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– Company achieves positive EBITDA for first time in history

TORONTO, January 11 2018 – theScore, Inc. (TSX Venture: SCR) (“theScore”) today announced the financial results for the three months ended November 30, 2017 in accordance with International Financial Reporting Standards (“IFRS”).

In Q1 F2018 the Company achieved the first EBITDA positive quarter in its history. EBITDA was $0.5M, versus a loss of $0.4M for the same period the previous year.

“After previously forecasting that we would be EBITDA positive in F2018, we are very pleased to get this fiscal year off to a strong start, something which puts a solid foundation in place for the rest of the year,” said John Levy, CEO and Founder of theScore.

The Company achieved revenue of $8.4M for Q1 F2018 versus $8.5M for the same period the previous year. Increased US programmatic revenue and Canadian direct sales revenue was offset by lower direct sales in the US.

Average monthly active users of theScore app[*] for Q1 F2018 were 4.3M versus 4.4M for the same period the previous year, while average monthly app sessions-per-user were 103 versus 102 for Q1 F2017.

theScore app on iOS showed positive momentum this quarter, breaking new single-month user records in both October and November. For Q1 F2018, monthly active users of theScore app on iPhone and iPad were up by 6% for the same period the previous year. Monthly active users of theScore app on Android were down by 11% over the previous year.

“Following the launch of our newly designed flagship app at the end of Q4, we’ve seen some extremely encouraging growth on our iOS platforms, twice breaking records for users in a single month in Q1,” said Mr. Levy. “While the change in Android users is reflective of trends we’ve seen with other apps in the free sports category in Google Play over the past year, we believe a combination of product and marketing initiatives will enable us to tackle this platform-specific challenge head-on by improving both user acquisition and retention.

“Our priority now is building on this momentum through the continued improvement of our offering through ongoing experimentation and maintaining our regular bi-weekly release cycles to get updates into the hands of sports fans as quickly as possible.”

theScore’s esports team also reinforced its focus on the creation of original video content during Q1 F2018, doubling-down on the production of successful video franchises which regularly generate six-figure viewing figures across YouTube, Facebook and other social platforms. In Q1 F2018, theScore esports recorded a total of 18M video views, up from 3.5M for the same period the previous year.

theScore’s Emerging Platforms team continued to work on developing for new platforms and technologies to further amplify theScore brand and product offering. In Q1 F2018, theScore launched its Skill for Amazon Alexa across North America, continued to grow and improve its chatbot for Facebook Messenger and, only last week, launched the first-ever fantasy sports game for Facebook’s Instant Games platform on Messenger.

“We continue to be encouraged by the growth potential we’re seeing with our esports video and emerging platforms initiatives, with the recent launch of our pioneering fantasy sports game on Instant Games being a prime example,” said Mr. Levy. “This, combined with the strong reach of more than 30M people a month across our social platforms, enables us to focus on our core app business while also looking to the future to ensure theScore stays one step ahead of the ever-evolving demands of sports fans.”

theScore announced that, if the proposed amendments to its stock option plan are approved by shareholders at today’s annual and special meeting,  the board of directors intends to grant today 9,940,000 options to acquire Class A subordinate voting shares to employees of the Company, including 1,660,000 options to directors and officers of the Company.  Assuming the requisite shareholder approval is obtained, options will be granted to the following directors and officers: Norwest Video Inc. (600,000 options); Benjamin Levy (500,000 options); Ralph Lean (80,000 options); John Albright (80,000 options); Mark Scholes (80,000 options); Lorry Schneider (80,000 options); Thomson Associates Inc. (80,000 options), Mark Zega (80,000 options) and Kirstine Stewart (80,000 options). Each option will be exercisable for one Class A Subordinate Voting Share of theScore at an exercise price of $0.145 in accordance with the terms and conditions of the Company’s employee stock option plan.

theScore will be hosting a conference call at 8:30am EST on Thursday, January 11. Management will review the Company’s Q1 F2018 results, followed by a question and answer session.

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For more information:
James Bigg
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theScore, Inc.
Tel: 416.479.8812 ext. 2366
Email: [email protected]

Tom Hearne
Chief Financial Officer
theScore, Inc.
Tel: 416.479.8812 ext. 2206
Email: [email protected]

Neither TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.

About theScore Inc.
theScore’s mission is to create highly-engaging digital products and content that empower the sports fan’s experience. Its flagship mobile app ‘theScore’ is one of the most popular multi-sport news and data apps in North America, serving millions of fans a month. The Company also creates innovative digital sports experiences through its web, social and esports platforms.

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Statements made in this news release that relate to future plans, events or performances are forward-looking statements.  Any statement containing words such as “may”, “would”, “could”, “will”,  “believes”, “plans”, “anticipates”, “estimates”, “expects” or “intends” and other similar statements which are not historical facts contained in this release are forward-looking, and these statements involve risks and uncertainties and are based on current expectations. Such statements reflect theScore’s current views with respect to future events and are subject to certain risks, uncertainties and assumptions. Many factors could cause the Company’s actual results, performance or achievements to be materially different from any future results, performance or achievements that may be expressed or implied by such forward looking statements, including among other things, those which are discussed under the heading “Risk Factors” in the Company’s Annual Information Form and Short-form Prospectus as filed with the TSX Venture Exchange and available on SEDAR at www.sedar.com and elsewhere in documents that theScore files from time to time with securities regulatory authorities. Should one or more of these risks or uncertainties materialize, or should assumptions underlying the forward-looking statements prove incorrect, actual results could differ materially from the expectations expressed in these forward-looking statements. The Company does not intend, and does not assume any obligation, to update these forward-looking statements except as required by applicable law or regulatory requirements.

