Justin Kan

  • Sweatcoin lets you earn crypto for working out

    Sweatcoin lets you earn crypto for working out

    Want a way to workout and earn some coin? Sweatcoin has risen to the top of the App Store for helping folks get something more than just a glow for taking those daily steps. The startup says it has accumulated more than 5 million users in the past year and increased revenue by 266 percent in the last quarter. There are more than 2 million weekly active users on the app, and growing, making it… Read More

  • Justin Kan’s Atrium is starting a boot camp to help founders raise money

    Justin Kan’s Atrium is starting a boot camp to help founders raise money

    Raising a Series A is hard for a founder. Especially when you consider they’re usually doing it for the first time, while the VCs on the other side of the table are essentially professional negotiators getting pitched and doing deals every day. So to help give founders a leg up Justin Kan’s new legal tech startup Atrium is launching a program to help founders become better… Read More

  • Twitch co-founder Justin Kan unveils tech platform for law firms

    Twitch co-founder Justin Kan unveils tech platform for law firms

    Justin Kan, co-founder of startups like Twitch.tv and Exec, is pulling the curtains off his new tech platform for law firms, Legal Technology Services. The first law firm to use LTS is Atrium, co-founded by Augie Rakow and BeBe Chueh. Both are launching today to bring a full-stacked technology-enabled law firm to startups. What makes Atrium different from traditional law firms, Kan told me… Read More

  • Justin Kan’s video Q&A app Whale gets Tinder-style swipes in major redesign

    Justin Kan’s video Q&A app Whale gets Tinder-style swipes in major redesign

    Whale, the Q&A app backed by Twitch co-founder Justin Kan, has gotten a major update and refreshed design that makes it easier to discover video content on the service. The iOS-only app launched in October 2016, pivoting from a music app after Kan was inspired by Chinese Q&A service Fenda. The goal was to enable users to ask questions or get advice from subject matter experts, such… Read More

  • Justin Kan confirms $10.5 million in funding for his legal tech startup Atrium LTS

    Justin Kan confirms $10.5 million in funding for his legal tech startup Atrium LTS

    In April we reported that Justin.tv founder and Y Combinator alum Justin Kan had assembled a team to “disrupt the legal industry” and was raising $10 million to do so. This week Kan confirmed that the company has completed its fundraising process, raising $10.5 million in what ended up being one of the biggest “party rounds” I’ve ever seen. Read More

  • Justin Kan’s new startup Atrium is raising $10 million to disrupt the legal industry

    Justin Kan’s new startup Atrium is raising $10 million to disrupt the legal industry

    Justin Kan wants to change the legal industry, and has gathered a team together to do just that. According to sources his newest startup, called Atrium, is also actively fundraising and looking to raise $10 million for its initial round of funding. Read More

  • Crunch Report | So Hype for Hyperloop

    We get first looks at the DevLoop being built out in the Nevada desert, Justin Kan launches Zero-F, a startup incubator, Goodyear’s tire concept can read the road and adapt and Bose and Doppler get into a lawsuit. All this on Crunch Report. Read More

  • Justin Kan launches his own startup incubator program called Zero-F

    Justin Kan launches his own startup incubator program called Zero-F

    Serial entrepreneur Justin Kan, best known for co-founding Twitch, Justin.tv and Socialcam, has left his position as a partner at Y Combinator to start his own startup incubator program. The venture is called Zero-F — think ‘zero to funding’ — and the idea, Kan told TechCrunch, is to take a very hands-on approach to building new startups in Silicon… Read More

  • Justin Kan launches video Q&A app Whale

    Justin Kan launches video Q&A app Whale

    Justin Kan, YC Partner, serial entrepreneur and one of the internet’s most-loved reality stars, has started another venture in the form of Whale, a video Q&A app. Whale lets users post questions and enter into a one-to-one video conversation with an influencer or expert who can offer up the perfect answer. Those videos answers are then recorded and added to a library of existing… Read More