Kwaga, a French startup that fixes shortcomings of today's e-mail, has raised $1.55 million in first-round funding.
The company's flagship service today is called WriteThat.name. It reads your e-mail and automatically enters contact information into your address book, creating new entries and updating existing ones.
It works today only with Google Apps and Gmail, but the funding will help the company bring it to Microsoft Outlook, too. That service is in beta testing right now.
The funds also will help the company integrate with major customer-relations management (CRM) products.
The funding came from private investors and … Read more