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Anonymous Mobile Labs merges with Junto

December 24, 2018

Anonymous Mobile Labs merges with Junto

LAKEWOOD, Ohio -- Anonymous Mobile Labs, founded in 2015, joined forces with the Alabama mobile app developer Junto.

The month-old merger, now called Junto LLC, will make the coming year one to build its portfolio, as well as consume other applications and similar developers in the Cleveland area, said Anonymous Mobile Labs co-founders Michael DeAloia and John Farrall.

Michael DeAloia  Courtesy

Junto LLC command hub is operated out of Lakewood’s LaunchHouse located on Westwood Avenue.

In the past, Anonymous Mobile Labs released a few applications for Apple’s iOS that included Kanja, a patient’s medical record keeping platform, as well as AudioDrop, an audio recording app designed for the minimalist user niche.

Anonymous Mobile Labs offered solutions for data storage in a simplistic manner. Catering to the user, who requires a fast and basic setup, is the foundation of each of the software apps that were branded under Anonymous Mobile Labs wings.

John Farrall  Courtesy

In today’s saturated market for downloadable smartphone applications, supporting the desires and whims of the simple consumer and grabbing consumer attention can be a tricky feat to accomplish.

Having spent some time with the AudioDrop application, which got my attention since I am an avid Hi-Fi audio enthusiast, it is both nimble and user friendly. DeAloia explained this minimalistic design was intentional. Both Kanja and AudioDrop offer features such as automatic uploads of file recordings made on your smartphone to a linked Dropbox cloud storage bin, as well as a basic user interface.

Earlier in 2018, DeAloia and Farrall reached out to Junto investor Rob Heiser with a potential business opportunity in mind. Both parties agreed that a merger made sense.

DeAloia said that “creating a local ecosystem and retaining employees, investors and home grown application development” were all important concepts going in to Junto LLC’s future.

“Anonymous Mobile Labs needed a fresh pair of eyes” he said. He added that Heiser’s level of experience as CEO of Segmint, a bank and data analytics application that is centered in Akron, was another factor in the merger.

Rob Heiser  courtesy

DeAloia said now he wants to find numerous ways to raise capital, turn out a higher rate of investors that are willing to support him, and also hire more employees for the venture itself.

Currently, DeAloia is hunting for a president of Junto LLC and will soon accept resumes for the position.

-- Michael Piskor is a technology freelancer for The Plain Dealer.

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