Vancouver-based RTOWN and LocalSphere announce digital marketing merger

Nov 24 2016, 8:15 pm

Two Vancouver-based digital marketing companies are joining forces to help local businesses succeed.

RTOWN and LocalSphere have announced their merger and the closing of a $540,000 round of financing to kick off their joint initiative.

The new company will continue on as RTOWN with Luke Aulin as CEO.

“This merger enhances our ability to serve local businesses by bringing together two of the most innovative and passionate companies in the market,” said Aulin in a release.

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LocalSphere founder Olivier Vincent will remain on board and act as a close advisor to Aulin.

“Both RTOWN and LocalSphere share a strong strategic focus on the local world and strive to bring technologies and services that allow local merchants to have the powerful digital presence they deserve and that their customers now expect from them,” Vincent said.

Their partnership will provide businesses with a leading range of digital marketing services sold on a “priced for local” monthly subscription.

“The new RTOWN now has the largest customer base in its markets, the capital to expand its mandate to make every town RTOWN, and the leadership strength to execute its vision,” said Aulin.

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