Sky-mobi Limited is a mobile applications company based in Hangzhou, China. It is China's largest mobile application store by sales. The company was set up on April 20, 2007; prior to 2010, it was named Profit Star Limited. Sky-mobi was funded by the US-based Sequoia Capital, and provides mobile applications and services through its mobile application platform (“Maopao”).
Sky-mobi Limited has branches in Beijing, Shanghai and Shenzhen. As of March 31, 2013, it had approximately 1.2 billion users; and cooperation agreements with approximately 1,170 feature phone and 106 Smartphone handset companies. Over 70% of the employees are under age of 30 and the average age of managers is 33.
In March 2014, Sky-mobi's subsidiary, Mopin Technology Co., became the official application store partner of Wo Store of China Unicom Ltd. In March 2012, Sky-mobi's subsidiary, Hangzhou Mijia Technologies Co., Ltd., reached a strategy partnership with China Mobile. According to the terms of the agreement users could read and download Sky-mobi's Maopao could publish content from China Mobile's reading platform and China Mobile Group's gaming platform.
In October 2011, Sky-mobi Limited reached a strategic agreement with SINA Corporation. According to the agreement, SINA's microblog Weibo became a core component of the Maopao Community.