Looking Glass Labs’ Subsidiary House of Kibaa Announces Strategic Alliance with DatChat for Metaverse Integration

April 26, 2022

The Objectives of the Alliance are to Integrate DatChat’s VenVūū NFT  Monetization Platform into HoK’s Project Origin Metaverse, Create More Asset  Opportunities for Content Creators and Mutually Benefit from the Cross Promotion of Each Other’s Products and Services 

Vancouver, British Columbia – April 26, 2022 / Cision / – Looking Glass Labs Ltd. (“LGL” or the  “Company”) (NEO: NFTX) (FRA: H1N), a leading Web3 platform specializing in non-fungible token  (“NFT”) architecture, immersive metaverse environments, play-to-earn tokenization and virtual asset  royalty streams, is pleased to announce that its wholly owned studio, House of Kibaa (“HoK” or the  “Subsidiary”), has entered into a strategic alliance (the “Alliance”) with DatChat, Inc. ("DatChat")  (Nasdaq: DATS) to integrate DatChat’s NFT monetization platform into HoK’s Project Origin metaverse.  DatChat is a blockchain-enabled cybersecurity, metaverse advertising platform and social media company.  

The Alliance establishes a working relationship between DatChat’s VenVūū platform and HoK’s Project  Origin metaverse. The primary objective of the Alliance is to integrate the VenVūū NFT monetization  platform into HoK’s hyper realistic digital environment. Additionally, both entities are expected to mutually  benefit from the cross-promotion of each other’s platforms and products.  

Management Commentary  

“The Alliance enables us to market and perform certain complimentary business activities together and  seamlessly integrate the VenVūū NFT monetization platform into Project Origin. I expect this to strengthen  DatChat’s VenVūū presence as a leading NFT monetization platform while allowing HoK to leverage  VenVūū to create further asset opportunities for content creators,” said DatChat’s CEO, Darin Myman.  

“I would like to thank DatChat for crystalizing the Alliance with HoK. I look forward to our teams working  together to develop better outcomes not only for our companies but also for content creators and the  metaverse community at large. It is imperative at these early stages to keep adding value to the metaverse  experience for our trusting community members and I feel that this Alliance with DatChat has the strong  potential to do exactly that,” added Jason Nguyen, Chief Creative Officer of LGL.  


DatChat Inc. is a blockchain-enabled cybersecurity, metaverse advertising platform and social media  Company. DatChat’s Messenger & Private Social Network via application presents technology that allows  users to change how long their messages can be viewed before or after users send them, prevents 

screenshots, and hides encrypted photos in plain sight on camera rolls. The Company’s patented technology  offers users a traditional texting experience while providing control and security for their messages. The  Company continues to innovate and implement strategic initiatives to increase the adoption of blockchain  technology and advance its Social Network+ and Metaverse initiatives. For more information, please visit  datchat.com.  


Headquartered in Vancouver, British Columbia, Looking Glass Labs (“LGL”) is a Web3 platform  specializing in non-fungible token (“NFT”) architecture, immersive metaverse environments, play-to-earn  tokenization and virtual asset royalty streams. Its leading brand, House of Kibaa (“HoK”), designs and  curates a next generation metaverse for 3D assets, which allows functional art and collectibles to exist  simultaneously across different NFT blockchain environments. HoK has successfully released digital assets  to include GenZeroes, which sold out in just 37 minutes for total proceeds to LGL of CAD 6.2 million, in  addition to a perpetual 5% royalty stream on secondary market sales. HoK plans to launch a hyper-realistic  metaverse built on the latest version of Unreal Engine in 2022.  


“Dorian Banks” 

Dorian Banks, Chief Executive Officer 

Twitter: @DorianBanks 

For further information, please contact:  

Dorian Banks  

Toll-Free: +1 833 LGL-NFTX (833-545-6389)  

Email: info@lgl.io 

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Forward-Looking Information 

This news release contains “forward-looking statements.” Statements in this news release that are not  purely historical are forward-looking statements and include any statements regarding beliefs, plans,  expectations, or intentions regarding the future. Such forward-looking statements include, among other  things: the development of the Project Origin metaverse, the Company's goal to become the leading digital  studio specializing in NFT architecture, immersive metaverse design and virtual asset display monetization  streams; intention to build out a portfolio of perpetual NFT royalty streams through collaborations,  accretive acquisitions and other arrangements, to potentially result in consistent, de-risked and passive  revenue; and the near-term projects and future projects as referenced in this news release. 

The material assumptions supporting these forward-looking statements include, among others, that: the  Company could mitigate the risks associated with the blockchain and NFT industry; the ability to compete  with other businesses in the NFT market; the availability of sufficient funding to carry out the Company's  business development plans; favourable market conditions; the ability of HoK to sell all or substantially  all of its offerings; and the ability to complete the development of Overlords in a timely manner. 

Although management considers these assumptions to be reasonable based on information currently  available to it, they may prove to be incorrect. These forward-looking statements are only predictions and  involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors, including: the continued growth and  adoption of NFT and metaverse offerings by the consumer market; the cost of developing and designing  NFTs and metaverses is economically viable; the Company being able to attract and retain a sufficient 

workforce with desired skillsets to develop the Company's NFT and metaverse offerings; the availability of  offerings provided by third-parties in the NFT, metaverse development and online gaming market to identify  potential transactions; the increasing adoption of NFTs as a solution for various online gaming,  entertainment and collectible uses; the Company having the ability to mitigate the risks associated with the  blockchain and NFT industry; and the ability to compete with other businesses in the NFT, metaverse  development, content creation and collectibles market. 

Although management considers these assumptions to be reasonable based on information currently  available to it, they may prove to be incorrect. These forward-looking statements are only predictions and  involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors, including: the risk that the Company's  offerings are not accepted by the consumer, the risk that other competitors may offer similar digital  offerings; the risk that there may be negative changes in general economic and business conditions; the  risk that the Company may have negative operating cash flow and not enough capital to complete the  development of any of its technologies; the risk that the Company may not be able to obtain additional  financing as necessary; the risk that there may be increases in capital and operating costs; the risk that the  NFT technology may be subject to fraud and other failures; the risk that there may be technological changes  and developments in the blockchain that make the NFT solutions obsolete; risks relating to regulatory  changes or actions which may impede the development or operation of the blockchain solutions; the risk  that other competitors may release similar blockchain offerings; the potential future unviability of the NFT  market in general; the volatile cost of the amount of computational effort required to execute specific  operations on the blockchain, and other general risks involved in the blockchain solutions. 

Risks and uncertainties about the Company’s business are more fully discussed in the Company’s  disclosure materials, including its reports filed with the Canadian securities regulators and which can be  obtained from www.sedar.com. 

Any of these risks may cause the Company’s actual results, levels of activity, performance or achievements  to be materially different from any future results, levels of activity, performance or achievements expressed  or implied by these forward-looking statements. Further, although the Company has attempted to identify  factors that could cause actual results, levels of activity, performance or achievements to differ materially  

from those described in forward-looking statements, there may be other factors that cause results, levels of  activity, performance or achievements not to be as anticipated, estimated or intended. These forward looking statements are made as of the date of this news release, and the Company assumes no obligation  to update the forward-looking statements, or to update the reasons why actual results could differ from  those projected in the forward-looking statements, except as required by applicable law, including the  securities laws of the United States and Canada. Although the Company believes that any beliefs, plans,  expectations and intentions contained in this news release are reasonable, there can be no assurance that  any such beliefs, plans, expectations or intentions will prove to be accurate. The Company does not assume  any liability for disclosure relating to any other company mentioned herein.