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Driven Deliveries, Inc. (DRVD) Announces Christian Schenk as New Chief Executive Officer

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SAN DIEGO, May 06, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Driven Deliveries, Inc., (DRVD), the American’s first and only publicly traded cannabis delivery company, announced today that Mr. Christian Schenk has been named its new Chief Executive Officer, effective on May 3, 2019. Mr. Schenk succeeds Chris Boudreau, who served as CEO since Driven’s inception.  Mr. Boudreau will remain in an advisory role with the company.

Mr. Schenk is a Canadian born entrepreneur and investor with a proven track record of success within the transportation technology sector. He has previously developed and sold two telematics companies; Telkar based in Canada and Elcon based in Europe. In 2010 Schenk joined XATA following the acquisition of Turnpike Global and Geologic. Mr. Schenk was tasked with merging three distinct businesses into a single entity and solution which once complete lead to the rebranding of the company to XRS (NASDAQ; XRSC).   XRS was sold to Omnitracs in 2014 for $178M. Schenk recognized the opportunity to shift many of the IoT (Internet of things) learnings such as data analytics, machine learning and predictive modeling to the Social and Content Marketing sector.

“Management is looking forward to leveraging Mr. Schenk’s extensive knowledge of transportation technology and his extensive industry relationships,” said Mr. Brian Hayek, Co-founder and President of Driven Deliveries, Inc.  “The addition of Christian is another example of Driven’s commitment to establishing a strong portfolio of human capital, capable of building and maintaining long-term growth platform. 

Mr. Hayek continued, “Management would also like to thank Chris Boudreau for his service to the company.  Chris was instrumental in assisting Driven through the go-public process and securing our initial cannabis delivery licenses.  We wish him well in his future endeavors.”

In 2017 Schenk entered the payments industry where he formed several new ventures including a freight factoring alternative, BNK which pays truck drivers based on achieving route defined milestones and IPTS a recreation & hospitality employee same day pay solution that enables employees to get paid daily vs waiting till payday.  Schenk holds several board seats in the rideshare, supply chain and mobile technology industries. Previously, he formed one of the largest networks of professional truck drivers, ONE20 which was sold in mid 2017.  ONE20 offered routing, navigation and social intelligence to its more than 700,000 members and monetized by selling content and advertising based on personal personas, relevance and location.

“Driven is in such an incredible position to dominate the cannabis delivery and distribution markets,” said Christian Schenk. “Looking at the current valuations and capital placement in the freight and ride share categories it is my intention to leverage past learnings and partnerships to further separate Driven from its single threaded competitors. We will focus on solid sustainable business ventures while keeping an eye on healthy growth both inside our core markets and expanding into new states and potentially north of the border.  We know where the brands need our help and we know how to build loyal customers.  The cross section of those strengths will be where we deliver the most value to the industry and our shareholders” 

Forward-looking Statements

This press release contains certain forward-looking statements within the meaning of the safe harbor provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These statements are identified by the use of the words “could,” “believe,” “anticipate,” “intend,” “estimate,” “expect,” “may,” “continue,” “predict,” “potential,” “project” and similar expressions that are intended to identify forward-looking statements. All forward-looking statements speak only as of the date of this press release. You should not place undue reliance on these forward-looking statements. Although we believe that our plans, objectives, expectations and intentions reflected in or suggested by the forward-looking statements are reasonable, we can give no assurance that these plans, objectives, expectations or intentions will be achieved. Forward-looking statements involve significant risks and uncertainties (some of which are beyond our control) and assumptions that could cause actual results to differ materially from historical experience and present expectations or projections. Actual results to differ materially from those in the forward-looking statements and the trading price for our common stock may fluctuate significantly. Forward-looking statements also are affected by the risk factors described in the Company’s filings with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. Except as required by law, we undertake no obligation to update or revise publicly any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise, after the date on which the statements are made or to reflect the occurrence of unanticipated events.

About Driven

Driven Deliveries, Inc. first and only publicly traded cannabis delivery service operating within the United States and listed on American Exchanges.  Founded by experienced technology and cannabis executives, the Company provides on-demand marijuana delivery, in select cities where allowed by law.  Driven provides the legal cannabis consumers the ability to purchase and receive their marijuana in a fast and convenient manner.  By 2020, legal cannabis revenue in the U.S. market is projected to hit $23 billion.  In leveraging consumer trends, and offering a proprietary, turnkey delivery system to its customers, management believes it is uniquely positioned to best serve the needs of the emerging cannabis industry and capture notable market share within the sector. For more information, please visit https://GoDriven. com/ and review Driven’s filings with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.

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Driven Deliveries Inc. (DRVD) Completes Acquisition of Ganjarunner, Inc. First-Year Revenue Expected to Exceed $4 Million

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The transaction significantly bolsters Driven’s Brand-to-Consumer delivery and will expand the Ganjarunner brand throughout California

SAN DIEGO, June 25, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Driven Deliveries, Inc., (DRVD), the world’s first publicly traded cannabis delivery company, announced today that the company has completed the acquisition of Ganjarunner, Inc., a cannabis delivery company that provides high-quality lab-tested, pesticide-free medicinal and recreational products throughout California.

