On 27 June, the Developers Alliance organized a Tech Policy Dialogue on “The Next Challenges for the EU Mobile Economy” in Brussels. The session brought together representatives from the EU institutions and the industry to explore the state of competition in Europe and discuss the role of government in the app marketplace.
On August 11, our San Francisco App Strategy Workshop had more than 250 in attendance for an afternoon of panel discussions and presentations on the fundamentals of building a successful app business. The program featured 20 industry experts to share unparalleled advice followed by a networking reception with an open-bar and appetizers.
Below are key takeaways from the workshop as well as the full-length session videos. We hope you enjoy!
On 27 July, around 100 developers and entrepreneurs from the London tech community gathered for the Apps Alliance Meetup: “Show Me the Money – Latest Tactics for Monetizing Your App”. The meetup, which was hosted at WeWork Moorgate, was organized in partnership with Amazon Appstore and adjust and welcomed app developers, mobile tech startups and entrepreneurs to discuss key strategies for monetization, including freemium, premium, subscription, in-app purchasing, video and native advertising and the Amazon Underground business model.
“If you get, give. If you learn, teach” (Maya Angelou).
That is exactly what the Los Angeles App Strategy Workshop on May 26 was all about: local entrepreneurs, app developers, and mobile app experts gathering to learn and share with each other on how to turn a mobile app into a profitable business. This blog post explores key insights from the workshop.
On 17 May, around 130 developers and entrepreneurs from the London FinTech community gathered for the Apps Alliance Meetup: The Role of Mobile in the FinTech Revolution. The meetup, which was hosted at WeWork Spitalfields, was organized in cooperation with Visa Europe Collab and welcomed app developers, mobile tech startups and entrepreneurs to discuss if and how FinTech mobile apps are disrupting traditional banking and focus on the future of financial services as a whole.
The Application Developers Alliance and BuzzFeed co-hosted a brunch in Washington, DC coinciding with the White House Correspondents’ Dinner. Guests arrived at the fabulous new French restaurant Kinship, where they enjoyed delicious food and drinks, and some of them remained behind for a “speakeasy” after-party in the Alliance’s office upstairs — accessible via the back fire escape.