MINNEAPOLIS, MN--(Marketwire - Mar 25, 2013) - DigitalTown, Inc. (OTCQB: DGTW) announced today that David R. Pomije has joined its board of directors effective March 22, 2013.

"I couldn't be more proud of DigitalTown for what they have built. To be joining in the beginning of their product and program launches, primary in the youth market is exciting. As I believe, as all other parents do, that when it comes to child safety we must do all we can. I'm just honored to be part of such a noble effort," David Pomije said. 

Richard Pomije, Chairman of DigitalTown and cousin added, "David brings a unique set of skills and experience to the board and management of DigitalTown." David was the former founder and chairman of FuncoLand which was later sold to Barnes & Noble and became GameStop, the world's largest multichannel video game retailer. His expertise in the electronic area of youth markets brings great strength to DigitalTown.

About David Pomije

"Serial Entrepreneur" and Angel investor

In 1988, David founded FuncoLand, predecessor to GameStop, an Interactive Entertainment Company with over 5,000 retail locations. From inception until its sale to Barnes and Noble in 2000, David held the position chairman and CEO of FuncoLand. He oversaw the building of a team of professionals, the transformation to a public company, and rapid growth to 400 locations and $250 million in revenue. Additionally, he oversaw the launching of The Game Informer magazine, the world's largest interactive entertainment magazine.

As a son of a teacher, a personal highlight of David's career was combining video game play as an inducement for kids to focus on education. This was accomplished by conducting video game contests at a localized level for students maintaining a certain grade point average. The final National Video Game Championship was held in the rotunda at the MOA. The winning student earned a $25,000 scholarship for post high school studies underscoring the importance of education. 

About DigitalTown:

DigitalTown, Inc. in Burnsville, MN is developing a nationwide network of more than 27,000 local online communities for high school students, alumni, boosters and local citizens. For more information, please visit www.digitaltown.com.

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