Acquired by on May, 2009
Total Equity Funding
$875k in 2 Rounds from 3 Investors
San Francisco, California
Heysan is a mobile community and messaging service.
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SMS, Messaging

Company Details


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.

Funding Rounds (2) - $875k

DateAmount / RoundValuationLead InvestorInvestors
Jul, 2007$855k / Seed2
Jan, 2007$20k / Seed1

Investors (3)

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Competitors (9)

  • eBuddy offers a platform that enables its users to message through web-enabled and mobile devices.
  • EQO enables people around the world to stay connected by bridging long distance mobile calls over cheaper IP lines.
  • Friendplay is an Android app that lets users upload and share videos and photos, listen to music, blog over mobile, chat for free, and more.
  • fring is a mobile communications service that supports free mobile group video calls, video calls, voice calls, and live chat.
  • Gofresh provides mobile user generated content and mobile communities. Gofresh operates only in mobile internet supporting all mobile
  • MocoSpace is a mobile gaming community for playing games, making friends, and staying connected.
  • Nimbuzz is a free instant mobile messenger and calling app for Windows PC, Mac smartphones, and other mobile devices.
  • TJAT offers mobile access to popular websites, instant messaging and social networks, email accounts, picture downloading, uploading and

Offices/Locations (1)

  • Office

    301 8th Street

    Suite 270

    San Francisco, California 94103

    United States

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