Status
Acquired by Good Technology on May, 2009
Funding Received
$875 Thousand in 2 Rounds from 3 Investors
Founded:
January 24, 2007
Headquarters:
San Francisco, CA
Description:
Heysan is a mobile community and messaging service.
Founders:
Pär Lindhe, Michael Ossareh, Marie Brattberg
Categories:
SMS, Messaging
Website:
http://www.heysan.com

Detailed Description

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Heysan is a free mobile messaging and community based in San Francisco, California. The company was founded though Y Combinator and was incubated with Twitter its first year.

Initially Heysan provided free messaging between phones and computers, bridging IM with SMS. The service expanded into launching a mobile community and has over 1 million users doing 100 million monthly pageviews. In the summer of 2007 Heysan raised a seed round from Khosla Ventures and Atomico, the venture funds of Vinod Khosla and Niklas Zennstrom.

Heysan was acquired by Good Technology in May 2009.

Past Team (8)

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Funding Rounds (2) - $875k

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Products (1)

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Investors (3)

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    Khosla Ventures

    Khosla Ventures is a venture capital firm started in 2004 by Vinod Khosla, Co-Founder of Sun...
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    Atomico

    Entrepreneurs with a global perspective
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    Y Combinator

    Y Combinator is a seed accelerator that provides financing services and business consulting to...

Offices/Locations (1)

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  • Office

    301 8th Street

    Suite 270

    San Francisco, CA 94103

    USA

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