The company provides more than 350,000 mobile applications across major handset platforms including Java ME, BlackBerry, Symbian, Windows Mobile and Android, reaching more than 15 million consumers and has served over 2 billion downloads (2,370,554,782+ Total downloads to date 26 Jan 2012). GetJar allows software developers to upload their applications for free through a developer portal. About 300,000 software developers have used this service resulting in over 1.05 billion downloads. The rate is currently at 3 million downloads per day.
The company was founded by Ilja Laurs in 2004, who is currently its Executive Chairman.Accel Partners and Tiger Global Management are among the investors.