Status
Acquired by Google on May 20, 2011
Funding Received
$85 Million in 3 Rounds from 4 Investors
Headquarters:
Kfar Saba
Description:
Modu offers The Modu, a tiny modular cellular device that can be customized by connecting it with unique cell phone enclosures.
Categories:
Wireless, Mobile
Website:
http://www.modumobile.com

Company Details

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modu invented, developed and is manufacturing tiny modular phones that can be "modufied" by connecting them with sleek devices known as fys. These devices enhance the functionality of the phone so users can have the smallest possible phone while enjoying a full range of features whenever they want.

The company was founded in 2007 by CEO Dov Moran, whose previous company, msystems, invented the USB Flash Drive (DiskOnKey) and sold to SanDisk for $1.6 billion.

modu recently launched its smallest, most versatile phone yet: the modu T. At 7.5 cm long, it has been cited by Guinness World Records as the world's lightest touch phone. The modu T phone offers everything you want in a smartphone: 3.5G connectivity, GPS, access to social networks, texting, music functionality, a 2.2" touch screen and 2 GB of storage (expandable to 32 GB memory card). It also includes popular applications like YouTube, Facebook, Twitter, Flickr, eBuddy, Google Search and more.

This user-friendly phone can be adapted to be anything you want it to be: a tiny phone for your pocket or a personal media center. You can camerafy it, sportify it, boostify it or textify it, with more fy devices to come. Soon to be launched in various countries, the modu T offers superb call quality and an easy-to-use interface, and runs on Qualcomm's Brew operating system.

Also soon to be launched is the long-awaited modu W. - an android based Wi-Fi device with 2.2" touch screen. The modu W is feature rich device with unlimited applications through the modu market. The device allows users to talk, get social, chat, browse the web, play games, watch videos, listen to music and much more.

Current Team (7)

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Past Team (7)

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Funding Rounds (3) - $85M

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Products (26)

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    Modu

    Modu was added to CrunchBase in 2008
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    Modu Kids

    Modu Kids features universally illustrated buttons for easy calling and a simple user interface.
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    Modu Clamshell

    Modu clamshell is a phone in a thin clamshell form factor which enables immediate access to the...
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    Modu Skin

    Modu skin aims to be a fashion statement for those times when you don’t require a jacket, but...
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    Modu Sport

    Modu Sport is an arm-strap jacket, where Modu is used to display your workout details through the...
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    Modu Slim

    Modu Slim is encased in a metal jacket, with a stylish slim design on the front side, and a slot...
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    Modu Music Slider

    Modu Music Slider is a music phone equipped with dedicated music functionality keys and a...
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    Modu Media Mate

    The Modu Media Mate allows you to watch MP4 movies and download and share movie clips with your...

Investors (4)

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    Qualcomm

    Qualcomm Incorporated is a semiconductor company that manufactures and markets digital wireless...
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    Rhodium

    Rhodium is a private investing firm, focusing on high growth cutting-edge opportunities in the...
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    Gemini Israel Ventures

    Gemini is a venture capital fund that invests in early and seed-stage companies.
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    Genesis Partners

    Genesis Partners has one of the strongest track records in the Israeli venture capital industry.

Offices/Locations (1)

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  • HQ

    17 Atir Yeda Street

    Kfar Saba, 44643

    ISR

Competitors (3)

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    HTC Corp

    HTC is a smart-phone manufacturer and OEM for other mobile brands.
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    LG

    LG is a multinational electronics company that designs and manufactures consumer electronics,...
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    Apple

    Apple is a multinational corporation that designs, develops and sells consumer electronics,...

Images (1)

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