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Yappn Announces the Appointment of Jeanny So to Lead Its Business Strategy Communications

NEW YORK, Jan. 19, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Yappn Corp. (OTCQB:YPPN) ("Yappn" or the "Company"), a leader in real-time language technology, today announced that Jeanny So has been appointed Vice President, Corporate Communication effective immediately. Ms. So will lead the efforts of expanding the awareness of Yappn amongst the North American and Global investment communities and the Company's stakeholders.

Ms. So brings over 15 years of experience in creating and executing global communication programs for hundreds of publicly-listed companies. She draws from a diverse background in corporate, financial, sales and marketing experience.

"I'm very pleased that Jeanny has joined our leadership team to help us communicate Yappn's business strategy and build the value of our brand," said David Lucatch, Founder and CEO. "With expertise in multiple communications disciplines and experience ranging from startups to large cap companies, Jeanny is uniquely qualified to lead our efforts in this important phase of our growth. I look forward to the contributions she will make, working closely with our business leaders, as we expand our communications efforts and build the Yappn brand worldwide."

Prior to joining Yappn, Ms. So was the Director of Operations at CHF Investor Relations, a leading investor relations consulting firm, where she managed investor relations and corporate communications for publicly-listed companies. Through her networks, Jeanny raised over $100 million for micro and small cap companies. Previously, Ms. So worked at Sentry Investments (formerly Sentry Select) and during her five year tenure there, she played a key role in improving their network of contacts and expanding sales, growing the funds under management from $30Million to $5Billion.

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 67 languages. Yappn has developed cost effective, unique and proprietary technology tools and services that create dynamic solutions that enhance a brand's 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 traded in the U.S. on the OTCQB – symbol "YPPN" and leading technology incubator; Intertainment Media Inc. (TSXV:INT) (OTC:ITMTF) (FRA:I4T) has a controlling interest in Yappn Corp.

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

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