Jott Messenger

San Francisco, California | Private | Alta Ventures Mexico

Jott Messenger is a free over-the-top messaging application for iOS and Android that quickly connects friends from school, work and Instagram. By becoming a verified member of a school network Jott users can instantly chat with each other without sharing contact information. In addition to regular messaging features Jott’s iOS app includes AirChat™, a proprietary technology that lets nearby users chat even without cellular or internet service by creating an offline mesh network. Also check out their new app called Mappen.


CNN Money: Teens are downloading Jott like crazy
A white-hot new app for instant messaging, Jott has nearly 500,000 monthly users and one million app installs after just three months on the market. Read more on CNN Money

Tech Crunch

TechCrunch: Messaging App Jott Is Blowing Up Among Junior High And High Schoolers
Jott, a messaging app that works without a data plan or WiFi connection, has caught on among junior high and high school students, according to co-founder Jared Allgood. He says the app more than doubled to half a million active users in March, up from 150,000 active users previous. Read more on Tech Crunch The Future of Messaging: How to Text Without Data or Wi-Fi
Forget having directions, tickets, or our checkbook with us. Our lives now seem to revolve ensuring that Wi-Fi will be there wherever we may roam so we can open our digital wallets, Google map it, or have our tickets scanned. When there is no Wi-Fi, our biggest fears come to life. Read more on


Sending texts with no signal

Jott CEO and Co-founder Jared Allgood explains how the Jott messaging app makes it possible to send texts without a signal.
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