BANFF, AB--(Marketwired - October 02, 2013) - Gummii Inc., developer of the top-ranking kids' math app, has been named Best Information Technology Presenting Company at Banff Venture Forum 2013.
Gummii is math tutoring reimagined as a mobile game. For a fraction of the cost of a tutor and without the hassle of 'free' solutions, Gummii's gamified adaptive learning system actively engages kids to deliver measurable improvement in math ability.
The Calgary-based company's first release achieved the highest App Store ranking ever for a kids' math app (#23 in free US iPad, 25 August 2013) and has attracted well over 300,000 users.
Banff Venture Forum is Canada's premier company financing event, showcasing North America's hottest hi-tech companies in the streams of Information Technology and Energy & Environmental Technology.
"We were thrilled to be selected to share our story in Banff alongside an impressive group of companies," said Stephen Butler, Gummii's co-founder and CEO. "Being further singled out by such a cross-section of the North American startup community just confirms that we've tapped into something."
Banff Venture Forum provides emerging companies the opportunity to expand their networks while gaining valuable feedback and advice from investors, advisors and peers.
In Gummii's case, Butler said, "We got a lot of praise for how we've used our seed money. Gummii 1.0 has proven we can execute a stellar launch and excite the imaginations of parents and kids alike -- just check out all the five-star reviews -- while developing real market insight.
"Fulfilling that brand promise will take resources. This recognition has already helped. We're truly grateful to everyone involved."
To learn more, visit gummii.com, and download Gummii 1.0 for iPad: https://itunes.apple.com/app/id669982848
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