Ridgestone Mining Inc. Announces Quotation on the OTCQB Marketplace

Vancouver, British Columbia--(Newsfile Corp. - December 11, 2018) - Ridgestone Mining Inc. (TSXV:RMI) (OTCQB: RIGMF) ("Ridgestone Mining") is pleased to announce that that it has commenced being quoted for trading on the OTCQB Marketplace under the symbol "RIGMF".

Ridgestone Mining CEO Ted Liu commented: "We are pleased to now be quoted on the OTCQB Marketplace. The Company will now be trading on two international platforms: TSX Venture (Canada), and OTCQB (USA). We believe this additional listing/quotation platform will create greater visibility with US retail and institutional investors and will allow for a more diversified potential shareholder base and enhanced liquidity."

Trading on the OTCQB does not involve the issuance of new common shares of the Corporation or any other securities. The common shares of the Corporation that are currently issued and outstanding, and trading on the TSX Venture Exchange, may now also be traded through the OTCQB.

For further information, please contact:

Ron Birch, Director
Ridgestone Mining Inc.
Telephone: 1-800-910-7711

About the Company

Ridgestone is a TSX Venture Exchange -listed junior mineral exploration company with offices in Taipei and Vancouver, B.C. The Company's focus is on precious metals and copper in Sonora, Mexico, and specifically the Rebeico Gold-Copper project.

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.

This news release contains forward-looking statements or information (collectively referred to herein as "forward-looking statements"). Such statements are subject to risks and uncertainties that may cause actual results, performance or developments to differ materially from those contained in the statements and are not guarantees of future performance of the Company. In this news release such statements include but are not limited to the preparation of a definitive agreement and the requirement of TSX Venture Exchange approval therefor. No assurance can be given that any of the events anticipated by the forward-looking statements will occur or, if they do occur, what benefits the Company will obtain from them. These forward-looking statements reflect management's current views and are based on certain expectations, estimates and assumptions which may prove to be incorrect. A number of risks and uncertainties could cause our actual results to differ materially from those expressed or implied by the forward-looking statements, including those described in the Company's Prospectus dated February 9, 2018 available on www.sedar.com. Should one or more of these risks or uncertainties materialize, or should any of the Company's assumptions prove incorrect, actual results may vary in material respects from those projected in the forward-looking statements. Readers are cautioned that the foregoing list of risks, uncertainties and other factors is not exhaustive. Unpredictable or unknown factors not discussed could also have material adverse effects on forward-looking statements. The impact of any one factor on a particular forward-looking statement is not determinable with certainty as such factors are dependent on other factors, and the Company's course of action would depend on its assessment of the future considering all information then available. All forward-looking statements in this news release are expressly qualified in their entirety by these cautionary statements. Except as required by law, the Company assumes no obligation to update forward-looking statements should circumstances or management's estimates or opinions change.