SANTA BARBARA, Calif., Sept. 04, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- AppFolio, Inc. (NASDAQ:APPF), a leading provider of cloud-based business software solutions in the real estate and legal markets, announced the completion of the acquisition of substantially all of the assets of WegoWise, Inc., a provider of cloud-based utility analytics software for approximately 700,000 units, most of which are multi-family.

The WegoWise platform empowers building owners and managers to better manage operating and capital expenditures relating to utilities, and includes the following offerings:

-- Automated utility data acquisition and analytics -- Peer-to-peer performance benchmarking -- Spike tracking -- Utility compliance reporting -- EPA Energy Star Portfolio Manager integration -- Retrofit measurement and verification -- Green loan qualification and compliance reporting

With utility management a top priority for large portfolio property managers and owners, the WegoWise acquisition is expected to serve as a building block for a future utility management Value+ Service that will be offered to AppFolio real estate customers.

About AppFolio, Inc.

AppFolio's mission is to revolutionize vertical industry businesses by providing great software and service. Our cloud-based solutions serve over 12,300 customers in the real estate market and 10,000 customers in the legal market. Today our products include property management software (AppFolio Property Manager) and legal practice management software (MyCase). AppFolio was founded in 2006 and is headquartered in Santa Barbara, CA. Learn more at www.appfolioinc.com.

About WegoWise,Inc.

WegoWise was founded in 2010 with the mission to catalyze environmental, social and economic sustainability in the built environment. Located in Boston, MA, WegoWise’s cloud-based solutions serve over 450 customers in the US with a large presence in multi-family.

Investor Relations Contact: ir@appfolio.com

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