IOU Financial Receives Conditional Approval to List on the TSX Venture Exchange

MONTREAL, Jan. 23, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - IOU Financial Inc. (CSE: IOU) ("IOU Financial" or the "Company"), is pleased to announce that it has received conditional approval from the TSX Venture Exchange ("TSX-V") to list its Class B common shares on the TSX-V.

A migration from the CSE to the TSX-V is considered to be an important milestone for IOU Financial as it is expected to provide the Company with broader market recognition.

Listing is subject to compliance with certain TSX-V requirements and to the receipt of final approval from the TSX-V. For more information on the Company, please refer to the Company's public documents available on SEDAR (www.sedar.com).

About IOU Financial Inc.

IOU Financial, via its U.S. subsidiary, IOU Central, provides small businesses throughout the U.S. access to the capital they need to seize growth opportunities quickly. Typical customers include medical and dental practices, grocery and retail stores, restaurant and hotel franchisees and e-commerce companies. In a unique approach to lending, IOU Central's advanced, automated application and approval system accurately assesses applicants' financial realities, with an emphasis on day-to-day cash flow trends. It makes loans of up to $100,000 to qualified applicants within a few business days, with affordable charges favorable to cash-flow management. IOU Central's speed and transparency make it a trusted alternative to banks. To learn more visit: www.ioucentral.com.

Forward Looking Statements

Certain information set forth in this news release may contain forward-looking statements that involve substantial known and unknown risks and uncertainties. These forward-looking statements are subject to numerous risks and uncertainties, certain of which are beyond the control of IOU including, but not limited to, the impact of general economic conditions, industry conditions, dependence upon regulatory and shareholder approvals, the execution of definitive documentation and the uncertainty of obtaining additional financing. Readers are cautioned that the assumptions used in the preparation of such information, although considered reasonable at the time of preparation, may prove to be imprecise and, as such, undue reliance should not be placed on forward-looking statements. IOU does not assume any obligation to update or revise its forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events, or otherwise.

The CSE has not reviewed and does not accept responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.

SOURCE IOU Financial Inc.

For further information:

Philippe Marleau
Chief Executive Officer
(514) 789-0694 ext. 225

Mayco Quiroz
Chief Financial Officer
(514) 789-0694 ext. 298