Founding History of KaZaA
Founded by Niklas Zennström and Janus Friis.
Undisclosed incorporation date.
Started design and development work in January 2000.
Purchased the kazaa.com domain name in June 2000.
Launched in private beta in August 2000.
Launched in open beta in September 2000.
Accepted acquisition offer from Sharman Networks in November 2002.
Headquartered first in Amsterdam (Netherlands) and now in Sydney (Australia).
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Year 1 of KaZaA
Version 1 of KaZaA (Desktop App)
Stats of KaZaA (Pre-Sale)
Full Year 1 of KaZaA
JAN to DEC 2000
Extras of KaZaA
2008 MAR Conversation with Janus Friis