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Microsoft Acquires Email App Startup Acompli for USD 200M


Microsoft has acquired Android and iOS email app startup Acompli. According to Recode the deal amount is expected to be USD 200 million. As part of the deal, Acompli’s team and products will become part of Microsoft, the company announced in its Blog Post.

California-based Acompli was founded in 2013, as a venture of Co-founders JJ Zhuang, Kevin Henrikson and Javier Soltero. It has developed apps for iOS and Android, allows user to schedule emails, manage their calender, and attach files from Google Drive, Dropbox and Microsoft’s OneDrive. The app also includes predictive search to find the important person who email you. Its supported services are iCloud, Yahoo, Google Apps & Gmail.

The company also works with Microsoft’s & Hotmail services and before the acquisition, Microsoft Exchange and Office 365 were also included in the list of Acompli’s supported accounts. With this acquisition, the tech company is looking to revamp its enterprise mobility offerings.

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Microsoft said that the Acompli apps will now be incorporated into work in progress by the Outlook team. Acompli’s CEO, Javier Soltero also stated that it’s app continue to support non-Microsoft services. We remain committed to the original Acompli vision of making the best mobile email application on any platform and across all services.

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