Overview

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Status
Acquired by on March 28, 2011
Total Equity Funding
$16M in 2 Rounds from 3 Investors
Headquarters:
San Francisco, CA
Description:
Zannel develops an instant media network that allows people to instantly and visually communicate across the web and mobile.
Categories:
Messaging, Wireless, Video
Website:
http://zannel.com
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Company Details

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Founded:
Unknown
Employees:
11 - 50 | 1 in Crunchbase

Zannel makes the mobile industry's first Instant Media Network(TM), which allows people to instantly and visually communicate what's happening now across mobile and the web, including all major social networks. Zannel won a Webby for Best Mobile Social Network in 2008, serves million of unique visitors per month, has over 50 partnerships with leading operators, media companies, and brands. Founded by the team that built the first large-scale mobile media storefronts in the US, Zannel combines the best of mobile messaging, media sharing, and social networking into an intuitive, compelling user experience. Located in San Francisco, Zannel is backed by USVP, Alloy, and Palomar Ventures.

Funding Rounds (2) - $16M

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DateAmount / RoundValuationLead InvestorInvestors
Jun, 2008$10M / Series B3
Oct, 2006$6M / Series A2

Current Team (1)

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Board Members and Advisors (1)

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Products (1)

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  • Zannel was added to CrunchBase in 2007

Competitors (6)

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  • Hush Labs has built Natuba, a photo sharing site for iPhone users. The company was founded by co-founder and ex-CEO of Rackspace and
  • MocoSpace is a mobile gaming community for playing games, making friends, and staying connected.
  • Next2Friends is a mobile social network that supports a proximity network, live video streaming and online video editing.
  • Posterous is a platform for making blogging simple.
  • Tiny Pictures is an online platform for users to upload, store and share photos with friends.
  • Twitter is a global social networking platform that allows its users to send and read 140-character messages known as “tweets.”

Offices/Locations (1)

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  • Office

    San Francisco, CA

    USA

Past Team (1)

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