[*] User metrics for theScore app do not include audience or engagement numbers from theScore esports platforms, Squad Up, or products from its Emerging Platforms team, including theScore Bot for Facebook Messenger.

 

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TORONTO, January 3 2018 – theScore, Inc. (TSX Venture: SCR) (“theScore”) plans to release its Q1 F2018 financial results on Thursday, January 11 at 7:00am EST.

The Company will also be hosting a conference call where Founder & Chief Executive Officer John Levy, President & Chief Operating Officer Benjie Levy and Chief Financial Officer Tom Hearne will review the Company’s results followed by a Q&A session.

The conference call is scheduled to begin at 8:30am EST on Thursday, January 11. To participate, please call into the conference approximately five minutes prior to it beginning.

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theScore will also be hosting its Annual General Meeting at 11:00am EST on Thursday, January 11 at the Company’s Toronto office at: 500 King Street West, Fourth Floor, Toronto, Ontario, M5V 1L9.

For more information:
James Bigg
Sr. Manager, Communications
theScore, Inc.
Tel: 416.479.8812 ext. 2366
Email: [email protected]

Tom Hearne
Chief Financial Officer
theScore, Inc.
Tel: 416.479.8812 ext. 2206
Email: [email protected]

Neither TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.

About theScore Inc.
theScore’s mission is to create highly-engaging digital products and content that empower the sports fan’s experience. Its flagship mobile app ‘theScore’ is one of the most popular multi-sport news and data apps in North America, serving millions of fans a month. The Company also creates innovative digital sports experiences through its web, social and esports platforms.

Forward-looking (safe harbour) statement
Statements made in this news release that relate to future plans, events or performances are forward-looking statements.  Any statement containing words such as “may”, “would”, “could”, “will”,  “believes”, “plans”, “anticipates”, “estimates”, “expects” or “intends” and other similar statements which are not historical facts contained in this release are forward-looking, and these statements involve risks and uncertainties and are based on current expectations. Such statements reflect theScore’s current views with respect to future events and are subject to certain risks, uncertainties and assumptions. Many factors could cause the Company’s actual results, performance or achievements to be materially different from any future results, performance or achievements that may be expressed or implied by such forward looking statements, including among other things, those which are discussed under the heading “Risk Factors” in the Company’s Annual Information Form and Short-form Prospectus as filed with the TSX Venture Exchange and available on SEDAR at www.sedar.com and elsewhere in documents that theScore files from time to time with securities regulatory authorities. Should one or more of these risks or uncertainties materialize, or should assumptions underlying the forward-looking statements prove incorrect, actual results could differ materially from the expectations expressed in these forward-looking statements. The Company does not intend, and does not assume any obligation, to update these forward-looking statements except as required by applicable law or regulatory requirements.

TORONTO, October 19 2017 – theScore, Inc. (TSX Venture: SCR) (“theScore”) today announced the financial results for the three and 12 months ended August 31, 2017 in accordance with International Financial Reporting Standards (“IFRS”).

The Company posted quarterly revenue of $4.8 million compared to $5.0 million in the same period the previous year. This year-over-year decrease was primarily due to the absence of the major sporting events that took place in Q4 F2016, including the Rio Olympics and the 2016 UEFA EURO and Copa America soccer tournaments, which in turn lead to a decrease in programmatic sales.

Revenue for the 12 months ended August 31, 2017 was $26.3 million compared to $23.9 million for the same period the previous year.

Adjusted EBITDA loss for the three-month period ended August 31, 2017 was $1.9 million compared to $3.8 million in the same period in the prior year, an improvement of $1.9 million. Adjusted EBITDA loss for the year ended August 31, 2017 was $5.2 million compared to $12.4 million in the same period in the prior year, an improvement of $7.2 million. This was primarily the result of increased revenues and reduced operating expenses relating to personnel, content, and marketing.

During the three months ended August 31, 2017, theScore’s mobile applications had 3.7 million average monthly active users, compared to 4.0 million average monthly active users during the three months ended August 31, 2016. Average monthly user sessions of theScore’s mobile applications reached 261 million compared to 278 million for the three months ended August 31, 2016. As above, the year-over-year decrease in audience and engagement was primarily a result of the significantly quieter sports season during June-August 2017 compared with the same period in 2016.

“While audience and revenue this quarter reflected the much slower sports season compared to last year, we hit the start of fiscal 2018 running thanks to the successful launch of the biggest update to our flagship app in its history,” said John Levy, Founder and CEO of theScore.

