SOURCE: DigitalTown, Inc.

DigitalTown

July 12, 2016 05:00 ET

DigitalTown Announces Acquisition of SoftwareMasters

Acquisition of Team and Technology for Government Software Solutions

SEATTLE, WA--(Marketwired - July 12, 2016) - DigitalTown, Inc. (OTC PINK: DGTW) today announced that it has acquired Government Technology assets of SoftwareMasters. SoftwareMasters Founder and CEO, Ken Jensen, has joined DigitalTown as Director, Product Management and will lead the DigitalTown product team responsible for City Management Software.

DigitalTown is a leading provider of software solutions that turn any city into a Smart City. The DigitalTown platform provides both residents and visitors with intuitive web portals and mobile apps for discovering and engaging with both public services and local merchants.

Rob Monster, CEO of DigitalTown commented on the acquisition saying, "We are delighted to add Ken Jensen's technology management expertise as we integrate his suite of software management tools and related competency. This acquisition accelerates our ability to deliver an integrated standard for a growing set of public services that residents and visitors rely on from their local government -- accessible anytime and anywhere at a fraction of the cost of existing processes."

Software Masters founded in 1988 has been a preferred supplier for custom software solutions. In 2008, Software Masters initiated a dedicated practice catering to local governments, and delivering cost effective software solutions that improve productivity for city managers. Representative solutions include Building, Electrical and Mechanical Permit Management, Business License Management, Fleet and Equipment Maintenance Management, Zoning, Abandoned Properties, and Complaint Management, most with a public 24/7 web portal enabling interaction by building contractors, property managers, mortgage holders and local residents.

Ken Jensen, CEO of SoftwareMasters, added, "The integration with DigitalTown represents a large leap forward for government effectiveness. The vision of a tech-savvy local government accessible 24/7 to residents and visitors is now within reach."

For more information about the DigitalTown Smart City Solution, contact the Company at info@digitaltown.com or visit the DigitalTown.com website.

About DigitalTown:

DigitalTown, Inc. (DGTW) provides turn-key site solutions to power "Digital Towns," with a unique, cost-effective, and integrated approach for enabling Smart Cities of the future. For more information about the company, please visit www.digitaltown.com.

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