Mimvi and Entrepreneur Media Partner with Launcht for TrepLabs™ Mobile App Crowdfunding Platform
Boston-based crowdfunding experts provide platform of choice for TrepLabs™
SUNNYVALE, Calif., May 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Mimvi, Inc. (OTCQB: MIMV), the leading mobile search and recommendation technology company, in conjunction with Entrepreneur Media Inc., today announced it has partnered with Launcht, Inc., the leading white-label crowdfunding software provider, for its TrepLabs™ venture.
Mimvi and Entrepreneur are launching TrepLabs™ to provide highly-skilled app developers a stage to raise capital via crowdfunding, showcase new apps and technologies, and help the mobile developer community reduce its dependency on the Apple and Google Play "app stores." Launcht will provide the crowdfunding software to TrepLabs™, and will assist in promoting individual crowdfunding campaigns for qualified developers.
"We carefully reviewed all of our possible options and found nothing as robust as the Launcht platform," said Mimvi CEO Michael Poutre. "Not only will we have state-of-the-art technology, we are getting a best-in-class partner with extensive knowledge and experience in crowdfunding trends and the regulatory environment.
"Our core competency is reaching entrepreneurs, and this partnership with Mimvi and Launcht allows us to bring an incredible opportunity that can't be found anywhere else to this audience," said Ryan Shea, President of Entrepreneur Media, whose magazine, website and mobile network reaches a combined audience of 9.3 million.
"We are thrilled to be working with Mimvi and Entrepreneur Media," said Freeman White, CEO, Launcht. "Among other things, TrepLabs™ will accelerate and democratize access to early-stage capital for app developers. This is an ideal use of our crowdfunding software."
TrepLabs™ is slated to launch in June and is expected to announce its first round of highly innovative mobile applications at the end of May.
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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Based in Boston, Launcht.com has pioneered the development of white-label crowdfunding platform software since 2010. The Launcht crowdfunding system and complimentary crowdvoting system powers platforms for corporations, brands, non-profits, universities, business plan competitions, municipalities, and startup portals. Launcht makes it easy to quickly set up your own platform without any coding required. For more information, please visit: www.launcht.com or follow us @GetLauncht
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