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Ladenburg Thalmann Investment Banking Announces Successful Conclusion of Inaugural Technology Expo


Invitation-Only Event Brings More Than 40 Technology Companies
Together with Institutional Investor Attendees Focused on Breakthroughs
in the Mobile Technology Ecosystem

Event Included 300 1-on-1 Meetings Between Firms and Institutional
Investors, Expert Panel on Real-world Use Cases of Blockchain Technology

Ladenburg Thalmann Financial Services Inc. (NYSE American: LTS, LTSL,
LTS PrA, LTSF) ("Ladenburg"), a publicly-traded, diversified financial
services company, and the firm's investment banking arm, Ladenburg
Thalmann & Co. Inc. ("LTCO"), today announced the successful conclusion
of LTCO's inaugural Technology Expo, an invitation-only event conducted
by LTCO's Technology Investment Banking Group in coordination with the
firm's Research and Corporate Access Teams. Held on May 31 in New York,
the event hosted more than 250 attendees, including leaders from more
than 40 companies across the mobile technology ecosystem and
institutional investors who actively follow or invest in the space.

Hardware, software, and internet companies displayed technology at the
Expo from a wide range of categories including connectivity, equipment,
cloud and enterprise software, cybersecurity, media, semiconductors,
wireless charging, virtual reality, e-commerce and blockchain. The
majority of these companies are publicly-listed entities from the US and
Israel trading on the Nasdaq. During the daylong event, approximately
300 one-on-one meetings were conducted between companies and investors.

In addition, the Expo featured an expert panel discussion on real-world
use cases of blockchain technology for attendees. The panelists included Jenny
, of Crowell & Moring LLP, who advises clients on commodities
law as well as the creation, governance and sale of tools for financial
transactions; Christopher Miglino, CEO and co-founder of SRAX, a
digital marketing and data management technology company; and Ted
, founder and CEO of IZEA, a technology company that connects
marketers and content creators.

David Rosenberg, co-President and CEO of Ladenburg Thalmann & Co.
Inc., said, "This highly successful event showcased Ladenburg Thalmann &
Co.'s position as a go-to investment bank for high-growth,
differentiated technology companies. Ladenburg sees tremendous potential
for companies in and around the technology sector, and we were very
pleased with the enthusiastic response we received from both companies
and investors across the mobile technology spectrum."

Mark Green, head of LTCO's Technology Investment Banking Group,
said, "In designing the Tech Expo, we looked for innovative companies
that expand the boundaries of the mobile technology ecosystem that would
be of interest to the institutional investor community. The 2018
Ladenburg Tech Expo allowed companies and investors to interact not only
through presentations and one-on-one meetings, but also through on-site
demonstrations of the companies' products and services in an Expo-like
setting. We look forward to building on this year's success with future
editions of our Technology Expo."

Presenting and attending companies included: Axon Enterprise (AAXN),
Pitney Bowes Inc. (PBI), LivePerson, Inc. (LPSN), Monotype Imaging
Holdings (TYPE), Comtech Telecommunications Corp. (CMTL), Energous
Corporation (WATT), Magic Software Enterprises (MGIC), Brightcove Inc.
(BCOV), ZAGG Inc. (ZAGG), Silicom Ltd. (SILC), ShotSpotter, Inc. (SSTI),
Zix Corporation (ZIXI), Amber Road, Inc. (AMBR), Camtek Ltd. (CAMT),
PRGX Global, Inc. (PRGX), LiveXLive Media, Inc. (LIVX), Attunity Ltd.
(ATTU), GSV Capital Corp. (GSVC), Digital Turbine, Inc. (APPS), ID
Systems, Inc. (IDSY), Datawatch Corporation (DWCH), MicroVision, Inc.
(MVIS), Chicken Soup for the Soul Entertainment, Inc. (CSSE), Aviat
Networks, Inc. (AVNW), SITO Mobile, Ltd. (SITO), Synacor, Inc. (SYNC),
Issuer Direct Corporation (ISDR), Social Reality, Inc. (SRAX), On Track
Innovations Ltd. (OTIV), Dolphin Entertainment, Inc. (DLPN), Versus
Systems Inc. (CSE:VS), Inuvo, Inc. (INUV), Spectra7 Microsystems Inc.
(TSX:SEV), iPass, Inc. (IPAS), ParkerVision, Inc. (PRKR), IZEA, Inc.
(IZEA), WidePoint (WYY), Humavox (Private – wireless power) and M2M/Iota
Networks (Private – IOT networks).

About Ladenburg

Ladenburg Thalmann Financial Services Inc. (NYSE American: LTS, LTSL,
LTS PrA, LTSF) is a publicly-traded diversified financial services
company based in Miami, Florida. Ladenburg's subsidiaries include
industry-leading independent advisory and brokerage (IAB) firms
Securities America, Triad Advisors, Securities Service Network,
Investacorp and KMS Financial Services, as well as Premier Trust,
Ladenburg Thalmann Asset Management, Highland Capital Brokerage, a
leading independent life insurance brokerage company, Ladenburg Thalmann
Annuity Insurance Services, a full-service annuity processing and
marketing company, and Ladenburg Thalmann & Co. Inc., an investment bank
which has been a member of the New York Stock Exchange for over 135
years. The company is committed to investing in the growth of its
subsidiaries while respecting and maintaining their individual business
identities, cultures, and leadership. For more information, please visit

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