Consistent Month over Month Growth
VANCOUVER, BC (January 26, 2021) PowerBand Solutions Inc. (TSXV:PBX) (OTCQB:PWWBF) (Frankfurt:1ZVA) (“PowerBand“, “PBX” or the “Company“), a disruptive fintech platform solution, transforming the online experience to sell, trade, lease, or finance vehicles, is pleased to announce that the Company’s December financial results has demonstrated record performance and strong momentum entering 2021.
Kelly Jennings, CEO of PowerBand, commented, “We are pleased with our consistent month-over month growth this past year. Powerband’s fourth quarter net revenues increased 138% over the third quarter of 2020. December YTD closed out at $23.8mm, which was $6.1mm stronger than November’s $17.7mm YTD. This means that the total YTD loss is $11,584,000, which includes $1,987,000 in stock option compensation. This results in an operational loss of $9,597,000 for the year, a quarterly operation loss of $2,574,000, and a deficit of $338,000 for the month. We are heading in the right direction. It has been the hard work and dedication of our North American team that has been the difference maker in 2020. We are looking forward to a prosperous 2021.”
“Ending the year with record growth gives us great momentum entering first quarter 2021. We are looking forward to 2021 and delivering excellent results for our shareholders. Our plan remains to launch in Canada in Q2, and Australia in Q3. Despite the challenging COVID economic environment, our operating results and growth demonstrate the effectiveness of offering consumers a platform which they feel comfortable and confident with to meet their automotive needs.”
About PowerBand Solutions, Inc.
PowerBand Solutions Inc., listed on the TSX Venture Exchange and the OTCQB markets, is a fintech provider disrupting the automotive industry. PowerBand’s integrated, cloud-based transaction platform facilitates transactions amongst consumers, dealers, funders, and manufacturers (OEMs). It enables them to buy, sell, trade, finance, and lease new and used, electric- and non-electric vehicles, on any phone, tablet or PC connected to the internet. PowerBand’s transaction platform – being trademarked under DRIVRZ™ – is being made available across North American and global markets.
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