SkyBlox a Wi-Fi platform that provides retail businesses Wi-Fi access services coupled with an advertising tool to drive sales announced the closing of an angel round of funding. The funding came from SGIO, a private equity firm out of Florida that specializes in early stage technology companies made the investment. While the total amount of investment was undisclosed, a $1 the first $100,000 allocation was sent via Twitpay.
Founded in 2008 by a group of EarthLink’s former muni wi-fi team, SkyBlox is Atlanta’s leading application for neighborhood wireless networks and the source for real time information about those neighborhoods. Skyblox has expanded and now offers service in Austin, Chicago, and Denver. With the recent funding to build out the SkyBlox platform you may see them in your city soon.