Funding and Acquisitions Roundup: AppLift scores with a $13M funding round for its mobile games ad platform

By Editor June 3, 2013

By Brian Kovalesky, StartUp Beat Editor

Today’s early-stage startup funding and acquisitions news:

AppLift, a Berlin–based mobile games marketing startup, has raised $13 million in Series A funding from Prime Ventures. The company’s platform is a mobile ad network geared toward monetizing traffic. The company was launched and backed by mobile games incubator HitFox in 2012 and has locations in San Francisco, Seoul and Paris in addition to its Berlin headquarters. Within HitFox, the co-founders of AppLift are co-CEOs Kaya Taner, previously HitFox’s head of publisher relations, and Tim Koschella, HitFox co-founder.

(Sources: Prime Ventures, AppLift, TechCrunch)

Vital Stats:


HQ: Berlin

Founders: Kaya Taner and Tim Koschella

Founded: 2012

Investors: HitFox Group, Prime Ventures

Total Funding: $13 million

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