Microsoft just announced the acquisition of Acompli, a popular mobile email management app. The company was only founded 18 month ago however the innovative free app has become THE mobile email app for many Android and iOS users. Acompli integrates your calendar and contacts into the same app and it easily allows you to handle attachments from cloud storage providers such as OneDrive, Google Drive, and Dropbox.
While no financial details have been disclosed, the number circulating is north of $200 million. Last year Acompli raised $7.3 million.
Here is what the companies had to say about the acquisition:
“I’m incredibly excited to announce that Acompli has been acquired by Microsoft. Our team and products will become part of Microsoft’s ambitious effort to reimagine productivity for the mobile era,” Co-Founder Javier Soltero said in a blog post.
Microsoft Vice President Rajesh Jha commented on the acquisition as well: “This acquisition brings us an app with innovative technology and a set of talented people who are passionate about reinventing email and communications on mobile screens. It will expedite our work to deliver the full power of Office to mobile devices.”