Mindie

  • Shots acquires Mindie to build a teen video app empire

    Shots acquires Mindie to build a teen video app empire

    Mindie does with soundtracks what Instagram did with filters: It makes boring imagery interesting. And with the insane amount of video that teens are sharing, the music-video-making app seemed too useful to die when its creators shut down Mindie in December. So Mindie’s technology is getting dug out of its grave thanks to an acquisition by Shots, the selfie app turned comedy feed backed… Read More

  • Snapchat Cuts Off Sharing From Music Video App Mindie

    Snapchat Cuts Off Sharing From Music Video App Mindie

    Hackers have screwed Snapchat several times and now the startup is taking aggressive action to keep it from happening again. Yesterday, Snapchat cut off access from music video sharing app Mindie citing its security policy. The company confirmed the enforcement to me, and said it reset the Snapchat passwords of anyone who’d given Mindie their credentials. Unfortunately, that’s left… Read More

  • Mindie Adds Direct Video Messaging

    Mindie Adds Direct Video Messaging

    Music video app Mindie has released version 2.0 of its app in the App Store, which adds a number of new features including a private messaging feature. This new use case looks and feels more like Snapchat than Vine’s new direct messaging feature. Other features include the ability to add text on your videos, share on Instagram and more. At heart, Mindie remains a music video sharing app. Read More

  • From A Failing Product To A Successful Video-Sharing App, Mindie Raises $1.2 Million

    From A Failing Product To A Successful Video-Sharing App, Mindie Raises $1.2 Million

    Mindie’s story is a great tale for every aspiring entrepreneur. When I first talked with the French team, the startup wasn’t working on its viral music video app, but was working on something completely different called Ever. In only a few months, Mindie was able to abandon its storytelling app Ever, create another app, release it, get a bit of traction. And now it just closed a… Read More

  • Mindie Is An Immersive Music And Video Jukebox App Done Right

    Mindie Is An Immersive Music And Video Jukebox App Done Right

    Meet Mindie, a beautifully designed video-sharing app for the iPhone. But calling it a video app is just one part of the story. It’s not yet another Vine, Instagram or even MixBit competitor. Mindie is all about music discovery. You pick a track, record a few seconds of video like you would do in Vine, and share the combination of the two on Twitter, Facebook and Mindie. “Music is… Read More