In 500 Startups press release on the Distro Dojo which is a 500 Startups intensive three-month growth-hacking program based at WeWork Moorgate. A Post-seed startups receive an investment from 500 Startups and hands-on mentor-ship from their team of top-notch growth marketers, 500 Distro. Tamatem Games was one of four selected teams and was features as follows..
“Tamatem is the leading mobile games publisher for the Arabic market of 100M users. With only 20 months since launch, they have published 50 games with over 15M downl
oads and 1.5M monthly active users – currently growing at 40% per-month (no typos in that paragraph, all those numbers are real).
Hussam Hammo, Tamatem’s founder, summarizes their early results: “We were able to launch 4 new games by the end of the first month, including one that reached #2 in the overall apps chart just 48 hours after launch. We signed 2 publishing agreements and have many new leads. 500 Startups also introduced us to a great advisor who will join our team to help us with monetization and our overall ad strategy.”
Hammo continued: “Thanks to the Dojo, our eyes were opened to many things we we were missing. So we’re rebuilding our technology from the ground up. This includes our new SDK, a connected centralized customer database, a full reporting system to the developers we are dealing with, and an ad server.”