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Open Garden, a Disrupt New York 2012 Battlefield finalist, just announced that it has raised a $2 million seed round from a group of leading technology industry angel investors. The service, which allows Android, PC and Mac users to securely and seamlessly connect their phones, tablets, and computers in order to share their wireless data connections with others, has been downloaded more than 250,000 times.
CEO and co-founder Micha Benoliel told me earlier this week that the company plans to use this money to hire additional engineers and focus on product development. Specifically, Open Garden plans to roll out multi-hop connectivity and channel bonding soon. Both of these features have been on the company’s roadmap since it launched, but this additional funding round will allow the company to speed up its plans. One of the most exciting use cases of the channel-bonding technology will allow users…
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