Overview

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Status
modu has been closed and acquired
Total Equity Funding
$85M in 3 Rounds from 5 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.
Founders:
Categories:
Wireless, Telecommunications, 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.

Funding Rounds (3) - $85M

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DateAmount / RoundValuationLead InvestorInvestors
Jan, 2009$7M / Venture1
Jul, 2008$58M / Series A2
Jun, 2007$20M / Series A2

Products (26)

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  • Modu was added to CrunchBase in 2008
  • Modu Beat is a subtly designed music phone that offers dedicated functionality buttons and a unique sound wave keypad form.
  • The Modu Bicycle Mate is designed for easy fit on your bicycle. It includes GPS and quick-call/answer buttons.
  • The Modu Boombox includes powerful loudspeakers with a sleek design. There's also a headset jack for individual listening.
  • The Modu Car Mate is designed to be a hands-free, voice activated jacket for Modu. In addition to automatic charging and mp3 support, it
  • Modu clamshell is a phone in a thin clamshell form factor which enables immediate access to the Modu style community.
  • The Creative Mate will allow users to share their creations and thoughts with their Modu contacts.
  • The Modu Entertainment is designed for easy messaging along with a complete music, movie and web experience.

Competitors (3)

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  • Apple is a multinational corporation that designs, manufactures, and markets consumer electronics, personal computers, and software.
  • HTC Corp is engaged in the design, development, and manufacture of smartphones and tablets in Taiwan.
  • LG is a South Korean multinational company which includes LG Electronics.

Offices/Locations (1)

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  • HQ

    17 Atir Yeda Street

    Kfar Saba, 44643

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