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There are 88 companies tagged `sms`; raised $1.7B from 254 investors

Twitter raised $1.2B from DST Global, DFJ Growth, Alwaleed Bin Talal, Chris Sacca, T. Rowe Price, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, Insight Venture Partners, T. Rowe Price, Spark Capital, Benchmark, Institutional Venture Partners, Morgan Stanley, Benchmark, Institutional Venture Partners, Spark Capital, Union Square Ventures, Charles River Ventures, Digital Garage, Union Square Ventures, Bezos Expeditions, Spark Capital, Digital Garage, Kevin Rose, Timothy Ferriss, Charles River Ventures, Union Square Ventures, Marc Andreessen, Dick Costolo, Naval Ravikant, Ron Conway, Chris Sacca, Greg Yaitanes, Brian Pokorny, and SV Angel in 8 rounds.

Twitter Closing Its $400M Secondary Offering Tomorrow    techcrunch.com Twitter starts buzz with reported $400M VC round    masshightech.com http://www.altassets.net/private-equity-news/article/nz17642.html    altassets.net http://techcrunch.com/2010/12/15/the-smoke-has-cleared-twitter-now-worth-3-7-billion-gets-200-million-and-two-new-board-members/    techcrunch.com Twitter    blog.twitter.com Twitter Raises $35 Million Series C From Benchmark and IVP, Others    techcrunch.com Twitter Announces Their Funding, Calls Itself A Communication Utility    techcrunch.com More Information On That Secretive Twitter Financing    techcrunch.com

Twilio raised $103.7M from Redpoint Ventures, Draper Fisher Jurvetson (DFJ), Bessemer Venture Partners, Bessemer Venture Partners, Union Square Ventures, Bessemer Venture Partners, Union Square Ventures, 500 Startups, SV Angel, Union Square Ventures, Founders Fund, David Cohen, Mitch Kapor, Manu Kumar, Lowercase Capital, Bessemer Venture Partners, Mitch Kapor, FF Angel LLC, David Cohen, Dave McClure, Chris Sacca, Manu Kumar, Jeff Fluhr, and Bessemer Venture Partners in 5 rounds.

Twilio Raises A $70M Series D As They Consider An IPO    techcrunch.com Twilio Raises $17 Million Series C From Bessemer and Union Square To Expand Internationally    techcrunch.com Twilio Raises $12 Million For Powerful Telephony API    techcrunch.com TechCrunch    techcrunch.com TechCrunch    techcrunch.com

mBlox raised $64.5M from Trident Capital, Norwest Venture Partners, Novus Ventures, Avanti Capital, Scale Venture Partners, ORIX Venture Finance, Norwest Venture Partners, Novus Ventures, Avanti Capital, DAG Ventures, Scale Venture Partners, and Entrepreneurs Fund in 4 rounds.

Mobile billing company mBlox raises $22M    venturebeat.com http://mblox.com/news/press-announcements/press_release.php?press_id=50    mblox.com http://mblox.com/news/press-announcements/press_release.php?press_id=21    mblox.com http://mblox.com/news/press-announcements/press_release.php?press_id=3    mblox.com

4INFO raised $60M from Draper Fisher Jurvetson (DFJ), Vulcan Capital, Gannet Capital, Mezzanin Kapital, US Venture Partners, Gannett, Vulcan Capital, Mitsui Global Investment, Draper Fisher Jurvetson (DFJ), US Venture Partners, Peacock Equity, US Venture Partners, Gannett, Draper Fisher Jurvetson (DFJ), Sand Hill Capital, Selby Venture Partners, Draper Fisher Jurvetson (DFJ), Gannett, Sand Hill Capital, US Venture Partners, Tim Connors, Dan Ehrman, Draper Fisher Jurvetson (DFJ), Gannett, Sand Hill Capital, US Venture Partners, Tim Connors, and Dan Ehrman in 5 rounds.

