Kiromic BioPharma, Inc. (OTC PINK: KRBP) (“Kiromic” or the “Company”), a clinical-stage, fully-integrated biotherapeutics company using its proprietary DIAMOND® artificial intelligence and data mining platform to develop cell therapies with a focus on immuno-oncology, announces it has uplisted the trading of shares of its common stock from the OTC® Pink Market to the OTCQB® Venture Market (OTCQB), effective as of the opening of trading on Friday, November 17, 2023. Following this uplisting, Kiromic will continue to trade under the ticker symbol “KRBP”.
“Following our previously announced plans for the OTCQB market, we are delighted to complete the necessary steps to uplist the trading of our shares, which reflects our commitment to transparency and increasing market visibility. With additional compliance and quality standards, the OTCQB provides enhanced opportunities for our shareholders. We believe this achievement will increase exposure of Kiromic to a broader range of investors,” said Pietro Bersani, Chief Executive Officer of Kiromic.
The OTCQB, operated by OTC Markets Group, Inc., is designed for developing and entrepreneurial companies in the United States and abroad that is committed to providing investors with improved market visibility to enhance trading liquidity. To be eligible for trading on the OTCQB, companies must be current in their financial reporting with the Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC") or OTC Markets Group, Inc., pass a minimum bid price test, maintain audited financials through a PCAOB registered firm, and undergo company verification and management certification on an annual basis.
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About Kiromic BioPharma
Kiromic BioPharma, Inc. is a clinical-stage, fully integrated biotherapeutics company using its proprietary DIAMOND® artificial intelligence (AI) 2.0 target discovery engine to develop and commercialize cell therapies focusing on immuno-oncology. Kiromic is developing a multi-indication allogeneic cell therapy platform that exploits the natural potency of Gamma Delta T-cells to target solid tumors. Kiromic’s DIAMOND® AI is where data science meets target identification to dramatically compress the years and hundreds of millions of dollars required to develop a live drug. The Company maintains offices in Houston, Texas. To learn more, visit www.kiromic.com and connect with us on Twitter and LinkedIn.
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