The sports app has market leadership in relevant European markets focus now on United States as runtastic storms into suspicious record pace: sports and health app was downloaded now from over two million smartphone users. Differently than many other mobile apps, it remains runtastic but not for downloading. Monthly use more than 400,000 individuals (unique users”), in Europe the app runs to record cycling and many other outdoor activities and via Facebook, to Twitter or email share with friends. resource throughout. runtastic is sports tracking”for iPhone, Android, BlackBerry, or Windows phone 7 smarthpones market leader in the German-speaking countries and in many other European countries. Now, it will focus on the expansion into the Anglo-American market.
This is especially popular among runtastic users recently introduced live tracking”: via can sport activities tracked in real time on a map, and cheered the assets via audio messages. More than 10,000 athletes make daily from the live tracking use. runtastic reached break even in our first full year 2010 we have laid the Foundation. This year the economic component, as user numbers also is dedicated to the growth, both what relates to the quality of runtastic “, Florian Gschwandtner, co-founder and CEO says of runtastic. We are now economically positive. In addition to stable high download numbers and rising advertising revenue, including sales at our online store developed very pleasing.
From April to may we were able to treble alone in this area of sales and profit.” Burst of speed in the direction of United States in the next few months focuses the runtastic team grown on over 20 full time employees now especially on new services, a further improvement of the quality of the app, as well as the expansion in the Anglo-American market: since our launch in around 14 months ago we have focused mainly on the European market. It was not always easy due to the different languages and national peculiarities, but successful. And we have learned a lot. With this experience, we can now fully concentrate on further expansion. United States, we come,”concludes Gschwandtner. Runtastic 2.0 app and runtastic images download: download.runtastic.com/press/runtastic2.0.zip download of the press release and more information: runtastic sports portal: Facebook fan page: runtastic runtastic on Twitter: runtastic (www.runtastic.com runtastic about runtastic) offers products and services related to the acquisition and management of sports data, as well as to the networking of athletes on the Web to provide fun in the sport and to move people to engage in sport. The sports-related data be obtained from own mobile applications on Smartphones (iPhone, Android, BlackBerry) and where the athletes visually appealing to a training diary prepared for transfer without expenses for the athletes to the sport portal. The mobile applications are the ideal companion for all outdoor sports (running, cycling, hiking, skiing, walking) and indoor training (strength training, fitness training). The runtastic GmbH was founded in mid-October 2009 with corporate headquarters in Linz (Austria). Runtastic currently has around 20 employees. Currently, the runtastic app have been downloaded over two million times. Further information and contacts: questions for journalists and bloggers Florian Gschwandtner, CEO & co-founder of municipal road 15 4020 Linz E-mail: phone: + 43 650 777 01 90