Sourcebits, which has operations in both India and Atlanta, creates apps for the iPhone, iPad, Android, BlackBerry, Palm Pre and Windows 7 mobile platforms. The company, whose client base includes companies ranging from Fortune 500 companies to small start-ups, has developed over 300 apps, 20 of which are in the top 100 in the Apple App Store, Android Market and other app stores. Some of startup’s more popular apps include Robokill, Knocking Live, Daily Deeds, Night Stand, Skyfire, Beast Farmer and more.
For example, Night Stand, an app which converts the iPhone/iPad into an alarm clock, reached the number two spot for All Time Top Download on the iTunes App Store within four days of its release and has been downloaded more than 3 million times. Knocking Live, a live streaming app for iOS, has seen more than 2.3 million downloads.
The new investment will be used to set up engineering and sales centers in the United States, as well as
augmenting a design engineering team in India and Europe.
Sourcebits is a San Francisco-based software development firm with expertise in creating custom mobile, web, and cloud solutions. Sourcebits is backed by Sequoia Capital and IDG Ventures. Clients include GE, SAP, Intel, MIT, P&G, Hershey’s, and Coca-Cola, as well as emerging technology companies such as Knocking, Peel, TwitPic, CloudOn, Posterous, and Sling Media. The company has 400 employees in offices across North America, Europe and India. Sourcebits has built 500 mobile, web, and cloud solutions on platforms including, iOS, Android,...