“Early signs are promising. Our analytics shows that existing users are quickly adapting to, and enjoying, the big change, with our deeper and more dynamic content offering making us highly attractive to new audiences. This includes deeper coverage of teams, curated content from selected third-party sources, and news rivers rich in multimedia and trending content.

“This approach also more clearly aligns our app offering with what’s being shared and engaged with across our social platforms, including Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and our chatbot for Facebook Messenger. We’re now reaching over 30 million people a month on social, further amplifying our brand.

“This approach of ensuring our app continually meets the evolving demands of our users, while also introducing theScore brand to millions of potential users and younger sports fans through our social content and on emerging platforms, will ensure we continue to lead the pack as a world class digital sports innovator.”

theScore will be hosting a conference call at 8:30am EST on Thursday, October 19. Management will review the Company’s Q4 F2017 and year-end results, followed by a question and answer session.

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For more information:
James Bigg
Sr. Manager, Communications
theScore, Inc.
Tel: 416.479.8812 ext. 2366
Email: [email protected]

Tom Hearne
Chief Financial Officer
theScore, Inc.
Tel: 416.479.8812 ext. 2206
Email: [email protected]

Neither TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.

About theScore Inc.
theScore’s mission is to create highly-engaging digital products and content that empower the sports fan’s experience. Its flagship mobile app ‘theScore’ is one of the most popular multi-sport news and data apps in North America, serving millions of fans a month. The Company also creates innovative digital sports experiences through its web, social and esports platforms.

Forward-looking (safe harbour) statement
Statements made in this news release that relate to future plans, events or performances are forward-looking statements.  Any statement containing words such as “may”, “would”, “could”, “will”,  “believes”, “plans”, “anticipates”, “estimates”, “expects” or “intends” and other similar statements which are not historical facts contained in this release are forward-looking, and these statements involve risks and uncertainties and are based on current expectations. Such statements reflect theScore’s current views with respect to future events and are subject to certain risks, uncertainties and assumptions. Many factors could cause the Company’s actual results, performance or achievements to be materially different from any future results, performance or achievements that may be expressed or implied by such forward looking statements, including among other things, those which are discussed under the heading “Risk Factors” in the Company’s Annual Information Form and Short-form Prospectus as filed with the TSX Venture Exchange and available on SEDAR at www.sedar.com and elsewhere in documents that theScore files from time to time with securities regulatory authorities. Should one or more of these risks or uncertainties materialize, or should assumptions underlying the forward-looking statements prove incorrect, actual results could differ materially from the expectations expressed in these forward-looking statements. The Company does not intend, and does not assume any obligation, to update these forward-looking statements except as required by applicable law or regulatory requirements.

 

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TORONTO, July 26 2017 – theScore, Inc. (TSX Venture: SCR) (“theScore”) today announced the financial results for the three and nine months ended May 31, 2017 in accordance with International Financial Reporting Standards (“IFRS”).

Revenue for the quarter grew to $6.4 million compared to $6.1 million in the same period the previous year. Revenue for the first nine months of F2017 grew to $21.6 million versus $18.9 million for the same period in F2016. Revenue growth was powered by theScore’s Canadian and US direct sales teams, as well as growth in engagement within theScore’s mobile apps.

Adjusted EBITDA loss for the three months ended May 31, 2017 was $1.5 million versus $3.0 million in the same period the previous year. A combination of an increase in revenue plus savings in expenses led to direct improvements in the Company’s profitability. Net and comprehensive loss for the three months ended May 31, 2017 was $2.9 million compared to $4.4 million in the same period the previous year.

Average monthly sessions of theScore’s mobile apps reached 379 million compared to 358 million for the same period the previous year, with users opening our apps an average of 92 times a month each. Average monthly active users of theScore’s mobile apps were 4.1 million versus 4.3 million in Q3 F2016.

“Our team is very much focused on the imminent roll-out of some significant new features for our flagship app as the start of football season draws closer,” said John Levy, Founder and CEO of theScore.

“We’ve already begun testing some of these with a small percentage of users and the early signs suggest we’ve got something that will further strengthen our position as the number one challenger app to ESPN in North America.

“The evolution of theScore app will be an ongoing process to ensure we’re meeting the demands of sports fans on mobile devices. We’re also seeing positive progress in growing the engagement and size of our off-platform audience, including theScore Bot for Facebook Messenger and with our esports video strategy.

“Our continued growth in revenue, underpinned by our diligent focus on managing our expenses, means we remain well on track to be adjusted EBITDA positive in F2018.”

theScore will be hosting a conference call at 8:30am EST on Wednesday, July 26. Management will review the Company’s Q3 F2017 results, followed by a question and answer session.

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For more information:

James Bigg
Sr. Manager, Communications
theScore, Inc.
Tel: 416.479.8812 ext. 2366
Email: [email protected]

Tom Hearne
Chief Financial Officer
theScore, Inc.
Tel: 416.479.8812 ext. 2206
Email: [email protected]

Neither TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.

About theScore Inc.
theScore, Inc. is an independent creator of mobile-first sports experiences, connecting fans to the sports content they love through an addictive combination of comprehensive and personalized real-time news, scores, stats, alerts and videos via emerging and established digital media platforms, including its mobile sports applications theScore and theScore esports, its web platforms theScore.com and thescoreesports.com and theScore Bot for Facebook Messenger and Kik Messenger.

