Funding Received
$71.7 Million in 5 Rounds from 11 Investors
Most Recent Funding
$14 Million on January 20, 2014 / Undisclosed Round
Founded:
February 6, 2006
Headquarters:
Madrid
Description:
Fon is a global WiFi network that operates a system of dual access wireless networks.
Founders:
Martin Varsavsky
Categories:
File Sharing, Wireless, Mobile
Website:
http://www.fon.com

Detailed Description

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Fon was founded in February 2006 by serial entrepreneur Martin Varsavsky with the goal of blanketing the world with WiFi.

Today the company is a global WiFi leader with over 7 million hotspots in more than 100 countries.

Fon has offices in Madrid, London, Tokyo and New York. Its partners include Deutsche Telekom (Germany), Belgacom (Belgium), BT (UK), Hrvatski Telekom (Croatia), KPN (Netherlands), Oi (Brazil), MTC (Russia), Netia (Poland), SFR (France), SoftBank (Japan) and ZON (Portugal).

Current Team (20)

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Past Team (17)

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Funding Rounds (5) - $71.7M

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Board Members and Advisors (11)

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Products (2)

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    Twitxr

    Twitxr is a Twitter-like service, launched by FON Labs in February 2008, that allows the user to...
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    Fon

    Fon was founded in February 2006 by serial entrepreneur Martin Varsavsky with the goal of...

Investors (11)

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    Qualcomm Ventures

    Qualcomm Ventures (QCV) was formed and began funding in 2000, with a $500-million fund commitment...
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    Atomico

    Entrepreneurs with a global perspective
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    Martin Varsavsky

    Founder and CEO @ Fon
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    Coral Capital Management

    Coral Capital Management invests in technology driven companies with substantial intrinsic...
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    Allen & Company

    Allen & Company is a privately-held merchant banking operation founded in 1922.
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    Google

    Google is a search and advertising service provider that aims to organize and monetize the...
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    British Telecom

    British Telecom provides communications solutions including networked IT, telecommunications,...

Offices/Locations (1)

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  • Office

    Calle Quintanavides 15

    2-1

    Madrid, 28050

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Competitors (1)

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    airfy

    easy secure wifi for free

Images (1)

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