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Eight Dragons CEO Una Taylor Accepts to Appear as Judge at 10xU's First Pitch Day

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MIAMI, July 28, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Eight Dragons Company (OTCQB:EDRG) announced today that Chief Executive Officer Una Taylor has accepted to be a judge at 10xU's first ever pitch day event on August 1st, 2017. The pitch day marks a milestone for 10xU, an exponential education startup in the Rokk3r Labs portfolio. Venture Builder Rokk3r Labs is a portfolio company of Eight Dragons.

The pitch day will provide a platform for 10xU students and affiliated startups to bring their game-changing companies to life. Judges will also include representatives of venture capital fund Rokk3r Fuel and venture builder Rokk3r Labs.

"The concept of 10xU cannot be more exciting or engaging for today's digitally driven world," said Una Taylor, CEO of Eight Dragons. "There is a gap in how entrepreneurs are launching ideas and where the world is going. 10xU, leveraging Rokk3r Labs exponentially driven thesis and idea-to-exit ecosystem, is filling this gap by equipping entrepreneurs with a forward-thinking framework that spans education, applied skills and a community base. Pitch day will bring to life some of the greatest ideas that will drive the global economy."

Launched in 2017 in Miami, 10xU has had over 200 people go through their program in-person and globally on-line. They have opened offices in Ecuador and the United Kingdom and have partnerships with educational and entrepreneurial institutions such as The Idea Center at Miami Dade College to provide the 10xU curriculum to its students.

"We are honored to have Eight Dragons CEO Una Taylor join our judging panel for our first ever pitch day," said Lorenzo de Leo, Co-Founder of 10xU. "Una's experience in the trenches as an entrepreneur and in the boardroom as a successful executive give her an unmatched and unique perspective for evaluating the best demos for our information-driven world."

About Eight Dragons Company

Eight Dragons Company (OTCQB:EDRG) is a technology-investment company that invests in and operates companies to support a full-stack development eco-system. Headquartered in Miami, FL and commencing operations in 2017, Eight Dragons seeks to help companies using innovation and vision to address the world's biggest challenges and realize exponential opportunities. For more information on Eight Dragons, please visit our website at www.edrg.com, or follow us on Twitter at @edrgco (both of which are expressly not incorporated into this press release).

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Contacts
Eight Dragons Co.
Una Taylor, 305-760-9307
una.taylor@edrg.com

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