Gogii Raises $8.2M

Marina del Rey-based Gogii, a developer of text messaging applications, said Thursday that it has raised $8.2M in a Series B investment round. The round was led by Matrix Partners, and also included prior investor Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers. Gogii is the latest startup of Scott Lahman, Austin Murray, and Zack Norman, all previously at JAMDAT Mobile. The firms' texting applications, textPlus, allows people to create group text conversations. Gogii's initial funding came from Kleiner Perkins' iPhone investment fund, iFund. More information »