It was clear that Charles Jolley, CEO and co-founder of Strobe was onto something big. His mission to create an HTML5 mobile app development platform that would enable developers to create apps instantly and easily accessible across multiple platforms and devices was hotly anticipated. When the company opened the doors to a limited beta and allowed a few to take an early peak inside, they were flooded with requests for broader access. Apparently, it wasn’t just developers who were eager to get their hands on Strobe.
Yesterday, Charles announced that the team had been acquired by Facebook to help the largest social network in the world create “innovative mobile experiences.” It was a great pleasure and honor for us to work together with Strobe and we’ll continue to keep an eye on their progress.
A few stories emerged about the acquisition, as shown below.