Xamarin Raises $54M in Series C Funding

xamarin-logoXamarin, a San Francisco, CA-based mobile app development platform, raised $54m in Series C funding.

Backers included Charles River Ventures, Floodgate, Ignition Partners, Insight Venture Partners and Lead Edge Capital.

The company, which has now raised a total of $82m in total, will use the funds to expand its mobile app development platform and cloud services to solve problems for all mobile developers throughout the app lifecycle, and to grow sales and marketing teams globally.

Led by Nat Friedman, CEO and co-founder, Xamarin provides a mobile application development platform that produces fully native iOS and Android apps using a shared C# code base, a language used by six million developers.
It enables developers to design, build, integrate and test mobile apps, and delivers online mobile training through Xamarin University. The company also supports Android Wear, Google Glass, Amazon FireOS and FireTV and has more than 200 consulting partners across the globe building apps for businesses including global system integrators, regional consultancies, and digital agencies.
Customers include Dow Jones, Bosch, McKesson, Halliburton, Blue Cross Blue Shield, Cognizant, GitHub, Rdio, and WebMD.



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