Shout’Em , a sort of white-label microblogging platform that lets anyone create their own Twitter clone, has secured 350,000 Euros of seed capital from the Bicro seed fund in Croatia. Shout’Em launched publicly at Le Web last week and at the moment hosts about 1000 networks. The investment will be used to develop native applications for the Apple iPhone, Windows Mobile and Android platforms. They’ll also offer cheaper premium package prices. Shout’Em networks can be used as intranets or microblog communities. Parent company Five minutes Ltd. from Croatia is a software developer behind local photo sharing site Pticica and social networking community Trosjed. Bicro is a goverment founded 30 million Euro seed fund to support innovation and technology advacement there. Congrats guys.
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