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Yappn Appoints Steve Taylor as Chief Sales Officer

NEW YORK, April 20, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Yappn Corp. (“Yappn” or “Company”) (OCTQB:YPPN), a leader in real-time language technology and translation is pleased to announce that Stephen Taylor has been appointed Chief Sales Officer. With over 23 years of experience in driving profitable growth in Advertising, Digital Media and Enterprise Software sales, Mr. Taylor will lead Yappn’s sales growth strategy.

Ed Karthaus, President & CEO stated: “As Yappn moves to a full sales mode, Steve’s competencies in Sales, Client Services & Marketing will be instrumental in building Yappn’s profitable sales model. I am thrilled to have him join our team.”

Prior to joining Yappn, Mr. Taylor was the CEO of Resolver Inc. from 2002 until 2015 when the company was sold to Klass Capital. During his tenure at Resolver, Mr. Taylor oversaw all aspects of the business including Sales, Marketing, Technology, M&A, Finance and Investor Relations. Prior to Resolver, Mr. Taylor was an instrumental part of Cyberplex’s growth in revenue from $1 Million to almost $40 Million over a five-year period. He spoke extensively at conferences on various topics within Governance, Risk & Compliance (“GRC”) and advised numerous Fortune 1000 companies on implementing GRC programs.

About Yappn

Yappn Corp. (OTCQB:YPPN) empowers brands to globalize their offerings and build larger market share by efficiently removing the language barrier in real-time. Focusing on the eCommerce market, Yappn is the most innovative supplier of Advanced Machine Translation Services, providing a complete customizable set of tools to engage consumers in up to 67 languages to support the entire sales cycle, in real-time, from online marketing to eCommerce sales and customer care.

Yappn provides high fidelity language services, utilizing its 3 US patents and proprietary technology to understand the true meaning of the message. System integration is quick and cost-effective, increasing efficiency, effectiveness and customer satisfaction.

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Jeanny So, VP, Corporate Communications & Investor Relations

E: jeanny@yappn.com

T: 1.800.395.9943 x 228

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Source:Yappn Corp.