X.commerce, Inc., CMP.LY, ConferenceEdge, Evidon, and Spinnakr Join the Application Developers Alliance

Washington, D.C. (August 30, 2012)Today, the Application Developers Alliance announced that X.commerece, Inc., an eBay, Inc. company, CMP.LY, ConferenceEdge, and Spinnakr have joined the Alliance as corporate partners. Evidon has joined as an Associate Member.

"Developers are an integral part of X.commerce’s ecosystem, and we are thrilled to be one of the companies that are working together to support the continued growth of the development community," said Karthik Suri, Sr. Director of Community Experience and Integration Services at X.commerce, Inc.

"As tech companies, our developers are the most important resource we have, and yet their unique interests are often underrepresented in the broader conversations in Silicon Valley and D.C. Very impressed with what we've seen from the App Developers Alliance so far, so we're pleased to be a member,” said Adam Bonnifield, Co-Founder, Spinnakr.

As members, these companies join the more than 8,000 individual developers and dozens of companies represented by the Alliance. The Application Developers Alliance provides developers with essential services, policy advocacy, event and sponsorship opportunities, and resources to support and promote growth in the application development industry.

“The technologies developed by these new Alliance members are permeating our daily lives and changing the way we do business. X.commerce is a leader in mobile payment technologies, ConferenceEdge helps bring conference and event planning online, and Alliance members like CMP.LY, Evidon, and Spinnakr give businesses the tools they need in today’s digital economy,” said Jon Potter, Alliance President.

X.commerce, Inc.

X.commerce brings together the technology assets and developer communities of eBay, PayPal, GSI Commerce and Magento to support eBay Inc.'s mission of enabling commerce. Through its ecosystem of developers, partners, and tools, merchants now have a single point of access to the end-to-end commerce technology they need to engage connected consumers, and scale and grow their businesses.


CMP.LY social media disclosure solutions allow companies to mitigate risk, fulfill regulatory obligations and follow industry best practices. Its structured disclosure architecture also offers multi-platform insights into program and participant dynamics not measurable with typical social media monitoring and listening tools to quantify campaign impact, maximize programs’ effectiveness and enable consistently repeatable success.

CMP.LY CEO and co-founder Tom Chernaik will participate on the panel at the Alliance Privacy Summit in Boston on September 20.

Conference Edge

ConferenceEdge provides next-generation Event Management and Attendee Engagement technologies and services to improve event success.  The Edge Event & Attendee Engagement Platform is a mix of web software and services to seamlessly manage all of your event programs; from in person meetings to webinars to complex learning initiatives. ConferenceEdge offers free event success consultation. Find more information here.


Evidon is a provider of privacy and compliance solutions for digital media. The company enables brands, agencies, publishers, advertising networks, and others to comply easily with privacy laws and self-regulatory programs across North America and Europe.

Evidon has joined as an Alliance associate member and is a national co-sponsor of the Alliance Privacy Summit Series.


Spinnakr makes displaying targeted messaging on your website a reality for regular people - from startups to international brands.

About the Application Developers Alliance

The Application Developers Alliance is an industry association dedicated to meeting the unique needs of application developers. Alliance members include more than 8,000 individual application developers and dozens of companies, investors, and stakeholders in the apps ecosystem.