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XCYTE DIGITAL CORP. (:XCYT) Xcyte Digital Corp. Announces Closing of Webinar.net Asset Purchase

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10/07/2024 13:30
  • The assets of Webinar.net being acquired generated US$2.8 million annual revenue and
    EBITDA of US$0.6 million for the twelve months ended December 31, 2023 (unaudited)1

POMPANO BEACH, FL / ACCESSWIRE / July 10, 2024 / Xcyte Digital Corp. (TSXV:XCYT) ("Xcyte", or the "Company"), a trusted global events technology partner specializing in next-generation event technology for physical, hybrid, virtual, immersive, and phone-based events that enhance participant engagement, announces that, further to its news release dated May 1, 2024, the Company has completed the acquisition of all the assets of Webinar.net Incorporated ("Webinar"), a Delaware corporation (the "Transaction"), including Webinar's technology and revenue-producing assets.

Webinar.net is an online presentation platform, offering a simple, engaging, and cost-effective solution for global webinars with branded experiences. Hosted on the cloud with enterprise-grade scale and security, webinar.net simplifies the complex world of online meetings, handling millions of attendees worldwide. Founded by professionals with over three decades of experience in streaming/virtual events, webinar.net provides a user-friendly, affordable solution for marketing, training, and corporate presentations, offering live, simulive, and on-demand streaming options. Webinar.net's infrastructure is expected to be incorporated into Xcyte's offerings to provide customers with unlimited attendee scale and drive traffic to create actionable engagement while continuing to enjoy clear, cost-effective pricing.

During the trailing twelve months ended December 31, 2023, the Webinar assets being acquired generated approximately US$2.8 million in revenue (unaudited), approximately US$615,000 EBITDA (unaudited) and approximately US$343,000 net income (unaudited). Certain of the unaudited figures provided by Webinar constitute non-IFRS financial measures (as further described below).

"Acquiring Webinar.net's assets is an important step in scaling up Xcyte from a strategic and financial point of view. We are pleased to welcome a team with decades of experience offering a secure and scalable cloud-based platform. A platform, that is now not only offered standalone, but also included in the suite of services in our recently launched Xperience platform, Xcyte's all-in-one subscription service. We look forward to scaling the Webinar.net product platform and capabilities to further accelerate our revenue and EBITDA growth," said Xcyte CEO Randy Selman.

Details of the terms of the Transaction, including the consideration paid by the Company, can be found in the Company's news release of May 1, 2024. All of the securities issued in connection with the Transaction will be subject to a hold period under applicable Canadian securities laws of four months and one day from the date of issuance, will be restricted securities under United States securities laws, and will also be subject to certain voluntary resale restrictions. None of the securities will be registered under the United States Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the "1933 Act"), or applicable state securities laws, and may not be offered or sold to, or for the account or benefit of, persons in the United States or "U.S. Persons" (as such term is defined in Regulation S under the 1933 Act), unless registered under the 1933 Act and applicable state securities laws, or an exemption from such registration is available.

About Webinar.net

Webinar.net is at the forefront of webinar technology, providing a modern, feature-rich platform that simplifies the hosting and management of webinars. Known for its ease of use and innovative features, Webinar.net is the choice of businesses looking for reliable and cutting-edge webinar solutions. For more information, visit www.webinar.net

About Xcyte Digital Corp.
Xcyte Digital (TSXV:XCYT) is a trusted global events technology partner, specializing in next-generation event technology for physical, hybrid, virtual, immersive, and phone-based events. Combining proprietary technology with a robust partner ecosystem, Xcyte offers both do-it-yourself and managed services, ensuring secure and scalable solutions worldwide. Thousands of clients, from innovative startups to major corporations, rely on Xcyte's cost-effective, multi-platform subscription model to meet their event needs. Xcyte Digital is headquartered in Canada and the USA, with operations across the globe. Visit us at xcytedigital.com.

Non-IFRS Financial Measures

This news release includes references to certain non-IFRS financial measures, including Earnings Before Interest, Taxes, Depreciation and Amortization ("EBITDA"). These non-IFRS measures do not have any standardized meanings prescribed by International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) as issued by the International Accounting Standards Board (IASB) and are therefore unlikely to be comparable to similar measures presented by other companies. Accordingly, they should not be considered in isolation, in addition to, not as a substitute for or superior to, measures of financial performance prepared in accordance with IFRS.

The measures above have been described and presented in order to provide shareholders, potential investors and analysts with additional measures for assessing the performance of Xcyte Digital, Webinar.net and, where applicable, the pro forma expectations of the combined entity, as applicable, and should not be considered in isolation or as a substitute for measures prepared in accordance with IFRS.

For further information, please contact:

Xcyte Digital Corp.
Randy Selman, Chief Executive Officer and Director
Phone: (647) 777 7501
Email: investment@xcytedigital.com

Investor Relations
Nikhil Thadani, Sophic Capital
Email: nik@sophiccapital.com
Phone: (647) 777 7501

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Neither TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.

Forward-Looking Information

Certain information in this news release constitutes forward-looking statements and forward-looking information under applicable Canadian securities legislation (collectively, "forward-looking information"). Forward-looking information in this release includes, but is not limited to, statements with respect to the expected benefits that Xcyte may realize as a result of the acquisition of the Webinar.net assets, and the impact that the Transaction may have on Xcyte's growth prospects generally. Statements containing forward-looking information are not historical facts but instead represent management's expectations, estimates and projections regarding future events. Forward looking information is necessarily based on a number of opinions, assumptions and estimates that, while considered reasonable by management as of the date of this news release, are subject to known and unknown risks, uncertainties, assumptions and other factors that may cause the actual results, level of activity, performance or achievements and future events to be materially different from those expressed or implied by such forward-looking information, including that the Webinar.net assets may not perform or generate revenue at the levels experienced historically; that there may be obstacles to absorbing the Webinar.net assets into Xcyte's broader business; that the synergies anticipated by the Webinar.net acquisition may not materialize to the extent expected or at all; and other factors that apply to the Company's business generally as described in greater detail in the documents filed under the Company's profile at www.sedarplus.ca. Although the Company has attempted to identify important risks, uncertainties and factors which could cause actual results to differ materially, there may be others that cause results not to be as anticipated, estimated or intended. Investors are cautioned that undue reliance should not be placed on any such information, as unknown or unpredictable factors could have material adverse effects on future results, performance or achievements of the Company. The Company does not intend, and does not assume any obligation, to update the forward-looking information in this release except as otherwise required by applicable law.

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1Non-IFRS measurement, Webinar EBITDA of approximately US$615,000 for the twelve months ended December 31, 2023, was calculated based on a net income of $342,000, interest $272,000, taxes $1,000, depreciation and amortization ($0).

SOURCE: Xcyte Digital Corp.



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