Hypergiant’s Space Age Solutions Division Acquires Black Pixel to Continue Industry Domination in AI-powered Software

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Powerful combination expands Hypergiant’s AI offerings to make every aspect of business more intelligent

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Black Pixel’s commitment to craft and creativity, combined with Hypergiant’s expertise in enterprise AI execution will make it possible for brands to identify a business need, develop a winning AI strategy, and get up and running in a matter of weeks and months - not years.

Hypergiant Space Age Solutions, the commercial services division of Hypergiant Industries, today announced the acquisition of Black Pixel, the leading custom software development studio for flagship brands. The acquisition further fuels Hypergiant Industries phenomenal growth as a leader in machine intelligence by adding one of the best-in-class boutique software agencies to their arsenal.

With an increasing market demand for corporations to start implementing AI today, Black Pixel will support Hypergiant Space Age Solutions in creating superior solutions faster than ever before. Black Pixel’s commitment to craft and creativity, combined with Hypergiant’s expertise in enterprise AI execution will make it possible for brands to identify a business need, develop a winning AI strategy, and get up and running in a matter of weeks and months - not years.

Headquartered in Seattle, WA, the Black Pixel is a forerunner in digital product strategy, design, and development, building top-tier sports, news, and media applications for the Fortune 500. Their client roster includes ESPN, Twitter, the NYT, Apple, Starbucks, and This American Life. Over 100 million people use the software application Black Pixel has created for their customers every day.

Founded in 2007 by Daniel Pasco and George Dick, Black Pixel has already proved a successful venture, ending 2017 with audited revenue of $15.2M.

“Joining Hypergiant provides us with the scale, talent, and AI capabilities to grow our offerings to the next level–all while integrating our unique culture and unwavering commitment to well-engineered applications into Hypergiant Space Age Solutions,” said Daniel Pasco, co-founder of Black Pixel. “We’re excited to take on harder challenges with cutting-edge machine intelligence technology for leading brands across the globe.”

As part of the transaction, founder and CEO Daniel Pasco has joined the Hypergiant Space Age Solutions division as the Director of Engineering. Prior to founding Black Pixel, Pasco’s experience includes numerous lead software roles working on a range of enterprise software applications for Fortune 500 companies to spacecraft systems for companies including Kistler Aerospace and Lockheed Martin.

Black Pixel’s fifty person team of world-class senior designers, developers, and artists will also be joining Black Pixel co-founder founders Daniel Pasco and George Dick under Hypergiant Space Age Solution’s management. The team will continue it’s dedication to making award-winning beautiful, innovative software and backend services for existing and emerging devices and platforms now fueled with machine intelligence.

“I’ve admired Black Pixel’s work for years, watching them create consumer and enterprise applications used by hundreds of millions of people for some of the world’s top brands. Now, Hypergiant is positioned to supercharge our custom AI solutions for clients across additional industries through Black Pixel’s amazing team,” says Ben Lamm, founder and CEO of Hypergiant. “Black Pixel’s custom software expertise paired with Hypergiant’s intelligence platforms, customer-base, and ability to execute will be impactful to the industry as whole.”

Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. Hypergiant Industries is based in Texas, with offices in Austin, Dallas, and Houston.

To learn more, please visit: https://www.hypergiant.com/divisions/space-age-solutions/

About Hypergiant Industries:

Hypergiant Industries is the machine intelligence industrial complex for leading global enterprises and governments. We help major institutions innovate with breakthrough machine intelligence-driven technology. The solutions, products, and companies we create support our customers on their mission to speed beyond norms and realize an exploded potential of the future we were promised. We push the boundaries of what was previously thought technologically impossible.

We meet our customers in the space where impossibility intersects reality. Where light filters out the dark. And machine intelligence makes everything about your business more intelligent.

Hypergiant was founded by Ben Lamm, John Fremont, and Will Womble and is headquartered in Texas.

About Black Pixel:

Black Pixel is a digital products agency. We offer design and development services that are backed by unrivaled experience and creativity. Black Pixel uses our platform mastery to build applications that are used by over 100 million people every day.

Black Pixel was founded by Daniel Pasco and George Dick and is headquartered in Seattle, Washington.

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