Iris Mobile is a Chicago-based mobile marketing company that helps brands deliver optimized rich content to any mobile device. The startup has raised $3 million in Series A funding led by Origin Ventures. Illinois Ventures, Hyde Park Venture Partners, Hyde Park Angels and OCA Ventures participated in this round as well. Iris Mobile plans on using the funding to expand product development, marketing, and sales. Some of Iris Mobile’s customers include IKEA, Cartier, Pink, Kellogg’s, and Avenue.
?We are fortunate to have the financial support of several of Chicago?s premiere early-stage investors,? stated Iris Mobile founder and CEO Cezar Kolodziej. ?Our technology has helped brands connect with more mobile customers than ever before. This funding will allow us to extend our reach and accelerate our growth.?
Iris Mobile provides the only market solution to allow rich media messages to be delivered to any mobile device that runs on any OS and any wireless carrier. The content could include pictures, videos, extended text, coupons, promotions, etc. The three founders of Iris Mobile Cezar Kolodziej, Nick Doulas, and Deep Malik, have over 20 years of experience with mobile messaging.