AppMakr Acquires Appifier

Appifier.caAppMakr, a provider of a Do-It-Yourself mobile app building platform, acquired Appifier, a Montreal, Canada-based competitor.

Founded in 2011 by Mike Gozzo and Steve Panetta and backed by BDC Capital and The National Research Council of Canada, Appifier enables Canadian small businesses, schools and community groups to build native mobile apps and mobile websites for their blog, business or event in under 60 minutes without writing code.

With this acquisition, AppMakr will increase its reach now serving a million small businesses and community groups in 100+ countries and 15 different languages. Following the close of the transaction, Appifier will continue operating as a separate and competitive brand within the AppMakr umbrella.
As part of it, the Appifier website at is moving across to and will introduce a new logo and launch new features to its AppMaker platform including photo galleries, event calendars and live chat rooms.
The library of existing Appifier apps will continue to be supported via live chat from AppMakr’s team of customer support agents.

Launched in January 2011, AppMakr operates a DIY platform allowing non-developers to create native iOS, Android and HTML5 mobile applications. The app maker tool has been used by leading brands, including Newsweek, PBS, The PGA TOUR, National Geographic, Macworld, Harvard Business Review, Mac Life, as well as thousands of other brands to connect with their customers & fans through the mobile distribution channel.
Applications created with AppMakr run on multiple mobile operating systems and devices, including iPhone, Android and all HTML5 compatible smartphone devices.



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