|[November 06, 2012]
New Rallee 'Push-to-Talk' App Announces Nov 28 Launch, Receives Investment from Noted Global Business Leader Kenges Rakishev
SEATTLE --(Business Wire)--
Radio Runt Inc, a Seattle-based technology company focused on
introducing innovative communications solutions, today announced its
Nov. 28 launch of its new Rallee app on Android
and Apple IOS marketplaces as well as a $1 million investment from
international business leader Kenges Rakishev. The app enables
individuals and groups to communicate in real time and stay connected
using their Facebook (News - Alert) directories with innovative "push-to-talk"
mobile technology platform.
Rallee is currently in public beta in the Android (News - Alert) and Apple IOS
marketplaces and available for download on the Rallee website at http://rall.ee.
Rallee was founded by tech leaders with the goal of enabling people with
common social groups and/or interests to easily gather in groups using
voice communication, text and multilingual transcription. Users may
enter a variety of voice-themed groups or create their own groups to
hang out, chat with friends and meet new people. Key features include:
Easy log-in: Users may simply log in using Facebook, invite friends to
the service, and begin talking in real time with one or more friends
at the same time.
Themed groups: Themed groups enable users to jump on voice chats with
groups worldwide and talk about topics of interest.
Visibility: Users can easily see which of their friends are online and
click their profile pics to begin chatting.
Geo-targeting: Rallee's geo-location features enable users to find
people nearby to meet and chat.
Random functionality: Rallee's "Random Feature" enables users to
connect with people interested in talking about random topics.
"Rallee will be a catalyst for individuals and organizations to create
public and private conversations among fans, friends, or members - where
they can begin dialogues, voice their messages, and host meetings - with
anywhere from one person to one million people at a time," sid Tony
Bristol, Rallee's CEO, a Microsoft (News - Alert) veteran noted in technology circles.
"Rallee's push-to-talk and group voice messaging offer significant user
benefits over traditional text messaging, including enabling users to
express emotions through voice and communicate more quickly without
having to spend time and energy typing."
Rallee, which is positioning itself to become the premier group-centric audio
communications application for social and interest
networks, will use its financing and support from Rakishev to
further build out its platform and support its expansion into other
"Rallee is an incredible concept with tremendous potential not only in
the U.S. but also in Russia and other Commonwealth of Independent States
countries where mobile usage is skyrocketing, and I plan to do my part
to help introduce the app in these regions and other emerging markets,"
said Rakishev, a noted international businessman currently investing in
leading-edge U.S. technology innovators.
Rakishev, who is designated by Forbes
as one of the 50 most influential people in Kazakhstan
and is also chairman of Net Element International (NASDAQ: NETE), is
actively working to source technologies abroad and export them to
Russia, Kazakhstan and the Commonwealth of Independent States region. He
recently announced multi-million dollar investments into U.S.-based
TriPlay (News - Alert), Mobli and Net Element International (NASDAQ:NETE), and accepted
an advisory board member position at the Canada-based Sprylogics.
About Radio Runt Inc.
Radio Runt Inc, from their Seattle headquarters is the creator of Rallee
and is a catalyst for real time communication technology. Rallee is the
premier group-centric audio communications application for social and
interest networks. It is actively developing and marketing new
technologies that enable people to communicate and connect with one
person or up to one million people at a time via its innovative
push-to-talk voice communications platforms. More information about
Rallee and downloads of the app are available at http://rall.ee
About Kenges Rakishev
Kenges Rakishev, a noted global business leader designated by Forbes
as one of the 50 most influential people in Kazakhstan,
is an accomplished investor with multiple business interests worldwide.
He serves as chairman of the board of directors for several companies
including SAT & Company (KASE: SATC), a diversified industrial holding.
Benefitting from Kenges' leadership, SAT & Co., which has interests in
mechanical engineering, infrastructure projects and petrochemical
operations as well as plants and projects in Turkey and China, has grown
from its initial investment of $10K in 2000 to more than $500M today.
Kenges also is chairman of the board for Kazakhstan Petrochemical
Industries, the lead operator constructing the first integrated gas
chemical complex in Kazakhstan, as well as Vyborg Shipyard, one of the
largest shipbuilding companies in the northwestern region of Russia.
He also serves as chairman of the board of directors of Net Element
International (NASDAQ:NETE), a technology driven group in mobile
commerce and payment processing, as well as in entertainment and culture
Internet destinations in Russia and other emerging markets.
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