Non-IFRS Financial Measures
In addition to disclosing results in accordance with IFRS as issued by the International Accounting Standards Board (“IASB”), theScore also provides supplementary non-IFRS financial measures as a method of evaluating the Company’s performance. theScore utilizes earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (“EBITDA”) to measure operating performance. theScore’s definition of EBITDA excludes depreciation and amortization, finance income, income taxes, and acquisition costs which in theScore’s view do not adequately reflect its core operating results. EBITDA is used in the determination of short-term incentive compensation for all senior management personnel. EBITDA is not a measure of performance under IFRS and should not be considered in isolation or as a substitute for net and comprehensive income or loss prepared in accordance with IFRS or as a measure of operating performance or profitability. EBITDA does not have a standardized meaning prescribed by IFRS and is not necessarily comparable to similar measures presented by other companies.

Forward-looking (safe harbour) statement
Statements made in this news release that relate to future plans, events or performances are forward-looking statements.  Any statement containing words such as “may”, “would”, “could”, “will”,  “believes”, “plans”, “anticipates”, “estimates”, “expects” or “intends” and other similar statements which are not historical facts contained in this release are forward-looking, and these statements involve risks and uncertainties and are based on current expectations. Such statements reflect theScore’s current views with respect to future events and are subject to certain risks, uncertainties and assumptions. Many factors could cause the Company’s actual results, performance or achievements to be materially different from any future results, performance or achievements that may be expressed or implied by such forward looking statements, including among other things, those which are discussed under the heading “Risk Factors” in the Company’s Annual Information Form as filed with the TSX Venture Exchange and available on SEDAR at www.sedar.com and elsewhere in documents that theScore files from time to time with securities regulatory authorities. Should one or more of these risks or uncertainties materialize, or should assumptions underlying the forward-looking statements prove incorrect, actual results could differ materially from the expectations expressed in these forward-looking statements. The Company does not intend, and does not assume any obligation, to update these forward-looking statements except as required by applicable law or regulatory requirements.

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TORONTO, April 13, 2017 – theScore, Inc. (TSX Venture: SCR) (“theScore”) today announced the financial results for the three and six months ended February 28, 2017 in accordance with International Financial Reporting Standards (“IFRS”).

Revenue for the quarter grew to $6.7 million compared to $5.8 million in the same period the previous year. Revenue for the first six months of F2017 grew to $15.2 million versus $12.8 million for the same period in F2016. Revenue growth was powered by theScore’s Canadian and US direct sales teams, as well as growth in engagement within theScore’s mobile apps.

EBITDA loss for the three months ended February 28, 2017 was $1.4 million versus $3.2 million in the same period the previous year. A combination of an increase in revenue plus savings in expenses led to direct improvements in the Company’s profitability. Net and comprehensive loss for the three months ended February 28, 2017 was $2.1 million compared to $4.2 million in the same period the previous year.

Average monthly sessions of theScore’s mobile apps reached 378 million compared to 335 million for the same period the previous year, with users opening our apps an average of 86 times a month each. Average monthly active users of theScore’s mobile apps were 4.3 million versus 4.4 million in Q2 F2016.

“This quarter saw us once again strengthen the engagement within our mobile apps while increasing the sophistication of our advertising business to drive ongoing revenue growth and positively impact our pathway to profitability,” said John Levy, Founder and CEO of theScore.

“Our product team remains focused on the continued enhancement of our flagship sports app, with new features being rolled out over the remainder of F2017, while also supporting other areas of our business, like esports and bots, to ensure we’re meeting the evolving needs of sports fans.”

theScore will be hosting a conference call at 8:30am EST on Thursday, April 13. Management will review the Company’s Q2 F2017 results, followed by a question and answer session.

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For more information:
James Bigg
Sr. Manager, Communications
theScore, Inc.
Tel: 416.479.8812 ext. 2366
Email: [email protected]

Tom Hearne
Chief Financial Officer
theScore, Inc.
Tel: 416.479.8812 ext. 2206
Email: [email protected]

Neither TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.

About theScore Inc.
theScore, Inc. is an independent creator of mobile-first sports experiences, connecting fans to the sports content they love through an addictive combination of comprehensive and personalized real-time news, scores, stats, alerts and videos via emerging and established digital media platforms, including its mobile sports applications theScore and theScore esports, its web platforms theScore.com and thescoreesports.com and theScore Bot for Facebook Messenger and Kik Messenger.

Non-IFRS Financial Measures
In addition to disclosing results in accordance with IFRS as issued by the International Accounting Standards Board (“IASB”), theScore also provides supplementary non-IFRS financial measures as a method of evaluating the Company’s performance. theScore utilizes earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (“EBITDA”) to measure operating performance. theScore’s definition of EBITDA excludes depreciation and amortization, finance income, income taxes, and acquisition costs which in theScore’s view do not adequately reflect its core operating results. EBITDA is used in the determination of short-term incentive compensation for all senior management personnel. EBITDA is not a measure of performance under IFRS and should not be considered in isolation or as a substitute for net and comprehensive income or loss prepared in accordance with IFRS or as a measure of operating performance or profitability. EBITDA does not have a standardized meaning prescribed by IFRS and is not necessarily comparable to similar measures presented by other companies.

