App Growth Awards finalists announced

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Posted: November 22, 2018

We are delighted to reveal the 2018 shortlisted finalists for the App Growth Awards, the first awards of their kind to recognise maturity and innovation in the app marketing ecosystem.

Our international panel of expert judges whittled down over 150 submissions from around the globe to 65 finalists in 13 different categories. The vast array of entries from a myriad of companies highlights the growing size of an increasingly sophisticated app growth industry.

All the shortlisted finalists will be celebrated and the winners announced at a gala reception, held in conjunction with App Promotion Summit Berlin at Hotel Adlon on the evening of Thursday 6 December. If you would like to join us you can get your ticket at or as part of an App Promotion Summit Berlin conference ticket here:

The shortlisted finalists, by category, are as follows:

App Marketing Agency of the Year

  • AppAgent
  • Apptamin
  • Customlytics
  • Miri Growth
  • PickASO

Best App Advertising Platform

  • App Samurai
  • Applift
  • Liftoff
  • Machine Advertising
  • Redbox Mobile

Best Analytics Platform

  • adjust
  • mFaaS
  • AppsFlyer
  • AppTweak
  • Kumulos

Best App Engagement Platform

  • Applift
  • Braze (formerly Appboy)
  • Leanplum
  • mSolutions
  • Remerge

App Growth Innovation

  • AppOnboard
  • Braavo
  • Gotomo
  • Hopper
  • Photomyne

Best App Video

  • Good Catch for Mr Bean – Sandwich Stack
  • Good Catch for Simon’s Cat Dash
  • Marlin Motion Preview Builders’ iOS App Preview Video for Skyscanner
  • Marlin Motion Preview Builders’ App Preview Videos for CheapOair
  • Wunder Mobility for Wunder Carpool – Elevator

Best ASO Company

  • AppAgent
  • AppTweak
  • Gummicube
  • Moburst
  • Yodel Mobile

Fastest Growing App

  • BetterMe
  • MARVEL Strike Force
  • Nutracheck
  • PriceSpy
  • Syft

Growth Team of the Year

  • Hopper
  • Peak
  • Prolific Interactive
  • Runtastic
  • Studio Mosaic

App Marketer of the Year

  • Dennis Makowsky (InnoGames)
  • Marvin Rottenberg (Ada Health)
  • Matthew Sadofsky (Tilting Point)
  • Patrick Amori (Mobile Evolution Marketing)
  • Saulo Marti (hibooks)

Best Paid User Acquisition Campaign

  • Hopper
  • MARVEL Strike Force
  • Studio Mosaic and iFax (joint entry)
  • Taptica

Best Retention Campaign

  • Adikteev and eBay Kleinanzeigen
  • bBIG Communications for Beauty & Baby Savings Club
  • Brooklyn Music Factory for Big Music Games
  • Phiture
  • Yodel Mobile and mytaxi

Social & Influencer App Campaign

  • Baby2Body for Shape Your Pregnancy
  • Hopper
  • Quidd for MrBeast & Miniminter
  • TAB for Wag!

Congratulations to them all, and commiserations to the entries that didn’t make it through. We hope that you can join us for a fantastic evening celebrating progress, innovation and success.

All the best,

James, Lauren, Andrew & Matthew

App Promotion Summit
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