SOURCE: DATAWIND

DataWind

July 28, 2015 11:00 ET

DataWind Engages Liolios Group to Lead Strategic Investor Relations Program

MISSISSAUGA, ON--(Marketwired - Jul 28, 2015) -  DataWind Inc. (TSX: DW), a leader in the delivery of internet access in emerging markets, has engaged Liolios Group to lead a new strategic investor relations and financial communications program.

"Our patented technology allows us to deliver broadband Internet across India's existing 2G infrastructure to the over 750 million people currently without internet access," commented Raja Tuli, Datawind's CTO and co-founder. "This unique technology has allowed us to double the sales of internet-enabled products over the last year, and has made us the largest tablet provider in India behind only Samsung."

"Given our progress and the opportunity ahead, we have engaged this team of experienced professionals to help us navigate the capital markets and increase our institutional investor awareness. Liolios Group helps companies like DataWind deliver the right message to the right audience, and by establishing high-quality relationships with influential members of the financial community."

Over the course of the next several months, Liolios Group will work closely with DataWind senior management to develop and execute a comprehensive capital markets strategy. Activities will include messaging and corporate positioning, strategic advisory and introductions to new investors and key influencers in the capital markets.

Liolios Group will also assist in scheduling financial conferences over the next several months including the firm's Gateway Conference being held September 9-10 in San Francisco.

For additional information about DataWind, contact Liolios Group at 949-574-3860 or email DW@liolios.com.

About Liolios Group
Liolios Group, Inc. is a highly selective and comprehensive investor relations firm specializing in small-cap companies. The firm aims to deliver superior performance in corporate messaging and positioning, investor awareness, analyst and financial press coverage, and capital attraction. Founded in 1999, Liolios Group executives have extensive experience in finance and investments, and represent clients in a wide range of industries, including technology, digital media, consumer/internet retail, healthcare/life sciences, natural resources, financial services and business services. For more information about Liolios Group, please visit www.liolios.com.

About DataWind
DataWind is a leader in low-cost Internet connectivity for emerging markets. DataWind's mission is to bring the Internet, which has the ability to create tremendous social and economic benefits, to billions of unconnected people in the developing world. The Company's Internet Delivery Platform offers a low-cost Internet browsing solution by bundling an affordable tablet device with an inexpensive, pre-paid, 2G Internet service plan. DataWind has been named to MIT Technology Review's 2014 annual list of 50 Smartest Companies of the world's most innovative technology companies and has received acknowledgement at several prestigious fora including Mobile World Congress, UKTI Annual Awards for Most Innovative companies, CTIA Wireless Show, Forbes Impact 15 List to name a few.

DataWind has offices in London, UK; Montreal and Mississauga, Canada; and Amritsar and New Delhi, India.

Forward-Looking Information
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No securities regulatory authority has either approved or disapproved the contents of this press release/media advisory.

Contact Information

  • Company Contact:
    Dan Hilton
    Chief Financial Officer
    DataWind Inc.
    +1(613) 277-3266
    Email Contact

    Investor Relations:
    Michael Koehler
    Liolios Group, Inc.
    +1(949) 574-3860
    Email Contact