Chapatiz.com is a community website with a novel and unique chat application that has been endorsed by more than 770.000 French-speaking kids.
Created in 2005 by François Barbut, Stéphan Twarog and Arno Guensherian, Chapatiz has found a sweet spot between online games and communities: the product combines the best of these two worlds, to provide a rich multimedia experience to preteenagers.
The site is easily accessible, provides numerous forms of interaction and a real multimedia experience, delivers user-generated content and serves as a hub for social networking. The access to this virtual world is free and immediate - since it does not require any downloading.
Having contributed to acquire a capital of 350.000 euros, François Véron (founder of Newfund), Dusan Stojanovic (Business Angel), Jean Bégo (Business Angel) and several IT experts will be the new shareholders.
Strengthened by this new partnership, Chapatiz SA aims to assert itself as a French reference among its global competitors and other video game giants.