http://www.proactiveinvestors.com.au Proactiveinvestors RSS feed en Sun, 24 Jun 2018 03:43:44 +1000 http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss Genera CMS action@proactiveinvestors.com (Proactiveinvestors) action@proactiveinvestors.com (Proactiveinvestors) <![CDATA[News - ShareRoot's MediaConsent platform attracts global talent ]]> http://www.proactiveinvestors.com.au/companies/news/198061/shareroot-s-mediaconsent-platform-attracts-global-talent-198061.html ShareRoot Ltd (ASX:SRO) has appointed Kirsten Daru and Chris Ciavarra to its advisory board.

Daru is the chief privacy officer at Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ:EA) and Ciavarra is a former senior vice president and head of marketing for Cracker Barrel Old Country Store, Inc (NASDAQ:CBRL).

EA is an American video game company with over US$5 billion in revenue and Cracker Barrel is an American chain of combined restaurant and gift stores generating around US$3 billion revenue.

Both Daru and Ciavarra bring in-depth knowledge of customer protection and privacy requirements as well as extensive networks to ShareRoot.

READ: ShareRoot well positioned as key EU data privacy legislation goes into effect

ShareRoot’s CEO Noah Abelson-Gertler commented: “We are delighted to have Kirsten and Chris join our advisory board.

“Kirsten for her background in legal matters in privacy, and the importance of this knowledge as she influences the platforms that ShareRoot has and how they can be applied; Chris for his understanding of customers, overall sales and marketing, and his branding guidance on the launch of MediaConsent based on years of experience.

“I do not doubt their input will be a great asset to ShareRoot.”

Important roles to play in the launch of the MediaConsent platform

MediaConsent is ShareRoot’s solution for companies aiming to be compliant with regulations such as the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

MediaConsent’s technology ensures GDPR compliance by giving consumers the power and control over what data points companies collect and store on them.

Daru added: “As an experienced professional within the privacy sector, the importance of the work of giving control of data and privacy to consumers while keeping companies compliant cannot be overstated, and ShareRoot is leaps and bounds ahead of other companies in this understanding."

Ciavarra also added: “The MediaConsent platform is at the forefront of digital marketing, and the multi-billion-dollar market potential it brings with it represents the ideal scenario for introducing a new product to market.”

Full commercial launch of MediaConsent later this year

ShareRoot anticipates a full commercial launch of MediaConsent commencing later this year with related revenues soon after.

Updates expected over the near term include:

• End of June quarter: Launch of MediaConsent’s Beta program including to global advisors;
• September quarter: Launch of MediaConsent’s Pilot program; and
• Middle of December quarter: Launch of MediaConsent’s Commercial Rollout of the platform.

Both the Beta and Pilot programs are focused on bringing aboard quality businesses and organisations who are interested in solutions to comply with the GDPR.

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Fri, 01 Jun 2018 12:05:00 +1000 http://www.proactiveinvestors.com.au/companies/news/198061/shareroot-s-mediaconsent-platform-attracts-global-talent-198061.html
<![CDATA[News - ShareRoot well positioned as key EU data privacy legislation goes into effect ]]> http://www.proactiveinvestors.com.au/companies/news/197677/shareroot-well-positioned-as-key-eu-data-privacy-legislation-goes-into-effect-197677.html ShareRoot Ltd (ASX:SRO) welcomes the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) which goes into effect today.

The GDPR will apply to the data of European citizens that is held by companies all over the world.

These companies could face fines of up to 4% of their global annual revenue if they are found to be non-compliant with the GDPR.

MediaConsent helps companies be GDPR compliant

MediaConsent is ShareRoot’s solution for companies aiming to be GDPR compliant with their digital marketing efforts and to allow consumers to control how they’re being tracked and marketed to online.

MediaConsent’s technology ensures GDPR compliance by giving consumers the power and control over what data points companies collect and store on them.

READ: ShareRoot appoints top customer data privacy experts as advisors

ShareRoot CEO in the spotlight

ShareRoot’s CEO Noah Abelson-Gertler has been highly sought after for comment as data breaches and privacy scandals continue to make news headlines.

With the recent issues arising from data mining and data breaches from social media platforms like Facebook (NASDAQ:FB), concerns are growing around the use and potential abuse of customer and individual’s data and privacy.

The recent period of intensified regulatory reform in the consumer data protection space positions ShareRoot very well.

Full commercial launch of MediaConsent later this year

ShareRoot anticipates a full commercial launch of MediaConsent commencing later this year with related revenues soon after.

Updates expected over the near term include:

• End of June quarter: Launch of MediaConsent’s Beta program including to global advisors;
• September quarter: Launch of MediaConsent’s Pilot program; and
• Middle of December quarter: Launch of MediaConsent’s Commercial Rollout of the platform.

Both the Beta and Pilot programs are focused on bringing aboard quality businesses and organisations who are interested in solutions to comply with the GDPR.

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Fri, 25 May 2018 10:16:00 +1000 http://www.proactiveinvestors.com.au/companies/news/197677/shareroot-well-positioned-as-key-eu-data-privacy-legislation-goes-into-effect-197677.html
<![CDATA[Media files - "There's no doubt that ShareRoot is positioned in the right place at the right time" ]]> http://www.proactiveinvestors.com.au/companies/stocktube/9148/-there-s-no-doubt-that-shareroot-is-positioned-in-the-right-place-at-the-right-time--9148.html Thu, 26 Apr 2018 16:35:00 +1000 http://www.proactiveinvestors.com.au/companies/stocktube/9148/-there-s-no-doubt-that-shareroot-is-positioned-in-the-right-place-at-the-right-time--9148.html <![CDATA[News - ShareRoot finalising shift towards profitability for UGC platform ]]> http://www.proactiveinvestors.com.au/companies/news/195616/shareroot-finalising-shift-towards-profitability-for-ugc-platform-195616.html ShareRoot Ltd (ASX:SRO) will be shifting into profitability after the completion of new features for its user-generated content (UGC) legal rights platform.

The UGC legal rights platform works with brands and digital agencies to easily find and legally source UGC such as photos and videos.

The company’s planned development of new features for the UGC platform is expected to be completed by the end of this month shifting the business unit into profitability.

Director Marc Angelone remaining as a technical consultant

In line with the completion of this platform, Marc Angelone, co-founder, director and chief technical officer has stepped down from the board.

Positively, Angelone will remain with the company and move into a consulting position.

The move allows Angelone to focus on working with newly appointed advisors Paul-Olivier DeHaye, Jerome Groetenbriel, and Jason Weaver on strategic initiatives.

With the completion of the development of its UGC Legal Rights Management platform, ShareRoot is preparing to launch a beta program for its new MediaConsent platform.

READ:  ShareRoot targeting multi-billion industry with roll-out of MediaConsent platform

MediaConsent is a first mover customer identity management (CIM) platform that solves a core problem for brands and companies caused by new data privacy laws and regulations.

Growing concerns around personal data and privacy have increased the responsibilities of companies to more effectively control data collection and marketing practices.

MediaConsent is designed to solve these data privacy issues for individuals and customers and provide ShareRoot with a competitive advantage in the growing multi-billion dollar CIM market.

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Tue, 24 Apr 2018 12:23:00 +1000 http://www.proactiveinvestors.com.au/companies/news/195616/shareroot-finalising-shift-towards-profitability-for-ugc-platform-195616.html
<![CDATA[Media files - ShareRoot Ltd hires leader 'instrumental' in uncovering Cambridge Analytica and Facebook scandal ]]> http://www.proactiveinvestors.com.au/companies/stocktube/9098/shareroot-ltd-hires-leader-instrumental-in-uncovering-cambridge-analytica-and-facebook-scandal-9098.html Wed, 18 Apr 2018 15:08:00 +1000 http://www.proactiveinvestors.com.au/companies/stocktube/9098/shareroot-ltd-hires-leader-instrumental-in-uncovering-cambridge-analytica-and-facebook-scandal-9098.html <![CDATA[News - ShareRoot appoints top customer data privacy experts as advisors ]]> http://www.proactiveinvestors.com.au/companies/news/194805/shareroot-appoints-top-customer-data-privacy-experts-as-advisors-194805.html ShareRoot Ltd (ASX:SRO) has appointed Dr Paul-Olivier Dehaye and Jerome Groetenbriel, both co-founders of PersonalData.IO, experts in customer data collection, mining and protection as advisors to the company.

Both Dr Dehaye and Groetenbriel have been analysts, observers and commentators on data protection and social media for many years, including most recently as major contributors in uncovering the Cambridge Analytica data mining scandal.

READ: ShareRoot to present why it can help companies like Facebook stop privacy infringements

ShareRoot has appointed Dr Dehaye, a PhD in mathematics from Stanford, and Groetenbriel, an MBA graduate from IMD Business School, as advisors to support the company as it continues to develop its privacy and data protection platforms as well as the rollout of MediaConsent.

ShareRoot chief executive Noah Abelson-Gertler said: “Having Paul and Jerome working with us gives us a strong advantage and deep understanding and appreciation for the issues that are arising in social and digital media marketing breaches and personal data mining, enabling us to directly target resolutions for consumers and companies alike.

“ShareRoot is a first mover in the industry, and Paul and Jerome have demonstrated their deep knowledge and understanding of a digital marketing landscape that is wrought with questions”.

READ: ShareRoot targeting multi-billion industry with roll-out of MediaConsent platform

The new MediaConsent platform aims to protect companies from being sued in a world of rapidly changing legal framework.

Growing concerns around personal data and privacy arising from uncertainty of access and rights of use have increased the responsibilities on companies to more effectively control stored personal data.

The growing importance for companies to know their customers is evident in the high-growth Customer Identity Management market, which is estimated to exceed $14.8 billion by 2021.

Experts on personal data use and abuse on social media

Dr Dehaye has a considerable profile in the area of privacy and personal information mining and protection across social media.

He recently testified on the Cambridge Analytica/Facebook data mining case, alongside whistleblower Chris Wylie, to the UK parliament.

Dr Dehaye has been referenced by industries and companies worldwide, including newspapers like the Guardian and the New York Times.

