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About OutStart

OutStart offers SaaS for inter-related mobile, social, and learning Knowledge Solutions to accelerate access to the knowledge needed to respond to business requirements more quickly. In February 2012, OutStart was acquired by Kenexa. The valuation of OutStart was $38.9 million. Other terms of the deal were not released.

Headquarters Location

745 Atlantic Avenue 4th Floor

Boston, Massachusetts, 02111,

United States


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Latest OutStart News

OutStart merges with Hot Lava Software - Boston, MA

Jul 29, 2016

Daily reports on funding announcements in the Boston / Northeast region for venture capital plus mergers and acquisitions, specific to the high tech industry. Monday, June 08, 2009 OutStart merges with Hot Lava Software - Boston, MA OutStart, Inc., the leader in social business software and learning systems, has extended the reach of its solutions by merging with mobile leader Hot Lava Software, a company with applications for reaching the world's estimated 4.1 billion mobile cellular subscribers. The newly combined companies will conduct business as OutStart. Massood Zarrabian continues as CEO and president of OutStart, while Bob Sanregret, CEO of Hot Lava Software, becomes vice president of the OutStart Hot Lava Mobile business unit.

OutStart Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

  • When was OutStart founded?

    OutStart was founded in 1999.

  • Where is OutStart's headquarters?

    OutStart's headquarters is located at 745 Atlantic Avenue, Boston.

  • What is OutStart's latest funding round?

    OutStart's latest funding round is Acquired.

  • How much did OutStart raise?

    OutStart raised a total of $29.2M.

  • Who are the investors of OutStart?

    Investors of OutStart include Kenexa, Sigma Partners, General Catalyst, GrandBanks Capital and Boston University Technology Development.

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