CIVIQ Smartscapes announced the acquisition of elevate DIGITAL, the developer of street-level, interactive and digital signage software technology for smart cities.
The acquisition is aligned with CIVIQ Smartscapes’ strategy of designing and delivering smart city solutions to cities worldwide, according to the announcement.
“With CIVIQ Smartscapes competency in smart city solutions, and elevate DIGITAL’s experience in government and municipal markets, we are ideally positioned to capture new opportunities,” said Brad Gleeson, chief commercial officer of CIVIQ Smartscapes. “I’m excited to welcome this talented team to the company.” George Burciaga, CEO of elevate Digital, a technology company based on Chicago. (Foto Brian Morowczynski)
Elevate DIGITAL will continue its operations in Chicago as CIVIQ Smartscapes.
George Burciaga, CEO of elevate DIGITAL, said, “Our objective has always been to improve the way people live by connecting devices, people, processes and data. We have been working with municipalities across the country to innovate and set the framework for the best smart city solution. We look forward to joining CIVIQ Smartscapes and accelerating its efforts in transforming future cities.”
According to the announcement, CIVIQ Smartscapes designs and manufactures smart city communications devices designed to provide a host of benefits to cities and communities, including enhanced public information, commerce, safety and efficiency.
“This is a great step forward in CIVIQ’s ability to offer a turnkey smart city solution” said Michael D’Amelio, managing partner of JMC Capital Partners, the private equity owner of CIVIQ Smartscapes. “The two companies have extremely complementary technologies and resources. We look forward to seeing the benefits of this synergy in action.”