|Private Equity, 4/11 ||$3.1M|
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.