Keek Inc. Provides Product Updates and Announces Expansion of Payment Processing Services
Keek Inc. (TSX VENTURE: KEK) (OTCQB: KEEKF) today provided updates on the launch of its Peeks Livestreaming Gamer Service ("PLGS") and upcoming user interface ("UI") improvements, and announced the expansion of its domestic and international payment processing services. PLGS is available to approved streamers as of today. PLGS is a service that allows Peeks users to livestream video games as they are playing them, with an onscreen insert of themselves, to viewers on Peeks. Peeks is able to monetize this service by allowing streamers to accept tips from viewers, charge subscription fees, and, following the upcoming launch of the OfferBox, by selling goods and services directly to viewers. The livestreaming video gaming market is a large fast growing industry segment. Competitors in the space include Twitch, Hitbox, and YouTube Gaming. The Company is also pleased to announce the expansion of the payment processing capabilities of the Peeks service. Peeks users will soon be able to...
December 21, 2016
Namaste Technologies to Utilize Peeks Platform for E-Commerce Expansion
Keek Inc. (TSX VENTURE: KEK) (OTCQB: KEEKF) is pleased to announce that it has entered into an agreement with Namaste Technologies Inc. ("Namaste"), the largest global e-commerce distributor of vaporizers and accessories. Namaste is establishing a channel on the Peeks platform and will receive exposure to Peeks' global user base. The Peeks service directly aligns with Namaste's global footprint and this partnership exemplifies what Peeks has to offer through channel partnerships. Pursuant to the terms of the agreement, Namaste will receive a premium position within the upcoming discovery channel in the Peeks service. The discovery channel will showcase many media and e-commerce partners, along with popular user-generated content. These partners, such as Namaste, will be able to monetize their live and archived content by selling products and or services directly to their viewers. One of the many upcoming discovery channel categories to be launched in Peeks will focus on the legalized...
December 1, 2016
Live Video Game Streaming Coming to the Peeks Platform
Keek Inc. (TSX VENTURE: KEK) (OTCQB: KEEKF) today is pleased to announce that live video game streaming will soon be launched inside the Peeks platform. This new technology will allow gaming enthusiasts to stream directly from their desktops to mobile viewers on Peeks. A gaming channel will be included in the upcoming "Discovery" section. Select partners in the gaming vertical are participating in the testing of the service and Peeks users will soon begin to see them appear on the Peeks network. The live video game streaming ability will initially be exclusive to certain influencers and power users, but will be made available to the general public in the coming months. "I'm very happy that we will be able to launch our live video game streaming service months ahead of our original schedule. Our professional streaming services continue to prove the infinite flexibility of our platform which allows us to compete and surpass our competitors in several different verticals, including the...
November 30, 2016
Keek Provides Offer Box Update, Adds Celebrity Focused Content to Peeks Service
Keek (TSX VENTURE: KEK) (OTCQB: KEEKF) today provided details on the upcoming release of the first merchant tool to be integrated into the Peeks livestreaming service: the Offer Box. Using the Offer Box technology, users such as brands, influencers, and consumers, can create actionable incentives which can be distributed to their live audiences. This allows users to create individual live home shopping channels with an instantaneous global reach, all supported with an underlying proprietary payment processing engine that completes all transactions safely and securely from start to finish for a more seamless online shopping experience. The Offer Box is flexible and easy to use. An approved user who wishes to sell a product begins by creating 'offer(s)' inside Peeks. The offers may include information such as pictures, product or service descriptions, geographical availability, quantity, pricing, and terms of sale. As the user is broadcasting, they can at any time deliver a call to...
