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Jeff Pulver

Jeff Pulver is a pioneer who helped shape the development of the VoIP industry.

Jeff Pulver founded the VON Coalition in 1996 which helped keep VoIP unregulated in America for 9 years. Jeff Pulver’s VON Conference ran from 1997 to 2008. In 2011 Jeff co-founded Zula.

Pulver founded Min-X in 1998 which became Vonage in 2001 In 2004 the FCC issued “The Pulver Order” which was the first positive ruling about VoIP in the USA and the world. Jeff has been playing with IP/Internet communications since 1995.

Recent Milestones


Company Date Round Size Participants
Zola Books 10/2013Seed$5.5M10
Zula 5/2013Seed$1M8
JamStar 2013Seed$800k2
Geev.Me Tech 4/2012Seed$170k2
nprogress 12/2011Seed$1.7M7
CartCrunch 12/2011Angel$95k4
Stevie 10/2011Angel$600k3
Bloom Studio 3/2011Seed7
BloggersBase 6/2008Seed$125k2
AdExtent 1/2008Series A$1.7M5
Seesmic 11/2007Series A$6M13



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Added: 8/15/12


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  1. Zola Books Closes $5.1M Seed Funding ( [edit]
  2. Jeff Pulver raises $350,000 for Zula via OurCrowd ( [edit]
  3. JamStar Is A Cool Free App That Teaches You To Play The Guitar ( [edit]
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  5. nProgress Raises over $1.7M in Angel Funding ( [edit]
  6. CartCrunch: Crowdsourcing your supermarket shopping experience ( [edit]
  7. Stevie brings MTV-style social video curation to the iPad ( [edit]
  8. Raises Funding for Playful Data Visualization ( [edit]
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  10. Semantic Web Firm SemantiNet Gets $1.7 Million First Round ( [edit]
  11. Loic Le Meur's Blog ( []
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