Profig, a new Y Combinator-backed startup, just launched its instant virtual phone system for small and medium businesses. The service is geared toward companies and individuals looking for a professional phone solution without the cost and hassle of using legacy hardware and software solutions. For just $30 per month, Profig offers its users one toll-free number, two local numbers, 500 minutes of calling time and 250 text messages.
To celebrate its launch, the company is offering the first 1,000 new users who use ‘techcrunch’ as their discount code when they sign up a $30 credit (enough for one month of basic service) to test Profig.
The service, as Profig’s co-founder Anantha Katragadda told me yesterday, works with your existing phones and is meant to be extremely easy to set up and use. Most currently available systems, Katragadda noted, are not just more expensive, but also lack the wide variety…
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