VisionTech Angels Invest in App Press®

Dec 15

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind., December 15, 2014 – – VisionTech Angels, the angel investing arm of VisionTech Partners, has invested in App Press, helping the Indianapolis-based startup complete its fully subscribed seed funding round. Participating in the nationwide coalition of investors were Elevate Ventures, VisionTech Angels and other angel investing groups.

Founded in 2010, App Press is the creator of a web-based mobile authoring solution of the same name that is used to create, deploy and manage mobile applications (apps). The company seeks to transform enterprise and consumer mobility through a new method of app creation, bringing a design-first approach to app authoring..

“App Press is at a pivotal point. Company in all sectors are looking for more efficient, cost effective ways to develop and deploy custom apps to build business and customers relations,” said App Press Founder and CEO Grant Glas. “Having Elevate Ventures, VisionTech Angels, and this strong group of individual investors will give App Press the resources and guidance to rapidly grow our business.”

App Press aims to use the funding from this round to redefine the way app creation will get done, address key industry mobility challenges and spark true mobile-led business and consumer change.

The App Press design-first for iOS and Android solution draws on the distinct strengths of two app creation approaches: coding capabilities, with the power to use web-based building blocks like HTML5 and Javascript, fused with App Press’ revolutionary design-first experience. The combination creates a platform that transforms specific aspects of how businesses develop and deploy apps, allowing companies to achieve new levels of efficiency, effectiveness and customer satisfaction faster and easier than ever before.

Don Scifres, co-founder and managing partner of VisionTech Partners, is pleased to add App Press to the VisionTech Angels’ investment portfolio. “We are committed to bringing our investors early stage and early growth Indiana-based companies with the potential for strong return on investment. We welcomed the opportunity to invest in App Press, which has a strong, highly desirable solution is the fast-growth sector of mobile apps.”

App Press’ mobile experts have been at the forefront of mobile innovation. App Press has secured more than 100 customers worldwide, including Nordstrom, WeddingWire, Simon Property Group, and some of the largest creative agencies in the United States.