• LoKast Hits 125K Downloads, Gains Traction As Mobile Digital Stage For Musicians

    We’ve written about NearVerse’s compelling proximity-based social network packaged in an iPhone app, LoKast. Launched at SXSW two months ago, LoKast, which is actually short for “local-casting,” allows you to set up a profile that will list all of your photos, selected contacts, videos, web links and music on your mobile phone. You can select which content you’d… Read More

  • NearVerse Raises $1 Million For Proximity Based Mobile Social Network

    Startup NearVerse, the developers of proximity based mobile social network LoKast, has raised $1 million in seed funding from Meakem Becker Venture Capital. NearVerse is using funding to further develop LoKast to accelerate its connectivity beyond the capabilities of existing 3G or 4G carrier networks. Launched at SXSW few weeks ago, LoKast, which is actually short for… Read More

  • LoKast's Proximity Based Mobile App Takes Content Sharing To A New Level

    Between the geolocation wars of Facebook and Twitter and the flux of geolocation-based social networks and mobile apps that have been hitting the market recently, the competition is tough. Today, mobile networking startup NearVerse, is launching a free iPhone app, called LoKast, which allows people to share media between iPhones at super-fast speeds. The kicker: the app connects people in… Read More