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  • NOT FOR DISSEMINATION IN THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

    BTL GROUP LTD. (TSX VENTURE:BTL) (“BTL”) is pleased to announce that due to strong demand, it intends to increase the size of its recently announced proposed non-brokered private placement (the “Private Placement”) to up to CAD$3,105,000 worth of equity units of BTL (the “Equity Units”), in order to fill such demand. BTL announced in its March 22, 2017 press release that it proposed to undertake a private placement of Equity Units at CAD$2.70 per Equity Unit. Pursuant to the Private Placement, up to 1,150,000 Equity Units may now be issued.

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    BTL GROUP LTD. (TSX VENTURE:BTL) (“BTL”) announces a proposed non-brokered private placement of up to 1,000,000 equity units of BTL (“Equity Units”) at a price of CAD$2.70 per Equity Unit for gross proceeds of up to CAD$2,700,000 (the “Private Placement”).

    Each Equity Unit will be comprised of one (1) common share of BTL and one-half of one (1/2) common share purchase warrant of BTL (a “Warrant”). Each whole Warrant will entitle the holder to acquire one (1) common share of BTL for a period of 24 months from the date of issuance of the Warrant, at an exercise price of CAD$3.25 per share.

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  • BTL GROUP LTD. (TSX VENTURE:BTL) (“BTL”) is pleased to announce the addition of Jon Downing to BTL’s advisory board. Over the last 25 years, Jon has successfully delivered innovation, business and technology services at some of the largest and most respected global companies, including Visa, J P Morgan, HP Enterprise Services & American Express.

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  • BTL GROUP LTD. (TSX VENTURE:BTL) (“BTL”) is pleased to disclose that it has been recognized as a TSX Venture 50™ company in 2017 (TSX Venture 50 is a trademark of TSX Inc. and is used under license). The TSX Venture 50™ are the top 10 companies listed on the TSX Venture Exchange, in each of five major industry sectors - mining, oil & gas, clean technology & life sciences, diversified industries and technology - based on a ranking formula with equal weighting given to return on investment, market cap growth, trading volume and analyst coverage. All data was as of December 31, 2016.

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  • BTL GROUP LTD. (TSX VENTURE:BTL) (“BTL”) is pleased to announce that it is working with a group of leading energy companies, including Wien Energie GmbH, Austria’s largest regional energy company, on a blockchain pilot using BTL’s Interbit platform. As with previous projects that BTL has successfully completed in this space, the goal is to demonstrate how BTL’s technology can significantly drive down costs associated with energy trading. This revenue generating pilot will run alongside the other work BTL is continuing to undertake in the energy and finance industries.

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  • At the recent Cantech Investment Conference 2017, Co-Founder and CEO of BTL Group Ltd. (TSXV: BTL) Guy Halford-Thompson spoke to SmallCapPower about the basics of blockchain technology. He confirmed that the technology is validated, secure, and has the potential for high growth.

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  • BTL GROUP LTD. (TSX VENTURE:BTL) (“BTL” or the “Corporation) is pleased to announce it has completed a revenue generating pilot project with a leading, global energy company and provides an update on its previously announced pilot in the finance and banking space.

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  • Originally published at www.thepaypers.com

    The Paypers interviews BTL’s CEO Guy Halford-Thompson on the latest blockchain deployments in the banking industry and the company’s partnership with Visa.

    In an interview with The Paypers, BTL’s CEO Guy Halford-Thompson shares valuable insights on why banks, payment schemes and payment providers are reaching out to blockchain and what benefits could this emerging technology bring to businesses across the globe.

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  • BTL GROUP LTD. (TSX VENTURE:BTL) (“BTL” or the “Corporation”) is pleased to announce that in the third quarter ended September 30, 2016 it has booked its first revenue, and also announces that it has successfully completed its previously announced warrant exercise incentive program.

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  • BTL GROUP LTD. (TSX VENTURE:BTL) (“BTL” or the “Corporation”) is pleased to announce it has completed EY’s 2016 Startup Challenge, which focused on building blockchain solutions for digital rights management and energy trading.

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  • BTL GROUP LTD. (TSX VENTURE:BTL) (“BTL” or the “Corporation”) announces an incentive program (the “Incentive Program”) to encourage the early exercise of 1,281,164 warrants issued in May and June of 2016 (collectively, the “2016 Warrants”), and also announces significant additions to management.

