Motorola Solutions Venture Capital led the first tranche of a US$1.75 million funding round by Canvas, which was described as “a mobile business application service that makes it easy to find, customize and publish business apps for mobile devices.” James Quigley, CEO and co-founder of Canvas said the cash will enable it to “accelerate our already significant growth, continue to scale innovation, and empower more organisations to benefit from the shift to mobile business applications.”