Thursday, August 14, 2008
Report: Teleflip Goes Under
According to a report, Los Angeles-based Teleflip, which operates a service which connects your email to any SMS phone, has shut down its services. According to technology blog GigaOm, Teleflip sent an email to subscribers this week saying that the firm will close down services Friday. Teleflip was venture backed by GRP Partners, and had also received debt financing from Hercules Technology Growth Capital. Tony Davis, the firm's CEO, did not respond to emails requesting comment, nor did the firm's investors at GRP Partners. Teleflip was founded in 2004, but only received funding in September of 2006.