TAMPA, FL -- (Marketwired) -- 07/17/17 -- First Harvest Corp. (OTCQB: HVST) (the "Company" or "First Harvest"), a technology, media and mobile gaming platform with a focus on the cannabis industry, announced today that it has retained Hayden IR, a national investor relations consulting firm, and Slee 3 Consulting to implement a strategic investor relations program grounded in best practices. Hayden IR will work to raise First Harvest's visibility within the investment community by strengthening its relationships and, increasing awareness with the goal of ultimately enhancing shareholder value.
The Company's Hemp Inc. (https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/hemp-inc) is a business strategy, role-playing game with its focus on the modern cannabis culture. The mobile game is available on Apple iTunes and expected to be released soon on Android.
"We are extremely pleased by the initial traction of our initial mobile game, Hemp Inc., a business strategy game for the cannabis industry. The key performance metrics have exceeded our internal expectations. We will now look to capitalize on our initial success with enhanced features and new games as we believe we are well positioned in the mobile gaming industry," said Kevin Gillespie, First Harvest's Chief Executive Officer. "The available opportunities within our targeted market of media and gaming in cannabis have increased and created a solid pipeline. As we look to build upon our initial success, the board and management believed it was an appropriate time to retain a more proactive strategic investor relations firm to help us reach new potential investors and effectively communicate our investment thesis. We are confident that throughout their national footprint, Hayden IR and Slee 3 Consulting will help us more effectively communicate our accelerated growth strategy, business objectives and corporate milestones to a wider audience of sophisticated investors."
Hayden IR is a highly regarded investor relations consulting firm known for its ability to connect underfollowed and undervalued emerging growth companies with sophisticated institutional investors, buy-side and sell-side analysts, retail brokerage firms and accredited individual investors. Leveraging decades of cumulative experience, Hayden IR develops strategies to help clients effectively communicate with the investment community and works to increase their exposure through targeted outreach and transparent positioning. Hayden IR helps public companies deliver the right message to the right audience. Over time, Hayden IR helps its clients navigate up the Wall Street value chain and to help them secure a reasonable valuation by broadening their audience, expanding institutional ownership and ensuring clear, consistent communication with the public.
Slee 3 Consulting is owned and operated by Adam Selkin, former Partner of The Special Equities Group at Chardan Capital. Mr. Selkin has 20+ years of experience in capital markets and banking with micro-cap companies. Mr. Selkin has spent the last five years focused on the cannabis industry and built an entire cannabis practice at Chardan Capital before opening his own firm in January of 2017. Mr. Selkin has a vast network of cannabis relationships and has expertise in investment and business development opportunities and mergers and acquisitions.
About First Harvest, Corp.
First Harvest, Corp. (OTC Markets: HVST), is a technology, media and mobile gaming platform with a focus on the cannabis industry. Hemp Inc. (https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/hemp-inc) is a business strategy, role-playing game with its focus on the modern cannabis culture. The mobile game has proprietary IP and an experienced development team. CannaVoices (CannaVoices.com) is a member-based social media platform for subscribers to participate in an open forum with other pro-cannabis supporters in an interactive social media platform.
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