TuneWiki Raises Undisclosed Round From Motorola Ventures

Motorola Ventures, the corporate VC arm of Motorola, placed a strategic investment in Israel’s TuneWiki Series B (announced Feb 8 2010). TuneWiki’s main investor Benchmark Israel also participated in the round, along with a  few new investors: Intellect Capital Ventures, HillsVen Capital and Novel TMT. Tunewiki will use the proceeds to expand and enhance its product offerings for leading mobile platforms and the Internet.

TuneWiki provides an online service consisting of a community-created lyrics synchronization database and an online/mobile community. It allows its users to edit lyrics in the database, as well as use forums, import blogs, and participate in chat rooms. Since its inception in 2007, the company has launched desktop, online and mobile applications around music and lyrics.

"TuneWiki is changing the experience of listening to music from a solitary experience to a social one,” said Reese Schroeder, managing director of Motorola Ventures

In the official press release TuneWiki said it will continue to focus on the use of song lyrics and new ways to connect music fans around the world, including a video game.

Rani Cohen, CEO of TuneWiki said:

“Teaming up with a global company like Motorola is very exciting for us,We are passionate about connecting people through music, and having our applications running in many countries with different languages will allow our users to explore the world of music and better understand its meaning as part of a vibrant and engaged community.”

Eze Vidra
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Eze Vidra

Chief Innovation Officer at Antidote
Eze is the Chief Innovation Officer at Antidote, a startup helping patients search and match to clinical trial, to accelerate medical breakthroughs. Previously, Ezewas a General Partner at Google Ventures Europe. Before GV, Eze founded and led Campus London, Google's first physical hub for startups, and was the Head Google for Entrepreneurs in Europe. He's an experienced product manager and startup mentor. In 2012 Eze founded Techbikers, a non-for profit supporting children education in developing countries.
Eze Vidra
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Eze Vidra

Eze is the Chief Innovation Officer at Antidote, a startup helping patients search and match to clinical trial, to accelerate medical breakthroughs. Previously, Eze was a General Partner at Google Ventures Europe. Before GV, Eze founded and led Campus London, Google's first physical hub for startups, and was the Head Google for Entrepreneurs in Europe. He's an experienced product manager and startup mentor. In 2012 Eze founded Techbikers, a non-for profit supporting children education in developing countries.

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