Company Overview

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Founded:
February 6, 2006
Founders:
Ejovi Nuwere, Martin Varsavsky
Headquarters:
Madrid
Funding:
$71.70M
Categories:
Wireless, Mobile, File Sharing

Fon is a global WiFi network that operates a system of dual access wireless networks.

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 (21)

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Board Members and Advisors (11)

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Products (2)

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Funding Rounds (5) - $71.70M

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Investors (11)

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    Sequoia Capital

    Venture Capital
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    Skype

    Skype provides a software and mobile application that allows users to make voice and video calls..
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    Google

    Google is a search and advertising service provider that aims to organize and monetize the world’s..
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    Coral Capital Management

    Coral Capital Management invests in technology driven companies with substantial intrinsic..
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    Martin Varsavsky

    Founder and CEO @ Fon
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    Joi Ito

    Board Member & Investor @ Technorati

Offices/Locations (1)

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  • Office

    Calle Quintanavides 15

    2-1

    Madrid, 28050

    ESP

Competitors (1)

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    airfy

    easy secure wifi for free

Images (1)

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