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NEW YORK, Dec. 13, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Longfin Corp. (Nasdaq: LFIN), a leading global FinTech company powered by Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning, visited the Nasdaq MarketSite in Times Square today in celebration of its initial public offering (IPO) on The Nasdaq Stock Market. According to a research report of Asian Development Bank (ADB), in 2016, the global trade finance gap is $1.5 trillion. Access to finance is the biggest challenge to small and medium enterprises in developing countries and other frontier markets. Powered by Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning, Longfin delivers foreign exchange and finance solutions to importers/exporters and SMEs. Its presence in the world's leading markets enables them to offer clients access to nuances of the local markets while providing gateway to the global markets. "We are delighted to be the first FinTech company went public through Reg A+ on Nasdaq," commented Mr. Meenavalli, Chairman and CEO of Longfin. "We acknowledged Nasdaq and the Jumpstart Our Business Startups (JOBS) Act for providing micro-cap companies, such as ourselves, with great opportunities to raise capital from the market. We will use the capital we raised during IPO to execute our growth agenda so that we can maximize the shareholder value." "India's innovation-driven growth has been unprecedented. Its economy boosts transformation within the country and contributes to global development." said Bob McCooey, Senior Vice President, Nasdaq. "As the 2nd IPO completed on Nasdaq by an Indian company since 2010, Longfin embodies the can-do spirit like many entrepreneurs of Nasdaq listed companies. We are excited to partner with them as they continue to grow." About Longfin Corp. Longfin ("LFIN") is a US-based, global FinTech company powered by Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning. The company, through its wholly-owned subsidiary, Stampede Tradex Pte. Ltd., delivers foreign exchange and finance solutions to importers/exporters and SMEs. Currently, Longfin has operations in London, Singapore, Dubai, New York, Miami and India.