Kahuna

  • Mobile Marketing Startup Kahuna Raises $11M From Sequoia

    Mobile Marketing Startup Kahuna Raises $11M From Sequoia

    Kahuna, a startup that helps marketers test and automate their push notifications, is announcing that it has raised $11 million in Series A funding from Sequoia Capital. The company launched last fall (announcing at the time that it had raised $2 million in seed funding), and it says its customers now include Yahoo, trivia app QuizUp (whose makers are also backed by Sequoia), 1-800-Flowers… Read More

  • Kahuna Raises $2M To Help Mobile Marketers Get Smarter About Engaging Their Users

    Kahuna Raises $2M To Help Mobile Marketers Get Smarter About Engaging Their Users

    If you’re a mobile publisher, getting lots of people to install your app is nice, but if you can’t convince any of them to actually use your app, much less spend money, well, that’s a problem — one that a startup called Kahuna is trying to solve. Co-founder and CEO Adam Marchick has experience thinking about user engagement, having worked on Facebook’s growth team. Read More

  • Hotmail expanding Kahuna Beta

    Microsoft’s new ajax Hotmail client, called Kahuna, is massively expanding its beta group today, to approximatley 200,000 users. Until today the beta was extremely difficult to get into, frustrating some hotmail users. We’ve been beta testing Kahuna for a few weeks. It is a big improvement on the old Hotmail interface, using ajax to provide a much more Outlook-like email experience. Read More

  • Kahuna (Hotmail Beta) – extreme marketing, new teasers

    Kahuna (Hotmail Beta) – extreme marketing, new teasers

    Company: Kahuna (Hotmail Ajax Beta)
    Status: in private beta
    Location: Mountain View, CA
    Previous Profile: August 16, 2005 Kahuna – Extreme Marketing I am a little bit annoyed right now. Sometimes people get a little too cute. Microsoft’s Kahuna may be falling into that category. I’m pretty excited about Kahuna because I love ajax and this is going to be one cool ajax application. Read More

  • Profile – Kahuna (Hotmail beta)

    Profile – Kahuna (Hotmail beta)

    Company: Kahuna (Hotmail Ajax Beta)
    Status: in private beta
    Location: Mountain View, CA Kahuna (the new hotmail with Ajax) hasn’t launched yet, but the Start.com team (profile) has been working on it seriously since May 2005 and it is now in private beta testing (updated). From posts by the Kahuna team (see below) and various beta testers (and others watching the space), it looks like it… Read More