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Phone44 19 1580 0058
Descriptioninstant messaging program


4 Arcot Court
Nelson Park Industrial Estate
Cramlington, NE23 1BB, GBR


TOTAL $10.3M
Seed, 8/2006
Northstar Ventures
Prime Ventures
Series A, 12/2007
DFJ ePlanet Ventures
Prime Ventures
Series B, 8/2010
DFJ ePlanet Ventures
Prime Ventures




Palringo has designed the ultimate mobile group messaging service. With millions of users sending billions of messages each month, Palringo allows anyone with a mobile phone to chat with all of their friends and contacts, regardless of the device they use. Consumers and large organizations around the world are embracing Palringo to send Push-to-Talk voice messages, texts and pictures, indicate presence, and create messaging groups and communities of interest with as many as 2,000 members or more.

For consumers, Palringo provides a rich messaging experience that allows them to communicate with their friends and family – and to discover community groups dedicated to the things they are most passionate about. The rapidly-growing community of Palringo Groups covers every type of interest area, from gaming and entertainment to sports, technology and business. Local, cultural and gaming groups are especially popular, with a high degree of activity. Cultural groups use Palringo’s voice messaging capabilities to learn new languages while gaming groups are organizing themselves into clans to enhance their gaming experience.

Enterprise customers have also embraced Palringo and its telco-grade messaging network as a key component of their corporate mobile work strategy. A broad range of organizations – from Fortune 100 companies to regional consultancies – have implemented Palringo Enterprise Messaging to cut telecom costs, improve communication across distributed work groups, and foster collaboration.

Recent Milestones

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    Palringo received $3.9M (£2.5M) in Series B funding. (8/1/10)
    Posted 3/31/11 at 4:58am
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    Palringo — Palringo adds live location information and geo-tagging. (10/21/08)
    Posted 11/3/08 at 1:03pm via
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    Palringo added Kerry Ritz as CEO. (2/1/08)
    Posted 7/12/13 at 10:28am
  • Dollar
    Palringo received $5.16M (£2.5M) in Series A funding. (12/1/07)
    Posted 3/31/11 at 4:58am
  • Dollar
    Palringo received $1.21M (£650k) in Seed funding. (8/1/06)
    Posted 4/25/10 at 10:44pm



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Palringo Mobile Group Messaging

Discover Social Groups Connect with people who share your same interests. The rapidly-growing community of Palringo Groups covers every type of category, from gaming and entertainment to sports, technology and business. Join hundreds of existing groups or create your own. Groups can be made private or public and can accommodate up to 2,000 members.

Group Chat Palringo is a cross-platform app so you can chat with anyone, on any device, or network. It’s easy to make plans with your groups of friends on the go and get instant answers with text, picture, or voice (PTT) messages.

One-on-One Conversations Message your friends or contacts directly. Stay connected to your international friends without any additional SMS charges. You can even import all your IM buddies and Facebook friends into this one simple app. Palringo works with Windows Live Messenger® (MSN), AOL® Instant Messenger (AIM), Yahoo!® Messenger, Google TalkTM, ICQ®, Jabber®, iChat®/MobileMe®, Gadu-Gadu® and Facebook Chat.


Voice Messaging (Push-to-Talk) Send a voice message with a simple push of a button. You can voice message one person or a group of people instantly. You can enable Push-to-Talk and turn your phone into a fun walkie-talkie. No dialing or waiting for the phone to ring. Set your voice messages to play instantly or re-play your messages at a later time.

Picture Messaging Snap a picture on the phone, or select a picture from your album, and drop it into an on-going discussion with a friend or within a group.

Group Discovery Palringo makes it easy for you to search for groups by category, interest, popularity, location, and keyword. With group stats, you can also see how many active users are in each group and see a sample of messages so you can get a sense of the discussion before joining.

Location Palringo offers a geotagging feature that allows you to find groups and people based on proximity and geographical location.

Always-On Never miss an update or conversation with push notifications. The battery saver mode allows you to receive messages for 24 hours, even when the app is not running.

Integration with Third-Party IM Services Users can easily chat with their friends who use services like Windows Live Messenger ® (MSN), AOL ® Instant Messenger (AIM), Yahoo! ® Messenger, Google Talk ™, ICQ ®, Jabber ®, iChat® / MobileMe ®, Gadu-Gadu ® and Facebook Chat.

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