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Acquired byGood Technology
Date5/2009

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Offices

San Francisco, USA
301 8th Street
Suite 270
San Francisco, CA, 94103
USA

Funding

TOTAL $875k
FUNDING TOTAL $875k
Seed, 1/2007
Y Combinator
$20k
Seed, 7/2007
Khosla Ventures
Atomico
$855k

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Heysan

Heysan is a free mobile messaging and community based in San Francisco, California. The company was founded though Y Combinator and was incubated with Twitter its first year.

Initially Heysan provided free messaging between phones and computers, bridging IM with SMS. The service expanded into launching a mobile community and has over 1 million users doing 100 million monthly pageviews. In the summer of 2007 Heysan raised a seed round from Khosla Ventures and Atomico, the venture funds of Vinod Khosla and Niklas Zennstrom.

Heysan was acquired by Good Technology in May 2009.

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Heysan Mobile Social Messaging Service

Websiteheysan.com
StageLive
Tags y-combinator
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Above: Friends
Uploaded: 9/10/08
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Above: Heysan Iphone
Uploaded: 9/10/08

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  1. Heysan at Atomico Portfolio (atomicoventures.com) [edit]
  2. Citation Needed [add]
  3. Skype founders help new phone service (metro.se) [edit]
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