VANCOUVER, British Columbia, April 10, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- (TSX-V: FORT) -- Fortress Blockchain Corp. (the “Company”) is pleased to announce the name change to Fortress Technologies Inc. which will more accurately reflect the direction of the Company. The TSX Venture Exchange has confirmed that the shares will commence trading effective Friday, April 12, 2019 under the new name. There will be no change to the Company’s ticker symbol in connection with the name change.

The Company has also launched a new corporate website ( to coincide with the name change.

About Fortress Technologies 

Fortress Technologies Inc. (TSX-V: FORT) is a well-capitalized company currently evaluating emerging opportunities in technology sectors. Fortress is focused on developing projects where access to growth capital is highly valued.

For further information, please contact:

Aydin Kilic
Chief Executive Officer
604 477 9997

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

Forward Looking Statements:

Certain information set out in this news release contains certain “forward-looking information” within the meaning of applicable Canadian securities laws that are based on expectations, estimates and projections as at the date of this news release. Any statements that involve discussions with respect to predictions, expectations, beliefs, plans, projections, objectives, assumptions, future events or performance (often but not always using phrases such as “expects”, or “does not expect”, “is expected”, “anticipates” or “does not anticipate”, “plans”, “budget”, “scheduled”, “forecasts”, “estimates”, “believes” or “intends” or variations of such words and phrases or stating that certain actions, events or results “may” or “could”, “would”, “might” or “will” be taken to occur or be achieved) are not statements of historical fact and may be forward-looking information and are intended to identify forward-looking information.

In particular, this news release contains forward-looking statements in respect of among other things, a name change of the Company, requisite approvals for any change of name, and other information concerning the intentions, plans, and future action of the Company described herein. Forward-looking statements are based upon the opinion and expectations of management of the Company as at the effective date of such statements and, in certain cases, information provided or disseminated by third parties.  This forward-looking information is based on reasonable assumptions and estimates of management of the Company at the time it was made, and involves known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors which may cause the actual results, performance or achievements of the Company to be materially different from any future results, performance or achievements expressed or implied by such forward-looking information. Such factors include, among others: risks relating to the ability to realize value from the crypto-mining operations by divestiture as a going concern or asset sale; the Company has stopped commercial operations and investment in the common shares of the Company is highly speculative given the unknown status of the Company’s business; there is no assurance that the Company will find a profitable undertaking or that it can successfully conclude a purchase of such an undertaking at all or on terms which are commercially acceptable; the directors and officers of the Company will only devote a portion of their time to the business and affairs of the Company and some of them are or will be engaged in other projects or businesses such that conflicts of interest may arise from time to time; and there can be no assurance that an active and liquid market for the Company’s common shares will continue or develop and an investor may find it difficult to resell its common shares.  Although the Company has attempted to identify important factors that could cause actual results to differ materially, there may be other factors that cause results not to be as anticipated, estimated or intended. There can be no assurance that such statements will prove to be accurate as actual results and future events could differ materially from those anticipated in such statements. Accordingly, readers should not place undue reliance on forward-looking information. The Company undertakes no obligation to revise or update any forward-looking information other than as required by law.