Frankly Partners With the Sacramento Kings | Mobile Marketing Association
March 24, 2015
Submitted by Frankly
SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwired - Jan 29, 2015) - Today, the Sacramento Kings and leading mobile messaging company, Frankly Inc. (TSX VENTURE: TLK) ("Frankly") announced a partnership to integrate Frankly's next-generation messaging technology within the Sacramento Kings' digital experience. "We are excited to partner with Frankly, a best-in-class messaging technology company, that will allow us to engage and interact with our fan base in an innovative way," said Sacramento Kings President Chris Granger. "More importantly, this partnership will empower our passionate fans to interact with each other like never before in a truly dynamic environment enabled by technology." "We're thrilled to work with the Sacramento Kings, highly regarded as a marketing and technology thought-leader in the NBA with their vision of NBA 3.0," said Frankly founder and CEO Steve Chung. "The Kings understand the power of digital and mobile marketing for brands to communicate and connect with their fans directly and enable fans to connect with each other. We are honored to have been selected as a partner in this critical initiative." Frankly commenced trading on the Canadian TSX Venture Exchange this month and will ring the opening bell on January 29, 2015. Frankly is based in San Francisco, California and has world-class investors, including SK Planet (a subsidiary of SK Telecom, South Korea's #1 telecom company), the Stanford-StartX Fund and JJR Private Capital. About Frankly: Frankly is a next-generation chat-as-a-service platform that lets consumer brands build fan communities, engage their users directly, and join the conversation -- right in their mobile app experiences. With Frankly's Chat SDK, brands can quickly plug in powerful, customizable technology to unlock the power of mobile messaging on their own platform and access conversations that matter to their business and their users. Frankly was founded in 2013 and is publicly traded on Canada's TSX Venture Exchange. To learn more, please visit www.franklyinc.com or email [email protected]. About the Sacramento Kings: In May 2013, Vivek Ranadivé led a dynamic and diverse ownership group comprised of leaders in technology, business, sports, marketing and real estate to purchase the Sacramento Kings. Under the new ownership, the Kings have implemented a forward-looking "NBA 3.0" philosophy focused on making the Kings the premier sports franchise of the 21st century. NBA 3.0 is driven by utilizing cutting-edge technology to enhance the fan experience, acting as a positive agent of change in the community, and expanding the team, and the region's, global brand. For more information, please visit www.Kings.com. Neither TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release. Notice regarding forward-looking statements: This release includes forward-looking statements regarding the Sacramento Kings, Frankly and their respective businesses. Forward-looking events and circumstances discussed in this release, such as user engagement, may not occur by certain specified dates or at all and could differ materially as a result of known and unknown risk factors and uncertainties affecting the parties. No forward-looking statement can be guaranteed. Except as required by applicable securities laws, forward-looking statements speak only as of the date on which they are made and Frankly undertakes no obligation to publicly update or revise any forward-looking statement, whether as a result of new information, future events, or otherwise. CONTACT INFORMATION Contact Information: Sacramento Kings Laura Braden [email protected] Frankly Inc. Harrison Shih [email protected]