Denver, CO (PRWEB) September 05, 2013
Avoka, an innovative SaaS company that provides online and mobile engagement solutions, today announced its first external round of private investment funding from entrepreneur and investor Roger Allen AM. The investment will allow Avoka to accelerate its expansion plans throughout North America and Europe.
“Securing this funding demonstrates confidence in Avoka’s products and services,” said Philip Copeland, Avoka’s CEO. “We’ve experienced explosive growth in North America and Europe in the past year. This financing gives us more power to aggressively expand our sales in those territories.”
Roger Allen is a seasoned serial entrepreneur and investor who previously founded Allen & Buckeridge as well as Computer Power Group. Along with many prestigious industry awards, in 2011, Allen was awarded the Order of Australia for services to the IT sector.
Demand for Avoka’s products have increased considerably, in parallel with the dramatic uptick in use of mobile devices. Avoka Transact transforms paper-based and static PDF forms into sophisticated, online and mobile experiences empowering users to do business anywhere, anytime, and on any device – smartphone, tablet, desktop, or kiosk using electronic forms and mobile forms.
Avoka Transact was recently named Best New Product at the 2013 iAwards where Avoka showcased innovative client solutions using Avoka Transact, in particular a solution developed with The Westpac Group, one of Australia’s top banking institutions.
Organizations using Avoka’s innovative technology span industries including financial services, government, education, construction, engineering, transportation and healthcare. Avoka Transact helps businesses engage, attract, and retain more customers, sell more services, reduce abandonment rates, and improve the quality of the information that flows into their business systems.
“It’s truly an honor to have Roger on board supporting Avoka and backing our vision,” added Copeland. “We look forward to our continued growth in North American and European markets.”
About Roger Allen AM
Roger Allen is an entrepreneur and investor focused on early stage growth companies. He built Computer Power Group (CPG) from a small start up to a worldwide group of 3,000 employees operating from 50 offices in 12 countries. He also co-founded Allen & Buckeridge, an early stage VC with offices in Silicon Valley, CA, and Australia. He was Deputy Chairman of Austrade from 1990-1997. He is an Adjunct Professor in the Business School of University Technology Sydney, and has lectured at the School of Entrepreneurship at INSEAD.
Avoka helps organizations successfully transform high-stakes transactions into powerful digital experiences. We couple innovation and technology with exemplary customer service to dramatically improve business results for our clients. With Avoka Transact, a Systems of Engagement solution, organizations can transform paper-based and static PDF forms into sophisticated, online and mobile transactions — empowering users to transact whenever, wherever, and however they want — on a desktop computer, tablet, smartphone, or kiosk. Avoka Transact helps organizations attract and retain more customers, sell more products and services, reduce abandonment rates, and improve the quality of the information that flows into their IT systems. For more information call 888-840-3196. Visit Avoka at http://www.avoka.com.