App Discovery Service AppGratis™ Now Drives Nearly 1 Million Downloads Daily
PARIS – February 7, 2013 – AppGratis today announced that they have secured over 10 million users worldwide with over 3 million connecting to AppGratis every day. AppGratis offers a unique and validated approach to app discovery, offering a paid app for free daily, to help users find quality apps and developers build visibility for undiscovered apps. The service now regularly drives between 500,000 to 1 million downloads, sending apps to the top five and beyond in the iTunes App Store as a consequence of increased interest in a featured app. When AppGratis featured EDGE Extended, a critically acclaimed iOS game developed by Mobigame, they drove over 1,074,000 downloads for the app in 24 hours, including over 330,000 downloads in the U.S.
“AppGratis moved the needle for us and helped put EDGE Extended in the spotlight,” said David Papazian, CEO of Mobigame. “They drove downloads for EDGE Extended internationally, getting the app into the hands of people who actually wanted to play our game and helping us reach people we never would have otherwise. AppGratis is the leader in app discovery and is a strong partner that delivers real results.”
AppGratis is a global leader in app discovery and continues to drive downloads for developers by offering tailored recommendations for users that align with each individual’s personal preferences for various video, music, games or productivity apps. Headquartered in Paris, AppGratis has established an international presence, available in over 120 countries and since launching in the U.S. in December 2012, AppGratis already secured over 2 million U.S. users. The company continues to grow in the U.S. market and beyond, acquiring an average of 500,000 new users every week in the U.S. alone.
Last month, the company raised a $13.5M Series A funding round led by Iris Capital, a leading pan-European venture capital investor specialized in digital economy, with participation from the Orange Publicis Fund. The app is available for iPad and iPhone in 12 languages.
Download AppGratis today at https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/appgratis-1-free-app-day-other/id565956236?mt=8.
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AppGratis was founded in 2011 by Simon Dawlat from a daily email newsletter shared among friends featuring his top app picks. AppGratis has since grown to a multimillion-dollar company and is establishing itself as the global leader in mobile app discovery. With nearly 3 million unique daily visitors, AppGratis is becoming the premier daily free app service that focuses on entertainment and productivity apps as well as games.
Rich Jones, TriplePoint for AppGratis