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  • Nabi Compete Is A New Fitness Tracker Designed For Kids

    Nabi Compete Is A New Fitness Tracker Designed For Kids

    Fuhu, the company that makes the nabi tablets for kids – the ones with you immediately recognize thanks to their thick, red bumper – is today expanding into the world of wearables with the debut of the nabi Compete. This competitive and collaborative fitness tracker is aimed at making fitness fun and social for children and families, while also helping kids learn the importance… Read More

  • In A Bid To Enter The Japanese Market, Kids’ Tablet Maker Fuhu Raises $5M From Telecom KDDI

    In A Bid To Enter The Japanese Market, Kids’ Tablet Maker Fuhu Raises $5M From Telecom KDDI

    Japan’s second largest cellular provider KDDI just announced the first U.S. deal for its Open Innovation Fund — a $5 million investment in Fuhu. The Los Angeles-headquartered startup offers a number of products and services (when Fuhu raised its Series B from Acer, we described it as an “avatar startup”), but the one that attracted KDDI’s interest is the nabi 2… Read More

  • Avatar Startup FUHU Raises $6.25 Million, Strikes Deal With Acer To Put Widgets In PCs

    FUHU, a startup that produces virtual avatars and identity cards and rich media web widgets, has secured $6.25 million in Series B funding from The Acer Group (which produces Acer, Gateway, eMachines and Packard Bell computers). FUHU also signed a 10 year contract to distribute FUHU products in all Acer computers and smart mobile phones. FUHU raised $1.5 million in Series A funding in… Read More