Appia – The ‘Ready Made App Store’, Raises $10M Investment

Appia, which provides ready made app store solutions for Blackberry, Android, Windows Mobile, Palm, Symbian, and others, is announcing that it has secured $10 million in a new round of funding from Venrock, according to TechCrunch.

Previously known as PocketGear, Appia operates as an independent marketplace where companies can launch their own app store using Appia’s platform.  The company currently provides app store solutions to over 40 partners to include four of the world’s top five handset manufacturers (Samsung, T-Mobile, AT&T, and Verizon Wireless).

Appia is said to be valued at $100 million in this latest round of funding.