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Iconic Entrepreneur, Brand Expert & Shark Tank Panelist Daymond John to Host Global Twitter Chat Powered by Yappn

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 13, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Yappn Corp. ("Yappn" or the "Company") (OTCQB:YPPN) a leader in real-time language technology, today announced that mogul Daymond John, entrepreneur and one of the most sought after branding experts, business leaders, and motivational speakers in the country will engage with fans in 67 languages during a twitter question and answer period which will coincide with the 9:00pm east coast airing of Shark Tank on the ABC TV Network of which Daymond is a "Shark."

"I'm excited to have direct access to the questions and thoughts from people all over the world and this event allows me to do that seamlessly without having to leap the hurdle of language," said Daymond John, Founder of Shark Branding. "Yappn continues to show its innovation in communication which is quickly becoming essential to doing business worldwide."

The Daymond John Multilingual Twitter Event will take place on November 21, 2014 at 9:00pm Eastern (8:00pm Central, 6:00pm Pacific, GMT -5) and his fans from around the world will be able to ask Daymond questions in their native language from the device of their choice. Yappn's real-time language technology will allow Daymond to answer back in the user's native language, in real-time. Viewers will be able to view and participate in the entire event on http://daymondjohn.com/. This interactive program is one of the key services offered by Yappn and will allow Daymond to engage his global followers. Fans are encouraged to join the conversation by tweeting #AskDaymond.

"We are very proud to continue to expand our partnership with Daymond and his firm Shark Branding. This event will provide fans with the unique ability to globally engage with Daymond directly to get his iconic take on their questions," said David Lucatch, CEO and founder Yappn Corp. "Daymond and Shark Branding are significant partners with Yappn and they are actively bringing revenue-centric opportunities to Yappn on a continuous basis."

Shark Branding and Yappn are partnering together to accelerate Yappn's ongoing sales, revenue programs, brand and communication strategy, enabling Yappn to reach a wider business and consumer audience for its services. Additionally, the two companies are working together to bring Yappn's real-time multilingual services and e-commerce platform to Shark Branding's impressive list of brands. Shark Branding is also assisting in developing new engagement and revenue programs for FotoYapp, Yappn's new offering that revolutionizes social engagement, allowing images and content to be linked together and shared instantly.

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About Shark Branding – www.sharkbranding.com

Shark Branding's team of expert communicators, strategic analysts, and creative heavyweights excels in transforming businesses into iconic brands. At their helm is business and branding expert Daymond John, CEO and Founder of FUBU, a $6 billion global fashion game-changer.

As demonstrated on ABC's hit reality series Shark Tank and from behind the scenes of countless business success stories, Daymond possesses a singular talent for tapping into the heart of a brand and positioning it for success.

Shark Branding's clients benefit from a 360° approach to the growth of a healthy, successful brand with services ranging from brand strategy, design, and licensing; event development; celebrity affiliation and media; digital marketing; and the fundamentals of business leadership.

About Yappn

Yappn is a real-time multilingual company that amplifies brand messaging, helps conduct commerce and provides customer support by globalizing these experiences with its proprietary approach to language. Through its real-time multilingual amplification platform, Yappn eliminates the language barrier, allowing the free flow of communications in nearly 70 languages. Yappn has developed cost effective, unique and proprietary technology tools and services that create dynamic solutions that enhance a brands messaging, media, e-commerce and support platforms.

In addition to Yappn, FotoYapp (www.fotoyapp.com) provides consumers, brands and Influencers with the ability to share media content (images, video, audio, etc.) instantly across the global social sphere with all major social posts in a single environment in almost any language allowing global participants to interact with each other, regardless of their native tongue.

Yappn Corp. is publicly in the U.S. on the OTCQB – symbol "YPPN" and leading technology incubator, Intertainment Media Inc. (TSXV:INT) (OTC:ITMTF) (XETRA:I4T) has a controlling interest in Yappn Corp.

For more information, please visit http://corporate.yappn.com

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CONTACT: David Lucatch, Founder and CEO, Yappn Corp. info@yappn.comSource:Yappn Corp.