November 23, 2016
Keek Announces Issuance of Additional Securities
Keek (TSX VENTURE: KEK) (OTCQB: KEEKF) today announced that in accordance with the Company's Stock Option Plan, options to purchase 1,955,000 common shares at an exercise price of $2.00 were granted by the Board of Directors on November 18, 2016 . The options vest over a 12 month period as to 20% immediately and 20% every 3 months thereafter, and expire 5 years from the date of grant. The closing price of the Company's stock on the TSXV on November 17, 2016 , was $1.40 and on November 18, 2016 , was $1.68 . Of the 1,955,000 options approved for grant, 665,000 were issued to directors and officers of the Company, and 1,290,000 were issued to employees and consultants. "Keek is fortunate to have an exceptional group of engineers, developers, consultants, influencers, and many others, all working towards building a world class livestreaming social commerce service. They have added and continue to add an incredible amount of value to the Company, and this grant is to encourage and...
November 21, 2016
Keek Selects Los Angeles Based PMBC Group as Marketing and Media Partners
Keek (TSX VENTURE: KEK) (OTCQB: KEEKF) today announced that it has engaged Los Angeles based PMBC Group ("PMBC") to lead its product marketing and media initiatives. PMBC is a leading technology PR firm with expertise in apps, e-commerce, fintech, and other key areas that form the core of Keek's corporate and business strategies. PMBC's efforts will be focused on the user growth and media awareness of the Peeks product, which has been gathering significant attention since its launch in October 2016 . In addition to engaging PMBC, Keek is opening an office in Los Angeles to facilitate communications with key industry partners including celebrity influencers, brands, and media and entertainment companies. "We are excited to be working with Peeks as they lead the social commerce revolution," said Ola Danilina, Chief Executive Officer and Founder of PMBC. "A social commerce enabled livestreaming platform, Peeks gives broadcasters the opportunity to sell physical and digital goods to...
November 17, 2016
Keek Brings Licensed Content to the Peeks Service
Keek (TSX VENTURE: KEK) (OTCQB: KEEKF) today announced that it has entered into a content licensing agreement for use in the recently launched Peeks Service. The agreement provides Keek with broadcasting and monetization rights to over 500,000 short form videos and over 1,000 daily videos including content from media industry leaders such as National Geographic , Reuters, CBC, Road & Track, HollyScoop, CelebWire, Seventeen, Esquire, MakerStudios, and others. "We are very excited about this opportunity as it provides both our users with the highest quality content while also allowing us to demonstrate Peeks' ability to generate new transactional and advertising revenues for sophisticated content creators. As the Peeks service grows, we want to ensure we have a strong foundation for user engagement and retention. Providing access to relevant recent video content from major media outlets is a large part of this, however we are also focused on attracting the internet's top content...
November 14, 2016
Peeks Service Experiences 4,000% User Growth Following Launch
Keek (TSX VENTURE: KEK) (OTCQB: KEEKF) today provided an update on the initial launch of the Peeks service. The Peeks service was launched as a beta product in August 2016 , and the full service was launched on November 1, 2016 . Peeks is described as "an ecommerce enabled livestreaming platform." The Peeks service allows users to livestream themselves on their own personal interactive ecommerce enabled mobile broadcast. In the first few days following the full launch of the service, new registrations on Peeks were already averaging over 6,000 per day, an increase of approximately 4,000% from the beta product. The growth is being driven by a number of factors, including most notably, legacy Keek mobile users updating to new Peeks accounts, a number of early celebrity influencer programs, and through organic growth. In contrast, the enormously successful legacy Keek apps, which now exceed 75 million registered users, took approximately one year to reach similar daily registration...
November 7, 2016
Keek Announces Peeks Service Launch and Successful Halloween Launch Party
Keek (TSX VENTURE: KEK) (OTCQB: KEEKF) today announced that further to its press release dated October 20, 2016 , Peeks has been successfully deployed in replacement of the legacy Keek apps. Android users are now receiving the update, with an updated iOS app to be available imminently. The updated Keek apps bear the name Peeks. The " Keek for Messenger" products have been rebranded to "Peeks for Messenger" and are also live in their respective app stores. "This successful deployment has been over a year in the making. All of the teams did a fantastic job getting this comprehensive livestreaming social commerce platform to full production inside an already vigorous and active social network," said Mark Itwaru, CEO of Keek. "This is a major product advancement and there are more to come." Keek also announced that further to its press release dated October 25, 2016 , the Los Angeles Halloween House Party event was a huge success. The Company was able to thoroughly test out the Peeks...
