SurgePays, Inc. Retires Debt

BARTLETT, Tenn., March 17, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- SurgePays, Inc. (OTCQB: SURG) (“SurgePays” or the “Company”), a blockchain fintech company building a next generation supply chain network that offers wholesale goods and financial services for the underbanked more cost efficiently than traditional distribution models, today announces that it has retired $1.17M in debt since January 2021 through cash on hand as well as from proceeds received from its recent bridge financing.

“The retirement of this debt is a key aspect of our preparations for our eventual up-list onto the Nasdaq market. We are mindful of the importance of a strong balance sheet in demonstrating shareholder value, and we are pleased to have eliminated that overhang,” commented SurgePays CFO Tony Evers.

About SurgePays, Inc.

SurgePays, Inc. utilizes its blockchain software platform to offer a comprehensive suite of prepaid, financial services for the underbanked, and top selling wholesale products to independently owned convenience stores, mini-marts, tiendas, and bodegas more cost efficiently than existing wholesale distribution models. Please visit www.SurgePays.com for more information.

Company Contact:
Tony Evers CPA, CIA
Chief Financial Officer
Chief Operating Officer
847-648-7541
tevers@surgeholdings.com

Investor Relations Contact:
CORE IR
516-222-2560
invest@surgeholdings.com

Media Relations:
Jules Abraham
Director of Public Relations
CORE IR
917-885-7378
julesa@coreir.com

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