Tagged: apps

Urban Massage’s Enviable £3.2+M Seedrs Campaign Update: Keeping Calm and Carrying On

Urban Massage, a UK-based massage-on-demand scheduling app, is crushing its convertible campaign on Seedrs. Could there be anything better than an incredible massage: overfunding! The campaign is currently overfunding by 131%, having raised over £3,266,740 at this writing, with the confidence of more than 743… Read More

Watch out for the Traps! RiskIQ Says Over 600 Bitcoin Apps in Official App Stores May Scam Users

Digital threat management firm RiskIQ is out with a report that smartphone Apps are a hotbed for scams and hackers in the cryptocurrency space. Having reviewed 18,408 Apps across 20 different App stores, RiskIQ says it has uncovered 661 “blacklisted” Bitcoin Apps allowing crooks to… Read More

InvestCloud Debuts Solutions to Democratize Digital & Deliver Mass Automation

Global fintech firm InvestCloud announced on Wednesday it has released two new lines of financial apps to run on its digital platform, InvestCloud Gray and InvestCloud Neon. According to the company, InvestCloud Gray digitizes client interactions, providing a modern and flexible platform that is affordable… Read More

Dash Milestone: Passes Apple’s Review Process & Becomes An Approved Digital Currency on the iTunes App Store

Dash, a payments-focused digital currency, announced on Wednesday it has officially been accepted by Apple as an approved cryptocurrency on the iTunes App Store. Speaking about the approval, CEO of Dash Core Ryan Taylor stated: “As Dash continues to expand our user base and ecosystem of services,… Read More

Update: Monzo Attracts Over £8.8 Million in Interest Two Days into Pre-Registered Campaign

Just a little over 48 hours after opening pre-registration for its upcoming equity crowdfunding campaign on Crowdcube, app-only bank  Monzo (formally know as Mondo) has attracted more than £8.8 million in interest. The company’s original target for the funding round was £2.5 million, and the funds from the… Read More

Monzo Opens Pre-Registration For New Crowdcube Campaign & Quickly Attracts £5.8 Million in Interest

App-only bank Monzo (formally know as Mondo) announced on Tuesday it opened pre-registration for its new equity crowdfunding campaign. Originally seeking £2.5 million, the company has attracted more than £5.8 million in interest so far. As previously reported, Monzo launched its first crowdfunding campaign on Crowdcube and raised… Read More

Starburst Labs Secures $6.25 Million During Series A Round; Devotes Funds to Fintech Apps & Growth

Starburst Labs, a maker of web-and-mobile apps for an ecosystem of individual investors, financial advisors, broker-dealers, and financial media brands, has announced it has closed a Series A round of funding totaling $6.25 million.  The company stated it creates, designs, develops, and operates a vertically… Read More

Native App or Hybrid App, that is the Question!

  As a mobile app development professional at the largest independent app developers in the UK, I’m asked on countless occasions by enterprise organisations “should we develop a native or hybrid app for our business?” The poser of the questions then sits, perched forward on… Read More

How Mobile Apps Create Better Business Practices

For small businesses and big corporate companies alike, mobile is the latest frontier. Yet rather than simply developing a mobile-friendly version of your website or adding a cool e-commerce capability to the mobile user experience, more and more businesses are wisely delving into the mobile… Read More

Online Lender Aprenita Targets App Developers to Fix Critical Funding Gap

Aprenita is a recent entry into the online lending sector. While the largest platforms focus on consumer or SME lending, Aprenita has established a laser-focused niche. Founded by Mark Loranger and Sergei Kovalenko, the entrepreneurial pair has “identified a critical funding gap where old systems… Read More

Nextbit Smartphone “Robin” Set to Hit Verizon; Successfully Captures $1M on Kickstarter

Earlier this month, Nextbit, a mobile developer that was created by former Google, Apple, Amazon, and HTC employees, launched a crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter for its new Android smartphone, Robin. Within just three days after its launch, the funding initiative secured a total of $800,000. The company… Read More

Brief: CouProm Travel Forms Partnership With Crowdfunding Platform TravelStarter

On Wednesday, CouProm Travel announced that it has teamed up with TravelStarter offer its mobile app to all the travel agencies worldwide that wants to create an extension of their services pre-during and after visiting the destination at no cost to the agency, giving the travel agencies and independent hotel… Read More

Kickstarter’s Lima named as 2015 CES Innovation Awards Honoree in Two Categories

Earlier this week, Lima announced that it was awarded the prize of “Innovation Honoree” at the 2015 CES Innovation Awards in two categories: Software and Mobile Apps and Computer Accessories. Products entered into the CES Innovation Awards are judged by a preeminent panel of independent industrial designers, independent engineers… Read More

The Big App Fund Creates Shortlist of 50 Entries

The Big App Fund has narrowed down the list of entries from the original 425 to a shortlist of 50 businesses.  Entry was closed on October 6th with the next step being a pitch event held at the Facebook offices in London.  The project organized… Read More

Want to make your App Idea a Reality? New Crowdfunding Platform AppVested is Here to Help

Now you can.. Yes one of the worlds first equity crowdfunding portal for the mobile app sector has emerged. Earlier this spring WSJ.com shouted that the Apps market was rocketing towards $25 billion in sales.  A pretty incredible amount when you consider the app market… Read More

Brief: Revenues from Tablet Games to Triple as Crowdfunding Helps

New data from Juniper Research has revealed that by 2019 worldwide revenues from tablet games will reach$13.3 billion – a threefold rise on the 2014 figure of $3.6 billion. The report highlights that growth will be fueled by a number of key factors including  improved storage capacity… Read More

Brief: CAIL Mobile Solutions Turns to Optimize Capital Markets for Crowdfunding Round

CAIL Mobile Solutions has chosen Optimize Capital Markets to launch a round to seek $2 million in growth capital and production development. CAIL is creating more  than  just opportunity  for  their clients. A software platform designed to provide seamless solutions to enterprises looking to amplify current… Read More

Brief: Loomio At 80% Of Crowdfunding Goal With 5 Days Left

We first reported on the crowdfunding campaign for Loomio in March. The forthcoming application aims to provide a social voting and implementation mechanism for ideas. The campaign is currently live on Crowdtilt Open and has raised over $80,000 on a $100,000 goal. The Loomio team… Read More

Misfit Shine Makes Good On Promise Of Android App To Crowdfunding Backers

Misfit Wearables launched a crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo in November of last year for the Misfit Shine, a wearable activity tracker that aimed to compete with other stalwarts in the space like offerings from Nike and Fitbit. The campaign raised over $800,000, which makes it… Read More

Kickstarter Darling Omate TrueSmart Negotiates With Google On Play Store Inclusion

The Omate TrueSmart came under fire recently following a post on Google Plus that explained problems with the form factor of the device and promises the device’s manufacturers had made regarding the inclusion of the Google Play store. The TrueSmart has a week left until… Read More

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