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SEATTLE and MIAMI, July 24, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- DigitalTown (OTC:DGTW), with its blockchain-based technology and decentralized applications for Smart Cities, welcomes Silvio Frank Pupo as an Advisor from July 10, 2018. President of the Government Blockchain Association in Miami and CEO of Logos Capital, Silvio brings vast knowledge and experience of business development, financial consulting and impact investing on a global scale.
DigitalTown’s technology comprises localized search engine, local ownership via CityShares, a free SmartWallet for payments, and community collaboration platforms, all designed to support local communities and combat the extraction economy. With DigitalTown, any city, town or village in the world can gain a local-first alternative to Google, Amazon, Expedia, AirBnb, OpenTable and PayPal, with substantially lower commission rates, all in one, accessible 24/7 platform via web and mobile app at no cost to the community.
DigitalTown CEO, Rob Monster, comments: “Silvio’s valuable experience is a welcome addition to the DigitalTown Advisory Board. His enthusiasm for economic development and supporting disadvantaged communities compliments the DigitalTown ethos of creating fairer, resilient and sustainable societies. Silvio’s local insight into the city of Miami is of particular interest to us as we continue to expand across the US, and his global experience is extremely helpful as we roll out globally across 23,000 towns and cities.”
Silvio Pupo adds: “I am excited to lend my passion and expertise to DigitalTown to help drive global change and to create a more sustainable and engaging world. We share a mission to empower local communities with wealth and knowledge while creating an open-source platform to build “smart” cities. I believe this collaboration will usher in many new projects to benefit our society.”
DigitalTown, Inc. (DGTW) powers Smart Cities to succeed in the Digital Age. It provides turn-key hosted solutions to power "Digital Towns", which improve Quality of Life for residents and visitors through locally owned solutions for economic development, civic engagement and digital inclusion for cities around the world. You can download the DigitalTown App from the App Store, or visit one of our many city sites such as Austin.City to get a feel for how DigitalTown is creating value for cities around the world.
Logos Capital is an impact investment firm focused on accelerating social and environmental solutions in the public and private space around the world.
Silvio Frank Pupo, Managing Director
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