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ParcelPal (PKG.CN) (PTNYF) Welcomes Ontario MP Parm Gill to the Advisory Board of Directors

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VANCOUVER, British Columbia, May 14, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — ParcelPal Technology Inc. (“ParcelPal” or the “Company”), (PKG.CN) (PKG.CN) (PT0.F) (PTNYF) is pleased to welcome Ontario MP Parm Gill as an advisor to the Board of Directors.

 Parm Gill is the current Member of Provincial Parliament for Milton. Prior to his work in public service, Parm was involved in several family businesses in the manufacturing and hospitality industries. Parm studied at the Ivey School of Business at Western University, earning his Master of Business Administration degree.

Before being elected to the Ontario Legislature in 2018, Parm was the Federal Member of Parliament for Brampton-Springdale from 2011-2015.

While serving as the MP in the Canadian House of Commons, Parm was appointed as the Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Veteran Affairs, and later, the Minister of International Trade. Throughout his tenure, Parm was a member of many committees including the Standing Committee of Public Safety and National Security, Health, Canadian Heritage, Veterans Affairs, and International Trade.

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In 2012, Parm introduced a Private Member’s Bill, C-394. His bill introduced a new Criminal Code offense: prohibiting the recruitment or encouragement of a person to join a criminal organization. The bill passed with unanimous consent and became law in June 2014. The bill works to keep our streets, neighbourhoods, and committees safer which has always been a top priority for Parm.

As Chair of the Standing Committee on Justice Policy, Parm continues his advocacy work to keep our communities safe. The committee is responsible for studying and providing recommendations on bills related to policing and the courts.

President and CEO Kelly Abbott states, “I am very excited to have Parm join the Advisory Board. Mr. Gill’s knowledge on economic issues and private sector experience will be an asset for ParcelPal moving forward. Mr. Gill has changed criminal law for the better and is always looking for the betterment of safety for all Canadians.”

Parm Gill stated, “I am excited to be joining a company that has put public safety first. As ParcelPal moves further into cannabis and alcohol delivery, I am happy to advise on how they can continue the fight against intoxicated people on the roads and getting their products safely. ParcelPal has a bright future and I am excited to be part of a team that will grow their business across Canada and the United States.”

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

The Canadian Securities Exchange (“CSE”) or any other securities regulatory authority has not reviewed and does not accept responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this news release that has been prepared by management.

CSE – Symbol: PKG

FSE – Symbol: PT0

OTC – Symbol: PTNYF

Forward Looking Information

This news release contains forward looking statements relating to the Proposed Transaction, and the future potential of ParcelPal.  Forward looking statements are often identified by terms such as “will”, “may”, “should”, “intends”, “anticipates”, “expects”, “plans” and similar expressions.  All statements other than statements of historical fact, included in this release are forward looking statements that involve risks and uncertainties. These risks and uncertainties include, without limitation, the risk that the Proposed Transaction will not be completed due to, among other things, failure to execute definitive documentation, failure to complete satisfactory due diligence, failure to receive the approval of the CSE and the risk that ParcelPal will not be successful due to, among other things, general risks relating to the mobile application industry, failure of ParcelPal to gain market acceptance and potential challenges to the intellectual property utilized in ParcelPal.  There can be no assurance that any forward looking statements will prove to be accurate and actual results and future events could differ materially from those anticipated in such statements. 

The Company cannot guarantee that any forward looking statement will materialize and the reader is cautioned not to place undue reliance on any forward looking information. Such information, although considered reasonable by management at the time of preparation, may prove to be incorrect and actual results may differ materially from those anticipated. Forward looking statements contained in this news release are expressly qualified by this cautionary statement. The forward looking statements contained in this news release are made as of the date of this news release and the Company will only update or revise publicly any of the included forward looking statements as expressly required by Canadian securities laws.

Contact: 
Peter Hinam
Director-Investor Relations
peter@ parcelpal . com 
604-401-8700

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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.”

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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 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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