A Canadian internet entrepreneur named Brian Wong who was Born in 1991 founded a mobile application ‘Kiip’ along with his colleagues namely Amadeus Demarzi and Courtney Guertin in 2010. This is an application that provides a reward platform in which the brands and companies are there to provide real-worlds rewards for the in-game achievements. The application Kiip is being activated on 75 million devices and more than 1,100 applications. The main function of the application was to send 500 million moments rewards, which was based on the 500 million per month through its network. More than $50 million of venture capital had been grown by the Kiip from the companies like Relay Ventures, Hummer Winbald, True Ventures, Verizon Ventures, CrossLink Capital, and several other organizations. Strategic partners have been increasing for this application that includes American Apparel, 1-800-Flowers, Amazon.com, Best Buy, Carl’s Jr., Victoria’s Secret, Disney, Playboy, Vitamin Waters, and Pepsi. Even the Kiip is being evolving and being expand to platforms other than gaming into the fitness applications like MapMyRun, Nexercise, Lolo Fit, Gym-Pact and many others. After that in August 2014 an announcement was made about the partnership of Kiip with the RunKeeper in order to reward the workouts of the users with songs downloads and also with fitness-based healthy rewards as well. This young application developer became very popular after the discovery of this application and listed his name with the top application developers and shakes his hands with top mobile application programming companies, which led him to make good money.
2010 saw Brian as the second youngest company leader to receive a funding from a venture capital firm, the first spot taken by Nick D’Aloisio. He has spoken at various popular conferences like TEDx, and SXSW.