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PingChat! founder on the secrets behind driving 15 million downloads

Jul 27, 2011

Free texting apps are just about saving money. Apps like APPO: Are there plans to introduce new titles?

DT: We are expecting to release something new in the fall. Stay tuned, it will be exciting.

APPO: Talk about your company’s makeup including number of employees and whether or not you have raised any outside funding.

DT: We currently have a headcount of 30. We have not raised a dime of capital to date. The company has been completely bootstrapped using the $10,000 my partner and I initially put in the company

APPO: What are the three biggest things about the mobile media industry that are keeping you up at night?

DT: I can’t think of three things right now that is keeping me up at night. I am extremely optimistic about the growth potential of the industry.

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Brad Spirrison

Brad Spirrison is the managing editor of appoLearning and Appolicious Inc. In this capacity, he has sampled and evaluated thousands of iOS and Android applications. He also holds an M.A. in Education and Media Ecology from New York University.

Spirrison worked in concert with appoLearning Expert and Instructional Technology Specialist Leslie Morris while curating and evaluating educational applications.

A longtime media and technology commentator and executive, Spirrison is also a regular contributor to ABC News, The Huffington Post, TechCrunch, Bloomberg West and The Christopher Gabriel Program.

Spirrison is married and lives with his wife and young son in Chicago. As his son was born just weeks before the debut of the iPad, Spirrison takes his work home with him and regularly samples and enjoys a variety of educational applications for young children.

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