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StudentConnect to Deliver on First International Purchase Order From Smart1st LLC, Lebanon

MARIETTA, GA--(Marketwired - Jun 11, 2014) - StudentConnect Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of East Coast Diversified Corporation (OTC Pink: ECDC) ( PINKSHEETS : ECDC ), today announced that it has received order for 100 school buses and approximately 4000 students from Smart1st LLC., Beirut, Lebanon.

"This is StudentConnect first purchase order received from international market; after 3 months of successful testing. ECDC granted exclusive master licensing rights to Smart1st LLC in March 2014. Unlike in the US, where the product is delivered to schools at no cost, international markets have to purchase the product, pay ongoing software support and advertisement revenue is shared.

"Seems the global market is very receptive to the product we have developed and the growth is obviously becoming organic. This is the beginning of our expansion into international markets and the continuing successes we are experiencing with StudentConnect," said Kayode Aladesuyi, CEO ECDC.

About East Coast Diversified Corporation (ECDC.PK) - ECDC is a holding corporation with a diversified group of technology companies. Its business portfolio includes companies offering technology for logistics and asset management, school transportation safety and social media applications.

For more information on East Coast Diversified and its group of companies, please visit: www.eastcoastdiversified.com or www.studentconnect.us

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