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Acquired byMotorola Mobility
Price$20M
Date7/2010
Acquired byMotorola Solutions
Price$20M
Date7/2010

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Website280north.com
Blogblog.280north.com
CategorySoftware
Employees4
DescriptionJavaScript web applications

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Co-Founder
Co-Founder
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Funding

TOTAL $250k
FUNDING TOTAL $250k
Seed, 1/2008
Y Combinator
Angel, 3/2008
Lowercase Capital
Paul Buchheit
XGYC
$250k

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280 North

280 North is a web application company based on their proprietary application framework, Cappuccino. Along with Objective-J, Cappuccino provides a complete toolkit to develop rich web applications. It’s modeled after a proven desktop development environment, and has been released as an open source project under the LGPL.

280 North’s first application, 280 Slides, enables anyone with a web browser to quickly and easily create beautiful presentations. 280 Slides takes advantage of the web by making it trivial to find and include great media in your presentation. We also built in advanced features like importing and exporting PowerPoint documents, so your data is always portable.

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280 Slides

Website280slides.com
Blog280north.com/blog
StageBeta
Launch DateJune 5, 2008

280 Slides is an online Powerpoint Presentation tool that implements the powerpoint format and claims and a near ‘desktop’ experience. It includes all kinds of shape manipulation, as well as easy embedding from YouTube.

280 North screenshot
Above: 280 Slides Homepage
Uploaded: 3/21/09

Atlas

Website280atlas.com

From 280 North, Atlas is a visual layout editor and development environment for building web applications with Cappuccino, the company’s open source JavaScript-based web development framework.

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Cappuccino

Websitecappuccino.org
Blogcappuccino.org/discuss
StageLive
Launch DateSeptember 4, 2008
Closed DateJanuary 12, 2007

Cappuccino is an open source framework that makes it easy to build desktop-caliber applications that run in a web browser.

280 North screenshot
Above: Cappuccino Homepage
Uploaded: 3/21/09

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  1. techcrunch.com [edit]
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  4. Announcing Atlas (280north.com) [edit]
    Announcing Cappuccino (280north.com) [edit]
    280 Slides (beta) is live! (280north.com) [edit]
    Motorola Snaps Up 280 North For $20 Million (techcrunch.com) [edit]
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