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Acquired bybetaworks
Date5/2013

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Offices

Piictu Inc.

People

CEO and Co-Founder
co-founder
Advisor
Investor

Funding

TOTAL $1.73M
FUNDING TOTAL $1.73M
Seed, 7/2011
Techstars
Seed, 9/2011
Techstars
SoftBank Capital
betaworks
RRE Ventures
Jon Steinberg
David Tisch
Josh Guttman
$730k
Seed, 5/2012
SoftBank Capital
RRE Ventures
$1M

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Piictu

Piictu is a powerful, fun and simple way to talk and play with your friends from your mobile phone using pictures. You simply snap a piic, post it to Piictu and your social networks, and watch it get live picture responses from your friends and community at large.

In other words, Piictu is an influence-based photo gaming tool and community. Another way to look at it is as a powerful“interactive social picture-stream generator.

As a game Piictu is an awesome tool for brands to engage with their customers.

As an application it is the easiest, funnest way to play, share and interact through pictures with the world, from your mobile phone.

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Added: 5/24/13

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Piictu screenshot
Above: Discover
Uploaded: 6/10/11
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Piictu screenshot

Sources

  1. Photo App Piictu To Join Betaworks Company Kandu, Will Shut Down On May 31st (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  2. TechCrunch Roundup: 12 Startups, 500 Investors At TechStars NYC Demo Day (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  3. TechCrunch (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  4. Mediabistro (mediabistro.com) [edit]
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