avos systems

  • YouTube Co-Founders Split As Hurley Spins Out MixBit And Chen Joins Google Ventures

    YouTube Co-Founders Split As Hurley Spins Out MixBit And Chen Joins Google Ventures

    Consider this the end of an era. After 15 years of working together, first at PayPal and then at YouTube and most recently at incubator Avos Systems, YouTube co-founders Chad Hurley and Steve Chen are headed in different directions. Avos is pivoting, in a sense, and transforming from an incubator into a single company working on a single product: MixBit. MixBit has been Hurley’s baby… Read More

  • YouTube Founders Hurley And Chen Have Released An Asian Clone Of Vine

    YouTube Founders Hurley And Chen Have Released An Asian Clone Of Vine

    AVOS Systems, the company founded by YouTube founders Chad Hurley and Steve Chen, has just launched a new app that appears to be a Chinese version of Twitter’s popular six-second video-sharing app, Vine. I hate to use the word clone, but… Clone. The app is called Wan-Pai, (or Wanpai, we’re not really sure due to complexities in the translation from Mandarin) which seems to… Read More