Go Daddy acquires M.dot

mdotWeb hosting business Go Daddy, has acquired M.dot, a mobile app for small business website creation and management. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

The M.dot app offers mobile website creation based on pre-loaded templates with easy-to-use custom features, such as store location, driving directions, tap-to-call, galleries, business hours and price lists, all in a user-interface designed for mobile device screens. It also includes a blog feature, which allows users to write and insert photos and video with rich text capabilities. It integrates with Facebook, Twitter, Flickr, YouTube and Dropbox.

“We’re pleased to welcome M.dot to our growing Go Daddy family,” said Go Daddy CEO Blake Irving, “M.dot’s global vision of a mobile future for small businesses fits beautifully with what our customers need right now.

M.dot was founded by Dominik Balogh and Pavel Serbajlo in June 2012. They have the backing of leading Silicon Valley investors including Floodgate, SV Angel and Archimedes Labs. The company will operate from Go Daddy’s Silicon Valley office.

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