VoIP Systems

TalkPlus Announces $5.5M

SAN MATEO, Calif. -- TalkPlus, provider of advanced Voice 2.0 services over mobile networks, has announced the closing of its Series A round of $5.5 million in venture capital from Menlo Ventures.

"We are excited to partner with a top tier firm like Menlo Ventures," said Jeff Black, CEO, TalkPlus. "They understand the vision and potential of our next generation services to mobile users, and are key to our expansion plans."

Offering new and innovative Voice 2.0 calling services that work with existing mobile phones, TalkPlus plans to revolutionize the way people use their mobile phones. TalkPlus' patent-pending technology, under development for over two years, will provide customers a wide array of new and advanced calling services previously unavailable from carriers. TalkPlus has already partnered with a large online community with millions of users and is in conversations with more.

"TalkPlus is an early leader for new, innovative telephony services that focus on privacy, identity and presence," said Shawn Carolan, Managing Director, Menlo Ventures. "They have a world class team, a breakthrough technology, great intellectual property protection, and a significant launch partner in the consumer Internet space. Menlo Ventures is thrilled to be participating in such an exciting opportunity."

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