– KidZui, the developer of a kid-friendly Web browser, has raised $4 million in
new financing led by Mission Ventures with participation from previous
investors, TechCrunch reported.
Previous backers have included Emergence
Capital Partners, First Round Capital, Maveron and Scholastic Corporation.
Diego-based KidZui offers a software Web browser that allows kids to safely
access over 2 million parent- and teacher-approved websites, pictures, games
The company debuted a kid-friendly video site, ZuiTube, in April
2009, and also operates ZuiGames.
TechCrunch noted that the company has also
recently signed partnerships with Best Buy, Comcast and DreamWorks.