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NetCents Powers Purchase Potential with 40th Partner Agreement Signed

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Vancouver, British Columbia–(Newsfile Corp. – September 18, 2019) – NetCents Technology Inc. (CSE:NC) (OTCQB:NTTCF) (Frankfurt: 26N) (“NetCents” or the “Company”). Accelerating its pace for market adoption and integration, NetCents has signed its 40th partnership agreement.

Following on the heels of NetCents’ 20th partner announcement in February, NetCents is pleased to announce the signing of its 40th partnership agreement. A doubling of its partners in such a short period of time reflects the Company’s aggressive trajectory to accelerate partner growth and keep pace with merchant adoption of cryptocurrency. This growth demonstrates the increased willingness of merchants to offer their customer bases alternatives to traditional payment methods by incorporating the NetCents cryptocurrency solution online, in-store, and integrated into their POS systems.

“This accelerated partner growth continues to validate our business model and the future of the Company,” stated Clayton Moore, Founder, and CEO of NetCents Technology. “Whereas in 2018 and early 2019, we needed to actively sell our partners on the advantages of NetCents, we are now having major players in the payments space actively seek us out to allow them to offer cryptocurrency by embedding our Merchant Gateway within their technology, providing merchants a seamless experience and onboarding process for cryptocurrency payments.”

Through these partners including Merchant Gateways, Payment Processors, ISO’s, Terminal Manufacturers, ISO’s, and ISV’s, the Company has embedded its cryptocurrency merchant gateway technology within all major traditional payment sectors. This integration provides the Company with the key competitive market advantage of being the default cryptocurrency payment provider for merchants.

The Company’s Partners allows NetCents to access millions of merchants, hundreds of new partners, millions of users, and a sales force of thousands of agents who actively sell the NetCents cryptocurrency Merchant Gateway to their existing merchant base daily.

“We are already seeing the early success of our partner strategy come to fruition,” added Mr. Moore. “The Company has experienced an average 95% monthly increase in merchant signups since May in addition to an average of 39% increase in processing volume every month since February.”

To augment the Company’s Partnership Program, the Company has begun its Merchant Acquisition Plan (M.A.P.). The Company has brought in industry-leading veterans to develop, launch, and manage M.A.P. The goal of M.A.P. is to add 15-enterprise merchants that process over USD 20 million per year in sales with a monthly baseline of $100,000 cryptocurrency transactions.

The team advancing M.A.P. analyzes of tens of thousands of businesses across North America, Europe, and Australia ranking them against a scoring system, personalizing their outreach message by business or vertical, and launching an educational content program on their respective market trends and NetCents’ products and programs.

While the program launched less than a week ago, 287 merchants who fit the selection criteria have been outreached to with an initial 26% engagement rate. The campaign will continue to run through March 2020 with an additional 100 – 300 merchants added to the outreach queue weekly.

By continuing to drive mainstream interest and adoption via a multi-pronged approach, while increasing market and merchant share, cryptocurrency as a viable payment option is within reach.

About NetCents

NetCents Technology Inc. (CSE:NC) (OTCQB:NTTCF) (Frankfurt: 26N), the transactional hub for all cryptocurrency payments, equips forward-thinking businesses with the technology to seamlessly integrate cryptocurrency processing into their payment model without taking on the risk or volatility of the crypto market. NetCents Technology is registered as a Money Services Business (MSB) with FINTRAC.

