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Mobivity names Tom Akin to board.

M2 EQUITYBITES-March 31, 2015-Mobivity names Tom Akin to board


Mobivity Holdings Corp (OTCQB: MFON), a provider of its patented SmartReceipt POS receipt-data marketing solution and mobile marketing technologies, announced on Tuesday the appointment of Tom Akin to the company's board of directors as an independent director.

The company said the appointment of Akin brings the total number of directors to seven.

Currently, Akin is the managing general partner of Talkot Capital LLC, a position he has held since 1996. He also currently serves as the executive chairman of Dynex Capital Inc (NYSE: DX) and prior to that was its CEO from 2008 to 2013. Before that, he was managing director of the Western United States for Merrill Lynch Institutional Services (MLIS) from 1991 to 1994 and earlier was regional director of the San Francisco and Los Angeles regions for MLIS from 1981 to 1991.

Talkot Capital was reportedly the lead investor in Mobivity's recently completed USD4.8m fixed-priced private placement.

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