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Microsoft acquires Sunrise Calender app for $100 mn

Microsoft
has reportedly acquired the Sunrise Calendar app for $100 million, reports
TechCrunch
.

According
to the report, the company intends to keep Sunrise Calendar app as a standalone
and will use the technology in it for its future products.

Microsoft
has reportedly acquired the Sunrise Calendar app for $100 million, reports
TechCrunch
.

According
to the report, the company intends to keep Sunrise Calendar app as a standalone
and will use the technology in it for its future products.

Sunrise
has a suite of calendar products for mobile and desktop users that connects
with and consolidates calendars from different providers. The app is designed
for Google Calendar, iCloud and Exchange services. It is also compatible with
OS X, iPhone, iPad and Android devices.

Users
can access their calendars from Google, iCloud, and Microsoft Exchange, as well
as connect to a wide range of other third-party apps. That cross-device and
cross-platform support has helped it gain significant traction among users.

Founded
in 2012, Sunrise raised $8.2 million from investors that include Balderton
Capital, Resolute.vc, NextView Ventures, Lerer Ventures, SV Angel, BoxGroup,
500 Startups, John Maloney, Slow Ventures, David King, Andrew Kortina, Adam
Nash, Elliot Shmukler, Hunter Walk, Gustaf Alströmer, Loic Le Meur, Bill Lee,
and Adam Mosseri.

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