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Acquired | Acquired

About GratisPay

GratisPay was an alternative payment system for end consumers for gaming companies.In February 2010, GratisPay was acquired by SponsorPay for an undisclosed amount.

GratisPay Headquarter Location

Berlin,

Germany

Latest GratisPay News

GratisPay Announces Samwer Brothers, Holtzbrinck Funding, Social Gaming Focus

Jun 4, 2013

SHARES Comment Germany-based GratisPay has established itself as an advertising offers company for massive multiplayer online games, like those on Bigpoint ‘s portal. Now, it’s moving into social gaming, with the help of funding from prolific investors the Samwer brothers and venture capital firm Holtzbrinck Ventures. GratisPay has global ambitions to provide offers for earning virtual goods, as co-founder Arne Bleckwenn explained to me by phone from Germany today — and that’s despite the company’s efforts to provide offers locally in European countries. It has developed local sales forces for five European languages: Beyond German and English, it includes Italian, Spanish, and French. For example, it has a local sales team in Italy, working with local advertiser who do not even have web sites in English, figuring out how these companies can introduce offers to Italian speakers in online games. Given the rapid growth of the European Facebook market to nearly 100 million monthly active users . Overall, the company claims it reaches more than “150 million registered gamers” in 50 countries, including 80 million registered users on Bigpoint. The company is also aiming for the US and other markets. It has experienced US employees, and is using its infrastructure and sales relationships with existing advertisers to offer lower prices than competitors. As part of that effort, it is offering application developers of any size 100% of the revenue generated from the first two weeks they try out its service.

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