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Thu, 12 Apr 2018 11:16:00 +1000 http://www.proactiveinvestors.com.au/companies/news/194805/shareroot-appoints-top-customer-data-privacy-experts-as-advisors-194805.html
<![CDATA[News - ShareRoot locks in additional revenues by completing TSS acquisition ]]> http://www.proactiveinvestors.com.au/companies/news/194470/shareroot-locks-in-additional-revenues-by-completing-tss-acquisition-194470.html ShareRoot Ltd (ASX:SRO) has completed the acquisition of The Social Science (TSS), expanding the company’s product offering.

TSS is a growing and profitable social media and digital marketing agency focused on the health and life sciences industries.

ShareRoot first entered into the binding agreement to acquire TSS in December 2017.

READ: ShareRoot to acquire profitable digital content agency

ShareRoot’s CEO Noah Abelson-Gertler said: “Completing the acquisition brings both capabilities for executing data and privacy compliant social media campaigns in addition to a creative and strategic marketing team into ShareRoot.

“These additions significantly expand our skill sets and services in the effort to offer high impact digital marketing products and services that respect consumer data and privacy and deliver on communication and business objectives.”

Immediate positive impacts on revenues

Significantly, the integration of TSS will have an immediate positive impact on the revenue for Shareroot.

It will also add additional income streams and expand offerings to customers globally.

WATCH: ShareRoot pitches MediaConsent solution to data privacy concerns for consumers and companies

Based in Silicon Valley, ShareRoot is positioned to become a major player in the marketing data and privacy protection ecosystem.

The company’s original platform works with brands and digital agencies to easily find and legally source user-generated content (UGC) such as photos and videos.

ShareRoot is looking to complement this existing platform with the roll-out of the MediaConsent platform.

The new MediaConsent platform aims to protect companies from being sued in a world of rapidly changing legal framework.

The growing importance for companies to know their customers is evident in the high-growth Customer Identity Management market, which is estimated to exceed $14.8 billion by 2021.

A powerful global service offering

TSS’s CEO Michelle Gallaher said: “Now more than ever, it is important for companies in all sectors to ensure that their marketing and communication strategies are both effective and respectful of consumer data and privacy whilst creating and leveraging digital content and social networks.

“As leaders in the STEM/Health space, the TSS team has been aware of the concerns around data and privacy, and ShareRoot’s superior UGC legal rights management platform and the building of the MediaConsent platform makes this acquisition and our teaming up a powerful global service offering.”

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Mon, 09 Apr 2018 11:36:00 +1000 http://www.proactiveinvestors.com.au/companies/news/194470/shareroot-locks-in-additional-revenues-by-completing-tss-acquisition-194470.html
<![CDATA[Media files - ShareRoot pitches MediaConsent solution to data privacy concerns for consumers and companies ]]> http://www.proactiveinvestors.com.au/companies/stocktube/9010/shareroot-pitches-mediaconsent-solution-to-data-privacy-concerns-for-consumers-and-companies-9010.html Sat, 07 Apr 2018 03:09:00 +1000 http://www.proactiveinvestors.com.au/companies/stocktube/9010/shareroot-pitches-mediaconsent-solution-to-data-privacy-concerns-for-consumers-and-companies-9010.html <![CDATA[News - ShareRoot to present why it can help companies like Facebook stop privacy infringements ]]> http://www.proactiveinvestors.com.au/companies/news/194096/shareroot-to-present-why-it-can-help-companies-like-facebook-stop-privacy-infringements-194096.html ShareRoot Ltd (ASX:SRO) will present at the upcoming TechKnow Investors conference in Sydney and Melbourne on April 10 and 12 respectively.

The company’s focus will be on the state of data and privacy issues throughout the world and how its new MediaConsent platform can be a solution.

The new MediaConsent platform aims to protect companies from being sued in a world of rapidly changing legal framework.

The growing importance for companies to know their customers is evident in the high-growth Customer Identity Management market, which is estimated to exceed $14.8 billion by 2021.

READ: ShareRoot targeting multi-billion industry with roll-out of MediaConsent platform

ShareRoot’s CEO Noah Abelson-Gertler said: “We are seeing changes in legislation globally as the awareness of the threat of data breaches and privacy infringement mounts, with the GDPR covering all European Union citizens leading the way. 

“Companies and organizations of all sizes are following in suit as they update their customer interactions, privacy policies, and terms and conditions, but the reality of the matter is that they need a lot of help.

“ShareRoot has proven our capability in building a legal UGC platform and the rollout of our MediaConsent platform couldn’t come at a better time to assist these companies. 

“We’re rolling out MediaConsent to be a key solution in solving the massive data and privacy issues consumers are now aware of.”

Consumers concerns are growing

With the recent issues arising from data mining and data breaches from social media platforms like Facebook (NASDAQ:FB), concerns are growing around the use and potential abuse of customer and individual’s data and privacy.

The recent period of intensified regulatory reform in the consumer data protection space positions ShareRoot very well.

The MediaConsent platform is a follow-on to ShareRoot's user-generated content (UGC) legal rights management platform.

The UGC platform legally protects companies and brands in accessing and using people’s UGC such as photos and videos.

MediaConsent is designed to protect people’s data and privacy and gives the control back to consumers and people on how they’re tracked and marketed to.

It positions the company to be a leader in the protection of consumer data and privacy.

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Tue, 03 Apr 2018 11:04:00 +1000 http://www.proactiveinvestors.com.au/companies/news/194096/shareroot-to-present-why-it-can-help-companies-like-facebook-stop-privacy-infringements-194096.html
<![CDATA[News - Shareroot contract renewals provide predictable revenue as new products take shape ]]> http://www.proactiveinvestors.com.au/companies/news/193588/shareroot-contract-renewals-provide-predictable-revenue-as-new-products-take-shape-193588.html ShareRoot Limited (ASX:SRO) has strengthened its sales pipeline after securing four contract renewals, one of which is a high profile global retail chain.

Contract renewals included the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), and leading US wholesale chain Costco (NASDAQ:COST).

The company has an established position in the rapidly growing multibillion-dollar field of user-generated content (UGC) marketing.

Chief executive officer Noah Abelson said: “As a company, securing these renewals is a testament to our ability to roll-out new features to the market and demonstrates our capability to service and retain long-term clients.”

Shareroot provides franchisees of businesses such as Costco and McDonald’s Corporation (NYSE:MCD) a platform to search, legally acquire, organise and measure the effectiveness of user-generated marketing campaigns.

Renewals are an endorsement of effectiveness

Demonstrating the diversification of the company’s client base, contracts were also renewed for a retail location client of travel and hotel marketing agency Verb, and Fathead, a vinyl wall graphics manufacturer.

While these contract renewals provide revenue predictability, the company is also developing new products that will generate new revenue streams.

On this note, Abelson said: “We see the development of new products as further enhancing our offerings to ensure our sales pipeline remains in a strong and robust position.”

UCLA adopts new product

As a leader in the use of cutting-edge technology and an organisation that prides itself on empowering students to create amazing content, UCLA’s adoption of the company’s new technology is a coup.

The university has included the new Influencer Acquisition and Management Solution in its renewal and updated the Facebook cover photo with a ShareRoot UGC collage.

Launch of MediaConsent imminent

Shareroot is looking to complement its existing platform with the roll-out of the MediaConsent platform this quarter.

Abelson said: “These contracts continue to drive growth within the company, while we are focused on innovation through our new platform initiatives in rolling out MediaConsent.

“New UGC features such as the Influencer Solution and our aim to become the first blockchain-powered UGC licensing platform, are other important steps for the company.”

READ: ShareRoot targeting multi-billion industry with roll-out of MediaConsent platform

The company’s current platform works with brands and digital agencies to easily find and legally source user-generated content (UGC) such as photos and videos.

The new MediaConsent platform aims to protect companies from being sued in a world of rapidly changing legal framework.

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Thu, 22 Mar 2018 10:15:00 +1100 http://www.proactiveinvestors.com.au/companies/news/193588/shareroot-contract-renewals-provide-predictable-revenue-as-new-products-take-shape-193588.html
<![CDATA[News - ShareRoot targeting multi-billion industry with roll-out of MediaConsent platform ]]> http://www.proactiveinvestors.com.au/companies/news/192962/shareroot-targeting-multi-billion-industry-with-roll-out-of-mediaconsent-platform-192962.html ShareRoot Ltd (ASX:SRO) will look to complement its existing platform with the roll-out of the MediaConsent platform this quarter.

The company’s current platform works with brands and digital agencies to easily find and legally source user generated content (UGC) such as photos and videos.

The new MediaConsent platform aims to protect companies from being sued in a world of rapidly changing legal framework.

The growing importance for companies to know their customers is evident in the high-growth Customer Identity Management market, which is estimated to exceed $14.8 billion by 2021.

Emerging market driven by regulatory change

Regulators are imposing a number of new policies on companies and brands to ensure they are respecting the legal framework designed to protect customer’s privacy.

Some of the world’s largest companies are already facing multi-billion dollar lawsuits and fines and ShareRoot intends to offer these companies a form of protection in the future.

ShareRoot is positioning itself to be at the forefront of this emerging market and the MediaConsent roll-out will produce revenue and significant value drivers over the next 12-24 months.

MediaConsent: 4 phase roll-out

The MediaConsent offering will be rolled out in 4 phases, with the first phase being the launch of Audit Services, on target for the upcoming March quarter of 2018.

The audits will evaluate company’s current content, review company policies, review databases of collected user information and evaluate relevant permissions.

During the lead up to the software platform release, the audit services will build revenue with impact expected this financial year and also build ShareRoot’s brand within the market.

The roll-out is planned as follows:

• 1Q 2018: Launch of Audit Services (building cash flow positive revenue);
• 2Q 2018: Launch of MediaConsent beta (building early revenue);
• 2Q 2018: Launch of MediaConsent trials (significant news flow with major brands); and
• 4Q 2018: Commercial launch of MediaConsent.

Forefront of an emerging market

The roll-out of MediaConsent positions ShareRoot at the forefront of the high-growth, billion dollar Customer Identity Management (CIM) market.

CIM refers to businesses storing identity-related data of their customers.

The market is estimated to grow at an annual compounded rate of 12.9% from US$8.09 billion in 2016 to US$14.82 billion by 2021.

A major driver of the market is the increase in security concerns among organisations.

During September 2017, German software giant, SAP SE (ETR:SAP) acquired CIM company Gigya for US$350 million.

