US high-tech insurance giant buys Israeli start-up Soluto
Soluto, a Tel Aviv-based start-up, develops free utility software that can diagnose and optimize PC performance, including Windows resolutions. The solution makes it possible to act remotely on the various peripherals, and diagnoses the various bgs or necessary updates. A few months ago, the start-up launched an offer of management nails on iPad and iPhone.
CEO Tomer Dvir says he started the service to help his mother use her computer when he was away “I can help her install and use Skype, Spotify or other software”
Launched in Tel Aviv in 2008 by Tomer Dvir and Ishay Green, Soluto has already been downloaded over 3 million times, and over 15 million actions have been performed. The software won the TechCrunch Disrupt in 2010.
According to Calcalist, the American company specializing in the insurance of high-tech BtoC products, Asurion bought Soluto for a price between 100 and 130 million dollars. These services include insurance on mobiles, consumer electronics products and software solutions and related services (technical support, extended warranty, etc.).