Forward-looking (safe harbour) statement
Statements made in this news release that relate to future plans, events or performances are forward-looking statements.  Any statement containing words such as “may”, “would”, “could”, “will”,  “believes”, “plans”, “anticipates”, “estimates”, “expects” or “intends” and other similar statements which are not historical facts contained in this release are forward-looking, and these statements involve risks and uncertainties and are based on current expectations. Such statements reflect theScore’s current views with respect to future events and are subject to certain risks, uncertainties and assumptions. Many factors could cause the Company’s actual results, performance or achievements to be materially different from any future results, performance or achievements that may be expressed or implied by such forward looking statements, including among other things, those which are discussed under the heading “Risk Factors” in the Company’s Annual Information Form as filed with the TSX Venture Exchange and available on SEDAR at www.sedar.com and elsewhere in documents that theScore files from time to time with securities regulatory authorities. Should one or more of these risks or uncertainties materialize, or should assumptions underlying the forward-looking statements prove incorrect, actual results could differ materially from the expectations expressed in these forward-looking statements. The Company does not intend, and does not assume any obligation, to update these forward-looking statements except as required by applicable law or regulatory requirements.

 

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TORONTO, April 10 2017 – theScore, Inc. (TSX Venture: SCR) (“theScore”) plans to release its Q2 F2017 financial results on Thursday, April 13 at 7:00am EST.

The Company will also be hosting a conference call where Founder & Chief Executive Officer John Levy, President & Chief Operating Officer Benjie Levy and Chief Financial Officer Tom Hearne will review the Company’s results followed by a question and answer session.

The conference call is scheduled to begin at 8:30am EST on Thursday, April 13. To participate, please call into the conference approximately five minutes prior to it beginning.

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For more information
James Bigg
Sr. Manager, Communications
theScore, Inc.
Tel: 416.479.8812 ext. 2366
Email: [email protected]

Tom Hearne
Chief Financial Officer
theScore, Inc.
Tel: 416.479.8812 ext. 2206
Email: [email protected]

Neither TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.

About theScore Inc.
theScore, Inc. is an independent creator of mobile-first sports experiences, connecting fans to the sports content they love through an addictive combination of comprehensive and personalized real-time news, scores, stats, alerts and videos via emerging and established digital media platforms, including its mobile sports applications theScore and theScore esports, its web platforms theScore.com and thescoreesports.com and theScore Bot for Facebook Messenger and Kik Messenger.

Forward-looking (safe harbour) statement
Statements made in this news release that relate to future plans, events or performances are forward-looking statements.  Any statement containing words such as “may”, “would”, “could”, “will”,  “believes”, “plans”, “anticipates”, “estimates”, “expects” or “intends” and other similar statements which are not historical facts contained in this release are forward-looking, and these statements involve risks and uncertainties and are based on current expectations. Such statements reflect theScore’s current views with respect to future events and are subject to certain risks, uncertainties and assumptions. Many factors could cause the Company’s actual results, performance or achievements to be materially different from any future results, performance or achievements that may be expressed or implied by such forward looking statements, including among other things, those which are discussed under the heading “Risk Factors” in the Company’s Annual Information Form and Short-form Prospectus as filed with the TSX Venture Exchange and available on SEDAR at www.sedar.com and elsewhere in documents that theScore files from time to time with securities regulatory authorities. Should one or more of these risks or uncertainties materialize, or should assumptions underlying the forward-looking statements prove incorrect, actual results could differ materially from the expectations expressed in these forward-looking statements. The Company does not intend, and does not assume any obligation, to update these forward-looking statements except as required by applicable law or regulatory requirements.

TORONTO, January 12, 2017 – theScore, Inc. (TSX Venture: SCR) (“theScore”) today announced the financial results for the three months ended November 30, 2016 in accordance with International Financial Reporting Standards (“IFRS”).

Revenue for the quarter grew to $8.5 million compared to $7.0 million in the same period the previous year. Revenue growth was powered by theScore’s Canadian and US direct sales teams, as well as growth in engagement within theScore’s mobile apps.

EBITDA loss for the three months ended November 30, 2016 was $0.4 million versus $2.3 million in Q1 F2016. A combination of an increase in revenue plus savings in expenses led to direct improvements in the Company’s profitability. Net and comprehensive loss for the three months ended November 30, 2016 was $0.8 million compared to $3.1 million in the same period the previous year.

Average monthly sessions of theScore’s mobile apps reached 459 million compared to 414 million for the same period the previous year, with users opening our apps an average of 98 times a month each, a new quarterly record. Average monthly active users of theScore’s mobile apps were 4.7 million versus 4.8 million in Q1 F2016.

“We again saw record levels of engagement across our mobile apps and also recorded our best ever quarter in terms of EBITDA,” said John Levy, Founder and CEO of theScore. “Our proficiency in driving engagement and revenue from our existing user base means we will be able to consistently improve profitability.