Changing legal landscape

With a constantly changing legal landscape, companies must adhere to rules and regulations or face legal costs, fines and brand degradation.

Examples of the legal framework which MediaConsent intends to protect include GDPR, COPPA, internal policies and opt in regulations.

For example, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) alone will be penalising companies 4% of worldwide revenue per infraction.

GDPR is a European Union (EU) regulation that requires businesses to protect the personal data and privacy of EU citizens for transactions that occur within EU countries.

Silicon Valley team to get the job done

ShareRoot has the personnel in place to ensure MediaConsent’s successful roll-out, which will be spearheaded by Noah Abelson, CEO and Jason Weaver, Head of Product.

Significantly, Weaver, who has led the MediaConsent expansion, joined ShareRoot in July 2017 with a strong track record as an entrepreneur.

He has more than two successful social media ventures under his belt and has raised over US$50 million in social media technology funding.

Weaver founded and grew a social media group called Shoutlet to more than 100 team members and sold it to a larger U.S. social media group in 2015 called Spredfast.

Expansion to complement existing business

The roll-out and upcoming launch of MediaConsent will complement ShareRoot’s current platform that works with brands and digital agencies to easily find and legally source user generated content (UGC).

The platform allows customers to:

• Acquire: Legally gain access to user generated photos and videos from fans for marketing use;
• Display: Legally advertise with UGC and exhibit UGC galleries in a variety of ways;
• Organise: The UGC platform places content into customisable galleries; and
• Measure: Measure influence of user generated photos and videos to drive sales.

What is user-generated content?

User-generated content (UGC) is the term used to refer to user-generated photos, videos, tweets, or other creative material, often shared socially, and used by brands for marketing or advertising purposes.

Industry data shows that visitors spend 90% more time on websites that include UGC galleries.

UGC is important in a commercial context because:

• 86% of buyers want to access visual content on demand;
• 65% of users seek out UGC before making a purchase;
• A consumer consults 4 UGC sources before making a purchase;
• 65% of consumers prefer to know a brand through content;
• Social campaigns with UGC have a 50% lift in engagement; and
• Ads with UGC content generate 5-times greater click-through rates.

READ: Shareroot's engagement of blockchain advisor enhances security of content platform

In March 2018, Shareroot appointed blockchain and digital advisory company, DigitalX Limited (ASX:DCC) as the group’s blockchain advisor, a security enhancing initiative.

The company engaged DigitalX with the aim of introducing a suitable, high-quality blockchain solution that can be incorporated into Shareroot’s proprietary platform.

The integration of this technology will assist in tracking and facilitating the ownership and sale of Shareroot’s user generated content (UGC) platform.

READ: ShareRoot's rapid increase in user base a feature of half-year result

ShareRoot experienced rapid growth in the company’s user base, increasing from 180,000 June 30, 2017 to 436,976 as at December 31, 2017.

Positively, there was not only an increase in the number of companies interacting with the group’s platform, but there was also a lift in traffic.

Furthermore, ShareRoot continues to be at the forefront of innovation in the UGC space, with the introduction of the world-first UGC integration with Snapchat’s Ad Manager.

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Mon, 12 Mar 2018 14:41:00 +1100 http://www.proactiveinvestors.com.au/companies/news/192962/shareroot-targeting-multi-billion-industry-with-roll-out-of-mediaconsent-platform-192962.html
<![CDATA[News - Shareroot's engagement of blockchain advisor enhances security of content platform ]]> http://www.proactiveinvestors.com.au/companies/news/192563/shareroot-s-engagement-of-blockchain-advisor-enhances-security-of-content-platform-192563.html Shareroot Ltd (ASX:SRO) has appointed blockchain and digital advisory company, DigitalX Limited (ASX:DCC) as the group’s blockchain advisor, a security enhancing initiative.

The company has engaged DigitalX with the aim of introducing a suitable, high quality blockchain solution that can be incorporated into Shareroot’s proprietary platform.

The integration of this technology will assist in tracking and facilitating the ownership and sale of Shareroot’s user generated content (UGC) platform.

This development comes less than a week after the company highlighted a rapid growth in users, increasing from 180,000 June 30, 2017 to 436,976 as at December 31, 2017.

READ: ShareRoot's rapid increase in user base a feature of half-year result Improves legal protection

The introduction of blockchain technology has the potential to add an additional layer of legal protection to Shareroot’s UGC platform further protecting customers using the platform.

Noah Abelson-Gertler chief executive officer, said: “DigitalX is Australia’s leading provider of blockchain consulting services and products.

“Blockchain technology has the potential to significantly increase the security and safety of our proprietary UGC platform and we look forward to exploring ways to further reduce legal risks for our customers.”

Security essential in maintaining blue-chip clients

Shareroot provides its UGC marketing to large corporates such as Costco (NASDAQ:COST) and McDonald’s (NYSE:MCD) franchisees.

This provides them with a platform to search, legally acquire, organize and measure the effectiveness of user generated marketing campaigns.

Given the comprehensive nature of data acquired, and the size of businesses such as Costco and McDonald’s, security is a key issue.

Access to proof of ownership

There are a number of other opportunities on the horizon for companies such as Shareroot.

Abelson Gertler said: “ShareRoot could also consider the possibility of trading content through a trustless distributed ledger protocol.

“Blockchain also has the ability to track content’s original creation point, greater enhancing the proof of ownership and property rights.”

Industry dynamics appear promising

As a cost-effective means of tapping into consumer trends and identifying new markets, UGC appears set for a period of rapid growth.

UGC or social network advertising is forecast to grow into a US$17 billion per year marketing sector with an 18% compound annual growth rate through to 2019.

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Mon, 05 Mar 2018 10:27:00 +1100 http://www.proactiveinvestors.com.au/companies/news/192563/shareroot-s-engagement-of-blockchain-advisor-enhances-security-of-content-platform-192563.html
<![CDATA[News - ShareRoot's rapid increase in user base a feature of half-year result ]]> http://www.proactiveinvestors.com.au/companies/news/192382/shareroot-s-rapid-increase-in-user-base-a-feature-of-half-year-result-192382.html Shareroot Ltd’s (ASX:SRO) half-year result for the six months to December 31, 2017 reflects a transformational period for the provider of user generated content (UGC) services.

There was rapid growth in the company’s user base, increasing from 180,000 June 30, 2017 to 436,976 as at December 31, 2017.

There was not only an increase in the number of companies interacting with the group’s platform, but there was also a lift in traffic.

Clients publishing additional social walls

The rapid growth has been attributed to a growing number of clients publishing additional social walls on web pages.

This utilises ShareRoot’s UGC platform, which will likely result in further spikes in user engagement as this becomes a common theme among clients.

ShareRoot’s UGC product offerings continue to receive validation from large enterprises, with a number of prominent clients signing contracts and renewals.

READ: ShareRoot secures contract with global industry leader, Kampgrounds of America

This has provided a platform for growth and should continue to drive revenues in 2018.

Introduction of Snapchat Ad Manager

ShareRoot continues to be at the forefront of innovation in the UGC space, with the introduction of the world-first UGC integration with Snapchat’s Ad Manager.

The feature allows clients to easily push image and video content sourced from ShareRoot’s UGC platform directly to Snapchat’s advertidement platform (NYSE:SNAP).

MediaConsent targets multi-billion dollar industry

The group is preparing to roll out its MediaConsent platform over the coming quarter.

This product is designed to enable companies to comply with new digital marketing laws (data privacy) and regulations that are being implemented globally.

It also provides consumers with the ability to control their data preferences and specify how and when they are interacted with by companies and marketing agencies.

MediaConsent positions ShareRoot to participate in the growing multi-billion dollar digital marketing consent market.

This is also known as the Customer Identity Management (CIM) market segment which based on independent research is expected to grow to over US$14.5 billion by 2021.

Funds in place to deliver on 2018 initiatives

The company’s financial position was strengthened through the completion post-period end of a rights issue shortfall placement.

This, along with an over-subscribed additional placement, raised $2.8 million providing sufficient funding for initiatives planned in 2018.

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Thu, 01 Mar 2018 08:52:00 +1100 http://www.proactiveinvestors.com.au/companies/news/192382/shareroot-s-rapid-increase-in-user-base-a-feature-of-half-year-result-192382.html
<![CDATA[News - ShareRoot secures contract with global industry leader, Kampgrounds of America ]]> http://www.proactiveinvestors.com.au/companies/news/191674/shareroot-secures-contract-with-global-industry-leader-kampgrounds-of-america-191674.html Shareroot Ltd (ASX:SRO) has secured a contract with the world's largest system of privately held campgrounds, Kampgrounds of America (KOA).

The 12-month agreement signed with KOA will provide them with access to ShareRoot’s user-generated content platform (UGC) and display widget subscription services.

Established in 1962, Kampgrounds of America boasts almost 500 locations across US and Canada.

Noah Abelson, chief executive officer, said: “Securing this agreement with Kampgrounds of America, as well as two additional contract renewals with flagship US brand names provides continued validation of our product offering and the ShareRoot Group’s ongoing ability to service blue chip clients."

Contract extensions through agency partnerships

The company has also secured two contract renewals with established brands through agency partners.

The brands, both market leaders in their sectors, will extend for a period of 12 months.

The contracts will focus on the core functionality and unique community-building aspects of ShareRoot’s legal rights management UGC platform.

Strong contract momentum

These developments build on the company’s recent momentum of contract wins and renewals, with two important developments occurring in early February.

A new agreement with the North American marketing agency 3Headed Monster and a renewal with StubHub will continue to generate material revenues.

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Thu, 15 Feb 2018 09:37:00 +1100 http://www.proactiveinvestors.com.au/companies/news/191674/shareroot-secures-contract-with-global-industry-leader-kampgrounds-of-america-191674.html
<![CDATA[News - ShareRoot snares new contract and renews leading ticket marketplace StubHub ]]> http://www.proactiveinvestors.com.au/companies/news/191181/shareroot-snares-new-contract-and-renews-leading-ticket-marketplace-stubhub-191181.html ShareRoot Ltd (ASX:SRO) has secured a new contract with North American marketing agency 3Headed Monster.

The company has also negotiated a contract extension with the world’s largest ticket marketplace, StubHub.

The new agreement with 3Headed Monster is for a combination of user-generated content (UGC) acquisition subscription and the community conversion page solution.

