POET Technologies Expands Investor Outreach Efforts

April 14, 2023

TORONTO, Ontario, April 14, 2023 – POET Technologies Inc. (POET” or the Company”) (TSX Venture: PTK; NASDAQ: POET), the designer and developer of the POET Optical Interposer™, Photonic Integrated Circuits (PICs) and light sources for the data center, tele-communication and artificial intelligence markets, today announced that it has signed agreements with HE Capital Markets for distribution of the Company’s content on Investors Hub and Wall Street Silver Services (“WSS”).

The agreement covers an initial 3-month period during which POET will take advantage of the broad reach of HE Capital Markets and its affiliated platforms to drive investor awareness about the Company’s commercialization developments in its targeted end markets, including the rapidly expanding AI-ML market. Investors Hub, or iHub, reports that it has a global monthly audience of more than 2.5 million investors, and HE Capital also has a deep database of institutional investors, many of whom will be introduced to POET. WSS is an influential social-media platform with more than 755,000 followers on Twitter alone, including some of the most well-regarded investors in the world.

A range of content — including videos, articles, social-media posts and newsletter coverage — will be used to disseminate information about POET and its value to the investment community.

The Company will pay US$15,000 to HE Capital Markets, which is headquartered in London, UK, and US$15,000 to WSS.

In January of this year, the Company engaged in an advertising and marketing campaign that has seen increased interest through website visitation as well as expanded awareness via newsletters and digital marketing.

About POET Technologies Inc.
POET Technologies is a design and development company offering integration solutions based on the POET Optical Interposer™ a novel platform that allows the seamless integration of electronic and photonic devices into a single multi-chip module using advanced wafer-level semiconductor manufacturing techniques and packaging methods. POETs Optical Interposer eliminates costly components and labor-intensive assembly, alignment, burn-in and testing methods employed in conventional photonics. The cost-efficient integration scheme and scalability of the POET Optical Interposer brings value to any device or system that integrates electronics and photonics, including some of the highest growth areas of computing, such as Artificial Intelligence (AI), the Internet of Things (IoT), autonomous vehicles and high-speed networking for cloud service providers and data centers. POET is headquartered in Toronto, with operations in Allentown, PA, Shenzhen, China and Singapore. More information may be obtained at


Shareholder Contact:
Shelton Group
Brett L. Perry
[email protected]

POET Contact:
Thomas R. Mika, EVP & CFO
[email protected]


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