From 1 September 2011, Vodacom’s revolutionary new mobile applications store will go live. Vodacom Apps will feature a catalogue of over 140,000 applications powered by Appia, one of the world’s largest open application marketplaces. This event marks the launch of what Vodacom believes will be an entirely new local South African mobile application ecosystem, complete [...]
Appia had tremendous growth in Q2 2011, surpassing several major milestones including one million downloads per day, and over 100MM downloads in the past four months. Year over year growth rate was over 2200%, making Appia the fastest growing application distribution platform.
Appia today announces that it has launched a new performance based advertising network for any app developers who want to guarantee ROI from their mobile advertising. The new service gives developers a ‘pay per download’ opportunity, enabling developers to directly increase app downloads and only pay for results.
Appia is thrilled to announce that we are now “A Venrock Company,” having secured $10MM from one of the oldest and most prestigious Venture Firms in the world – the VC behind Apple, Intel, DoubleClick and over 120 other companies believes in Appia and our Open App Marketplace strategy.
Appia is pleased to announce that Telcel, the largest mobile operator in Mexico, has selected Appia to power their IDEAS Application Store. Mobile Application Developers can reach this market by joining the Appia Developer Program today.
Appia announces a strategic partnership with Opera Software to power the Opera Mobile Store. Now available to over 100 million people who use the Opera Browser, the Opera Mobile Store provides a rich selection of free and premium apps on the major mobile operating systems. Appia is providing the storefront commerce technology as well as the developer portal and content catalog powering the Opera Mobile Store.
Appia launches global expansion plan with the hiring of three new Sales Executives in key international Markets – Latin America, Asia Pacific and Europe and the Middle East. Welcome Juan Carlos Belair, Sid Mahajan and Neil Geary!
PocketGear, the world’s largest open app marketplace, today announces it has re-launched the company under the new name Appia and with a new focus. Along with the new brand identity, Appia is announcing a significant shift from a consumer destination to a pure-play white-label content and commerce platform for mobile operators, handset manufacturers and mobile portals.
PocketGear, Inc., the world’s largest open app store and content marketplace, today announced the addition of three new experienced leaders to the company’s executive team. The new hires are Ken Hayes, Senior Vice President, Global Sales and Business Development, Dov Cohn, Vice President, Products and Marketing, and Jim Harvey, Vice President, Developer Stores.
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 [...]