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ICOA Signs LOI for 240 Million Acquisition of BGBF

Las Vegas, Nevada, October 26, 2021 – McapMediaWire – ICOA Inc. (OTC PINK: ICOA) (“ICOA” or the “Company”) a publicly traded Nevada company and a national provider of wireless and wired broadband Internet networks in high-traffic public locations, currently entering the DeFi, Blockchain, NFT and Crypto Space through multiple acquisitions, announces it has executed a Letter of Intent (“LOI”) to acquire BGBF, Asia’s first insured Bitcoin Denominated Fund, in a transaction valued at USD 240000000.

The Fund provides Bitcoin exposure to investors, while offering insurance coverage and underwriting for public offering security insurance (POSI), striving to deliver safe and secured investment.

Structured as a regulated and Central Bank compliant entity, BGBF’s technology offers both Hybrid and Centralised Finance as is targeted at accredited and institutional investors.

The LOI executed by ICOA and BGBF outlines the terms of the transaction which is valued at USD 240 Million and anticipated to close within 30 days. As part of the acquisition, ICOA will be acquiring 100% of BGBF in return for restricted preferred shares of ICOA.

Dr. Vin Menon, Co-Founder and Advisor of BGBF added “The case for Bitcoin has been made. There is no doubt at this point it is here to stay. With the recent increase in adoption by both retail and institutional players as well as the approval of the first Bitcoin ETF, the level of confidence in Digital Assets is at an all-time high. BGBF was positioned from the onset to take advantage of this massive opportunity.”

George Strouthopoulos, Chief Executive Officer of ICOA, Inc. added “We are speeding along our acquisitions to position the Company for success in the DeFi, Blockchain, NFT and Crypto Space. This latest pending acquisition is a major milestone for us and we look forward to continuing on this path. This second acquisition further demonstrates the resolve of the Company and its ability to create shareholder value in the Crypto Space”.

We invite shareholders and investors to follow our social media handle on Twitter for daily updates on the latest developments.

Twitter: https://twitter.com/icoa_inc

About ICOA INC

ICOA, Inc. is a national provider of wireless and wired broadband Internet network support for broadband access installations in high-traffic locations across the United States including, quick-service restaurants, hotels and motels, travel plazas, marinas etc. ICOA is currently entering the DeFi, Blockchain, NFT and Crypto Space through multiple acquisitions.

About BGBF

BGBF is South East Asia’s First Insured Bitcoin denominated Fund. The Fund provides Bitcoin exposure to investors, while offering insurance coverage & underwriting for public offering security insurance (POSI), striving to deliver safe and secured investment.

Twitter: https://twitter.com/BGBF_I

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ICOA Closes 185 Million Acquisition of IBG Finance

Las Vegas, Nevada, October 13, 2021 – McapMediaWire – ICOA Inc. (OTC PINK: ICOA) (“ICOA” or the “Company”) a publicly traded Nevada company and a national provider of wireless and wired broadband Internet networks in high-traffic public locations, currently entering the DeFi, Blockchain, NFT and Crypto Space through multiple acquisitions, announces the closing of its acquisition of iBG Finance, the World’s 1st and only insured DeFi project. The transaction is valued at USD 185,000,000.

Terms of the LOI have been met and final due diligence checks have been completed. Therefore, the Company has elected to go ahead and complete the acquisition of iBG Finance in a transaction valued at USD 185,000,000.

Aneesha Reihana, CEO and Co-Founder of iBG said “Our entire team at iBG is very excited to embark on this new journey. The outlook for iBG and ICOA is very positive. The respective teams’ values are perfectly aligned. We expect this merger to pave the way for the rise of a leader in the DeFi space and for worldwide growth.”

George Strouthopoulos, Chief Executive Officer of ICOA, Inc. added “After countless weeks of due diligence and fine tuning, both Companies have reached satisfactory terms. We are excited about officially being in the Crypto & DeFi space, and about our ongoing initiatives to embark in the NFT space.”

We invite shareholders and investors to follow our social media handle on Twitter for daily updates on the latest developments.

Twitter: https://twitter.com/icoa_inc

About ICOA INC.

