Confide confidential messenger will get $1.6 million, launches premium message retraction
Confide, the messaging platform that retains every thing confidential, has immediately introduced the shut of a $1.6 million extension to their seed spherical, bringing complete funding to $three.6 million. Buyers embrace present buyers reminiscent of WGI Group, First Spherical Capital, SV Angel, CrunchFund, Marker, Howard Lerman and others.
Confide works by letting customers ship messages to one another that may solely be learn by dragging your finger throughout the message. Solely the a part of the message that’s touched will seem, making it inconceivable for somebody to look over your shoulder and skim the complete message.
When the recipient exits the message or begins a response, the unique message is destroyed.
Confide has come a great distance since inception. The platform now has a desktop model of the app, and lets customers ship photographs and paperwork with the identical finger-dragging mechanism to make sure the entire thing isn’t proven at one time.
However at this time, Confide is launching its first premium function within the type of message retraction.
The corporate continues to be testing worth factors (someplace between $1.ninety nine and $three.ninety nine per 30 days) to let customers pull again a despatched message earlier than it’s learn by the recipient.
You’d assume that message retraction wouldn’t be as essential on a platform that guarantees confidentiality and self-destructing messages, however founder and CEO Jon Brod says that it’s a a lot-requested function that has finished extraordinarily properly in testing.
When it comes to upcoming premium options, Brod wouldn’t share any particular particulars, however he did say that the corporate is wanting exhausting at different kinds of media like disappearing video and probably voice chat.
You’ll be able to study extra about Confide right here.