Tuesday, April 24, 2007

EQO Secured Funding for Mobile Consumer Service

EQO Communications, a start-up based in Vancouver, raised US$9 million in Series B funding for its mobile Internet phone service for users of Skype, AIM, ICQ, MSN Messenger, GoogleTalk and Yahoo! Instant Messenger networks.

EQO uses a proprietary mobile soft-switch platform and a presence-enabled VoIP signaling network to deliver presence-enabled voice calling and instant messaging services.

The financing round was led by Ventures West and included investments from existing investors GrowthWorks and BDC Capital.


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