Monday, September 15, 2014


GetJar operate one of the world’s largest free app stores with over 3 billion downloads to date. In 2011, GetJar was named as one of the ‘Ones To Watch’ by GigaOM Europe. GetJar is headquartered in Silicon Valley with offices in Seattle and the UK.

GetJar is an independent mobile phone

application store founded in Lithuania in 2004, with offices in Vilnius, Lithuania and San Mateo, California.

The company provides more than 350,000 mobile applications across major handset platforms including Java ME, BlackBerry, Symbian, Windows Mobile and Android, reaching more than 15 million consumers and has served over 2 billion downloads (2,370,554,782+ Total downloads to date 26 Jan 2012). GetJar allows software developers to upload their applications for free through a developer portal. About 300,000 software developers have used this service resulting in over 1.05 billion downloads. The rate is currently at 3 million downloads per day.

The company was founded by Ilja Laurs in 2004, who is currently its Executive Chairman. Accel Partners and Tiger Global Management are among the investors.


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