4INFO Raises $8M in Funding    finsmes.com Mobile Advertising Company 4INFO Raises $14M From Paul Allen’s Vulcan Capital And Others    techcrunch.com 4INFO Raises $20 Million For Ad-Supported Texting Campaigns    moconews.net http://venturebeat.com/2007/06/19/4info-surprises-with-sms-ad-results-raises-10m-more/    venturebeat.com http://www.techcrunch.com/2007/10/31/4info-takes-nbc-investment-signs-mobile-partnership/    techcrunch.com

mFoundry raised $40.3M from Mastercard, Intel Capital, Motorola Mobility, Motorola Solutions Venture Capital, PayPal, NCR, Ignition Partners, Apax Partners, Upfront Ventures, Apax Partners, Ignition Partners, and Upfront Ventures in 3 rounds.

Intel, MasterCard, Motorola Mobility Put $18M In Mobile Banking Platform mFoundry    techcrunch.com MFoundry, mobile financial services company, raises $15M more.    venturebeat.com mFoundry Receives $7.3 Million in Series B Financing; GRP Partners Leads Round and Ignition    allbusiness.com

Nexmo raised $22.8M from Sorenson Capital, Intel Capital, NHN Investment, Intel Capital, NHN Investment, and Initial Capital in 5 rounds.

Nexmo Locks Up $18M At $100M+ Valuation As It Forecasts 100% Revenue Growth In 2014    techcrunch.com Nexmo Raises $3M From Intel Capital For Mobile Messaging API Service, Signaling More Disruption For The Telcos    techcrunch.com SEC    sec.gov Techcrunch Report    techcrunch.com

NEXAGE raised $19.5M from SingTel Innov8, Hearst Ventures, GrandBanks Capital, Relay Ventures, GrandBanks Capital, and Relay Ventures in 3 rounds.

Mobile Ad Exchange Nexage Raises $10M Led By SingTel Innov8    techcrunch.com Nexage raises $4M to serve mobile video content    deals.venturebeat.com Nexage raises $500,000, launches new mobile video service    venturebeat.com

Mozes raised $17.3M from Maveron, Norwest Venture Partners, North Bridge Venture Partners, North Bridge Venture Partners, and Norwest Venture Partners in 2 rounds.

Mozes Raises $11.5 Million for SMS-Based Communities    techcrunch.com Mozes SMS Service Raises $5m    techcrunch.com

Netsize, a Gemalto Company raised $16.8M from Rothschild Gestion, Partech International, 123Venture, and Upfront Ventures .

Pure360 raised $16.7M from Scottish Equity Partners .

Scottish Equity Partners leads £10.5m investment in Pure360    growingbusiness.co.uk

Mogreet raised $14M from Black Diamond Ventures, DFJ Frontier, Ascend Venture Group, Bryant Park Ventures, Draper Associates, DFJ Frontier, Ascend Venture Group, Black Diamond Ventures, Spyglass Ventures, DFJ Frontier, Manatt Venture Fund, and MPP Holdings in 4 rounds.

Mogreet Raises Additional $4.1 Million in Strategic Investor Capital    marketwatch.com SEC Form D    formds.com TechCrunch    techcrunch.com TechCrunch    techcrunch.com

Clickatell raised $12M from Sequoia Capital and DAG Ventures .

Clickatell Garners $12,000,000 Series B Funding Round    xconomy.com

Mobivity raised $10.9M .

SEC    sec.gov

Soapbox Mobile raised $10.1M in 3 rounds.

Kadoink raised $9.5M from Sutter Hill Ventures and Hercules Technology Growth Capital in 2 rounds.

Kadoink, widget-maker for bands and their fans, raises $7 million    venturebeat.com

CS Networks raised $6.8M from CS Networks and Galeb Group .

CS Networks and Galeb Group investing in telecommunication sector of Africa    galeb.com

Confident Technologies raised $6.3M in 2 rounds.

SEC    sec.gov SEC D    sec.gov

Relay Network raised $6M from NewSpring Capital, ICG, and First Round Capital .

ShopText raised $5.7M in 2 rounds.

