NOTE: GrowthBeat is less than 2 weeks out! VentureBeat is gathering the best and brightest in modern digital marketing to help declutter the landscape, simplify the functions, clarify the goals, and point the way to success. Get the full scoop here, and buy your tickets while they last.
Before we set our sights on VentureBeat’s next conference, DataBeat, we’re taking a moment to look back on Mobile Summit 2014. This week, big names such as Twitter cofounder Biz Stone and Facebook marketing head Jane Schachtel took the stage in Eden-esque Sausalito, Calif, to discuss the future of mobile.
Here are the highlights:
In a war of words, ads, & installs, Appia fires back at Supercell — Read it
This year’s conference was not without controversy. Appia snapped back at former partner Supercell in a very public way. …
Above: Appia’s Ken Hayes and Jud Bowman.
Biz Stone: Twitter must ‘make bold choices to survive’ — Read it
In response to Twitter’s stock price being down in 2014 since reaching all-time highs in December after its November IPO, Stone shared that he doesn’t want Twitter “to play it safe and cater to Wall Street’s whims. …”
Above: Twitter & Jelly cofounder Biz Stone
Khosla’s Keith Rabois: Here are the mobile apps I want to invest in — Read it
Apps like Uber and Lyft have turned the mobile device into a remote control for the real world, Rabois said, but in retail, opportunities remain. …
Above: Khosla Ventures partner Keith Rabois
For more Mobile Summit 2014 stories, head here. And for an inside look at the conference, take a peek at the slideshow below!
Photo credit: Michael O’Donnell/VentureBeat
Facebook is the world’s largest social network, with over 1.15 billion monthly active users.
Facebook was founded by Mark Zuckerberg in February 2004, initially as an exclusive network for Harvard students. It was a huge hit: in 2 w... read more »
Twitter is a real-time information network that connects you to the latest information about what you find interesting. Simply find the public streams you find most compelling and follow the conversations.
At the heart of Twitter ar... read more »
Founded and initially bootstrapped by twin brothers Lucas and Lee Brown, TUNE is the Seattle-based attribution analytics company behind the products MobileAppTracking (MAT) and HasOffers. With a mission to make mobile marketing better ... read more »
Jelly was founded in April 2013 by Biz Stone and Ben Finkel. We chose the jellyfish to represent our product because it has a loose network of nerves that act as a "brain" similar to the way we envision loosely distributed networks of ... read more »
Powered by VBProfiles
We're studying digital marketing compensation: how much companies pay CMOs, CDOs, VPs of marketing, and more
, with ChiefDigitalOfficer. Help us out by filling out the survey
, and we'll share the results with you.