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  • Fantasy 6 Sports Inc. (“Fantasy 6” or the “Company”) (CSE:FYS)(OTC PINK:FNTYF)(FRANKFURT:6F6)(WKN:A2AKL8) announces it is partnering with BTL Group Ltd. (TSX VENTURE:BTL) (“BTL” or the “BTL Group”) to create a suite of blockchain services designed specifically for fantasy sports companies. This strategic partnership is intended to consolidate Fantasy 6’s vision for technological leadership and innovation in the fantasy sports industry.

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  • NOT FOR DISSEMINATION IN THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

    BTL GROUP LTD. (TSX VENTURE:BTL) (“BTL” or the “Corporation”) is pleased to announce that it has been selected as one of six blockchain companies to participate in the EY Startup Challenge 2016, which is focused on building blockchain solutions for digital rights management and energy trading.

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  • NOT FOR DISSEMINATION IN THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

    BTL GROUP LTD. (TSX VENTURE:BTL) (“BTL” or the “Corporation”) is pleased to announce that it has entered into a project with Visa Europe Collab to explore potential applications for blockchain technology in the financial services ecosystem. The project will use BTL’s cross-border settlement platform Interbit to explore the ways in which a blockchain-based settlements can reduce the friction of domestic and cross border transfers between banks - reducing cost, settlement time, credit risk, and by leveraging smart contracts to automate many of the regulation and compliance requirements of domestic and international transfers. A small number of European banks have been invited to participate in the project.

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  • NOT FOR DISSEMINATION IN THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

    BTL GROUP LTD. (TSX VENTURE:BTL) (“BTL” or the “Corporation”) is pleased to announce that it has completed its previously announced non-brokered private placement for aggregate gross proceeds of $150,000 (the “Private Placement”).

    The Private Placement was comprised of 250,000 equity units (the “Units”) that were issued at a price of $0.60 per Unit. Each Unit consists of one (1) common share of the Corporation and one (1) common share purchase warrant of the Corporation (a “Warrant”). Each Warrant entitles the holder to acquire one (1) common share of the Corporation for a period of 12 months from the date of issuance of the Warrant, at an exercise price of $1.00 per share.

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  • NOT FOR DISSEMINATION IN THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

    BTL GROUP LTD. (TSX VENTURE:BTL) (“BTL” or the “Corporation”) announces a proposed non-brokered private placement of up to 250,000 equity units of the Corporation (“Equity Units”) at a price of CAD$0.60 per Equity Unit for gross proceeds of up to CAD$150,000 (the “Private Placement”).

    Each Unit will be comprised of one (1) common share of the Corporation and one (1) common share purchase warrant of the Corporation (a “Warrant”). Each Warrant will entitle the holder to acquire one (1) common share of the Corporation for a period of 12 months from the date of issuance of the Warrant, at an exercise price of CAD$1.00 per share.

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  • NOT FOR DISSEMINATION IN THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

    BTL GROUP LTD. (TSX VENTURE:BTL) (“BTL” or the “Corporation”) is pleased to announce that it has completed its previously announced non-brokered private placement for aggregate gross proceeds of $618,700 (the “Private Placement”).

    The Private Placement was comprised of 1,031,164 equity units (the “Units”) that were issued at a price of $0.60 per Unit. Each Unit consists of one (1) common share of the Corporation and one (1) common share purchase warrant of the Corporation (a “Warrant”). Each Warrant entitles the holder to acquire one (1) common share of the Corporation for a period of 12 months from the date of issuance of the Warrant, at an exercise price of $1.00 per share.

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  • NOT FOR DISSEMINATION IN THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

    BTL GROUP LTD. (TSX VENTURE:BTL) (“BTL” or the “Corporation”) is pleased to announce its intention to increase the size of its recently announced proposed non-brokered private placement (the “Private Placement”) to up to CAD$655,000 worth of equity units of the Corporation (“Equity Units”). The Corporation announced in its April 14, 2016 press release that it proposed to undertake a private placement of Equity Units, at CAD$0.60 per Equity Unit. Pursuant to the Private Placement, up to 1,091,666 Equity Units may be issued.

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  • NOT FOR DISSEMINATION IN THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

    BTL GROUP LTD. (TSX VENTURE:BTL) (“BTL” or the “Corporation”) announces a proposed non-brokered private placement of up to 833,333 equity units of the Corporation (“Equity Units”) at a price of CAD$0.60 per Equity Unit for gross proceeds of up to CAD$500,000 (the “Private Placement”).

