TigerText Reports Big Sales Increase, Doubles Staff

Santa Monica-based secure messaging app provider TigerText, which is led by Brad Brooks, said yesterday that its annual sales grew more than 300 percent in 2014, and also doubled the size of its staff. The private held company did not disclose any financials behind those numbers or say how many employees it now has. TigerText did say that more than 500 million messages per month are now being sent using its platform. TigerText offers up a secure messaging app, which is being used in healthcare and by enterprises for replacing texting; the company's app allows workers to exchange instant messages without running afoul of regulatory restrictions or causing security issues.