TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Jan. 15, 2014) - Difference Capital Financial Inc. ("DCF") (TSX:DCF)(TSX:DCF.DB) is pleased to participate in the Cantech Investment Conference (the "Conference") on January 16, 2014. The Conference brings together the top thought leaders, fastest growing technology companies and most influential investors in the country for a full day exposition at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre.

DCF's Executive Chairman, Michael Wekerle, and Chief Executive Officer, Neil Johnson, will be Conference keynote presenters, speaking about the return of the technology sector and DCF's unique approach to capitalize on this sector rotation. Also appearing from Difference Capital, Tom Astle, Head of Investment Strategy, and Tom Liston, Managing Partner, will speak to key investment themes within the Canadian private technology company space.

DCF is proud to be sponsoring the Cantech Letter Awards Dinner which will immediately follow the Conference. The dinner recognizes the top achievement in Canadian technology, clean technology and life science sectors.

"We look forward to participating in the Cantech Investment Conference. It will be the largest of its kind in Canada and an ideal forum to bring together this country's best technology companies with investors," said Tom Liston, Managing Partner at Difference Capital.

About Difference Capital Financial Inc.

Difference Capital Financial Inc. is a publicly-listed, Toronto-based specialty finance company focused on creating shareholder value through strategic investments in, and advisory services for, growth companies, particularly in the technology, media and healthcare sectors, as well as through opportunistic investments in undervalued financial assets and real property.

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Contact Information:

Difference Capital Financial Inc.
Neil Johnson
Chief Executive Officer
416 649 5088