DiaMedica Inc.
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DiaMedica Inc.

October 21, 2015 08:00 ET

DiaMedica Selected to Present at Cavendish Global Health Impact Forum

Forum Uniquely Brings Together Leading Family Offices, Their Foundations and Sovereign Wealth Fund Representatives Seeking Impact Investment, Grant-Giving, and Philanthropy Opportunities Within Health and Life Sciences

MINNEAPOLIS, MINNESOTA--(Marketwired - Oct. 21, 2015) - DiaMedica Inc. (TSX VENTURE:DMA)(OTCQB:DMCAF) (the "Company"), a biopharmaceutical company focused on developing innovative treatments for stroke and other vascular diseases where no current therapies are available, announced today it has been selected to present at the Cavendish Global Health Impact Forum co-hosted by The Cleveland Clinic and taking place October 25th to October 28th at The Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio. The purpose of the Forum is to help family offices and foundations develop and implement their individual pro-social impact investing, grant-giving, and philanthropy programs within health and the life sciences. To accomplish this mission, the Forum showcases presentations and panel discussions by leading family offices, accomplished foundations, research institutions, and private-sector companies engaged in developing innovations with the potential for transformational impact on disease prevention, diagnosis and treatment. A unique gathering of family offices, Cavendish Impact Forums are hosted by leading institutions around the world and take place three times each year. The next Forum is being co-hosted by The Cleveland Clinic and Cleveland Clinic Innovations.

Michael Moffat, Cavendish co-founder and Chief Executive Officer explains, "The theme of our Cleveland Clinic hosted Forum is a 'Celebration of Philanthropy, Impact Investing and Innovation that is Changing the World.' With the help of our expert advisors, we conduct a global search of research institutions and private-sector companies in order to identify organizations that meet the required standard of excellence. The quality and originality of DiaMedica's research and scientific insights in acute ischemic stroke positions them to make a major contribution to the treatment of stroke and other vascular disease."

"We are honored to be selected to present at this unique event, and it is further recognition of our innovative approach to treat acute ischemic stroke afflicting populations around the world today," said Rick Pauls, President and Chief Executive Officer. "We welcome the chance to interact with many of the world's most accomplished scientists, thought-leaders and generous philanthropic individuals and families who are all dedicated to the common cause of improving the health and lives of people around the world."

Cavendish Global consists of over 200 leading family offices and foundations from around the world with combined assets of over $260 billion who share a passion for pro-social endeavors within health and the life sciences. The Cavendish Global Health Impact Forum provides family offices with a discrete, peer-to-peer knowledge expansion and relationship building environment, combined with the information and educational resources required by foundations actively seeking to accelerate technological innovation and health access through sustainable philanthropy, grant-making and impact investing. The Forum is also an opportunity for family offices to champion and share information on projects and organizations which they are passionate about with other family offices from around the world.

About DiaMedica

DiaMedica is a publicly traded clinical stage biopharmaceutical company focused on developing novel treatments for stroke and other vascular diseases. DiaMedica's common shares are listed on the TSX Venture Exchange under the trading symbol "DMA" and on the OTCQB under the trading symbol "DMCAF".

About Cavendish Global

Cavendish Global provides family offices and their foundations with a discrete, peer-to-peer knowledge expansion and relationship building environment, combined with the innovative resources required to help develop and implement their individual pro-social impact investment and philanthropy programs within health and the life sciences. Cavendish Global provides family offices with a number of innovative resources, which includes Cavendish Impact Forums. A unique gathering of leading family offices, Cavendish Impact Forums take place three times each year; the next Forum is being co-hosted by The Cleveland Clinic and Cleveland Clinic Innovations.

For more information: http://cavendishglobal.com

FORWARD-LOOKING STATEMENTS

The statements made in this press release that are not historical facts contain forward-looking information that involves risk and uncertainties. All statements, other than statements of historical facts, which address DiaMedica's expectations, should be considered forward-looking statements. Such statements are based on management's exercise of business judgment as well as assumptions made by and information currently available to management. When used in this document, the words "may", "will", "anticipate", "believe", "estimate", "expect", "intend" and words of similar import, are intended to identify any forward-looking statements. You should not place undue reliance on these forward-looking statements. Forward looking statements in this news release include, but are not limited to, the Company's objectives, goals, future plans and statements regarding the use of proceeds from the private placement. Factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from such forward-looking information described in detail in the DiaMedica's filings with the Canadian securities regulators, all of which are available on SEDAR (www.sedar.com). Should one or more of these risks or uncertainties materialize, or should underlying assumptions prove incorrect, actual results could differ materially from those anticipated in these forward-looking statements. DiaMedica undertakes no obligation, and does not intend, to update, revise or otherwise publicly release any revisions to these forward-looking statements to reflect events or circumstances after the date hereof, or to reflect the occurrence of any unanticipated events, unless required by law. Although management believes that expectations are based on reasonable assumptions, no assurance can be given that these expectations will materialize.

Neither the TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of the contents of this press release.

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