Contus is a technology company which primarily provides mobile, web, and Cloud based solutions. The company is headquartered at Chennai, India. Contus is a member of the Confederation of Indian Industry.
The company was founded in 2008 by Sriram Manoharan and 6 of his friends.
Contus is headquartered in Chennai, India with regional headquarters in California, United States. As of February 2014, they have 150 employees in their Chennai division. They have customers in about 40 countries. Their primary service of mobile application development and web products is being used by around 20,000+ users worldwide.
Mobile application development
Contus started as a technology company doing mobile application development. as the primary service. The company's customers include Mahindra & Mahindra Limited, Dr. Reddy's Laboratories, Cbazaar, Nato Otan, Jabong.com, and Exemplarr. Contus has developed mobile applications such as Spurfy, MobeCommerce, StuffDot, FilmKings, Life Saver, Group Clone, Win Maps.
Web application development
Contus has been developing web applications under categories such as eCommerce, content management systems, social networking, open source servicing, enterprise solutions.
Contus' product store ‘Apptha’ has been developed by them for extensions and plugins on open-source platforms such as Magento, Joomla, WordPress, Prestashop. Apptha has launched 150 products on these platforms and is still working on to develop more products.
Mobecommerce is a mobile based platform for e-commerce for mobile users. In 2011, Contus was awarded by Esparks for its product Mobecommerce.
After the first product HD FLV Player launch in 2009, Contus moved to a 100 desk office in 2010. In 2011, Contus’ MobeCommerce was given an award for eCommerce startups in India by ESparks. following which a full version of MobeCommerce was released. In August 2013 the company was named one of the top 10 small and medium enterprises in India by Google and FICCI. Contus achieved a turnover of 70 million rupees in 2013-14.