VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Nov. 06, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Glance Technologies Inc. (CSE:GET.CN) (OTCQB:GLNNF) (FKT:GJT) is pleased to announce it has appointed strategist Alexander H. Perkins to its advisory board.
"I am incredibly excited to join Glance´s Board of Advisors. I am impressed by GlancePay´s technology as well as its leadership, and believe it is a perfect candidate for tokenization,” says strategist Alexander H. Perkins. “Blockchain is precipitating fundamental change in the financial services industry, and I firmly believe that the team at Glance Technologies is well ahead of the curve and will become a dominant player in the payment processing space."
Mr. Perkins is a blockchain advisor and fintech consultant with expertise in initial coin offerings (ICOs). Mr. Perkins is presently a fintech consultant at Uptick Growth, where he advises clients on the ICO process, including investor relations, media strategy, private placements, corporate strategy, and governance. Mr. Perkins has served as an Advisor and Vice President of Strategy for Humaniq, a blockchain company working to deliver banking services to the 2 billion "unbanked" globally which hosted a successful ICO in early 2017. Mr. Perkins has worked in a strategy capacity on ICO deals within payments, financial services, energy, decentralized search, eSports/gaming, and SaaS for life sciences. Previously, Mr. Perkins was an Associate at Deep Knowledge Ventures, a London-based venture capital firm focused on early-stage investments in fintech/blockchain companies and biotech companies, where he oversaw the firm´s blockchain/fintech deal flow. Mr. Perkins has also served as an advisor to Insilico Medicine, a pharmaceutical research company based in Baltimore, MD that is applying artificial intelligence and deep learning to drug discovery. Mr. Perkins founded Dreamleague Gaming, an eSports tournament hosting body focused on the American university market, overseeing business development and brand partnership development.
Mr. Perkins earned his Master´s in Finance and Bachelor´s in Accounting and Finance from Claremont McKenna College, where he was a Robert A. Day Scholar.
About Glance Technologies Inc.
Glance Technologies owns and operates Glance Pay, a streamlined payment system that revolutionizes how smartphone users choose where to dine, order goods and services, make payments, access digital receipts, redeem digital deals, earn great rewards & interact with merchants. Glance is building a valuable network of merchants and consumers, and offers targeted in-app marketing, geo targeted digital coupons, social media marketing, 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 Pay has entered into significant licensing agreements to access the cannabis, fitness and wellness, foreign student and tourist markets through Cannapay Financial Inc., Active Pay Distribution Inc. and Euro Asia Pay Holdings Inc. Glance Pay is currently working on a cryptocurrency with reward elements for use on its platform.
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