Mobile toolmaker Drifty raises $1 million 

Freeman Staff

March 30, 2015

MADISON Mobile toolmaker Drifty announced it has raised $1 million in seed funding for the company that was founded in 2012.

Drifty, a participant in the TechStars Cloud 2013 incubator, creates a suite of tools for mobile developers building apps and websites, including the Ionic framework. The $1million in funding comes from Arthur Ventures, and will help the company grow its team and continue development on the Ionic framework, according to the announcement.

The startup was founded by Ben Sperry, CEO, and Max Lynch, CTO, childhood friends who have been working together since high school.

The Madison-area startup is currently a team of nine, and is looking to double its team going forward, mainly by hiring developers, according to the announcement.