Last week, Boku participated in a panel at the New York Multiscreen Summit, Unicomm’s event aimed at brands, agencies and media publishers that are looking to gain insights into navigating a multi-device world. The event was produced in partnership with the Location Based Marketing Association and The Hollywood Reporter.Continue reading
Yesterday, Boku announced a partnership with PlayJam, the premier global platform for games on TV. The partnership brings carrier billing to smart televisions and other consumer electronics around the world, including devices from Samsung, Panasonic, LGE, Vizio, Western Digital, Google TV and VESTEL.Continue reading
Take us out to the ball game! Last Tuesday, The Boku BD Team took friends and partners out to a ball game at AT&T Park for an incredible evening of hotdogs, beer and (of course) overly salted peanuts. Aside from catching up with old friends, the game was a nail biter. The first inning had a ton of action and then we settled in for a tense and scoreless 7 innings. Finally, in the 9th inning, SF scored a run to tie the game and won it in the bottom of the 10th. Coincidence that whenever Boku attends a game, Giants win? I think not.Continue reading
On May 16th, J.P. Morgan hosted the 41st Annual Global Technology, Media and Telecom (TMT) Conference, which included more CEOs than any other TMT investor conference in existence today. The conference offered a premier opportunity to hear from established industry leaders and emerging growth companies like Boku. This year saw more than 200 companies participate in fire-side chats and conduct one-on-one meetings with more than 4,000 participants.Continue reading
Yesterday we announced a direct billing agreement with Swisscom, the largest mobile network operator (MNO) in Switzerland. These types of direct billing agreements boil down to a simple idea: when Boku is directly integrated with an MNO’s billing network, customers have a better experience. We’re able to take advantage of all kinds of valuable tools, like granular pricing to give merchants pricing flexibility, easier refund capabilities to help service customers, and a seamless payments experience. And in our opinion, seamless is the only kind of payments experience any customer ought to expect.Continue reading
Hack Week: Two words that have the power to put a smile on every engineer’s face (even before their first cup of coffee).
Last week, Boku kicked off its first ever Hack Week. Everyone took a break from their normal work (except mission critical tasks of course) to reflect and “hack” on a project they are most passionate about.
The result? All our employees around the globe Rocked. Our. Mobile. Payments. World. Check out the video below of the rock-ness in progress
Boku was recently invited to participate on a panel at GlobalLogic’s Innovate 2013 Conference at Stanford University in Palo Alto. GlobalLogic’s Innovate conference series explores how today’s business leaders are transforming their market spaces through innovative ideas and technologies. The April 18th conference discussed the impact of rapid and widespread mobile adoption on the global market for mCommerce, media downloads, mobile apps, and ads. Industry-defining figures were also in attendance from NEA, Google, VISA, LinkedIn, Facebook, Boku, Bloomreach, and Appcelerator. Participants opined on how to take advantage of the explosive growth and adoption of mobile devices and apps.Continue reading
Today, Boku announced a partnership with Bigpoint SARL and Co, SCS, the Luxemburg-based online gaming platform with over 300 million registered players worldwide. The partnership means that the Boku mobile payment service will be incorporated into Bigpoint’s key markets. The integration provides a value-added service to Bigpoint and its millions of users with a secure payment mechanism that is both fast and easy to use.Continue reading