OTTAWA, Aug. 13, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- betterU Education Corp. (TSX-V:BTRU) (FRANKFURT:5OGA), (the “Corporation” or “betterU”), would like to provide an update on the investment progress.  

betterU has worked diligently to support the closing of the investment and continues to receive regular updates from TU Capital Co. Ltd. (“TUC”) on their progress. The CEO of TUC has confirmed that the fund management team have been in Tokyo Japan for the last couple of weeks and that they have executed on the final agreements for release of funds. According to TUC communications shared with betterU, the Chairman of TUC has also agreed to stay in Tokyo until the fund transfers have been completed. “While these delays have been difficult for everyone involved, we are confident that the funding completion is closer than ever. The ongoing updates, progress reports and discussions from TUC has demonstrated their commitment to completion.” says Brad Loiselle, President and CEO betterU.

While betterU continues to support TUC’s timelines, the betterU team has also continued to advance their global partnerships, the development of new technology, the adding of more educational providers to their platform, the participation in global speaking engagements and much more. Stay tuned for more announcements as it pertains to these advancements.

The majority shareholder’s approval has been provided the Corporation. The consummation of any financing, as contemplated, remains subject to TSXV approval, and among other conditions of the TSXV’s approval.

About betterU

betterU, a global education to employment platform, aims to provide access to quality education from around the world to foster growth and opportunity to those who want to better their lives. The company plans to bridge the prevailing gap in the education and job industry and enhance the lives of its prospective learners by developing an integrated education-to-employment ecosystem. betterU’s offerings can be categorized into several broad functions: to compliment school programs with flexible KG-12 programs preparing children for next stage of education, to provide access to global educational opportunities from leading educators, to foster an exceptional educational environment by providing befitting skills that lead to a better career, to bridge the gap between one’s existing education and prospective job requirement by training them and lastly, to connect the end user to various job opportunities.

www.betterU.ca and www.betterU.in

Neither TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.

This press release may contain forward-looking statements and information, which may involve risks and uncertainties. The results or events predicted in these statements may differ materially from actual results or events. Factors that might cause a difference include, but are not limited to, competitive developments, risks associated with betterU’s growth, the state of the financial markets, regulatory risks and other factors. There can be no assurance or guarantees that any statements of forward-looking information contained in this release will prove to be accurate. Actual results and future events could differ materially from those anticipated in such statements. These and all subsequent written and oral statements containing forward-looking information are based on the estimates and opinions of management on the dates they are made and expressly qualified in their entirety by this notice. Unless otherwise required by applicable securities laws, betterU disclaims any intention or obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements, whether because of new information, future events or otherwise. Readers should not place undue reliance on any statements of forward-looking information that speak only as of the date of this release. Further information on betterU’s public filings, including their most recent audited consolidated financial statements, are available at www.sedar.com.

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On behalf of the Board of Director,
better Education Corp.
Brad Loiselle, CEO     

For further information:

Investor Relations
1-613-695-4100 Ext. 233
Email: ir@betteru.ca