GetJar is a sales portal, are sold in the apps for mobile phones, even free apps ready for download with. There are about 75,000 apps for various platforms, including other Java ME, Blackberry, Symbian, Windows Mobile and Android available. Since its inception in 2004, GetJar has more than one billion downloads from about 200 countries. GetJar claimed last to operate the world's second largest app store in December 2010. However, the same also claims Nokia from its Ovi Store, and the advertising company Smaato of Google's Google Play Store. The different results were produced by different counting methods.
The company was founded by Ilja Laurs, who is also the CEO of the company. Biggest investor is Accel Partners.
- Meffys 2009, " D2C service" winner
- TiECON50 2009, "Wireless" winner
- Mobile Excellence Award 2009, Best Mobile Service
- On 1 September 2010, the World Economic Forum chose GetJar Technology Pioneer for 2011.