“Our priority now is focusing on audience growth, something we’ve been actively working on through an exciting new feature roadmap for our flagship app, while continuing to explore opportunities and strengthen our early foothold in new and exciting areas with high growth potential, like bots and esports.”

theScore will be hosting a conference call at 8:30am EST on Thursday, January 12. Management will review the Company’s Q1 F2017 results, followed by a question and answer session.

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theScore will also be hosting its Annual General Meeting at 11:00am EST on Thursday, January 12 at the Company’s Toronto office at: 500 King Street West, Fourth Floor, Toronto, Ontario, M5V 1L9.
For more information:

James Bigg
Sr. Manager, Communications
theScore, Inc.
Tel: 416.479.8812 ext. 2366
Email: [email protected]

Tom Hearne
Chief Financial Officer
theScore, Inc.
Tel: 416.479.8812 ext. 2206
Email: [email protected]

Neither TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.

About theScore Inc.
theScore, Inc. is an independent creator of mobile-first sports experiences, connecting fans to the sports content they love through an addictive combination of comprehensive and personalized real-time news, scores, stats, alerts and videos via emerging and established digital media platforms, including its mobile sports applications theScore and theScore esports, its web platforms theScore.com and thescoreesports.com and theScore Bot for Facebook Messenger and Kik Messenger.

Non-IFRS Financial Measures
In addition to disclosing results in accordance with IFRS as issued by the International Accounting Standards Board (“IASB”), theScore also provides supplementary non-IFRS financial measures as a method of evaluating the Company’s performance. theScore utilizes earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (“EBITDA”) to measure operating performance. theScore’s definition of EBITDA excludes depreciation and amortization, finance income, income taxes, and acquisition costs which in theScore’s view do not adequately reflect its core operating results. EBITDA is used in the determination of short-term incentive compensation for all senior management personnel. EBITDA is not a measure of performance under IFRS and should not be considered in isolation or as a substitute for net and comprehensive income or loss prepared in accordance with IFRS or as a measure of operating performance or profitability. EBITDA does not have a standardized meaning prescribed by IFRS and is not necessarily comparable to similar measures presented by other companies.

Forward-looking (safe harbour) statement
Statements made in this news release that relate to future plans, events or performances are forward-looking statements.  Any statement containing words such as “may”, “would”, “could”, “will”,  “believes”, “plans”, “anticipates”, “estimates”, “expects” or “intends” and other similar statements which are not historical facts contained in this release are forward-looking, and these statements involve risks and uncertainties and are based on current expectations. Such statements reflect theScore’s current views with respect to future events and are subject to certain risks, uncertainties and assumptions. Many factors could cause the Company’s actual results, performance or achievements to be materially different from any future results, performance or achievements that may be expressed or implied by such forward looking statements, including among other things, those which are discussed under the heading “Risk Factors” in the Company’s Annual Information Form as filed with the TSX Venture Exchange and available on SEDAR at www.sedar.com and elsewhere in documents that theScore files from time to time with securities regulatory authorities. Should one or more of these risks or uncertainties materialize, or should assumptions underlying the forward-looking statements prove incorrect, actual results could differ materially from the expectations expressed in these forward-looking statements. The Company does not intend, and does not assume any obligation, to update these forward-looking statements except as required by applicable law or regulatory requirements.

 

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TORONTO, January 9 2017 – theScore, Inc. (TSX Venture: SCR) (“theScore”) plans to release its Q1 F2017 financial results on Thursday, January 12 at 7:00am EST.

The Company will also be hosting a conference call where Founder & Chief Executive Officer John Levy, President & Chief Operating Officer Benjie Levy and Chief Financial Officer Tom Hearne will review the Company’s results followed by a question and answer session.

The conference call is scheduled to begin at 8:30am EST on Thursday, January 12. To participate, please call into the conference approximately five minutes prior to it beginning.

Conference Call Dial-In Numbers
Toronto: (+1) 416 764 8688
Toll Free North America: (+1) 888 390 0546

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The conference call will also be webcast live here.

theScore will also be hosting its Annual General Meeting at 11:00am EST on Thursday, January 12 at the Company’s Toronto office at: 500 King Street West, Fourth Floor, Toronto, Ontario, M5V 1L9.

For more information:
James Bigg
Sr. Manager, Communications
theScore, Inc.
Tel: 416.479.8812 ext. 2366
Email: [email protected]

Tom Hearne
Chief Financial Officer
theScore, Inc.
Tel: 416.479.8812 ext. 2206
Email: [email protected]

Neither TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.

About theScore Inc.
theScore, Inc. is an independent creator of mobile-first sports experiences, connecting fans to the sports content they love through an addictive combination of comprehensive and personalized real-time news, scores, stats, alerts and videos via emerging and established digital media platforms, including its mobile sports applications theScore and theScore esports, its web platforms theScore.com and thescoreesports.com and theScore Bot for Facebook Messenger and Kik Messenger.

