Onset Technology Raises $3 Million from Cedar Fund

 

Israeli veteran  Onset Technology said it has raised $3 million in a funding round led by the Cedar Fund. The company was founded in 1997.

 

Onset’s mission statement is quite ambitious:

To be the world’s leading provider of software solutions that ensure uninterrupted and effective enterprise smartphone messaging.

The company develops smartphone software solutions for healthcare, government agencies and FT 1000 clients.  Onset’s flagship product is the METAmessage Advanced Compliance Tool: a suite of mobile services that provide executives, doctors, and politicians with: paging, wireless messaging compliance, data loss prevention, emergency communications and mobile device management. METAmessage is available on most smart phone platforms, but focuses primarily on Blackberry devices. 

Some of the enhanced features for Blackberries include:

  •  inFORM – ability to interact with enterprise databases
  • Network File Access – 
  • Spell Check
  • Custom Message Alerts
  • Print & FAX
  • Message Preview

The company said it plans to use some of the proceeds of this round to improve the product’s compatibility with BlackBerry, iPhone, Windows Mobile, and Symbian devices.

Onset is based in Boston but holds its research-and-development facility in Israel. The company is led by CEO Rafi Kaminer.

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Eze is the Chief Innovation Officer at Antidote, a startup helping patients search and match to clinical trial, to accelerate medical breakthroughs. Previously, Eze was a General Partner at Google Ventures Europe. Before GV, Eze founded and led Campus London, Google's first physical hub for startups, and was the Head Google for Entrepreneurs in Europe. He's an experienced product manager and startup mentor. In 2012 Eze founded Techbikers, a non-for profit supporting children education in developing countries.