Innovation, Personalization & Expansion: 2021 was a success and why 2022 will be better

What an incredible and jam-packed year 2021 has been! The last 12 months have been some of our busiest and most successful: we have launched a significant new product and won a prestigious award; we have dominated industry rankings and expanded into emerging markets. We now embark on 2022 buoyed by our triumphs and riding on a wave of momentum. This new year is shaping up to be our most exciting yet. One of the biggest highlights of last year was undoubtedly the January release of Appnext’s Out of Box Experience (OOBE). This new offering perfected our already unrivalled end-to-end…

Southeast Asia’s apps market offers limitless possibilities for developers

Appnext is on an extraordinary upward trajectory right now: we currently power 6.5 billion daily app recommendations, we have added a new dimension to app discovery with the launch of the OOBE solution, and we have surpassed an average of more than 20 daily user interactions. It is for these reasons that I think now is the most exciting and rewarding time to become part of the Appnext family. As the General Manager for Southeast Asia, I want to emphasize the monumental growth Appnext has had in this region and where we aim to go from here. I was thrilled…

Mobile game developers must set their sights on India and SEA

If mobile gaming was popular before, 2020 was the year it got even bigger. Last year, game downloads skyrocketed by 28% in a global increase that equated to a colossal 108 billion installs across both the Google Play and Apple App Stores. While the insatiable appetite for mobile gaming is clearly a global trend, some regions have driven this sharp uptick in downloads more than others. The mobile apps market in India and South East Asia has never been stronger. In the first three-quarters of 2020, India’s 750 million smartphone users catapulted the country to the top of the charts…