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Fleksy raises Series A to expand its keyboard SDK biz after 10x growth

Barcelona-based mobile keyboard software maker, Fleksy, has bagged a $1.6 million Series A to cement a pivot to b2b for its white-label SDK for Android and iOS. The round is led by Spanish asset manag

Fleksy co-founder is suing Apple over lost revenue resulting from App Store scammers

Kosta Eleftheriou, a co-founder of the Fleksy keyboard app later sold to Pinterest in an acqui-hire deal, has been calling attention to Apple App Store issues like fake reviews, ratings and subscripti

Fleksy adds an art marketplace to spice up its keyboard app

Fleksy, an autocorrecting AI keyboard which competes with big-guns like Google’s Gboard and Microsoft’s Swiftkey, has a new way to catch users’ eyes: Art keyboards. It’s just l

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Fleksy rolls out an SDK for its AI keyboard

The developers behind Fleksy have launched an SDK for Android and iOS to scale demand for white labelling of their AI keyboard software which bakes in privacy-safe next-word prediction. Swipe-style i

Google’s Play Store is giving an age-rating finger to Fleksy, a Gboard rival 🖕

Platform power is a helluva a drug. Do a search on Google’s Play Store in Europe and you’ll find the company’s own Gboard app has an age rating of PEGI 3 — aka the pan-European

Fleksy’s AI keyboard is getting a store to put mini apps at chatters’ fingertips

Remember Fleksy? The customizable Android keyboard app has a new trick up its sleeve: It’s adding a store where users can find and add lightweight third party apps to enhance their typing experi

Fleksy’s keyboard grabs $800k+ via equity crowdfunding

The dev team that’s now engineering the Fleksy keyboard app has raised more than $800,000 via an equity crowdfunding route. As we reported a year ago, the development of Fleksy’s keyboard

Fleksy keyboard to get major reboot under ThingThing’s dev team

Third party keyboards might seem like an app fad blast from the recent past. But the smartphone keyboard space could be set for a shake up as long time player Fleksy gets a new team working full time

Pinterest acquires the team behind Fleksy, a custom iOS and Android keyboard

We haven't heard much from Fleksy — one of a number of custom keyboards for Android and iOS — lately, and it seems we may have an answer why: It's been acquired by Pinterest. But it isn't a tot

Fleksy Adds Deep-Linking To Its Keyboard App, Opening New Revenue Opportunities

Fleksy, the popular third-party keyboard app for iOS and Android, has taken the next step to monetizing its service after it began enabling deep-linking to other apps.

Fleksy Partners With Imoji To Add Stickers To Its Popular iOS And Android Keyboard

⚠️ Warning ⚠️ You may be about to see a lot of gigantic emoji surface across chat apps and other mobile apps you use. That's because popular keyboard Fleksy launched integrated stickers into i

Fleksy Raises $2M To Help It Keep Up With Growth From iOS 8 Launch

Software keyboard maker Fleksy raised a new $2 million round of venture funding from Digital Garage, Eniac Ventures, Middleland Capital, Highland Capital Partners and others to help it continue to pow

Everything You Need To Know About iOS 8 Keyboard Permissions (But Were Afraid To Ask)

By far the most exciting thing about iOS 8 -- imho -- is the side-door it opens into Apple's walled garden to allow keyboard app makers to come on in for the first time. But what permissions are you g

Fleksy Expands Its Distribution Footprint In A Bid To Rule The Keyboard Roost

Fleksy is following up its iOS 8 software keyboard launch with a debut on two new app markets, including the Samsung GALAXY Apps store and the Amazon Appstore. In time for this new availability, it&#8

Nine Alternative Keyboards For iOS 8

Apple's new mobile world order, iOS 8, ushers in support for third party system wide keyboards for the very first time. We've rounded up a selection of alternative keyboard contenders -- some with sto

Fleksy’s iOS 8 Keyboard Offers Plenty Of Customization And Solid Predictions

Apple’s iOS 8 operating system unlocks a key system component, providing access to the software keyboard slot to third-party developers. That’s going to mean a lot of new keyboard apps pop

Fleksy Debuts Version 3.0 On Android, With A Complete Redesign And New Premium Features

Virtual keyboard startup Fleksy has launched version 3.0 of its software today, which includes new monetization options via premium themes and content packs. The new themes complement the new design o

Fleksy Builds A Texting App For The Samsung Gear 2 Smartwatch

Virtual keyboard startup Fleksy is pumped about iOS 8 and working on a beta of its software now that Apple has relaxed the platform restrictions on third-party keyboards. But that hasn't stopped it fr

Fleksy Third-Party Keyboard Is Already On iOS 8 In Beta

Fleksy wasted no time in getting its third-party software keyboard onto iOS 8, after Apple announced it would be supporting outside input software system-wide. The startup is also accepting beta teste
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