Singapore: Affle appoints Matteo Chiampo as the MD for its apps platform

Aimed at developing its app business, Singapore-based mobile platform company Affle has appointed Matteo Chiampo as the Managing Director for its apps platform, Affle AppStudioz.

Matteo had ealier led the startup phase of Telenor Myanmar Mobile Financial Services, served as the CEO of Axind Software and the COO of Eko India Financial Services.

“It is an exciting time to be in the mobile apps industry…I see this as the perfect platform to leverage my entrepreneurship and leadership experience in the mobile domain,” Matteo said.

Started in 2006, Affle is a ‘Mobile Audience as a Service ’ platform company, which also offers app development, app marketing, and app analytics services over its platform. At preset, the company has over 300 employees across its 8 offices.

Affle’s investors include Microsoft, D2C (An NTT DoCoMo subsidiary), Itochu, Bennett Coleman & Company Ltd (BCCL), Centurion Private Equity amongst others

“With Matteo’s addition to our leadership team, we aim to accelerate Affle’s global expansion plans and growth significantly,” Anuj Khanna Sohum, Founder, CEO and Chairman, Affle said.

In November last year, Affle had launched its mobile advertising self serve platform titled ‘MAAS Xtend’.

 

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Singapore Reporter/s

In Singapore, we are looking to double our reporting team by this year-end to comprehensively cover the fast-moving world of funded startups and VC, PE & M&A deals. We want reporters who can tell our readers what is really happening in these sectors and why it matters to markets, companies and consumers. The ability to write precisely and urgently is crucial for these roles. Ideal candidates must have to ability to work in a collaborative, dynamic, and fast-changing environment. We want our new hires to be digitally savvy and ready to experiment with new forms of storytelling. Most importantly, we are looking for hard-hitting reporters who work well in a team. Collaboration and collegiality are a must.

Following vacancies can be applied for (only in Singapore).

Following vacancies can be applied for (only in Singapore).   

  • A reporter to track companies/startups that have raised private capital, and have the potential to become unicorns. SEA currently has over 40 companies with a valuation of over $100 million and under $1 billion.
  • A reporter who can get behind the scenes and reveal how funding rounds are put together, or why they’ve failed to materialise. She/he in this role will largely focus on long-format stories. 
  • A journalist to track special situations funds, distressed debt and private credit (from the PE angle) across Asia.

Singapore Reporter/s

In Singapore, we are looking to double our reporting team by this year-end to comprehensively cover the fast-moving world of funded startups and VC, PE & M&A deals. We want reporters who can tell our readers what is really happening in these sectors and why it matters to markets, companies and consumers. The ability to write precisely and urgently is crucial for these roles. Ideal candidates must have to ability to work in a collaborative, dynamic, and fast-changing environment. We want our new hires to be digitally savvy and ready to experiment with new forms of storytelling. Most importantly, we are looking for hard-hitting reporters who work well in a team. Collaboration and collegiality are a must.

Following vacancies can be applied for (only in Singapore).

Following vacancies can be applied for (only in Singapore).   

  • A reporter to track companies/startups that have raised private capital, and have the potential to become unicorns. SEA currently has over 40 companies with a valuation of over $100 million and under $1 billion.
  • A reporter who can get behind the scenes and reveal how funding rounds are put together, or why they’ve failed to materialise. She/he in this role will largely focus on long-format stories. 
  • A journalist to track special situations funds, distressed debt and private credit (from the PE angle) across Asia.