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Tampa Area Business & Technology Thought Leader Minesh Patel joins Priatek Advisory Board

March 9, 2016

St. Petersburg, Fla. – May 29, 2015

Priatek, a technology start-up that conducts prized-based digital promotions for local and national companies, today announced the appointment of Minesh Patel, a well-known international business consultant and investment relations expert, to its Board of Advisors.

A resident of Tampa for the last 21 years, he is the CEO of PBP International, Inc., an International Business Development Consultancy. He is also a Director for Business Development and Investor Relations for a private multinational group.

Mr. Patel provides support and shares his expertise with technology-focused entrepreneurs and is an investor in several successful start-ups, established ventures, and Real Estate Development companies in Florida that specialize in Hospitality. Notably he serves on the Board of LumaStream, Inc. and on the Advisory Board of Savvy Card, both thriving technology start-ups based in St. Petersburg, Florida.

He is also a past Rotary GSE Ambassador, past Vice-Chairman of INDO – US Chamber of Commerce at Tampa Bay and current Board Member. He is also a Charter/Board Member of TiE (The Indus Entrepreneur) Tampa Bay Chapter and recipient of several community service and business achievement awards.

Priatek designs and manages prize promotions for local and national advertisers through interactive kiosks, mobile devices, and other digital products under its UGot2Play brand. By combining the power of prize promotions with the power of marketing, Priatek helps advertisers capitalize on opportunities to better target and engage consumers.

Mr. Patel expressed his excitement about joining the Priatek Advisory Board and the company’s future growth potential. “I’m very excited to have the opportunity to share my experience with this fast growing company. Priatek has a strong leadership team in place. They are on the verge of something really big,” said Mr. Patel. “They are already making a name for themselves in the Tampa Bay area business community. There is no doubt in my mind that Priatek’s prized-based digital advertising technology is going to make a difference in the industry.”

Milind Bharvirkar, Priatek Founder and Managing Member, welcomes the addition of Mr. Patel to the advisory board. “It’s an honor for us to welcome Mr. Patel aboard the Priatek team. He brings a wealth of experience, based upon his many years of success, that will help move our team to the next level as we grow,” said Mr. Bharvirkar. “By adding his expertise to the formula, Priatek’s technology will continue setting a new standard in business that builds value for our advertisers, retailers and consumers in a positive way. Our team is very blessed to be working with this distinguished leader.”

About Priatek:

Priatek is the first company to offer performance-based digital signage promotions. Priatek helps advertisers create breakthrough strategies that leverage the power of gamification and social networks. This industry-changing model helps advertisers cut marketing costs and bolster their bottom line. Based in St. Petersburg, Fla., in the Tampa Bay area, Priatek designs and manages prize promotions for local and national advertisers through interactive kiosks, mobile devices and other digital products. By converting regular ads to prize promotions, Priatek provides consumers with an opportunity to compete to win prizes and coupons. Priatek provides service to consumers under its UGot2Play brand.

Additional information about Priatek products and services is available at

Cautionary language about forward-looking statements:

Information set forth in this press release contains forward-looking statements that can include, but are not limited to our estimates of future revenue, gross margin, and operating expenses. These forward-looking statements are based on our current expectations, estimates and assumptions, therefore, subject to risks and uncertainties, actual results might differ materially. The foregoing information concerning our business outlook represents our outlook, to date. Priatek disclaims any obligation to update and revise statements contained in this news release based on new information or otherwise.

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