Useful Closes Seed Round Financing

Boulder-based mobile enterprise app start-up, Useful Systems, Inc., closes seed round financing.

Boulder, CO, December 12, 2013 --( Useful Systems, Inc., a Boulder-based startup focused on mobile workforce enterprise apps, announced the closing of their seed financing today. Investors include David Cohen and Kima Ventures.

Useful is a mobile-first app for small to medium sized businesses that need to better track the jobs being performed by their workers in the field. The new financing will be used to ramp up sales, marketing and customer support.

“After two years of bootstrapping to build a bullet-proof, market-ready product and turning beta customers into paying customers, we’re excited to bring on investors to help accelerate our growth,” said Jay Crain, Co-Founder & CEO, Useful.

Useful has six team members and has doubled its customer base over the last two months. For more information, visit

Kima Ventures
Kima is the most active Angel investor in the world. The Kima Ventures fund was started in 2010. Their goal is to support and finance innovative companies with seed capital all over the world.

David Cohen
Boulder-based David Cohen actively invests in early stage web/software companies.

About Useful
Useful app for mobile workforces replaces paper workflow with familiar-looking forms including estimates, work orders and invoices in a native iPad app. It offers accurate, real-time reports like geo-stamped timesheets and detailed job costing. Useful enables mobile enterprises such as landscapers, contractors, and roofers to run their entire business from their iPad.
Jay Crain