OTTAWA, July 03, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Ackroo Inc. (TSX-V: AKR, OTC: AKRFF) (the “Company” or “Ackroo”), a gift card, and loyalty marketing technology and services provider, through its’ wholly-owned subsidiary Ackroo Canada Inc., is pleased to announce that it has completed the acquisition of specific assets of I.Q. 7/24 Inc. (“IQ724”), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Mobi724 Global Solutions Inc. (TSX-V: MOS, OTCQB: MOBIF) (“Mobi724”). Mobi724 is an arms’-length global Fintech company, offering a fully integrated suite of multiple Card-linked Offers and Rewards (“CLO&R”), Digital Marketing and Business Intelligence (“DMBI”) and Payment Solutions (“Payment”). Under the terms of the acquisition, Ackroo acquired certain key customer contracts, their related operations, certain platform components, all associated hardware and pursuant to a 2 year licensing agreement the rights to utilize the IQ724 software platform, adding over 400 customer locations to Ackroo. In consideration for the acquisition, the Company has paid $2,800,000 in cash via a loan facility with BDC Capital.
“We enable smart transactions anywhere”
Mobi724, a global Fintech company, offers a fully integrated suite of multiple Card-Linked Offers and Rewards, Digital Marketing and Business Intelligence and Payment Solutions (including a mobile EMV compliant payment platform), which work with any payment card, on any mobile device and at any Point of Sale. Mobi724 provides turnkey solutions for card associations, card issuers, banks, retailers, manufacturers, offer providers, to create, manage, deliver and track and measure incentive campaigns worldwide in real time. The company captures value from big data to deliver seamless and personalized user experiences for the benefits of all parties in the ecosystem. Mobi724 headquarters are in Montreal, Canada, and the company presently has operations in North and Latin America, the Caribbean and Asia Pacific. For more information, visit www.mobi724.com.
Ackroo provides merchants of all sizes a robust, cloud based multi-currency marketing platform to help attract, engage and grow their customers while increasing their revenues and margins. Through a SaaS based business model Ackroo provides an in-store and online automated solution to help merchants process gift card, loyalty and promotional transactions at the point of sale, provide key administrative and marketing data, and to allow customers to access and manage their gift card and loyalty accounts. Ackroo also provides important marketing services to assist their merchants with utilizing Ackroo’s technology solution. Ackroo is headquartered in Ottawa, Canada. For more information, visit: www.ackroo.com.
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Chief Executive Officer | Ackroo
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