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  • Score Tickets To Free, Paid And Even Sold-Out Events With Applauze By Band Of The Day’s 955 Dreams

    Score Tickets To Free, Paid And Even Sold-Out Events With Applauze By Band Of The Day’s 955 Dreams

    Answering “What should I do this weekend?” just got a whole lot easier. 955 Dreams is following up its hit Band Of The Day with the launch of Applauze. The app helps you discover nearby events, then RSVP or buy tickets, even if they’re sold out. With a fresh, rubbery interface and tons of concerts, sports, and street festivals in 20 cities, Applauze makes it fun to find… Read More

  • Mobile Ads Are An Ugly Nightmare. 955 Dreams…Of A World Where They’re Beautiful

    Mobile Ads Are An Ugly Nightmare. 955 Dreams…Of A World Where They’re Beautiful

    “I don’t want to talk about whether ads are good or bad. I just want to make good ads. Good for apps, good for users.” That’s from Kiran Belubbi, founder and CEO of 955 Dreams which today added the most gorgeous mobile ads I’ve ever seen to its app Band Of The Day. Now the startup is working on a licensable ad platform so other apps can replace obtrusive… Read More

  • 955 Dreams Raises $3.25 Million Seed Round, Launches “Band Of The Day” On iPad

    955 Dreams Raises $3.25 Million Seed Round, Launches “Band Of The Day” On iPad

    955 Dreams, the startup behind Apple’s iPhone App of the Year Runner Up “Band of the Day,” is today releasing the new tablet-optimized version of the app for the iPad. In addition, the company announced it has closed on a $3.25 million round of seed funding. Investors participating in the round included 500 Startups, m8 Capital, Kapor Capital, Felicis Ventures and… Read More

  • 955 Dreams Set To Rock The iPad Again With "On The Way To Woodstock"

    955 Dreams Set To Rock The iPad Again With "On The Way To Woodstock"

    A couple months ago, we noted that a company called 955 Dreams was playing the iPad like jazz with their hot app, The History of Jazz. Now they’re back again with another musically-themed iPad app. And it’s far out, man. On The Way To Woodstock takes everything that 955 Dreams learned from the jazz app and expands upon it. I had a chance to sit down with the team a few days ago… Read More

  • 955 Dreams Plays The iPad Like Jazz

    955 Dreams Plays The iPad Like Jazz

    “The shallow experience for a user has to be very interesting. The deep experiences have to be profound.” That statement, which is profound itself, is how 955 Dreams co-founder Kiran Bellubbi approaches app creation. And so far, that approach is working — very well. The companies hit app, The History of Jazz, has been earning rave reviews and selling like crazy. And… Read More