App Annie Acquires Distimo

By Thomas Sommer | May 28th, 2014
Big news! Today app store analytics company App Annie announced that it had acquired its competitor Distimo in the wake of an additional founding round of $17 million, bringing their overall financing to $39 million in the process.This deal shows first and foremost that data and analytics continue to take on a growing importance within the mobile industry. We have always been very fond of both companies' insights on the app store ecosystem and we are confident that this consolidation will enable even more powerful, qualitative and accurate analytics in the future.With only one major company left in the app store analytics space, we also hope that these insights will continue to benefit everyone in the industry.Good luck!

Thomas Sommer
Thomas heads up content marketing at AppLift. As such he’s in charge of sourcing, curating, creating and distributing insightful content to increase visibility and thought leadership for the company. Thomas loves to scrutinize the relentless and trilling developments of the mobile industry. You can follow him on Twitter and LinkedIn.