SEATTLE, May 29, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — DigitalTown (OTC:DGTW), a pioneer in the use of Smart City blockchain-based technology and decentralized applications for cities, is partnering with Shareable, publisher of Shareable.net, a fiscally sponsored project of the Tides Center, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.

The partnership is intended to accelerate progress to give the Shareable community access to the tools required to execute its mission of creating a more resilient, equitable, and joyful world by inspiring social change with stories, analysis, and tools in collaboration with global partners. Through the DigitalTown partnership, the Shareable community will have accelerated access to the local rollout of the DigitalTown movement, including local distribution of blockchain-based CityShares for cities, towns and villages around the world.

DigitalTown CEO, Rob Monster, comments: “DigitalTown empowers residents, visitors, merchants and municipalities to work together to create thriving, sovereign local communities. DigitalTown CityShares empower local stakeholders to share in the transition to the peer-to-peer economy. We are equipping communities around the world with the digital tools to compete and win in the digital age and to co-create local abundance while achieving digital interoperability locally and globally.”

Shareable CEO, Neal Gorenflo, adds: “We’re very grateful for the multiple ways DigitalTown will be supporting of our mission of empowering people to share including funding for our reporting, distribution of our Creative Commons licensed solutions journalism through their global network, and the cutting-edge tools they’ll be offering our community to help them organize their local economy for widespread public benefit. Our success has always been built on great partnerships, and this will be no exception.”

DigitalTown Chief Brand Officer, Karen Floyd, who also leads DigitalTown’s flagship Global Youth Ambassador Program (GyAP) concludes: “Shareable is a natural fit for DigitalTown. We are working towards the same goal of building a green economy that serves everyone, and creating meaningful lives together. We look forward to empowering the established and thriving Shareable community with the tools required to execute on their mission.”

The Global Youth Ambassador Program (GyAP) invites people from around the world to participate in a 30-day training program designed to equip them with the necessary know-how and tools to be able to take DigitalTown to a community of their choice. To apply, visit www.digitaltown.com/gyap

About DigitalTown, Inc.

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.

About Shareable

Shareable is a non-profit media outlet and action network that empowers people to share for a more resilient, equitable, and joyful world. Shareable inspires social change by publishing stories, analysis, and tools in collaboration with global partners.

Contact

Karen Floyd, Chief Brand Officer +1 512 647 2777; karen@digitaltown.com