Boston – Txteagle, a provider of software for conducting
consumer surveys on mobile devices, has raised $8.5 million in a venture
capital deal led by Spark Capital, according to published reports on Tuesday.
Founded in 2009, Boston-based txteagle has compiled a database of 2.1 billion
consumers. Its software allows consumers to send and receive messages free of
Consumers who participate in a survey are provided with free airtime,
assuming their mobile operator is affiliated with the service.
founders are alumni from MIT’s Media Lab and Harvard’s statistics department.