augmented Reality platform company, are excited to announce that Oasis Digital Studios (“Oasis”) has partnered with Apex Comics Group to publish Mr. Right, a new multimedia project by legendary Marvel Entertainment and pop culture veterans Tom DeFalco, Ron Frenz, and Sal Buscema.

The program will consist of printed and digital comic books, digital avatars produced for the Liquid Avatar Mobile App and Marketplace, and AR enhanced NFT collectibles with Oasis. A sneak preview of the program will be made virtually on April 13th at the special presentation “NFTs Myths, Market, Media & Mania,” hosted by Liquid Avatar, ImagineAR and Oasis Digital Studios: https://hello.liquidavatar.com/oasis-webinar-registration.

The integrated campaign, expected to launch in early summer, will feature a series of limited-edition print and digital comic books, along with collector-enhanced NFTs, Liquid Avatar digital icons available in the Liquid Avatar Marketplace, and a fully immersive Augmented Reality multimedia program. A pre-sale waiting list is available for prospective purchasers and NFT collectors at the Oasis website: www.oasisdigitalstudios.com

Mr. Right is led by Tom DeFalco, who was Marvel’s 10th Editor-in-Chief. During his tenure, the company had the most successful fiscal and creative years in its entire eight-decade history. DeFalco was a driving force innovating the entire Marvel Universe with creative concepts used to this day in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. He also worked closely with the toy manufacturer Hasbro in the 1980s, heading the creative team that produced the backstory and dossiers that served as the basis for the relaunch of the phenomenally successful G.I. Joe toy line and animated television show.” DeFalco is the author of dozens of graphic novels and hundreds of comic-book stories, including The Amazing Spider-Man, Fantastic Four, Thor, Justice League of America, Archie, Scooby-Doo, and Dazzler, and with artist Ron Frenz created New Warriors and Spider-Girl.

DeFalco has personally created and developed over three dozen characters that have been licensed for television, toys, T-shirts, posters, trading cards and other merchandise, and has written Khan and The Phantom for Moonstone Books. In 1990, he won a Comic-Con International’s Inkpot Award, given to individuals for their contributions to the worlds of comics, science fiction/fantasy, film, television, animation, and fandom services.

For almost 40 years, renowned comic-book artist Ron Frenz has drawn some of the industry’s most iconic characters, including Spider-Man, Thor, Hulk, Captain America, Fantastic Four, Iron Man, She-Hulk, Silver Surfer, Green Lantern, Superman and, as previously mentioned, co-created New Warriors and Spider-Girl with Tom DeFalco. Frenz received the 2009 Nemo Award for Excellence in the Cartoon Arts.

Renowned artist, penciler and inker Sal Buscema has been a fixture in the comic-book industry for almost 60 years, primarily with Marvel, where he spent long runs as artist of The Avengers, The Defenders and The Incredible Hulk. Starting in the industry shortly after graduating high school in 1955, Buscema went on to work in a number of ventures, including the military as an illustrator and later with his brother, famed comic-book artist, John Buscema. With industry credits too long to list, he penciled and mostly inked a 100-issue run on The Spectacular Spider-Man from from 1988 to 1996, Buscema’s DC Comics artwork contributions include Action Comics, Batman, Catwoman, Detective Comics, Green Arrow, Superboy, Superman and Wonder Woman, among others. For Marvel, his contributions include The Amazing Spider-Man, The Avengers, Battlestar Galactica, Captain America, Daredevil, Doctor Strange, Ghost Rider, Iron Man, Master of Kung Fu, Silver Surfer, She-Hulk, Rom, Thor, X-Men, and many others. Buscema has collaborated on numerous occasions with both Frenz and DeFalco.

Buscema received the Inkpot Award in 2003 and the Hero Initiative Lifetime Achievement Award in September 2013 at the Baltimore Comic-Con. In 2013, he received the Inkwell Awards S.P.A.M.I. (Favorite Small Press and Mainstream-Independent) Award for his work on such titles as G.I. Joe Annual and Dungeons and Dragons: Forgotten Realms. In 2018, he was awarded the Inkwell Awards’ S.P.A.M.I. Award again, for his work on Rom.

“Apex Comics Group is incredibly fortunate to have Tom, Ron and Sal aboard to helm the creative direction for Mr. Right. As a lifelong fan of their work, I can’t wait for the world to see the new adventures they have dreamed up!” – Mariano Nicieza, Apex Comics Group President

Non-Fungible Tokens (NFT) are digital assets that represent a wide range of unique tangible and intangible items, from art, comic books and collectible sports cards to virtual real estate and even digital sneakers. One of the main benefits of owning a digital collectible versus a physical collectible like a rookie card or a rare-minted coin is that each NFT contains distinguishing information that makes it both distinct from any other NFT and easily verifiable. This makes the creation and circulation of fake collectibles pointless because each item can be traced back to the original issuer.

