Aliso Viejo-based Arkami, one of the startups in OCTANE's Launchpad Accelerator, has just zoomed past $360,000 in funding commitments on the crowdfunding site Kickstarter, according to the firm's myIDkey project page. The startup--headed by high tech veterans Tareq Risheq and Mark Thacker--has now racked up 3,087 backers and $363,832 in pledges for its high tech, voice activated device for storing your passwords and personal data. Risheq was the founder of Celllynx, Thacker was a co-founder at Datallegro; the firm has some notable advisors, including Mission Ventures' Leo Spiegel and Michael Dunn, the former CTO of Hearst, Time Warner, Dell Online.
Top NewsWednesday, March 13, 2013
myIDkey Now Has Over $360K For Security Device Project