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Oli Kai Paulus
|Headquarters||Berlin and Hamburg, Germany|
|Key people||Helmut Hoffer von Ankershoffen (CEO)|
|Products||See solution listings|
|Services||See services listing|
|Subsidiaries||List of subsidiaries|
Neofonie GmbH is a software company from Germany with offices in Berlin and Hamburg. Neofonie GmbH is a solution and fullservice provider specializing on portals, search, social media, e-publishing and mobile applications.
Neofonie was founded by Helmut Hoffer von Ankershoffen, Nurhan Yildirim and Oli Kai Paulus. They built the first commercial search engines FIREBALL and PAPERBALL as students at Technical University Berlin before founding Neofonie in 1998. Helmut Hoffer von Ankershoffen used to be CEO of Neofonie until early 2011.
Neofonie Services including business consulting, creative services, software development, systems integration, application service provisioning and quality assurance.
Neofonie subsidiaries include:
- Neofonie Mobile GmbH specializing in development of mobile apps for devices running iOS, Android, HTML5,Cordova/Phonegap, Windows 8 and Windows Phone.
- WeFind AG specializing in enterprise search engines
- DocInsider running a vertical search and recommendation engine for doctors.
Until 2010 Neofonie passed most of its time under the media radar. In April 2010 it came to sudden fame for presenting a competing device to the much ballyhooed Apple iPad. The Neofonie WeTab runs on stronger hardware and uses a combination of MeeGo and Android as operating system. The WeTab was launched in Germany in September 2010.