ICOA, Inc. is a national provider of wireless and wired broadband Internet networks in high-traffic public locations. ICOA provides design, installation, operation, maintenance, and management of WI-FI hot-spot and hot-zone Internet access. ICOA owns or operates broadband access installations in high-traffic locations across 40 states, located in airports, quick-service restaurants, hotels and motels, travel plazas, marinas etc. ICOA networks are compatible with widely used 802.11x technology and with virtually all Internet service providers. ICOA is currently entering the DeFi, Blockchain and Crypto Space through multiple acquisitions.

About iBG Finance

iBG is a Decentralised Finance (DeFi) wealth management platform designed to bring simplicity to users interested in entering the cryptocurrency and the DeFi market. iBG is equipped with the latest Robo Advisory technology to offer algorithm-driven recommendations.

Website: https://ibg.finance

Twitter: https://twitter.com/IbgFinance

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GPOPlus+ Announces the Launch of $5,000,000 Reg D 506c Offering

LAS VEGAS, NV, October 13, 2021 – McapMediaWireGPO Plus Inc. (OTCQB: GPOX), a publicly traded company of diversified industry-specific Group Purchasing Organisations (GPOs), today announced that it’s seeking up to $5,000,000 from Accredited Investors under its Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Reg D 506c offering.

“GPOX plans to grow and is looking to attract new shareholders that want to grow with us,” said Company CEO, Brett H. Pojunis.

The details of the Company’s Private Placement Memorandum (PPM) and investor presentation can be found at https://invest.gpoplus.com.

The GPOX Private Placement opportunity is being offered to a limited number of Accredited Investors in compliance with Regulation D promulgated under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended (“Securities Act”), and in offshore transactions to persons other than “U.S. Persons” in reliance upon Regulation S under the Securities Act. The Terms of the Offering include a $1,500.00 purchase price per Unit with each Unit consisting of one thousand (1,000) shares of common stock at $1.50 a share and one thousand (1,000) bonus Warrants to purchase an additional share of common stock for $2.00 per share.

In addressing the Use of Proceeds of the Offering, CEO Brett H. Pojunis stated that “The funds will be allocated to acquisitions as part of our “Growth By Acquisition” strategy and to accelerate our current expansion plans which include developing additional sales channels, marketing, and advertising our GPOs, as well as white label and private label product development.”

Pojunis continued, “We are excited to launch this crowdfunding offering and continue adding investments into our company for acquisitions and growth capital,” “We feel very strongly that this capital injection would enable us to continue executing our business model, allow us to invest further in infrastructure, help grow our existing GPOs, and launch new GPOs.”

The Company encourages investors and prospective investors to review the most recent financials: https://gpoplus.com/sec-filings/

Learn About the Offering

Crowdfunding Page

Sign up for your FREE account on the GPOX Investor Relations Portal:

Once you Activate your GPOX Investor Account you will have immediate access to real time information available on GPOX. Sign up for alerts (email and SMS) to be the first to know about news, SEC Filings, Investor Events, updated Investor Presentations, and more: www.GPOPlus.com/ir.

About GPOPlus+ (GPOX)

Headquartered in Las Vegas, Nevada, GPOPlus+ (OTCQB: GPOX) is a publicly traded company of diversified industry-specific Group Purchasing Organisations (GPOs).

Our Purpose is to create efficient GPOs and our Mission is to create value for our GPO Members, partners, and suppliers while creating long term shareholder value.

Our Mantra:

We Aggregate, Negotiate + Share!

  • Aggregate – We aggregate the purchasing power of our Members.
  • Negotiate – We leverage buying power to negotiate discounts.
  • Share – We share the discounts with our Members and save them money.

For more information, please visit www.GPOPlus.com. To activate your free GPOX Investor Account at www.GPOPlus.com/ir.

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GPO Plus’s Contacts:

Shareholder Success Team + Investor Enquiries:

Brett H. Pojunis, CEO
Email: [email protected]
Shareholder’s Line: 855.935.GPOX (4769)

ICOA Signs LOI for 185 million Acquisition of IBG Finance

Las Vegas, Nevada, October 1, 2021 – ICOA Inc. (OTC PINK: ICOA) (“ICOA” or the “Company”) a publicly traded Nevada company and a national provider of wireless and wired broadband Internet networks in high-traffic public locations currently entering the DeFi, Blockchain and Cryptocurrency Space through multiple acquisitions, announces it has executed a Letter of Intent (“LOI”) to acquire iBG Finance, the World’s 1st and only insured (POSI: Public Offering Security Insurance) – DeFi project, in a transaction valued at USD 185,000,000.

