Web: Apperian Snares $12M As Mobile Applications Management Catches On

September 2015 by: From The Web

Apperian, a mobile applications management (MAM) firm from Boston, announced a $12 million round today led by Malaysia-based First Floor Capital.

Bessemer Venture Partners, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, North Bridge Venture Partners, Intel Capital and CommonAngels Ventures also participated. Today’s investment brings the total raised to date to just over $39 million dollars.

This is the first time Apperian has sought funding since a modest $4 million round back in January, 2013.

Mobile Applications Management is a term for provisioning software developed in-house. You could call it a private app store.

Apperian actually started out as an enterprise mobile applications developer back in 2009. To give you some context of the market back then, the first iPhone hit the market in June, 2007, while the first Android phone appeared in September, 2008. By 2009, there probably weren’t a ton of enterprise customers looking for custom mobile applications except for the most experimental of the bunch.


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