SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH--(Jan. 13, 2017) - Salt Lake-based startup Blyncsy™ announced today that it has been selected as a finalist in the 21st Century Communities Challenge. Blyncsy’s CEO Mark Pittman will be pitching to a panel of distinguished mayors from across the US at the third annual Winter Innovation Summit in Salt Lake City, Utah, held January 25 – 27, 2017.
The 21st Century Communities Challenge urges start-ups and early stage tech companies to “submit innovative technologies that can make communities safer, cleaner, more sustainable, or more connected. The desired results of adoption would include making local governments smarter, more transparent, accountable, effective, and efficient.” (innovationsummit2017.com)
Blyncsy CEO Mark Pittman responded to the announcement today by saying “we are thrilled to be a part of the 21st Century Communities Challenge and for opportunity to tell the world about our vision for Smart Cities”
Blyncsy™ is a tech start-up headquartered in downtown Salt Lake City, Utah. Through the power of big data and location analytics, Blyncsy helps its customers understand how connected devices are moving throughout an environment. Blyncsy's powerful Pulse analytics platform assists departments of transportation, cities, and other private and public entities to better understand the habits and trends of people. Blyncsy was founded to give cities, companies, and leaders better decision-making tools. Blyncsy's sensors capture the movements of people and connected devices, anonymously, so that Blyncsy can deliver unique insights.