• Twitter Confirms ZipDial Acquisition

    … Twitter has acquired ZipDial, the India-based startup that figured out how to convert the cultural “missed call” phenomenon into a lucrative business. ZipDial built a mobile platform that lets users call a toll-free number where they intentionally hang up, triggering a missed call in exchange for goods and services. We first reported…

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  • Twitter to Acquire Indian ‘Missed Call’ Startup, ZipDial

    … and more. Users dial a number, intentionally hang up, and the missed call triggers the service. ZipDial says that more than 500 brands, including Disney and Pepsi, already use its platform. Twitter wants a piece of that action, and with it the Indian market. The two companies have been working together for a while, and, according to TechCrunch, the deal is already done. The acquisition price is in the $30 to $40 million range, and could be announced officially within the next week. …

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