Japan’s Metaps partners with KakaoTalk, helps Korean developers monetize apps



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Japanese app monetization platform Metaps announced today that it has partnered with Kakao Corporation, the company behind the popular messaging app KakaoTalk, with the intention of intensifying its market expansion in Korea.

KakaoTalk initially launched back in 2010, and now provides its messaging platform in 13 languages in 230 countries. It has acquired over 100 million users worldwide so far.

With this latest partnership, both companies expect to help third-party developers using the Kakao Game platform to monetize and market their apps. As we recently reported, more and more global developers are getting into the Korean market these days. This trend also includes many Japanese startups as well.