82 billion dowloads in 2013 on the 4 main app stores

We have compiled all cumulated downloads figures published by Apple App Store, Google Play, Blackberry App World and Windowsphone.
The yearly amount of downloads is growing fast

2009 : 2.8 billion downloads
2010 : 9.3 billion downloads (+232%)
2011 : 21.5 billion downloads (+131%)
2012 : 43.6 billion dowloads (+103%)
2013 : 82.0 billion downloads (+88%).

Our 2013 forecast is based on the H1 2013 numbers (36.9 billion) and the average ratio H2/H1 (1.22).

In the charts below, the “Goople” duopoly is very strong.

Cumulated downloads per store

Cumulated downloads per store

Quarterly downloads per store

Quarterly downloads per store

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European companies offering solutions and services to app publishers

This is our first draft. Please do not hesitate to suggest other companies in the comment section.

2013, October 11 : 34 companies ($115+ million)

Company (Country, HQ) Financing – Activities

.@GameAnalytics (Denmark, Copenhagen) $2.5 million – game analytics
.@fortumo (Estonia, Tartu) $10 million – payment
.@applifier (Finland, Helsinki) $6 million – cross promotion
.@ad4screen (France, Paris) $10 million – media buying + download tracking
.@appgratis (France, Paris) $13,5 million – discovery
.@appsfire (France, Paris + IsraĆ«l, Tel Aviv) $4,2 million – discovery + app analytics, crm, ad analytics & tracking
.@apptamin (France, Montpellier) bootstrapping – app marketing
.@capptain_HQ (France, Paris) $1.5 million app analytics + relationship management
.@follow_apps (France, Paris) bootstrapping – app analytics + relationship management
.@mbrand3 (France, Paris) Mobile Network Group – ad network
.@Numbate (France, Paris) bootstrapping – ad network
.@s4mobile (France, Paris) bootstrapping – DSP
.@storeslytics (France, Paris) bootstrapping – store analytics
.@surikatesk (France, Paris) bootstrapping – media buying + discovery
.@adevencom (Germany, Berlin) $5.5 million – dowload tracking + store analytics
.@applift (Germany, Berlin) $13 million – game marketing
.@apprupt (Germany, Hamburg) undisclosed amount – ad network
.@madvertise (Germany, Berlin) $10+ million – ad network
.@Prioridata (Germany, Berlin) bootstrapping – store analytics
.@sponsormob (Germany, Berlin) bootstrapping – ad network
.@SponsorPay (Germany, Berlin) $10 million – ad network
.@Trademob (Germany, Berlin) $15+ million media buying + download tracking
.@xyo_net (Germany, Berlin) undisclosed amount – discovery
.@converser (Ireland, Dublin) $1.2 million – app analytics + relationship management
.@appturbo (Italy, Paris!) bootstrapping – discovery
.@mopapp (UK, London) $2.6 million – business intelligence
.@distimo (Netherlands, Utrecht) bootstrapping – store analytics
.@heatma_ps (Poland, Warsaw) $0.4 million – analytics
.@ad4kids (Spain, Sevilla) bootstrapping – ad network
.@widespacemobile (Sweden, Stockholm) $3.8 million – ad network
.@gocountly (Turkey, Istanbul) bootstrapping – analytics
.@adfonic (UK, London) $8.1 million – DSP
.@GamesAnalytics (UK, Edinburgh) $1.3 million – game analytics
.@magicsolver (UK, Cambridge) bootstrapping – discovery