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Egypt Joint Venture to be Signed February 27th, 2013 in Cairo

Wednesday, February 20, 2013

Egypt Joint Venture to be Signed February 27th, 2013 in Cairo12:53 EST Wednesday, February 20, 2013TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Feb. 20, 2013) -NOT FOR DISTRIBUTION TO U.S. NEWS WIRE SERVICES OR FOR DISSEMINATION IN THE U.S. Mint Technology Corp. (TSX VENTURE:MIT) ("Mint" or the "Company") Further to the announcement on January 21, 2013, Mint is pleased to announce the completion and approval by all parties and their legal counsel of the Joint Venture Agreement, Shareholders Agreement and Management Agreement for Mint ECARD JSC and a signing ceremony is scheduled in Cairo, Egypt for Wednesday, February 27, 2013. Mint and ECARD, a wholly owned subsidiary of PBDAC (Principal Bank for Development and Agriculture), will now proceed with the planned cooperative project to develop an integrated prepaid card system for farmers throughout Egypt. A further announcement will be made following the signing of the contracts on February 27, 2013, which will include guidance as to the project plan for execution and high level financial expectation both in terms of investment and return.FORWARD-LOOKING STATEMENTSCertain statements in this news release constitute "forward-looking" statements. These statements relate to future events or our future performance. All such statements involve substantial known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors which may cause the actual results to vary from those expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. Forward-looking statements involve significant risks and uncertainties, they should not be read as guarantees of future performance or results, and they will not necessarily be accurate indications of whether or not such results will be achieved. Actual results could differ materially from those anticipated due to a number of factors and risks. Although the forward-looking statements contained in this news release are based upon what management of Mint believes are reasonable assumptions on the date of this news release, Mint cannot assure investors that actual results will be consistent with these forward-looking statements. The forward- looking statements contained in this press release are made as of the date hereof and Mint disclaims any intention or obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise, except as required under applicable securities regulations.ABOUT MINT TECHNOLOGY CORP.Established in 2004, Mint is the world's first vertically integrated prepaid card and payroll services provider with its own ATM network, payment processing platform and proprietary branded card product delivered to workers in the United Arab Emirates and expanding to other parts of the Middle East. Mint operates through 4 subsidiaries, Mint Middle East LLC, a payroll card services provider; Mint Capital LLC, a financial products distribution company; Mint Global Processing Inc., a fully integrated third party processing platform; and ePAY, a mobile airtime POS and Merchant network solutions business. Mint has 108 employees in 8 offices in UAE (3), Qatar, Jordan, Egypt, USA and Canada where Mint is listed on the TSX Venture Exchange: MIT.For additional information please visit FOR FURTHER INFORMATION PLEASE CONTACT: NEITHER TSX VENTURE EXCHANGE NOR ITS REGULATION SERVICES PROVIDER (AS THAT TERM IS DEFINED IN THE POLICIES OF THE TSX VENTURE EXCHANGE) ACCEPTS RESPONSIBILITY FOR THE ADEQUACY OR ACCURACY OF THIS RELEASE. Contact Information: Mint Technology Corp.Nabil BaderPresident & CEO+971 506457719nbader@mintinc.comMint Technology Corp.Nicole SouaddaHead of Compliance and Investor