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From start to Exit:
The skobbler story
29th April 2015 / Philipp Kandal / Twitter: @apphil / skobbler Founder / GM Telenav...
Exits
Quick intro
Philipp Kandal – CTO & co-founder skobbler / Now GM Telenav RO
2
Founded in 2008 in Berlin Sold for 24 M...
3
Startup Rollercoaster: From the highest
highs to the lowest lows
4
Vision: Make navigation affordable
Embedded navi
1000-3000€
Portable navi
100€ - 300€
Smartphone
GPS
? 10€ - 30€ ?
5
Company start: Management buy-out from
Navigon
6
Product Launch iOS: > 20.000 customers in
first week
Most sold app on iOS. Constantly
in Top 10
Top Grossing iPhone app i...
skobbler story
Success brings Trouble: Navigon sues
skobbler for 1 Mio. €
@apphil #7
skobbler story
Disrupter being disrupted: Google launches
free navigation
@apphil #8
9
Re-Boot: From consumer to B2B startup
and technology provider
10
Exit from skobbler to Telenav
Future of Automotive
Future: Car industry is changing
@apphil #11
The next 10 years the industry will
bring more changes a...
Zukunft der Automobilbranche
Silicon Valley is attacking the auto industry
@apphil #12
Future of Automotive
The Phone Industry has completely
disappeared from Europe
@apphil #13
Future of Automotive
Telenav is investing massively in the future
of Automotive
Thank you for your attention!
E-Mail: philipp.kandal@telenav.com
Phone: +49-172-4597015
Follow me on
.com/apphil
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skobbler story - from start to exit

  1. 1. From start to Exit: The skobbler story 29th April 2015 / Philipp Kandal / Twitter: @apphil / skobbler Founder / GM Telenav EU
  2. 2. Exits Quick intro Philipp Kandal – CTO & co-founder skobbler / Now GM Telenav RO 2 Founded in 2008 in Berlin Sold for 24 Mio.$+ in January 2014 #1 paid navigation many countries with > 4 Mio. users We are all about Maps and especially OpenStreetMap 70+ people in Germany and (mostly) Romania (major part is R&D)
  3. 3. 3 Startup Rollercoaster: From the highest highs to the lowest lows
  4. 4. 4 Vision: Make navigation affordable Embedded navi 1000-3000€ Portable navi 100€ - 300€ Smartphone GPS ? 10€ - 30€ ?
  5. 5. 5 Company start: Management buy-out from Navigon
  6. 6. 6 Product Launch iOS: > 20.000 customers in first week Most sold app on iOS. Constantly in Top 10 Top Grossing iPhone app in Germany constantly in Revenue Top 10 After launch one of the Top 10 most sold iOS apps in Germany 2008 – 2013 4 Years+ #1 iPhone navigation app in Germany
  7. 7. skobbler story Success brings Trouble: Navigon sues skobbler for 1 Mio. € @apphil #7
  8. 8. skobbler story Disrupter being disrupted: Google launches free navigation @apphil #8
  9. 9. 9 Re-Boot: From consumer to B2B startup and technology provider
  10. 10. 10 Exit from skobbler to Telenav
  11. 11. Future of Automotive Future: Car industry is changing @apphil #11 The next 10 years the industry will bring more changes as in the last 100 years
  12. 12. Zukunft der Automobilbranche Silicon Valley is attacking the auto industry @apphil #12
  13. 13. Future of Automotive The Phone Industry has completely disappeared from Europe @apphil #13
  14. 14. Future of Automotive Telenav is investing massively in the future of Automotive
  15. 15. Thank you for your attention! E-Mail: philipp.kandal@telenav.com Phone: +49-172-4597015 Follow me on .com/apphil

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