Chartboost is a mobile game users acquisition and monetization company, founded in 2011 by Sean Fannan and Maria Alegre in San Francisco, US. The competitive advantage of the company’s monetization solution is that it allows publishers to control who’s advertising in their apps. The monetization platform is built solely on interstitial and video ad formats. Chartboost’s simple and 100% transparent SDK enabling cross promotion, direct deals, and a mobile ad network. The platform’s app analytics tool allows publishers to see on what apps they make a profit.