TORONTO, May 27, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Graph Blockchain Inc. (the "Company" of “Graph”) is please to announce that it has hired Esports Capital Corp. (“ECC”) to assist the Company in identifying and securing top tier esports and gaming opportunities.

Esports Capital Corp. (“ECC”) is a Canadian-based global consulting and advisory corporation comprised of industry-leading professionals from the mobile gaming, publishing, data analytics, tournament operations, live event, advocacy, and sponsorship sectors of the esports industry. Founded by Alex Igelman, Adam Morrison, Michael Breslin, and Josh Faber, ECC has repeatedly demonstrated success in executing every aspect of the business of esports from company and product development, marketing and launch, to broadcast studio/arena ideation, build out and program execution.

ECC’s principals have previously worked for or consulted to industry leading companies including Electronic Arts (EA), Microsoft, Twitch, Amazon, Razer, GVC, Wynn Resorts, PokerStars, PartyGaming, as well as several large and midsized esports organizations, casinos and other supporting technology organizations.

Alex Igelman, Founder and Managing Director of ECC commented: “Our entire team, embraces the opportunity to play a key role in stewarding Graph Blockchain into the ever growing and exciting industry of esports and gaming.”

Jeff Stevens, CEO of Graph commented: “We are thrilled to be working with Alex and his team. On April 8, 2019 we announced the company’s intentions to enter the esports and gaming industry. I strongly believe that working with the gaming veterans at ECC will ensure we identify the best acquisition targets for our shareholders.”

About Graph Blockchain Inc.

The Company develops leading-edge private blockchain business intelligence and data management solutions and is a pure play in the graph database technology space. Graph leverages its proprietary integration of the AgensGraph Database engine with Hyperledger Fabric to create a transparent and immutable ledger with near real-time transactional data processing and intuitive data visualization. The Company has secured multiple prototype development contracts with multi-national conglomerates and sells across client subsidiaries as a full enterprise product.

Additional Information on the Company is available at: www.graphblockchain.com

For further information, please contact:

Jeffrey Stevens – CEO
Email:    jstevens@graphblockchain.com

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