TITLE

eBuddy Buddies Up With $9.5M

PUB. DATE
February 2008
SOURCE
Red Herring;2/5/2008, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the €6.5 million injected by the European venture capital firm Prime Technology Ventures into the startup company eBuddy. The startup boasts a web-based instant messenger that allows people to chat on any of the AOL, Google Talk, MSN, MySpace and Yahoo Messenger clients. The eBuddy messenger also works on mobile devices that are xHTML or WAP capable. eBuddy plans to use the funding toward international expansion and development of its software. eBuddy boasts more than 12 billion monthly visitors.
ACCESSION #
36876057

 

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