These developments indicate that the recent capital injections which have been used to add features to ShareRoot’s products have paid dividends.

READ: ShareRoot raises $2.8 million due to strong demand

3Headed Monster is based in Texas and specialises in social content creation, product launch innovation and brand consulting.

StubHub world’s largest ticket marketplace

The company’s StubHub contract extension is also an important development for ShareRoot.

The group has renewed and enhanced its 2017 expansion subscription.

It now includes social community pages, shoppable content and product mapping, and UGC upload capabilities.

StubHub is the world’s largest ticket marketplace, with tickets available for over 10 million live sports, music and theatre events in more than 40 countries.

Recognition of value of consent-based content

Noah Abelson, chief executive officer, believes that securing a new contract with 3Headed Monster and a renewal with StubHub provides further validation that UGC-led marketing is becoming more commonplace.

Abelson said: “This is particularly the case among large brands and their agencies that recognise the value of consent-based content."

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Tue, 06 Feb 2018 10:56:00 +1100 http://www.proactiveinvestors.com.au/companies/news/191181/shareroot-snares-new-contract-and-renews-leading-ticket-marketplace-stubhub-191181.html
<![CDATA[News - ShareRoot with new substantial shareholder as growth plans unfold ]]> http://www.proactiveinvestors.com.au/companies/news/191115/shareroot-with-new-substantial-shareholder-as-growth-plans-unfold-191115.html ShareRoot Ltd (ASX:SRO) has a new substantial shareholder in Sufian Ahmad.

He has acquired 65.5 million shares, representing a stake of 5.3%.

This comes on the back of a $2.8 million rights issue and placement, leaving the company well-placed to pursue a number of objectives in 2018.

READ: ShareRoot raises $2.8 million due to strong demand Expansion of partnerships and acquisition form part of 2018 plan

The acquisition of The Social Science (TSS) is one of ShareRoot’s growth initiatives for 2018.

TSS is a profitable revenue-generating social media and digital marketing agency that is highly complementary and builds on ShareRoot’s existing client offerings.

The company is also looking to increase the number of strategic partnerships which already showed a healthy build in the second half of 2017.

The roll-out of MediaConsent, expanding ShareRoot’s platform into the multi-billion dollar Customer Identity Management (CIM) market is another one of the group’s key goals.

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Mon, 05 Feb 2018 13:29:00 +1100 http://www.proactiveinvestors.com.au/companies/news/191115/shareroot-with-new-substantial-shareholder-as-growth-plans-unfold-191115.html
<![CDATA[News - ShareRoot raises $2.8 million due to strong demand ]]> http://www.proactiveinvestors.com.au/companies/news/190420/shareroot-raises-28-million-due-to-strong-demand-190420.html ShareRoot Ltd (ASX:SRO) has raised a total of $2.8 million from its now completed rights issue and placement.

Significantly, this total exceeded the company’s initial target of $2 million due to support from shareholders and new investors.

Funding provides ShareRoot with significant financial flexibility to pursue key objectives in 2018.

New strategic partners and MediaConsent rollout in 2018

Objectives in 2018 include:

• Increasing the number of strategic partnerships and growing the use of ShareRoot’s user-generated content (UGC) platform, with rapid escalation of user growth expected in 2018;
• The roll-out of MediaConsent, expanding ShareRoot’s UGC platform into the multi-billion dollar customer identity management (CIM) market; and
• The acquisition of The Social Science (TSS), a profitable revenue-generating social media and digital marketing agency that builds on ShareRoot’s existing client offerings across social and digital marketing segments.

READ: ShareRoot to acquire profitable digital content agency

Noah Abelson, chief executive, said: “The completion of this capital raising is a significant step forward as we look to transform the business in 2018.

“Following the close of this settlement, we now have spectacular optionality at our disposal to progress a number of our key growth objectives.

“With a strong pipeline of partnership and client opportunities building for the ShareRoot Group, we are in a robust financial position to make strong strides in 2018.”

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Tue, 23 Jan 2018 10:17:00 +1100 http://www.proactiveinvestors.com.au/companies/news/190420/shareroot-raises-28-million-due-to-strong-demand-190420.html
<![CDATA[News - ShareRoot attracts funds to continue its growth momentum ]]> http://www.proactiveinvestors.com.au/companies/news/189767/shareroot-attracts-funds-to-continue-its-growth-momentum-189767.html ShareRoot Ltd (ASX:SRO) has closed its rights issue last week with an initial $0.7 million raised via the issue of 143,723,344 shares at $0.005 per share.

There is significant interest in the shortfall of 257,063,712 shares from strategic investors. ShareRoot is expected to update on the placement of the shortfall over the coming weeks.

Social network advertising forecast to grow to US$17 billion per year

ShareRoot is specialised in User Generated Content (UGC) marketing - allowing businesses to search, acquire, organize and measure the effectiveness of user generated marketing campaigns.

UGC or social network advertising is forecast to grow into a US$17 billion per year marketing sector with an 18% compound annual growth rate through to 2019.

Financial flexibility to pursue key growth objectives

The completion of the capital raising provides ShareRoot with sufficient financial flexibility to pursue its key growth objectives for 2018.

The company has already witnessed rapid user-growth in the second half of 2017, with its user base increasing by over 210,000 since the June quarter, reaching 393,701 users by December 2017 - a circa 116% increase.

End-to-end social and digital media content company

The three platforms within ShareRoot (UGC, MediaConsent and TSS) now positions it as an end-to-end social and digital media content company.

The roll-out of MediaConsent has expanded ShareRoot’s platform into the multi-billion dollar Customer Identity Management (CIM) market.

MediaConsent will provide protection to both individuals and companies and will enable companies to operate without concerns of litigation across all digital marketing channels.

READ: ShareRoot to acquire profitable digital content agency

TSS is a profitable social media and digital marketing agency that is complementary and builds on ShareRoot’s existing client offerings across social and digital marketing segments.

With three core activities underway, the company anticipates a significant increase in revenue in 2018.

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Wed, 10 Jan 2018 13:07:00 +1100 http://www.proactiveinvestors.com.au/companies/news/189767/shareroot-attracts-funds-to-continue-its-growth-momentum-189767.html
<![CDATA[News - ShareRoot extends closing date for rights issue to raise up to $2 million ]]> http://www.proactiveinvestors.com.au/companies/news/188906/shareroot-extends-closing-date-for-rights-issue-to-raise-up-to-2-million-188906.html ShareRoot Ltd (ASX:SRO) has extended the closing date for its rights issue through which it aims to raise up to $2 million.

The non-renounceable rights issue will now close on 5 January 2018.

Eligible shareholders can apply for three new shares priced at $0.005 for every five shares held on the record date of 7 December 2017.

READ: ShareRoot experiences high growth rates in active users

Funds raised will be used for existing working capital requirements and the rollout of the company’s new MediaConsent platform in 2018.

ShareRoot has developed MediaConsent to provide protection for both people and companies.

WATCH: ShareRoot's MediaConsent platform 'putting control back in the hands of consumers'

MediaConsent’s design will enable companies to operate without concerns about litigation across all digital marketing channels.

Importantly, it also provides consumers with control over their personal and private information that gets accessed by companies for marketing purposes.

ShareRoot continues to grow and expand its customer base on its existing user generated content (UGC) platform.

The ShareRoot UGC platform allows companies to search, legally acquire, organise and measure the effectiveness of user generated marketing campaigns.

READ: ShareRoot to acquire profitable digital content agency

ShareRoot has also entered into a binding agreement to acquire The Social Science (TSS), a growing and profitable social media and digital marketing agency.

Its clients are predominantly in the health and life sciences industries.

The acquisition of the Melbourne-based agency is highly complementary to ShareRoot’s existing offerings and delivers scale to both businesses.

The new shares will be allotted on 12 January and are expected to start trading on the ASX on 15 January.

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Mon, 18 Dec 2017 08:42:00 +1100 http://www.proactiveinvestors.com.au/companies/news/188906/shareroot-extends-closing-date-for-rights-issue-to-raise-up-to-2-million-188906.html
<![CDATA[News - ShareRoot to acquire profitable digital content agency ]]> http://www.proactiveinvestors.com.au/companies/news/188761/shareroot-to-acquire-profitable-digital-content-agency-188761.html ShareRoot Ltd (ASX:SRO) has entered into a binding agreement to acquire The Social Science (TSS), a growing and profitable social media and digital marketing agency.

The acquisition of the Melbourne-based agency is highly complementary to ShareRoot’s existing offerings and delivers scale to both businesses.

Noah Abelson, chief executive, said: “This is a very pleasing transaction for ShareRoot.

“It delivers depth of talent to our team, added functionality, more clients in new sectors, and an expanded geographical footprint.

“We will have much deeper and more compelling social and digital media capability.” 

A profitable revenue-generating acquisition

TSS is a profitable revenue-generating social media and digital marketing agency.

Its clients are predominantly in the health and life sciences industries.

The acquisition of TSS will add capabilities to produce, promote and protect content across all social and digital media platforms.

READ: ShareRoot experiences high growth rates in active users

ShareRoot is established in the rapidly growing field of user generated content (UGC) marketing.

It provides businesses such as Costco and McDonald’s franchisees a platform to search, legally acquire, organise and measure the effectiveness of user generated marketing campaigns.

Growth synergies for both companies

ShareRoot provides a solid platform to significantly expand TSS’ interest and networks in the US and a number of opportunities have been identified.

Similarly, TSS presents a growth platform and cross-selling channel for ShareRoot’s core UGC platform.

The consolidated offering of both business’ social media and digital marketing offerings will result in ShareRoot being able to market a more comprehensive range of products and access high-value markets.

Co-founded by Victorian business woman of the year

TSS was co-founded by Michelle Gallaher in 2013, who was awarded Victorian Business Woman of the Year and more recently, 2017 Victorian Entrepreneur of the Year.

TSS has a core team of 5 key people operating from its premises in Melbourne and retains a number of freelancers and sources its revenue from a diverse client base.

ShareRoot will pay in cash and shares

Completion of the acquisition is expected to take place within 10 business days after ShareRoot’s capital raise.

Upfront consideration will consist of $350,000 in cash and $216,666 worth of ShareRoot shares.

This represents circa 5 times EBITDA and is in line with standard industry commercial terms.

