biNu, a Belrose, Australia-based mobile app platform that brings iPhone-like experiences to low-end smartphones and feature phones, has raised $2m in funding.
Backers include Eric Schmidt’s TomorrowVentures, David Risher and other private investors in Australia and the U.S., including Paul Bassat.
Launched in 2011 by CEO Gour Lentell, biNu develops a mobile app platform that is designed to improve Internet access speed, usability and social connectivity of mobile phones. It works on Java-enabled and Android-devices.
Today, over 100 channels are available via biNu including social media, search, reference, books, SMS, news, weather and entertainment.