Kony, a mobile application development platform, has opened an office in Austin.
The company has relocated its headquarters from Orlando to Austin. Its office is at 9225 Bee Cave Road and the company plans to hire at least 50 employees. Kony held an open house at its office Tuesday night to celebrate its expansion into the Austin market. It still has offices in Orlando and Silicon Valley. Kony has more than 1,200 employees worldwide.
“Austin is recognized as one of the fast-growing high-tech centers and a hub for mobile technology talent,” Thomas E. Hogan, chief executive officer of Kony, said in a news release. “Ensuring we have the right talent to support the needs of our growing customer base is critical to our success. With the rapid adoption of mobility by leading enterprises across the industries, there is no limit to how fast Kony will grow. We want to deliver the highest level of value and service to our enterprise customers, and we will continue to expand our business across the globe to meet this goal.”
Kony, founded in 2007, is a cloud-based mobile application development platform with more than 25 million customers in more than 45 countries. Its customer include Citibank, Aetna, Regions Bank and Weight Watchers.
The company has raised $103.4 million in six rounds of investment financing, according to its profile on Crunchbase.