HomeSweden StartupsFlattr's founders are working on a private messaging app called

Flattr’s founders are working on a private messaging app called

Hemlis means “Secret” in Swedish. It’s also the name of a new private messaging app built by Peter Sunde, Leif Högberg and Linus Olsson.

The team behind this new app was involved in Pirate Bay and the foundation of startup Flattr. Their secure alternative to applications like WhatsApp will be free, however the team will charge a small fee to unlock certain features, via an in-app purchase. isn’t completed yet, but the three founders behind the tech are currently raising money to fund its complete development. They have already raised about $83K of their $100K goal, and are right now running a campaign to push it over the final finish line.

Learn more about the project and watch the following video:

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Thomas Ohr
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