SelectCore Ltd.

TSX VENTURE : SCG


SelectCore Ltd.

March 18, 2013 07:30 ET

MasterCard Chooses SelectCore for Prepaid Card Issuance at World MasterCard Fashion Week

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - March 18, 2013) - SelectCore Ltd. ("SelectCore" or the "Company") (TSX VENTURE:SCG) a leader in prepaid payment solutions, is pleased to announce that MasterCard Canada (NYSE:MA) has chosen SelectCore to issue prepaid MasterCard cards for the World MasterCard Fashion Week to be held in Toronto March 18th thru 22nd.

SelectCore will be issuing personalized prepaid MasterCard Cards onsite to VIPs and visitors at this year's event. Using Datacard Group's instant issuance printers and SelectCore's proprietary, real-time card load and activation platform, original cards designs featuring event-related photography will be personalized onsite and provided to attendees seeking to capture the Fasion Week experience in a unique way.

World MasterCard Fashion Week is an ever evolving platform that seamlessly connects designers with buyers, press and consumers. The Event extends the momentum created on the runway beyond the day of the show, to build a year-round program that promotes brands and supports their overall business objectives. As the nation's leading fashion event, focus remains on propelling Canadian designers to the forefront of the international arena. For more information visit www.worldmastercardfashionweek.com.

About SelectCore

SelectCore Ltd. (TSX VENTURE:SCG) is a pioneer and leader in prepaid payment solutions for underserved markets. Founded in 1999, the Company offers a range of prepaid products and services from stored-value cards to mobile top-up that provide financial empowerment to a market of millions of under-banked consumers. SelectCore has been ranked among Canada's fastest growing companies by Profit Magazine four times in the past six years and was included in the 2011 Deloitte Technology Fast 500 list of North America's fastest-growing technology companies.

About Datacard Group

Datacard Group empowers financial institutions, government agencies and other enterprises in more than 150 countries to securely issue and personalize financial cards, passports, national IDs, employee badges, mobile payment applications and other credentials. Our flexible solutions enable Secure Issuance Anywhere™, which helps both public and private enterprises succeed in a global, digital and increasingly connected marketplace. Datacard is the world's best-selling brand of secure issuance solutions. For information, visit www.datacard.com. Follow us on Twitter, YouTube and LinkedIn.

About MasterCard Worldwide

MasterCard (NYSE:MA), www.mastercard.com, is a global payments and technology company. It operates the world's fastest payments processing network, connecting consumers, financial institutions, merchants, governments and businesses in more than 210 countries and territories. MasterCard's products and solutions make everyday commerce activities - such as shopping, traveling, running a business and managing finances - easier, more secure and more efficient for everyone. Follow us on Twitter @MasterCardNews, join the discussion on the Cashless Conversations Blog and subscribe for the latest news.

This news release contains "forward-looking information" within the meaning of applicable Canadian securities legislation. Generally, forward-looking information can be identified by the use of forward-looking terminology such as "plans", "expects", or "does not expect", "is expected", "budget", "scheduled", "estimates", "forecasts", "intends", "anticipates", or "does not anticipate", or "believes" or variations of such words and phrases or state that certain actions, events or results "may", "could", "would", "might", or "will be taken", "occur", or "be achieved". Forward-looking information is based on the opinions and estimates of management at the date the information is made, and is based on a number of assumptions and is subject to known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors that may cause the actual results, level of activity, performance or achievements of the Company to be materially different from those expressed or implied by such forward-looking information, including risks related to the regulatory approval process, market and financing conditions as well as risks associated with the prepaid telecom and prepaid financial industries, changes in project parameters as plans continue to be refined as well as those risk factors discussed in the Company's management's discussion and analysis for most recent financial reporting period, available on www.sedar.com. Although the Company has attempted to identify important factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those contained in forward-looking information, there may be other factors that cause results not to be as anticipated, estimated or intended. There can be no assurance that such information will prove to be accurate, as actual results and future events could differ materially from those anticipated in such information. Accordingly, readers should not place undue reliance on forward-looking information. The Company does not undertake to update any forward-looking information contained herein, except in accordance with applicable securities laws.

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