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Snipp Interactive Inc. ("Snipp"), an international provider of mobile marketing solutions listed on the TSX Venture Exchange (TSX VENTURE:SPN), announces that it has increased its non-brokered private placement financing (the "Financing") that was previously announced on December 9, 2013, due to additional subscriptions from insiders.
The Financing is now expected to be comprised of up to 5 million units ("Units") at a price of Cdn.$0.10 per Unit for gross proceeds of Cdn.$500,000. Each Unit consists of one common share ("Share") and one half-share purchase warrant ("Warrant"), with each whole warrant entitling the holder to purchase one Share at an exercise price of Cdn.$0.15 for a period of two years from the date of distribution. As previously announced on December 9, 2013, the first tranche (the "First Tranche") of this Financing has closed and was comprised of 2,400,000 Units. Snipp paid finder's fees of 8% for the First Tranche in cash.
Snipp has requested TSX Venture Exchange approval to extend the closing of the second and final tranche of the Financing to January 6, 2014.
The proceeds of the Financing will be used for a variety of purposes including furthering Snipp's sales efforts in the promotion marketing industry, continuing to build out its stable of mobile solutions and strengthening its investor relations efforts.
About Snipp Interactive Inc.
Snipp Interactive Inc. (www.snipp.com) builds mobile solutions for brands to engage and interact with their customers. Snipp provides print publishers, advertising agencies and corporate/consumer brands, including Fortune 500 companies, with four main solution sets:
• Mobile Promotions and Loyalty Programs: A full range of turnkey mobile promotion solutions from text to win and sample programs all the way to sophisticated and full fledged loyalty programs.
• Shopper Marketing & Receipt Processing: Snipp's unique SnippCheck mobile receipt processing solution allows brands to execute any kinds of purchase related Shopper Marketing programs they wish to - without needing to coordinate with retailers, or requiring consumers to download an app.
• Mobile Sites and Apps: Snipp's SiteBuilder solution allows the company to create and deploy new mobile sites for brand campaigns easily and at scale.
• Augmented Reality: Snipp has been producing cutting edge augmented reality campaigns for some of the leading brands around the world.
Snipp generates revenue by designing, constructing, implementing and managing these mobile solutions for its customers. Snipp is headquartered in Bethesda, MD, with international operations in Canada, Mexico, Brazil, India and the Middle East.
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