Announces Full Occupancy of its Digital Real Estate in Decentraland’s Downtown and Fashion District Corp. (NEO Exchange Canada: COIN)(Frankfurt Stock Exchange: 76M) (OTCQB US: SMURF) (“” or “the Company”), a publicly-traded company that invests in web3 assets and builds businesses linked to crypto staking, the metaverse and play-to-earn gaming, is pleased to announce that its subsidiary, Metaverse Group, has fully leased its digital real estate in two popular Decentraland neighborhoods. The land is occupied by a diverse collection of esteemed brands and businesses, including Forever 21, Skechers, and McCann Global.

Metaverse Group is a web3 technology company holding an eight-figure metaverse real estate portfolio spanning over 10+ metaverses. The company leases its land to brands and businesses who are looking to enter web3, pairing the offering with strategic consultation and technology.

Metaverse Group has leased out a total of 208 virtual real estate, equivalent to over 560,000 square feet of flat land, across its Fashion Street Estate and Downtown Decentraland properties. In addition to leasing the Company’s virtual land, the majority of tenants also used Metaverse Group for design and development services.

Metaverse Group’s client portfolio includes over 60 notable fashion brands such as Skechers, the third largest athletic footwear brand in the United States; Forever 21, a multinational fashion leader; and Space Runners who design and launch digital wearable NFTs for metaverses in collaboration with celebrities and brands, Miami Fashion Week which is the world’s first fashion week to simultaneous launch a digital and physical fashion week. Clients also include media companies such as Deutsch LA, BSC News, McCann Global, and Coffee WW. Clients also include service providers such as Sophia Technologies, an online education platform; Schneider Electric; an industrial automation company and Groundbreak Ventures LP; a venture capital firm specializing in real estate and property technology.

“The full occupancy of this portion of our portfolio solidifies our position as early supporters, adopters and developers of the web3 community,” said Lorne Sugarman, CEO of Metaverse Group. “It is our job to provide the best experience for our clients when we launch them into this new world, as this supports the growth of web3. We have been working hard developing these areas and cannot wait to share more advancements in the near future.”

Metaverse Group provides an assortment of white glove services to launch clients into the metaverse and the world of web3 from the beginning of project consulting to project completion. Brands and businesses who are interested in launching a metaverse presence are encouraged to contact

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AMPD Ventures Announces the Addition of Tanya Woods to its Board of Directors

AMPD Ventures Inc. (CSE:AMPD)(OTCQB:AMPDF)(FRA:2Q0) (“AMPD” or the “Company”), a next-generation digital infrastructure provider, is pleased to announce that Tanya Woods has been appointed to its board of directors, effective September 12, 2022.

Ms. Woods is a Canadian-American entrepreneur, technology lawyer, and policy leader working in the verticals of mainstream and digital media, telecommunications, AI and blockchain, and high-performance computing infrastructure. She is currently the CEO of Futurity Partners, a strategic consulting firm advising public and private sector organizations on exponential and innovative technologies, digital policy, and ESG matters.

“I am delighted to be joining the experienced Board of AMPD Ventures as the Company and its subsidiaries break ground in the metaverse,” said Woods, “the Company’s multi-faceted approach from enabling mobile high-performance computing infrastructure to supporting first class metaverse and digital content creation is a unique and compelling innovation journey I look forward to talking with the team.”

“Tanya is an accomplished business leader with deep knowledge and experience in video games, digital content, high-performance computing infrastructure, ESG, and Web3,” said Anthony Brown, CEO of AMPD Ventures Inc., “she has a strong track record of successfully advancing public and private company growth objectives in these verticals making her an ideal addition to our Board, we look forward to her insights and are pleased to welcome her onboard.”

Ms. Woods has held increasingly senior executive level leadership roles advancing the commercial and regulatory agendas of global technology companies and government for nearly twenty years. She recently served as the founding Managing Director of Canada’s first Chamber of Digital Commerce, General Counsel, EVP Regulatory Affairs and Corporate Secretary of Hut 8 Mining Corp., General Counsel of the Entertainment Software Association of Canada, and Regulatory and Copyright Counsel for BCE Inc. She is also currently serving a three-year appointment as an expert advisor to UNESCO in Canada supporting the advancement of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.

Ms. Woods’ has received recognition as one of IT World’s Top Women in FinTech and Blockchain, a Government of Canada Leading TechWoman, CBC Trailblazer, Obama Foundation Global Civic Leader, Toastmasters International Community Leadership Award Recipient, and as a Top 40 Under 40. She studied law and global trade at the London School of Economics, University of Ottawa, and American University Washington College of Law.

About AMPD Ventures Inc.

