YDX Innovation Completes Acquisition of Purple Mage Advisors Ltd. and Receives TSXV Approval of Revolving Convertible Loan
VANCOUVER, B.C., June 15, 2020 — YDX Innovation Corp. (TSX-V: YDX, OTC: YDRMF, FSE: A2PB03) (“YDX” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce that, further to its news release of May 28, 2020, the Company has acquired all of the issued and outstanding shares in the capital of Purple Mage Advisors Ltd. (“PMA”) in consideration for the purchase price of $440,000 payable through the issuance of 4,000,000 shares in the capital of the Company.
PMA has developed a suite of tools, which integrate right into most gaming titles, to collect and sort data for the esports industry. The information PMA collects will help YDX and its subsidiaries with player development and recruitment. PMA uses player data to analyze relevant statistical measurements; such as, linear regression and descriptive statistics. Additionally, this information used to narrow down specific traits and minimal qualifying metrics for recruiting professional gamers.
“We are excited to be introducing our form of data collection and analysis into the esports industry,” stated PMA president Arnoldas Dogelis. “Similar to pro-sports, there is an opportunity here to help grow and develop gamers in the pursuit of helping them level up.”
PMA’s business intelligence software will help provide valuable insights and specific feedback to make further organizational improvements within YDX and its group of companies. Such improvements include ensuring an efficient allocation of resources for esports tournaments and active feedback used during player training and development. For example, using relevant player data can help predict the best lineup for multi-player esports teams to maximize their chances of winning an event. In the current age of information, data collection and analysis are key to succeeding in most industries; esports is no exception.
“Analytics play a significant role in high-performance gaming and we are happy to announce that we have that expertise as part of the YDX group now. Purple Mage is part of a bigger vision that will integrate Beat, Arkave and YDreams. We will continue to explore other opportunities for acquisition that are aligned with our plans.” said Daniel Japiassu, CEO of YDX Innovation.
The TSXV has approved the Initial Advance. Each subsequent advance under the Revolving Loan, if any, remains subject to separate TSXV review and approval.
All shares issued on conversion of the Initial Advance are subject to a statutory hold period expiring October 12, 2020.
About YDX Innovation
YDX Innovation Corp. (TSXV- YDX :: www.ydxinnovation.com) is a technology company that develops products and services and is an expert in immersive technologies like Augmented and Virtual Reality, Esports and Interactive Exhibitions under the following three divisions:
Arkave VR Arena – https://sales.arkavevr.com/ – a gaming platform that brings the most immersive Virtual Reality experience to Location-Based venues with a highly scalable business model. Developed as an all-in-one gamers haven featuring state-of-the-art free room tech right down to the most nostalgic gaming systems.
YDreams Global – www.ydreamsglobal.com – have developed over 1,300 interactive experiences for clients all over the world such as Disney, NBA, Adidas, Cisco, Nokia, Nike, Mercedes-Benz, Coca-Cola, Santander, AmBev, Qualcomm, Unilever, City of Rio and Fiat.
BEAT Gaming – www.beat.gl -Founded in 2011, BEAT Gaming is an experienced Canadian esports company that has organized internationally recognized events such as the Dota 2, Overwatch and PUBG BEAT Invitational. Since its creation, BEAT has organized over 30 professional and semi-pro esports events, which have reached over 40 million views globally.
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