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Founded 2008
Headquarters Reston, Virginia, USA
Area served
Services Mobile application development
Website gocanvas.com

GoCanvas (previously known as Canvas)[1] is a United States-based technology company which provides mobile apps and forms for data collection and sharing.[2] The company's main offices are in Reston, Virginia, with a regional office in Sydney, Australia.[3] Founded in 2008, Canvas specializes in Software as a Service (SaaS). It achieved a first round of funding in 2011.[4] In 2014 the company had 50 employees.[4]

GoCanvas services provide mobile and tablet interfaces for filling out forms or collecting other data, which is then stored online, through a cloud model. Apps offered by the company allow businesses to decrease paper usage.[4] MyCanvas is a service which allows access to data created by paid accounts, allowing, for example, a customer to review records they have submitted to a GoCanvas user.[5][6]

GoCanvas allows users to customize their apps and can include GPS location capture, photos, signature capture, and reference data. Data can be exported in a comma-separated values spreadsheet or a pdf.[7]


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  3. ^ Overly, Steven (7 December 2012). "The Download: Canvas goes international with Sydney office". Washington Post. Retrieved 12 September 2013. 
  4. ^ a b c Nycz-Conner, Jennifer (11 December 2014). "Paperless office startup Canvas receives $9M investment". Washington Business Journal. Retrieved 1 August 2016. 
  5. ^ Seo, Michael. "MyCanvas Allows Homeowners To Access Their Personal Service Data History In The Cloud". Tech Crunch. Retrieved 12 September 2013. 
  6. ^ "Introducing MyCanvas!". Archived from the original on 15 August 2013. Retrieved 16 September 2013. 
  7. ^ Gahran, Amy. "Tracking Inventory Have You Stressed? Try These 5 Mobile Apps". Entrepreneur. Retrieved 16 September 2013.