Mobile startup Flyp plans to expand to 30 more countries

February 2, 2016

There’s no shortage of ways to communicate in the smartphone era, but most of them don’t involve actually hearing someone’s voice. One Boston-based startup has landed investor backing for the idea that actual phone calls still have plenty of life left.

“You have to talk for business. You have to talk for family. It’s not going away,” said Peter Rinfret, CEO of Flyp. “I can’t believe we’re going to a world where people communicate only by the written word.”

Flyp’s app lets users add multiple phone numbers to their cell phone, giving them the ability to route several types of calls through one device — personal calls on one line, business calls on another, and maybe even international calls on a third.

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