Avaamo, a company created by Ram Menon and Sriram Chakravarthy, former TIBCO executives, announced $6. 3 million seed funding round and launch of the Avaamo mobile messaging app, available today at Google Play and next week at the Apple Store.
Avaamo is a secure mobile messaging app designed specifically for mobile workers. It combines a delightful user experience with the security, data protection and management features required by businesses.
The WI Harper Group was leading this $6 3 million seeds round Rembrandt Ventures Partners, Streamlined Ventures, Eleven Two Capital and Ovo Fund are additional investors.
‘The smartphone is quickly redefining ad hoc communications at the workplace,’ said Ram Menon, founder and CEO of Avaamo. ‘Legacy enterprise communication tools have not been able to keep up with a mobile-first world where requirements are being redefined by ease of use, form factor, bandwidth and battery life. Avaamo’s mission is to deliver a messaging platform that improves the productivity of today’s mobile workforce while addressing business needs in terms of scale, security, reliability and governance. ”
‘Avaamo is led by founders with decades of experience in enterprise software,’ said Peter Liu, Founder and Chairman of WI Harper. ‘We believe that Avaamo’s founders have an outstanding record of execution and a deep understanding of the needs of global companies. We are impressed by their clarity of vision and their ability to put together a world-class enterprise software team to pursue this opportunity. ”
The experience of Avaamo is:
Instantaneous: it’s fast, it’s very fast. All messages are delivered in a sub-second latency anywhere in the world. Guaranteed, guaranteed
Private and secure: all messages are encrypted; Off the record mode provides additional security Combines enterprise class encryption with the option to make messages ephemeral and disappear after a specified time period.
Organized with relationships in mind: your company contacts are stored in a separate secure tab, ensuring that you keep working-related individuals completely separate from personal ones.
Open beyond the App: Business communication often happens with people outside your organization Avaamo is the first business messaging app that lets you have secure bi-directional messaging inside and outside your company.
Integrated via open API: the API allows integration with business applications to route important notifications to the user.
Expressive: Avaamo lets you inject your personality into conversations with unique business-related emoticons.
Enterprise Ready: for enterprise admins, the admin console provides granular control over users, data, security and access.
Avaamo’s mission is to reinvent the way we communicate at work in today’s first mobile world. The Avaamo app combines a delightful user experience with enterprise class security, data protection and management features. Avaamo has offices in Los Altos, California, Bangalore, India. The company is supported by investors from Silicon Valley, China and Japan. Visit Oh, avaamo Com