PocketGear, an independent marketplace that billed itself as the “World’s Largest Mobile App Store,” is rebranding today to Appia and shifting its business model. PocketGear was formerly a consumer focused app marketplace that sold apps for Blackberry, Android, Windows Mobile, Palm, Symbian, and Java phones.
Now, as Appia, the startup is powering a white-label content and commerce platform… → Read More
When it comes to mobile app stores, there’s iTunes and then there is everyone else. PocketGear which bills itself as the “World’s Largest Mobile App Store,” closed a $15 million series B round. The round was led by Trident Capital, with the Blackberry Partners Fund and Google CEO Eric Schmidt’s personal investment vehicle, TomorrowVentures.
PocketGear isn’t the prettiest app store in the world… → Read More