Lava Signs Deal to Preload 6degrees Phonebook App

6degrees_iphone_app_sc_02.jpgLava Signs Deal

Indian smartphone maker Lava has signed a take care of a Singapore startup to put in an application on its Xolo brand phones.

Lava would preload the 6degrees self-updating app on Xolo smartphones, opening up India’s multi-million cellphone customers market to the Singapore app.

Lava has about 8 % of the smartphone market in India and expects to promote 2.5 million Xolo telephones subsequent year.

“This is the first major milestone for us. Our dream is for 6degrees to be a worldwide firm and this is the first step,” Niranjan Rao, co-founder of 6degrees used to be quoted as saying with the aid of The Straits times.

6degrees is a phonebook app that automatically updates itself whenever customers or their contacts alternate their telephone numbers or different contact data.

The app is available on Android, Apple’s ios in English, chinese language, eastern, Korean, Arabic, Portuguese and Spanish.

Lava Signs Deal to Preload 6degrees Phonebook App on Xolo Phones

A former funding banker, Rao teamed up with engineer Arun Samudrala to create the app, which presently has about 15,000 users.

Lately, 6degrees won the Singapore leg of global start-up competition Seed stars World and would signify Singapore in that grand finals to be held in February in Geneva the place the profitable worth is $500,000 of investment fund.

Its other awards together with a SGD 50,000 cash grant in January from the Singapore Media construction Authority below the i.Jam start-up funding scheme which recognizes revolutionary start-ups.