iBuildApp, the startup in Mobile App space, makes it easy and affordable for any business to build and manage mobile apps.
iBuildApp hosting over 5,000 mobile apps from 100+ different countries. Our mobile content management platform provides a cost effective solution for businesses to build and optimize their mobile presence for all smartphone devices (iPhone, Android, Blackberry, Symbian, Windows Mobile).
We help companies to connect and engage customers to promote business, to keep customers updated and encourage their loyalty with rewards by enabling a number of key features including Mobile Commerce, Mobile Advertising Management, Social Networking Tools.
iBuildApp is the established “do it yourself” platform to make iPhone/Android apps, with no coding required. The self service web platform provides easy way for any organization to create their own mobile (iPhone, iPad, Andorid, Symbian, Win Mobile, Blackberry) applications and publishing materials.
Creating a mobile app with iBuildapp is absolutely free. You can have an app published within minutes. The Publication Tool allows individuals, businesses and corporations to create customize apps and manage their own iPhone/iPad Application via online application creation engine. The idea is to offer an easy way for traditional media publishers to port their content to Apple’s devices via web based interface. Our customers can create their own Catalogs, Flyers, Brochures, Reports, Digests, etc and deliver it via our SaaS solution. Marketing and Social Media can create their social communities easily within minutes and communicate to the clients instantly.
Founded in 2009, IBuildApp is providing solutions to Fortune 2000 and small businesses, not-profit organizations and media artists.
Market Opportunity: Nielsen Co. says consumers this year will download 17.7 billion apps from the biggest providers: Apple'sApp Store, the Android Market, RIM's App World, Microsoft Marketplace, Samsung Apps and Nokia's Ovi Store Revenue from apps is projected to be greater than $15.1 billion in 2011, up from $5.2 billion in 2010. Between now and 2014, app revenue is expected to keep growing and reach $58 billion - more than a 1,000 percent increase over 2010
iBuildApp was founded by two founders: Rafael Soultanov, CEO, and Irina Kuznetsova, VP of Products that worked as consultants for companies such as France Telecom, IHG (Intercontinental Hotel Group), Nielson Media, etc.
Rafael Soultanov has over 10 years of IT consulting experience. He managed development of over 70 platforms in Mobile, Audio/Video Conferencing and Broadcasting, Social Networking and ecommerce.
Rafael started 3 startups in music, retail equipment and software with revenue from nothing to over 15 million in Russia. He had 3 more startups in US (eCommerce, Community and IT Consulting)
Irina managed product development in SolveITLabs consulting as product manager since 2004. She worked on development of over 50 web and mobile platforms, such as for France Telecom’s http://orange.com, Samsung, Nielsen Media, etc
We use two business models:
1)Fremium -you can build basic applications free of charge with a variety of premium upgrades available. The instant content update, where content is hosted in iBuildApp SaaS platform, allows asking for ongoing subscription payments.
2)Community Crowdsourcing – iBuildApp is mobile app building platform that allows anyone to easily create and manage mobile apps. Any member can submit a product idea, and the community can help shape, refine and complete the product.
Developer APIs: iBuildApp is building developer APIs that enable rapid integration with 3rd party services and app customizations.