AMPD is a next-generation infrastructure company specializing in providing high-performance computing solutions for low-latency applications. With state-of-the-art, high-performance computing solutions hosted in sustainable urban data centres, AMPD is leading the transition to the next generation of computing infrastructure as ‘the hosting company of the Metaverse.’ Through a mix of infrastructure as a service (“IaaS”) and an upgraded, high-performance cloud offering, we are meeting the low-latency requirements of multiplayer video games and eSports, computer graphics rendering, artificial intelligence, machine learning, mixed reality, big data processing, and the as-yet uncharted technological developments of the coming decades. Additional information about the company is available on SEDAR and our website at

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Neil Simon, CEO
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Anthony Brown
CEO & Director
AMPD Ventures Inc.
Telephone: 604-332-3329

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iMining Technologies Signs MOU with Invest Alberta to Change the Face of the Energy Sector and to bring Global Blockchain Opportunity to Alberta

iMining Technologies Inc. (TSXV: IMIN) (the “Company” or “iMining”) announces that momentum in Alberta’s technology investment sector continues to build as Canadian based iMining and Invest Alberta, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to support the expansion of iMining and its subsidiariesBitBit Financial and Metaverse Advisory Groupwithin the Province of Alberta announcing plans today to relocate its head office to Calgary.

Under the terms of the MOU, Invest Alberta will work with iMining and its subsidiaries to navigate the regulatory ecosystem, optimizing federal and provincial programs supporting transformative energy innovation, technology and fintech in the province. Alberta is one of the provinces currently working on favorable blockchain and crypto regulations. In return, iMining has announced plans to relocate its head office to Calgary and make Alberta its global headquarters. iMining is committed to bringing investment into the province and plans to create forty high-quality jobs within the next thirty-six months and anticipates a further investment of $50 million in growth and expansion projects.

The Company is a Web 3.0 pioneer in Decentralized Finance and has 4 strategic business operations which includes digital asset mining and digital asset trading in addition to providing Web3.0 solutions to its clients. iMining has recently funded a white paper produced by the Canadian Blockchain Consortium, highlighting how the Blockchain Technology can enhance Alberta’s economy. This white paper was launched at the Alberta Technology Symposium. Additionally, iMining has recently sponsored the AI Week presented by the Alberta Machine Intelligence Institute in Edmonton.

The vast natural gas resources in Alberta and the cool weather make Alberta an ideal place for digital currency mining. Bitcoin Mining Centers and Data Centers have the potential to supply computing power needs for Bitcoin miners and many Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning activities, including those in Alberta’s oil and gas, fintech, creative, technology and renewable energy sectors. iMining has designed a bitcoin mining ecosystem that will create commercially viable solutions for the stranded gas wells across Alberta.

iMining looks to further develop the blockchain technology and Web3 ecosystem, coupled with how Alberta can take advantage of the technologies of the future in the Oil and Gas and the energy sectors.

“Alberta’s tech sector continues to grow and it is encouraging to have iMining Technologies identify our province as the best place for their business. This MOU sets the stage for the further growth and development of blockchain technologies across multiple industries and I look forward to seeing the development and marketing of more made-in-Alberta solutions.” Tanya Fir, Minister of Jobs, Economy and Innovation

“With an abundant supply of natural gas, our low corporate tax rate, reduced red tape, and a highly skilled workforce, Alberta presents an enormous opportunity for iMining. We are committed to diversifying our energy sector, and digital currency mining presents another opportunity to do just that and create jobs for hundreds of Albertans, while ensuring our resources are used to their fullest extent.” Dale Nally, Associate Minister of Natural Gas and Electricity

“Alberta is embracing digital transformation and changing the way finance works. There is enormous potential for blockchain technology to add value to our thriving technology ecosystem, paired with a world-leading oil and gas sector in Alberta and supported by a skilled workforce. We look forward to welcoming iMining to Alberta as more companies see the province as a destination of choice for global investment.” Rick Christiaanse, CEO, Invest Alberta

“Blockchain technology provides a clear pathway for the Alberta oil and gas industry to utilize stranded gas and develop regulatory and technology capabilities. Alberta can truly be a leader of the future economy and we are excited to work with Invest Alberta to make this happen.” Khurram Shroff, CEO, iMining Technologies

About iMining

iMining Technologies is helping to shape the Canadian blockchain and Cryptocurrency ecosystem. We are a driving force and a huge contributor in bringing the proof of stake technology to market.

Incorporating a proprietary, best-in-class, staking, investing, and mining process, iMining ensures robust security, reliability, and scalability; while removing the technical complexity of deploying, managing validators, holding, or investing in Cryptocurrencies.

Learn more at

About Invest Alberta

Invest Alberta is dedicated to investment attraction, with a mandate to engage the world and provide high-end tailored support to companies, investors, and major new projects. With team members in key markets around the world, Invest Alberta works to break down barriers so investors and businesses can start up, scale up, and succeed without limits.

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iMining Corporate Offices:
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