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RAZZ

208 Utah Street, Suite 210
San Francisco, CA 94103
USA
415 626 2444
Website Company Summary Management Team
Management

President/COO/Operations: Michael Lipson ; Tom Pepper
Sales/Marketing: Jeff Kirschner
Board

Outside board: (May no longer be on the board) Peter Levin (Bellrock Media President) Christian Borcher (Cardinal Venture Capital Partner) Janice Roberts (Mayfield Fund Managing Director) Peter Read (Entertainment Insights Principal) Jonathan Epstein (Double Fusion President/CEO)
Former outside board: Guy Kawasaki (Garage Technology Ventures) Sven Weber (Siemens Acceleration in Communications)
Former advisory board: Ian Browde (Nokia);  Peter Fuller (peter c. fuller WORLDWIDE President)
Company

Business description: Razz, Inc. is the leading content service provider for next-generation audio entertainment, for both mobile phone and web users. The Company's proprietary audio platform which includes carrier-class telephony, content and web systems enables consumers to mix their voice with sound clips and music to create personalized and entertaining communications. Razz allows consumers to interject their user-generated sound content into live phone conversations, turn it into custom ringtones or post to personal web pages. Razz provides a complete end-to-end publishing and distribution solution for audio entertainment technology. By utilizing the Company's patent-pending technology, mobile operators, content distributors, and web publishers can offer their consumers new voice-centric entertainment services, and content owners can further monetize their branded properties. In addition to key partnerships with leading players such as AT&T Mobility, Sprint, Disney, Laugh Factory/IMG, and many others, Razz has formed direct relationships with premier Hollywood studios and entertainment brands for premium content.
Partners include: if(we)JambaNokia;  Jerky Boys Records;  STRAX ;  Telefonica Moviles EspaƱa;  Vocals Only
Capital

Rounds: 2
Recent Fundings: Apr 2008   Feb 2006
Capital raised: 11.87M
Last Round: 1.87M
Ownership: Private  

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Overview
Record updated: May 2008
Sector: Communications
Year Founded: 2002
Rounds: 2
Recent Fundings: Apr 2008   Feb 2006
Capital Raised: 11.87M
Last Round: 1.87M
Ownership: Private