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  • BTL GROUP LTD. (TSX VENTURE:BTL) (“BTL” or the “Corporation”) is pleased to announce that it has entered into an agreement with Netcoins Inc. (“Netcoins”) to launch in-store remittances, initially in 19 stores across Canada. Remittances will be offered under BTL’s Xapcash brand, using Netcoins’ in-store terminals to send funds through BTL’s proprietary money transfer platform (Interbit). Through its Xapcash brand and this agreement with Netcoins, BTL’s blockchain technology aims to offer a seamless money transfer experience, both online and in-store.

    “This agreement is a significant step forwards for BTL, and we believe will be the first time blockchain based remittances have been offered in physical stores,” commented Guy Halford-Thompson, CEO of BTL. “The ability to offer in-store, as well as online remittances, through our Xapcash platform will significantly increase our customer reach, and we are excited to be working alongside Netcoins and their team.”

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  • BTL GROUP LTD. (TSX VENTURE:BTL) (“BTL” or the “Corporation”) is pleased to announce that it has completed its previously announced acquisition of blockchain company, Xapcash Technologies Inc. (“Xapcash”).

    “The completion of this acquisition marks a strategic milestone for BTL and the addition of the Xapcash management and blockchain expertise are a perfect compliment to the BTL team.” commented Guy Halford-Thompson, CEO of BTL. “The Xapcash platform will change the way consumers and businesses send money abroad, and allow BTL to penetrate the global remittance market with our blockchain solutions and start building revenues and margin.”

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  • BTL GROUP LTD. (“BTL” or the “Corporation”) (TSX VENTURE:BTL) is pleased to announce the following appointments effective immediately: Mr. Brian Hinchcliffe as Executive Chairman; Mr. Rob Suttie as Chief Financial Officer and Corporate Secretary; and Mr. John Thomson as Lead Director.

    Brian Hinchcliffe - Executive Chairman of the Board of Directors

    Mr. Hinchcliffe has been a director of the Corporation since its inception and will now act as Executive Chairman. Mr. Hinchcliffe has been involved in projects in the natural resources sector for nearly 20 years and has sat on the board of directors of numerous publicly listed companies. He served as Vice President at Goldman Sachs for ten years before launching an entrepreneurial career. Mr. Hinchcliffe is a co-founder of Kirkland Lake Gold Inc. and previously served as its President and CEO. Mr. Hinchcliffe is currently Executive Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Belvedere Resources Ltd. and a director of Rupert Resources Ltd., both Exchange listed companies.

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  • Blockchain Tech Ltd (BTL) – a Level39 member, providing blockchain-based solutions for a variety of clients around the globe, was featured in L39’s most recent edition of #MeetourMembers.

    Watch CEO Guy Halford-Thompson discuss the varied use of blockchain technology, including the burgeoning fantasy sports sector.

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  • BTL GROUP LTD. (TSX VENTURE:BTL) (“BTL” or the “Corporation”) is pleased to announce that it has entered into a binding letter of intent dated effective February 16, 2016 (“LOI”) with Xapcash Technologies Inc. (“Xapcash”) to complete a business combination, whereby BTL has agreed, subject to certain conditions, to acquire all of the issued and outstanding securities of Xapcash (the “Transaction”). BTL and Xapcash are working together on new blockchain based remittance products utilizing Xapcash’s front-end remittance product and BTL’s back-end remittance platform (Interbit) to transmit funds globally, efficiently and at significantly reduced costs to users. Of particular importance to the Transaction and the launch of BTL’s blockchain remittance solution is the money service business (MSB) registration that Xapcash has obtained in Canada.

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  • (TSX VENTURE:BTL) (“BTL” or the “Corporation”) is pleased to announce that it has been invited to showcase its blockchain technology at the BC Tech Summit, January 18th & 19th, 2016 in Vancouver, British Columbia. At the Summit, BTL will be launching Interbit, it’s remittance platform, with a live demo showing real-time remittances and displaying the low transaction costs of those remittances. The live Interbit demo will demonstrate the ability of this platform to significantly reduce the cost of remitting funds from Canada to the Philippines and Mexico. In addition, BTL has accepted invitations to meet during the event with a number of companies seeking opportunities to innovate using blockchain technology. BTL seeks to build on its accomplishments by developing strategic business relationships and a client base for its innovative blockchain technologies.

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  • BTL Group Ltd. (“BTL” or the “Corporation”) is pleased to announce that it has established an Advisory Board and that Nicholas Stalder has been appointed as the initial member of the Advisory Board. Mr. Stalder’s appointment as an advisor furthers the commitment of the Corporation to become a world leader in blockchain technologies.

