Two years of careful planning, testing and strategizing led Raleigh tech startup Dropsource to find a niche with mobile developers who seek simple, but powerful tools to make their own native apps.

Since 2014 when a trio of New York developers devised the concept, the startup has found a new home in Raleigh, settled into the local startup community, raised $5.6 million in funding and positioned itself to become a dominant force in the growing mobile developer tools market.

Pending Dropsource’s launch this summer, we look back at the key steps Dropsource has taken to get its product to market. More in the timeline at:

NY to NC, $0 to $5.6M in VC, Queue Software to Dropsource: Inside the Soon-to-Launch Platform for Mobile Developers