GetJar secures $11m funding for its app store

Mobile app store GetJar announced today that it has received $11m (£7.4m) in Series B funding from Accel Partners. 

GetJar is the second largest mobile app store. and unlike Apple, it is an open ecosystem, providing apps for smartphones and feature phones across a range of platforms. 

Q&A: GetJar CEO Ilja Laurs on mobile apps

Ilya LaursGetJar, currently closing in on the 1bn download mark. is the largest cross-platform store for mobile apps, and the second largest app store after Apple’s.

I’ve been talking to GetJar founder and CEO Ilya Laurs about the mobile apps market, and why he believes that apps will eventually become bigger than the internet…