In addition to growing Ganjarunner’s customer base, the acquisition of Ganjarunner will allow for Driven to leverage its brand-to-consumer model across virtually the entire state of California. The subsidiary will provide Driven with multiple fulfillment centers, an additional delivery license in California, and a unique technology platform that will allow for improved efficiency. Ganjarunner has shown continuous revenue growth since its inception. During the previous 12 months, the Ganjarunner, Inc. successfully completed 18,854 deliveries to more than 7,748 customers and has experienced year over year revenue growth of 49.3%. As an subsidiary of Driven, Ganjarunner is projected to reach to $4.1 million in revenue by the end of 2019.  

“The acquisition and integration of Ganjarunner is a vital step in establishing ourselves as a market leader within the rapidly expanding California cannabis marketplace,” said, Mr. Christian Schenk. “This acquisition provides us meaningful topline growth and establishes a platform capable of supporting significant expansion.  We believe we are well-positioned to establish ourselves as a market leader within the $5 billion California cannabis market.  Driven has already identified similarly accretive targets which we believe would further expand our operating footprint.  We expect 2019 to continue to serve as an exciting time for Driven as we remain focused on increasing revenue, expanding margins and enhancing overall shareholder value.”

“We are pleased to officially announce Ganjarunner, Inc. and Driven will operate as one,” stated, Mr. Chris Haas, CEO of Ganjarunner.  “The Ganjarunner management team is staying with the combined company as we are believers in the growth of Driven and Ganjarunner.   Our integration is fully underway with a key focus on our logistics and IT infrastructure. This merger enables us to expand into new delivery markets while remaining a leader in the customer-centric, cannabis delivery industry.”

Forward-looking Statements

This press release contains certain forward-looking statements within the meaning of the safe harbor provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These statements are identified by the use of the words “could,” “believe,” “anticipate,” “intend,” “estimate,” “expect,” “may,” “continue,” “predict,” “potential,” “project” and similar expressions that are intended to identify forward-looking statements. All forward-looking statements speak only as of the date of this press release. You should not place undue reliance on these forward-looking statements. Although we believe that our plans, objectives, expectations and intentions reflected in or suggested by the forward-looking statements are reasonable, we can give no assurance that these plans, objectives, expectations or intentions will be achieved. Forward-looking statements involve significant risks and uncertainties (some of which are beyond our control) and assumptions that could cause actual results to differ materially from historical experience and present expectations or projections. Actual results to differ materially from those in the forward-looking statements and the trading price for our common stock may fluctuate significantly. Forward-looking statements also are affected by the risk factors described in the Company’s filings with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. Except as required by law, we undertake no obligation to update or revise publicly any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise, after the date on which the statements are made or to reflect the occurrence of unanticipated events.

About Driven

Driven Deliveries, Inc. is the only publicly traded cannabis delivery service operating within the United States.  Founded by experienced technology and cannabis executives, the Company provides on-demand marijuana delivery, in select cities where allowed by law.  Driven provides the legal cannabis consumers the ability to purchase and receive their marijuana in a fast and convenient manner.  By 2020, legal cannabis revenue in the U.S. market is projected to hit $23 billion.  In leveraging consumer trends, and offering a proprietary, turnkey delivery system to its customers, management believes it is uniquely positioned to best serve the needs of the emerging cannabis industry and capture notable market share within the sector. For more information, please visit https://GoDriven .com/ and review Driven’s filings with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.

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Driven Deliveries Inc. (DRVD) Announces Partnership with Cypress Hill Rapper, B-Real’s, Dr. Greenthumb’s Dispensary

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SAN DIEGO, June 26, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Driven Deliveries, Inc. (DRVD), the world’s first publicly traded cannabis delivery company, announced today that they have partnered with Dr. Greenthumb’s Dispensary to serve as their strategic e-commerce and delivery solution, providing them with direct-to-consumer distribution for cannabis products.  

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Cypress Hill rapper, B-Real, launched Dr. Greenthumb’s Dispensary in August 2018 in Sylmar, California. The dispensary sells an assortment of cannabis products as well as accessories, merchandise, clothing and more.  It is a fully-licensed dispensary for medical and recreational use. B-real and Cypress will promote the store, products and partnership through its marketing channels and extensive social media network.

As part of the agreement, Driven will leverage its newly acquired Ganjarunner, Inc subsidiary and distribution partnerships, to deliver products from the brand and ensure 100% availability of marketed products.  Additionally, Driven will leverage its expertise to build Dr. Greenthumb’s an online store to boost its exposure, add customer convenience and increase sales.  Dr. Greenthumb is scheduled to open another dispensary in Sacramento, California, on June 30, 2019.  They have currently identified several additional locations in California and other states, where cannabis is legal.  

“Management is extremely pleased to announce this partnership and is excited with the opportunity to significantly expand our service offerings,” said Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Christian Schenk. “Our delivery platform, reach, and expertise are an ideal fit for a growing company with a brand name. B-Real is a staple in both the music and cannabis scene and a legend in California.  We believe that adding their popular cannabis brands to our service will help increase sales for us and significantly enhance our brand.”

