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Parakey  Acquired by Facebook (2007  amount undisclosed )

Silicon Valley, CA
USA
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Management: Joe Hewitt (CTO)
Company

Business description: Parakey, in stealth mode, links information on the web to a computer desktop. Blake Ross, one of the more high profile members of the Firefox team, has been quietly working on a new start up for a while. He has been successful in keep the wraps on his new startup, Parakey, but now it seems is close to revealing plans for his next big idea. Ross describes Parakey as a WebOS that does what a traditional OS can do. "It allows you to set up a site that can be shared by say all member of the family, and can be accessed from within a web browser. In order to make it work, you need to download a small application that turns your local machine into a server. You can decide which part of the Parakey site is viewable to the outside world".
Capital

Rounds: 1
Recent fundings: Mar 2007
Capital raised: amount undisclosed
Last Round: amount undisclosed
Ownership: Acquired by Facebook (2007  amount undisclosed )

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Record updated: Jul 2007
Sector: Internet
Year Founded: 2005
Rounds: 1
Recent fundings: Mar 2007
Capital raised: amount undisclosed
Last Round: amount undisclosed
Ownership: Acquired by Facebook (2007  amount undisclosed )