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Financing for Japanese and Chinese Character Site Skritter.com Closes


Financing closed for Inkren LLC (makers of Skritter.com). Proceeds will be used to improve and market the service which specializes in teaching Chinese and Japanese characters (called hanzi and kanji respectively).

Oberlin, OH, July 01, 2010 --(PR.com)-- Inkren LLC (makers of Skritter.com) closed its most recent round of financing. Proceeds of the financing will be used for improving and marketing the service which specializes in teaching Chinese and Japanese characters (called hanzi and kanji respectively) to learners worldwide.

Development efforts will focus on two areas. The first, adding functions that make characters easier to learn by giving additional context (one particular example is by breaking characters down into components to make it easier for learners to remember characters as arrangements of components). The second, will make Skritter accessible to more people in more places (details of which will be released later).

Marketing efforts will focus around the single word "characters" as the company's core value proposition is teaching characters. The marketing team's goal will be to significantly raise awareness of Skritter, particularly around the newer Japanese character (kanji) version which has had critical acclaim (most recently from the influential author of the Tofugu.com blog and TextFugu Japanese textbook).

Skritter will use part of the funding to continue its successful software development internship program. The program brings top computer science students from all over to the Cleveland Ohio area in order to help build and improve Skritter for the future.

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Inkren (Skritter.com)
George Saines
(440) 935-5105
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www.skritter.com

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