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Offices

PicLyf Headquarters
Mezzanine, CVA Building, C.M. Recto
Davao City, 8000, PHL

People

Funding

TOTAL $41k
FUNDING TOTAL $41k
Seed, 12/2009
$10k
Angel, 9/2010
Toivo Annus
$11k
Angel, 11/2010
Jehzeel Laurente
$20k

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PicLyf

PicLyf.com is picture blogging network that lets you tell stories thru your pictures.

PicLyf is built and designed to facilitate a rich social experience around pictures. Everything from the features to the user interface revolves around maximizing the effect of pictures in whatever way the owner is trying to use it. This could be documenting moments, telling a story, showing off products, sharing something interesting or just having a visual diary.

PicLyf lets you post in a variety of ways like uploading a file, using your webcam, posting thru email, or downloading the mobile app. What differentiates it - are the tools that lets you add layers of meaning to a pictures while automatically organizing them by day, topics or location. This makes the pictures much more meaningful and effective in terms of being a medium of communication for documenting, socializing and marketing purposes.

PicLyf supports cross-posting to Twitter, Facebook, Flickr, Tumblr, Wordpress and Blogger accounts to let their fans/followers/friends know of new visual updates.

It also has a very closely integrated game layer with badges to motivate users to post more and also do interesting things in real-life. Leaderboards to have friendly competition with their friends and quests to win real prizes.

Overall, PicLyf is a service that lets people get more out of their photos and their lives.

Recent Milestones

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    PicLyf — Blue Jayson Basañes added a position as CTO at PicLyf (7/6/11)
    Posted 7/6/11 at 2:48pm
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    PicLyf — Joseph Andrew Dela Serna added a position as CFO at PicLyf (7/6/11)
    Posted 7/6/11 at 2:47pm
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    PicLyf — Eric Clark Su added a position as CEO at PicLyf (7/6/11)
    Posted 7/6/11 at 2:46pm
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    PicLyf — Angel Investor Jehzeel Laurente invested in PicLyf (11/1/10)
    Posted 7/6/11 at 2:28pm via crunchbase.com
  • Dollar
    PicLyf received $20k in Angel funding. (11/1/10)
    Posted 7/7/11 at 3:03am
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    PicLyf — Angel Investor Toivo Annus invested in PicLyf (9/1/10)
    Posted 7/6/11 at 2:36pm via crunchbase.com
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    PicLyf received $11k in Angel funding. (9/1/10)
    Posted 7/7/11 at 3:01am
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    PicLyf — Twidl.it was rebranded to PicLyf (3/17/10)
    Posted 8/18/11 at 10:28am via facebook.com
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    PicLyf received $10k in Seed funding. (12/1/09)
    Posted 7/7/11 at 3:03am
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    PicLyf added Andrew Dela Serna as CFO.
    Posted 7/7/11 at 2:47am
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    Posted 7/7/11 at 2:47am
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    PicLyf added Jehzeel Laurente as Angel Investor.
    Posted 7/7/11 at 2:47am
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    PicLyf added Eric Clark Su as CEO.
    Posted 7/7/11 at 2:47am
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    PicLyf added Toivo Annus as Angel Investor.
    Posted 7/7/11 at 2:47am

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PicLyf screenshot
Above: Piclyf Alpha Version
Uploaded: 7/6/11
PicLyf screenshot
Above: Piclyf Beta Version
Uploaded: 7/6/11

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    Twidl.it becomes PicLyf, sort of. (facebook.com) [edit]
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