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Messaging app maker imo.im raises $13m, bolsters its Android and iOS apps with 'Broadcasts'

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Palo Alto, California-based imo.im, which offers a comprehensive communication and social discovery platform with the same name, has raised $13 million in a round of funding led by co-founder and very early Googler Georges Harik. The imo.im service basically offers a unified dashboard for a wide range of messaging applications,...
Messaging app maker imo.im raises $13m, bolsters its Android and iOS apps with 'Broadcasts'

As Hardware Startups Take Off, Materials And Technology Marketplace Inventables Raises $3M

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Chicago-based Inventables, a marketplace for technology and materials for developers and designers, has raised $3 million in new funding led by Tim Draper (via Draper Associates) with Dundee Venture Capital, Richard Yoo (founder of Rackspace), Georges Harik, and True Ventures participating. This brings Inventables’ total funding to $5 million. Inventables...
As Hardware Startups Take Off, Materials And Technology Marketplace Inventables Raises $3M

CloudFactory Launches CloudFactory 2.0 Platform After Acquiring SpeakerText & Humanoid

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CloudFactory, a distributed workforce company that seeks to reduce poverty in emerging economies, launched its CloudFactory 2.0 platform last week after acquiring SpeakerText and Humanoid in October for an undisclosed amount. SpeakerText automates video transcriptions through algorithms and crowdsourcing and its investors included Mitch Kapor, 500 Startups, Crowdflower CEO Lukas...
CloudFactory Launches CloudFactory 2.0 Platform After Acquiring SpeakerText & Humanoid

Social Mapping Startup Platial Finds Its Way To The Deadpool

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As Google Maps extends its dominance in the social mapping world, mapping startups are having trouble competing. Platial, a Kleiner Perkins-backed social mapping startup, is heading to the deadpool. Platial, “the people’s atlas,” allowed users to make and share their own maps. Using Google Maps API, Platial let anyone put...
Social Mapping Startup Platial Finds Its Way To The Deadpool

DMD Panorama Opens API To Power Panoramic Photos In Any App

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It’s a strange thing to hear from the co-founder and CEO of a photo startup, but DMD Panorama‘s Elie-Gregoire Khoury tells me that panoramic photos will become “a commodity at the end of the day.” That doesn’t mean it’s time to get out of the photo business — instead, Khoury...
DMD Panorama Opens API To Power Panoramic Photos In Any App
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Cross-Platform Messaging App Imo.im Raises $13M, Wants You To Meet New People By Broadcasting Yourself

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Social networking and messaging firm Imo.im has an interesting new take on social networking, and it’s raised money to get more people on board! The funding was led by co-founder Georges Harik, who also just happened to be one of Google’s first 10 employees, and therefore is swimming in money....
Cross-Platform Messaging App Imo.im Raises $13M, Wants You To Meet New People By Broadcasting Yourself

Imo.im Tries to Turn Instant Messaging Utility Into Instant Social Discovery Network (Video)

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Mobile messaging apps are so hot right now. imo.im was both ahead of that trend and continues to ride it out. After launching on the Web five years ago to help people manage all their instant messenger accounts, Imo added synchronized mobile apps and group messaging features, and now is...
Imo.im Tries to Turn Instant Messaging Utility Into Instant Social Discovery Network (Video)

MyLikes is excited to have some really smart and influential people on board! :)

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Today, we are excited to announce our seed funding and our advisory board. The round was over-subscribed and we wanted to get investments from people we knew and respected. Investors in the round included Paul Buchheit and Sanjeev Singh, founders of Gmail and FriendFeed and who are currently at Facebook;...
MyLikes is excited to have some really smart and influential people on board! :)
Messaging app Imo.im chats its way into $13M, updates iOS & Android apps

The Top 50 Early-Stage Investors In Silicon Valley: The Complete A-Z List

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Marc Andreessen Mike Arrington Marc Benioff Michael Birch Jim Breyer Paul Buchheit Steven Chen Jeff Clavier Ron Conway Adam D'Angelo Jack Dorsey Tim Draper Josh Elman Paul Graham Seth Goldstein Georges Harik Kevin Hartz Rob Hayes Reid Hoffman James Hong Ben Horowitz Charles Hudson Mitch Kapor Jawed Karim Manu...
The Top 50 Early-Stage Investors In Silicon Valley: The Complete A-Z List

One Of Google's First 10 Employees Tells Us What He's Doing Now

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In 1999, Georges Harik received a phone call that would change his life. "It was from a friend of mine. I was working at Silicon Graphics at the time," he recalls. "They said, 'My friend's boyfriend is starting a company, do you want to join?' I didn't think it was...
One Of Google's First 10 Employees Tells Us What He's Doing Now

Imo.im delves deeper into voice calling with iPhone support

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All-in-one instant messaging service imo.im is expanding beyond its text roots into the world of voice. On Monday it announced a new update for its iPhone app supporting free VoIP calls between imo users on either cellular of Wi-Fi connections. The iPhone update complements the VoIP calling feature it added...
Imo.im delves deeper into voice calling with iPhone support

The first 20 (and other notable) Googlers: Where are they now?

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Today is the day pregnant Marissa Mayer starts her first day as the new CEO of Yahoo, after a 13-year long career at rival Google. As widely reported, she was one of the first 20 people to join Google when it was started in the late nineties. But what happened...
The first 20 (and other notable) Googlers: Where are they now?
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