Caribu gets featured by Apple in 30 countries

Today we made a leap and a bound in our journey to help children and their families stay in touch no matter where they are. Being featured on Apple’s iTunes’ homepage, What’s Hot, and Best New Apps & Games for Kids in 30 countries helps us reach more people than ever before.

With exciting product announcements coming this Autumn and the introduction of brand new books, this is only the beginning of Caribu. The beginning of a pursuit to change the way families stay in touch by turning a video call into story time.

Today we not only welcome a breath of new users from all over the world but also thank our existing users for choosing Caribu, believing in it, and evolving it.

Have a lovely weekend,

Ben, Si, Philip, and Alvaro

All-new Caribu!

Over the past few months we’ve been busy building the next generation of Caribu and it is finally here. Update from the App Store today!

Here’s what 2.0 has in store…

Another Free Book!
We’re feeling great about 2.0 so we’re giving away a free book when you update to the newest version of Caribu

Sometimes text can be a little small. Now, just pinch to activate the magnifying glass!

Beautiful New Bookshop
Placed directly next to your books to easily explore new titles

Swipe to turn pages
Total no brainer

Sign in with Facebook
Quickly and easily sign in with Facebook integration

Address Book Contacts
Add contacts from you address book

Name contacts by what the kids call them in real life

French Books
Fantastique! (More on this soon)

Update in 3 taps
Open the App Store on your iPad
Tap ‘updates’ in the bottom right hand corner

Tap update next to Caribu

PS. Thank you to everyone who gave us feedback over the past few months. We built this for you. 
Please tell us what you think of Caribu 2.0 by emailing

Have a wonderful weekend, 
Ben, Si, Philip, & Alvaro

We Have Launched!

Today is a proud day for the Caribu team. The app that we have been developing for the last 6 months has finally been launched, and you can download it on your iPad today!

We would like to thank the guys at Maverick Arts for being our launch partners. Without their amazing books, the app would not be the same. Also, a big thanks to Microsoft Ventures, James and Eric at Made in Me, Emily Allen, everyone at Imperial, and most importantly, our families and friends who have supported us from the beginning.

It has been an incredible journey - and it feels like we’re just getting started. 

The Caribu Team

Microsoft Ventures & Caribu

We’re really proud to announce that Caribu has been accepted into the Microsoft Ventures Accelerator Program. We’ll be moving into our new workspace in February, receiving valuable mentorship and benefitting from the extensive network that Microsoft has to offer.

Here’s what they had to say: 

"Microsoft Ventures Accelerator – London – is pleased to welcome Caribu Limited into its February 2014 cohort. Competition was stiff, but Caribu Limited had the right mix of a great team and a great idea, whilst being coachable and, in our view,having the potential to’ attract third party funding. We look forward to working with them throughout the 12-week programme in 2014, and to accelerating their business to the next level.”

We can’t wait!


Fun & Games at the Caribu Office 

We’ve been playing a bit of Sneak from the guys at Made in Me. Amazing idea and loads of fun for (big) kids!