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Closed Date8/2013
Closed URLt.co/btE1dAz5B3

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Offices

Headquarters
121 Broadway
Suite 242
San Diego, CA, 92101
USA

People

Founder, CEO
Co-Founder, COO
Board Member
Board Member
Advisor
Advisor
Director of Engagement
Sr. API Developer
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Funding

TOTAL $1M
FUNDING TOTAL $1M
Seed, 4/2011
Detroit Venture Partners
Scott Belsky
Ludlow Ventures
JFJF Ventures
$1M
Venture Round, 9/2011
Detroit Venture Partners
Ludlow Ventures
Scott Belsky
JFJF Ventures
DEBT TOTAL $1.1M
Debt, 9/2012
$1.1M

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Flud Closed down on August 8, 2013

Flud

Flud is a modern, beautiful and personalized mobile news ecosystem with a vision to empower it’s users to interact with each other to access, engage and broadcast content that is relevant to them. You probably visit hundreds of sites a week to look at content you love, but, until now it’s been a pain to do and far from classy.

Recent Milestones

  • Check
    Closed. (8/8/13)
    Posted
  • Dollar
    Flud received $1.1M in Debt funding. (9/1/12)
    Posted 4/19/13 at 7:35am
  • Check
    Flud added Bernard Gershon as Advisor. (1/1/12)
    Posted 1/8/12 at 4:17pm
  • Dollar
    Flud received in Venture Round funding. (9/21/11)
    Posted 8/17/13 at 2:05am
  • Check
    Flud added Percy Chen as Sr. Application Developer. (6/15/11)
    Posted 6/3/11 at 4:42pm
  • Check
    Flud added Dani Fankhauser as Director of Engagement. (6/14/11)
    Posted 6/3/11 at 4:42pm
  • Check
    Flud added Nastasha Tan as User Experience R&D. (6/6/11)
    Posted 6/13/11 at 11:51am
  • Check
    Flud added Mark Struzinski as Sr. API Developer. (5/27/11)
    Posted 6/3/11 at 4:42pm
  • Check
    Flud added Shane Stetler as Sr. .NET Developer. (5/27/11)
    Posted 6/3/11 at 4:42pm
  • Dollar
    Flud received $1M in Seed funding. (4/13/11)
    Posted 4/8/11 at 2:22pm via techcrunch.com
  • Check
    Flud added Bobby Ghoshal as Founder, CEO. (10/10/10)
    Posted 11/15/10 at 2:26pm
  • Check
    Flud added Matthew Ausonio as Co-Founder, COO.
    Posted 5/5/11 at 11:00am
  • Check
    Flud added Josh Linkner as Board Member.
    Posted 3/27/14 at 11:50am

Videos

Above:

FLUD on NBC News “The Future of News”

Added: 10/5/12

Screenshots

Products

FLUD

Websitetheflud.com
Blogtheflud.tumblr.com
StageBeta
Launch DateAugust 1, 2010
Tags news, iphone, ipad, app, mobile-news-reader, aggregator

FLUD is a personalized mobile news ecosystem with a vision to empower its users to interact with each other to access, engage and broadcast content that is relevant to them. You probably visit hundreds of sites a week to look at content you love, but, until now it’s been a pain to do and far from classy.

FLUD’s intuitive interface brings all those sites into 1 app. You now have 1 place to catch up on your reading, 1 place to share content socially, 1 place to save content for reading later and 1 great way to stay classy.

Flud screenshot
Above: FLUD Screenshot -- #1
Uploaded: 4/13/11
Flud screenshot
Above: FLUD News Home
Uploaded: 4/13/11
Flud screenshot
Above: FLUD News Pane
Uploaded: 4/13/11

Videos

Sources

  1. News Reader FLUD Raises $1 Million From Cavs Owner, Others (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  2. Detroit Venture Partners Source [edit]
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