Note-taking app Evernote claims 1M users in India

27 Feb, 2013

California headquartered Evernote, a note-taking app, claims that it has crossed one million users mark in India out of a global user base of over 50 million.

Evernote is a service by which users can take notes, clip webpages, snap photos from mobile phones, create to-dos and record audio. All data can be synchronized with the Evernote web service and can be made available to users on Windows, Mac, Web, or mobile devices.

"User adoption for Evernote in India started slowly, but picked up at a rapid pace in the last two years ," Linda Kozlowski, its director of market development, APAC, said in a statement.

Evernote also revealed that, on an average, it added 92,000 users per month in India over the last three months and  thrice the number of users it had 12 months ago and 12 times as many users from two years ago.  Most notes in India have been created on Windows, closely followed by Android, it said.

In May, 2012, the company raised $70 million Series D investment led by Meritech Capital and CBC Capital, with participation from funds and accounts managed by T. Rowe Price Associates, Inc., Harbor Pacific Capital, Allen & Company, and several other investors.

Other major investors of Evernote, launched in 2008,  include Sequoia Capital, Morgenthaler Ventures, and DOCOMO Capital.

(Edited by Prem Udayabhanu)