appcatch.com has invigorated the "mobile strategy" category for small and medium-size businesses by removing the two most often-cited barriers; price and programming knowledge. In a sense, Appcatch is doing for mobile apps what companies like Intuit and Blogger have done for novices looking to publish websites and blogs.
The revolution has touched almost every industry and every niche, including the realm of personal finance where individuals have designed apps specific to their needs but with general applications.
The iReceipt app on appcatch.com ensures that you will never be at a loss when making a return. How often have you lost a receipt or misplaced it before getting to the counter? With iReceipt, you simply snap a photo of the paperwork after your purchase and it is stored on your smartphone for later printing.
Appcatch users in the personal finance field have also created mortgage calculators with a direct connection to a broker / realtor, educational apps on hedge funds with links to webinars and videos, and budgeting apps for household expenses, vacations, and retirement.
There is also a long list of small to medium size businesses in the financial category that have signed up to appcatch.com to distribute utility-styled apps and apps that market their business services.
Simpson Burns CPA and Consultants tout their services providing tax, consulting, accounting, and equity funding services to small and medium sized businesses in Atlanta and throughout the southeast. The Donaldson Family Insurance app lets its potential customers apply for an instant auto, home, life, and business insurance quote.
Appcatch founder Scott Hirsch made sure that the appcatch marketplace served iPhone, HTML5, and the rapidly-growing Android devices.
"We immediately began focusing on a cross platform, device agnostic option for our DIY app making toolkit at appsbar.com and the associated marketplace at appcatch.com," says Hirsch. "Being cross platform and device agnostic finally allows mobile apps that everyone can share. With Android apps the growth is exponential given the volume of devices that work on the Android platform."
Appcatch was launched in June of 2012 and initially served as free app market for users of the DIY app builder appsbar.com before expanding to include all app developers who wish to see their apps in the world-wide distribution channel. By making appcatch open to all app developers and app lovers, the company has furthered its goal of truly democratizing the app building and app user experience.
If you are looking to enhance the power of your smartphone, load it with some apps from appcatch.com. Join now and start downloading your favorite apps or uploading the apps you've developed and immediately share them with your social networks. Do you have an app idea but not sure how to get it from the idea stage to completion? Use the free app builder at appsbar.com and upon completion your app will automatically be included in the dynamic new appcatch marketplace.
The group behind Appcatch was feted earlier this year, winning the New Tech Company of the Year title at the annual American Business Awards. The team was honored alongside other award winners like Apple and PayPal.