Bluebridge Raises $1m to Develop Mobile Apps as a Service Platform

Bluebridge app
The Visit Gatlinburg app, built on the Bluebridge platform

Bluebridge, which offers a cloud-based Mobile Apps as a Service (MAaaS) solution that helps companies to build and manage mobile apps, has closed a $1m (£620,000) seed funding round led by angel investors including Bill Godfrey, founder of Aprimo, and Tim Kopp, former CMO of ExactTarget. Bluebridge plans to use the seed capital to further expand its team and to continue to develop its platform.

In addition to app builds, Bluebridge’s annual subscription also ncludes access to app management software and a suite of services and resources, including mobile strategy, push notifications, analytics, app maintenance and unlimited training and support.

“We have experienced tremendous success since pioneering the field of Mobile Apps as a Service (MAaaS) just three years ago,” said Bluebridge founder and CEO, Santiago Jaramillo. “With well over 100 per cent year-over-year revenue growth since 2011, a host of exciting new features and services and a remarkable mix of investors, we are well positioned to move into our next stage of growth.”