Mimvi Acquires FanAppic.com iOS app review site to extend company's influence in app industry
SUNNYVALE, Calif., April 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Mimvi, Inc. (OTCQB: MIMV), the leading mobile search and recommendation technology company, today announced it has acquired FanAppic (www.FanAppic.com), a top-tier Apple iOS app review website with tens of thousands of monthly visitors.
"The acquisition of FanAppic extends our reach into the mobile app developer and consumer communities," said Michael Poutre, Mimvi CEO. "It also gives us another revenue stream based on getting developers visibility while helping consumers discover interesting new apps."
FanAppic, which launched in 2010, features reviews on iPhone and iPad apps, accessories and other products for the Apple community. It generates revenue through advertising, sponsorships, email list marketing and accelerated reviews.
"This acquisition is immediately accretive, and very timely as we look to launch MimviLink in the third quarter," Poutre added. "It helps us generate more consumer traffic and build our developer base by the thousands."
Headquartered in Sunnyvale, California, Mimvi, Inc. (MIMV) is the leading mobile search and recommendation technology provider. Its proprietary search and "intelligent" recommendation algorithms enable the search and discovery of Mobile Apps, Mobile Content and Mobile Products across multiple devices and platforms, including: Apple's iPhone and iPad, Google Android, BlackBerry, Windows Phone, Facebook and web applications.
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