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Julia Schonrock

Authentic expands with STQRY acquisition

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Authentic acquired the assets of STQRY on 1st March 2017.

Founded in 2012, the US-based company STQRY is a storytelling mobile app that helps its users explore, engage, and discover arts and culture within their geographical areas. Their client base was predominantly in North America, Asia and the South Pacific.

Authentic has been around since 2009 with its leading mobile app platform for the tourism, culture and heritage sector, My Tours. Authentic is passionate about creating stunning mobile applications to engage visitors in new ways. With visions aligned in so many ways this acquisition was a good fit.

Acquiring STQRY brings an exciting range of organisations into the Authentic client base. These clients include The Walt Disney Family Museum; Asian Civilisation Museum; National Museum of the American Indian (Smithsonian Institution).

This acquisition enhances Authentic’s authority  in the culture and heritage mobile storytelling sector. Watch this space to see what this intergration will mean for our platforms.

For more information contact Julia Schonrock (julia@getauthentic.io)

Authentic acquires 7scenes

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With the goal to expand its presence in Europe, Authentic acquired the assets of 7scenes on 9th May 2017.

Founded in 2007, the Netherlands-based company 7scenes was a mobile storytelling platform that provided organizations with all the tools you need to develop location-based tours and games for smartphones. Their clients were mainly based in the Netherlands and Belgium.

Authentic has been around since 2009 with its story telling platform, My Tours. Authentic is passionate about creating mobile applications to help audiences explore, engage, and discover arts and culture in new ways. With visions aligned in so many ways this acquisition was a good fit.

Acquiring 7scenes brings an exciting range of European clients into the Authentic system. These clients include Amnesty International; Literatuurmuseum; and De Zaanse Schans,which have recently been migrated to the My Tours mobile app platform.

This acquisition makes Authentic a frontrunner for the culture and heritage mobile storytelling sector, enhancing the company’s future growth and performance.

For more information contact Julia Schonrock (julia@getauthentic.io)