Kochava Leads Mobile Analytics Industry into 2016 – The Year of Efficiently Targeted Mobile Ad Spend and Collective Intelligence for Advertisers

Mobile attribution and analytics pioneer, Kochava, grows network integrations to 1700 amidst explosive growth and market maturity to close out 2015 Click to Tweet SANDPOINT, Idaho, January 14, 2016 /MobilityWire/ -- Read more

Kochava to Host Third Annual Mobile Summit

The invitation-only, mobile advertising industry event returns to Sandpoint, Idaho, February 2016; uniting thought leaders from across the mobile advertising ecosystem Click to Tweet SANDPOINT, Idaho, December 17, 2015 /MobilityWire/ -- Read more

Kochava Named Innovative Company of the Year

Idaho Innovation Awards honor Sandpoint-based mobile company with prestigious award for innovation Click to Tweet SANDPOINT, Idaho, November 6, 2015 /MobilityWire/ -- Kochava (www.kochava.com), the leader in mobile attribution analytics Read more

Cota Wireless Power Technology Recognized in 2015 CTIA E-Tech Awards

Ossia’s Cota™ Wireless Power Technology Awarded alongside Qualcomm, Samsung, Microsoft and Intel at annual CTIA Super Mobility show Click to Tweet BELLEVUE, Wash., September 23, 2015 /MobilityWire/ -- Ossia, Inc. (www.ossiainc.com), today announced Read more

The Power of “The Collective” Poised to Make Mobile Advertising the Most Efficient Ad Medium Ever

AdXcel, Altrooz, Appia, Kochava and Liquid partner to bring collective intelligence to mobile ad space; invite ad networks and publishers globally to join The Collective Click to Tweet SANDPOINT, Idaho - September 23, 2015 Read more

Privacynq Brief Eases Consumer Privacy Concerns for IoT Products

New standard for easy-to-understand privacy and security disclosures builds consumers’ digital trust in IoT products Click to Tweet YORK, PA. - September 21, 2015 /MobilityWire/ --  Today PrivacyCheq (www.PrivacyCheq.com) announced the immediate availability of Read more

Kochava Brings Industry Leading Mobile Attribution Analytics to Korea

New office in Seoul expands Kochava presence in APAC, adds in-country support for South Korean app marketers looking to accurately measure and optimize user acquisition campaigns Click to Tweet SANDPOINT, Idaho, Read more

Kochava Extends Reach - Provides Measurement for Instagram Ads

Kochava customers can now measure Instagram ad inventory bought through Facebook with detailed visual reporting and actionable data for campaign optimization Click to Tweet SANDPOINT, Idaho, September 3, 2015 /MobilityWire/ -- Read more

Configurable View-Through Attribution from Kochava Reveals True Reach of Mobile Campaigns

Expands measurement beyond “last click” to include all levels of influencers, completely configurable by the advertiser Kochava Gold publisher partners ActionX, AOL, AppLovin, AdColony, InMobi, UnityAds, and Vungle are first Read more

Ossia’s New Chief Commercialization Officer to Speed Innovative Wireless Power Technology to Market

Abid Hussain, inventor of QuickCharge™ technology, brings more than 20 years of business and technical experience with deep Power Management and IoT expertise to Ossia leadership team Click to Tweet Ossia Read more

Venture Funding

Cohere Technologies Secures $35 Million in Series C Funding Led by Telstra

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New modulation to change the playing field in backhaul and mobility

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SANTA CLARA, Calif., March 24, 2015 /MobilityWire/ — Cohere Technologies (www.cohere-technologies.com), a pioneer in wireless connectivity, today announced $35 million investment in Series C funding led by Telstra along with existing investors New Enterprise Associates (NEA), Lightspeed Ventures, and new investors Macquarie Capital and AME Cloud Ventures. The investment will fund scaling of the company to bring its new modulation, Orthogonal Time Frequency and Space (OTFS™), to market in response for the growing demands for higher capacity and coverage in wireless networks.

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KDDI Invests in Ossia to Accelerate Manufacturing and Adoption of Real Remote Wireless Charging in Japan

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Japan’s second largest mobile carrier’s investment will help Ossia bring its groundbreaking Cota wireless power technology to Japanese consumer electronics companies and consumers

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TOKYO and REDMOND, Wash., January 27, 2015 /MobilityWire/ — Ossia, Inc. (www.ossiainc.com), the company behind the Cota® remote wire-free charging technology, today announced that is has received an investment from the KDDI Corporation. KDDI, with more than 40 million customers, is Japan’s second largest mobile carrier, and made this investment through its KDDI Open Innovation Fund.

