AUSTIN, Texas & PALO ALTO, Calif.–July 14, 2016–Corona Labs by Perk Inc. (TSX:PER), the leader in 2D mobile game and app development, today announces new monetization plugins for ironSource, KIDOZ, and Amazon IAP v2.0, and a new attribution partnership with Kochava. These will join a multitude of plugins in the Corona Marketplace, providing Corona’s network of 300,000+ developers with native access to a growing selection of built-in tools.
“We’re excited to partner with Corona Labs to significantly boost ad monetization for its developer community. This partnership will give Corona Labs developers the ability to manage and optimize multiple ad networks, maximizing eCPMs and fill rates by creating an inventory marketplace in which advertisers compete,” says Gil Shoham, CRO and Co-Founder of ironSource. “Developers who integrate our plugin can deploy high-definition rewarded video, interstitial, and offerwall ad units seamlessly, benefiting from our global demand without another SDK integration.”
“In today’s app economy, it is critical that developers can clearly see their acquisition funnels, measure the lifetime value of their customers, and use all available data to optimize the return on their advertising spend, and that’s exactly what the Kochava – Corona Labs partnership delivers,” said Chris Blair, Global Business Development at Kochava. “Kochava is thrilled to partner with Corona Labs to support this amazing community of app developers. The simple, yet powerful integration of the Kochava plug-in gives Corona developers turn-key access to over 2,200 media sources including Facebook, Twitter and Google and includes a full suite of app marketing products to help developers efficiently acquire new customers and optimize user engagement. We are so confident Corona developers will immediately benefit from utilizing the Kochava platform we are offering an exclusive 60-day free trial of our service to get them off and running.”
“Providing the best tools in the industry to Corona developers is important to their success. With the addition of monetization plugins for ironSource, KIDOZ, and Amazon IAP v2.0 to our marketplace, we offer an increasing selection of industry-leading solutions for our developers to use in their apps. With the Kochava plugin, we add the ability for our users to access critical insights about their apps with just a few lines of code,” says Roj Niyogi, CEO of Corona Labs.
Corona users can access the new Amazon IAP v2.0, ironSource, KIDOZ, and Kochava plugins immediately from the Corona Marketplace. To use the plugins, developers simply add a few lines of code to their Corona apps.
Kochava offers a unique, holistic and unbiased approach to mobile attribution and analytics for connected devices. Via its platform, Kochava provides mobile advertisers with precise real-time visualization of campaign data that spans from initial launch through conversion and lifetime value (LTV) reporting, including comprehensive post-install event tracking. Kochava’s tools enable customers to turn their data into actionable information. With over 2,200 publisher and network integrations including Facebook, Google, Twitter, Pandora and Amazon, Kochava is trusted globally by the largest brands in mobile gaming, commerce, news and media. For more information visit www.kochava.com.
KIDOZ is the world’s largest content discovery platform for kids. Designed to provide children with relevant content in a safe way, the company provides developers with a safe and COPPA compliant way to increase engagement and generate revenue. KIDOZ works with kids’ app developers and over 40 leading device manufacturers to power the kids content discovery experience for their users through content recommendation.
About Corona Labs
Corona Labs is the leader in 2D game and app development and is reinventing how the world builds apps and games for mobile, connected TV, and desktop platforms. Corona’s flagship product, Corona SDK, is the world’s most advanced development platform, empowering developers to build apps faster for iOS, Android, tvOS, OS X, and Windows – all with a single code base. Experienced by more than 300,000 developers around the globe and with hundreds more signing up daily, apps built with the Corona Labs platform enjoy a combined total of over 1.6 billion user sessions each month.
About Perk Inc.
As a leading mobile rewards platform, Perk brings together the interests of consumers, advertisers, and publishers by offering consumers rewards such as Perk Points and other digital goods. Perk Points can be redeemed for gift cards, cash, or loaded on to Perk Plastik, a re-loadable branded debit card. Perk works with brands and publishers to reach consumers through truly engaging and innovative formats using rewards as a way to achieve maximum engagement of their brands and products.
Perk currently owns and operates mobile applications and websites that allow members to earn rewards. In addition to offering rewards to members through its own mobile applications and websites, Perk launched its Perk Rewards Platform, powered by Corona Labs, which allows mobile and desktop publishers to utilize rewards to engage and entice users through the publisher’s own applications and websites.
Additional information about Perk.com Inc. can be found at the Company’s corporate website: http://www.ir.perk.com.
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