Jaxtr Dials In Another $10M

Medford, Cassimir
June 2008
Red Herring;6/24/2008, p1
Trade Publication
The article reports on the $10 million funding raise by free Internet phone service provider and social network Jaxtr in June 2008. The funding, which came from Lehman Brothers Venture Partners, brings Jaxtr's funding to $20 million. In related news, Jaxtr launched a pay service for users to make inexpensive out-of-network international calls from mobile phones without having to register the people they are calling.


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