“UpSnap delivers a very effective and innovative advertising solution to businesses and we are excited about what we are seeing so far in 2021 and look forward to growing our mobile advertising and Intentional Direct Mail business,” said Bruce Howard, CEO of UpSnap. “2020 was a difficult year for small businesses (SMB) as many had to cut advertising budgets significantly due to various lockdowns and social restrictions that were implemented throughout the year. Despite this, we are seeing strong recovery in SMBs across the US as cities begin to lift restrictions.”
Q3 Financial Highlights
- Total operating revenue was $322,000 for three months ended December 31, 2020 compared to $360,000 for the three months ended December 31, 2019. Total operating revenue for the twelve months ended December 31, 2020 was $1.6 million compared to $1.7 million for the same period in 2019.
- Total operating costs for three months ended December 31, 2020 was $482,000 compared to $528,000 for three months ended December 31, 2019. Total operating costs for the twelve months ended December 31, 2020 was $2.0 million compared to $2.3 million for the same period in 2019.
- Cash flow from Operations for the twelve months ended December 31, 2020 was ($41,000) compared to ($1,000) for the same period in 2019.
The Company is also pleased to announce that effective immediately, Tom Ross will replace Rance Walls on the Company’s Board of Directors. As President of RossGage, Inc. Tom has extensive experience in corporate strategy, with deep contacts in the media landscape across both the United States and Europe.
Mr. Howard added, “We look forward to leveraging Tom’s experiences to help grow our business. I would like to thank Rance for his time with UpSnap over the past several years.”
The Company also announced that it has granted an aggregate of 2,250,000 stock options (each, an “Option”) to the Directors of the Company pursuant to its Stock
Option Plan, at an exercise price of $0.05 per common share. Each Option granted to the optionee is exercisable for a period of 5 years and vest immediately.
This news release should be read in conjunction with UpSnap’s unaudited financial statements and the accompanying notes, as at and for the quarter ended December 31, 2020, together with the related Management Discussion and Analysis. Those documents have been filed with certain securities regulatory authorities in Canada and are available on SEDAR (www.sedar.com) and on the UpSnap website at www.upsnap.com.
UpSnap provides highly-targeted, data-driven mobile advertising to attract the ideal audience for brands big and small. Combining first-party proprietary data and real-time analytics, UpSnap goes beyond location to deliver site agnostic and results-driven campaigns that produce qualified, engaged customers. UpSnap tailors each campaign to align with unique business goals, delivering the right customers for more meaningful exposure and better business results.
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