Burstly Acquired by Apple For Undisclosed Amount.
The startup know as Burstly was recently acquisition by the one of the most powerful mobile companies in the industry, Apple had purchased them for a currently undisclosed amount.
The company had recently announced sometime this week that it would be shutting down its services for its Android application version during the late month of March. With the Shut down of the app, so will they be discontinuing any sign ups for new clients, and that will include those on iOS. Any current existing members who are subscribed To Test Flight will still be able to use the service for the time being.
During the late 2011, Burstly had acquired TestFlight While it was still a standalone project, and decided to mix up the two companies mobile analytic projects into what we today as FlightPath, which will also be shutting down.
Burstly is based in Santa Monica, California, and rose up with its popular app management and analytic platform for developers. During this time they had manage to raise around $7.3 million from Upfront Ventures, Softbank Capital, Rincon Ventures Partners and other during a seed Series A funding.
Normally Apple would usually be silent on these matters while integrating the new employees from the purchased startup into various engineering development arms that is from the company itself. Since TestFlight is shutting down soon enough, the ability to easily test any application currently in beta mode will be disappearing. This app was a highly valuable resource during Apples application store and helped many developers ease into the market. It hasn’t been made clear at the moment whether Google will respond in creating a way for beta apps to be easily distributed. If they did theirs a high chance of it benefiting many up in coming developers wanting in the business.