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GOLD STANDARD CLOSES US$6.3 MILLION PUBLIC OFFERING

August 22, 2014



ENP Newswire - 22 August 2014

Release date- 20082014 - Vancouver, B.C. - Gold Standard Ventures Corp. (TSXV: GSV; NYSE MKT: GSV) is pleased to announce it has closed its previously announced public offering of 9,850,000 common shares of the Company, including 850,000 Common Shares issued on partial exercise of the over-allotment option, at a price of US$0.64 per Common Share for gross proceeds of US$6,304,000.

The Offering was undertaken by a syndicate of underwriters led by Macquarie Capital Markets Canada Ltd. and including Loewen, Ondaatje, McCutcheon USA Limited, Tempest Capital Corp. and H.C. Wainwright & Co. LLC (collectively, the 'Underwriters').

The Company filed a final prospectus supplement to its short form base prospectus dated June 23, 2014 with the securities regulators in each of British Columbia, Alberta and Ontario (the 'Canadian Securities Regulators') and a final prospectus supplement to a related registration statement on Form F-3 (Registration No. 333-196751) with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (the 'SEC').

The Company intends to use the net proceeds of this Offering (after deduction of Underwriters' commission and costs of issue) to fund ongoing exploration at its Railroad-Pinion Project as recommended in the Phase 1 work program of the Railroad-Pinion technical report dated March 31, 2014 and for general corporate and working capital purposes.

Copies of the final prospectus supplement and short form base prospectus as filed in each of British Columbia, Alberta and Ontario and the final prospectus supplement and Form F-3 registration statement as filed with the SEC may be obtained from:

Macquarie Capital Markets Canada Ltd.

Suite 3100 - Brookfield Place

181 Bay Street

Toronto, ON M5j 2T3

Attention: Linda Lang

Phone: +1 416 848 3603

Email: linda.lang@macquarie.com

ABOUT GOLD STANDARD VENTURES

Gold Standard is an advanced stage gold exploration company focused on district scale discoveries in Nevada. The Company's flagship project, the Railroad-Pinion Gold Project, is located within the prolific Carlin Trend. The recent Pinion gold deposit acquisition offers Gold Standard a potential near-term development option and further consolidates the Company's premier land package in the Carlin Trend.

Gold Standard is moving towards building NI 43-101 compliant gold resources at both the near surface, oxide-gold Pinion deposit and the classic Carlin style, North Bullion gold deposit in 2014-2015.

Forward-Looking Statements

All statements included in this press release, other than statements of historical fact, are forward-looking statements within the meaning of Section 27A of the United States Securities Act of 1933, as amended. Forward-looking statements can generally be identified by words such as 'may,' 'could,' 'will,' 'should,' 'assume,' 'expect,' 'anticipate,' 'plan,' 'intend,' 'believe,' 'predict,' 'estimate,' 'forecast,' 'outlook,' 'potential,' or 'continue,' or the negative of these terms, and other comparable terminology, and include statements regarding the anticipated use of proceeds from the Offering.

Although the Company believes the expectations and intentions reflected in its forward-looking statements are reasonable, there is no assurance that these expectations and intentions will prove to be correct.

Various risks and other factors including those risks and uncertainties identified in the 'Risk Factors' sections of the final prospectus supplements and related documents filed with the Canadian Securities Regulators and SEC could cause actual results, and actual events that occur, to differ materially from those contemplated by the forward-looking statements.

Many of the risk factors are beyond the Company's ability to control or predict. You should not unduly rely on any of the Company's forward-looking statements. These statements are made only as of this press release.

Except as required by law, the Company is not obligated to publicly release any revisions to these forward-looking statements to reflect future events or developments. All subsequent written and oral forward-looking statements attributable to the Company and persons acting on its behalf are qualified in their entirety by the cautionary statements contained herein or in the Company's public filings.

Contact:

Jonathan Awde

Gold Standard Ventures Corp.

Tel: 1-604-669-5702

Fax: 1-604-687-3567

Email: jonathan@goldstandardv.com


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