Appfire Acquires Bolo Software


BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Appfire, a leading provider of apps for software development teams, today announced the acquisition of Bolo Software, an Atlassian Marketplace application provider. As part of the acquisition, Bolo Software founder, Jason Boileau, will join Appfire’s team of technologists. Jason brings several years of experience in developing products that help teams create and share content in Confluence.

“I’m really excited to be a part of Appfire, as Randall and team share the same mission of putting customer needs first,” said Jason Boileau. “Appfire has a dedicated and talented team that will help ensure that the Bolo Software apps continue to serve the needs of the Atlassian community now and well into the future.”

Since 2012, Bolo Software has created innovative solutions that help organizations use Atlassian products to their full potential. Bolo’s line of publication apps includes LaTeX Math, a popular solution that provides enterprise teams with math formatting on Confluence pages including adding equations and units to pages. Other Bolo Software products include Numbered Captions and Easy Numbered Headings.

“At Appfire, we look for the best product builders and encourage them to solve important customer challenges,” said Randall Ward, co-founder and CEO, Appfire. "I’m excited to welcome Jason to Appfire. He brings a decade of experience building and scaling Atlassian apps and has the passion and technology strategy expertise that will help us rapidly build out our publishing category of apps into the future.”

Kirkland & Ellis LLP served as legal counsel to Appfire.

About Appfire

Appfire is an award-winning Atlassian Platinum Marketplace Partner and has been a global authority in the Atlassian ecosystem for more than 15 years. Appfire’s popular Artemis, Beecom, Bob Swift, Bolo, Botron, Feed Three, Innovalog, and Wittified product brands comprise the largest portfolio of apps on the Atlassian Marketplace with 85+ purpose-built products and over 110,000 active installations worldwide. Learn more at

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