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.