Edmonton Economic Development Corporation

Edmonton Economic Development Corporation

November 03, 2011 11:41 ET

Edmonton Start-Up Develops Data Syncing Tool

EDMONTON, ALBERTA--(Marketwire - Nov. 3, 2011) - Based out of the Edmonton Research Park, PureInBox excels at copying data between computers and mobile phones. Utilizing cloud computing technology PureInBox surpasses its competitors by offering compatibility with more mobile devices and computer operating systems.

As a mobile innovation category finalist at the Digital Alberta Awards in 2011, PureInBox is well-known for creating innovative technology software. Since its launch, Syncamatic, PureInBox's leading product has been downloaded in over 130 countries worldwide, spanning across over 250 network operators. Nearly 1 million items are synchronized per week. As Syncamatic gains popularity globally, more users are appreciating the increased organization and productivity that comes with the ability to sync their data instantaneously between their BlackBerry, Mac and PC.

"This is our second software start-up in the city and we view Edmonton as the best place to build start-ups," says Sam C. Huang, president and CEO of PureInBox. "We always find useful programs, events and services that fit our needs during different phases of our business."

Business has been steady for PureInBox even with economic shifts, creating increased demand for their product offering. Small office and home office users, and larger corporation employees are the prime users of the data integration software.

PureInBox is expanding into new markets including Silicon Valley (US), and Beijing, China. As smartphone usage increases across the world PureInBox will benefit from mature and emerging smartphone markets.

"We have enjoyed the benefits from the incubation services that the city has offered us here in the Edmonton Research Park," says Haung. "Beyond the office space, the park has given us great opportunities to meet innovative minds and access to great workshops and programs that fit our sector."

"We are extremely proud of the success of PureInBox. After only three years at the Edmonton Research Park, PureInBox graduated and has maintained a successful business," says Candace Brinsmead, vice president of technology advancement at the Edmonton Research Park. "PureInBox has proven that early stage technology companies can grow and thrive when given access to the right facilities and a full commercialization support network."

The Edmonton Research Park (ERP) houses dozens of research companies and is managed by Edmonton Economic Development Corporation (EEDC). The ERP is also a stakeholder in TEC Edmonton, a joint venture with the University of Alberta. For more information, visit www.edmonton.com Learn more about Edmonton through the stories of people who've experienced it at www.edmontonstories.ca.

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  • Edmonton Economic Development Corporation
    Renee Worrell
    Communications Manager, External Relations
    780.932.4865
    rworrell@edmonton.com