TigerText Signs Chicago Customer

Santa Monica-based secure messaging app developer TigerText, which provides secured text messaging for the enterprise and healthcare markets, has signed up a customer in Chicago. TigerText said that Chicago Cardiology Institute (CCI), which treats cardiovascular disease in Illinois, has deployed the company's secure messaging products as part of a HIPAA compliance effort. Financial impact of the win was not announced. TigerText is led by Brad Brooks, and backed by such venture investors as Easton Capital Group, New Science Ventures, Orbimed Advisors, Reed Elsevier Ventures, Shasta Ventures and TELUS Ventures.