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Pulse Entertainment  Acquired by Donnorwood Media (2009  amount undisclosed)

620 Fosom Street
San Francisco, CA 94107
USA
(415)-348-4000
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Board

Outside board: (May no longer be on the board) Tom Peterson (El Dorado Ventures) Bill Woodward (Woodward Consulting)
Advisory board: Byron Reeves (Stanford University Professor)
Company

Business description: Pulse Entertainment is a leading provider of multimedia messaging and user-generated content creation technologies for mobile and web applications. The Company’s patented Veepers™ Media System (VMS) platform automatically transforms static two-dimensional (2D) facial images into animated three-dimensional (3D) characters with synchronized audio - either recorded or via text-to-speech. VMS is also a powerful personalization engine for user-generated imaging and video entertainment services including animated picture messages, personalized mobile wallpaper, video ringtones, and much more. For more information, visit www.veepers.com.
Customers include: AOL/Time WarnerAppleBoeingCisco SystemsIBMKDDIMatch.comMattelMicrosoftMotorolaSBCSONYToyota;  Anheuser-Busch;  Belgacom;  BMG;  JoyAndJake
Partners include: Alcatel-LucentAlltelAmerican GreetingsATandTIBMKDDIm-QubeRaytheonTelusUnwired Planet;  BMG;  Comverse;  Intelladon;  Kiwilogic;  Message Bay Asia;  MetroPCS;  MTI-Japan;  Oasys Mobile;  Rhetorical Systems
Capital

Rounds: 5
Recent Fundings: Mar 2007   Nov 2004
Capital raised: 60.0M
Last Round: 5.8M
Ownership: Acquired by Donnorwood Media (2009  amount undisclosed)
Corporate investors: Autodesk VenturesAOL Time Warner

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Overview
Record updated: Jan 2009
Sector: Internet
Year Founded: 1994
Headcount: 51-75 as of Sep 2000
Rounds: 5
Recent Fundings: Mar 2007   Nov 2004
Capital Raised: 60.0M
Last Round: 5.8M
Ownership: Acquired by Donnorwood Media (2009  amount undisclosed)