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Durham Office
320 Blackwell Street
3rd Floor
Durham, NC, 27701
San Francisco Office
One Sansome Street
30th Floor
San Francisco, CA, 94104


Chief Product Officer
President, CEO
VP, IT Operations
VP, Engineering
VP, Finance & Controller
VP, Advertising Operations
VP Business Development, North America
Board Member
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Handango, 2/2010


TOTAL $32.8M
Series A, 6/2008
Noro-Moseley Partners
Wakefield Group
Series B, 8/2010
Trident Capital
Relay Ventures
Venture Round, 3/2011
Venture Round, 10/2011
Series B, 11/2013
North Atlantic Capital
Debt, 3/2010
Debt, 4/2013
North Atlantic Capital
Silicon Valley Bank
Debt, 11/2013



Appia is the leading mobile user acquisition network; delivering mobile app downloads to over 1 billion users across 200 countries. Its platform was built to best serve the needs of mobile advertisers today, and Appia guarantees more app installs and the highest profit per install for its customers. Appia’s robust network and advanced technology ensure apps are delivered to the best quality, largest audience possible. Brands like ngmoco, AppBrain, Fiksu, Playtika, Cupid and Zedge trust Appia with their mobile app discovery.

Appia’s extensive network of publishers and advertisers is constantly developing and its product portfolio continues to evolve, allowing it to bring quality apps to highly engaged consumers.

Appia has raised $30M in funding from Venrock, DCM’s A-Fund, Trident Capital, Eric Schmidt’s TomorrowVentures, Relay Ventures, the Social Internet Fund, Noro-Moseley Partners, and Wakefield Group. The Wall Street Journal ranked Appia #22 on its list of the Top 50 Venture Backed Companies in 2012, the second year in a row that Appia has made the WSJ list of the Top 50, known as “The Next Big Thing”.

With offices in San Francisco, CA and Durham, NC, as well as global sales offices, Appia has quickly become the largest, non-incentivized network. For additional information, visit or follow @Appia.

Recent Milestones

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    Appia — Appia Launches Native Ad Unit, Discovery Ads (12/4/13)
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    Appia received $4.5M in Series B funding. (11/14/13)
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    Appia received $5M in Debt funding. (11/14/13)
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    Appia — Appia Selected as North Carolina Technology Association's Fastest Growing Small Company (11/8/13)
    Posted 1/2/14 at 12:55pm via
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    Appia — Appia's CEO, Jud Bowman wins North Carolina Technology Association's Tech Exec of the Year Award (11/8/13)
    Posted 1/2/14 at 12:56pm via
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    Appia — Appia Named to Triangle Business Journal's 50 Fastest Growing Companies (9/16/13)
    Posted 1/2/14 at 1:02pm via
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    Appia — Appia Ranked No. 1716 on 2013 Inc. 500|5000 List (8/21/13)
    Posted 1/2/14 at 12:58pm via
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    Appia added Jamie Fellows as Chief Product Officer. (7/1/13)
    Posted 7/19/13 at 7:08am
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    Appia — Announced hire of Jamie Fellows as Chief Product Officer (6/27/13)
    Posted 7/19/13 at 7:28am via
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    Appia received $5M in Debt funding. (4/17/13)
    Posted 4/18/13 at 5:12am via
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    Appia — Appia announces Tim Oakley as Chief Finance Officer (2/13/13)
    Posted 7/19/13 at 7:29am via
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    Appia — Appia named to WSJ's Next Big Thing List (9/28/12)
    Posted 7/19/13 at 7:33am via
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    Appia added Lou Kerner as Investor. (9/1/12)
    Posted 12/5/12 at 9:34am
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    Appia — Appia Selected as an AlwaysOn Global 250 Winner (7/10/12)
    Posted 7/19/13 at 7:33am via
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    Appia received in Venture Round funding. (10/21/11)
    Posted 10/21/11 at 4:26am via
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    Appia — Appia-Powered App Stores Now Seeing 1 Million Downloads Per Day (8/18/11)
    Posted 8/18/11 at 5:58pm via



Appia’s Reporting Dashboard

Added: 7/19/13


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Above: Appia Homepage
Uploaded: 7/22/13


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  5. White-Label App Marketplace Platform Appia Raises $10M At $100M Valuation ( [edit]
  6. Appia Raises Funding from DCM ( [edit]
  7. Appia Raises $5M in Debt Financing ( [edit]
  8. Mobile User Acquisition Network Appia Raises $4.5M More ( [edit]
  9. Appia raises another $5M in financing ( [edit]
  10. Appia, formerly PocketGear, Officially Launches as Largest Open App Marketplace ( [edit]
    Appia-Powered App Stores Now Seeing 1 Million Downloads Per Day ( [edit]
    Appia Appoints Jamie Fellows as Chief Product Offiver ( [edit]
    Appia Strikes Gold with New Executive Hire ( [edit]
    Looking for the 'Next Big Thing'? Ranking the Top 50 Start-Ups ( [edit]
    Appia Selected as an AlwaysOn Global 250 Winner ( [edit]
    NCTA 21 Awards ( [edit]
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    Triangle Business Journal ( [edit]
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