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App Samurai

App Samurai

App Samurai is a San Francisco-based company that provides mobile marketing technology.

Overview

App Samurai is a self-service platform for mobile marketing.Features of the platform include providing key metrics for measuring campaign success, in-app marketing budgeting, and a smart dashboard that displays traffic and metrics. The focuses of the company include securely connecting advertisers with publishers, gathering brand awareness, and utilizing their developed technology to deliver effective ads.They have released multiple products including App Samarai, Samarai Network, Interceptd, Influencer Analytics, and Storly.

 Timeline of App Samurai products

The company integrates with several leading tracker providers, including TUNE, Kochava, and Adjust. This helps app marketers, advertisers, and developers take advantage of their platform, which also features fraud prevention, spam detection, virtual device detection, and VPN protection. Companies have the option to launch three different ad options in the form of video campaigns, acquisition campaigns, and boost campaigns. App Samurai uses a cost per install (CPI) tactic to make tracking returns vs. spending with users.

App Samurai is a company that participated in the Class 90 - Berlin 2017 Q1 cohort of Techstars and raised an estimated $2,221,077.

History and Founders

App Samurai was founded in 2016 by Emre Fadillioglu, Mehmet Bilgin, Soner Sensoy, and Seyhmus Ölker. Emre Fadillioglu is the current CEO. Prior to founding App Samurai, he co-founded two other companies: Natvent, a digital marketing agency, and Growth Tower, a mobile marketing agency.

App Samurai released their first product, App Samurai, in 2016. They released their second product, Interceptd, a fraud detection and prevention tool, two years later. This was followed by Storly, a user engagement platform, in 2020.

Timeline

February 25, 2020
App Samurai closes a $2.4M Series A funding round led by 212 Ventures and co-invested by Collective Spark, 500 Startups and Degerhan Usluel.
February 25, 2020
App Samurai raises a $2,400,000 series A round.
October 17, 2018
App Samurai attends Webrazzi Summit 2018 as a Sponsor.
October 1, 2018
App Samurai attends Casual Connect Serbia 2018 as a Sponsor.
August 22, 2018
App Samurai attends Mobile Growth SF Bay Area with Adobe, WeWork, StubHub, and Smule at Adobe as a Sponsor.
January 1, 2018
App Samurai raises a $1,000,000 convertible note from Act Venture Partners.
July 28, 2017
App Samurai raises a $1,000,000 seed round from 500 Istanbul, Act Venture Partners, Erdem Yurdanur and Tarkan Onar.
January 5, 2017
App Samurai raises a $20,000 pre-Seed from Techstars Berlin Accelerator.
2016
App Samurai is founded by Emre Fadillioglu, Seyhmus Olker, and Soner Sensoy

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App Samurai Help Center

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Mike Butcher
February 25, 2020
TechCrunch
App Samurai, a platform to market mobile apps, has closed an investment of $2.4 million in Series A funding, led by 212 Ventures and co-invested by Collective Spark, 500 Startups and Degerhan Usluel. It has now raised a total of $4.6 million, which will be used to develop the mobile advertising group's product portfolio and [...]

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