Mr. Right
Mr. Right is the world’s first NFT super-athlete. Witness the thrill-packed origin of this digital daredevil as he takes on the savage hordes of Big Brother. PLUS, in a bonus story: When video gamer Jeffery “Player One” Lopez’s detective mother is attacked by the Dead Presidents Gang, he turns to the one man who can bring her assailants to justice – Mr. Right, the new champion of split-second action!

“Ron, Sal and I are thrilled to be partnered with Liquid Avatar, Oasis Digital Studios and Apex Comics. NFTs, digital icons and comics are all poised to break new ground in the craft of visual storytelling, and we can’t wait to see what the future holds for all of us. Hoo-Ha and thanks for joining us!” – Tom DeFalco

The Oasis AR Enhanced NFT experience will be available exclusively through the Liquid Avatar Mobile App, which allows the user to create digital icons to manage, control and create value from their biometrically verified digital identity.It is available in the Google Play and Apple App stores.

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Blockchain Foundry $BCFN.ca Invests CAD$1 Million to Purchase 2.2 Million Syscoin for Treasury; Total Syscoin Treasury Reaches Approximately 6.4 Million Syscoin Tokens $HUT.ca $BITF.ca $GLXY.ca $HIVE.ca $VYGR.ca

Posted by AGORACOM-JC at 9:44 AM on Tuesday, April 6th, 2021
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  • Announced that it has acquired 2,223,215 Syscoin tokens which it intends to hold as a long term asset.
  • The Company purchased these Syscoin tokens for approximately C$0.45 per token for a total of CAD$1 million.
  • This investment brings BCF’s total Syscoin treasury holdings to approximately 6,353,607 Syscoin, worth approximately CAD$3 million at current market rates 1 .
  • The Company “stakes” its current Syscoin balances and intends to stake its additional Syscoin holdings.
  • Staking currently generates an annual return of approximately 5.71% 2 , increasing to approximately 7.71% after tokens have been staked for one year.

TORONTO, April 06, 2021 — Blockchain Foundry Inc. (“BCF” or the “Company”) (CSE:BCFN), a leading North American blockchain development firm, is pleased to announce that it has acquired 2,223,215 Syscoin tokens which it intends to hold as a long term asset. The Company purchased these Syscoin tokens for approximately C$0.45 per token for a total of CAD$1 million. This investment brings BCF’s total Syscoin treasury holdings to approximately 6,353,607 Syscoin, worth approximately CAD$3 million at current market rates 1 . The Company “stakes” its current Syscoin balances and intends to stake its additional Syscoin holdings. Staking currently generates an annual return of approximately 5.71% 2 , increasing to approximately 7.71% after tokens have been staked for one year.

BCF believes strongly in the future of Syscoin, its growing market acceptance as a blockchain infrastructure ecosystem, and its future valuation potential. The Company is a core contributor to the open source Syscoin protocol and has also created proprietary applications that rely on the Syscoin ecosystem. Going forward, BCF intends to create decentralized finance applications, including NFT systems, using Syscoin’s infrastructure.

On April 30, 2021 3 , the Syscoin protocol will have its first upgrade since December 2019, upgrading to Version 4.2, known as Syscoin LUX (“LUX”). LUX will introduce several cutting-edge features into Syscoin, including zero-fee layer 2 smart contract functionality, fractional and non-divisible NFT capabilities and notary features which allow for customizable payment rules defined off-chain to be enforced at the core blockchain level. LUX will also preserve Z-DAG, Syscoin’s patent pending high-throughput transaction technology which allows for more than 140,000 transactions per second at scale.

“We are pleased to be making a substantial financial investment in Syscoin as we look forward to the upcoming release of Syscoin LUX. Creating strong economic alignment between the Company’s Syscoin-related efforts and the potential appreciation of the Syscoin token is important so that BCF shareholders can directly benefit from increasing adoption and acceptance of the Syscoin token and infrastructure as enabled by BCF products and open source contributions,” said Dan Wasyluk, CEO of BCF.

Commenting further, Mr. Wasyluk added, “our enterprise software and decentralized finance product strategies rely on using Syscoin blockchain infrastructure for our product offerings, and investing financially in the success of the ecosystem allows our shareholders to directly benefit from this growth. The innovative features BCF has contributed to LUX are a direct response to the needs of our clients and cover a wide variety of use cases. These new features will serve as the backbone for certain BCF products. Additionally, LUX will enable developers to create applications powered by Syscoin Platform Tokens using the same languages and tools with which they’re already familiar.”

LUX enhances the core offering of Syscoin as a scalable, versatile and innovative blockchain platform and for the first time includes major new features sourced directly from BCF’s consulting practice, a real-world touch point unique to BCF’s strategy. The Company expects that LUX and the related products and use cases it supports will further enhance BCF’s reputation as a leading blockchain technology company and contribute further to BCF’s growth and the overall growth and acceptance of the Syscoin ecosystem.