Forward-looking (safe harbour) statement
Statements made in this news release that relate to future plans, events or performances are forward-looking statements.  Any statement containing words such as “may”, “would”, “could”, “will”,  “believes”, “plans”, “anticipates”, “estimates”, “expects” or “intends” and other similar statements which are not historical facts contained in this release are forward-looking, and these statements involve risks and uncertainties and are based on current expectations. Such statements reflect theScore’s current views with respect to future events and are subject to certain risks, uncertainties and assumptions. Many factors could cause the Company’s actual results, performance or achievements to be materially different from any future results, performance or achievements that may be expressed or implied by such forward looking statements, including among other things, those which are discussed under the heading “Risk Factors” in the Company’s Annual Information Form and Short-form Prospectus as filed with the TSX Venture Exchange and available on SEDAR at www.sedar.com and elsewhere in documents that theScore files from time to time with securities regulatory authorities. Should one or more of these risks or uncertainties materialize, or should assumptions underlying the forward-looking statements prove incorrect, actual results could differ materially from the expectations expressed in these forward-looking statements. The Company does not intend, and does not assume any obligation, to update these forward-looking statements except as required by applicable law or regulatory requirements.

– F2016 revenue for mobile sports company up 94% year over year; app audience and engagement continues to grow

TORONTO, October 20, 2016 – theScore, Inc. (TSX Venture: SCR) (“theScore”) today announced the financial results for the three and 12 months ended August 31, 2016 in accordance with International Financial Reporting Standards (“IFRS”).

The Company posted quarterly revenue of $5.0 million compared to $2.9 million in the same period the previous year, an increase of 70%. Revenue for the 12 months ended August 31, 2016 was $23.9 million compared to $12.4 million for the same period the previous year, an increase of 94%.

Advertising revenue for the quarter grew 70%, while advertising revenue for the 12 months ended August 31, 2016 was up 105%. Revenue growth was powered by theScore’s US programmatic and Canadian direct sales businesses, driven in turn by growth in users and engagement within theScore’s mobile apps.

Users of theScore’s mobile applications[*] reached 4.0 million average monthly active users for the quarter, an increase of 9% over the same period in F2015. Average monthly user sessions of theScore’s mobile applications reached 278 million for the quarter, up by 32% compared to the same period in F2015.

“In just three years we have more than quadrupled our annual revenue, doubled in-app engagement, and firmly established theScore as a leader in mobile sports in North America,” said John Levy, Founder and CEO of theScore. “We’ve built-out a best-in-class team that’s committed to achieving audience, engagement and revenue growth across our mobile apps, while also expanding our brand presence across established – and emerging – digital platforms to ensure theScore is reaching sports fans wherever they are.

“We remain on track to deliver on our long-term vision of making theScore a profitable and self-sustaining business and we are excited by what the future holds.”

Adjusted EBITDA loss for the three and 12 months ended August 31, 2016 was $3.8 million and $12.4 million compared to $4.0 million and $10.7 million in the same period the previous year. Net and comprehensive loss for the three and 12 months ended August 31, 2016 was $5.2 million and $16.9 million compared to $4.6 million and $13.5 million in the same period the previous year.

The increase in the Adjusted EBITDA loss is a result of increased revenues offset by increased personnel and marketing costs associated with theScore’s continued investment in its esports and fantasy sports’ businesses.

theScore announced the grant of an aggregate of 4,112,500 options on October 19, 2016, including 1,580,000 options to directors and officers of the Company. Options were granted to the following directors and officers: Norwest Video Inc. (600,000 options); Benjamin Levy (300,000 options); Tom Hearne (200,000 options); Ralph Lean (60,000 options); John Albright (60,000 options); Mark Scholes (60,000 options); Lorry Schneider (60,000 options); William Thomson (60,000 options), Mark Zega (60,000 options) and Kirstine Stewart (120,000 options). Each option is exercisable for one Class A Subordinate Voting Share of theScore at an exercise price of $0.21, vests over three years and has a term of ten years. Each option is exercisable in accordance with the terms and conditions of the Company’s stock option plan.

theScore will be hosting a conference call at 8:30am EST on Thursday, October 20. Management will review the Company’s Q4 F2016 results, followed by a question and answer session.

Conference Call Dial-In Numbers
Toronto: (+1) 416 764 8688
Toll Free North America: (+1) 888 390 0546

Instant Replay
Toronto: (+1) 416 764 8677
Toll Free: North America (+1) 888 390 0541
Playback Passcode: 573518 #

The conference call will also be webcast live here.

For more information:
James Bigg
Sr. Manager, Communications
theScore, Inc.
Tel: 416.479.8812 ext. 2366
Email: [email protected]

Tom Hearne
Chief Financial Officer
theScore, Inc.
Tel: 416.479.8812 ext. 2206
Email: [email protected]

Neither TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.

About theScore Inc.
theScore, Inc. is an independent creator of mobile-first sports experiences, connecting fans to the sports content they love through an addictive combination of comprehensive and personalized real-time news, scores, stats, alerts and videos via emerging and established digital media platforms, including its mobile sports applications theScore and theScore esports, its web platforms theScore.com and thescoreesports.com and its chatbot services for Facebook Messenger and Kik Messenger.

