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Looking to make calls for free or very cheap rates without the need to wear a cumbersome headset?
Well, Jajah which was started by two Austrians and has its research and development in Israel has come up with an answer and is getting interest from companies looking to invest into it as the next big thing in VOIP.
Last month saw $5m investment from Globespan Partners which came months after Sequoia Capitalís Israel vision invest $3m
Jajah works by allowing users to enter their phone number on its website and then the number they wish to ring. The service then connects the two numbers and people can talk to each other. It is claimed to be easier than other methods as there is no special software to download and install.
Israeli Yair Goldfinger who made millions by selling his instant messaging company ICQ to AOL is on the Jajah board as well as fellow Israeli Haim Sadger of Sequoia Capital Israel.
As well as investing money, Sequoia has also helped Jajah locate its research and development to Raanana and employs 15 people there.
For more information: www.jajah.com