For more information, please visit the corporate website at www.net-cents.com or contact Investor Relations at investor@net-cents.com

Cautionary Note Regarding Forward-Looking Information

This release includes certain statements that may be deemed “forward-looking statements”. All statements in this release, other than statements of historical facts, that address events or developments that the Company expects to occur, are forward-looking statements. Forward-looking statements are statements that are not historical facts and are generally, but not always, identified by the words “expects”, “plans”, “anticipates”, “believes”, “intends”, “estimates”, “projects”, “potential” and similar expressions, or that events or conditions “will”, “would”, “may”, “could” or “should” occur. Although the Company believes the expectations expressed in such forward-looking statements are based on reasonable assumptions, such statements are not guarantees of future performance and actual results may differ materially from those in the forward-looking statements. Factors that could cause the actual results to differ materially from those in forward-looking statements include regulatory actions, market prices, and continued availability of capital and financing, and general economic, market or business conditions. Investors are cautioned that any such statements are not guarantees of future performance and actual results or developments may differ materially from those projected in the forward-looking statements. Forward-looking statements are based on the beliefs, estimates, and opinions of the Company’s management on the date the statements are made. Except as required by applicable securities laws, the Company undertakes no obligation to update these forward-looking statements in the event that management’s beliefs, estimates or opinions, or other factors, should change.

Please visit the company’s website atwww.net-cents.com. For a free report on NetCents Technology Inc. (CSE:NC) (OTCQB:NTTCF) (Frankfurt: 26N) visit cryptocurrencynews.com

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Victory Square Technologies Reports 2018 Year End Results And Files CEO Letter to Shareholders

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  • Results show significant increases in Revenue, Investments, Cash and Working Capital
  • Year highlighted by investment and acquisition of 11 new private companies in 2018
  • $10,000,000 convertible note to build, develop and create long-term value for portfolio companies and VST shareholders.

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Aug. 21, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Victory Square Technologies Inc. (CSE:VST)(FWB: 6F6)(OTC:VSQTF) successfully filed its annual consolidated financial statements for 2018 along with its MD&A on Friday, August 16th, 2019. The Company will also be filing its interim financial report and MD&A for the quarterly period ended March 31st, 2019 on or before Friday, August 23rd, 2019.

In a letter to Victory Square shareholders, Chief Executive Officer Shafin Diamond Tejani pointed to significant year-over-year increases in revenues, investments, cash and working capital. The 2018 fiscal year was marked by the addition of 11 new private companies to the Victory Square portfolio (either through investment or acquisition).

Tejani noted a series of financial highlights in his letter to shareholders, including that:

  • Revenue increased by $3,746,522 or 505.48%
  • Portfolio Investments increased by $4,883,293
  • Cash and short term investments increased by 37.62% to $3,736,683
  • Working capital increased to $3,128,864

“The complex nature and scope of the investments in and acquisitions of 11 private companies during Fiscal 2018 created substantive delays in the filing of our audited financial statements,” said Tejani. “We apologize for any inconvenience caused by these delays and will take the requisite steps to ensure that we never again experience that kind of a bump in the road. We are already heading down the path of infrastructure and process improvements that will ensure that we are able to make the most of all of the opportunities before us in 2019 and beyond.”

LETTER TO OUR SHAREHOLDERS

Dear Fellow Shareholders,

The three years since we became Victory Square Technologies have been transformational for our company. The results of our growth since 2016 sees us emerging as a strategically focused group of businesses linked by the power of innovative technologies. Victory Square has teams operating across more than 20 countries.

As is often the case, increased growth leads to greater challenges and we certainly faced those head-ons in recent months. As many of you are aware, a failure-to-file cease trade order in Canada was issued for Victory Square as the result of delays in the filing of our annual audited financial statements for the year ending December 31st, 2018.

Simply put, the nature and scope of the investment in or acquisition of 11 private companies during 2018 meant that our auditors required far more time than expected to complete our Victory Square audit. In our race to change the game, we underestimated the complexities involved in expediting the growth of our portfolio of companies. We apologize for any inconveniences caused by these delays and we’re committed to ensuring we are better prepared for these unforeseen bumps in the road.

We recognize of course that growing is learning, especially in the fast-paced tech sector. Take comfort in knowing that the challenges associated with building such a unique roster of high tech companies and startups have already led to operational, leadership and organizational changes over the past year. Our centralized management team and support and advisory resources have always been one of the big strengths of Victory Square. We will certainly continue to ensure that we are as strong on all aspects of the stewardship required to achieve our collective goals.