TSS is entitled to receive further performance shares worth up to $216,666 based on revenue performance milestones.

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Thu, 14 Dec 2017 10:11:00 +1100 http://www.proactiveinvestors.com.au/companies/news/188761/shareroot-to-acquire-profitable-digital-content-agency-188761.html
<![CDATA[News - ShareRoot experiences high growth rates in active users ]]> http://www.proactiveinvestors.com.au/companies/news/188546/shareroot-experiences-high-growth-rates-in-active-users-188546.html ShareRoot Ltd (ASX:SRO) has reached 393,701 users on its unique and legally-secure, user-generated content (UGC) marketing platform.

Significantly, the user base has nearly quadrupled since the end of the March quarter this year and more than doubled the figure recorded at the end of the June quarter.

This milestone highlights both the increased number of companies interacting with the UGC platform and also the lift in traffic.

Strong pipeline of partnership and client opportunities

Noah Abelson, chief executive, said: “This milestone is significant as it highlights the growth of our UGC platform over the past 12 months and is further evidence of our success with existing clients in building stronger user engagements across the social media marketing sector.

“As an outcome of this substantial increase in active users, we are likely to witness substantial flow-on impacts, including the potential for continued partnerships and additional customers.

“We are starting to witness a strong pipeline of partnership and client opportunities building for the company and we look forward to updating the market on that progress in the coming weeks.”

WATCH: ShareRoot's MediaConsent platform 'putting control back in the hands of consumers'

ShareRoot’s UGC platform works with brands and digital agencies to easily find and legally source UGC.

The platform allows customers to:

Acquire: Legally gain access to user generated photos and videos from fans for marketing use; Display: Legally advertise with UGC and exhibit UGC galleries in a variety of ways; Organise: The UGC platform places content into customisable galleries; and Measure: Measure influence of user generated photos and videos to drive sales. READ: ShareRoot stakes early claim in emerging billion dollar market

ShareRoot recently outlined that it is expanding beyond its UGC platform with the planned roll-out of the MediaConsent platform.

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Mon, 11 Dec 2017 11:46:00 +1100 http://www.proactiveinvestors.com.au/companies/news/188546/shareroot-experiences-high-growth-rates-in-active-users-188546.html
<![CDATA[News - ShareRoot prepares to assign rights to eligible shareholders ]]> http://www.proactiveinvestors.com.au/companies/news/188306/shareroot-prepares-to-assign-rights-to-eligible-shareholders-188306.html ShareRoot Ltd (ASX:SRO) will assign non-renounceable rights to eligible shareholders at tomorrow’s record date of 7:00PM Sydney time.

Eligible shareholders on the ShareRoot register at this time will be able to participate in the rights issue.

For every five shares held, eligible shareholders will have the right to purchase three additional shares priced at $0.005 each.

READ: ShareRoot prepares to open rights issue ahead of MediaConsent roll-out

The rights issue opens this Friday 8 December 2017 and aims to raise up to $2.0 million.

Funds raised will be used in part for the rollout of the recently unveiled MediaConsent platform in 2018.

READ: ShareRoot stakes early claim in emerging billion dollar market

The roll-out of the MediaConsent platform expands ShareRoot’s client offering by protecting companies from being sued in a world of rapidly changing legal framework.

The growing importance for companies to know their customers is evident in the high-growth Customer Identity Management market, which is estimated to exceed $14.8 billion by 2021.

Customer Identity Management refers to businesses storing data of their customers

Regulators are imposing a number of new policies on companies and brands to ensure they are respecting the legal framework designed to protect customer’s privacy.

MediaConsent’s design is to enable companies to operate without concerns about litigation across all digital marketing channels.

It also importantly provides consumers with control over their personal and private information that gets accessed by companies for marketing purposes.

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Wed, 06 Dec 2017 08:39:00 +1100 http://www.proactiveinvestors.com.au/companies/news/188306/shareroot-prepares-to-assign-rights-to-eligible-shareholders-188306.html
<![CDATA[News - ShareRoot prepares to open rights issue ahead of MediaConsent roll-out ]]> http://www.proactiveinvestors.com.au/companies/news/187942/shareroot-prepares-to-open-rights-issue-ahead-of-mediaconsent-roll-out-187942.html ShareRoot Ltd (ASX:SRO) will open a 3:5 rights issue on 8 December 2017 aimed at raising up to $2.0 million through the issue of up to 400.7 million shares priced at $0.005.

The rights issue is non-renounceable and eligible shareholders can apply for three new shares priced at $0.005 for every five shares held on the record date of 7 December 2017.

Funds raised will be used for existing working capital requirements and the rollout of the new MediaConsent platform in 2018.

READ: ShareRoot stakes early claim in emerging billion dollar market

ShareRoot has developed MediaConsent to provide protection for both people and companies.

MediaConsent’s design is to enable companies to operate without concerns about litigation across all digital marketing channels.

It also importantly provides consumers with control over their personal and private information that gets accessed by companies for marketing purposes.

WATCH: ShareRoot's MediaConsent platform 'putting control back in the hands of consumers'

ShareRoot continues to grow and expand its customer base on its existing user generated content (UGC) platform.

The ShareRoot UGC platform allows companies to search, legally acquire, organise and measure the effectiveness of user generated marketing campaigns.

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Wed, 29 Nov 2017 14:49:00 +1100 http://www.proactiveinvestors.com.au/companies/news/187942/shareroot-prepares-to-open-rights-issue-ahead-of-mediaconsent-roll-out-187942.html
<![CDATA[Media files - ShareRoot's MediaConsent platform 'putting control back in the hands of consumers' ]]> http://www.proactiveinvestors.com.au/companies/stocktube/8405/shareroot-s-mediaconsent-platform-putting-control-back-in-the-hands-of-consumers--8405.html Thu, 23 Nov 2017 13:20:00 +1100 http://www.proactiveinvestors.com.au/companies/stocktube/8405/shareroot-s-mediaconsent-platform-putting-control-back-in-the-hands-of-consumers--8405.html <![CDATA[News - ShareRoot stakes early claim in emerging billion dollar market ]]> http://www.proactiveinvestors.com.au/companies/news/187480/shareroot-stakes-early-claim-in-emerging-billion-dollar-market-187480.html ShareRoot (ASX:SRO) is expanding its client offering with the release of MediaConsent to protect companies from being sued in a world of rapidly changing legal framework.

The growing importance for companies to know their customers is evident in the high-growth Customer Identity Management market, which is estimated to exceed $14.8 billion by 2021.

However, regulators are imposing a number of new policies on companies and brands to ensure they are respecting the legal framework designed to protect customer’s privacy.

Some of the world’s largest companies are already facing multi-billion dollar lawsuits and fines and ShareRoot intends to offer these companies a form of protection in the future.

ShareRoot is positioning itself to be at the forefront of this emerging market and the MediaConsent roll-out will produce revenue and significant value drivers over the next 12-24 months.

MediaConsent: 4 phase roll-out

The MediaConsent offering will be rolled out in 4 phases, with the first phase being the launch of Audit Services, on target for the upcoming March quarter of 2018.

The audits will evaluate company’s current content, review company policies, review databases of collected user information and evaluate relevant permissions.

During the lead up to the software platform release, the audit services will build revenue with impact expected this financial year and also build ShareRoot’s brand within the market.

The roll-out is planned as follows:

- 1Q 2018: Launch of Audit Services (building cash flow positive revenue);
- 2Q 2018: Launch of MediaConsent beta (building early revenue);
- 2Q 2018: Launch of MediaConsent trials (significant news flow with major brands); and
- 4Q 2018: Commercial launch of MediaConsent.

Forefront of an emerging market

The roll-out of MediaConsent positions ShareRoot at the forefront of the high-growth, billion dollar Customer Identity Management (CIM) market.

CIM refers to businesses storing identity-related data of their customers.

The market is estimated to grow at an annual compounded rate of 12.9% from US$8.09 billion in 2016 to US$14.82 billion by 2021.

A major driver of the market is the increase in security concerns among organisations.

During September 2017, German software giant, SAP SE (ETR:SAP) acquired CIM company Gigya for US$350 million.

Changing legal landscape

With a constantly changing legal landscape, companies must adhere to rules and regulations or face legal costs, fines and brand degradation.

Examples of the legal framework which MediaConsent intends to protect include GDPR, COPPA, internal policies and opt in regulations.

For example, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) alone will be penalising companies 4% of worldwide revenue per infraction.

GDPR is a European Union (EU) regulation that requires businesses to protect the personal data and privacy of EU citizens for transactions that occur within EU countries.

Silicon Valley team to get the job done

ShareRoot has the personnel in place to ensure MediaConsent’s successful roll-out, which will be spearheaded by Noah Abelson, CEO and Jason Weaver, Head of Product.

Significantly, Weaver, who has led the MediaConsent expansion, joined ShareRoot in July 2017 with a strong track record as an entrepreneur.

He has more than two successful social media ventures under his belt and has raised over US$50 million in social media technology funding.

Weaver founded and grew a social media group called Shoutlet to more than 100 team members and sold it to a larger U.S. social media group in 2015 called Spredfast. 

Expansion to complement existing business

The roll-out and upcoming launch of MediaConsent will complement ShareRoot’s current platform that works with brands and digital agencies to easily find and legally source user generated content (UGC).

The platform allows customers to:

- Acquire: Legally gain access to user generated photos and videos from fans for marketing use;
- Display: Legally advertise with UGC and exhibit UGC galleries in a variety of ways;
- Organise: The UGC platform places content into customisable galleries; and
- Measure: Measure influence of user generated photos and videos to drive sales.

What is user-generated content?

User-generated content (UGC) is the term used to refer to user-generated photos, videos, tweets, or other creative material, often shared socially, and used by brands for marketing or advertising purposes.

Industry data shows that visitors spend 90% more time on websites that include UGC galleries.

UGC is important in a commercial context because:

- 86% of buyers want to access visual content on demand;
- 65% of users seek out UGC before making a purchase;
- A consumer consults 4 UGC sources before making a purchase;
- 65% of consumers prefer to know a brand through content;
- Social campaigns with UGC have a 50% lift in engagement; and
- Ads with UGC content generate 5-times greater click-through rates.

