Patriot One Upgrades to OTCQX Best Market

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TORONTO, Feb. 20, 2018 — Patriot One Technologies Inc. (TSX.V:PAT) (OTCQX:PTOTF) (FRANKFURT:0PL) (“Patriot One” or the “Company”), makers of the award-winning PATSCAN CMR™ (Cognitive Microwave Radar) concealed weapons detection system today announces that OTC Markets Group Inc. has advised of its qualification to upgrade from the OTCQB® Venture Market, and has confirmed commencement of trading on the OTCQX® Best Market with immediate effect.

Patriot One Technologies now trades on OTCQX under the symbol “PTOTF.”  U.S. investors can find current financial disclosure and Real-Time Level 2 quotes for the company on www.otcmarkets.com.

“Trading on OTCQX will allow Patriot One Technologies to efficiently leverage its existing TSX Venture listing to build visibility and provide a more transparent trading market for U.S. investors,” said Jason Paltrowitz, Executive Vice President of Corporate Services at OTC Markets Group.  “We are pleased to welcome Patriot One Technologies to the OTCQX Best Market.”

Patriot One Technologies was sponsored for OTCQX by Burns, Figa & Will, P.C., a qualified third-party firm responsible for providing guidance on OTCQX requirements and recommending membership.

On Behalf of the Board,

“Martin Cronin”

Martin Cronin, President, CEO & Director

About OTC Markets Group Inc.
OTC Markets Group Inc. (OTCQX:OTCM) operates the OTCQX® Best Market, the OTCQB® Venture Market, and the Pink® Open Market for 10,000 U.S. and global securities. Through OTC Link® ATS, we connect a diverse network of broker-dealers that provide liquidity and execution services.  We enable investors to easily trade through the broker of their choice and empower companies to improve the quality of information available for investors. To learn more about how we create better informed and more efficient markets, visit www.otcmarkets.com. OTC Link ATS is operated by OTC Link LLC, member FINRA/SIPC and SEC regulated ATS. Subscribe to the OTC Markets RSS Feed.

About Patriot One Technologies, Inc. (TSX.V:PAT) (OTCQX:PTOTF) (FRA:0PL): 
Patriot One has developed PATSCAN CMR™ the next generation of its award-winning radar device and software solution. PATSCAN CMR is a first-of-its-kind Cognitive Microwave Radar concealed weapons detection system, designed as an effective tool to combat active shooter threats before they occur. Built for cost-effective deployment in weapon-restricted buildings and facilities, the Patriot One software solution and related hardware can be installed in key access points to covertly identify weapons and to alert security of an active threat. Owner/operators of private and certain public facilities can now prominently post anti-weapons policies with compliance assured. The Company’s motto Deter, Detect and Defend is based on the belief that widespread use of its technology will act as an effective deterrent, thereby diminishing the epidemic phenomena of active shooters across the globe. For more information, visit: www.patriot1tech.com. Patriot One Technologies are proud winners of the 2017 Anti-Terrorism / Force Protection category of the Security Industry Association’s New Product Showcase at ISC West.

For further information, please contact: 
Patriot One Inquiries
[email protected]

John Martin, Investor Relations
+1 (888) 728-1832
[email protected]
www.patriot1tech.com

OTC Markets Group Inc.,
+1 (212) 896-4428,
[email protected]

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