AppThwack is a Portland, Oregon-based company focused on building automation tools and services, particularly in areas involving complex interactions between distributed devices. The company provides a lab of mobile devices for developers to remotely test apps on to minimize software bugs.
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Latest AppThwack News
Jul 14, 2015
Amazon just scooped up this Portland cloud startup Jul 14, 2015, 9:33am PDT //= $authorImg ?> Courtesy of AppThwack Portland startup AppThwack has partnered with the CIA's venture capital arm to expand its… more Portland startup AppThwack has been acquired by Amazon (Nasdaq: AMZN) and absorbed into the company's cloud business, Amazon Web Services. AppThwack’s technology helps app developers test software against a variety of devices in order to produce more stable apps. In a blog post Tuesday morning, the AppThwack team announced the deal — which is rumored to have taken place last year — and told users the existing platform would be going away and replaced by an AppThwack-powered Amazon Web Services product called AWS Device Farm. Business Pulse See All Homes of the Day AppThwack was in the portfolio of several Portland investor groups including TiE Oregon Angels, Portland Seed Fund , Portland Incubator Experiment and Rogue Venture Partners. “When we started AppThwack three years ago, our mission was to help developers like you ship better apps faster. By joining (Amazon Web Services), we will continue our mission on a much bigger scale,” said founders Trent Peterson and Pawel Wojnarowicz in the blog post. The AppThwack service will end Sept. 1. The company has a step-by-step guide for migrating to AWS Device Farm. and said developers will have access to more devices, better security controls and the benefits of the broader Amazon Web Services infrastructure. Terms of the deal were not disclosed but I hear investors and the team were able to get a good return. According to CrunchBase the company raised $618,000 in two rounds. The last round was in 2013 at $600,000 and was led by Rogue Venture Partners. In-Q-Tel , a nonprofit venture fund backed by government agencies including the CIA, also invested in the company . No word yet on what the acquisition means for AppThwack’s Portland presence. Want Seattle Technology news in your inbox? Sign up for our free email newsletters. Industries
AppThwack Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
Where is AppThwack's headquarters?
AppThwack's headquarters is located at 520 SW Yamhill Street, Portland.
What is AppThwack's latest funding round?
AppThwack's latest funding round is Acq - Talent.
How much did AppThwack raise?
AppThwack raised a total of $20K.
Who are the investors of AppThwack?
Investors of AppThwack include Amazon, In-Q-Tel and Portland Seed Fund.
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