Merriman Capital to Host Digital Currency Summit: The Ripple Effect

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SAN FRANCISCO - May 22, 2014 - Merriman Capital, Inc. ("Merriman"), a wholly owned subsidiary of Merriman Holdings, Inc. (MERR), announced an exclusive currency summit to introduce pioneers in digital currency and hear them discuss how their companies are transforming the payment landscape.

Merriman Capital`s Currency Summit will be held on June 3, 2014 at the One Kearny Club in San Francisco. The speaker lineup includes: Chris Larsen, CEO of Ripple Labs; Michael Maier of Fidor Bank; Gary Kremen and Steve Bennet, Founders of CrossCoin Ventures; Steve Kirsch, CEO of Cointrust; John Whelan, CEO of Coinist and Jake Benson, CEO of LibraTax. The event will be moderated by Marc Lewis, Chief Technology Strategist of Merriman Capital and Myles Weissleder, CEO of SF New Tech. Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP and the Digital Capital Network are key sponsors for the event.

"We are excited to be hosting this event in June with such a strong line up of speakers. There is an enormous transition under way with financial technology and these presenters are leaders in the digital currency market," said Marc Lewis. "I first started tracking Ripple Labs in 2013 and it has been exciting to witness their rapid growth and adoption of their protocol."

For more information on the event please contact Marc Lewis at mlewis@merrimanco.com.

About Merriman Capital, Inc.
Merriman Capital, Inc. is a full service investment bank and Broker-Dealer that facilitates efficient capital formation through a proprietary digital network, as well as Capital Markets Advisory and comprehensive Corporate Brokerage services for public and private companies. The firm also provides equity and options execution services for sophisticated investors and differentiated research for high growth companies. Merriman Capital, Inc. is a wholly owned brokerage subsidiary of Merriman Holdings, Inc. (MERR) and is a leading advisory firm for publicly traded, high-growth companies.

Digital Capital Network, powered by Merriman Capital, is a capital marketplace that enables highly targeted and more efficient execution of transactions. Please visit our website for more information on how you can be a part of our Digital Capital Network: http://www.digitalcapitalnetwork.com.

Merriman Capital, Inc. is a registered broker-dealer and member of The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) http://www.finra.org/ and the Securities Investor Protection Corporation (SIPC) http://www.sipc.org/.

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At the Company:

Marc Lewis
Chief Technology Strategist
Merriman Capital, Inc.
(415) 248-5644
 
Howard Bernstein
Chief Compliance Officer
Merriman Capital, Inc.
(415) 262-1377




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