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XTM Closes Strategic Investment with Miami's Groot Hospitality & Harlo Entertainment Groups


MARCH 1, 2021

MIAMI, TORONTO, MARCH 1, 2021 – XTM, Inc. (“XTM” or the “Company”) (QB: XTMIF) (CSE:PAID), (FSE:7XT), a Miami and Toronto-based Fintech company in the neo-banking space, providing mobile banking and payment solutions around the world, is pleased to announce that it closed the previously announced non-brokered placement offering (the “Offering”) with strategic investors.   

David Grutman, CEO of Groot Hospitality is recognized as an industry mogul keeping company with the biggest names in hospitality and entertainment.  Included in his portfolio are iconic nightclubs LIV, Story in Miami and upscale restaurants including Komodo, Swan, Papi Steak and the newly opening Goodtime Hotel.

Michael Kimel, Chairman of Harlo Entertainment brings his owned and invested properties to the table including the Chase Hospitality Group, Baro, KasaMoto, Planta, Collette, Arthur’s, and Rebel.

Also included in this strategic investment round is David Bolno.  Mr. Bolno is ranked among of the top 10 Hollywood business managers by Hollywood Reporter.  David Bolno Hollywood Reporter


“We are constantly evolving and looking for innovative ways to delight not only our patrons but our staff too,” said David Grutman, CEO, Groot Hospitality.  “XTM’s innovation in the fintech space is aligned with our vision for optimal operations within our properties.  We see a free and fast way to support our staff with access to their earnings in real-time as a significant advantage.” 


“We plan to put our muscle behind this company and this deal” said Michael Kimel Chairman of Harlo Entertainment. “David and I both see the advantages; we like the product and believe in the team, all the right ingredients to create a unicorn in the space.” 


“We are in good company with these highly respected and revered entertainment and hospitality operators and investors,” said Marilyn Schaffer CEO of XTM “We know these relationships will accelerate our race to dominate the US hospitality market.”


The placement consisted of 7,833,330 units at a price of $0.15 per unit, for gross proceeds of $1,174,996.60. Each unit consists of one common share in the capital of the Corporation (each a “Common Share”) and one warrant exercisable for one additional Common Share at a price of $0.30 for a period of 24 months after closing.  In connection with the closing of the Private Placement, the Company paid an aggregate finder's fees of approximately eight percent equal to 626,667 common shares in the capital of the Corporation.  All securities issued by the Company under the Private Placement are subject to restrictions on resale in accordance with applicable securities laws.  These restrictions will expire on June 26, 2021.  The Private Placement is subject to final acceptance by the Canadian Securities Exchange (the "CSE").

About XTM Inc. -

XTM is a Miami and Toronto-based fintech innovator in the neo-banking space helping business and workers alike expedite earnings payout and eliminate banking fees. We are a global card issuer and real-time payment specialist providing our technology to businesses to automate and expedite worker payouts that can also eliminate cash. XTM integrates businesses to a payment ecosystem that is coupled with a free mobile app and a Visa or Mastercard debit card with free banking features. XTM drives enterprise value and creates a positive user experience.


For more information, please contact:

Marilyn Schaffer, CEO

Tel: 416-260-1641



This release includes certain statements that may be deemed "forward-looking statements". All statements in this release, other than statements of historical facts, that address events or developments that the Company expects to occur, are forward-looking statements. Forward-looking statements are statements that are not historical facts and are generally, but not always, identified by the words "expects", "plans", "anticipates", "believes", "intends", "estimates", "projects", "potential" and similar expressions, or that events or conditions "will", "would", "may", "could" or "should" occur. Although the Company believes the expectations expressed in such forward-looking statements are based on reasonable assumptions, such statements are not guarantees of future performance, and actual results may differ materially from those in the forward-looking statements. Factors that could cause the actual results to differ materially from those in forward-looking statements include regulatory actions, market prices, and continued availability of capital and financing, and general economic, market or business conditions. Investors are cautioned that any such statements are not guarantees of future performance and actual results or developments may differ materially from those projected in the forward-looking statements. Forward-looking statements are based on the beliefs, estimates, and opinions of the Company's management on the date the statements are made. Except as required by applicable securities laws, the Company undertakes no obligation to update these forward-looking statements in the event that management's beliefs, estimates or opinions, or other factors, should change.

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