Alliance reaches 8,000 members
Washington, D.C. (July 12, 2012) – Today the Application Developers Alliance welcomed Flurry, Twilio, ooomf, and meemo as corporate partners. In joining the Alliance, the companies unite with 8,000 individual developers and nearly 90 companies.
“Flurry is very excited to support the App Developers Alliance as an Alliance partner member," said Flurry CEO Simon Khalaf. "Flurry's mission is to support the app developer community, and we are a development team at our core. Our services focus on helping the community build better apps and even better app businesses."
Flurry increases the size and value of mobile application audiences, already helping more than 70,000 companies in over 185,000 applications across iOS, Android, BlackBerry, Windows Phone, JavaME and HTML5 platforms. Flurry has built the world's leading mobile application analytics and data-powered advertising platform, with more groundbreaking services in development.
Twilio, the cloud communications company, is reinventing telecom by merging the worlds of cloud computing, web services and telecommunications. Twilio provides a telephony infrastructure web service in the cloud, allowing web developers to integrate phone calls, text messages and IP voice communications into their web, mobile and traditional phone applications. The company is privately held and is headquartered in San Francisco, California.
"As the app economy continues to grow exponentially, it's very important that its ecosystem has a strong advocate," said Jeff Lawson, CEO and Co-founder of Twilio. "The App Developers Alliance has shown its commitment to serving developers and advocating for the proliferation of software, and Twilio is proud to be among its ranks."
"We are thrilled to now be a part of an organization like the Application Developers Alliance, as they have been so committed to the education, improvement, and overall advancement of the app development industry. We look forward to contributing and lending our expertise in the development of custom 3D avatar applications, virtual goods and accessories,” said Jed Corenthal, CEO and co-founder of meemo.
meemo is a developer of proprietary applications for users to create personalized 3D avatars and branded 3D digital rooms. meemo also oversees the development, acquisition, distribution and marketing of entertainment branded virtual goods across leading edge platforms like Xbox Live, Gaia, Cyworld and many others. meemo enables major brands and IPs to grow and engage their audience through proprietary multi-screen applications driving user engagement while also enabling them to create and activate genre-specific virtual goods and accessories in order to capitalize on the untapped revenue opportunities that virtual worlds offer.
ooomf is a remarkable way to explore apps and app makers. The company helps users discover iphone apps in beta, explore app maker, and find the best mobile apps. ooomf is the place where all stories of apps are told.
“Joining the Apps Alliance as a startup is a great opportunity for ooomf to connect with the leading voices in the apps industry and to support the growth of the app economy,” said Mikael Cho, CEO and Founder of ooomf.
“We are thrilled to welcome Flurry, Twilio, meemo, and ooomf to our membership,” said Jon Potter, Alliance President. “This batch of new members represents what the Alliance does best: bringing together app development industry stakeholders of all types and sizes, from app discovery services to developers creating 3D avatars, from startups to well-established companies.”