Kitty Live was launched in Thailand in the middle of last year before expanding into China, Hong Kong, Indonesia and the United States.
Within six months, Kitty Live claims to have over 10 million downloads of which around 3 million users are from Thailand. It aims to reach 8 million downloads in Thailand by the end of this year.
According to China Money Network’s report, NewBornTown will provide user, distribution channel and research support to Kitty Live to spread its operation in Latin America, Japan, Korea, the Middle East and Russia.
Chinese media reported NewBornTown, established in 2009, previously received $2 million in an angel round from Plum Ventures and Future Cap in 2014 and closed series C round financing in August 2015 with the company’s valuation of over $500 million. Its product, Solo Launcher, is the No. 1 Android Launcher globally, recognized as a Top Developer by Google Play.