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Headquarters
190 Queen Anne Ave. North
Seattle, WA, 98109
USA

People

CEO
CMO
Vice President of Product
Vice President of Engineering
Non-Executive Chairman of the Board

Funding

TOTAL $3.1M
FUNDING TOTAL $3.1M
Private Equity, 4/2011
$3.1M

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Zipwhip

Zipwhip, the world’s first text carrier, is disrupting the traditional short messaging model by allowing both mobile and landline subscribers to text message from virtually any connected device with a fully synchronized experience using their existing phone numbers. Unlike other messaging applications, Zipwhip is focused on helping the operators modernize the text messaging medium beyond mobile phones via both the SMS and IP channels. Zipwhip is recognized for its carrier-grade cloud texting platform and suite of consumer-facing applications for the desktop, web and tablet. Its technology introduces trailblazing functionality while holding true to the distinct culture of texting that consumers have grown to love.

Recent Milestones

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    Zipwhip — Zipwhip becomes world's first text carrier. (4/10/13)
    Posted 11/27/12 at 3:35pm via gigaom.com
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    Zipwhip received $3.1M in Private Equity funding. (4/1/11)
    Posted 12/3/12 at 3:38pm
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    Zipwhip added John Larson as CMO. (1/1/09)
    Posted 12/3/12 at 3:38pm
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    Zipwhip added John Lauer as CEO. (1/1/09)
    Posted 12/3/12 at 3:38pm
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    Zipwhip added Anthony Riemma as Vice President of Product. (1/1/09)
    Posted 12/3/12 at 3:38pm
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    Zipwhip added Michael Smyers as Vice President of Engineering. (1/1/09)
    Posted 12/3/12 at 5:55pm

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  2. Want to text from your home phone? Zipwhip brings landlines to the SMS club (gigaom.com) [edit]
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