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Swype


text input solutions

Swype creates text input technology for screens. The patented interface enables users to create words with one continuous finger motion across an on-screen keyboard. This approach provides a faster and easier way to write. Swype delivers...

Founded in 2002
Employees: 80
Homepage:
Blog: http://forum.swype.com/
Total money raised: $13.9M

HQ

98104 71 Columbia Street

Seattle
Seattle
USA WA

Phone: 5072172669

Updated on Jun 24, 2012
Swype at CrunchBase
Tags:   generation   input   keyboard   multi   multi-touch   multitap   next   next-generation-input   predictive   predictive-text-input   screen   screen-input   screen-keyboard   soft   soft-screen-keyboard   softscreen   softscreen-keyboard   tc50   techcrunch50   technology   text   text-input-technology   touch

Cliff Kushler CTO, Founder
Aaron Sheedy COO
Past
Mike McSherry CEO
Randy Marsden Founder
Ryan Beesley Senior QA Engineer

October, 2011

Swype was acquired by Nuance Communications

Swype, The Maker Of Speedy Virtual Keyboards, To Be Acquired By Nuance For $100 Million+    techcrunch.com

July, 2011

Swype raised $2.5M in a Series C round from Samsung Ventures, Nokia Growth Partners, Benaroya Capital, DoCoMo Capital, and Ignition Partners

Android Keyboard Maker Swype Closes $6 Million C Round    businessinsider.com

March, 2011

Swype raised $3.5M in a Series C round from Ignition Partners

Report: Ignition Adds $3.5M to Swype    xconomy.com

February, 2010

Swype raised $1M in a Series B round from DoCoMo Capital

Techflash    techflash.com

December, 2009

Swype raised $5.6M in a Series B round from Nokia Growth Partners, Benaroya Capital, and Samsung Ventures America

Swype swipes new venture round.    techflash.com

April, 2009

Swype raised $1.3M in angel funding from Don Dodge

Swype swipes new capital    techflash.com

2002

Swype was founded in 2002