Taptera, a developer of Apple mobile enterprise apps,
announced it has secured $2 million in Series A funding led by prominent
Silicon Valley investor Terence Garnett.
Other participants in the round include and CEOs,
Silicon Valley investors and luminaries including M.R. Rangaswami and David
Murphy. Garnett will also join the company’s board of directors.
will use the funding to develop Apple iPad and iPhone apps that will profoundly
advance processes for sales, operations, collaboration and creativity.
Taptera’s first app, called Colleagues, is a powerful mobile employee directory
that will be unveiled this fall.
As an enterprise investor, I’ve witnessed an explosive
transformation with the rapidly growing adoption of Apple’s iPhone
and iPad platforms in the corporate market,” said Terence Garnett.
Given the proven track record of Taptera’s leadership
team in building enterprise Apple applications during their time at Genentech
and in partnership with salesforce.com,
they are poised to influence and advance the multibillion dollar Apple-centric
mobile enterprise application industry.
Taptera gives businesses a fast, effective and secure
way to empower their mobile employees. Our apps are an excellent way for a
company to capitalize on their recent mobile investments while delighting their
employees at the same time,” said Chris O’Connor, co-founder and CEO of
By Telecomlead.com Team