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  • Raved Is A Social-Powered Local Recommendations App Built On Facebook & Foursquare

    Raved Is A Social-Powered Local Recommendations App Built On Facebook & Foursquare

    Apptera, the mobile communications and ad company backed by $30 million from Alloy, Lightspeed Ventures, and others, is today launching a second mobile app to join what had been, until now, its flagship product: the Android dialer replacement, Poptuit, which debuted around this time last year. The new app is a friend-powered recommendation engine called Raved, and it’s available first… Read More

  • Poptuit Looks To Reinvent The Android Dialer By Making It Sleeker And Smarter

    Poptuit Looks To Reinvent The Android Dialer By Making It Sleeker And Smarter

    It’s a cliche by now, but there’s no question that the launch of the iPhone in 2007 changed the future of mobile devices forever.¬†Even the actual phone portion of the device saw huge improvements: visual voicemail, relatively easy contact management, and quick access to your recent calls. And, err, the dialer has looked just about the same ever since. As has Android’s… Read More

  • Apptera Raises Another $10 Million For Its Voice & Visual Mobile Advertising Network

    Mobile advertising company Apptera has raised another $10 million in VC funding, we’ve learned via an SEC filing. The startup’s previous financing round dates back to November 2008, also totaled about $10 million and came from investors such as Alloy Ventures, Lightspeed Venture Partners and Walden International. The company has yet to publicly disclose the new capital injection… Read More

  • Apptera Raises $10.5 Million More To Get Ads To Your Phone

    Mobile advertising network Apptera has closed a $10.5 million funding round led by Alloy Ventures, Lightspeed Venture Partners, and Walden International. The company is also announcing that David Karnstedt, Yahoo’s former SVP of North American Sales who has extensive experience in advertising, has joined its board. Apptera offers a suite of audio and visual advertising solutions for… Read More