Poynt

Poynt

At last, an easy to-use, all-in-one tool to connect you with local businesses, retailers and events while you’re on the go. From inspiration to action, Poynt helps transform the mobile device from an everyday communication tool to a powerful entertainment and utility tool.

Poynt is available for BlackBerry smartphones, Android, iPhone and iPod Touch, Windows Phone 7 and Nokia Qt devices. Poynt is available in Canada, the United States, the United Kingdom, France, Italy, Germany, Spain and Australia.

No local search tool gives you more relevant, more accurate results! And it’s all available on your mobile smartphone. And the best part? It’s absolutely FREE to add and use*

GPS and WiFi capabilities mean that you don’t have to enter your search location; finding the nearest service you need is as easy as one click. If you want to search from a different location, you can simply select any location you choose.


Website:
http://www.poynt.com

News on Poynt

Poynt Revamps iPhone App in Bid to Become Relevant on iOS
Calgary's Poynt has released a new iOS app for the iPhone. Poynt, a hyper-local search platform for smartphones, got its start on RIM's BlackBerry.  But as BlackBerry's popularity has... more
Calgary's Poynt Files for Bankruptcy
Calgary-based mobile app Poynt, which said in May it expected to triple its userbase in 2012 to 40 million, has filed for bankruptcy. Poynt Corporation announced that today it has filed with the... more
2012 Digital Alberta Awards Winners Announced
After a sold-out gala evening at Hotel Arts in Calgary last night Digital Alberta has announced the winners for the annual Digital Alberta Awards recognizing the outstanding digital talent in the... more
Calgary's Poynt Intends to Triple Userbase to 40 Million This Year
In 2010, Calgary's Poynt had less than five million users and just $1 million in revenue. Last year, Poynt more than doubled its userbase to nearly 13 million, and boosted its revenue 139% to $2.4... more
Digital Alberta Showcases World-Class Calgary Mobile Innovation
Digital Alberta put on yet another excellent event at Innovate Calgary on Monday night: The Mobile innovation Showcase. It was an exceptional discussion and meetup. The panelists... more
Samsung to add Calgary's mobile app Poynt to all Galaxy devices
Calgary's Poynt Corporation, a mobile local search and advertising company, today announced that its award-winning Poynt platform is immediately available on new and existing Samsung Galaxy Series... more
Calgary-born app Poynt hits 10 million user milestone
Calgary-based Poynt, a mobile app launched in June 2008, announed today that it has been downloaded and used on over 10 million mobile devices. Poynt's 10 millionth unique user marks a... more
Calgary startup Poynt is offering its 10 millionth user a $2,000 travel voucher
Calgary startup Poynt is nearing the 10 million user milestone. To celebrate, the mobile app is offering a $2,000 travel voucher to its 10 millionth user. Poynt reached 9.5 million users in late... more
Toronto's Addictive Mobility and Calgary's Poynt integrate services with Mocean Mobile
Toronto-based Addictive Mobility and Calgary-based Poynt Corporation have decided to integrate their services through the ad serving platform from Mocean Mobile.  "Our work with Poynt... more
Calgary's Poynt to power mobile Child Search Alerts
Calgary's Poynt and the Missing Children Society of Canada (MCSC) went live today with their previously announced geo-targeted notification system to push Child Search Alerts to Poynt users... more
Calgary's Poynt reaches 7,000,000 users and grows revenue by 178 percent
Calgary-based Poynt, a mobile local search app, reported first-quarter financial results yesterday. Among them was the marking of a milestone. At the end of March, the company had 6,814,793 users.... more
Poynt enlists Wi-LAN to help it license its patent portfolio
Technology patent house Wi-LAN has formed a partnership with Calgary's Poynt Corp. to help Poynt license its portfolio of Internet advertising patents. "Wi-LAN's proven track record and strong... more
Poynt announces Child Search Partnership with Missing Children Society of Canada
Calgary's Poynt announced today an agreement with the Missing Children Society of Canada (MCSC). Poynt plans to integrate a push geo-targeted Child Search Alert system into the Poynt App to aid in... more
Calgary's Poynt to become a preloaded app on smartphones in the U.S.
Calgary's Poynt Corp has announced an agreement with Boost Mobile and Virgin Mobile USA to preload the Poynt Application on prepaid smartphones that run on the Sprint Nationwide Network. The first... more
One billion interactions: Calgary's Poynt reaches milestone
Calgary-based Poynt Corp.'s mobile local search app Poynt has reached one billion interactions, defined as "search queries and resulting actions."  The app, whose data allows for searches in... more
'Super App' Poynt adds new share feature
Calgary-based mobile app Poynt, which you may have seen on television as part of RIM's BlackBerry Super Apps campaign, has added a new sharing feature. Poynt now lets users easily share their... more
Three Calgary Mobile Companies at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona
Poynt, Mob4hire and Momentem are a driving force in Canada’ Emerging Technology landscape. They are in Barcelona at the world’s largest mobile conference, Mobile World Congress. A week... more
Calgary company Poynt celebrating MWC with a few announcements
Local company Poynt kicked of Mobile World Congress today with four announcements. First, Poynt for Android recently added a gas widget to it’s offerings. The gas widget allows users to... more
The C100 60 Minutes in The Valley Event
