Mobetize Closes a Private Equity Placement Issuing 1,122,831 Investment Units for Gross Proceeds of $842,125

BLAINE, Wash., June 27, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Mobetize Corp. (OTCBB:MPAY) announces the closing of a private equity placement under which it sold 1,122,831 investment units for gross proceeds of $842,125.

Each investment unit consisted of one common share of our company's stock and one half-warrant. The warrants are exercisable at $1.00 per share and are valid for two years from issue. $58,500 financing fees are payable in cash associated with this private placement and 113,500 financing warrants will be issued on the same terms as those in the investment units.

Stephen Fowler, President, Mobetize Corp. stated, "We are pleased at the interest we have received from investors in regard to this financing. We are continuing to progress forward with the Mobetize suite of smart mobile solutions and building value for our shareholders. We recently returned from the International Money Transfer Conference USA 2014 in San Diego, CA and are enthusiastic about the reception our smartRemit solution is receiving amongst potential partners and customers. Mobetize looks forward to aggressively executing our plan of becoming a leader in the fast growing mobile payments industry."

About Mobetize Corp.

Mobetize Corp. (MPAY) is a technology leader in mobile commerce payment solutions. The Company's smart solutions platform empowers its customers to increase ARPU and decrease churn while making unsurpassed improvement to customer retention. Mobetize solutions shift existing e-commerce to mobile with unrivaled simplicity, efficiency and cost-effectiveness.

Mobetize's brand-able platform brings mobile devices secure and easy bill management, payments, recharge, domestic money transfers, international remittances, point-of-sale functionality and numerous other related technologies. Mobetize provides the industry's most complete mobile solutions platform to both telecommunications operators and payment gateways. For more information, visit

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CONTACT: Stephen Fowler Mobetize Corp. (206) 347-4515 John Nesbett or Jennifer Belodeau Institutional Marketing Services (IMS) (203) 972-9200 jnesbett@institutionalms.comSource:Mobetize Corp