Overview

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Status
Acquired by on September 12, 2013
Total Equity Funding
$30M in 4 Rounds from 4 Investors
Headquarters:
Tel Aviv
Description:
fring is a mobile communications service that enables free mobile group video calls, video calls, voice calls and live chat.
Founders:
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Categories:
Search Engine, Developer APIs, VoIP, Email, Messaging, Wireless, Apps, Mobile
Website:
http://www.fring.com
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Company Details

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fring is a mobile communication service that enables free mobile Group Video calls, video calls, voice calls and live chat.

fring is available on all major Smartphones (including iPhone/ iPod touch, Android and Nokia), on any mobile operator, and any mobile internet connection (3G/4G, WiFi, GPRS, EDGE). fring has a real time contact availability feature which allows you to see who is online before you call them.

fring was the 1st to bring mobile VoIP, Video and Group Video over IP. fring adds more than a million new Smartphone users every month.

Funding Rounds (4) - $30M

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DateAmount / RoundValuationLead InvestorInvestors
May, 2011$10M / Series C3
Apr, 2009$10M / Series B4
Aug, 2007$7M / Series B4
Mar, 2006$3M / Series A2

Current Team (5)

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Board Members and Advisors (1)

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Products (2)

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  • fring was launched in 2007
  • fringAdd-ons offer interconnection with other popular social networks including MSN, gTalk, Yahoo, AIM and more

Competitors (11)

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  • eBuddy offers web and mobile messaging solutions.
  • EQO enables people around the world to stay connected by bridging long distance mobile calls over cheaper IP lines.
  • iCall is a VOIP provider offering free ad-supported phone calls to consumers and wholesale services for enterprise.
  • iSkoot is an application that extends the reach of PC calling by allowing users to make and receive PC calls using their cell phones.
  • Jajah is a VoIP provider enabling users to make international and long-distance calls at local rates.
  • Skype keeps the world talking. Video call, message and share with anyone for free, even if they're not on Skype.
  • Talkonaut is a Jabber (XMPP) client with peer-to-peer voice calling over Jingle Audio extension.
  • Truphone develops mobile apps that allow people to make free and low cost international calls on their mobile phones via the internet.

Offices/Locations (1)

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  • Headquarters

    13 Kehilat Saloniki Street

    Tel Aviv, 69353

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Past Team (8)

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