TOKYO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Metaps Inc. (hereafter "Metaps"), developer of 'metaps' - a monetization platform for Android announces that participating Android apps have achieved over 10 million downloads in one year. An increasing number of apps using metaps, particularly by global game developers, has fuelled the rapid expansion of downloads.Metaps provides Android developers with the ability to attract customers through low-risk reward-based ads, generate revenue from free users through advertisements, increase user activity rates and maximize lifetime user value. Monetization of smartphone apps is a problem for developers worldwide, and a particularly challenging in the Android world.
App Monetization Platform "metaps" Establishes Offices in Silicon Valley and Hong Kong to Strengthen Alliances with Local App Developers
TOKYO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Metaps Inc. (hereafter "Metaps") announces the establishment of branch offices in Silicon Valley and Hong Kong to support the expansion of their global platform. 'metaps' is an advertising network for smartphones; providing a platform for developers to simultaneously achieve both low-risk CPI-based (Cost Per Install-based) promotion and continuous revenue generated by incentivized ads. Currently, the Chinese and U.S. markets are driving the world's smartphone markets, with even further growth expected in the future. Yet for local app developers, billing and monetization have become issues, as many developers are not able to recover their development costs. The objective in establishing these branch offices is to strengthen alliances with local app developers. Via the metaps platform, Metaps assists app developers with their global expansion and monetization activities.
Smartphone App Monetization Platform "metaps" Has Raised Additional US$1.3 Million Totalling US$5.5 Million Funding - Accelerating Its Global Expansion
TOKYO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Metaps Inc. (hereafter "Metaps") has secured additional US$1.3 million of financing through a third-party allocation to two VCs. Metaps reports that this completes a series A financing round with a total amount of US$5.5 million, including the US$4.2 million raised as of December 2011. The proceeds raised from this private placement is planned to be allocated for expanding the manpower at the Singapore subsidiary, and expanding the market share of the "metaps" platform in the global market, focusing on Asia.
Smartphone Monetization Platform "Metaps" Secures US$4.2 Million Funding, Accelerating Its Asian Expansion from Singapore
TOKYO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Metaps Inc. (HQ: Tokyo, Japan, President and CEO: Katsuaki Sato), is proud to announce that they have arranged a private placement financing to raise proceeds of US$4.2 million from five venture capitals. The proceeds from this private placement is planned to be used for securing human resources of the Singapore-based, wholly owned subsidiary "Metaps Pte. Ltd.", and also to advance the company's Asia-focused platform business "metaps".
Metaps Pte. Ltd. Announces the Global Simultaneous Release of "Metaps," an Achievement-based Reward Advertising Platform for Android Developers
SINGAPORE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Metaps Pte. Ltd., a developer of application platforms for Android devices, began offering achievement-based reward advertising services for Android developers, including features for 'attracting customers, posting, measuring, and improvement' all in one package. SERVICE OVERVIEW: Metaps released its reward advertising platform free of charge to support application developers in creating revenue streams from smart phones. Metaps intends to expand the number of distributed applications and networks on a global scale by networking their previously released media platforms, such as "AppBonus", with various apps provided by other developers. Currently, improving the profitability of apps is a challenge for developers due to the incredible amount of apps that are being released globally. Seizing the popularization of Android devices in the global market as a large opportunity, Metaps is dispatching developer content not just in Japan, but overseas as well, focusing on Asia. Metaps will continue to maximize profit for app developers while striving to make risk-free advertising a reality.