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Bunjē

Monetizing social media messaging apps through in-line brand and celebrity emojis
Bunjē incorporates monetized in-line branded and celebrity emojis into messaging apps in the form of in-app advertisements and or in-app purchases. This increases revenue per user visit and enriches consumer data collection for more efficient advertising. 

What Problem Are They Solving?

There are over 2 trillion non-monetized emojis sent inside social media messaging apps each year. For users, brand and celebrity emoji keyboards you'd get on the Appstore do not work inside these messaging apps. 
 
These same messaging apps account for 75% of mobile messaging traffic yet only account for just 2% of the social media revenue. That's A LOT of money being left on the table!

What's Innovative About Their Solution?

We are the only brand/celebrity emoji service revenue sharing with partner messaging apps.
We have existing major league licenses and artist partnerships.
We are copyrighting our unique monetization code for an extra layer of protection.

📍 Location

Los Angeles, CA

⚙️ Product Stage

Beta—Public

🏭 Industries

Ad Tech, Messaging, Data Services

🤑 Fundraising Status

Active term sheet

💸 Total Funding
To Date

$0-100k

🙌 Founder Demographics

Minority founder

Big Wins

  • Bunjē achieved the 1st sport and collegiate in-line emoji integration in the history of social media.
  • We recently ran a paid integrated brand emoji campaign for USC inside the top ten messaging app Kik (15 million monthly active users).
  • In only eight months, Bunjē has generated over 80k USC branded emoji downloads inside the Kik messaging app. That's over a 3200% increase! 

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Contact the Founder:

Trey Brown

[email protected]

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