AnyPresence nabs $6 mln
Reston, Virginia-based cloud-based mobile platform provider AnyPresence said Tuesday that it has closed $6 million in funding. CNF Investments led the round with participation from Kinetic Ventures, Grotech Ventures and Citrix.
RESTON, Va., Sept. 30, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — via PRWEB – AnyPresence, a leading cloud-based mobile platform provider, today announced that it has raised $6M in a funding round led by CNF Investments. Existing investors, Kinetic Ventures and Grotech Ventures both participated. This latest round also includes a strategic investment from Citrix, who is also a customer of AnyPresence.
The funding will provide AnyPresence with the resources to further strengthen its leadership position as an enterprise mobile backend service (MBaaS) platform, while expanding organically and via partnerships into adjacent product areas such as API management and user interface (front-end) development. In addition to growing the engineering team,
AnyPresence will also be leveraging the investment for sales and marketing expansion to support strategic partners as they offer the solution to enterprises on a global basis.
“Reducing the friction of building and integrating apps is key to unlocking mobile innovation,” explained Brian Dye, Group Vice President and GM Mobile Platform Group for Citrix. “We believe AnyPresence has delivered a leading MBaaS platform that helps companies channel this innovation to rapidly mobilize their business, and are investing to support their continued growth.”
“We typically seek to invest in growth-stage companies with a strong, proven entrepreneurial team,” said Joe Del Guercio, Managing Director at CNF Investments. “We are very impressed with the customer and sales traction that the AnyPresence team has accomplished in a short time, and are excited to see the company move to the next level of growth.”