Montreal Startup Context.IO Acquired by Return Path

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Montreal startup Context.IO announced yesterday that it has been acquired by Return Path for an undisclosed sum.

Context.IO is an API provider that makes it fast and easy for developers to integrate email data into applications. Context.IO supports the expansion of, access to, and synching of email data so developers don't have to build, scale or maintain the infrastructure themselves.

"Return Path and Context.IO share the same vision - the email channel not only has longevity, but can serve as a dynamic platform that helps brand marketers better connect with consumers," said Matt Blumberg, CEO of Return Path. "The innovative API Context.IO provides, combined with access to Return Path's expansive panel data, and offers developers the tools to create applications that will push the boundaries of the medium."

To further foster email API innovation, Return Path is also investing $1 million dollars in an innovation program designed to foster email API advancement among new and existing developers as they create groundbreaking applications to improve email productivity.

The Context.IO team with remain in Montreal becoming a Return Path office and will work closely with Return Path's global network of offices. Montreal's Real Ventures was an investor in Conext.IO.

Company:
Real Ventures
Website:
http://www.realventures.com
Location:
Montréal, Québec, Canada

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Company:
Context.IO
Website:
http://context.io
Location:
Montréal, Québec, Canada

Mailboxes contain years of important conversations and business information yet there are no easy ways for developers to find and use that information. This is what Context.IO does. It’s the missing API that turns mailboxes into a data source developers can leverage. more


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