Non-IFRS Financial Measures
In addition to disclosing results in accordance with IFRS as issued by the International Accounting Standards Board (“IASB”), theScore also provides supplementary non-IFRS financial measures as a method of evaluating the Company’s performance. theScore utilizes earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation, amortization and acquisition costs (“Adjusted EBITDA”) to measure operating performance. theScore’s definition of Adjusted EBITDA excludes depreciation and amortization, finance income, income taxes, and acquisition costs which in theScore’s view do not adequately reflect its core operating results. Adjusted EBITDA is used in the determination of short-term incentive compensation for all senior management personnel. The Company revised the non-GAAP measure in 2015 from EBITDA to adjusted EBITDA, as a result of the acquisition costs incurred related to Swoopt. Adjusted EBITDA is not a measure of performance under IFRS and should not be considered in isolation or as a substitute for net and comprehensive income or loss prepared in accordance with IFRS or as a measure of operating performance or profitability. Adjusted EBITDA does not have a standardized meaning prescribed by IFRS and is not necessarily comparable to similar measures presented by other companies.

Forward-looking (safe harbour) statement
Statements made in this news release that relate to future plans, events or performances are forward-looking statements.  Any statement containing words such as “may”, “would”, “could”, “will”,  “believes”, “plans”, “anticipates”, “estimates”, “expects” or “intends” and other similar statements which are not historical facts contained in this release are forward-looking, and these statements involve risks and uncertainties and are based on current expectations. Such statements reflect theScore’s current views with respect to future events and are subject to certain risks, uncertainties and assumptions. Many factors could cause the Company’s actual results, performance or achievements to be materially different from any future results, performance or achievements that may be expressed or implied by such forward looking statements, including among other things, those which are discussed under the heading “Risk Factors” in the Company’s Annual Information Form as filed with the TSX Venture Exchange and available on SEDAR at www.sedar.com and elsewhere in documents that theScore files from time to time with securities regulatory authorities. Should one or more of these risks or uncertainties materialize, or should assumptions underlying the forward-looking statements prove incorrect, actual results could differ materially from the expectations expressed in these forward-looking statements. The Company does not intend, and does not assume any obligation, to update these forward-looking statements except as required by applicable law or regulatory requirements.

[*] User and user engagement metrics in the current and comparative periods excludes the following platforms no longer supported by theScore: (i) theScore app on BlackBerry 7, BlackBerry Playbook, Kindle Fire and Windows Phone 7; and (ii) theScore’s legacy soccer application, ScoreMobile FC.

 

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TORONTO, July 11 2016 – theScore, Inc. (TSX Venture: SCR) (“theScore”), a leader in creating mobile sports experiences, plans to release its Q3 F2016 financial results on Thursday, July 14 at 7:00am EST.

theScore will also be hosting a conference call where Founder & Chief Executive Officer John Levy, President & Chief Operating Officer Benjie Levy and Chief Financial Officer Tom Hearne will review the Company’s results followed by a question and answer session.

The conference call is scheduled to begin at 8:30am EST on Thursday, July 14. To participate, please call into the conference approximately five minutes prior to it beginning.

Conference Call Dial-In Numbers
Toronto: (+1) 416 764 8688
Toll Free North America: (+1) 888 390 0546

Instant Replay
Toronto: (+1) 416 764 8677
Toll Free: North America (+1) 888 390 0541
Playback Passcode: 168416 #

Click here to register for the conference call webcast.


For more information:

James Bigg
Sr. Manager, Communications
theScore, Inc.
Tel: 416.479.8812 ext. 2366
Email: [email protected]

Tom Hearne
Chief Financial Officer
theScore, Inc.
Tel: 416.479.8812 ext. 2206
Email: [email protected]

About theScore Inc.
theScore, Inc. is an independent creator of mobile-first sports experiences, connecting fans to what they love through an addictive combination of comprehensive and personalized real-time news, scores, stats and alerts via its mobile sports platforms theScore and theScore esports and fantasy sports contests via QuickDraft.

Forward-looking (safe harbour) statement
Statements made in this news release that relate to future plans, events or performances are forward-looking statements.  Any statement containing words such as “may”, “would”, “could”, “will”,  “believes”, “plans”, “anticipates”, “estimates”, “expects” or “intends” and other similar statements which are not historical facts contained in this release are forward-looking, and these statements involve risks and uncertainties and are based on current expectations. Such statements reflect theScore’s current views with respect to future events and are subject to certain risks, uncertainties and assumptions. Many factors could cause the Company’s actual results, performance or achievements to be materially different from any future results, performance or achievements that may be expressed or implied by such forward looking statements, including among other things, those which are discussed under the heading “Risk Factors” in the Company’s Annual Information Form and Short-form Prospectus as filed with the TSX Venture Exchange and available on SEDAR at www.sedar.com and elsewhere in documents that theScore files from time to time with securities regulatory authorities. Should one or more of these risks or uncertainties materialize, or should assumptions underlying the forward-looking statements prove incorrect, actual results could differ materially from the expectations expressed in these forward-looking statements. The Company does not intend, and does not assume any obligation, to update these forward-looking statements except as required by applicable law or regulatory requirements.