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Kiko sold on eBay

Aug 2006

Lack of funds to expand, tough work schedules, and competition from Google force Kan and Shear to bail out and sell the company. It has no revenue but has a code base that attracts bidders, and internet company Tucows eventually pays $258,000. Kan and Shear:

Since this auction was launched, we’ve had quite a few requests by individuals wanting to purchase licenses for the Kiko software. While we don’t want to pursue this ourselves, this might be a good way for a buyer of Kiko to turn around and quickly make his or her money back.

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