Red Hering 8/31/10 - As Internet marketing turns to apps to do its dirty work, PocketGear pocketed $15 million in its second round of funding, the company announced Aug. 23. The company that bills itself as “the largest mobile app store,” attracted some fairly noteworthy investors, including Tomorrow Ventures, the investment firm of Google CEO Eric [...]
New York Times 8/31/10 PocketGear has raised $15 million in a second round of funding, VentureBeat reported. The mobile application store operator said it would use the funds to continue product development, increase its sales and marketing team and to move toward global expansion. The round was led by Trident Capital with participation from BlackBerry Partners Fund.
PocketGear Announces $15 Million Series B Funding from Trident Capital and BlackBerry Partners Fund Leading Open App Store Marketplace Funded to Grow Market Share in $20 Billion Mobile Application Market Durham, NC — August 23, 2010 — PocketGear, Inc., the world’s largest open app store and content marketplace, today announced the closing of its $15 Million [...]
August 23, 2010 – When it comes to mobile app stores, there’s iTunes and then there is everyone else. PocketGear which bills itself as the “World’s Largest Mobile App Store,” closed a $15 million series B round. The round was led by Trident Capital, with the Blackberry Partners Fund and Google CEO Eric Schmidt’s personal [...]