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Merriman Capital Announces Sponsorship of 808 Renewable Energy Corp. on OTCQX




SAN FRANCISCO - August 20, 2014 - Merriman Capital, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Merriman Holdings, Inc. (MERR), announced today that it will serve as the Designated Advisor for Disclosure (DAD) for 808 Renewable Energy Corp. (RNWR) ("the Company") as it begins trading on OTCQX®.  OTC Markets, Inc. announced today that the Company is now trading on their highest tier, the OTCQX.
 
OTCQX is the premier tier of OTC Markets, Inc.`s trading venue. OTCQX-traded companies are distinguished from more than 9,000 securities traded Over-the-Counter. These companies meet more stringent financial standards and undergo a qualitative review process. For domestic issuers, a DAD is selected by an OTCQX-traded company to serve as an advisor for US market interaction and proper disclosure. The DAD can help the issuer communicate more effectively with the U.S. investment community by leveraging the DAD`s resources and capital markets experience. DAD eligibility is limited to FINRA member investment banks or select securities attorneys.
 
"We are very pleased to add 808 Renewable Energy to our expanding universe of OTCQX companies," commented Douglas Rogers, Managing Director and Head of Merriman`s Capital Markets Advisory Group.  "Advising our clients on best practices regarding their material information and financial reporting requirements is a key component of our advisory platform at Merriman.  We look forward to sponsoring and supporting the 808 Renewable Energy management team in our capacity as their DAD to the OTCQX market."
 
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, and offers 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/.

About 808 Renewable Energy Corp.
Headquartered in Garden Grove, CA, 808 Renewable Energy bridges the gap between industry and investors with renewable energy cogeneration investments. 808 Renewable Energy`s primary focus, to provide and manage renewable "green energy" projects for manufacturing companies and other large facilities, is accomplished by installing or acquiring for clients, cost-free cogeneration, solar and other renewable energy equipment, which lowers energy costs, reduces environmental emissions, and produces a smaller carbon footprint for everyone involved. 808 Renewable Energy is the largest owner of cogeneration units in the State of California, with more than 50 plants in public and private buildings.
 
808 Renewable Energy has in place an engineering and maintenance staff capable of handling all design, permitting, maintenance, and upgrades necessary to ensure that their devices operate smoothly and efficiently. To that end, the company has a depth of experience in the design, manufacture, and supply of state-of-the-art technologies in pollution control, energy, waste-to-energy, energy efficiency systems, and combined heat and power systems (cogeneration mechanical units).
 
For further information and updates on 808 Renewable Energy, its trading status, completed projects and services offered, please visit: www.808renewableenergy.com. 808 Renewable Energy can also be found on Twitter (@808RenewableEnergy), as well as on the Web and Social Media, via the hashtag #WeAreInvested.
 
About OTCQX
The OTCQX marketplace is the premier tier of the U.S. OTC market.  Investor-focused companies use the quality-controlled OTCQX platform to offer investors transparent trading, superior information, and easy access through their regulated U.S. broker-dealers.  The innovative OTCQX platform offers companies and their shareholders a level of marketplace services formerly available only on a U.S. stock exchange.  For more information and to view a full list of OTCQX companies, visit www.otcqx.com.
 
Note to Investors
This press release contains certain forward-looking statements based on our current expectations, forecasts and assumptions that involve risks and uncertainties. This release does not constitute an offer to sell or a solicitation of offers to buy any securities of the Company. Forward-looking statements in this release are based on information available to us as of the date hereof. Our actual results may differ materially from those stated or implied in such forward-looking statements, due to risks and uncertainties associated with our business, which include the risk factors disclosed in our Form 10-K filed on March 31, 2014. Forward-looking statements include statements regarding our expectations, beliefs, intentions or strategies regarding the future and can be identified by forward-looking words such as "anticipate," "believe," "could," "estimate," "expect," "intend," "may," "should," and "would" or similar words. We assume no obligation to update the information included in this press release, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise. The Form 10-Kfiled on March 31, 2014, together with this press release and the financial information contained herein, are available on our website, www.merrimanco.com. Please click on "Investor Relations."
 

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Source: Merriman Holdings Inc. via GlobeNewswire

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