Applause Recognized as a Leader in Crowdtesting by NelsonHall

Boston, Massachusetts—November 16, 2017—Applause, the global leader in digital experience quality, today announced that it has been recognized as a leader in the latest NelsonHall Vendor Evaluation and Assessment (NEAT) of crowdtesting companies, as well as in its subsidiary market segments for user experience and mobile.

“We’re honored to be acknowledged as a leader in crowdtesting by NelsonHall – a respected analyst firm known for its high standards and dedication to quality,” said Charlie Ungashick, CMO of Applause. “Applause is a true leader and visionary in crowdtesting. Our digital testing, user feedback, and market insights offerings help our clients deliver flawless digital experiences to their customers. We view this recognition from NelsonHall as a signifier not only of our past and present successes, but a validation of our vision for the future.”

“There is a tremendous amount of momentum and excitement in the crowdtesting market, and Applause is one of the companies at the helm of this movement,” said Dominique Raviart, IT Services Research Director at NelsonHall. “Not only does Applause have the capabilities to meet the needs of customers today, it has built a solid foundation to succeed in the future.”

Founded in August 2007, Applause pioneered the category of crowdtesting. The company was recently recognized for its 186% growth rate on the Deloitte Fast 500 and it also boasts an impressive client list, including Google, Amazon, Uber, Microsoft, CNN and Nike, among many others. Applause has the largest community of testers in the world with more than 300,000 testers operating on more than 2.4 million devices in more than 200 countries and territories.

Read NelsonHall’s write up of Applause in this report or learn more about the company’s services for Digital Testing, User Feedback and Market Insights.

About Applause Applause empowers the world’s leading digital brands – including Google, Uber, Michael Kors, and FOX – to deliver flawless digital experiences to their customers on any device, in every location. Applause ensures software quality for websites, mobile apps, IoT products and in-store interactions in a way no other approach can – through its technology platform and managed global community of over 300,000 professional, on-demand, digital experience experts. Applause delivers authentic, real-world human input at every phase of software development, delivering insight into market requirements, user feedback and software quality. Companies that use Applause benefit from flawless digital experiences that build customer loyalty, drive revenue and accelerate innovation. Learn more at

About NelsonHall NelsonHall is the leading global analyst firm dedicated to helping organizations understand the ‘art of the possible’ in next generation IT and business services. With analysts in the U.S., U.K., and Continental Europe, NelsonHall provides buy-side organizations with detailed, critical information on markets and vendors that helps them make fast and highly informed sourcing decisions. And for vendors, NelsonHall provides deep knowledge of market dynamics and user requirements to help them hone their go-to-market strategies. NelsonHall’s research is rigorous and all-original, and widely respected for the quality, depth and insight of its analysis.