SOURCE: Cotap, Inc.


December 10, 2014 12:00 ET

Cotap Launches Universal Chat Service

Personalized URLs Allow Anyone to Message Cotap Users Without Needing to Download the App

SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwired - December 10, 2014) - Cotap, an enterprise mobile messaging service, today announced the launch of, a universal chat service for work. Anyone can visit to register a personalized URL that when shared, allows coworkers and business contacts to message them on Cotap, without needing to download the app. URLs can be shared in lieu of a mobile phone number and can be included in an email signature, LinkedIn profile, Twitter bio, blog post, business card or anywhere else contact information is shared.

In addition to personalized URLs, Cotap users will be able to create unique, secure URLs for group conversations. When shared, coworkers and business contacts from other companies can instantly join a discussion with multiple participants, similar to a chat room. For example, an events manager who needs to coordinate details of an upcoming conference with staff and vendors, could easily send out a link to all involved to communicate about the details in real time.

" is an easy way to make yourself instantly accessible to all of your business contacts, without needing to share your personal phone number or ask anyone to download a separate app. It's a fast, convenient way to start a conversation or expedite an issue that is stuck in email," said Jim Patterson, CEO and co-founder, Cotap. "Today, you can share documents with your coworkers via URL with Box, Dropbox and Google Drive -- now, with, you can share conversations the same way."

Reserving a personalized URL takes only seconds. works across works across all platforms, including iOS, Android and web.

About Cotap
Cotap is a San Francisco-based company bringing mobile-first communication to the workplace. Cotap combines a simple, secure mobile messaging service that employees love to use, with the security and administrative features that businesses need. Backed by Charles River Ventures and Emergence Capital Partners, the company was founded by Jim Patterson and Zack Parker, former Yammer executives with backgrounds in mobile communication and enterprise software. Cotap is available for free on iOS, Android, Web and Desktop. For more information, visit the website and follow @Cotap on Twitter.

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