The C100, a group of Canadians in The Valley that host events to promote Canadian Entrepreneurs, hosted an afternoon of presenting and mentoring via Cisco’s telepresence conference rooms. A... more
Poynt wins major patent decision in U.S.
More news from Poynt today; the location-based marketing service won a major patent from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office on “delivering location-based offers and coupons to mobile... more
Poynt adds event listings to local search function
Poynt, the location-based search application, has just gotten more useful — for BlackBerry and Android, at least. The BlackBerry version is now utilizing Eventful to provide information... more
Digital Media People to Watch in Alberta in 2011
Who doesn't love to ring in the New Year with lists? We've put together a list of people we think you'll need to keep an eye on in 2011. With so much happening in Alberta, it was difficult to... more
NYT picks best BlackBerry apps; Canadian products honoured
The New York Times’ Gadgetwise blog released a list of their top 10 BlackBerry apps today, and some Canadian-produced apps were praised for their quality on the list. The theme of the picks... more
Calgary's Poynt App selected as Canadian Launch Partner for Windows Phone 7
Calgary's Poynt Corporation (formerly Multiplied Media) announced today that their Poynt Local Search application is available for Windows Phone 7 and was selected as a launch partner in Canada.... more
Canadians pick up CrackBerry Awards
The 2010 CrackBerry Awards took place this week and some Canadians took home hardware for their BlackBerry Apps. This year thereare 15 awards categories - 11 are application categories, three... more
Multiplied Media unveils Poynt Offer Engine at DEMO FALL 2010
Calgary's Multiplied Media is at the DEMO Fall 2010 conference today in San Francisco and have unveiled their new Poynt Offer Engine. The Offer Engine is a location aware advertising service that... more
Wind Mobile selects Multiplied Media's Poynt
Calgary-based  Multiplied Media announced this morning that WIND Mobile will be including a preloaded icon for their Poynt mobile local search application on subscribers' BlackBerry... more
Hate the rising costs of gas? Calgary's Multiplied Media will Poynt you in the right direction
With today's cost of fuel, every penny counts. The Calgary-based Multiplied Media Corporation, a provider of mobile local search services, today announced the addition of a gas price search... more
Multiplied Media adds live agent services thanks to TELUS
Calgary's Multiplied Media announced today that it will be enhancing its Poynt Mobile App in North America with TELUS live operators."We are pleased to partner with TELUS to provide live agent... more
Poynt360 adds augmented reality to search
It seems that augmented reality has been getting increasingly popular, with more and more applications are starting to add various forms of AR capabilities into their apps.  Today Multiplied... more
Poynt iPhone App named to Top 10 Free App List
Calgary's Multiplied Media announced today that their Poynt application for iPhone has been listed by EnvIO as a top free app recommended and downloaded by users. EnvIO released the results from... more
Multiplied Media launches Poynt on iPhone
Calgary's Multiplied Media announced today that its award winning BlackBerry application Poynt is now available from the Apple App Store for the iPhone and iPod Touch. The Poynt application... more
Digital Media People to watch in Alberta in 2010
It was interesting to see Alberta's 2009 Digital People to watch as the year progressed. We've expanded the list to 10 people this year - although there's far more than 10 people doing cool things... more
Multiplied Media's Poynt wins 2009 Mobile Star Award
Calgary's Multiplied Media Corporation announced yesterday that its Poynt Local Search application was named as a winner in the eighth annual Mobile Star Awards program, hosted by mobile technology... more
Users lose interest in free iPhone Apps quickly
Calgary's Multiplied Media announced today that its BlackBerry Developer Challenge winning Poynt application, has surpassed 400,000 users.  Even more impressive are their reports that every... more
BlackBerry Developers Challenge prerequisite - a business case
This morning at Wireless Enterprise Symposium 2009 Conference, RIM announced the 2009 BlackBerry Developers Challenge. While this is the second year that the BlackBerry Partners Fund are are... more
Calgary's Multiplied Media partners with Superpages.com
Calgary's Multiplied Media announced today a distribution agreement with Dallas-headquatered Idearc Media LLC that will see Idearc's Superpages.com directory available to users of Multiplied's... more
Multiplied Media partners with OpenTable
Calgary's Multiplied Media Corporation announced today that they will be integrating the OpenTable reservation and guest management solution with Multiplied's Poynt Local Search service. North... more
Poynt's user base multiplies with Yellow Pages
Calgary's Multiplied Media announced today that they have signed a distribution agreement with the Yellow Pages Group. The agreement, which is in effect immediately, integrates business directory... more
Multiplied Media meets BlackBerry Challenge
The BlackBerry Partners Fund announced the winners of the BlackBerry Developer Challenge today and Calgary's Multiplied Media Corporation Poynt application won the Personal Productivity and... more
Multiplied makes Poynt on BlackBerry
Calgary's Multiplied Media announced today the release of a special version of their Poynt service designed specifically for the BlackBerry Bold to take full advantage of its video streaming... more

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