NEW YORK, Feb. 8, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Acies Corporation (OTCBB:ACIE), an emerging leader in payment processing and electronic banking services to small and medium size merchants across the United States, today announced that it has received $1,067,500 in institutional and high net worth funding. In addition, the company may receive an additional $2,135,000 in proceeds, if the common stock purchase warrants issued pursuant to the financing are exercised, bringing total financing commitment up to $3,202,500.

"We are very excited by this funding, and the quality of shareholders attracted to our company," said Acies President & CEO Oleg Firer. "We anticipate that these funds will assist us with executing our business plan in an aggressive manner, and have the resources to grow both organically and through selected acquisitions that we anticipate will be accretive to our top and bottom lines."

About Acies Corporation

Acies, Inc. ("Acies"), a wholly owned subsidiary of Acies Corporation (OTCBB:ACIE), is a financial services company that specializes in payment processing services and online banking services to small, medium, and large-size merchants across the United States. Acies' payment processing services enable merchants to process Credit, Debit, Electronic Benefit Transfer (EBT), Check Conversion, and Gift & Loyalty transactions. Acies also offers traditional and next-generation point-of-sale (POS) terminals, which enable merchants to utilize Acies' payment processing services. Acies' banking services offer customers traditional banking services, ability for customers to apply for an on-line bank account and pay bills electronically.

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Acies Corporation 
Oleg Firer, President & CEO
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