SEVEN Networks, Inc. is a privately funded American corporation founded in 2000 with headquarters in San Carlos, California. The company has research and development centers in California and Finland. It had about 265 employees in 2010. SEVEN mobile messaging products are turnkey multi-device, multi-service computer software for operators and device manufacturers. The company claims its products have a desktop-like experience for core messaging applications like email, instant messagings and social networking. The company was formerly known as Leap Corporation and changed its name to SEVEN Networks, Inc. in December 2000. In 2004 the company was selected for FierceWireless' list of 15 promising and innovative wireless startups of the year. By 2005, CEO Bill Nguyen had left to start another company. In 2006, the company announced Sprint as a customer.