Lookback Buys Screencasting Startup QuickCast, Adds Android And Mac Apps To Its User Testing Tools


Lookback — a user testing app that was co-founded in Sweden first as a side project by Spotify engineers before striking out on its own with funding from Index and others — has made its first acquisition: it has acquired a UK startup called Reissued, the company behind screencasting app QuickCast, which had 15,000 users and 500,000 screencasts recorded on its platform, from customers that include the likes of Twitter and Basecamp.

Terms of the deal are not being disclosed but this is a tech and talent acquisition: co-founders Neil Kinnish and Pete Nelson are joining Lookback to become the company’s UK outpost (Lookback is now headquartered in Silicon Valley) and have already put their skills to use with the launch of new versions of Lookback for Mac (the QuickCast service rebranded) and Android, adding to the iOS version that already existed. Along with the purchase, Lookback is also releasing a…

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