Amino Apps Raises $6.5M

What does Amino Apps do?

Amino Apps, is a mobile only platform which has built 41 different mobile community apps. This platform is for passionate niche communities. The company’s apps built on our mobile first platform helps people in discovering, developing and expressing their passions and interests. People come together with others who share their excitement, connect with people around the world and have good converations in a friendly and open environment. The company has changed the online forum experience which has never felt at home on mobile up till now.

How much Amino Apps was funded?

Amino Apps raised $6.5M in Series A on September 24, 2015 from Venrock (Lead) Partner: David Pakman and Union Square Ventures

Previous funding

$1.7M in Seed round on July 9, 2014 from the investors Union Square Ventures (Lead), David Chang, BoxGroup Partners: Adam Rothenberg and David Tisch, Kal Vepuri, Google Ventures Partner: M.G. Siegler, Scott Belsky, Kevin Colleran, Slow Ventures, Launch Angels, SV Angel and Paul English

What is next for Amino Apps?

The company’s CEO and Co-founder Ben Anderson said that the idea was to reinvent the traditional online forum with a smart phone optimized experience where people can connect with other like minded users. Amino Apps are now available on Android and iOS. The company is accelerating the pace at which it is launching new communities, with 25 created in 2015 itself. David Pakman, Venrock partner is joining the Board of Directors of the company and Richard Kerby from Venrock is joining as an observer at Amino Apps.

The company’s new funding will help the company in the expansion of its development, marketing and sales teams.

More about Amino Apps

Amino Apps was founded in 2011 by Yin Wang and Ben Anderson. It has its headquarters in Boston, MA. The company aims to creating a close knit community for every interest in the world.