SOURCE: Grom Social Enterprises, Inc.

Grom Social Enterprises, Inc.

November 03, 2017 09:00 ET

Grom Social Enterprises Poised For Future Success

Recent Filing Reflects a Strong Foundation to Generate Multiple Revenue Streams

BOCA RATON, FL--(Marketwired - Nov 3, 2017) - Grom Social Enterprises (OTCQB: GRMM) ("Grom" or the "Company"), a holding company for four wholly owned operating subsidiaries, today announced that it had filed its Form 8-K/A with the SEC that includes audited financials for the full years ended December 31, 2016 and 2015 for Grom Holdings. The filing also includes unaudited financials for Grom Holdings for the six-month period ended June 30, 2017.

Darren Marks, Chairman and CEO, stated, "This filing provides valuable, additional information which we believe will enable investors to further appreciate why we are so excited about our growth potential and the opportunities that are currently available to us. Our strategy is to help fund a significant portion of the development, growth and monetization of our core Grom Social platforms through the profitable operation of synergistic subsidiaries. These platforms have grown to over 12 million users since inception over all platforms which includes children and parent/guardian users.

"During the last 15 months, we have made two synergistic strategic acquisitions -- Top Draw Animation, Inc., and NetSpective Webfilter -- and entered into a significant joint venture with Bond Tech, Inc. These acquisitions and the joint venture are expected to provide profitable revenue streams, thus significantly reducing the Company's cash burn to a manageable level, and in the process lowering the threshold of capital we have to raise to fund the Company. In addition, we have a supportive shareholder base that has provided us the capital to achieve what we have so far. As a result, we have not had to enter into any toxic debt or similar arrangements that have typically prohibited social media enterprises from creating significant value for their shareholders."

Mel Leiner, Grom Social's Executive Vice President and CFO, stated, "It is worth noting that our largest operating subsidiary, Top Draw Animation, which provides animation services for high-profile companies, is also strengthening content on our Grom Social website by starting to provide us with the same high-quality animation produced for third parties. Top Draw Animation is growing and has already booked major orders for its animation services in 2018 and 2019. The Top Draw acquisition provided us with additional industry visibility and has exceeded our expectations operationally."

Mr. Leiner continued, "Overall, our primary focus has not changed. Our goal is to strengthen the Grom Social brand as the leading safe social media platform for kids between the ages of five and 16, where kids can be entertained and interact with their peers while learning good digital citizenship. We believe this provides our company with major monetization opportunities moving forward."

The 8-K filing is available at www.sec.gov as well as on the Investor Relations pages of the Company's website, www.gromsocial.com.

About Grom Social Enterprises, Inc.

Grom Social Enterprises, Inc. owns four subsidiaries, including Grom Social, a safe social media platform for kids between the ages of five and 16. Since its beginnings in 2012, Grom Social has attracted kids and parents with the promise of a safe and secure environment where their kids can be entertained and can interact with their peers while learning good digital citizenship.

The Company also owns and operates Top Draw Animation, Inc., an award-winning animation company which produces animated content for Grom Social and other high-profile media properties such as Tom and Jerry, My Little Pony and Disney Animation's Penn Zero: Part-Time Hero. In addition, Grom Educational Services provides web filtering services up to an additional two million children across 3,700 schools and libraries, and Grom Nutritional Services is in the process of creating a line of healthy nutritional supplements for children.

For more information please visit Grom's website at www.gromsocial.com.

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