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Firework officially launches a short-form video storytelling app, backed by Lightspeed

Facebook usage declined for the first time in a decade, while video-centric apps like TikTok are being touted as the future of social media. Entering this redefined playing field comes Firework, a fast-growing social video app whose clever trick is something it calls “Reveal videos” – a way for creators to take both horizontal and vertical video in one shot from their mobile device. Video viewers can then twist their phone as the video plays to watch from a new perspective and see more of the sc...
Tags: Facebook, Japan, Hollywood, Linkedin, Tech, Snapchat, Fox, Mountain View, Jeffrey Katzenberg, Lightspeed, Sxsw, Redwood City, Vincent Yang, Meg Whitman, Grenier, Stanford MBA

VC-backed EverString promotes Kardwell to CEO

San Mateo, California-based EverString, a predictive marketing and predictive sales SaaS company, has promoted co-founder and President J.J. Kardwell to CEO. He will also join the company’s board of directors. Prior to co-founding EverString, Kardwell was a partner at Summit Partners. Everstring’s backers include Lightspeed Venture Partners, Sequoia Capital, IDG Ventures and Lakestar. PRESS RELEASE SAN MATEO, CA–(Marketwired – Jan 3, 2017) – EverString, the largest and fastest-growing predictive...
Tags: Facebook, Trends, People, Walt Disney World, Baker, Company, Vincent Yang, San Mateo California, The Walt Disney Company, Harvard Business School, Harvard College, Summit Partners, Everstring

Top Taiwan Fund Manager Cuts Stock Holdings Before Election

Top-performing Taiwan fund manager Vincent Yang has reduced his stock holdings before this weekend's historic presidential poll, while Blackfriars Asset Management Ltd. and Manulife Asset Management Ltd. are refraining from buying the island's equities. Saturday's election is coming at a critical time for the island's stock market, which has fallen more than 7 percent this year as foreigners pulled $1.5 billion from local equities, the most of any Asian market tracked by Bloomberg.
Tags: Taiwan, Vincent Yang, Blackfriars Asset Management Ltd, Manulife Asset Management Ltd