Spool, a San Francisco-based start-up that allows users to save content and push it to a friend’s mobile device, has raised $1m in seed funding.
Backers include SVAngel, Felicis Ventures, Start Fund, Charles River Ventures, Vivi Nevo, Steve Chen, Elad Gil, Deep Nishar, Kevin Donahue, Joe Lonsdale, Bill Lohse, David King, Nils Johnson, Matt Ocko, and Raymond Tonsing.
The company intends to use the funding to to accelerate product development and hire additional engineers.
Co-Founded by CEO Avichal Garg and CTO Curtis Spencer, Spool enabled users to save articles, videos, image galleries, PDFs, and push it to their mobile devices. They can also view this content later, either online or offline or push it to their friends’ devices. The serviced is currently in private beta and available for iPhone, iPad, Kindle Fire, Android phones and tablets, any HTML5 browser, and has add-ons for Chrome and Firefox.
Invitations to the Spool private beta are available at http://www.getspool.com
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