TAOP Announces MoU to Purchase Ethereum Mining Machines with Total Hash Rate of 500GH/s

SHENZHEN, Aug. 11, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Taoping Inc. (NASDAQ: TAOP, the “Company” or “TAOP”), a provider of blockchain technology and smart cloud services, today announces that it has signed a non-binding Memorandum of Understanding ("MoU") with Dennver Group Holdings Limited ("Dennver"), a British Virgin Islands company, to purchase Ethereum mining machines with a total hash rate of 500 GH/s.

Pursuant to the MoU, the purchase price of the Ethereum mining machines and related rights and interests, to be determined by the two parties after the completion of due diligence, will be paid in the form of a combination of cash and restricted ordinary shares of TAOP. The price per share is set at the volume weighted average closing price of TAOP ordinary shares over the 5 trading days prior to the execution of the MoU. TAOP will designate a third-party valuation firm to conduct examination and assessment of the fair market value of the Ethereum mining machines.

“TAOP is committed to keep increasing operational hash rate and seize the significant opportunities in blockchain technology,” said Mr. Jianghuai Lin, Chairman and CEO of TAOP, “We believe this transaction would bring value for our customers and shareholders in the near future.”

About Taoping Inc.

Taoping Inc. (TAOP) is an integrated group of technology and financial companies with business in Mainland China, Hong Kong, and other overseas countries. Relying on its unique strengths in cloud technology and chip supply chain, TAOP provides solutions and cloud services to industries such as film and television production, education, new media, artificial intelligence and asset management. The Company is dedicated to the research and application of blockchain technology as well as investment and management of financial assets at home and abroad. To learn more, please visit http://www.taop.com/.

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Taoping Inc.
Chang Qiu
Email: chang_qiu@taoping.cn

Dragon Gate Investment Partners LLC
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Email: taop@dgipl.com