We are excited to share that Appnext (an Affle Group company) announced a strategic investment in Bobble AI Keyboard, joining Xiaomi as co-investors. Bobble AI offers an indigenous social keyboard that includes speech-to-text capabilities and is accessible in approximately 100 international languages, including 23 Indian languages. Appnext will own exclusive monetization on all Bobble pre-installed default keyboard for Xiaomi across multiple devices in India.
This investment comes at the heels of another recent strategic investment as a co-shareholder with Samsung India in IndusOS, which operates Indus App Bazaar, India’s largest independent indigenous apps store on Samsung devices, where Appnext will act as the leading monetization partner.
With these latest strategic investments, Appnext continues to adhere to its mission of creating the best possible mobile experiences. By developing unique solutions and technology and widening our consumer-facing products suite, we enable our partners and OEMs to expand their touchpoints with users and strengthen our partnership with top device manufacturers and carriers.
In India, our vernacular supported products encourage users to discover and utilize apps and services exactly when needed, intuitively and efficiently, in their language of choice.
Appnext’s solutions empower app developers to accelerate their recommendation channels and reach users that require their services via unique and accessible device-level placements such as home and lock screens, OEM app stores and keyboards, to name a few.