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  • Invi’s SMS Replacement App For Android Exits Beta, Still Dreaming Big

    Invi’s SMS Replacement App For Android Exits Beta, Still Dreaming Big

    U.S. startup Invi reckons there’s space for one more messaging app play. Not a little one either. Co-founder Iddo Tal sees a gaping hole in the market for a North America-focused messaging platform giant to flourish — and, he hopes, become a global marketplace for content distribution. Such stuff startup dreams are made on. Read More

  • Android-First Mobile Messenger Invi Raises $3 Million For Its SMS Replacement App

    Android-First Mobile Messenger Invi Raises $3 Million For Its SMS Replacement App

    Invi, a mobile messaging app for Android which lets users search for and share photos, YouTube videos and more, is today announcing $3 million in seed funding. Investors in the round include Li Ka-shing’s Horizons Ventures, Ashton Kutcher, Guy Oseary’s A-Grade Investments, Alpha Investment, UpWest Labs, and Silicon Valley angels from Google, Nokia, Yahoo, Groupon, Spotify… Read More

  • Invi Turns Texting Into A Rich Media Experience, Raises $750K

    Invi Turns Texting Into A Rich Media Experience, Raises $750K

    Invi, a startup trying to integrate a broad range of media into the texting experience, is launching on Google Play today. It’s also announcing a seed round of $750,000 from Li Ka-Shing’s Horizons Ventures, Atlantic Bridge, and various angel investors. Co-founder Iddo Tal argued that texting has become “totally unattached from what the smartphone can do.” If someone… Read More