Sheena Allen Apps
Sheena Allen Apps is an independent mobile application company that was started by Sheena Allen in July 2011. Allen started the company as a senior at the University of Southern Mississippi. The company was run out of the apartment of Sheena Allen until she moved from Mississippi to startup-friendly city, Austin, TX in September 2013.
The company, as of April 2014, is home to the following six apps: 1. Orange Snap (photo) – iOS 2. Dubblen (photo) – iOS / Android 3. InstaFunds (finance) – iOS Universal 4. PicSlit (photo) – iOS / Android 5. TwtBooth (social networking) – iOS Universal 6. Words on Pics (photo) – iOS
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