SOURCE: Tao Minerals Ltd.

June 11, 2008 11:41 ET

Tao Minerals Secures Additional Financing

MEDELLIN, COLOMBIA--(Marketwire - June 11, 2008) - Tao Minerals, Ltd. (OTCBB: TAOL) is pleased to announce, in addition to its newly completed US$1,000,000 financing first announced on April 10, 2008, that Tao has secured an additional financing in the amount of US$500,000. The US$500,000 financing will be provided by a different investor than the US$1,000,000 financing. An initial tranche of US$150,000 has been received by Tao with respect to this new financing with the balance due to be received within thirty days. As previously disclosed, the initial tranche of $125,000 on the original US$1,000,000 financing was already received. The balance of US$875,000 under the original US$1,000,000 is due after the declaration of effectiveness of the registration statement to be filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission with respect to the original US$1,000,000 financing. The receipt of the initial tranche of both financings along with imminent arrival of the other infusions mark the first of a number of steps which will enable the company to quickly move forward to achieve its near and mid-term development goals.

About Tao Minerals, Ltd.

Tao Minerals (OTCBB: TAOL) is a junior exploration company based in Medellin, Colombia. Tao is successfully positioning itself as a leader in gold exploration in Colombia through key acquisitions of properties with exceptional potential for low extraction cost deposits. Tao's focus in calendar 2008 is on the upgrading and initiation of operations of its El Colmillo mine, which offers the potential to quickly provide a strong revenue stream, able to fund exploration activities on the estimated high grade gold deposit of its Golondrina property and finance additional acquisitions, while greatly enhancing shareholder value.

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