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TORONTO, May 19, 2022 /CNW/ - Swarmio Media Holdings Inc. (CSE: SWRM) (OTC: SWMIF) ('Swarmio' or 'the Company'), a technology company focused on the global deployment of its proprietary gaming and esports platform via its telecom operator ("telco") partners, announces its intention to complete a non-brokered insider-led private placement of up to $1,000,000.
"Swarmio's patented plug-and-play Ember gaming and esports platform enables telcos to offer a turn-key gaming service quickly and efficiently to all their customers, allowing telcos to participate in the $200 billion gaming market and increase their average revenue per user (ARPU)," commented Vijai Karthigesu, CEO of Swarmio. "Large telcos have recently partnered with Swarmio, leveraging our business proposition and technology so they can monetize gamers. We expect these partnerships to translate into revenue growth for Swarmio in the coming months and years. Following our successful telecom launch with Globe in the Philippines to their 85 million subscribers, we expect to continue to deploy the Ember platform in new regions with additional world-leading telcos this year. I want to thank our whole team for their commitment to the Company as we embark on capturing this untapped opportunity."
The non-brokered private placement will consist of up to 10,000,000 common shares at a price of $0.10 per share. It is expected that the private placement will close within the next week. The Company intends to use the net proceeds of the private placement for short term working capital and general working capital requirements. Swarmio may need to raise additional funds in the near term to support its operations as it looks forward to revenues beginning to flow from recently announced customer activities.
All securities issued will be subject to a four-month and one day hold period. Closing of the private placement is subject to the Company entering into subscriptions with the investors and other customary closing conditions.
This news release shall not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy nor shall there be any sale of the securities in any jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to registration or qualification under the securities laws of any such jurisdiction. This news release does not constitute an offer of securities for sale in the United States. The securities being offered have not been, nor will they be, registered under the United States Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and such securities may not be offered or sold within the United States absent registration under U.S. federal and state securities laws or an applicable exemption from such U.S. registration requirement.
Swarmio's fully managed, plug-and-play Ember platform can be quickly and seamlessly integrated with major telco operations, allowing telcos to engage and monetize gaming subscribers and gain immediate and meaningful access to the US$200 billion gaming market.
Ember provides a proprietary digital hub for gaming communities, allowing gamers to access an ultra-low-latency playing experience, competitive challenges and tournaments, exclusive gaming content, managed communities, gamification and points system, online store (Swarmio Store), gamer e-wallet (Swarmio Pay), and customized digital content.
Swarmio Media (CSE: SWRM; OTC: SWMIF) is a technology company focused on deploying its proprietary end-to-end gaming and esports platform, Ember, which enables telcos to monetize their gaming customers. Swarmio has engaged with several telcos that have launched Ember as an add-on service, allowing subscribers to access tournaments, engage in a localized gaming community, challenge friends and influencers, and earn points that can be used to purchase gaming content. Ember is powered by Swarmio's patented Latency-Optimized Edge Cloud ('LEC') technology, which reduces lag and allows gamers to enjoy an optimized gaming experience.
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