• Comeks Runs Out Of Cash, Seeks Buyer

    This was one of the weirdest incoming pitches I’ve received in a while. Finnish startup Comeks, which I’d never heard of before, contacts us to tout its product, a nifty application that lets you generate funny cartoons based on the pictures on your phone and enables you to push them out to social networking services, and then casually lets us know they’re up for sale. I got… Read More

  • Comeks Introduces Avatars for Mobile Text Messaging

    Avatars are becoming pretty standard on IM clients these days, so why not on mobile text messages as well? Finnish startup Comeks, which is backed by Accel Partners and works with Swisscom, recently launched a beta for Comeks Shorts. It turns your plain-text SMS messages into cute characters talking in comic balloons. Both parties have to have the software downloaded to their phone for this… Read More