November 2, 2016
Warner Bros. Records to Utilize the Peeks Platform
Keek (TSX VENTURE: KEK) (OTCQB: KEEKF) today announced that Warner Bros . Records will be utilizing the Peeks platform to showcase emerging artists. As part of the collaboration, featured emerging artists will be prominently positioned within the Peeks service, allowing users to have exclusive opportunities to interact directly with their favourite rising stars. "We are excited to be showcasing new and emerging artists from Warner Bros. Records and believe the Peeks livestreaming platform combined with our schedule of original programming, which will include performances from emerging artists such as Dylan Gardner, can drive both awareness and a new fan base for both these artists and the Peeks platform," said Mark Itwaru, CEO of Keek. Dylan signed a deal with Warner Bros . Records in 2014 before releasing his full-length debut "Adventures In Real Time." He logged 100-plus shows in support of the record, and its lead single, "Let's Get It Started," amassed 8 million-plus Spotify...
October 31, 2016
Keek Establishes New Entertainment Industry Relationships
Shapiro will give his listeners a chance to view the "behind the mic" aspects of his radio show, on-air guests, events, and charitable initiatives he supports. As a media visionary, Shapiro sees the importance of Peeks' unique social commerce capabilities. "I'm excited to be working with Keek and the Peeks service," said Shapiro. "This fun and engaging platform and the social commerce aspects within it will bring new meaning towards selling products 'on-air' and can help expose sponsors to a larger audience in a cutting edge way." Keek also announced a strategic relationship with DECOSTA Marketing which manages the digital presence of many A-list celebrities, like Will Smith and Kevin James. All together, DECOSTA clients have a collective reach of over 200 Million social media fans. DECOSTA Marketing is always seeking new entertainment partnerships with artist brands and will be managing influencer partnerships for the Peeks app. "We are thrilled to have radio legend Todd Shapiro on...
October 27, 2016
Peeks to Be Front and Center at Star Studded Los Angeles Halloween Party
"Halloween House Party" to be Broadcast Exclusively on Peeks, Event to Feature Special Guest Mario Lopez and Celebrity Influencers such as Sommer Ray, Sarah Stage, and Emily Sears Keek (TSX VENTURE: KEK) (OTCQB: KEEKF) today announced that the new livestreaming service "Peeks," which will soon be consolidated with the existing Keek services, will be in the Hollywood limelight on October 31 st as the exclusive broadcaster of the " Halloween House Party ." The star studded event kicks off at 7pm PDT , 10pm EDT , on Monday, October 31 st , 2016, at a secret location in Los Angeles , and live on Peeks. The event will be broadcasted from multiple locations inside the venue through the use of over 12 cameras and a studio TriCaster that will be fed directly into the Peeks platform. The setup will provide guests the chance to interact directly with the Peeks audience, who can respond with questions, comments, and of course "likes," in real time. Viewers of the event will have the ability to...
October 25, 2016
Keek Provides Additional Information on Upcoming Peeks Service Launch
Keek (TSX VENTURE: KEK) (OTCQB: KEEKF) today provided additional information on the launch of the Peeks service inside the Keek apps, which is expected to occur on or before November 1, 2016 . Peeks is described as "an ecommerce enabled livestreaming platform." Existing Keek users will receive the new service as an update directly to their mobile devices, without the need to download a new app. As part of the update, the existing Keek apps will adopt the name "Peeks." "The service has been purpose built to sit perfectly at the intersection of social and commerce. The time is right and we are thrilled to be bringing livestreaming to the Keek audience. We're going to put this already highly praised and hot new service on millions of phones, and remind 75 million and growing consumers why the Keek platform was, is, and will always be their place to peek into each other's lives," said Mark Itwaru, CEO of Keek. Keek users will maintain all of their core Keek history which they've built...