Noah Abelson, CEO, commented

“MediaConsent significantly expands ShareRoot’s existing UGC offering in protecting companies legally in securing marketing content and positions the company at the forefront in the large emerging CIM market.

“Quite simply, MediaConsent will allow companies to safely operate across all digital marketing platforms in an ever changing regulatory and legal environment and puts the control back into the hands of the consumers to how they want to be marketed to.”

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Mon, 20 Nov 2017 18:36:00 +1100 http://www.proactiveinvestors.com.au/companies/news/187480/shareroot-stakes-early-claim-in-emerging-billion-dollar-market-187480.html
<![CDATA[News - ShareRoot achieves integration with Snapchat’s ad platform ]]> http://www.proactiveinvestors.com.au/companies/news/187170/shareroot-achieves-integration-with-snapchats-ad-platform-187170.html ShareRoot Ltd (ASX:SRO) is rolling out a world-first integration with Snapchat’s ad platform in the latest upgrade of its cloud-based platform for user-generated marketing content.

User-generated content or UGC refers to user-generated photos, videos, tweets, or other creative material, often shared socially, and used by brands for marketing or advertising purposes.

The new feature empowers client marketing campaigns by allowing to push image and video content sourced from ShareRoot’s UGC platform directly to Snapchat’s ad platform.

This integration is unique to ShareRoot’s UGC solution, and is not offered by any competitors, and is in addition to a similar integration with Facebook/Instagram ad platform.

Snapchat integration is likely to be a major catalyst for the company to secure revenue-accretive partnerships with third-party marketing and ad tech companies in the future.

While ShareRoot is not yet an official partner of Snapchat's ad platform, this is a significant first step towards building a relationship with the popular social media platform, which is forecast to achieve revenues of US$642.5 million in 2017.

Initial pilot customers will receive the new ad features over the coming months, with a further rollout in the first quarter 2018.

These ‘soft launches’ provide technical and market intelligence that will benefit the full commercial launch later in the year.

ShareRoot’s shares closed 20% higher on Monday, at $0.006.

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Tue, 14 Nov 2017 08:07:00 +1100 http://www.proactiveinvestors.com.au/companies/news/187170/shareroot-achieves-integration-with-snapchats-ad-platform-187170.html
<![CDATA[News - ShareRoot Ltd bags A$1 million to fund global growth strategy ]]> http://www.proactiveinvestors.com.au/companies/news/180346/shareroot-ltd-bags-a1-million-to-fund-global-growth-strategy-180346.html ShareRoot Ltd (ASX:SRO) has successfully completed an oversubscribed share placement to professional and sophisticated investors to raise A$1 million at A$0.006 per share.

The placement was strongly oversubscribed and ShareRoot elected to take some additional capital above the $700,000 it was seeking to raise, but did not take all of the significant demand received.

This placement strengthens ShareRoot’s financial position heading into the new financial year, with funds to be used to fund its global growth strategy and ongoing operations.

ShareRoot’s user-generated content (UGC) platform allows customers to search for user-generated media content across a range of social media platforms and request permission to use the content.

The customers can then effectively utilise these materials as part of their marketing campaigns.

ShareRoot’s cloud-based platform helps customers avoid the legal disputes and intellectual property headaches that can emerge from sharing user-generated content as part of their marketing efforts.

The company will now focus on the development of new protectable features for its UGC marketing platform.

This feature is planned to be rolled out progressively through 2017 and is expected to contribute to sales and revenue growth by providing customers with additional value and functionality.

ShareRoot’s user base has nearly doubled quarter-on-quarter to 180,000 users at the end of June, up from just under 100,000 active users at the end of March 2017.

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Wed, 05 Jul 2017 12:30:00 +1000 http://www.proactiveinvestors.com.au/companies/news/180346/shareroot-ltd-bags-a1-million-to-fund-global-growth-strategy-180346.html
<![CDATA[News - ShareRoot Ltd to lift cash as cloud-based platform expands ]]> http://www.proactiveinvestors.com.au/companies/news/180169/shareroot-ltd-to-lift-cash-as-cloud-based-platform-expands-180169.html ShareRoot Ltd (ASX:SRO) is heading to market with a capital raising, and the ASX has granted the company a trading halt to prepare.

ShareRoot recently outlined a significant milestone for its unique user-generated content (UGC) marketing platform, reaching 180,000 users at the end of June.

The company’s user base has nearly doubled quarter-on-quarter, up from just under 100,000 active users at the end of the March 2017 quarter.

The halt will remain in place until the opening of trade on Wednesday 5th July 2017, or earlier if an announcement is made to the market.

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Mon, 03 Jul 2017 09:30:00 +1000 http://www.proactiveinvestors.com.au/companies/news/180169/shareroot-ltd-to-lift-cash-as-cloud-based-platform-expands-180169.html
<![CDATA[News - ShareRoot’s shares rise on achieving substantial user growth ]]> http://www.proactiveinvestors.com.au/companies/news/179939/shareroots-shares-rise-on-achieving-substantial-user-growth-179939.html ShareRoot (ASX:SRO) has achieved a significant milestone for its unique user-generated content (UGC) marketing platform, reaching 180,000 users at the end of June.

The company’s shares were last trading 40% higher intra-day, at $0.007.

ShareRoot’s cloud-based UGC platform allows customers to search for user-generated media content across a range of social media platforms and request permission to use the content.

The customers can then effectively utilise these materials as part of their marketing campaigns.

ShareRoot’s platform helps customers avoid the legal disputes and intellectual property headaches that can otherwise emerge from sharing user-generated content as part of their marketing efforts.

The company’s user base has nearly doubled quarter-on-quarter, up from just under 100,000 active users at the end of the March 2017 quarter.

This increased engagement improves the overall effectiveness of client marketing campaigns and drives sales, leading to an increased visibility and awareness of ShareRoot’s UGC platform in the marketplace.

ShareRoot recently appointed UGC industry expert Scott Sorochak as chief revenue officer.

Sorochak was senior vice president of global sales and marketing at LiveFyre, a direct competitor of ShareRoot, and helped it through an accelerated growth period prior to its acquisition by Adobe in 2016.

ShareRoot’s total number of campaigns, a key metric for the company as it scales up its customer base, reached 110 during Q1 FY2017, up from 57 in Q1 FY2016, a 93% increase.

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Wed, 28 Jun 2017 13:00:00 +1000 http://www.proactiveinvestors.com.au/companies/news/179939/shareroots-shares-rise-on-achieving-substantial-user-growth-179939.html
<![CDATA[News - ShareRoot shares ride higher on signing Johnson & Johnson ]]> http://www.proactiveinvestors.com.au/companies/news/176554/shareroot-shares-ride-higher-on-signing-johnson-johnson-176554.html ShareRoot (ASX:SRO) has achieved a major breakthrough by signing Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) as a customer of its user-generated content (UGC) marketing platform.

ShareRoot’s unique cloud-based UGC platform allows customers to search for user-generated media content across a range of social media platforms.

The customers can then effectively utilise these materials as part of their marketing campaigns.

ShareRoot’s platform helps customers avoid the legal disputes and intellectual property headaches that can otherwise emerge from sharing user-generated content as part of their marketing efforts.

Major multinationals, such as Johnson & Johnson, are increasingly waking up to the mounting risks involved in intellectual property litigation from sharing user-generated media content.

Johnson & Johnson will use ShareRoot’s UGC platform for experiential marketing at nine elite professional and international soccer matches across the U.S., including Major League Soccer events.

The engagement with Johnson & Johnson provides a significant validation of how ShareRoot’s software-as-a-service is becoming a vital tool for an increasing number of customers.

ShareRoot’s total number of campaigns, a key metric for the company as it scales up its customer base, reached 110 during Q1 FY2017, up from 57 in Q1 FY2016, a 93% increase.

The company has achieved growth in five consecutive quarters, with this trajectory set to continue.

ShareRoot is expected to announce several new campaigns, partnerships and other corporate initiatives in the coming months.

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<![CDATA[News - Shareroot to lift cash position ]]> http://www.proactiveinvestors.com.au/companies/news/169789/shareroot-to-lift-cash-position-169789.html The halt will remain in place until the opening of trade on Monday 5th December 2016, or earlier if an announcement is made to the market.

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<![CDATA[News - ShareRoot Ltd adds six new clients onto its software platform ]]> http://www.proactiveinvestors.com.au/companies/news/169049/shareroot-ltd-adds-six-new-clients-onto-its-software-platform-169049.html The contract wins are expected to contribute to revenue uplift for the current quarter.

Based in Silicon Valley, ShareRoot offers a Software as a Service (SaaS) platform that works with brands and digital agencies to find and legally source user generated content (UGC).

ShareRoot’s new client wins exhibit clear traction within the UGC space across multiple industries.

The new clients include:
- United States Bowling Congress, a professional sports membership organisation, which will use ShareRoot’s UGC services to target a new demographic and update its image.
- Connect, a mobile app for people to meet up and have real-life experiences, has signed up for ShareRoot’s content acquisition package and is using it to drive app downloads.

The momentum of ShareRoot’s sales force continues even after reducing its team size and costs, as the company continues to sign on important new accounts to its platform.

ShareRoot is also pursuing partnerships with large organisations and is looking forward to signing up more clients in this space.

The company is well funded to continue pursuing its growth strategy with cash at bank of $1.5 million as at 30 September 2016.

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<![CDATA[News - ShareRoot’s shares rise on U.S. technology partnership ]]> http://www.proactiveinvestors.com.au/companies/news/167878/shareroots-shares-rise-on-us-technology-partnership-167878.html Based in Silicon Valley, ShareRoot offers a Software as a Service (SaaS) platform that works with brands and digital agencies to find and legally source user-generated content.

Jungle Communications is a diversified creative digital agency specialising in government contracts, and has been awarded over US$5 million in government bids.

The company has already included ShareRoot in two proposals for multi-year government bids, totalling over US$500,000 in potential revenue for ShareRoot.

Notably, the U.S. government spent US$424 billion in 2015 on technology solutions for government projects.

Jungle Communications is also in the process of introducing ShareRoot to their partners and existing clients.

Meanwhile, ShareRoot’s sales team is continuing its strong client growth momentum, adding 10 new contracts for the quarter ended 30 September 2016.

Alongside continuing SaaS sales, ShareRoot is in partnership discussions with big players in the billboard advertising space in Australia, UK and the U.S. to utilise the ShareRoot platform.

