The BlackBerry Partners Fund, a $150 million venture capital fund focusing on BlackBerry application development, has made investments in buzzed, Digby, and WorldMate.
- buzzd, a location-sensitive city guide and social network for mobile devices, has raised $3.2 million in a Series A Preferred Stock financing with BlackBerry Partners Fund, Greycroft Partners, Monitor Ventures and Qualcomm Ventures.
- Digby, a leading mobile commerce service provider, has raised $5.5 million Series B Preferred Stock with the BlackBerry Partners Fund and existing shareholders.
- WorldMate, a company that has paved the way for mobile travel innovation and serves over one million frequent flyers and road warriors around the world, has raised $8 million in a Series C Preferred Stock financing with BlackBerry Partners Fund, Motorola Ventures and AMC Communications.
Is there a buzzd app? Can’t find one on the site linked. (Shows how to optimize browsing in BB Browser settings)
Or is this a funding move for the *future development* of app(s)?