[credit provider=”Julie Bort/Business Insider”] This year saw surprisingly few big, fat failures from tech companies.Normally when we put together a list of the biggest tech flops of the year it’s not all that hard to come up with a list. This year was a bit harder than in the past.
[credit provider=”colour”] It must be really frustrating for first-time entrepreneurs to look at colour or Airtime.While they’re struggling to raise money for their startups as unestablished names in tech, serial entrepreneurs like Sean Parker and Bill Nguyen are able to raise tens of millions of dollars on almost sheer clout […]
[credit provider=”LeWEB12 / flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/leweb3/6486034691/sizes/l/in/photostream/”] Sean Parker’s video chat startup Airtime only has 400 daily active users, Jenna Wortham at The New York Times reports.Wortham’s numbers come from AppData, which tracks users via Facebook Connect. In order to use Airtime, you have to be logged in to Facebook, so the […]
[credit provider=”Airtime/Brew PR”] After a splashy, star-studded launch in June backed by $33 million in VC funding, Sean Parker and Shawn Fanning’s startup Airtime hasn’t gone anywhere.A few months in, it only has about 10,000 monthly active users and its executives are dropping like flies. Shawn Fanning is no longer […]
Airtime, the startup with a product that connects random Facebook users in video chats, is a huge flop and its senior people are fleeing the company, Liz Gannes of All Things D reports.CTO Eric Feng, brought in through a March acquisition, is on his way out. Cofounder Shawn Fanning is […]
Sean Parker recently launched a startup, Airtime, with his Napster cofounder Shawn Fanning. Until recently, he wasn’t sure he wanted to start another company. When you’ve had a mega success as an entrepreneur, like Parker did with Napster, it’s hard to produce something that won’t be a let down. “The […]
Video chat service Airtime appears to have mixed up the Old Spice Guy with the Dos Equis’ Most Interesting Man In The World for its first ad: “Yes, MC Hammer, I invested all my riches into your proposal!”
Sean Parker’s Facebook-connected video chat application, Airtime, launched with an enormous amount of hype last month.
[credit provider=”thekenyeung” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/kyeung808/6861620772/”] Facebook’s stock is off more than 30% since its IPO. It has had one of the worst first months after a public offering, ever.This has corners of Silicon Valley reeling.
Napster co-founders Sean Parker and Shawn Fanning launched their new social video chatting platform, Airtime, this week, with celebrities and plenty of media coverage.
[credit provider=”Airtime/Brew PR”] Sean Parker and Shawn Fanning. haven’t slept in two days.They’ve been preparing for the launch of their new startup, Airtime, which lured celebrities and news outlets to MILK studios yesterday on the west side of Manhattan.
Airtime is in the spotlight since its launch yesterday.
Today’s launch event for Airtime, the Sean Parker and Shawn Fanning social video chat service, was a good metaphor for the product it was showcasing: the star-studded event was poorly planned and showy without enough depth. After starting more than 40 minutes late, the press event turned into more of a celebrity-spotting […]
Yesterday Airtime, the highly anticipated startup Sean Parker and Shawn Fanning have been working on, launched.
[credit provider=”Business Insider”] Good morning! Here’s the news: Jack Dorsey is backing away from Twitter and spending more time working at his payments startup Square. Ellen Pao is still showing up for work every day at Kleiner Perkins even though she’s suing the firm. Awkward. Researchers claim that the calendar […]
[credit provider=”Facebook”] Airtime, a video chat service that’s like Chatroulette for Facebook, finally went live today after years of development.It’s led by Napster co-founders Sean Parker and Shawn Fanning. Parker was also an early president of Facebook and serves on the board of Spotify.