Pingup is a company that has created a consumer-to-business text service. They have recently announced $1 million in seed funding with major participation from Avalon Ventures. Pingup is available nationwide for businesses to self-enroll, but they have focused launch in Boston and Miami.
?Pingup is an exciting startup because they are advancing communication between people and businesses and are potentially disruptive to existing communication methods?, stated Avalon Managing Director Brady Bohrmann. Bohrmann added ?Pingup?s future plan for next-generation ?e-service? integration has the potential to redraw the blueprint for commercial relationships between consumers and businesses ranging from the local pizza joint to Fortune 100 companies.?