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Handmark

handmark.com

Founded Year

2000

Stage

Acquired | Acquired

Total Raised

$11.4M

About Handmark

Handmark is a provider in development and distribution of mobile apps and services. Handmark Services provides partners and customers remarkable mobile experiences. These experiences include a rich history of operating successful mobile application stores around the world and the creation of some of the industry's most successful mobile brands including Pocket Express and more.In May 2013, Handmark was acquired by Sprint. The valuation of Handmark was undisclosed. Other terms of the deal were not released.

Headquarters Location

909 Walnut Street Suite 400

Kansas City, Missouri, 64106,

United States

816-472-7256

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Handmark Patents

Handmark has filed 1 patent.

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Application Date

Grant Date

Title

Related Topics

Status

3/10/2005

7/20/2010

Data types, Abstract data types, Type theory, Composite data types, Wireless networking

Grant

Application Date

3/10/2005

Grant Date

7/20/2010

Title

Related Topics

Data types, Abstract data types, Type theory, Composite data types, Wireless networking

Status

Grant

Latest Handmark News

Sprint Buys Handmark to Boost its Advertising Services

Sep 16, 2013

Correction: An earlier version of this story incorrectly reported the date of Sprint’s Handmark acquisition. The deal was announced in May. Wireless carrier Sprint has acquired mobile app developer Handmark. Kansas City-based Handmark, which is located not far from Sprint’s Overland Park, Kansas, headquarters, is a mobile name that dates back to the Palm Pilot era where it shipped games and other software for that era’s handheld computers. Over time, the company expanded into services, such as Pocket Express. More recently Handmark and its OneLouder Apps unit have expanded into creating advertising-related services. Sprint said that the Handmark deal will be used to bulk up Sprint’s Pinsight Media unit . “As a long-time partner of Sprint, we’ve worked together on some of the mobile industry’s most successful initiatives,” Handmark founder and CEO Augie Grasis said in a statement. “Joining forces is a natural progression to our relationship and will help scale our mobile media business.” Grasis will lead a new advisory board for Handmark and OneLouder, while day-to-day leadership of both units will shift to OneLouder president Evan Conway.

Handmark Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

  • When was Handmark founded?

    Handmark was founded in 2000.

  • Where is Handmark's headquarters?

    Handmark's headquarters is located at 909 Walnut Street, Kansas City.

  • What is Handmark's latest funding round?

    Handmark's latest funding round is Acquired.

  • How much did Handmark raise?

    Handmark raised a total of $11.4M.

  • Who are the investors of Handmark?

    Investors of Handmark include Sprint, Borealis Ventures, Apax Partners, Argnor Wireless Ventures, Hanna Ventures and 8 more.

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