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Our app, Seconds, is realtime photo sharing app within a few seconds with one tap, only between closed friends & family.

  • Stage Full Product Ready
  • Industry Mobile
  • Location Singapore General Hospital Outram Road Singapore
  • Currency USD
  • Founded October 2012
  • Employees 5
  • Website

Company Summary

Cinnamon innovates visual style communication service on smartphones. On smartphone, texting bothers many users and less informative comparing to photo data, we aspire to offer smartphone apps that allows users to communicate with photos and images. As we target SEA market and they prefer closed group communication rather than nearly public SNS like Facebook, Our product focus on closed groups like couples, families and good friends.


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    Miku Hirano

    UX Engineer, Designer
    2009 M.Eng, CS, Univ. of Tokyo, Japan

    2005 Won $90k at MITOH
    2006 Won $125k at MITOH
    2008 Best research award for recommendation engine.
    Former CEO at Naked Tech, leading Series A funding.
    Product manager and coding mobile application.

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    Hajime Hotta

    2008 Ph.D, CS, Keio University, Japan
    Received Ph.D at the age of 25
    2006 Won $100k at MITOH (Government grant)
    2007 JSPS researcher (Government Scholarship)
    2008 Best paper award in Int’l conference focused on SNS-based data analysis & application for recommenders.
    Invented the world’s first location-based mobile ad engine at Cirius Tech; acquired by Yahoo! Japan.
    Former CTO at Naked Tech selling mobile technology; acquired by Mixi.

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    Alex Sung

    Social Mobile Professional
    2007 Tech Lead, Analytics Platform at eBay
    2011 Sr. Product Manager, Analytics at GREE
    Big Data expert with focus on cloud, web app, gaming, and mobile platform technologies.

Previous Investors

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    Cyber Agent Ventures
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    Hiroaki Kitano
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    Ken Suzuki