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Ossia Receives Investment from Recruit Holdings to Bring Real Remote Wireless Charging to Japan

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Investment from Recruit will help deliver Ossia’s groundbreaking Cota wireless power technology to burgeoning wearables market in Japan

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REDMOND, Wash., November 6, 2014 /MobilityWire/ — Ossia, Inc. (www.ossiainc.com), the company behind the Cota® remote wire-free charging technology, today announced that it has received an investment from Recruit Holdings to help accelerate product development and promote the proliferation of its technology in Japan, which is currently the third largest economy in the world. This news follows on the heels of yesterday’s announcement that Ossia has joined Intel Capital’s portfolio of companies to advance wearables technology.

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AgeCheq Secures $1M to Protect Child Privacy in Mobile Apps and Games

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Angel investors give initial financing to company that helps game developers comply with the federal Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) and gives parents control over children’s online privacy

AgeCheq (www.agecheq.com) today announced the closing of its $1 million Series A investment round. The round was funded by angel investors from Pennsylvania and Washington, D.C. in less than six weeks. AgeCheq was founded in 2013 to provide a complete COPPA compliance solution for mobile game developers who must comply with the law as well as to help parents regain control over their children’s online privacy. Since its public launch in Los Angeles at the GDC/Next Game Developer’s Convention in November, AgeCheq has been actively demonstrating its COPPA compliance solution to leading mobile game publishers.

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Tyfone and In-Q-Tel Sign Strategic Agreement to Bring Mobile Security in Cloud and NFC Transactions for U.S. Government

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IQT selects Tyfone for its proven capabilities in distributed secure ID, extensive patent portfolio, and NFC using multiple form factors

Tyfone (www.tyfone.com), a global innovator in mobility, providing software, security and Near Field Communication (NFC) solutions, today announced a strategic investment and technology development agreement with In-Q-Tel (IQT). IQT is an independent, nonprofit organization that identifies innovative technology solutions to support the U.S. government.

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Kimera Systems Reveals Breakthrough in Strong Artificial Intelligence

Calls for support of RocketHub campaign to take strong artificial intelligence project to next level

Kimera Systems (www.kimerasystems.com) today announced the launch of its RocketHub ( www.rockethub.com) funding campaign. Kimera Systems developed the first true strong artificial intelligence technology that will reshape how people will use and interact with technology. Never before have computers, devices, software and the Internet been capable of understanding the people who are using them, and more importantly, why they are using them. With Kimera System’s Salience Engine technology the Internet can finally start thinking, understanding and working on people’s behalf.

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Mobeam Extends Series A Venture Round With New Funds

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On the heels of major news, mobeam adds another $1.5 million from new and existing investors

Mobeam inc. (www.mobeam.com) announced today the company has added another $1.5 million on top of the $4.9 million Series A venture round announced in October 2011. The company adds new investor DFJ Athena, a Korea-focused venture fund affiliated with Draper Fisher Jurvetson, as well as new funds from existing investor and board chairman Ben DuPont. DFJ Athena’s founder and managing director, Perry Ha, also joins mobeam’s board of directors.

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TA Associates Announces Investment in Aicent, Inc.

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TA Associates (www.ta.com), a leading global growth private equity firm, today announced it has made a significant investment in Aicent Inc. (www.aicent.com), a leading provider of data network, messaging and roaming solutions to telecom network operators worldwide. Terms of the investment were not disclosed.

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mobeam Closes Initial Venture Round

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mobeam will drive evolution of mobile couponing and ticketing with new light based communications that enable mobile phones to send information to the more than 165 million red laser scanners already in use around the world

mobeam, inc. (www.mobeam.com) announced today that it has closed a $4.9 million Series A venture round, receiving funding from yet2Ventures, Samsung Ventures and Mitsui, together with other independent investors. mobeam’s patented technology overcomes the technical barrier preventing mobile phones from interacting with the laser scanners used at retail locations around the world. Funds from this multimillion dollar funding round will be used to establish mobeam’s light based communications (LBC) technology as a new industry standard allowing mobile phones to interact with point of sale (POS) technology. mobeam is also using these new funds to accelerate business development efforts with major consumer and retail brands for mobile couponing and other broad mobile commerce initiatives.

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appMobi Closes $6 Million Series B Financing

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New funds will be used to accelerate growth in engineering, research and development and marketing of its Platform as a Service mobile application technology suite

appMobi® (www.appmobi.com) today announced the closing of a $6 million Series B equity financing round. Proceeds, raised entirely from angel investors, will be used to strengthen the company’s engineering staff and increase marketing and promotion efforts for its cloud-based mobile application development and distribution technology. Since its release in October 2010, the appMobi XDK is being used by more than 8,000 developers to easily create and distribute cross platform mobile apps for iOS and Android devices, including some by leading consumer brands such as Robitussin® and Fox News Radio.

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