October 20, 2016
Keek Announces Amendment of Technology Agreement with Personas.com Corporation, Provides Update on Peeks App Launch Date
Keek (TSX VENTURE: KEK) (OTCQB: KEEKF) today announced that it has amended the existing Technology Platform Licensing Agreement (the "Agreement") with Personas.com Corporation ("Personas"). Personas is a subsidiary of Riavera Corp. , a significant shareholder of Keek . The Agreement formed the foundation for the product initiative "Peeks", a live-streaming service currently available for download in the iOS and Android app stores. The Agreement, entered into in August 2015, granted Personas a non-exclusive license to use and enhance Keek's existing technology platforms to facilitate monetary transactions between users as well as between users and merchants. Pursuant to the original Agreement, Personas was to pay Keek a licensing fee equal to 10% of the gross revenue earned through the use of Keek's platform. Following the amendment, Keek will receive 30% of the gross revenue earned through the use of Keek's platform. In addition, Keek will obtain access to certain proprietary payment...
October 19, 2016
Keek Provides Updates on Peeks Product Launch and Corporate Matters
Keek (TSX VENTURE: KEK) (OTCQX: KEEKF) today provided updates on the Peeks livestreaming product, expected to be launched in July 2016 and preceded by an upcoming beta launch. Peeks is described as "an ecommerce enabled livestreaming platform." The Peeks service allows users to livestream themselves on their own personal interactive ecommerce enabled mobile broadcast. By simply tapping their screen, viewers inside Peeks can tip broadcasters real money, buy products and services, engage in crowd funding, participate in live auctions, and much more. Peeks differentiates itself from its competitors in several ways. Peeks provides a real-time, engaging, and monetizeable user experience to all of its members. In addition, Peeks' enterprise grade global ecommerce infrastructure provides a multi-currency, multi-lingual, turnkey mobile commerce suite for all of its users, merchants, and advertisers alike. The Peeks enabled Keek app, which will adopt the name "Peeks," will replace the legacy...
April 15, 2016
Keek Announces Closing of Private Placement
Keek (TSX VENTURE: KEK) (OTCQX: KEEKF) today announced that further to its press releases dated March 14, 2016 , and March 21, 2016 , it has closed the final tranche of its non-brokered private placement originally announced January 21, 2016 . The Company issued an aggregate of 6,000,000 units at a price of $0.25 per unit, including 1,034,000 units issued to insiders of the Company, for total gross proceeds from this private placement of $1,500,000 . Each unit is comprised of one common share and one common share purchase warrant of Keek. Each warrant entitles the holder to purchase one common share of the company, at a price of $0.30 per share for a period of 12 months. The common shares issued pursuant to the private placement bear a 4 month hold period. The private placement proceeds will be used by Keek for the implementation of the licensing agreement with Personas.com Corporation, as well as for general corporate purposes. The Company paid aggregate finders fees of $23,475 to...
March 28, 2016
Keek Announces Closing of First Tranche of Private Placement
Keek (TSX VENTURE: KEK) (OTCQX: KEEKF) today announced that further to its press releases dated January 21, 2016 , and March 14, 2016 , it has closed on the first tranche of its 6,000,000 unit non-brokered private placement. The Company issued 3,000,000 units at a price of $0.25 per unit, including 520,000 units issued to Riavera Corp. ("Riavera"), in this first closing for gross proceeds of $750,000 . The Company is currently in the process of finalizing a second and final tranche, expected to be completed on March 24, 2016 . Each unit is comprised of one common share and one common share purchase warrant of Keek. Each warrant entitles the holder to purchase one common share of the company, at a price of $0.30 per share for a period of 12 months. The common shares issued pursuant to the private placement bear a 4 month hold period. The private placement proceeds will be used by Keek for implementation of the licensing agreement with Personas.com Corporation, as well as for general...
