DENVER, Jan. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- FullContact Inc., a leading provider of contact management services, announces that it has acquired Latvia-based contact management software company Cobook SIA. As part of the acquisition, the Cobook team will be moving to Denver to combine the offices. Kaspars Dancis, the CEO of Cobook, will take over responsibility of the FullContact Address Book platform as the Product Manager. The Cobook name and products will remain unchanged at this time.
FullContact's Address Book enables users to consolidate contacts from multiple services and keep them up to date. The company also provides a suite of APIs for application developers who want to give a more complete picture of contacts for their customers.
Cobook provides a great, unified address book experience for the iPhone, iPad and Mac that has more than 1 million passionate users worldwide. The company has recently released version 3 of its applications, with a vastly improved user interface and the addition of many customer-requested features.
Bart Lorang, FullContact CEO:
"We're tremendously excited to join forces with Cobook and deliver an amazing contact management experience for our users. FullContact has a great cloud contact management app. Cobook delivers an awesome native experience on iPhone, iPad and Mac. Together, we'll be able to provide our users a unified address book available on any device."
Kaspars Dancis, Cobook CEO:
"We founded Cobook with a mission to make contact management actually enjoyable. Now by joining forces with FullContact we see an opportunity to universally solve all contact management problems. It's a great fit - we share the same ambitions and company culture and our products complement each other perfectly."
A 2011 graduate of the famed Techstars startup accelerator in Boulder, Colorado, FullContact provides a suite of cloud-based contact management solutions for businesses, developers, and individuals.
A HackFwd-backed startup, Cobook is a free contact management application. Cobook safely replaces your old address book and offers much more power for managing and keeping your contacts up to date across your iPhone, iPad or Mac.
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SOURCE FullContact Inc.