VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwired - Jan. 25, 2016) - Carl Data Solutions Inc. (CSE:CRL)(FRANKFURT:7C5) ("Carl" or the "Company"), a developer of Big-Data-as-a-Service ("BDaaS")-based solutions for data integration and business intelligence, is pleased to announce that on January 21, 2016 the Company granted incentive stock options.

Pursuant to the Company's Option Plan, Carl granted an aggregate of 1,128,600 stock options (the "Options") each exercisable into one common share of the Company (each, a "Share") at a price of $0.40 per Share to various employees, consultants and one officer exercisable until January 20, 2021. Of the 1,128,600 options, 220,000 options (the "Officer Options") were granted to Skanderbeg Financial Advisory Inc., a company with Kevin Ma, the Chief Financial Officer of Carl, as a director.

The Officer Options follow a vesting schedule whereby 25% of the options vest on each of March 31, 2016, June 30, 2016, September 30, 2016 and December 31, 2016. The remaining 908,600 options follow a vesting schedule whereby 25% vest immediately upon grant, 25% vest one year after the grant date, a further 25% vest two years after the grant date and the remainder vests three years after the grant date.

About Carl Data Solutions Inc.

Carl Data Solutions Inc. is focused on providing next generation information collection, storage and analytics solutions for data centric companies. Building on its recent acquisitions, Flow Works Inc., a company that helps its clients analyze and understand all forms of environmental data through a powerful platform of data collection, monitoring, analysis, and reporting tools, and Extend to Social Media Inc., a company with an application that allows clients to leverage their customers' social networks for referral marketing and analytics, Carl develops applications to work with new cloud-based mass storage services and analytics applications (Big-Data-as-a-Service (BDaaS)). Carl is creating a virtually unlimited data storage environment from which informative visual representations of data can be created and new insight generated. Carl's goal is to deliver a comprehensive data management solution for datasets of any size and type from any source. More information can be found at

On behalf of the Board of Directors:

Greg Johnston, President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Carl Data Solutions Inc.

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Contact Information:

Carl Data Solutions Inc.
Mario Vetro
Investor Relations
(778) 379-0275