    “We welcome Nick Stalder as the initial member of the newly established Advisory Board. Nick has 30 years of experience in the financial services industry, which experience will be valuable to the Corporation as it develops its blockchain and Interbit product solutions,” stated Guy Halford-Thompson, CEO of BTL.

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  • Blockchain Technology LTD (BTL) is excited to announce that they will be sponsoring two seats in the upcoming January session of Launch Academy’s Lean Entrepreneur Program. The Lean Entrepreneur Program provides first-time entrepreneurs and career-changers with the best practices for building a lean startup. This program focuses on what’s essential to you in the first six months of your startup journey.

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  • Blockchain Tech Ltd. (TSXV: BTL) started trading on the TSX Venture Exchange as a wholly-owned subsidiary of BTL Group Ltd. under the symbol BTL, following approval of its qualifying transaction with Capital Pool Company “Northern Aspect Resources”. As part of the transaction, Northern Aspect changed its name to BTL Group and will continue the business of Blockchain.

    InvestmentPitch.com has produced a video news alert which provides a brief overview of the company. If this link is not enabled, please visit www.InvestmentPitch.com and enter “BTL Group” in the search box.

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  • BTL Group Ltd. (formerly Northern Aspect Resources Ltd.) (“BTL”), is pleased to announce that it has closed its previously announced qualifying transaction (the “Transaction”) with Blockchain Tech Ltd. (“Blockchain”), a developer of blockchain technologies. As part of the Transaction, BTL changed its name from Northern Aspect Resources Ltd. to BTL Group Ltd. Following completion of the Transaction, Blockchain is now a wholly-owned subsidiary of BTL, BTL intends to meet the listing requirements for a “Tier 2” technology issuer on the TSX Venture Exchange (the “Exchange”) and BTL will continue the business of Blockchain (described in further detail below).

    Trading in the common shares of BTL is expected to begin on the TSX Venture Exchange (the “Exchange”) on November 6, 2015 under the symbol “BTL”.

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  • Northern Aspect Resources Ltd. (TSX VENTURE:NTH.H) (“NARL” or the “Corporation”), a capital pool company, is pleased to announce that it has entered into a binding definitive share exchange agreement dated August 31, 2015 (the “Definitive Agreement”) with Blockchain Tech Ltd. (“BTL”), to provide for the completion of a business combination with BTL (the “Transaction”), as more particularly described below. The Transaction was initially announced in a NARL press release dated June 17, 2015, indicating NARL and BTL had entered into a binding letter of intent in respect of the Transaction.

    The Transaction is subject to a number of terms and conditions as set forth in the Definitive Agreement, including (among other things) the approval of the TSX Venture Exchange (the “Exchange”). If completed, the Transaction will constitute the “Qualifying Transaction” of NARL, as such term is defined in Policy 2.4 of the Exchange.

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  • CALGARY, ALBERTA–(Marketwired - Aug. 11, 2015) -

    (NOT FOR DISSEMINATION IN THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA)

    Northern Aspect Resources Ltd. (NEX:NTH.H) (the “Corporation”), a capital pool company, is pleased to confirm the terms of its previously announced brokered private placement (the “Private Placement”). Further to the Corporation’s press release dated July 13, 2015, the Corporation has engaged M Partners Inc. to act as agent on a commercially reasonable best efforts basis in connection with a proposed brokered private placement of a minimum of 1,400,000 subscription receipts and a maximum of 2,000,000 subscription receipts of the Corporation (“Subscription Receipts”) at a price of CAD$0.50 per Subscription Receipt for minimum gross proceeds of CAD$700,000 and maximum gross proceeds of CAD$1,000,000.

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  • CALGARY, ALBERTA–(Marketwired - June 29, 2015) -

    (NOT FOR DISSEMINATION IN THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA)

    Northern Aspect Resources Ltd. (NEX:NTH.H) (the “Corporation”), a capital pool company, announces that it intends to complete a non-brokered private placement (the “Private Placement”) of up to 2,000,000 common shares (“Common Shares”) of the Corporation at a price of $0.15 per share for gross proceeds of up to $300,000. The net proceeds of the Private Placement will be used with a view to completing a “Qualifying Transaction” and for general working capital purposes.

    The Private Placement is anticipated to close in July 2015; however, completion is subject to certain conditions, including approval of the NEX Board of the TSX Venture Exchange (the “NEX”) to the listing of the Common Shares on the NEX. The Common Shares will be subject to a hold period ending four months and a day from the date of closing.

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