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Grom Social Significantly Improves Its Liquidity -- Extends the Maturity of Its $4.0 Million Senior Debt

January 16, 2019

Boca Raton, FL, Jan. 16, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- via NEWMEDIAWIRE -- Grom Social Enterprises, Inc. (OTCQB: GRMM), a leading social media platform and original content provider for children between the ages of five and 16, today announced that it entered into a second amending agreement to extend the maturity date of the $4.0 million promissory note issued in the acquisition of TD Holdings Limited, which included Top Draw Animation, from July 2, 2019, to April 2, 2020.

Under the terms of the amending agreement, Grom provided the noteholders with the right to convert any principal amounts due on the note into restricted common stock at a fixed conversion price of $0.27 per share. Other material consideration provided to the noteholders included the issuance of an aggregate of 800,000 restricted shares of common stock and a change in the payment terms of the contingent Earnout under the agreement.

Darren Marks, Chairman and CEO, stated, “We appreciate the tremendous confidence shown by the noteholders in our management by extending the maturity date of their note until April 2, 2020. We believe that with the progress we are making in our business, the cost of paying down the promissory note in April 2020 will be far less expensive to satisfy this obligation based upon current capital market conditions.”

For additional information regarding the amending agreement please see the current report on Form 8-K filed by the Company on January 16, 2019.

About Grom Social Enterprises, Inc.

Grom Social Enterprises, Inc. is a social media, technology and entertainment company that focuses on delivering content to children between the ages of 5 and 16 in a safe and secure environment that can be monitored by parents or other guardians. The Company has several operating subsidiaries, including Grom Social, which delivers its content through mobile and desktop environments (web portal and several Apps) that entertain children, allow kids to interact with their peers, get relevant news, play proprietary games, while also teaching good digital citizenship. The Company also owns and operates Top Draw Animation, Inc., which produces award-winning 2D animation content for some of the largest international media companies in the world. The Company also owns Grom Educational Services, which has provided web filtering services for up to an additional two million children across 3,700 schools. For more information please visit our website at www.gromsocial.com.

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PR & Media Contact: Nicole Liddy, Communications Coordinator 1-800-782-6185 Nicole.liddy@1800pr.com 1-800-PublicRelations O: 646.248.7676 Grom Social Enterprise Contact: Investor Relations  Melvin Leiner Executive Vice President 1-844-704-4766 Investor.relations@gromsocial.com Darren Marks President & CEO 

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