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PapayaMobile Announces IPO On NEEQ For International Expansion

Programmatic advertising technology company PapayaMobile has announced their initial public offering (IPO) on China’s National Equities Exchange and Quotations Index, also known as the New Third Board. With a valuation of 2.2 billion yuan ($337 million USD), PapayaMobile is projecting a revenue of 1 billion yuan ($153.3 million USD) with 100 million yuan ($15.34 million USD) in […]

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Papaya Mobile, Over 20 million Users

When I visited Papaya Mobile about 5 months ago, (in February, https://technode.com/2011/03/05/papaya-mobile-mobile-social-game/), it had 10 million users.  But, last week, when I visited the Beijing startup again, it has 20 million. And it expected its users to increase three times by year-end.  “That is about the same rate as the market [Android phones],” said Shen Si, […]

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Papaya Mobile – mobile social game

I talked with Papaya Mobile’s CEO, Shen Si, last week. She graduated from Tsinghua University studying computer science. Then, she went to the U.S., studied computer science and management. And later, she joined Google. Before she left, she was with Google China, responsible for its development in mobile. In 2008, iPhone became very popular. The […]