Pair

  • Pair Eyewear, the Warby Parker for kids, launches today

    Pair Eyewear, the Warby Parker for kids, launches today

    In February of 2010, Warby Parker launched into the world and became a global brand and eventually a unicorn. And today, Pair Eyewear wants to do the same. Pair, the brainchild of Sophia Edelstein and Nathan Kondamuri, wants to be the Warby Parker for children, giving kids and parents a way to affordably shop for glasses online. But Pair takes it one step further with customizable frames… Read More

  • Rumors of the demise of augmented reality developers have been greatly exaggerated Crunch Network

    Rumors of the demise of augmented reality developers have been greatly exaggerated

    With the announcement of Apple’s ARKit, I’ve been bombarded with questions about what ARKit means for Augmented Reality (AR) developers, specifically ones building hard mobile AR technologies. We, along with our friends at Modsy, were even called out in a recent TechCrunch piece as being “Sherlocked” by Apple. So let me make it very clear up front what ARKit does to the… Read More

  • Pair, The Mobile App For Two, Buys UK’s Cupple And Rebrands As Couple

    Pair, The Mobile App For Two, Buys UK’s Cupple And Rebrands As Couple

    Tenthbit, the Y Combinator-backed mobile app studio behind the couples app Pair, is doubling down (literally) on its business ambitions: the company today is announcing that it has bought Cupple, a UK-based rival mobile app for two people only, and, to mark the change, has rebranded itself as Couple. Read More

  • Pair vs. Pair: Pair The App Is Getting Sued By Pair Networks, The Hosting Company

    Pair vs. Pair: Pair The App Is Getting Sued By Pair Networks, The Hosting Company

    It was less than a week ago that Tenthbit, the developers of the buzzy, new social-networking-app-for-couples (or other partners) Pair, picked up a $4.2 million seed round, money the founders said would be used to expand its mobile development and design teams. Now it looks like some of those funds might also need to go to legal bills. Tenthbit is getting sued by pair Networks, a hosting… Read More

  • Look Out Pair, Cupple Is Out To Break Up This Cosy Private Sharing Party

    Look Out Pair, Cupple Is Out To Break Up This Cosy Private Sharing Party

    While Pair are popping champagne corks at their funding round today, they better not swig too much bubbly because tomorrow they may have to check out their rear-view mirrors. Co-founder Oleg Kostour seems to think the company’s closest competitor in the ‘private sharing’ space is Path. He’s basically wrong, but then he lives in the Valley echo chamber, so he’s… Read More

  • Yuri Milner, Dave Morin, SV Angel, CrunchFund And More Hook Up Pair With $4.2M

    Yuri Milner, Dave Morin, SV Angel, CrunchFund And More Hook Up Pair With $4.2M

    For a social network that’s, for lack of a better term, monogamous, social network for couples Pair has just raised funding from so many high-profile investors I’m having trouble picking who to include in this headline, and seriously running out of room. Investors in the company’s recent $4.2 million seed round include Ashton Kutcher’s A-Grade Ventures, Dave Morin… Read More