The Chumby is an embedded computer consumer product (made by a company of the same name) intended to provide user-friendly Internet and LAN access via a wireless Wi-Fi connection. It is intended for home use and consists primarily of a small touch-screen in a soft fabric package. It is lightweight and easily moved. It is powered by AC power and turns off if unplugged and moved, and an optional 9-volt battery provides backup power.

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Financials

Date Type Amount Investors Valuation
03/31/08 Series B 12.5M JK&B Capital, Avalon Ventures, Masthead Venture Partners, O’Reilly AlphaTech Ventures Unknown

People

Ken Steele (Principal Software Architect & Founder)

Steve Adler (VP Business Development & Founder)

Susan Kare (Creative Director)

Steve Tomlin (Founder & CEO)

Duane Maxwell (VP, Software Development & Founder)

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