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Glance Named Six-Time Winner at World's Premier Business Awards

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VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Aug. 09, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Glance Technologies Inc. (CSE:GET) (CSE:GET) (OTCQB:GLNNF) (FKT:GJT) has today been named the winner of six Stevie® Awards in The 15th Annual International Business Awards®, including a Gold Stevie® Award for Company of the Year in its category.

The International Business Awards are the world's premier business awards program. All individuals and organizations worldwide – public and private, for-profit and non-profit, large and small – are eligible to submit nominations. The 2018 IBAs received entries from 74 nations and territories.

The six Stevie Awards won by Glance – three prestigious Gold awards along with two Silver awards and a Bronze – reflect Glance's innovation and leadership in mobile payments and Fintech, as well as the value that Glance's products bring to foodservice businesses.

  • Gold: Company of the Year – Diversified Services, Small
  • Gold: Helping Businesses Accept Payments More Efficiently – Professional Services
  • Gold: Making Dining Easier – Food & Drink
  • Silver: Streamlining the Dining Experience – Financial Services / Banking
  • Silver: Payment, Rewards, and More – Integrated Mobile Experience
  • Bronze: Accepting Payments, Promoting Businesses, Building Loyalty – Marketing

"We are extremely humbled and grateful to be recognized by the highly acclaimed Stevie Awards," says Desmond Griffin, CEO of Glance Technologies. "Glance sets the pace for the industry by bringing to the market secure mobile payments, stronger customer relationships, and blockchain-enhanced loyalty rewards. We wish to thank the Stevie Awards for the honour they have paid to our innovative solutions and our world-class team."

Nicknamed the Stevies for the Greek word for "crowned," the awards will be presented to winners at a gala awards banquet at the InterContinental London Park Lane Hotel in London, England on 20 October. 

More than 3,900 nominations from organizations of all sizes and in virtually every industry were submitted this year for consideration in a wide range of categories, including Company of the Year, Marketing Campaign of the Year, Best New Product or Service of the Year, Startup of the Year, Corporate Social Responsibility Program of the Year, and Executive of the Year, among others.

Stevie Award winners were determined by the average scores of more than 270 executives worldwide who participated on 12 juries.

"This year's Stevie Award winners in the IBAs are the most distinguished group of winners we've had yet," said Michael Gallagher, president and founder of the Stevie Awards. "We raised the minimum average score from the judges required to qualify as a Stevie winner, so 2018 winners should be especially proud of their achievements. We look forward to presenting their Stevies to them in London on October 20, and to telling their stories over the coming year through Stevie Awards media."

Details about The International Business Awards and the lists of Stevie Award winners are available at www.StevieAwards.com/IBA.

About Glance Technologies Inc.

Glance Technologies owns and operates Glance Pay, a streamlined payment system that revolutionizes how smartphone users choose where to shop, order goods and services, make payments, access digital receipts, redeem digital deals, earn great rewards and interact with merchants. Glance offers targeted in-app marketing, geo-targeted digital coupons, customer feedback, in-merchant messaging and custom rewards programs. The Glance Pay mobile payment system consists of proprietary technology, which includes user apps available for free downloads in iOS (Apple) and Android formats, merchant manager apps, a large-scale technology hosting environment with sophisticated anti-fraud technology and lightning-fast payment processing.  Glance also owns an end-to-end blockchain solution for a rewards-based cryptocurrency which is currently being integrated into the Glance Pay App.

For more information about Glance, please go to www.glance.tech.

About the Stevie® Awards

Stevie Awards are conferred in seven programs: the Asia-Pacific Stevie Awards, the German Stevie Awards, The American Business Awards®, The International Business Awards®, the Stevie Awards for Women in Business, the Stevie Awards for Great Employers and the Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service. Stevie Awards competitions receive more than 10,000 nominations each year from organizations in more than 70 nations. Honoring organizations of all types and sizes and the people behind them, the Stevies recognize outstanding performances in the workplace worldwide. Learn more about the Stevie Awards at www.StevieAwards.com.

For more information, contact:

Paola Ashton
VP Business Development
604-839-0337
paola@glancepay.com

Neither the Canadian Securities Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in the policies of the Canadian Securities Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.

Forward-Looking Statements

This press release contains forward-looking information or forward-looking statements (collectively "forward-looking information") within the meaning of applicable securities laws. Forward-looking information is typically identified by words such as: "may", "believe", "thinks", "expect", "exploring", "expand", "could", "anticipate", "intend", "estimate", "plan", "pursue", "potentially", "projected", "should", "will" and similar expressions, or are those, which, by their nature, refer to future events. These statements, which involve risks and uncertainties, relate to the discussion of Glance's business strategies and its expectations concerning future operations and other information that are based on forecasts of future results and estimates of amounts not yet determinable. For additional information with respect to these and other factors and assumptions underlying the forward looking statements in this press release, see the section entitled "Risk Factors" in the most recent Annual Information Form and Prospectus of Glance, which may be accessed through Glance's profile on SEDAR at www.sedar.com. Glance cautions investors that any forward-looking information provided by Glance is not a guarantee of future results or performance, and that actual results may differ materially from those in forward-looking statements. Undue reliance should not be placed on such forward-looking information, as there can be no assurance that the plans, intentions or expectations upon which they are based will occur.

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