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<![CDATA[News - Shareroot Ltd gets ready to raise ]]> http://www.proactiveinvestors.com.au/companies/news/165786/shareroot-ltd-gets-ready-to-raise-70958.html ShareRoot Ltd (ASX:SRO) has been granted a trading halt by the ASx this morning, pending details of a capital raising.

The halt will remain in place until the opening of trade on Wednesday 14th September 2016, or earlier if an announcement is made to the market.

 

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<![CDATA[News - ShareRoot Ltd continues client growth momentum ]]> http://www.proactiveinvestors.com.au/companies/news/165277/shareroot-ltd-continues-client-growth-momentum-70315.html ShareRoot Ltd (ASX:SRO) is continuing its strong client growth momentum, with six new clients signing onto the ShareRoot platform in Q3 2016 (September quarter).

Based in Silicon Valley, ShareRoot offers a Software as a Service (SaaS) platform that works with brands and digital agencies to find and legally source user generated content (UGC).

These new client wins demonstrate the growing visibility and acceptance of ShareRoot’s UGC offering.

The company had delivered a strong growth in the sales pipeline of qualified leads to over US$250,000 of annualised potential sales in the June 2016 quarter, representing a 12x increase from the preceding quarter.

Last month, ShareRoot secured its first Australian client - Digital Fuel, an online digital agency that helps its 15 plus online gaming and betting clients maximise their sales and online visibility.

With ShareRoot’s sales team building a strong potential customer pipeline, the company is expected to further its sales pipeline growth in the short term.

The company is well funded to continue pursuing its growth strategy with cash at bank of $2.3 million as at 30 June 2016.

The broader UGC space has been witnessing high activity recently, including the acquisition of Olapic for US$130 million by Monotype Imaging Holdings Inc (NASDAQ:TYPE).

 

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Tue, 09 Aug 2016 09:30:00 +1000 http://www.proactiveinvestors.com.au/companies/news/165277/shareroot-ltd-continues-client-growth-momentum-70315.html
<![CDATA[News - Shareroot signs new clients to social marketing platform ]]> http://www.proactiveinvestors.com.au/companies/news/144111/shareroot-signs-new-clients-to-social-marketing-platform-67175.html Silicon Valley based Shareroot (ASX:SRO) which undertood a listing through a reverse takeover of Monto Minerals Limited in 2015 has signed two new clients to its content platform, Richard Sandoval Restaurants and The Shoe Mart.

Shareroot owns and operates a platform that can find and source user-generated content (UGC).

The software as a service (SaaS) enables businesses to source high quality social media-derived UGC to be used in marketing programs and to increase brand awareness.

Shareroot has a proprietary, legally secure process to enable brands to obtain the legal rights to images as well as display them in customizable galleries that can feature on any webpage.

Richard Sandoval Restaurants can access images shared from 12 different restaurants located throughout the United States.

While for the Shoe Mart with over 30,000 pairs of shoes available for purchase and locations throughout the New England region as well as a significant online presence, it has a content platform to draw upon.

These follows the signing of a group of 38 McDonald’s restaurants across Texas in late 2015 and the Hofman Hospitality Group. The Hofman restaurants have spread across California and the United States’ Southwest and Midwest.

The retail food industry is well suited to the Shareroot application as consumers are consistently posting relevant content to social media platforms such as Instagram, Twitter and Facebook.

 

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<![CDATA[News - Monto Minerals raises $5M as tech transition unfolds ]]> http://www.proactiveinvestors.com.au/companies/news/144109/monto-minerals-raises-5m-as-tech-transition-unfolds-66058.html Monto Minerals (ASX: MOO) – which is to be renamed ShareRoot – has closed a prospectus heavily oversubscribed, raising a total of A$5 million.

This was achieved with the receipt of subscriptions for 100 million new shares at $0.05 per share.

Before going into suspension late last month, Monto shares traded across a range of between $0.002 and $0.004 through most of calendar 2015.

The Queensland-focused tin explorer is now finalising its rebirth as a technology company via the ongoing completion of its acquisition of ShareRoot, a Silicon Valley company focused on a user generated content (UGC) marketing platform for brand promotion.

Monto’s takeover of ShareRoot is expected to take advantage of a dramatic growth of social media in an environment where UGC is essential in any marketing strategy.

ShareRoot has also signed eBay to a one-year, revenue-generating contract involving both its current feature set as well as various platform functionalities currently in development.

Following the company’s recent integration with Facebook, more than a billion additional social media users can now upload content directly into the ShareRoot’s galleries.

The company recently signed on its largest client to date in fashion company Iconix Brand Group.

Iconix specialises in marketing, merchandising and licensing its brand portfolio and has over 1,100 licenses with leading retailers and manufacturers worldwide.

These manufacturers sell across various distribution channels from the mass tier to the luxury market, as well as through various media outlets.


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<![CDATA[News - Monto Minerals among ASX % Gainers intra-day ]]> http://www.proactiveinvestors.com.au/companies/news/144107/monto-minerals-among-asx-gainers-intra-day-65691.html Thursday's leading ASX % Gainers intra-day.

Company NameCodeLastChangeVolume Monto Minerals MOO $0.002 100% 1,000,000 Lakes Oil LKO $0.002 100% 775,000 Segue Resources SEG $0.002 100% 250,000 Great Western Exploration GTE $0.029 81.25% 371,325 Maximus Resources MXR $0.003 50% 175,000 Ozforex Group OFX $3.370 29.62% 2,014,762 Enhanced Oil & Gas Recovery EOR $0.009 28.57% 647,645 Rumble Resources RTR $0.015 25% 216,174 Allegiance Coal AHQ $0.005 25% 100,000 Samson Oil & Gas SSN $0.005 25% 400,000

 

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<![CDATA[News - Monto Minerals tops ASX % Gainers at midday ]]> http://www.proactiveinvestors.com.au/companies/news/144104/monto-minerals-tops-asx-gainers-at-midday-64842.html Wednesday’s leading ASX % Gainers at midday.

NameCodeLastChangeVolume Monto Minerals ASX:MOO $0.002 100% 10,652,378 Great Western Exploration ASX:GTE $0.012 71.4% 507,559 Resource Generation ASX:RES $0.082 36.7% 956,770 Hannans Reward ASX:HNR $0.004 33.3% 1,049,000 Northern Mining ASX:NMI $0.021 31.3% 716,607 Northern Manganese ASX:NTM $0.009 28.6% 91,025 Empire Resources ASX:ERL $0.01 25% 88,888 Planet Gas ASX:PGS $0.005 25% 400,000 Oil Basins ASX:OBL $0.005 25% 3,467,492 Aleator Energy ASX:AWD $0.03 25% 19,638,090

 

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<![CDATA[News - Monto flags major client ahead of transformation ]]> http://www.proactiveinvestors.com.au/companies/news/144102/monto-flags-major-client-ahead-of-transformation-64641.html Monto Minerals Ltd (ASX:MOO) will have a leading client in the fashion industry when it re-emerges as technology company ShareRoot Inc later this year.

The Queensland-focused tin explorer, which committed to acquire 100% of ShareRoot in August will benefit from the Silicon Valley company’s user generated content (UGC) marketing platform for brand promotion.

The deal with fashion company Iconix Brand Group Inc brings on board ShareRoot’s largest client to date and will incorporate 15 clothing brands within Iconix’s umbrella

Iconix Brand Group is a brand management company and owner of a diversified portfolio of strong global consumer brands across fashion, sports, entertainment and home.

Iconix specialises in marketing, merchandising and licensing its brand portfolio and has over 1,100 licenses with leading retailers and manufacturers worldwide that sell across various distribution channels from the mass tier to the luxury market, as well as through various media outlets.

Monto’s takeover of ShareRoot is expected to take advantage of a dramatic growth of social media in an environment where UGC is essential in any marketing strategy.

ShareRoot has also signed eBay to a one-year, revenue-generating contract involving both its current feature set as well as various platform functionalities currently in development.

Following the company’s recent integration with Facebook, more than a billion additional social media users can now upload content directly into the ShareRoot’s galleries.

ShareRoot has closed a A$500,000 raising for working capital in the lead up to the acquisition and capital raising.


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<![CDATA[News - Monto Minerals, Aleator Energy are Wednesday’s most traded ]]> http://www.proactiveinvestors.com.au/companies/news/144100/monto-minerals-aleator-energy-are-wednesdays-most-traded-64087.html Wednesday’s leading volume stocks on the ASX.

NameCodeLastChangeVolume Monto Minerals ASX:MOO $0.006 0% 132,396,071 Aleator Energy ASX:AWD $0.028 -24.3% 78,887,388 Stratum Metals ASX:SXT $0.027 3.8% 67,454,243 King Solomon Mines ASX:KSO $0.008 -20% 57,846,803 Galicia Energy Corporation ASX:GAL $0.019 -5% 47,642,086 Telstra Corporation ASX:TLS $6.21 1.5% 28,627,865 Mozambi Resources ASX:MOZ $0.02 17.6% 25,212,742 Aurizon Holdings ASX:AZJ $5.26 0.8% 22,693,053 Asciano Limited ASX:AIO $8.65 -0.5% 22,292,847 Drake Resources ASX:DRK $0.004 0% 21,982,140

 

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<![CDATA[News - Monto Minerals is up 150% today ]]> http://www.proactiveinvestors.com.au/companies/news/144097/monto-minerals-is-up-150-today-63960.html Wednesday’s leading % Gainers intra-day.

NameCodeLastChangeVolume Monto Minerals ASX:MOO $0.005 150% 71,225,059 Mount Burgess Mining ASX: MTB $0.003 50% 246 Mineral Commodities ASX: MRC $0.10 42.9% 61,707 Hughes Drilling ASX: HDX $0.19 35.7% 24,000 Bora Bora Resources ASX: BBR $0.16 33.3% 18,500 Red Mountain Mining ASX: RMX $0.004 33.3% 1,816,205 Cullen Resources ASX: CUL $0.005 25% 4,971,108 Byron Energy ASX: BYE $0.20 21.2% 5,300 Millennium Minerals ASX: MOY $0.035 20.7% 467,961 Australian Mines ASX: AUZ $0.006 20% 10,571,102

 

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<![CDATA[News - Monto Minerals in halt ahead of corporate transaction, capital raising ]]> http://www.proactiveinvestors.com.au/companies/news/144096/monto-minerals-in-halt-ahead-of-corporate-transaction-capital-raising-62940.html Monto Minerals (ASX:MOO) has been granted an ASX trading halt in relation to a corporate transaction and capital raising.

