Microsoft acquires Acompli for $ 200 million

by bold-lichterman

As we announced last week, Microsoft has just formalized the acquisition ofCompleted, an iOS and Android e-mail management application. According to Re / code, the amount of the transaction would be close to 200 million dollars.

“In a world where more than half of email messages are first read on a mobile device, it’s critical to give people a fantastic email experience wherever they go. (…) Their app provides innovative ways to focus on what’s important in the inbox, to schedule meetings, and to work with attachments and files ”explains Rajesh Jha, Corporate Vice President, Outlook and Office 365, in a ticket.

7.3 million euros raised

Acompli is not available on Windows Phone. This announcement comes in the new strategy of Microsoft to develop on a multitude of supports and platforms, initiated under the leadership of Satya Nadella. “This year we brought Office to iPad and iPhone, and we recently announced that we are bringing Office to Android devices. These are important steps in delivering better productivity experiences across mobile platforms, and we continue to move forward, ”says Jha.

Founded by Zimbra and VMware alumni Javier Soltero and JJ Zhang, Acompli raised $ 7.3 million last June from Redpoint Ventures, Harrison Metal and Felicis Ventures.

We had selected Completed as a good app last April