Supernova

  • Viddy, Once Touted As ‘The Instagram For Video’, Will Shut Down On December 15

    Viddy, Once Touted As ‘The Instagram For Video’, Will Shut Down On December 15

    Remember Viddy? The one-time red hot mobile video app is closing down, that’s according to Fullscreen, the company that bought it for $20 million — a snip of its peak valuation — earlier this year. Read More

  • Viddy Rebrands As Supernova, Launches New Slo-Mo Video And Anonymous Group Messaging Apps

    Viddy Rebrands As Supernova, Launches New Slo-Mo Video And Anonymous Group Messaging Apps

    Supernova is made up of the core engineering team that had been behind Viddy, about a dozen in all. It’s led by technical co-founder and new CEO JJ Aguhob along with chairman Jason Rapp, and is using the infrastructure it built to support the Viddy video-sharing app in order to explore other types of social media sharing. Read More

  • FriendFeed and The Future Of Distributed Conversations

    Interview with FriendFeed
    Steve Gillmor and I did a video interview with Bret Taylor from FriendFeed. There are some interesting responses and content in here and it expands on a few points that were discussed during a panel today at the Supernova 2008 conference. To begin with, Bret states that they re-thought how FriendFeed could work as a communication tool, and are contemplating supporting… Read More

  • Last Call for Connected Innovators

    In case you missed your chance to present at O’Reilly’s Web 2.0 Expo, which wrapped up last week in San Francisco, Kevin Werbach’s Supernova conference is gearing up for its own launch on June 20-22 at the Westin St. Francis in San Francisco under the theme Defining the New Network. There is just one week left to submit your company for consideration for the Connected… Read More

  • Supernova Early Bird Discount Ends Tomorrow

    The “early bird” discount for Supernova (June 21-23 in San Francisco, CA) expires tomorrow, Friday May 12 – If you are thinking of going, please be sure to register and save hundreds of dollars on the full registration price. Also, if you use the codes below to register you will receive an additional $200 discount on the conference. The discount codes are: Two-day main… Read More

  • Supernova Deadlines Coming Up

    Supernova, including the TechCrunch New Company Showcase, is being held in San Francisco on June 21-23, 2006. There are a number of deadlines coming up. The early bird (significant) discount period expires on May 12, 2006. Note that TechCrunch readers have an exclusive $200 discount off normal registration fees, including the already discounted early bird rate. Send an email to… Read More