NEW YORK, April 10, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Jerrick Media Holdings, Inc., (OTCQB: JMDA) (the "Company" or "Jerrick"), a technology company and the creator of Vocal, announced today that it has elected to further extend the expiration date for its offer to holders of certain of the Company's outstanding warrants (the "Warrants"), each with an exercise price of $0.20, to receive an aggregate of 61,832,962 shares of the Company's Common Stock, par value $0.001 per share (the "Shares"), to receive thirty-three thousand three-hundred thirty-three (33,333) Shares in exchange for every one-hundred thousand (100,000) Warrants tendered by the holders of Warrants (the "Tender Offer") until 11:59 p.m., Eastern Time, on Thursday, April 11, 2019. Issuance of the Shares for properly tendered Warrants will be made promptly upon the expiration of the Tender Offer or as soon as practicable thereafter. The Tender Offer previously was scheduled to expire at 11:59 p.m., Eastern Time, on Tuesday, April 9, 2019. The full terms and conditions of the Tender Offer (excluding the extension of the expiration date described above) are set forth in the Offer to Exchange, Letter of Transmittal and related materials, each dated February 14, 2019, as amended and supplemented from time to time (the "Offer Materials").
Stockholders of the Company that have already tendered their Warrants need not take any further action as a result of this Public Announcement. Questions regarding this Public Announcement or any terms and conditions of the Tender Offer should be directed to the Company at (201) 258-3770.
This Public Announcement is for informational purposes only and shall not constitute an offer to purchase, nor a solicitation for acceptance, of the Tender Offer. The Tender Offer is being made only pursuant to the Offer Materials.
As of 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time on April 9, 2019, preliminary results of the Tender Offer indicate that 55,230,038 Warrants had been tendered for an exchange of 18,409,881 Shares. This constitutes 89% of the total exchangeable warrants.
Jerrick is a holding company that develops technology-based solutions designed to solve for challenges that have resulted from disruption and evolution within the broad media and content generation environment. Its flagship product Vocal is a long-form, digital publishing platform focused on supporting content creators by providing them with content management tools that are embedded within digital communities. Vocal is architected to enable targeted marketing of branded content and e-commerce opportunities embedded within long-form content. Vocal's community sites are managed by a dedicated team, whose primary focus is creating safe and productive communities and identifying monetization opportunities within them.
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