One Million Local Purchases Made With Scoutmob’s Mobile App
Consumers use the Scoutmob app to connect to local businesses
ATLANTA, June 18, 2012- Scoutmob, a mobile media startup revolutionizing how consumers use their devices to connect with the city, announces that their mobile app supported one million transactions between Scoutmob users and local businesses.
“We are proud our mobile product has sent users into locally-owned businesses over a million times,” said Scoutmob co-founder and CEO, Dave Payne. “Our model capitalizes on mobile technology and trends that are already in the hand of our users. It just works.”
Scoutmob is leading the industry from first generation pre-purchased daily deals to free, instant offers always available on a mobile device. Founded in 2010, Scoutmob’s iPhone, Android and Blackberry apps have driven one million transactions at local businesses, resulting in approximately $22.5 million in spending across 13 cities. This milestone demonstrates the power of Scoutmob’s mobile solution to facilitate local discovery, as content providers from magazines to newspapers to social sites seek a strategy for the mobile-first era.
A recent investment from media heavyweights AOL Ventures, Capitol Broadcasting, Cox Enterprises, Inc., Ben Lerer of Thrillist, and New Atlantic Ventures sets the stage for aggressive mobile-focused product development to support Scoutmob’s mission and further evolve the intersection of commerce with content.
Scoutmob connects you to the local experience in an authentic, real-time way. With exclusive, location-based deals, fresh daily content and curated experiences, the mobile app acts as a compass for everyday exploration in your city, giving plenty of good reason to get out and experience what’s around you. Scoutmob is based in Atlanta and funded by AOL Ventures, Capitol Broadcasting, Cox Enterprises, Inc., Ben Lerer, and New Atlantic Ventures. To get the app or for more information, go to Scoutmob.com.