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Everything You Need to Know About StartApp

What is StartApp?

StartApp is a Mobile Advertising Platform aiming to deal with the two main concerns of the mobile industry today: the monetization challenge that application developers face when trying to generate substantial revenue from their applications, and application distribution – earning a substantial number of downloads worldwide.

So what is your monetization solution?

We have a variety of innovative products which serve the purpose of sharing the revenue earned from our advertising partners with our developers. Our entire range of products is designed to provide the developer with substantial revenue, while keeping an optimal user experience. Our Payment model is Revenue Share – continuous earnings based on the performance of your apps

Is it free to join StartApp?

Yes. Any app developer can sign up, pick up our SDK and start enjoying higher revenue at absolutely no cost. No matter where you're from, what sort of app you have or how many downloads you are seeing, our solution fits all applications!

How does it actually work?

We supply you with an SDK (including a step by step integration guide). Integrating our products takes about 3 minutes! Once integrated, you may update your app in the application stores.

Which mobile OS does StartApp support?

Our solution is currently available for the iOS and Android platforms.

What permissions does the StartApp SDK add to my app?

Each of our SDKs requires specific permissions.

How much do you pay?

Revenue share – This means that we pay you a substantial part of what we are earning from advertisers in return for the ads shown in your application. The more times they are shown and the higher the interaction from your users – the more money you will earn at the end of the month.

Is StartApp compliant with the Google Ad Policy?

Yes, StartApp’s Android SDKs are 100% compliant with all of Google's required guidelines. StartApp constantly works with security companies such as TRUSTe and Lookout to make sure we are setting the bar high for security in the industry.

How often do you pay and how can I get my money?

We calculate the revenue generated on your account at the end of each calendar month. We will pay you on a net 30 basis in your preferred method: eCheck, wire transfer, PayPal, paper check, or ACH (US Developers Only)

I am using other ad networks in my application. Can I still work with StartApp?

Of course. You can keep your current ads and have StartApp at the same time.

What is an Exit Ad?

This is a beautiful full page interstitial, which is displayed to your users when they are ready to exit your application viaa the ‘back’ button. This specific point in your application holds a key to successful monetization – showing an ad upon exit keeps the user experience exactly as you designed it with an additional advantage; at this point your users are ready for their next activity upon their device, making it an optimal point for ad interaction.

What is a Native Ad?

With native ads, you can show ads in any context inside of your app. Embed advertisements within the content of your app, creating a seamless experience for your users and removing boundaries to generate more clicks.

What are Interstitials?

Full page ads, which you can choose to integrate within various parts of your application. You could choose to present the ad when the user is exiting your settings page, between levels of a game and more.

What is a Slider?

Intuitive sliding Banner which shows offers and applications appealing to your users

What is Splash?

An ad showing while your application is loading.

What is a 3D Ad?

This is our revolutionary ad type which provides the user with a beautifully designed interactive ad. This is your way of integrating cutting edge technology in all aspects of your application. Read more about this ad type on our blog

What will my users get?

Your user will receive one or more of the following: Ads in your app (interstitial, banner or exit), side bar and homepage leading to our search portal.

I'm in! What's the next step?

Follow this link to our signup page - https://developers.startapp.com/RegisterV2/Register.aspx, follow the registration and pick up our SDK. You'll soon find out just how good our solution is.

[Advertisers] What is the advertiser portal?

The advertiser portal is a user friendly interface which can allow you to create, manage and review your ad campaigns. The interface allows easy campaign setup, targeting your traffic and reviewing your statistics. It only takes a few minutes to begin promoting your ads on our network.

[Advertiser] How do I open an advertiser account?

Opening an advertiser account is free and simple. In a few quick steps, you can become a StartApp advertiser and gain access to a large amounts of high quality, global traffic.

[Advertiser] How do I setup my first campaign?

Setting up your first campaign is very simple and within a few easy steps you can begin promoting your ads on our network.

[Advertiser] Which ad types does StartApp support?

We run several ad types both inside and outside of the apps. This ensures maximum visibility no matter the type of user.

[Advertiser] Which Banner sizes does StartApp Support?

We use a variety of standard banner sizes to ensure your ads will be visible and stand out as much as possible.

[Advertiser] Which business model does StartApp Support?

At the moment we work on CPC basis only. For more advanced options, please contact support: support@startapp.com

[Advertiser] Which operating systems does StartApp Support?

We currently run on Android for both inapp and out of app ad types and iOS for high performing inapp options

[Advertiser] Which parameters can I target by?

You can target by country, carrier, device type, category and maturity. We are working on additional parameters in the near future to ensure your campaigns are working on optimal levels.

[Advertiser] How can I pay?

We accept payment via Paypal/credit card. Payment is rendered prior to uploading a campaign. The budget is defined by the payment amount you enter and the campaign will continue running as long as you have funds in your account.

[Advertiser] What products can I promote?

You can promote either app links in the play store or app store or mobile web content.