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Draper Investment Company: A Brief Introduction to FriendCaller

A venture capital firm based in Switzerland, Draper Investment Company actively invests in early technology companies, including those in the telecommunications and computer science-based industries. Draper Investment Company specializes in early-stage financings and operations, preferably in the Seed or First Round of fund-raising. For almost two years, Draper has supported C2Call (Click-to-Call), the company which facilitates peer-to-peer communications in the cloud space via FriendCaller.

Based in Germany, C2Call is renowned for its FriendCaller technology, which allows individuals to conduct video chats without installing additional software or plug-ins such as Adobe Flash. The Java tool enables any web browser to become, in essence, a voice communications device. The system offers compatibility with the Session Initiation Protocol (SIP) standard recognized by firms such as Vonage, Cisco, Nokia, and Avaya.

To utilize the system, a caller sends another person a web link. The recipient clicks on the link, which prompts a call to the sender. FriendCaller allows users to communicate by initiating contact through links on websites, in e-mail, or through instant messaging.

The service is free, with exception of communication via landlines or mobile devices.

To learn more about FriendCaller, connect with the tool’s team on social media sites such as Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, and Google Plus.

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Group Calling Through FriendCaller, by Draper Investment Company

In 2010, Draper Investment Company, along with other European investors, invested $2 million in C2Call, a German firm developing technology for voice/video chats. Draper Investment Company concentrates its investment portfolio in information technology and telecommunications, which are industries that offer sizable and fast-growing markets.

FriendCaller, developed by C2Call, enables individuals to connect online without installing proprietary software. Users simply send links vie e-mail or instant messaging, or post them on websites. Unlike some other services, FriendCaller does not charge for this service.

Sometimes, a group of people may want to hold a conversation from several locations simultaneously. For example, four friends wish to make plans for later in the day. FriendCaller facilitates such communication through its Group Video Calling functionality.

The tool works worldwide on numerous platforms, including Android, iPad, iPhone, iPod touch, and WebPhone (online). Callers can establish and manage their own groups for repeated calling ability.

To launch a call, a user can visit the FriendCaller website, scroll to the bottom of the home page, and click on Groups. The next page provides a link called “Start a Group Video Call.”

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Groundbreaking Developments in Online Communication – C2Call GmbH’s FriendCaller.com (2/2)

After perfecting FriendCaller’s Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) platform, C2Call GmbH applied a great deal of time and resources toward constructing ensured network compatibility with a wide array of standard and mobile computing devices. Individuals who own Apple products such as the iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch can enjoy the same connective perks built into FriendCaller’s browser-based version, as well as the service’s VoIP downloadable version. All information contained within a user’s browser-based FriendCaller account links directly to FriendCaller for iPhone, iPad, and iPod, protecting from lost contacts or call credit.

C2Call GmbH’s FriendCaller for Android operating systems allows users to experience the power of VoIP through Google’s Android OS. Manufactured by companies like Motorola and HTC, Google-supported Android smart phones can easily download FriendCaller in the form of a free application, facilitating cost-effective calling to contacts across the country and around the world. People who own a Nokia Series 40 device can make the most of FriendCaller as well. The Nokia Series 40 provides users with a set-up wizard for navigating the installation process, although C2Call gives users the choice of foregoing set-up wizard assistance prior to making calls with FriendCaller SIP.

C2Call GmbH’s FriendCaller is also compatible with Facebook, the world’s largest social networking site. FriendCaller.com’s Facebook VoIP app takes the hassle out of inviting friends to join C2Call’s VoIP network, offering a host of benefits beyond FriendCaller’s highly affordable communication solutions. Facebook users can go to the new “Offer Wall” on FriendCaller.com’s page to earn credit toward future calls. Simply “like” FriendCaller.com today to receive special offers exclusively available to Facebook members.

For those who place the bulk of their phone calls from home or work computers, C2Call GmbH’s WebPhone version complies with all browser-powered VoIP protocol, concurrently expanding modes of installation. FriendCaller’s WebPhone can be permanently saved on almost any desktop computer free of charge. For a full explanation of the benefits extended to FriendCaller VoIP system members, visit www.friendcaller.com today.

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