Application Developers Alliance Welcomes First of the 2013 Class

Washington, D.C. (January 24, 2013) – Today, the Application Developers Alliance welcomed its first new corporate members of 2013. The new members include AdMobix, Bunndle, Filament Games, Flatter World, Kinvey, and Common Sense Media, joining as an associate member.

"We're very excited to become a member of Application Developers Alliance. Our values are very much aligned. We both want to contribute to a vibrant developer community by creating, sharing, and cheering fresh, educational content," said Joe Chernov, VP of Marketing at Kinvey.

As Alliance members, the companies will have access to a network of 20,000 individual developers and more than 100 companies as well as the recently launched DevsBuild.It, the Alliance’s resource center. Members also have the opportunity to participate in events, policy advocacy, and Alliance working groups. Common Sense Media, Filament Games, and Flatter World will become members of the soon-to-be-launched Kids and Education Working Group.

“We’re thrilled to start 2013 with six new Alliance members, all committed to the developer community,” said Jon Potter, Alliance President. “These companies are producing high quality kids’ content, tools for developers, and platforms for innovation. We look forward to working with them to be the rising tide for the apps industry.”

The new members joining today are:

AdMobix

AdMobix is a performance based Ad Network that works with App developers on a CPI (Cost Per Install) basis across every major operating system including iOS, Android, Windows Mobile 7, BlackBerry and more. Featuring a Global Reach, AdMobix’s media channels include in-app and mobile web banners, full screen takeovers, text links, non-incentivized offer walls, incentivized/virtual currency offer walls, premium-content unlocking, push notification, mobile redirect traffic, incentivized app reviews, video view & installs, and App of the day placements. . For more information, visit www.admobix.com.

Bunndle

Bunndle is a distribution platform and ad network for downloadable desktop and mobile applications. We provide discovery, user acquisition and monetization solutions for software providers and developers.

Common Sense Media

Millions of families use Common Sense Media to discover the best media and entertainment choices for their kids. We rate and review thousands of apps, games and kids' websites for learning potential, age-appropriateness, and quality. Our ratings are based on rigorous learning research and child development guidelines. Common Sense Media is an independent nonprofit organization dedicated to improving the media and technology world for kids and families through information, education, and advocacy.

Filament Games

Filament Games is an award winning game production studio that focuses exclusively on learning games. The mission of Filament Games is to create inspiring educational experiences that spark imagination and foster deep learning through interactive exploration and discovery. The core competency of the studio is producing games that combine best practices in commercial game development with key concepts from the learning sciences.

Flatter World

Flatter World is the top developer in the Edmodo App Store, creating engaging and educational applications for teachers and students. Flatter World's successes include the Flat Stanley Project, helping to connect teachers and students, while encouraging literacy and cultural exchange in over 65 countries. Flatter World's simplistic designs and state of the art technology create unmatched educational experiences.

Kinvey

Kinvey is a Backend as a Service platform that makes it ridiculously easy for developers to setup and operate the backends for their mobile, tablet and web apps. They don't have to worry about connecting to various cloud services, setting up servers for their backend, or maintaining and scaling them.

About the Application Developers Alliance

The Application Developers Alliance is an industry association dedicated to meeting the unique needs of application developers as creators, innovators, and entrepreneurs. Alliance members include more than 20,000 individual application developers and more than 100 companies, investors, and stakeholders in the apps ecosystem.