Nubera (GetApp)

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Nubera (GetApp)
IndustryInternet software and services
Founded 📆2010; 12 years ago (2010)
Founders 👔Christophe Primault (CEO) and Manuel Jaffrin (COO)[1]
Headquarters 🏙️Barcelona, Spain
Area served 🗺️
Servicesbusiness reviews and software advice
Number of employees
📇 Address
📞 telephone

Nubera (GetApp) (commonly known as GetApp) is a Barcelona, Spain-based app discovery company and network that develops and operates business applications like GetApp (a peer business review site),[3] AppStorm, AppAppeal, and CloudWork.[4][2] It was founded in 2010 by Christophe Primault and Manuel Jaffrin, French technology entrepreneurs. The company was acquired by Gartner in 2015, and operates as a subsidiary of Gartner's business review and software search network.[5]


Nubera (GetApp), also known as GetApp, was co-founded in 2010 in Barcelona, Spain by Christophe Primault and Manuel Jaffrin, French technology entrepreneurs with background in computer engineering and marketing.[6][3][7] Nubera started as a business app discovery network and its first flagship app was GetApp,[1] which provided advice and vertical search on different software categories and industries including: CRM, ERP, Accounting, project management, contract management, HR applicant tracking and retail software, among others.[3][8] Initially, it was bootstrapped[9] but later funded by Nauta Capital, a Spanish-American investment firm.[10]

In October 2012, Nubera acquired Tarpipe, a company that specialized in integrating cloud apps.[11] In 2013, Nubera launched a business listing for mobile section for iOS and Android devices.[12][13] According to TechCrunch, "by 2013, the app listed 5,000+ apps from 20,000 vendors including Basecamp, Salesforce, Dropbox and Zoho, among many others".[14] The company launched a number of other apps and searching tools such as GetApp Lab, AppStorm, AppAppeal and Cloudwork (a cloud apps integration platform)[15] that were integrated in its online marketplace.[5]

Acquisition by Gartner[edit]

On July 1, 2015, Nubera (GetApp) was acquired by Gartner,[16] a global information technology research and advisory company, for an undisclosed amount and became its subsidiary and an integral part of Gartner's software advice network.[2] The acquisition was made to fill a technological gap of the Gartner's business review capability, specifically by applying GetApp's navigation system to search for software apps in multiple industry categories.[4] As Gartner noted: "The services provided by Nubera are highly complementary to Gartner’s Software Advice business and add to the expanding range of services currently provided by the company".[17]


The company's services include software business reviews, a cloud app integration network, business recommendations and more.

See also[edit]

  • Gartner


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  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 "Gartner Acquires Nubera eBusiness SL". Mergr.
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 " aims to become the premier 'appstore' for business software". TechCrunch.
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  9. "GetApp's business solution was so good that Google copied it". Mixergy.
  10. " raises $1.1 million for cloud-based business app store". TechCrunch.
  11. "Nubera acquires Tarpipe and launches CloudWork, automating tasks across different cloud apps". The Next Web.
  12. "GetApp's Web-based marketplace for business apps gets a mobile section covering iOS and Android". TNW.
  13. "Marketplace features 1,200-plus mobile apps for SMBs". ZDNet.
  14. "With Fijitsu's latest move, GetApp's cloud-based app platform just got interesting". TechCrunch.
  15. "". Nauta Capital.
  16. "Gartner, Inc. (IT) Acquires GetApp Provider Nubera". StreetInsider.
  17. "Gartner Acquisitions". Gartner.

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