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EverNote, a startup founded by Stepan Pachikov, is about to announce that it has raised $6 million in a series A funding and has added Esther Dyson and Max Levchin, founder of PayPal and Slide, to its board. The money came from equity investment firm J.F. […]

EverNote, a startup founded by Stepan Pachikov, is about to announce that it has raised $6 million in a series A funding and has added Esther Dyson and Max Levchin, founder of PayPal and Slide, to its board. The money came from equity investment firm J.F. Mackie & Company, and will help EverNote continue to build its software that CEO Tom Garland calls “a photographic memory for everyone.” The funding is likely to be announced next week.
Evernote is a note-taking application – that allows you to notes, clip websites and other such random stuff.

The current version of the company’s technology is a desktop application that enables users to capture information through a button on a web browser, or through Outlook. The company sells a premium version of the product for $35 a copy. Mac users already have access to many similar applications such as Aquaminds’ Notetaker, Yojimbo and StickyBrain.

The company plans to launch future versions of the software over the coming months, which will include mobile and web access. Camera phones could be the real key to the usefulness of the application. But alas, while the desktop version is available now, it’s just for Windows PC.

  1. Steve Kalkwarf Friday, August 4, 2006
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  2. I know Stepan personally, and have been using this software for over a year now. If you’ve never used it, my recommendation is that you try it. It’s unlike anything you’ve used before. Forget about Notepad. This thing is a notetaking app on steroids. You can cut and paste from Outlook, or the Web, or just scribble around. It’s so well done, managed and with constant updates. Highly recommended.

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  3. As a side note, why is Slide even a company?
    Just seems like it should be a feature in something like Picasa, etc…

    oh.

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  4. [...] and a $35 version, and I pretty much considered them a good candidate for safe, organic growth. GigaOM just reported it EverNote’s funding to the tune of $6M. [...]

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  5. [...] Ventures, a respected Sand Hill Road firm with deep history. Evernote had previously raised $6.5 million in VC funding. Phil Libin, Evernote’s CEO tells The New York Times that he is going to be using the money [...]

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