The halt will last until the earlier of the announcement being made or the start of trade on Thursday, 18th June 2015.

In its March quarterly, the company said it was actively pursuing a range of alternate business opportunities, including those in the technology sector.

 

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<![CDATA[News - Monto Minerals hits high grade tin at Governor Norman in Queensland ]]> http://www.proactiveinvestors.com.au/companies/news/144094/monto-minerals-hits-high-grade-tin-at-governor-norman-in-queensland-54944.html Monto Minerals (ASX:MOO) has completed the initial drilling program at the Governor Norman prospect within its Herberton Tin Project, Queensland.

Significant results returned included 4 metres at 1.2% tin from 46 metres, and the deeper drill holes to test extensions to mined mineralisation demonstrated continuity of alteration in areas not previously drilled.

Notably, this was the first exploration drilling undertaken at Governor Norman since the 1980’s.
 
The Governor Norman prospect comprises several historic high grade tin mines over a strike extent of 1.2 kilometres.

Compilation of historic drilling of 644 surface and underground holes at Governor Norman indicated that the structural zone hosting the workings is broadly mineralised at low grade.

The vast majority of the 644 drill holes at Governor Norman are shallow air track holes with only 22 reverse circulation or diamond holes drilled to a depth greater than 100 metres, representing just 3.4% of all holes drilled.

Results from historic drilling data indicate potential to define a low grade mineralised zone of significant tonnage along the Governor Norman trend.

Should an economic deposit be confirmed, the path to cash flow should be relatively simple, with the former Jumna processing plant located just 2 kilometres to the north.

The Governor Norman area has been historically worked by open pit and underground methods from 1905 until cessation of mining in 1987 due to a collapse in the nickel price.

Total combined historic production was 1,300 tons of tin concentrate at an estimated 1% tin.

Monto is currently assessing the results of the drilling program to determine further work at the regionally significant Governor Norman zone of mineralisation.

 

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Wed, 14 May 2014 15:40:00 +1000 http://www.proactiveinvestors.com.au/companies/news/144094/monto-minerals-hits-high-grade-tin-at-governor-norman-in-queensland-54944.html
<![CDATA[News - Monto Minerals drilling for tin at Governor Norman in Queensland ]]> http://www.proactiveinvestors.com.au/companies/news/144091/monto-minerals-drilling-for-tin-at-governor-norman-in-queensland-54032.html Monto Minerals (ASX:MOO) has commenced drilling at the Governor Norman prospect within its Herberton Tin Project in Queensland.

Governor Norman comprises several historic high grade tin mines over a strike extent of 1.2 kilometres.

The initial reverse circulation drilling program includes 9 holes for 700 metres, with immediate follow-up drilling subject to results.

Drilling will test for high grade depth extensions at the Kelly Norman underground mine below 90 metres, and aim to confirm non-reportable results from historic drilling conducted pre-1980.

These results included 22.8 metres at 4.92% tin, which included zones of over 10%; and 28 metres at 1.68% tin.

Broad zones of lower grade tin, and high grade tin shoots, will also be targeted.

Should economic intersections be made, the path to cash flow should be relatively simple, with the former Jumna processing plant located just 2 kilometres to the north.

The Governor Norman area has been historically worked by open pit and underground methods from 1905 until cessation of mining in 1987 due to a collapse in the nickel price.

Total combined historic production was 1,300 tons of tin concentrate at an estimated 1% tin.

 

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<![CDATA[News - Monto Minerals rock chip samples up to 2890g/t silver at Montalbion, Queensland ]]> http://www.proactiveinvestors.com.au/companies/news/144089/monto-minerals-rock-chip-samples-up-to-2890gt-silver-at-montalbion-queensland-50063.html Monto Minerals (ASX:MOO) has assayed rock chips up to 2,890 grams per tonne silver, 1.25 grams per tonne gold, 6.4% lead and 2.8% copper from its Montalbion project in Queensland.

Notably, this is the first instance of gold mineralisation in a granite host within Monto's Herberton landholding.

These values demonstrate potential for intrusive related gold system mineralisation at the historic Montalbion mining area where 1,583,693 silver ounces were recovered at average 1,244g/t.

 

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Mon, 11 Nov 2013 16:40:00 +1100 http://www.proactiveinvestors.com.au/companies/news/144089/monto-minerals-rock-chip-samples-up-to-2890gt-silver-at-montalbion-queensland-50063.html
<![CDATA[News - Monto Minerals outlines 2.2km tin anomaly at Herberton in Queensland ]]> http://www.proactiveinvestors.com.au/companies/news/144087/monto-minerals-outlines-22km-tin-anomaly-at-herberton-in-queensland-49244.html Monto Minerals (ASX:MOO) has completed soil geochemical and rock chip sampling in the northern sector of its Herberton tin project in northern Queensland.

Soil sampling north of the Orient Camp group of polymetallic workings has outlined a strong tin-lead-zinc-arsenic-silver anomaly over a strike of 2.2 kilometres and 600 metres in width within felsic volcanics.

A second extensive tin anomaly extends 1.6 kilometres south of the historic Kitchener mines where 2,760 tons of cassiterite concentrate containing 71% tin metal was produced at an average grade of 1.83% tin.

Orient Camp also produced substantial silver at 1.43 kilograms per tonne and lead at 40%.

The results are an exploration breakthrough for the Herberton Tin Field as there has been no previous systematic tin-focused exploration within the felsic volcanics.

The high silver and lead grades from the Orient group of mines are being assessed to generate priority drilling targets.

 

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Fri, 18 Oct 2013 11:40:00 +1100 http://www.proactiveinvestors.com.au/companies/news/144087/monto-minerals-outlines-22km-tin-anomaly-at-herberton-in-queensland-49244.html
<![CDATA[News - Monto Minerals starts drilling tin targets at Mt Ormonde ]]> http://www.proactiveinvestors.com.au/companies/news/144084/monto-minerals-starts-drilling-tin-targets-at-mt-ormonde-42798.html Monto Minerals (ASX:MOO) has started drilling at high priority tin targets, at Mt Ormonde prospect at its wholly owned Herberton tin project in Northern Queensland, where recent rock chip sampling has returned high grade tin values to 5.99%.

It plans 19 reverse circulation, 1 diamond drill hole for a total of about 2,200 metres over five prospects, with the main focus on Mt Ormonde.

The Mt Ormonde area comprises numerous historic workings over an area of 1,200 metre by 1,200 metre including the Mt Ormonde, Talisman and Zig Zag mines that were explored by Great Northern Mining Company between 1983 to 1985.

The high density of workings with grades generally above 1% tin and over economic widths of greater than 2 metres has helped Monto identify the Mt Ormonde prospect's potential.

Recent rock chip sampling returned high grade tin values from quartz-tourmaline veins and haematitic shears with values to 5.99% tin.

Based on the sampling results, the drill program has been expanded and will start at Mt Ormonde with 8 reverse circulation holes to 100 metres targeting high grade tin structures and a single 200 metre RC hole targeting the magnetic bullseye.

An RC drilling at the Phoenix prospect will also test any down plunge extension of the mineralised body that was previously mined there.

The drilling results are expected over the coming weeks.

Monto had a cash balance of $2.29 million at the end of the March 2013 quarter.


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<![CDATA[News - Monto Minerals' shares fly on copper/silver news ]]> http://www.proactiveinvestors.com.au/companies/news/144083/monto-minerals-shares-fly-on-coppersilver-news-41655.html Monto Minerals' (ASX:MOO) shares were up 20% on news that the operator of its Baal Gammon copper/silver mine in Queensland, Snow Peak Mining, had reiterated commitment to completing Stage 1 of the project.

Currently a stockpile of 6,368 tonnes of broken ore grading 2.86% copper and 67.87 grams per tonne silver at the Baal Gammon mine site, awaiting trucking to Mt Garnet.

Shares in Monto were up $0.001 to trade at $0.006 a share.

Snow Peak have the right to operate the Baal Gammon mine under the Minerals Rights Agreement whereby the operator is responsible for all costs and obligations with respect to Baal Gammon mine development and operations, including environmental obligations.

Under the MRA, Monto is entitled to a 2.5% net smelter royalty payable on all metals for the first 550,000 tonnes of Baal Gammon ore processed, dropping to 2% royalty payable on all metals over 550,000 tonnes of Baal Gammon ore processed.

Snow Peak is a Hong Kong based investment group associated with Consolidated Tin Mines (ASX:CSD).

Monto had a cash balance of $2.12 million at the end of last quarter.

 

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<![CDATA[News - Monto Minerals motors, shares rally 87% ]]> http://www.proactiveinvestors.com.au/companies/news/144081/monto-minerals-motors-shares-rally-87-39005.html Monto Minerals (ASX: MOO) has witnessed an 87.5% share price increase to an intra-day high of A$0.015 today, up from yesterday’s closing price of $0.008.

This sudden increase has prompted the ASX to issue a price and volume query, with around 11.7 million shares traded by early afternoon.

Monto responded to the ASX query saying it is not aware of any material information that has not been disclosed to the market, which may explain the sudden investor interest.

In recent weeks the company has discovered several major tin anomalies at its Heberton Project in Queensland, where it owns the vast majority of high quality tin prospects in the northern Herberton Tin Field.

Soil and rock chip sampling have identified two large high grade tin anomalies within granite that have returned rock chip grades up to 6.97% tin, as well as an additional soil tin anomaly extending 1 kilometre north of the Mount Tin mine.

Laboratory analysis of samples collected from the Mount Tin waste rock dump has revealed high tin grades including 4.64% tin, 2.34% tin and 1.33% tin.

The tin mineralisation is associated with both vein material and host granite, vastly improving the tonnage potential of these outcropping targets.

A fourth tin anomaly has also been identified within metasediments known to host the majority of high grade historic mines in the area, with rock chips confirming a hard rock tin source.

Further work to refine these targets is underway, along with the interpretation of latest soil results and development of targets identified through digitisation of historic drilling across the Herberton Tin Field.


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