SEC    sec.gov

Movirtu raised $5.5M from TLcom Capital Partners .

Movirtu Raises $5.5 Million    movirtu.com

SendHub raised $5M from Bullpen Capital, 500 Startups, Kenny Van Zant, Alexis Ohanian, Garry Tan, Harjeet Taggar, Hossein Eslambolchi, Menlo Ventures, Kapor Capital, China Rock Capital, Kapor Capital, Menlo Ventures, 500 Startups, Social Leverage, Alexis Ohanian, and Y Combinator in 2 rounds.

SendHub Secures $3 Million Series A To Be The Mobile Alternative To Business Phone Systems    techcrunch.com Messaging Startup SendHub Raises $2M From Kapor, Menlo Ventures, 500 Startups, Angels & Others    techcrunch.com

mSnap raised $5M from Partech International .

TeleFlip raised $4.9M from Upfront Ventures .

Teleflip gets $4.9M to forward your emails as text messages    venturebeat.com

Ivycorp raised $4.5M in 4 rounds.

SEC    sec.gov Ivy Pops Up With $2M Series A To Unify Messaging    fis.dowjones.com SEC    sec.gov SEC    sec.gov

3Jam raised $4M from New Enterprise Associates and Norwest Venture Partners .

http://www.techcrunch.com/2007/09/20/3jam-lands-virgin-mobile-tie-in/    techcrunch.com

Dexrex Gear raised $3.7M in 3 rounds.

Dexrex Gear Secures $1 million in Private Funding    blog.dexrex.com SEC D/A    sec.gov SEC D    sec.gov

Optini raised $3M .

QWASI Technology raised $2.5M .

SEC Filing    sec.gov

Briabe Mobile raised $2M from Stochasto Holdings .

Los Angeles Based Briabe Media Secures More Than $2 Million in Funding    prweb.com

Plivo raised $1.8M from Andreessen Horowitz, Battery Ventures, Qualcomm Ventures, and SV Angel .

YC-Backed Telephony Startup Plivo Raises $1.75M From Andreessen Horowitz, Battery Ventures, Qualcomm Inc. & SV Angel    techcrunch.com

Connect Media Interactive raised $1.5M .

Emu Chat raised $1.5M from Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, TriplePoint Capital, Menlo Ventures, and Draper Fisher Jurvetson (DFJ) .

Voxbone raised $1.4M from Emerge .

Celly raised $1.4M from Oregon Angel Fund and Portland Seed Fund .

With $1.4M In Tow, Celly Launches On iOS To Let Anyone Create An Instant Mobile Social Network    techcrunch.com

inZair raised $1.3M in 4 rounds.

inZair Raises $570’000 for ZMS, the Next Generation Mobile Messaging Service based on Geolocation and Time.    inzair.com

Hooja raised $1.3M from Peter Thiel, Yuval Shahar, Pascal Levensohn, and FLOODGATE .

http://venturebeat.com/2007/12/13/kwiry-hooja-offering-new-sms-reminder-services/    venturebeat.com

Bluefields raised $1.2M from VegasTechFund, Ballpark Ventures, Venrex Investment Management, 500 Startups, White Star Capital, Christian Hernandez, Seedcamp, Julian Ranger, and Jalin Somaiya in 3 rounds.

Bluefields Raises $1M in Seed Funding    finsmes.com Seedcamp News    seedcamp.com Bluefields Scores Angel Funding To Help Amateur Football Teams Get Organised    techcrunch.com

kwiry raised $1M from Hummer Winblad Venture Partners .

Venture Beat    venturebeat.com

Comeks raised $1M from Accel Partners .

Comeks Gets Funded    mobilecrunch.com

Indyarocks raised $1M .

Telerivet raised $1M from Javelin Venture Partners .

Telerivet Raises $1M To Help Provide An SMS Gateway And Platform For The Developing World    techcrunch.com

Cequens raised $1M .

SimplyCast raised $977.9K .

SimplyCast Unveils Version 6.0 of Multi-Channel Marketing Platform    simplycast.com

Hook Mobile raised $962.6K .

