Calldorado acquires app publishing house CIAmedia
Exponentially growing Calldorado makes first major brand acquisition in second year of operation.
Calldorado has expanded its reach in the app economy by acquiring the Austrian app publisher CIAmedia for an undisclosed amount.
The acquisition comes after a successful period of cooperation between the two companies and is a natural next step on Calldorado’s path of accelerated growth.
“By acquiring CIAmedia and its portfolio of high quality apps, we are extending the Calldorado value chain. Calldorado and CIAmedia have been in cooperation before, and CIAmedia’s focus on Android apps within the Communication and Tools categories is a perfect fit with our mobile advertising technology,” says Claudia Dreier-Poepperl, CEO and Founder of Calldorado. “Calldorado’s vision is to be the world’s number one provider of call-based advertising technology, and by owning and operating a portfolio of relevant apps we are better positioned to realize this vision.”
CIAmedia was established 2013 in Vienna, Austria. CIAmedia owns and operates the highly successful app acquisition brand Appsbuyout.vc and has built up a strong portfolio of 80 high quality apps with high user engagement and very good LTV (life time value). Appsbuyout has a proven track record of efficient app M&A, and app portfolio management.
Calldorado’s acquisition of CIAmedia, and subsequently Appsbuyout.vc, has a deeper strategic significance than simply acquiring a formidable app portfolio. Calldorado now covers the full app value chain, from conception and development, through monetization and growth, to trading. Calldorado’s business model has been so successful that it was in a position to acquire CIAmedia within its second year of operation despite being a self-funded company with no backing from Venture Capital.