WalkMe Acquires Visual Analytics Co. Jaco
April 4, 2017 | Israeli enterprise guidance and engagement startup WalkMe has acquired visual analytics startup Jaco to leverage its real-time insights into consumer behavior. No financial details about the acquisition were disclosed. This is WalkMe’s second acquisition this year after buying testing and management company abbi.io. Jaco’s advanced technology records and analyzes users’ activity as they navigate through any web-based product in real time. Jaco enables users to replay every user session as a video, no matter how complex the app is or which framework it is running. Founded by CEO Dan Adika and president Rephael Sweary, and Eyal Cohen in 2011, WalkMe has 460 employees of whom 240 are in Israel. Founded in 2015, Jaco raised $1.15 million from Silicon Valley funds Hillsven Capital and UpWest Labs. As part of the acquisition, Jaco’s team will lead WalkMe’s Insights and Analytics business, based in WalkMe’s San Francisco offices. Jaco will remain available for its current customers as well as new customers, separate from the WalkMe platform.