NEW YORK and AMSTERDAM, July 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Astanford, the Dutch Online Communication Agency and theIRappTM announced today an exclusive partnership in which Astanford will offer theIRapp's technology platform to publicly traded companies in the Netherlands and Belgium.
Simply by providing a company's stock ticker symbol and a high resolution image of its corporate logo, theIRapp allows any company, in less than three weeks, to have a native app available on Apple's App Store and Google Play for Android telephones thereby offering investors direct/real-time mobile access to critical company information.
Bea Stanford, founder of Astanford, said, "As the mobile device becomes the go to source in which investors look for corporate and IR content, having mobile as a key part of a company's overall digital strategy is becoming increasingly important. The beauty of the theIRapp solution is that its implementation is easy and hassle free. theIRapp's technology platform is independent of the corporate website and therefore does not require IT involvement or that of web development. Moreover, the content management system is incredibly easy to use and allows companies to upload investor information to their IR app and instantaneously push it to their investors no matter where they are in the world. We are honored to be the partner of theIRapp in the Netherlands and Belgium."
According to XYO, the app search company, the Dutch audience downloaded more than 1.6 million apps throughout the last year - and in June alone, 73 million apps were downloaded in the Netherlands.
Jeff Corbin, founder of theIRapp, said, "Over the past couple of months, theIRapp has been approached by organizations around the world seeking to make our technology platform available to public and private companies in their regions. From Brazil to Australia and the Middle East, companies are realizing that given the incredibly fast proliferation of mobile devices globally, having a native app on the App Store and Google Play is a necessary part of their communications strategies. We are pleased to enter into this partnership with Astanford and look forward to making our solution available to companies not only in the Netherlands and Belgium, but throughout Europe as well."
theIRapp™ (www.theIRapp.com) is a turnkey mobile technology native application platform available to publicly traded companies listed on all global stock exchanges. It enables a company's investor relations information to be available through Apple's App Store for the iPhone and iPad as well as Google Play for Android devices.
By only providing a ticker symbol and logo, a public company can have its own customized app available as a free download on the App Store and Google Play Market in less than three weeks. Through theIRapp™, retail and institutional investors have access to automated, real-time stock price information (via live data feeds), press releases, SEC filings, analyst coverage, corporate documents (fact sheets, presentations, etc.), videos, audiocast conference calls, upcoming events and other custom company information.
Astanford is a digital communication agency with 15 years of experience offering Dutch & international companies effective digital communication solutions. Astanford is also founder of the Best Dutch Brands Institute and the Excelly Awards.
Contact: Joe McGurk, 212-896-1231