Exclusive - GENWI, which offers a nifty cloud publishing platform for mobile devices, has raised $4 million in Series A funding from Nexus Venture Partners and earlier backers Inventus Capital Partners and Quest Venture Partners.
The company has raised a total of $5.1 million to date.
Offering a cloud-based platform for publishing content on tablets and smartphones, GENWI says it has created and actively manages over 1,500 apps for ‘thousands of’ publishers. GENWI lets its clients publish real-time content once while delivering interactive apps across a wide range of mobile devices (iOS, Android, HTML5 and more).
GENWI’s Cloud Publishing Suite offers a mobile-optimized content aggregation and management system, a custom interface layout engine, usage analytics, intelligent content curation based on analytics, social and ad networks integration, and app distribution – all from the cloud.
The additional capital will be used to build out the infrastructure and an extensive app network to offer more advanced monetization and distribution features for publishers, global expansion and the development of multilingual functionality.
Founded in 2010, GENWI is a privately-held firm based in Los Altos, California.
Jishnu Bhattacharjee of Nexus Venture Partners will be joining GENWI’s board of directors.
GENWI (Generation Wireless) helps content publishers create live and engaging apps with a revolutionary cloud-based mobile Content Management System (mCMS). Publishers can easily repurpose existing content, enjoy complete creative freedom using standard web technologies, and deliver apps that can be revised in real time on all mobile devices. The GENWI mCMS enables publishers to get on mobile quickly with no programming and zero total cost of ownership. Over 1500 publishers have GENWI powered apps including American Express, Deloitte, Condé Nast,...