“I consider myself to be incredibly fortunate to be part of another major inflection point. We are now able to see this partnership drive availability, brands, and revenues,” said Louis Mario Freese; aka, B-Real.  “This is the first of many significant projects you will see us pioneering together.” 

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This press release contains certain forward-looking statements within the meaning of the safe harbor provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These statements are identified by the use of the words “could,” “believe,” “anticipate,” “intend,” “estimate,” “expect,” “may,” “continue,” “predict,” “potential,” “project” and similar expressions that are intended to identify forward-looking statements. All forward-looking statements speak only as of the date of this press release. You should not place undue reliance on these forward-looking statements. Although we believe that our plans, objectives, expectations and intentions reflected in or suggested by the forward-looking statements are reasonable, we can give no assurance that these plans, objectives, expectations or intentions will be achieved. Forward-looking statements involve significant risks and uncertainties (some of which are beyond our control) and assumptions that could cause actual results to differ materially from historical experience and present expectations or projections. Actual results to differ materially from those in the forward-looking statements and the trading price for our common stock may fluctuate significantly. Forward-looking statements also are affected by the risk factors described in the Company’s filings with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. Except as required by law, we undertake no obligation to update or revise publicly any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise, after the date on which the statements are made or to reflect the occurrence of unanticipated events.

About Driven

Driven Deliveries, Inc. is the first publicly traded cannabis delivery service operating within the United States. Founded by experienced technology and cannabis executives, the Company provides on-demand marijuana delivery, in select cities where allowed by law. Driven provides the legal cannabis consumers the ability to purchase and receive their marijuana in a fast and convenient manner. By 2020, legal cannabis revenue in the U.S. market is projected to hit $23 billion. In leveraging consumer trends, and offering a proprietary, turnkey delivery system to its customers, management believes it is uniquely positioned to best serve the needs of the emerging cannabis industry and capture notable market share within the sector. For more information, please visit www.DRVD .com and review Driven’s filings with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.

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ParcelPal to distribute Yield’s cosmetics in Vancouver

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ParcelPal Technology Inc. (PTNYF) (PKG.CN) has formed an alliance with Canadian cannabis topicals company, The Yield Growth Corp., for same-day and on-demand delivery, sale, of hemp-based cosmetics from Yield Growth’s subsidiary Urban Juve in Canada.

This initiative between Yield Growth and ParcelPal will commence in Vancouver as the catalyst city, and it is expected that additional cities will be rapidly added to this distribution network across Canada. Urban Juve’s customers will be able to purchase through Urban Juve’s website ( www.urbanjuve.com ) and ParcelPal will create an exclusive marketplace applications. Urban Juve hemp products are currently sold in over 90 locations including well known pharmacy chains across North America, with a plan to expand that to 130 retail outlets in the near future.

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Customers will be able to track their purchase in real time and have their product delivered to any location they specify. As time and regulations allow, ParcelPal’s cannabis network will continue to grow, with the goal of capturing a major piece of Canada’s $5.2 B legal cannabis market.

President and CEO, Kelly Abbott states, “ParcelPal is thrilled to be working an innovative company such as The Yield Growth’s Corp, which is addressing one of the fastest-growing subsegments of the $4.2 trillion wellness market with unique derived and cannabis infused products. This marks a milestone at ParcelPal, launching a new vertical with substantial growth potential. It’s also a unique opportunity to be at the forefront of an exciting new industry with our unique logistics solutions.”

President and CEO of The Yield Growth Corp. Penny Green States “This new agreement is part of our continued efforts to serve our customers as seamlessly as possible,” says Penny Green, CEO of Yield Growth Corp. “ParcelPal is a great service, and our alliance will lay the groundwork for us to eventually offer same-day delivery service for pain management cannabis topicals and other cannabis products in jurisdictions where they’re legal.”

About The Yield Growth Corp.

The Yield Growth Corp. develops, manufactures and distributes cannabis and hemp infused luxury product brands Urban Juve and Wright & Well, and has a catalogue of over 200 wellness and beauty formulas. It intends to disrupt the international wellness market which is a 4.2 trillion global economy, according to the Global Wellness institute, by connecting ancient healing with modern science and technology. It’s management team has deep experience with global brands including Johnson & Johnson, Proctor and Gamble, M-A-C cosmetics, Sketchers, Best Buy Aritzia, Coca-Cola, and Pepsi Corporation. Yield Growth Serves mainstream luxury customers who seek sophisticated wellness products. It has flagship consumer brand, Urban Juve, has proprietary, patient pending hemp root extraction technology and has 12 patents pending. Yield Growth is building sophisticated international distribution channels and has multiple revenue streams including licensing, services and products.

About ParcelPal Technology Inc.

ParcelPal is a technology-driven logistics company that connects consumers to the goods they love. Customers can shop at partner businesses and through the ParcelPal technology receive their purchased goods within an hour.

The Company offers on-demand delivery of merchandise from leading retailers, restaurants, medical marijuana dispensaries and liquor stores in Vancouver and soon in major cities Canada-wide. ParcelPal Website: www.parcelpal.com

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