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zumobi.com

Founded Year

2006

Stage

Series A | Alive

Total Raised

$12M

Last Raised

$12M | 16 yrs ago

About Zumobi

Zumobi aims to make accessing, retrieving, and sharing Web-based content beyond traditional mobile browsers. Through what the company calls an intuitive, lush, high-framerate user interface called Tiles, Zumobi aims to allow people to easily "bounce" in and out of snack-sized bits information they need throughout the day, and the targeted entertainment they enjoy, while offering advertisers a better way to connect with consumers through their mobile phones.

Zumobi Headquarter Location

520 Pike Street Suite 1375

Seattle, Washington, 98101,

United States

206-269-1111

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Zumobi Patents

Zumobi has filed 17 patents.

The 3 most popular patent topics include:

  • Social networking services
  • Electronic paper technology
  • Shogi variants
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Application Date

Grant Date

Title

Related Topics

Status

10/2/2017

7/13/2021

Electronic paper technology, Shogi variants, Social networking services, Mobile computers, GPS navigation devices

Grant

Application Date

10/2/2017

Grant Date

7/13/2021

Title

Related Topics

Electronic paper technology, Shogi variants, Social networking services, Mobile computers, GPS navigation devices

Status

Grant

Latest Zumobi News

TextNow Names Ken Willner Chief Growth Officer

Jul 31, 2020

TextNow, the leading mobile app offering free cellular and WiFi-enabled phone service, has named  Ken Willner  Chief Growth Officer. Most recently the CEO of mobile content marketing leader Zumobi, he will oversee TextNow’s growth and marketing efforts with a focus on accelerating customer acquisition and raising brand awareness, while continuing to drive monetization of TextNow’s popular free mobile app. Ken is a veteran marketing and digital media executive and has been actively involved in the development of mobile as a media platform since 2002. Having held senior leadership roles at national advertising agencies, a major wireless carrier and emerging media tech organizations, Ken brings a 360-degree view of the marketing and mobile landscape to TextNow. “I think TextNow is one the best kept secrets in the mobile industry, and I share the company’s passion for making free phone service available to everyone who needs it,” said Ken Willner, Chief Growth Officer at TextNow. “I’m really impressed by the quality of the product offering and the growth the company has achieved so far. As we continue to scale, I see a great opportunity, particularly in this current environment, to build market momentum for TextNow and help make sure that everyone can stay connected, no matter their budget.” An award-winning marketing executive with an understanding of all facets of the advertising industry, Ken served as Vice President of Advertising and Media at AT&T Wireless, where he developed innovative marketing programs to stimulate consumer adoption of several first-to-market mobile applications. While there, he led one of the carrier’s most successful marketing initiatives, an integrated marketing campaign around the American Idol media and text voting sponsorship, which has been widely recognized as a seminal event that popularized text messaging in the United States. “It’s rare to find someone with this unique blend of experience in both the wireless marketing and media spaces,” said  Derek Ting , CEO of TextNow. “His expertise is exactly what we’ve been looking for to scale our platform and accelerate growth, and we’re thrilled to add his knowledge and innovative thinking to our senior leadership team.” Based in Seattle, Ken graduated from the University of Washington with a B.A. in marketing and has been published as a thought leader in the advertising and mobile technology industries. He has also served as a mentor at YearUp, a unique non-profit dedicated to the mentoring, advancement, and support of young high-potential leaders within diverse, urban communities.

  • When was Zumobi founded?

    Zumobi was founded in 2006.

  • Where is Zumobi's headquarters?

    Zumobi's headquarters is located at 520 Pike Street, Seattle.

  • What is Zumobi's latest funding round?

    Zumobi's latest funding round is Series A.

  • How much did Zumobi raise?

    Zumobi raised a total of $12M.

  • Who are the investors of Zumobi?

    Investors of Zumobi include Oak Investment Partners, SeaPoint Ventures and Covera Ventures.

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