Monaker Group Increases Indirect Ownership of Entity Which Controls Longroot ICO Crypto Portal To 75%


WESTON, FL, Jan. 7, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – via NewMediaWire – Monaker Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: MKGI), An innovative technology company announced today that it has increased its indirect stake in Longroot (Thailand) Limited (“Longroot”), the company that controls Longroot Coin Portal (ICO), to 75% in exchange for a capital contribution. ). The additional capital will be used to expand the workforce, operations, technology platforms and reporting capabilities of Longroot. Longroot is currently one of only three ICO portals licensed and regulated by the Securities and Exchange Commission of Thailand. This enables Longroot to offer companies worldwide financing and investment services for digital assets.

“This increased stake is timely as Longroot positions itself in one of the fastest growing global industries,” said Bill Kerby, vice chairman and CEO, Monaker Group. “The global cryptocurrency and digital asset industry is projected to grow from $ 3 billion in 2020 to $ 39.7 billion in 2025, with a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 67.3 %. “

As previously reported, Longroot signed a letter of intent with MAGNOLIA QUALITY DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION (“MQDC”) on December 1, 2020 to act as the financial advisor and ICO portal for MQDC on a proposed coin offering valued at $ 500-700 million.

For financial details and additional information on Monaker’s increased stake in Longroot, see Monaker’s most recent report on Form 8-K, filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on January 7, 2021 and at is available.

About the Monaker Group

Monaker Group, Inc. is an innovative technology-driven company that is building a next generation company through acquisitions and organic growth, leveraging the strengths and channels of our existing technologies with those we acquire to create synergies and opportunities in the recreational field. The Monaker Group is a party to a definitive agreement (subject to closing conditions, including shareholder approval of the transaction) to acquire HotPlay Enterprise Limited, an innovative in-game advertising and ad-tech company. Upon completion of the proposed HotPlay acquisition, Monaker Group plans to transform it into NextPlay Technologies, an innovative global technology company focused on consumer video game and travel products with innovative solutions for ad tech, artificial intelligence and blockchain. For more information about the Monaker Group, visit and follow @MonakerGroup on Twitter and Linkedin.

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