Summer 2006 Companies (YC S06)

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YCS06 (Summer 2006)

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Companies YC Investment Matching Investment (YC VC, Start Fund)
10 $200,000 $0
General Description
JamGlue

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  • CrunchBase: jamglue
  • Twitter: n/a
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  • Status: dead
  • Market: online music
Jamglue is an online community where you can listen to or mix music from a library of user-contributed music. Jamglue launched in December 2006, and now supports a community of over a million users, who have contributed over two million mixes and tracks.
JumpChat

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  • Status: dead
  • Market: search tech and messaging (contacts, email, sms, text)
JumpChat is a platform bridging mobile text messages, email, and IM communication without needing to download anything. Users can send mass messages on any of the platforms and JumpChat will send it to the platform the receiver activates. They are currently focusing on mass mobile messaging, where users can shoot off mass messages to the groups they define.
LikeBetter

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  • CrunchBase: likebetter-com
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  • Status: dead
  • Market: psychometric tools
LikeBetter is a pairwise visual psychometric tool. LikeBetter is an online personality test game, where you look at two photos and choose which one you Like Better. After a few responses, Like Better makes some guesses about your personality, ranging from political preferences to your income bracket.
OMGPOP

  • Location: New York, NY
  • CrunchBase: omgpop
  • Twitter: n/a
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  • Status: acquired by zynga for $210m
  • Market: games and game features
OMGPOP (formerly known as iminlikewithyou) is a free online multiplayer game site that specializes in social games. The Company started in 2006 as iminlikewithyou, a place for people to play games to meet each other and in 2009 changed its name to the shorter OMGPOP where people meet each other to play games.
PollGround

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  • Status: dead
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PollGround is a social polling site. Pollground allows you to easily create surveys and allow the ‘wisdom of the crowd’ to answer your question.
Scribd

  • Location: San Francisco
  • CrunchBase: scribd
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  • Status: live
  • Market: news, reading, and publishing
Scribd is the world’s largest social reading and publishing website.
Shoutfit

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  • Status: dead
  • Market: fashion and clothing
Shoutfit is a social network for sharing fashion trends.
Talkito

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  • Status: dead
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Talkito is a service that enables its users to meet and chat when they visit the same websites.
Thinkature

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  • Status: dead
  • Market: screen-sharing and collaborative real-time editors
Thinkature is a free, easy-to-use and straightforward online live-collaboration and brainstorming tool. Create, move, edit, draw and connect ideas with your teammate(s) in real-time. Nothing to download or install, it works directly in your browser.
Xobni

  • Location: San Francisco
  • CrunchBase: xobni
  • Twitter: n/a
  • Hacker News: brezina
  • Status: acquired by yahoo for $60m
  • Market: search tech and messaging (contacts, email, sms, text)
Xobni, the word ‘inbox’ spelled backwards, has created a new way to look at your email. Xobni takes the effort out of organizing, searching, and navigating your email.
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