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Change in Management
Vogogo today announces that Rodney Thompson will be resigning as the Chief Revenue Officer of the Company, with an effective date of June 30, 2016.

The Company has agreed to repurchase, for cancellation, 2.3 million common shares of the Company that are beneficially owned by Mr. Thompson for $149,500, subject to certain conditions, including the receipt of an exemption order relating to certain applicable securities laws in respect of such repurchase.
June 16, 2016 – View Press Release

Change in Management and Board
Vogogo today announces that Geoff Gordon will be resigning as President and Chief Executive Officer, with an effective date of June 24, 2016. Mr. Gordon has also indicated his resignation from the board of directors of the Company, to be effective July 10, 2016.

The Company has agreed to repurchase, for cancellation, two (2) million common shares of the Company that are beneficially owned by Mr. Gordon for $130,000, by June 30, 2016.
June 15, 2016 – View Press Release

Formation of Special Committee to Review Strategic Alternatives and Filing of First Quarter 2016 Financial Statements
Vogogo has formed a special committee of independent members of the board of directors of the company (the “Special Committee”) to consider various strategic alternatives potentially available to the Company.

Vogogo also announces that it has filed its first quarter financial statements for the period ended March 31, 2016. These financial statements and the corresponding management’s discussion and analysis may be obtained on Vogogo’s SEDAR profile at www.sedar.com.
May 25, 2016 – View Press Release

Announces changes to the board of directors, strategic changes in its business plan and the filing of its 2015 audited financial statements and related management’s discussion and analysis.
The Board has appointed two new directors, Gino DeMichele and Thomas English, subject to approval by the TSX Venture Exchange.

“We welcome the addition of two distinguished new board members,” said Dale Johnson, Chairman of Vogogo. “Their experience and expertise in finance, business strategies, business combinations, strategic partnerships and the capital markets will strengthen Vogogo’s ability to execute on current opportunities and new business strategies”.
April 29, 2016 – View Press Release

Now Operating as a Payment Facilitator with Secure Trading Financial Services
Announced that they are fully operational as a Payment Facilitator with Secure Trading Financial Services (STFS), a licensed European Financial Institution. STFS, an award winning European acquiring institution, is also a Principle Member of Visa and MasterCard, enabling it to deliver best in class end-to-end acquiring services across Europe.

Under the partnership, Vogogo, as an authorized EMI, directly administers and facilitates the payment processing on behalf of their qualified business customers. Whilst STFS provides the necessary acquiring services in support of Vogogo’s payment services offering.
March 03, 2016 – View Press Release

Tom Wenz moves to CFO role at Vogogo.
Tom Wenz, will transition to the role as Vogogo’s Chief Financial Officer (CFO), effective immediately. Mr. Wenz replaces current part-time CFO, Karim Teja, who will transition to a consulting role within the Company.
January 08, 2016 – View Press Release


Vogogo in partnership with US-based CBW Bank to market US bank program.
The bank program offers secure banking and stored value services combined with convenient and efficient payment services. This program is available to qualified US based businesses and consumers, including qualified businesses operating in the cryptocurrency or Blockchain Industry.
December 22, 2015 – View Press Release

Vogogo now an authorized Electronic Money Institution (EMI)
As an authorized EMI, Vogogo has also established safeguarding accounts with a commercial bank based in Europe and transaction acquiring relationships with three banks based in Europe.
November 23, 2015 – View Press Release

Easy Payment Gateway Integrates
Via Integration, Vogogo Now Provides Sophisticated Risk Management and Processing Channels to Leading Global ISO Easy Payment Gateway’s Extensive Merchant Client Base.
October 22, 2015 – View Press Release

Vogogo Integrates with DIGATRADE & BitTrade
Cryptocurrency Exchange DIGATRADE™ Launches Global Card-based Transactions Powered by Vogogo & Bit Trade Australia Launches in Canada.
October 7, 2015 – View Press Release

Bitcoin Exchange Celery Launches in Canada with Vogogo
The Vogogo platform provides Celery with sophisticated risk management, compliance and payment processing services to support its clients as they exchange between Bitcoin and fiat currencies.
September 8, 2015 – View Press Release

Coinbase Integrates & Now Live With Vogogo
Announced that it has completed integration of its proprietary compliance, risk management and payment processing platform and is now live with leading Bitcoin exchange Coinbase.
August 31, 2015 – View Press Release

John Robinson Appointed as a Board Director at Vogogo
In addition to deep banking and regulatory experience, Mr. Robinson has extensive risk management experience, having held senior risk management positions at a nationally recognized U.S. bank.
July 15, 2015 – View Press Release

Industry Leading Bitcoin Exchange Kraken Opens in Canada with Vogogo
Vogogo and Kraken are working on several industry initiatives and the partnership is now active in Canada to make Kraken available to clients throughout the country.
June 29, 2015 – View Press Release

Vogogo Announces Completion of 12.5M Oversubscribed Financing
Pleased to announce the completion of its previously announced bought deal offering of common shares of the Company (“Common Shares”) through a syndicate of underwriters co-led by Salman Partners Inc., Clarus Securities Inc. and Beacon Securities Limited.
June 16, 2015 – View Press Release

