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Last week, we held our Fifth Annual Kochava Mobile Summit. The event has been growing steadily and entices deep conversations about the industry. Major themes from the Summit revolved around increased fraud prevention capabilities; the revolutionary changes to come from blockchain, particularly XCHNG by Kochava Labs; Kochava Engagement, our customized push notification system, and how to stay abreast with the coming General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) of concern to all of us in the ecosystem.

Fraud is rampant

Fraud is ever-evolving, and as an industry, it’s imperative that we work together to communicate with media partners about what we won’t tolerate and also expose the entities that continue to steal revenue through traffic sniping and app cloning and other tactics. A Business Value Assessment by Kochava will help establish normal baseline numbers from which to compare traffic and distinguish which networks are delivering quality traffic. If you aren’t using any of our fraud prevention or detection tools, contact your account manager to learn more.

Blockchain for everyone

Kathryn Haun, Professor, Stanford Law School and Stanford School of Business; Former Prosecutor, US Department of Justice, kicked off the Summit with her captivating story about how the federal government used blockchain technology to bring down some of the biggest cyber criminals in recent history. As a prosecutor, she used the new system of record to uncover evidence that would have otherwise gone undetected. Haun shed light on the darknet and the easily accessible tools fraudsters use to steal advertisers’ money. Further educating on the blockchain topic, William Mougayar, author of The Business Blockchain, explained how blockchain “is the record keeper that enables the assurance” that an asset was exchanged. Our own XCHNG framework based on blockchain technology holds incredible power to create much-needed transparency and trust within the digital advertising industry.

Kochava Engagement

The app stores are becoming increasingly crowded, and, as a result, churn is more likely to proliferate. Kochava is taking push notifications a step further with Kochava Engagement. Kochava customers will be able to execute automated, customized messaging to anticipate users’ wants and needs to boost brand loyalty and prevent churn. Target users who have not completed a conversion event but are in the funnel; use Multi-variate testing to determine the most effective messaging; and make your app stand apart from the pack.

Kochava Academy

Our platform is used by some of the most sophisticated marketers in the industry who know how to glean value from the myriad of data points recorded. Learn the basics of mobile marketing and advance to power user status with our Kochava Academy certification going live in the coming months.

Kochava Roadmap: We’re just beginning

We have so much in store for you this year. Expect to hear more about our anti-fraud solutions, XCHNG, Kochava Engagement, our core products of Analytics and Attribution, and our upcoming Kochava Academy. And, if you can, take a few minutes to leave us a review, and let us know how we’re doing. We work for you!