We have emerged from this difficult year with a clear view of what’s most important for us to drive future value creation and tangible improvements to our cash flow. Given that we continue to make substantial investments across our business in support of future growth, process and compliance will take on even greater significance to the team at Victory Square. We are confident that with your support, we will parlay these early positive trends into strong momentum over the course of 2019, 2020, and beyond.

To that end, we believe that the actions the Victory Square team took in fiscal 2018 have created exactly that: Growing momentum toward a more successful future.

Here are some financial and investment highlights that validate that perspective shared by our centralized management team:

2018 Financial Highlights

  • Revenue increased by $3,746,522 or 505.48%
  • Portfolio Investments increased by $4,883,293
  • Cash and short term investments increased by 37.62% to $3,736,683
  • Working capital increased to $3,128,864

2018 Investment Highlights:

During the fiscal year 2018, the company added investments in or acquisitions of 11 private companies:

Name Vertical
Co-Pilot (formerly Cassia Research) Automated Lead Gen (SaaS)
Multiplied Networks SD-WAN
V2 Games Inc. e-Gaming/Esports
Payvida Solutions Inc. Payments/Lending
Howyl Ventures Inc. Software Development
Shape Immersive Inc. Augmented Reality (AR)/Cloud
Flo Digital Inc. Virtual Reality/Advertising
Limitless Technologies Inc. Cyber Security/VPN
TaloFlow (formerly LocoNoco Inc.) Cloud Optimization
Cloud Benefit Solutions Inc. Insurance/Benefits
Grow Tech Labs Inc. AgTech/Health

The success of Victory Square is anchored in the dynamic combination and synergies of people, ideas and capital. Going forward into 2019 — armed with access to a $10,000,000 convertible note — we are well equipped to leverage these resources to successfully build, develop and support companies in the global technology sector with the objective of creating long-term value for Victory Square, its network of companies and its shareholders.

Ultimately, Victory Square’s team is committed to incubating and building a new breed of companies set to become the next decade’s technology giants. Thank you for your ongoing support of our vision. We are committed to nothing short of excellence in the weeks, months and years ahead.

Shafin Diamond Tejani, Chief Executive Officer
Victory Square Technologies

Check out VictorySquare.com and sign up to VST’s official newsletter at VictorySquare.com/newsletter.

ABOUT VICTORY SQUARE TECHNOLOGIES INC.

Victory Square Technologies Inc. (CSE:VST)(FWB: 6F6)(OTC:VSQTF) builds, acquires and invests in promising startups, then provides the senior leadership and resources needed to fast-track growth. The result: rapid scale-up and monetization, with a solid track record of public and private exits.

VST’s sweet spot is the cutting-edge tech that’s shaping the 4th Industrial Revolution. Our portfolio consists of 20 global companies using AI, VR/AR and blockchain to disrupt sectors as diverse as fin-tech, insurance, health, and gaming.

What we do differently for startups

VST isn’t just another investor. With real skin in the game, we’re committed to ensuring each company in our portfolio succeeds. Our secret sauce starts with selecting startups that have real solutions, not just ideas. We pair you with senior talent in product, engineering, customer acquisition and more. Then we let you do what you do best — build, innovate and disrupt. In 24-36 months, you’ll scale and be ready to monetize.

What we do differently for investors

VST is a publicly-traded company headquartered in Vancouver, Canada, and listed on the Canadian Securities Exchange (VST), Frankfurt Exchange (6F6) and the OTCQX (VSTQF). For investors, we offer early-stage access to the next unicorns before their unicorns.

Our portfolio represents a unique liquid and secure way for investors to get access to the latest cutting-edge technologies. Because we focus on market-ready solutions that scale quickly, we’re able to provide strong and stable returns while also tapping into emerging global trends with big upsides. For more information, please visit www.victorysquare.com.

