Over the last few years, we have seen an explosion of opportunities at the intersection of photos, mobile, social and big data. Pixable has been part of that revolution, building a successful mobile product thanks to a talented team of more than 20 people with a passion for product, design and engineering; and a large group of advisors, directors, investors, and collaborators.
Today, we have very exciting news to share. We have joined forces with SingTel -- one of the world's largest mobile operators with over 400 million customers in 26 countries including Singapore, Thailand, Indonesia, Australia, Philippines or India.
SingTel's Digital Life and Pixable have a shared vision of engaging with mobile users using digital services beyond simple communications, and joining forces was an easy decision. Pixable will continue operating independently from New York, with the same team, but will be part of SingTel's Digital Life group. We will now be part of a bigger family, with access to more global and user knowledge, and with a shared -and ambitious- vision. Having SingTel with us is a big win to continue building the company, growing the user base, and enhancing the product -- and we will continue to welcome the best talent.
At this point, we want to thank all of our users. Because of your excitement about Pixable, your incredible support and honest feedback we have been able to make Pixable what it is today. From all of us here at Pixable—thank you so much, we can't wait to show you where we are going next.
We are psyched to be joining SingTel and are excited to build a better Pixable for everyone, continuing to contribute to this amazing revolution in how people engage with photos, social, mobile and big data.
Viva La Pixable!
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ps.- Beyond our amazing team, we want to thank the people that contributed to the success of Pixable taking a leap of faith on us:
- Highland Capital Partners
- Menlo Ventures
- All friends and family investors such as Grupo Intercom, Prof Ed Roberts, Adeyemi Ajao, Brendan Wallace, Mario Bruggemann, and up to 14 other angel investors from the US, Venezuela, Mexico and Spain, including MIT classmates, former coworkers, friends and family.
- James Joaquin, a pioneer in online photography, founder of oFoto, former president of KodakGallery, and serial entrepreneur; A great director that knows how to bring common sense and see things in perspective to the chaotic and paranoid world of entrepreneurship
- Bob Davis, founder & CEO of Lycos (#1 website in the world during Internet 1.0). He is a real mentor who gave me daily advice on how to build a company and pushed me hard to work to the limit and think bigger.
- Paul English, co-founder and CTO of Kayak
- Beth Ferreira, former VP at Etsy
- Douglas Alexander, former General Manager at Flickr
- Mario Brueggemann, founder of Asesorseguros
- Freddy Kerrest, founder of Okta.com
- Ed Roberts, MIT Professor, Chair of the MIT Entrepreneurship Center, successful serial tech entrepreneur, and serial angel investor
- Daniel Loreto, Engineering Manager at Twitter (and "search" expert)
- Anamitra Banerji, Started Twitter advertising products from scratch
- Nobu Nakaguchi, Head of Product Design at Gilt Groupe
- Manuel Bronstein, General Manager at Zynga