NEW YORK, NEW YORK and LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA--(Marketwired - Oct. 10, 2013) - Yappn Corp. (OTCBB:YPPN) ("Yappn" or the "Company") is pleased to announce that it has signed a strategic representation and consulting agreement with ICM Partners, one of the world's largest talent and literary agencies with offices in New York, Los Angeles, and London. The agency represents creative and technical talent in the fields of motion picture, television, books, music, live performance, branded entertainment, and new media.
Under the terms of the agreement, Yappn and ICM Partners will work together to develop revenue programs for Yappn.com and its powerful set of global communication and social engagement tools with clients, studios and brand partners. As part of the agreement, ICM Partners will become a strategic partner with Yappn Corp.
"We are very excited to be working with ICM Partners and welcome the strategic alignment with us and investment in our future", stated David Lucatch, CEO Yappn Corp.
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About ICM Partners
ICM Partners is one of the world's largest talent and literary agencies with offices in New York, Los Angeles, and London. The agency represents creative and technical talent in the fields of motion picture, television, books, music, live performance, branded entertainment, and new media. ICM was formed in 1975 through the merger of Creative Management Associates and International Famous Agency. In 2005, the company raised equity financing to fund strategic growth, and in 2006, ICM acquired the literary agency Broder Webb Chervin Silbermann. In 2012, the agency completed a management buyout and formed a partnership with the new name, ICM Partners.
About Yappn Corp.
Yappn (www.yappn.com) provides the ability for everyone to globalize their social messaging instantly in real-time in almost 70 languages, reducing the cost, time and resources associated with traditional language services, improving messaging and the ability to conduct global business.
Yappn complements social activities across a wide range of existing social platforms including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, Pinterest, Flickr, Tumblr and other social networks by removing the language barrier.
Yappn is a place where people can meet, chat, engage and consume content, individually, in groups and by topic, regardless of the language that they speak. By removing the language barrier, the world opens up to an entirely new paradigm of communication.
Yappn also offers a set of very powerful global communication tools where users can create opportunities to have their constituents meet, chat, engage and consume in their own virtual environment, web page, blogs and other social media outlets creating global social engagement for public and private groups and networks.
Intertainment Media Inc. (TSX VENTURE:INT)(OTCQX:ITMTF)(FRANKFURT:I4T) has a controlling interest in Yappn Corp.
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