Launched in September of 2020, iBG is a Decentralised Finance (DeFi) wealth management platform designed to bring simplicity to users interested in entering the cryptocurrency and the DeFi market. iBG is equipped with the latest Robo Advisory technology to offer algorithm-driven recommendations.

The iBG App is a smart yield aggregator platform providing an intuitive user experience to make it easy for all users to benefit from their digital tokens/cryptocurrencies. The App is offered as a customised recommendation engine by simplifying user experience to provide non-tech savvy users a way to interact with various cryptocurrency and DeFi assets that are built on blockchains. In traditional finance and portfolio management, you can get obtain advice and use automated platforms to enrich your trading strategies. iBG takes these principles and applies them in the cryptocurrency markets with advanced Al technology solutions.

The LOI executed by ICOA and iBG outlines the terms of the transaction which is valued at USD 185 Million and anticipated to close within 60 days. As part of the acquisition, ICOA will be acquiring 100% of iBG Finance in return for restricted preferred shares of ICOA.

Aneesha Reihana, CEO and Co-Founder of iBG said “Decentralised Finance is becoming increasingly pivotal to the overall Cryptocurrency Market and has doubled its market share since 2020. iBG Finance is proud to be part of an industry that has grown to $80 Billion in 2021. Our merger with ICOA could not have come at a better time. We expect this milestone will open new markets and opportunities for us moving forward.”

George Strouthopoulos, Chief Executive Officer of ICOA, Inc. added “ICOA’s mission statement has always been to be a player in the digital landscape for decades. I cannot think of a better way to further that mission. This first acquisition further accelerates our mission to contribute to the digital transformation journey.”

We invite shareholders and investors to follow our social media handle on Twitter for daily updates on the latest developments.

Twitter: https://twitter.com/icoa_inc

About ICOA INC.

ICOA, Inc. is a national provider of wireless and wired broadband Internet networks in high-traffic public locations. ICOA provides design, installation, operation, maintenance, and management of WI-FI hot-spot and hot-zone Internet access. ICOA owns or operates broadband access installations in high-traffic locations across 40 states, located in airports, quick-service restaurants, hotels and motels, travel plazas, marinas etc. ICOA networks are compatible with widely used 802.11x technology and with virtually all Internet service providers. ICOA is currently entering the DeFi, Blockchain and Cryptocurrency Space through multiple acquisitions.

About iBG Finance

iBG is a Decentralised Finance (DeFi) wealth management platform designed to bring simplicity to users interested in entering the cryptocurrency and the DeFi market. iBG is equipped with the latest Robo Advisory technology to offer algorithm-driven recommendations.

Website: https://ibg.finance

Twitter: https://twitter.com/IbgFinance

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This press release contains forward-looking statements that can be identified by terminology such as “believes,” “expects,” “potential,” “plans,” “suggests,” “may,” “should,” “could,” “intends,” or similar expressions. Many forward-looking statements involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors that may cause actual results to be materially different from any future results implied by such statements. These factors include, but are not limited to, our ability to continue to enhance our products and systems to address industry changes, our ability to expand our customer base and retain existing customers, our ability to effectively compete in our market segment, the lack of public information on our company, our ability to raise sufficient capital to fund our business, operations, our ability to continue as a going concern, and a limited public market for our common stock, among other risks. Many factors are difficult to predict accurately and are generally beyond the company’s control. Forward-looking statements speak only as to the date they are made, and we do not undertake to update forward-looking statements to reflect circumstances or events that occur after the date the forward-looking statements are made.

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Duane Morris Cannabis Industry Group Recognised by Business Insider

Duane Morris has been named a top law firm for cannabis law by Business Insider. The publication reached out to 29 players in the cannabis industry, from VCs to start-ups to multistate operators, to get their take on the best law firms in the industry.

Firm Profile from the Publication

Founded: 1904

Involved in cannabis: 2015

Recommended by: Panther Opportunity Fund, Salveo Capital

About: Duane Morris’ cannabis industry group, which has been around since 2015, is led by Seth A. Goldberg (Philadelphia), Tracy Gallegos (San Francisco/Las Vegas) and Paul P. Josephson (Cherry Hill, NJ).

Their clients range from those directly cultivating and selling cannabis products to investors in the industry. A spokesperson for the firm said that the group advises clients in a variety of areas, including regulatory, intellectual property, and litigation law.

If you would like to find out more information, please visit the Business Insider website (subscription required).