Vogogo Announces Increase in Bought Deal Financing to $10.9M
With the upsize, the over-allotment option granted to the Underwriters will provide the Underwriters with the option to purchase up to an additional 726,000 Common Shares at the Issue Price.
May 28, 2015 – View Press Release

Vogogo Announces $10.1M Bought Deal Financing
The Company has agreed to grant the Underwriters an over-allotment option to purchase up to an additional number of Common Shares (the “Additional Shares”) equal to 15% of the Common Shares sold pursuant to the Offering at a price per Additional Share equal to the Issue Price.
May 27, 2015 – View Press Release

Vogogo Makes Initial Entry Into Asia with a Strategic Partnership
With this partnership in place Vogogo expects to extend its risk management and payment processing services to clientele looking to enter Asian markets and/or to provide better payment services to their existing Asian business portfolios.
May 22, 2015 – View Press Release

Bitstamp Positions for Global Growth with Vogogo
Vogogo is working with Bitstamp on several global initiatives and is now actively supporting Bitstamp’s expansion into the U.S. and Canadian markets, as well as enhancing the exchange’s European service offerings.
May 5, 2015 – View Press Release

Vogogo Announces Purchase of Assets and Release of Financials
Announce that it has completed the acquisition of certain assets from an arm’s length private risk management and consulting services company.
April 30, 2015 – View Press Release

US-Based Bitcoin Platform Harborly Integrates with Vogogo
Harborly’s has integrated Vogogo’s payment processing and risk management platform for Canadian customers.
February 19, 2015 – View Press Release

Vogogo Appoints Tom Wenz as Chief Operating Officer and Board Director
Mr. Wenz’s experience includes various senior leadership positions in the areas of technology, finance, corporate strategy, business development and operations. With a deep background in payments and risk management.
February 18, 2015 – View Press Release

Vogogo Enters the European Market
Finalized a strategic partnership with the acquiring division of UK based eMerchantPay Limited: E-comprocessing (“ECP”). The partnership enables Vogogo to offer their European based cryptocurrency merchants the ability to accept credit and debit cards from customers worldwide.
February 5, 2015 – View Press Release

Bitcoin Exchange CAVIRTEX Integrates with Vogogo
Announced signed contracts with Canada’s largest bitcoin exchange, CAVIRTEX and two further exchanges Bitcoin Brains & Taurus Exchange.
January 22, 2015 – View Press Release

Vogogo Announces Purchase of Vanado, Inc.
Completed the acquisition of all of the issued and outstanding shares of Vanado, Inc., a specialized consulting and payment services company based out of Denver, Colorado, for an aggregate deemed purchase price of approximately $610,000.
January 2, 2015 – View Press Release



Vogogo Appoints Peggy Gilmour as Board Director
Ms. Gilmour is a senior finance, risk management and audit executive with extensive experience in the US and Canadian Financial Services industry.
December 16, 2014 – View Press Release

Bitcoin Exchanges QuadrigaCX and BitMEX Integrate with Vogogo
It is expected that both exchanges will integrate with Vogogo’s payment processing and risk management platform enabling each to offer users of their respective platforms seamless transactions between Bitcoin and fiat currencies in the US and Canada.
December 9, 2014 – View Press Release

Bitcoin Exchanges ANXPro and Rock Trading Integrate with Vogogo
ANXPro and Rock Trading will integrate with Vogogo’s payment processing and risk management platform enable each to offer users of their respective platform’s seamless transactions between Bitcoin and fiat currencies in the US, Canada.
December 5, 2014 – View Press Release

Vogogo Expands US Capabilities
Announced that it has finalized an agreement for a strategic partnership with US payment processor Knox Payments Inc. (“Knox”).
October 29, 2014 – View Press Release

Vogogo Secures an Integration for Interac Online
Payment Processing specialist Vogogo Inc. (“Vogogo”) (TSX VENTURE:VGO) today announced a signed agreement that will provide its customers access to the Interac Online payment network.
October 11, 2014 – View Press Release

Bitcoin Exchange, Cointrader, integrates with Vogogo
Announced today the contract and integration of its proprietary compliance, risk management and payment processing platform with CoinTrader, a top North American Bitcoin exchange.
September 30, 2014 – View Press Release

World’s Largest Altcoin Exchange Cryptsy Integrates with Vogogo
The Vogogo platform provides Cryptsy with full risk management, security, compliance and payment services enabling them to offer their users seamless exchange between cryptocurrencies and fiat currencies such as USD & CAD.
September 25, 2014 – View Press Release

Vogogo Inc. Listing on the TSX Venture Exchange
Vogogo Inc. Announces Completion of Amalgamation, Confirmation of Listing on the TSX Venture Exchange and Grant of Options; Trading to Commence on or about September 15, 2014
September 11, 2014 – View Press Release

Vogogo Closes Oversubscribed $8.5M Financing
Vogogo Closes Oversubscribed $8.5M Financing Positions to Bring Effective Risk Management and Payment Services to the Global Cryptocurrency Industry.
August 5, 2014 – View Press Release