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$ZEU.ca Technologies – Mula DeFi Communication Platform Development Update & Balance Sheet Improvements

Posted by AGORACOM-JC at 2:07 PM on Monday, April 5th, 2021
  • Improved its balance sheet with 3 important transactions in the month of March.
  • ZeU is also pleased to update its shareholders and stakeholders on the development of the Mula platform.
  • Major encryption and security conceptual changes have been tested and coding of an alpha version of this element of Mula platform is completed
  • Management is evaluating the possibility to file additional patents regarding these important improvements.

Montréal – April 5, 2021ZeU Technologies Inc. (CSE:ZEU) (CNSX:ZEU.CN) (OTC:ZEUCF) is pleased to disclose that it improved its balance sheet with 3 important transactions in the month of March. ZeU is also pleased to update its shareholders and stakeholders on the development of the Mula platform.

Balance Sheet Improvements

The Company exercised its option to repay an equivalent of $500,000 of debentures and pay all outstanding interests representing $661,834.40, all for a total of $1,161,834.40 using 3,336,564 KAM token to complete the transaction. The Company also received payment of 250,000 Hodlc tokens related to the development in part of the Hodlc DEX DeFi platform. ZeU is not assigning a current value to the Hodlc tokens received while awaiting a review by its auditors to determine its proper accounting treatment.

Mula Developments Updates

Major encryption and security conceptual changes have been tested and coding of an alpha version of this element of Mula platform is completed. Management is evaluating the possibility to file additional patents regarding these important improvements.

The Company has embarked new developers and expects to accelerate the coding of all the email and live messaging functionality of the platform in parallel with the fiat gateway to the ZeUPay application and the smart contract builder for third party developers. Negotiations to integrate with applications specialised in food delivery and transactional web design are underway as well as with other third-party applications.  The platform is expected to embark gaming, lottery and P2P casino applications that will use the new encryption feature.  ZeU P2P Casino software is currently being integrated with license holders and the Company should update the public on the progress of this business segment later in the month of April.

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Liquid Avatar $LQID Joins Good Health Pass Collaborative to Support Open Standard Digital Health Passes $MOS.ca $MOGO.ca $CTZ.ca

Posted by AGORACOM-JC at 8:38 AM on Thursday, April 1st, 2021

Company joins collaboration with industry leaders to help define recommendations for verification of health status to safely restore international travel and restart the global economy.

  • Announced that it has joined the Good Health Pass Collaborative.
  • A project of ID2020, the Good Health Pass Collaborative is an open, inclusive, cross-sector initiative formed to create a blueprint for interoperable digital health pass systems that offer a path to restoring global travel and restarting the global economy.

TORONTO, ON / April 1, 2021 / Liquid Avatar Technologies Inc. (CSE:LQID)(OTC PINK:TRWRF)(FRA:4T51) a global blockchain, digital identity and fintech solutions company and a steering committee member of the Trust Over IP Foundation (ToIP), an independent project for building global digital trust infrastructure hosted by the Linux Foundation, as well as founding member of the Lumedic Exchange, is pleased to announce that it has joined the Good Health Pass Collaborative. A project of ID2020, the Good Health Pass Collaborative is an open, inclusive, cross-sector initiative formed to create a blueprint for interoperable digital health pass systems that offer a path to restoring global travel and restarting the global economy.

In the face of the global COVID-19 pandemic, governments have limited most individual’s ability to work, travel and engage in previously normal everyday activities. As vaccines become more pervasive, and people begin the process of returning to public life, individuals are in need of a way to safely and privately prove that they have tested negative and/or have been vaccinated against the virus.

The Good Health Pass standards will enable airlines, airports, hospitality industries, international customs officials, and others to process visitors easily without requiring additional unnecessary steps mandated by proprietary systems. With uniform standards for travel in place, travelers won’t be confused about which credential they need for each venue and they’ll be in full control of their own personal data. This will give them peace of mind, knowing that access to their private health information is protected and they are able to travel more freely.

“We’re excited to join other industry leaders to provide a highly trusted verifiable credential that will support the global recovery,” said RJ Reiser, Chief Business Development Officer – Liquid Avatar. “By leveraging existing Open Standards, we can support user privacy concerns and empower them with the ability to share what they want, when they want and with whom they want.”

Liquid Avatar has joined the Good Health Pass Collaborative and other organizations so that the Company remains at the forefront of the development of technology and institutional initiatives that will provide our users with the ability to manage, control and benefit from having verifiable credentials that support digital identity programs.

Liquid Avatar is well underway with its building of its verifiable credentials ecosystem that will support this initiative and others by providing users with the ability to store and manage their online credentials and digital identity products.

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About the Good Health Pass Collaborative – www.goodhealthpass.org

The Good Health Pass Collaborative is an open, inclusive, cross-sector initiative to create a blueprint for interoperable digital health pass systems that will help restore global travel and restart the global economy.

Launched in February of 2021 as project of ID2020, the Good Health Pass Collaborative brings together companies and organizations from the health, travel and technology industries with governments and civil society organizations to ensure that digital health pass systems are privacy protecting, user-controlled, interoperable, widely accepted for international travel, and more.

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