Gamify (company)

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Type of businessPrivate
Available inEnglish
Area servedWorld Wide
Founder(s)John Shannon
Current statusActive

Gamify formerly known as iKEMU is a Gamification Marketing Company that makes branded AdverGames. Gamify's proprietary software allows users to quickly create and deploy HTML5 games across platforms and on mobile devices and websites without the need to create code.[1][2][3] Gamify was started in 2011 and in 2016 became available on the app market site WIX. In 2020 Shopify released Gamify game maker to their website platform. Since June 2020 Gamify has created or helped create nearly 10,000 AdverGame's.[4][5]


Their platform allows users the ability to upload Art files and create playable links that can be placed on company websites. This allows for every AdverGame experience to be personalised and targeted towards intended customers. Gamify's platform allows for clients to keep track of user analytics, from customer engagement through data hand-over.[6][7][8][9]

These games have been proven to increase;[10] (see Gamification)

  • User Engagement and Enjoyment
  • Voucher Redemption rates
  • Education around Products and Services
  • Data Hand-over

Gamify become widely known after its TV appearance on Channel Tens Shark Tank being mentioned by Naomi Simson and Janine Allis .[11][12][13]


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  10. ^ Reiners, Torsten; Wood, Lincoln C. (22 November 2014). Gamification in Education and Business. Springer. ISBN 9783319102085.
  11. ^ "SHARK TANK S4 E7 | Janine Allis". Retrieved 23 September 2018.
  12. ^ "Shark Tank Season 4 Episode 7 | Naomi Simson". Naomi Simson. 26 June 2018. Retrieved 23 September 2018.
  13. ^ Shannon, John. "Gamify gets in the Shark Tank". Retrieved 23 September 2018.