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Acquired byVodafone
Price€31.5M
Date5/2008
TermsCash

General Information

Offices

Copenhagen, DNK
Esromgade 15, 1-1
Copenhagen, 2200, DNK

People

CEO and Co-Founder
CTO
Product Director

Acquisitions

imity, 4/2008

Funding

TOTAL $3.85M
FUNDING TOTAL $3.85M
Angel, 1/2005
Morten Lund
Series A, 9/2006
Nordic Venture Partners
€3M

Competitors

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ZYB

ZYB is a mobile phone utility and social networking site. ZYB started in 2005 as a european service to provide easy back-up services for mobile phones. Using this information, they have built a social networking platform based upon this data set. Given the importance of mobile phones in Europe, ZYB has built in Twitter like location based functions into the service.

For more information please see this MobileCrunch article from when ZYB launched.

Recent Milestones

  • Handshake
    ZYB was acquired by Vodafone for €31.5M. (5/16/08)
    Posted 5/16/08 at 10:12am via techcrunch.com
  • Handshake
    ZYB acquired imity. (4/22/08)
    Posted 9/23/09 at 5:02pm via techcrunch.com
  • Dollar
    ZYB received $3.85M (€3M) in Series A funding. (9/1/06)
    Posted 8/21/07 at 9:55pm
  • Dollar
    ZYB received () in Angel funding. (1/1/05)
    Posted 4/28/08 at 5:16pm
  • Check
    ZYB added Tommy Ahlers as CEO and Co-Founder.
    Posted 8/21/07 at 9:24pm
  • Check
    ZYB added Patrick Verdon as CTO.
    Posted 8/21/07 at 9:22pm
  • Check
    ZYB added Runar Reistrup as Product Director.
    Posted 12/1/08 at 3:58pm

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Screenshots

Products

ZYB | Life

Websitezyb.com/info/?show=People
StageLive
Tags social-networking

ZYB | Life is a social networking function that connects people using their mobile phone number as a unique identifier. This combines twitter like location finding. As a european based service provider, ZYB’s mobile function is especially powerful.

ZYB screenshot
Above: ZYB | Life Screenshot -- #1
Uploaded: 2/5/08

ZYB | Phone

Websitezyb.com/info/?show=Phone
StageLive
Tags mobile-backup

ZYB Phone lets you sync all your phone contacts and personal information from a mobile phone. This is good to backup some ones personal information, ease the transition between phones, and manage your mobile phone contacts online.

ZYB screenshot
Above: ZYB | Phone Screenshot -- #1
Uploaded: 2/5/08

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Compete

Zyb

Sources

  1. Danish Network ZYB Acquired By Vodafone For €31.5 million (techcrunch.com) [edit]
  2. Confirmed: Zyb Bought Imity (techcrunch.com) [edit]
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