GizMoz Grabs $6.5M, AOL Deal

Sadighi, Lalee
March 2008
Red Herring;3/17/2008, p4
Trade Publication
The article reports on an announcement by GizMoz, a Menlo Park, California-based startup that enables users to create lifelike three-dimensional (3-D) avatars, that it closed a $6.5 million second round of funding and forged a deal to deliver its 3-D characters to the AIM users of AOL. The investment in GizMoz was led by DoCoMo Capital, a subsidiary of Japan's largest cellular phone service operator, with additional funding from NGI Capital, Benchmark Capital and Columbia Capital.


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