Mobile Media Company Affle Raises $10M+ From D2C (A NTT DoCoMo Subsidiary)

Source : TechCrunch | View Original
 
Singapore-headquartered mobile media and advertising startup Affle has raised over $10 millionfrom D2 COMMUNICATIONS (D2C), Japan’s largest mobile advertising company and a subsidiary of the country’s largest mobile operator, NTT DoCoMo, in joint venture with DENTSU.
 
D2C joins Microsoft, Itochu, Bennett Coleman & Company and Centurion Private Equity as investors in Affle.
 
Affle products include communication apps Pinch and SMS2.0, and mobile couponing serviceCoufon, among others.
 
Affle and D2C had entered a strategic partnership earlier this year, and the companies state that this follow-up investment round strengthens their association further.
 
D2C is the largest mobile advertising agency in Japan, with rights to sell all inventories on NTT DoCoMo, Japan’s biggest mobile carrier with over 57 million subscribers.
 
The new capital will be used for consolidation of product development efforts and boosting Affle’s business in existing Asian markets, as well as launching in new markets.
 
External Links
 
VatorNews
Yahoo Finance
MSNBC
SG Entrepreneurs
Marketing Interactive
Fokus Indonesia
Kabar-Kini
Marketing.co.id
Metro Realita Online
Marketwire
Business Insider
San Francisco Chronicle
Daily Finance
Chron.com
Star Tribune
Bloomberg
Mercury News (Silicon Valley)
Open Salon
ein presswire
Apple Valley Local
Tech Diem
Scott Briscoe – Digital Marketing Blog
King5.com
Morning Star
Kansas City Star
Newsday
Bitmag
Money: Salt Lake Tribune
ABC11
Mobility Techzone
PEHUB
Daily News Los Angeles
Cincinatti
6abc
Anchorage Daily News
El Paso Times
Eure Investor
The Daily Times
AlphaTrade Finance
Idaho Statesman
Daily News Los Angeles
Metrowest Daily News
News Blaze
The State (South Carolina)
Silver City Sun-News
Stockhouse
Stock Market Reviews
ABC13
Mena FN
Street Insider
PR-Inside
Investors.com
TMCnet
Equity
Telecom Paper
Zacks
Topix
Business Reel
Lankaweekly
Xydo
New York City
Silobreaker
Premiumpresse
Marketwatch
Mobile Apps Newswire
PEHub
News Blaze
IT News Online
Stock Markets Review