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November 17, 2014 07:44 ET

NBA Star, Greivis Vasquez of Toronto Raptors Invests and Joins the Board of Directors of Tech Startup, MoPals

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Nov. 17, 2014) -

Editors note: There is one photo associated with this press release., Inc. (OTCQB:PALS) ("MoPals", the "Company") the world's first community-driven, crowd-sourced loyalty program is pleased to announce that Toronto Raptors' Greivis Vásquez has joined the company's board of directors. Greivis Vásquez follows in the footsteps of celebrities like Jessica Alba, Ashton Kutcher and Justin Timberlake investing in tech startups.

When asked about his decision to invest in MoPals, Vásquez says, "I just loved the concept. It's a revolutionary platform that I'm excited to support." The 27 year-old continued, "As a point guard, you seize great opportunities when they come your way."

His admiration for MoPals' CEO Alex Haditaghi is also among the reasons for his involvement explaining that, "After getting to know Alex, I knew I had to be part of MoPals. I know this can turn into something special."

Vásquez will join MoPals' existing board of directors - who are some of the most admired, reputable business people and philanthropists - including Ralph Lean, Steve Gupta, Todd Halpern and Luce Veilleux. "Together, with this prestigious board, I believe MoPals will soon become a household name," reveals Vásquez.

Ralph Lean, chairman of MoPals, commented that, "Greivis is a young, social media savvy businessman who will bring a lot to MoPals and its board."

Vásquez's position with MoPals will be multifaceted, acting as board member, brand ambassador and advisor of the company. "He is an inspiration all over the world, in Hispanic communities throughout the United States, Canada and especially in his native of Venezuela. With ambassadors like Vásquez by our side, international markets are now within reach," explains Haditaghi.

Through his enthusiasm and commitment to his home team's community, Greivis Vásquez is shooting for a long and promising career with the Toronto Raptors and MoPals is more than happy to welcome him on their team. Haditaghi concludes, "Vásquez is a boost to our morale. It is with great pleasure to have him part of MoPals' journey."

ABOUT MOPALS, Inc. is a publicly traded company and the world's first community-driven, crowd-sourced loyalty program that bridges the gap between social media and reward platforms. With a mobile-based, experiential and Big Data-driven platform, MoPals rewards its members for both social and transactional behaviors. MoPals uses an exclusive digital currency, MoCoins™, to foster an exciting community where consumers are rewarded for making purchases at participating businesses, as well as engaging in a wide range of social media activities that enhance brand value. For more information, visit

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