SEC    sec.gov

Skweez raised $940K .

Sundrop Mobile raised $900K from Vocap Ventures .

Sundrop Mobile Raises $900K, Offers Mobile Loyalty Solution To Daily Deal Merchants    techcrunch.com

Heysan raised $875K from Khosla Ventures, Atomico, and Y Combinator in 2 rounds.

Skype founders help new phone service    metro.se

Gocella raised $855K from Atlas Venture, Social Media Internet Fund, Mike Head, Brian Rice, Sev Paso, and James Altucher in 2 rounds.

AwayFind raised $800K from 500 Startups, CAP Ventures, Ben Lilienthal, Anton Sutton, and Amir Banifatemi .

AwayFind Raises $800,000 In Seed Funding, Now Available For Google Apps    techcrunch.com

TapShield raised $750K from Florida Institute for the Commercialization of Public Research and Lee Arnold .

TapShield Raises $750K in Financing    finsmes.com

Teamer.net raised $675K from Kernel Capital Partners .

BANK OF IRELAND SEED FUND LEADS €500,000 ROUND IN TEAMER.NET    irishpressreleases.ie

TextualAds raised $650K from Dave McClure, Peter Boboff, Chris Redlitz, Marcus Segal, Shawn Simpson, and Erik Moore .

TextualAds Raises $650K For Facebook-Fueled, Targeted SMS Campaigns    techcrunch.com

CallsFreeCalls raised $504.3K .

CoverMe raised $500K .

userADgents raised $500K .

Orbit Media raised $500K from ATA Ventures, Altos Ventures, and Trilibis .

WaveDeck raised $400K .

WaveDeck Raises a $400K Seed Round to Fix Voice Messaging    pandodaily.com

mobME Solutions raised $400K in 2 rounds.

cloud.IQ raised $396.6K .

cloud.IQ raises £250,000 through the Technology Strategy Board’s Smart awards    growingbusiness.co.uk

Foxfly raised $300K .

George Mobile raised $300K .

Mobile-XL raised $280K from Tech Coast Angels .

Mobile-XLTM Secures Additional Funds    mobile-xl.com

Ruxter raised $280K in 2 rounds.

Fast Society raised $275K from ENIAC Ventures, Quest Venture Partners, and Jim Pallotta .

Aktifmob Mobilicious Media Agency raised $250K .

Gucash raised $250K from Altergaia .

TidyClub raised $250K .

Tatango raised $245K from Bellingham Angel Organization in 2 rounds.

SEC    sec.gov Bellingham Angel Group Provides Capital to Local Technology Start-up    piersystem.com

Guardly raised $232.2K from Extreme Venture Partners, Golden Venture Partners, Nina Sodhi, and Bryan W. Kerdman .

Government of Canada Invests in Business Innovation    blog.guardly.com

Club Scene Network raised $225K .

Brett H. Pojunis (founder/CEO)    linkedin.com

CitiVox raised $180K from Alta Ventures Mexico .

SEC    sec.gov

Liqueo raised $150K from Bhrugu Pagne, Third I Inc., Jason Tone, Polly Webb, Bruce Hunter, and Joshua Cohen in 2 rounds.

46elks raised $135K from Inventure Oy .

Deline.JY Inc. raised $100K from Megazone and Vinyl .

Innovate Wireless Health raised $100K .

Mobilitrix raised $80K .

Codemedia raised $60K from FINEP .

PRIME    finep.gov.br

u.sit raised $60K from Bernardo de Barros Franco .

Teralynk raised $50K .

TxtFeedback raised $40.5K from LAUNCHub .

smsPREP raised $35K .

Lightspeed Venture Partners    lightspeedvp.com

Snacksquare raised $30K .

TapFunder raised $25K .

Poll Everywhere raised $20K from Y Combinator .

Y Combinator    ycombinator.com

Long Tail raised $20K from Tan Swee Yeong .

GuzzMobile raised $5K .

Charitas raised $3K .

SevenLunches raised $326.3 .

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