[Thailand] Mobile Monday Bangkok #8 – MoMoBKK
Mobile Monday Bangkok (MoMoBKK) event # 8 brings LINE to Thailand, together with BoosterMedia and HotelQuicklyBy e27 Editorial Staff 14 Feb, 2014
Mobile Monday Bangkok will hold their first event of 2014 at the newly constructed Hilton Doubletree Hotel conveniently located at Sukhumvit soi 26 on February 24th at 7 pm. Come join the Thailand Mobile Tech Community to network and gain insight from representatives of three of the most successful companies in the regional and global mobile technology scene: Line, BoosterMedia and HotelQuickly. As always our events are free and open to the public, come join the Mobile Monday team for yet another great event!
The mobile messaging app LINE was initially developed as a response to a natural disaster in Japan. Since then LINE has grown to become a global phenomemon having close to 20 million users in Thailand alone and 300 million worldwide. It is THE story to watch in the mobile industry this year. The messaging app has evolved to a platform of social media, gaming, m-commerce and more through a large network of partners. It is already one of the leading social networks in Asia and increasingly becoming one of the biggest challengers in the social media space.
LINE created a successful business model around the LINE platform to sell stickers and even physical goods through flash sales. LINE’s transformation to m-commerce has been instrumental to pivot the mobile industry towards feasible commerce. Joing us to hear LINE present their story and their future plans at MoMoBKK!
BoosterMedia distributes HTML5 games via the mobile web as well as app-stores, often partnering with media brands, game companies, Telco’s and OEMs. BoosterMedia manages a catalogue of more than 350 HTML5 games and has direct access to millions of mobile gamers through partner networks. The company utilizes both in-house Game Studio developers as well as third-party vendors worldwide. With its head office based in Amsterdam, BoosterMedia recently opened offices in Tokyo, Singapore, São Paulo and London to facilitate its rapid international growth.
Hotel Quickly has gained considerable attention in the niche hotel booking market since their launch in March of 2013. Today Hotel Quickly is the #1 same say hotel booking app in the Asia Pacific. Their business model has been proven in the US, Europe and China and Hotel Quickly has validated the scaling potential in USD 5 billion market in the APAC region. The company has curated 1,300+ hotel partners and is now active in 12 countries and offers 80+ destinations across the region.