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Poly Shield Technologies, Inc. Retains Merriman Capital as Capital Markets Advisor

SAN FRANCISCO - November 22, 2013 - Merriman Capital, Inc. ("Merriman"), a wholly owned subsidiary of Merriman Holdings, Inc. (MERR), announced today that it has been retained as Capital Markets Advisor to Poly Shield Technologies, Inc. ("Poly Shield") (SHPR). Merriman will provide issuer consulting and equity capital markets advisory services to Poly Shield`s management team.

Merriman provides its Capital Markets Advisory clients with corporate brokerage services and advice on the effective engagement of a potentially broader institutional shareholder base, financing solutions, and strategies for organizing their capital structure. Merriman`s Capital Markets Advisory Group clients also benefit from access to unique capital solutions and the implementation of various public markets initiatives.

Poly Shield has a unique "fuel scrubber" technology (called the DSOX-15 Fuel Purification System) that it believes will help commercial and cruise ship operators fully comply with the upcoming International Maritime Organization`s (IMO) 2015 exhaust emissions regulations. The Company is based in Boca Raton, Florida.

"We are pleased to announce Poly Shield as the newest addition to our portfolio of corporate advisory clients," commented Douglas Rogers, Managing Director and Head of the Capital Markets Advisory Group at Merriman. "Our Capital Markets Advisory clients benefit from a range of services including market insight, corporate brokerage services as well as strategic advice and access to capital solutions."

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.

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 Poly Shield Technologies, Inc.

Poly Shield Technologies Inc., develops and markets environmental, pollution emissions, energy saving, corrosion and durability solutions to a worldwide market.

Poly Shield Technologies Inc.`s proprietary DSOX-15 Fuel Purification System is a cost-effective technology designed to remove sulfur from fuel in an effort to meet the upcoming sulfur emissions regulations due to take effect in 2015. The technology is currently aimed at the maritime industry which includes vessels for cruise-line, freight shipping and tanker companies and can be installed during normal vessel operation without the need to use expensive dry dock time. The technology has a worldwide application that is not limited to the maritime industry.

The Poly Shield`s Fluoropolymer coatings are formulated specifically for extreme durability reduced maintenance and enhanced aesthetics. They were tested and are in use in a number of different industries including marine, aerospace, oil-field, industrial, commercial, and residential applications.

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 any entity. 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-A filed on April 30, 2013 and the Form 10-Q filed on November 14, 2013. 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-K-A filed on April 30, 2013 and the Form 10-Q filed on November 14, 2013, 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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At Merriman:

Douglas Rogers
Managing Director
Merriman Capital, Inc.
(415) 248-5612

Will Febbo
Chief Operating Officer
Merriman Capital, Inc.
(415) 248-5603

Howard Bernstein
Chief Compliance Officer
Merriman Capital, Inc.
(415) 262-1377


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