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Industry Mobile application development
Founded 2010
Founder Andrew Levy, Robert Kwok and Jeeyun Kim [1]
Headquarters San Francisco, California, USA
Services Mobile performance application monitoring and crash reporting for multiple platforms.
Slogan Making good apps great

Crittercism, based in San Francisco, California, is a mobile application performance management (APM) solution.[2] The company’s products monitor many aspects of mobile app performance, helping developers and IT operations to deliver reliable mobile apps. Crittercism provides a real-time global view of app diagnostics and crashes across iOS, Android, Windows Phone 8, Hybrid and HTML5 apps and is used on more than 600 million unique devices and in more than 100 billion app sessions.[3] The company’s investors include Opus Capital and Shasta Ventures.[4]


Crittercism was founded in 2010 by Andrew Levy, Robert Kwok and Jeeyun Kim and launched a beta of their iOS SDK in January, 2011 with over a million installations.[5]

Study on iOS vs. Android application stability[edit]

A February 2012 study by Crittercism comparing the stability of iOS and Android OS applications has received coverage and commentary in the technical press.[6][7][8][9][10][11]


Crittercism's CEO, Andrew Levy, was featured in an interview with former Fast Company blogger Robert Scoble on September 27, 2011.[12] Former Sr. Director of Worldwide Product Marketing for the iPhone and Crittercism investor, Bob Borchers, is quoted as saying "It’s an elegant solution to a problem that almost every developer has."[13]


  1. ^ "Meet the team". Retrieved October 16, 2012. 
  2. ^ Empson, Rip. "Crittercism Lands $12M From More To Help Mobile Developers Monitor App, Network Performance". TechCrunch. Retrieved 15 August 2013. 
  3. ^ "Amazon Web Services Makes Mobile App Development Easier with Amazon SNS Mobile Push". Amazon Press Release. 
  4. ^ "Crittercism". CunchBase. Retrieved 15 August 2013. 
  5. ^ Kim, Ryan (2011-07-12). "Crittercism rides the growing mobile app services boom". Gigaom. 
  6. ^ Sharick, Catherine (2012-02-06). "Apple iOS Apps More Crash-Prone than on Android? | Techland |". Retrieved 2012-10-08. 
  7. ^ Oswald, Ed (2012-02-06). "Who's the Smartphone OS Crash Champion?". PCWorld. Retrieved 2012-10-08. 
  8. ^ Tomio Geron (2012-04-18). "Do iOS Apps Crash More Than Android Apps? A Data Dive". Forbes. Retrieved 2012-10-08. 
  9. ^ "Android vs iOS: In the end, end users decide". 2012-04-05. Retrieved 2012-10-08. 
  10. ^ "Apps unter Android stabiler als unter iOS" [Apps on Android more stable than iOS] (in German). Retrieved 2012-10-08. 
  11. ^ "Apps-Vergleich: Sind Android-Apps stabiler als iOS-Apps ?" [Apps Comparison: Are Android Apps more stable than iOS apps?] (in German). 2012-02-03. Retrieved 2012-10-08. 
  12. ^ Scoble, Robert (2011-09-27). "Crittercism: support infrastructure for mobile apps". Building43. 
  13. ^ Kane, Yukari (2011-07-13). "App Watch: Crittercism Improves App Customer Service". WallStreetJournal. 

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