ABOUT THE CANADIAN SECURITIES EXCHANGE (CSE)

The Canadian Securities Exchange, or CSE, is operated by CNSX Markets Inc. Recognized as a stock exchange in 2004, the CSE began operations in 2003 to provide a modern and efficient alternative for companies looking to access the Canadian public capital markets.

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Bitcoin Could Fall Below $10,000 Mark As Altcoins Gain

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Bitcoin

Bitcoin

Bitcoin’s value risks falling below the $10,000 USD psychological mark this week after making some strong gains last week.

Bitcoin Dropped to $10,060 Today

The world’s top cryptocurrency dropped to $10,060 this morning, which is the lowest valuation since September 2. Momentum last week saw BTC recover from falling below the $10,000 mark at the end of August, as excited analysts abandoned their bearish sentiments. However, analysts now await an external event to assess Bitcoin’s current performance against, and this could come with the launch of Bakkt later this month.

Eagerly Awaited Launch of Bakkt

Filb Filb, a prominent crypto trader, said, “A lot of people are hoping to get bids filled below $9k; the market rarely gets what it wants and I wouldn’t be surprised if they are forced to buy higher. But let’s see what happens with the launch of Bakkt.” Bakkt is a highly anticipated Bitcoin futures exchange and digital assets platform that is backed by the Intercontinental Exchange, the company that operates the New York Stock Exchange and is considered a major gateway to bring wealthy investors into the world of cryptocurrency.

>> Apple Watching Cryptocurrencies, Says Vice President Bailey

Decline in Bitcoin’s Market Dominance

With Bitcoin’s drop off today, its market dominance over altcoins also dipped below a milestone marker of 70%. Bad news for Bitcoin often represents good news for altcoins, which have been languishing in recent months. Over the last few days, some major altcoins have made some considerable gains, such as EOS, which is up 18.4% in the last week and Etherum, Bitcoin’s closest competitor, gaining over 5%.

Bitcoin’s market dominance fell from 71.2% to 69.7%, which may seem like a reasonably inconsequential loss; however, some analysts are predicting that this could signal an upturn in fortunes for altcoins. The rally in altcoins, which many analysts refer to as altcoin season, has led some people to believe that the crypto market is due for another boom similar to 2017.

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Facebook Libra to Be Pegged to Multiple Currencies as Stablecoin

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Libra

Libra

One of the biggest disruptions to the crypto space this year has been the announcement of Libra from the tech giant Facebook (NASDAQ:FB) back in July. The white paper published by the company about its cryptocurrency resulted in a lot of chaos and eventually led to turmoil in the crypto market as lawmakers expressed their doubts about Libra quite vehemently.

Key Updates

The company was asked to clarify several aspects of the Libra project to United States senators. In a report by one of the leading business publications, the company told Senators yesterday that the token is going to be a form of stablecoin. Unlike a traditional cryptocurrency, it is going to be backed by an algorithm, a currency, or even a commodity.

According to reports, the currencies that are going to be used to back Libra are going to consist of major currencies. Some of the currencies that will be backing Facebook Libra are the Singapore Dollar, the United States Dollar, the Euro, and the Japanese Yen, among others. The inquiry was put in place by Mark Werner, the Democratic Senator from Virginia. The company apparently put forward the list of fiat currencies that are going to back up its cryptocurrency.

>> Bitcoin Could Fall Below $10,000 Mark as Altcoins Gain

That being said, Facebook did eventually clarify that the final list of currencies that are going to back Libra is going to be finalized by the Libra Association. The Libra Association is made up of a range of entities and companies that are part of the entire project. That being said, the company went on to state that the digital currency is only going to be offered in regions after all regulatory concerns with regards to the digital currency have been cleared. It went on to state that Libra will only be offered after appropriate permission has been awarded by those in charge of the region.

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