March 21, 2016
Keek Names Mark Itwaru as Chairman and CEO; Provides Product and Corporate Updates
Keek (TSX VENTURE: KEK) (OTCQX: KEEKF) today announced that Mark Itwaru has been named Chairman and CEO of Keek . Keek held an annual and special meeting of its shareholders on March 11, 2016 , where the shareholders elected Mark Itwaru , William Lavin , Vincent McLeod , Ahmed Khan , and Fareed Amin to the Board of Directors. Itwaru was subsequently appointed as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Keek , replacing interim CEO Dimi Paun who remains as Chief Technology Officer. "I am pleased to be joining Keek as Chairman and CEO at such a promising time," said Itwaru. "We are excited to be at the forefront of the birth of social commerce. The future is bright for the mobile video market and Keek is ideally positioned to transition to a live-streaming social commerce platform." Keek also provided details on a proposed product launch date for a live streaming social commerce platform, developed by Personas.com Corporation. Personas.com and Keek entered into a technology licensing...
March 14, 2016
Keek Announces Restructuring of Its Social Trivia Division and TriviaForGood Announces Its First Contest and Market Launch Through the Cineplex Theatre Network
Keek (TSX VENTURE: KEK) (OTCQX: KEEKF) today announces that TriviaForGood™ will be launching its new mobile game on May 9, 2016 , expected to be one of five contests between May 9 th and July 3 rd . A major promotional campaign starting with a full page advertisement can be found in the Cineplex Magazine in their March/April double issue. The TriviaForGood™ Cineplex marketing campaign will run across numerous Cineplex Inc. distribution channels including on screen and in-theatre, Interactive Digital Media Play Zones, Cineplex.com and Cineplex mobile. TriviaForGood™ will also be advertised on Tim Hortons T.V . in over 1850 locations across the country where it will be viewed by more than 20 million Canadians. Each of the first five contests will feature a cash prize pool of not less than $100,000 for successfully answering the themed trivia questions over a four-day period, with twenty percent of the prize split among selected charity partners including Right to Play and Els for Autism...
March 2, 2016
Keek Announces Adoption of Advanced Notice By-Law and Issuance of Shares for Debt
Keek Inc. (TSX VENTURE: KEK) (OTCQX: KEEKF) , a leading global mobile video social network featuring a unique 36 second video format with over 75 million registered users, today announced that its board of directors (the "Board") has adopted By-Law No. 2 relating to advance notice requirements for director elections (the "Advance Notice By-Law"). The purpose of the Advance Notice By-Law is (i) to ensure that all shareholders receive adequate notice of director nominations and sufficient time and information with respect to all nominees to make appropriate deliberations and register an informed vote; and (ii) to facilitate an orderly and efficient process for annual or special meetings of the shareholders of the Company. The Advance Notice By-Law fixes the deadlines by which shareholders must submit director nominations to the Company prior to any annual or special meeting of shareholders and sets forth the information that a shareholder must include in a timely written notice to the...
February 10, 2016
Keek Announces Private Placement and Proposed Debt Conversion
Keek Inc. (TSX VENTURE: KEK) (OTCQX: KEEKF) , a leading global mobile video social network featuring a unique 36 second video format with over 75 million registered users, today announced it proposes to complete a non-brokered private placement of up to 6,000,000 units at a price of $0.25 per unit to raise proceeds of $1,500,000 . Each unit is comprised one common share and one common share purchase warrant of Keek. Each warrant entitles the holder to purchase one common share of the company, at a price of $0.30 per share for a period of 12 months. The common shares issued pursuant to the private placement bear a 4 month hold period. The private placement proceeds will be used by Keek for implementation of the licensing agreement with Personas.com Corporation, as well as for general corporate purposes. Riavera Corp. ("Riavera") has agreed to purchase 4,000,000 Units under the private placement at a price of $1,000,000, subject to receipt of shareholder approval for the creation of...
January 21, 2016

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