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Backed With $1M In Fresh Funding, Summly’s 17-Year-Old Founder Shows Off His App’s New Look [TCTV]

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http://techcrunch.com – We first met Summly, an application that summarizes news stories algorithmically, and its “boy genius” founder Nick D’Aloisio back in mid-2011. At that time, the London-based D’Aloisio was 15 years old — just barely old enough to legally have a Facebook account — and Summly, then called Trimit, was something he’d hacked together in his spare time. A lot has changed since then. Summly is now a full-on company that has raised more than $1 million in funding from a star-studded group of investors including Li Ka Shing’s Horizons Ventures, Betaw (IT news)