FastCall411 Reinvents the Local Directory at DEMOfall07

SAN DIEGO, Sept. 24 /PRNewswire/ — FastCall411 (http://www.fastcall411.com/) today unveiled its innovative local search product at DEMOfall07, the premier launch venue for new products, technologies and companies. Using patent-pending technology — including artificial intelligence, VoIP, open source Asterisk and parallel dialing — FastCall411 reinvents the local directory around the consumer experience. “It is an honor… Read more »

Find an Available Merchant Fast with FastCall411

Find a local merchant fast with web application FastCall411, a tool that calls multiple businesses at one time and then connects you to the first business to pick up. FastCall411’s goal is to put an end to the days of flipping through your Yellow Pages calling one business at a time until you finally get… Read more »

Battling Angel Investors Agree to Kiss, Make Up and Fund Communications Start-Ups Together

Dave McClure and Ron Conway, the two investors most publicly associated with last year’s “AngelGate” scandal over power struggles between seed-stage investors, have set aside their differences to invest in the second round of the Twilio Fund, dedicated to start-ups built on top of the Twilio communications platform. The new Twilio Fund consists of $125,000 from McClure’s 500… Read more »

Twilio Fund Winners from Twilio Conference 2011

The Twilio Fund is a micro-fund that was started by 500 Startups and SV Angel in September of 2010 to invest one quarter of a million dollars of seed capital into Twilio- powered startups.  Since the launch of Twilio Fund, ten companies received funding including FastCall411, KnockKnock, Magnolia Prime, Order Mapper, Proven, Qwipd, Textaurant, Voicendo, and Volta. At the first… Read more »

Emergency Hotline Service, Sexting App & More Find Funding via Twilio Fund

On Tuesday, seed fund and startup accelerator 500 Startups is announcing a batch of seven SMS and voice-focused applications selected to its Twilio Fund. Each is being awarded $10,000 in funding; one will receive an additional $50,000 and a spot in the accelerator program. The new Twilio Fund startups — WorkersNow, Callyo, Magnolia Prime, FastCall411, Volta, Qwipd and knockknock… Read more »