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AppDirect Overview

San Francisco, CA
501 to 1000 employees
Company - Private
$25 to $50 million (USD) per year
AppDirect provides the only end-to-end cloud commerce platform for succeeding in the digital economy. The AppDirect ecosystem connects channels, developers, and customers through its platform to simplify the digital supply chain by enabling the onboarding and sale of products ... Read more

Mission: Power the majority of the world’s digital transactions.

Company Updates

  • AppDirect, Amazon, And The Role Of The Middleman

    AppDirect, Amazon, And The Role Of The Middleman | Xconomy

    Updated 5/11/17 10:21 am. See below.] Daniel Saks, co-founder of a fast-growing San Francisco tech company, says he admires Amazon for taking the friction out of "finding stuff and buying stuff." Worn-out sheets? No need to drive to Bed Bath & Beyond, he says.

  • The AppDirect family gets bigger as we welcome Radialpoint, who will be bringing the 'human element' to cloud services by powering premium technical support.

    AppDirect acquires Radialpoint. Because . . . support

    AppDirect today announced that it has acquired Radialpoint. So who is Radialpoint and why does this deal make sense? Radialpoint has, since its inception in 1997, offered technical support for small businesses and consumers. While it's certainly not sexy, it is Radialpoint's job to pick up the pieces once nontechnical customers buy a piece of technology and suffer the inevitable issues around using it.

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AppDirect – Why Work For Us?

Powering the future of software delivery.

AppDirect is the leading platform for selling, distributing, and managing cloud-based products and services. Our full service Cloud Monetization Suite allows providers to drive revenue growth by powering all of their sales channels, including self-service website checkout, sales teams, resellers, marketplaces, or third-party marketplaces. 

After the sale, AppDirect’s Cloud Management Suite drives better customer engagement and retention by providing a seamless experience across all service offerings with unified billing, identity, data, and mobile device management. Our combined solutions can dramatically reduce cost of onboarding, launching, and iterating on new services with a single, highly interoperable platform.
Whether a company is just getting started selling cloud services, or is looking to implement a complete end-to-end solution to drive an entire digital transformation strategy, AppDirect provides the technology and expertise to maximize customer lifetime value and help you achieve any cloud business objective. 

AppDirect’s solutions are open standards based, technology agnostic, and API addressable, which means they easily integrate with existing IT tools and systems. At AppDirect, we help organizations take their cloud initiatives to the next level, not control or limit what already works.

Leading Business Applications Ready to Sell—or Easily Integrate Your Own

With the AppDirect platform, organizations can access a network catalog of more than 300 pre-integrated third-party business applications—including Microsoft Office 365, Google G Suite, Box, Symantec, and more—ready to sell out of the box. Our platform also supports streamlined integration of providers’ proprietary applications, making them easy to bundle, sell, and distribute in multiple languages and currencies worldwide. 

Flexible, Extensible Platform to Help Cloud Break Out of Business Silos

AppDirect helps companies implement cloud-based initiatives across a wide range of business units, such as UCC, IoT, network, and mobile. Our team of technology and go-to-market experts has enabled cloud service commerce for companies in a range of industries, including telecommunications / ISP, business services, financial services, automotive, IT services, non-profit, and more.

Trusted by Leading Companies Around the Globe

AppDirect is the platform of choice for innovative cloud commerce companies worldwide, including Comcast, Deutsche Telekom, Telstra, ADP, FICO, and more. Visit for more information.

AppDirect sits at the center of the cloud service commerce ecosystem. That means service providers—including telecom companies, ISPs, value-added resellers, financial services companies and more—use our platform to connect their customers to the best cloud-based applications from the world’s leading developers. 

Our team members come to work everyday ready to empower every side of this global ecosystem. Learn more about these exciting challenges and opportunities by watching the video below.

Health, vision, paid time off—we've got the standard benefits covered, plus a whole lot more.


Gym Membership

A healthy body is key to a healthy mind. That's why we offer gym memberships to state-of-the-art facilities where you can take classes, workout with a personal trainer, or follow your own path to optimal physical fitness.

Cool, Collaborative Office

Work in a relaxed, open atmosphere where you can easily collaborate with colleagues, or find some space for solo contemplation. Our newly gut-renovated office not only features sleek stylings, but also a beautiful kitchen that's fully stocked with snacks and beverages, including Blue Bottle coffee.


Team Outings

Forget trust falls and lame department retreats. AppDirect offers team outings that you'll actually want to attend, from company happy hours to weekend ski trips to Tahoe. We're always on the lookout for activities where our team can get to know each other a little better and have lots of fun.

“People didn’t know that the Earth was round when some of these trees were almost as tall as they are now… it’s a life form to marvel, which is a humbling kind of experience.”

Adi Mantri, Engineering

“I remember being in the room when the fax came through with the counter-signed contract. The tears, the hugs, the screams—I’ve never seen that much happiness to date, in my life… so that is what I’m always striving for.”

Vince Bonanno, Business Development

AppDirect Reviews

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    "Great place to learn and grow"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Montreal, QC (Canada)
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    I have been working at AppDirect full-time (More than a year)


    Great work-life balance, very flexible schedule, you can get breakfast, lunch, snacks and coffee for free every day in the fully stocked kitchen. Super fun events and the holiday party is amazing. Overall, we are very spoiled.

    Career growth is very possible, though nothing formal is in place yet (heard it's coming in 2019).

    The culture in Montreal is wonderful. Majority male because of the heavy engineering presence, but never ever toxic, and managers and recruiting are doing all they can to make a more diverse team.

    Managers genuinely care about their people and want to always improve. The people here are some of the best and brightest I've worked with.


    There have been a lot of changes in the past couple years. All of them made sense and we understand their rationale, but it has been tiring.

    You need to be open to change, curious to learn and be comfortable with challenges to succeed at AppDirect.

    Advice to Management

    Keep investing in your people and keep a clear communication strategy whenever there are changes - but please keep them to a minimum if you can. We want to work and grow in a somewhat consistent environment.

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AppDirect Interviews



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    Director Interview

    Anonymous Employee in San Francisco, CA
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    I applied through a recruiter. I interviewed at AppDirect (San Francisco, CA) in January 2018.


    I was not looking for a job and the recruiter contacted me with an engaging message. He did a good job selling the opportunity and set up me to talk to the exec. After a thorough phone interview, I came onsite to meeting with leaders in the company. The recruiter was on top of it during the whole process, continually checking in and letter me know where things stand. Onsite interview was an amazing experience.

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AppDirect Awards & Accolades

  • Hot 100 Software Companies, JMP Securities, 2013
  • America's Most Promising Companies, Forbes, 2014
  • Red Herring Top 100, Red Herring, 2014
  • Company of the Year, Business Intelligence Group, 2014
  • Empact100, Empact Showcase, 2014
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