VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwired - Jan 28, 2014) - LX Ventures Inc. (TSX VENTURE:LXV) ("LXV" or the "Company") and Copper.io, Inc. ("Copper") are pleased to jointly announce that over the holiday period the team at Copper powered the backend for the top downloaded app on the Apple App Store, Flipagram. Flipagram, using the Copper Pandastream service, was able to scale to millions of users dynamically.
Pandastream provides a unique development application that allows for real time, dedicated video encoding in the cloud. Their unique model for deployment can provide cost savings of up to 70% for its rapidly expanding user base.
Ed Byrne, CEO of Copper, said, "We were delighted to work with Flipagram and see their success. It is a real testament to the power of the platform we are building at Copper that we were able to provide massively scalable and cost effective service with hands on support from our great team of engineers."
"This is an example of why LX Ventures is acquiring Copper. Copper is showing how quickly and profitably their business can scale. We are excited to accelerate the disruption of the way that companies deploy applications globally by using the Copper platform. This is just the start from a great team and great product," said Mike Edwards, CEO of LX Ventures.
About LX Ventures
LX Ventures is a publicly traded technology accelerator that acquires, integrates and accelerates high growth technology companies. We are vertically integrated with internal best-in-class practice area teams in sales, marketing, engineering and finance that are leveraged to turn our portfolio companies into industry leading organizations, one by one. We are in the business of building businesses. For further information about LX Ventures, please visit: www.lxventures.com.
Cloud computing is where businesses are going. Copper provides full stack business application cloud deployment & monitoring in one place. Having deep roots in cloud usage and analytics reporting, Copper has assembled a full stack developer toolset to help deploy, operate and monitor apps in the Cloud. Their focus has and will continue to be producing best-in-class Cloud deployment tools - by developers, for developers. For further information about Copper please visit: www.copper.io.
ON BEHALF OF THE BOARD
LX VENTURES INC.
Mike Edwards, CEO
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